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D.C.-area forecast: Stubborn summer warmth sticks around with moderate humidity

Fortunately neither the heat nor the humidity are anything too extreme, as shower chances rise somewhat tomorrow into Friday.
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Charlottesville "Unite the Right" civil trial begins, 4 years after rally
Twelve Virginia residents will sit on the jury in the civil trial in which white supremacists are accused of orchestrating violence in Charlottesville that left one dead in 2017.
Brendan Fraser Tapped as Villain of HBO Max’s ‘Batgirl’
Fraser will star as Firefly, a sociopath obsessed with pyrotechnics.
Border Officers Caught Posting Racist, Sexist Content on Facebook Face Little Discipline
A report by the Committee on Oversight and Reform cited the minimal punishments misogynistic, racist and homophobic posts by Border Patrol agents.
What is an air fryer? Top rated air fryers, recipes, plus pre-Black Friday sales happening now
Everything you need to know about air fryers, including the top ones to buy right now
Judicial inquiry into the handling of Eric Garner’s arrest begins
Garner's mom, sister and other activists in August 2019 filed suit against the city and top city officials to hold the unusual court proceeding to force officials to testify about their alleged mishandling of the probe of Garner's arrest.
Maryland thief abandons stolen car after discovering two kids in back seat
A thief who stole a car at a Maryland gas station abandoned the car after discovering two children in the back seat. The incident occurred Saturday night at around 8:30 p.m. in Laurel after a driver got out of their car and left it running at a BP gas station. The driver went inside to pay, and the suspect jumped in...
The 5 Most Important Revelations From the ‘Facebook Papers’
A more complete portrait of how Facebook was vividly aware of its harmful effects came to light Monday, both at Frances Haugen’s testimony in front of the British Parliament and via a series of reports based on internal documents she leaked, deemed “The Facebook Papers.” During the 2.5 hour question-and-answer, Haugen repeatedly said that Facebook…
The best deals to shop for Macy’s Friends & Family sale going on now
Ladies and gentlemen, get excited, because Macy’s Friends & Family sale is back. Score 30% off of select home, shoes, handbags and more, 25% off of watches and luggage, 15% off of cosmetics and fragrances and 10% off of lamps, rugs and small appliances. Plus, top brands such as Clinique, Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Calvin Klein...
One of Alec Baldwin's next projects, 'Flint,' is postponed after 'Rust' shooting
'Flint: Who Can You Trust?' a documentary narrated by Alec Baldwin, will no longer arrive in theaters this month after the fatal 'Rust' shooting.
Blue Origin teams with Boeing to create ‘business park’ in space
Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called “Orbital Reef” with Boeing aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade. The venture will be built in partnership with Sierra Space, the spaceflight wing of defense contractor Sierra Nevada Corp, and will be backed...
J Balvin apologizes for music video depicting Black women as dogs
"That's not who I am. I'm about tolerance, love and inclusivity," the Colombian singer said.
Best work perks ever? Spanx CEO gives employees free first-class trip, $10K
In celebration of selling the shapewear brand for a cool $1.2 billion, Blakely, 50, surprised each of her Spanx employees with insane bonuses.
Does Taiwan’s military stand a chance against China? Few think so
The concern that China might try to seize Taiwan is preoccupying American military planners and administration officials. Few of them think Taiwan’s military could hold the line.
Rams trade inside linebacker Kenny Young to Broncos for draft pick
The Rams have traded inside linebacker Kenny Young and a 2024 seventh-round draft pick to the Denver Broncos for a 2024 sixth-round pick.
‘Dynasty’ star John James to play Joe Biden in film on son Hunter
"The script has it all. Money, power, greed, sex, drugs and alcohol," the 65-year-old soap opera star said in a 30-second clip announcing his new role.
Kylie Jenner’s extreme tan sparks more blackfishing accusations
Fans have accused Kylie Jenner of "trying to look black" after she posted two different Instagram Stories where she appears to look tanner than normal.
Florida Lawmakers Calls on DeSantis to Withdraw Surgeon General Nom Amid Mask Refusal
In a statement sent to Newsweek, DeSantis's office said the governor is not considering appointing a different candidate to replace Lapado at this time.
