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Colin Powell, former Secretary of State, dies of COVID-19 complications at 84

Colin Powell, a former secretary of state and retired four-star general, has died of COVID-19 related complications, his family said on Oct. 18, 2021.       
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Biden Administration Resuming Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy Starting Next Week
The revived policy comes after intense negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico.
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Trump Denies Melania Is Refusing to Return to White House if He Wins in 2024
Trump called it "not true" that Melania is enjoying private life and isn't interested in returning to Washington, D.C.,
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Pat McEnroe calls on men's tennis to follow women's lead
Patrick McEnroe, former captain of the United States Davis Cup Olympic team, joins CNN New Day to discuss the World Tennis Association's decision to suspend games in China following the disappearance of tennis player Peng Shuai.
The Covid-19 vaccine supply chain
Vaccines are important but they have to be moved around the world. The UAE's prime geographical location, with 3.5 billion people within a few hours plane ride, makes it a hub for getting vaccines out to the masses.
Divine chocolate peanut butter pudding for Christmas: Try the recipe
This chocolate peanut butter pudding is the perfect dessert to enjoy over the holidays.
McConnell vows no gov shutdown as House unveils stopgap funding bill
While the stopgap spending bill is expected to easily pass the House, at least two Senate GOP lawmakers have threatened to withhold their votes over vaccine mandates.
'Single All the Way' is a necessary queer fantasy
The excitement for Netflix's first gay holiday-themed romantic comedy, "Single All the Way," has focused largely on its radical joy.
White House to announce new COVID-19 measures after first U.S. Omicron case reported
The Biden administration is set to announce new measures Thursday aimed at curbing COVID-19 after the first-known U.S. case of the Omicron variant was reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the individual who tested positive for the newly discovered variant recently returned to Northern California after taking a trip to South Africa. According to health officials, the individual is vaccinated and displaying mild symptoms. CBS News correspondent Laura Podesta joined "CBSN AM" to discuss.
Prince Charles and Harry are talking again, but it’s not ‘all roses’
A source tells Page Six that "channels of communication are open," but they are not "sitting down for a heart-to-heart on the phone once a week."
Cost of Living in the Midst of the Great Depression Baffles the Internet: 'Incredible'
A price breakdown for 1938 reveals that a new house cost $3,900, while rent was $27 a month.
Virginia heads into ACC opener with a leakier defense than usual
The Cavaliers had been trending up in defensive metrics before a loss to Iowa Monday night in which the Hawkeyes scored 75 points.
The *real* reason Ted Cruz is threatening a(nother) government shutdown
The announcement of an agreement in Congress to keep the federal government open beyond Friday comes with one significant caveat: Several Senate Republicans have threatened in recent days to shut the government down over the ongoing fight over vaccine mandates for private companies.
COVID Cases Are Falling in the Five Least Vaccinated States
West Virginia, which is only 42 percent fully vaccinated, has seen its daily average of new cases fall by 7 percent over the last 14 days,
Shawn Mendes releases new song 'It'll Be Okay' following Camila Cabello breakup
Shawn Mendes has released a new song called "It'll Be Okay" in the wake of his breakup with Camila Cabello.
Marcell Ozuna arrest video released after Braves player gets 20-game retroactive ban
Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna appeared to be choking his wife as Georgia police officers entered the home in May, an arrest video released Wednesday showed.
Can UCLA broadcaster Josh Lewin cover two games in two states during a 10-hour span?
Follow along as voice of UCLA Josh Lewin explains why he pushed to cover a basketball game in Vegas and football game in Pasadena on the same day.
Omicron Variant May Have Spread From Animal to Human, Scientists Suggest
Scientists say it is plausible the variant of concern emerged from an animal host, but its origins are still unclear.
Repealing Roe v. Wade would set the US apart from other leading democracies. Here's how some key nations view abortion
The United States Supreme Court appears poised to pare down, or even entirely overturn, nearly five decades of constitutional protection of abortion -- a move that would have reverberations not just in America, but around the world.
Is There Really An Omicron Variant Movie from 1964?
The film also centers on an invisible threat.
How Bryson DeChambeau came back from the brink of quitting golf — with Chris Pratt’s help
DeChambeau, who’s built himself into the longest hitter in golf and one of the most compelling and popular figures in the game, was swirling uncontrollably in a maelstrom of negative attention and he felt trapped.
Britney Spears Serenaded by Fiancé on Private Jet As She Celebrates 40th Birthday
Pop star Britney Spears boarded a private jet with her husband-to-be Sam Asghari on Wednesday—one day before her milestone 40th birthday.
Germany Announces Restrictions on Unvaccinated People
The country is trying to fight a monthlong surge in infections that has been breaking daily case records.
PS5 restock: Check the status at Walmart, Target, Best Buy, Gamestop, Amazon and more
Looking to buy a PS5? Here's a handy guide for tracking restocks at Target, Best Buy, Gamestop, Amazon and more.
As nuclear talks resume in Vienna, the game has just begun
Having spent a couple decades in and around failing Arab-Israeli negotiations, I know a negotiation that's in serious trouble when I see one. The Iran nuclear negotiations that resumed this week in Vienna after a suspension of almost five months are a case in point.
