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Rahm Emanuel's nomination to be Biden's ambassador to Japan faces opposition from some Democrats

Rahm Emanuel could face opposition from an unusual source at his Wednesday nomination hearing to be the next US ambassador to Japan: his own party.
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Building in fatal Manhattan fire had no working smoke detectors, suit says
The building also had an inadequate sprinkler system and failed to maintain and/or repair the 33-story structure's electrical systems.
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San Antonio restaurant manager donates kidney to save customer's life
Child found wandering alone returned to parents
Kevin Strickland lights KC Mayor's Christmas tree
Man hit by stray bullet, killed on Thanksgiving
Toy drive held for those in the giving spirit
Black Friday shooting at Tacoma Mall left shoppers ‘running for their lives’
Frantic parents with children in their arms fled in every direction during a Black Friday shooting at a packed mall in Washington, witnesses said.
Michigan, Ohio State players involved in heated confrontation in tunnel at halftime
Michigan and Ohio State football players had a heated moment during halftime.
Chris Christie Touts 'Talent' to Be President, Undaunted by Trump Hinting at 2024 Run
The former Republican governor of New Jersey said he's "not ready to retire."
Sleeping man found at Port Authority with weapons, ammo, drugs, knife
The suspect, Francisco Vicente, 36 of Queens, was taken into custody by Port Authority officers shortly after 4:05 a.m. Saturday, sources said.
This cheap gaming chair has become my ultimate WFH accessory — and it's on sale now
The Homall Gaming Chair isn't just a great affordable gaming seat — it's also a solid addition to any home office.
Mother reunited with family in time for holidays after 7 months in hospital
2-mile long drive-thru displays holiday lights
Loose dogs caught on camera killing cat
55-year-old delivers grandchild in New York
Passenger riding in back of truck killed in crash
Deputies and staff served Thanksgiving dinner
LeBron James critical of his performance during Lakers' triple OT loss: 'I've got to do better for this team'
LeBron James gave himself an honest assessment after the Los Angeles Lakers’ triple-overtime loss to the Sacramento Kings on Friday.
Stuck with Thanksgiving leftovers? 5 unexpected ways to serve surplus mashed potatoes
How to turn your leftover mashed potatoes into pancakes, soups and even pizzas.
Fauci says he "would not be surprised" if new COVID variant is in U.S.
"When you have a virus like this, it almost invariably is ultimately going to go essentially all over," Fauci said.
A frightful flight: Man stows away in plane's landing gear on flight from Guatemala to Miami
Man stows away in plane landing gear on American Airlines flight Saturday from Guatemala to Miami. Apparently uninjured he is taken to local hospital.
Canadian school cancels ISIS survivor Nadia Murad over Islamophobia fears
Nadia Murad was set to sit down with students from some Toronto schools to talk about her upcoming book, but the school board superintendent pulled the plug on her visit.
Nine of 10 most popular governors are Republicans, Biden less popular than least popular governor
A new poll shows that nine out of ten most popular governors in the United States are Republicans while President Biden’s approval rating is lower than the country’s least popular governor.
First lady Jill Biden to unveil the holiday theme and decor for the White House Monday
First lady Jill Biden will reveal the theme and decor for the White House holiday trimmings on Monday, her office announced.
Omicron Variant Spurs Marjorie Taylor Greene to Attack Doctors Who Won't Prescribe ivermectin
"Ivermectin, the 'Wonder drug' from Japan, has a long safe history of saving lives especially among the poor all over the world," the Republican congresswoman claimed.
Christina Applegate shares inspiring message on 50th birthday after multiple sclerosis diagnosis
Christina Applegate marked her birthday with a message to her fans months after revealing her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
NASA launches new mission to defend Earth
A NASA spacecraft is on a mission to test technology that could defend Earth in the future. The spacecraft will deliberately crash into an asteroid to see if it can change its path. CBS News senior space analyst Bill Harwood joins CBSN's Lana Zak with more.
Barstool advertisers spooked by Dave Portnoy exposé — but execs aren’t worried
As its scandals pile up, corporate advertisers are getting cold feet about Barstool Sports, we're told. But apparently the swashbuckling start-up isn't sweating it.
News Crew’s Bodyguard Killed by Armed Robbers While Covering Bay Area Robbery
Alameda County Sheriff’s OfficeA California news station suffered a tragic loss Saturday when a security guard died days after being shot by armed robbers as he defended a camera crew reporting on a recent armed robbery. Ex-police officer Kevin Nishita was guarding the KRON4 crew on Wednesday as they covered a recent Oakland robbery. When someone attempted to steal their camera gear, Nishita attempted to block the assailant but was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, while a bystander was treated for shrapnel wounds. Read more at The Daily Beast.
