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U.S. birthrate at lowest level in 30 years

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The number of births in the U.S. was down 2 percent in 2017 compared to the previous year, making the lowest number in 30 years. Birth rates declined for nearly all age groups of women under 40, but rose for women in their early 40s. CBS…

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Commentary: The problem with "common-sense" gun laws

CBS News

The shooter used two of the most common guns in America: a .38 caliber pistol and a shotgun - just the sort of basic guns that gun-control supporters often say they find acceptable

Rocket launches 3 tons of cargo toward space station

CBS News / SciTech

A Cygnus cargo ship loaded with supplies for the ISS lifted off from NASA's Wallop's Flight Facility in Virginia this morning

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Venezuelan leader re-elected in vote U.S. calls a "sham"

CBS News / World

Nicolas Maduro claims landslide victory; "It doesn't faze me when they say I'm a dictator."

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Manhunt for 2 murder suspects who escaped jail

CBS News / Health

3rd man who escaped South Carolina jail was recaptured overnight; sheriff warns 2 men on loose are dangerous

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Billboard Music Awards 2018: The complete winners list

CBS News / Health

Music's biggest artists were hoping to bring home the show's coveted Golden Microphone during Sunday night's ceremony in Las Vegas

Former president George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer

CBS News / Politics

93-year-old arrived at his summer home Sunday, a little over a month after the funeral for his wife and former first lady Barbara Bush

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Hawaii lava flow ramps up as new magma mixes with old

CBS News / U.S.

The change is attributed to new magma mixing with 1955-era magma in the ground, creating hotter and more fluid flows

Choir members react to royal wedding performance

CBS News / World

CBS News spoke with several members of The Kingdom Choir who gave a once in a lifetime performance at Windsor Castle

Sunday, May 20

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Treasury secretary: "Trade war on hold" while China talks continue

CBS News / Politics

"We have agreed to put the tariffs on hold while we try to execute the framework," the treasury secretary said

Saturday, May 19

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Trump pushed postmaster to double Amazon's shipping rates, report says

CBS News / U.S.

Trump personally urged Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the U.S. Postal Service's shipping rate for Amazon and other companies, the Washington Post reported

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New migraine drug affordably priced at only $6,900 a year

CBS News / Health

Pharmaceutical execs say promising treatment for chronic headaches is fairly priced, but it still costs a bundle

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Bill would let workers take a break from calls, emails

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New York City is considering legislation that would fine businesses for requiring employees to take messages after hours

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Starbucks Apologizes For Racial Slur On Customer’s Order

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A customer at a Starbucks in California, found the word "Beaner" - a derogatory term for Mexicans - printed on his coffee drink.

Thursday, May 17

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Trump: "I tend to doubt" trade talks with "spoiled" China will succeed

CBS News / Politics

U.S. and China holding talks aimed at avoiding trade war. "Will that be successful? I tend to doubt it," the president said

Time running out on NAFTA, as U.S. grapples with China over trade

CBS News / Politics

If negotiators can't agree on a revamped version of NAFTA soon, the talks could drag out into 2019

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FDA Says ‘Too Many Kids’ Experimenting With E-Cigarettes, Vaping

CBS News / Health

The popularity of e-cigarettes among younger Americans is drawing mounting scrutiny from federal regulators.

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Here's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's estimated wedding budget

Here's why the royal wedding will cost millions more than the average American wedding

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Why billionaire Ken Langone was inspired to write "I Love Capitalism!"

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The business icon is on Forbes magazine's list of the richest people in the world, but he insists he is not a self-made success