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The Do's And Don'ts Of Giving Tuesday

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:33pm

CBS News' Jill Schlesinger discusses where to give, how to give and what you can put on your tax forms.

Franken Reiterates He Won't Resign: 'I Know That I've Let A Lot Of People Down'

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:23pm

Sen. Al Franken, the Democrat from Minnesota accused of sexual harassment, says he's sorry, but reiterated he would not resign from the Senate.

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Former NPR Chief Says Journalists Need To Leave 'Liberal Bubble'

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:20pm

Ken Stern spent a year going to NASCAR races, pig hunts and evangelical churches to witness a side of the United States that he believes is left out of American journalism.

Trump Administration Sued Over Future Of Financial Watchdog

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:12pm

The legal dispute encapsulates a larger fight over the future of the consumer protection group, which was set up after the financial crisis.

Texans With HIV Cope With Homes And Medicines Ruined By Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:07pm

The hurricane closed pharmacies and clinics for a week or longer. Floodwaters spoiled medicines. People who fled to other states couldn't get their prescriptions filled for HIV medicine.

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Republicans Aim To Drum Up Support For Tax Bill Ahead Of Senate Vote

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:06pm

Republicans are making deals to try to win support for their overhaul plan, which may get a floor vote as early as this week.

Dhani Harrison On World Cafe

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:53am

The son of the late Beatle performs songs from his solo debut and talks about celebrating his father's legacy while embodying his own voice.

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What's Behind Bitcoin's Surge?

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:52am

Despite many analysts seeing bitcoin as a bubble, the cryptocurrency continues to rally — hitting over $9,500 on Monday.

In Minnesota, An Ambassador For Hmong Culture And Culinary Traditions

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:54am

After his family fled Laos for America, Yia Vang was at first embarrassed by his family's home cooking. Then he learned to embrace it, and found that many others were willing to do the same.

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Aid Begins To Filter Back Into Yemen, As Saudi-Led Blockade Eases

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:10am

Badly needed shipments of food and vaccines have arrived at some Yemeni air- and seaports, which have been closed for about three weeks by the Saudis in retaliation for an attempted missile strike.

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Bitcoin Soars Toward Another Benchmark: $10,000

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 9:44am

In early October, a single bitcoin cost less than $5,000 on currency exchange sites. A year ago, one could be had for around $730.

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Video: A View Of A Breathing Earth

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 8:48am

In this visualization, based on data collected by scientists, we see Earth changing — its plants, surface winds, and sea currents responding to the energy coming from the sun, says Marcelo Gleiser.

(Image credit: Joshua Stevens/NASA Earth Observatory)

CSX Cargo Train Carrying Molten Sulfur Derails In Central Florida

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 7:16am

Several cars are believed to have leaked, in a derailment that left cars mangled. Emergency officials are warning residents to stay indoors and close their windows.




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