Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy.
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Elizabeth Warren’s evasions and other commentary
Eye on 2020: Warren’s Evasions The New York Times editorial board’s interview last month with Elizabeth Warren leaves the reader with one “nagging conclusion,” quips Commentary’s Noah Rothman: “She doesn’t think you’re very bright.” Among many examples: She snapped at Times editors for asking how she’d get her plans through Congress, asking if they “want...
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Kings' Stadium Series jerseys honor aviation industry
When the Kings play the Avalanche in an outdoor game in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Feb. 15, their jerseys will pay homage to the city's strong ties to aviation industry.
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Diaper thief threatened worker with syringe in Bronx robbery
Cops are hunting for a masked man who stole four bags of diapers from a Bronx Rite Aid — and threatened a worker with a syringe when he got caught, police said. The man, who’s approximately 22 years old and has a tattoo above his right eye, was inside the Grand Concourse store on Jan....
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Fast-moving storm delays travelers across the country
The storm is on the move Friday evening, causing whiteouts and spinouts on icy highways throughout the Midwest.
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China's new SARS-like virus is spreading
A new virus found in Wuhan, China, has killed a small number of people in the country. The virus has also been detected in Japan and Thailand.
Son's graduation was one man's dying wish
If you had one dying wish, what would it be? On tonight’s “On The Road,” we met a man who knew exactly what he wanted. Steve Hartman reports.
Rapper T.I.’s son King filmed fighting during bathroom brawl
An edited 8-second clip shows the aspiring rapper trading punches with another boy.
Juan Williams: Barr is targeting Comey, has become a 'thuggish attorney general'
"The Five" co-host Juan Williams called Attorney General William Barr "thuggish" Friday and accused him and the Trump administration of targeting former FBI director James Comey in the wake of a report that Comey is being investigated for allegedly leaking information while heading the FBI.
UFC 246: ‘More centered’ Conor McGregor set for intense return bout
LAS VEGAS — “Just For the Fight of It.” That should be the moniker that describes UFC 246 Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, where Conor McGregor will make his return from a 15-month layoff against fan-favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The much-anticipated welterweight bout, which will be streamed on ESPN Plus PPV, has been free of...
Trump gets a Ukraine probe, just not the one he asked for
Ukraine's criminal probe into alleged surveillance against former US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch by people linked to Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, provides a stark counterpoint to Trump's own attempt to coerce Ukraine's president to announce an investigation of his political rival--and what it reveals could deepen the controversy over Trump's actions beyond his impeachment trial, writes Asha Rangappa.
U.S. forces harmed by missiles get treatment
Despite assurances from President Trump that no one was harmed when Iran launched missiles at American forces in Iraq, some service members are being treated for injuries sustained in the attack. Holly Williams reports.
New impeachment documents show more texts about possible surveillance of former US ambassador to Ukraine
House Democrats on Friday released new documents from indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas ahead of the Senate trial that includes new information about the apparent surveillance of former US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch.
Video: Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone have final intense faceoff at UFC 246 weigh-ins
All that's left for Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone is the fighting.       Related StoriesWho ya got?! Fighter predictions for Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone at UFC 246'UFC 246 Embedded,' No. 5: Conor McGregor's business-like approach continuesVideo: Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone make weight for UFC 246 headliner
Royal Caribbean: Video shows grandfather knew window was open
For the first time, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines is telling its side of the story. They are releasing video of a toddler’s deadly fall last year aboard one its ships. David Begnaud reports.
This Baltimore courthouse is set to be renamed for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings
Just a few months after the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings, Baltimore is honoring the former lawyer and lawmaker in a fitting way: renaming a courthouse.
Fantasy football: Play 49ers’ Raheem Mostert over Tevin Coleman
Tevin Coleman took the fantasy world by surprise in the divisional round. The 49ers running back 22 carries were more than he had in any game all season. His 105 rushing yards matched his season high. It was just his second multi-touchdown game of the season. Why was this such a surprise? It was the...
Greg Gutfeld: How impeachment is making Trump a better president
Greg Gutfeld said Friday on "The Five" that the impeachment of President Trump may actually be making him a better president.
South Dakota legislators facing backlash over bill criminalizing underage gender treatments
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and others piled onto the South Dakota legislature as it considered a bill that would make it a felony to provide things like puberty blockers to underage residents.
Suspect wanted in string of bodega robberies in Brooklyn
Cops are on the hunt for a man accused of at least three gunpoint-robberies at Brooklyn bodegas, the NYPD said. The suspect, who’s between 20 and 30 years old, first struck at a deli on Coney Island Avenue on Nov. 16 at about 7:30 p.m., cops said in a news release Thursday. In the hold...
Defense Department To Overhaul Screening For Foreign Military Trainees
Officials said they want to "ensure the program continues." To that end, the department has reviewed "how we can use our resources to do enhanced vetting."
Trump's impeachment defense team announced
President Trump’s impeachment trial is likely to begin next Wednesday. The president will choose high-profile and controversial lawyers to defend him. Ben Tracy reports.
Fox Nation Host Predicts 'Civil War' And 'Major Uprising' If Democrats Continue To Pass Gun Laws
Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren railed against Democratic attempts to pass gun laws in Virginia Thursday, claiming their efforts could lead to "civil war."
