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Donald Trump Jr. explains campaign meeting with Russian lawyer

Donald Trump Jr. is defending his recently revealed meeting with a Russian lawyer during the campaign. He said the lawyer offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton but didn't deliver. CBS News political director Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN with more on the implications of the meeting.
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Amanda Kloots: ‘My first Mother’s Day as Nick Cordero’s widow’
Ten months after the tragic COVID-19 death of Broadway actor Nick Cordero, his widow Amanda Kloots tells how she is facing this year's Mother's Day without him.
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Bank robbery suspect wanted ‘big show’ with FBI while threatening hostages
A Minnesota man who robbed a bank and held its employees hostages for hours apparently wanted to "go viral," officials said.
Dream job: This company will pay you to nap
Sleeping on the job is one thing, but getting paid to do it?
Progressives Blast GOP Calls to End $300 Weekly Unemployment: 'Greed Has No Bounds'
"Raise your wages. Pay decent benefits," Senator Bernie Sanders tweeted, describing it as a "simple solution."
Dolphins sign Jibri Blount, former college basketball player and son of NFL Hall of Famer Mel Blount
The Miami Dolphins took an interesting approach to beef up their offensive line this week.
What do we know about the Port Authority bomber?
Akayed Ullah, 27, is in custody after what officials are calling an attempted terror attack in New York City. Jeffrey Ringel, director at the Soufan Group and an FBI veteran, joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the investigation.
Mario Batali out as co-host of "The Chew" amid sexual harassment allegations
Celebrity chef Mario Batali was abruptly removed from his role as co-host of "The Chew" on Monday amid sexual harassment allegations that span over a period of at least 20 years
Southwest Airlines passenger arrested for making threats on flight
A woman is in jail after she allegedly threatened to kill fellow passengers on a Southwest flight from Portland to Sacramento. CBS Sacramento's Marc Thompson reports.
President Trump's accusers speak out
Three women who accused President Trump of sexual misconduct spoke out together in a press conference in New York City on Monday. See their full remarks here.
Roy Moore supporters cast doubt on accusers
Alabama Senate candidates Roy Moore and Doug Jones are making their final pitches ahead of Tuesday's special election. CBS News contributor Frank Luntz spoke with a group of 12 conservative Alabama voters for Vice News on HBO, and some of them questioned the credibility of the women accusing Moore of sexual misconduct. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett and political director Steve Chaggaris join CBSN to discuss.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO rips CDC guidelines, says it's 'unfair, un-American'
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings CEO Frank Del Rio blasted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines Friday as "unfair" and "never consistent."
Mario Batali taken off "The Chew" amid sexual harassment claims
Celebrity chef and co-host of "The Chew" Mario Batali has been taken off the show after several women accused him of inappropriate behavior. Batali released a statement apologizing. CBSN'S Anne Marie Greene has more.
'This gives us hope.' George Floyd's family praises federal indictment of 4 former police officers
Members of George Floyd's family on Saturday praised the news that four former Minneapolis police officers will face federal charges in connection to his death, saying they were "very grateful."
Who will end New York’s title drought?
This week, with so many New York teams on the upswing, a popular question I’ve fielded is this: Who’s next? Who will be the next New York team of the Big Nine to make it to the finish line?
Suspect in custody after attempted terror attack in New York City
Video shows an apparent bomb explosion just west of Times Square that is causing chaos for the city's commuters. A man is in custody after a device went off in a passenger walkway underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal. DeMarco Morgan reports.
Jeff Bezos’ interest in helicopters revealed affair with Lauren Sanchez
Amazon executives suspected Jeff Bezos was poised to divorce his wife when they noticed their boss taking an unusually keen interest in helicopters.
Poll: One third of Americans consider gun violence "a crisis"
A new CBS News poll finds that a third of Americans consider gun violence in the United States to be "a crisis." The poll also shows an increase in support for tightening of gun laws and broader implementation of background checks. Anthony Salvanto, Director of Elections at CBS News, joins CBSN to discuss.
Jodie Foster on directing "Black Mirror" episode, #MeToo movement
Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster is now sitting in the director's chair for her latest project, the Emmy Award-winning Netflix series "Black Mirror." It's a science fiction anthology series described as a modern take on "The Twilight Zone." She directed the episode "Arkangel" where a mother turns to a new surveillance technology to keep her daughter safe. Foster joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss "Black Mirror" and the movement to address sexual harassment in Hollywood and other industries.
Parents recount how daughter was strangled by window blind cords
The American Academy of Pediatrics published a new study calling for a mandatory safety standard to eliminate window blinds with cords. The study found blinds with cords continue to "pose a serious strangulation risk." On average, it kills one child a month. Anna Werner spoke to one family that lost their daughter.
Jeff Glor previews interview with French President Emmanuel Macron
Israel is stepping up security after the stabbing of a security guard at a Jerusalem bus station. Protests continued around the world in the wake of President Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Amid the violence, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in France to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. Afterwards, Macron once again criticized the U.S. decision on Jerusalem. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor joins "CBS This Morning" from Paris, where he will be interviewing Macron. Watch the interview Monday night on "CBS Evening News."
Special Report: Explosion near Port Authority in New York City
Police have evacuated Port Authority, New York City's main bus terminal in midtown Manhattan, because of an explosion. A source tells CBS News that so far, it appears a possible pipe bomb went off inside a subway tunnel, just west of Times Square.
As the pandemic eases, the media's coverage of it is shifting
The ultimate "news you can use" right now is about pandemic precautions and shifting assessments of risk. Experts are calling out the government's Covid guidance when it's overly cautious, and interviewers are presenting those concerns to officials.
