Korean prosecutors question Samsung heir in succession-related probe
Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the country's top conglomerate.
Media mogul: Only Trump can save Hong Kong
Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper The Apple Daily, has been a thorn in the side of China's Communist Party for decades. As Beijing moves to enforce the controversial Hong Kong national security law, Lai is pleading with the US President Trump for help . CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana
The man, in his 60s, likely surprised the bear after rounding a sharp corner.
Retired U.S. Marine salutes, stands on DC median for 24 hours to raise awareness for veteran suicide
A retired U.S. Marine walked onto a concrete median in Washington D.C. on Sunday and stood for a period of 24 hours -- with the hope of bringing awareness to veteran suicide.
Georgia man blames coronavirus stress as factor in attack on women: cops
A Georgia man accused of attacking two women on Sunday outside an Athens store allegedly blamed coronavirus stress as a “precipitating factor” before the alleged attack.
What to watch on Tuesday: ‘World of Dance’ returns on NBC
Tuesday May 26, 2020 | “The Genetic Detective” premieres on ABC.
Stormy Weather Threatens to Delay First SpaceX Astronaut Launch
A SpaceX rocket is scheduled to blast off Wednesday afternoon from Kennedy Space Center
The White House's travel ban for Brazil starts tomorrow
White Woman Who Called Cops on Black Man, Placed on Leave at Work, Issues Apology
The woman was the subject of a viral video, in which she calls the police claiming that a black man who asked her to put her dog on a leash was threatening her.
Death and Denial in Brazil's Amazon capital
Manaus is one of Brazil's hardest-hit cities. The country has more than 23,000 virus deaths. But due to insufficient testing many are quick to rule out the possibility that COVID-19 claimed their loved ones, meaning the toll is a vast undercount. (May 26)
SpaceX's first astronaut launch threatened by stormy weather
Stormy weather is threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.
Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says
Want to raise a non-picky eater? Stop demanding your child eat and stop restricting the foods they do eat, a new study says.
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Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says
Frustrated with your child's picky eating? If you're trying to fix the problem by becoming the food police, you're probably making your child's habit of picky eating worse, according to a new study that followed more than 300 parent-and-child pairs for five years.
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As stark 100,000 deaths landmark looms, Trump pursues his political obsessions
Sometime in the next few days, the 100,000th American will succumb to Covid-19 in a pandemic that President Donald Trump once predicted would just "miraculously" disappear.
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Changing Southwest may bring Democrats a milestone win
In a critical mark of the shifting political landscape, Democrats in November could secure a clean sweep of the Senate seats from the four key Southwestern states -- a milestone the party hasn't reached in nearly 80 years.
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Surveillance video claims to show Florida mom pushing autistic son into canal, son later died
Newly released video appears to show the Florida woman accused of killing her son with autism pushing the boy into a canal — in what authorities say was a first, but thwarted, murder attempt.
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Carolyn Hax: How to extend condolences without the emoji
A reader is Facebook friends with a high school classmate whose husband died, and she’s unsure how to send sympathies.
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Lo Mein and Plantains: The Proud History of Cuban-Chinese Food
La Caridad 78 is a restaurant on the corner of 78th Street and Broadway in New York City’s Upper West Side. The name is Spanish, yet the restaurant itself resembles a classic NY Chinese eatery. What's the deal? Well, thousands of Chinese workers came to Cuba in the 19th and 20th centuries, but fled Havana's thriving Chinatown when Castro came to power. Some of those folks came to New York. Some of *those* folks started restaurants, and, well, La Caridad 78 has been serving up some of the best Chinese AND Cuban dishes in the city since 1968. It's a story of perseverance, cultures coming together, and really, really good eats.
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Viral video shows woman calling cops on black man in Central Park
"I wanted folks to know what happened to make sure it never happens again from her. All she had to do was put her poor dog on the leash."
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NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city
The New York City photographers are trying to capture the living history of the coronavirus pandemic in the hard-hit city, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 trauma in America.
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Doctor in NYC to fight coronavirus had $11k robbed from hotel room
A Texas doctor in town to help with the fight against the coronavirus was ripped off for $11,000 worth of personal items in her Brooklyn hotel room, police sources said Monday. The suspect, a woman believed to be in her 20s, broke into the room in the Brooklyn Hotel on Atlantic Avenue near Nostrand Avenue...
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Exclusive: Cathay Pacific's brand merger hits roadblock from China's aviation regulator - sources
China's aviation regulator may make it difficult for Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd to merge regional arm Cathay Dragon into its main brand because of infractions during last year's pro-democracy protests, two sources said.
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Steelers’ Mike Tomlin supports NFL diversity incentives: ‘System is broken’
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin used to an unexpected venue to express his support for changing the NFL’s Rooney Rule. Tomlin spoke Monday with Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari’s “Coffee with Cal” Facebook show. The NFL is exploring the idea of allowing teams that hire minority head coaches or general managers to move up in...
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Illinois man charged for grabbing reporter on live TV, shouting ‘f–k her’
An Illinois man was arrested after allegedly grabbing a TV reporter during a live broadcast and yelling “f–k her right in the p—y,” police said. WGN-TV reporter Gaynor Hall was giving a weather update in Shorewood on Saturday night when the brazen creep suddenly ran into the frame, grasped her shoulders and shouted the obscene...
