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India’s Top Court Rejects Gay Marriage, While Voicing Sympathy

Though it expanded the definition of discrimination, the ruling was a sharp setback for petitioners seeking a landmark victory on marriage equality.

By Sameer Yasir and Alex Travelli

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Hong Kong Must Have Framework to Recognize Same-Sex Unions, Court Rules

The ruling by the city’s Court of Final Appeal stops short of recognizing same-sex marriage, but some experts see the outcome as a small step forward.

By Derrick Bryson Taylor

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Love Letter: Supreme Court Backs Designer Opposed to Same-Sex Marriage

Plus: a record number of transgender laws, Larry Kramer’s memorial, Vows and Modern Love.

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The ground has shifted on gay marriage for conservative Christians.

Once a focus of the nation’s culture wars, the issue has taken a back seat to gender issues.

By Ruth Graham

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Supreme Court Backs Web Designer Opposed to Same-Sex Marriage

The justices settled a question left open in 2018: whether businesses open to the public and engaged in expression may refuse to serve customers based on religious convictions.

By Abbie VanSickle and Adam Liptak

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India’s Top Court Begins Hearing Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Supreme Court in recent years has struck down a ban on consensual gay sex. A ruling in favor of legalizing gay unions would make India an outlier in Asia.

By Karan Deep Singh

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Church of England Will Bless Same-Sex Couples, but Won’t Marry Them

The policy shift comes after six years of consultations on the issue within the church, which also apologized for its treatment of L.G.B.T.Q. people.

By Euan Ward

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Biden Signs Same-Sex Marriage Equality Bill Into Law

The Respect for Marriage Act, which passed Congress with bipartisan support, mandates federal recognition for same-sex and interracial marriages.

By The New York Times

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The 12 Republican Senators Who Voted for the Same-Sex Marriage Law

The group includes moderates and senators known for crossing party lines, a few who are retiring and some who had already broken with their party to support same-sex marriage.

By Annie Karni

Biden Signs Bill to Protect Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Proponents of the legislation argued that Congress needed to be proactive in ensuring a future Supreme Court would not invalidate same-sex marriages around the country.

By Michael D. Shear


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Pope Francis authorises Catholic church to baptise trans people

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Thousands of participants march in the annual Pride parade in Jerusalem, Thursday, June 1, 2023

Watch: Thousands of Israelis celebrate Pride in Jerusalem

An activist in Ukraine's first gay pride demonstration seen through the rainbow flag during the action in Kyiv, Ukraine, Saturday, May 25, 2013.

Ukraine's same-sex marriage drive: 'We're not like homophobic Russia'

A man puts a wedding ring on his partner's finger as their civil union is being registered during a ceremony in Rome's Campidoglio, March 2015.

Euroviews. Here's why a gay couple doesn't feel welcome in the Church of England

 Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell SCP, left and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby walk in Westminster on 14 September 2022

Church of England refuses to back change allowing same-sex marriage

President Joe Biden speaks during a bill signing ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Biden signs into law federal protection for same-sex marriage

The bill was approved 61-36 in the US Senate on Tuesday.

US Senate passes landmark same-sex marriage protection bill

A gay pride rainbow flag flies with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kansas, on Friday, April 19, 2019.

Same-sex marriage legislation clears key US Senate hurdle

Singapore Prime Minster Lee Hsien Loong delivering a speech in May 2022

Singapore to decriminalise gay sex, says prime minister

Peter Dundas and Evangelo Bousis attend the BoF 500 Gala held at One Hotel Brooklyn Bridge during New York Fashion Week on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York.

Greek Church protests baptism for celebrity same-sex parents

Women kiss as they take part in the Ljubljana Pride Parade in Ljubljana, on June 17, 2017.

Top court in Slovenia strikes out bans on same-sex marriage

Stefano Perfetti and Luca Morreale are the first couple at the Register office in Zurich, canton Zurich.

