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First on "CBS This Morning," two former soccer stars share how they're recruiting others to protect future athletes. Michelle Akers scored both goals in Team USA's first championship in 1991. And in 1999, Brandi Chastain helped lead the team to another title. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke to them about why they're trying to raise awareness of debilitating brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

"I am concerned that this game played by hundreds of millions across the globe might be played in a way right now that could lead to later life brain disease," one neurologist said. "That's pretty scary."




A group of 9/11 survivors said they were planning to challenge Mitch McConnell's "humanity" before meeting with him. They left that meeting with McConnell's promise of a crucial vote. Maurice DuBois explains.


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