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Thirteen Philadelphia police officers are expected to be fired for posting racist, homophobic and threatening comments online. The posts were published in a study by an independent research group. It uncovered about 3,000 offensive or potentially offensive Facebook entries dating back to 2010. Don Dahler reports.

A brutal heat wave will scorch more than half of the country this weekend. More than 190 million people across 34 states are now under heat alerts. Parts of the upper Midwest and areas along the East Coast could see temperatures that feel like 110 degrees. Temperatures in many cities may struggle to drop below 80 at night. This means the heat will increase at an even faster pace the next day. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Democratic and Republican lawmakers are condemning the "send her back" chant that erupted during President Trump's rally in North Carolina this week. Critics will call the phrase ugly, wrong and racist. The words echo America's long and painful history of telling U.S. citizens of color they do not belong here. "CBS This Morning" spoke to three Americans who have had those hateful words spoken to them.

Parents in one California community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in recent years. After their push to remove a cell phone tower earlier this year, they are now focusing on a chemical in the drinking water that's linked to cancer. Carter Evans reports.




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