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California cops, defense attorney arrested in murder case

Three California Highway Patrol officers and a prominent defense attorney are among nine people arrested in a three-year-old murder case. Jericka Duncan has the details.
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WATCH: Cuban jazz musicians break into dance during first U.S. performance
One year after the U.S. began restoring relations with Cuba, a group of young jazz musicians fulfilled a lifelong dream of performing on American soil. During a performance at the Chicago Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University last month, the jazz orchestra took a moment to celebrate the music onstage.
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Autism risk and antidepressants
A new study finds a possible link between antidepressants during pregnancy and a child's risk of autism, but doctors say the risk is small. CBS News' Weijia Jiang reports.
Cheney calls Gaetz allegations 'sickening,' stays mum on calls for resignation
As the mother of daughters, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday she found the allegations against fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz “sickening” -- but declined to comment further against one of her most staunch critics amid ongoing investigations.
Gretchen Whitmer Says GOP Leaders Still Haven't Apologized to Her for Misogynistic Attacks
The governor addressed the recent remarks made by Michigan Republican Party chairman Ron Weiser in which he referred to her as a 'witch.'
Robert Durst expected to plead guilty to gun charge
Robert Durst, former millionaire real estate mogul, is expected to plead guilty on Thursday to a federal weapons charge that could land him in jail for a decade. 48 Hours correspondent Erin Moriarty joins CBSN to discuss the surprising twist in Durst's case.
Bill Cosby sues sex assault accusers
Bill Cosby is set to take several women who've publicly accused him of sexual assault to court. Cosby has filed defamation lawsuits against seven women who have accused him of misconduct. The comedian claims they're lying. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has the details.
Bowe Bergdahl's case headed to court-martial
The U.S. Army announced that Bowe Bergdahl's case is headed to trial by general court-martial. Bergdahl is accused of deserting his post in Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more.
President Obama: U.S. hitting ISIS "harder than ever"
After meeting with his national security team at the Pentagon, President Obama said that the U.S. is hitting ISIS harder than ever. CBS News State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with analysis of the president's remarks on his strategy to defeat ISIS.
Trump widens lead but rivals make gains
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is rising in the polls in New Hampshire. Christie will be on the main stage for the debate, alongside frontrunner Donald Trump, who still leads despite recent controversial comments. CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN with the latest on the race.
Titans great Eddie George to be Tennessee State’s next football coach
College basketball has started a trend — former star players joining the coaching ranks — that college football seems to slowly be picking up on. You have seen it on the hardwood, with Juwan Howard, Jerry Stackhouse, Speedy Claxton, and now it is happening on the gridiron. Former Titans star running back Eddie George is...
U.S. visa vetting questioned post California attack
There are questions about how carefully Tashfeen Malik was vetted before she was allowed into the United States. The New York Times reports she made questionable posts on social media before she moved to America. CBS News national security analyst Juan Zarate joins CBSN to discuss.
NYPD seeking man who punched cop near Washington Square Park
A man punched a cop in the face outside Washington Square Park over the weekend — and the NYPD released a photo Sunday of the suspect. “WANTED for ASSAULT: Do you know this guy?” the Police Department wrote on Twitter above the picture.  The officer was struck in the mouth around 3 a.m. Saturday in front...
Arizona AG: 'It's important' Kamala Harris, Health Sec. Becerra visit border amid immigration crisis
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich discusses the developing immigration crisis at the border and further probes the Biden administration to act on it.
Stroman unhappy Mets allowed him to start in rain
Marcus Stroman was unhappy that the New York Mets began Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins in a steady rain, which interrupted his outing after nine pitches.
Obama meets with national security team to discuss ISIS strategy
President Obama meets with his national security team at the Pentagon to discuss the strategy to defeat ISIS. CBS News State Department correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN with analysis.
Texas governor calls on Biden to reinstate Trump’s immigration policies
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday slammed President Biden’s response to the surge of unaccompanied migrant children at the US border, calling for the administration to restore former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. “This problem will continue to get worse because of the policies that have been adopted by the Biden administration,” Abbott said on “Fox...
Biden's extraordinarily ambitious philosophy of governing
President Joe Biden's budget plan shows a president trying to redefine his centrist credentials and eager to undo not just the wounds from the pandemic but also the damage of the Trump years, writes Frida Ghitis. "These are plans meant to have a potent impact at home, but also keeping a sharp focus on America's global position, aiming to fortify its diplomatic muscle without weakening its military one. In that combination, there's something for the left and for the right to dislike."
Angels OF Fowler needs season-ending surgery for torn ACL
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Dexter Fowler has a torn ACL in his left knee that requires season-ending surgery.
Former Titan Eddie George to be Tennessee State's new football coach, per reports
Eddie George, a four-time All-Pro running back for the Titans, will replace Rod Reed as football coach at Tennessee State, according to reports.
'We are done dying': NAACP, others express outrage at pepper-spraying of Black and Latino Army officer during traffic stop
Virginia's attorney general, at least one congressman and the local NAACP are furious at the actions of Windsor police officers during a traffic stop.
New Yorkers are flocking to plastic surgeons as COVID-19 pandemic winds down
"Double the demand is a reasonable statement," Upper East Side plastic surgeon Dr. Melissa Doft said of her increased bookings in $25,000 facelifts, $12,000 breast augmentations and $15,000 nose jobs.
Egypt: No evidence of terror in Russian plane crash
Egyptian authorities say there is no evidence of terrorism in the crash of a Russian plane in the Sinai peninsula. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer has details for CBSN.
Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?
With the death of Prince Philip, the title will be passed to other members of the royal family.