Same-sex marriage in Switzerland is possible as of 1 July 2022

Laure and Aline, one of Switzerland's many same-sex couples getting married on 1 July 2022

Couple among first to wed as same-sex marriage becomes legal

Participants deploy a giant rainbow flag during the 9th gay pride event in the Czech capital Prague on August 10, 2019

Is the Czech Republic about to legalise same-sex marriage?


Pride parade in Tel Aviv draws tens of thousands

LGBT rights groups and supporters of the community hold banners during the country's first Gay Pride parade on Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017, in Kosovo's capital Pristina.

Kosovo's parliament rejects new law recognising same-sex civil unions

A picnic to celebrate equal marriage law in Chile

A picnic to celebrate equal marriage law in Chile

Taiwan gay couple confirm court adoption ruling with legal documents

Taiwan gay couple confirm court adoption ruling with legal documents

In this Saturday, June 9, 2018 file photo, two girls kiss holding a rainbow flag during the gay pride parade in Bucharest, Romania.

Same-sex parents and their children 'must be recognised as a family'

Chilean activists Ramon Gomez (L) and Gonzalo Velasquez, a couple of 21 years who for years have been fighting for marriage equality

Chile congress approves same-sex marriage bill

 Netherlands' Princess Amalia poses in the garden of royal palace Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, Netherlands, July 17, 2020 .

Dutch royals can enter same-sex marriage and not give up throne: PM


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God and marriage equality.

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Too often, assertions of divine guidance spoken in state capitols have turned out to be little more than bigotry dressed in clerical garb.

By Jeffrey Toobin

June 26, 2015

The supreme court reaffirms marriage vows.

Photograph by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty

Justice Kennedy’s opinion was at once profoundly legalistic and romantic. It was probably the strongest manifesto in favor of marriage a Court could produce.

By Amy Davidson Sorkin

A Party for Edith Windsor

Windsor is elated by the Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, but, she said, “I think it’s only the next major step."

When the Supreme Court ruled this morning that marriage is a fundamental right for all Americans, Windsor, the plaintiff in the case that struck down DOMA, was “absolutely thrilled!”

By Ariel Levy

A New Era for Gay Rights?

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, a same-sex-marriage case, is expected soon.

Acceptance goes beyond the courtrooms: the number of Americans who support marriage between same-sex couples is the highest it has ever been.

By Richard Socarides

June 17, 2015

Can gay couples be turned away in north carolina.

Gays and lesbians have had the right to marry in North Carolina since October, but some magistrates have simply ignored the ruling.

Gays and lesbians have had the right to marry in North Carolina since October, but some magistrates have simply ignored the ruling.

June 3, 2015, justice alito’s polygamy perplex.

During oral arguments over same-sex marriage, Justice Samuel Alito asked about a hypothetical relationship involving two men and two women.

Why is Justice Samuel Alito so concerned about a hypothetical relationship involving two men and two women?

April 30, 2015, the political scene: the justices and the joke.

The Justices and the Joke

Margaret Talbot and Jeffrey Toobin join host Amelia Lester to talk about recent changes in American attitudes toward gay marriage and gay rights.

By Amelia Lester

Justice Scalia's Shameful Joke

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A shocking, ugly moment from Obergefell v. Hodges.

April 28, 2015, the here and now of same-sex marriage.

Photograph by Dana Verkouteren / AP

In the oral arguments for Obergefell v. Hodges, the conservative Justices worked hard to keep the case in other centuries.

Marriage proposals for republican candidates.

Photograph by Joe Raedle/Getty

How those considering a Presidential run have responded when asked if they would attend a same-sex wedding.

April 23, 2015, to have and to hold.

Collage including protest signs, flags, and the U.S. Supreme Court building

The key cases on reproductive rights hinged on privacy instead of equality. Was that a mistake?

By Jill Lepore

May 18, 2015

The perfect wife.

Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer

How Edith Windsor fell in love, got married, and won a landmark case for gay marriage.

September 23, 2013, love on the march.

A photograph of Harvey Milk, plus a spread of photos of Gay Pride parades, ACT UP marches, and marriage equality protests

Reflections on the gay community’s political progress—and its future.

By Alex Ross

November 4, 2012

A risky proposal.

A still from the advertisement “Family Values.” After the Proposition 8 vote, new ads have aimed to make same-sex marriage palatable by emphasizing the conventionality of gay couples.

From 2010: Proposition 8 and the argument for the conventionality of gay couples.

By Margaret Talbot

January 7, 2010

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Nepal registers first same-sex marriage

Activists have hailed the legal recognition as a victory for LGBT rights.

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Church of England backs services for gay couples

While not formal weddings, the services will be able to include the wearing of rings, prayers and a blessing from a priest.

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‘I never thought I’d be a parent growing up here’

Paul and his husband Martin live in Belfast and adopted their son just before the Covid pandemic.

Indian LGBTQ+ activists and couples were hoping for a positive verdict from the Supreme Court

How same-sex unions are rooted in Indian tradition

History demonstrates that same-sex love flourished in ancient and medieval India in various forms.

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India awaits historic decision on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court is to rule on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, a move the government opposes.

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The lesbian activist seeking marriage equality in India

Maya Sharma doesn't believe in marriage but has petitioned India's Supreme Court to legalise same-sex union.

A lesbian couple is seen embracing on a street.

Pope suggests Church could bless same-sex couples

The pontiff says any request for such a blessing should be treated with "pastoral charity".

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Marriage equality eludes Japan's same-sex couples

Japan offers same-sex couples no clear legal protection, leaving them feeling nearly invisible.

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India row after LGBTQ couple marry in Sikh temple

The marriage was solemnised by a priest in Punjab, with the couple performing all traditional rituals.

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Pope says "everyone" must be allowed in church

After the Vatican published a bombshell letter from Pope Francis earlier this week in which he opened the door for priests to bless same-sex unions, the pope on Wednesday kicked off an important three-week-long meeting of Catholic bishops by saying "everyone, everyone, everyone, everyone" must be allowed in. Chris Livesay reports.


Pope opens summit on Catholic church's future

Pope Francis' big meeting on the future of the Catholic Church will include hot-button issues. CBS News foreign correspondent Chris Livesay reports the synod assembly will discuss priests being allowed to get married, if divorced and remarried Catholics should receive communion, whether women should be allowed to become deacons and how the church will handle LGBTQ community matters.

The XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops Is Held At Vatican

Pope Francis kicks off meeting on church's future with LGBTQ bombshell

Catholic Church prelates gather for Synod 2023 after Pope Francis stirs controversy by suggesting possibility of same-sex marriage blessings.


Pope suggests blessings for same-sex unions possible — with conditions

Pope Francis was responding to five conservative cardinals who challenged him to affirm church teaching on homosexuality.


More than 60 "gay suspects" detained at same-sex wedding in Nigeria

"We are in Africa and we are in Nigeria," said a police spokesperson. "We cannot copy the Western world because we don't have the same culture."

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Actor forbids "bigots" from watching his work after Supreme Court ruling

The "White Lotus" actor said "hate and ignorance is not a legitimate point of view."

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Attitudes on same-sex marriage in Japan are shifting, but laws aren't

CBS News meets a couple battling for equal marriage rights in conservative Japan, and finds out what they're up against.


Japan celebrates Pride parade

Pride parades returned to Tokyo after a pandemic absence. This year's parade was an opportunity for many to fight for greater LGBTQ rights in Japan, which does not allow same-sex marriage. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Tokyo.

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Estonia becomes first ex-Soviet country to legalize same-sex marriage

According to a recent survey, more than half of Estonians support marriage equality.

