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"Pod Save America" co-host Jon Favreau on what voters want from 2020 candidates


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 10:06:02 -0500

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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are the current frontrunners in Iowa, according to recent polls, with Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg trailing closely behind. To find out what voters want from the Democratic candidates, "Pod Save America" co-host Jon Favreau went across the country looking for answers through a series of focus groups with voters. They're highlighted in the second season of "The Wilderness," his other podcast. Favreau, who served as Barack Obama's head speechwriter from 2005 to 2013, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what he learned.

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Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell on writing "Bad Guy"


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:41:04 -0500

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In this web exclusive, singer Billie Eilish and her brother, Finneas O'Connell, talk with CBS News' Gayle King about creating their hit song "Bad Guy," which they composed and recorded in the studio they created in his former bedroom.

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Saturday Sessions: Andy Shauf performs "Neon Skyline"


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:04:05 -0500

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Born and raised in western Canada, Andy Shauf’s parents owned a music and electronics store. It gave him the chance to master several instruments. He began performing, then recording, and became known for creating albums where the songs advance a single story. Shauf joined "CBS This Morning" to perform "Neon Skyline"

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Saturday Sessions: Andy Shauf performs "Try Again"


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:04:05 -0500

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Born and raised in western Canada, Andy Shauf’s parents owned a music and electronics store. It gave him the chance to master several instruments. He began performing, then recording, and became known for creating albums where the songs advance a single story. Shauf joined "CBS This Morning" to perform "Try Again."

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Passage: They made music


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:04:05 -0500

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"Sunday Morning" remembers just some of the talented musicians we've lost since last year's Grammy Awards ceremony.

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Saturday Sessions: Andy Shauf performs "Things I Do"


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:04:05 -0500

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Born and raised in western Canada, Andy Shauf’s parents owned a music and electronics store. It gave him the chance to master several instruments. He began performing, then recording, and became known for creating albums where the songs advance a single story. Shauf joined "CBS This Morning" to perform "Things I Do."

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LeBron James makes "promise" to Kobe Bryant in emotional post


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:34:08 -0500

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"Man I love you big bro," said James, who spoke with Bryant hours before his death

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Petition to change NBA logo to Kobe tops 2 million signatures


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:14:00 -0500

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A petition​ to change the NBA logo to Kobe Bryant now has more than 2 million signatures in two days.

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Nike sells out of all Kobe Bryant gear


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:47:00 -0500

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Fans are scrambling to buy the late NBA star's gear since his death last weekend in a helicopter crash.

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Oscar-nominated filmmaker on the suffering "still happening" in Syria


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:05:20 -0500

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Filmmaker Waad al-Kateab's Oscar-nominated documentary is a moving account of life during the five-year siege of Aleppo, Syria.

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Kobe Bryant's high school reacts to his death: "A loss for words"


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:44:39 -0500

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Bryant led the boys' basketball team to its first state championship in more than a half a century.

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Read an excerpt from John Grisham's newest book


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:25:53 -0500

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"Camino Winds" is a sequel to Grisham's 2017 novel "Camino Island."

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Grammys honor Kobe Bryant at Staples Center


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:23:23 -0500

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Kobe Bryant's memory was in the hearts and minds of the artists at the Grammys on Sunday night. But despite the news of his death, and the past 11 days of controversy surrounding the suspension of Grammy CEO Deborah Dugan, the focus was on celebrating the year's best music. Billie Eilish was the night's big winner. The 18-year-old is the youngest person ever to sweep the top four Grammys: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist. Kevin Frazier recaps the night's highlights.

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Grammys highlights: Billie Eilish wins big, artists pay tribute to Kobe Bryant


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:20:47 -0500

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The Grammys featured tributes to Kobe Bryant, several emotional performances and a big night for Billie Eilish. "Entertainment Tonight" host Kevin Frazier joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the highlights of the night and the impact Bryant's death had on the artists.

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Musicians honor Kobe Bryant at the Grammy Awards


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:19:02 -0500

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The Staples Center, where Kobe Bryant celebrated some of his greatest victories with the Los Angeles Lakers, provided the stage for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, where tributes to the fallen NBA star were front and center. "Entertainment Tonight" host Kevin Frazier joins CBSN with highlights.

