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Covid-19 live updates: Scientists call for ‘proper investigation’ into virus origins
In a letter published in the latest edition of the journal Science, the researchers say the findings of a joint investigation by the World Health Organization and China released in March are not sufficiently conclusive.
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Homeless Man in Burns Unit After Being Set on Fire in Hawaii
Police said an accelerant was used along with a blowtorch to set the man on fire while he was sleeping outside a building on the outskirts of downtown Honolulu.
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The Daily 202: Biden’s bets on local media with his response to gas shortages
Agency heads and other experts lead, with practical over political
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Saudi Arabia and Iran, longtime regional rivals, weigh forming closer ties
In a potentially historic move, Iran and Saudi Arabia appear to be moving closer to easing tensions after decades of hostilities. Top diplomats from both countries recently held secret bilateral talks in Iraq. GZero Media's Signal newsletter senior editor Alex Kliment joins CBSN to break down the latest developments.
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Internet Goes Wild Over Rumors John Mulaney and Olivia Munn are Dating
On Thursday, just days after his divorce was announced, unsubstantiated reports broke that comedian John Mulaney and actress Olivia Munn were dating. Twitter had a lot to say on the rumor.
CDC Mask Update: How States With Mandates Have Reacted
Individual state governments are responding differently to the recent changes in COVID-19 face mask guidance.
China Accuses U.S. of 'Ignoring' the Suffering of Muslims After Beijing Itself Accused of Genocide
U.S. and human rights groups say China has committed genocide against Muslims and ethnic minorities in the country's Xinjiang province.
China's First Mars Landing Imminent As Zhurong Rover Prepares to Hit Red Planet
If all goes to plan, China could become only the second country to operate a rover on Mars for an extended period.
Ohio State hoping to have full capacity in Horseshoe for 2021 football season
Ohio State is increasingly optimistic that Ohio Stadium can be at full capacity for the 2021 college football season.
Qinxuan Pan, suspect in Yale student Kevin Jiang's murder, is arrested
The fugitive sought in the killing of a Yale graduate student in Connecticut in February has been taken into custody in Alabama, U.S. Marshals announced Friday.
Elise Stefanik cheered by House GOP leaders, freshman women on election as Republican Conference chair
Top House GOP leaders and a stream of freshmen Republican women congratulated Rep. Elise Stefanik on her election as the House Republican Conference chair Friday morning just two days after members ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from the gig over her condemnations of former President Trump.
Psychotherapist: Masks give sense of anonymity, security
Even though the CDC has said people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don't need to wear masks in most settings, not everyone feels comfortable ditching their masks. Psychotherapist Kathryn Smerling spoke with Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on CBSN about why some people may prefer to keep wearing masks.
Biden wants to focus on Asia. The Mideast has other ideas.
Biden took office determined to focus his foreign policy on the growing threat of China. This week, he is embroiled instead in trying to tamp down an escalating crisis in the Middle East.
Nearly 50 Domestic Rabbits Rescued From Tiny Hotel Room
As the rabbits' overwhelmed owner belatedly discovered, the phrase "breeding like rabbits" isn't hyperbole.
Man Fulfils Wholesome Promise To Wear Same Dress as Sister to Graduation
A Reddit user has shared the promise he made to his sister after wearing matching dresses together to her graduation ceremony in Texas.
Cleveland 'House of Horrors' Survivor Gina DeJesus is Carjacked at Gunpoint
Gina DeJesus was kidnapped in 2002, aged 13, and held prisoner with Michelle Knight and Amanda Berry by Ariel Castro for more than a decade.
Top conservative group targeting Democratic senators to save filibuster
Americans for Prosperity president Tim Phillips is currently crisscrossing the country, as part of his group’s “Save the Filibuster, Save America” campaign to put pressure on moderate Democratic senators to oppose their party’s push to scrap the legislative filibuster
Lone UFC 262 fighter with Houston ties, Matt Schnell eager to meet first 'capacity crowd' of career
Out of the 24 fighters scheduled for UFC 262, Matt Schnell is the only one with ties to H-Town.       Related StoriesLone UFC 262 fighter with Houston ties, Matt Schnell eager to meet first 'capacity crowd' of career - EnclosureUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler make weight for vacant title fightUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler make weight for vacant title fight - Enclosure
China Mars rover to land between Saturday and Wednesday
The China National Space Administration said in a brief notice that the Tianwen-1 probe has collected a large amount of scientific data since entering Mars orbit on Feb. 10.
NYC’s scary new tourist attraction: An all-glass ‘Ascent’ into the sky
Subjecting yourself to voluntary vertigo has never been easier. Midtown's One Vanderbilt will soon offer thrill-seekers a fresh way to be scared of New York: an all-glass enclosed elevator on the outside of the building.
Learn how to create your own NFTs with this $20 master class
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can be applied to items such as photographs, artwork, videos, audio, or any other type of digital file – and this increases their value.
Spencer Silver, the chemist who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80
Of the duo that created 3M's now-ubiquitous Post-it Notes, Spencer Silver was, quite literally, the glue.
Shaq massages a cramp for Charles Barkley on ‘Inside the NBA’
Dr. O'Neal came in clutch for Charles Barkley on "Inside the NBA" on Thursday night.
