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Jason Reynolds writes for youth "searching for themselves as characters"New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds says he didn't read his first novel until he was 17 years old. Reynolds says he writes on topics he felt wasn't addressed when he was growing up. His new book, "Long Way Down," is about a young boy whose brother is killed by gun violence. Gayle King spoke to him to learn about his inspiration and love for literature.
"Kangaroo courts and lynch mobs": Bergdahl opens up as sentencing loomsFollowing five years of captivity by the Taliban, now faces life in prison after pleading guilty to desertion and misbehaving before the enemy in Afghanistan
Will release of JFK assassination files spawn new conspiracy theories?The last government files on President John F. Kennedy's assassination are due to be released this week. They include more than 3,000 documents that have never been seen by the public. Chip Reid reports.
Oakland A's answer 9-year-old wildfire victim's letter in personThousands of families who escaped from the deadly California wildfires are returning home to find nothing but rubble. Loren Smith, 9, of Santa Rosa lost his home and his cherished collection of baseball cards and memorabilia. Teams from around the country are coming together to help replace what he lost. Adriana Diaz reports.
Gold Star father Khizr Khan "disheartened" by Trump's call to widowKhizr Khan became an advocate for gold star families after his passionate speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention where he challenged then-presidential nominee Donald Trump's stance on Muslim immigration. Now, he is critical of President Trump's phone call to the wife of a soldier killed in Niger. Khan, the father of Army Capt. Humayun Khan who was killed in Iraq in 2004, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his family's journey and new book, "An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice."
Plastic trash from Americas and Europe fill the Arctic ecosystemThe average American throws away an estimated 185 pounds of plastic each year. Scientists say a third of our plastic trash ends up in a fragile ecosystem like the ocean. Jonathan Vigliotti traced our plastic trash to the Arctic islands in northern Norway.

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