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"Humbling": Millions witness greatest show on Earth as moon upstages sun

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Across America, the clockwork of the cosmos turned day into night -- and then day again

Solar eclipse sweeps across America

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Millions of Americans coast to coast witness what one astronomer called "the most dramatic solar eclipse I've ever seen"

Star students hold special class reunion under solar eclipse

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The sun and the moon exhibited incredible power on Monday, drawing millions of people to the total eclipse zone. But one group of high achievers saw an opportunity for a class reunion. Jeff Glor has their story.

Solar eclipse 2017: Your stellar photos

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CBS News asked you, our readers, to share your best pictures of the 2017 solar eclipse, and you got some awesome shots

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Trump addresses nation on new Afghanistan strategy -- live updates

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The president speaks from Fort Myer, Virginia, about the path forward for the U.S. in Afghanistan

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Why you won’t need to wait 99 years for the next solar eclipse

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If you missed the solar eclipse​ on Monday, the countdown has begun for the next one

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Temperatures dropped during total solar eclipse

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Eclipse observers were likely to experience a sudden drop in temperature during the period of "totality"

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10 sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collides with oil tanker

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U.S. Navy's destroyer sustained damage on its left rear side Monday near Singapore, Navy's 7th Fleet says

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Great American Eclipse

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Memorable photos of the first solar eclipse to cross the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years

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Report: Trump dissolves climate change advisory panel

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The panel, formed in 2015, was tasked with advising government and the private sector on navigating climate change

"Shadow bands": Eclipse shines light on extremely rare sight

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Astronomer Derrick Pitts on studying "really cool" phenomena and mysteries of the sun's corona

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U.S., South Korea start annual war games that infuriate North

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Washington and Seoul ignore Pyongyang’s fiery rhetoric; North calls this year's drills "reckless" move that could spark nuclear war

Millions ready to see sun go dark in coast-to-coast eclipse

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Monday's eclipse will last a couple of minutes and will be covered live with a CBS News Special Report at 1 p.m. ET

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Jerry Lewis, legendary comedian and actor, dead at 91

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Lewis died at his Las Vegas home of natural causes, his publicist and agent confirmed Sunday

University of Texas removes Confederate statues

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Robert E. Lee’s among them; school’s president says they’ve become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism"

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Prosecutors reveal reason for grisly Chicago slaying

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Disturbing new details describe how boyfriend of since-fired microbiology professor Wyndham Lathem was stabbed 70 times in Chicago

Monday, Aug 21

The Coming Swarm

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Autonomous drones are being called the biggest thing in military technology since the nuclear bomb. David Martin reports.

Sunday, Aug 20

When mob justice goes virtual

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Hatred and vitriol used against targets on social media -- often against innocent or misidentified victims -- can lead to fear for safety, job loss and even suicide

Saturday, Aug 19

Bill Nye on an eclipse's beauty and the wonder of science

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"The Science Guy" says brief celestial spectacle is cause for us all to celebrate both the planet we share and humankind's ability to understand the cosmos

Friday, Aug 18

How to prepare kids for the solar eclipse

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Parents, schools and summer camps need to take steps to protect children's eyes during Monday's solar eclipse

Man returns to childhood home against the odds

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Imagine you're 5 years old and 1,000 miles away from home -- not knowing your last name or your address

How to stream the American solar eclipse of 2017

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Millions will witness the first solar eclipse to cross the entire continental U.S. in 99 years on Mon., August 21