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Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King and John Dickerson in Studio 57 as they, along with CBS News correspondents around the world, bring you the most important headlines, intelligent conversations and world-class original reporting from around the world.

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Morning News: The woman who accused SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault demands an investigation. President Trump travels to North Carolina to see hurricane damage.
The woman who's accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is demanding an investigation before she testifies on Capitol Hill. South Korea's president will visit President Trump next week to report on his latest summit with Kim Jong Un. President Trump is about to land in North Carolina to see damage caused by Hurricane Florence. Wanda Brazee, the woman who helped her husband kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002, will leave prison today. A homeless man is charged with the murder of a college golf star in Iowa.
Sep 19, 2018
An Outlaw of Literature: Author James Frey Reflects on Life, Career and Critics
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author James Frey opens up to CBS News contributor Jamie Wax about his life, career and literary critics. Frey, who became infamous for his best-selling memoir "A Million Little Pieces," describes the roller coaster he experienced 15 years ago; including being confronted by Oprah Winfrey on her television program. Frey discusses his new book, "Katerina," and why a dark, suicidal spell compelled him to write it. He shares when his love for writing was born and why he's compelled to "let it ripe."
Sep 19, 2018
How To Transform America's Schools
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, venture capitalist and author of "What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America" Ted Dintersmith talks with CBS News' Reena Ninan about education reform. Dintersmith traveled to all 50 states visiting nearly 200 schools during the 2015-2016 school year. Dintersmith says American schools tend to strive for "standardized mediocrity" by putting too much emphasis on standardized test stores and GPAs. He says the best schools he visited were innovative, championing purpose-driven problem solving and instilling a sense of purpose through the curriculum. He shares with Reena two ways he thinks we could transform our educational system.
Sep 18, 2018
Morning News: The Senate is setting the stage for a new showdown over President Trump's SCOTUS nominee. The remains of Hurricane Florence are still creating danger.
The Senate is setting the stage for a brand new showdown over President Trump's Supreme Court nomination. Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who claims he sexually assaulted her in high school will both testify at a judiciary committee hearing on Monday. Only on "CBS This Morning," Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California joins us from Capitol Hill. It will stop raining in the Carolinas today, but the remains of Hurricane Florence are still creating danger. Television and streaming's biggest stars turned out in Hollywood for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Sep 18, 2018
Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay McKesson Makes The Case For Hope
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay McKesson discusses his new book, "On The Other Side Of Freedom: The Case For Hope" with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Michelle Miller. McKesson traveled to Ferguson, Missouri in 2014 to protest the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer. He planned on only staying for a weekend, but ended up quitting his job and staying for over a year. He explains his signature blue vest, the difference between faith and hope, and the threat white supremacy poses in the United States. McKesson also gets personal discussing his mother abandoning him and seeing the best and worst of Twitter as an social platform.
Sep 17, 2018
Morning News: Areas devastated by Hurricane Florence face a new flooding threat. We speak with the attorney for the woman who accuses SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Areas devastated by Hurricane Florence face a major new threat today amid rising water levels. Wilmington, North Carolina's rainfall for the year is higher than it's been for more than a century. The nomination of President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, faces turmoil after a woman publicly accused him of sexual assault for the first time. We speak to the woman's attorney, Debra Katz. Texas investigators described a U.S. border patrol agent accused in the deaths of four women as a serial killer.
Sep 17, 2018
Previewing the Emmy Awards
Only on the “CBS This Morning” podcast, Vanity Fair's television critic Sonia Saraiya joins CBS News contributor Jamie Wax to preview television's biggest night - the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. They discuss their predictions for the major categories, including why they see a possible swept by "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and Bill Hader's "Barry."
Sep 17, 2018
Meet the first woman to lead Citadel's corps of cadets
In our series, Profiles in Service, we spotlight Americans who dedicate their lives to helping others. "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell speaks with the first woman to lead the corps of cadets at the Citadel. The South Carolina military college first allowed women to join the corps in 1995 under federal court order. Women now make up about nine percent of the undergraduate student body and that number continues to grow. At the helm of the more than 2,300 cadets is senior Sarah Zorn.
Sep 16, 2018
Botham Jean's family speaks to CBS News for their first sit-down interview
A funeral was held on Thursday for a black man who was shot by a white police officer inside his own apartment in Dallas. Botham Jean was killed last week by off-duty officer Amber Guyger. Omar Villafranca spoke with Jean's family in their first sit-down interview together.
Sep 15, 2018
Morning News: Hurricane Florence has made landfall. Paul Manafort agrees to a tentative plea deal.
