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The Meteoric Fall of '60 Minutes'

At one point just a few decades ago, CBS News’s 60 Minutes was considered the pinnacle of investigative journalism. They were meticulous...

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Washington Post editor Marty Baron on our nation's "wake-up call"

The retiring leader of the Post's newsroom talks about the changing world of newspapers, the importance of a free press, and how events of the past several years have shined a light on the fragility of democratic institutions.

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Tammy Duckworth on a "more perfect union" - CBS News

The daughter of an American service member and a Thai mother, Tammy Duckworth discovered her love of flying as a U.S. Army National Guard helicopter pilot. Duckworth talked with CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes about her new memoir, "

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House passes sweeping LGBTQ rights bill

The Equality Act would ban discrimination against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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50 years of tax cuts for the rich failed to trickle down, economics study says

Tax cuts for the wealthy didn't boost the economies of the U.S. and 17 other countries — but they did worsen income inequality.

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Fighting back against internet lies

Scott Pelley reports on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, which protects internet platforms from liability for what users post on their sites, Sunday on 60 Minutes.

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Immigration officials restore DACA and start accepting first-time applications following court order

The unlikely survival of DACA represents yet another defeat for the Trump administration's efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature policies.

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Judge orders restoration of DACA, opening immigration program to new applicants for first time since 2017

About 300,000 undocumented immigrant teens and young adults who qualify for DACA on paper could apply for the Obama-era protections from deportation following the court order.

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Teen told police "I shot two white kids" after allegedly killing two Kenosha protesters

Kyle Rittenhouse cried and vomited as he described what happened on August 25, police records show.

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Fauci admits administration has restricted his media appearances, says he's not surprised Trump got COVID

In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.

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The Lincoln Project: Career Republicans call on Americans to vote out President Trump

A group of longtime Republican strategists who have worked with the likes of John McCain and George W. Bush have launched a scorching campaign against the president. Lesley Stahl reports.

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Q and the ABCs of spreading conspiracy theories

Followers of the online conspiracy theorist "QAnon" have propagated outlandish disinformation about secret plots by a "deep state" cabal of Satanic, cannibalistic child-traffickers; how are such ideas spread?

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News consumers in the heartland

Ted Koppel talks with Trump voters in West Virginia about their views on the president's COVID-19 diagnosis, and explores the increasing reliance on partisan social media sources for one's news

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Judge rules that Karen McDougal failed to prove Tucker Carlson was accusing her of an actual crime by calling her payout "extortion."

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The controversy over qualified immunity

The doctrine whereby police officers are protected from civil lawsuits in certain cases has come under question – as citizens who claim their Constitutional rights had been violated by police have been mired in legal actions for years

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Multiple boats sink during Trump Boat Parade on Lake Travis

A parade for President Donald Trump gets dicey when multiple boats sink on Lake Travis. According to first responders, nobody was injured. At around 2:50 p. m. the TCSO confirmed via tweet that they had responded to multiple calls made about boats being i

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Now showing: The return of the drive-in

Since the coronavirus and social distancing shut down nearly all indoor entertainment venues this summer, outdoor projections of movies may be just the ticket

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Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

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Video of plainclothes New York City police bundling teen into unmarked van called "terrifying"

Police and protesters clashed in the streets of New York City after an arrest that some say looked more like a kidnapping.

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Two MN Shoppers Banned From Walmart After Wearing Nazi Flag Face Masks Inside Store

Two shoppers have been told not to come back to Walmart after wearing Nazi flag face coverings inside the store Saturday morning.

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Derek Chauvin and wife face felony tax fraud charges

If convicted, Derek and Kellie Chauvin could each face a maximum sentence of 45 years in prison and/or have to pay a $90,000 fine.

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Live updates: Protests, unrest, and disorder in response to the death of George Floyd

Police and federal law enforcement on Monday launched tear gas and rubber bullets at protests near the White House.

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Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of unarmed man George Floyd

A disturbing video showing an officer kneeling on the unarmed man's neck has drawn outrage.