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 2021-07-30 10:04 

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First flight of Afghan interpreters fleeing Taliban arrives in U.S....

The initial group consists of roughly 200 people. The former interpreters and others and their families fear Taliban retaliation for helping the U.S. during the war....

 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Public health expert Dr. Leana Wen calls CDC communications strategy "frankly, very poor" — "The Takeout"...

"The concern is not with the vaccinated. The concern is that the unvaccinated are masquerading as the vaccinated," Wen said....

 2021-07-30 09:34 

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Hong Kong protester sentenced to 9 years in prison in first case under China's national security law...

Tong Ying-kit's case sets a precedent for the cases of more than 60 other pro-democracy activists who have been arrested since the law took effect....

 2021-07-30 09:02 

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Star U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy: His Tokyo races "probably not clean"...

Murphy seemed to be alluding to Russian swimmers who beat him in two events....

 2021-07-30 04:51 

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Caeleb Dressel sets another Olympic record in 100 meter Butterfly semi-final...

He did it in the in 100 meter Butterfly semi-final. Dressel wasn't the only swimmer to break Olympic records this year, South Africa's Tatjana Schoenmaker was neck and neck with United States swimmer Lilly King...

 2021-07-30 03:49 

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Carl Levin, Michigan's longest-serving senator, has died at 87...

First elected to the Senate in 1978, Levin represented Michigan longer than any other senator, targeting tax shelters, supporting manufacturing jobs and pushing for military funding....

 2021-07-30 03:03 

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Portland city council bans homeless encampments in "high risk" wildfire areas...

The ban aims to mitigate accidental fires ignited by homeless encampments amid a devastating wildfire season, local commissioners said....

 2021-07-30 00:21 

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"Why is my son gone?": Families of service members call for action a year after fatal training accident...

A year after nine service members drowned in a Marine training accident, the families of the fallen are calling for more action....

 2021-07-29 23:36 

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Summer camps see rise in COVID-19 outbreaks ahead of new school year...

Summer camps around the country are battling COVID-19 outbreaks. Health officials worry it could be a preview of the coming school year....

 2021-07-29 22:48 

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Shark sightings off New York's coast are linked to climate change, scientists say...

Scientists say warming waters, caused by climate change, are helping to drive the sharks farther north....

 2021-07-29 22:42 

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This week on "Sunday Morning" (August 1)...

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program...

 2021-07-29 22:41 

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Grubhub overcharged restaurants amid COVID-19, state suit says...

Extra fees violated state delivery-fee cap during pandemic, raising restaurant costs "by thousands of dollars" each, suit claims....

 2021-07-29 22:07 

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Navy charges sailor with setting fire that destroyed USS Bonhomme Richard...

Navy officials say they do not believe the sailor intended to destroy the ship, but the blaze he set was whipped by high winds into a towering inferno....

 2021-07-29 22:00 

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Justice Department threatens legal action against Texas over plan to stop vehicles carrying migrants...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, instructed state authorities to stop vehicles suspected of transporting migrants, alleging that they could spread the coronavirus....

 2021-07-29 21:35 

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What we know about the Capitol riot arrests...

More than 550 people have been charged so far in what the government calls "the most complex investigation ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice."...

 2021-07-29 20:11 

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German official sent home from Tokyo Olympics after making racist remarks...

The director for Germany's cycling federation was sent home after making racist remarks during an Olympic road time trial....

 2021-07-29 19:41 

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Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over "Black Widow" release...

Actor claims she lost potential ticket earnings when Disney released her Marvel flick in theaters and online at same time....

 2021-07-29 19:18 

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Disney theme parks are requiring masks indoors again...

Masks are required at places like the Skyliner and the monorail -- regardless of your vaccination status, Disney said....

 2021-07-29 18:59 

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New York sommelier accused of setting fires outside rival businesses...

Ganzer, 31, has been charged with two counts of arson and faces at least seven years in prison....

 2021-07-29 18:43 

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Arkansas becomes third state where court blocks cuts to unemployment aid...

A judge ruled the state must restart pandemic jobless benefits that had been cut on June 26, citing potential harm....

 2021-07-29 18:23 

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Senate unanimously passes $2.1 billion bill for Capitol security, Afghan visas...

The bill passed 98-0....

 2021-07-29 18:09 

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Danny Meyer restaurants will require proof of vaccination for staff and diners...

Don't leave home without it, diners. Other businesses are expected to follow in the industry leader's footsteps....

 2021-07-29 17:53 

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Robinhood as controversial as ever as it makes market debut...

The brokerage's often-young users get first dibs on investing in the company as IPO values the trading app at $32 billion....

 2021-07-29 17:46 

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Ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with assault of a teen in the 1970s...

McCarrick is the first cardinal in the U.S. to ever be criminally charged with a sexual crime against a minor, according to a lawyer for church sexual abuse victims....

 2021-07-29 17:06 

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FDA approves use of biosimilar insulin as automatic substitute for costly brand-name...

The FDA agreed that Viatris Inc.'s Semglee was interchangeable with widely used Lantus, a fast-acting insulin....

