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feed text Lawsuits that could bankrupt opioid industry
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:32:44 +0000
The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay. Bill Whitaker reports for "60 Minutes."

text Latest headlines
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 21:42:19 +0000
CBSN is CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service. It's always on, always free, making CBS News' original, high-quality reporting available to you wherever and whenever you want to watch.

text Cleaning up the plastic in the ocean
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:36:49 +0000
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.

text White House moves toward government shutdown
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:50:38 +0000
The White House and Congress have until the end of Friday, the winter solstice, to agree on a spending bill. If not, the government will essentially run out of money, and roughly a quarter of it will shut down ahead of Christmas. Errol Barnett reports.

text Autopsy scheduled for 7-year-old migrant girl
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:56:29 +0000
An autopsy has been slated to determine the cause of death of a young migrant girl who was in Border Patrol custody. It could be weeks before the public learns of the results. Mireya Villareal reports.

Evacuation orders have been lifted this weekend in the town devastated by deadly wildfires more than five weeks ago. Residents were allowed to return homes to see what was left. Elaine Quijano reports.

Despite a ceasefire to begin Tuesday, there was more fighting Sunday in and around the port city of Hodeida in Yemen. Pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia unleashed airstrikes on Houthi rebels backed by Iran. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

Maj. Matthew Golsteyn, a former U.S. Army commando has been charged with murder for allegedly hunting down and killing a man in Afghanistan. He was also suspected of killing two U.S. Marines in a case that goes back to 2010. Tony Dokoupil reports.

"Mary Poppins Returns" flies into theaters this week. The popular character of a magical nanny is said to be based on a real-life nanny who graduated from a legendary school for professional nannies in Bath, England. Teri Okita reports.

More than two decades after Iowa TV anchor Jodi Huisentruit disappeared, "48 Hours" reveals new information into the investigation. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.

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Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:17:08 +0000
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The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay; "60 Minutes" reports

More than 1,000 people reportedly attended the memorial Sunday, days after fatal shooting in Strasbourg

Both officers resigned in November after video from Brusly Middle School showed the officers slamming the student

Stephen Miller, a top White House adviser, says President Trump will do "whatever is necessary" to build the border wall

Despite a ceasefire to begin Tuesday, there was more fighting Sunday in and around the port city of Hodeida in Yemen

text 42 people injured in Japan restaurant explosion
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:27:52 +0000
Dozens were hurt Sunday night in Sapporo's Toyohira district, one person was in serious condition; cause of blast is under investigation

Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of the popular HQ Trivia app, has died, the company said Sunday

"Yeah, good luck, good luck — after what they did to Flynn, the way they trapped him into perjury"

An anonymous donor provided the reward money to the Woodland Park Police Department, which is leading the search

"We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court. Pending the appeal process, the law remains in place," White House press secretary said

text Cleaning up the plastic in the ocean
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:58:32 +0000
Discarded plastic is piling up around the world and pooling in the ocean. Sharyn Alfonsi reports for "60 Minutes" on the problem's deadly consequences for wildlife and what can be done to stop it

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupted twice Sunday morning, the country's national disaster agency said

text What's in store for Sears?
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:04:23 +0000
At its peak, it was the biggest retailer in the world, and its catalog proved the company could be a disruptive innovator; today it's mired in bankruptcy

"Yes, I'm supporting Donald Trump. I'm doing so as enthusiastically as I can given the fact that he's a terrible human being," Mulvaney said on Nov. 2, 2016

A recent study found that 79 percent of parents continue to serve as the "family bank" for their grown-up kids

text Mueller's Russia probe has cost more than $25M
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:56:44 +0000
President Trump has blasted the special counsel for its spending

"Sunday Morning" contributor says the stress of the holidays in the bleakest of months makes moving Christmas to a sunnier time a smart idea

text Emily Blunt on "Mary Poppins Returns"
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 19:10:18 +0000
The Golden Globe-nominated star of the new Disney musical talks about taking on the role of P.L. Travers' "practically perfect" nanny made famous by Julie Andrews

Ace of Cups shared the stage with bands like Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead but never got a chance to make an album — until now

The attorney behind a multibillion-dollar tobacco settlement in 1998 has turned his attention to the opioid epidemic. And he wants drug companies to pay

text Cleaning up the plastic in the ocean
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:36:49 +0000
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.

text The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:01:47 +0000
"60 Minutes" producers and NOAA's Kevin O'Brien clear up misconceptions about the concentration of plastic in the ocean between California and Hawaii.

text The lawyer who made BP pay
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:59:19 +0000
Mike Moore explains how he got a $20 billion settlement to help pay for the Gulf oil spill. Now he wants to do the same with opioid manufacturers.

