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The real ‘tale of two New Yorks’: Downstate policies killing upstate economy
The Empire State’s economic performance since the end of the Great Recession hasn’t been especially outstanding, roughly equaling the US averages for growth in private employment and gross domestic product. But a closer look reveals a tale of two New Yorks. The 12-county metropolitan region that includes the Big Apple, with a population of 13.3...
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LeBron James watches as fan throws object at son Bronny during game
While Bronny James’ famous father had chants of “MVP!” thrown his way on the road recently, LeBron James was there to watch a fan throw what looked like a piece of candy at his son from the stands. The incident happened with 3:08 to play in the third quarter of Bronny James’ Sierra Canyon team’s...
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Intelligence agencies pull punches for fear of upsetting Trump
The President is the intelligence community's number 1 customer - but that's based on an understanding that he will use intelligence to inform policy decisions that advance US national security - and not that he will use intelligence to mitigate his own personal insecurities, writes Samantha Vinograd
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Dr. Cornel West to Conway: Your boss is a gangster
Dr. Cornel West reacts to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway saying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would be against impeaching President Donald Trump.
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These are the strict rules for the impeachment trial
No standing, no electronics, no talking: Senators must abide by these and other strict rules during President Trump's Senate impeachment trial. CNN's Brian Todd has more.
Kings' playing surface is notoriously unruly. The 'ice guru' is here to fix that
Francois Martindale is tasked with transforming Staples Center's ice surface — maligned by players as soft and slow — into one of the best in the NHL.
What is coronavirus, the mystery illness sweeping through China?
The city of Wuhan, China, is racing to contain the potential spread of a deadly new strain of virus that's infected more than 200 people.
Clippers try to tie up Luka Doncic again, as Kristaps Porzingis returns for Dallas
The Clippers' defense will have another opportunity to demonstrate how it can deal with the high-powered Dallas Mavericks offense that is directed by wunderkind Luka Doncic.
1/20/20: Red and Blue
Senate gearing up for Trump's impeachment trial; Continuing the fight for civil rights.
Who is John Sullivan? What to know about the new US ambassador to Russia
John Sullivan, the Trump-picked U.S. ambassador to Russia, arrived in Moscow last week at a time of strained relations between the two countries and thinning resources for the State Department, but his former colleagues say he is up to the challenge.
Baseball Hall of Fame 2020: Inside The Post’s 13 ballots
Last year, former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first player in history to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously. On Tuesday, his “Core of Four” teammate Derek Jeter looks to become the second. The newest inductees into the Hall of Fame will be announced on the evening of Jan. 21, and...
Feds investigate causes of a norovirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park
About 170 visitors and employees to Yosemite Valley have fallen ill in recent weeks, prompting an investigation into the cause of a norovirus outbreak.
Can a woman win the presidency? The New York Times picked two.
Democratic voters have wrestled all year with whether they want to watch another female nominee face President Donald Trump in November. Two weeks before the Iowa caucuses, The New York Times' editorial board wants to force a reckoning -- by endorsing Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar.
Six must-know moments from the Screen Actors Guild Awards
Acceptance speeches at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards offered many moments of note, from Brad Pitt's Tinder joke to a shout-out to Adam Sandler.
Recording Academy alleges Deborah Dugan demanded 'millions' to withdraw her allegations and resign
In a letter sent to members, interim Recording Academy president Harvey Mason Jr. alleges Deborah Dugan demanded payment in exchange for her resignation.
Parnas asks Attorney General Barr to recuse himself from case
Lev Parnas, who has been indicted on multiple federal charges, asked Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from the investigation into Parnas' prosecution, claiming Barr may have a potential conflict of interest. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.
Baghdad protests leave 3 dead as more rockets land in Green Zone, Iraqi officials say
Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds during clashes with anti-government protesters overnight and Monday morning in Baghdad, killing three and wounding dozens of demonstrators, officials said.
Sadly, anti-vax quacks win one in New Jersey
The recent failure of New Jersey lawmakers to pass a measure that would have ended all non-medical ­exemptions from mandatory ­immunizations at schools was a victory for anti-vaccination cranks — and a public-health disaster. The success of vaccines led to the once-deadly scourge of measles being declared eliminated by international health authorities in 2000. But...
Courtney Stodden, Doug Hutchison finalize divorce
Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison's divorce is finalized three years after calling it quits.
Trump says he hates corruption. But he wants to make bribery easier worldwide.
“It’s just so unfair that American companies aren’t allowed to pay bribes to get business overseas.”
These are the laziest states in America, CDC study finds
How lazy is your state? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this month released its findings from a recent study on physical inactivity levels across the U.S. The study, which combined data from 2015 through 2018, is based on telephone interviews conducted by both federal and state health officials. Overall, all states and...
Knicks’ rout of Cavaliers has oddities, trade deadline intrigue
CLEVELAND — The Knicks were in an odd position on Martin Luther King Day in two manners. Firstly, the Knicks were playing on the holiday for the first time in their history outside New York City. Secondly, they came out winners in a rout. Interim coach Mike Miller’s defense is back. Amid a 1-8 stretch,...
Asia shares hold steady, BOJ and Trump awaited
Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Tuesday lacking any lead from Wall Street and after the IMF shaved its outlook for world growth this year, though it did offer a brighter view on China.