CBS News trending stories for Dec. 14, 2015
Egypt says no evidence of terror in Russian plane crash, GOP candidates prepare for another debate as Ted Cruz surges ahead in Iowa and more are among today's trending stories.
Ted Cruz surges ahead of Donald Trump in Iowa
Ted Cruz overtakes Donald Trump to lead the GOP race in the early voting state of Iowa. CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes has analysis for CBSN.
CBS story on DeSantis feeds GOP distrust of the media
Robby Soave argues that a recent "60 Minutes" story about Florida's vaccine rollout and Governor Ron DeSantis was wildly flawed. Soave says the story aided DeSantis politically because the governor responded by criticizing the media, and "being anti-media is probably the single thing that unites all conservatives."
Fox-to-Trump revolving door is now spinning the other way
The Trump White House hired numerous people from Fox News. Now Fox is hiring numerous people from Trump's orbit. Matt Gertz of the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters says nine former White House staffers, campaign aides and Trump family members are now on Fox's payroll. He says Fox "understood they needed to keep Trump supporters on board, and the best way to do that was to put familiar faces" on the network."
How your posture impacts the mind
Harvard professor and researcher Amy Cuddy explains how posture can affect some of the biggest moments of our lives. She also coined the term “power pose,” saying privately standing like a super hero for just two minutes before a big challenge can provide a surge of confidence. She joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss her new book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges."
New efforts to inspire next generation of pilots
Many regional airlines are struggling to fill the cockpit due in part to the high costs of flight school. While JetBlue is launching a training program to recruit students with little or no flight experience, air shows are another way to encourage aviation careers. The Breitling Jet Team is on its first American tour. John Blackstone reports.
NYC vermin complaints surge as COVID-19 restrictions ease
They’re getting ratted out again! Complaints about rodents have surged in the Big Apple as life slowly returns to normal with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Bloomberg reported. The number of vermin calls to the city’s 311 hot line in March jumped by 80 percent over the same month last year — when lockdowns were implemented...
Tuberculosis scare affects more than 1,000 in California
The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose is tracking down hundreds of people who may have been exposed to tuberculosis. The possible exposure affects more than 1,000 people, including 350 newborns. A nurse at the hospital tested positive for the potentially deadly disease. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning” from Los Angeles to discuss what makes this infection so dangerous.
BAFTAs red carpet: Photos of celebrities at the show
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas were among those in person at the BAFTAs.
Peace Corps red tape blamed for slow medical help after service
An internal Peace Corps report exposes deep problems at the agency when it comes to health care for volunteers returning home. Each year, some 1,400 volunteers come back sick or injured. Kris Van Cleave investigates the bureaucratic maze that's leaving some with little help and less support.
Fresno police fires officer for alleged involvement with Proud Boys
A Fresno, California, police officer was fired Friday after online images and videos surfaced showing his alleged involvement with the far-right group the Proud Boys, Fresno police said.
How journalists are advancing the Matt Gaetz scandal
Katie Benner tells Brian Stelter about covering the investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz. "If you look at the investigation itself, it involves characters that all feel incentivized for various reasons to talk to the press," she says. Philip Bump and Amanda Carpenter also weigh in.
Screenings missed San Bernardino shooter's radical postings
Officials continue to search for clues left behind by shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik. Law enforcement sources confirmed to CBS News that Malik made radical postings on Facebook as far back as 2013 -- the year before she moved to the U.S. and married Farook. Carter Evans reports.
Top Black Democrats condemn GOP election bills as grave threat to voting in America
The highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress and a top Black state leader took aim Sunday at nation-wide Republican efforts to restrict voting access as a move that will suppress minority voting and imperil democracy in America.
Facing ISIS' most feared weapon in Iraq
CBS News went to the front lines in Duhok in northern Iraq, less than half a mile from ISIS territory, where they witnessed firsthand the deadly threat from the terror group's car bombs. Charlie D'Agata reports.
Dickerson on Cruz's Iowa lead, impact if Trump leaves GOP race
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Iowa to discuss Sen. Ted Cruz's surge in polls and its impact on the Republican primary.
Mart Green: Mission of biblical proportions – this is how we're taking God's Word to every corner of the world
I remember vividly the day God exposed my spiritual embarrassment – the moment my own "Bible poverty" was laid bare.
Pelosi: House Democrats' Capitol security funding bill is 'just about ready'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that Democrats' Capitol security supplemental funding bill, which will reportedly total $2 billion, is "just about ready."
2 climbers rescued in a Utah canyon after being stranded overnight
Two climbers were rescued off a Utah mountain after they could not get back down in the dark, according to authorities.
Tom Cotton: New York's Homeless Veterans Ineligible for $15.6K Payments to Illegal Aliens
Homeless veterans in New York are not eligible for the $15,600 one-time payments that nearly 200,000 illegal aliens will soon receive, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) notes.
Anti-Defamation League CEO calls for Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson
Tucker Carlson ignited backlash for his comments about "replacement" theory during a Fox News show. Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt speaks to CNN's Brian Stelter about Carlson's rhetoric and the ADL's letter to Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott.
Technological help for stage actors causes controversy
Most stage actors say their biggest fear is forgetting their lines, so now some are getting extra help. As Jamie Yuccas reports, it has prompted criticism.
What's behind the Ted Cruz surge in Iowa
Donald Trump criticized a poll that showed him trailing in Iowa. Des Moines Register pollster Ann Selzer broke down Ted Cruz's surprising surge with CBSN's Contessa Brewer.
Deadly police shooting in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shooting. Officers fired dozens of rounds at a suspect and kept shooting while he was on the ground. Chris Martinez reports. Warning: Graphic video.
Bellator 257: Make your predictions for Vadim Nemkov vs. Phil Davis
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