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Pope Francis says homosexuality "is not a crime," but gay sex is "a sin"

The Catholic leader spoke about laws discriminating against LGBTQ people, his health and his predecessor in a wide-ranging interview with the AP.

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Church of England to refuse to allow same-sex marriages

Under proposals outlined Wednesday, the Church will continue to refuse to allow same-sex couples to be married in its cathedrals.

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Tempered hope as India's top court takes up same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court has taken collective ownership of a handful of legal petitions to lower courts seeking recognition of same-sex marriage, but activists see an uphill battle.


Lawmakers react to Griner's release

News of basketball star Brittney Griner's release from a Russian penal colony as part of a prisoner swap is being met with both praise and criticism from lawmakers on Capitol Hill. The partisan reactions to the news comes at the same time the House formally passed the Respect For Marriage Act, sending the bill to President Biden's desk. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane has the latest from Capitol Hill.

  • Dec 8, 2022


GOP LGBTQ group on same-sex marriage bill

House lawmakers delayed a vote that was expected to happen Tuesday on the Respect for Marriage Act, the Senate-passed legislation protecting same-sex marriage. Charles Moran, president of the Log Cabin Republicans, an organization dedicated to representing LGBTQ conservatives and allies, joined CBS News to discuss the bill.

  • Dec 6, 2022


House vote on same-sex marriage bill delayed

House lawmakers delayed a vote that was expected to be held Tuesday on the Respect for Marriage Act, the Senate-passed legislation protecting same-sex marriage. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane discussed.


Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ discrimination case

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday centered on the LGBTQ community, religion and the rights of business owners. Jess Bravin, a Supreme Court correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, joins CBS News's John Dickerson to discuss.

  • Dec 5, 2022

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Senate passes landmark Respect for Marriage Act in bipartisan vote

The vote was 61-36, with a number of Republican senators choosing not to vote.

  • Nov 29, 2022


12 GOP senators voted for same-sex marriage bill

The Senate last week advanced the Respect for Marriage Act, with 12 Republican senators voting in favor along with every Democrat. David French, senior editor at The Dispatch, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the bill.

  • Nov 21, 2022


Senate advances same-sex marriage bill

The Senate has voted to advance a bill that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages into federal law. Twelve Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in the upper chamber to move forward with the "Respect for Marriage Act." CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion joins "CBS News Mornings" from the U.S. Capitol to discuss.

  • Nov 17, 2022


Senate to vote on advancing marriage rights bill

The Senate is set to vote on advancing a bill that would codify same-sex and interracial marriage rights into law. Democratic strategist Jonathan Kott and GOP strategist Kevin Sheridan join CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green to discuss how Republicans appear to be shifting on the issue of same-sex marriage.

  • Nov 16, 2022

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Mormon church says it will support same-sex marriage law

The church said in a statement that it would still continue to consider same-sex relationships to be against God's commandments.

  • Nov 15, 2022


Why Tokyo's "move forward" on LGBTQ rights is too slow for many

Recognizing same-sex partnerships is a "steppingstone," but one man says he and his partner still "worry immensely about the future."

  • Nov 4, 2022


Cuba approves same-sex marriage in historic referendum

Nearly 67% voted in favor of the referendum, which also allows same-sex couples to adopt.

  • Sep 26, 2022


Senate prepares to consider same-sex marriage

As the U.S. Senate returns after its late summer break, senators will turn their attention to a bill to codify the right to same-sex marriage into law. CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nikole Killion spoke with Vladimir Duthiers and Lana Zak on CBS News about what's on the Senate's docket and divisions among Republicans as the midterm elections approach.

  • Sep 6, 2022

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Being gay is not a disease, Vietnam tells its medical workers

"Homosexuality cannot be 'cured', does not need 'to be cured' and cannot be changed," health ministry tells doctors in a bid to end discrimination.

  • Aug 9, 2022

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Israel expands ground offensive to southern Gaza

Israel's military says it has expanded its ground operations to every part of Gaza in pursuit of Hamas.


