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Eye Opener: Experts say coronavirus spread may be slowing


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:21:02 -0400

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Health experts and some officials say the U.S.'s coronavirus curve is beginning to flatten, although virus deaths are still on the rise. Also, the World Health Organization was forced to respond after President Trump attacked the agency at a task force briefing. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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Coronavirus updates: U.S. now has world's 2nd highest COVID-19 death toll


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 07:18:47 -0400

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Only Italy has confirmed more fatalities from the disease, and the Trump administration says it's too soon to predict when America might reopen for business.

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Amid rush for ventilators, doctors warn of shortage of crucial drugs


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 06:03:43 -0400

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"Without having these drugs, it's like having a bunch of cars with no gas," said Dan Kistner, group senior vice president of pharmacy solutions for Vizient.

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Coronavirus updates from April 8, 2020


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:37:20 -0400

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Globally, almost 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 88,000 have died from it, according to Johns Hopkins University.

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Apparently COVID-19-linked "disturbance" hits Seattle area prison


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:36:23 -0400

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Authorities say they think the trouble was caused by inmates upset by word six had tested positive. The fiance of one inmate says it was fueled by panic.

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CBS Evening News, April 8, 2020


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 23:10:28 -0400

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Deaths from coronavirus spike to new level in New York; Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemic

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Linda Tripp, key figure in Clinton impeachment, dies at 70


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:32:49 -0400

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Tripp made secret tapes of conversations with Monica Lewinsky, who told her she had had an affair with President Clinton.

Read more: Linda Tripp, key figure in Clinton impeachment, dies at 70


Papadopoulos denied campaign was involved in DNC hack in recording


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:16:38 -0400

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CBS News has reviewed the transcript of a recorded conversation between George Papadopoulos and a confidential FBI source that took place near the end of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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How Joe Biden became the presumptive nominee — polling analysis


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 22:02:29 -0400

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An exit poll analysis of the Democratic primaries — how Biden beat Sanders.

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Miami zoo announces birth of clouded leopard kittens


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:05:57 -0400

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The zoo also shared sweet photos of the cubs, which showcase their large eyes and speckled fur.

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Where can I buy a face mask?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:55:00 -0400

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CDC advises that all Americans wear face coverings in public to contain the coronavirus. Here's where to find one.

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Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemic


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:08:52 -0400

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Schools have been closed in just about every state for weeks now. Some teachers can't stand seeing their students all cooped up at home, so they found a way to bring a smile to their faces. Jamie Yuccas has their story.

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Trump says he doesn't want to give a date for reopening the economy


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:53:00 -0400

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Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have started crafting additional measures to provide relief for small businesses and Americans out of work because of the crisis.

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Alarming rise in coronavirus cases at nursing homes


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:51:13 -0400

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Reports from across the country reveal an alarming rise in coronavirus cases at nursing homes. More than half the nursing homes in New Jersey have reported at least one case. Jonathan Vigliotti has a look at the numbers.

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Many couples advised to suspend fertility treatments due to coronavirus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:51:12 -0400

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New guidelines are urging some couples to put their dreams of starting a family on hold... over concerns about the possible risks of exposure to the virus. And as Nikki Battiste reports...many hopeful moms are now worried that the delay might cost them their chance to have a child. 

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Women urged to delay fertility treatments during pandemic


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:43:00 -0400

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"You never get used to the phone call that says you can't move further, you can't move on," one woman said.

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:40:37 -0400

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He told supporters today, "I congratulate Joe Biden, a very decent man, on his victory."

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Bernie Sanders drops out of Democratic presidential race


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:34:29 -0400

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Senator Bernie Sanders says he will suspend his 2020 presidential campaign. He admitted that his path to victory is virtually impossible. Ed O'Keefe reports.

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CDC mulls new guidelines to get critical workers back on the job


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:34:29 -0400

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Federal health officials are looking at new guidelines to make it easier for people who have been exposed to coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic. Weijia Jiang reports.

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Coronavirus cases surge in nursing homes across the country


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:31:00 -0400

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More than half the nursing homes in New Jersey have at least one case.

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Bernie Sanders ends campaign, clearing way for Biden


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:26:00 -0400

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"I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the truth," Sanders told supporters.

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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Wednesday, April 8, 2020


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:21:52 -0400

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."

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CDC set to loosen some back-to-work guidelines, Pence says


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:18:00 -0400

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Agency will suggest making it easier for those who've self-isolated after being near someone with COVID-19 to return to work if they're asymptomatic, vice president said.

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Deaths from coronavirus spike to new level in New York


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:16:02 -0400

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Coronavirus cases in the U.S. have now surpassed 420,000, with more than 14,000 deaths. New York, the U.S. epicenter of the pandemic, has set another one-day record for fatalities. Mola Lenghi has the latest.

