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The Senate holds a make-or-break vote today on health care, but the contents of the Republican bill remain a mystery. The trucker who drove a sweltering tractor-trailer packed with more than 100 people could face the death penalty.  

New video from the air shows Irma's devastating impact on Florida. This morning the storm is still causing major flooding. The hard hit Florida Keys are being compared to a "war zone." The Department of Defense says ten thousand people who rode out the storm may require evacuation. Plus, just weeks after leaving the White House, President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon is targeting Republicans he views as standing in the way of the President's agenda. He promises to use his influence to support more populist challengers. Hear how GOP lawmakers are responding to Bannon's threat to blow up the Republican Party.

Ken Follett on his new book, “A Column of Fire”  

Only on the CBS This Morning podcast, author Ken Follett talks with CBS News correspondent Reena Ninan about his latest novel “A Column of Fire.” A international spy drama set in the 16th Century, the novel centers around a love story beset by religion, as Queen Elizabeth comes to power in England and Europe plots against her. Follett discusses how his research involved reading nearly 230 books and traveling across Europe.

Why Steve Bannon was against Trump firing FBI's James Comey  

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is speaking out about one of President Trump's most controversial decisions in office: firing former FBI Director James Comey. In his first extensive interview since leaving the White House, Bannon tells Charlie Rose and "60 Minutes" why he was against the firing.

Hurricane Irma is now a tropical storm after slicing through central Florida overnight. Our correspondents are working their way into the hardest hit areas.  

Hurricane Irma is now a tropical storm after slicing through central Florida overnight. Storm victims are confronted with flooding, power outages, and even a sinkhole. Our correspondents are working their way into the hardest hit areas. Irma knocks down construction cranes in Miami and sends dangerous storm surge through the streets of Naples. We're in nearby Marco Island, where Irma made landfall with 140 mile per hour winds.

Time's Firsts profiles groundbreaking women  

Time magazine is launching "Firsts," a new project that highlights 46 groundbreaking women including Serena Williams, Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright. Time editor-in-chief Nancy Gibbs and Time photography and visual enterprise director Kira Pollack join "CBS This Morning" to discuss the project.

Fall movie preview: What to watch for this season  

This week marks the start of the fall movie season. Among the movies audiences are looking forward to is an adaptation of Stephen King's "It", "Justice League," and "Suburbicon." Managing editor of Fandango, Erik Davis, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss some of the season's most anticipated new movies.

A powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit just off Mexico's southern coast overnight. Hurricane Irma warnings are up in South Florida.  

A powerful 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit just off Mexico's southern coast overnight. At least 26 people are reported dead and there is widespread damage. The quake triggered tsunami waves and coastal evacuations. Mexico's President said the earthquake is the strongest to hit his country in a century. Hurricane warnings are up in South Florida. Deadly Hurricane Irma weakens to a category four. But the entire state still faces a worst case scenario, even more devastating than Andrew 25 years ago. More than a million people are told to get out, but gas shortages and highway backups are slowing the evacuation.

Harvard president on DACA, campus sexual assault policy  

Harvard University President Drew Faust is taking a stand against President Trump's decision to end the DACA program. Faust wrote to the Harvard community: "This cruel policy recognizes neither justice nor mercy." She joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why she has been vocal about undocumented students for a decade, how Harvard is addressing sexual assaults on campus, and how the university's student body has become more diverse.

Sonequa Martin-Green on  

The latest reboot of "Star Trek" launches this month on CBS All Access. "Star Trek: Discovery" features new characters, new missions and a new ship. Actress Sonequa Martin-Green, who played Sasha on AMC's "The Walking Dead," stars as first officer Michael Burnham. Martin-Green, the first black woman to play the lead in a "Star Trek" series, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the show and how she reacted to critics when she was cast in the role.

Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean Islands on its way to Florida. President Trump stuns top Republicans by making a deal with Democrats to fund the government.  

Hurricane Irma devastates Caribbean Islands on its way to Florida. The deadly category five storm could affect up to 37 million people. We'll talk with Florida Governor Rick Scott about the early morning briefing he received on the storm. Plus, President Trump stuns top Republicans by making a deal with Democrats to fund the government. And we?ll preview former chief strategist Steve Bannon's 60 Minutes conversation with Charlie Rose where they discuss the DACA controversy, Catholic leaders, and the President's response to Charlottesville. It is Bannon's first extensive interview since he left the White House.