U.S. warship, commercial ships face attacks in Red Sea, officials say

U.S. officials said drones and missiles were fired at 3 commercial vessels in the Red Sea on Sunday.

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Alaska Airlines reaches deal to buy Hawaiian Airlines

Alaska Airlines has reached a deal to buy Hawaiian Airlines, the companies announced Sunday. The airlines said the move will unlock more travel destinations for flyers.


Ex-U.S. ambassador arrested, accused of serving as agent of Cuba

Manuel Rocha, who served as U.S. ambassador to Bolivia, has been arrested in a long-running FBI investigation. He is accused of serving as an agent of Cuba.

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Supreme Court to review Purdue Pharma bankruptcy that shields Sackler family

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September 2019 after it faced scores of lawsuits related to the opioid crisis.

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Tech giants compete to build 1st reliable, general-purpose quantum computer

Companies and countries are in a race to develop quantum computers. The machines could revolutionize problem solving in medicine, physics, chemistry and engineering.


U.S. assisting Israel to find intelligence "gaps," Turner says

Israel dismissed warnings leading up to the terrorist attack, Rep. Mike Turner, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, said.


5 dead after stabbing at burning home in Queens

Investigators believe the suspect started a fire inside the house before he tried to leave and was shot by police.

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"Barbie" filmmaker Greta Gerwig on pressure of making blockbuster

Directing "Barbie" was a dream job for Greta Gerwig, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind "Little Women" and "Lady Bird." Now she's putting her own stamp on two "Chronicles of Narnia" movies.


Biden hosts Kennedy Center honorees at White House

This year's Kennedy Center honorees are Billy Crystal, Renée Fleming, Barry Gibb, Queen Latifah, and Dionne Warwick.

Atmospheric rivers forecast for Pacific Northwest next week

The National Weather Service on Saturday issued a flood watch ​for most of southwest Washington and northwest Oregon that will remain in place until Wednesday afternoon.


Auto industry eyes subscription fees as multi-billion-dollar revenue stream

General Motors projects subscription fees to bring in as much as $25 billion a year by 2030.


Walmart says it has stopped advertising on Elon Musk's X platform

Retail giant joins other big advertisers that are distancing themselves from X following Musk's support for an antisemitic post.


2023 was brutal for homebuyers. Here's what to expect in 2024.

Mortgage rates recently hit their highest levels in more than two decades, pricing many out of the market. Here's what to expect in 2024.

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Here's what to know about the deadly cantaloupe salmonella outbreak

Cantaloupes contaminated with the bacteria have been linked to more than 100 illnesses and two deaths, health officials said.

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Some retailers are telling customers to just keep unwanted goods

Ordered something online you want to return? Some retailers say, "Keep it," and they'll still give you your money back.


Full transcript of "Face the Nation," Dec. 3, 2023

On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby and House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Mike Turner join Margaret Brennan.


Transcript: Dr. Scott Gottlieb on "Face the Nation," Dec. 3, 2023

The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner, that aired on Dec. 3, 2023.



Gottlieb: likely a "typical winter pathogen season" ahead

Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb tells "Face the Nation" that the U.S. is looking at a "more typical winter pathogen season" despite a cluster of unusual pneumonia in Ohio. Gottlieb says the CDC has looked into the cluster and found "it's a known bacteria that is epidemic every three to five years so we've seen epidemics of this in the past."


Eliminating the stigma surrounding suicide

On average, a staggering 132 Americans kill themselves every single day. Experts say addressing this major public health crisis requires ending the shame that can be attached to talking about mental health struggles, which prevents those suffering from finding help.


