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Portuguese search wells in case of missing Madeleine McCann
Portuguese authorities have conducted searches in three wells, according to witnesses, near where British toddler Madeleine McCann disappeared 13 years ago.
Indians, other teams pressured after Redskins drop nickname
The spotlight for change is shining on the Cleveland Indians.
Squirrel tests positive for plague in Colorado
A squirrel has tested positive for the bubonic plague in Colorado. According to health officials, the squirrel is the first case of plague in The Town of Morrison, Jefferson County, which is about 17 miles southwest of Denver. “Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, and can be contracted by humans and household...
US declares 'most' of China's maritime claims in South China Sea illegal
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a formal rejection of "most" of China's maritime claims in the South China Sea, the latest in the escalation between Washington and Beijing.
Jeff Sessions and President Trump's rocky history
Jeff Sessions was one of President Trump's biggest supporters during the 2016 election. Now Sessions is running for Senate and Trump has endorsed his opponent.
Former U.S. Attorney says William Barr pushed him to resign
Last week, the former top prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, told lawmakers that Attorney General William Barr pushed him to resign from his post. CBSN legal analyst and former New York County assistant district attorney Rebecca Roiphe spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the impact of Berman's testimony.
Richaun Holmes, Bruno Caboclo break NBA bubble quarantine rules
A pair of NBA players have broken the league’s bubble rules — and it’s only been a week. Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holmes on Monday announced on Twitter that he “briefly and accidentally” crossed the campus line at the NBA’s Disney bubble in Orlando, Fla. to pick up a food delivery. He said that he...
Arizona lake ‘electrocution incident’ leaves 1 dead, 2 critically injured
One person was killed and two others critically injured at a lake in Arizona on Sunday night after a possible electrocution incident, according to officials. The Peoria Fire Department said crews were originally dispatched to a report of a possible drowning at Scorpion Bay on Lake Pleasant, located north of Phoenix. Peoria Fire Captain Mario Bravo...
Amid coronavirus surge, health officials urge people to wear masks as a symbol of respect
Wearing masks to prevent spread of coronavirus is a sign of repect, health officials say.
California under lockdown as surge of coronavirus cases explodes nationwide
California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all counties in the state to close indoor operations at restaurants, bars and museums as coronavirus cases continue to surge. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles and San Diego school districts announced it will resume classes this fall, but only online. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, July 13, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
Jeff Sessions largely running against Trump in bitter Alabama Senate primary
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking Alabama Republicans to ignore President Trump and vote Tuesday to return him to the US Senate. Sessions, fired and repeatedly humiliated by Trump, spent the final campaign stretch alleging that Trump-endorsed college football coach Tommy Tuberville may be a secret liberal. Tuberville’s campaign “is funded and directed by...
CBS News Battleground Tracker: Biden leads in Florida; close race in Arizona, Texas
The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker shows Joe Biden leading President Trump in Florida, tied in Arizona and within a point in Texas. CBS News director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero on "Red and Blue" about where Biden is seeing gains. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Politico reporter Marc Caputo joined to talk about where the Trump campaign goes from here.
These are the California businesses that must shut down under Newsom's new coronavirus order
These are the California businesses that must shut down under Newsom's new coronavirus order
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Poll - Biden leads among women in FL, AZ, TX
Latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll finds Biden leading Trump in Florida and even in Arizona and Texas.
Naya Rivera got son safely on boat, couldn’t save self, officials say
Officials believe that former “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, whose body was found in a California lake Monday, managed to save her son by getting him on their drifting boat. “We believe it was mid-afternoon when she went swimming, the idea being, perhaps, that the boat began drifting… and that she mustered enough energy to get...
Swamp Monsters? Red Tails? Gridlock? What might NFL call DC?
Washington, perhaps the nation’s most reviled city, needs a new nickname for its football team. What could possibly go wrong?
Lori Loughlin petitions judge for lower bond, insists she’s not a flight risk
The move is likely tied to the recent sale of their Bel Air mansion.
WNBA releases 2020 schedule with opening weekend dedicated to Black Lives Matters
The WNBA released its revised schedule for the 2020 season, which had been delayed and completely reconfigured because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump's single weirdest belief
Over the weekend, President Donald Trump played golf. Twice.
Kara Lawson excited for chance to coach at Duke
Kara Lawson has always wanted to coach at Duke — a fact the first-time college coach hadn't shared with many people.
NBC's Peacock arrives last to streaming wars, but has a valuable weapon: It's free (with ads)
NBC's Peacock streaming service arrives Wednesday, offering original shows, reruns, films, sports, news and kids' shows on free and premium platforms.
After LA’s Sqirl cafe sold moldy jam, its owner cited a mycologist to defend it. But he doesn’t approve.
Sqirl's Jessica Koslow, who built a retail empire on artisanal jam, is under the microscope after complaints by former employees.
American Airlines reaches out to remind Sen. Ted Cruz about face mask use amid COVID-19 pandemic
Ted Cruz's spokesperson says he took off his face mask while he was eating or drinking. American Airlines has reminded the senator about its rules.
