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Caeleb Dressel sets Olympic record, wins 1st individual Olympic goldThe Team USA star took the top spot in the 100-meter freestyle, and his emotions spilled out in an interview afterwards.
Local Matters: Jake Ellzey wins Texas special electionTexas Representative Jake Ellzey won the state's special election to fill late Congressman Ron Wright's seat in the 6th District. He beat Wright's widow, Susan Wright, even though she ran with an endorsement by former President Trump. Gromer Jeffers, a Dallas Morning News political reporter, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano with his analysis.
Pulitzer-winning reporter Carol Leonnig on new Trump book: "I Alone Can Fix It""I Alone Can Fix It," a new book by co-authors Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, details the chaotic final year of Donald Trump's presidency, including the failed security response at the U.S. Capitol during the January 6 insurrection. Leonnig, a Pulitzer prize-winning Washington Post reporter, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano with the details. They also discuss her March interview with the former president at Mar-a-Lago, in which Mr. Trump described the rioters as a "loving crowd."
Farmers face excessive heat exposure due to climate changeResearch shows farmers are having to spend increasingly more time in excessively hot temperatures as a result of climate change. Dr. Michelle Tigchelaar, a research scientist at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss her findings.
CBS Evening News, July 28, 2021States reimpose COVID-19 mandates to combat Delta variant; A photographer's mission to save wild horses in the West
7/28: Red and BlueWhite House pushes for federal employee mask mandate; Carol Leonnig book details final days of Trump presidency
U.S. sells one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album seized from Martin ShkreliProceeds for the sale will go towards Shkreli's court-ordered fines and payments.
$1 trillion infrastructure proposal clears procedural vote in the SenateIn a 67 to 32 vote Wednesday, the Senate voted to begin debate on a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. The key test vote came hours after a group of negotiators announced an agreement on the "major issues" of the bill, following months of talks between both parties. CBS News' Natalie Brand joins CBSN's Lana Zak to explain what happens next.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on new indoor mask guidelines, what it means for schools and studentsCDC Director Rochelle Walensky joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new guidelines advising fully vaccinated Americans to return to wearing masks indoors in places with surging COVID transmission rates. Walensky talks about the reasons for the change and how it'll will impact students returning to school this fall.
CDC walks back COVID mask guidance as the unvaccinated fuel surge in casesThe CDC announced a major reversal on mask guidelines, recommending all Americans, despite vaccination status, wear masks indoors in COVID hotspots. They also recommended all students K-12 wear masks indoors with the school year set to begin in a few weeks. "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud reports from Louisiana, where cases are on the rise.
Doctor shares strong, unexpected bond with NICU nurse who cared for him decades agoNurse Vilma Wong and Dr. Brandon Seminatore both work in the neonatal intensive care unit at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. But they first met there years before, under very different circumstances. Mireya Villarreal has the story about their unexpected bond.
NYC program tackles roots of gun violence with holistic prescription for peaceSome anti-violence programs are treating the recent surge in gun violence as a disease. Dr. Tara Narula shows us how one nonprofit is filling the prescription for change.

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St. Louis County health director says he faced racial slurs, was assaulted at council meetingSt. Louis County's acting health director admitted to giving someone the middle finger after Tuesday's council meeting about the county's reinstated mask mandate, saying he 'cannot say I am sorry,' adding he was physically and verbally assaulted during and after…
Exclusive video shows latest chaos inside St. Louis City's Justice CenterSt. Louis City's jail saw yet another uprising, but unlike the ones earlier this year, this one remained within the walls of the Justice Center.
Some St. Louis restaurants starting to require COVID-19 vaccinationsYou may need a COVID-19 vaccination before going to some of your favorite St. Louis spots. Some city restaurants and bars are starting to require it for indoor dining.
After thousands in damages from power surge, local residents turn to News 4 for assistanceTwo local residents claim that while electric workers were repairing their powerlines, a power surge created tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.
St. Louis City says no plans to get rid of the mask mandate; mayor accused of playing politicsMayor Tishaura Jones would not answer KMOV's questions Wednesday about whether or not she has any plans to get rid of the mask mandate, though a spokesperson for her office did.
'The mandate remains in place’: Page addresses St. Louis County Council’s vote to overturn mask mandateLess than 24 hours after the St. Louis County Council voted to overturn the mask mandate, County Executive Dr. Sam Page stands firm on his stance.
St. Louis restaurant group not accepting indoor reservations for unvaccinated customersBengelina Hospitality Group announced Wednesday that they are no longer accepting indoor reservations for those unvaccinated.
St. Charles County families push school districts to require masks this fallTroy resident Kelly Edinger is erring on the side of caution and pulled her two children from in-person learning ahead of the fall semester after she learned Lincoln County School District planned to make masks optional for the start to…
Normandy City Council votes to fire police sergeant; mayor says council has no authority to do soThe Normandy city council voted in a closed meeting Monday to fire police sergeant Tameika Sanders. Normandy Mayor said council does not have the authority to fire her and plans to hire an attorney to sue council.
Britney Spears is 'feeling overwhelmed' so she took to paintingWith so much going on regarding her conservatorship Britney Spears is looking to decompress.
Teen dies in car crash after driver speeds away from police in South CountyA Tuesday night crash in South County left a 15-year-old dead.
Missouri AG files motion for temporary restraining order in lawsuit over St. Louis mask mandateThe attorney general in Missouri has sued in an effort to halt a mask mandate that took effect Monday in the St. Louis area amid a rise in COVID-19 cases that are burdening a growing number of hospitals around the…

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Caeleb Dressel sets Olympic record, wins 1st individual Olympic goldThe Team USA star took the top spot in the 100-meter freestyle, and his emotions spilled out in an interview afterwards.
CBS Evening News, July 28, 2021States reimpose COVID-19 mandates to combat Delta variant; A photographer's mission to save wild horses in the West
U.S. sells one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album seized from Martin ShkreliProceeds for the sale will go towards Shkreli's court-ordered fines and payments.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on new indoor mask guidelines, what it means for schools and studentsCDC Director Rochelle Walensky joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new guidelines advising fully vaccinated Americans to return to wearing masks indoors in places with surging COVID transmission rates. Walensky talks about the reasons for the change and how it'll will impact students returning to school this fall.
CDC walks back COVID mask guidance as the unvaccinated fuel surge in casesThe CDC announced a major reversal on mask guidelines, recommending all Americans, despite vaccination status, wear masks indoors in COVID hotspots. They also recommended all students K-12 wear masks indoors with the school year set to begin in a few weeks. "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud reports from Louisiana, where cases are on the rise.
Doctor shares strong, unexpected bond with NICU nurse who cared for him decades agoNurse Vilma Wong and Dr. Brandon Seminatore both work in the neonatal intensive care unit at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. But they first met there years before, under very different circumstances. Mireya Villarreal has the story about their unexpected bond.