U.S. Prosecutors’ Bid to ‘Bury’ Evidence Draws Judge’s Wrath

In an unusual opinion, a federal judge criticized the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan for its handling of a high-stakes Iranian sanctions case.
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Humans of New York launches GoFundMe for breakout star Tanqueray
Tanqueray’s tales of “high-collar prostitutes” and life in mobbed-up clubs made her a Page Six staple last year.
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Family of Louisville shooting victim David McAtee sues police officers, National Guard members
The family of David McAtee, a Louisville barbecue restaurant owner who died after being shot at by law enforcement during protests in June, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Louisville Metro Police Department officers and members of the Kentucky National Guard.
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Jameela Jamil says past lovers have compared her to 'a memory foam mattress'
The 34-year-old actress recently appeared on the "Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend" podcast, where she got really candid about her personal life.
Judge on Trump's SCOTUS list volunteered for the 1987 Biden presidential campaign
Joan Larsen, one of the candidates on President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court, once volunteered for Joe Biden's 1987 presidential campaign.
Berluti CEO Antoine Arnault weds supermodel Natalia Vodianova
The pair got engaged on New Year's Eve.
Fall equinox 2020: Not as 'equal' as you may think
Fall equinox for 2020 is here, that day when you get equal amounts of daylight and darkness. Except it's not as equal as you think. Find out whether you get bonus sunlight and read up on myths and traditions.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden, Saints coach Sean Payton shown not wearing masks on sideline
Despite a warning from the NFL last week, Jon Gruden and Sean Payton were shown not wearing masks in Monday night's matchup.
Fall equinox 2020: Not as 'equal' as you may think
Twice a year, everyone on Earth is seemingly on equal footing -- at least when it comes to the distribution of light and dark.
Man suspected of derailing NYC subway train held on $50K bail
The man suspected of derailing a Manhattan subway train was held in lieu of $50,000 cash bail at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court Monday night. Judge Paul Mcdonnell set the bail on Demetrius Harvard, 30, who is accused of tossing metal construction debris onto the tracks at West 14th Street and Eighth Avenue as...
Why Donald Trump Thinks He Can Flip Minnesota
There’s at least one person who thinks President Trump is likely to win Minnesota in November, even though polls show him well behind in the state. “There’s no way that I’m nine points down,” Trump told the enthusiastic crowd that packed an airplane hangar in the small Northern Minnesota town of Bemidji on Friday night.…
‘Fill That Seat!’ How Donald Trump Is Weaponizing His Supreme Court Pick on the Campaign Trail
For decades, presidential candidates have been coy about who they would put on the Supreme Court, sticking with the tradition of consulting with Senate on the choice. Not Donald Trump. It was one of Trump’s most successful political innovations in 2016: he promised to pick a future Supreme Court justice from a set list of…
‘Below Deck Med’s Rob Westergaard Was in A Tantric Sex Movie?! What You Should Know About ‘Sexology’
Judging by those noises we just heard, it sure sounds like he learned a thing or two from this documentary.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft appears to be victorious in solicitation case in Florida
The Florida solicitor general and his staff have decided not to seek further discretionary review of the solicitation case against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, the office of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said Monday.
Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid, now it wants to do the same with opening back up
New arrivals to Taiwan might be forgiven for thinking they've stepped back in time.
Michael Jordan joins NASCAR as team owner, Bubba Wallace to drive for him
Michael Jordan will take on a new challenge in 2021 – stock-car racing.
Maurizio Cattelan’s duct-taped banana art to hang in the Guggenheim
It comes with a certificate of authenticity and an instruction manual.
Documentary examines how White House photographer found his political voice
A new documentary called "The Way I See It" follows Pete Souza, the former official White House photographer for Presidents Reagan and Obama. (Sept. 21)
Dwayne Johnson rips down gate after getting trapped in driveway
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson gets trapped in driveway, rips down gate with bare hands. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
New film examines how Trump and Biden have handled times of crisis
Filmmaker Michael Kirk's latest film for Frontline is "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden." He joined "Red and Blue" to discuss how the documentary analyzes the candidates' lives and breaks down their pasts to show how they react and respond in times of crisis.
Burping cows are fueling the climate crisis. This company says it's got a solution
Cows produce masses of methane, a potent greenhouse gas. A new Australian company says it has a solution: seaweed supplements.
Burping cows are fueling the climate crisis. This company says it's got a solution
Cows produce beef, milk -- and a lot of methane.
SF archbishop calls COVID church rules a 'mockery' at protest
The Catholic archbishop of San Francisco on Sunday criticized why indoor retail shops are open but not houses of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report.
Tucker denounces RBG's reported dying wish not to be replaced by Trump: 'We don't believe that for a second'
Tucker Carlson reflected on the fragility of life Monday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, reminding viewers that "life is bigger than politics, even this year."
Retribution Members Revealed on WWE 'Monday Night RAW' & Delivered Mission Statement
Fans will recognize many of them from NXT.
Ellen DeGeneres addresses controversy in show's return
"I'm a pretty good actress," said DeGeneres. "But I don't think that I'm that good that I could come out here every day for seventeen years and fool you."
