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Death toll climbs after powerful earthquake strikes Japan

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9-year-old girl and two elderly men are among the fatalities, officials say

Royal family to hold first ever same-sex wedding for queen's cousin

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Lord Mountbatten's ex-wife will walk him down the aisle as he marries partner James Coyle in England

Senate passes defense policy bill that would block Trump admin's deal with ZTE

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Trump administration announced a deal with ZTE earlier this month, but Senate leaders sought to reverse it by tucking a provision into the must-pass defense package

Ex-DEA agent: Opioid crisis is fueled by drug industry and Congress

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Whistleblower Joe Rannazzisi says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities -- knowing people were dying -- and says industry lobbyists and Congress derailed DEA's efforts to stop it

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Trump doubles down on trade war with China by rolling out new tariffs

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The tariffs would be latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute over large trade imbalance between the two countries


Why Donald Sutherland? Why now?

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60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper and producer Michael Gavshon explain what inspired them to do this week's profile on the 82-year-old actor

CBS News poll: Americans divided over tariffs, pardons, Russia probe

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Democrats and Republicans differ widely in their views of President Trump's tariffs of some foreign imports and his approach to foreign affairs more generally


How Trump's immigration policy is playing out along the Texas border

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"I understand people want a better life, but there's a process and we're a nation of laws," one resident says


CBS News poll: Two-thirds say separating families "unacceptable"

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Sixty-seven percent of Americans call it unacceptable to separate children from parents who've been caught trying to enter the U.S. illegally

Compulsive video game playing now recognized by World Health Organization


The World Health Organization is now recognizing obsessive video game playing as a mental health condition. It follows a study that shows some games produce the same kind of brain simulation as drugs. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas…

Growing fears at Mexican border over family separations

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On the other side of the U.S. border in Mexico, some people hoping to cross into the U.S. say they're now afraid to cross over fears they'll be separated from their families. That includes one woman who lost most of her family to cartel…

Texas' Beto O'Rourke condemns "inhumane" family separation

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"This is unprecedented, it's inhumane, and we have to make sure it's un-American," he said on CBSN's "Red & Blue"


Nielsen defends family separation during heated White House briefing

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"The children are not being used as a pawn. We are trying to protect the children," Nielsen said

Rapper XXXTentacion shot and killed, sheriff's office says

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The sheriff's office said the rapper, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, died in the hospital after a shooting in Deerfield Beach

"Gaming disorder" recognized as a mental health condition

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The World Health Organization has confirmed its view that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental disorder

New images of Texas detention facility released

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Protesters gathered outside facility where teens who entered the country without adults are being held

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Family separation at border is "a form of child abuse," doctor says

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Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility where undocumented children are being held

Republicans condemn separating immigrant families as outrage grows

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The outcry over the administration's "zero tolerance" policy that leads to children being separated has been bipartisan

Mixed views of Trump-Kim summit, fewer uneasy about conflict now


Republicans feel positive about results; Trump's overall approval ticks up

Horowitz, Wray pressed on political bias at FBI, next steps after IG report

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The Senate Judiciary Committee questioned DOJ's Michael Horowitz and FBI's Michael Wray on Monday


Who should pay when boy knocks over pricey statue?

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Video shows boy knocking over a statue at a community center. His mom says it was an accident, but someone has to pay for $132,000 statue

Nielsen: "The children are not being used as a pawn"

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"We are trying to protect the children," said DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen amid growing outrage over family separations

"Gaming disorder" a real mental health problem, WHO says


Compulsive video game playing is a real mental health condition that may require intervention and treatment, according to the World Health Organization. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.

Trump directs Pentagon to create military Space Force

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At meeting of the National Space Council, the president called for the creation of a sixth branch of the U.S. military in space

Seizure warning over some scenes in "Incredibles 2"

Exposure to bright, flashing lights can trigger seizures​ in certain people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation warns


2 firefighters accused of making porn in firehouse


CBS affiliate WOIO reports the illicit videos were made at a firehouse -- officials say the two are in a relationship

"Call me Mr. President or sir": Leader delivers scolding at event

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French President Emmanuel Macron leaves cheeky teen red-faced at event commemorating the French Resistance


NY cab driver's suicide is 6th in 6 months, union says

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Abdul Saleh, 59, was found dead on Friday in his rented room in Brooklyn

Poll: Most Americans oppose separating immigrant families

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According to a Quinnipiac University poll, two-thirds of Americans oppose separating immigrant children from their families