A government shutdown just got a lot more likely -- again

Don't look now but the US government is, again, nearing the brink of a shutdown. And that prospect got more likely on Monday night.
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Gov. Cuomo is snubbing the victims of his fatal nursing-home orders
Gov. Cuomo keeps nixing demands for an independent probe into his fatal nursing-home orders, claiming they’re political. But at a hearing Monday, survivors just wanted answers. “The COVID crisis in New York’s nursing homes was a preventable crisis,” fumed Jerry Maldonado, whose 81-year-old mom came down with symptoms at a Rockland County home and later...
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After 75 days, Louisville has had enough of its too-often violent protests
Protests over the past few months in cities like Portland, Seattle and even New York have led to violence all too often. Louisville, Ky., has had enough. On Sunday, its police department banned street marches and caravans that block city streets, restricting protesters to sidewalks. It’s more than reasonable; it’s wise. Clashes with police have...
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In a second term, Trump could build on his foreign-policy successes
Democrats and their media allies like to paint Donald Trump as a foreign-policy catastrophe. Even some conservatives have joined the angry chorus. Neocon stalwart Eliot Cohen, for example, has attacked Trump’s policies as “deeply misguided” and a strategic disaster. The critics couldn’t be more wrong. The truth is, Trump has scored a series of foreign-policy...
The 'law and order' Democrat that Biden should pick for VP
Dr. Sharon Wright Austin writes that when candidate Joe Biden selects a running mate, there's another qualified Black woman he would be remiss to overlook: Florida Representative Val Demings. With a background in law enforcement, Demmings brings a tough on crime record, and comes from a battleground state crucial for the Democratic party.
Seattle City Council approves plan to defund police department, slashes jobs and salaries
The Seattle City Council voted Monday to move forward with a controversial proposal that would begin the process of defunding the police department.
Sen. Ron Johnson defends Trump COVID aid executive orders, claims Dems 'were just gonna play politics'
President Trump’s coronavirus-related executive actions are likely constitutional, despite expressions of discontent by members of both parties, Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., told "Your World" Monday.
Family of NY nursing home residents lost to COVID testify to woe
Relatives of New York nursing home residents Monday blasted the conditions that drove the facilities’ coronavirus hell — including Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s directive barring the refusal of COVID-positive patients. “The COVID crisis in New York’s nursing homes was a preventable crisis,” Jerry Maldonado testified before a joint hearing of state lawmakers via video-conference. “It was...
Ramon Laureano says nasty remark about mom sparked Astros-A’s brawl
Apparently you don’t talk ill of Ramon Laureano’s mother. The Oakland Athletics outfielder told ESPN that a nasty comment from Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron about his mom set him off toward the Houston dugout, sparking a bench-clearing brawl between the teams during their game Sunday. Laureano said Cintron “said in Spanish something you don’t...
UFC 252 'Embedded,' No. 1: Sean O'Malley just feels 'super dangerous right now'
Ahead of UFC 252, go behind the scenes with Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier and Sean O'Malley in Episode 1 of "Embedded."        Related StoriesThe War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 at UFC 252Marlon Vera confident win over 'brat' Sean O'Malley puts him close to top five at bantamweightNasrat Haqparast credits newfound maturity for win over Munoz
White House: states can access aid in week or two
Governors were scrambling Monday to determine if they could implement President Donald Trump's executive order to partially extend unemployment assistance payments to millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pandemic-scarred economy. (Aug. 10)
Has Belarus reached a tipping point? Thousands of protesters don't buy election result
Long-standing President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed a sixth term and 80 percent of the vote. But thousands of protestors have come out have made clear they don't buy it.
In CA: Roads made out of plastic bottles? Rogue cows? Just another day in the Golden State
Plus: The state's top public health advisor resigns, a heart-warming sibling reunion, a talented tumbler, and a swarm of temblors
Black teens who were victims of a knife attack had guns drawn on them by deputies, lawyer says
In a video of the incident, a woman can be heard telling deputies she called 911 to report that the teens were being chased by a man with a knife.