Hurricane Florence crashes ashore in North Carolina, bringing devastating winds and a massive storm surge that is leaving coastal cities under water. Rescuers are pulling out hundreds of stranded people. Our correspondents are spread out across the region, where forecasters predict record rainfall will cause widespread flooding. Former Trump Campaign chairman Paul Manafort agrees to a tentative plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. Paula Reid is outside the federal courthouse with reporting on how the deal came together.
Sep 14, 2018
Recipe to become your own boss
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, entrepreneur and author Tiffany Pham explains how being a "mogul" is being the best definition of yourself. The self-taught coder shares what inspired her to start her own business that allows women to connect online. Pham discusses the importance of having a side hustle and staying present in the moment.
Sep 14, 2018
Morning News: Time is running out for people to get ready for Hurricane Florence. CBS News has fired the executive producer of 60 Minutes.
Time is running out for people to get ready for Hurricane Florence. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor leads our coverage of this potential disaster. While the hurricane has weakened to a category 2 storm, that does not mean people are out of danger. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper joins us from Raleigh. FBI Director Christopher Wray says Americans can feel confident in the election results this November. CBS News has fired the executive producer of "60 Minutes," after he sent a pointed warning to a CBS News correspondent covering misconduct allegations against him.
Sep 13, 2018
Telling Stories From Behind Bars
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, the co-host and co-producer of the "Ear Hustle" podcast Nigel Poor joins CBS News' Anne-Marie Green to discuss the unique series that tells the stories of the men imprisoned at San Quentin State Prison. From navigating prison life to tackling everyday issues, from dating to homosexuality behind bars, she shares how listeners have reacted to the first two seasons. Poor also provides a glimpse of what we can expect on the podcast?s third season and the lessons she?s learned from working behind the wall.
Sep 12, 2018
Morning News: Forecasters warn Hurricane Florence could cause terrible damage and loss of life. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam joins us to discuss the state of emergency.
Forecasters watching Hurricane Florence are warning it could cause terrible damage and loss of life over a huge area of the U.S. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm. He joins us from Richmond. President Trump says the federal government will spare no expense in dealing with Florence. Newly-released documents show the Trump administration took money away from FEMA and other federal agencies, apparently to pay for immigration detention centers. The archbishop of Washington DC says he is going to Rome in the near future to discuss his potential resignation with Pope Francis.
Sep 12, 2018
The Quest to Build a Heart
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Mimi Swartz discusses her new book "Ticker: The Quest to Create An Artificial Heart" with CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. They discuss the rivalry that ensued between competing doctors trying to achieve history and the myths and fears that surrounded heart transplants at the time.
Sep 11, 2018
Morning News: Hurricane Florence takes an ominous path toward the southeast coast. Leslie Moonves could collect a 120 million dollar severance payment if CBS had no grounds to remove him.
Hurricane Florence is projected to be the most powerful storm to ever hit North Carolina, as the massive Category 4 hurricane takes an ominous path toward the southeast coast. The attorney for one of Leslie Moonves' accusers says her client will speak today with two independent law firms investigating sexual misconduct claims against the former CBS chairman and CEO. Protests over the police shooting death of a black man inside his own apartment in Dallas grew tense overnight.
Sep 11, 2018
Should You Track Your Kids?
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, child psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa Damour discusses whether parents should track their children. Damour runs through the potential benefits - such as convenience and security - and the down sides of tracking your offspring. From questions of privacy to trust and independence, she shares what she discovered when talking to children and parents about the issue. And the one rule Damour is adamant about.
Sep 10, 2018
Morning News: CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves was forced to resign. Hurricane Florence is getting stronger and moving faster.
Longtime CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves was forced to resign last night. The announcement came hours after reports of at least seven new sexual misconduct and assault allegations against Moonves. Hurricane Florence is getting stronger and moving faster, as Virginia and the Carolinas already are under a state of emergency. Vice President Mike Pence says he'd take a lie detector test to prove he isn't the senior administration official who wrote a New York Times op-ed about resisting the president. No one has come forward to claim responsibility for the op-ed, but the writer's claims have already caused disruptions within the administration.
Sep 10, 2018
Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Trump, North Korea and new book
Former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry has spent most of his life in public service. Kerry joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his new book, "Every Day is Extra," as well as President Trump, the Republican Party, and North Korea.
Sep 09, 2018
TV anchor shares personal loss caused by opioid addiction
The CDC estimates overdoses killed more than 72,000 people last year, and it has become the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. News anchor Angela Kennecke of CBS affiliate KELO-TV in South Dakota has covered the overdose crisis for about 10 years. Four months ago, Kennecke lost her own daughter to the epidemic. When Angela returned to work this week, she shared her personal story with viewers. She joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why she felt obligated to take action.
Sep 08, 2018