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  • U.S. senators reach bipartisan deal on Obamacare, Trump indicates support October 18, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Tuesday reached a bipartisan agreement to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for health insurers that President Donald Trump planned to scrap, and the president indicated his support for the plan.
  • Ford to recall about 1.3 million vehicles in North America October 18, 2017
    The No.2 U.S. automaker said the safety recall is due to frozen door latch or a bent or kinked actuation cable in the affected vehicles, that may result in a door not opening or closing.
  • Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem October 18, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the National Football League on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem, firing back after league officials meeting in New York chose instead to effectively back players' right to political activism.
  • Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims October 18, 2017
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.
  • Kentucky city removes two Confederate statues October 18, 2017
    (Reuters) - Statues of two leaders of the Confederacy will be moved from public places in Lexington, Kentucky, to a cemetery where the men they represent are buried, an action that began quietly on Tuesday in the midst of a national debate about memorials to those who fought for the South in the U.S. Civil War.
  • Texas house fire kills mother, five children in 'horrific scene' October 18, 2017
    (Reuters) - Five children and their mother were killed early on Wednesday when fire engulfed their Texas home about 100 miles east northeast of Houston, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis told KFDM TV news.
  • Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to U.S October 18, 2017
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.
  • Texas to execute 'tourniquet killer' for serial rape and murder October 18, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas plans to execute on Wednesday a man convicted of raping and murdering five children and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims.
  • Judge to rule on ex-Penn State coach Sandusky's bid for new trial October 18, 2017
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge is due to rule on Wednesday whether former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky will receive a new trial on charges that he sexually assaulted pre-teen and teenaged boys for 15 years.
  • Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies October 17, 2017
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims.

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  • Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences, wrote to him to say "some days I don't want to live," and still heard nothing....
  • Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with Trump
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department....
  • Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is again tweeting about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation....
  • Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care deal
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement, and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception....
  • Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrates
    BEIRUT (AP) -- Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group....
  • Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:...
  • UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan
    YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
  • Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right....
  • Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous version
    HONOLULU (AP) -- Just hours before President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems as a previous version....
  • Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor
    Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year....

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  • Multiple injuries reported in Md. workplace shooting
    Police are searching for a vehicle after a reported workplace shooting at an industrial park northeast of Baltimore
  • Olympic champ says she was abused by gymnastics doctor
    Maroney posted a statement to Twitter early Wednesday morning with the hashtag #metoo
  • 4 U.S. soldiers killed in ambush were caught by surprise, official says
    The U.S. Africa Command is investigating whether any of the soldiers could have been saved if they had been evacuated more quickly
  • Semifinalists for the 2018 Grammy Music Educator Award revealed
    A total of 25 music teachers from 25 cities across 17 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award ​
  • After fires, some of Calif. wine industry could go up in smoke
    More than 30 wineries were destroyed or damaged after the wildfires broke out early last week in Northern California
  • John Grisham's "The Rooster Bar": Read an excerpt
    First on "CBS This Morning," we're giving you a sneak peek at author John Grisham's latest novel, "The Rooster Bar." In Grisham's 25th legal thriller, he explores the world of student debt. Read the first four chapters of "The Rooster Bar" on CBSThisMorning.com. Grisham will join "CBS This Morning" next Tuesday to discuss his new novel.
  • Surfers head to Norway to ride Arctic waves
    Our series Pushing the Limits explores how surfers from around the world head to northern Norway for a perfect wave and a spiritual experience. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
  • Opioid crisis: Pennsylvania's AG on holding drug companies accountable
    As part of our ongoing series, Issues That Matter, we look at the opioid crisis. Following an investigation by "60 Minutes" and the Washington Post, 41 attorneys general around the country have subpoenaed drug manufacturers and distributors for information and documents. They want to know how opioid medications are made, marketed and distributed. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the focus of their investigation and why they're not waiting for Congress to go after pharmaceutical companies.
  • Oprah Winfrey on why Harvey Weinstein scandal is a "watershed moment"
    During her "CBS This Morning" interview, Oprah Winfrey spoke out on the sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and how the news is "triggering a lot of unreleased pain." She said "everybody has a story" and explains why the allegations go beyond Weinstein.
  • Oprah Winfrey talks new book, intention and Weinstein scandal
    Oprah Winfrey is out with a new book called "The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations." It's a collection of moments from the two-time Emmy Award-winning series, "Super Soul Sunday." Oprah joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss living life with intention, spirituality, sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and the process of working with "60 Minutes" as a special contributor.
  • Results of "next generation" standardized test in Mass. released
    Just half of Massachusetts students in grades three through eight met or exceeded expectations on the new "next generation MCAS test" in math and English
  • What happens to cars damaged by Harvey flooding?
    Tens of thousands of flooded cars are stored across the Houston area in makeshift scrap yards, giving new perspective to Hurricane Harvey's wrath. Omar Villafranca reports from the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.
  • Inside the FBI operation to rescue kids from sex trafficking
    So far, 84 kids have been recovered and 120 alleged traffickers have been arrested this year
  • "I saw the blood": Vegas hotel guard describes encounter with gunman
    Jesus Campos was the first person to confront gunman Stephen Paddock on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel
  • Inside FBI's operations to save young sex trafficking victims
    The FBI is cracking down on what it calls a national epidemic of kids caught up in sex trafficking. FBI agents and local police have been carrying out a nationwide sweep since last week to rescue children. It involves FBI field offices from all 50 states. Only on "CBS This Morning," Jeff Pegues received access to the operation.
  • Las Vegas hotel security guard speaks out on shooting
    The man who potentially helped save hundreds of lives during the Las Vegas massacre is speaking out for the first time on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jesus Campos was the first person to confront gunman Stephen Paddock on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
  • What's behind the recent stock market surge?
    Wall Street hit a new milestone Tuesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared past 23,000 for the first time. It closed just below that mark, gaining 40 points for the day. Since the start of 2017, the Dow has climbed more than 3,000 points. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" with what's behind the record-setting surge.
  • How will wildfire damage to California vineyards impact industry?
    Damage estimates from Northern California's deadly wildfires top $3 billion, and that number is expected to grow. More than 30 wineries were destroyed or damaged after the fires broke out early last week. Adriana Diaz reports.
  • Harvey Weinstein resigns from company board amid scandal
    Amid a sexual harassment scandal, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein resigned Tuesday from the Weinstein Company board of directors. He had retained his board seat depite being fired last week. His brother, Bob Weinstein, is now facing a sexual harassment allegation as well. Bianna Golodryga reports.
  • Trump backs away from bipartisan Obamacare subsidies plan
    The success or failure of a bipartisan fix for Obamacare insurance markets could hinge on the White House. The president seemed to endorse a temporary plan from Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray Tuesday, but he turned away from the deal hours later. Nancy Cordes reports.

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  • Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with Trump
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic senators plan to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to discuss his leadership of the Justice Department....
  • Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences and wrote him that "some days I don't want to live."...
  • Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had protected the Democratic presidential nominee by prematurely "exonerating" her before the 2016 election....
  • Health care plan sponsor says Trump offers encouragement
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A chief sponsor of a bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums said Wednesday President Donald Trump called to offer encouragement, a day after the president spoke favorably of the pact but then reversed course....
  • Tough housing market awaits California wildfire victims
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- As firefighters gain on wildfires burning in Northern California's wine country, the many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in those fires will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation....
  • UN, US failed to prevent 'ethnic cleansing' in South Sudan
    YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
  • Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right....
  • For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out....
  • In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue
    CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago....
  • Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor
    Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year....

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