"Confidence Man": Maggie Haberman on Donald Trump
The New York Times correspondent has been covering the world of Donald Trump since her days as a metro reporter in the late 1990s. Maggie Haberman talks with CBS News' John Dickerson about her new book, "Confidence Man," and about how the real estate developer/casino owner's "playbook" has not changed since he entered politics.news.yahoo.com
Judge denies Justice Department request to regain access to docs seized from Mar-a-Lago
A federal judge has rejected a request from the Justice Department to allow its investigators to regain access to some documents that were seized by the FBI during its search at former President Donald Trump's Florida residence. Tom Dupree, a former Justice Department official, joined Catherin Herridge to discuss the situation.news.yahoo.com
CBS News poll: Democrats leading key contests in Pennsylvania
A new CBS News poll shows Democrats leading key contests in Pennsylvania. For the Senate, Democrat John Fetterman leads Republican Mehmet Oz by five points. In the governor's race, Josh Shapiro holds an 11-point lead over Republican Doug Mastriano. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa reports from Scranton, Pennsylvania.news.yahoo.com
Detailed inventory of seized Mar-a-Lago items unsealed
A court Friday unsealed a detailed inventory of materials seized during the FBI search at former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate last month. This comes as a federal judge weighs whether to appoint a special master to review the material that was seized. Plus, former White House counsel Pat Cipollone testified Friday before a grand jury in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa joined Catherine Herridge to examine all these issues.news.yahoo.com
Nadler defeats Maloney in battle of top House Dems
Rep. Jerry Nadler, who twice led fights to impeach former President Donald Trump, defeated Rep. Carolyn Maloney in a Democratic primary Tuesday after a court forced the two veteran lawmakers into the same New York City congressional district. (Aug. 24)news.yahoo.com
Senate passes climate, tax and health care package
After long negotiations and more than 24 hours of voting, the Senate passed a spending bill aimed at tackling climate change, reducing drug costs and addressing inflation on Sunday along strict party lines. Congressional correspondent Nikole Killion details path to the final vote.news.yahoo.com
Michael Mann on his prequel/sequel, "Heat 2"
Michael Mann, the director behind such films as the acclaimed Los Angeles heist drama "Heat" and the upcoming "Ferrari" (now in production in Italy), talks with correspondent Seth Doane about his fascination with cities, and his new novel, "Heat 2," a prequel/sequel that translates his cinematic obsessions to the printed page.news.yahoo.com
Pence's ex-chief of staff Marc Short says there would have been a 'massacre' at the Capitol on January 6 if the 'mob' had been closer to the vice president
"I think that having the Capitol ransacked the way that it was, I think did present liability and danger," Short told ABC News on Monday.news.yahoo.com
Brittney Griner’s wife calls for White House to do more to free WNBA star held in Russia
Basketball star Brittney Griner sent a letter to President Biden, after 138 days of detention in Russia following her arrest on accusation of attempted drug smuggling. Griner's wife, Cherelle, joins “CBS Mornings” to share how the WNBA star is doing, and what she wants the Biden administration to do to free Brittney.news.yahoo.com
ABC News Anchor Shuts Down Chris Christie’s False Jan. 6 Equivalence
ABC NewsABC News anchor David Muir pushed back on Tuesday when one-time Trump ally Chris Christie attempted to equate the battle over the 2000 presidential election results with Donald Trump’s effort to overturn President Joe Biden’s electoral victory.During a break in Tuesday afternoon’s Jan. 6 committee hearing, which featured emotional testimony from state election officials and workers detailing how Trump ruined their lives, Muir turned to Christie for reaction and analysis.Christie, now annews.yahoo.com
Trump berated Pence on Jan. 6 phone call: hearing testimony
The House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection played video testimony on the Jan. 6 phone call between President Trump and Vice President Pence. Former White House adviser Ivanka Trump said the conversation was “pretty heated,” while others testified that Trump called Pence a “wimp” and “the P-word.”news.yahoo.com
Biden dismisses Elon Musk's comments on the economy
President Joe Biden dismissed Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he said he has a "super bad feeling" about the U.S. economy and is considering laying off 10% of his workers. "Lots of luck on his trip to the moon," Biden quipped about the SpaceX boss. (June 3)news.yahoo.com
Uvalde mayor says he never heard 911 call, describes attempts to call shooter
After an 18-year-old man walked into Robb Elementary School and opened fire inside a fourth-grade classroom, a negotiator at a funeral home across the street desperately dialed any telephone number available to contact him, according to the mayor.