Woman arrested for throwing bleach in Manhattan straphanger’s face
The deranged woman who allegedly threw bleach on a woman in an unprovoked attack in a Manhattan subway station this week was arrested Friday, the NYPD said. Lakeesha Tyler, 46, was hit with an assault charge for the attack, police said. Tyler is accused of randomly throwing bleach in the 37-year-old woman’s face while she...
FBI cracks down on white supremacist groups ahead of pro-gun rally
The FBI crackdown continues on white supremacist groups ahead of a pro-gun rally in Virginia. Three more suspected members of a nationwide neo-Nazi group were arrested in Georgia. Jeff Pegues reports.
No, Mr. President, It Does Really Matter
Trump has no clear rationale for killing Iran’s top general, or for much of his foreign policy.
Michael Moore calls for Warren and Sanders to share delegates, unite under one ticket
Filmmaker Michael Moore wants Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to put aside their differences and join the same ticket in order to beat President Trump in November.
'Make Iran Great Again!': Trump hits back after Khamenei's jibe
The remarks come in apparent response to Khamenei's sermon earlier Friday, where he lambasted the United States for the recent killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
Dying man surprised by special graduation for his son
His son Blake will still have to finish out his final year of high school. But the milestone has now been marked, and the memory sealed.
Man Convicted of Killing Couple in Car Crash Gets Into Traffic Accident on Way to Sentencing
Sirvonte De Romeo Rice was a passenger in the vehicle. There is no word on the extent of his injuries.
U.S. will screen passengers from China for new illness
There is growing concern about a rare, flu-like virus that has caused at least two deaths and has spread from China to other countries in Asia. Errol Barnett reports.
Trump fires back after Iranian leader condemns him on Twitter: 'Make Iran Great Again!'
President Trump sent a scathing indictment of Iran's leadership on Friday when he told Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei to stop killing his people and to make his country "great again."
Mega Millions Drawing For 01/17/20: Friday Jackpot is $103 Million
The Mega Millions jackpot for 01/17/20 is $103 million, with a cash option of $69.5 million. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. ET on Friday.
Millions are under winter weather alerts
At least 125 million people are under winter weather alerts as a powerful winter storm hits the U.S. WCBS Lonnie Quinn is tracking the storm.
3 more men linked to white supremacist group arrested in Georgia
Three more men linked to a white supremacist group were charged with plotting to murder a married Georgia couple who were part of the Antifa movement, authorities said Friday, a day after three other group members were arrested on federal charges in other states.
Fashion brand under fire for cultural appropriation with cornrow wigs
People are wigging out over these wigs. On Friday, Japanese fashion brand Commes des Garçons held a Fall 2020 menswear presentation in Paris — but it wasn’t the looks that rankled people on Twitter. The show featured models in oversized lace-front wigs designed to resemble cornrows, which were primarily worn by white models. Social media...
Avalanche kills skier as winter storm targets the Midwest and Northeast
An avalanche killed one skier and left another severely injured near Lake Tahoe in California. The storm is on the move, causing whiteouts and spinouts on icy highways throughout the Midwest. Adriana Diaz reports.
Trump adds celebrity lawyers — and their baggage — to impeachment defense team
With his impeachment trial now convened, Trump has picked an aggressive team of outside lawyers, including Alan Dershowitz, whose career was tarred by his ties to a pedophile, and Kenneth Starr, whose investigation led to the 1998 impeachment of President Clinton.
Kin of slain NYPD officers rip ‘early’ parole hearings for cop-killers
The families of two slain NYPD officers went before the state parole board Friday to decry what they called early hearings for the cops’ killers. Relatives of 34-year-old Officer Anthony Abruzzo, who was gunned down while off-duty in 1981, and family members of Officer Harry Ryman, 43, who was shot and killed while off-duty in...
Rebel Wilson flaunts amazing weight loss transformation after declaring 2020 her 'year of health'
Rebel Wilson has been working hard on her fitness.
Robert Hyde Claims Adam Schiff 'Likes to... Spy on Americans': 'You're a Scumbag… and the World Knows It!'
Connecticut Republican Robert Hyde also alleged that Lev Parnas planned to have Rudy Giuliani kidnapped in Ukraine in order to blackmail the president.
CNN calls Oscar contender 'Joker' 'controversial' due to 'potentially' inciting violence
CNN has labeled the Oscar-nominated blockbuster "Joker" as "controversial" over past concerns that it could "potentially" incite violence despite the film no longer having a strong presence in theaters.
Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among actors to present at 2020 SAG Awards
Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday’s ceremony.
Times Taps White Nationalist Organization for Thought-Provoking Perspective on Immigration
In 1997, one of the group's founders complained that immigrants were ruining the United States by "defecating and creating garbage." Makes you think!
Minnesota voters cast first ballots of 2020 election
While the nation has its eyes turned to Iowa, voters in Minnesota have already cast the first ballots.
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, January 17, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
3 more alleged members of white supremacist group The Base are arrested in Georgia
Three Georgia men allegedly involved in a white supremacist group known as The Base have been arrested, the Floyd County Police Department announced Friday, one day after three other alleged group members were arrested in other parts of the country.
Americans are binge drinking themselves to death, studies warn
Alcohol is even deadlier than illicit drugs, including opioids.
Best Buy probes "misconduct" allegation against CEO
Probe reportedly sparked by anonymous letter alleging chief exec Corie Barry had an improper romantic relationship.