Change country:
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones on transforming public safety
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones is defending a proposed budget cut to police funding, calling it the "right thing to do." Jones took office nearly a month ago and has positioned herself as an outspoken advocate of "reimagining" public safety. Mayor Jones joined CBSN to discuss what that looks like in the city she's leading.
Goop blasts ‘frivolous’ vagina-scented candle lawsuit
A man named Colby Watson is suing Goop over the NSFW candle, claiming it "exploded" after burning.
Attention ‘Southern Charm’ Fans: You Can Stream Whitney Sudler-Smith’s ‘Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston’ Doc on Peacock
Before the Bravo series, he directed this doc featuring plenty of A-list pals.
Colonial Pipeline communication system down a week after cyberattack
Two market sources familiar with the system said the company’s so-called nomination system was shut on Tuesday, leaving shippers unable to plan fuel shipments, Reuters reported.
Clueless TikTok dad goes viral guessing NFL team names
This is a social media family worth following.
White House Defends Biden's 'Behind the Scenes' Approach to Mideast Conflict
More than two dozen Democrats have called for an immediate cease-fire in the Middle East as the Biden administration stands by its restrained approach to the crisis.
In Francisco Goldman’s ‘Monkey Boy,’ an author grapples with the alternative facts of his family history
A train ride becomes a pretext for a long train of thought, as a man looks back at his past.
Xbox Wireless Headset Review: A Comfortable, Simple and Affordable Headset for $99
The versatile Xbox Wireless Headset is an amazing buy for under $100.
Linda Thompson jokes with Brody Jenner about joining Raya and OnlyFans
The "Hills: New Beginnings" star had to tell his famous mom that OnlyFans is for people who "get paid to take [their] clothes off."
Germaphobe Howie Mendel doesn’t want to end up like Howard Hughes
Mandel, who suffers from OCD, spends "every moment of my existence knowing that Howard Hughes ended up alone in a room naked peeing in bottles."
Naomi Campbell welcomes her first child in surprise Instagram post
The supermodel announced that she is a mother, calling her child "a beautiful blessing."
Where to Watch ‘Most Dangerous Game’ Starring Liam Hemsworth
Quibi's making a comeback.
Trump launched airstrikes after this town was gassed in 2017. Now Assad's military is moving in
Two years ago, a chemical attack by the Syrian regime in Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens and resulted in the Trump administration carrying out airstrikes mostly targeting against Syrian airfields, a warning from the most powerful nation in the world, that was more of a slap on the wrist.
Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump
The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and support for Sunni causes across the Muslim world. But cracks in the alliance are appearing.
Pompeo announces 'countdown' clock as Iran weapons embargo ends in 2020
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned against ending an arms embargo on Iran, likening every day until the deal's October 2020 expiration as a "#CountdownToTerror."
Turkey says one of its convoys was hit by an airstrike in Syria
Turkey's Defense Ministry has condemned an airstrike in northwestern Syria that killed three civilians and injured 12 others on Monday.
The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win
Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government.
Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1
Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, despite 11th-hour efforts by the United States to block it.
Jailed Saudi activist rejects deal to deny torture for release, says family
Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has rejected a release deal that would have granted her freedom in exchange for denying reports that she was tortured in prison, her family said.
Yemen's civil war within a civil war
Last Wednesday, fighting broke out in the coastal city of Aden, the temporary seat of the internationally recognized government of Yemen.
Yemen separatists say they've seized the key port of Aden
Yemeni separatists have taken control of the strategic city of Aden after days of fighting with forces backing the internationally recognized government.
They survived the Christchurch attacks. In Mecca, they're finding peace as Hajj pilgrims
Two hundred Christchurch mosque attack survivors and relatives of those slain have arrived in Mecca at the invitation of Saudi King Salman. They say the pilgrimage has been a means to healing from the violence that changed their lives.
Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever'
A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said.
Newspaper devotes entire issue to 'wake-up call' for the country
Lebanon's leading English daily newspaper published a blank issue on Thursday with a list of political and economic woes that have gripped the country in recent months.
Millions of Syrians call Turkey home. An economic crisis is turning them into scapegoats
Syrians say they're living in fear amid a crackdown on refugees who are not registered to live in Istanbul. As Turkey struggles with a sputtering economy, they have become an easy scapegoat for the country's woes.
