A 'pop,' a 'crackle,' then 'fire!': NTSB records show dramatic moments as flames swept Conception dive boat

Investigative records released Wednesday provide the fullest account yet of the 2019 boat fire off the Ventura County coast that killed 34 people, but they still do not pinpoint a cause of the fire.

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Confirmation Hearing for Trump's SC Pick Amy Coney Barrett Starts October 12, Lindsey Graham Says
"Monday will be an introduction, opening statements, a statement by the nominee," the Republican said. "Tuesday and Wednesday will be question days and Thursday we'll begin the mark-up process."
Federal prosecutor in Massachusetts accuses Barr of a 'dangerous abuse of power'
An assistant US attorney in Massachusetts is the latest federal prosecutor to criticize Attorney General William Barr, accusing the top law enforcement official of a "dangerous abuse of power" by politicizing his position and doing the bidding of President Donald Trump.
What the chaos in 2000 tells us about a nightmare election scenario
President Donald Trump seems intent on sowing doubt over the election results, creating a pathway to contest the results and remain in power even if he loses, writes Julian Zelizer.
U.S. airline industry on the brink of massive lay-offs as federal aid runs out
Since the pandemic, U.S. airlines have been relying on billions in federal aid to keep its employees staffed. But as the aid is expected to run out next week, massive lay-offs could follow. Kris Van Cleave reports.
U.S. coronavirus infections surpass 7 million as CDC issues somber warning
Coronavirus infections in the U.S. passed the 7 million mark this week, with the death toll now more than 204,000. Despite the increasing numbers, the CDC still warns that 90% of the population remains vulnerable to the virus. Danya Bacchus reports.
Trump names Amy Coney Barrett as his SCOTUS nominee
Senate Judiciary chair Lindsey Graham announced late Saturday that confirmation hearings would begin on October 12.
Protesters gather for fourth straight day in Louisville, Kentucky
Protesters are demonstrating for the fourth straight day in Louisville, Kentucky, following the decision to not directly charge any police officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Adriana Diaz reports.
Stanley Cup explainer
Arguably the most iconic trophy in sports history, the Stanley Cup dates back 1893 when it was first purchased by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley with the intention of being given to the top amateur team in Canada.
Far-right group Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon
The far-right group Proud Boys are holding a rally Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Police are on alert for clashes for counter demonstrators.
Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
President Trump announced on Saturday that he is nominating appeals court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Mr. Trump said he wants his nominee confirmed by the Senate before Election Day, in case the Supreme Court is called upon to decide the election. Nikole Killion has more.
Rob Gronkowski on lack of production in first 2 games with Buccaneers: 'I came here to block, baby'
Rob Gronkowski addressed his slow start in his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and his first season since stepping away from the NFL after the 2019 season.
"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, September 26, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Jamie Yuccas."
UFC 253 video: Ludovit Klein's KO makes him first Slovak fighter to earn UFC win
Ludovit Klein has power, and he used it to become the first Slovak fighter ever to earn a victory in the UFC.        Related StoriesUFC 253 video: Ludovit Klein's KO makes him first Slovak fighter to earn UFC win - EnclosureVideo: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoffVideo: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoff - Enclosure
Falcons' A.J. Terrell hits reserve/COVID-19 list
The Atlanta Falcons placed cornerback A.J. Terrell on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday prior to the team’s Week 3 game against the Chicago Bears, the team announced
L.A. County sees no post-Labor Day spike in coronavirus numbers
L.A. County reports an average of 1,074 new daily cases for the week ending Sept. 25, compared with 1,176 for the week ending Sept. 5.
San Fransisco passes work-from-home plan to fight climate change
Working from home may become a post-pandemic way of life in one California community. San Francisco Bay area officials approved a plan last week requiring large, office-based businesses to have employees work from home three days a week in a bid to fight climate change, according to a report. The decision, by the Metropolitan Transportation...
Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu, Luke Voit in line for ‘damn cool’ milestones
It’s hard to know how the milestones of 2020’s 60-game season will be remembered, but the Yankees are set for a pair of significant ones. With four more hits in Saturday’s 11-4 win over the Marlins in The Bronx, DJ LeMahieu put himself in position to win the AL batting title. His average is .359...
No. 9 Texas wins wild 63-56 overtime shootout against Texas Tech
No. 9 Texas uses onside kick and touchdown pass to force overtime then prevails against Texas Tech 63-56.
Kansas State erases 21-point deficit to upset No. 3 Oklahoma
Kansas State scored 24 unanswered points and pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season so far, defeating No. 3 Oklahoma, 38-35.
Hirono, Blumenthal say they won’t meet with Amy Coney Barrett
Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have said they will not meet with Amy Coney Barrett -- President Trump’s pick to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
Donald Trump: Bill Clinton Is 'Stone Cold Afraid' of Hillary
"I used to say, 'Now, now, now, we won. Don't do it,'" Trump recalled. "I try and stop it, but now, she's crazy. Bill is stone-cold afraid of her."
Five biggest college football plays of the day from Week 4
Week 4 in college football had its share of wild and exciting moments. A look at the five biggest plays from Saturday.
NYPD line-of-duty injuries skyrocket amid violent anti-police protests
Officers have been shot at, stabbed, assaulted with rocks, bricks, struck by vehicles and had Molotov cocktails hurled at them, officials said.
Loeffler pushes back after Schumer says 'no precedent' for confirming SCOTUS pick between July and Election Day
Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., has pushed back against a claim by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that there was “no precedent” for confirming a Supreme Court nominee between July and Election Day in a presidential year.
