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Rihanna, Metallica Set For Global Citizen Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 26
Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and Selena Gomez will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival this fall.

Convention: Different Reactions In Booth And On Floor

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jul 26
CBS News' Scott Pelley was succinct: "Bernie Sanders heals the breach." That was his analysis after Sanders' speech to the Democratic National Convention on Monday.

November Trial Set for Cases Over North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | Jul 26
A federal court has set a November trial date for dueling lawsuits over a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people.

Heckled Offstage, Wasserman Schultz Now Seeks Re-Election

NEWS | By Brendan Farrington | Jul 26
The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her congressional primary opponent.

Watch: First Lady Draws Sharp Portrait of Trump, Without Naming Him

NEWS | By Nancy Benac | Jul 26
Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton

Michelle Obama Wears American Designer Christian Siriano

NEWS | Jul 26
Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a custom, royal blue dress by designer Christian Siriano.

Mom: Warning Didn't Keep Slain Son Safe at Florida Nightclub

NEWS | By Terry Spencer, Tamara Lush and Kelli Kennedy | Jul 26
Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life.

Sarah Silverman: Bernie-Or-Bust Dems 'Being Ridiculous'

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 26
Comedian Sarah Silverman didn't mince words in her message to die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic convention: "Can I just say to the Bernie or bust people, you're being ridiculous."

American Pastor Expelled from Russia in LGBT Case

NEWS | By Levi Bridges | Jul 26
Mulcahy is Eastern Europe coordinator for the U.S.-based Metropolitan Community Churches denomination, which has a strong outreach to the LGBT community. The church performed the first gay marriage in the United States.

Sarandon Waits To Be Convinced To Back Clinton

NEWS | Jul 26
Susan Sarandon says she's to be persuaded to support Hillary Clinton before giving her vote.


News

Breaking Down Bernie Sanders' DNC Speech

POLITICS | Jul 26
Bernie Sanders spoke on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, garnering heavy cheers. Nancy Cordes and Mo Rocca joined CBSN to discuss the Vermont senator's speech.


Entertainment

Review :: The Russia House

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 26
The film's subversive jokiness lurks underneath a sheen of romance and the trappings of a spy story, but there's no mistaking how le Carré's pointy tongue is lodged painfully deep in his cheek.


Technology

Solar Projects Can't Save the Forest for the Trees?

SCIENCE | By Frank Eltman | Jul 26
Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

AUTO NEWS | By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.


Style

Craft Breweries Try to Stand Out With Creative Tap Handles

FOOD/DRINK | By Carrie Antflinger | Jul 26
Cone heads, zombies, beards, bananas - they are some of the creative beer tap handles that have become a big business as the number of craft breweries has skyrocketed.


Health/Fitness

The Murky Role of Mental Illness in Extremism, Terror

HEALTH | By Maria Cheng | Jul 24
After family members of the driver who slammed a truck into a holiday crowd in the French city of Nice said he suffered from depression, questions have been raised again about the links between mental illness, extreme ideology and mass violence.


Travel

Cabin Crew Strike to Disrupt Air France Flights This Week

Jul 25
Air France warns some of its flights are expected to be cancelled later this week due to a seven-day strike of some cabin crew members.