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CBS Meets with Maxine, Promises to Hire Black Reporters for 2020

CBS News representatives met with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Tuesday just 24 hours after Waters fired of a tweet blasting the news organization for not hiring any black reporters to cover the 2020 presidential primaries and campaign.

David Rhodes, president, CBS News participates in the CBS News panel at the CBS Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

CBS News Head David Rhodes Out

After eight years, CBS News President David Rhodes is stepping down and will be replaced by CBS News executive Susan Zirinsky.

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CBS News Surprised to Realize Border is Open and Unsafe

A CBS News reporter appeared shocked and afraid after witnessing an illegal border crossing near Roma, Texas. The reporter said he and his film crew were threatened by a “scout” who told them the area was not safe and to go away.

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CBS: Climate Change ‘Making Allergy Season Worse’

Global warming is fueling the growth of plants, which means that allergy sufferers can expect more pollen, and in turn more sneezing and red, itchy eyes, according to a new report by CBS News.

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Poll: 75% Approve of Trump’s State of the Union Address

An “instant” poll of viewers who watched President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night found that 75% approved of the speech, while only 25% disapproved — a 50-point margin in the president’s favor.

Executive producer/reporter Ann Curry and Reiko Nagumo of 'We'll Meet Again' speak onstage during the PBS portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 30, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Ann Curry: ‘Climate’ of Sexual Harassment ‘Pervasive’ at NBC News

Former Today Show co-host Ann Curry dropped the bombshell Wednesday with the admission that there was a “climate” of sexual harassment during her years at NBC News. She agreed that this climate of sexual harassment was “pervasive,” and ended her answer with a definitive “Yes. Period.”

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State Department Denies CBS Claim Staff Suffered ‘Sonic Attacks’ in Uzbekistan

CBS News reported on Tuesday that evidence existed that American embassy staff in Uzbekistan may have suffered similar symptoms to those targeted by unexplained acoustic attacks in Cuba. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert fervently denied that any incident had occurred in Tashkent, the Uzbek capital.