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Jeffrey Epstein's death ruled a suicide by hanging

The New York City medical examiner said Friday that Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide by hanging. Epstein, who was accused of sexually abusing ...

Trump touts strong economy despite Wall Street losses

Stocks rallied Friday after a tumultuous week on Wall Street. But despite growing fears of a recession, President Trump continues to tout a strong eco...

House committee to return from recess early to consider gun safety bills

The House Judiciary Committee announced Friday that it will return from its August recess early to consider three gun safety bills. Democratic strateg...

Child porn suspect found hiding in underground bunker

A man facing child sex abuse charges who disappeared in 2016 has been found living in a hidden bunker in the woods in Wisconsin, law enforcement offic...

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Warren unveils Native American policy proposals

2020 Democratic hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren unveiled a new set of policy proposals that she says will "honor and empower tribal nations and indig...

Markets tumble amid recession fears

The Dow Jones was down on Wednesday after indicators about the global bond market signaled a possible recession looming. This comes after reports U.S....

Israel denying entry to members of Congress would be "damaging," former U.S. ambassador says

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved to keep two Democratic members of Congress out of the country after pressure from President Trump.

West Nile virus cases spike in U.S.

Summer is the peak season for West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, and 36 states are reporting cases so far. Health officials say the numbe...

Rep. Rashida Tlaib cancels trip to West Bank after Israel reverses ban

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib says she will not go to Israel even though the country reversed its decision to bar her from entering. Dan Raviv, senior ....

CBS News Radio's "Back to the Garden" special commemorates Woodstock anniversary

The iconic Woodstock festival of 1969 happened 50 years ago this week. CBS News Radio is marking the milestone with an hour-long special entitled "Bac...

Colorado police release body cam video of De'Von Bailey shooting

Colorado Springs police have released body camera footage showing the moment officers shot a black 19-year-old. The officers said they thought De'Von ...

NASA says it is planning on sending humans back to the moon by 2024

NASA has moved a step closer in resuming human space missions since the program was shuttered in 2011. CBS News' Marc Liverman reports from Huntsville...

LIVE: Multiple police officers shot in "active and ongoing" shooting situation in Philadelphia

At least four officers were shot Wednesday by an active shooter in the Nicetown-Tioga area, CBS Philadelphia reported. The officers were taken to a lo...

New details emerge on Epstein's prison guards

One of the two guards on duty at the time of Jeffrey Epstein's death was reportedly a substitute who didn't typically work as a corrections officer. T...

Hong Kong protesters aim to adopt peaceful tone in mass rally

Hong Kong protesters have gathered for a "Power to the People" rally, striking a more peaceful tone as they seek support from abroad. This comes days ...

July was Earth's hottest month on record

July 2019 is now officially the hottest month on record. The average global temperature last month was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century ...

Danish officials reject Trump's interest in buying Greenland

President Trump expressed interest in buying Greenland. But Denmark's government wasn't too excited by the idea. Seth Doane reports from Greenland.

El Al flight attendant with measles has died

A flight attendant who contracted measles in March has died. The 43-year-old woman had flown from New York City to Tel Aviv on Israeli carrier El Al b...

Economists worry Trump's trade war with China could slow economic growth

President Trump is trying to calm weary investors as he plans to tout low unemployment in his push for reelection in 2020. But this centerpiece of his...

NFL's deal with Jay-Z scrutinized for not including Kaepernick

The NFL announced it will partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation to lead initiatives in entertainment and social justice. But some have called the league out...

Multiple officers shot near Philadelphia's Temple University

Multiple police officers were shot near Temple University in Philadelphia. Witnesses reported hearing hundreds of shots near the university's Health S...

President Trump holds MAGA rally in New Hampshire, live stream

President Trump is rallying supporters Thursday night in Manchester, New Hampshire, a state he narrowly lost in 2016 and hopes to capture in 2020. Wat...

Pennsylvania governor signs executive order to combat gun violence

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order aimed at reducing gun violence in his state. The move comes just days after six Philadelphia ...

Viacom and CBS announce nearly $30 billion merger

CBS is buying Viacom in a deal executives hope will help them save money and compete with larger rivals like Disney and Netflix.