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CBS Weekend News, July 25, 2021


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:16:02 -0400

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COVID-19 cases rising in all 50 states; Remembering legendary comedian Jackie Mason

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Pelosi taps Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger for January 6 select committee


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:13:23 -0400

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed GOP Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois to serve on the select committee investigating the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. He's the second Republican Pelosi has added to the committee. Christina Ruffini has the details.

Read more: Pelosi taps Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger for January 6 select committee


Incoming Capitol Police chief discusses the future of his force


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:10:24 -0400

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Horrified by the violence of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, police veteran Thomas Manger was compelled to come out of retirement and lead the U.S. Capitol Police. Nikole Killion spoke with Manger about his plans for the future of the Capitol Police force.

Read more: Incoming Capitol Police chief discusses the future of his force


Surviving locked-in syndrome: How one man confounded expectations of death


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:56:08 -0400

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Rushed to a Massachusetts ER four years ago, Jacob Haendel exhibited signs of stroke. Doctors thought he was in a vegetative state and would soon die, but he was very much awake and conscious, suffering from locked-in syndrome — a purgatory between life and death.

Read more: Surviving locked-in syndrome: How one man confounded expectations of death


Seaweed takes over Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:51:35 -0400

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A crew of old high school buddies at Life's a Beach Shoreline Services have helped clean Lake Minnetonka of seaweed for years and claim this year is off the charts. The crew brings the weeds to a local mulch store where they're composted and re-used. Erin Hassanzadeh has the story.

Read more: Seaweed takes over Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota


Remembering legendary comedian Jackie Mason


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:51:35 -0400

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Jackie Mason came from a long line of Rabbis but traded it for the limelight and turned being Jewish into comedy gold. Tom Hanson takes a look back at Mr. Manson's life.

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MyKayla Skinner sends heartfelt message after Olympic run ends


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:49:01 -0400

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"You have all brought me to tears," Skinner said in a tweet. "Thanks for being my biggest cheerleaders!"

Read more: MyKayla Skinner sends heartfelt message after Olympic run ends


Florida teen wins first-ever U.S. gold in women's taekwondo


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:44:36 -0400

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"I just want the country to be proud of me, to share this flood of emotions," she said.

Read more: Florida teen wins first-ever U.S. gold in women's taekwondo


"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Sunday, July 25, 2021


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:53:35 -0400

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" anchored by Jericka Duncan.

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Comedian Jackie Mason has died at age 93


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:52:00 -0400

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He was banned for two years from the "Sullivan" show when he allegedly gave the host the finger when Sullivan signaled to him to wrap up his act.

Read more: Comedian Jackie Mason has died at age 93


7/25: Gottlieb, Adams, Raimondo, Lucas, Leonnig, Rucker


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:24:34 -0400

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This week on "Face the Nation," COVID's summer surge threatens America's recovery and brings fresh urgency to the country's vaccination push.

Read more: 7/25: Gottlieb, Adams, Raimondo, Lucas, Leonnig, Rucker


Face The Nation: Raimondo, Lucas, Leonnig, Rucker


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:24:34 -0400

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Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the infrastructure bill, Kansas City vaccination rate, and "I Alone Can Fix It" authors say former president learned he was "untouchable" from first impeachment.

Read more: Face The Nation: Raimondo, Lucas, Leonnig, Rucker


Dr. David Agus on COVID vaccine booster shots and projection of deadly surge in October


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:24:34 -0400

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CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus weighs in on the potential need for booster shots for people over the age of 65, face mask coverings for those vaccinated, and the new projection of a deadly surge in October.

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COVID-19 cases rising in all 50 states


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:24:33 -0400

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Coronavirus cases and deaths are on the rise nationwide. Meanwhile, the Delta variant is dominating Southern California, and Southern states are the worst COVID-19 hotspots, with vaccination rates falling below 41%. Lilia Luciano reports.

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Bob Moses, civil rights activist and math educator, has died at 86


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:54:35 -0400

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Civil rights activist Bob Moses, who endured beatings and jail while registering thousands of Black voters in the South during the '60s and later helped underserved students succeed in math, has died at the age of 86.

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Pelosi taps Republican Adam Kinzinger for January 6 committee


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:42:00 -0400

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Kinzinger "brings great patriotism to the committee's mission: to find the facts and protect our democracy."

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Wildfires rage on as extreme weather conditions pummel the U.S.


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:33:35 -0400

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Extreme weather conditions continue to devastate the U.S., with 88 major wildfires blazing in 13 different states. Heavy monsoon rains are also causing multiple rescue operations in Arizona. Lilia Luciano has more.

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Chicago man plunges into Lake Michigan every day for a year


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:30:30 -0400

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Tired of being cooped up indoors during the pandemic, a 53-year-old Chicago man has found a daily ritual: plunging into the icy cold waters of Lake Michigan. Dan O'Conor, a music fanatic, uses his daily dives to raise awareness for struggling Chicago musicians and venues. Adriana Diaz reports.

