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In return to Washington, Trump pushes back on recession likelihood -- Mr. Trump said the economy is "doing very well" and dismissed concerns of recession, offering an optimistic outlook after the stock market's roller coaster week

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Groom from horrific Afghan wedding attack says he's "lost hope" -- Groom and bride survived suicide bombing that killed scores, but he says he "will never see happiness" in his life again and Afghan suffering will continue -- updated 40M ago

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Ohio white nationalist arrested for threatening Jewish community center -- Police say James Reardon posted a threatening video and had an arsenal of weapons in his home

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Some 1.7 million take part in 11th week of Hong Kong protests -- What started out June 9 as a demand for the government to revoke a hated extradition bill has exploded into calls for greater democratic reform

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Jack Whitaker, legendary CBS Sports announcer, has died at 95 -- Whitaker was a CBS Sports announcer for 22 years, starting in the late 1950s, covering everything from football and horse racing to golf

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Firefighters go missing off Florida coast during fishing trip -- Brian McCluney and Justin Walker were last seen departing a boat ramp Friday in Port Canaveral

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Cops who led black man by rope won't face criminal investigation -- An investigation determined the officers "had not violated the law"

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Former NFL player Cedric Benson killed in motorcycle crash -- The accident involved a motorcycle and minivan and also killed a woman in her 30s

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$2.3 MILLION WORTH OF MARIJUANA SEIZED IN SHIPMENT OF JALAPE OS -- Nearly 4 tons of the drug was found among the peppers at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego on Thursday

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When a mass shooting happens, and it happens in a place it's 'not supposed to happen,' you lose trust in everything - Christine Hunschofsky, mayor of Parkland, Florida

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Cleaning up the plastic in the ocean -- Discarded plastic is piling up around the world and pooling in the ocean; "60 Minutes" reports on the problem's deadly consequences for wildlife and what can be done to turn it around

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch isn't what you think

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Activists mourn first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change -- A memorial plaque was installed at the site of the former glacier, warning that "in the next 200 years all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path"

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Pegasus: The tool meant to hack any smartphone -- An Israeli company licenses software around the world that can crack just about any smartphone, but is its use always on the side of good? "60 Minutes" reports

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Kathleen Blanco, La. governor during Katrina, has died at 76 -- Blanco was governor of Louisiana during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

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Earnhardt Jr. crash first responders gifted NASCAR tickets -- In the aftermath of the crash, video shows first responders treating the racing legend

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Manchin says Trump has "golden opportunity" on gun reform -- The West Virginia senator said he told the president, "'President Trump, this is yours. It doesn't happen unless you stand up and you have a bill that you basically support'"

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At least 9 injured when tree topples from lightning strike -- Three people suffered serious injuries - two to their head and one to their back - according to officials

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Man finds message in a bottle from Russian Navy on Alaskan shore -- Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref, about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage

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George R.R. Martin: "Game Of Thrones" TV show ending is "freeing" -- "I don't think it was very good for me because the very thing that should have speeded me up actually slowed me down," Martin said

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60 Minutes - The tool meant to hack any smartphone - The officials who investigated and convicted Kevin Mallory for conspiracy to commit espionage tell "60 Minutes" how their case came together. Anderson Cooper reports. 4H ago - 13:23

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Cleaning up the plastic in the ocean -- Discarded plastic is piling up around the world and pooling in the ocean. Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the problem's deadly consequences for wildlife and what can be done to stop it.

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The prodigy whose "first language" is Mozart -- Alma Deutscher was playing piano and violin by the time she was 3 years old and wrote her first opera at 10. For her, making music seems as natural as breathing. Scott Pelley reports. -- Aug 11

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Architect still designing after going blind -- A social worker tried to tell him about "career alternatives" after he lost his sight, but ChrisDowney wasn't about to stop being an architect. Lesley Stahl reports. -- Aug 11

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To catch a spy -- The officials who investigated and convicted Kevin Mallory for conspiracy to commit espionage tell 60 Minutes how their case came together. Anderson Cooper reports -- Aug 11

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Kamala Harris woos Iowans with message for the middle class -- Harris makes her pitch across Iowa this week amid flagging poll numbers, hoping to regain lost ground on tour in her new campaign bus

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O'Rourke returns to campaign trail, promises to take fight to Trump -- Beto O'Rourke has been absent from the campaign trail in the wake of the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas

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Stacey Abrams says she's open to being a VP candidate -- After mulling a bid, Abrams will not be running for president

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100 Dems at Iowa State fair offer thoughts on presidential hopefuls -- CBS News interviewed 100 Democrats all around the fair - and this is what they told us

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Dems take aim at Trump over Hong Kong -- The protests come amid a trade dispute between China and the United States that have resulted in tariffs on both countries

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CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell - Gun-carrying policies in stores scrutinized - After the recent mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, there is a renewed focus on gun policies allowing retailers to let their customers be armed. Now one woman is challenging supermarket giant Kroger after her father was murdered in one of its Kentucky stores. Jericka Duncan reports. 3H ago - 02:02

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Hong Kong activists defy police orders -- Hong Kong's pro-Democracy movement today defied police orders and endured heavy rain to stage a massive and peaceful march. An estimated 1.7 million people - a quarter of the territory's population - participated. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Trump returns to Washington after 10 days -- Donald Trump returns to Washington today after spending 10 days at his New Jersey golf club. After months of tough trade talk with allies and China, the president now finds himself on the defensive about the risks of a recession. Paula Reid reports.

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Suicide bomber targets wedding in Afghanistan -- A joyous celebration descended into horror on Saturday after a suicide bomber targeted a wedding in Afghanistan. It happened in the capital, Kabul, where today victims' loved ones buried those who were killed. Ian Lee reports.

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Top headlines for August 18, 2019 -- Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" anchored by Elaine Quijano.

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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

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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

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30-YEAR-OLD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS TAKEN IN BY FORMER TEACHER -- When he was found wandering alone, Chris Barrington remembered only one name: his junior high teacher

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Hospital honors Marine who missed his graduation for surgery -- After surviving boot camp, Micah Wooten was looking forward to graduation - until he had to be rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery

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Taylor Swift sends fan $6,000 for tuition -- "Ayesha, get your learn on, girl!" Swift wrote with the money transfer

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Uber driver gives customer free clothes after ride -- Diane told her Uber driver, Lamiyah, she was waiting until Christmas to get a new church dress. Lamiyah didn't want her to wait that long

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Lady Gaga to fund classroom projects in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy -- She says the initiative is meant to "help those recovering from these tragedies."

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Airman spotted helping elderly woman with walker -- Janice Hall was trying to carry her groceries two miles home in the extreme heat - and Jibril Jennings did not hesitate to help

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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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