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Eye Opener: The world pays respect to the Queen of SoulTributes pour in for Aretha Franklin as the world celebrates the Queen of Soul. Also, former senior intelligence officials denounce President Trump for revoking ex-CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
Survivors respond with skepticism to Vatican response to alleged abuse by Pa. priestsThere is a push for new investigations after a scathing grand jury report detailed alleged sex abuse by more than 300 Catholic priests in Pennsylvania. The Vatican broke its silence Thursday and called for abusers and enablers to be held accountable, adding "the church must learn hard lessons from its past." Nikki Battiste reports.
Former CIA acting director Michael Morell: John Brennan is "a patriot"More than a dozen former senior intelligence officials are sharply criticizing President Trump's decision to pull former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. A letter, first reported by CBS News, calls it "inappropriate and deeply regrettable." CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell, former acting and deputy director of the CIA, organized and signed the letter. He joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss why he thinks Mr. Trump's decision is "dangerous."
Bode Miller and wife, Morgan, raise awareness on child drowningsTwo families brought together by tragedy are now working to turn their pain into a platform for change. In June, Emmy, the 19-month-old daughter of Olympic gold medal ski racer Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, drowned in a swimming pool. On the same day, Nicole Hughes’ energetic 3-year-old, Levi, also drowned. Two months later, the families are working to sound the alarm on drowning dangers. Dana Jacobson reports.
Olympic star and wife turn tragedy into platform for changeThe 19-month-old daughter of Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan, drowned in a swimming pool
Democrats threaten to sue over Kavanaugh recordsConfirmation hearings are set for Sept. 4, but Democrats say they need more documents first