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Minneapolis mayor calls for charges in George Floyd's death

Minneapolis mayor calls for charges in George Floyd's death

Video showing an officer pressing his knee into the unarmed black man's neck has drawn outrage and protests.
Eric Garner's mom reacts to George Floyd's death

Eric Garner's mom reacts to George Floyd's death

"It was déjà vu all over again," Carr said of the video of George Floyd being pinned down by police.
Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

Kramer, an Academy Award nominee, was best known for his public fight to secure medical treatment, acceptance and civil rights for people with AIDS. He died Wednesday of pneumonia.
White woman's 911 call highlights New York lawmakers' proposed hate crime legislation

White woman's 911 call highlights New York lawmakers' proposed hate crime legislation

The white dog-walker in Central Park who called the police on a black man has highlighted a proposal for new hate crime legislation. A local lawmaker said, "I worry that if she had not been filmed,
Video shows boy trying to wake up dead mom at train station

Video shows boy trying to wake up dead mom at train station

A viral video of a toddler trying to wake up his dead mother at a railway station in eastern India has caused widespread outrage.
L. Jon Wertheim

L. Jon Wertheim

Contributing Correspondent, 60 Minutes
Trump campaign announces staff shake-ups

Trump campaign announces staff shake-ups

The Trump campaign has promoted some senior staffers. Meanwhile, the president lashed out at Twitter for fact-checking his tweets about mail-in voting. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Nicole Sganga
QAnon conspiracy theory's growing influence on American politics

QAnon conspiracy theory's growing influence on American politics

In a now deleted online video, Oregon Republican Senate candidate Jo Rae Perkins touted QAnon, an online conspiracy theory group, on the night she won the primary. Other candidates also have ties to
Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong pro-democracy protests

Hundreds have been arrested after pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports.
Musician Mikel Jollett on escaping notorious Synanon cult, finding success and revealing new memoir

Musician Mikel Jollett on escaping notorious Synanon cult, finding success and revealing new memoir

Only on “CBS This Morning,” frontman of the indie rock band "The Airborne Toxic Event," Mikel Jollett, is talking for the first time at length about being born into an infamous cult and how he's still
Biden supports investigation into George Floyd's death in police custody

Biden supports investigation into George Floyd's death in police custody

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is weighing in on the death of George Floyd, after a video showing Floyd's treatment by Minneapolis police sparked national outrage. CBS News 2020 campaign
Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Pompeo had warned that a new national security law proposed by Beijing would be a "death knell" for Hong Kong's autonomy.
SpaceX's Elon Musk: 2012 60 Minutes Interview

SpaceX's Elon Musk: 2012 60 Minutes Interview

As SpaceX prepares to launch humans into orbit for first time, revisit Elon Musk's 2012 interview with 60 Minutes' Scott Pelley.
SpaceX set to launch two NASA astronauts to space station

SpaceX set to launch two NASA astronauts to space station

All eyes are on the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as SpaceX prepares to a historic launch. A SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket is set to send two NASA astronauts into eorbit -- a first for a private company.
Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in election by fact-checking tweets

Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in election by fact-checking tweets

For the first time, Twitter is fact-checking several of President Trump's tweets. The social media company added a link where users can "get the facts" on two of Mr. Trump's tweets about mail-in
Nurse and doctor get married in the hospital where they work

Nurse and doctor get married in the hospital where they work

They had to cancel their original wedding plans due to coronavirus, but the two frontline workers still found a way to tie the knot.
The focus of Trump and Biden's Facebook ad spending during pandemic

The focus of Trump and Biden's Facebook ad spending during pandemic

President Trump and Joe Biden are both utilizing Facebook ads as a campaign tool, but there are clear differences in where both campaign teams decided to spend their money. Axios media reporter Sara
2012: SpaceX: Elon Musk's race to space

2012: SpaceX: Elon Musk's race to space

From PayPal to electric cars to rockets, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk wants his company, SpaceX, to build America's next manned spacecraft
Costa Rica first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage

Costa Rica first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage

Two women became the first legally married same-sex couple in Costa Rica when a notary wearing a face mask pronounced them "wife and wife."
Where science meets war: Kit Parker's lab

Where science meets war: Kit Parker's lab

Harvard professor and Army Major Kit Parker went straight from the battlefield to a Harvard lab, where he and his team are devising new solutions for the worst problems of war