National News

Trump
Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Sipa USA
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 21, 2020 - 9:22 am
A bitter partisan battle is taking shape over the replacement of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87.
Read More
White House
Dreamstime
AP News
September 20, 2020 - 8:12 pm
A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border, three law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Read More
FILE - In this April 3, 1993, file photo, Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses in her office at U.S. District Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says Supreme court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
AP News
September 20, 2020 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — She was seeing family. She was exercising. She was listening to opera. She was doing the work of the court. She even officiated at a wedding. That's how Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent the weeks before her death Friday at 87. Those who had been in touch with Ginsburg or her...
Read More
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Elizabeth Debicki, left, and John David Washington in a scene from "Tenet." As “Tenet” enters its third week in North American cinemas with barely any new blockbusters on the horizon, U.S. exhibitors are put in a tricky spot. (Melinda Sue Gordon/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
AP News
September 20, 2020 - 1:01 pm
About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly. The biggest movies continue to limp along. According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros.’ “Tenet”...
Read More
TikTok
Photo by Sheldon Cooper / SOPA Images/Sipa USA
AP News
September 19, 2020 - 6:12 pm
President Donald Trump said Saturday he's given his “blessing” to a proposed deal between Oracle and Walmart for the U.S. operations of TikTok, the Chinese-owned app he's targeted for national security and data privacy concerns.
Read More
White House
Dreamstime
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 19, 2020 - 3:28 pm
Law enforcement intercepted a package sent to the White House this week that contained the poison ricin, according to multiple reports.
Read More
FILE - In this June 25, 2020 file photo, Carter Sims, 3, of Pine Island, Minn., runs past a mural at the George Floyd memorial outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis. A stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor. The City Council approved the naming Friday, Sept. 18, and Mayor Jacob Frey’s office said he would likely sign off on it as well. (Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, File)
AP News
September 19, 2020 - 12:48 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A stretch of a Minneapolis street that includes the place where George Floyd was killed will soon be named in his honor. Although the street will still be called Chicago Avenue, the city will refer to the blocks between 37th and 39th streets as George Perry Floyd Jr. Place, the...
Read More
People take photos as the Bobcat Fire burns in Juniper Hill, Calif., Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Associated Press
September 18, 2020 - 11:51 pm
JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Homes were destroyed Friday by an unrelenting wildfire that reached a Mojave Desert community and was still growing on several fronts after burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Officials were investigating the death of a firefighter on the...
Read More
Mitch McConnell
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 9:12 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said the Senate will vote on President Donald Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, even though it's an election year.
Read More
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies
Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 8:49 pm
Tributes have been pouring in for trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Read More

Pages