Celebrities rally around bullied boy after he shares emotional story
A widely-shared, emotional Facebook video is starting a new national conversation about bullying. Keaton Jones, a middle schooler in east Tennessee, described his experience of being taunted during school lunch. The video has been viewed more than 20 million times. Gayle King reports.
Air Force Academy cadets speak out on sexual assault, retaliation
In a six-month investigation you'll see only on “CBS This Morning,” Norah O'Donnell and her team traveled to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs to investigate sexual assault in the military. More than a dozen current and former cadets tell CBS News they reported their sexual assaults to the Air Force Academy only to experience retaliation by their peers and their commanders.
Gas Price Spike Feared as Ransomware Attack Shuts Colonial Pipeline Network
"The challenges brought on by the Colonial Pipeline shut down would likely not appear for several days or longer," one analyst estimated.
As Biden faces a struggle to hold the Senate, Democrats’ divisions resurface
In crucial Senate races in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and elsewhere, the Democratic coalition that came together to elect Biden is fracturing again — with big implications for his presidency.
Protests continue after Trump's Jerusalem recognition
Israel's prime minister urged European allies to support President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the country's capital. It follows a series of violent protests by Palestinians over the weekend. Four people were killed and dozens hurt. Seth Doane reports from Jerusalem.
How Alabama Senate race will impact GOP agenda
Chief White House correspondent Major Garrett joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of sexual misconduct, and where the GOP tax bill stands.
India Sees Deadliest Day Of Pandemic With COVID-19 Deaths Topping 4,000
As bad as the reported numbers are, the actual toll is likely much worse. India's relentless virus surge is leading to deadly shortages of hospital beds, medical oxygen and drugs.
Massive Southern California wildfires rapidly moving
The largest and most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is threatening new communities. Crews battled overnight to protect picturesque coastal areas near Santa Barbara. About 5,000 people are under new evacuation orders. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Fans accuse Prince Charles of cutting Meghan Markle out of Archie's birthday post
The Prince of Wales posted a birthday message that only included himself with his son, Prince Harry, holding baby Archie.
New Zealand trying to eradicate hedgehog ‘killing machines’
Hedgehogs were introduced to New Zealand and have become dominated ecosystems since they don't have any natural predators on the island to keep them in check.
Homeless man who gave away his last $20 buys home thanks to fundraiser
Homeless man who used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia has bought a home with some of the nearly $400,000 raised for him online by the woman he saved.
Trump-aligned legal foundation condemns critical race theory in schools
A legal foundation with close ties to President Trump offered a lengthy comment condemning possible plans by the US Department of Education to incentivize schools to teach critical race theory — calling it “odious” and “thoroughly discredited.” The controversial teaching approach, which preaches a divisive and racialized view of all things past and present, has been...
Dan Levy slams fan’s claim dad Eugene died
"Schitt's Creek" star Dan Levy reacts to a fan claiming his father, Eugene Levy, died.
12/10: CBS Evening News
In 48 hours, all eyes will be on the special election in Alabama where a crucial U.S. Senate seat is on the line; A follow up on Mike Caster, one of the hundreds of people hurt when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this year.
House, Senate scrambling for agreement on tax bill
On Capitol Hill, House and Senate members are trying to work out their tax reform differences and deliver a big item on the president's holiday wish list. Errol Barnett reports on the status of the GOP tax bill.
Thomas Fire continues to wreak havoc on Southern California
The largest of five major wildfires in Southern California has triggered more evacuations along the coast, north of Los Angeles. Mireya Villarreal reports on the ferocious Thomas Fire.
Trump's Jerusalem decision sparks worldwide protests
Violent protests continued in the Middle East over President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Seth Doane reports.
What's at stake in "net neutrality" vote
There's a big vote this week in the fight for the open internet. Five FCC commissioners -- three Republicans and two Democrats -- are scheduled to vote on a plan to dismantle so-called "net neutrality" protections. Roxana Saberi report.
Roy Moore, Doug Jones rally supporters in Alabama Senate race
In 48 hours, all eyes will be on the special election in Alabama where a crucial U.S. Senate seat is on the line. President Trump has endorsed the Republican front-runner Roy Moore -- who faces sexual misconduct allegations. His opponent, Doug Jones, is trying to rally African-American voters in a state that has not sent a Democrat to the Senate in 25 years. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
The Challenger
Russia's government says Alexey Navalny can't run for office, but he remains determined to run against Vladimir Putin in March 2018. Lesley Stahl reports.
Governor Brown
When it comes to climate change, California Governor Jerry Brown says President Trump doesn't have the fear of the wrath of God. Bill Whitaker reports.
Arizona Audit Halts Plan to Knock on Voters' Doors Amid Fears of 'Intimidating Effect'
Senate President Karen Fann announced the decision in a letter Friday, after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) expressed concerns two days earlier that canvassing door to door could violate federal laws aimed at preventing voter intimidation.
Part of the symphony, not in front
James Gray, who directs Donald Sutherland in the upcoming science fiction film Ad Astra, says Sutherland’s un-showy acting style sets him apart from his peers and may also explain why he has never been nominated for an Oscar.
1976: The first time 60 Minutes met Gov. Jerry Brown
This week, the California governor talks climate change, but 41 years ago, the "tight-fisted" governor was focused on saving money
"The planet is warming, and all hell is breaking loose"
As California endures its most destructive fire season, Governor Jerry Brown tells 60 Minutes that President Trump's skepticism about climate change is "a reckless disregard for the truth."
Amanda Chase, Who Pushed Trump for Martial Law, Vows Audit If She Loses GOP VA Gov. Nomination
"If I come out of this election as anything other than the victor, of course, we are going to have a full audit," the state senator said.