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Rafael Nadal isn’t clear favorite as French Open ball, conditions change
If it weren’t for a U.S. Open disqualification, Novak Djokovic likely would be on the cusp of a “COVID Grand Slam,” with the opportunity to sweep all three majors of 2020. (Wimbledon was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic). No longer is Rafael Nadal being hailed as a prohibitive favorite at the rescheduled French Open,...
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College football Week 4 winners and losers include Auburn, Mississippi State, Big 12
The SEC returned, LSU lost and Oklahoma flopped. Here are the winners and losers from college football's Week 4.        
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In California, Windy, Dry Weather Expected To Bring 'Critical' Fire Conditions
The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings throughout parts of the state. Cal Fire says winds and low humidity are expected to exacerbate fire conditions and drive up temperatures.
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Schumer puts health care on forefront as Dems prepare to fight Amy Coney Barrett nomination
Schumer warned that Barrett could be the deciding vote in the Supreme Court striking down the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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St. Louis man sentenced to life free after 33 years
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Big Tech’s praise for Biden will strike most people as a reason to prefer Trump
The two dozen tech geniuses who endorsed Joe Biden in a recent New York Times letter showed an obliviousness all too typical of the industry. Biden and running mate Kamala Harris “listen to experts before setting public policy,” they claim — which evidently means they’ll favor the tech industry’s preferences when it comes to immigration...
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New York’s leaders should join Trump in rejecting vile ‘critical race theory’
President Trump’s pushback against “critical race theory” can help unite the nation and reclaim its core values. Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio would be wise to join him — but that’s unlikely. Last week, Trump banned people and firms doing business with the government from conducting training based on this odious race- and sex-based...
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President Trump Could Become the Most Consequential President in History | Opinion
Conservatives are one vote away from guaranteeing that the rule of law prevails on the Supreme Court for generations to come.
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Dems slam Barrett nomination over health care, 'illegitimate process' after Trump nomination
Democrats took to social media to slam President Trump's choice of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court nominee after the president's announcement Saturday night -- with one senator claiming the nomination is the result of an "illegitimate process."
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Donald Trump Supporters Chant 'Back the Blue' as the President Honors Police
"Look at all the police back there, are they the greatest?" Trump asked, turning and gazing at the crowd of officers at the event in Middletown, Pennsylvania.
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Video: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoff
Juan Espino is back, and judging by his performance at UFC 253, better than ever.        Related StoriesVideo: Juan Espino picks up first-round submission win at UFC 253 after long layoff - EnclosureVideo: Matt Serra, Joshua Fabia get into argument at breakfast during UFC 253 fight weekNeil Magny wants to be Khamzat Chimaev's UFC main event foe: 'What's the hold up?' 
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Elizabeth Warren: 'Trump Is Counting on His Nominee to Swing the Court in His Favor When He Loses'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) warned Saturday that President Trump is counting on Judge Amy Coney Barrett to "swing the Court in his favor when he loses the election."
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Republicans push Barrett confirmation as Democrats criticize timing
Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday.
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As Election Nears, Trump Expands Moratorium On Exploratory Drilling In Atlantic
The move extends a moratorium Trump imposed earlier this month. The oil industry opposes the move. Trump's detractors say Trump is playing politics ahead of a close election battle.
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Third Driver Plows Car Through Crowd of Black Lives Matter Protesters in California
One man was seen bleeding from the knee in photos shared to social media.
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How Trump picked Amy Coney Barrett over Barbara Lagoa for the Supreme Court
It was only a week ago President Donald Trump appeared practically "giddy" about a particular candidate to fill the newly vacant seat on the Supreme Court that had been held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for more than 27 years, people familiar with the matter said.
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Ibram Kendi: ‘Too Many White People' Believe They Can't Be Racist if They Adopt Black Children
Ibram X. Kendi, director of Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research, wrote on Saturday that white people who adopt black children may be "racist," joining a growing group of Democrats and leftists commenting on Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Haitian son and daughter.
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Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court praised by religious conservatives
President Trump nominated Judge Amy Cohen Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court Saturday, a move that was immediately met with praise from religious conservatives, who she has been a favorite of for years. 
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Democrats say Barrett's nomination is all about the future of Obamacare
Democrats on Saturday night launched their case against federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, saying support for her confirmation was equivalent to a vote to end the Affordable Care Act.
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Cal State Long Beach in lockdown after five students test positive for the coronavirus
All students living on campus have been placed into quarantine, said President Jane Close Conoley.
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Video shows alleged thief take off, injure man during car sale gone wrong
Do not let this man take you for a ride! Cops are looking to collar a bogus car buyer who took the seller for a twisted spin in Brooklyn, police said. The wild Sept. 17 incident left the victim with multiple broken bones, according to the NYPD. The episode unfolded at about 8:20 p.m. when...
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Rangers trade Marc Staal, second-round pick to Red Wings
Marc Staal’s long Rangers tenure is over. The Blueshirts traded the 33-years-old defenseman, who played 13 seasons in New York, along with a 2021 second-round pick to the Detroit Red Wings for future considerations, the team announced Saturday. He had two goals and nine assists last season and was a plus-5 during his time on...
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Schumer: Trump’s Supreme Court Pick “Could Tear Down” Ginsburg Legacy
Two of the 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have already said they won’t be sitting down with Amy Coney Barrett.
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Trump Kept the Quiet Part Quiet About Amy Coney Barrett
The president introduced his Supreme Court pick—but stayed mum about the real reasons he needs her.
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