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David Schechter Brings Climate Change  Home for Viewers of CBS News
David Schechter Brings Climate Change Home for Viewers of CBS News
David Schechter Brings Climate Change Home for Viewers of CBS News
2024-05-20 16:56:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — David Schechter is a master at making the biggest story of our time tangible and relatable to everyone from the youngest viewer to the most hardened of mature skeptics. And perhaps never has it been more evident than... Read More

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Nevada Abortion-Rights Measure Has Enough Signatures for November Ballot
Nevada Abortion-Rights Measure Has Enough Signatures for November Ballot

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Abortion access advocates in Nevada said Monday that they have submitted almost twice the number of petition signatures needed to qualify a measure for the November ballot that would enshrine reproductive rights in the state constitution. Supporters collected... Read More

Election Deniers Moving Closer to GOP Mainstream, Report Shows, as Trump Allies Fill Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Ohio’s then-Republican senator, Rob... Read More

2024-05-21 13:17:50
California Congressman Urges Closer Consultation With Tribes on Offshore Wind

A congressman who represents California’s north coast has sent a letter to federal regulators asking that they “urgently place” a... Read More

2024-05-21 15:31:51
Trump Says He Is Open to Restrictions on Contraception Before Backing Away From Statement

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was open to supporting regulations on contraception and that his campaign would release a... Read More

2024-05-22 14:42:39

Health

What You Need to Know About CBD
Health
What You Need to Know About CBD
2024-05-21 13:48:28
by Jesse Zucker

WASHINGTON — Over the years, many alternative products have come on the market promising to help manage pain and stress. Cannabidiol products have become widely available since Congress legalized hemp in the United States in 2018. Though initially thought to... Read More

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Over 1M Claims Related to Toxic Exposure Granted Under New Veterans Law, Biden Announces
Health
Over 1M Claims Related to Toxic Exposure Granted Under New Veterans Law, Biden Announces
2024-05-22 14:52:03
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NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — President Joe Biden, aiming to highlight his legislative accomplishments this election year, traveled to New Hampshire on Tuesday to discuss how he's helped military veterans get benefits as a result of burn pit or other toxic exposure... Read More

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After the Only Hospital in Town Closed, a North Carolina City Directs Its Anger at Politicians
Health
After the Only Hospital in Town Closed, a North Carolina City Directs Its Anger at Politicians
2024-05-20 14:57:42
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WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (AP) — Weeds have punctured through the vacant parking lot of Martin General Hospital’s emergency room. A makeshift blue tarp covering the hospital’s sign is worn down from flapping in the wind. The hospital doors are locked, many... Read More

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2024-05-20 14:43:34
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Nickel-Rich Indonesia Pitches EV Battery Plant Plan to Elon Musk

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top investment official said Monday that the government has proposed to Tesla CEO Elon Musk... Read More

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top investment official said Monday that the government has proposed to Tesla CEO Elon Musk the construction of an electric vehicle battery plant in the nickel-rich country. The official spoke after Musk met with Indonesian... Read More

2024-05-20 14:21:07
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Nikki Haley Faces a Murky Path Forward and a Key Decision on Whether or Not to Endorse Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in... Read More

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is perhaps the highest-profile Republican in the nation who has refused to fall in line and endorse Donald Trump’s presidential bid. It’s unclear how long that might last. Some allies believe she may be forced... Read More

2024-05-17 19:43:04
by Tom Ramstack
Justice Dept. Plans Reclassification of Cannabis to Less Dangerous Drug

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a recommendation for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to relax restrictions on... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a recommendation for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to relax restrictions on cannabis. "This is monumental," Biden said in a video announcement. "Today, my administration took a major step to reclassify [cannabis]... Read More

2024-05-17 16:11:23
by Dan McCue
15 House Members Named Finalists for Extraordinary Public Service Awards

WASHINGTON — Fifteen members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats, have been named finalists for a Democracy Award, an annual award... Read More

WASHINGTON — Fifteen members of Congress, Republicans and Democrats, have been named finalists for a Democracy Award, an annual award bestowed by the Congressional Management Foundation to recognize excellence in constituent services by members and their offices. Founded in 1977,... Read More

2024-05-17 15:11:49
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GOP Advances Garland Contempt Charges After White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over Biden Audio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees moved ahead Thursday with contempt charges against Attorney General Merrick Garland for refusing to turn over... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House committees moved ahead Thursday with contempt charges against Attorney General Merrick Garland for refusing to turn over audio from President Joe Biden’s interview with a special counsel, advancing the matter after the White House's decision to block the... Read More

2024-05-16 21:51:08
by Dan McCue
Justices Hold Consumer Protection Agency’s Funding Is Constitutional

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ruling the mechanism... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a constitutional challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ruling the mechanism used to fund the agency does not violate the appropriations clause. The decision, by a 7-2 vote, ended what many... Read More

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