Former Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann found not guilty in special counsel probe
Michael Sussmann, a former attorney for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, was found not guilty of allegations that he lied to the FBI. The charges were brought by special counsel John Durham in an investigation that started during the Trump administration. CBS News legal contributor Jessica Levinson, a Loyola Law School professor, discussed the breaking news.news.yahoo.com
Uvalde deputy attended daughter’s award ceremony hours before responding to shooting: ‘My heart drops’
Uvalde County Sheriff’s deputy Felix Rubio and his wife, Kimberly, had just been at Robb Elementary School, where their daughter, 10-year-old Alexandria “Lexi,” had received a certificate for A honor roll and good citizenship.
LIVE at 11 a.m.: Dr. Anthony Fauci to address COVID-19 questions in ABC town hall
Dr. Anthony Fauci will join ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton for a live town hall aimed at helping viewers separate fact from fiction, and offer guidance on issues like talking to vaccine-hesitant family and friends.
U.S. Army investigation finds Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by supervisor but not killer
An investigation by the U.S. Army unveiled that 20-year-old Army specialist Vanessa Guillen was sexually harassed by a supervisor and that leaders at Fort Hood did not act accordingly after she came forward, according to a report from ABC News.
ABC News to air newsmagazine on the Black experience
This combination photo shows, from left, Carmelo Anthony, Nick Cannon, David Alan Grier, John Ridley and Danny Glover who will be featured on "Soul of a Nation," an ABC newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. (AP Photo)NEW YORK – ABC News says that next month it will begin airing “Soul of a Nation,” which the network believes is the first prime-time broadcast newsmagazine focused on Black life in America. The network has committed to six episodes that will air on consecutive Tuesday nights. It illustrates the opportunity to both speak to a Black audience and educate others about what is going on in the community. ___This story has been corrected to show that the name of the series creator is Marie Nelson, not Marie Roberts.
James Goldston stepping down as top ABC News executive
FILE - ABC News President James Goldston attends the International Women's Media Foundation's 26th Annual Courage in Journalism Awards in New York on Oct. 21, 2015. Goldston said Thursday that he will leave the network at the end of March, after seven years leading the news division. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – ABC News President James Goldston said Thursday that he will leave the network at the end of March, after seven years of leading the news division. The low-profile Goldston leaves at a time ABC's flagship newscasts, “World News Tonight” and “Good Morning America," are both leading its rivals in the ratings. Peter Rice, chairman of general entertainment content for ABC parent Walt Disney Co., praised Goldston for his work, particularly during the pandemic and 2020's political upheaval.
Talk show host Larry King hospitalized with COVID-19, ABC reports
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Talk show host Larry King, 87, is hospitalized with the coronavirus in Los Angeles, according to a report from ABC News. King hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for over 25 years and had been treated for lung cancer previously. The talk show host has had some health struggles over the years, including a major heart attack in 1987 and an angioplasty in April 2019, ABC News reports. He is being treated for COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to ABC News. RELATED: Larry King mourns the loss of two of his children who died weeks apart, ET reports
Joe Biden, presidente electo, según proyecciones de ABC
Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for NewsChannel 20 in Springfield, Illinois. En un comunicado de prensa a ABC News, Biden declaró lo siguiente, “Me siento honrado y humildemente agradecido por la confianza que el pueblo estadounidense ha depositado en mí y en la vicepresidente electa, Harris. Con la campaña terminada, es hora de dejar atrás la ira y la dura retórica y unirnos como nación y sanar. Somos los Estados Unidos de América y no hay nada que no podamos hacer si estamos unidos.”If you need help with the Public File, call 210-351-1241.