The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record slams the Caribbean with 185 mile per hour winds. President Trump says he will revisit his decision to end DACA if Congress does not legalize a program.  

The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record slams the Caribbean with 185 mile per hour winds. We're in Puerto Rico, where Irma will hit in a few hours. Mandatory evacuations are underway in the Florida Keys. President Trump says he will revisit his decision to end DACA if Congress does not legalize a program to protect undocumented immigrants brought into the United States as children. Protests break out coast to coast as nearly a million people are left in legal limbo. And President Trump will travel to North Dakota today to make his case for tax reform.

"Hamilton" obsession among youth sparks themed summer camps  

Hit Broadway show "Hamilton" was a main attraction at many summer camps across the country this year. Most kids would not have elected to spend their summer looking at old paintings or diving into Revolutionary War history, but that was before the smash musical gave them a soundtrack and road map that brought the nation's founding to life. Nancy Cordes reports.

Why Starbucks covers pricey IVF for even its part-time baristas  

For some couples, finding a job that offers benefits to cover infertility treatments could be the difference between having kids and not. You might expect a tech company or big bank to offer coverage for treatments like in vitro fertilization, but Starbucks also offers the perk even for part-time baristas. Anna Werner reports.

Florida declares a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma. The Trump Administration is expected to announce this morning that it will phase out DACA.  

Florida declares a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma. It is now a monster category five storm that is barreling toward the United States. The Trump Administration is expected to announce this morning that it will phase out DACA. It's now up to Congress to replace the program that lets nearly a million young immigrants avoid deportation. North Korea reportedly starts moving an intercontinental missile toward a launch pad. Overnight, South Korea used its Navy to send a new warning. Harvey is now blamed for at least 63 deaths. And FEMA says more than half a million families requested disaster assistance.

South Korea simulates an attack on North Korea overnight in response to the North's latest nuclear test. In an announcement expected tomorrow, the President plans to end the DACA program.  

South Korea simulates an attack on North Korea overnight in response to the North's latest nuclear test. And there are signs the regime is preparing for a new missile launch. President Trump says the U.S. is ready to respond with its own nuclear weapons. In an announcement expected tomorrow, the President plans to end the DACA program which protects nearly one million immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children. And some areas of Houston could see new flooding today, while the rest of the city dries out. We're in a neighborhood still at risk from Harvey's impact.

Author of ''Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After  

Only on the CBS This Morning podcast, author Heather Harpham talks with CBS News correspondent Reena Ninan about her memoir "Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After." They discuss the challenges of love, heartbreak, raising a sick child alone, forgiveness and ultimately finding happiness.

What lies ahead for new Uber CEO?  

Uber's new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, calls himself a fighter and says his company needs to change. The former Expedia chief executive took over this week, replacing Travis Kalanick who resigned after a string of scandals. CBS News contributor and Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how Khosrowshahi got the jobs and the challenges he faces.

Samsung exec reflects on exploding battery debacle, consumer trust  

Samsung unveiled its newest smartphone, Galaxy Note 8, on Wednesday. The company's top U.S. executive is speaking out for the first time since last year's botched rollout of the previous version, Note 7, which dozens reported the battery overheated or exploded. Tim Baxter, CEO of Samsung Electronics North America, spoke only with "CBS This Morning" and assured that the problem has been fixed. Bill Weir reports.

Houston mayor vows: We'll "bounce back like never before"  

Though the floodwater may be receding, countless homes and neighborhoods are still flooded in Texas. Still, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says it's time for him to turn his attention to the city's recovery. Mark Strassmann spoke with Sylvester in the mayor's first extensive interview since Hurricane Harvey.

Hundreds of desperate flood victims in east Texas line up overnight to get out on buses and planes. More fears this morning of new explosions at an unstable chemical plant outside Houston.  

Hundreds of desperate flood victims in east Texas line up overnight to get out on buses and planes. Rescue crews are still pulling people out of the water in Beaumont and Port Arthur. More fears this morning of new explosions at an unstable chemical plant outside Houston. And gas prices spike ahead of the labor day weekend as Harvey disrupts the nation's oil supply. President Trump will return to Texas tomorrow. He was criticized after his first trip for not visiting victims in the storm- ravaged areas. Vice President Mike Pence did meet with victims when he went to Texas yesterday.

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