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Donald Trump Jr. met with Russian attorney during campaign

In a statement on Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. said he met with a Russian lawyer after being told she "might have information helpful to the campaign." He said it "quickly became clear" that the lawyer "had no meaningful information" and that she "changed subjects." Jeff Pegues has more.
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Trump accuses FBI, DOJ leaders of politicizing investigations
President Trump is expected to approve the release of a classified memo today, putting the White House at odds with the FBI and Justice Department. The memo claims the FBI abused surveillance during its investigation of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Major Garrett reports.
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White House ally: Biden is 'most liberal president we've had' but 'public thinks he's a moderate'
A New York Magazine article Sunday quoted a figure "close to the White House" who said the Biden White House's tightly controlled media strategy has been successful in getting the administration portrayed as moderate when it's the "most liberal" one in history.
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The Empire State Building’s Green Retrofit Was a Success. Will Other Buildings Follow Suit?
Underneath the Empire State building, a maze of pipes, gauges and steel valve wheels that comprise the building’s chiller plant look as if they might have remained unchanged since President Herbert Hoover turned on the tower’s iconic lights at its opening in 1931. Despite their appearance, those enormous heat exchange machines have been thoroughly upgraded…
Dallas man executed for murder of two daughters while mother listened
John Battaglia, a former Dallas accountant, was executed Thursday for the 2001 murders of his two daughters. Battaglia smiled as the mother of his slain children, Mary Jean Pearle, and other witnesses to his lethal injection walked into the death chamber viewing area. CBS Dallas' Maryann Martinez reports.
Sen. Cassidy gives firsthand account of deadly train crash
On "The Takeout" podcast with CBS News' chief White House correspondent Major Garrett, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, recalls the tragedy when a train carrying GOP lawmakers to a retreat crashed into a garbage truck Wednesday.
Sen. Cassidy says he won't go back on "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, says that Jimmy Kimmel "mischaracterized" him on health care and was "very unfair." He speaks to CBS News' chief White House correspondent Major Garrett on "The Takeout" podcast.
Super Bowl marks end of first full NFL season under Trump
Reid Forgrave of joins "Red & Blue" to review President Trump's comments about NFL players protesting the national anthem.
A year into Trump, Clinton voters see little common ground
Philip Bump of The Washington Post joins "Red & Blue" to discuss his story, "Deep in Clinton country, voters stand by their candidate."
Crypto Investors Turn to Ethereum as Alternative to Bitcoin
Ethereum, the world's second largest cryptocurrency, soared to a record high Monday as investors placed their bets on the coin's future in commerce and looked for an alternative to Bitcoin's lofty valuation.
Bob Baffert, Trainer of Medina Spirit, Blames 'Cancel Culture' After Horse Tests Positive for Steroids
The horse's trainer said that he "did not cheat to win the Kentucky Derby."
Police Share Photos of Smiling Man Riding in Backseat of Driverless Tesla
The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man photographed riding in the backseat of a driverless Tesla,
What to expect at Super Bowl 52 when Pats face Eagles
Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber joins CBSN to predict what to expect when the New England Patriots face off against the Philadelphia Eagles in Minneapolis this Sunday.
Brood X: The Indiana Jones of cicadas prepares for their arrival
Cincinnati professor has been called the Indiana Jones of cicadas. But what drives someone to devote their life to an insect most people hate?
White House mulls whether to release controversial intel memo
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are weighing in on the validity of a controversial memo from Congressman Devin Nunes which reportedly alleges inappropriate surveillance of the Trump campaign by the Department of Justice. While Washington prepares for the fallout, CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with the latest.
TikTok Video Shows Cops Allegedly Confronting Mom at Six Flags Over 'Too Short' Shorts
Bailey Breedlove claims she was harassed by park officers over the length of her shorts. A clip of the incident has sparked outrage on social media.
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Study: Flu shot only 10 percent effective; Unbreakable bond.
Nearly 80% of people in the US live within 5 miles of all three Covid-19 vaccines
There's particularly easy access to all three Covid-19 vaccines for people who live in big cities, but even those who live in small towns have a choice of all three.
Tech giants post big earnings
From Apple to Amazon, investors pored over earnings report from tech giants Thursday. Senior writer for Yahoo Finance Melody Hahm joins CBSN to break it all down.
Hundreds of Palestinians injured after clash with Israeli police
Tensions in Israel are reaching a boiling point after hundreds of Palestinians were injured this weekend in a clash with Israeli police. Foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports for CBSN.
"Zombie campaigns" keep spending money long after race
A joint investigation by the Tampa Bay Times and CBS affiliate WTSP found at least 100 "zombie campaigns" nationwide, where spending continues long after the race -- or even after a candidate has died. Investigative reporter for WTSP Noah Pransky joined CBSN to break down what he uncovered.
2/1/18: Red and Blue
President Trump's word of the week: "Unity"; Season of protest.
General Kelly to anti-military teacher: "Go to hell"
White House Chief of Staff General Kelly blasted a California teacher who was caught insulting military members' intelligence.
Morgan Geyser apologizes before sentencing in Slender Man case
Morgan Geyser, 15, was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in a mental institution for stabbing Payton Leutner in suburban Milwaukee in 2014. Geyser and another girl, Anissa Weier, said they wanted to curry favor with Slender Man, a fictional online horror character.