Brazil to Expedite Its Plan to Eliminate Illegal Deforestation by 2028
Brazil initially planned to eliminate the practice by 2030, but the country now plans to meet the objective by 2027 or 2028, according to the vice president.
Residents of this state will vote on constitutional ‘right to food’
The proposal is essentially “the 2nd Amendment of food,” said Republican Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham, who proposed the amendment.
Long Island serial murders: Families of victims renew calls for justice in decade-old cold case
More than a decade after the remains of missing women killed by a serial killer were discovered, the families of the victims found off Ocean Parkway are renewing their call for police to solve the case that has baffled investigators and unnerved residents of a quiet, oceanfront community.
Why Chrissy Teigen Travels With Her Late Son’s Ashes
Matt WinkelmeyerChrissy Teigen’s not sure she’ll ever fully understand why she suffered a stillbirth last year—but she revealed in a new interview that keeping her late son’s ashes close has helped her family cope with the loss.“We told them that we lost him, but it wasn’t really until we got his ashes back, I think, that they started to be able to say, ‘OK, this happened,’” she said of the two children she shares with her husband, musician John Legend.“We talk about it a lot. What felt comfortable for our family was him always being around. Whether we go on a vacation or something, they always say, ‘Don’t forget baby Jack.’ And then I have to pack him up. And then we get to where we’re going, they’re like, ‘Oh my gosh, he must be thirsty.’ This might sound crazy to people, but they’ll put a little glass of water next to his little box of ashes. And they really love being a part of it.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Murdaugh murders: Boat crash victims ask court to prevent son, Buster, from disposing of family assets
Disgraced South Carolina legal scion Alex Murdaugh is scheduled to appear in court Monday amid a new push to freeze the assets of his son, Buster Murdaugh, who was allegedly spotted gambling at a Las Vegas casino last week hours after his father was denied bond and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
How liberals can turn compromise into victory
The Build Back Better bill won't have everything they want. But it's only one part of a longer battle.
Congress wrestles with Biden's spending bill and January 6 riot investigation
CBS News congressional correspondent Nicole Killion joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with the latest on negotiations over President Biden's social economic agenda. She also discusses a new report in which people involved in planning the pro-Trump rally on January 6 say several members of Congress helped make it happen.
Studio shoots down Ruby Rose's 'Batwoman' misconduct claims, defends Dougray Scott
Warner Bros. Television condemned Ruby Rose's allegations against co-star Dougray Scott, describing the "Batwoman" actor as "a consummate professional."
El Chapo's Attorney Argues Conviction Should Be Overturned Due to Biased Jury
"The guy is going to be in a box for the rest of his life. I'm not asking you to play violins for him. This is his last shot," Guzman's attorney said.
Jai Herbert says he needed spectacular win to stay in the UFC
Take a look inside Jai Herbert's TKO win over Khama Worthy at UFC Fight Night 196 in Las Vegas.      Related StoriesRanda Markos says she's not done after snapping four-fight skidAfter lackluster March loss, Jonathan Martinez glad to get confidence backFight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC Fight Night 196 with The Beatles and three classic movie themes
Saints vs. Seahawks prediction: Give Geno, Seattle a shot
No reports out of Seattle this week of Geno Smith owing any of his teammates any money. Good thing because the Seahawks, at 2-4, will need to be on the same page.
Biden repeats debunked Amtrak story for fifth time during presidency
President Biden repeated a heartfelt yet factually challenged story during a speech Wednesday in New Jersey about an encounter years ago with former Amtrak employee Angelo Negri.
North Carolina man latest to be identified as John Wayne Gacy victim
A North Carolina man who had just moved to Chicago is the latest person to be identified as one of the victims murdered by John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing at least 33 young men and boys in the 1970s, authorities announced Monday.
The right’s effort to police Facebook worked
Details from leaked documents about the social-media behemoth show the effectiveness of the effort.
