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Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil in Studio 57, as they bring you the most important headlines, intelligent conversations and world-class original reporting from around the world.

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Morning News: President Trump launches his reelection bid in Orlando. A U.N. report recommends an investigation of Saudi Arabia's prince for the death of a Washington Post contributor.
A United Nations report on the killing of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi recommends an investigation of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. President Trump launched his bid for a second term by painting a scary picture of America's future if he?s not reelected. President Trump is looking again for a permanent Secretary of Defense. For the first time, lawmakers are hearing from one of President Trump's most trusted former aides following the release of the Mueller Report. Phoenix city leaders promise action after facing thousands of angry protesters at a public meeting.
Jun 19, 2019
How Unconscious Bias Shapes What We See, Think and Do
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, social psychologist and Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt joins co-host Gayle King to discuss her book "Biased: Uncovering The Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, And Do." Eberhardt discusses the lessons she gives police officers around the country about how their unconscious bias could impact their work. Plus, she defines implicit bias and explains how it impacts processes from hiring to making friends.
Jun 19, 2019
Morning News: Tensions between the U.S. and Iran grow. Hong Kong's leader apologizes for the chaos of the past week.
More American troops are on their way to the Middle East this morning, with tensions between the U.S. and Iran growing. For the first time, Hong Kong's leader has apologized in person for the chaos and violence of the past week. Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they're closing in on the mastermind behind the shooting of Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz. Investigators want to know why a masked gunman fired a burst of shots at the federal courthouse in Dallas. Protests are expected tonight at a community meeting in Phoenix, over fallout from a video of police officers confronting a couple and their two small children. Friends and fans are saluting heiress, socialite and fashion pioneer Glora Vanderbilt after she died yesterday of advanced stomach cancer.
Jun 18, 2019
The Psychological Benefits Of Exercise
Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus joins CBS News’ Anne Marie Green to discuss a recent study showing the positive impact exercise has on psychological well-being. Dr. Agus explains how even just 15 minutes of exercise a day can help reduce depression. Plus, he says the physical activity doesn’t have to be overly strenuous and activities including gardening, walking and strength training can help boost mental health. Dr. Agus also discusses another recent study that says exercising at night does not negatively impact sleep.
Jun 18, 2019
Morning News: Pres. Trump to launch re-election campaign tomorrow. U.S. weighing military options in response to attacks on oil tankers.
President Trump is set to officially start his re-election campaign tomorrow in Florida. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says possible military options are on the table to counter reported aggression from Iran. The political crisis in Hong Kong is spiraling over fears of Chinese control, even after a controversial extradition bill was scrapped. Phoenix's mayor and police chief are apologizing to a family planning to file a $10 million lawsuit over an incident caught on video.
Jun 17, 2019
How a Group of Nurses Used Compassion and Courage to Care for Early AIDS Patients
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, two nurses who helped open the first dedicated HIV/AIDS hospital ward in the United States join CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss the new documentary, "5B." The film focuses on the compassionate care model they implemented in Ward 5B. Alison Moed and Cliff Morrison were among a team of nurses and caregivers who traded in hazmat suits for the human touch to treat AIDS patients with dignity and respect as they faced near-certain death. They share why they showed courage in the wake of the still-mysterious, deadly condition as others incorrectly feared HIV was spread through skin-to-skin contact. Plus, Dr. LaPook shares his own experience treating HIV/AIDS patients in the 1980s and says he suffers from PTSD after losing all of his AIDS patients during that time.
Jun 17, 2019
How a Light Skin Girl Became the Poster Child for Slavery
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Jessie Morgan-Owens joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller to share the story of Mary Mildred Williams, a child born into slavery who became a symbol within the abolitionist movement. An influential senator at the time used an 1855 photo of the light skin girl to rally white northerners against slavery. Morgan-Owens discusses the pigmentation politics at play, when white people were more likely to oppose slavery when it seemed to threaten people who looked like them. She also shares what progressives of today can learn from the well-meaning progressives of pre-Civil War America.
