Department of Veterans Affairs coronavirus total tops 40,000
The Department of Veterans Affairs surpassed 40,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, but the number of active cases within the health system continued to decline since hitting a peak in late July. The total number of cases among the veterans health system’s patients has grown by more than 10,000 in the last 19 days alone, as...
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Selena Gomez announces launch date for Rare Beauty line
The makeup line will be coming to Sephora Sept. 3.
‘No silver bullet’ against coronavirus, warns World Health Organization chief
“There is no silver bullet at the moment and there might never be,” against the novel coronavirus, warned World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebrevesus during a virtual media briefing on Monday. Though the leader of the WHO said there is some progress being made with possible treatments, and noted that “a number of vaccines...
Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton forming Yankees dream pairing in unlikely moment
It’s only been nine games, but the Yankees will head into Wednesday’s doubleheader with the best record in the majors (8-1) and their two biggest sluggers showing — for now — that they can stay healthy. Both Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton have started each game of the young season and Judge has felt good...
Keilar pushes back on Trump campaign claims of voter fraud
CNN's Brianna Keilar fact checks Trump campaign senior adviser Mercedes Schlapp's position that mail in voting can lead to election fraud.
In Apple TV+ series, Oprah Winfrey says being White 'gives you an advantage no matter what'
Oprah Winfrey discussed the advantages White Americans have over non-White communities in terms of reaching success on her new Apple TV+ series.
I’m a sexy silver fox and babes half my age are all over me: ‘It’s a daddy thing’
They’re no spring chickens, but they’re landing chicks.
Ben Shapiro suggests Biden's choice of running mate is between Susan Rice, Kamala Harris
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will likely choose either Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., or former National Security Adviser Susan Rice as his running mate, Ben Shapiro predicted on "The Daily Briefing" Tuesday.
Apple denies interest in acquiring TikTok, report says
Apple might not want the ByteDance-owned company, but Microsoft might. And Facebook has previously expressed interest.
Man dead, woman injured by falling trees in NYC amid Tropical Storm Isaias
Tropical Storm Isaias claimed at least one New Yorker Tuesday and critically injured another, authorities said. A man was killed in Queens when a tree wrenched loose by the storm’s powerful winds smashed into his car Tuesday afternoon and a woman was critically injured by a flying branch in Brooklyn, authorities said. The 60-year-old man was...
Feds raid offices of company tied to Ukrainian oligarch
The offices belong to Optima Management Group, a real estate company headquartered in Cleveland.
105-year-old WWII veteran celebrates milestone birthday with drive-by salute
After joining the Marine Corps in 1934, Maj. Bill White served on active duty for 30 years, including during World War II and the Korean War.
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford had false-positive result on COVID-19 test, team says
Matthew Stafford landed on the COVID-19 reserve list last weekend, but the Detroit Lions say the QB's test result was a false positive.
It's a bird! It's a dinosaur! No, apparently it's a lizard, as study authors issue retraction
Researchers thought they discovered the world's smallest dinosaur, a bird-like creature less than the size of a hummingbird. But they were wrong.
Radio City "Christmas Spectacular" canceled for first time ever
The Rockettes will not perform this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Watch Katie Ledecky swim a lap balancing chocolate milk on her head
Katie Ledecky can do it all. The five-time Olympic gold medalist and 14-time world record-breaker recently shared a social media challenge in which she astoundingly managed to balance a semi-full glass of chocolate milk on her head while swimming a lap. “Possibly one of the best swims of my career,” Ledecky captioned the video on...
Arizona superintendent: Reopening schools is a ‘fantasy’
Hayden-Winkelman School District Superintendent Jeff Gregorich argues it's not smart to send kids back to school as the coronavirus pandemic surges on.
How to stay upbeat on rainy days, even in a pandemic
On gloomy weather days, especially during a pandemic, it's easy to fall into a bad mood. If you can, find a small treat for yourself to bring joy.
'Kindergarten Cop' screening canceled in Oregon, compared to 'Gone with the Wind'
The NW Film Center canceled an Aug. 6 outdoor screening of the 1990 movie "Kindergarten Cop" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, after it was excoriated on Twitter for glorifying the traumatization of children by police and was compared to "Birth of a Nation" and "Gone with the Wind."
The 10 best credit cards of August 2020
With so many options, how do you choose the best credit card? Our guide takes you through the pros and cons of all the top credit cards in 2020.
Hair scavenged from Nairobi dump ends up in salon amid COVID-19 pandemic
NAIROBI – Stylist Julia Wanja picks her way delicately through piles of food waste, discarded masks, rubber gloves and other rubbish at Nairobi’s Dandora dumpsite, looking for used hair extensions she can clean and resell to customers. The pandemic means fewer clients with less money and she is cutting down on costs by cleaning and...
Paul McCartney 'almost blamed myself' for Beatles breakup, says he sued band to save its music
McCartney was often blamed for breaking up The Beatles and says he turned to booze to cope with the fallout in a new interview with British GQ.
Watch 'Mission: Impossible — Fallout' director Christopher McQuarrie on Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown
Week 13: 'Mission: Impossible — Fallout' director Christopher McQuarrie joins a live chat from London about the blockbuster franchise.