Rand Paul: 'Fauci Should Go to Prison for Five Years for Lying to Congress
Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) called for National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci's imprisonment for "lying" to Congress over his department's funding of gain of function research.
Britney Spears turns 40 and dances the year away on Instagram
Britney Spears is celebrating her 40th birthday today! She’s off to celebrate with an international birthday trip with fiancé Sam Asghari. All year long, she danced away her problems on Instagram to the delight of fans and the #FreeBritney movement. For Spears, 2021 was quite the liberating year. Now she’s 40, flirty and free! Subscribe to...
"Mystery" prehistoric footprints re-excavated for second look
When famed paleontologist Mary Leakey first uncovered the footprints in Tanzania 40 years ago, the evidence was ambiguous.
$3-a-Gallon Gasoline Isn’t as Painful as It Used to Be
Fuel efficiency and higher wages mean that drivers don’t need to work as many hours to fill up their tanks.
Holiday-themed homes for rent: Would you stay in the 'Home Alone' house or Grinch's Cave?
The Home Alone House is available on Airbnb, and the Grinch's Cave is listed on Vacasa for this holiday season as unique vacations rise in popularity.
White House celebrates Hanukkah with menorah-lighting ceremony, Doug Emhoff makes history
White House celebrates Hanukkah with a menorah ceremony and Doug Emhoff lit it as the first Jewish spouse in history of a president or vice president.
Due to court order, 'Remain in Mexico' rules for migrants are likely to restart Monday
The Biden administration plans to relaunch the Trump-era border program known as "Remain in Mexico" on Monday due to a court order, meaning the US will again send migrants to Mexico to await their immigration court hearings, administration officials announced Thursday.
Gift unlimited learning with this Rosetta Stone deal that’s under $140
This award-winning software makes learning a second, third, or even fourth language easier than ever, thanks to its intuitive, immersive training method.
Bikinis used as confidence boosters for cancer survivors
Heather Reimerm built her confidence back up after surviving triple negative breast cancer by entering fitness bikini contests. Now she helps other survivors do the same.
Michigan authorities consider charges against the school shooting suspect's parents
Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said that the parents of the suspect failed to keep a recently purchased firearm out of the hands of their son, who is accused of killing four classmates.
As Roe Hangs in the Balance, New Texas Law Restricts Use of Abortion-Inducing Medicine
The law, which went into effect on December 1, also makes it illegal to provide the medication by "courier, delivery or mail service."
Biden's Net Approval Rating Hits New Low as Poll Finds Infrastructure, BBB Aren't Helping
The Morning Consult survey found 45 percent of registered voters approved of Biden's job performance, while 52 percent disapproved.
Ed Sheeran thought he was gay as a child. We need to talk about why.
Why do concerns about queerness begin as prepubescent childhood? Because of adults and the expectations society sets, according to experts.
This rhythm therapy device is even better than a massage gun
It's time for reinvented pain relief.
Students Stage Walkout to Protest Video Featuring Racial Slurs
Hundreds of students at Tigard High School in Oregon walked out of class in protest after a social media video showed some students using racial slurs.
Sandra Bullock opens up about partner and parenting on 'Red Table Talk'
Sandra Bullock is pretty private and protective when it comes to her children, but she opened up on the new episode of "Red Table Talk."
Ryan Rogers murder: Florida police identify suspect in custody after teen's 'deliberate' killing
Florida police say a 39-year-old homeless man is behind the Nov. 15 slaying of Ryan Rogers, 14, who went out for a bike ride and never came home.
White House set to announce new COVID-19 measures today after the first case of the Omicron variant reported in the U.S.
The White House is expected to announce new measures Thursday after the first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant was reported in the U.S., including family vaccination clinics, extending the transit mask requirement and requiring all international travelers to test negative for COVID within 24 hours of their departure. CBS News Chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joins "CBSN AM" with the latest.
Michigan school shooting suspect faces life in prison: What murder, terrorism charges mean
If convicted, Ethan Crumbley, the 15-year-old suspect in the Oxford High School shooting, could spend the rest of his life behind bars.
"Mountain of digital evidence" suggests school shooting was planned
Tate Myre was one of the four teenagers killed​ on Tuesday when a student opened fire at a Michigan high school.
Kamala Harris Praises Joe Biden as 'Man of Deep Faith' and 'Guided by the Light' After He Defends Abortion
Vice President Kamala Harris praised President Joe Biden as a "man of deep faith" on Thursday even after the president defended the right of a woman to abort her unborn child.
Donald Trump rips media for refusing to cover national crime surge: 'Our country is being destroyed'
Former President Donald Trump torched the media on 'Fox & Friends' for refusing to cover the nationwide crime surge.
Longtime Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity president ousted following ‘personal’ impropriety
The longtime president of Americans for Prosperity (AFP) was forced to resign from the powerful fiscally conservative and libertarian political advocacy group
House lawmakers reach deal on funding bill to avoid government shutdown
The bill funds the government through February 18, and includes $7 billion to held resettle Afghan refugees.