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Cuomo’s office terrorized me for doing my job as a journalist

It was 4:30 a.m., so I pulled the bathroom door shut in my one-bedroom Brooklyn apartment to answer the phone without waking my then-5-year-old. On the line was Melissa DeRosa, Gov. Cuomo’s then-communications director, now his second-in-command. She was threatening to destroy me. By now, thanks to Queens Assemblyman Ron Kim blowing the whistle on...
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NJ police chief charged with ordering cops to work at his funeral home
A New Jersey police chief allegedly made cops work as security at his funeral home business, and was hit with charges on Monday that could put him behind bars for decades. Chief Robert Kugler, from the Saddle Brook Police Department, was charged with ordering on-duty cops to perform as police escorts for his private business...
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Kevin Cooper: Letter from San Quentin
Nearly 20 years ago a death row inmate wrote to "48 Hours" that he was framed for the murder of four people. Was evidence planted? New DNA tests could answer that question. Correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
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Myanmar Protesters Defy Curfew as Junta Orders Media Outlets Shut
To date, the government's violent crackdown has left more than 50 protesters dead.
California fourth grader cries tears of joy at news she's returning to the classroom
A nine-year-old California girl whose emotional reaction to being told she was going back to in-person learning went viral joined "The Story" Monday to discuss the excitement that brought her to tears.
Arizona taking another look at teaching materials suggesting babies need anti-racism guidance
The Arizona Department of Education is conducting a review of its equity-related resources after material surfaced suggesting that babies and children of other ages harbored racial biases that should be addressed by adults.
A Mexican restaurant in Texas is requiring people to keep wearing masks. Some are threatening to call ICE on the staff
As Texans looks ahead to the mask mandate ending and businesses reopening fully on Wednesday, one Houston restaurant is dealing with hateful comments because it said it will require customers to keep wearing masks.
Georgia criminal investigation into former President Trump reaches grand jury phase
A criminal investigation in Georgia is looking into former President Trump's alleged attempt to overturn the state's election results, and last week two grand juries convened in Fulton County, potentially giving prosecutors the opportunity to issue subpoenas for documents and witnesses. Atlanta Journal-Constitution Washington correspondent Tia Mitchell joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on the next steps in the investigation.
Miami Beach mayor to would-be spring breakers: "We are enforcing zero tolerance"
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss what his city is doing to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks as travelers flock to Florida during spring break.
CDC outlines safe practices for fully vaccinated Americans as states ease restrictions
The CDC has released new guidance saying it's safe for fully vaccinated Americans to hold small indoor gatherings, but everyone should still wear masks in public places. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports on the details, and Dr. Teresa Amato, the director of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills, joins CBSN with more on how to stay safe as states eases restrictions.
Federal covid relief package could lift Metro through pandemic budget problems
The latest round of federal stimulus could fill a more than $200 million gap that Metro expects at the end of the year.
Foreclosure looms for Nile Niami's infamous mega-mansion 'The One'
The One, a 100,000-square-foot mega-mansion in Bel-Air, may be headed for foreclosure as developer Nile Niami owes more than $110 million in outstanding loans.
Without debate, President Biden has decided on complete open borders
Without any real debate — without congressional hearings, new legislation, or anything more than a series of executive orders — President Biden has effectively put in place a complete open-border policy on the southwest border. All he had to do was signal, with the stroke of a pen, that if you can get into the...
Meghan and Harry smash the princess story to pieces
As troubling as they were to hear, Meghan's jaw-dropping claims of disempowerment in her interview with Oprah will likely also send a salutary message we need to hear: becoming a princess is not something our daughters should aspire to, writes Kara Alaimo. The happier ending is in finding a partner, like, apparently, Harry, who is creating a new and better stereotype of a modern prince and husband: emotionally supportive and ready to help his wife.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s mom, sister rally behind him, say he shouldn’t resign
The governor has one group of supporters still in his corner: his family. Former first lady of New York Matilda Cuomo on Monday rallied around her son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he faces increasing calls for his resignation. “I have always had the utmost admiration for Andrew, and I still do,” Matilda, 89, told the Times Union...
