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Minnesota activates National Guard as George Floyd protests rage
The order said Minneapolis "has exhausted its resources," and that the city has requested assistance to help protect "life, safety, and property."
(Thu, 28 May 2020 23:34:46 -0400)

CBS Evening News, May 28, 2020
National Guard activated in Minneapolis after unrest; Veteran's death highlights pandemic's effect on mental health
(Thu, 28 May 2020 23:14:13 -0400)

These women say they had miscarriages. Now they're in jail for abortion.
In El Salvador, the law is clear: If you have an abortion, you go to jail. But many women say they were wrongfully convicted. Could it happen in the U.S.?
(Thu, 28 May 2020 22:45:08 -0400)

Waterfall to close after crowds leave trash, human waste
"There were problems with human waste and sanitation as many used areas along the creek both upstream and downstream as a toilet," a press release said.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 22:42:15 -0400)

Violence in Milwaukee over police shooting
Two nights of protests and violence followed the police killing of Sylville K. Smith
(Thu, 28 May 2020 22:15:43 -0400)

Executive order takes aim at social media companies
The president and attorney general said the administration is working on legislation, too.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:57:00 -0400)

Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd released
Floyd, 46, died after a police officer kept his knee on his neck​ for several minutes while he cried out that he couldn't breathe.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:53:02 -0400)

Trump shares video of supporter's "dead Democrat" comment
The supporter in the video is a New Mexico politician who faced calls to resign for his comment.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:45:58 -0400)

National Guard activated in Minneapolis after unrest
The National Guard is being mobilized in Minneapolis after violent protests erupted over the death of George Floyd in police custody. Jeff Pegues has the latest.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:40:34 -0400)

Minneapolis police chief apologizes to George Floyd's family
"I am absolutely sorry for the pain, the devastation and trauma that Mr. Floyd's death has left on his family," Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:30:58 -0400)

Protests over George Floyd's death turn deadly in Minneapolis
Demonstrators furious about George Floyd's death confronted officers. Man fatally shot nearby. Mayor asked for National Guard's help. Cops used tear gas and rubber bullets.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:30:45 -0400)

More than 3 million Americans filed for jobless aid last week
Some 42 million workers have lost their jobs since March — twice the number lost during the entire Great Recession.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:26:55 -0400)

Laid-off servers find they earn too little to get unemployment
Millions of U.S. workers make their living off tips. Now, some are finding they don't qualify for jobless benefits.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:07:00 -0400)

Race intensifies for Iowa Senate seat
With 35 seats up for election in the U.S. Senate in 2020, Democrats have their eyes on several states as they look to gain control in November. In Iowa, incumbent GOP Senator Joni Ernst faces a tough reelection bid as her approval ratings dip. Brianne Pfannenstiel, chief political reporter at the Des Moines Register, speaks with CBSN about the contested race.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 20:32:25 -0400)

Minneapolis mayor makes emotional call for peace
Mayor Jacob Frey held back tears as he called for calm in the wake of violent protests over George Floyd's police death.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 20:21:00 -0400)

Boston Marathon canceled for first time in its 124-year history
The race will instead be held virtually in September.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:37:00 -0400)

911 call from Breonna Taylor's shooting death released
Taylor's death has sparked national outcry and an FBI investigation.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:33:22 -0400)

Southern states emerge as coronavirus hot spots while cases spike
New research suggests that 6-feet of social distancing may not be enough to prevent the coronavirus. There is also a shortage of glass vials that may slow down the production of the vaccine as coronavirus cases continue to increase in America. Omar Villafranca reports.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:32:03 -0400)

2020 Daily Trail Markers: The Senate races to watch
There are 35 seats up for election this year, and Democrats are hoping to crack the GOP's slim 53-47 majority in November.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:25:23 -0400)

Protesters gather where George Floyd was pinned down by police
The noontime protest Wednesday was peaceful, with demonstrators chanting and lifting signs.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:24:48 -0400)

Trump's executive order takes aim at social media companies
President Trump has signed an executive order taking aim at the legal shield that protects social media companies from liability for content posted by users on their platforms. Ben Tracy reports.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:23:01 -0400)

Veteran's death highlights pandemic's effect on mental health
Marine Corporal Rory Hamill was a father of three and a decorated combat veteran in the Marines. He lost his life in the growing mental health crisis that's being made worse by the deadliest public health crisis in a century. Jan Crawford reports.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:23:01 -0400)

Another 2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits
Another 2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the past week. Many Americans are relying on those benefits, but some are still waiting for their first unemployment check. Mark Strassmann reports.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:22:51 -0400)

Veteran who died reveals pandemic's effect on mental health
Marine Corporal Rory Hamill lost his life not at war — but in a growing mental health crisis that's being made worse by the deadliest public health crisis​ in a century.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:03:00 -0400)

