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We need legislation against ‘killer robots,’ Human Rights Watch says
Several countries are "investing heavily" in the killer robot industries.
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Help! My Friends All Gossip About Wanting to Bang My Hot Husband.
And apparently they don’t think I’m good-looking enough for him.
Kurt Luedtke, journalist who wrote 'Out of Africa' and 'Absence of Malice' screenplays, dies
Luedtke, a former executive editor of the Detroit Free Press, left journalism for Hollywood. He also wrote the screenplay for 'Absence of Malice.'
Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House
President Trump will either deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House grounds or the battlefield at Gettysburg, he announced Monday. “We have narrowed the Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech, to be delivered on the final night of the Convention (Thursday), to two locations — The Great Battlefield of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and the White...
Rachael Ray thanks first responders after fire rips through her upstate NY home
Rachael Ray confirmed her family was safe and thanked first responders after a fire tore through her upstate New York home Sunday night.
How to safely go back into the office during the COVID-19 pandemic
Going back to work? Here's everything you need to know to stay safe at the office amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A couple of Las Vegas hotels are offering a work-from-Vegas travel package
Tired of working from home? Try changing your scenery and get the job done in Las Vegas. Two MGM hotels are offering a work-from-Vegas package.
Chicago resident on unrest: 'It's getting scary'
A longtime Chicago resident watching the cleanup following a night of vandalism and stealing in the main shopping district says the city's "getting scary" and he's changing his routine as a result. (Aug. 10)
NYPD cops don’t lift a finger as 11-year-old is beaten in broad daylight
Do-nothing cops had a front-row seat to a five-on-one brawl — but just enjoyed the show rather than do their jobs to break it up, The Post has learned. An 11-year-old girl was slapped, punched, kicked and even shocked with a stun gun by a group of five other girls after a basketball game around...
CBS News mocked for 'love fest' feature on Jill Biden: 'No puff piece on Melania' in 2016
“CBS Sunday Morning” ran a glowing feature on Dr. Jill Biden on Sunday but Media Research Center news analyst Nicholas Fondacaro called it a “gooey puff piece” and criticized CBS correspondent Rita Braver for a “love fest” that Melania Trump never received when her husband was running for president.
Letters to the Editor: Trump is again trying to save us from a crisis he created. Don't fall for it
President Trump's executive orders on coronavirus relief came after Republicans negotiated in bad faith in Congress.
Anxious Mauritians are chopping off their hair to try and stem oil spill
NAIROBI – Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship onto their pristine Indian Ocean beaches. The MV Wakashio, owned by the Nagashiki Shipping Company and operated by Mitsui OSK Line, began oozing fuel into turquoise sea waters last...
White House: Belarus must respect election protesters after disputed results
Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko claims he won re-election Sunday with more than 80 percent of the vote. But his top challenger, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, claims she actually won.
Faith Hill debuts new pink hair to match daughter Gracie McGraw’s
They're taking the rosy shade for a spin.
Coronavirus: Could your body already have cells that recognize and fight it?
Researchers in Singapore found "memory cells" in patients who recovered from Sars-Cov-1 that may provide cross-immunity to COVID-19.
Phil Collins’ ‘In the Air Tonight’ tops charts 39 years after release thanks to viral video
Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” is officially a hit single again 39 years after its release, thanks to a pair of twins from Gary, Indiana.
Dangerous derecho headed for Chicago after lashing Iowa with 99-mph winds
A derecho – a dangerous, ferocious wall of wind – is taking aim on the Chicago area, forecasters warned.
Protect your iPhone with these discounts on official Apple cases at Amazon
Make sure your phone is properly protected with Apple's official line of iPhone protective cases courtesy of a stellar sale going on at Amazon right now: You can nab one of Apple's high-quality cases, from a shiny clear option to a smart battery case, some of which are at all-time low prices while supplies last.
Kim Foxx, former Jussie Smollett prosecutor, drops felony cases at alarming rate: report
Kim Foxx, the Chicago prosecutor criticized over her handling of the Jussie Smollett case, is tossing felony cases at a higher rate than her predecessor, according to a new report. Data analyzed by the Chicago Tribune shows that Foxx’s office dropped all charges in 29.9 percent of felony cases in her first three years as...
California AG wants to free woman charged with murder after meth found in stillborn baby
California’s Attorney General is fighting to free a woman who was charged with murder after her stillborn baby had a high level of meth — accusing fellow prosecutors of twisting laws meant to protect women. Chelsea Cheyenne Becker, 26, has been in custody on $5 million bail since Nov. 10 after the Kings County District...
Marcus Stroman becomes second Mets player to opt out of season
Marcus Stroman is opting out. The Mets announced Monday the right-hander decided to sit out the rest of the season because of coronavirus concerns. He becomes the second Mets player to opt out, eight days after Yoenis Cespedes left the team in Atlanta without initially informing the Mets of his decision. Stroman, who had been...
Prime Gaming is the latest pack of perks for Prime Members
Amazon is beefing up its offerings for gamers, as Twitch Prime becomes Prime Gaming, with access to more than 20 PC gaming titles.
Ex-NYPD chief demoted by police commissioner due to her gender: lawsuit
A former high-ranking cop who built a decades-long career in the NYPD was locked out of top-tier positions in the department because of her gender, she claimed in a suit filed Monday. Lori Pollock, a former 3-star chief, claims in the Manhattan federal court suit that Police Commissioner Dermot Shea specifically discriminated against her when...
