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Serious concerns about the nation's health care system


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:17:12 -0400

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As the economy improves, there are still serious concerns about the nation's health care system. John Blackstone reports.

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Holiday retail sales in Nov. jumped more than 6 percent in 2017


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:16:10 -0400

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Nine days before Christmas, retailers say they have seen a surge in holiday spending. The commerce department says retail sales jumped more than six percent this November over last November, the largest yearly increase since 2011. Roxana Saberi reports.

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Republicans expected to deliver on Trump's tax plan next week


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:15:13 -0400

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Congressional Republicans are on the verge of delivering item number one on President Trump's holiday wish list -- an overhaul of the tax system. They're expected to vote early next week. Errol Barnett has more.

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The unlikely story of Washington D.C.'s new music venue The Anthem


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:07:11 -0400

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One of the nation's newest concert venues is located in one of the most unlikely places. The Anthem, which just opened in Washington D.C.'s revitalized Wharf District, is an independent success story in an industry filled with global entertainment companies. Alex Wagner reports.

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How chef Umber Ahmad went from banking to baking


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:06:11 -0400

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Born to Pakistani immigrants, Umber Ahmad excelled in school and later graduated from MIT. She earned two more degrees before starting a career in investment banking where one of her business clients was world-famous chef Tom Colicchio. When he sampled the incredible desserts she baked as a hobby, he encouraged her to make it a career. Colicchio went on to advise her as she opened Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery, her award-winning pastry shop in New York's West Village. Ahmad joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss her culinary journey.

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What's inside the final Republican tax bill?


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:03:11 -0400

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President Trump may get his wish: a tax reform measure ready for his signature by Christmas. Washington Post congressional reporter Ed O'Keefe joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss what the final tax bill looks like, the biggest winners in the plan and why most Republican holdouts have come around to this version of the legislation.

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Church-going penguins and a turtle in a hurry: 2017's funniest wildlife photos


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:02:11 -0400

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This week, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards unveiled 2017's funniest moments in the animal kingdom. They include a young polar bear hitching a ride with mom, a group of penguins showing up appropriately dressed for church, a very happy sea otter and a very surprised seal. Anthony Mason reports.

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Will Republicans be able to hold onto their majority next year?


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 20:00:11 -0400

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CBS News political director Steve Chaggaris joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how the sweeping tax bill, if passed, could pay off for the GOP, why voters won't feel the impact of the new plan until 2019 and how that could affect midterm elections, and Roy Moore's refusal to concede the Alabama Senate seat to Doug Jones.

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Key GOP holdouts expected to vote yes on tax bill


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:59:11 -0400

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After weeks of wavering prospects, Republican lawmakers appear to have enough votes to pass their tax plan. Republican leaders expect Congress to approve the bill as soon as next week but lawmakers still have to read the fine print, and might spend the weekend going through its more than 500 pages. Errol Barnett reports.

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Broward Sheriff police search for alleged Walmart robber


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:52:10 -0400

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Broward Sheriff detectives want to find the robber captured on Walmart surveillance footage in Tamarac, Florida. The young man was last seen wearing a grey shirt and white shorts. According to the surveillance video, he was seen leaving the store and heading to the parking lot, looking around for open car doors until coming face-to-face with a bystander just before running away. CBS Miami reports.

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12/15: CBS Evening News


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:51:10 -0400

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Republican leaders finalize tax plan; Christmas comes early for town hit hard by Hurricane Harvey

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An interview with two fathers channeling their grief into gun violence prevention


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:50:11 -0400

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Greg Gibson lost his 18-year-old son Galen Gibson in a school shooting at Simon’s Rock College in Massachusetts on Dec. 14, 1992. Twenty years later, the horror at Sandy Hook became the deadliest school shooting in U.S history. Mark Barden’s son Daniel was murdered that day. For 20 years, Gibson had lived the hell Barden was just entering. They soon realized that’s not all they had in common. Jim Axelrod spoke to them in this extended interview.

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California to set guidelines limiting cellphone radiation exposure


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:49:11 -0400

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A recent study finds 95 percent of Americans are now using cellphones, and that has prompted public health officials in California to issue groundbreaking guidelines to limit exposure to cellphone radiation. John Blackstone reports.

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How does the GOP tax plan affect homeowners?


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:48:10 -0400

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CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains how the GOP's new tax plan will affect homeowners, and what the final version of the bill means for the child tax credit.

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President Trump takes aim at the FBI


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:47:10 -0400

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President Trump lashed out at the FBI Friday, months after firing former Director James Comey and in the midst of the bureau's investigation into his campaign. CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman explains.