L.A., San Diego schools will start online this fall - a growing trend against what Trump wants
LAUSD and San Diego schools are going online for fall 2020. Will other districts' reopening plans defy Trump and do the same?
Venezuelan migrants fleeing Covid-19 get stuck at border
Venezuelan migrant workers, who left the country when its economy collapsed, are trying to return as coronavirus cases surge across the region. Now thousands are stuck at the Colombia border in worsening conditions. Stefano Pozzebon reports.
Forecast: The race between Biden and Trump is within the true margin of error
There is little doubt that former Vice President Joe Biden is ahead in the polls right now. He regularly posts double-digit advantages nationally and is ahead in the key swing states. If the election were held today, Biden would almost certainly be elected president.
Dozens of world’s richest people demand higer taxes to pay for coronavirus economic recovery
A group of 83 of the richest people in the world have called for “our governments to raise taxes on people like us" to help fund the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Guardian.
Four charged with murder of Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke
The crime is connected to gang activity, prosecutors allege.
CBS Increases Diversity Efforts, Commits 25% Script Development Budget to Projects From BIPOC Creators
CBS also plans for writers' rooms to include 40% BIPOC staff by the 2021-22 season.
Ocean investment could aid post-Covid-19 economic recovery
Every dollar invested in a sustainable ocean economy can yield at least five times the return in benefits, according to a new report commissioned by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
Opinion: Pelosi's half-right: The voters must punish Trump for sparing Roger Stone
Congress can't do much about Trump's sleazy use of the pardon power
Black Lives Matter street mural vandalized outside Trump Tower
The Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower was vandalized with red paint, police confirmed to CNN on Monday.
Ex-WH chief of staff calls US coronavirus testing capabilities 'simply inexcusable'
Former White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney called the United States' current coronavirus testing capabilities "simply inexcusable" in an op-ed published Monday, marking a rare break from the Trump administration's continued celebration of current testing efforts.
Patriots' Cam Newton: 'I felt like I was just left to die'
New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton opened up after a workout session on Saturday night and said that he felt abandoned when the Carolina Panthers decided to move on from him.
IRS canceling stimulus checks issued to dead people
Federal stimulus checks sent to people who have died have been canceled, the Internal Revenue Service says.
Investigation reveals how ICE helped spread COVID-19
An investigation by The New York Times and the Marshall Project reveals how unsafe conditions and scattershot testing helped turn the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency into a worldwide spreader of the virus. Emily Kassie, the director of visual projects for the Marshall Project, joins CBSN to discuss conditions in ICE detention centers and how the Trump administration pressured other countries to take in sick deportees.
Transcript: Fired US Attorney Geoffrey Berman's interview with House Judiciary Committee
The House Judiciary Committee released a transcript of the committee's July 9 interview with Geoffrey Berman, the former US attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired last month following a tense standoff with Attorney General William Barr.
Training camp begins as NHL enters third phase of return, coronavirus results released
Training camp began Monday for the 24 teams participating in the NHL's expanded playoffs, the third of four planned phases of the league's Return to Play plan.
Hard-hitting Edwin Rios pushing to make the Dodgers' opening day roster
Edwin Rios, a utility player with power, could make the Dodgers opening day squad because of the new NL designated hitter rule and expanded roster.
California Closes Indoor Businesses Statewide As COVID-19 Cases Surge
Restaurants, movie theaters and museums are among the businesses required to suspend their indoor operations statewide under Gov. Gavin Newsom's Monday announcement. Bars must close entirely.
An Interview With NBA Player Troy Daniels About Life in the Bubble
The food is fun to talk about, but it’s not the most important thing.
Outside COVID-19 hot spots, try to reopen schools based on local data and safety resources
Ignore Donald Trump threatening to cut off funding for school districts. Reopening classes amid coronavirus should not be one size fits all: Our view
The NBA ‘snitch hotline’ remains quiet for now
NBA teams have been in the “bubble” for six days, but the league’s “snitch hotline” has been quiet thus far. The hotline, part of the NBA’s 113-page memo to teams, was reportedly created to allow players to anonymously report their peers for potential violations of league safety protocols. As part of the league’s planned restart,...
US military sees 60 percent jump in coronavirus cases in first few weeks of July
The US military has seen a spike in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks, with the number of confirmed cases in July growing by about 4,000, a jump of about 60%, according to Defense Department statistics.
Trump hoping to get backing of police unions as law enforcement concerns mount over Biden
Donald Trump is hoping to use his “law and order” persona to get the endorsement of the nation’s largest police unions.
Jessica Brown Findlay enters ‘Brave New World’
“Brave New World” is based on the classic 1932 Aldous Huxley novel of the same name.
Atlanta Braves will keep their name but review the 'Tomahawk Chop'
The Atlanta Braves will not be changing their name. The "Tomahawk Chop" chant however, may be on the chopping block.