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A new scientific breakthrough called the "Orion" may eventually allow many blind people to see. Using a camera attached to a pair of sunglasses, Orion captures images a person would see and sends it through a handheld device to an implant that’s been surgically inserted into the visual part of the brain. The implant then turns those images into dots of light that the patient can see. Jonathan Vigliotti reports on one patient who tested the technology.




Michigan is urging residents in several counties to cancel or postpone outdoor events. The call comes amid the state's worst outbreak of a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus in more than a decade. There have been seven confirmed human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, in Michigan, and three people have died. At least 20 cases have been reported in five states.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo outlawed the sale of all flavored electronic cigarette products besides tobacco and menthol in his state Tuesday, following the lead of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Beth LeBlanc, a reporter for the Detroit News, spoke to CBSN's "Red and Blue" about Michigan's crackdown on the products that have become popular with children and teenagers.

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