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Germantown sewer pipe collapses for second time in less than a year

A sewer in Germantown collapsed for the second time in under a year, probably because of an unusual buildup of corrosive gases in the pipe, according to the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
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Showdowns loom as Chicago cops resist vaccines
From Chicago to L.A., public-safety workers defy mandates even with COVID-19 a leading cause of duty-related deaths.
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Video captures man firing at rival in broad daylight on Bronx street
Footage released by police late Monday shows two men appearing to exchange words on the sidewalk on Morrison Avenue near East 172nd Street in Soundview around 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
The Sun Belt has a history-making commissioner — and some pretty good football teams
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Jennifer Gates’ wedding overshadowed by Bill and Melinda’s divorce
The wedding, which drew international headlines, was the first time Bill and Melinda were pictured together since announcing their divorce in May.
Global Approval of Biden-led U.S. Jumps Nearly 20 Percent From Trump's Record Low: Poll
The median approval rating of U.S. leadership across 46 countries and territories stands at 49 percent—up from the 30 percent at the end of Trump's term.
Lee Curreri says cast of ‘Fame’ TV show was not well paid
Curreri, who played Bruno Martelli in the 1980 movie and its TV spinoff, told Page Six that the show's cast only made "sort of a middle-class salary."
Colin Powell showed that even the bravest are vulnerable
In 2003, when Colin Powell announced he was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, I remember being struck by the news. As a cancer patient myself -- I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 1996 -- I knew how difficult it was to speak out about a diagnosis. Making that information public made you vulnerable. And that only increased for someone who was also the secretary of state. And as our nation reflects on Powell's legacy, we can see clearly how cancer can put even the strongest among us at the highest of risk. And our vulnerability is only heightened as we continue navigating the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Kathy Giusti.
Celine Dion forced to delay Las Vegas return due to 'severe and persistent muscle spasms'
Celine Dion postponed her Las Vegas return at Resort World due to severe and persistent muscle spasms. The singer's new residency was to start Nov. 5.
New Robert Durst charges weighed by Westchester County grand jury
Robert Durst, 78, was sentenced to life in prison last week for the murder of pal Susan Berman in her LA home in 2000.
Marvel wanted to keep Harry Styles' 'Eternals' role a secret. Too late
Spoiler alert! Singer-actor Harry Styles makes his MCU debut in 'Eternals,' a post-credits scene revealed during the Los Angeles premiere of the film.
Zebra Update: Apparently the Only Way to Catch the Escaped Zebras Is to Rope in More Zebras
What could go wrong?
Addison Rae inks deal to star in a Snapchat series following TikTok ban
Oh, snap! Addison Rae may have been temporarily banned from TikTok, but fans will soon be seeing far more of her on Snapchat. The superstar influencer, 21, has inked a deal with the social media company to star in her own unscripted series, “Addison Goes Home.” The show will revolve around Rae returning to her...
Harrison Ford back on ‘Indiana Jones’ set — and appears to be doing OK
Harrison Ford is back on the set of "Indiana Jones 5" after suffering a severe shoulder injury in July. New photos show the 79-year-old action star carousing with co-stars on location in Sicily.
WorldView: Police say deaths in Norway terrorist attack were not from bow and arrow
The five people who died in an attack in Norway last week were actually killed by a "sharp object" and not a bow and arrow as was initially reported, authorities say, though arrows were shot during the attack. Ian Lee reports from London on this and other stories from around the world.
Products in your medicine cabinet may soon be getting more expensive
Procter & Gamble, one of the country's largest consumer goods manufacturers, said Tuesday that it's raising prices on certain grooming, beauty and oral care products for retail customers to combat higher costs.
David Onama, UFC's first fighter from Uganda, set for Saturday debut vs. Mason Jones
Uganda is now represented in the UFC thanks to 27-year-old David Onama.       Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: World's best light heavyweights, Fedor's GOAT status, Jon Jones, moreSpinning Back Clique: World's best light heavyweights, Fedor's GOAT status, Jon Jones, more - EnclosureEven Danny Roberts was confused by that 30-27 score against Ramazan Emeev
What Time Is ‘The Bachelorette’ On Tonight? How To Watch, Hulu Release Date, More
We've officially entered Bachelorette season!
Dodgers vs. Braves line prediction: Charlies Morton’s got this one
Los Angeles finds itself down 2-0 in the NLCS to Atlanta for a second straight season and will look to Walker Buehler to lend a good start on Tuesday.
76ers kick Ben Simmons out of practice, suspend him for one game for 'conduct detrimental to team'
Ben Simmons, who just recently joined the team after not reporting to training camp, will miss Tuesday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Truck jumpers risking lives to reach Britain
A number of young migrants from Sudan who escaped war in their country have been waiting at the French port of Calais, trying to jump onto moving trucks bound for Britain. (Oct. 19)
Massive flooding forces couple to float to their wedding in cooking pot
When floods hit southern India, it looked as though a young couple would be unable to make their wedding. But they managed to reach the temple by floating through the flooded streets in a giant metal cooking pot.
USA Olympian encourages routine mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
USA volleyball Olympian April Ross is teaming up with GE Healthcare Systems in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month to highlight the importance of routine mammograms in early detection of the disease.
