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How a former Texas truck driver founded a booming baking business

Texas baker Mark Linen studied fine arts with dreams of becoming a marketing director, but when his career in graphic design stalled, he pivoted to truck driving to pay the bills. After founding Brotha Bakes, Linen now bakes and ships hundreds of jars packed with his signature cakes, inspired by delicious childhood memories. He speaks to Michelle Miller about discovering ... Read More »

Looking back at Hamilton and Burr’s duel, 216 years later

The life of founding father Alexander Hamilton was cut short 216 years ago on Saturday, July 11, in Weehawken, New Jersey. The duel in which then-Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded Hamilton gained increased attention after Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Jeff Glor takes a look at the event that ended a long-held political grudge. Source Read More »

Kevin Smith, Ava DuVernay and more share movies they love

While audiences are not packing movie theaters for the latest summer blockbusters, streaming services and straight-to-digital releases are ensuring people have their picks of old and new movies to watch at home. Jeff Glor asked acclaimed filmmakers like Kevin Smith, Ava DuVernay, Anna Boden and Paul Feig what their go-to films are to make them laugh, cry and reflect. Read More »