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What we learned from hearings on Capitol assault -- Several top U.S. intelligence, military and security officials testified before a joint Senate committee hearing on the breakdown of communication surrounding the January 6th attack on the Capitol. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge and former California Representative Jane Harman joined CBSN to explain the major takeaways from the hearing.

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Rockets hit Iraqi air base hosting U.S. troops -- At least 10 missiles hit a military airbase overnight in Iraq which houses roughly 2,000 U.S.-led coalition troops. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes at a time when tensions are growing between the U.S. and Iran. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports on the attack, and retired Army major and military analyst Mike Lyons joined CBSN to discuss how the Biden administration might respond.

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Children's author on empowering Black girls -- A children's book series is helping young Black girls explore and embrace their racial identity. Author Bettinita Harris joined CBSN to discuss her series, "Sister for Life, Best Friends Forever."

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Biden criticizes "Neanderthal thinking" behind lifting mask mandates -- Governors in Texas and Mississippi are reversing their mask mandates before high-risk groups are fully vaccinated.

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Red & Blue - 3/2: Red and Blue - WH says states will receive more COVID vaccines; Civil Rights leader Vernon Jordan dies at 85 - 21H ago - 54:54

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Gina Raimondo confirmed as commerce secretary -- The Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as President Biden's commerce secretary, to help guide the economy's recovery. CBSN's Elaine Quijano reports. -- Mar 2

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Senate to take up COVID relief -- The Senate is moving ahead with plans to vote on the COVID-19 relief package as the White House announces an increase in vaccine production. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett, CBS News Radio White House correspondent Steven Portnoy, and Axios political reporter Sarah Muchas join CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss that and other headlines out of Washington. -- Mar 2

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Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist and Clinton adviser, has died -- Jordan rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider. -- Mar 2

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Cuomo apologizes but says he won't resign -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed the sexual harassment allegations against him for the first time. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins CBSN to discuss what this could mean for Cuomo's political future.

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It could take Black workers 100 years to catch up as biz leaders -- Black workers are dramatically underrepresented in leadership roles for a unique mix of reasons, according to McKinsey.

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Indian journalist speaks out against threats for reporting on protests -- Indian journalist Barkha Dutt is speaking out against intimidation and death threats she and other journalists have faced while reporting on the months-long protests by farmers.

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Children's author Bettinita Harris on empowering Black girls -- "What I am trying to do with the book is to tell young Black girls that they are enough. ... They don't have to be like anyone else."

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IRS paid taxpayers $3 billion in interest due to late refunds -- Tax agency's backlog of unprocessed returns surged amid the pandemic, leading to a 50% spike in interest payments.

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House to vote on sweeping government and elections reform bill -- The House is expected to vote on H.R. 1, a Democratic legislative priority that has faced opposition from Republicans.

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Retailers put brakes on state moves to scrap mask mandates -- Second-most populous state says face coverings are no longer required, but shoppers will still need them.

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Dine-in cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse files for bankruptcy -- Most locations will continue to operate as usual, but three theaters are closing for good, the company says.

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Alabama votes to make hormone therapy for trans youth a felony -- Health care professionals who attempt to provide gender-affirming care could face up to 10 years in prison.

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Deaths mount in ruthless response to Myanmar's anti-coup protests -- At least 8 more people killed by security forces as medics, educators and journalists are targeted in a bid to quash demands for democracy.

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CDC finalizing guidance on what's safe for those who are vaccinated -- It's likely to be safe for those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine to have small gatherings with others who are vaccinated.

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COVID "vaccine passports" could be "Pandora's box" for privacy -- Some governments, including the U.S., are considering COVID-19 immunity certificates to inject the tourism industry back to life and revive businesses.

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Fewer Americans might get a $1,400 stimulus check -- Millions of households may get cut out of the next round of stimulus checks amid deal to lower the income phaseout.

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Doctors, officials react to Texas' reversal of COVID-19 restrictions -- "Yes, we are on the cusp of a change with the coronavirus," said Dr. Neeta Ogden. "That kind of end is in sight but it's still too early."

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Unifying America - Racists Anonymous group confronts racial bias - A California pastor, inspired by the teachings of Alcoholics Anonymous, is now using the same tools to address what he sees as another widespread addiction - racism. Carter Evans has the story. Feb 23 - 05:30

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Politically opposed groups find common ground through conversation -- A group of Kentucky conservatives met with a group of Massachusetts liberals to work through their differences.

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Liberals and conservatives find common ground -- A group of Kentucky conservatives and a group of Massachusetts liberals are having conversations to find common ground. Mark Strassmann reports for CBS News series Unifying America.

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Group works to transform a symbol of hate -- In the "CBS This Morning" series "Unifying America," Adriana Diaz reports on an effort to transform a former white supremacist meeting hall into a center for diversity and reconciliation. Warning: some of the images in this video are upsetting.

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Artists weigh in on state of country music -- CBS This Morning co-host Anthony Mason talks to country artists Vince Gill, Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd and Rissi Palmer about whether the genre and the country industry is going through a reckoning from top to bottom. Plus, only on "CBS This Morning," Vince Gill plays a brand new, unreleased song he recently wrote about the ongoing fight against racism in America.