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Delivery companies on overdrive this holiday season


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:46:11 -0400

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With just days to go until Christmas, many retailers offered free shipping Friday. Estimated deliveries this holiday season top 1 billion packages. Michelle Miller reports.

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Republican leaders finalize tax plan


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:45:11 -0400

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It looks like the president will get his Christmas wish: a tax cut bill. Republican leaders rolled out the final version of their plan on Friday. The House is expected to approve it on Tuesday, followed by the Senate. The last GOP holdouts fell in line on Friday. Nancy Cordes reports.

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Christmas comes early for town hit hard by Hurricane Harvey


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:44:11 -0400

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No one needs a little Christmas more than residents along the Texas Gulf Coast, who lost so much in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Fortunately, there is a Santa Claus. Steve Hartman met him "On the Road."

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Autonomous helicopter could change warfare forever


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:43:10 -0400

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An autonomous helicopter could be the start of a revolution. The helicopter is controlled by a tablet that issues basic instructions, no joystick needed. It took five years and $98 million to develop, and the system can be installed on any helicopter. David Martin reports.

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Was COVID-19 the perfect cover for murder?


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:39:27 -0400

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When a Florida mother goes missing after friends receive texts she has an acute case of COVID-19, digital clues lead police on a cross-country manhunt for her possible killer.

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Jail video shows officer slamming handcuffed woman


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:36:10 -0400

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Tiffany McNeil is suing after she alleges she suffered a concussion at the hands of Coldwater police officers at a Michigan jail

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Chicago community group helps teens from under-resourced neighborhoods


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:27:03 -0400

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Chicago is one of the most segregated cities in America, but the initiative My Block, My Hood, My City is bridging that divide by empowering teens to explore the world beyond their immediate neighborhoods. Adriana Diaz reports.

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Rare Mother's Day snow from Illinois through Pennsylvania


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:23:23 -0400

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In and around this region, measurable snow in May seems to occur about once every decade or two.

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Baltimore police chase seen on dramatic video


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:22:11 -0400

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Police pursued a suspect in a shooting through the streets of Baltimore Friday in a three-and-a-half mile, high-speed chase seen on CBS Baltimore news helicopter video. The suspect was taken into custody around noon.

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Trump tells FBI grads he has their back "100 percent"


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:21:11 -0400

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President Trump delivered a speech at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony, and told law enforcement officers he has their back "100 pecent." He also said criminals who kill police should receive the death penalty. Watch his remarks.

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Symantec CEO says cyberextortions, ransoms are "here to stay"


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:13:11 -0400

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The U.S. has seen a number of massive cyberattacks in 2017, and a recent report says cybercrime is now costing the world trillions of dollars every year. Cybersecurity giant Symantec CEO Greg Clark joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how to protect yourself from the threats.

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Cyber attack shuts down major U.S. fuel pipeline network


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:12:01 -0400

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A major U.S. fuel pipeline operator was forced to shut down its entire network after a cyber attack that the company says was caused by ransomware. Christina Ruffini has more.

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CDC reports significant drop in new coronavirus infections as states push to reopen


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:12:00 -0400

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The CDC reports the rate of new coronavirus infections has dropped more than 80% in the last four months. The positive news comes as states hurry to reopen for business amid warming temperatures. Danya Bacchus has more.

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Cooking at home with René and Nadine Redzepi


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:11:11 -0400

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Internationally-acclaimed chef René Redzepi's wife, Nadine, is now being recognized for her skills in the kitchen. Mo Rocca spoke to the Redzepis about what inspired the dishes in her new cookbook "Downtime: Deliciousness at Home"and why she runs the kitchen at their home.

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What medical advancements can we expect in 2018?


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:09:10 -0400

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In 2017, we've seen headlines about new blood pressure guidelines and the opioid crisis being declared a public health emergency. The FDA also approved gene therapy for childhood leukemia. Next year, we could see advances in gene editing to cure or prevent diseases. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss a new shingles vaccine, the ethical questions surrounding gene editing and the importance of strong leadership when regulating medicine.

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Bob Woodward on GOP tax reform, Trump's Russia interference doubts


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:08:11 -0400

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Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist well-known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the latest political news.

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TSA camera scanners tested to help thwart suicide bombers


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:06:11 -0400

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A new security screening technology is being tested a week before what's expected to be a record-breaking holiday travel season. The scanning system is designed to spot hidden explosives and suicide vests, similar to the one used in Monday's botched terror attack in a pedestrian tunnel in New York City. Kris Van Cleave reports.

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"60 Minutes," Washington Post investigate DEA's biggest opioid case


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:05:10 -0400

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In the"60 Minutes"/Washington Post investigation on the opioid crisis in October, whistleblowers revealed how a new law weakened the DEA's ability to stop suspicious drug shipments within the U.S. In a follow-up investigation, they take a look at the biggest opioid case the DEA ever pursued against a drug company, McKesson. "60 Minutes" correspondent Bill Whitaker and Washington Post health reporter Lenny Bernstein join "CBS This Morning" to preview their Sunday report.