Joe Biden wins race for U.S. presidency against President Donald Trump
Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump in the race for the United States presidency. RELATED: WATCH: President-elect Joe Biden delivers victory speech following election win“Folks, our work begins with getting COVID under control,” Biden said during his speech. President Donald Trump has 214 electoral votes and 71,048,168 votes and counting. pic.twitter.com/moA9qhmjn8 — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 7, 2020You can watch the live event of Biden’s address here. Read also:EXPLAINER: Why AP called Pennsylvania for BidenElection results 2020: Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden: Where the presidential race stands right now
WATCH LIVE: ABC News coverage on presidential election
Although Biden and Harris have claimed victory, there are still thousands of ballots that need to be counted in certain states. As it currently stands, Biden has 279 electoral votes and 75,550,480 votes. Trump has 214 electoral votes, and 71,188,847 votes. Still, with Biden winning the state of Pennsylvania on Saturday, the count of his electoral votes passed 270, making him the U.S. President-elect. Watch the ABC News live coverage in the video player below.
After tense night, election mystery remains for media
A man stops to watch election returns on electronic billboards in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York. Cable and broadcast news divisions followed the story closely, even as they learned that election night coverage was a relative dud with viewers. An estimated 56.9 million people watched coverage over 21 networks during primetime hours Tuesday, down sharply from the 71.4 million viewers on election night 2016, the Nielsen company said. For weeks, media outlets had warned that Americans would need patience on election night and beyond, and that turned out to be their most accurate prediction. Even if Biden won the presidency, Democrats were sure to face questions about why the race was so close and why predicted gains in Congress didn't materialize.
Networks line up election law experts for vote coverage
Television networks are adding experts in election law to their election night coverage teams. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)NEW YORK – Television networks are adding experts in election law to their election night coverage teams so they're prepared to explain legal challenges or irregularities that may come up during the vote. ABC and NBC have made similar arrangements, although some of those experts will have more offscreen roles. “I think everyone recognizes that.”NBC News has hired a firm that specializes in election law for advice and to provide lawyers who can appear on the air if they need to, said division president Noah Oppenheim. Marc Burstein, the network's top elections producer, said ABC believes it's best for viewers to see faces they're familiar with.
Election results 2020: ABC projects John Cornyn to win over Mary “MJ" Hegar for U.S. Senate, Texas
Find other election results Type to search all races...ABC News has projected U.S. Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, as the winner in the race for U.S. Senate in Texas. Senator (Texas) View All CandidatesGet more election results on our homepage and Vote 2020 page. — MJ Hegar (@mjhegar) November 4, 2020Early voting results will be released at 7 p.m. CST on Nov. 3, 2020Stay tuned for election results. I don’t know any Texans that are,” Hegar said during a virtual debate series in mid-September hosted by the Texas Tribune.
In head-to-head town halls, Biden beats Trump in audience
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)NEW YORK – It's not the tally that really matters, but Joe Biden scored something of an upset over President Donald Trump. In their dueling town halls, the Democratic presidential candidate reached more viewers on ABC than Trump did for NBC News Thursday night. The Biden town hall reached 14.1 million people on ABC between 8 and 9 p.m. and Trump had 13.5 million combined on NBC, CNBC and MSNBC, the Nielsen company said. “Well, that just happened,” MSNBC's Rachel Maddow said as soon as Trump's town hall with Savannah Guthrie ended, proceeding to launch into a lengthy fact-check. The Biden town hall, with questions from the audience and moderator George Stephanopoulos, lasted 90 minutes.
The Latest: Campaign says Trump defeated town hall moderator
President Donald Trump speaks during an NBC News Town Hall with moderator Savannah Guthrie, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON – The latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):10:10 p.m.A spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s campaign is declaring that the president “defeated” town hall moderator, Savannah Guthrie, and derided the NBC “Today” host as a “surrogate” for Democrat Joe Biden’s campaign. At a Thursday town hall, he pointed to a piece of the deal that calls for 100% renewable and zero-emission energy sources by 2030. ___9:20 p.m.President Donald Trump tried to end his contentious town hall meeting on a positive note. Trump was asked Thursday about the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide during a town hall in Florida.
Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage
When the coronavirus shutdown began, Raddatz figured her plan for a cross-country road trip to meet voters would be shelved, too. The pandemic that instantly changed the 2020 presidential campaign forced news organizations to reevaluate coverage plans, too. For months, news executives wondered if they would be covering a campaign without campaigning, although it has grown more public after Labor Day. The journalists have spotted stories that may not be strictly political but give insight into what communities are thinking about. While some may denigrate day-to-day event coverage, it does give journalists the ability to evaluate candidates in different situations, along with ask questions.
Austin man on bucket list trip involved in horrific hot air balloon crash in Wyoming
A Texas man and his family had their dream vacation turn into a nightmare when a hot air balloon they were riding in crashed at a popular Wyoming tourist destination. I couldnt believe how beautiful everything was, Phillips told the Jackson Hole News & Guide. The family saw the other two balloons crash first. While we were so busy looking at that, we didnt realize that we were coming down, Phillips told ABC News. It was horrific.All three balloons belonged to the Wyoming Balloon Co., Carr said.
’Bears are NOT Billboards’: Another black bear in N.C. found with Trump 2020 sticker on collar
An animal rights group in North Carolina is offering a $5,000 reward after a black bear was reportedly spotted with a campaign sticker of President Donald Trump on its tracking collar. Help Asheville Bears, located in Asheville, North Carolina, on Friday shared photos of a black bear with the sticker, which states “Trump 2020 Keep America Great” with an American flag. The bear was spotted by Sheila Chapman, who told ABC News 13 in Asheville that bear sightings are fairly common, but this instance was surprising. Chapman notified Help Asheville Bears after taking photos, the TV station reported. “Bears are NOT Billboards,” the post from Help Asheville Bears states.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, a mask skeptic, tests positive for coronavirus, according to reports
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, Politico and ABC News confirmed Wednesday morning. He reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 during a pre-screen at the White House. Last month, he told CNN that he was not wearing a mask because he was getting tested regularly for the virus. Several other members of Congress have tested positive for the deadly respiratory virus. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul tested positive for the virus in March and later recovered.
Some worry that White House briefings are a broken tradition
NEW YORK A few times each week, reporters sit in the White House briefing room to fire questions at the Trump administration's press secretary as she stands at a podium to respond. McEnany, President Donald Trump's fourth press secretary, restored the briefing after it was dormant for more than a year. With a boss who routinely attacks the press, McEnany has no problems doing the same. This needs to be an aberration.Politics in the White House? Symbolically, a White House press secretary's office is midway between the Oval Office and press room, illustrating how the person is responsible to both occupants.
Report: 103-year-old in San Marcos breaks world record for oldest tandem skydive
The dive happened at Skydive Spaceland San Marcos, located in Fentress. Al Blaschke poses with his grandsons and others before his world record-breaking skydive at Skydive Spaceland San Marcos. Al Blaschke, 103, broke the world record for the oldest tandem skydive at Skydive Spaceland San Marcos. Al Blaschke broke the world record for the oldest tandem skydive at Skydive Spaceland San Marcos. RELATED: 101-year-old veteran breaks tandem skydive record
Watch: Adorable play date at the San Antonio Zoo gets national attention
SAN ANTONIO Heres the cute video we all needed. Recently, the San Antonio Zoo hosted a play date with adoptable Animal Defense League kittens and puppies and some of their animals. San Antonio Zoo experiences quarantine baby boom'According to the San Antonio Zoo, both organizations have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in a devastating decrease in revenue streams and fundraising support. NEW FRIENDS: The Animal Defense League of Texas brought some foster kittens and dogs on a field trip to the San Antonio Zoo to help raise awareness for pet adoption. https://t.co/Hj3XEKnQJA pic.twitter.com/J7imYTW48S ABC News (@ABC) July 2, 2020The San Antonio Zoo is now open, but still has a long road ahead to recover.
Sunny Hostin Responds to ABC News Execs Alleged Racist Comments About Her and Robin Roberts
Sunny Hostin and the co-hosts of The View are addressing the alleged racist comments made from a top ABC News executive. Fedida also allegedly said of former ABC anchor Kendis Gibson that ABC spends more on toilet paper than we ever would on him." TheLos Angeles Times is also reporting that Fedida allegedly used the term "low rent" to describe Hostin. On Monday's episode of The View, Hostin and co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Meghan McCain spoke out about the allegations. I don't think she's a racist," Goldberg said.