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Young boys' songs of joy rise from the slums of Madagascar


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:54:29 -0500

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On the impoverished island nation, the joyful sounds and viral videos of Zaza Kanto, an a capella group of boys ages 11 to 16, have elevated the children to national fame

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Joe Mantegna on the final season of "Criminal Minds"


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:42:58 -0500

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“Criminal Minds” star Joe Mantegna joins “CBS This Morning” to talk about the show’s 15th and final season. Mantegna has played Special Agent David Rossi on the award-winning CBS series for the last 13 years.

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Lakers trainer: "I was not supposed to outlive Kobe Bryant"


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:19:00 -0500

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Vitti met Bryant when he was 17 years old and was with him throughout his 20-season career.

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Super Bowl commercials 2019: Watch the ads


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:18:18 -0500

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Check out our rundown of some of the most creative, entertaining and memorable commercials from the big game, as well as those that failed miserably

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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of book co-written with Kobe Bryant


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:37:58 -0500

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"That doesn't stop me from writing someday about things I learned from Kobe and how much of a larger than life person he was," Coelho said. "But the children's book did not make sense anymore."

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Weinstein accuser testifies: "I couldn't get away from him"


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:26:10 -0500

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The rape trial of the disgraced movie mogul entered its second week of testimony Monday.

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Lakers vs. Clippers game postponed after Kobe's death


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:24:00 -0500

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The game was scheduled for 10 p.m. on Tuesday and will be rescheduled at a later date.

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Annabella Sciorra takes the stand against Harvey Weinstein


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:18:49 -0500

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The "Sopranos" actress says Weinstein forced himself inside her apartment and raped her sometime in late 1993 or early 1994.

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"You got this": Kobe Bryant was dad and coach to Gianna


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:47:46 -0500

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Bryant said fans would come up and tell him he should have a boy to carry on his legacy. His daughter would tell them, "I got this."

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Kobe Bryant remembered as beloved father and coach


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:35:50 -0500

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Bryant said he had moved on from basketball until his daughter Gianna picked up where her dad left off.

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Grammy Awards 2020: Red carpet arrivals


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:45:00 -0500

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See what music's biggest stars wore on music's biggest night in Los Angeles.

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Kobe Bryant will be mourned for a week in Italy


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:36:34 -0500

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The Italian basketball federation announced that every pro basketball team will dedicate a minute of silence to Kobe Bryant at all games for seven days.

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Michelle Obama wins Grammy, inching closer to EGOT status


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:15:12 -0500

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The former first lady won a Grammy for best spoken word album for the audiobook version of her best-selling memoir, "Becoming."

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Making a hit pop song


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:45:59 -0500

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What goes into creating a hit song? Are there formulas or tricks that will help you craft the next #1 smash? David Pogue talks with Neil Sedaka, Ashford & Simpson's Valerie Simpson, and author John Seabrook ("The Song Machine") about the genius of pop songs, and then collaborates with producer Oak Felder on a song that undoubtedly will be the Next Big Hit.

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DJ Khaled, the "Quincy Jones of hip hop"


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:45:59 -0500

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DJ Khaled has worked with some of the biggest artists in music (Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Drake), and he went on tour as Beyoncé's opening act twice. His songs are all-star collaborations, and he's been making hits for more than a decade. Kelefa Sanneh sits down with the son of Palestinian immigrants who's a radio DJ, producer and New York Times bestselling author, who is nominated for a Grammy for the song "Higher," a partnership with John Legend and rapper Nipsey Hussle.

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Celebrating songwriter Allee Willis


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:45:58 -0500

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Allee Willis grew up in Detroit and was raised on the sounds of Motown, though she never learned to play music. After recording an album in 1974, Willis turned her focus to songwriting, creating hits for such artists as Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Sister Sledge, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Patti LaBelle (which won her a Grammy). She also earned a second Grammy, and a Tony Award nomination, for the Broadway musical "The Color Purple." Nancy Giles talked recently with Willis, who died last month at age 72.

