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Just alike: Twins separated at birth

Just alike: Twins separated at birth

Identical twins are as close to being JUST ALIKE as genetics will allow. And for researchers, those similarities are providing very important insights. Here’s Erin Moriarty of “48 Hours”: On a recent afternoon at London’s Heathrow Airport, 11-year-old Evie Hanlon-Moores stood impatiently alongside her mother. She was waiting for someone […]

Appeals court hearing on Trump travel ban – live blog

Appeals court hearing on Trump travel ban – live blog

7:08 p.m. ET The hearing has concluded, with Friedland noting the court will work to deliver its decision quickly. 7:05 p.m. ET The judges came back to the hypothetical question of if this executive order had been a ban on all Muslims, with Judge Friedland posing that question again to […]

Fact check: Trump makes false claim about murder rate

Fact check: Trump makes false claim about murder rate

President Donald Trump promulgated the falsehood that the murder rate in the United States is at the highest it has been in 47 years during a meeting with the National Sheriff’s Association on Tuesday morning at the White House. “Didn’t you know that?” Trump asked the group of sheriffs in […]

President Trump gets the facts backwards  in claim about murder rates

President Trump gets the facts backwards in claim about murder rates

President Trump got his facts wrong again Tuesday, this time in a meeting with a group of sheriff’s officers. “And yet the murder rate in our country is the highest been in 47 years right? Didn’t you know that? Right. 47 years? I used to, I’d say that in a […]

McCain knocks Trump‘s “terribly misinformed” view of Putin

McCain knocks Trump‘s “terribly misinformed” view of Putin

Republican Senator John McCain slammed President Trump’s in a speech on Tuesday calling that view “terribly misinformed” or “incredibly biased.” “Vladimir knew there was no moral equivalence between the United States and Putin’s Russia,” the Arizona Senator said referring to Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza who was recently hospitalized and may […]

Labor nominee admits he employed housekeeper not authorized to work in U.S.

Labor nominee admits he employed housekeeper not authorized to work in U.S.

WASHINGTON — Labor Secretary nominee acknowledged Tuesday that he had employed a housekeeper who wasn’t authorized to work in the U.S., as the Senate’s top Republican came to his defense and dismissed the issue as a “mistake” that had been fixed. “Number one, the administration strongly supports Andy Puzder and […]

Tennessee prison visitors get surprising security stamp on hands

Tennessee prison visitors get surprising security stamp on hands

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Visitors entering a Tennessee prison one day last week had the word “Trump” stamped on their hands as they passed through security. State corrections officials say they don’t know who chose to put the U.S. president’s last name on the stamp at Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville […]

Cheeto some feel looks like Harambe draws big bucks on eBay

Cheeto some feel looks like Harambe draws big bucks on eBay

A Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe has sold for nearly $100,000 on eBay. Image of gorilla and Cheeto from eBay listing eBay Bidding on the cheese snack the seller said he found in a bag of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos began at $11.99 on Jan. 28. It […]

Tim Kaine says Trump has “authoritarian tendencies”

Tim Kaine says Trump has “authoritarian tendencies”

Former Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine said that President Donald Trump had “authoritarian tendencies” on Tuesday.  “People don’t like people who have authoritarian tendencies and sadly our President and some of his advisors do,” the Virginia Senator told reporters on Capitol Hill. “They don’t like criticism, they don’t like […]

President Trump still in position to cash in on businesses

President Trump still in position to cash in on businesses

Nearly three weeks into his term, President Trump now claims he has distanced himself from his businesses. CBS News searched through documents to see what steps he has taken. According to some ethics experts, they do not go far enough. At least 15 golf courses are a part of Mr. […]