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More rain expected for flooded Midwest

More rain is expected to worsen flood conditions in Nebraska and other parts of the Midwest. The flooding has destroyed homes and businesses, and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. Otoe County, Nebraska emergency management director Gregg Goebel joined CBSN to describe the conditions and the recovery efforts.

President Trump is defending his criticism of the late Sen. John McCain, saying he was "never a fan" of McCain and "never will be." The president doubled down on his recent Twitter attacks when he was asked about McCain in the Oval Office Tuesday. Paula Reid reports.

Woman on postpartum depression treatment

The FDA just approved the first drug to treat postpartum depression. The condition affects more than 400,000 women every year, an estimated 20 percent of new moms in the U.S. Dr. Tara Narula spoke to one of the handful of women who have tried the drug and shows us its dramatic results.


Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique, endangering thousands of families, aid workers said. Crews scrambled to rescue survivors of Cyclone Idai who clung to rooftops and trees. Hundreds were dead, many more were missing and thousands were at risk in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. CBS News' Tina Kraus reports.

A new report shows President Trump's re-election campaign is outspending all of the Democratic candidates on digital advertising. Marc Lotter, Director of Strategic Communications for re-election campaign of President Donald J. Trump, joins CBSN to explain their 2020 strategy.

The FDA has approved the first drug specifically designed to treat postpartum depression. In the U.S., about one in nine mothers experience depression after having a baby. As Dr. Tara Narula reports, the new drug is providing hope.

 
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