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CDC eases some return-to-work guidelines for essential workersIn a first, small step toward reopening the country, the agency revised guidelines on when essential workers who've been exposed to COVID-19 can get back to work.
Coronavirus updates: U.S. death toll approaches 15,000Globally, almost 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and more than 88,000 have died from it, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Wisconsin voters go to the polls despite coronavirus pandemicIn the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin went ahead with in-person voting Tuesday. Mary Spicuzza, an investigative reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joined CBSN to discuss the challenges faced by voters participating in the state's primary election.
Wisconsin primary sets stage for legal battles over upcoming electionsThe Wisconsin primary went on as planned Tuesday after the state’s Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court both ruled against postponing the election due to the coronavirus outbreak. Experts say the stage is now set for legal battles in other states over how to conduct elections during the pandemic. Loyola Law School professor Jessican Levinson joined CBSN to break down the impact of the outbreak on voting rights.
CBS Evening News, April 8, 2020Deaths from coronavirus spike to new level in New York; Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemic
Linda Tripp, key figure in Clinton impeachment, dies at 70Tripp made secret tapes of conversations with Monica Lewinsky, who told her she had had an affair with President Clinton.

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From 1992: Father and son: Guitarists Bucky Pizzarelli and John PizzarelliAs a singer John Pizzarelli has been crooning classic standards by such legendary artists as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. As a guitar player he had an even closer inspiration: his father, jazz guitarist John “Bucky” Pizzarelli. The two talked with “Sunday Morning” correspondent Billy Taylor about their musical collaboration (which would evolve into several albums together) in a story originally broadcast on June 28, 1992. [Bucky Pizzarelli died on April 1, 2020 at age 94.]
Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemicSchools have been closed in just about every state for weeks now. Some teachers can't stand seeing their students all cooped up at home, so they found a way to bring a smile to their faces. Jamie Yuccas has their story.
Ellen faces backlash for comparing quarantine to "being in jail""This is like being in jail," the comedian joked. "Mostly because I've been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay."
John Prine, decades into his career, has never been more popularLate career success brings new recognition to a man with a devoted following who's long been admired by his peers
John Prine, the "Singing Mailman," delivers againJohn Prine started writing songs while delivering mail in Chicago in the late 1960s. Over the last 50 years, classic tunes just seemed to pour out of him – some sad, like "Angel From Montgomery" and "Sam Stone"; some funny, like "Illegal Smile" and "In Spite of Ourselves." Now, after beating cancer twice, the 72-year-old Prine is back with a new album, "The Tree of Forgiveness," and it's turning into the biggest record of his career, debuting at #2 on the Billboard Rock and Country charts. Anthony Mason pays a visit to Prine (whom Rolling Stone calls the "Mark Twain of American Songwriting") at his home in Nashville.
Songwriter John Prine dead of coronavirus at 73Prolific songwriter John Prine has died of coronavirus complications at the age of 73. Prine, once called "the Mark Twain of American songwriting," received a lifetime Grammy achievement award earlier this year. Anthony Mason looks back at the musician's life and the huge footprint he left on American music history.