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Entertainment - Egypt reopens ancient "Avenue of Sphinxes" Egypt threw an extravagant reopening ceremony for an ancient walkway known as "The Path of God" that had been buried under sand for centuries. 40M ago - 00:18

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Science - Biden says new variant underscores need for vaccines - The Biden administration is restricting travel from several countries as concerns grow about a new COVID variant. Weijia Jiang reports. 53M ago - 01:44

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Technology - Supply chain issues to affect holiday shopping season - The backlog in the U.S. supply chain is going to cost consumers more money and make some gifts harder to find this holiday season. Keesa Schreane, global partner director at the London Stock Exchange Group, spoke with Christina Ruffini on CBSN about how long these issues are expected to last. Nov 25 - 05:15

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NASA mission tests asteroid defense plan -- NASA launched a spacecraft toward an asteroid, hoping to redirect it before it threatens Earth. Mark Strassmann has the details.

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Biden applauds unemployment dip to 52-year low -- President Biden touted the drop in first-time unemployment benefit claims to a 52-year low, though he faces other economic problems like rising prices and supply chain issues amid speculation on a possible second term. Sabrina Rodriguez, national political correspondent for Politico, joins CBSN to discuss the news from the White House.

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Samsung to build a new semiconductor facility in Texas -- The $17 billion chip factory is largest U.S. investment ever by the South Korean electronics giant, it said.

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Avoid scams as holiday shopping season starts -- As supply chain issues continue, 77% of American adults say they have experienced product-related shopping problems. CBS News' consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner has details on how scammers are taking advantage of the issues ahead of the holiday shopping season.

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NASA launches spacecraft to deflect asteroid -- On Wednesday morning, NASA launched DART, a spacecraft designed to smash into an asteroid to deflect its course. Mark Strassmann reports on the groundbreaking planetary defense mission.

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Biden details plan to increase gas supply -- President Biden spoke Tuesday about how his administration is tapping an emergency oil reserve to increase supply and help lower gas prices at the pump. He also spoke broadly about the state of the economy. CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss.

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U.S. to release oil from nation's reserves -- President Biden announced he will order the release of oil from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve, part of a larger plan to address rising gas prices and their effect on the economy. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports and CBS MoneyWatch reporter Irina Ivanova explains down how this plan will affect the cost of gas moving forward.

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New software helps track, protect big cats -- EarthRanger was developed to fight elephant poaching in Africa. Now the real-time mapping software helps wildlife biologists on the Olympic Peninsula learn about pumas and the vital role they play in the ecosystem. Senior environmental correspondent Ben Tracy went deep into the rainforests of the Pacific Northwest to see how it works.

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Tech companies invest in virtual reality -- Companies like Microsoft, Apple, Google, Meta and Valve are looking to create virtual tools for work and communication, and investing billions of dollars into the technology. CBS News technology reporter Dan Patterson joins CBSN AM with details on their latest efforts.

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Christmas tree shortage looms over holidays -- Around 75% of American households display a Christmas tree, but this year it may be more difficult to find both real and artificial ones. Nikki Battiste went to a Christmas farm in Massachusetts to see why they aren't opening this year and what the tree shortage means for those celebrating the holiday.

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NASA launching probe to try to deflect an asteroid -- The $330 million DART probe will crash head-on into a small asteroid to test the possibility of averting future threats to Earth.

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These 5 companies are already building the metaverse -- Facebook would like to own the metaverse, but Apple, Microsoft and Valve have a head start with products you can buy today.

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NASA and Lockheed Martin unveil new supersonic jet -- NASA and Lockheed Martin unveiled the x59, an experimental jet that would reduce the sound of a sonic boom. The hope is this will lead to a new era of commercial supersonic travel. Barry Petersen reports.

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Taste testing with artificial intelligence -- For centuries, master tasters have helped design the flavors of our favorite foods, wines, coffees and teas. But can artificial intelligence replace human taste-testing? Correspondent Roxana Saberi checks out cutting-edge technologies that represent a new flavor of AI.

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Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 -- Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim has died at the age of 91. He is best known for his work on the musicals "Sweeney Todd" and "West Side Story."

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Musical theater legend Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 -- The composer and lyricist earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.

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Soul Train turns 50 -- It's been 50 years since the premier of Soul Train. The Saturday morning dance and variety show became a cultural phenomenon. Although the weekly broadcast went off the air in 2006, the Soul Train legacy still lives on. Vladimir Duthier spoke with music and culture journalist Nelson George, singer-songwriter Leon Bridges , and Soul Train Awards executive producer Connie Orlando about Soul Train's impact on everything from dance to dress, and commemorating the special milestone at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem.

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Jon Batiste leads 2022 Grammy nominations with 11 -- The 2022 Grammys will take place on January 31, 2022, on CBS and Paramount+, honoring projects released between September 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. -- Nov 23

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WHO identifies new COVID variant of concern -- The World Health Organization is concerned about a new COVID variant, named Omicron, that was first discovered in South Africa. The news of a new variant rattled investors, leading the Dow to suffer its worst day of the year. Debora Patta has the latest.

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NASA moves ahead with December launch for Hubble successor -- NASA cleared engineers to begin fueling the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope for launch December 22. -- Nov 25

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Egypt to reopen ancient parade route, the "Avenue of Sphinxes" -- The 1.7-mile-long "Path of God," lined with more than 1,000 sphinx and ram statues, spent centuries buried by the sands of time. It was reopened with all due pomp and ceremony.

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