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Studios strike deal with film and TV crews to avoid looming strike


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:57:17 -0400

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The workers still must vote to approve it, but the strike has been called off with the tentative deal.

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Violence outreach team hopes to prevent crime in Minneapolis


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:39:01 -0400

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Volunteers of TOUCH Outreach in Minneapolis take to the streets nightly to stop violence in the city before it starts. Jennifer Mayerle shares their story.

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Police unions and city officials across U.S. clash over vaccine mandates


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:24:02 -0400

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Tensions are mounting between police unions and city officials nationwide as COVID-19 vaccination mandates go into effect. Michael George has the details.

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U.S. to pay family members of victims from botched Kabul drone strike


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:24:02 -0400

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The Defense Department announced it will offer condolence payments to family members of the 10 victims who were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. Debra Alfarone has more.

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Man at the center of Navy corruption scandal speaks


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:24:02 -0400

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Leonard Francis aka "Fat Leonard" speaks for the first time about the worst scandal in Navy history. David Martin has more.

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U.S. consumer prices reach 13-year-high as supply chain woes continue


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 21:13:22 -0400

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Supply chain disruptions in the U.S. are fueling record-high prices for everyday items. As prices soar and shelves empty, experts warn that low-income Americans and small businesses will be left most vulnerable. Lilia Luciano reports.

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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, October 16, 2021


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 20:56:40 -0400

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

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Bill Clinton expected to be discharged from hospital on Sunday


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:29:35 -0400

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"President Clinton has continued to make excellent progress over the last 24 hours," spokesperson Angel Ureña said​ Saturday.

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N.Y. health officials investigating cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 18:24:49 -0400

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As of Saturday, one person has died from Legionnaires, two are hospitalized and seven have been released from the hospital.

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Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "Sorry Isn’t Good Enough”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:21:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "Sorry Isn’t Good Enough.”

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Robert Durst hospitalized with COVID, his lawyer says


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 17:00:08 -0400

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Durst was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for murdering his friend Susan Berman.

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1 deputy killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Houston bar


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:48:00 -0400

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Deputy Kareem Atkins, 30, had just returned from maternity leave when he was killed.

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Nearly 20,000 pounds of trash removed from Great Pacific Garbage Patch


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:57:26 -0400

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is one of several areas in the ocean that holds massive amounts of debris.

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Carole Hopson on new book and inspiring a new generation of flyers


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:52:55 -0400

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Carole Hopson is one of the few women pilots of color who flies a Boeing 737 for United Airlines as a first officer. She was inspired to become a pilot by the story of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American woman to earn a pilot’s license. Now, Hopson has written a book inspired by Coleman in hopes it can help her mission to diversify the aviation industry. Michelle Miller has the details.

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Self-driving Waymo cars pile up on dead-end San Francisco street


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:52:54 -0400

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Last month, Waymo, a sister company of Google, began testing its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco. Neighbors on one dead-end street realized they were seeing a lot of the cars for no apparent reason. Wilson Walker has the story.

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Bitcoin mining and its environmental costs


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:36:45 -0400

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The opportunity to make big money in cryptocurrency is attracting huge investments to industrial-scale bitcoin mining, with thousands of supercomputers and an enormous energy demand, so much so that some companies are using power plants to fuel their operations – which may create real-world concerns for the environment. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli reports.

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A stench has been lingering over a city and residents say it's making them sick


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 14:25:51 -0400

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The stench is coming from the Dominguez Channel, a waterway that runs through Carson.

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New Belgium creates "Torched Earth" beer that taste like climate change


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:38:31 -0400

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"Torched Earth" highlights the growing threat that climate change has on breweries.

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Ex-Washington employees call on NFL sponsors to pressure league to release investigation findings


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:37:22 -0400

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Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden quit this week over a series of offensive emails that were uncovered during the league's investigation of alleged misconduct by officials of the Washington Football Team.

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CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance for the holiday season


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 12:18:51 -0400

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The CDC is urging all who are eligible to get vaccinated, saying it's "the best way to minimize COVID-19 risk and keep your family and friends safer."

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A look back at the takeover of Alcatraz Island


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 11:50:55 -0400

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Native American and environmental activists protested outside the White House on Monday, demanding the government take greater action on climate change. This demonstration comes 50 years after the end of another protest led by Native Americans, on the site of one of America's most notorious prisons. Michelle Miller has the details.

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Democrats struggle to reduce President Biden’s spending plan


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 11:50:54 -0400

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Infighting among congressional Democrats and the White House has not only stalled President Biden’s trillion-dollar infrastructure bill — it has also forced revisions on other initiatives. Debra Alfarone reports from the White House.

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Intentionally foul beer created to highlight a growing threat of climate change


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 11:23:55 -0400

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It's a beer with a bite, and not a pleasant one. CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy explains why an intentionally foul brew was created to highlight a growing threat of climate change.

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Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "Sunday”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:51:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "Sunday.”

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National Comedy Center celebrates ‘I Love Lucy’ 70th anniversary


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:51:55 -0400

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Friday marks 70 years since "I Love Lucy" made its debut on CBS. It was a major hit at the time and went on to a life in syndication and streaming that continues to this day. The show had a big impact on television and also on a small town in Upstate New York. Jamie Wax has more.