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Bob Moses, champion of civil rights and education, dies at 86


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:30:00 -0400

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Robert Parris Moses endured beatings and jail while registering thousands of Black voters in the South during the 1960s and later helped underserved students succeed in mathematics.

Read more: Bob Moses, champion of civil rights and education, dies at 86


Son makes mom's bucket list journey into documentary


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:25:02 -0400

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After his mother lost her longtime housekeeping job, the two embarked on a journey to complete her bucket list. Their adventure is now a documentary titled "Duty Free." Steve Hartman shares more in this week's "On the Road."

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Woman reunited with fishermen 35 years after they rescued her


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:24:08 -0400

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Thirty-five years ago, two charter boat captains on their way back from Catalina Island off the California coast came across a capsized boat and an orange life vest bobbing in the waves. One of the men jumped in and pulled out a 9-year-old — the only survivor. Steve Hartman has the story.

Read more: Woman reunited with fishermen 35 years after they rescued her


Taps Across America participants prepare for Memorial Day tradition


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:23:35 -0400

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For Memorial Day, Steve Hartman is bringing back Taps Across America after an overwhelming response last year. He shares more on how you can participate in this week's "On the Road."

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95-year-olds get married after COVID courtship


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:22:56 -0400

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Steve Hartman catches up with a pair of 95-year-olds who found love during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch part of their wedding in this week's "On the Road."

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Seamstress gives Navy veteran his dream uniform


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:22:24 -0400

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World War II veteran Joe Hall wanted to be buried in his Navy uniform. Seamstress Susan Williams spent 100 hours to help make his dream come true. Steve Hartman shares more in "On the Road."

Read more: Seamstress gives Navy veteran his dream uniform


Florida residents look to man on bench for advice


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:21:49 -0400

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Al Nixon found a bench near the beach in St. Petersburg, Florida, to clear his head. Now residents line up to share their problems with him, even though he’s not a therapist. Steve Hartman shares more in "On the Road."

Read more: Florida residents look to man on bench for advice


Children's book memorializes captain's bond with seagull


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:20:42 -0400

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Captain John Makowsky and his seagull friend have spent the last 15 years together. A new children's book celebrates their relationship. Steve Hartman shares an update on their story in this week's "On the Road."

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Alabama governor says it's time to blame unvaccinated for COVID rise


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:15:23 -0400

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"It's time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It's the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down," Kay Ivey said of COVID cases in her state.

Read more: Alabama governor says it's time to blame unvaccinated for COVID rise


Leyna Bloom becomes 1st trans woman of color in SI Swimsuit Issue


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:56:00 -0400

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"My spirit has reached new levels. This moment is bigger than my wildest infinite dreams," Bloom wrote of the historic moment.

Read more: Leyna Bloom becomes 1st trans woman of color in SI Swimsuit Issue


Leyna Bloom becomes first transgender Swimsuit Issue cover model


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:55:19 -0400

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"There are 3 black women on 3 separate covers for Sports Illustrated and I'm one of them," Bloom said. "WOW!"

Read more: Leyna Bloom becomes first transgender Swimsuit Issue cover model


Saturday Sessions: Allison Russell performs "Nightflyer"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:52:44 -0400

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Allison Russell was born in Montreal, she's a founding member of three critically acclaimed groups, but now she's found her voice as a solo artist ⁠— performing a special headline set this Sunday at the prestigious Newport Folk Festival. From her new album "Outside Child," Allison Russell performs "Nightflyer."

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Saturday Sessions: Allison Russell performs "The Runner"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:52:13 -0400

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Allison Russell was born in Montreal, she's a founding member of three critically acclaimed groups, but now she's found her voice as a solo artist ⁠— performing a special headline set this Sunday at the prestigious Newport Folk Festival. From her new album "Outside Child," Allison Russell performs "The Runner."

Read more: Saturday Sessions: Allison Russell performs "The Runner"


Saturday Sessions: Allison Russell performs "4th Day Prayer"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:51:25 -0400

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Allison Russell was born in Montreal, she's a founding member of three critically acclaimed groups, but now she's found her voice as a solo artist ⁠— performing a special headline set this Sunday at the prestigious Newport Folk Festival. From her new album "Outside Child," Allison Russell performs "4th Day Prayer."

Read more: Saturday Sessions: Allison Russell performs "4th Day Prayer"


CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg on "The Takeout" — 7/9/2021


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:08:44 -0400

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CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins Major to discuss the reopening of America and the struggles that face the travel industry as demand rises. He also offers tips to get the best possible deals on this week’s episode of "The Takeout with Major Garrett."

Read more: CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg on "The Takeout" — 7/9/2021


Commerce secretary: Infrastructure deal is "what Americans want"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:51:08 -0400

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Raimondo acknowledged the dual-track strategy for passing both components of Mr. Biden's agenda is "unusual and complex."

Read more: Commerce secretary: Infrastructure deal is "what Americans want"


"Dating Game Killer" Rodney Alcala dies at 77


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:40:00 -0400

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Alcala was given the nickname the "Dating Game Killer" for his appearance on the show in 1978.