Cuomo shoots down probe into nursing home coronavirus debacle
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday shot down the idea of an independent probe into the coronavirus’ tear through New York nursing homes — while again asserting that criticism of his administration’s response is purely partisan. State pols from both sides of the aisle have called for investigations into the conditions that led to at least...
DC police probe shooting that left 1 dead, 20 hurt
Police in Washington, D.C. say at least four shooters fired over 100 rounds in a shooting during a large outdoor party that left a teenager dead and more than 20 others wounded. (Aug. 10)
Big Ten presidents move to verge of not playing college football this fall due to coronavirus concerns
Big Ten presidents would be following the Mid-American conference as the second FBS league to cancel football in the fall. Other majors are deciding.
Opinion: Concern for college football season is too little, comes months too late
With the college football season hanging by a thread, politicians, players and others are calling on games to be played despite lealth concerns.
Deadly explosion rocks Baltimore neighborhood, destroying homes
A natural gas explosion killed a woman, injured several more and trapped at least one other person.
Indigenous Activists Are Reimagining Language Preservation Under Quarantine
A number of language revitalization professionals report that their projects are not just continuing under quarantine—they’re expanding.
100 arrested, 13 cops hurt in Chicago unrest: "Assault on our city"
Hundreds of people smashed windows, stole from stores and clashed with police in Chicago's Magnificent Mile shopping district.
Trump tells Oregon officials to ‘finally’ call in National Guard as protests rage on
President Trump on Monday warned officials in Oregon to call on the National Guard to quell unrest in Portland or they will be “held responsible.” “Portland, which is out of control, should finally, after almost 3 months, bring in the National Guard. The Mayor and Governor are putting people’s lives at risk. They will be...
California neighborhood unites after little girl’s BLM chalk art destroyed
Chalk it up to neighborly love. A California neighborhood has been covered in “Black Lives Matter” chalk drawings — in support of a young girl whose own signs kept getting destroyed by a middle-aged white man, according to reports. Mom Manette Sharick went viral after she confronted a cyclist who had just poured water to...
TSA finds more guns in carry-ons, despite lower passenger volume
TSA provides a daily number of people screened through security checkpoints at U.S. airports, which includes ticketed travelers, some flight crew, as well as airport workers who are required to be screened prior to their shift.
Fmr. Lebanese Deputy PM: 'I didn't do enough'
Fmr. Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani tells Amanpour about the need for an international inquiry and says "the line of responsibility is very long."
The ‘Workaholics’ Have Some ‘Bad Ideas’ For Quibi In Their Reckless New Travel Show
From Adam’s love for Wildboyz to Blake’s secret TikTok account and Ders’ qualms with modern entertainment, the guys had much to chat with us about.
Women lawmakers balancing work and child care amid pandemic
Some women lawmakers in Congress are working from home and taking care of their kids. Their experiences are shaping the legislative response to child care issues during the coronavirus pandemic. CBSN political reporter Caitlyn-Huey Burns and CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe join CBSN to discuss the measures.
Tech Companies Are Transforming People’s Bedrooms Into ‘Virtual Hospitals.’ Will It Last Post-COVID?
When Curtis Carlson started having back pain this spring, he tried to put off seeing a doctor. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging, his job at a transitional housing organization in Ukiah, Calif. was busier than ever amid the economic collapse, and a hospital seemed like the last place he wanted to be. But when he…
Lance Armstrong's Texas bike shop cuts ties with Austin police
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's bike shop in Austin, Texas, is cutting ties with local police.
Hong Kong lawmaker: 'We are being pushed into a dead end'
Hong Kong pro-democracy legislator Claudia Mo discusses the arrest of media tycoon and activist Jimmy Lai under Beijing's new national security law.
Student who took viral school photo says she's received threats
Hannah Watters, a sophomore at North Paulding High School in Georgia, said the school "used us as guinea pigs."
Every Yankees decision comes with a Giancarlo Stanton caveat: Sherman
This equated to finding a signed confession after the DNA evidence already had allowed a case to be solved. Giancarlo Stanton going down over the weekend with yet another leg injury merely corroborated the already verified — the Yankees are going to be spending most of this decade working around Stanton. With their roster structurally,...
Upended by the coronavirus and competing streamers, WarnerMedia slashes 600 workers
COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and the closing of movie theaters have hobbled Warner Bros.' film business.
As potential veep, Susan Rice and husband stepped up contributions to Biden campaign
Susan Rice and her multimillionaire husband have poured thousands of dollars into Joe Biden's presidential campaign, substantially increasing their contributions as the former national security adviser was floated as a potential running mate.
House won't return until mid-September amid coronavirus gridlock
Under the new schedule released by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, the House will convene for votes September 14.
More than 100 Black men urge Biden to pick Black woman as vice president
More than 100 Black men on Monday signed an open letter to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urging him to pick a Black woman as his vice president, writing that "failing to select a Black woman in 2020 means you will lose the election."
Hockey vet Shane Doan seeks $2.4 million for Arizona horse ranch
Retired hockey star Shane Doan just listed his four-acre horse ranch outside Phoenix for $2.399 million.
What is a scalp scrub and should you be using one?
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Antonio Banderas reveals positive COVID-19 test results on his 60th birthday
Actor Antonio Banderas revealed on Monday, his 60th birthday, that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is feeling "confident" that he'll recover soon.
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