On average, a staggering 132 Americans kill themselves every single day, with every demographic at risk of suicidal ideation. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with experts about this major public health crisis and the need to eliminate the shame that can be attached to mental health struggles, which prevents those suffering from finding the help that could save their lives. Spencer also talks with a professor who undertook about 10 suicide attempts, from as young as age six, but who - after defying the stigma by writing about it - today believes he will never do so again. [If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or a suicidal crisis, you can reach the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988. You can also chat with the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at]


COVID-19 increasing again, especially in Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, CDC says

Cases of other respiratory illnesses, including flu and RSV, are also on the rise.

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Pneumonia cases in U.S. kids not linked to China outbreak, experts say

What to know about the pneumonia cases affecting children in the U.S., as well as expert advice on how to protect kids from respiratory illnesses.


Russian cargo ship docks at International Space Station

A guidance system problem during final approach prompted two space station cosmonauts to take over by remote control.


Several killed in bombing during Catholic mass in Philippines

The blast took place during a regular service in a university gymnasium in Marawi, the country's largest Muslim city.


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Actor Mark Sheppard says he had "six massive heart attacks"

Mark Sheppard said he's suffered six major heart attacks. The "Supernatural" actor says he collapsed in his kitchen before being brought to the hospital.


Rush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson on the band's next chapter

With Neil Peart they became Canada's most legendary rock group. Lifeson and Lee (author of a new memoir, "My Effin' Life") talk about their particular blend of musicianship; how tragedy upended the band; and what might constitute Rush's next chapter.


What's next for Rush?

The progressive rock group Rush, formed decades ago in the Toronto suburbs by guitarist Alex Lifeson, bass player Geddy Lee and drummer Neil Peart, became Canada's most legendary rock band ever, with more than 40 million albums sold. Lifeson and Lee (author of a new memoir, "My Effin' Life") talk with correspondent Jim Axelrod about their particular blend of musicianship, stagecraft and goofiness; how tragedy upended the band with the death of Peart; and what might constitute Rush's next chapter.


"Archie," the man who played Cary Grant

Born in England, Archibald Leach grew up impoverished and neglected before finding his way to the U.S. and transforming himself into the debonair movie star. The BritBox series "Archie" explores the actor's complicated, hidden past.


Cary Grant: The man we thought we knew

Cary Grant was considered one of the world's best-known movie stars, but it turns out there was plenty that audiences did not know about the debonair actor. In fact, he was born in England as Archibald Leach, and grew up impoverished and neglected, before finding his way to the U.S. and transforming into the silver screen star we know as Cary Grant. The BritBox series "Archie" explores the actor's complicated past. Correspondent Seth Doane talks with actor Jason Isaacs, who plays Grant, as well as Grant's fourth wife, actress Dyan Cannon, who is a producer of the series.


Automakers turn to subscription fees

Automakers, including General Motors, Ford and BMW, are charging drivers subscription fees to use certain state-of-the-art features, such as remote locking and hands-free cruise control. Carter Evans has details.


Amazon unveils new AI chatbot for companies

Amazon has introduced a new chatbot powered by artificial intelligence, called Amazon Q. The AI assistant is focused on assisting businesses, not consumers. Jason Hinder, editor-in-chief for ZDNET, joined CBS News to discuss the new chatbot.


Sports Illustrated, AI and the future of news

What happens when a legacy media outlet turns to artificial intelligence? Seth Lewis, professor and director of journalism at the University of Oregon, joins CBS News to dig into the recent reporting about Sports Illustrated and AI — and what it reveals about the future of news.


Cyberattack on hospital chain causes chaos

A major ransomware attack affected 30 hospitals and more than 200 health care sites across six states. CBS News homeland security and justice reporter Nicole Sganga looks at what happened to some patients.


Elon Musk says advertiser boycott at X could "kill the company"

The billionaire owner of X took a defensive tone, saying that "the whole world will know that those advertisers killed the company."


Fossil fuel debate takes center stage at COP28

Phasing out fossil fuels has been a heated debate at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, known as COP28, in Dubai, and many climate activists fear the process has been compromised by being held in the oil rich United Arab Emirates. The Biden administration has touted record levels of federal funding for clean energy projects, but the U.S. is also producing record amounts of crude oil. Ben Tracy reports.