Jets franchise tag Marcus Maye amid agent tension
The Jets’ Marcus Maye contract drama appears over – for now. Gang Green used the franchise tag on its star safety Monday, The Post’s Brian Costello confirmed. While Jets general manager Joe Douglas has said re-signing Maye was a priority this offseason, contract negotiations started to turn ugly last week when Maye’s agent criticized the...
Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, champion of women in the arts, dies at 98
The Washington art collector founded the National Museum of Women in the Arts, which opened in the capital in 1987.
Cuomo faces mounting Democratic backlash as top NY lawmakers call for resignation
The walls are closing in on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Meghan & Harry show how royal family missed a chance to lead on diversity, mental health
Our View: Queen Elizabeth II may be the most admired woman of all time. But Oprah bombshell suggests irreparable damage to the Royal House of Windsor.
Democrats are burning all bridges in drive to change how we vote
It would be fitting if Democrats undertook a radical procedural step to pass a radical piece of legislation.  That’s what the left is pressuring Senate Democrats to do by eliminating, or significantly curtailing, the filibuster to pass HR1, the sweeping voting proposal that is one of the most execrable bills to pass the House in...
South Dakota Passes Bill Restricting Transgender Girls From Sports Teams
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, says she is excited to sign a bill that lawmakers have passed that bans transgender girls from sports teams of their gender identity.
Georgia Begins Investigating Allegations of Paying College Football Players
A high school coach in Georgia with a questionable past said Alabama and Georgia paid recruits hundreds of thousands of dollars to play college football for them.
Watch Chaka Khan and Idina Menzel win International Women's Day 2021 with new duet
Idina Menzel and Chaka Khan rocked "I'm Every Woman." Jennifer Lopez saluted her heroes. And even dudes got in on the International Women's Day action.
Illegal immigrants involved in deadly crash near US-Mexico border paid up to $10K each to be smuggled: report
The illegal immigrants who were involved in a fatal California highway crash last week reportedly paid up to $10,000 each to be smuggled across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rare meteorite that fell on UK driveway may contain 'ingredients for life'
A fireball that lit up the sky over the United Kingdom and Northern Europe on February 28 was an extremely rare type of meteorite. Fragments of the space rock could provide answers to questions about the early history of the solar system and life on Earth.
Dallas Cowboys, Dak Prescott agree to terms on four-year, $160 million contract
The Cowboys drafted Dak Prescott 135th overall in 2016, after which he started 72 straight games. The QB and team agreed to a four-year deal on Monday.
Dak Prescott, Cowboys agree to lucrative contract extension
The Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott have finally agreed to a long-term deal.
Letters to the Editor — March 9, 2021
The Issue: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s accusations against the royal family in an interview. Meghan Markle married not the heir but the spare — the hapless Harry (“Royals ‘throne’ under the bus,” March 8). Markle’s claims of being unsupported and discriminated against by the royal family simply don’t ring true. She was given...
Dak Prescott agrees to massive Cowboys contract extension
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have a deal — and it’s massive. The team on Monday reached an agreement with its star quarterback on a four-year, $160 million contract extension that includes $125 million guaranteed and a no-trade clause, according to multiple reports. The first three years of the deal will average $42 million,...
Democrats still face tricky path to gutting filibuster despite Manchin's openness to reforms
Liberal Democrats are sensing new momentum behind their years-long drive to overhaul the Senate's hallowed filibuster -- but they still face a thorny path to weaken the powerful tactic long used to derail bills that lack support from the minority party.
Biden pledges 'all-hands-on-deck effort' to end sexual assault in military
President Biden Monday underscored his administration's effort to end sexual assault in the military Monday.
Meghan: Archie's title was not royal family's "right to take away"
A century ago, King George V decreed the children and grandchildren of the monarch automatically get prince or princess titles. Queen Elizabeth made a special ruling to extend that to William's children.
Anderson is asked what condiments he likes. Hear his response
Anderson takes viewers' questions about the positive and optimistic values he lives by and what condiments he likes. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p E.T.
