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New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia but not marijuana
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealanders voted to legalize euthanasia in a binding referendum, but preliminary results released Friday showed they likely would not legalize recreational marijuana use. With about 83% of votes counted, New Zealanders emphatically endorsed the euthanasia measure with 65% voting in favor and 34% voting against. The “No” vote on marijuana...
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Can a Southern Black Pastor Really Beat Kelly Loeffler and the Republican Party in Georgia?
Despite voter suppression, Kelly Loeffler’s money, and the odds, the Rev. Raphael Warnock sure thinks so.
CNN's Jake Tapper blasted for suggesting NY Post to delete its Hunter Biden tweet to restore Twitter account
CNN anchor Jake Tapper was widely panned on Friday for suggesting that the New York Post cave to Big Tech by deleting its original tweet sharing its explosive Hunter Biden story in order to regain access to its Twitter account.
Trump rips Biden as ‘diehard globalist’ in Michigan rally
President Trump during a Michigan rally on Friday slammed Democratic challenger Joe Biden as a “diehard globalist,” pinning trade policies on the 36-year senator that caused outsourcing of Michigan jobs. “He destroyed your industry, but I brought it back,” Trump said during a rally in Detroit suburb Waterford Township, Michigan. “At every turn Biden twisted...
North Carolina town refuses to remove BLM banners from voting site
The town council met after a number of complaints were raised about the flags hanging in a designated early voting location.
Trump will hold rallies in 7 states in final days of election
Herd immunity would entail 'so much suffering and death,' Fauci says
Walmart returns guns to store floors as unrest "isolated"
Retailer had yanked firearms off the sales floor as a "precaution" after incidents left several stores damaged.
Jack Nicklaus on tweet supporting Trump: I knew 'it was going to cause me some grief' but 'I think he's been great'
Vice President Mike Pence asked Nicklaus to publicly support Trump and the PGA Hall of Fame golfer tweeted a six-paragraph statement.
Democrats in key Senate races hold cash advantage over Republicans
Democratic candidates in key Senate races hold a cash advantage over their Republican opponents in an increasingly competitive battle for control of the upper chamber.
How Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum is prepping for the election
With just days to go before she helms Fox News’ election coverage, Martha MacCallum is preparing for an on-air marathon.
New details emerge about suspect in terror attack in France
Residents in France are still reeling after a man entered a church in Nice and killed three people in a suspected terror attack. The suspect is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab has the latest from Paris.
‘UFO’ spotted over Hawaii was likely a spent rocket, expert says
A UFO spotted over Hawaii on Oct. 24 was likely a spent rocket, according to experts. Professor Richard Wainscoat, a professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy, believes that that lights, which sparked great interest on social media, were likely the reentry of a spent rocket booster. The rocket had been...
Kelly Osbourne says she's rejecting men who wouldn't date her pre-weight loss
Osbourne opted to focus on her health two years ago and underwent gastric sleeve surgery.
SE Cupp: This GOP pattern is a middle finger to voters
Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) is the latest in Republican senators skipping out on debates against their challengers, joining the likes of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS). CNN's SE Cupp calls the pattern a "middle finger to voters."
In 2021 the GOP could descend into lawlessness and rebellion. Here’s a preview.
Some Republicans are already declaring that they don't have to obey the law if they don't agree with it.
7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Turkey and Greece
An earthquake killed at least a dozen people and injured hundreds of others in western Turkey. The 7.0 magnitude quake was centered in the Aegean Sea and was felt as far as Athens. CBSN spoke with CBS News poducer Pinar Sevinclider from Istanbul about the emergency response.
A timeline of Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds’ never-ending ‘feud’
They orchestrated their beef over a decade ago.
Novak Djokovic suffers joint heaviest defeat of his career against 'lucky loser' Lorenzo Sonego
Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic suffered the joint worst defeat of his career, losing 6-2 6-1 to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego in the quarter-finals of the Vienna Open.
Lori Loughlin begins two-month prison sentence in college admissions scandal
"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin has reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, to begin her two-month sentence, a prison spokesperson told CNN.
Louisville police sergeant involved in Breonna Taylor raid sues her boyfriend; new evidence revealed
Recent court filings from the Kentucky attorney general's office show investigators discovered two shell casings inside and near Breonna Taylor's Louisville apartment after a police drug raid that ended in her death.
Federal judge grants temporary reprieve from extradition to Japan to former Green Beret, son
Former Green Beret and private security contractor, Michael Taylor along with his 27-year-old son Peter have won a temporary reprieve from a federal judge preventing their immediate extradition to Japan. The ruling came only hours before the pair were scheduled to board a flight to Tokyo.
Protests continue in Poland over near-total abortion ban
Hundreds of thousands of people have been protesting in Poland after a court ruling imposed a near-total abortion ban. CBS News reporter Anna Noryskiewicz joined CBSN with more.
States mull deploying National Guard amid worries about Election Day unrest
Amidst fears about civil unrest and violence following the Nov. 3 presidential election, more state leaders are considering the deployment of the National Guard.
Minnesota vs. Maryland prediction, line: Bet against Taulia Tagovailoa
Howie Kussoy picks his winner for the Friday night matchup between Minnesota and Maryland (7:30 p.m., ESPN.) Home team in CAPS. Minnesota (-19.5) over MARYLAND The hype of Taulia Tagovailoa vanished as the Terrapins suffered their worst season-opening loss (43-3) in 128 years to a team (Northwestern) predicted to finish at the bottom of the...