"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, May 28, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:02:22 -0400)

LeBron James among athletes speaking out after George Floyd's death
"Do you understand NOW!!??!!?? Or is it still blurred to you??" James said in an Instagram post.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:55:54 -0400)

Race for coronavirus vaccines stokes a biotech stock bubble
Biotech stocks like Moderna and Novavax are up as much as 1,200% this year as Wall Street bets on coronavirus cures.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:53:00 -0400)

House Dems ask Justice Dept to investigate George Floyd case
Democrats are asking the Justice Department to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:40:09 -0400)

Democrat claims GOP lawmakers covered up their COVID exposure
"I never ever, ever knew that the Republican leadership of this state would put so many of us at risk for partisanship to cover up a lie," said Pennsylvania state Representative Brian Sims.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:24:29 -0400)

"We Are One" presents a free global film festival online
With theatres closed around the world, 21 international film festivals unite to curate streaming content beginning May 29, including features, documentaries, and conversations with filmmakers.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:21:02 -0400)

13-year-old graduates college with 4 associate's degrees
Jack Rico finished with four associate degrees and aims for more on the horizon.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:07:09 -0400)

YouTuber places adopted son with autism with another family
"They dragged this poor little boy all the way from China, making him start all over again, then giving up on him," one Twitter user said.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:04:23 -0400)

7-year-old creates prom for his babysitter
He even invited her with a special "promposal."
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:37:52 -0400)

When losing a job means scrambling for health insurance
Theater director Tim Seib, whose asthma put him at higher risk for COVID-19, suddenly found himself without coverage.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:25:00 -0400)

Amazon to turn 125,000 pandemic hires into permanent jobs
Retail giant says most of the seasonal workers hired amid delivery surge during COVID-19 lockdowns can stay on.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:43:00 -0400)

Thinner slice of Le Pain Quotidien in U.S. after bankruptcy
European bakery chain, slammed by competitors, then COVID-19, to sell it 98 U.S. locations. Only 35 of them to reopen.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:25:05 -0400)

Supreme Court under pressure to make live audio of arguments permanent
The coronavirus pandemic led the Supreme Court to provide live audio of its arguments for the first time.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:21:50 -0400)

Bald eagle nest eggs spotted on Cape Cod for first time in 115 years
Officials said bald eagle numbers are soaring throughout Massachusetts in 2020.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:20:42 -0400)

Zuckerberg responds to Twitter fact-checking Trump tweet
The Facebook CEO also spoke out against government censorship of social media platforms.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:02:07 -0400)

George Floyd would "be alive today if he were white," mayor says
A new report from the Minneapolis Fire Department says paramedics in the ambulance carrying Floyd checked his pulse "several times…finding none…"
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:52:44 -0400)

Al Sharpton on George Floyd death: "We must act in a way to get justice"
Sharpton has spoken on the topic of police violence against African-Americans before – notably in the death of Eric Garner.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:47:39 -0400)

Coronavirus isn't the only health risk for reopening buildings
If buildings have not had water flowing through them during the lockdowns, there could be a risk of getting Legionnaires' disease​.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:42:51 -0400)

Cannes, Sundance and Tribeca film festivals to stream for free
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted 20 of the world's biggest film festivals to unite for a virtual 10-day program.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:37:53 -0400)

Where's my stimulus check? Answers to common questions
Millions of Americans are still waiting for their economic impact payments. Here are some reasons for the holdup.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:17:09 -0400)

Texas bar owner prohibits customers from wearing masks
"f they FEEL (not think) that they need to wear a mask, they should stay at home," the sign says. "Sorry, no mask allowed."
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:06:20 -0400)

Dr. Agus on coronavirus antibody tests' accuracy and how to interpret results
As some states start to reopen for business, companies are ramping up antibody tests that can reveal whether a person previously had the coronavirus. Dr. David Agus explains how the tests work, if they're accurate, and that they don't determine if a person has immunity.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:47:48 -0400)

All the Democratic candidates who ran for president in 2020
These are the candidates who launched a bid for the presidency in 2020, aiming to deny Trump a second term.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:43:00 -0400)

Lives to remember: Those we've lost to coronavirus
Here are just some of the coronavirus pandemic's many victims: who they were, and the lives they touched.
(Thu, 28 May 2020 13:35:00 -0400)

Video shows cop with knee on neck of moaning man who later died
The video shows the man, identified as George Floyd, groaning and saying repeatedly, "I can't breathe."
(Wed, 27 May 2020 22:40:00 -0400)

Minneapolis mayor calls for charges in George Floyd's death
Video showing an officer pressing his knee into the unarmed black man's neck has drawn outrage and protests.
(Wed, 27 May 2020 14:50:00 -0400)