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California lawyer and CHP officers accused in murder plot

Last year, Frank Carson was running for district attorney of Stanislaus County, California. Today, he is behind bars after being accused of masterminding an intricate murder plot. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports on the latest developments.
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Possible terror attack in Israel
A bus explosion has injured at least 15 people in Jerusalem on Monday. CBS Radio News' Robert Berger joins CBSN from Israel with the latest.
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Web Extra: Ron Fournier talks about his new book, "Love That Boy"
In this "Face the Nation" Web Extra, Ron Fournier of the National Journal discusses his latest book, "Love That Boy." The book is about his relationship with his son, who was diagnosed with autism six years ago.
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Physicist Michio Kaku on the earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan
Deadly earthquakes hit Ecuador and Japan within days of each other, and rescue and recovery efforts are underway in both countries. The death toll continues to rise in Ecuador, jumping from 250 to 350 in a matter of hours. With more on the science behind these earthquakes, CBS News contributor and physicist Michio Kaku joins CBSN with more.
Pence receives pacemaker after slow heart rate: What to know
Breaking news Thursday revealed former Vice President Mike Pence underwent surgery to implant a pacemaker after experiencing a slow heart rate. But what is this device and how does it work?
Donald Trump raises fears of violent protests if he doesn't get nomination
Republican front-runner Donald Trump has raised the possibility there could be violent protests if he wins the most delegates but does not become the presidential nominee. Trump says the possibility of a contested convention shows the Republican nominating system is "rigged." With more, Real Clear Politics' Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS' senior political editor Steve Chaggaris join CBSN.
Hayley Hasselhoff, David Hasselhoff’s daughter, becomes first curve model to land a European Playboy cover
Hayley Hasselhoff made history as the first curve model to appear on the cover of Playboy Germany.
Hedgehogs to cuddle at Japanese cafe
A cafe in Japan offers customers hedgehogs to hold while sipping their coffee or tea.
Supreme Court hears case on Obama's immigration policy
The Supreme Court hears arguments today on President Obama's controversial immigration policy that allows some illegal immigrants to apply for legal status in the United States. With analysis on this major executive action, CBS' Paula Reid joins CBSN from Washington, D.C.
Obama being pushed to allow 9/11 families to sue Saudis
A classified portion of the 9/11 report known as the "28 pages" contains details that may connect some members of the Saudi royal family to Al Quaeda and the Septemeber 11 terror attacks. Some victims' families want to sue the Saudi government. CBS' Chip Reid explains from the White House.
Humans solve problems by adding complexity, even when it’s against our best interests
The study’s findings are especially relevant in the realm of public policy, where the simplest solution is often the hardest to spot.
Country star Carly Pearce released a powerful revenge album — and it’s not what you would expect
Carly Pearce, who will perform Sunday on the ACM Awards, opened up about her personal life on her new record "29."
Even if the pandemic abates, FitXR thinks home fitness is the future
FitXR launched a subscription plan to its virtual gym with the idea that at-home fitness is here to stay.
Column: Bernie Madoff wanted to beat the Wall Street 'club.' So do today's crypto hotshots
It's unlikely Bernie Madoff ever got into cryptocurrency from his prison cell, but he might have appreciated the logic.
Mall department stores were struggling. The pandemic has pushed them to the edge of extinction.
Half the country’s remaining mall-based department stores are expected to shutter by 2025.
Why do the Oscars matter?
The Oscars have never seemed so inconsequential. Here's what significance they actually hold.
As the tourism industry returns, 3 million workers wait for a callback
Even as travel returns, some big companies are making do with fewer employees, leaving millions of workers out of a job.
Security tight at the Boston Marathon
The Boston Marathon is underway today, and security is a top priority. In 2013, two bombs exploded near the marathon's finish line, killing three and leaving dozens injured. CBS' Jeff Pegues is at the marathon to explain how authorities are keeping the city safe.
Man seeks pals he once persuaded to ship him around the world in a crate
Homesick while working in Australia, Brian Robson didn't have enough money to travel home to Wales. So he came up with a madcap idea: Ship himself in a crate via airfreight to London for a fraction of the fare.
Carolina Herrera's creative director on fashion post-pandemic
On "Facing Forward," Margaret Brennan talks with Carolina Herrera Creative Director Wes Gordon on fashion post-pandemic
Science journalist says earth is on "verge of another mass extinction"
The New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert spoke to CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett this week on "The Takeout" podcast.
Biden Shouldn't Stop at Afghanistan Troop Withdrawals | Opinion
By arguing that U.S. troops must police and protect the nations of the world, we dismiss the autonomy of foreign civilians and fail to view them as capable of determining their own political affairs.
A cybersecurity expert who promoted claims of fraud in the 2020 election is leading the GOP-backed recount of millions of ballots in Arizona
The effort in Maricopa County, which local officials have resisted, is the most extensive endeavor still underway to scrutinize President Biden’s win.
Biden’s picks to shore up the federal government’s cybersecurity face a big task ahead
The Government Accountability Office and a bipartisan group of lawmakers say the administration must move with alacrity to develop a strong national cyberdefense strategy.
