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Due diligence underway for all of Tribune, as Hartford group forms to buy Courant

As the bidding war for Tribune Publishing heats up, groups of investors are quietly forming allegiances on the sidelines in hopes of snagging newspaper assets expected to be sold off in the process. The latest group to emerge as potential buyers for a piece of the publisher behind Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News,...
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Texas officer faces murder charge after shooting 16-year-old
Sixteen-year-old Jose Cruz was shot and killed Sunday night by Officer Ken Johnson, who apparently suspected the teen of breaking into a car. Omar Villafranca reports from the shooting scene in Addison, Texas.
Merrick Garland faces GOP roadblock as Supreme Court nominee
The political showdown over the new Supreme Court nominee shifts to the Senate. President Obama's choice, Merrick Garland, will go to Capitol Hill Thursday to meet with Democratic senators. Republicans are standing by their vow not to consider the 63-year-old federal appellate judge, or any nominee, before the November election. Margaret Brennan reports.
Obama hopes Garland nomination will be seen as moderate choice
President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court is what he sees as the reasonable pick -- not the homerun that liberal groups had wanted. The chief judge at the D.C.-based federal appeals court is a moderate centrist. He is also a former prosecutor who supervised the Oklahoma City bombing trial. By all accounts, Judge Garland is deeply experienced and respected. Jan Crawford reports.
Miracle dog found alive after falling off boat 5 weeks ago
A German shepherd was reunited with its owner five weeks after being lost at sea. KFMB's Abbie Alford has the story.
Pigeons wear backpacks to detect pollution in London
Environmental activists are equipping pigeons with backpacks in order to better detect air pollution in London. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has the details and video.
Watch: Dramatic helicopter-assisted prison escape
Inmates with connections to the Hell's Angels escaped a Canadian prison with the help of a helicopter. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has the details and video.
House panel votes to advance slavery reparations bill for first time
The legislation was first introduced in 1989. But the debate was long and often heated. And prospects for final passage remain poor.
GOP debate canceled after Trump and Kasich pull out
The Republican debate scheduled for Monday night has been canceled after Donald Trump and subsequently John Kasich decided not to participate. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett has political analysis for CBSN.
3/16: Merrick Garland nominated to replace Justice Scalia; terminally-ill woman takes viral road trip
Judge Merrick Garland was nominated as the 113th Supreme Court Justice on Wednesday; Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with cancer at 90 years old. Doctors wanted to operate, but "Miss Norma" had a better idea
American sentenced in North Korea, Jared Fogle beaten in prison: #CBSN10 trending stories
Obama nominates Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, an American is sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea, former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle is beaten in prison and more are among today's trending stories.
Garland nomination sets stage for Supreme Court battle
President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court sets the stage for a contentious partisan battle. CBS News foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan and chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford join CBSN with analysis.
Cruz and Kasich vow to fight on to the end
Republican front-runner Donald Trump widened his lead Tuesday night, but Governor John Kasich won his home state of Ohio -- putting a dent in Trump's path to the nomination. Kasich and Senator Ted Cruz say they're in the race for the long haul. Major Garrett has more.
Greg Gutfeld: The toxic, media-driven narrative about policing rides again
The mainstream press is all too willing to fan the flames, then let them rage out of control
Terminally-ill woman takes viral road trip
Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with cancer at 90 years old. Doctors wanted to operate, but "Miss Norma" had a better idea -- a road trip with her son. David Begnaud has more.
Patients on edge after needle swapping scandal in Denver, Seattle
Thousands of patients are being tested for possible exposure to HIV and hepatitis after a surgical technologist was caught stealing and tampering with syringes. Rocky Allen was arrested last month for the crimes, but now the patients he treated at multiple hospitals are on edge. Ben Tracy reports.
Republicans say they will not confirm Garland
Led by Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, a group of Republican senators remained steadfast in their decision to block President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. But there may be some cracks in the GOP blockade facing Judge Merrick Garland. Margaret Brennan reports.
Merrick Garland nominated to replace Justice Scalia
Judge Merrick Garland was nominated as the 113th Supreme Court Justice on Wednesday. President Obama decided to select the U.S. District Court judge after seeking the advice of Republicans and Democrats in Congress, constitutional scholars and advocacy groups. Jan Crawford reports.
What to watch on Thursday: ‘Younger’ returns on Paramount Plus
Thursday, April 15, 2021 | “Ride or Die” premieres on Netflix
Can anything stop Donald Trump at this point?