AFM, a Biennial Polio-Like Viral Illness, Is Expected to Hit the U.S. in 2020
Parents urged to remain vigilant
Does the Supreme Court's DACA decision give President Trump more power?
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Trump at the end of June by ruling against his effort to block the Obama-era DACA program. But could that decision have actually given him more executive powers moving forward? John Yoo, a law professor at the University of California Berkeley and former legal adviser in the Bush administration, has been advising the president on this issue, and he joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss.
Remember when Dolly Parton fully subverted the 'dumb blonde' cliché with her 80s excess styling?
In the '80s, Dolly Parton lit a rocket under her cowgirl look, multiplying the sequins and turning the bimbo cliché into a weapon.
Above-ground subway service, LIRR suspended as Tropical Storm Isaias slams NYC
Above-ground subway service was suspended Tuesday afternoon as Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through New York City, downing trees and sending debris flying onto the tracks. The MTA said at around 1:15 p.m. that it would be running trains underground only until the heavy winds died down. Transit officials also shut down LIRR service due to...
Senate could be in session until deal reached on coronavirus bill
Republicans and Democrats remain in stalemate over what should be included in the next coronavirus relief bill.
Doom is contagious in Amy Seimetz's horror movie 'She Dies Tomorrow'
Kate Lyn Sheil stars as a woman who spreads the idea that death is just 24 hours away in Amy Seimetz's contagion thriller 'She Dies Tomorrow."
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Expected to Attract More Than 250,000 Bikers as South Dakota Sees Uptick in Coronavirus Cases
The event could be the biggest anywhere so far during the pandemic, causing some to worry about an unmanageable outbreak
Bierock: The sandwich you've probably never heard of
A look at what a bierock is, how it came to be and where you can try one.
How Dolly Parton subverts the 'dumb blonde' cliché
For over six decades, on stage and screen, Dolly Parton's look has remained unmistakable. CNN Style looks back.
FBI agent describes grisly excavation of ‘Doomsday’ cult mom’s children
An FBI agent described in an Idaho court Tuesday the grisly excavation of the charred and decomposing remains of “Doomsday” dad Chad Daybell’s stepchildren on a pet cemetery at the edge of his property. “When I cut through the white plastic that’s when the possible human hair began coming out onto my hands and that’s...
‘Imagine if Martin Luther King Jr. Had Facebook.’ Watch TIME’s Documentary on the Role of Social Media in Racial Justice Protests
'#RECKONING,' a video project from TIME, examines the response to these three viral videos and how they sparked racial justice protests
These are just some of the public submissions for new Mississippi state flag
Nearly 2,700 public proposals to replace Mississippi’s state flag have been released online — including some that feature beer cans, Elvis Presley and Kermit the Frog. The nine-member Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag will now each choose 25 of their favorite submissions by Friday, narrowing the potential field to a maximum of 225...
Kanye West dropped from New Jersey ballot consideration for invalid signatures
Election lawyer Scott Salmon had filed the challenge to West’s filing last week, accusing the rapper’s campaign of having invalid signatures.
Tiffany Haddish reveals she’s dating Common, lost ‘20 lbs since I’ve been in this relationship’
Tiffany Haddish and Common are official.
Coronavirus contact tracing in the U.S. is falling behind
A report in The New York Times looks at how contact tracing in the U.S. is falling behind in many states as the coronavirus spreads. Times reporter Jennifer Steinhauer joined CBSN to explain why.
Hurricane Isaias: What tech you need when disaster strikes
Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.
Gordon Murray reveals 3-seat multimillion T.50 supercar
The ultralight coupe features a screaming V12 engine
SEC probes Kodak’s handling of pharmaceutical business: report
The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Kodak’s handling of material information about the startup pharmaceutical business it’s launching with the help of Uncle Sam.  According to the Wall Street Journal, the regulator is examining whether Kodak jumped the gun on a July 28 announcement that it had received a $765 million federal loan to...
Kristin Cavallari reunites with Stephen Colletti after Jay Cutler divorce
"2004 or 2020?!" Cavallari captioned the post.
Why the Giant Hindu Deity Appearing on Times Square Billboards on Wednesday Is Such a Provocation
The billboards celebrate a new temple at one of India’s most controversial sites.
Husband of Los Angeles DA charged with pulling gun on BLM protesters
The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters outside the couple's home the day before the primary election in March. CBS Los Angeles reports.
Rafael Nadal out of US Open as Novak Djokovic commits to playing
Rafael Nadal won’t be there to defend his US Open title. The Spaniard is skipping the tournament, which he won last year, because of concerns surrounding COVID-19. Roger Federer is also out of the field after knee surgery, however top-ranked Novak Djokovic was on the USTA’s early list of entries. “After many thoughts I have...
The best smart light strips of 2020
Brighten up your space with these functional adhesive lights
German ambassador pick disparaged immigrants and refugees, called for martial law at US-Mexico border
President Donald Trump's nominee to become the US ambassador to Germany has a history of making xenophobic and racist comments about immigrants and refugees in both Germany and the US.
Beirut explosion kills dozens, injures thousands
Dramatic video shows a massive explosion near Beirut's port that caused destruction to homes miles away. Many have been killed. Thousands are believed to be injured.