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Rio’s Olympic-sized troubles

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio less than three months away, the focus has been on everything but the Games themselves. From the spreading Zika virus to political turmoil, Brazil is grapping with a bevy of issues that have left some to call for the Games to be moved, postponed or even cancelled. Wall Street Journal’s Sara Germano joins ... Read More »

“Hyperloop One” may be future of transportation

This week the first full-scale test of Hyperloop One – an ultra-high-speed transportation system – was conducted in the Nevada desert. Supporters say it could one day get you from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 30 minutes. Hyperloop is not the only company vying to perfect an ambitious design which has led to a competition that some are ... Read More »

Morning Rounds: FDA reevaluates regulations about “healthy” labels

CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss your local supermarket products and their nutritional value. The FDA will reevaluate regulations about these claims, including the definition and use of the word “healthy” on labels. Source Read More »

New concerns on marijuana and driving

A recent AAA study found an increase in deadly crashes involving drivers who had smoked pot, but another study by the same researchers warns that there is currently no reliable test to determine whether drivers have been impaired by the drug. Kris Van Cleave reports. Source Read More »

N.J. family wins $284 million Powerball

A New Jersey family is savoring their winnings after their mother, Pearlie Smith, who never gambles, threw caution to the wind and bought some Powerball tickets. Now they are figuring out how to divide the $284 million jackpot among themselves. Jericka Duncan reports. Source Read More »