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"Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs on new video questioning the meaning of July 4 for Black Americans"Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss a powerful new video questioning the meaning of the Independence Day holiday for Black Americans, and how Frederick Douglass' July 4 speech resonates today.
Travel expert on safe summer vacations and the year of the road tripCondé Nast Traveler's contributing editor Mark Ellwood joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss safe summer travel. He shares why rediscovering what is in one's own backyard with road trips and reconnecting with nature are the popular choices.
Behind the scenes of Mount Rushmore’s Independence Day fireworks displayIn light of the coronavirus pandemic, fears that fireworks displays will attract thousands of spectators has caused cities across the U.S. to cancel Independence Day celebrations. One pyrotechnic company, often called “the first family of fireworks,” shares their concerns while prepping for a show the president is expected to attend.
Doctor shares how to stay safe this July 4 holiday weekendNearly half of U.S. states have paused reopening plans as coronavirus cases are soaring in many cities. Ahead of the July 4 weekend, governors in California, Arizona and Texas have closed bars. Dr. Jon LaPook explains whether these actions will prevent a spike in cases. He also explains the safety precautions people should take this weekend.
Civil rights leader Andrew Young says racism is based on fearThe former colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and later U.N. Ambassador, tells CBS News, "We're going to have to come together."
Several beaches nationwide close for the holiday weekend due to the spread of COVID-19With a nationwide spike in coronavirus cases, some cities prohibit visiting the beach this July 4 holiday weekend. Janet Shamlian reports.
What flying in the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic looks likeOn a normal July 4 holiday weekend, there would be full planes and jammed roads, but not this year. So what does flying look like during the coronavirus pandemic? CBS transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave finds out.
Epstein accuser: Maxwell's arrest a "win" but more conspirators at large"You can't have two people just doing all the work, there has to be people helping them," Epstein accuser Michelle Licata claimed.

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England puts U.S. on travel "red list"People from nations with a "reduced risk" of coronavirus will soon be allowed to visit the UK without self-isolating.
Civil rights leader Andrew Young says racism is based on fearThe former colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and later U.N. Ambassador, tells CBS News, "We're going to have to come together."
20 Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Turkey in absentiaTwo former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are among them. The suspects, all Saudis, fled to the kingdom and some were tried there.
Jane Goodall: If humans don't change "we're going to destroy ourselves"The world-renowned conservationist desperately wants the world to pay attention to what she sees as the greatest threat to humanity's existence.
Extinctions raise risk of "biological annihilation," study warns"We cannot separate ourselves from the natural world," said legendary conservationist Jane Goodall. "We continue to destroy it at our peril."
Amazon fires increase in June, raising concernsThe fires raise even more concern during the coronavirus pandemic, as the smoke could add complications for COVID-19 patients.
Iran reports 2nd mysterious "incident" near a nuclear facility"No need for concern," Iran's atomic energy agency says, revealing previously unreported construction was ongoing at the sensitive Natanz nuclear facility.
COVID-19 vaccine sees early positive resultsPfizer and BioNTech reported encouraging signs in early clinical trials of a possible COVID-19 vaccine. The small study triggered stronger immune responses in recipients. More than 15 different possible vaccines are being tested on people worldwide. Dr. David Agus joined "CBS This Morning" with the latest on the global vaccine effort.

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President Trump touts economy, heads to Mount Rushmore as COVID-19 cases spikePresident Trump is touting the economy and heading to an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore, where attendees will not be required to wear masks or social distance. The trip comes as the president's top pandemic adviser warns of spikes in COVID-19 cases across the country. Paula Reid reports.
Watch live: Trump to host Mount Rushmore fireworks showThousands are expected to attend the event at Mount Rushmore, which will likely attract protests.
Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama during pandemicThe 5-4 decision also prevents waiving of some absentee ballot requirements.
New film on Rep. John Lewis' 50+ years of fighting for equal rightsDawn Porter, director of "John Lewis: Good Trouble," joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss her new film and how looking back at the civil rights icon's life provides lessons for people still pushing for equality today.
How campaigns are using data collection and microtargeting to reach votersWith the 2020 election just four months away, candidates are looking for new ways to reach voters. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined "Red and Blue"'s Elaine Quijano to discuss how candidates are using data collection and what's changed since the last presidential election.
Trump praises jobs numbers despite surge in coronavirus casesDespite warnings that the economy could take another hit, President Trump wasted no time in hailing Thursday’s jobs report as evidence the pandemic is under control. Weijia Jiang reports.
Ousted Manhattan U.S. attorney to testify to Congress behind closed doorsPresident Trump fired Berman, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, last month.
Daily Trail Markers: Trump, Biden spar over jobs report as cases spikeTrump praised the report as a sign that the "economy is roaring back," while Biden said "there is no victory to be celebrated."