Novak Djokovic suffers joint heaviest defeat of his career against 'lucky loser' Lorenzo Sonego
Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic suffered the joint worst defeat of his career, losing 6-2 6-1 to Italy's Lorenzo Sonego in the quarter-finals of the Vienna Open.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘His House’ on Netflix, in Which Sudanese Immigrants Pick Up a Ghost on Their Way to England
The haunted-house ghost story definitely isn't dead.
Trump and Biden in Midwest, aiming to expand their electoral maps; Harris heads to Texas
Joe Biden and Donald Trump focused their efforts on the upper Midwest on Friday, and Kamala Harris campaigned in a now-competitive Texas.
Comparing the Biden and Trump tax plans: Will you pay more?
Biden would raise annual taxes for average-wage earners by $200, and for the top 1% by nearly $50,000 a year.
Jittery Wall Street banks brace for election-fueled uncertainty
Large Wall Street banks have been running “war game” drills in their trading businesses and preparing clients for unexpected scenarios around next week’s elections, hoping to avoid liquidity crunches or technical errors as markets react to news of who will be running the White House and Congress, industry sources said. There is more confidence now...
'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Halloween Event Guide: Get Lollipops, Candy & More
"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" has a Halloween event on the horizon. In this guide, we'll show you how to get all the Candy and Lollipops you need to have a good time.
Eric Trump: Father's closing message very different than Joe Biden's 'dark winter' warning
Peace and prosperity is the message of President Trump’s campaign, said the commander-in-chief’s son Eric Trump on Friday.
Queens councilman resigning to take job with Cuomo administration
Queens Councilman Rory Lancman will resign from his position next week to take a job overseeing the state’s energy utilities for Gov. Andrew Cuomo administration, officials announced Friday. Lancman, a Democrat, is best known for his years-long battle with New York’s police unions over codifying the Police Department’s ban on chokeholds into city law. “Utility...
Bryson DeChambeau: Brooks Koepka’s jabs have gone ‘too far’ in rivalry
For a feud that began over slow play, the Bryson DeChambeau-Brooks Koepka rivalry sure has a long shelf life. Since it seemingly began in January of 2019, when Koepka lamented DeChambeau’s meticulous pace on the golf course, the two American golfers have traded barbs back and forth. While DeChambeau mostly finds Koepka’s digs at him...
Kylie Jenner, Vanessa Hudgens and More Celebrities Show Off Their 2020 Halloween Costumes
Despite restrictions limiting Halloween celebrations this year, celebrities are showing off some of their costumes, including classic throwbacks and detailed tributes to favorite TV personalities.
Game On: 'Cobra Kai' lets you 'Finish him!'
The summer's big Netflix hit gets a video game tie-in that even novice players can enjoy. Rick Damigella reports.
Lori Loughlin officially begins sentence at California federal prison
The "Full House" star had been ordered to report to prison on Nov. 19, but she surrendered on Friday.
UCLA running back Jahmon McClendon makes a dash for the transfer portal
UCLA redshirt freshman running back Jahmon McClendon has entered the transfer portal and will not return, coach Chip Kelly said.
12 things you need to do to winterize your home
Now that cool fall weather is here, it's the perfect time for home maintenance.
Biden says Catholic faith guides policies but gets hit on abortion, religious freedom
Joe Biden is touting his Catholic faith as groups are hitting him on issues held near and dear to the faithful and opposed by the church, including religious freedom for nuns and abortion.
Austin sees spikes in violent crime, officer retirements after defund police vote
Austin has seen a spike in violent crime and officer retirements after the city council voted over the summer to immediately slash $20 million from the police department budget, becoming the first major Texas city to do so.
Rays decline Charlie Morton’s option in free-agency shakeup
Just days after the Rays saved Charlie Morton to start a potential Game 7 of the World Series, Tampa Bay is letting the two-time All-Star hit the open market. The American League champions have declined to pick up the 2021 option on pitcher Morton, who was set to make $15 million next season, and catcher...
Kanye West gives Kim a hologram, plus Harry Styles leaves a note and Paula Jai Parker recalls love life
Today in celebrity news, there are holographic birthday presents, cute notes and past romantic lives.
Georgia Republican congressman tests positive for Covid-19
Republican Rep. Drew Ferguson of Georgia announced Friday he tested positive for Covid-19 and will self-quarantine at home.
Lil Wayne is the latest rapper to support Trump, much to Twitter's ire
Rapper Lil Wayne tweeted his endorsement of Trump Thursday and was criticized for his support of the president's plan to help Black Americans.
Drudge Report traffic plunges as content turns against Trump
The Drudge Report posted a 45 percent decline in web traffic in September as it’s content has turned against Trump ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. The numbers — derived from comScore, which tracks the industry — were released in a report by TheRighting, a website that analyzes traffic to right-leaning websites. TheRighting told...
Will Trump be a one-term president? Here's the list of the Commanders-in-Chief denied a second term
From John Adams to George H.W. Bush, nearly 10 Commanders-in-Chief throughout U.S. history have run for re-election and lost.
This football coach is leading his players and community in a powerful remembrance of an American tragedy
On October 30, a leading Oklahoma college football team will pay respects to one of the darkest moments in their state's and America's racial memory.