Keith Lee, Kevin Lee's brother, signs multi-fight Bellator deal, debut set
The younger brother of the UFC lightweight standout has signed with Bellator and will meet Shawn Bunch in his company debut.        Related StoriesConor McGregor: Donald Cerrone deserves belt for all the UFC records he holdsWhy Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal isn't the fight Dana White wants to makeKamaru Usman breaks silence on UFC 246 Twitter hack: 'It's a really sad and scary world we live in'
Trump and Macron said to reach tariff truce over digital tax fight
President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to a truce in their dispute over digital taxes that will mean neither France nor the U.S. will impose punitive tariffs this year, a French diplomat said.
Teachers at troubled Queens school no fans of embattled principal
The principal of a troubled Queens middle school — where a wild cafeteria brawl was recently caught on video — is flunking with his own staff. Just 25 percent of teachers at MS 158 Marie Curie said their boss, Henry Schandel, allows them any influence over behavior standards, according to city Department of Education surveys....
Left and right, arrogant elites just ignorant of what other half thinks
From Washington to London, Paris to Berlin, liberal elites are sounding the alarm. ­Populist movements and leaders like President Trump and Britain’s Prime Minister ­Boris Johnson, they warn, are out to destroy democracy. Reality is quite different. In the United States and across the West, there are, in fact, two political spectrums — one for...
Aussie-owned LES restaurant Sonnyboy hosting bushfire benefit dinner Jan. 27
“Bushfire season traditionally is worst in February. Additional damage may yet come,” owner Stef D’Orsogna
Ozzy Osbourne recalls 'most painful, miserable year' of his life
2019 was a rough year for the Prince of Darkness.
CNN anchor admits 'we can't know what was said' between Warren, Sanders, undermining network's coverage
A CNN anchor acknowledged on Sunday that "we can't actually know what was said" between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that led to the controversial spat at last week's Democratic debate.
See the Joe Biden selfie moment that's going viral
A video of Joe Biden taking a selfie with an elevator operator on the way to his endorsement interview with The New York Times has accumulated thousands of views.
Texas man arrested in deadly San Antonio bar shooting, police say
Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in a shooting that left two men dead and at least five people injured at a concert in San Antonio, Texas.
U.S. Navy aircraft named after African American WWII hero
For the first time, the U.S. Navy named one of its aircraft carriers after an African American. The ship is expected to set sail in about seven years. David Martin reports.
Greg Gutfeld attacks media for driving 'Megxit' decision: 'They ruin everything'
"The Five" panelists responded Monday to the latest twist in the "Megxit" saga after Prince Harry publicly addressed his decision to "step back" from royal life, and relinquish his title to become financially independent.
Your waist size may be more important than weight for multiple heart attack risk
New research says heart attack survivors who carry extra weight around their belly are at greater risk of another heart attack.
Study: Marijuana linked to increased heart problems
New research shows a link between marijuana and heart risks. At least 2 million adults with cardio-vascular disease have used marijuana. Dr. Tara Narula reports.
How Jessie & John Frémont reshaped America and helped lead to Civil War
In 1864, one of the most famous people in the United States became the Republican presidential nominee, but his name has since been largely forgotten. Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's Morning Edition, spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about his new book, "Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War.'
Baseball desperately needs Derek Jeter to show the way again
Whenever players, scouts, coaches, managers or executives discuss Derek Jeter, they always circle back to this comment. “Derek Jeter played the game right.’’ Those words can be appreciated now more than ever in the wake of the electronic sign-stealing scandal that has engulfed Major League Baseball. Baseball is in a crisis moment. How the game...
Egil Krogh, Nixon ‘plumber’ who authorized a pre-Watergate break-in, dies at 80
He signed off on a plan to break into the office of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychiatrist, an episode credited with paving the way for the Watergate burglary nearly 10 months later.
Review: The L.A. Phil, as only it can, delivers a long weekend of 'Apollo' and 'Flower Power'
For a radical pair of programs, the rare Handel cantata "Apollo e Dafne" conducted by Emmanuelle Haim and a premiere of Julia Wolfe's "Flower Power."
3 rockets fired into Baghdad's Green Zone as protests intensify
Two of the rockets reportedly landed in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy.
Democratic candidates celebrate MLK Jr. Day
In two weeks, the first votes in the Democratic race will be cast in Iowa, where tonight, there is no clear frontrunner. Ed O’Keefe reports.
Australia to screen some flights from China, warns coronavirus difficult to stop
Australia will begin screening passengers arriving from a Chinese city in a bid to stop the spread of a new coronavirus, the country's chief medical officer said on Tuesday, although authorities warned that an outbreak would be hard to prevent.
Trump's lawyers attack articles of impeachment on eve of Senate trial
Presindent Trump's legal team issued a brief attacking the impeachment charges as "flimsy" a day before the Senate trial is set to begin. Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason, CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper, and CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle spoke to CBSN's "Red & Blue" about what to expect when the trial gets underway.
Caravan migrants cross Mexico river, throw rocks at country's national guard in response to tear gas
Mexican security forces clashed with determined Central American migrants as they waded across a river in Guatemala into Mexico on Monday to continue their journey to the United States.
How Donald Trump wins a second term
• CNN poll: 51% say Trump should be removed from office
Kansas City divided over tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
A tribute to Dr. King has divided residents in Kansas City.