97,000 children test positive for coronavirus in two weeks as schools open

Experts hope increased testing of children will help determine what role they play in transmission, as school districts around the country return to some form of school. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 days ago

Trump Moves to Overhaul Tennessee Valley Authority Leadership – CBS News

"If you betray American workers, then you will hear two simple words: 'You're fired,'" the president said. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 6 days ago

The Flavorful Story of Vanilla

The island of Madagascar supplies 80% of the world's vanilla, a valuable cash crop that can be worth more, by weight, than silver | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 8 days ago

Florida teen charged as “mastermind” behind massive Twitter hack

The 17-year-old acquired more than $100,000 in Bitcoin during the recent hack, authorities said. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 9 days ago

“Zombie cicadas” infected with mind-controlling fungus return to West Virginia

After more than a decade underground, "zombie cicadas" emerge to "enlist living insects to do their bidding." | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 9 days ago

Another recall of potentially toxic hand sanitizers sold nationwide

Mexican company warns of methanol in four brands sold by Walmart and Target; FDA alert involves nearly 80 products. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 13 days ago

In 10 Americans don't have enough food, double the rate before pandemic

Financial hardship is on the rise despite stimulus measures, with more adults unable to afford food or pay the rent. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 20 days ago

Ohio House Speaker and 4 others arrested in $60M bribery case

Larry Householder was one of the driving forces behind a financial rescue for Ohio's two nuclear power plants, which appeared to be tied to several targets of the investigation. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 20 days ago

Terrifying photos show “ultra-black fish”

These "ultra-black" fish are among the darkest creatures ever found. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 23 days ago

A growing number of GOP organizations are moving forward with strategic efforts not just to unseat a commander-in-chief of their own party but to turn the White House over to a Democrat. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 23 days ago

Biden has an edge over Trump in Florida, while the two are neck and neck in Arizona and Texas. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 29 days ago

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

More than 80% of the nation — 265 million people — will sweat through highs above 90, and another 45 million will swelter in triple-digit temperatures. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

U.S. “looking at” banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps

Pompeo doesn't recommend downloading the app unless "you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party." | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Early findings grim on the health of Flint kids after water crisis

Six years ago, lead seeped into the tap water in Flint, Michigan, while state and local officials said everything was fine. Now, the same doctor who proved something was wrong is taking the first comprehensive look at the thousands of kids exposed to lead in Flint. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

School bus driver inspired by students gets college degree during pandemic

After talking to the students on his bus about history, he realized he wanted to do it even more – as a history teacher. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Washington state to require face masks after county runs out of hospital beds

People who do not wear a face mask in Washington will soon be charged with a misdemeanor crime. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

That wild fentanyl pharma rep rap video happened: 60 Minutes

A former sales VP for a pharmaceutical company who was sentenced to prison tells 60 Minutes he bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl drugs. Bill Whitaker reports. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Money, dinners and strip clubs: How pharmaceutical executives bribed doctors

A former sales VP for a pharmaceutical company who was sentenced to prison tells 60 Minutes he bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl drugs. Bill Whitaker reports. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Food scarcity is on the rise in America as the economy reels

More Americans are struggling to put food on the table due to the coronavirus pandemic's massive economic hit. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Siberia experiences 100 degrees Fahrenheit ( 38.78 degrees Celcius)

Reaching 100 degrees in or near the Arctic is almost unheard of. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

Colorado passes sweeping police reform bill – CBS News

Among other regulations, the bill ended qualified immunity at the state level, making Colorado one of the first states that holds police officers liable for misconduct. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 1 month ago

How the Covid-19 pandemic changed TV commercials

After COVID-19 altered our world, companies have pivoted to a new style of advertising, with brands sending apolitical messages about community and protecting one another | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

Wuhan bans eating wild animals as coronavirus drives a crackdown in China

New rules in COVID-19 epicenter come as national authorities pledge to buy out exotic animal breeders to curb illegal wildlife trade. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

J.C. Penney is closing 240 stores as part of its bankruptcy plan

The 118-year-old retail chain has not said which stores will close. The company filed for bankruptcy last week. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

Coronavirus flare-UPS force France to re-close some schools

Just a week after a third of kids were allowed back to class, about 70 COVID-19 cases have been linked to schools. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