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Trump makes call to thank Russia's Putin


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:01:10 -0400

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President Trump called Russia's president Thursday to say thank you. They spoke after Vladimir Putin's year-end news conference where the White House says he acknowledged "America's strong economic performance." Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Trump visiting FBI after criticizing agency


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 19:00:11 -0400

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President Trump is expected to give a speech Friday at the FBI's training headquarters in Quantico. This comes a week after Mr. Trump called the institution dishonest on their handling of the Clinton email investigation. Julianna Goldman reports.

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GOP holdouts threaten tax reform bill


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:59:10 -0400

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The GOP tax bill hit major obstacles ahead of an expected vote early next week, with some lawmakers including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Utah Sen. Mike Lee issuing ultimatums and demands. Nancy Cordes reports.

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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, May 8, 2021


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:50:53 -0400

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Adriana Diaz."

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Indiana fertility doctor who lied about using his own sperm avoids jail time


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:45:11 -0400

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Dr. Donald Cline, who was charged after lying to investigators after using his own sperm, was given a one-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice. CBS affiliate WTTV in Indianapolis reports.

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12/14: CBS Evening News


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:40:11 -0400

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Republicans coalesce around final tax plan; 16-year-old reacts to getting accepted into Harvard

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16-year-old reacts to getting accepted into Harvard


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:37:11 -0400

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Ayrton Little, a 16-year-old from Breaux Bridge, Louisana, was surrounded by classmates and a camera was rolling the moment he learned he was accepted to Harvard. His older brother, Alex, learned just last week that he got into Stanford. The brainy bros of Breaux Bridge are proud new members of the class of '22.

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Sighting of possible twin solar system has astronomers excited


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:36:11 -0400

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Our solar system may have a twin: a sun, with at least eight planets orbiting, just like ours. This new discovery was made by a Google artificial intelligence program that was trained to recognize subtle clues from NASA's space telescope that eluded human astronomers.

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2 fathers channel their grief and rage into gun violence prevention


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:35:10 -0400

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Greg Gibson lost his 18-year-old son Galen Gibson in a school shooting at Simon’s Rock College in Massachusetts on Dec. 14, 1992. Twenty years later, the horror at Sandy Hook became the deadliest school shooting in U.S history. Mark Barden’s son Daniel was murdered that day. For 20 years, Gibson had lived the hell Barden was just entering. They soon realized that’s not all they had in common. Jim Axelrod reports.

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San Diego firefighter killed in California wildfire


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:34:11 -0400

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A firefighter from San Diego was killed Thursday while battling the fourth-largest wildfire in California's history. The Thomas fire is raging along the coast in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. It started 11 days ago and has burned almost 400 square miles and 1,000 structures.

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Men share their views on sexual harassment


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:33:10 -0400

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Allegations of sexual misconduct have rocked not only the political world, but numerous industries. Alex Wagner sat down with a group of men who are leaders in their fields.

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FCC rolls back net neutrality rules


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:30:11 -0400

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The Federal Communications Commission today voted to roll back Obama-era regulations on internet service companies. The commission scrapped what's known as net neutrality, which required providers to treat content on the internet equally. Bianna Golodryga reports.

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Republicans coalesce around final tax plan


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:29:11 -0400

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Republicans say the hardest part is behind them, now that they have crafted a compromise between the House and Senate tax bills. The final plan preserves deductions for student loans and medical expenses, which were targeted in previous bills. And it doubles the standard deduction, which Republicans say will enable millions of taxpayers to stop itemizing. Nancy Cordes reports.

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How Trump's Russia interference doubts impact national security


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:03:11 -0400

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The Washington Post reports President Trump is causing historic turmoil in his administration by refusing to agree that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. The paper says the report is "based on interviews with more than 50 current and former U.S. officials." Washington Post national security correspondent Greg Miller, one of the authors of the report, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the president's doubts.

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Net neutrality supporters up in arms ahead of FCC vote


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 18:02:10 -0400

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A vote is scheduled in Washington Thursday on a government rule change that could affect how you use your favorite websites. Obama-era rules on "net neutrality" stop providers like AT&T and Verizon from playing favorites and charging more for faster access. Julianna Goldman reports.

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Cyberattack prompts major pipeline operator to halt operations


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 16:03:00 -0400

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The Colonial Pipeline Company said the attack involves ransomware.

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This week on "Sunday Morning" (May 9)


Created: Sat, 08 May 2021 10:42:00 -0400

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A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program

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