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Is North Korea Really a Threat to American Lives?

Is North Korea Really a Threat to American Lives?

Apr 29
Scott Pelley spoke to former Ambassador Chris Hill, who led the 2005 delegation in talks with North Korea over curtailing its nuclear program, about the latest developments from the Korean Peninsula.

The History of Using '100 Days' As a Benchmark

The History of Using '100 Days' As a Benchmark

Apr 28
While "100 days" has become a popular benchmark in American presidential politics, its origins go back to nineteenth century France. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett offers a brief history.

House Vote on GOP Health Care Bill Stalled Ahead of Budget Vote

House Vote on GOP Health Care Bill Stalled Ahead of Budget Vote

Apr 28
President Trump suffered another setback in Congress when House leaders put off a vote on the newest plan to repeal Obamacare.

GOP Drops U.S.-Mexico Wall Demands as Spending Talks Advance

GOP Drops U.S.-Mexico Wall Demands as Spending Talks Advance

By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram | Apr 27
Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border.

Flynn's Russia Payments

Flynn's Russia Payments

Apr 26
The leaders of the House Oversight Committee said that Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser, possibly committed a felony by not disclosing payments from a trip to Moscow in 2015.

The Judge

The Judge

Apr 26
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge tells 60 Minutes it's not the judiciary's job to be a political counterforce, but to protect against abuses.

What Has President Trump Accomplished so Far?

What Has President Trump Accomplished so Far?

Apr 25
Ahead of President Trump's 100 day mark, Carol Lee, Jeffrey Goldberg, Reihan Salam and Mark Leibovich take stock of President Trump's victories and roadblocks.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on "Two Paths," 2016 Race and Unity

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on "Two Paths," 2016 Race and Unity

Apr 25
He was the last Republican standing against Donald Trump in the Republican primary race in 2016, where he delivered a speech during his campaign called "Two Paths" to differentiate himself from his opponents.

Could Border Wall Budget Fight Lead to Government Shutdown?

Could Border Wall Budget Fight Lead to Government Shutdown?

Apr 24
President Trump and Democrats are on a collision course over the border wall and how to pay for it.

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Apr 24
The media mogul says most of his fortune will go to his foundation - viewing personal philanthropy not as a threat to democracy, but a way to get things done.

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