From The Last 12 Hours
The U.S. Senate easily confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as U.S. commerce secretary on Monday with strong support from Democrats, installing President Donald Trump's top official on trade matters.
President Donald Trump's nominee for Navy secretary, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration.
Bill Owens, the father of the Navy SEAL killed in a late-January raid in Yemen, leveled biting criticism at the White House and called for an investigation into his son's death in a news story published Sunday.
Routine sexual "preying" at company events "was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company," one former store manager said.
A Georgia judge sentenced a man and a woman to spend years in prison on Monday for their roles in a 2015 Confederate flag display that disturbed a group of black people attending a child's birthday party, prosecutors said.
Two North Korean ministries orchestrated the plot to kill Kim Jong Nam on the orders of his half-brother, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency has said.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing a deadly air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S.
Two private citizens approached the company, and are reportedly “very serious” about the trip.
A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting in Kansas told a 911 dispatcher that the man admitted shooting two Iranians and needed a place to stay for a couple of days.
A Minnesota police officer pleaded not guilty to second-degree manslaughter on Monday for the fatal shooting of a black motorist that sparked outrage when the moments that followed were broadcast on social media, according to a court official.
At least 16 Jewish community centers and schools around the United States reported receiving bomb threats on Monday, NBC News reported, the fifth wave of such threats this year that have stoked fears of a resurgence of anti-Semitism.
President Donald Trump's administration will no longer challenge Texas' strict voter ID law, attorney says.
Police say the blood alcohol level of New Orleans driver Neilson Rizzuto, who crashed into dozens of people at a Mardi Gras parade, was nearly three times the legal limit. At least 28 people were hurt, including a 1-year-old. David Begnaud reports.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) on Monday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing the world's largest retailer of defrauding shareholders in its Wal-Mart de Mexico unit by concealing its suspected bribery of public officials in Mexico.
A Jewish cemetery was vandalized in Philadelphia just days after another Jewish cemetery, in Missouri, was vandalized. Dozens of headstones were damaged at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more.
President Trump admitted he was floored by how "complicated" the health-care system is when speaking Monday at the National Governors Association meeting at the White House. "It's an unbelievably complex subject," Trump said, while outlining the plans his administration has come up with to repeal and replace ObamaCare. "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Trump explained that his team has come up with a solution that gives states "the flexibility they need to make the end resu...
While he was president, George W. Bush also spent his time attacking the media.
Former President George W. Bush offered what appeared to be a thinly veiled critique of his Republican successor on Monday, as he defended the importance of the media and immigration policies that are welcoming.
Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and didn't rule out the idea that a special prosecutor could be necessary to lead an investigation.
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