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Delta offers free rebooking ahead of “potentially challenging” July 4 weekend

As flight delays and cancellations surge across the U.S., Delta Air Lines is expecting “operational challenges” during July 4, calling this upcoming weekend the busiest it has been in two years.  The airline said it was preparing for a level of travel “not seen since before the pandemic,” according to a message sent to customers Tuesday. It will allow …

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How the Jan. 6 panel’s star witness drew a roadmap for Trump’s culpability

“I was disgusted,” Hutchinson said of Trump’s behavior on Jan. 6, particularly after he tweeted an attack on Mike Pence as the then-vice president was fleeing rioters who’d called for his execution. “It was unpatriotic. It was un-American. We were watching the Capitol building get defaced over a lie.” Hutchinson wasn’t a household name before …

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The avis wear Prada- POLITICO

The avis wear Prada- POLITICO

Shoppers line up to enter the Prada store on Fifth Avenue in New York. | Pamela Hassell/AP Photo Metaverse companies have experienced a feeding frenzy of big consumer brands hoping to establish a presence there, from Coca-Colato Nike. But one industry is pushing especially hard into virtual-world commerce, announcing seemingly every week some exclusive NFT product …

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Superyacht seized by U.S. from Russian billionaire arrives in San Diego Bay

A $325 million superyacht seized by the United States from a sanctioned Russian oligarch arrived in San Diego Bay on Monday. The 348-foot-long (106-meter-long) Amadea flew an American flag as it sailed past the retired aircraft carrier USS Midway and under the Coronado Bridge. “After a transpacific journey of over 5,000 miles (8,047 kilometers), the …

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Daily Harvest says 470 people reported illness from recalled lentil meals

Daily Harvest says 470 people reported illness from recalled lentil meals

Daily Harvest is recalling a lentil and leek crumbles dish after receiving 470 reports of illness, including gastrointestinal issues and potential liver damage, the vegan food service disclosed in a notice posted Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration. Roughly 28,000 units of the recalled product were shipped to customers across the U.S. through online …

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America is “a country convulsed by the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision”

America is “a country convulsed by the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision” – CBS News Watch CBS News Protests were held nationwide this weekend in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, changing nearly 50 years of abortion law in the country. Mark Strassmann reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications …

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Full transcript of “Face the Nation” on June 26, 2022

On this “Face the Nation” broadcast moderated by Margaret Brennan: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Rep. Pete Aguilar, Democrat of California Marc Short, chief of staff to former Vice President Mike Pence President of the World Bank Group David Malpass   Click here to browse full transcripts of “Face the Nation.”   MARGARET …

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Analyst on why “it’s a mistake” to assume that worst of inflation has happened

Whether on TV or in a grocery store, signs of record-high inflation are unavoidable. Food prices are up 10%, new vehicles 12.5% and gasoline almost 50% compared to last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  “What’s Your Problem” podcast host and analyst Jacob Goldstein told CBS News that the two biggest categories seeing …

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Biden officials to keep private the names of hospitals where patients contracted Covid

“Not knowing what the likelihood of getting transmission in the hospital really impacts an individual’s ability to quote unquote ‘make a personal decision’ on their risk levels,” said Mia Ives-Rublee, a disability rights advocate who has a lung condition that makes her more susceptible to Covid. Over the four weeks ending June 19, U.S. hospitals …

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This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” June 26, 2022: Whitmer, Noem, Short, Aguilar, Malpass

“Face the Nation” Guest Lineup: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer – (D) Michigan Gov. Kristi Noem – (R) South Dakota Marc Short – Former Chief of Staff to Vice President Mike Pence U.S. Rep. Pete Aguilar – (D) California, Member of House Select Committee Investigating Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol David Malpass – President of the …

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The bigs are alright- POLITICO

The bigs are alright- POLITICO

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Filmmaker Alex Holder: Trump saw violence on Jan 6. as an “inevitability”

British documentary filmmaker Alex Holder, who spent weeks filming the Trump campaign and interviewing President Trump and his family members, said it came as no surprise to him that Jan. 6, 2021, culminated in violence. Holder believes the president saw it as “an inevitability.”  “I actually said the night before —  I was sort of …

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The decade-long fight for military robots- POLITICO

The decade-long fight for military robots- POLITICO

POLITICO illustration with photo by Cpl. Christian J. Robertson/U.S. Marine Corps The “future of war” is big business. But for all of defense contractors’ wild-eyed fantasies and enthusiasm for AI-powered drones and missiles, next-gen stealth technology, or electromagnetic rail-gun cannons, there’s an equally fervent counterbalance: the good old slow-moving federal bureaucracy, as POLITICO’s Bryan Bender …

