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Internet safety tips for parents and kids

Internet safety tips for parents and kids

Tuesday is Safer Internet Day, an annual calling attention to the need for more safety-conscious online behavior every day of the year. “We want to make sure kids are staying safe when they’re online,” Callahan Walsh of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children told CBS News.  The group’s […]

Today in Trump: February 7, 2017

Today in Trump: February 7, 2017

Today in the Trump Administration Appeals court to hear arguments on reinstating travel ban WASHINGTON, D.C. — An appeals court in San Francisco  on whether to reinstate . Live on CBSN: Appeals court arguments on , 6 p.m. ET Here’s the live blog on the arguments, which started at 6 p.m. ET In […]

Feinstein says she‘s impressed with Neil Gorsuch

Feinstein says she‘s impressed with Neil Gorsuch

The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says she is impressed with . California Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with Judge Neil Gorsuch on Monday. She said Tuesday that “he’s a very caring person and he’s obviously legally very smart.” She added: “I think we are dealing with someone who […]

Sean Spicer press conference live updates

Sean Spicer press conference live updates

2:14 p.m. CBS News’ Margaret Brennan asked Spicer what the president means by stopping people who don’t love America from entering the country. Spicer rejected the idea that it’s a test and rather, the president wants to stop people who want to do the nation harm.  2:06 p.m. Spicer was […]

Express Scripts‘ Tim Wentworth defends role in drug prices

Express Scripts‘ Tim Wentworth defends role in drug prices

Mylan’s became a focal point in the debate over the rising costs of pharmaceuticals, after its price increased by nearly 500 percent over seven years. In a with “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch said “middlemen from wholesalers to insurance to PBMs [pharmacy benefit managers] are […]

Naloxone price spike felt by emergency responder

Naloxone price spike felt by emergency responder

INDIANAPOLIS —  It’s late night in Indianapolis and paramedics have once again used naloxone, sometimes referred to as , to treat yet another person who . “It saved my life,” one man says.  Larry Brake is a paramedic. He says naloxone is “extremely critical” for him.  “You know, it’s a […]

Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary after Pence breaks Senate tie

Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary after Pence breaks Senate tie

WASHINGTON — In the most contentious confirmation vote yet, the Senate confirmed  51-50, with Vice President Mike Pence having to cast the tie-breaking vote. Lawmakers voted 50-50 to confirm DeVos, which forced Pence to break the tie, making history as he became the first vice president to resolve a deadlocked […]

Man‘s pacemaker data used against him in arson case

Man‘s pacemaker data used against him in arson case

MIDDLETOWN, OH — Investigators used the data from an Ohio man’s pacemaker to help get an indictment in a fire that caused about $400,000 in damage, .  Ross Compton, 59, has been indicted on felony charges of aggravated arson and insurance fraud for allegedly starting the fire at his house on […]

Sessions‘ nomination to be attorney general clears procedural hurdle

Sessions‘ nomination to be attorney general clears procedural hurdle

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be attorney general has cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate. The Senate voted 52-47 on Tuesday to move ahead on the nomination. Confirmation is expected on Wednesday in spite of Senate Democrats’ opposition to their colleague. No GOP senators voted against his confirmation. […]

Trump travel ban faces biggest legal test yet (w/video)

Trump travel ban faces biggest legal test yet (w/video)

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump‘s travel ban faced its biggest legal test yet Tuesday as a panel of federal judges prepared to hear arguments from the administration and its opponents about two fundamentally divergent views of the executive branch and the court system. The government will ask a federal […]