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Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

With Millions Covered, 'Repeal and Replace' Gets Riskier

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 18
Donald Trump's plan for replacing "Obamacare" appears to be anything but solid. A nonpartisan analysis recently found it would make 18 million people uninsured.

Settlement Reached with Air Bag Maker in Florida Case

Jul 18
The family of a Florida woman who became a quadriplegic after the deployment of an air bag in her car has reached an out-of-court settlement with the air bag's manufacturer.

You're Not Going to Jail for Sharing Your Netflix Password

Jul 17
Despite a court ruling and several headlines early Tuesday that claimed sharing Netflix passwords would now be a crime, the punishment is not so severe. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins CBSN with more.

On Capitol Hill Dysfunction Reins, GOP Leaders Fall Short

By Erica Werner | Jul 16
In an election year featuring loud demands for change, Congress and its Republican leaders have delivered more of the same.

Congress Passes Aviation Bill to Close Airport Security Gaps

By Joan Lowy | Jul 14
Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved.

Friend or Foe? Open-Carry Law Poses Challenge to Police

By Lisa Marie Pane | Jul 12
Gun-rights activists marched alongside hundreds of people who flocked to downtown Dallas last week to protest police shootings of blacks. Moments later, when a sniper gunned down officers, confusion arose: Were the people with weapons friend or foe?

North Korea, A Smokers' Paradise, Now Urging People to Quit

By Eric Talmadge | Jul 6
North Korea, one of the last bastions of free, unhindered smoking, is now officially trying to get its people to kick the habit.

Man Gets 15 Years for Human Smuggling, Virtual Slave Labor

By John Seewer | Jun 29
The ringleader of a scheme that smuggled teens into the U.S. and kept them as virtual slaves while forcing them to work at an egg farm and live in run-down trailers was sentenced to just over 15 years in prison Monday.

Court: Man Can't Be Punished 'Simply for Being Homeless'

By Denise Lavoie | Jun 26
The court said the necessity defense allows a jury to weigh the plight of a homeless person against any harm caused by a trespass before determining criminal responsibility.

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