Hertz to add electric vehicle charging stations in Tesla deal: Here's where they will be located
Hertz is poised to install electric vehicle charging stations at many of its U.S. operations after announcing plans to buy 100,000 Tesla EVs.
‘Emotional’ Snoop Dogg honors mom in Boston just hours after her death
"He was very emotional after the show," a venue exec exclusively told Page Six. "He thanked our team, said he needed this show. ... It meant a lot to him."
Race for New Jersey's next governor heats up
The New Jersey gubernatorial election is next week and the race is tightening as Democratic Governor Phil Murphy runs or a second term in office against Republican businessman and former state legislator Jack Ciattarelli. Both candidates sat down with with our New York station to talk about the race and the issues they're fighting for. CBS2 News anchor Kristine Johnson joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss the upcoming election.
‘We will not comply!’: NYC workers protest vax mandate with march across Brooklyn Bridge
Days after the mayor announced a vaccine mandate for most of the city's employees, about 5,000 incensed demonstrators marched over the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan.
Alec Baldwin’s Fatal Prop Gun Accident Occurred During a Rehearsal, Authorities Say
Assistant director Dave Halls reportedly told Baldwin the prop firearm didn't contain live rounds minutes before the incident.
Leader of Cult That Sacrificed Humans Dies in Cop Car Crash
via FacebookMONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA—Jamaican cult leader Kevin Smith, who has been in custody since Sunday after two of his followers were killed in a “human sacrifice” ritual, has died in a car crash. The accident took place on Monday morning while police were transporting Smith from Montego Bay to Kingston where he was set to be formally charged in connection with the murders.Head of the Jamaica’s Constabulary Forces communication unit, Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, confirmed the death of Smith and a police officer along the Bog Walk main road.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
Opinion: Once the focal point of scrutiny, Derek Carr is lifting Raiders after Jon Gruden controversy
Many expected the Raiders' season to go into a tailspin after Jon Gruden's resignation, but Derek Carr has kept Las Vegas rolling.
Tennessee senator indicted on campaign cash scheme charges
A Tennessee state senator and a Nashville social club owner have been indicted on charges they illegally concealed the movement of $91,000 during the Republican lawmaker’s 2016 failed congressional campaign
The Jonas Brothers will be roasted in upcoming Netflix comedy special
Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas will be roasted by an all-star panel of guests including Pete Davidson, Niall Horan, John Legend and Lilly Singh.
'Rookie' changes prop weapons policy following fatal shooting on 'Rust' set
One ABC TV series has instated a new policy that will ban the use of so-called "live" weapons on set, following the fatal shooting on a movie set in New Mexico.
Drake, Kris Jenner and more stars attend Adele’s concert special taping
The "Easy on Me" singer's ex-husband, Simon Konecki, and their 9-year-old son, Angelo, were also in the audience for CBS' "Adele One Night Only."
49ers, Kyle Shanahan don’t sound thrilled about sticking with Jimmy Garoppolo
It's not exactly the strongest endorsement you've ever heard.
Biden mandates shots for foreign visitors, makes travel tougher for non-vaccinated
The Biden administration will lift COVID-19 travel bans against residents of most European countries on Nov. 8 and implement a new vaccination-and-testing rule — while also targeting unvaccinated Americans.
New FBI hate crimes statistics: Over 1,000 more offenses in 2020 than 2019, anti-Asian attacks up 73%
There were nearly 1,000 more hate crimes committed in 2020 and over 2,800 more victims compared to 2019, with 63% of last year’s hate crime offenses related to race, ethnicity or ancestry biases, according to updated statistics released by the FBI on Monday.
‘Gang’s All Here’ Episode 79: Jets Dismantled in Foxborough feat. Jeane Coakley
The Jets need to look themselves in the mirror this week, because you just can't lose like that.
Gene Freidman, ‘Taxi King’ Who Upended His Industry, Dies at 50
He bid up the price of medallions and borrowed against them. When their value plummeted, immigrant cabbies were left deep in debt.
Youngkin’s spotlight on parents’ anger over schools may be GOP blueprint for 2022 midterms
Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin's tapping into parents public school anger may be a blueprint for Republicans running in the 2022 midterm elections