Read more: "Dating Game Killer" Rodney Alcala dies at 77


Commerce secretary says infrastructure deal is "what Americans want"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:34:56 -0400

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Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo tells "Face the Nation" that she hears from business leaders every day on the infrastructure deal to "get this passed."

Read more: Commerce secretary says infrastructure deal is "what Americans want"


7/24: CBS This Morning Saturday


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:19:34 -0400

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Less than half of population in 16 states received at least one dose of COVID vaccine; The Dish: How Mo’s Seafood and Chowder has been able to stand the test of time.

Read more: 7/24: CBS This Morning Saturday


Ex-surgeon general says pandemic is "spiraling out of control again"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:06:48 -0400

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General Jerome Adams also called for the CDC to clarify its guidance on mask-wearing for those who are vaccinated.

Read more: Ex-surgeon general says pandemic is "spiraling out of control again"


Delta variant drives fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S.


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:04:33 -0400

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CBS News senior correspondent Mark Strassmann reports that COVID-19 cases have spiked nearly 50% across the country.

Read more: Delta variant drives fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S.


Gottlieb says U.S. likely "much further in this epidemic than we're picking up


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:03:39 -0400

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Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb tells "Face the Nation" that the vast range of CDC modeling in the Delta variant indicates the U.S. is "much further along in this epidemic than we're picking up," and also "hopefully turning a corner."

Read more: Gottlieb says U.S. likely "much further in this epidemic than we're picking up


Adams says pandemic is "spiraling out of control again" because of unvaccinated Americans


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:02:46 -0400

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Former Surgeon General Jerome Adams tells "Face the Nation" that Americans should get vaccinated because it will help Americans "enjoy the freedoms we want to return to."

Read more: Adams says pandemic is "spiraling out of control again" because of unvaccinated Americans


7/18: McClure, Gottlieb, Krebs


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:54:22 -0400

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This week on "Face the Nation," what will change the minds of the biggest holdouts when it comes to getting vaccinated?

Read more: 7/18: McClure, Gottlieb, Krebs


Chance meeting


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:50:34 -0400

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Six-year-old Raelynn Nast, of Fort Smith, Ark., has always been proud of her father, Davey, and always wanted to introduce him to everybody. When Emily Beineman was jogging with her dog past a funeral home, Raelynn proudly asked her if she'd like to meet her dad, who was lying inside. Unsure, Beineman followed her gut, and followed Raelynn down the aisle. Correspondent Steve Hartman reports on how an act of kindness has bonded the two together.

Read more: Chance meeting


Gottlieb says U.S. likely "much further in this epidemic than we're picking up"


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:50:00 -0400

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said that could mean "hopefully we're going to turn a corner" in the next two to three weeks.

Read more: Gottlieb says U.S. likely "much further in this epidemic than we're picking up"


Transcript: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on "Face the Nation," July 25, 2021


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:45:09 -0400

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The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb that aired on Sunday, July 25, 2021, on "Face the Nation."

Read more: Transcript: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on "Face the Nation," July 25, 2021


Surviving locked-in syndrome: How one man confounded expectations of death


Created: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:07:33 -0400

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Rushed to a Massachusetts emergency room four years ago, 28-year-old Jacob Haendel exhibited signs of stroke. Doctors thought Haendel was in a vegetative state and would soon die, but the one-time chef was very much awake and conscious, suffering from locked-in syndrome – a purgatory between life and death. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Haendel about his extraordinarily rare medical trauma, and about his remarkable recovery.

Read more: Surviving locked-in syndrome: How one man confounded expectations of death


New Capitol Police chief: Officers testifying "need to be heard"


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:28:00 -0400

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"I think we need to pay close attention to what they're saying," said Thomas Manger, the former police chief of Montgomery County, Maryland, who was sworn into his new position Friday.

Read more: New Capitol Police chief: Officers testifying "need to be heard"


Cleveland Indians become Cleveland Guardians


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:55:02 -0400

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The Cleveland Indians announced they are dropping the century-old moniker for a new name. Following years of pressure from activists and Native American groups, the Cleveland Indians will become the Cleveland Guardians, starting next year. The team sifted through nearly 1,200 potential names. Dana Jacobson has the details.

Read more: Cleveland Indians become Cleveland Guardians


Life and legacy of activist and feminist leader Dorothy Pitman Hughes


Created: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:55:02 -0400

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Influential activist and feminist leader Dorothy Pitman Hughes was given some overdue recognition⁠ with the dedication of a plaque in her honor in her hometown of Lumpkin, Georgia. Hughes was a founding force in emerging social movements that are now well-established, including women's rights. She has now retired from public life, but CBS News’ Michelle Miller sat down with those closest to Hughes.

Read more: Life and legacy of activist and feminist leader Dorothy Pitman Hughes


Drug-resistant superbug fungus spread in two U.S. cities, CDC says


Created: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 19:00:00 -0400

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Found in hospitals and long-term care facilities, the cases indicate what may be the first known transmissions in the U.S.

Read more: Drug-resistant superbug fungus spread in two U.S. cities, CDC says

 
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