Jun 14, 2019
Morning News: U.S officials are convinced that Iran is behind the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Toronto Raptors win their first NBA Championship.
U.S. Officials say the evidence that Iran is behind the attacks on the two oil tankers is compelling. U.S. Sanctions on Iran already had raised the potential risk of a response in the region. One of President Trump's most fierce public defenders is leaving the White House. The White House is standing by Kellyanne Conway, despite an unprecedented rebuke from a federal watchdog. Dominican Police say Rolfy Ferreyra Cruz confessed to shooting David Ortiz, as part of a nearly eight thousand dollar hit job. Cuba Gooding Jr's attorney says new surveillance video will exonerate the Hollywood star of a groping accusation. Canadians are celebrating the country's first NBA Championship, courtesy of the Toronto Raptors.
Jun 14, 2019
Morning News: Two ships are hit in an assault on tankers in the Middle East. A House committee votes to hold two cabinet members in contempt.
The U.S. Navy says it is assisting after an attack on two tankers in the Middle East. In another battle with Congress, a House committee has voted to hold two members of the president's cabinet in contempt over a plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. We have new surveillance video from the targeted shooting of Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz. Police in Texas say they've arrested a suspected serial killer after the murder of three people, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention. Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. could be charged today for allegedly touching a woman inappropriately at a New York bar.
Jun 13, 2019
The Trevor Projects Helps LGBTQ Youth in Crisis
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, the CEO of The Trevor Project joins CTM lead national correspondent David Begnaud to share how his organization helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer young people under the age of 25. Amit Paley started as a volunteer with the organization several years ago, answering phone calls from young people in crisis or contemplating suicide. He shares his trajectory to CEO and the messages of hope he shares with those who turn to the organization for comfort. Plus, he discusses the significance of the 1969 Stone Wall Inn riots on the modern Pride movement, the importance of using the pronouns a person assigns to oneself and how The Trevor Project is teaming up with Google to use artificial intelligence to better assist the community. If you are in crisis, call The Trevor Project hotline at 1-866-488-7386, text "START" to 678678 or visit
Jun 13, 2019
Morning News: Young people in Hong Kong are leading a massive protest. Jon Stewart makes an impassioned plea to help 9/11 first responders.
Barely one week after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, the world is starting to focus on another massive public protest by young people in China. Police in the Dominican Republic arrested a second suspect overnight in connection with the shooting of Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz. Jon Stewart's latest impassioned plea to help 9/11 first responders sickened by the attack is giving the issue new urgency in Washington. A new national poll shows President Trump trailing each of six Democratic candidates in potential head-to-head contents. President Trump may have accidentally revealed part of his "secret" deal with Mexico to curb illegal immigration, while talking with reporters. New evidence is emerging in the mysterious case of a missing Connecticut mother.
Jun 12, 2019
In 'Soulless,' Jim DeRogatis Makes the Case Against R. Kelly
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Jim DeRogatis, a music journalist who has covered allegations against singer R. Kelly for nearly two decades, joins co-host Gayle King to discuss his new book, "Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly." Featuring interviews with Kelly's accusers, along with sources from inside his own camp, the book chronicles decades worth of alleged abuse from more than 40 women. Kelly has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. DeRogatis calls this story a failure of journalism and shares why he isn't optimistic about Kelly suffering any consequences, despite the 11 recent charges and a looming federal case he faces.
Jun 12, 2019
Morning News: New details on a deadly helicopter crash in New York City. Red Sox legend 'Big Papi' is back in Boston after surviving a shooting.
We're learning more about the pilot whose deadly helicopter crash onto the roof of a New York City skyscraper briefly stirred fears of a 9/11 style attack. Red Sox legend David 'Big Papi' Ortiz is back in Boston after surviving a shooting in his home country. Mexico is expected to deploy up to 6,000 National Guard members to its Guatemala border soon, as thousands of Central American migrants try to reach the U.S. President Trump goes to Iowa later today, where he'll be competing for attention along with the Democrats' 2020 frontrunner, Joe Biden. A former prosecutor portrayed in a Netflix series about the notorious 1989 'Central Park Five' case calls the production an 'outright fabrication.'