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U.S. to send 4 more long-range rocket launchers to Ukraine in new aid package

U.S. to send 4 more long-range rocket launchers to Ukraine in new aid package

In addition to the rocket launchers, the aid package also includes weapons and equipment such as rounds of ammunition, tactical vehicles, machine guns and patrol boats. National Security Council coordinator John Kirby said at Thursday’s White House press briefing that the new aid package would bring the United States’ total security assistance to Ukraine to …

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Play by the rules- POLITICO

Play by the rules- POLITICO

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‘The system held, but barely’: Jan. 6 hearings highlight a handful of close calls

“The system held, but barely,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said at the select committee’s Tuesday hearing. “And the question remains, will it hold again?” Here’s a look at the flashpoints and resistant government officials the committee has identified: Pence and Jacob Nearly every component of Trump’s plan revolved around then-Vice President Mike Pence succumbing to …

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‘Get your boy Elon in line’: NASA tell-all recounts turmoil over private space race

Garver said her efforts to reform NASA as deputy administrator from 2009 to 2013 — in particular, canceling the Constellation space vehicle program that fizzled after four years and billions of dollars — ran headlong into “the trillion-dollar military-industrial complex.” “I was attacked by Democrats and Republicans in Congress, by the aerospace industry, and by …

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Inside the ‘mempool,’ where crypto risks hide- POLITICO

Inside the ‘mempool,’ where crypto risks hide- POLITICO

With help from Derek Robertson and Ryan Heath Salvador Melendez/AP Photo On Friday, I wrote about one unusual aspect of the crypto financial crisis: the side effects of having everything play out on publicly viewable blockchains. But there’s another, far-less-understood part of blockchain networks that can also take on outsize importance in a crisis. It’s …

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CDC gives the nod to Covid vaccines for under 5s. Now pediatricians will try to convince parents.- POLITICO

CDC gives the nod to Covid vaccines for under 5s. Now pediatricians will try to convince parents.- POLITICO

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Biden administration commits to limiting use of land mines

Biden administration commits to limiting use of land mines

The new policy change, excluding the Korean Peninsula, aligns with requirements posed in the Ottawa Treaty, which prohibited the use, stockpiling, and transfer of anti-personnel landmines worldwide in 1997. According to the statement, the United States will not develop, produce, or acquire anti-personnel land mines; export or transfer land mines unless necessary for destroying; encourage …

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How to watch Tuesday’s House Jan. 6 committee hearing focusing on Trump’s efforts to pressure state officials

Washington — The House select committee examining the January 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol will convene Tuesday for its fourth public hearing this month. This session will focus on President Trump’s efforts to pressure state officials as part of his broader campaign to remain in office for a second term after losing the 2020 …

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Lofgren says Trump intended to “accelerate that violence” against Pence on Jan. 6

Washington — Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat from California who serves on the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, said Sunday that former President Donald Trump intended to “accelerate” violence against then-Vice President Mike Pence when he sent a tweet as the Capitol assault was underway criticizing Pence for …

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Full transcript of “Face the Nation” on June 19, 2022

On this “Face the Nation” broadcast moderated by Margaret Brennan: Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Democrat of California Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner Brian Deese, director of the National Economic Council Loretta Mester, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, professor, author and CBS News racial justice contributor Click here to browse …

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Newly elected Mayra Flores on Democrats: ‘They feel entitled to our vote’

Newly elected Mayra Flores on Democrats: ‘They feel entitled to our vote’

“The main issue is inflation,” Flores told Bartiromo in discussing the issues that drove the election. “The cost of living. Everyone is extremely pissed off, angry at the Biden administration because of increase of gasoline, groceries, of medication. That is hurting them tremendously, not only here in South Texas but in the entire country. Of …

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A sports bar of their own

On a recent Friday in Portland, Oregon, it looked for all the world like an actual sporting event was taking place. There were cheerleaders and news cameras; they even cut down a basketball net. But in fact, all of this was to celebrate the opening of a sports bar, and Jamie Orr was first in …

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Justice or overreach?: As crucial test looms, Big Greens are under fire

Justice or overreach?: As crucial test looms, Big Greens are under fire

But Henn said it’s important to distinguish the grunt work of organizing from “performative solidarity.” He observed too many organizations distracted by “having internal debates about messaging and identity and your positions on different issues.” Indeed, in this new phase of environmentalism, Big Green organizations are extending themselves into labor rights, immigration, housing and democracy …

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CDC recommends Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for babies and toddlers

CDC recommends Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for babies and toddlers

Walensky endorsed the agency’s vaccine advisory committee’s unanimous recommendations for both vaccines made earlier today. “This infection kills children, and we have an opportunity to prevent that,” said Beth Bell, a professor at the University of Washington’s School of Public Health and voting member of the committee. With the CDC’s formal endorsement, children in this …

