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Casey Urlacher, Illinois Mayor Pardoned by Trump, Running for State Senate
The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher was one of the final pardons before Trump left the White House.
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Study finds anti-Asian hate crimes surging in 2021
CNN's Amara Walker takes a closer look at a study by "Stop AAPI Hate" that says anti-Asian attacks are on the rise in 2021.
Removing military commanders from sexual assault cases won't yield meaningful solutions
Opposing View: Commanders are key to eliminating sexual assault and harassment in the ranks. Removing them is precisely the wrong approach.
White House urging Republicans to speed up tax reform legislation
President Trump is pushing Republicans to pass tax reform quickly. Ed O'Keefe, CBS News contributor and congressional reporter for The Washington Post, joins CBSN to share what we know so far about the GOP plan, and whether it has a good chance of passing before Thanksgiving.
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Highest-ranking U.S. military officer takes questions on Niger ambush; Secret files from JFK assassination will soon be released
Hundreds of COVID victims’ bodies still in refrigerated trucks on NYC waterfront
Nearly 750 bodies of COVID-19 victims are still in the refrigerated morgues along the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that were set up in April 2020 as COVID-19 ravaged New York City.
Man befriends driver who left him paralyzed
David Platillero was riding his bike to class at the Blackbird Academy music school in Nashville, Tennessee, when he got into a terrible accident that would change his life.
Historic heat will greet World Series Game 1
Game one of the World Series kicks off Tuesday night in Los Angeles and it will be a hot one. In fact, it could be the hottest World Series game ever played. CBS West Palm Beach affiliate WPEC-TV's lead meteorlogist Jeff Beradelli has the forecast.
Seth Meyers Goes After Ron DeSantis and Fox News Over ‘Shocking’ Voter Suppression Party
NBCOn Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis welcomed a television crew from Fox News—and only Fox News—to a signing event for a bill aimed to restrict voting access in the state.DeSantis gushed over the bill, claiming that it ensured Florida is “a great place for democracy,” even though he has acknowledged that the state held a “fair and transparent” election last year.Despite being heralded as a nonpartisan triumph, there are signs that the bill is quite the opposite, Seth Meyers pointed out during his show’s “A Closer Look” segment on Thursday.Read more at The Daily Beast.
'West Side Story': Rita Moreno declined audition to play Maria in OG Broadway production
Before landing Anita in the 1961 film "West Side Story," Rita Moreno turned down an audition to play Maria in the original Broadway production.
Lakers' Anthony Davis won't return against Clippers due to back spasms
Lakers forward Anthony Davis didn't return to Thursday's game against the Clippers because of back spasms, the team said.
Defend U.S. troops against sexual assault and harassment in the military – finally
Our View: Congress has indulged the generals enough. After multiple scandals and individual nightmares, revise military law on sexual assault cases.
LA County DA Gascón won't seek death penalty for pair charged with torturing, killing boy, 10
A prosecutor with the Los Angeles County district attorney's office is blasting DA George Gascón's Thursday decision to drop the office's bid for the death penalty in the case of a woman and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing her 10-year-old son.
Trump's Republicans assault democracy while Biden gets down to work
As the Republican Party finds new ways to pay homage to Donald Trump and attack democracy, Joe Biden is pushing ahead with the grunt work of building a substantive presidency that could change the shape of America.
Drones used to map climate change in Zanzibar
In Zanzibar, which is a series of islands off the east coast of Africa, a group is using drones to map the effects of rising sea levels and global temperatures in an effort to combat local climate change. CBS News White House reporter Jacqueline Alemany recently visited the region and she joins CBSN to talk about her reporting there.
Family demands accountability as Massachusetts authorities investigate the death of a Black 16-year-old
The family of a Black 16-year-old is demanding accountability and transparency after authorities announced an investigation into the teenager's death last month in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
As China awaits WHO approval for its vaccines, one country is sending theirs back
When Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte live-streamed himself receiving a first dose of the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine on Monday, it was supposed to encourage reluctant Filipinos to follow his lead and protect themselves against Covid-19.
Reports say Bill O'Reilly paid tens of millions to settle sexual harassment claims
The allegations leveled at movie mogul Harvey Weinstein have opened a window into sexual misconduct in film studios, offices and newsrooms. In a report over the weekend, writer and director James Toback was accused of sexual harassment by 38 women. He denies it. Now there are reports that former Fox TV host Bill O'Reilly paid tens of millions to settle claims. Bianna Golodryga has more.
Don't pay student loans with your stimulus check. Cash it toward credit card debt: Here's why.
How can you invest stimulus money wisely? Think twice if you're planning to use a big chunk of stimulus cash to pay off college debt.
This Day in History: May 7
President Gerald R. Ford formally declares an end to the “Vietnam era.” A $180 million out-of-court settlement is announced in the Agent Orange class-action suit
French President Macron's dog caught on cam
French President Emmanuel Macron was meeting with officials in the Elysee Palace in Paris when his dog, Nemo, responded to the call of nature and cracked everyone up.
Carolyn Hax: If you give up on the friend zone, is that winning, or quitting?
Should you give up on a friend who likes you, but doesn’t “like you” like you?
Hints From Heloise: Don’t be a no-show for coronavirus vaccine appointments
Many people don’t call to cancel coronavirus shots, reader says.
Ask Amy: Mother-daughter estrangement remains a mystery
After a dozen years apart, Mom cherishes new relationship and worries she will ruin it.
Miss Manners: It’s more than okay to ask about safety protocols
Dentists require you to adhere to safety measures, so you have a right to ask about theirs.