Athleta has summer-ready essentials for everywhere and every body
It's been one heck of a year. People everywhere are really looking forward to this summer, whether that means some long-awaited travel, a well-deserved staycation or a fresh slate in general. Whatever this summer symbolizes for you, Athleta is here to keep you comfortable and well clad. Cue its summer-ready essentials, which move with you regardless of where you're going (or staying).
Say "I love you" with a custom, handmade portrait for Dad from Paint Your Life
Hand-painted portraits can add texture to your gallery wall, give a room a unique finish and preserve an important figure in your life for the rest of time.
Chrissy Teigen Critics Resurface Her Feud With Trump Amid Courtney Stodden Allegations
The model often criticized the former president of online bullying, a claim Stodden recently said applies to Teigen.
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Israel-Gaza fighting escalates as death toll rises; Sister claims man convicted of having parents murdered is innocent
Bill Gates spends ‘quality time’ with eldest daughter Jennifer amid divorce
Bill and Melinda stunned the world when they recently announced that they are getting a divorce after more than 27 years together.
Turkey Leg Hut has become a bastion of Houston’s Black culture — and a gentrification lightning rod
In Houston's Third Ward, Turkey Leg Hut draws lines around the block -- and has drawn fire by neighbors.
Liz Cheney Losing GOP Popularity Contest to Donald Trump, Deemed 2024 Longshot
The Republican congresswoman said she has no plans to run for the presidency in three years' time amid speculation.
UFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler make weight for vacant title fight
Check out Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler and their trips to the scale for UFC 262.       Related StoriesUFC 262 video: Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler make weight for vacant title fight - EnclosureLone UFC 262 fighter with Houston ties, Matt Schnell eager to meet first 'capacity crowd' of careerLone UFC 262 fighter with Houston ties, Matt Schnell eager to meet first 'capacity crowd' of career - Enclosure
Jim Jordan: ‘Doesn’t take a genius’ to figure out problem with Biden economy
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told “Fox & Friends” on Friday that businesses are struggling to fill job openings due to unemployment benefits that the Biden administration keeps ongoing.
New Movies On Demand: ‘Together Together,’ ‘Two of Us,’ ‘Long Weekend,’ + More
The weekend's on fire with passionate love.
'He did good': Michael Che on Elon Musk's turn at 'SNL,' freedom of his new HBO Max comedy series
"SNL" star Michael Che also addresses cultural appropriation claims regarding his "Gen Z Hospital" sketch. He says "that wasn't the joke at all."
House GOP elect Trump defender Stefanik as No.3
Republicans vaulted Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender in hopes of calming their searing civil war over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney's unremitting combat with the former president. (May 14)
Colonial Pipeline hackers DarkSide have reportedly lost control of money
Cybercrime group DarkSide, the gang was behind the attack on Colonial Pipeline, said it has lost control of its web servers and some of the money it’s made off of ransom payments.
Lawmakers reach deal on bipartisan January 6 commission
The chair and ranking member of the House Homeland Security committee reached a deal to create a commission.
Ex-MLB star Johnny Damon to serve community service in DUI case, lawyer says
Former MLB star Johnny Damon has reached a deal with prosecutors in Florida following his DUI arrest back in February, according to a report.
Elise Stefanik speaks after winning House GOP leadership role, replacing Liz Cheney
New York Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik spoke to the press after winning the vote to replace the ousted Liz Cheney as House GOP conference chair. Stefanik said, "Republican voters are unified in their support and their desire to work with President Trump." Watch her remarks.
Florida man rescues puppy from alligator’s jaws: ‘He was in a death roll’
Mike McCoy, from Holiday, Florida, was taking his 8-month-old chocolate lab Jake on a walk Tuesday when an alligator jumped out of a pond and pulled the dog underwater.
Jaden Smith and New Balance release trendy Pink Vision Racers
Jaden is back -- and if you loved this popular shoe, then copping its pink colorway is a worthy investment.
Wired: Colonial Pipeline's Ransomware Payoff Keeps Infrastructure 'in the Crosshairs'
A recent report from Wired reveals that a week after a ransomware attack shut down Colonial Pipeline halting fuel distribution on the East Coast, the company paid a reported $5 million dollar ransom to regain control of their systems and resume operations. The payoff may lead to future ransomware attacks, as one expert notes: "Unfortunately, it’ll help keep United States critical infrastructure providers in the crosshairs. If a sector proves to be profitable, they’ll keep on hitting it.”
This $40 air fryer allows you to enjoy fried food without the guilt
When air frying, your food won’t lose its original taste or nutrients. Plus, it has a faster cooking time and eliminates the need for oil.
Israel moves attack efforts on Gaza to the ground after days of deadly airstrikes
Israeli forces have lined up at Gaza's border, apparently prepared for a ground invasion following days of deadly airstrikes between Israel and Hamas.
Wendy Williams shades Ellen DeGeneres, says TV 'exposes you for the person that you really are'
TV host Wendy Williams commented on the alleged workplace misconduct claims Ellen DeGeneres' show faced.
‘Army of the Dead’ star Tig Notaro: Chris D’Elia facing ‘consequences’
Notaro stepped in to replace the embattled actor as a kickass helicopter pilot in Zack Snyder's upcoming action film "Army of the Dead."
‘Young Sheldon’ Renewed for Season 5: Everything We Know
Sheldon's story continues in another season of Chuck Lorre's hit CBS sitcom.