In her 60s, the Laysan albatross has seen a lot in her years on Midway Atoll -- including a world before plastics.

text What could DEA opioid data reveal?
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:56:58 +0000
Plaintiff's attorneys claim they've received "devastating" evidence showing drug distributors knowingly filled suspicious opioid orders.

text 2010: Blowout: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:57:27 +0000
A survivor recalls his harrowing escape; plus, a former BP insider warns of another potential disaster

text Jeffrey Wigand: The big tobacco whistleblower
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:54:08 +0000
The 1996 Mike Wallace interview that inspired Hollywood's "The Insider" and changed big tobacco forever.

text Study examines effects of screen time on kids
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:03:30 +0000
"60 Minutes" goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent brain development. Anderson Cooper reports.

text Tesla CEO Elon Musk: The "60 Minutes" interview
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:03:59 +0000
Musk opens up to Lesley Stahl about Twitter, pot, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Model 3 and Tesla.

text From juvenile delinquency to opera stardom
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:03:02 +0000
After a childhood of anger and violence, the 32-year-old now commands the stage around the world. Scott Pelley reports.

Yussuf Adel escaped some of the fiercest fighting in Yemen's civil war, but the 3-year-old isn't out of danger

As negotiations in Sweden conclude, U.N. chief says they've achieved "real progress toward future talks to end the conflict"

5-month-old baby Esma Saida is badly malnourished but she's gaining strength after escaping fighting in Yemen

One mother said her child eventually became too weak to eat at all

text Yemen's humanitarian crisis
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:06:46 +0000
The nation's civil war has claimed at least 10,000 lives, and generated the world's worst humanitarian crisis

text Veteran saves little girl
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:17:45 +0000
Four years after he returned from a tour in Iraq, this U.S. Army veteran found a new way to serve – saving a little girl with leukemia in the process.

text Gold Star families get trip to Disney
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:36:14 +0000
Attendees received "we remember" pins to wear to the park and went to an event where each of their fallen family members were honored

Most people expect a ring, flowers and perhaps music at their dream proposal, but one man surprised his girlfriend with all that -- and more

"I got happy tears," said Matthew Sabetta when he unwrapped the box

Four years after Mike Laureano returned from serving his country in Iraq, he stumbled upon another way to serve

Trevor Potter, the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and CBS News correspondent Paula Reid help us make sense of where we are in the investigations into President Trump and his associates.

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the negotiations Congress is undertaking to avert a government shutdown.

Ben Domenech, Kelsey Snell, Ed Wong and Margaret Talev discuss the possibility of a government shutdown and President Trump's new chief of staff Mick Mulvaney.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the possibility of a government shutdown and the Texas court’s decision that would repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Michael Cohen’s former attorney Lanny Davis tells Margaret Brennan that Michael Cohen wouldn't take a pardon from President Trump if he offered one.

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act and whether or not the government will shut down over the border wall.