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U.S. officials weigh doubling the number of rocket launchers sent to Ukraine

U.S. officials weigh doubling the number of rocket launchers sent to Ukraine

The Defense Department is still weighing all options and the decision to send four more HIMARS is not yet final, one of the DoD officials said, noting that U.S. contributions to Ukraine’s effort are made in consultation with allies and partners. The decision will be “based on Ukrainian immediate needs,” the official said. The two …

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Colbert staff detained at Capitol after lawmaker interviews, charged with ‘unlawful entry’

Colbert staff detained at Capitol after lawmaker interviews, charged with ‘unlawful entry’

Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File Seven staff members of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” were charged with unlawful entry after being detained by U.S. Capitol Police following interviews with congressional lawmakers for a segment with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. The production team was at the Capitol Wednesday and Thursday recording the segment, according to CBS. …

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This week on “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan,” June 19, 2022: Deese, Gottlieb, Mester, Kendi

“Face the Nation” Guest Lineup: Brian Deese – White House director of the National Economic Council Rep. Zoe Lofgren – (D) California, House Select Committee Investigating Jan. 6 Attack member Scott Gottlieb, M.D. – Former FDA commissioner, Pfizer board member Loretta Mester – President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Dr. Ibram …

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The tech-Washington relationship has a chance at a reboot- POLITICO

The tech-Washington relationship has a chance at a reboot- POLITICO

With help from Rebecca Kern Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an Oculus launch event. | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Lawmakers are pushing a data privacy bill. Conservatives are raging against the tech industry’s cadre of lawyers. State legislators are getting aggressive about social media moderation (albeit unsuccessfully). The government and the tech industry could …

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FEMA flood program could violate civil rights law

FEMA flood program could violate civil rights law

“These policies are absolutely a violation of the Stafford Act’s nondiscrimination clause. There’s quite obviously a massive disparate impact on the basis of race, national origin and ethnicity,” said Madison Sloan, a lawyer and director of disaster recovery at Texas Appleseed, a racial justice group. Advocates said FEMA could address the discrimination by revising how …

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Fauci tests positive for Covid-19

Fauci tests positive for Covid-19

Anthony Fauci, the 81-year-old infectious disease scientist, who to many has become the face of the government’s coronavirus response, is experiencing mild symptoms. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci tested positive for Covid-19, the agency said Wednesday. The 81-year-old infectious …

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The U.S. overestimated Russia’s military might. Is it underestimating China’s?

The U.S. overestimated Russia’s military might. Is it underestimating China’s?

The Chinese political-military system is opaque by design. For instance, China has for years permitted the U.S. defense secretary to engage only with its minister of national defense, even though the person in that role — currently Gen. Wei Fenghe — has little operational control of the Chinese military and is the Pentagon chief’s counterpart …

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‘When do you stop?’: Fed inflation fight could trigger slump

What’s driven the Fed to consider cranking up borrowing costs was an inflation report that defied expectations by coming in hotter than expected, as well as surveys showing that consumers have raised their expectations for how much prices will surge over the next year. “They want to make sure inflation doesn’t get entrenched,” said Diane …

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When it’s this hot out, these people are at the greatest risk- POLITICO

When it’s this hot out, these people are at the greatest risk- POLITICO

With help from Daniel Lippman  —At least 13 states will face several extremely hot days this month, putting a long list of vulnerable groups at risk. —CDC Director Rochelle Walensky worked with a coach for months last year, underscoring the challenges of leading the troubled agency. —Senators want to get their gun safety deal out …

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House Jan. 6 committee zeroes in on Trump’s false election claims in public hearing

The House Jan. 6 committee focused its second public hearing on those closest to former President Donald Trump who said they told him it was too premature to declare victory on election night in 2020 — and how Trump used his premature declaration of victory to push baseless claims that the election was stolen. The …

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2 Covid-19 vaccine options for kids under 5 are safe and effective, FDA says- POLITICO

2 Covid-19 vaccine options for kids under 5 are safe and effective, FDA says- POLITICO

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FDA: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for kids under 6 are safe, effective

FDA: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for kids under 6 are safe, effective

Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine regimens for children are generally safe and effective for children ranging in age from 6 months to 17 years old, the FDA said in a separate briefing document posted late Friday. Background: The documents are the products of months of review of the companies’ safety and immunogenicity data, which federal regulators …

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The Violence Project co-founders on mass shooters, guns and prevention

The Violence Project co-founders on mass shooters, guns and prevention – CBS News Watch CBS News Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley, co-founders of The Violence Project, discuss their research into mass shooters and how to prevent future shootings. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive …

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