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"The violence is too high,” Gen. Scott Miller, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, tells @charliecbs as @CBSNews got exclusive access to troops dismantling 20 years of American military infrastructure. But “the Afghan security forces have to hold," Gen. Miller says.
Thousands of gas stations from Virginia to Florida are said to be out of fuel following the ransomware attack that paralyzed the Colonial Pipeline. @ENERGY is weighing moving supply by train or ship if necessary.
There are international calls for a ceasefire as Israeli forces and Palestinian militants continue to exchange rocket fire. Palestinians say 28 people were killed and more than 152 were wounded. In retaliation, Hamas launched more than 400 rockets toward Israel on Tuesday alone
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will get to run in this weekend’s Preakness Stakes, despite having recently tested positive for a banned steroid. The horse will race on the condition that it passes extra pre-race testing under special monitoring, @DavidBegnaud reports.
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The NIH just launched a first-of-its kind trial of self-testing kits in Tennessee & North Carolina, aimed at reducing community spread. @NIHDirector says that testing remains a priority because “even though all over the country things are getting a bit better, it ain’t over yet"
"They didn't care about [Hillary Clinton's] emails. And you know how you know? Because if they did, they'd be up in arms right now as the Chinese are listening to the president's iPhone that he leaves in his golf cart. It turns out, I guess it wasn't that important," Obama says.
Rep. @Ocasio2018 (D-NY): "I want to tell children across this country...that no matter what the president says, this country belongs to you, and it belongs to everyone, and today, that notion -- that very notion -- was challenged."
In Minneapolis, new details are emerging about a history of friction between George Floyd and former officer Derek Chauvin. One former nightclub coworker tells CBS News the two men “bumped heads.” @jeffpeguescbs has more