Can Medina Spirit Race in Preakness After Failed Drug Test?
Will Bob Baffert's horse be allowed to compete after a positive drug test following the Kentucky Derby?
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Flu vaccine less than 20 percent effective against deadly strain;Town flies high ahead of the Olympics.
UEFA has issues with CL switch to London, Porto a backup
UEFA has given the British government until Tuesday to offer the travel waivers it requires to move the Champions League final to Wembley or the all-English game could be played in Portugal instead.
Deputy saves three people from drunk driver
While conducting a DUI stop on the side of a road, a sheriff's deputy saved three people from another suspected drunk driver barreling towards them in a car.
Town flies high ahead of the Olympics
A town in Illinois is home to a ski club, and now three ski jumpers are heading to the Olympics. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds got a first-hand look.
Teen Accidentally Rides Bike Into Den of Rattlesnakes
One fourteen-year-old was riding his bike with a friend in Lethbridge, Canada when the two found themselves in a rattlesnake den. "I was so scared," the teenager told CTV News.
Biden admin releases $12.7B for NY state, $4.3B for NYC in COVID stimulus
The amount of money going to New York's state government wasn't a surprise. It is consistent with what was projected before Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill was passed by Democrats in March.
Body of missing Florida girl, 13, found; teen suspect in custody, sheriff says
The body of a missing 13-year-old Florida girl has been found hours after her family reported her missing Sunday, and a teen boy has been taken into custody in connection with her murder, a county sheriff said.
Larry Nassar victim gets apology from police, years later
A woman who accused disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar of abuse back in 2004 is finally getting an apology from the police department that failed to file charges against him. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Controversial surveillance memo expected to be released
A memo with classified information that alleges surveillance abuses could be released on Friday. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues explains why the situation is touching raw nerves in Washington.
Your guide to Sonos speakers, soundbars and subs
Just a few years back, whole-home audio was a super costly expense that also required a lot of wiring. Wi-Fi's gotten stronger, more music services have launched and tech companies are delivering systems that remove the hassle and bring the price down. Sonos is a prime example of that, with an array of products across multiple price points. The brand is also focusing solely on whole-home audio, unlike some other brands in the space.
Nine-part Lakers documentary coming to Hulu in 2022
A nine-part documentary series on the last 4 decades of Lakers basketball will air on Hulu in 2022. The project is led by Jeanie Buss and Antoine Fuqua.
Concerns about the flu vaccine
Researchers revealed the flu vaccine is less than 20 percent effective against the H3N2 strain, sparking concern as we approach peak flu season. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor discusses the latest news with Dr. Tara Narula.
The biggest 2020 election surprise you probably never heard of
Asian American and Pacific Islander voters made a difference.
Marvel fans hungry for more Carnage feast on new 'Venom' sequel trailer
The new "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" trailer gives fans a first look at Woody Harrelson, Tom Hardy and Naomie Harris in the sequel to the 2018 hit film.
F.B.I. Identifies Group Behind U.S. Oil Pipeline Hack
The F.B.I. on Monday said that DarkSide, a hacking group, was responsible for the ransomware attack that closed a U.S. pipeline.
Do Not Ignore the Atrocities Still Happening in Syria
Looking at how the country has changed since its civil war began 10 years ago.
Flu vaccine less than 20 percent effective against deadly strain
The deadly flu virus still hasn't reached its peak, and now Canadian researchers revealed the current vaccine is less than 20 percent effective against the deadly H3N2 strain. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports.
NY public colleges aim to require vaccine in Sept.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will require students of the state's and New York City's public university and college systems to get vaccinated to attend in-person classes this fall. (May 10)
"Unprecedented" controversy over GOP memo on FBI
A confidential memo that could be released to the public on Friday is sparking fresh controversy around the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN to discuss the latest.
L.A. middle school shooting update
Los Angeles police provided an update on the shooting at Sal Castro Middle School. A student is in custody and two are hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
Controversial GOP memo could be released Friday
The White House says President Trump has read Rep. Devin Nunes' memo and is sending it back to the House Intelligence Committee for release Friday. AP White House reporter Zeke Miller joins CBSN to explain the controversy surrounding its release.
Ukrainian authorities seize shipment of alcohol made near Chernobyl nuclear power plant
The moonshine-like drink Atomik, made by The Chernobyl Spirit Company, claim their drink proves the land near the power plant can produce safe crops.
Derek Anderson suspended 120 days for falsifying Bellator 258 pre-fight medicals
Derek Anderson will be out of action for a while, but it won't be just for the nasty broken nose he suffered at Bellator 258.       Related StoriesMMA Junkie Radio #3156: Guests Lorenz Larkin and Neil Magny, plus UFC, Bellator, PFL recaps (noon ET)Photo: Derek Anderson broke more than just his nose against Michael Page at Bellator 258Photo: Derek Anderson broke more than just his nose against Michael Page at Bellator 258 - Enclosure
NYC shootings keep soaring, up 86 percent over 2020: NYPD data
The gun violence in Gotham more than doubled last week — capped by a wild shooting in Times Square that left a 4-year-old girl among three people shot.