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Michael Cohen, election laws and government spending

text Open: This is "Face the Nation," December 16
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:11:39 +0000
This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, Sen. John Barrasso and Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Plus, we’ll take a look at President Trump’s growing legal problems and have analysis on all the news.

text North Korea: The art of surviving sanctions
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:02:40 +0000
Behind the Kim regime's scramble to stay afloat through cultural means

Across America, waves of foreign invaders are taking over. Introduced through human error or carelessness, invasive species like the Burmese Python, Lionfish and Asian Carp have thrived at the expense of native species critical to a delicate natural balance that supports ecosystems and livelihoods. CBSN Originals explores whether it's too late to tip the balance back in our favor.

text Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:54:35 +0000
Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico devastated - almost 3,000 people died in its wake, towns were left without power or water for months, and hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans left, many never to return. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud returns to Puerto Rico for CBSN Originals to examine the impact of that exodus and what the future holds.

text Cryptocurrency mining disrupts small town
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:03:35 +0000
As the soaring value of bitcoin sets off a flurry of excitement, a whole new industry -- cryptocurrency mining -- is erupting in unexpected parts of the globe, causing rifts in the communities that host it. CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett heads to the epicenter of cryptocurrency mining, to explore how this phenomenon is unfolding, and the controversy over its future.

text Out of Aleppo
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 03:52:24 +0000
Mohammad Shasho's family left Aleppo in 2013, telling their children they were taking a prolonged vacation. That "vacation" was an evacuation prompted by Syria's eight-year-old civil war, and it became a permanent exile. In a film produced by BYkids, we see the Syrian crisis through the eyes of a young refugee filmmaker.

text Expedition Antarctica
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:03:54 +0000
More than 30 years ago, Robert Swan became the first man to walk to both the North and South Poles. In 2017, he found himself back on the ice, trekking 600 miles across Antarctica with his son, Barney. But this time, the duo set out to complete the first-ever expedition to the South Pole using solely renewable energy. Their mission: prove that if these technologies can work in the harshest environment on Earth, they can work in our everyday lives. Along the way, they faced unexpected obstacles that threatened to claim Barney's limb -- and Robert's life.

text Seeking asylum
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 04:01:36 +0000
America's border is seen by many as the dividing line between a fearful past and a safer, better future. CBSN Originals followed Iranian migrant Shahab as he crossed the jungle passes of the Darien Gap, and now joins him once again as he enters America. Having risked life and limb to reach the United States, his future is no less uncertain.

text Darien Gap: Desperate Journey
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:03:29 +0000
A dangerous 60-mile stretch of jungle separates Colombia and Panama. It's known as the Darien Gap, and thousands cross it every year, hoping to reach America.

text Adapt or Die
Sun, 20 May 2018 04:04:38 +0000
The climate cycles that have driven mass extinctions, are shortening and becoming more severe. The species that can adapt to environmental changes survive, while others simply die off. CBSN Originals travels to the Galapagos Islands, a living laboratory in the crosshairs of climate change, to see if nature can outrun and outsmart climate change?

text Replacing Humans | Robots Among Us
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 22:15:25 +0000
In Japan, a rapidly aging population and declining birth rate are creating a crisis. Without enough people to fill jobs and care for the elderly, could robots step up to fill the gap? Could they even become, as some robotics engineers hope, "better than human?" CBSN Originals takes you into the heart of Japan's looming population collapse, and examines the robot solutions they hope will preserve their unique culture.

text Portland: Race Against the Past
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:02:14 +0000
What happened in Charlottesville proves that America has a white supremacy problem. What happened in Portland explains it.

text Playing God
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 19:17:55 +0000
What happens when everyone can tinker with the building blocks of existence? CBSN Originals looks at DNA-editing tool CRISPR, which allows scientists and hobbyists alike edit DNA.

Both officers resigned in November after video from Brusly Middle School showed the officers slamming the student

Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of the popular HQ Trivia app, has died, the company said Sunday

An anonymous donor provided the reward money to the Woodland Park Police Department, which is leading the search

"Yeah, good luck, good luck — after what they did to Flynn, the way they trapped him into perjury"

Klobuchar also said Congress needs to get to the bottom of what happened with a 7-year-old girl who died in custody at the border

"Yeah, good luck, good luck — after what they did to Flynn, the way they trapped him into perjury"

Klobuchar also said Congress needs to get to the bottom of what happened with a 7-year-old girl who died in custody at the border

"I think that's what the American people expect of the people that they elect — keep the government open," Sen. John Barrasso said

Cohen's adviser also said Mr. Trump sounded like a mobster, not a president, when tweeting about Cohen

