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From On Point
- With Political Tensions High, How Should Party Candidates Proceed?
So, here we are. How are political strategists from both parties advising their candidates in this highly charged political moment?
- Racism, Discrimination And Calling The Police On Black People
Disturbing stories this summer about white people calling the police on black people for cutting the grass or using the swimming pool. What’s going on?
- How The Trump-Putin Relationship Resonates With The President's Supporters
"In the minds of many of the president's supporters, they perhaps do agree with this very unconventional diplomacy that he is engaging in with North Korea and Russia," CBS News' Paula Reid says.
- News Roundtable: Trump-Putin Summit, Mueller Probe, Russia-NRA Arrest
We just can’t wait until Friday. Join us for a special midweek edition of the news roundtable.
- Striking Out: What's Gone Wrong For Baseball?
Baseball’s All-Stars batter up, but America’s pastime is striking out in some big ways. We’ll cover the bases.
- Sandra Oh Makes Emmys History
Sandra Oh is the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated for a lead-actress Emmy Award in the 69-year history of the event. We speak with Oh about the nomination.
- What Are The Biggest Issues Facing The U.S. Electoral System?
Americans are sharply divided by political party, race, and ethnicity regarding what they consider to be the biggest problems facing the U.S. electoral system, according to a newly released PRRI/The Atlantic poll.
- Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference
In a Monday press conference, Trump did not attempt to push back on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.
- Reopening The Case Of Emmett Till
Something in Timothy Tyson’s 2017 book "The Blood of Emmett Till" led the Justice Department to reopen its probe into the 1955 lynching.
- High Stakes In Helsinki As Trump And Putin Meet
The eyes of the world are on Helsinki for the Trump-Putin summit. We’re watching, too.