Biden hosts Japan’s Suga as first foreign leader at the White House
The new president signals a focus on Asia by making Japan’s leader his first in-person foreign guest.
Three District teenagers, each 18, plead guilty to day-long spree of eight armed carjackings Oct. 26
Teens have driven a brutal spike in carjackings, even before March’s unrelated fatal attack on food delivery driver.
John Yoo: Democrats' court packing push is next step in radical march to destroy another American institution
Speaking on Thursday from the Supreme Court steps, Democratic political leaders introduced legislation to expand the Court from 9 to 13 Justices.
Leap started as a hobby. Now, it’s a multimillion-dollar platform.
The app is used by contractors to manage projects such as roof replacements and kitchen remodels.
Donald Trump calls nomination process "rigged" as Ted Cruz cuts into delegate lead
Republican front-runner Donald Trump continued his feud with the RNC over the weekend, calling the presidential nomination process "rigged" and "crooked." With analysis, CBS' Major Garrett talks with CBSN from the Trump Tower in New York City.
Free food for paying your taxes; another drop in oil prices; and Amazon's new Prime deal: #CBSNBusiness headlines
It's Tax Day -- and taxpayers can find discounts and even free food at certain chains; oil prices have fallen sharply; and Amazon revamps its Prime offerings. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels from the New York Stock Exchange.
Last week, coronavirus killed 3 people every minute in Brazil
Experts warn Brazil could soon suffer an "unimaginable loss of lives" if it doesn't change course in its fight against coronavirus. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports from Sao Paulo.
9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests
Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests.
Female NBA union chief breaks basketball's glass ceiling
The NBA brought in more than $5 billion in revenue last season, a more than 60 percent jump over the past decade. The average player salary is a little more than $4 million a year. All the players now depend on Michele Roberts, a woman who is making history while fighting for their future. Jericka Duncan spoke with the first female head of a major American sports union.
Are you an "approval junkie"?
In nearly seven years as a contributor for CBS’ “Sunday Morning,” Faith Salie has looked at some of the biggest pop culture questions, from the downside of too many selfies to the meaning of “vocal fry.” Salie joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book, “Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much," where she reveals that developing confidence without seeking validation from others was an uphill battle.
Novak Djokovic's clay-court campaign is up and running -- but not in the way he wanted
Novak Djokovic had been on an unbeaten 10-match run to start 2021 in which he'd lifted his ninth Australian Open title.
How to fight back against mobile spying
On Sunday's "60 Minutes," a group of hackers demonstrated just how easy it is to gain access to a camera on a cellphone. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins "CBS This Morning" to give tips on how to prevent this from happening.
Think You’re Smarter Than a Slate Copy Editor? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Arsenal star recovering after contracting malaria
Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been recovering in hospital after catching malaria whilst on international duty.
Sanders on NY primary, superdelegate controversy, 28 pages
The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Bernie Sanders by 10 points in New York. On the eve of the key New York primary, Sanders joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what he thinks is his path to victory in the 2016 race, his tax returns, and why he supports legislation on allowing 9/11 victims' families sue the Saudi government.
How I Finally Kicked My Most Wasteful Kitchen Habit
I used to tear through paper towel rolls. No more!
Video Shows Russian Fighter Escort U.S. Military Plane Over the Pacific
The MiG-31 accompanied the RC-135 over Kamchatka in Russia's far east as tensions rise between Washington and Moscow.
Novak Djokovic's clay-court campaign is up and running -- but not in the way he wanted
Novak Djokovic had been on an unbeaten 10-match run to start 2021 in which he'd lifted his ninth Australian Open title.
Novak Djokovic's clay-court campaign is up and running -- but not in the way he wanted
Novak Djokovic had been on an unbeaten 10-match run to start 2021 in which he'd lifted his ninth Australian Open title.
Apple's $200 million fund aims to fight climate change and boost business
Apple has announced a $200 million investment fund designed to remove carbon emissions from the atmosphere and support sustainable forestry — and to generate financial returns for the company.
Kyrsten Sinema Is the Shiniest Wrench in the Senate’s Gears
Is it time to pack the Supreme Court yet? Not according to Nancy Pelosi’s sundial.
4/17: Hundreds killed by massive earthquake in Ecuador; Restaurant staffs kitchen with refugees
The strongest earthquake to hit Ecuador since 1979 has left more than 230 dead and several hundred injured after striking 100 miles northwest of the country's capital; A business is giving asylum seekers in New York the opportunity to connect through a universal language: food
Restaurant staffs kitchen with refugees
A business is giving asylum seekers in New York the opportunity to connect through a universal language: food. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Bank regulators give failing grades to five of country's biggest banks
Federal regulators judging bank contingency plans for bankruptcy gave failing grades this week to five of the country's biggest financial institutions. The grades are part of the the Dodd-Frank reforms. Jill Schlesinger explains.
NCAA’s transfer changes are good for athletes and challenging for coaches. Seems fair.
A ton of college basketball players are looking to change schools. So what?