 2021-07-29 16:57 

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Senators chart next steps on infrastructure after clearing key hurdle...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Senate is on track to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the $3.5 trillion budget resolution before leaving for the August recess....

 2021-07-29 16:38 

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When Suni Lee was younger, her dad couldn't afford to buy her a balance beam. So he built her one....

Lee's dad John, who was paralyzed in 2019, has always been his daughter's biggest supporter....

 2021-07-29 16:06 

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Man with double insurance still owes nearly $150,000 in medical bills after bike crash...

"You can just wake up in a hospital and then later find out you owe them $150,000," Phil Gaimon said....

 2021-07-29 16:05 

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White House calls on Congress to extend eviction ban, saying Biden can't...

With millions of renters behind on payments, the CDC's order pausing some evictions will expire after July 31....

 2021-07-29 15:45 

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Ron Popeil, king of the late night infomercial, dies at 86...

From spray-on hair to countertop rotisseries, Popeil sold us the must-have products we never knew we needed....

 2021-07-29 15:34 

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"I'm terrified": Millions in U.S. face eviction as moratorium nears end...

Lavita Harvey, a single mother in Nevada, said she's facing eviction as she waits for $9,000 in federal assistance....

 2021-07-29 15:13 

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Woman faces charges after close call with grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park is caught on video...

The Illinois woman was captured on video being bluff charged by a grizzly bear while she was taking photos in the park....

 2021-07-29 14:53 

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Twitter closes its New York and San Francisco offices as virus resurges...

Twitter is sending workers home in the wake of the CDC's latest guidance urging greater caution against COVID-19....

 2021-07-29 14:27 

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Dominican merengue star Johnny Ventura dies at 81...

Ventura, who won a Latin Grammy for best merengue album, was recognized for modernizing the Dominican style of music and dance.....

 2021-07-29 14:11 

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Judge recommends Shakira face trial for tax evasion in Spain...

The singer has been charged for not paying 14.5 million euros in taxes about $16 million in U.S. dollars....

 2021-07-29 13:30 

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Most say federal rules are necessary to ensure equal voting access — CBS News study...

Partisans differ on major problems with U.S. voting system and role of federal government....

 2021-07-29 13:29 

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Suni Lee wins Olympic gold for U.S. in women's gymnastics all-around...

Suni Lee became the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women's gymnastics all-around....

 2021-07-29 13:27 

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U.S. economy exceeds pre-pandemic level...

GDP grew at a historically high rate of 6.5% as vaccinations fueled spending and hiring....

 2021-07-29 13:05 

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Minor league teams are "on the brink of financial catastrophe" and bipartisan lawmakers are stepping up to the plate...

Unlike Major League Baseball, which has a lucrative TV contract, nearly all revenue for minor league teams comes from inside the stadium....

 2021-07-29 13:04 

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12 states cut unemployment aid early to supercharge hiring. It isn't working....

States that cut jobless aid early aren't recovering jobs any faster than those that kept the benefit, a study finds....

 2021-07-29 12:54 

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Watch Live: Biden set to announce COVID-19 vaccine push for federal workforce...

The president is expected to lay out "next steps in our effort to get more Americans vaccinated."...

 2021-07-29 12:17 

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Tokyo COVID-19 cases hit record high for third day in a row as Olympics continue...

"We have never experienced the expansion of the infections of this magnitude," a Japanese official said....

 2021-07-29 11:47 

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Simone Biles says she now realizes she is more than her gymnastics career in emotional tweet...

Biles took to social media to thank the gymnastics community for the "outpouring" of love and support she has received since withdrawing from competition....

 2021-07-29 11:47 

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Senate votes to move forward with bipartisan infrastructure bill...

The Senate secured enough votes to move ahead with a bipartisan infrastructure agreement....

 2021-07-29 11:43 

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D.C. police officer Michael Fanone gets vulgar, threatening voicemail during January 6 testimony...

The voicemail was left minutes after Fanone delivered emotional testimony criticizing those who have attempted to downplay the January 6 assault....

 2021-07-29 11:33 

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TikTok star Anthony Barajas on life support and 18-year-old woman dead after California movie theater shooting...

Rylee Goodrich is dead, and Anthony Barajas was on life support, police in Corona, California, said....

 2021-07-29 11:25 

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U.S. pole vault champion out of Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19...

Kendricks' positive coronavirus test sent the entire 54-person Australian track and field team into isolation....

 2021-07-29 11:25 

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With eviction moratorium set to expire, housing advocates fear another COVID wave...

Analysis shows 4 in 5 at-risk renters living in coronavirus hot spots, sparking fears of more sickness and death if an eviction wave materializes....

 2021-07-29 11:24 

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Court order dashes hopes of teenage immigrant DACA applicants...

"I feel frustrated that there's significant opposition to giving us an opportunity for something we didn't choose to do. We were kids. We didn't choose this," said 18-year-old Agustin, who applied for DACA this year....

 2021-07-29 11:20 

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IRS sending out another 1.5 million tax refunds to people who overpaid on unemployment benefits...

As many as 13 million taxpayers who collected unemployment benefits last year may be eligible to get money back....

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