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"CBSN: On Assignment" will feature on-the-ground reporting from around the world, covering protests in Russia, islands sinking from rising sea levels and more. "CBSN On Assignment" premieres July 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Mixed emotions in Pennsylvania steel country over Trump tariffs
President Trump narrowly won the battleground state of Pennsyvlania, partly due to his promise to bring back jobs. But for workers in Pennsylvania steel country, there are mixed emotions to his plan for tariffs. CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller explains.
President Trump formalizing plan for tariffs
On Thursday, President Trump is expected to formalize his plan for tariffs on aluminum and steel, despite backlash from members of his own party. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reports.
1 dead in accidental Alabama school shooting
Police in Alabama say two students were shot during dismissal at a school in Birmingham. The shooting may have been accidental. One of the students died.
California Gov. Jerry Brown: Feds "lying" in dispute over immigration
The Justice Department is suing California over the state's laws that protect undocumented immigrants. But Gov. Jerry Brown predicts the legal fight will continue far beyond the Trump administration. CBS News correspondent John Blackstone reports.
Soon-to-be 'Jeopardy!' guest host LeVar Burton launches book club with James Baldwin novel
Soon to be "Jeopardy!" guest host Levar Burton is launching the LeVar Burton Book Club in partnership with Fable, starting with James Baldwin.
Does Stormy Daniels have a case against Trump?
Adult film star Stormy Daniels filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking a court to throw out a nondisclosure agreement preventing her from talking about an alleged affair with President Trump. But does she have a case? CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford takes a closer look.
'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance forms exploratory committee to run for Senate seat in Ohio: report
J.D. Vance, venture capitalist and author of the bestselling book “Hillbilly Elegy”, has reportedly formed an exploratory committee as he mulls running for Ohio’s open Senate seat as a Republican candidate.
Flooding fears force Massachusetts residents from their homes
After last week's nor'easter, a seawall along the Massachusetts coast has been left battered, leaving some areas under four feet of water. CBS News correspondent DeMarco Morgan spoke to one homeowner who decided to leave before conditions got worse.
Nor'easter slams East Coast, leaves thousands without power
Millions of people across the East Coast are in the path of the second nor'easter in less than a week. Roads are littered with downed trees and power lines, leaving thousands in the dark. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports.
McDonald's sign flips golden arches upside down to create a "W" for women
What's a WcDonald's? The McDonald's in Lynwood, California, flipped their golden arches upside down to send a message.
Washington Post names Sally Buzbee as its executive editor
The Washington Post announced that Sally Buzbee will be its executive editor, making history as the first woman to lead the newsroom in the paper's 143-year existence
Winter storm hammers Northeast as tens of thousands lack power
A powerful storm has been hammering the Northeast and was expected to intensify in the evening. It's the second big nor'easter to hit in less than a week with more than 100,000 homes and businesses still without power from the last storm. CBS News' Nikki Battiste reports from New York's Times Square.
McCarthy says Israel has right to defend itself amid deadly unrest
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Tuesday said Israel has a right to defend itself while also condemning Hamas as violence and unrest continue to intensify in the region.
'I know the topic is cancel culture.' What Rep. Liz Cheney said in her House floor speech about Trump
"This is not about policy. This is not about partisanship. This is about our duty as Americans," Cheney said a day before a vote on her ouster.
California teen posted secret videos from "house of horrors"
YouTube videos have surfaced of the 17-year-old who managed to call police after escaping from the home where she and 12 siblings were allegedly being held captive by their parents, David and Louise Turpin. Using a fictitious name, the teenager stood in front of a white door, performing and recording songs. CBS Los Angeles' Randy Paige reports.
Man admits shooting immigrants, killing 1 in Kansas bar
Adam Purinton has pleaded guilty to shooting two Indian nationals, one fatally, in a Kansas bar in 2017. Witnesses said Purinton, who is white, yelled "Get out of my country!" before opening fire. Ashley Arnold reports for CBS affiliate KCTV.
Bieber extends own MLB strikeout record, Indians beat Cubs
Shane Bieber pitched out of some early trouble before extending his strikeout record and César Hernández hit a two-run homer, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
Some Oklahoma schools have 4-day weeks to make up for low teacher pay
Is a 4-day school week the answer to low teacher pay? Some 210 schools in Oklahoma think so.
READ: Liz Cheney's remarks on the House floor on the night before her expected removal from leadership post
Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, gave a defiant speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives on the eve of a GOP conference meeting where Cheney is expected to be removed from her leadership position. Here are her remarks from Tuesday evening, provided by the Wyoming Republican's office:
Trump blames Democrats for DACA inaction
President Trump said Democrats are "nowhere to be found" when it comes to a long-term legislative fix for DACA. Speaking at the Latino Coalition Legislative Summit in Washington, he said his administration is "ready, willing and able" to find a solution to the immigration issue.
Coinbase launches cryptocurrency fund
A new index fund geared specifically towards digital currency has launched by Coinbase.
Lakers' James out at least 1 more game due to sprained ankle
LeBron James will miss at least one more game to make sure his sprained right ankle is as healthy as possible.
Tree falls on power lines in storm, narrowly missing man below
Dashcam video shows a tree falling onto power lines in Hyde Park, New York, making sparks fly and narrowly missing a man during last week's nor'easter.
House and Biden administration reach deal on subpoena for former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony
The House of Representatives and the Biden administration say they have reached an agreement "in principle" on the long-running standoff over a subpoena for former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn to testify about the ex-President's obstructive acts.
