• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Tuesday morning for a “possible infection,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. She has been admitted to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. “She was initially evaluated at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington. D.C. last night after experiencing fever and chill,” the statement said. “She underwent an endoscopic procedure at Johns Hopkins this afternoon to clean out a bile duct stent...
  • Watch more from Catherine Herridge's interview with President Trump on the "CBS Evening News" at 6:30 p.m. ET, and on "CBS This Morning" from 7 to 9 a.m. ET. Washington — In an interview with CBS News on Tuesday, President Trump said the killing of George Floyd was "terrible" but appeared to bristle when asked why Black Americans are "still dying at the hands of law enforcement in this country."...
  • LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Officials are investigating a suspicious death on the Lower East Side.Authorities responded to the scene at 365 East Houston St. just after 3:30 p.m.Sources tell Eyewitness News police have found a dismembered body inside the location.The victim is a male.Few other details were released.This story will be updated as more information becomes available.----------* Get Eyewitness News Delivered * More Manhattan news* Send us a...
  • Peacock, one of the last major streaming services to launch in the U.S., was supposed to get a big boost this summer by carrying the Olympics. That was out the window once the coronavirus pandemic delayed the Games until 2021. Hollywood’s virus-related production shutdown also slowed down the original shows available, and the service, from Comcast’s NBCUniversal, also won’t initially work with the two most popular TV-streaming gadgets, Roku or...
  • BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge scheduled arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit challenging a new Trump administration policy requiring international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. The suit is being brought by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which argue that the policy was created unlawfully and that it contradicts previous guidance...
  • ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers indefinitely furloughed about 60 full-time employees, a moved announced 10 days before Texas opens its new ballpark without fans due to the pandemic-delayed season. Texas owner Ray Davis said in March that he hoped to avoid furloughs. But the owner said in a statement Tuesday that severe financial consequences of the coronavirus-caused shutdown and lingering uncertainty of when fans will be allowed at games...
  • CHELSEA have spent years relying on Eden Hazard to be the one main creative spark in the team, that one player who makes things happen out of nothing. When they are under pressure or simply struggling to break a team down, then you could usually rely on Hazard to step up and create, or score a goal. 2Christian Pulisic is a ready-made replacement for HazardCredit: EPA Chelsea sold Hazard to...
  • Chris Jones, Kansas City Chiefs. (Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) The Chiefs and Chris Jones are reportedly closing in on a monster new extension As if signing Patrick Mahomes to the richest contract in sports history wasn’t enough, it looks like the Kansas City Chiefs are getting ready to do everything in their power to keep their star players in town for the long-term haul. On Tuesday afternoon, NFL...
  • The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a policy that would have stripped visas from international students whose courses move exclusively online amid the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes after the policy announcement last week sparked a flurry of litigation beginning with the suit brought by Harvard and MIT, followed by California's public colleges and later a coalition of 17 states. Judge Allison Burroughs, a federal district judge in Boston who was expected...
  • Protesters in Philly flee teargass as they clash with police on June 1 on I-676. (Photo:Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) After the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, protesters demonstrated in every state in the nation, mostly peacefully. In Philadelphia, protests were in earnest in June. While some protesters were involved in violent clashes with police and others looted stores downtown, most of the protests in...
  • Ghislaine Maxwell posed as a journalist named Jen Marshall to secretly purchase the sprawling New Hampshire hideaway where she was arrested, according to prosecutors. More details of Maxwell’s alleged efforts to conceal her whereabouts were divulged Tuesday during the British socialite’s arraignment and bail hearing on sex-trafficking charges. A New Hampshire real estate agent spoke with an FBI agent Tuesday morning and recalled the purchase of the 156-acre estate in...
  • Chrissy Teigen is at a breaking point and “worried for her family” because she has been the subject of bizarre conspiracy theories linking her to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. The 34-year-old model exploded Tuesday when a user pointed out that she had deleted “over 28,000 tweets yesterday,” and also falsely claimed she was on Epstein’s flight logs going to his island, Little St. James, which has been nicknamed “pedophile island,”...
  • VIDEO5:2505:25Robert Kaplan says mandatory masks will improve economic outlookClosing Bell Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said the U.S. economic growth will accelerate next year as the country rebounds from the coronavirus crisis. "In '21, we will see an above-trend growth, and we will continue to grind down the unemployment rate," Kaplan said on CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Tuesday. "I still believe if we follow these protocols, we would see a...
  • California beach revival attended by 1,000: ‘The church has left the building’ Amazons upcoming supermarket could be the first step in an ambitious plan to change the way we grocery shop — heres what we know about it so far Report: Browns, Garrett closing in on 5-year, $125M deal The Cleveland Browns and defensive end Myles Garrett are closing in on a five-year contract extension worth $125 million, sources...
  • NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said that decisions on whether to open schools in U.S. regions hit hard by the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak should be left to local officials. "We should try, as the default, to get the kids to stay in school," Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said at an event hosted by Georgetown University....
  • MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd’s death are asking a judge to hold Attorney General Keith Ellison in contempt for violating a gag order. The attorneys for Tou Thao and Thomas Lane took issue Tuesday with a news release from Ellison on Monday announcing that four “seasoned attorneys” would be helping his office prosecute the case for free. Lane’s attorney, Earl Gray,...
  • President Trump will hold a press conference in the Rose Garden Tuesday at 5 p.m., the White House announced, and a source familiar with the matter said the president will use the opportunity to discuss China during the event. The press conference also comes as the president pushes forward with his campaign to reopen schools in the fall, while some states face a spike in coronavirus. It wasn't immediately clear what...
  • CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre said it has to lay off 14% of its full-time staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic.An additional 52% of their staff will be furloughed for various lengths of time. The changes go into effect on July 27.Back in April, the company had to lay off 47 part-time employees due to the theater being closed during the city's mandated stay-at-home order."Our industry centers around creating...
  • Photo credit: Alex Wong, Getty Images. Former White House adviser and current conservative talk radio host Sebastian Gorka will be appointed to a four-year term of the National Security Education Program by President Donald Trump. The move was announced on Tuesday afternoon as part of a number of other presidential appointments. Gorka was the Deputy Assistant to the President and Strategist for seven months at the beginning of the Trump...
  • Swarms of locusts are seen on a tree in a residential area in the southwestern Pakistan city of Quetta on June 12, 2020. BANARAS KHAN/AFP via Getty Images The fate of society rests in part on how humans navigate their complicated relationship with insects – trying to save “good” insects and control “bad” ones. Some insects, like mosquitoes, bite people and make them sick – remember Zika? Now the...
  • Yasiel Puig, Cleveland Indians. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) Yasiel Puig brings his flair and the love of the game to the Atlanta Braves. The Atlanta Braves just got even more fun by signing outfielder Yasiel Puig on Monday. According to Mark Feinsand of The MLB Network, “Yasiel Puig is signing with the Braves.” Feinsand later added, “Puig-to-Atlanta makes all the sense in the world after Nick Markakis opted out...
  • JUDGE a man by the content of his character, not by the colour of his skin. Following the awful murder of George Floyd in America, the Black Lives Matter movement increased the volume, putting racial equality firmly front and centre. 2Chris Powell is one of few BAME coaches to be given a chance in English footballCredit: Getty Images - Getty Sport isn’t above this discussion and neither should it be....
  • Thanks to Banksy, spray-painted rats with face masks and hand sanitizer recently appeared on the London Underground. The elusive street artist is known for commentating on public discourse and political issues, ranging from the Black Lives Matter movement to air pollution. His most recent work urges people to wear face masks.  In a video shared on Instagram, a person — potentially Banksy — is dressed as a member of...
  • Kanye West's short-lived attempt at running for president in 2020 appears to be over as the rapper has missed the deadline to get on the ballot in several states, according to a report by Ben Jacobs at the Intelligencer. After reportedly amassing a sizable team of operatives aimed at gathering signatures and getting the prospective candidate on ballots, the efforts abruptly ended and now the deadlines have passed or...
  • CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Burger just wanted to play again. Some real competition after a couple of major injuries. He found a spot — practically in his own backyard. Burger is going to play in a local league this summer in his hometown of St. Louis after the Chicago White Sox approved the plan for their first-round pick in the 2017 amateur draft. It’s a chance for the third baseman...
  • By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — Sports. You remember sports, right? Men and women and boys and girls from here to Nova Scotia would play them. People would watch them — in person, on TV, even on their newfangled cellular telephones. Sports were a big hit for a long time. Now, these days, we don’t have sports. Instead, we have a pandemic. As such, the occasions that count as...
  • SOFIA Vergara is a Colombian actress best known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Prichett on ABC’s Modern Family. The show landed her several award nominations and is the highest paid TV actress in the world as of 2019. 8 Sofia's first TV appearance was in a Pepsi commercial at 17Credit: Getty - Contributor Here is more about Sofia and her rise to fame. Who is Sofia Vergara? Sofia Vergara, 48,...
  • WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) — Police and firefighters responded to an unusual call this week. Something was prowling around on the roof of a home in Westminster. You might expect to find a cat or even a raccoon in Colorado neighborhood, but this critter is definitely not a native! (credit: Westminster Police) “So here is something you don’t see everyday… a stray [iguana] on a roof!” Westminster police wrote on Facebook. They...
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne’s string of starting every playoff game for the Nashville Predators since 2010 may be in jeopardy. That 89-game run may change Aug. 2 when Nashville starts its best-of-five qualifying series with Arizona. When the NHL suspended play in mid-March, Rinne watched from the bench as fellow Finn Juuse Saros strengthened his hold on the Nashville net with each victory. Now the 37-year-old Rinne has...
  • SMITHTOWN, New York -- John Berlingieri was sick of sitting on the sidelines as the coronavirus pandemic tore through Long Island. With his aircraft-engineering background and his business partner A.J. Caro by his side, the duo developed a safety device to help businesses open again in the new COVID-19 world.With hours of research and multiple prototypes built, Berlingieri and Caro created what they call the the Sanitizing Station.The machine is...