Angels blast five home runs, including two by Justin Upton, in loss to Brewers
Angels fall, 10-9, to Milwaukee despite two home runs by Justin Upton and one each by Anthony Rendon, Jordyn Adams and José Rojas.
Gutfeld on Harry and Meghan slamming the royals in tell-all interview
Here's what we learned from the Oprah interview with Meghan and Harry. Forget about the COVID deaths. The drug overdoses. The actual suicides. Markle's the real victim.
Gov. Cuomo’s top lawyer Kumiki Gibson departs administration
ALBANY — Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer is leaving after less than two years on the job, the latest resignation in a wave of departures from the administration besieged by dueling scandals involving nursing homes and sexual harassment allegations.  Kumiki Gibson has served as Counsel to the Governor, Cuomo’s chief lawyer, since Sept. 2019, but...
New York attorney general names leaders of Cuomo investigation
Cuomo has been accused of sexually inappropriate behavior by multiple women, several of whom are former aides to the governor.
Cards from strangers put patients on the road to recovery
Hundreds of handmade cards have helped patients feel less isolated during the pandemic. Meg Oliver shares more in CBS News' series Unifying America.
Helicopter pilot stops for lunch in UK while waiting in chopper, upsets Instagram
A helicopter pilot in the U.K. traveled a great distance to grab a sandwich, and some critics aren’t happy about it.
Protesters Chant 'Convict Killer Cops' Outside As Jury Selection for George Floyd Trial Begins
Protesters waved signs demanding "Justice for George Floyd" and to "Convict Killer Cops" as jury selection began Monday in the trial of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.
White House returns Bush, Clinton portraits to prominent display after Trump admin hid them away
The official portraits of former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush returned to prominent display in the White House after both were relegated to a little-used area in the final months of Donald Trump’s presidency, according to a report Monday.
Volunteers are escorting Asian American seniors to protect them
"I have a voice. I can do something about it. If I don't, maybe nobody else will," Jess Owyoung, a founding leader of the organization said.
Will you get the third stimulus check? Here's how to know
A third round of stimulus payments is expected to be on the way later this month. The payments are included in a sweeping $1.9 trillion Covid relief package that was approved by the Senate on Saturday and could be signed by President Joe Biden soon after the House takes a final vote, now expected to be on Wednesday.
The great news from the CDC
Dr. Kent Sepkowitz writes that he is "wildly impressed" with the new CDC guidance for those fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The declaration that vaccinated seniors can indeed visit with kids and grandkids -- a mix that, should it cause harm, would surely bring re-socialization to a screeching tragic halt -- means that the back-room CDC analysts have squeezed the data thoroughly and have made the happy conclusion that the coast, finally, is clear for certain types of gatherings.
Hedge funds hit hard by Reddit Rally bounced back in February
Some of the hedge funds hardest hit by January’s populist short squeeze have already begun recovering from the pain inflicted by retail traders looking to topple Wall Street, The Post has learned. At least three funds hurt by manic moves in stocks like GameStop and AMC Entertainment at the start of the year bounced back...
Olivia Jade Giannulli spars with commenter over college admissions scandal
Ah, the collage years. Almost two years after Olivia Jade Giannulli’s parents were responsible for the phrase “college admissions scandal,” the 21-year-old YouTuber is starting to clap back at trolls bringing up the story. Sunday, Giannulli responded on TikTok to a commenter attempting to get a rise out of her with the typo’d question “How’s...
Katharine McPhee says she loves ‘being a mommy’ as she shares sweet picture with her baby boy
Katharine McPhee shared a picture with her newborn son, who she shares with husband David Foster, on Instagram over the weekend.
De Blasio’s latest dirty trick against kids who want to learn
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest vicious move in his war on charter-school children is moving to push 200-plus middle-schoolers into the street by not renewing space for Success Academy at IS 238 in Hollis, Queens. After four years of battling the city Department of Education for a permanent middle-school home for their children, SA Hollis...
Biden nominates female generals to 4-star commands
Honoring International Women's Day, President Joe Biden announced he has nominated two female generals to four-star combatant commanders, becoming, if confirmed, only the second and third women in U.S. history to hold those positions. (March 8)