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Wildfires rage in Amazon rainforest -- Wildfires are sweeping through the Amazon rainforest at an alarming rate. Deforestation and dry conditions are chiefly to blame. But many conservationists hold Brazil's president responsible. Meg Oliver explains.

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Phone carriers say they'll fight robocalls -- Attorneys general from across the country announced an agreement with 12 major carriers, designed to clamp down on illegal robocalls. The companies said they will take on certain steps including offering free call blocking. Anna Werner reports.

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I've had five years to think about this - NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill on firing officer in chokehold death

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What you can do to help the burning Amazon rainforest -- The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change - and it's on fire with no end in sight

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Amazon fires caused by humans, environmentalists say

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Pictures from the Amazon rainforest fires in Brazil

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Missing chef found dead in New York City hostel -- Andrea Zamperoni, who is in the U.S. on a work visa, didn't show up for his shift at the iconic New York City restaurant Monday

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Vaping teen spends 10 days on a ventilator after lungs fail -- "The major point that I would like to get across to parents is that e-cigarettes are not safe"

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TSA says REAL ID deadline drawing near -- The clock is ticking for consumers to get a REAL ID compliant form of identification to board a flight in the U.S.

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DNC rejects resolution calling for climate change debate -- A party committee rejected a resolution that would have allowed candidates to participate in a climate-focused debate

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Sharks gather for annual underwater mating dance -- Every year, sharks gather for their annual underwater mating dance and scientists are there to catch them

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$1 MILLION WORTH OF COCAINE DISCOVERED IN SHIPMENT OF BANANAS -- The huge shipments were found at three separate Safeway grocery stores in Washington state

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Bei Bei panda celebrates last birthday in U.S. before move to China -- Bei Bei is the product of a breeding agreement between the Smithsonian and China

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Taylor Swift plans to re-record earlier songs. Here's why. -- Preview: Superstar tells "CBS Sunday Morning" she'll re-record the masters of her earlier songs to offset the impact of the sale of her original music label -- Aug 22

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CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell - 80 charged in online fraud scheme - Federal agents are on the hunt for suspected con artists. At least 80 were charged in the U.S. and overseas. As Jamie Yuccas reports, many of the victims were seeking romance online. 7H ago - 02:13

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Real ID mandatory for air travel in 2020 -- By October of 2020, travelers won't be able to board a flight without a REAL ID or alternative identification. At airports across the U.S., TSA officers are reminding customers. Kris Van Cleave reports.

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Sharks gather for underwater mating dance -- Every year, sharks gather for their annual underwater mating dance off the Dry Tortugas. Scientists also gather to catch them. As Mark Phillips explains, they have to be quick.

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Sanders campaign manager: "Absolutely critical we win New Hampshire" -- "We are going to invest in this state and are investing in the state to do everything in our power to win it," Faiz Shakir said

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: DNC rejects climate change debate -- Several committee members expressed reservation with prioritizing climate over any single other issue like gun violence or health care

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Trump naysayers want to see what the mood is in New Hampshire -- John Kasich is planning a visit to New Hampshire next month, and Mark Sanford has also made a trip to the state -- Aug 21

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Nikki Haley dismisses rumors of a Trump-Haley 2020 ticket -- In a tweet, Haley decried the "false rumors" that she would replace Pence on the 2020 ticket and called the vice president a "dear friend" -- Aug 21

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Bernie Sanders releases plan to strengthen unions -- The Sanders campaign unveiled the plan ahead of the AFL-CIO convention in Iowa on Wednesday -- Aug 21

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60 Minutes Overtime - The dance moves of a love-struck albatross - Honking, clacking, courting, and preening. Watch the synchronized dance moves of a pair of Laysan Albatross on Midway Atoll. These Pacific islands are home to the largest colony of these odd birds. 18H ago - 00:51

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A composer at age 4 -- Alma Deutscher is a young British music virtuoso, not just on piano and violin, but as acomposer too. Alma says it's normal for her to walk around "having melodies popping into my head."