What we do and don't know about the Niger attack
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford answered questions Monday on the deadly attack on American soldiers in Niger on Oct. 4. CBS News Radio military analyst Mike Lyons joins CBSN's Stephanie Sy over the phone to discuss Gen. Dunford's remarks.
Tampa mayor on search for a possible serial killer
Police in Tampa are searching for a killer after three people were shot to death just blocks from each other over the last two weeks. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn joins CBSN to give an update on the investigation.
Trump will release classified files on Kennedy assassination
President Trump announced that he will allow the release of thousands of classified documents on the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy. The files are set to go public on Thursday. Gerald Posner, author of "Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK," joined CBSN with the latest.
President Trump awards Capt. Gary Rose the Medal of Honor
President Trump awarded Capt. Gary Rose (Ret.) with the Medal of Honor Monday for conspicuous gallantry. The ceremony was held in the East Room at the White House.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won’t seek reelection
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced late Thursday that she would not seek a second term after what she described as "thoughtful prayer and consideration."
Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Houston Astros
Game 1 of the World Series begins Tuesday night between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. CBS Sports' Bill Reiter, host of "Reiter Than You," joins CBSN to discuss the matchup.
President Trump continues to dispute widow of fallen soldier
President Trump took to Twitter to deny that he couldn't remember the name of a fallen soldier in a call to the soldier's widow. This comes after Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, spoke out for the first time. Politico reporter Alex Isenstadt joins CBSN with more.
Bowe Bergdahl sentencing postponed
The first day of Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing hearing lasted only 90 minutes. The judge heard arguments from the defense claiming President Trump's verbal attacks on Sgt. Bergdahl would improperly influence sentencing. The judge disagreed. Former JAG attorney William Bruzzo joins CBSN to take us through the proceedings.
2 men charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old boy in New York
Dashawn Austin and Akeem Artis were two of 18 charged in a 63-count indictment for gang-related activity including multiple counts of murder and weapons charges.
Trump scarecrow stirs debate at elementary school in California
The scarecrow was placed at Santa Clarita Elementary School in Saugus, California. CBS Los Angeles' Greg Mills reports.
"Star Trek: Discovery" makeup artists on recreating Klingons
Makeup experts Glenn Hetrick and Neville Page used inspiration from previous "Star Trek" series to create the new characters in "Star Trek: Discovery." The two join CBSN to discuss the process and show off a Klingon helmet.
President Trump pushes tax reform
President Trump will meet with Senate Republicans Tuesday to try to unify members ahead of crucial votes on tax reform and budget measures. A short-term Obamacare fix is also on the agenda. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain took aim at Mr. Trump in a new interview. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett talks to CBSN about the latest.
'Great burden has been lifted': Alabama medical marijuana bill headed to Gov. Kay Ivey after historic votes, resistance
The Alabama Legislature Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would create a statewide medical marijuana program, following two historic votes.
Condolence call controversy escalates
President Trump is sparring with the widow of a fallen soldier over details of his condolence call. The White House is also pushing for House Republicans to act fast on tax reform and passing a budget. Cate Martel from The Hill talks to CBSN about the latest.
Lawyers say alleged Capitol rioter is suffering from 'Foxitus'
US Capitol riot defendant Anthony Antonio was hooked on Fox News and developed "Foxitis" and believed the lies about the 2020 election, his lawyer said during a virtual court hearing.
Trump spars with fallen soldier's widow
For the first time since President Trump's controversial condolence call, we're hearing firsthand from the widow of the fallen soldier. She defended Rep. Frederica Wilson's account of what happened, while the president responded on Twitter. Meanwhile, Sen. John McCain also appeared to criticize Trump for dodging the draft during Vietnam. All of this is unfolding while the president urges fast action on tax reform. Aaron Blake from The Washington Post joins CBSN to discuss the latest developments.
Chicago Sun-Times editorial board celebrates Facebook's decision to uphold Trump ban: 'Let's keep it that way'
The editorial board of the Chicago Sun-Times celebrated Facebook's decision to uphold its ban of former President Trump.
What to do with your 401(k) before your next job
If you are leaving your job, retirement savings may not be the first thing on your mind. But it pays to think about what to do with your 401K before jumping to your next gig. CBS MoneyWatch reporter Jill Harding joins CBSN to discuss some of the options to consider.
Jason Reynolds writes for youth "searching for themselves as characters"
New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds says he didn't read his first novel until he was 17 years old. Reynolds says he writes on topics he felt wasn't addressed when he was growing up. His new book, "Long Way Down," is about a young boy whose brother is killed by gun violence. Gayle King spoke to him to learn about his inspiration and love for literature.
Alaska teacher on leave after ‘racially insensitive’ George Floyd comments
An Alaskan High school teacher was placed on administrative leave after making comments that George Floyd would still be alive if he had followed directions from Minnesota police.
Portland driver confronted by armed group in broad daylight, shocking video shows
A shocking video from Portland, Oregon, posted on social media shows armed people clashing in broad daylight on Wednesday.
Oakland A's answer 9-year-old wildfire victim's letter in person
Thousands of families who escaped from the deadly California wildfires are returning home to find nothing but rubble. Loren Smith, 9, of Santa Rosa lost his home and his cherished collection of baseball cards and memorabilia. Teams from around the country are coming together to help replace what he lost. Adriana Diaz reports.
Gold Star father Khizr Khan "disheartened" by Trump's call to widow
Khizr Khan became an advocate for gold star families after his passionate speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention where he challenged then-presidential nominee Donald Trump's stance on Muslim immigration. Now, he is critical of President Trump's phone call to the wife of a soldier killed in Niger. Khan, the father of Army Capt. Humayun Khan who was killed in Iraq in 2004, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his family's journey and new book, "An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice."