1. Texas Supreme Court blocks vote-by-mail expansion to those lacking immunity to the coronavirus The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a push to expand vote-by-mail to registered voters in the state amid the pandemic, saying that a lack of immunity to the coronavirus does not count as a "disability" for which a voter can apply for a mail-in ballot.
  3. Protesters block 101 Freeway downtown during demonstrations over George Floyd's death Protesters blocked both sides of the 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.
  4. Minneapolis protests get heated, looting reported as George Floyd death sparks new outcry Protests grew increasingly tense in Minneapolis on Wednesday, and looting was reported, as outrage grew over George Floyd – whose death in police custody was recorded on video that went viral.
  5. Biden says he hopes to name vice presidential pick around August 1 Joe Biden announced at a fundraiser Wednesday evening that he hopes to name his running mate around August 1.
  6. AIDS activist and "The Normal Heart" playwright Larry Kramer dies at 84 Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84. CBS New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
  7. Man caught with over $138,000 in cash at Logan Airport after missing his flight Missing a flight is never fun, but for one traveler, it was an incredibly expensive mistake. Authorities in Massachusetts confiscated a large sum of cash from a man at Logan Airport after he rebooked a missed flight. According to reports, after being questioned by various security and law officers, the man claimed to be carrying...
  8. NBA unlikely to finalize proposals to resume season after Friday meeting The league will discuss ideas to resume play during a Board of Governors meeting Friday, but the plan is simply to elicit feedback and debate.   
  9. Homeless San Francisco man 'well-known' for 'threatening' locals accused of killing 94-year-old man A homeless San Francisco has been arrested in connection with the death of a 94-year-old man who was walking his dog on Memorial Day, authorities said.
  10. Basketball Hall of Fame delaying enshrinement ceremony: report Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  11. Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson was a military pilot who spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades in Congress.   
  12. Yankees to give Zoom lessons to kids deprived of baseball camp Mike Ford and David Hale will give three Zoom lessons to the campers.
  13. Historian Douglas Brinkley predicts SpaceX launch will begin a 'new era of space' exploration Historian Douglas Brinkley told "The Story" Wednesday that the upcoming launch of a manned, privately built SpaceX rocket will mark the beginning of a new era for American space exploration following the demise of the "elongated" shuttle program.
  14. Trevor Bauer isn’t only MLB player enraged with Scott Boras Trevor Bauer went there. The Reds’ starting pitcher/provocateur often uses his Twitter account to voice sentiments that had been expressed only under the cloak of anonymity. On Wednesday, the right-hander touched a beach ball-sized nerve by exposing some tension within the players association as it tries to negotiate a 2020 restart plan with Major League...
  15. Half of coronavirus antibody test results are wrong, CDC says The CDC says the antibody tests should not be used to make coronavirus-related policy decisions.
  16. Sam Johnson, former Texas congressman and Vietnam POW, dead at 89 Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, a military pilot who spent years at a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two decades in Congress, died Wednesday at age 89.
  17. Minneapolis protesters again trash police precinct over George Floyd’s death For a second consecutive day a group of unruly protesters vandalized a Minneapolis police precinct in a violent demonstration over the death of George Floyd. Protestors once again targeted the city police department’s 3rd Precinct — where it’s believed the four officers involved in Floyd’s arrest worked — breaking the building’s windows despite a heavy...
  18. Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by police Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer shown on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of a handcuffed African-American man who later died at a hospital.
  19. In CA: Suing Trump for his fossil fuel 'gift', and two milestones you never want to hit The U.S. topped 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday, as California's case total crossed the same threshold. The state sues the Trump administration, again, over environmental policy. And beaches and pools can be safe, if you follow these guidelines.   
  20. Illinois Is Only State to Meet All Federal Criteria for Reopening, Will Move to Phase 3 on Friday "We seem to have come off the peak," said Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker during a Tuesday news briefing.
  21. Trump and Cuomo discuss infrastructure spending, funding for states at White House President Trump met with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at the White House Wednesday. The two discussed potential infrastructure spending and funding for states impacted by the coronavirus. Politico White House correspondent and associate editor Anita Kumar joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss their meeting and the rest of the day's top political headlines.
  22. Regulators bar Encino contractor from offering PACE loans A state agency barred Eco Technology of Encino from offering PACE loans, alleging the contractor had fraudulently signed homeowners up for the financing.
  23. How can theaters possibly reopen in the fall? The Broad Stage answer: Go outdoors The Broad Stage in Santa Monica forges ahead with a 2020-21 season that starts outdoors in the fall and moves indoors in January — if it's safe.
  24. ***Live Updates*** George Floyd Protests Continue in Minnesota Protests are continuing in Minnesota on Wednesday evening a day after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd after Floyd was seen on video saying he could not breathe with the officer’s knee on his neck.
  25. 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Recap: What Happened in the Last Season of the ABC Show? "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Season 6 saw the team face off against what seemed like a new foe with a very familiar face, and set up a big time travel jump in the new episodes.
  26. Netflix sued by immigration detention center operators over use of logo in 'Messiah' A private company that operates some U.S. prisons and detention centers is suing Netflix over the use of its logo in negative scenes depicting squalid conditions in immigrant detention centers on the show 'Messiah.'
  27. USA Gymnastics president and CEO Li Li Leung acknowledges organization 'rewarded' abuse, promises to change culture In a conversation with Final Five member Laurie Hernandez, USA Gymnastics' Li Li Leung​​​​​​​ acknowledged the organization's past failures. 
  28. Apple Watch, Fitbit as first line of defense? Tests expand on whether wearables could predict coronavirus Tests are expanding to explore whether wearables such as the Apple Watch and Fitbit can be used to track and perhaps detect COVID-19 prior to onset.  
  29. Approval of Trump's pandemic response stays steady, Biden favored in election: Reuters/IPSOS poll Public approval of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpassed 100,000, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.
  30. GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks gain on economic hopes, Hong Kong remains a risk Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic trumped immediate concerns about a standoff between the United States and China over Hong Kong.