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Toni Morrison on "the nature of oppression" -- "The truth I happen to be most interested in has to do with the nature of oppression, and how people survive it, or don't," author Toni Morrison told Ed Bradley in this 1998 interview.

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Toni Morrison: Repaying a debt to her mother -- When Toni Morrison talks about debt, it is the responsibility she feels to those who sacrificed and suffered - from civil rights activists to her own mother.

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Solace & inspiration on the E train -- Commuting by subway gave author Toni Morrison time to think about the book she was writing, she told Ed Bradley in 1998. The result was her first novel, "The Bluest Eye."

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New Zealand speaker cradles baby during debate -- The speaker held the baby for his colleague, who had just come back from paternity leave after welcoming his son's birth

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Celtics legend Bob Cousy receives Presidential Medal of Freedom -- "If I had known I was going be eulogized, I'd have probably done the only decent thing and died for you," Cousy said

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Stolen dog found by local CBS reporter -- After seeing surveillance of Lucy being stolen, KHOU-TV reporter Matthew Dougherty made it his mission to find her -- Aug 21

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98-YEAR-OLD "BAG BOY" GETS BIRTHDAY SURPRISE -- Bartholomeo "Bennie" Ficeto works two days a week and refuses to take a break - in fact, he wants to pick up an extra shift -- Aug 20

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Maddy Freking wows fans at 2019 Little League World Series -- Freking is only the 19th girl to play in the Little League World Series since the gender line was broken in 1974 -- Aug 19

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Ohio boy donates $15,000 earned at county fair to St. Jude -- Diesel Pippert earned thousands selling livestock - and wise beyond his years, he gave it to kids who need it more -- Aug 19

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Couple with Down syndrome proved the critics wrong -- Kris and Paul met in 1993 and eventually became one of the first couples in the world with Down syndrome to get married -- Aug 16

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4-year-old in wheelchair in awe of Ulta ad - A Virginia girl with a genetic disorder is inspiring others with her reaction to a beauty ad. Four-year-old Maren Anderson stopped to admire an Ulta beauty model who uses a wheelchair, just like she does. Her parents said the ad shows the power of inclusivity. Ulta says it is now trying to arrange for Maren and the model to meet in person. Aug 16 - 00:41

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"It's doing something good": Women brighten lives of seniors with memory loss -- The Bloomington, Minnesota, pair rearrange up to nearly a thousand bouquets a month, with 150 volunteers working five days a week -- Aug 15

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CBSN Originals - A climate reckoning in the heartland - A historic flood in March 2019 left much of America's heartland under water. Grain farmers already struggling to bounce back from the Chinese trade war must now grapple with the realities of climate change that threaten to change the future of farming forever. Now, some farmers are implementing practices that could potentially reverse the effects of climate change - and provide a bigger profit. In this CBSN Originals documentary, Adam Yamaguchi travels to Nebraska, where he meets two farmers on different paths, both determined to pass their legacies on to the next generation. Jul 26 - 23:07

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Powerless: The high cost of cheap gas -- When the U.S. declared the discovery of natural gas reserves large enough to propel the country to energy independence, property owners in West Virginia could never have imagined how that discovery might affect them. CBSN Originals and ProPublica traveled to West Virginia's "gas patch" to meet landowners Beth Crowder and David Wentz, a once-married couple who found themselves in the crosshairs of Big Gas and joined forces to fight back.

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Fake news, real consequences: The woman fighting disinformation -- As the 2016 U.S. election illustrated, social media has become a powerful tool for disinformation and propaganda. Today, the Philippines is center stage in that battle as its government leverages platforms like Facebook to combat its critics - particularly the media. And, as President Rodrigo Duterte continues to consolidate power, many wonder if democracy in the U.S. is at risk.

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Trophy hunting: Killing or conservation? -- CBSN Originals goes inside the closely guarded world of trophy hunting, to find out whether hunting helps or harms the long-term survival of wildlife in one of Africa's premier destinations.

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The price of getting a period in America -- Menstruation is one of the most taboo topics in the world, and for millions of American women, there's a high price to pay for that stigma. This CBSN Originals documentary looks at how some women are trying to change that.

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