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As Biden promises clean-energy jobs, here's the state of the fieldMore Americans work in clean energy than as waiters or waitresses, according to one analysis.
Hundreds of thousands evacuate coast of South Carolina ahead of hurricaneHurricane Matthew is expected to hit the southeast coast on Friday. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has ordered 500,000 residents to evacuate from the state's coastal areas. CBS News' Errol Barnett has the details from Charleston.
Hurricane Matthew strengthening as it takes aim at FloridaMeteorologists believe Hurricane Matthew could be a strong category 4 storm when it hits the U.S. east coast. Weather Channel anchor Sam Champion joins CBSN with the latest on the threat.
How small talk contributes to your well-beingIn her Wall Street Journal article,"The Benefits of a Little Small Talk," contributing writer Jennifer Wallace explains how interactions with casual acquaintances can "contribute to day-to-day well-being." Wallace joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss some of the surprising benefits of small talk.
Biden pledges to cut U.S. emissions in half by 2030President Biden is making a new pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions as he tries to put the country back at the center of global climate policy. CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy, Politico White House correspondent Natasha Korecki and NPR political reporter Juana Summers spoke with Caitlin Huey-Burns on "Red & Blue" about how the government plans to reach the goal and what comes next.
Feds issue new rules to boost prepaid debit card securityPeople who use prepaid debit cards are getting new protections. Federal regulators are now requiring companies to be more transparent about fees and to offer better security. Bloomberg News' consumer reporter Shannon Pettypiece joins "CBS This Morning" to break down the new security measures.

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Hurricane Matthew shows its devastating power in CaribbeanHurricane Matthew, the powerful Category 3 hurricane, is battering the Bahamas with winds of up to 125 mph. At least 27 deaths in the Caribbean are blamed on the storm. Omar Villafranca reports from George Town, Bahamas.
Will Hurricane Matthew affect U.S.?Will Hurricane Matthew have a direct effect on the East Coast? Chief meteorologist Eric Fisher from CBS station WBZ in Boston has more.
Deadly Hurricane Matthew rips CaribbeanThe fiercest storm in almost a decade is wreaking havoc in the Caribbean -- and could affect the U.S. Eastern Seaboard. Mark Strassmann has more.
South Africa rejects efforts to ban lion huntingBig game hunting is big business in South Africa. But so far the country is rejecting efforts to ban the controversial practice of ""canned lion"" hunting. As Deborah Patta in Johannesburg reports, these kings of the jungle are bred in captivity to be shot.
Netherlands farm works to adapt to climate change effectsAn experimental farm in the Netherlands is pioneering one way to fight the effects of rising sea levels. An influx of salty ocean water threatens millions of farmers around the world. In this edition of "The Climate Diaries," Mark Phillips introduces us to the potato whisperer: Marc van Rijsselberghe, who's helping to make virtually infertile land thrive.
Uganda success story: From elementary school dropout to chess championGrowing up in one of Uganda's largest slums, Phiona Mutesi dropped out of school at the age of six. She sold corn to help her family survive. Little did she know she'd later become her country's first female chess champion. Jericka Duncan has more.

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Supreme Court hears arguments in racially charged death penalty caseThe Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving a convicted killer who may have been sent to death row because of his race. Attorneys for the Texas man say the jury was tainted by testimony and evidence that suggested the defendant's race could influence whether he would commit violent acts in the future. CBS News' Paula Reid has more from outside the Supreme Court.
Lindsey Graham: Here's why Trump's Syria plan won't workSouth Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham does not think Donald Trump's plan to work out a truce between the U.S., Russia, and Syria can happen. Graham joins CBSN to discuss the conflict in Syria and the best options to defeat ISIS.
Trump uses Bill Clinton's words against ObamacareDonald Trump used Bill Clinton's own words against his rivals on the campaign trail. The former president described Obamacare as a "crazy system," though he later defended the program. CBS News' Major Garrett and Nancy Cordes join CBSN to discuss.
Biden pledges to cut U.S. emissions in half by 2030President Biden is making a new pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions as he tries to put the country back at the center of global climate policy. CBS News senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy, Politico White House correspondent Natasha Korecki and NPR political reporter Juana Summers spoke with Caitlin Huey-Burns on "Red & Blue" about how the government plans to reach the goal and what comes next.
Andrew Yang leading polls in New York City mayor's raceIn two months, Democratic voters in New York City will head to the polls and likely pick the city's next mayor. New York Times Metro political reporter Jeffery Mays spoke with Caitlin Huey-Burns on "Red & Blue" about the state of the race.
VP nominee Pence questioned on differing visions with TrumpDonald Trump says his running mate, Mike Pence, won Tuesday's vice presidential debate. He took credit for Pence's performance, hailing his own judgment in picking the VP nominee. But some of Pence's responses to past comments made by Trump don't hold up. Pence joins "CBS This Morning" to address whether he and Trump have differing views on topics ranging from immigration to Syria.

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Bezos and Drake invest in startup behind teen hoops leagueSports content company is creating a teen basketball league that guarantees a six-figure salary to every player.
"Awkward Black Girl" Issa Rae brings unique spin to TV"The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" creator and star Issa Rae started making shows for YouTube as a student at Stanford University. Her episodes have more than 20 million views. That success landed Rae on national television with her new HBO show, "Insecure." Rae spoke to Gayle King about what makes her so awkward and why that speaks to so many people.
Comedian Samantha Bee on "Full Frontal," 2016 electionSamantha Bee spent more than a decade on "The Daily Show." Then the longtime correspondent took her comedic talents to TBS for her own weekly news satire show, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee." Critics have praised and called her the "political commentator we've been waiting for." Bee joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the 2016 campaign.
Diane Lane on returning to Broadway, lasting careerActress Diane Lane made a name for herself on the big screen, appearing in popular movies like "Unfaithful," "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "The Perfect Storm." Lane is now starring in the revival of "The Cherry Orchard" on Broadway, playing a woman who returns to her family's estate to stop its foreclosure. Lane joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her latest role.
Armed men rob Kim Kardashian West in ParisPolice in Paris are searching for the assailants behind a daring gunpoint robbery of more than $10 million in jewelry. The victim, Kim Kardashian West, was staying at a luxury apartment when armed men, dressed as police officers, entered the building overnight. The reality TV star was not harmed. Elaine Cobbe reports from Paris.
Ava DuVernay on film career, inclusion and diversityAcademy Award-winning movie "Selma" made Ava DuVernay the first woman of color to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Her new documentary, "13th," opens the New York Film Festival Friday. Gayle King spoke with DuVernay about an exceptional career with an untraditional start.