$970M Mega Millions jackpot for today’s drawing puts Americans’ love for dreaming big on display

$970M Mega Millions jackpot for today’s drawing puts Americans’ love for dreaming big on...

Millions have lined up across the country for their chance to strike it rich in Friday night's historic $970 million Mega Millions jackpot. However, CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger points out some people don't necessarily play to win. "They just want to take a moment out of their day to consider how to dream…
Rep. French Hill condemns ad that suggests “lynching” if Democrats win

Rep. French Hill condemns ad that suggests “lynching” if Democrats win

Reporting by CBS News' Grace Segers and Kathryn Watson Rep. French Hill of Arkansas is condemning a radio ad released on his behalf in which two women, portrayed as black women who support Hill and other Republicans, suggest Democrats would be "lynchin' black folk again" if they're voted into office.  The ad invokes the contentious…
Eye Opener: President warns of consequences over Khashoggi

Eye Opener: President warns of consequences over Khashoggi

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Heidi Heitkamp attends debate against Kevin Cramer after apologizing for misleading ad

Heidi Heitkamp attends debate against Kevin Cramer after apologizing for misleading ad

Last Updated Oct 18, 2018 10:36 PM EDT North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators up for re-election this year, faced off against her Republican challenger, Kevin Cramer, for their first debate Thursday evening. They had agreed to three debates this month, but the first was canceled because of the…
Trump rallies in Montana after sending inflammatory immigration tweets

Trump rallies in Montana after sending inflammatory immigration tweets

At a rally in Montana Thursday, President Trump praised Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte for body slamming a reporter in 2016 while also continuing his line of attack that voting for Democrats is voting for a "mob." Mr. Trump's Thursday rally was his first of three consecutive days of rallies.  "Any guy who can do a…
Afghanistan elections: Afghans remain resilient amid Taliban attacks aimed at derailing voting

Afghanistan elections: Afghans remain resilient amid Taliban attacks aimed at derailing voting

KABUL, Afghanistan — The top U.S. general in Afghanistan escaped an insider attack in Kandahar province Thursday that killed three top Afghan officials, including the provincial police chief. Gen. Scott Miller was not hurt, but one American service member and two civilians were wounded. The attack came after a meeting to discuss security for Saturday's…
Trump says it “certainly looks” like Khashoggi is dead

Trump says it “certainly looks” like Khashoggi is dead

President Trump on Thursday said "it certainly looks" like journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, as his administration has thus far avoided specific conclusions about the missing writer's fate.  Mr. Trump, speaking to reporters at Joint Base Andrews on his way to a rally in Montana, offered his clearest belief yet about what happened to the…
Trump lashes out at caravan of migrants headed for U.S.-Mexico border as crossings spike

Trump lashes out at caravan of migrants headed for U.S.-Mexico border as crossings spike

WASHINGTON — President Trump threatened to mobilize the military and shut down the southern border to stop a caravan of Central American migrants from entering the U.S. As many as 4,000 people are making their way from Honduras to Guatemala and north to Mexico, with their sights set on the U.S. border. The groups are…
Feds subpoena Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania clergy sex abuse investigation

Feds subpoena Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania clergy sex abuse investigation

PHILADELPHIA — The Justice Department has issued subpoenas to at least seven of the eight dioceses in Pennsylvania as part of a federal probe into child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church. The Associated Press, citing two people familiar with the investigation who were not authorized to speak publicly, reports the subpoenas are seeking a trove…
Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building, reports say

Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building, reports say

Residents of another New York building are stripping Trump off its entrance. The New York Times and Washington Post reported that residents of Trump Place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan have joined three other buildings in its neighborhood in stripping the president's brassy name from their 46-story building. It is another sign that the…

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