“Hand in Hand” benefit concert, Hurricane Harvey telethon — live

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  • CBS joins several other networks for a telethon fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in a one-hour special, called “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief.”
  • Tuesday night’s “Hand in Hand” broadcast featured CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell who was in Houston covering Harvey in its immediate aftermath.
  • Proceeds from the telethon will benefit several charities including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor’s Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief (administered by the Greater Houston Community Fund).
  • Rachael Ray announced she’s donating $1 million to help with animal rescue efforts in wake of Hurricane Harvey.
  • Celebrities described the widespread devastation that struck Texas and showed a picture of rescuers who formed a human chain during one Harvey rescue.

Celebrities from across the entertainment world help raise funds to benefit several charities for Hurricane Harvey relief
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Trump on appointing Clinton special prosecutor: “I’m going to think about it”

Trump on appointing Clinton special prosecutor:

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  • Trump told “60 Minutes” that Clinton “did some bad things,” but that ultimately the Clintons are “good people.
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  • Trump on appointing Clinton special prosecutor: “I’m going to think about it”
  • President-elect Donald Trump stunned the political world at one of last month’s presidential debates when he said he would appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton and her private email server.

Clinton "did some bad things," Trump told "60 Minutes," but said the Clintons are ultimately "good people"
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Stand-off in the Great Plains as Native Americans fight oil pipeline construction

  • The protesters tell CBS News, win or lose, they won’t leave.
  • Twenty-three-year-old Wikaya Eagleman, of the Sicangu Lakota, showed CBS News a sacred burial site he said the pipeline disturbed.
  • A coalition supporting the project told CBS News it “will be among the safest, most technologically advanced pipelines ever constructed.”
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  • It starts from the oil-rich Bakken Field in North Dakota, and ends in Illinois.

Clashes near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, have at times been rowdy and physical, with protesters pepper-sprayed and construction equipment damaged
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