GOP front-runner Donald Trump won big during Tuesday's primary. John Kasich also secured his first victory, in his homestate of Ohio but the billionaire holds a commanding lead in the delegate race. Is it too late for the Republican establishment to stop Trump? CBSN political contributor Leslie Sanchez, USA Today senior political reporter Heidi Przbyla, and republican strategist Hogan Gidley join CBSN to discuss.
Ted Cruz reacts to Obama's Supreme Court pick
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz has chimed in on President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, who he says is the "exact type of nominee you get when you make deals in Washington D.C." CBSN's Kristine Johnson and Vladimir Duthiers have more.
What do we know about Obama's Supreme Court pick?
President Obama has nominated Judge Merrick Garland as the nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. What do we know about Judge Garland? CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford, CBSN political contributor Leslie Sanchez, Democratic Strategist Lynda Tran, and senior fellow at the Cato Institute Ilya Shapiro join CBSN with more details on the president's pick.
President Obama introduces Merrick Garland as Supreme Court nominee
President Obama has nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia's death. Garland, 63, is the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Obama introduced Garland in a White House Rose Garden ceremony.
President Obama to nominate Merrick Garland to Supreme Court
President Obama will nominate Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by Antonin Scalia's death. CBS News' Jan Crawford and the CATO Institute's Ilya Shapiro discuss Obama's nomination on CBSN.
Clinton picks up more than 400 delegates in Tuesday primaries
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is much closer to securing the presidential nomination after winning more than 400 delegates Tuesday. She won both of the big states up for grabs in Tuesday's primaries--Florida and Ohio--over rival Bernie Sanders. With analysis on the Democratic race, CBS News' Nancy Cordes joins CBSN.
How the Supreme Court nomination will impact the election
CBS News' Bob Schieffer joins CBSN in New York to break down how the looming fight over President Obama's Supreme Court nomination will affect the 2016 race for the White House.
Ted Cruz, John Kasich only ones left in the ring with Donald Trump
Republican front-runner Donald Trump won big in Tuesday's primaries. His victory in Florida forced Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to suspend his campaign. However, Gov. John Kasich was able to win his home state of Ohio, giving him newfound momentum. With more on Trump's continued success amid a dwindling GOP field, CBS News' Major Garrett joins CBSN.
Sen. Orrin Hatch: I wouldn't hold hearing for Merrick Garland
Republicans are vowing to block President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court despite previous support for Merrick Garland for previous court appointments. Sen. Orrin Hatch joins CBSN by phone to explain his position.
Special Report: President Obama to nominate Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court
Sources tell CBS News that President Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. The nomination is sure to lead to a big fight in the Senate, where Republican leaders say they will not take up the nomination. Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell anchor this CBS News Special Report with Jan Crawford reporting from Washington.
Obama won't allow off-shore drilling; Disney announces new Indiana Jones film: #CBSNBusiness headlines
President Obama will not allow oil drilling off the Atlantic coast; Harrison Ford and Disney will make another Indiana Jones movie; and Maserati recalls thousands of cars. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels at the New York Stock Exchange.
Protesters chase, toss eggs at CNN crew covering Daunte Wright unrest
Protesters in Minnesota chased away a CNN crew while they were attempting to cover the fourth night of demonstrations over the police-killing of Daunte Wright, a report said.
How fighting with your teen impacts development
If you find yourself sparring with your teen, psychologist Lisa Damour says don't panic. That's because fighting can be an important part of your child's development. On, Damour, author of "Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood,” writes that how conflict is handled at home can impact a teen's mental health and the quality of their relationships. She joins “CBS This Morning” to give practical tips for resolving conflicts with teens.
Mavericks star Luka Doncic sinks Grizzlies with incredible, buzzer-beating 3-pointer
An unconventional buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Luka Doncic lifted the Mavericks over the Grizzlies in Memphis.
Brooklyn Center mayor letting ‘political activists’ control him, police union leader claims
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Mayor Mike Elliott, has been bowing to pressure from "political activists," following Sunday’s police shooting death of Daunte Wright, a police union official claimed Wednesday.
CDC urges doctors to back off opioid painkiller prescriptions
Doctors have new, first-ever guidelines for prescribing powerful opioid painkillers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants doctors to back off giving the highly-addictive drugs to patients with chronic pain. The director said over-prescribing these medications is a "key driver" of the country’s drug overdose epidemic. Dr. Tara Narula joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the guidelines.
Bob Schieffer on whether Trump's momentum makes him inevitable
Bob Schieffer, CBS News contributor, former chief Washington correspondent and host of "Face the Nation," joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss Donald Trump's momentum, John Kasich's Ohio win and potential showdown in the general elections.
Ingraham: Media ignores tragedies that don't fit their narrative
Fox News host Laura Ingraham opened 'The Ingraham Angle' on Wednesday slamming the media for highlighting what is allegedly an accidental shooting of Daunte Wright while ignoring acts of violence committed against Black and other minority Americans
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Texas flooding damages homes, closes part of I-10
Violent weather pounding the Midwest left a trail of destruction. There are reports of multiple tornadoes that touched down Tuesday. Animals were rescued when one hit northwest of Springfield, Illinois. Other areas saw high winds that knocked over trucks and damaged homes. Hail the size of golf balls poured down. No one was reported hurt. Flooding is still a major concern in the South. David Begnaud reports from Deweyville, Texas, where much of the town is underwater.
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Dickerson on Trump's momentum, where Rubio's supporters turn
CBS News political director and Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the impact of Tuesday's big primary results.
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Clinton's new victories make path to nomination clearer
Hillary Clinton’s path to the nomination became much clearer Tuesday night after she scored decisive victories in states all across the South and the Midwest. She topped Bernie Sanders by 13 points in Ohio and by 31 points in Florida. Clinton now has almost two-thirds of the number she needs to clinch the Democratic nomination. Nancy Cordes reports from West Palm Beach, where Clinton delivered her victory speech.
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Corey Kluber’s short start the latest in troubling Yankees trend
DUNEDIN, Fla.— Another day, another short outing by a Yankees starter. Corey Kluber lasted just four innings in Wednesday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. He allowed three runs — and two homers — and needed 77 pitches to get through the outing. While Kluber and manager Aaron Boone still sounded encouraged...
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Ted Cruz calls on Rubio supporters to join him
Senator Ted Cruz has a shot to win the Missouri primary. Officials could not declare a winner because the contest is too close to call. The Texas U.S. lost 4 primaries to Donald Trump on Tuesday, but he made a plea to win over Marco Rubio supporters now that the Florida senator has ended his presidential run.
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Russian military vehicles with ‘invasion stripes’ descend on Ukraine border
More than 100,000 Russian troops in assault vehicles painted with “invasion stripes” were headed to Ukraine’s border Wednesday, intensifying fears of war between the neighboring nations. The advancing force includes 1,300 battle tanks, 3,700 drones, 1,300 artillery and mortar units and 380 multiple launch rocket systems, according to documents leaked to The Daily Mirror. Tensions...
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Florida loss puts final nail in Rubio's campaign coffin
Senator Marco Rubio ended his presidential bid after failing to deliver a hometown win in the Florida primary. The Tuesday night loss was followed by a 15-minute concession speech.
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Colbert and Kimmel Mock Matt Gaetz Sex Party Madness
ABC/CBSThere’s just something about scandalous congressional sex parties that was irresistible for the late-night hosts Wednesday night.“This morning, we learned that [Matt] Gaetz attended champagne-fueled sex parties with GOP officials,” Stephen Colbert began on The Late Show, citing a Daily Beast report. “I’ve never been so torn in my life. I want there to be a sex tape, but I don’t want to dig out my own eyes with a grapefruit spoon.”“These weren’t your workaday champagne intercourse shindigs,” the host continued. “They were house parties in a gated community in suburban Orlando. Is Matt Gaetz a congressman or a high school senior?” Noting that women said they were told to put away their cell phones because the men didn’t want the night’s activities to be documented, Colbert joked that the women replied, “It’s sex with Matt Gaetz, neither do we.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Donald Trump calls out attackers
The Republican presidential front-runner won primaries in Florida, North Carolina and Illinois. During his victory speech, he spoke of the attacks launched against his campaign.
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Bernie Sanders suffers huge setback
The Vermont U.S. senator was unable to build on last week's surprise Michigan primary win. Sanders lost primaries in North Carolina, Illinois, Florida and Ohio, pushing him further behind Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton.
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Hillary Clinton rebounds from Michigan loss with multiple wins.
The Democratic presidential front-runner won four primaries Tuesday night. Her wins in Florida, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina widened her lead over Senator Bernie Sanders.
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John Kasich gets hometown win in Ohio
Ohio Gov. John Kasich notched his first win in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Kasich thanked his supporters in Berea, Ohio on Tuesday night.
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