14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan
Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interior told CNN.
Iran says it seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf for smuggling fuel
Iran said Sunday that it had seized a foreign oil tanker that it claimed was smuggling fuel to Arab states.
Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila's show canceled to 'prevent bloodshed'
The band's performance at the Byblos International Festival on August 9 has been canceled "to prevent bloodshed and maintain peace and security," event organizers say.
A campaign to silence this Lebanese band has galvanized the country's extreme Christian right
A rock concert has been canceled after Lebanese Christian groups mounted a virulent campaign against local music group, Mashrou' Leila. Now rights activists believe they must stand up for the band to defend human rights.
Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, near a US military base
A desert settlement in a US-protected zone in Syria has not received aid in months, and the US says it can do little to help.
Four children killed in attack on Yemen market
Four children were among 14 civilians killed in an airstrike on Al-Thabet market in Yemen's northern Saada province on Monday, according to Houthi authorities, amid conflicting reports of what happened.
Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules
A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of the three countries.
Bahrain executes three men the day after US reinstates federal death penalty
Three men were executed by firing squad in Bahrain on Saturday morning, according to the kingdom's state news agency.
Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo
The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24. It reveals the aftermath of an airstrike conducted by Syrian government forces, backed by Russia.
Iranian cargo ship sinks in Caspian Sea
An Iranian cargo ship sank in the Caspian Sea near Azerbaijan's Lankaran port on Friday, according to Iran's state-run news agency IRNA.
Iran releases 9 Indian crew members from Panamanian-flagged tanker
Iran has released nine of the 12 Indian crew members who were on board a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker it seized after claiming the vessel was carrying 1 million liters of smuggled fuel.
UK Navy to escort tankers through Strait of Hormuz amid Iran crisis
The UK Royal Navy will now accompany British-flagged oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz, the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thursday.
Hall of Fame NFL GM on Aaron Rodgers, Packers rift: 'A lot of divas playing in the league right now'
Former Green Bay Packers general manager and Hall of Famer Ron Wolf is shocked by how much the league has changed since he was in it, calling those players who try and exhibit control outside of their positions “divas.”
The best Playstation 5 games for every kind of gamer
A guide to the best Playstation 5 games currently available in a colorful range of different genres. These are the games you need to play.
Congress split into two different hemispheres
One hemisphere wants to reach bipartisan compromise and the other hasn't gotten over wounds from November election.
Opinion: Ethnic cleansing, corrupt leaders, terror: What readers are saying about Israel, Palestine
The desire among the people for peace between Israel and Palestine seems to be there, many readers say. The problem is extremist, corrupt leadership.
Tokyo doctors call for cancelation of Olympic Games due to COVID-19
Nearly 6,000 primary care doctors said hospitals have "almost no spare capacity" amid the latest COVID-19 surge.
What is Lossless Audio? Apple Music Introduces New Sound Resolution
According to Apple, lossless audio compression plays the song just as it was created in the studio, with Apple Music "about to change forever."
One was a detective. The other a serial killer. Their long, peculiar bond bore fruit
For the detective set to retire, eliciting the killer's confession was a jewel in a stellar career. For the serial killer, it was a farewell gift.
T.I. and Tiny's lawyer says they have not been contacted by police
An attorney representing rapper Clifford "T.I." Harris and his wife, singer Tameka "Tiny" Harris, says the couple have not been contacted by authorities regarding an investigation into sexual assault and abuse allegations levied against the couple.
'Inundated': Flooding swamps Louisiana, south-central US; rainfall in Lake Charles may be a 100-year event
Flood watches, warnings remained in effect for portions of the south-central U.S. after a day of torrential rain. Louisiana was particularly hard hit.
Teeth Whitener, Travel Products Walmart's Fastest Sellers as COVID Wanes: CEO
Government stimulus money boosted overall sales as consumers are increasingly splurging on clothing, travel products, and lawn and garden items.
TikToker Uses Clever Trick to Show How Easily Misinformation Is Spread Online
A TikTok user's attempt to show just how easy it can be to dupe people with misinformation about serious topics has gone viral on the app.