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Friday, Nov 30


Facebook's Sandberg requested investigation into George Soros

Sandberg's request came after Soros criticized Facebook in a speech in Davos, Switzerland


Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settle with SEC over crypto

The former boxing champ failed to disclose that he was paid to promote three separate ICOs


11/29: CBS Evening News


Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Moscow project. New Jersey community embroiled in fight over Christmas lights.

Trump scraps high-profile meeting with Putin at G-20 over Ukraine

Russia continues to hold three Ukrainian naval vessels and more than 20 sailors they seized last weekend​ in the Black Sea

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Moscow project

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal lawyer, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of making a false statement to Congress. He acknowledged he lied to support Mr. Trump's timeline of a Moscow real estate deal. CBS News…

Powerful storm triggers mudslides in California after deadly wildfires

After several weeks of deadly wildfires raged across California, widespread rain sparked travel delays, evacuations and rescues leaving many people trapped by fast-rising waters. Carter Evans reports.


Payless sold discount shoes at luxury prices

Payless pranked fashionistas into paying 1,800 percent markups for the bargain footwear seller's shoes

Steph Curry writes letter to 9-year-old who asked why his shoe was only for boys

"We are correcting this now!" the Golden State Warriors star wrote back to a fan looking for his signature sneakers in her own size


Trump cancels meeting with Putin at G-20 summit

President Trump called off a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina, citing Russian aggression in Ukraine. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett has the latest.

New Jersey community embroiled in fight over Christmas lights

A family in New Jersey is in a battle with officials over their extravagant Christmas display. The thousands of lights attract fans every year. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler explains.

Brother accused of killing family in N.J. mansion and setting it on fire


Prosecutors say a New Jersey man killed his brother and his brother's family before setting their home on fire. Authorities believe financial motives are behind the crime. CBS News' Nikki Battiste reports.

Researchers testing potential breakthrough for male contraception


This week, researchers announced the start of a trial for a male contraceptive in gel form. If it works, it would fill an important public health need. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula explains.

Researchers testing potential breakthrough for male birth control gel

The gel is applied to the back and absorbed through the skin


Arrest made after police killed man misidentified as Alabama mall shooter

Officials arrested a suspect in a shooting at an Alabama mall, where police killed a man they misidentified as the gunman. Now police say Erron Brown is the suspect. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann has the latest.

Refugee recalls journey through Mexico before getting asylum


Out of about 1,500 people in a migrant caravan that moved through Mexico last spring, only a small handful were granted asylum. One is 19-year-old Edgar Reyes, who had hundreds of pages of evidence. CBS News national correspondent Adriana…

Asylum seekers face long waits for a decision on their status


Thousands of people are waiting in Tijuana for their chance to apply for asylum in the United States. Caitlin Dickerson, an immigration reporter for the New York Times, spoke to Red and Blue about a U.S. practice called "metering" which is…

Mueller reportedly looking into 2016 phone calls between Trump and Roger Stone


The Washington Post reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is looking into late-night phone calls between then-candidate Donald Trump and his associate Roger Stone. Manuel Roig Franzia of the Washington Post spoke to CBSN about what…

VA backtracks, saying vets will receive full GI Bill payments delayed by IT failure

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie announced Thursday veterans would receive back payments under new rates that are required by law

What does Cohen's plea mean for Trump?


All eyes are on the Mueller probe after President Trump's former personal lawyer pleaded guilty to lying to Congress. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS Evening News" to explain what the development may mean for the president.

Trump cancels high profile G-20 meeting with Putin


President Trump has a busy schedule with world leaders when he arrives in Argentina for the G-20 summit. But he announced on Twitter he won't be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major…

"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, November 29, 2018


Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News" with Jeff Glor.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty in Robert Mueller's Russia probe

"I made these misstatements to be consistent with Individual 1's political messaging and out of loyalty to Individual 1," Cohen said in court

Tim Scott announces opposition to controversial judicial nominee

Republican Sen. Tim Scott said he would not vote to confirm Thomas Farr, sinking Farr's nomination to become U.S. District Court judge in North Carolina

Who is Felix Sater and what's his role in Michael Cohen's plea deal?

Cohen was assisted by an intermediary listed as "Individual 2" in the plea deal, most likely Felix Sater, a business associate of President Trump

Thursday, Nov 29


Refugee survived kidnapping attempt, months-long detention before getting asylum

Edgar Reyes said he survived a kidnapping attempt and three days on a Mexican freight train so dangerous it's known as "The Beast"

St. Louis cops charged with beating undercover colleague

The beating allegedly happened during a 2017 protest following the acquittal of former police officer in the 2011 death of a black suspect

NASA turning to private sector for moon missions

Nine private companies will compete for NASA funding over the next 10 years to build and launch robotic payloads to the moon. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.

E-scooters are landing a lot of Americans in emergency rooms

Electric scooters — first seen as a fun way to solve the last-mile puzzle — are leading to deadly situations

This week on "Sunday Morning" (December 2)

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program


Trump says Michael Cohen "is lying" and "trying to get a reduced sentence"

Sources tell CBS News' Major Garrett the president's legal team was made aware of the guilty plea somewhat in advance