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Mick Mulvaney allowed big pay bumps at consumer agency

Mick Mulvaney, when he was a congressman, railed against government spending and co-sponsored a bill to eliminate the CFPB

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Trump administration targets Putin's inner circle in new sanctions

One of the individuals on the list has ties to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort

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L.A. residents complain GPS app is creating "insanity" on their street

Baxter Street is one of the steepest streets in the country -- even steeper than San Francisco's world-famous Lombard Street

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Bald eagle targets Canadian MLB pitcher before national anthem

The bald eagle was brought in for a ceremonial flight over the baseball field prior to playing the national anthem

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Lobbyist tied to condo rented by EPA chief speaks out

In a statement to Playbook, Steven Hart said he is "confident of the facts" and his firm has the "highest ethical standards"

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Woman breaks her silence, claims Mormon leader raped her in 1980s

McKenna Denson says she wants the church to change the way it handles sexual abuse reports

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"48 Hours" investigates woman's mysterious disappearance

For months after a Tennessee woman's disappearance, nobody reported her missing, not even her husband. But Marsha Brantley's hairdresser became suspicious and tipped off police after she missed a regular appointment. Peter Van Sant joins "CBS This Morning" with a preview of Saturday's "48 Hours."

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Smithsonian exhibit explores "2001: A Space Odyssey"

A new Smithsonian exhibit aims to make visitors think about our place in the universe. It celebrates the 50th anniversary of the movie, "2001: A Space Odyssey." A replica of the hotel room seen at the end of the movie will open this weekend at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Kris Van Cleave reports.

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Three sisters carry on tradition with fourth generation of military service

In our ongoing series, Profiles in Service, we introduce you to Americans who dedicate their lives to helping others. In this installment, you'll meet the Easter family with a tradition of service stretching back at least 100 years. The three Easter sisters are the fourth generation of military service on both sides of the family. Norah O'Donnell reports.

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Trump says trade war is "already lost"

The president's interview with WABC's "Bernie and Sid in the Morning" aired Friday morning

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Rep. Joe Kennedy says arming teachers is "absurd"

Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy III is criticizing the idea of arming teachers to protect schools. Gayle King spoke with the Massachusetts lawmaker who says the government isn't taking enough action to prevent school shootings. Watch the full report April 8, 2018 on "CBS Sunday Morning."

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China says they're "not afraid to fight a trade war"

China is vowing to fight back if President Trump follows through with a threat of additional tariffs. On Thursday, Mr. Trump asked his trade representative to consider hitting Beijing with another $100 billion in tariffs, raising the prospects of a trade war. Ben Tracy reports.

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Eye Opener at 8: Trump denies knowledge of Stormy Daniels payment

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

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Brothers who killed parents 3 decades ago reunited in prison

Erik Menendez, 47, has moved into the same housing unit as his 50-year-old brother, Lyle Menendez

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L.A. residents complain Waze is creating "insanity" on their street

Homeowners in a Los Angeles neighborhood say Waze is creating dangers by diverting drivers to one of the city's steepest roads. People who live there say it's led to a number of crashes and spinouts. Carter Evans reports.

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How to watch the 2018 Masters Tournament

After Day One, Tiger Woods trailed leader Jordan Spieth by 7 strokes with a one-over-par 73

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Oprah visits Alabama memorial for lynching with "60 Minutes"

A new memorial in Montgomery, Alabama, reflects on one of the most difficult periods in American history: when thousands of African-American men, women and children were killed by lynching in the decades after the Civil War. "60 Minutes" special contributor Oprah Winfrey visited the memorial with Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of Equal Justice Initiative who spearheaded the project. Watch the full report Sunday, April 8, 2018 on "60 Minutes."

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Sheryl Sandberg apologizes for Facebook data scandal

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg admits the company did not strengthen its security fast enough to safeguard the data of up to 87 million users affected by its privacy scandal. Anna Werner reports.

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Ethical cloud over EPA chief Scott Pruitt gets darker

President Trump seems to be standing by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt who is fending off repeated questions over his housing arrangements, staffing decisions and spending as head of the agency. Julianna Goldman reports.

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Trump says he didn't know about Stormy Daniels payment

President Trump said Thursday he did not know his personal lawyer paid $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels. It was the president's first public comment about Daniels, who says she had sex with Mr. Trump in 2006. Paula Reid reports.

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