'Disaster': Rep. Anthony Gonzalez says Big Ten would hurt athletes if it doesn't play football this fall
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, former Ohio State and NFL wide receiver, criticized Big Ten Conference's pending decision to not play football games this fall.
When the mail is politicized, everything is politicized
Democrats are openly accusing the Trump administration and US Postmaster General Brian DeJoy of "deliberate sabotage" of the postal service before an election that will rely on the mail system like no other in history.
In Netflix's 'Away,' Hilary Swank stars as an astronaut in trailer
Hilary Swank is reaching new heights in her latest role.
Trump escorted out of briefing room after shooting
US President Donald Trump was abruptly taken out of the White House briefing room on Monday because of a nearby shooting. He returned to the briefing room after a short time.(Aug. 10)
What's on TV Tuesday: The season finale of 'DC's Stargirl'
What's on TV Tuesday, Aug. 11: The season finale of "DC's Stargirl" on The CW; the series finale of "Greenleaf" on OWN
Lori Loughlin buys $9.5 million home — after selling $18 million mansion
Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have purchased a new, $9.5 million home ahead of their sentencing in the college admissions scandal later this month, according to a report.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot pushes back against question about rioters being encouraged by 'lack of consequences'
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday pushed back after a reporter questioned whether rioters and looters who caused more than $60 million in property damage overnight had been emboldened by the “lack of consequences” during summer rioting in the city after the police custody death of George Floyd.
College football cancellation talk fueled by heart condition linked to COVID-19
The Power Five conferences weren’t just worried about their athletes contracting the coronavirus but a heart condition that could come with it, causing them to consider postponing the fall sports season. Myocarditis — an inflammation of the heart muscle being linked to COVID-19 — is one of the big factors that went into the Big...
Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin slammed over op-ed asking, 'Do we even need the Republican Party?'
In her latest op-ed, published Monday, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin questioned the necessity of the Republican Party.
Trump says Secret Service shot armed suspect outside the White House
President Trump says an armed suspect was shot by the Secret Service outside the White House Monday. It happened right in the middle of his press briefing. CBS News' Skyler Henry was there at the White House and joined CBSN with more from the scene.
Vicky Lindsey, Compton's passionate advocate for mothers of homicide victims, dies
Vicky Lindsey, 62, helped women whose children have been killed cope.
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger announce baby's birth
"We couldn't be happier. Both mom and baby are doing great," Pratt wrote on social media.
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Wisconsin voters head to the polls again after "the disaster of April 7"
Poll workers still proved difficult to find in August.
Danica Patrick shuts down critic who said she has 'a problem dating'
Former pro racer's relationship with QB Aaron Rodgers ended recently
Opinion: Gettysburg is sacred ground. Don't defile it with a partisan political event
In considering the Civil War battlefield as a possible site of his acceptance speech for the Republican nomination, President Trump threatens to defile hallowed ground.
Sen. Ron Johnson Subpoenas FBI for Documents Related to Trump Campaign Probe, Vows to Uncover Truth
Johnson issued his first subpoena as part of his investigation into the FBI's handling of the probe into the Trump campaign.
‘Broke’ Hunter Biden got $450K tax lien ‘resolved’ within days: report
Hunter Biden settled a $450,000 tax debt within six days last month, despite recently claiming he was too broke to pay child support, according to a new report, raising further questions about his financial dealings. The son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was slapped with the hefty lien on July 9 by the District...
New York Board of Elections adds quick fix to mail-in ballots
The red X marks the spot! The New York State Board of Elections plans on using a Red X or Red arrow — and possibly larger print — to remind people voting in the November 3 general election to sign their affirmation letter included with their mail-in ballots. During the June 23 pandemic primary election,...
