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Texas mom charged with killing 1 and 6-year-old daughters

A Texas mother was charged with killing her two young daughters, a report said, allegedly turning herself in and confessing to the murders Monday night. Madison McDonald, 30, allegedly told authorities she sedated her children — 1-year-old daughter Lillian Mae McDonald and 6-year-old Archer Hammond — before smothering them to death, Fox 4 reported, citing...
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Biden Administration Puts Abortion Industry Profits Over Women's Safety | Opinion
Far from governing as a unifying president, Joe Biden has pushed a radical abortion agenda that places profits for the abortion industry above the health and safety of women.
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New York Apartment Costing $2.5k a Month Mocked As You Can't Open the Oven
The one-bedroom apartment in the West Village is 325 square foot and was originally on the market for $2,650 a month.
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Hillary Clinton set to win home state of New York
The Hillary Clinton campaign says it's not about how many points she wins by, as long she wins her home state. Bernie Sanders is arguing the close race in New York is a sign that he's catching fire after seven straight wins. Nancy Cordes reports.
Donald Trump wins New York primary
CBS News projects that businessman Donald Trump will be the winner of the Republican primary in his home state. It was a much-needed win for Trump, who was trying to regain momentum in his campaign after losses to Ted Cruz.
Final hours of voting in NY
CBSN political contributers Rick Davis and Lynda Train join Real Clear Politics reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, and CBS News senior politcal editor Steve Chaggaris to discuss what to expect in the final hours before NY polls close.
Baltimore girl saves her neighborhood from further air pollution
When an industrial incinerator was approved to be built near her already polluted neighborhood, high schooler Destiny Watford jumped into action to stop it. Now 20, Watford is being rewarded in a big way for saving her neighborhood from mercury and lead. John Blackstone has more.
Stephen Colbert tests Paul Ryan on presidential goals
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has said multiple times he wouldn't accept the Republican nomination for president if it were offered to him, but Stephen Colbert isn't exactly convinced.
Family blames Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after man reportedly suffers stroke
A Mississippi man who experienced a blood clot after receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, has been left paralyzed on one side of his body and unable to talk, his family said.
President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia amid tensions
President Obama will fly to Saudi Arabia Tuesday night, as relations between the U.S. and the Middle Eastern ally are being tested. The Saudis are not fond of Obama's recent comments that they are "free riders" in the region, or the possible declassification of the myterious 28 pages of 9/11 documents. Margaret Brennan reports.
1,700 missing after Ecuador earthquake
The death toll from Saturday's 7.8 earthquake in Ecuador rose to at least 480 Tuesday. Teams continue to dig through the rubble and search for missing people. David Begnaud is there.
Prince Philip once apologized to President Nixon for 'lame' toast at White House dinner
Prince Philip apologized for a faux pas that occurred at a White House dinner with President Richard Nixon in 1969.
White House fence jumper report released
Government investigators released their report Tuesday on the security lapses that allowed a fence jumper armed with a knife to easily get into the White House in September 2014. Jeff Pegues has more.
'All Boys Aren't Blue,' 'Unapologetic': The 4 best LGBTQ films we watched at Outfest Fusion 2021
Craving bracing, thought-proving LGBTQ cinema? Look no further than the movies featured at this year's 18th annual Outfest Fusion Film Festival.
Try these tricks for handling the pain and stress of travel: Stretching, water, CBD
From making sure you have all your travel –documents to CBD for your achy back, here are ways to make your summer travel saga a little less painful.
Publishing company Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer from Breonna Taylor raid
Simon & Schuster announced it will not distribute a book written by Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, who took part in the fatal Breonna Taylor apartment raid.
Simon & Schuster won’t distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s death after facing backlash
After swift backlash, Simon & Schuster said it would not distribute any copies of the book by Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly about the raid that killed Breona Taylor.
Officials release video from fatal police shooting of 13-year-old
Adam Toledo, a seventh-grader, was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last month. Protests are expected throughout the night.
Nearly 6K fully vaccinated Americans got COVID-19 – out of 66M: CDC
Approximately 5,800 fully vaccinated Americans — out of 66 million who received the shots — still became infected with COVID-19, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Harry Styles Ariel Pictures Go Viral—But He Already Turned a Role in 'The Little Mermaid' Down
Photos of Harry Styles dressed as the "Little Mermaid" character for a 2019 SNL photoshoot have emerged.
New Hampshire lifts coronavirus mask mandate
New Hampshire’s mask mandate expired Friday after the state’s governor announced in a tweet on Thursday that it would not be renewed.
Dog the Bounty Hunter Campaigning to Have Police Swap to Non-Lethal Bullets
Duane Chapman said he had arrested more than 8,000 fugitives and had never resorted to lethal force.
What we know about the Indianapolis shooting: 8 dead at FedEx facility; suspected gunman dead
At least eight people were killed in a shooting late Thursday at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport, authorities said.
Police do not know if shooter was a FedEx employee
How one Baltimore student protected her neighborhood from air pollution
Destiny Watford grew up in Curtis Bay, a part of Baltimore with some of the worst air pollution in the country. She made it her mission to stop construction of a huge new industrial incinerator less than a mile from her high school, and the project has now lost its permit.
