$970M Mega Millions jackpot for today’s drawing puts Americans’ love for dreaming big on display
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…
Last Man Standing clip shows Jay Leno’s return
Jay Leno makes his return to Fox’s Last Man Standing as Joe in this two-minute clip from Friday’s new episode. We won’t spoil how it goes, but the scene also features Tim Allen’s Mike Baxter and Jonathan Adams’ Chuck and is a Halloween-themed episode. Leno plays Joe, an employee at Baxter’s Outdoor Man store, and…
Mexico police sent to meet migrant caravan
Image copyright AFP Image caption The caravan set off from northern Honduras last week Mexico has sent hundreds of police to its southern border as a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants approaches from Guatemala. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border over…
‘Fiasco’: The short life and ignominious death of de Blasio’s national progressive agenda
The more-than-$860,000 effort yielded little in the end: no public debates, a couple of events, including one that failed spectacularly, and no political upside for a mayor. | Diana Robinson/Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first major attempt to be a national player was a monthslong comedy of errors involving City…
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…