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Group aims to bridge political divide -- With the United States seemingly more polarized now than ever, a nationwide grassroots organization called Braver Angels is trying to bridge the divide through conversation. CBS News' Natalie Brand has the story as part of our series, Unifying America.

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Chicago theater group confronts racism through discussion -- The theater group Collaboraction is having difficult conversations about race.

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Georgia police chief atones for past injustice -- Louis Dekmar, the police chief in LaGrange, Georgia, is working to build trust within the community after its long history of racial inequality and injustice. Errol Barnett reports for CBS News' series Unifying America.

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Museum honors kids who fought to change history books -- Years ago, a class of fifth-grade students marched into California's state Capitol to testify and rewrite their history books. Now, they're being honored for their bravery.

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FEMA opens COVID-19 vaccination sites -- Hundreds of FEMA vaccination sites are opening up nationwide. Government officials say the goal is to increase vaccine access to underserved communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS News reporter Nicole Sganga goes inside one site that's set to open to the public in Philadelphia.

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Rep. Nancy Mace on Capitol riot investigation -- Republican Congresswoman Nancy Mace of South Carolina joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss the latest on the latest on the investigation into the Capitol attack and why she doesn't have second thoughts about her vote against impeachment. -- Mar 2

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Correcting Black Panthers' legacy -- Actor Daniel Kaluuya and director Shaka King joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss their new film, "Judas and the Black Messiah." Kaluuya, who took home his first Golden Globe Award for portraying Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton, and King discuss Hampton's legacy and bringing his story to the screen.

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JPMorgan Chase's Dimon on economic recovery -- JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon discusses the bank's new commitments and initiatives to help women and minority-owned businesses. He also discusses the economic recovery in the country, as the Senate prepares to debate the latest stimulus bill, the American Rescue Plan.

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Labor showdown between Amazon, Alabama workers -- Amazon workers at an Alabama warehouse are voting this month on whether to join a union after raising concerns of work conditions. Mark Strassmann talks to employees about why they are for or against unionizing.

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N.J. churches vaccinating underserved groups -- Only 4% of people vaccinated in New Jersey are Black, despite Black residents making up 15% of the state's population. CBS News national correspondent Jericka Duncan visited First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens to see how the faith center is helping get shots in the arms of the Garden State's most underserved groups. -- Mar 2

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Father shares family separation experience -- In the wake of former President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, thousands of children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Three years later, one father tells Mireya Villarreal about his family's experience as lawyers are still searching for parents of more than 500 children. -- Mar 2

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Chris Rock: Truth, therapy and punchlines -- The comedian-writer-director discusses therapy during COVID, forgiveness, vaccinations, and stretching himself as an actor in the drama series "Fargo." -- Jan 3

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CBSN Originals - Reverb | The QAnon Effect - What started out as a fringe conspiracy theory in 2017 has recently spread into the mainstream. Dozens of people linked to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory ran for federal office in 2020, and two were elected to Congress. This CBSN Originals documentary explores how QAnon has taken root amid challenging times and a growing distrust in American institutions, and what it means for the future of the country. Nov 24, 2020 - 25:31

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Reverb | A City Under Surveillance -- The Detroit Police Department is using facial recognition technology and a network of surveillance cameras to combat the city's high crime rates. But critics say the technology has racial bias built into it and has even landed innocent people behind bars. In this documentary, CBSN Originals explores the debate over high-tech policing that promises to make our communities safer yet at the same time threatens our civil liberties.

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Reverb | Gun Fight, Part One -- In the first episode of this two-part documentary, CBSN Originals explores an armed backlash to new gun laws. Mass shootings in Virginia have mobilized the fight for more regulation, but some counties won't enforce laws they say infringe on their residents' constitutional rights.

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Reverb | Gun Fight, Part Two -- In the second episode of this two-part documentary, CBSN Originals follows a growing movement of militias refusing to comply with new gun regulations. As the country navigates a pandemic, economic shutdowns and political unrest, gun sales are soaring and gun rights activists argue Americans should be armed now more than ever.

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Reverb | Losing Las Vegas -- The economic fallout from COVID-19 hit Las Vegas harder than any other major city in the nation, devastating households far from the famous Strip. Though the lights are flickering on once again, uncertainty still looms. This episode of CBSN Originals reveals how some Las Vegas workers are navigating a tough new reality with no end in sight.

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Chicago man runs charity to help carjacking victims -- "It just floods your heart to be able to help someone else and it feels good," Jermaine Jordan said.

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Rescue dog that nobody wanted saves life of new owner -- Brian Myers gave Sadie a chance. She saved his life.

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N.J. plumber drove his family to Texas to help after devastating storm -- Andrew Mitchell may live in New Jersey, but the storm in Texas hit home - so he drove 22 hours to help.

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Man donates $20 million to college he dropped out of -- Calvin Tyler dropped out of the historically black school in 1963, but has made a huge impact on Morgan State University since.

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Rescue animals offer comfort to children with disabilities -- Children with disabilities are finding unconditional love from animals with disabilities.

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