Reggie Ragland on being Giants’ ‘teddy bear’, Jalen Hurts, friend’s tragic death
Ahead of Sunday’s clash with the rival Eagles, Giants linebacker Reggie Ragland tackles some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby.
Legendary Michigan player poses question to team before Ohio State game: 'If not now, then when?'
“The Big Game” between Ohio State and Michigan was one of the more important games on the college football schedule this weekend as it could have major playoff ramifications.
Black Friday protests blame environmental and social challenges on consumerism
A growing number of people are protesting the holiday shopping season, arguing glutinous consumerism is creating environmental and social challenges. CBSN's Lana Zak spoke with senior content writer and style editor for Thred Media, Sofia Phillips, about the movement.
Mets Bolster Offense With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha
With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha, the run-starved Mets addressed their biggest need while adding some defensive versatility.
Omar Demands House Leadership Take Action After GOP Rep. Boebert’s Anti-Muslim Remarks
The far-right Trump ally from Colorado implied that Rep. Ilhan Omar is a terrorist.
Gov. Abbott guarantees lights will stay on in Texas this winter
Gov. Greg Abbott promised Texans that the “lights will stay on” this winter following a near collapse of the state's electrical system last February.
Rangers’ Artemi Panarin fined $5K for throwing glove at Brad Marchand
Rangers forward Artemi Panarin was fined $5,000 for throwing a glove at the Bruins’ Brad Marchand during Friday’s game. According to The Post’s Larry Brooks, Marchand invoked Russian president Vladimir Putin’s name and said that no Russian liked Panarin.  Brad Marchand hurled Russia-based insults at Artemi Panarin. Speaking to reporters at Rangers practice, Panarin joked...
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ICYMI, Here's Every Cyber Week Deal Actually Worth Shopping (Updating)
Photo: Scouted/The Daily Beast/Retailers.Cyber Weekend is officially upon us and many of these killers deals will be live through Monday—and some for the entire week. Because there are so many sales to sift through, we did the work for you and spent the day finding all the best ones worth shopping this weekend and beyond. We'll be spending the weekend sorting through all the best Cyber Monday deals 2021 that are worth your time, so keep checking back here for more and more still-on-going Cyber weekend and Cyber Monday deals, as we'll be updating this piece. All-new Echo (4th Gen), $59.99 (was $99, 30% off)All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) with clock, $34.99 (was $59.99, 40% off)Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Father-son Afghan refugees reunite in NYC after five years apart, with help from Fox
A famous Afghan musician has been reunited with his son in New York City after Fox Corp. helped his family evacuate Afghanistan following a Taliban threat made against them.
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Remembering legendary musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim died on Friday at age 91. Tributes are pouring in for the notable musical theater composer. Leigh Scheps, a senior reporter at Inside Edition and CBSN's Broadway contributor, joins CBSN anchor Lana Zak to discuss Sondheim's life and legacy.
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Black Friday crowds return, but discounts are not what they used to be
Despite fewer juicy deals, Black Friday shoppers dutifully opened their wallets, and for the first time ever, online sales fell as crowds returned to stores.
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UK orders isolation for new arrivals to fight Omicron COVID variant
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a raft of “temporary and precautionary” new rules to combat the spread of the "monstrous" new Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
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Britain tightens COVID rules as world on alert over omicron
One of the two new cases was found in the southeastern English town of Brentwood, while the other is in the central city of Nottingham.      
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US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport
US Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said.
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City says it will finally clear ‘squatter’ from hazardous basement pad
The move by the Buildings Department comes amid a raging battle between the landlords of 1313 West Sixth St., and their former superintendent who dwells in the cellar.
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Golden Retriever Glares at Man in Mirror in Hilarious Viral Video
A golden retriever was filmed popping up in a mirror to glare at his owner, and the internet finds it hilarious.
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Prince Harry gets apology from PI that ‘robbed’ him of teen years
Gavin Burrows apologized to Prince Harry in the BBC documentary "The Princes and The Press" and confessed to digging into his ex-girlfriend's medical records.
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Omicron Variant: Germany, Czech Republic Report Suspected Cases After U.K. Confirmation
Several countries, including the U.S., Japan and Israel, have announced travel restrictions to avoid the mass spread of the latest COVID variant.
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