Parker Curry, 2, sits down for adorable interview after meeting Michelle Obama
Parker Curry, the little girl who met Michelle Obama after a photo of her staring at the former first lady's portrait went viral, sat down with CBS News' Chip Reid for a memorable interview.
Brit Awards 2021: Dua Lipa wings big, Olivia Rodrigo performs and more highlights
The Brit Awards kicked off in London on Tuesday night! From Dua Lipa's big wins to Olivia Rodrigo's haunting performance, here are some highlights.
Nancy Pelosi donates dress, gavel to Smithsonian
Pelosi donated items from her Jan. 4, 2007 swearing in and speech as the first female Speaker of the House to the Smithsonian National American History Museum.
Sessions calls out California on immigration after announcing DOJ lawsuit
Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about immigration and the fight over sanctuary policies as the Trump administration sues the Golden State over its laws relating to the protection of illegal immigrants.
Tracking heavy snow, rain and wind in latest nor'easter
Another powerful winter storm is taking aim at areas still recovering from last week's storm on the East Coast. CBS News weather producer David Parkinson joins CBSN with the latest forecast.
Liz Cheney says Trump backers threaten democracy
A combative Rep. Liz Cheney lashed out at leaders of her own Republican Party late Tuesday, accusing former President Donald Trump and his GOP supporters of following a path that would "undermine our democracy." (May 11)
Oklahoma schools shorten week to 4 days to save money
Oklahoma teachers are among the lowest paid in the U.S. Now many schools in the state have shortened the school week to 4 days to save money and keep teachers happy without raising salaries. CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports from Harrah, Oklahoma, and then CBSN spoke to Bob Gragg, a school superintendent who chose to make the change.
Oklahoma superintendent on shortened school week
Some schools in Oklahoma have switched to a four-day school week. Bob Gragg, White Rock schools superintendent, discusses how the shortened week works in his community and addresses some concerns about the shift.
What the Texas primaries mean for U.S. midterms
We're following the latest on the Texas primary elections, which saw a shift towards stronger Democratic voter turnout. However, Republicans still cast more ballots. Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis takes CBSN through the latest on that plus the day's other political headlines.
Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey suffers broken rib, collapsed lung after fall from ladder
The 43-year-old country music singer revealed that he injured himself after falling off of a ladder while swapping out a lightbulb
Bella and Gigi Hadid Use Social Media Accounts to Support Palestinians
Modeling duo Bella and Gigi Hadid have come out against Israel and in favor of the Palestinians in the current Middle East conflict.
23andMe offers at-home test for breast cancer gene mutations
The DNA testing company 23andMe has gotten FDA approval to screen for 3 BRCA gene mutations linked to a higher risk of breast cancer. But the test raises some concerns. CBS San Francisco's Katie Nielsen reports.
"Ugly Delicious" explores historical and societal influences on food
Netflix's new docu-series "Ugly Delicious" delves into cuisine culture around the world with star chef David Chang. Academy Award-winning director Morgan Neville produced the series and joins CBSN with more.
Former acting Pentagon chief feared Kent State redux at Capitol riot
Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller will testify to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday about the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot.
Porn star Stormy Daniels sues over "hush agreement"
Adult film star Stormy Daniels is suing over a "hush agreement" with Donald Trump. Daniels wants a California judge to nullify the nondisclosure agreement, or NDA. CBS News legal anaylst Rikki Klieman joins CBSN with the details.
Nets’ Landry Shamet not panicking over sudden shooting slump
Landry Shamet isn’t going to let three months of red-hot shooting get cooled off by a three-game cold spell.
Sneak peek: Who Killed Fabio?
A famed Los Angeles hairstylist is killed in his backyard -- was it a robbery gone wrong by thugs called the knock-knock burglars or a twisted plot no one could believe? Michelle Miller investigates, Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10/9c on CBS.
Tim Scott: We Need 'More Money' for the Police, I'm Against Lowering Threshold for Prosecuting Cops and Further Equipment Restrictions
On Tuesday’s broadcast of “Fox News Primetime,” Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) discussed negotiations on police reform and said that he’s against lowering the threshold for prosecuting police officers and increasing the amount of military equipment police departments can’t use. Scott
Rob Gronkowski reveals why Julian Edelman could return to the NFL
Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Rob Gronkowski isn’t exactly convinced former New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is going to stay retired for long.
Mets' Noah Syndergaard rips MLB's unwritten rules: 'Baseball has gotten soft'
New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, who is working his way back from Tommy John surgery, hasn’t stepped on a mound yet in the 2021 MLB season, but he decided to pitch in on the discussion of baseball’s “unwritten rules.”
Netanyahu calls state of emergency after violent clashes in Lod
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a state of emergency in a city just south of Tel Aviv Tuesday night, as Arab and Jewish communities clashed in violent riots.
Sen. Gardner says take possible N. Korea denuclearization talks with "an entire salt block"
President Trump is welcoming North Korea's apparent openness to negotiations about its nuclear program. Republican Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner, who serves in the Foreign Relations Committee, joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss what North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apparently told South Korean representatives, as well as President Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Netanyahu declares state of emergency in Israeli city over riots
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a state of emergency in the city of Lod amid riots breaking out.
Nashville mayor resigns after pleading guilty to theft
Nashville has a new acting mayor after the city's previous mayor, Megan Barry, pleaded guilty to felony theft and resigned. It comes weeks after she confessed to an extramarital affair with the former head of her security detail. Mark Strassmann reports.