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Saturday Sessions: Joy Oladokun performs "If You Got A Problem”


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:19:55 -0400

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Singer-songwriter Joy Oladokun joins Saturday Sessions. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, she grew up in Arizona, inspired to take up guitar at the age of ten after seeing Tracy Chapman's iconic performance at a Nelson Mandela tribute. Eventually, she headed to Nashville and chased her own dreams of recording an album. From her album "In Defense of My Own Happiness," Joy Oladokun performs "If You Got A Problem.”

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FDA advisers back booster shots for Johnson & Johnson recipients


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:53:57 -0400

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel voted to endorse booster shots for Americans with Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. The recommendation came a day after the committee approved a third dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for seniors and high-risk adults. Michael George has the latest.

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Former Washington Football Team employees petition NFL to release full investigation findings


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:53:57 -0400

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Former Washington Football Team employees are calling on the NFL to release the full findings of their investigation into the team. "CBS Saturday Morning" co-host Dana Jacobson spoke with a former employee who says she still lives with the trauma she suffered while working for the team.

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Former President Clinton remains hospitalized after infection


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:53:57 -0400

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Former President Bill Clinton remains in a Southern California hospital after being admitted Tuesday to treat a non-COVID-related infection. Former first lady Hillary Clinton was seen leaving the hospital alone Friday. It's unclear when the 42nd president will be released. Lilia Luciano reports.

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Eye Opener: FDA panel backs J&J booster shot


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 09:53:56 -0400

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A panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted to back booster shots for the 15 million Americans with Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Also, Former President Bill Clinton remains in the hospital after checking in for an infection. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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NASA launches billion-dollar asteroid probe on a 12-year mission


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 08:07:01 -0400

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The billion-dollar mission is the first with multiple asteroid flybys in an ambitious bid to study the solar system's origins.

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CBS Evening News, October 15, 2021


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 07:19:55 -0400

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FDA panel recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine booster; Retired FBI boss finds new career driving a school bus.

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Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal on "The Takeout" — 10/15/2021


Created: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 02:54:01 -0400

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Representative Pramila Jayapal discuss the ongoing bipartisan infrastructure bill negotiations, as well as a potentially watered down "soft infrastructure" bill that would provide better social safety nets for Americans on this week's episode of "The Takeout with Major Garrett."

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Wreckage of legendary military ship found


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 23:51:54 -0400

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"The wreck of a legendary military ship has been found off the coast of Boston, the Coast Guard said. The ship, named the U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear, has been missing since it sank in 1963."

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Texas Senate passes controversial transgender student athletes bill


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 22:47:34 -0400

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The controversial bill will head to Governor Greg Abbott's desk if the state house approves an amendment to the legislation's terminology.

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State-led vaccine lotteries were ineffective, study shows


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:53:58 -0400

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Researchers observed "zero difference" in vaccination rates before and after states announced cash prize lotteries.

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Parkland shooter to plead guilty to 17 murders


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:30:08 -0400

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Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz intends to plead guilty to 17 counts of murder. Three faculty members and 14 students were killed in the 2018 mass school shooting. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

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FDA panel recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine booster


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:49:55 -0400

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An FDA panel recommended Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 booster shot for adults 18 and older. The panel suggested getting the booster as early as two months after the original shot. Mireya Villarreal has more.

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Chicago faces COVID vaccine showdown with police union


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:22:57 -0400

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Chicago police officers are resisting COVID-19 vaccine mandates, potentially leaving their departments under-staffed as crime increases. Charlie De Mar takes a look.

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Chicago police union boss urges officers to defy COVID vaccine mandate


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:11:39 -0400

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The union head said half of the workforce could not show up to work if they are punished for not complying.

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AMC Theatres to offer open caption showtimes in more than 100 U.S. markets


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 20:07:42 -0400

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Markets with at least two AMC theaters will offer some open caption showtimes for every newly-released film each week, according to the company.

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Bill Clinton to remain in hospital overnight for treatment of infection


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:53:09 -0400

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Mr. Clinton was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday evening to receive treatment for a non-COVID-related infection.

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Justice Department to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:50:56 -0400

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The Biden administration plans to ask the Supreme Court to block a controversial abortion law in Texas after a federal appeals court let the law stand.

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Capitol officer charged with obstructing riot probe


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:50:55 -0400

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A Capitol Police officer has been arrested and charged with obstructing the investigation into the January 6 riot. Michael Riley is accused of tipping off a protester, allegedly telling them to remove photos and videos from social media.

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Wreck of iconic military ship found, ending "decades-long mystery"


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:32:00 -0400

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The U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear served in two World Wars, and at one point was captained by the first Black man to command a U.S. government vessel.

Read more: Wreck of iconic military ship found, ending "decades-long mystery"


Justice Department to ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:30:00 -0400

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The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, around six weeks.

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FDA advisers back Johnson & Johnson COVID booster shots


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:02:00 -0400

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New CDC data suggests the single-shot vaccine has the highest rate of breakthrough infections.

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Nikolas Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre, lawyer says


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:01:00 -0400

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Cruz's attorney said he will change his plea to guilty on Wednesday, accepting responsibility for the Parkland massacre.

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Capitol Police officer charged with obstruction in January 6 Capitol riot


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 19:01:00 -0400

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Michael Angelo Riley is the first out of over 600 people charged in the attacks who is a Capitol Police officer.

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McDonald's tests McPlant veggie burger in U.S.


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 18:17:00 -0400

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The Beyond Meat collaboration will make its U.S. debut on November 3 in select states, including Texas and Iowa.

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