Stephen Miller, a top White House adviser, says President Trump will do "whatever is necessary" to build the border wall

More than 1,000 people reportedly attended the memorial Sunday, days after fatal shooting in Strasbourg

text 42 people injured in Japan restaurant explosion
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:59:29 +0000
Dozens were hurt Sunday night in Sapporo's Toyohira district, one person was in serious condition; cause of blast is under investigation

Despite a ceasefire to begin Tuesday, there was more fighting Sunday in and around the port city of Hodeida in Yemen

text Building a better Lego
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:58:50 +0000
The tiny plastic bricks that engage young minds and fingers have clicked with generations of kids – so why is the popular toy undergoing a remake?

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupted twice Sunday morning, the country's national disaster agency said

text Emily Blunt on "Mary Poppins Returns"
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:42:52 +0000
The Golden Globe-nominated star of the new Disney musical talks about taking on the role of P.L. Travers' "practically perfect" nanny made famous by Julie Andrews

Returning from a two-year break from performing, the chart-topping singer talks about how his family met the challenge of a cancer diagnosis

text How marimbas sing
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:54:50 +0000
The percussion instrument's rich, unique sound comes from Honduran Rosewood, but the trees from which they are made are endangered

text Isaac Mizrahi's "Peter and the Wolf"
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 13:36:16 +0000
The fashion designer's childhood fascination with Prokofiev's beloved symphonic fairy tale has led to him designing, directing and narrating an annual performance at New York's Guggenheim Museum

Police were sent to the studio where NBC's "Saturday Night Live" is filmed in Manhattan

Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of the popular HQ Trivia app, has died, the company said Sunday

text Almanac: The first vending machine
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:13:16 +0000
On December 16, 1884, William Henry Fruen patented his "Automatic Liquid-Drawing Device," leading the way to coin-operated devices dispensing a myriad of products

text Can you write bitcoin losses off your taxes?
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:50:58 +0000
Yes. Cryptocurrency is property, as far as the IRS is concerned, which means when it loses value, there's a tax break

Social media giant says a security glitch may have let third-party apps access people's unshared images

text The year's worst passwords: "Donald" joins list
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:11:11 +0000
An analysis of 5 million leaked passwords finds that computer users are still relying on easily guessed passwords

"We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court. Pending the appeal process, the law remains in place," White House press secretary said

The move could leave 20 million Americans' health coverage in limbo

In a stunning revelation, Begnaud details how he overcame debilitating tics to ascend to the highest levels of journalism

Green was responding to a question from a mother who has a child with autism asking about Medicaid spending cuts

text Heavy backpacks hazardous to kids' health
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:58:41 +0000
New research measures how wearing a backpack impacts the spine

text Building a better Lego
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:58:50 +0000
The tiny plastic bricks that engage young minds and fingers have clicked with generations of kids – so why is the popular toy undergoing a remake?

text Pop-ups are popping up all over
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 14:45:23 +0000
More and more retail stores, restaurants, museums and other "experiences" are opening up as temporary spaces, to lure new customers and create social media opportunities

text What's in store for Sears?
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:37:07 +0000
At its peak, it was the biggest retailer in the world, and its catalog proved the company could be a disruptive innovator; today it's mired in bankruptcy

A recent study found that 79 percent of parents continue to serve as the "family bank" for their grown-up kids

text Ditch your smartphone for a year, win $100,000
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:06:53 +0000
Vitaminwater challenges smartphone addicts to abandon their devices for 365 unimaginable days. The reward? A cool $100K VitaminWater contest: Ditch your smartphone for a year, win $100,000 in cell phone challenge

More than 1,000 people reportedly attended the memorial Sunday, days after fatal shooting in Strasbourg

Both officers resigned in November after video from Brusly Middle School showed the officers slamming the student

More than two decades after an Iowa TV anchor disappeared, "48 Hours" reports on new information and new efforts to find Jodi Huisentruit

A young mom calls 911 claiming she cut her own throat in front of her estranged husband and her child — doctors say there’s no way she did it to herself

Broward County sheriff's deputy Peter Peraza invoked the defense in the 2013 killing of a black man carrying an air rifle