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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: A musical love supreme

cbsnews.com — They're six decades apart in age, but the gentlemanly jazz singer and flamboyant pop star make beautiful music together in their new album, "Cheek to Cheek" (with streaming audio)
Sep 21, 2014

Best (only?) music reporter on network tv: CBS Sunday Morning's @AnthonyMasonCBS Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga intvw: cbsn.ws/1pnL73E

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSSunday: A musical love supreme: The collaboration of @ItsTonyBennett and @LadyGaga @AnthonyMasonCBS cbsn.ws/1obpynE pic.twitter.com/jCZ9eJelHX

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Detective goes from man's man to family man

cbsnews.com — In our continuing "On The Road" series, Steve Hartman meets Pittsburgh detective Jack Mook, a no-nonsense 22-year veteran of the force, and a committed bachelor. When Mook decided to take in two foster kids after meeting them at a boxing gym, the tough-guy bachelor got a rebranding.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @ABC7Jeff: Beautiful story by Steve Hartman, again finding greatness in a gritty world: cbsnews.com/videos/detecti…

Sep 21, 2014

Beautiful story by Steve Hartman, again finding greatness in a gritty world: cbsnews.com/videos/detecti…

Sep 21, 2014

RT @atompkins: I am loving this story - tough cop makes a BIG change in his life cbsnews.com/videos/detecti…

Nature: The LBJ Ranch

cbsnews.com — This week's moment in nature takes us to the wide open spaces of President Lyndon Johnson's ranch near Stonewall, Texas.

​Memories of a POW camp outside Washington, D.C.

cbsnews.com — "P.O. BOX 1142" . . . an ordinary-sounding address for a place that played an extraordinary role during the Second World War. Seth Doane has been digging into its past: It may seem hard to believe, but an open field in Alexandria, Va. -- a mere 13 miles from Washington, D.C.
Sep 21, 2014

During WWII, POWs were interrogated at secret camp just 13 m. from Washington DC @sethdoane cbsn.ws/1rcDJMz pic.twitter.com/Rxzze0tDBm

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSSunday: During WWII, POWs were interrogated at secret camp just 13 m. from Washington DC @sethdoane cbsn.ws/1rcDJMz pic.twitter.com/xPh7cqOQFd

​Meet an 11-year-old voice of reason

cbsnews.com — You're about to meet an outspoken young man, in a town much in the news over this summer. Jane Pauley is our guide: In Ferguson, Mo., last month, after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown, amid all the anger and shouting on the streets, a boy approached the microphone at a meeting of the St.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @jrosenbaum: Here's @CBSSunday's piece on Marquis Govan, the U City native who is setting the political world on fire: cbsnews.com/news/meet-an-1…

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSSunday: Marquis Govan, 11, tells it straight about social issues facing Ferguson, MO cbsn.ws/1wVQcZU pic.twitter.com/mEdkBYtSrs

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSSunday: Marquis Govan, 11, tells it straight about social issues facing Ferguson, MO cbsn.ws/1wVQcZU pic.twitter.com/mEdkBYtSrs

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSSunday: Marquis Govan, 11, tells it straight about social issues facing Ferguson, MO cbsn.ws/1wVQcZU pic.twitter.com/mEdkBYtSrs

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California woman gives birth to 11-pound baby on side of busy freeway

cbsnews.com — ANAHEIM, Calif. - A woman gave birth early Saturday morning on the 91 Freeway with her husband assisting in the delivery and the couple's three young children in the backseat of their Chevy Tahoe. The baby weighed 11 pounds 6 ounces, reports CBS Los Angeles.
Sep 21, 2014

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Sep 21, 2014

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Rep. Peter King: White House security breach "absolutely inexcusable"

cbsnews.com — That a man managed to jump the White House fence, dart across the lawn and actually enter the doors of the North Portico is "absolutely inexcusable," Rep. Peter King said on "Fox News Sunday," calling for a full investigation into "what happened, why it happened and what's being done to make sure it never happens again."
Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSPolitics: Has Secret Service gotten lax in its procedures? After White House gate-jumping incident, 2 GOP congressmen think so: cbsn.ws/1yleGgS

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo ship to station

cbsnews.com — A SpaceX cargo ship packed with more than 5,100 pounds of equipment and supplies -- including 20 mice, a 3D printer, an environmental sensor to measure ocean winds and even an experiment that could lead to better golf clubs -- blasted off early Sunday on a two-day flight to the International Space Station.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @iAustinHunt: .@SpaceX rocket carrying 5,100 lbs of supplies to ISS, including 20 mice, a 3D printer, device to measure ocean winds cbsnews.com/news/spacex-la…

Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSNews: SpaceX launches 20 mice, 3D printer, and experiment that could lead to better golf clubs - cbsn.ws/Z53aqt pic.twitter.com/5PYJFgysRH

Rob Bironas, ex-Titans kicker, killed in car crash at age 36

cbsnews.com — NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36. The former Tennessee Titans player died Saturday night when he lost control on a curve in his 2009 GMC Yukon Denali and crashed after 11 p.m.
Sep 21, 2014

RT @CBSTopNews: Rob Bironas, ex-Titans kicker, killed in car crash at age 36 cbsn.ws/1tO6lOG

Pittsburgh detective thinks outside the box to help foster kids

cbsnews.com — Jack Mook, a Pittsburgh police detective, took unusual steps when he discovered a troubling truth about two foster children. Steve Hartman reports.
Sep 21, 2014

"@CBSSunday: A Pittsburgh detective acts when he learns disturbing truth of 2 foster kids cbsn.ws/1qkWCsW pic.twitter.com/I6rWwPv4Sr"

Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai declared winner of Afghan presidential election

cbsnews.com — KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops.
Sep 21, 2014

Ahmadzai declared winner of Afghan presidential election; signs power-sharing deal - cbsn.ws/1qkTTQj pic.twitter.com/E3k1GSt15N

Medal of Honor recipient's story reads like Hollywood

cbsnews.com — President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War heroes. Army Specialist Donald Sloat, who was killed using his body to shield fellow soldiers from an exploding grenade, and Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins. David Martin shares their stories.
Sep 21, 2014

Low on ammo, outnumbered 10x1,& chased by a tiger: @CBSEveningNews w/newest Medal of Honor recipient's amazing story: cbsn.ws/1phmy8J

Long story short: Courage in D.C. is in short supply

cbsnews.com — Bob Schieffer says that, unlike the example set by the Roosevelts, today's Washington politicians shirk responsibility when there's no guarantee of success.
Sep 21, 2014

My latest commentary: "Courage in Washington DC is in short supply" cbsn.ws/XGJEPf

Rand Paul not waiting for 2016 to take on Hillary Clinton

cbsnews.com — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, isn't waiting until the 2016 election to formally kick off to start tearing into Hillary Clinton, the most prominent face among Democrats who might seek the nomination. Referencing a 2008 primary ad in which Clinton suggested then-candidate Barack Obama will not prepared to handle a major overnight crisis as president, Paul suggested the former secretary of state had proven herself incapable of doing so either.
Sep 21, 2014

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul takes another verbal shot at Hillary Rodham Clinton in California speech: cbsnews.com/news/rand-paul…

​The debate over Common Core

cbsnews.com — The core issue in education this brand new school year revolves around something called the Common Core. It's a prescription for teaching and grading students that's provoked an uncommonly spirited debate around the country. Our Cover Story is reported by Jan Crawford: It's that familiar time again: Back to school.
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