Jun 11, 2019
The Stars of 'Vida' On the Show's LGBTQ and Latinx Representation, On and Off Screen
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, the two female leads of the hit Starz series "Vida" join CTM producer Gisela Perez with details on the show's second season. Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera discuss their complex characters, two estranged sisters who come together in the wake of their mother's death and are forced to confront emerging family secrets together. They share why they're proud to work on a show staffed by writers who are a majority women and Latinx. Plus, why the show's underlying messages of self confidence and female autonomy resonate with viewers.
Jun 11, 2019
Morning News: Retired baseball player David Ortiz is wounded in an apparent ambush. The Tony Awards bring glamour and inclusion together.
David Ortiz, the longtime baseball slugger better known as "Big Papi," is in stable condition this morning with a gunshot wound. Investigators in Dallas are on the scene of a deadly crane accident that triggered frantic rescue efforts. A popular Southern California amusement park will reopen today, after a wildfire prompted a dramatic evacuation. President Trump is defending his deal with Mexico, calling off a tariff threat in exchange for more help keeping migrants from crossing the southern border. An Iowa Democratic Party fundraiser drew the largest gathering of presidential candidates so far. The Tony Awards on CBS made history and sent an inspiring message about inclusion.
Jun 10, 2019
Elisabeth Moss Calls Her Character in 'The Handmaid's Tale' A Heroine 'Who Doesn't Have a Cape'
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, the star and executive producer of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale," joins co-host Gayle King to discuss the show's third season. The series takes place in the fictional land of Gilead, a society where women's rights are restricted. Moss shares the impact the groundbreaking show has had and calls her character, Offred, a "testament to the power of human strength." Plus, Moss discusses her decades-long career playing complex characters, including Zoey Bartlet in "The West Wing" and Peggy Olson in "Mad Men."
Jun 10, 2019
Morning News: The White House must decide whether to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. Torrential rain is expected in the flood-ravaged South.
The White House faces a deadline today to decide whether to impose new tariffs on all Mexican imports. Any tariffs on Mexican goods are likely to push up costs for American consumers and businesses. Torrential rain is expected to make the already flood-ravaged South even worse this weekend. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is investigating a deadly crash during a training exercise. The mystery surrounding the deaths of three Americans at sister resorts in the Dominican Republic is deepening, after the release of new autopsy results.
Jun 07, 2019
Hadestown: The Long Road to the Broadway Stage
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Jordan Roth a producer of Hadestown and president of Jujamcyn Theaters joined CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to discuss the musical's 14 Tony nominations. Roth explains how he was moved the first time he saw the production performed in a rehearsal hall. He also shares why the theater is such an important cultural institution that must be preserved and consistently revamped.
Jun 07, 2019
An Eyewitness to D-Day: 75 Year Later
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, hear a CBS News archived report from radio correspondent Charles Collingwood, filed from Utah beach during the Allied invasion of Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. With an introduction by Edward R. Murrow, Collingwood reports on the vivid sights, sounds and smells along the beaches on D-Day. Plus, as a 23-year-old army medic, Ray Lambert saved countless lives on D-Day, despite being wounded. CBS News' correspondent Jan Crawford recently spoke with the now 98 year old at his home in North Carolina. Lambert has co-written a book about his experience entitled "Every Man A Hero."
Jun 06, 2019
Morning News: Veterans and world leaders commemorate D-Day. More flooding will ravage the Midwest.
75 years after the D-Day invasion, veterans and world leaders in Normandy, France remember the battle that helped lead to victory in World War II. As he traveled to Normandy this morning, President Trump blamed Democrats and Mexico for the growing number of migrants illegally crossing the southern border. More historic flooding will ravage the central U.S. into the weekend.
Jun 06, 2019