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  • Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats’ Approach To Subpoena Power Will Be “Very Strategic”

    WASHINGTON (CBS) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says her party’s use of subpoena power when Democrats take back control of the House will be “very strategic.” Pelosi, who says she believes she will once again be selected by her colleagues as speaker of the House, said on “Face the Nation” Sunday (Nov. 11) that Democrats aren’t “scattershot” and will use their newfound authority carefully. Some Republicans have expressed concern that Democrats will issue endless subpoenas over as many issues as possible to […]

  • Cruz Says Congress Shouldn’t Pass Legislation To Protect Special Counsel

    WASHINGTON (CBS) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he doesn’t think Congress should pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, telling “Face the Nation” on Sunday (Nov. 11) that an earlier bill to shield Mueller from removal was “unconstitutional.” Some of Cruz’ Republican colleagues are pushing legislation to protect Mueller and his investigation after President Trump ousted former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced him with Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has […]

  • Sheriff: Six Shot, Two Dead In Shelby County

    SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Six people were shot, two of them fatally, in the Raleigh area Saturday (Nov. 10) night, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said. The shooting happened in the 4300 block of Sun Ridge Drive just outside the Memphis city limits. The sheriff’s office said one person was dead on the scene, another was pronounced dead at a hospital and four more were being treated at Regional One. The conditions of the four hospitalized victims ranged from serious […]

  • CA: Father Blames “Body Broker” After Son Dies During Drug Rehab

    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) —  It has been dubbed “the Florida Shuffle.” Drug addicts from across the country get lured to the Sunshine State for decades with the promise of treatment, only to be traded from one unscrupulous drug rehab to another. Meanwhile, the patient’s insurance company gets milked for tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges. Many have overdosed and even died in the process, prompting Florida lawmakers to crack down on the scam. Now, some bad actors are […]

  • Las Vegas Airport Controller Heard Slurring Her Words As Alarmed Pilots Respond

    LAS VEGAS (CBS) — Federal and airport authorities are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports that in air traffic audio of the incident, the controller appeared to become incoherent and eventually unresponsive until she was discovered by another controller returning from a break. “The FAA is very concerned about this incident and […]

  • Wildfire Destroys Entire Town As Massive Blazes Tear Through California

    CALIFORNIA (CBS News) — Massive wildfires are tearing through parts of California, destroying hundreds buildings and forcing thousands of people from their homes.  An emergency evacuation order was issued for several neighborhoods west of Los Angeles as firefighters frantically fought back the Woolsey Fire. The Camp Fire in Northern California exploded in size Thursday, burning about 20,000 acres and overtaking the town of Paradise, where around 30,000 people were forced to evacuate at the last minute. The fire in Paradise burned […]

  • NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Secures Third Term With Win Over Republican Bob Hugin

    TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez fended off his wealthy Republican challenger and a barrage of ads about his tossed-out corruption charges to win re-election. Menendez, 64, won a third term Tuesday (Nov. 6) after a grueling campaign against Republican Bob Hugin.  

  • Election Day 2018: Tim Kaine Projected To Win Senate Race In Virginia

    NEW YORK (CBS) —  CBS News projects that Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine will be the winner in the Virginia Senate race against Republican Corey Stewart.  Stewart has long trailed Kaine in the polls. Bernie Sanders projected to win in Vermont CBS News projects Sen. Bernie Sanders will win reelection in Vermont.  Sanders is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. NRCC head tells White House advisers to expect to lose 17-21 seats As of 4 p.m., National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman […]

  • CO: Chris Watts Reaches Plea Deal In Murder Case To Avoid Death Penalty

    GREELEY, Colo. (CBS) —  Chris Watts and his attorneys have reached a plea deal in highly-watched murder case out of Frederick. Watts is accused of killing his wife, Shanann, and his two young daughters, Bella and Celeste. Shanann was pregnant with their third child, a boy. Watts reached a plea deal Tuesday (Nov. 6) afternoon to avoid the death penalty. He pleaded guilty to all nine charges against him. On Aug. 20, he was formally charged with five counts of murder […]

  • Trump Holds Back-To-Back Rallies In Georgia, Tennessee

    President Trump was in Tennessee for a rally Sunday (Nov. 4) night with Vice President Mike Pence on behalf of Marsha Blackburn, the Republican candidate for Senate. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mr. Trump warned again that caravans of immigrants are on their way to flood across the southern border. “That’s an invasion. I don’t care what they say,” he said to cheers. He received similar applause when promoting the economy, unemployment numbers and judicial appointments. When Blackburn took the stage briefly, […]

  • Fun Facts About Redheads On ‘National Love Your Red Hair Day’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (CBS) — Got red hair? Monday (Nov. 5) is your day to celebrate. It’s National Love Your Red Hair Day! The holiday was started by two redheaded sisters who wanted to help other gingers embrace and love their fiery locks. To help celebrate, here are nine fun facts about redheads: The highest concentration of redheads is in Scotland (13%) followed by Ireland (10%). Worldwide, only 2% of people have red hair. People with red hair are likely more […]

  • Ravens ‘Stand With Pittsburgh’ After Synagogue Shooting

    PITTSBURGH (CBS) – Although the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens are cross-state rivals, the team tweeted their support after the synagogue shooting. The Ravens posted to Twitter that although the two teams play today, Sunday (Nov. 4), some things are bigger than football. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the city of Pittsburgh,” read the tweet. There was a moment of silence held before the game for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. Moment of Silence before today’s game in Baltimore #PittsburghStrong #StrongerThanHate pic.twitter.com/77UBK8r3pU […]