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Ellen Pao addresses sexism and discrimination in Silicon ValleyIn our Issues That Matter series, we take a closer look at discrimination in the workplace. Tech investor Ellen Pao made headlines during her 2015 gender discrimination trial against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. It became one of the most prominent lawsuits of its kind in Silicon Valley. She reveals her story for the first time in a new memoir called "Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change." Pao joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why she thinks Silicon Valley isn't changing and to offer tips for workers encountering discrimination.
What U.S. classrooms can learn from China's "grit" in educationChinese-American journalist Lenora Chu moved with her family to Shanghai in 2010 where students regularly have some of the top math and reading test scores in the world. When her then-3-year-old son got into a prestigious Shanghai preschool, Chu wrote a book about their experience called "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, A Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve." Chu joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how Chinese classrooms differ from American ones and what we can learn from their "military" approach to education.
How Forbes chose 100 business greats for centennial issueForbes magazine is celebrating its 100th birthday this month. Forbes and its iconic rankings, like "Richest People in America" and "30 Under 30" have guided businesses, investors and industries. Forbes Media CEO and executive chairman Mike Perlis joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss their special centennial issue.
British Virgin Islands brace for Maria just weeks after Irma hitDangerous Hurricane Maria is marching toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It made landfall on the island of Dominica Monday night as a Category 5 storm. Jeremy Cooke of our partners at BBC reports from Tortola, one of the British Virgin Islands.
Should homeowners in flood zones rebuild?Victims of the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida are facing tough decisions about whether to rebuild. During Harvey, 27 inches of water flooded one Houston family's home. This isn't the first time their home flooded, but it may be the last time they rebuild. Omar Villafranca reports.
Toys R Us files for bankruptcyToys R Us, the largest toy store chain in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 11 filing is among the largest ever by a specialty retailer. It comes as the toy chain gears up for holiday shopping season, which accounts for most of its sales. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what this means for the future of the retail giant. Schlesinger also offers tips for those who might be impacted by the Equifax data breach.
College football players face felony charges after hazing probeA judge has signed arrest warrants and set $50,000 bonds for the Wheaton College players
Is Myanmar's leader out of touch or ignoring Rohingya crisis?Burma's leader is defending her government against charges of ethnic cleansing. For the first time, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi addressed her country over accusations the military burned down hundreds of Rohingya Muslim villages. Jonah Fisher of our partners at BBC reports from the country's capital.
Should flood-prone homes be rebuilt?More than 100,000 claims have been submitted under FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program, which is nearly $25 billion in debt
Rochester professor accused of being a "manipulative sexual predator"The University of Rochester is responding to claims it mishandled sexual harassment allegations against one of its star professors. A complaint filed with the EEOC calls Florian Jaeger a "manipulative sexual predator." Anna Werner reports.

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Trump delivers address to UN General Assembly -- live updatesIn his speech, Trump will talk about North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal, and shared global threats
U.N. chief opens General Assembly with jabs at Trump, N. KoreaSecretary-General Antonio Guterres open's U.N.'s annual debate session with warning of "a world in pieces"
How Forbes chose 100 business greats for centennial issueForbes magazine is celebrating its 100th birthday this month. Forbes and its iconic rankings, like "Richest People in America" and "30 Under 30" have guided businesses, investors and industries. Forbes Media CEO and executive chairman Mike Perlis joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss their special centennial issue.
British Virgin Islands brace for Maria just weeks after Irma hitDangerous Hurricane Maria is marching toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It made landfall on the island of Dominica Monday night as a Category 5 storm. Jeremy Cooke of our partners at BBC reports from Tortola, one of the British Virgin Islands.
What U.S. classrooms can learn from China's "grit" in educationChinese-American journalist Lenora Chu moved with her family to Shanghai in 2010 where students regularly have some of the top math and reading test scores in the world. When her then-3-year-old son got into a prestigious Shanghai preschool, Chu wrote a book about their experience called "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, A Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve." Chu joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how Chinese classrooms differ from American ones and what we can learn from their "military" approach to education.
Is Myanmar's leader out of touch or ignoring Rohingya crisis?Burma's leader is defending her government against charges of ethnic cleansing. For the first time, Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi addressed her country over accusations the military burned down hundreds of Rohingya Muslim villages. Jonah Fisher of our partners at BBC reports from the country's capital.
Hurricane Maria clobbers Dominica, eyes Puerto RicoVirgin Islands, other Caribbean isles slammed by Hurricane Irma also in Maria’s sights; storm forming “dreaded pinhole eye”
What Paul Manafort wiretapping could mean for Russia probeCBS News chief Washington correspondent and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the revelations that President Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort was wiretapped by the FBI before and after the 2016 election, and what he expects to hear from the president during his first U.N. address.
Has Aung San Suu Kyi changed her stance on Rohingya crisis?Some see hope in Myanmar leader's 1st national address on claims of persecution of Muslim minority, but others see "victim blaming"
Hurricane Maria hits Dominica, barrels toward Puerto RicoTwo Atlantic hurricanes could affect millions of Americans. Hurricane Jose is moving north toward eastern Long Island and Cape Cod, but Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean is a far greater threat. David Begnaud reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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