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Coronavirus is just 'tip of iceberg,' Chinese researcher cautions
China’s “bat woman” researcher warns that the deadly coronavirus surfacing now is “just the tip of the iceberg” in terms of what humans may soon face without a global effort to prevent similar infectious outbreaks.
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Julius Erving is only Net to secure a scoring title
The 1 and only…  Net to win a scoring title: Julius Erving The Time: 1973-74 and 1975-76 The Background: The New York Nets acquired Erving from the Virginia Squires in 1973, just after the Long Island native had led the American Basketball Association with a career-high 31.9 points per game. The deal sent $750,000, George...
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Andrew Yang Calls For 'Serious Look' at 4-Day Workweeks, Says '3-Day Weekends Are Better Than 2-Day Weekends'
In a Memorial Day tweet, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang urged the U.S. to look at moving to a four-day workweek, saying that such a move would create jobs and not result in a loss of productivity.
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CBS Evening News, May 25, 2020
Americans celebrate Memorial Day amid coronavirus pandemic; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on honoring fallen heroes for Memorial Day
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AR Gov. Hutchinson: 'Projections and Modeling' Have 'Lost a Lot of Credibility'
On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) stated that while his state has seen a “second spike” of cases, it is difficult to know “exactly where these projections are going.” Because projections and modeling have
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Apartment fire on M Street SW prompts rescues Sunday
The blaze sent smoke high into the air near the Waterfront Metro station.
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Asian stocks rise, boosted by 're-opening optimism'
Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, as a growing number of cities and countries around the world take steps toward re-opening.
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Gucci says goodbye to Fashion Week, goes seasonless with just two shows a year
Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has declared the fashion calendar obsolete and says the label will hold just two shows a year.       
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Painful Yoenis Cespedes World Series moment among biggest Mets what-ifs
In a weeklong series, The Post is looking at alternate realities in New York sports. Today’s edition looked at what would have happened had the Mets landed Alex Rodriguez in 2000. Here are some other big Mets what-ifs from the past 30 years: What if Juan Lagares had started in center field in Game 1...
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CNN reporter debunks Alabama beachgoers' Covid-19 theories
CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks with beachgoers in Gulf Shores, Alabama, about the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Florida judge strikes down law requiring felons pay court fees before voting
A Florida judge struck down most of a state law that requires felons to pay all court fines and fees before they’re allowed to vote — paving the way for hundreds of thousands of state residents to potentially cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential election. In his ruling Sunday, US District Court Judge Robert...
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Welsh zoo may have to kill hundreds of animals amid coronavirus
A little zoo with a big heart is asking for help. A zoo in Wales may have to euthanize hundreds of animals because of the risk of them starving to death due to a lack of funds amid the coronavirus. The owners of Borth Wild Animal Kingdom are in despair because they only have enough...
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Death of 'Mr Big' stirs memories of Singapore's gangland past
Early one October morning in 1969, Singapore police officers found the body of a man dumped in a storm drain. He had been stabbed to death, police said, in what became one of the country's most notorious gang killings.
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000
Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions to more stimulus in China and a re-opening world economy.
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With the Covid-19 controlled, this city wants to score and rank its residents
Imagine a smartphone app that has access to your medical records and assigns you a daily score based on your preconditions, recent checkups and lifestyle habits -- how much you've drunk, smoked, exercised and slept on any given day can all affect your points total, boosting or lowering your ranking.
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Hong Kong's leader says security laws will not affect city's rights and freedoms
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday added to a raft of attempts by local and Beijing officials to provide reassurance that proposed national security laws would not trample on the city's rights and freedoms, amid widespread concerns.
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Growing number of coronavirus cases in Brazil and Peru
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Charlamagne tha God: Klobuchar as Biden VP Would Create ‘Voter Depression’ in Black Community
Sunday on MSNBC's "AM Joy," radio host Charlamagne tha God said if presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden tapped Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) as his running mate, it would create "voter depression" in the black community.
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May 25 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Here's the latest updates on Covid-19 cases, deaths, government responses and more.
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Nic Claxton is poised to fulfil the NBA dream his father started
Life as Charles Claxton knew it was about to change when his son, Nic, was born in April 1999. Charles was nearing the end of his first season with the British Basketball League’s Brighton Bears and closing out his sixth year overseas. For so long, he had dedicated himself to living out his dream of...
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New app delivers food for out-of-work chefs
All they wanted was a home-cooked meal and now they’re helping out-of-work chefs survive the coronavirus pandemic. Israeli entrepreneurs Oren Saar and Merav Kalish Rozengarten founded WoodSpoon out of a desire find food like grandma used to make. “We missed the food from home, like real homemade hummus, and kunefe,” Saar says, referring to the...
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Ahmaud Arbery killing being investigated as federal hate crime, family attorney says
S. Lee Merritt, an attorney for the family of Ahmaud Arbery, told CNN on Monday that the US Department of Justice is investigating the shooting death as a hate crime.
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Empty hotel rooms offer quiet space for working parents
Who needs WeWork when you can work in a private room with a minibar? Hotels slammed by the coronavirus pandemic are turning to a different kind of guest: The cooped-up parent down the street. Big hotel chains — including Hilton, Sheraton and Marriott — are increasingly finding they can boost their quarantine business by catering...
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Michigan Gov. Whitmer caught in Memorial Day lockdown controversy over husband's reported boat request
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faced backlash from Republican lawmakers after a reported request from her husband to get the family's boat out on the water before Memorial Day weekend -- far from their home in Lansing.
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