Rep. Ritchie Torres’ Big Idea: Create permanent monthly child allowance payments to parents
The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and figures to discuss their moonshot — what’s the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag were not an issue, they’d implement to change the country for the better?
Has Baltimore changed after Freddie Gray's death?
It's been one year since the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died while in police custody. Gray's death led to violent clashes and a national debate over the relationship between police and the black community. Deray McKesson is an activist and Baltimore mayoral candidate, and joins CBSN to discuss what has changed in the city since last year.
Live updates: Biden and Japan’s Suga to hold Rose Garden news conference after afternoon of meetings
Japan's prime minister is the first foreign leader to visit the White House in person during Biden’s presidency.
High expectations for Trump, Clinton in New York primary
New York primary voting is underway, and expectations are high for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Both frontrunners have already cast their ballots. CBSN political contributor Leslie Sanchez and Democratic strategist Emily Tisch Sussman join CBSN with more on what to expect from today's polls.
Theaters and music venues are still waiting on Covid relief funds approved in December
They were the first businesses to close and will be some of the last to reopen, yet owners of independent theaters and live music venues have been waiting nearly four months for a $16 billion federal emergency grant program to launch.
LIVE UPDATES: Indianapolis FedEx facility shooting leaves 8 dead, attacker’s identity unknown
A mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis late Thursday night has left at least eight people dead and several others injured, police say.
New report: Secret Service understaffed at White House
A new report is highlighting the alleged failures of Secret Service security during a fence jumping incident at the White House in 2014. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN to discuss the security concerns.
High school students: Police don't belong in schools. Here's how we forced them out.
We have all had negative experiences with police in the classroom. So, following the lead of the Black Lives Matter movement, we fought for change.
Five states ban transgender girls from girls’ school sports. But segregating sports by sex hurts all girls.
When Title IX first segregated school sports into girls' and boys' teams, it was meant to be temporary.
Prince Philip's funeral: When is it? Will it be on TV? More pressing questions, answered
Here's what to expect if you're watching Prince Philip's funeral, code-named Operation Forth Bridge, as well as answers to other pressing questions.
QAnon Candidates Are Winning Local Elections. Can They Be Stopped?
Conspiracy theorists are winning local elections. Communities are struggling to fight back
'It's going to be a good test for us': Padres meet reigning World Series champ Dodgers for first time in 2021
The San Diego Padres' quest to knock the Los Angeles Dodgers from their perch atop the NL West begins with a big early season series this weekend.
The Unexpected Ways Climate Change is Reshaping College Education
In 2018, Scott McCaulay had a “Wizard of Oz moment.” He was a final-year architecture student at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland when the U.N. published a report warning that the world had 12 years to transform society to avoid catastrophic, irreversible climate change. Buildings, the report said, account for 20% of energy-related global…
‘When the Rain Stops:’ a New Short Story by Bryan Washington
We heard about the storm a week before the rains. Manny figured they wouldn’t be a problem. Jae disagreed. The news called it a minor inconvenience—a flash flood at most—but we’d learned not to lean too deep into forecasts. In the morning, Houston felt sticky. Our heels slapped across the floorboards. We plodded around the…
Mads Burnell discusses evolution since departing from UFC: I'm way more mature
Mads Burnell thinks he's evolved not just physically, but mentally since parting ways with the UFC in 2018.       Related StoriesJulia Budd eager to rematch Cris Cyborg: 'That loss is something I want to get back'Julia Budd eager to rematch Cris Cyborg: 'That loss is something I want to get back' - EnclosureBellator 257 live and official results (6 p.m. ET)
Human Security as a Pathway to a Peaceful Myanmar | Opinion
Myanmar's citizenry has come to expect freedom and the right to have a say in the way the country is governed.
Adriana Cohen: Border chaos -- Kamala Harris should be taking charge of Biden's immigration crisis not hiding
Kamala Harris should visit the border and detention facilities in Texas, California, Arizona and elsewhere with her team -- and press in tow -- to document her problem-solving skills to the American people.
20 Extravagant Custom Cars Owned by Celebrities
Celebrities don't roll out their giant properties in just any old thing.
What to watch with your kids: ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy,’ ‘Kung Fu’ and more
Here’s what parents need to know.
In the galleries: Face to face with a world both beautiful and horrific
Asian motifs meld with historical Western images.
Roger Stone Backs Mike Lindell's Site Frank, Says Communists, Vegetarians Welcome
The former Trump adviser promoted the new social media platform on Parler this week ahead of its planned "VIP early access" rollout.
Ecuador quake costs grow; and other MoneyWatch headlines
Damage from Ecuador's killer earthquake could hit $3B; profits plunge at Goldman Sachs; insurer to drop Obamacare exchanges. Watch these and other headlines from CBS MoneyWatch
On This Day:16 April 1969
In 1969, Desmond Dekker & The Aces scored a UK No.1 with "Israelites," as they boosted reggae music in Britain and the U.S.. (April 16)
Sanders campaign manager expects close call in New York
Bernie Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver joined CBSN on Tuesday as New Yorkers headed to the polls. The Democratic primary race is tightening after a winning streak for the Sanders campaign, but Sanders is still fall behind Hillary Clinton's delegate lead.