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EPA promises to clean up mine spill river contamination

The leader of the EPA will visit Colorado and New Mexico to inspect the damage from the Gold King Mine spill. The agency is facing criticism for how it is handling the sludge disaster. It promises an investigation into how it happened. Mireya Villarreal reports from Durango, Colorado, with the progress of the cleanup.
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Can Sanders' longevity help Clinton beat Trump?
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has half as many delegates as Hillary Clinton, making her the clear favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination. But if he suspended his campaign, would it hurt Clinton's chances for the presidency? The Daily Beast's Betsy Woodruff and CBS News Senior Political Editor Steve Chaggaris discuss on CBSN.
Astros place Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman on injured list due to COVID-19 protocols
HOUSTON — The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols. General manager James Click made the announcement on Wednesday, hours before the Astros were to wrap up a...
Donald Trump: If I don't get nomination, "bad things" will happen
Republican front-runner Donald Trump has told Fox News that he expects riots and "bad things to happen" if he doesn't get the GOP presidential nomination. This comes after protests have shaken up his campaign rallies throughout the country. The Daily Beast's Betsy Woodruff and CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris have more on the GOP race.
Donald Trump warns of potential riots if he doesn't get nomination
Republican front-runner Donald Trump says that his supporters might riot if he is denied the GOP nomination. He has almost half the number of delegates needed to secure the party's presidential nod. CBS News' Major Garrett has analysis.
Chicago braces for release of video in Adam Toledo's shooting death
Chicago bodycam footage that captured the fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, will be released on Thursday, according to the Civilian Office of Police Accountability.
John Kerry: ISIS committing genocide
Secretary of State John Kerry has determined that ISIS is engaging in genocide against Christians and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria. Watch his full statement here.
Nike's new self-tying shoes; major canned tuna recall: #CBSNBusiness Headlines
Nike has unveilled self-tying shoes that automatically tighten and loosen for comfort; Bumble Bee recalls thousands of cans of tuna; and AAA will help you get home safely this St. Patrick's Day. Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels at the New York Stock Exchange.
Two people shot blocks apart after DMX vigil in Westchester
Two people were shot Wednesday night near the scene of a Westchester vigil honoring the late rapper DMX, a report said. One of the gunshot victims from near Fourth Street Park in Mount Vernon sought refuge in the back seat of the News 12 vehicle, which was occupied by reporters who had covered the event,...
"Raising Ryland": Parents open up on child's gender transition
This month, New York City enacted rules allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice in city facilities, and similar laws are being debated around the country. While the transgender community is finding a growing voice in popular culture, its members are still widely misunderstood. One family is hoping to raise awareness by sharing their story in a new book, “Raising Ryland,” which chronicles their journey of raising a transgender child. John Blackstone reports.
Backpack-wearing pigeons track pollution in London
London's air pollution problem is blamed for thousands of deaths every year, but an experiment with birds and pollution-monitoring backpacks could create a flight path to a long-term solution. Charlie D'Agata reports.
Report finds lead contamination threat beyond Flint
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testifies before Congress Thursday about lead contamination in Flint’s drinking water. But a new investigation by the USA Today Network is raising questions about tap water nationwide. The report identified nearly 2,000 water systems used by six million people where excessive levels of lead were detected in the past four years. Adriana Diaz reports from Sebring, Ohio, a village that has been struggling with tainted water problems for months.
Protesters gather by LAPD downtown headquarters in wake of Daunte Wright shooting
Protesters rallied in front of the Los Angeles Police Department's downtown headquarters Wednesday night in the wake of the killing of Daunte Wright, a Black man fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb.
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.
Cousin of Eric Garner reacts to other cousin being pepper sprayed by police
CNN's Don Lemon speaks to Raquel Welch -- cousin of both Eric Garner and 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario -- on the tragedy her family has seen with both Black men's encounter with police.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.      
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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.
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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.
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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.
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