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Brown recluse spider found in woman's earThe woman is now sleeping with cotton balls in her ears – just in case
Stocks slide as U.S.-China trade war intensifiesPresident Trump orders U.S. companies to look for "an alternative to China" after latest round of Chinese tariffs
The Tuckers: Meet the descendants of America's first African familyThis month marks 400 years since the first documented, enslaved Africans arrived in English North America. The weekend events kick off at the Tucker family cemetery. It’s believed to be the burial place of some of the descendants of the first enslaved Africans to come here. Jericka Duncan reports.
China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods in latest trade war salvoTit-for-tat levies are the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies
What are the psychological effects of being a "kid influencer"?The growing popularity of so-called “kid influencers” is raising questions about the potential impact of sharing children’s lives online. These social media stars promote products on Instagram and make millions posting short vlogs on YouTube. The latest CBSN Originals documentary, "Kid Influencers: Few Rules, Big Money," looks inside the multibillion-dollar business. Dr. Sue Varma joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the psyhological impact this could have on the children involved.
Walmart and other retailers face a new front on gun sales: LawsuitsNation's biggest retailer has settled with at least two families of people killed in a mass shooting
Biden campaign accuses Trump campaign of poaching donorsA Google search for "donate Joe Biden" turns up a Donald Trump campaign contribution link at the top of the page
Trump orders U.S. companies to seek "alternatives" to ChinaResponding to China tariffs, the president leaned on American companies to make "your products in the USA"

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Pictures from the Amazon rainforest firesA record number of fires have devastated the Amazon rainforest in Brazil and neighboring countries
Witness challenges American's account of killing Anguilla resort workerFor the first time, we're hearing from someone who says he witnessed part of the deadly confrontation between a Connecticut man and a Caribbean resort worker
Celebrities call for action against raging Amazon firesLeonardo DiCaprio, Diddy and Madonna are among the celebrities calling for action
8/23: CBSN AM80 charged in massive online scam; Isle de Jean Charles quickly disappearing
Amazon rainforest fires could devastate the fight against climate changeEnvironmental organizations say humans are to blame for fires devastating the Amazon, a region vital to our planet's climate. More than 74,000 fires have begun in Brazil this year with roughly 40 percent in the Amazon alone. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
80 people indicted in massive internet fraud caseFederal investigators are searching for suspects in an internet fraud case that nearly anyone who's received a suspicious e-mail from Nigeria will recognize. At least 11 were arrested Thursday in Southern California. The 80 suspects are charged with money laundering, fraud and identity theft. Prosecutors say millions of dollars were stolen from unsuspecting people online. Jamie Yuccas reports.
G-7 summit highlights deep divisions between U.S. and alliesPresident Trump and the first lady will fly to France Friday for this weekend's G-7 summit. The annual meeting has highlighted divisions between the president and some of the strongest U.S. allies. Weijia Jiang reports.
Study raises concerns about microplastics in drinking water"If you ask somebody whether they'd like their water with or without plastic, I doubt you'd get any answer other than, 'hold the plastic, please!'"

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China hikes tariffs on U.S. goods in latest trade war salvoTit-for-tat levies are the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies
Biden campaign accuses Trump campaign of poaching donorsA Google search for "donate Joe Biden" turns up a Donald Trump campaign contribution link at the top of the page
Trump orders U.S. companies to seek "alternatives" to ChinaResponding to China tariffs, the president leaned on American companies to make "your products in the USA"
David Koch, conservative donor and philanthropist, has died at age 79David Koch had stepped down from the Koch brothers' network of business and political activities after deteriorating health last year
Massachusetts congressman drops out of presidential raceSeth Moulton is the third Democratic presidential candidate to drop out of the race in the past week
What's behind Trump's flip-flops on gun control and tax cuts?President Trump has sent a series of mixed messages this week. First, on gun control. He reportedly told the NRA’s chief executive that he would not support universal background checks for gun buyers. The next day he told reporters, “I have an appetite for background checks — we are going to be doing background checks.” On the the economy, he said Tuesday that a payroll tax cut is “something that we think about.” The very next day he reversed course, saying “I’m not looking at a tax cut now — we don’t need it.” CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss.
City council candidate wants to keep community as white "as possible"Jean Cramer made the comment Thursday in response to a question about diversity in Marysville, a city in St. Clair County
U.S. government issues final Utah monument planThe Bureau of Land Management's plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument codifies that the lands cut out of the monument will be open to mineral extraction