National News

First lady Melania Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
October 17, 2018 - 9:23 am
First Lady Melania Trump's plane experienced "mechanical issues" and has returned to Joint Base Andrews after smoke was reported on board.
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Hospital corridor
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A mysterious and rare condition similar to polio has been affecting children across the country, and federal health officials cannot figure out what is causing it. Washington Post Health Reporter Lena Sun said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first noticed an...
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Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke
Cruz: Brian Kanof/The El Paso Times via AP; O'Rourke: AP Photo/Eric Gay
October 16, 2018 - 5:02 pm
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and his Democratic challenger, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, were set to square off Tuesday in one of the most anticipated debates before the midterm elections next month.
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President Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
October 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
Social media was buzzing after the painting was spotted on a wall in the White House during Lesley Stahl's "60 Minutes" interview with Trump that aired Sunday.
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Mega Millions, Powerball
Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
October 16, 2018 - 12:36 pm
Almost $1 billion in prize money could await some lucky lottery players with tickets for the Mega Millions and Powerball games.
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Mike Pompeo in Saudi Arabia
Leah Millis/Pool via AP
October 16, 2018 - 8:25 am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
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Stormy Daniels
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File
October 15, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the porn actress' lawyer released...
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Paul Allen
PA Images/Sipa USA
October 15, 2018 - 6:32 pm
Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren
AP Photo/Elise Amendola
October 15, 2018 - 2:36 pm
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA analysis that she said indicated she has some Native American heritage.
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Jamal Khashoggi
AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File
October 15, 2018 - 2:17 pm
There were reports Monday that the Saudi government might soon acknowledge responsibility for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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