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Alfonso Cuarón channeled the trauma from his father’s departure into “Roma”

The Academy Awards are 10 days away and “Roma,” a black-and-white foreign film with a largely unknown cast, has become an unlikely Oscar front-runner. The movie is up for 10 Academy Awards including nominations for the best director and original screenplay for Alfonso Cuarón. He’s a celebrated director, known for ciritically acclaimed films like “Gravity,” “Harry Potter and the Prisoner ... Read More »

Mars rover Opportunity helped usher in new generation of explorers

A historic Mars expedition is officially over after a record-breaking mission, but its efforts might help with any human trip to the Red Planet. NASA lost contact with the rover Opportunity eight months ago. On Wednesday the space agency declared it dead due to a giant dust storm. Mark Strassmann reports. …read more Source:: CBS News Radio National News Read More »

Is “slow love” the key to a successful relationship?

On Valentine’s Day, new research shows a revolution is in the works when it comes to finding love that lasts. Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher studied the dating and sex lives of more than 35,000 single Americans. She says the research revealed an emerging “slow love” movement. A similar study found that couples with longer courtships were less likely to get ... Read More »

Thomas Jefferson’s descendants come together despite troubled past

In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we’re looking at Thomas Jefferson’s legacy and the unbreakable connections of his descendants. Vladimir Duthiers reports. …read more Source:: CBS News Radio National News Read More »

Head of Navy SEALs reviewing war crime and drug abuse claims

The head of the Navy SEALs is reviewing allegations of war crimes and drug abuse within the elite force. Rear Adm. Collin Green said Wednesday a 90-day review is underway to look at leadership development and combat ethics. The review comes nearly two years after a CBS News investigation exposed drug use among the Navy SEALs. …read more Source:: CBS ... Read More »

Parkland shooting one year later: Some students still don’t feel safe

The governor of Florida is calling on a grand jury to investigate school failures in the Parkland massacre. Seventeen students and staff members were killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School one year ago today. That was one third of the 56 school shooting deaths in 2018, making it the deadliest year on record. Adriana Diaz reports. ... Read More »