Why one of these ‘Real Housewives’ made Andy Cohen go ‘ballistic’
“It really rubbed me the wrong way because I really felt like I had changed her life," Cohen said. “She is not the person I used to know."
FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russia oligarch Oleg Deripaska, according to an FBI spokesman.
FBI at Washington home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
The FBI is conducting "law enforcement activity" at the Washington, DC, home of Russia oligarch Oleg Deripaska, according to an FBI spokesman.
Despite Dog's Involvement, Here's Why There's No Active Bounty on Brian Laundrie
Gabby Petito's fiancé would have to be arrested and released on bond—then skip trial—before a bounty is issued.
‘Being the Ricardos’ trailer: Nicole Kidman transforms into legendary Lucille Ball
The “Being the Ricardos” trailer, released by Amazon Studios Tuesday, gives loyal “Lucy” lovers a glimpse at the less-than-lovey-dovey disharmony between Ball and husband Desi Arnaz.
Supply chain woes lead to an "everything shortage"
The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has helped to improve the U.S. economy, but the pandemic is still wreaking havoc on the global supply chain. Derek Thompson, the author of a recent piece in The Atlantic that explores the root problems of America's supply chain breakdown, joined CBSN to discuss the nation's crowded ports and emptying shelves.
Schools should do away with mask mandates by the end of the year
Masks work. But as with all control measures, there is a time and place for them.
Fans speculate Adele’s ‘Easy on Me’ video hints at Simon Konecki divorce
Adele didn’t take it easy on the sly references in her newest music video for “Easy on Me.” The 33-year-old singer released the single last week after a six-year hiatus with an accompanying music video. Fans were quick to spot the allusions to the star’s past songs, with scenes in the video that paid homage...
Redesigned 2022 Honda Civic Si Gains Civic Type R Bits, Keeps Manual
Honda isn't just saving the manual transmission, they've refined it for their newest iteration of the Civic Si.
Texas Adds No New Districts Where Blacks, Latinos Over 50 Percent of Population
"What we are doing in passing this congressional map is a disservice to the people of Texas," Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia said.
We found cheap flights from NYC to Miami from just $45 round-trip
Book your winter escape to sunny south Florida now with round-trip fares from just $45 with Spirit Airlines — and around $87 if you want to fly with JetBlue.
Baby races to the fridge as it opens in adorable viral video
In a video that's been liked nearly one million times, user ambyrnicole_ caught her son racing toward the refrigerator in his walker at a breakneck speed.
Kate Beckinsale reveals she injured her back 'putting on a pair of leggings'
The 48-year-old action film actress told James Corden that injuring her back felt like a "guitar string snapped."
Saugus High football is growing in numbers and has a star in Jacob Viger
A rise in youth football participants is having a positive effect on the high school team.
Complaints about spam texts were up 146% last year. Now, the FCC wants to take action
Even as the federal government has cracked down on robocalls, more than 47 billion spam texts have been sent so far in 2021, one company found, costing Americans millions.
Brian Cashman admits Yankees’ Gleyber Torres blunder
Brian Cashman acknowledged Tuesday that the Yankees made a mistake in putting Gleyber Torres at shortstop.
FBI searches D.C. home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska
Deripaska was sanctioned by the Trump administration in 2018.
Over 60K police, law enforcement officers assaulted in 2020, up by 4,000+ from year before, FBI says
More than 60,000 police and law enforcement officers were assaulted on the job in 2020 – up by more than 4,000 from the prior year, recent FBI statistics show.
Kamala Harris ripped for ‘climate crisis’ messaging after Air Force Two jaunt
Netizens quickly began to question the vice president’s use of a plane, especially during a time where video conference calls have become a part of everyday life.
Katie Couric claims CBS gig failed because of sexist viewers
Katie Couric admitted Tuesday that landing her groundbreaking role as America's first solo female nightly news anchor went to her head.
‘The View’: Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg Lament Being Played by Men on ‘SNL’
"They didn't have a lot of women in those days to do it, I guess."
Biden CBP pick Chris Magnus faced claims he discriminated against Black officers, made racist jokes
President Biden's pick to lead Customs and Border Protection (CBP) once faced allegations that he had discriminated against Black officers and made racist jokes at work – claims that were ultimately rejected by a jury and described by the nominee as "entirely bogus."
Biden's climate targets are possible without clean energy program, but will need tax credits and regulations
An independent analysis says Biden's climate goals can be achieved with clean energy tax credits and decisive action and regulations across federal and state governments.
'Squid Game' Halloween costumes are topping internet searches
It looks like outfits inspired by Netflix's "Squid Game" are sure to make an appearance at Halloween parties everywhere.
Martha Stewart releases NFTs as more celebs tap into crypto craze
Martha Stewart on Tuesday unveiled her first Non-Fungible Tokens, or NFTs, becoming the latest celebrity to tap into the explosive market of digital assets and cryptocurrencies.
This floppy teenage pug can tell you what kind of day you're going to have
Jonathan Graziano and his 13-year-old pug, Noodle, have won over TikTok for their near-daily games of "no bones," which predict the day's mood based on whether Noodle stands up or flops down in bed.