Top Mueller prosecutor says Special Counsel 'absolutely' let Americans down: report
Attorneys behind the Russia investigation let the American people down as Special Counsel Robert Mueller failed to level a more aggressive indictment of President Trump's actions, former Justice Department official Andrew Weissmann argued.
Poll: White Suburban Women Who Feel Safe Support Joe Biden; Those Who Feel Unsafe Support Trump
White suburban women who feel safe in their communities overwhelmingly support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, but those who feel unsafe support President Donald Trump, according to an Axios/SurveyMonkey poll released on Thursday.
'I want them to do it': Trump says he welcomes second impeachment over Supreme Court seat
Trump said he wants Democrats to launch a second impeachment probe if he tries to push through his Supreme Court pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
Cory Gardner Signals Support for Filling SCOTUS Vacancy
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is throwing his support behind President Donald Trump's effort to fill the Supreme Court vacancy caused by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passing.
Raiders’ Johnathan Abram crashes into TV cart against Saints
The most devastating hit during “Monday Night Football” came courtesy of a television camera cart. Las Vegas Raiders starting safety Johnathan Abram appeared to trip before crashing into the towering wagon while attempting to tackle Saints running back Alvin Kamara during the first quarter. Abram lay motionless on the ground for a few moments following...
Woman arrested for allegedly sending ricin to White House
She was caught at the New York-Canada border, apparently trying to get into the U.S. and was carrying a gun, CBS News has learned.
'Almost Famous' 20th anniversary: Where are Billy Crudup, Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit now?
It's been 20 years since the coming-of-age rock movie "Almost Famous" made its debut. See where Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson and Billy Crudup are now!
Jared Walsh continues torrid stretch with a grand slam in Angels' win over Rangers
Angels rookie Jared Walsh's bat has been hot for three weeks, and his grand slam against the Rangers on Monday was his eighth homer of the season.
Sunny Hostin claims ABC brass censored portions of her memoir
"I think they were concerned about how it made the network look,” she told Ronan Farrow.
'Go Ahead': Donald Trump Dares Nancy Pelosi to Try to Impeach Him Again
Trump spoke about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is refusing to rule out impeachment again. "Go ahead. I want them to do that," Trump said during a rally with supporters in Ohio on Monday night.
McConnell Already Seems to Have the Votes
With Chuck Grassley and Cory Gardner’s support, it’s basically ballgame.
Probe of Jacob Blake police shooting in final stages, says Wisconsin AG
Investigators in Wisconsin said Monday they are in the final stages of their probe of last month's shooting of Jacob Blake by a Kenosha police officer.
Patricio Freire acquires visa, anticipates overdue Bellator showdown with Pedro Carvalho in late 2020
The Bellator featherweight grand prix is one step closer to resuming.        Related StoriesPatricio Freire acquires visa, anticipates overdue Bellator showdown with Pedro Carvalho in late 2020 - EnclosureAfter 22-month layoff, 'TUF 28' winner Juan Espino out to stay busy: 'I want to fight and fight'After 22-month layoff, 'TUF 28' winner Juan Espino out to stay busy: 'I want to fight and fight' - Enclosure
Wisconsin DOJ hires former Madison police chief to review Jacob Blake shooting investigation
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced retired Madison Police Chief Noble Wray will analyze the DOJ investigation for the Kenosha DA.
J.J. Redick Q&A: Pelicans guard on being an ally in NBA players' efforts to address systemic racism
J.J. Redick joined USA TODAY Sports to discuss how the NBA has used its platform to spark change and where things go from here.
Black Lives Matter organization deletes page calling for 'disruption' of nuclear family
The Black Lives Matter organization's website appears to have removed a page that included disrupting “the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure” among its core principles.
Popcorn farmers are sitting on mountains of unsold popcorn
The popcorn market may have popped. With movie theaters shut down, people are obviously eating less movie theater snacks. This has left the farmers who supply theaters (and other venues) with a massive surplus of unsold food. Popcorn farmers who typically sell to movie theaters and other venues (bars, concert halls, sporting events, etc.) are...
California's COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 3% for the first time
Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians to get a flu shot, wear a mask and observe physical distancing to fight the coronavirus pandemic and flu season.
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What Are Barbara Lagoa's Views and Religious Beliefs?
U.S. Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa, one of President Donald Trump's top choices to potentially replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a practicing Catholic who favors the legal philosophy of Constitutional originalism.
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Education Secretary Besty Devos under investigation for potential Hatch Act violation: report
The Office of the Special Counsel has started investigating Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for potentially violating the Hatch Act for her comments during an interview with FOX News' Martha MacCallum.
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NYC subway station signs altered in tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Several subway signs in New York City were temporarily altered to read "Ruth St" over the weekend to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Biden makes class-focused pitch to White voters in Wisconsin
Joe Biden is making a bid to win back White working-class voters around smaller cities and towns in the Upper Midwest from President Donald Trump, targeting them with a cultural and economic pitch that was on display Monday in Wisconsin.
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Political battle begins over Justice Ginsburg's successor
Washington is gearing up for a tense political battle over who will replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Many Republicans are pushing for the process to be completed as quickly as possible, but Joe Biden and other Democrats argue that the next president should be the one to nominate Justice Ginsburg's successor. Mark Joseph Stern, who covers courts and the law for Slate, joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.
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