Greg Gutfeld: CNN keeps getting dumber
Oh to be this dumb…
Nasrat Haqparast credits newfound maturity for win over Munoz
Take a look inside Nasrat Haqparast's win over Alexander Munoz at UFC on ESPN+ 32 in Las Vegas.        Related StoriesYoussef Zalal wants to keep making the most of big opportunities after UFC on ESPN+ 32UFC 252 'Embedded,' No. 1: Sean O'Malley just feels 'super dangerous right now'After dominant win, Yana Kunitskaya defends Stoliarenko: I didn't fight a no-name
Reward offered for info on 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin's husband, who disappeared in 1997
The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997, and who appeared on the TV series "Tiger King," is offering $100,000 in exchange for information/
Kelly Price on 'Sunday Best' transitioning to virtual shows
R&B and gospel recording artist Kelly Price, who serves as a judge on BET's gospel realty talent show "Sunday Best," details how the coronavirus pandemic forced the show to transition from live tapings to virtual shows. (Aug. 10)
House panel asks watchdogs to investigate Army Corps of Engineers' review of Alaskan mine project
The House Oversight Committee Monday called for two inspector general offices to investigate the Army Corps of Engineers' recent environmental review of the controversial Pebble Mine project proposed for Bristol Bay, Alaska.
Biden to announce running mate soon; Trump campaign launches bus tours in key states
Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate this week ahead of next week's Democratic convention. This comes as the Trump campaign is launching a pair of bus tours featuring family members, campaign surrogates and local political figures. CBS News campaign reporters Nicole Sganga and Bo Erickson joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" with the latest on the 2020 race. 
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Liam Neeson and son Micheál Richardson co-star in ‘Made in Italy’
"Once I had a horse bolt with me on its back in the Abruzzi region."
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Bernard Goldberg explains why he hopes 'detestable' Trump wins reelection ‘in a landslide’
Author and journalist Bernard Goldberg is no fan of President Trump, but hopes the Republican wins reelection “in a landslide," he wrote on his personal website Monday.
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Smash Mouth headlines Sturgis Motorcycle Rally amid pandemic
Smash Mouth faced backlash for performing for thousands of bikers at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Sunday as coronavirus cases surge.       
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WWE star James 'Kamala' Harris dead at 70
Former WWE star James Harris has died at the age of 70.
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CBS News Battleground Tracker: Biden leading in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin
The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker estimates Joe Biden with a slight lead over President Trump in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. CBS News Director of Elections and Surveys Anthony Salvanto joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to break it down.
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Trump wants WTO to end China’s ‘developing nation’ status
President Trump on Monday said he submitted a request with the World Trade Organization asking it to end China’s status as a “developing nation.” China’s WTO status is a frequent talking point for Trump, but the president told reporters at a White House briefing he made his grievance official. “We are putting in and we’ve...
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Trump says he wants to hold G-7 summit after the election
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday said this year’s G-7 summit would be postponed until after the election and added that Russian leader Vladimir Putin could still score an invite. During a briefing at the White House — which was dramatically halted by a non-fatal shooting outside — Trump said he was considering inviting the...
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Power Five conferences consider cancelling 2020 football season
A Big Ten spokesperson denied reports that the conference had voted to cancel the 2020 football season.
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Trump pushes forward with executive action on economy despite legal questions
President Trump signed several executive actions on Saturday to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as Congress remains stalemated over another relief bill. Politico White House reporter Meridith McGraw joined "Red and Blue" to discuss the legal and political controversy.
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Suns down Thunder to remain unbeaten in the bubble; Deandre Ayton doesn't start after missing COVID-19 test
Oklahoma City led by 15 points early, but Phoenix surged back to win 128-101 on Monday and improve to 6-0 in seeding games in the NBA restart.        
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Covid-19 relief fund allocation may shortchange Black communities, new research suggests
The formula for how Covid-19 relief funding from the federal government gets allocated to hospitals across the United States could have a "disparate impact" on hospitals in counties with a higher-than-average share of Black residents, new research suggests.
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