Fed Chair Jerome Powell's 60 Minutes interview on coronavirus economic recovery

Jerome Powell lays out his thoughts on getting the economy back to its pre-coronavirus numbers. The transcript from the Federal Reserve chairman's interview with Scott Pelley. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

Atlas 5 rocket launches Pentagon spaceplane on mission shrouded in secrecy

Officials lifted the veil slightly before Sunday's launch, saying two experiments from NASA were on board. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 2 months ago

The Science of Sneaker Culture

A class made by virtual course maker Yellowbrick, in partnership with Complex and New York's Fashion Institute of Technology, is helping students understand the business side of sneaker culture. An adult course revamped for younger students, the program takes them through the pro … | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Covid-19: Doctors Without Borders Dispatches Team to the Navajo Nation

The Navajo Nation has more coronavirus cases per capita than any U.S. state. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Examining Amazon's treatment of its workers

While Amazon proves to be a valuable resource for many Americans, particularly in the time of COVID-19, workers at the company are calling for safer conditions and better benefits. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

An American scientist who collaborates with the Wuhan Institute of Virology had his grant terminated in the wake of unsubstantiated claims that COVID-19 is either manmade or leaked out of a Chinese government lab. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Ghost Guns: The build-it-yourself firearms that skirt most laws and untraceable

Under federal law, they require no background check or serial number, making ghost guns a growing weapon of choice for criminals. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Doctors in Paris believe coronavirus may have been in Europe in late December

The man who was treated in December for pneumonia told French broadcaster BFMTV​ that to his knowledge, he had not been to China and was not in contact with anyone who had been there. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

“Murder hornets” have now entered the US and could decimate honeybee population

Just when 2020 couldn't seem to get any more chaotic, hornets that look "like something out of a monster cartoon" invaded Washington State to decapitate honeybees and eat their young. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway lost $50B in first quarter

Famed investor's portfolio plunged with Wall Street's crash. The good news: His companies' revenue rose 1%. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

New report says coronavirus pandemic could last for two years

An estimated 70% of the human population may need to be immune to halt the pandemic, researchers say. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Elon Musk slams “fascist” social distancing measures

"This is not democratic, this is not freedom. Give people back their g**d*** freedom," the Tesla CEO says in an earnings call. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Millions of Americans can't afford food, rent and other basics, report finds

The coronavirus is deepening existing fissures in an economy destabilized by decades of rising inequality. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Up to 90% of minority and women owners shut out of PPP, experts fear

"I never thought I'd get anything because I am a minority and a woman," said one owner after her loan was rejected. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Coronavirus is spreading fast in states that may reopen soon, study finds

"We need to be aware that this epidemic is far from over. The number of cases in every region today are higher than they were a week ago." | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Lysol makes warns against injecting disinfectants after President Trump suggests

"We must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body," the company said. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Ryanair CEO says his planes won't fly if seats are kept empty for “idiotic” rule

"Either the government pays for the middle seat or we won't fly," Michael O'Leary told the Financial Times. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Paycheck Protection Program Out of Money: Thousands of Small Businesses Shut Out

U.S. Small Business Administration says it has made more loans in 14 days than it has made in 14 years. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

March 2020 was the first March without a school shooting in the U.S. since 2002

Schools across the U.S. have been shut down since early March as a prevention measure to slow the spread of coronavirus. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

March 2020 was the first March without a school shooting in the U.S. since 2002

Schools across the U.S. have been shut down since early March as a prevention measure to slow the spread of coronavirus. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Seed companies can't keep up as more Americans turn to growing their own food

Demand for seeds is surging, with many consumers fretting about food shortages planting gardens. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

60 Minutes speaks to a doctor who says NYC hospitals are like hell on Earth as waves of patients suffering from COVID-19 come through their doors. And a nurse says the U.S. is treating the virus with equipment that lags behind what's being used in other countries. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 3 months ago

Watchdog FBI knew risk of Russian disinformation in Steele dossier

The FBI was warned sections of the controversial Steele dossier could have been part of a "Russian disinformation campaign to denigrate U.S. foreign relations," according to the footnotes. | Continue reading


@cbsnews.com | 4 months ago