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Female wrestlers competing at historic state championship
History will be made when more than a 100 wrestlers will compete in the first-ever state championships just for girls in Kansas.
Multiple killed in shooting at MillerCoors building in Milwaukee
A gunman went on a shooting rampage the campus of the Molsoon Coors brewing company in Milwaukee. The gunman killed at least six people and himself. Dean Reynolds reports.
Explosion and fire breaks out at California oil refinery
Investigators are trying to figure out how a tremendous explosion and fire broke out at the largest fuel refinery on the West Coast. Mola Lenghi reports.
Search continues for missing North Carolina girl
There is an intense search underway in North Carolina for a 15-month-old girl who's been missing since December. Her mother and grandmother are under arrest after giving police conflicting stories about the toddler's whereabouts. Omar Villafranca reports.
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Neo-Nazis arrested for allegedly planning attack on journalists
Federal authorities have charged the former leader of a white supremacist group for his alleged involvement in "swatting" calls targeting victims in Virginia, including an unnamed member of President Trump's Cabinet and an investigative journalist. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Hospitals preparing for coronavirus outbreak in U.S.
There is a run on masks and other protective equipment as concern over the coronavirus grows. U.S. forces in South Korea have raised their alert level to “high” after more than 1,200 infections were confirmed in that country with one American soldier testing positive. Meg Oliver reports.
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How the 14th Amendment's "reduction clause" could help fight voter suppression
Section 2 of the 14th Amendment permits a state's number of congressional representatives to be proportionately reduced for instances of denying eligible voters of their rights. Joshua Geltzer, executive director and visiting professor of law at Georgetown's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection, joined CBSN to discuss the "reduction clause" and how it could work today.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
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Right-wing extremists killed 38 in U.S. last year, report finds
Right-wing extremists, including white supremacists, were responsible for a large majority of extremist murders in the U.S. last year.
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Police respond to active shooter situation in Milwaukee
Police advised residents to "stay clear of the area at this time."
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Facebook to prohibit deceptive ads about coronavirus
Social media platform says it'll stop companies from touting so-called cures or preventions for the deadly disease.
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Senate blocks two anti-abortion bills as reproductive rights battle heats up
Senate Democrats blocked two anti-abortion bills that were not expected to pass. CBS News reporter Kate Smith explains why Majority Leader Mitch McConnell forced votes in a likely effort to weaponize the issue ahead of 2020 elections.
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New Mexico governor: Sheriffs should enforce new gun law or resign
The new law enables state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms.
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Senator Tim Scott on the trailblazer who inspires him
For Black History Month, hear from trailblazers about who has inspired them. South Carolina Senator Tim Scott says he found inspiration in Booker T Washington, who founded the famed Tuskegee Institute, one of the premiere universities for African Americans at a time when there were few options. In 2014, Scott became the first black senator from the South since Reconstruction.
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Supreme Court tosses D.C. sniper case after change in Virginia law
The Supreme Court heard arguments in Lee Boyd Malvo's case in October.
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Reporter accidentally does broadcast with Facebook's face filters
Reporter Justin Hinton was completely unaware of what was happening.
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Bloomberg unveils TV ad slamming Trump for coronavirus response
The new 30-second ad highlights Bloomberg's managerial experience as mayor of New York City.
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Voters react to fiery Democratic debate in South Carolina
Democratic presidential hopefuls clashed on the debate stage Tuesday night ahead of South Carolina's primary this weekend. CBS News campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell spoke with voters after the debate and joined CBSN to discuss who they think came out on top.
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Schumer calls for $8.5 billion to fight coronavirus
Schumer's $8.5 billion plan to address the coronavirus outbreak is far higher than the $2.5 billion proposal outlined by the White House earlier this week.
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152 inmates sue Mississippi officials over "barbaric" prison conditions
The proposed class-action lawsuit, funded by rapper Yo Gotti and Jay-Z's Team Roc, was filed in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Mississippi.
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Jimmy John's linked to E. coli and salmonella outbreaks
FDA says fast-food chain "engaged in a pattern of receiving and offering for sale adulterated fresh produce."
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House to vote on bill to make lynching a federal crime
The bill is named for Emmett Till, a black teenager brutally murdered in a racist attack in 1955.
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Watch live: President Trump to speak on coronavirus
The president complained that news outlets are stoking panic in the markets over the coronavirus.
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"The Street Vet" gives free medical care to pets of the homeless
Dr. Kwane Stewart has his own reality TV show, which follows him to cities in California, where offers free treatment for the pets he sees on the streets.
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Democratic rivals attack Bernie Sanders on debate stage
Seven democratic presidential hopefuls took the stage Tuesday night in a fiery debate in Charleston, South Carolina. The showdown, hosted by CBS News, marked the final confrontation ahead of the state's primary and next week's Super Tuesday. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe recaps the night's biggest moments and CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joined Vladimir Duthiers to break it all down.
"We get it done": Black women play key roles in South Carolina campaigns
Five women talked exclusively with CBS News about being recognized as black women in leadership roles, the issues that matter most to South Carolinians, and how they're working to combat voter disengagement here.
James Clyburn, top South Carolina Democrat, endorses Biden
"I know Joe. We know Joe. But most importantly, Joe knows us," Clyburn said.
Weinstein's guilty verdict is a #MeToo milestone
Harvey Weinstein’s criminal conviction comes nearly two and a half years after New York Times investigative reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey broke the story of the disgraced mogul’s sexual assault allegations. Kantor joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss Weinstein’s guilty verdict and how it is a milestone for the #MeToo movement.
Should you wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus?
The CDC has asked Americans to be prepared for the COVID-19 illness to spread in the United States.
Family forced to buy medicine eight times the price of alternative
A father was stunned to learn that a drug used to treat his daughter’s rare medical condition costs eight times more than a similar alternative approved for adults only. For our series “Bill of the Month” we spoke to the Taksali family about the staggering $37,500 per year price tag.