U.S. commits to promote sustainable farming

The U.S. will participate in the United Arab Emirates' declaration to promote sustainable agriculture, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai. CBS News national correspondent Dave Malkoff joins to unpack the overarching goals of the conference.


Nature conservation and the climate crisis

The Wildlife Conservation Society believes preserving nature can help solve the problems associated with climate change. Monica Medina, president and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society, joined CBS News to talk about her organization's goals at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai.

Breaking down day one of COP28 in Dubai

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP28, kicked off Thursday in Dubai, and delegates already agreed to a major deal. CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy has more.


COP28 climate summit draws controversy

World leaders working to combat climate change kicked off the annual COP28 climate summit Thursday by adopting a loss and damage fund for natural disasters. CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy has more.

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Heidi Firkus' fatal shooting captured on her 911 call to report an intruder

Heidi Firkus called 911 to report a burglar breaking into her home. Her husband later told police his gun fired while he struggled with the intruder, but something in Nick Firkus' story struck police as odd.


L.A. suspect in murders of 3 homeless men in custody

A man identified as a suspect in the killings of three Los Angeles homeless men as they slept this week was already in custody in connection with another murder that occurred in nearby San Dimas, police said Saturday.

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Las Vegas police search for lone suspect in homeless shootings

The shootings came on the same day Los Angeles officials announced they believed a serial killer​ was responsible for the killings of three homeless men in their city.


NASA "unlikely" to launch Artemis moon landing flight in 2025, GAO says

NASA is facing challenges with SpaceX's moon lander and the new Axiom spacesuits for moonwalkers.

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New solar system with rare, perfectly in-sync planets found in Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered six planets orbiting a bright, nearby star in perfect synchrony like a grand cosmic orchestra.


Scientists discover "in-sync" solar system

Scientists have discovered a six-planet solar system in the Milky Way that astronomers say has been untouched by outside forces since its birth billions of years ago. The six planets orbit a star "perfectly" in sync. Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, joined CBS News to talk about the discovery.


Mars' landscape captured in newly released images

NASA revealed multiple new panoramic images of clouds and dust in Mars' skies, as well as one of its tiny two moons, taken last May.

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Matthew Trussler murder: Inside the case

Matthew Trussler was found dead at the home he shared with his fiancée Melissa Turner. See the evidence that led to authorities piecing together his death.


Catching a killer clown

Marlene Warren answered the door to her Wellington, FL, home and was fatally gunned down by a mysterious clown. Despite eyewitnesses, circumstantial evidence, and the identification a suspect early on, it would take more than 30 years for her killer to face justice.

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Notable Deaths in 2023

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Becky Bliefnick texted about fear of her estranged husband

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The author of the biography "First," about the first female U.S. Supreme Court Justice, remembers the impact that Sandra Day O'Connor had during her 24 years on the High Court, from casting the decisive swing votes in 330 cases, to her role in maintaining civility among her fellow justices.


Will the expulsion of George Santos cool the vitriol in Congress?

This past year, the House of Representatives has been one of boiling tensions, from floor fights over the office of House Speaker, to threatened government shutdowns – and now, the booting of New York Republican George Santos, only the third Congressman since the Civil War to be expelled from Congress. But will his expulsion cool tempers among those that remain? CBS News correspondent Scott MacFarlane takes the temperature of the People's House.


Robot gives aquarium tour for hospitalized kids

At Tampa's Florida Aquarium, an innovative robot is giving chronically ill children the chance to tour the aquarium without having to leave the hospital. Mark Strassmann reports.


Law school offering course focused on Taylor Swift

The University of Miami School of Law is offering a course focused on pop superstar Taylor Swift. The course covers her efforts to regain copyright control of her music as well as the times she has been sued for alleged intellectual property theft. Cristian Benavides has the story.


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