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This Morning from CBS News, Dec. 23, 2015

Stepped-Up Security
Travelers may not have a chance to avoid airport body scanners this holiday season. Officials tell CBS News the Transportation Security Administration is changing its passenger screening protocols.

Not So Fast
When Donald Trump's poll numbers started rising this summer, much of the political world assumed they would slip at some point. But as the year ends, that's no longer the case. His voters are characterized by their decisiveness and strong support.

In Mourning
Air Force Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen was the highest ranking officer killed in Monday's suicide bomber attack in Afghanistan, and one of the first openly gay female U.S. Air Force officers to be killed in action. Margaret Brennan spoke to her brother, who called Vorderbruggen a hero.

Rocky Road?
If you thought the U.S. economy was out of the woods, think again. Some experts are warning that Americans could face another recession as early as next year. We look at the economic storms that could cut the recovery short.

Oops
At least these customers may never leave home without it: Credit-card giant American Express may allow account holders to keep membership rewards points they got when a technical glitch padded their balances.

Ho Ho Stocks?
It's an unmistakable pattern: Stocks tend to wilt early in December, only to come on strong heading into the close of the year. But what's behind the so-called Santa Claus rally, and should investors look forward to another upward move this year?

Holiday Blues
For many, the holidays are a time of joy. But for some people -- particularly those living with depression -- this time of year can be especially difficult. Loneliness, financial stress and family friction can all take a toll. But experts say there are some things you can do to help you cope.

Holiday Spirit
Assistant Broward County, Florida Public Defender and former TV journalist Kim Segal confronts the holiday rush -- to get low-level offenders home for Christmas.

Memorable Photos
Tragic terror attacks, campaign craziness and a rock star pope -- here's a look back at the indelible images of the last year. View Gallery: 2015, The Year In PicturesKennedy Center

Kennedy Center honoree
Seiji Ozawa was born in China and raised in Japan, but ultimately became one of America's greatest conductors. Seth Doane visited the maestro in Tokyo, where they toured his neighborhood and looked back at his long career.

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U.S.
Wacky holiday weather hitting across U.S.
Pentaton identifies, America mourns service members killed in Afghanistan
7 more nuclear waste "hot spots" found in St. Louis suburb
More than 3,000 Wash. State prisoners freed early by mistake
Judge upholds Seattle's "gun violence tax"
Documents: Texas teacher, student "became physical" on Africa trip

World
Report: U.S. bars British Muslim family from plane to Disneyland
More Afghan troops rushed to key area under Taliban attack
Man pulled alive from rubble long after China landslide
Malaysia's new Islamic airline takes off with a prayer

Politics
Donald Trump defends use of "schl****d" against Hillary Clinton
Clinton: We can't let Trump "bully" his way to the presidency
Washington Post retracts cartoon depicting Ted Cruz's daughters as monkeys
Poll: Majority opposes accepting Syrian refugees into U.S.

Business, Finance
7 holiday gifts when money is no object

Health
Moving, funny Facebook letter from young mom who died of cancer

Scitech
Mystery light streaks across SoCal, Vegas skies
The most ridiculous tech gadget gifts of the season
Breathtaking Earthrise image taken from far side of the moon

Entertainment
Clint Black on his new release, and career

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