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Democrats push for mail-in voting as polls are short staffed during primaries


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 19:09:35 -0400

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Wait times at polling places were as long as two hours Tuesday in Wisconsin, where the governor's bid to delay the state's primaries was denied in a last-minute court decision. It was the first major election to be held under a stay-at-home order. Ed O'Keefe reports.

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Billions "disbursed" in relief loans? Small businesses say not yet


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:47:44 -0400

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Although details are lacking, there is little evidence that many loans have actually been made yet under the program.

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Texas Attorney General says he expects abortion ban amid coronavirus to reach Supreme Court


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:38:56 -0400

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he expects the state's near-total ban on abortion during the coronavirus outbreak to reach the Supreme Court. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joined CBSN to talk about her exclusive interview with Paxton.

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Texas' coronavirus abortion ban can continue, appeals court rules


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:27:00 -0400

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Abortion in Texas has been unavailable for more than two weeks, the first time the procedure has not been accessible in a state since Roe v. Wade.

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Texas AG expects abortion ban will reach Supreme Court


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:19:00 -0400

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In an exclusive interview with CBS News, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton defended the temporary ban on abortion.

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Democrats tack on demands to $250 billion boost for small businesses


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 18:18:00 -0400

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are calling for an additional $250 billion in funding for hospitals, state and local governments, and food assistance.

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Ellen faces backlash for comparing quarantine to "being in jail"


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:46:28 -0400

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"This is like being in jail," the comedian joked. "Mostly because I've been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay."

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Nike repurposing shoes to make PPE


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:42:55 -0400

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Nike joins an almost wartime effort of American companies pitching in to make supplies for frontline workers.

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Senator to dump her stocks after coronavirus sales uproar


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:59:01 -0400

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Lawmaker denies wrongdoing in trades she and her husband, who heads New York Stock Exchange, made before market crash.

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10-year-old gets birthday surprise while sheltering at home


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:58:56 -0400

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"This is no emergency. This is all about having a good time," the boy's father said as firefighters and police officers dropped off presents.

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A third of U.S. renters didn't pay on time this month


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:50:01 -0400

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Economic shock caused by the coronavirus is putting millions of America's renters under mounting financial pressure.

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Cuomo touts "good news" in virus fight but warns against complacency


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:46:42 -0400

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"We're not through it. It's not over. We are in the midst of it," he said.

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Body of Gideon McKean, great-grandson of RFK, found after 5 days


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:42:41 -0400

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The body of his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, was recovered two days earlier.

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Crew readies for space launch amid coronavirus restrictions


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:41:53 -0400

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A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts won't have family members at the launch site to cheer them on.

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Here's what needs to happen for America to return to "normal"


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:32:00 -0400

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The U.S. — and the world — has a long way to go before life begins to resemble the pre-coronavirus era.

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Deadliest states for drug overdoses


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:28:07 -0400

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These states have the highest rate of drug overdose-related deaths per 100,000 residents.

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Girl who sparked marijuana reform dies after getting unspecified virus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:03:49 -0400

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Charlotte Figi's success with CBD as a treatment for childhood seizures led to medical marijuana reform.

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Can cats and dogs catch coronavirus?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:26:35 -0400

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A new study looked at several animal species and found some are more susceptible than others — but vets don't want you to worry.

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Abortion in Oklahoma can resume, despite governor's ban


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:23:00 -0400

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A federal judge blocked Oklahoma's ban, allowing abortion to continue in the state.

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Joe Biden prevails in nomination fight with electability argument


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:22:50 -0400

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Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race a day after the Wisconsin primary, saying he can't continue a campaign he "cannot win."

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Coronavirus cripples federal prison in Louisiana


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:12:16 -0400

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A federal prison in Louisiana has come into focus after five inmates housed at the facility died after contracting the coronavirus.

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Songwriter John Prine dead of coronavirus at 73


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:47:15 -0400

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Prolific songwriter John Prine has died of coronavirus complications at the age of 73. Prine, once called "the Mark Twain of American songwriting," received a lifetime Grammy achievement award earlier this year. Anthony Mason looks back at the musician's life and the huge footprint he left on American music history.

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The racial impact of COVID-19


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:44:58 -0400

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New numbers reveal an alarming trend across the U.S.: African Americans are dying from the coronavirus at a higher rate than any other racial group. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright joined CBSN to discuss.

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Lives to Remember: Nurse Freda Ocran


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:44:57 -0400

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Freda Ocran, a former head nurse at NYC’s Jacobi Medical Center, died of the coronavirus on March 28. She was 50. Her son said she “gave herself undoubtedly to the church, to her work and to her kids.” Anthony Mason remembers the beloved health care worker.

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Lives to remember: People we lost to coronavirus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:36:00 -0400

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Here are just some of the coronavirus pandemic's many victims: who they were, and the lives they touched.

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Fed paves way for Wells Fargo to boost small business lending


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:08:00 -0400

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Bank had cited a regulatory cap in bowing out of government's Paycheck Protection Program with just $10 billion in loans.

Read more: Fed paves way for Wells Fargo to boost small business lending

 
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