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Notable deaths in 2020


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:35:44 -0500

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A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity

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Shaquille O'Neal tweets heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:03:00 -0500

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Shaq and Bryant were teammates on the Los Angeles Lakers from 1996 to 2004 and won three championships together.

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Grammys 2020: All the winners and highlights


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:00:03 -0500

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Billie Eilish took home the four biggest awards of the night, winning record, song and album of the year along with Best New Artist.

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Alicia Keys opens Grammys with heartfelt Kobe Bryant tribute


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:45:28 -0500

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"We're literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built," Keys said in her opening monologue.

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Huge night for Billie Eilish at her first Grammy Awards


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:43:47 -0500

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The first-time Grammy nominee snagged awards for song of the year, record of the year, album of the year, best new artist and best pop/vocal album.

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:08:00 -0500

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The NBA legend and his daughter died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

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"The Gayle King Grammy Special"


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:14:15 -0500

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Music's biggest night deserves music's biggest interviews. CBS News' Gayle King goes one on one with Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani in a CBS News special launched at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

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How to watch the Grammys


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:10:00 -0500

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Lizzo, Lil Nas X and Billie Eilish are part of a new crop of young and diverse artists vying for Grammy gold.

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Who's performing at the Grammys?


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:09:54 -0500

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The Grammys will feature performances from some of the biggest stars in music and pay tribute to Prince and slain rapper Nipsey Hussle.

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Jeff Bezos' girlfriend shared text messages about their affair


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:26:25 -0500

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The girlfriend of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is reportedly linked to published text messages about their affair. According to the Wall Street Journal, prosecutors say Lauren Sanchez sent her brother texts about her relationship with Bezos that were later published in The National Enquirer. Danya Bacchus reports.

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Remembering songwriter Allee Willis


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:18:02 -0500

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Raised on the sounds of Motown, the Grammy-winner (who died in December at 72) crafted hits for such artists as Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge, Cyndi Lauper and Patti LaBelle

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel: It's necessary "to have art as part of your life"


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:16:18 -0500

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A rock star of the classical world is on a mission to promote the sublime power of music to young people across the country

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Passage: They made music


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:53:35 -0500

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"Sunday Morning" remembers just some of the talented musicians we've lost the past year, since the last Grammy Awards ceremony

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The joyful voices of Zaza Kanto


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:46:24 -0500

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In the capital of Madagascar, an island nation where nearly 80 percent of people eke out a living on less than $2 a day, an unexpected sound emerges from the slums of the capital, Antananarivo: Zaza Kanto, an a capella group of boys, ages 11 to 16, whose joyful sounds and viral videos have elevated them to national fame. They've also earned praise from Fredo Austin, of the band Freedom's Boombox, who mentored the young men as part of an exchange program called American Music Abroad. Seth Doane reports.

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Huey Lewis talks hearing loss


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:45:29 -0500

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Huey Lewis and the News are in the mood to celebrate, joking about their age as they prepare for the release of what is almost certainly their last album, titled "Weather." At 69, Lewis, who has performed in bands for most of his life, had no intention of slowing down, but his diagnosis of Meniere's Disease – a hearing disorder which has affected his voice – has made the decision for him. John Blackstone reports.

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Strike up the band!


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:30:24 -0500

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Third grader Henry Boyer, of Howell, Michigan, was so blown away by the University of Michigan marching band that he wrote a letter to them saying how he'd love to sign up someday – approximately in 2029. Their response struck a major chord in this young man's life. Steve Hartman reports.

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Gustavo Dudamel's musical mission


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:30:24 -0500

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is a rock star of the classical world, and he brings that star power when he meets young musicians in schools and colleges across the country. An ambassador of the sublime, he talks with John Dickerson about the transformative power of music, and shares his infectious excitement in performances that transmit the necessity of making art a part of your life.

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The multi-talented and persuasively confident DJ Khaled


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:29:49 -0500

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The man who calls himself the "Quincy Jones of hip hop," who has collaborated with some of the biggest stars in the business, dismisses failure as just part of one's journey for the win

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Huey Lewis on his hearing loss


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:25:02 -0500

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Because of the debilitating symptoms of Meniere's disease, which has affected his hearing, the frontman of Huey Lewis and the News says their upcoming album, "Weather," will likely be their last

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