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Ellen Pao talks discrimination in the workplace, offers advice

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In our ongoing series, Issues That Matter, “CBS This Morning” is taking a closer look at gender discrimination in the workplace.     Tech investor Ellen Pao made headlines during her 2015 gender discrimination trial against the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Pao claimed in …

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Should flood-prone homes be rebuilt?

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Victims of the recent, massive storms in Texas and Florida face tough decisions about whether to rebuild. The Natural Resources Defense Council reports there are more than 30,000 properties in the U.S. that experience repeated flooding. Texas and Florida rank among the most affected states. FEMA says the National Flood …

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Irma-battered St. Thomas braces for Hurricane Maria

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ST. THOMAS — St. Thomas is one of the U.S. Virgin Islands under a warning as Hurricane Maria approaches, and it hasn’t even begun to recover from Hurricane Irma. Unless you’re with the military, the only way to get to St. Thomas now is by boat or helicopter, CBS News’ …

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NATO: Russia exercise resembles "preparation for a big war"

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NEAR ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A NATO military leader has raised new concern about Russia’s massive military exercise underway on the very borders of Eastern Europe. The head of NATO’s military committee says the war games could be seen as “a serious preparation for a big war,” despite Russian assurances …

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Mark Bowden on Vietnam War's "tragic and meaningless waste"

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The upcoming 50th anniversary of a key battle of the Vietnam war forces us to once again consider its lessons … so says Mark Bowden, author of a book about that battle, “Hue 1968”:  From the perspective of half a century, the Vietnam War seems a tragic and meaningless waste. …

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Honoring the chief carver of Mount Rushmore

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Luigi Del Bianco was arguably A CUT ABOVE the other stone carvers he worked with. But acknowledging that required a rewriting of the history of one of our nation’s most beloved monuments. Jim Axelrod takes us to the Black Hills of South Dakota:  Mount Rushmore’s designer once said he hoped …

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Buying into the evolution of smartphones

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David Pogue of Yahoo Finance checks out some new entries in the universe of smartphones: If you’re a gadget freak like me (and who isn’t?), this is a great time to be alive. Samsung has just unveiled its super-deluxe, state-of-the art new smartphone, the Galaxy Note8. David Pogue of Yahoo …

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"This is unacceptable": Relatives of Florida nursing home residents speak out

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Relatives of residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills protested the conditions there Thursday, reports CBS News correspondent Jonathan Vigliotti. Eight residents of the nursing home died this week, after Hurricane Irma knocked out power and air conditioning.  Vendetta Craig’s mother, 87-year-old Edna Jefferson, was one of the 158 …

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