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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

President Trump prepares for G-20 summit


President Trump will head to the G-20 summit on Friday morning. He's expected to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping, but he cancelled his meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. CBS News Correspondent and CBS News Radio…


L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Closer To 2020 Bid, Says Race Will Be About ‘Getting S*** Done’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is nearing a final decision about a possible 2020 presidential campaign, signaling Thursday that he has thought deeply about how the Democratic Party should approach President Trump in the coming years.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty, says he lied to Congress


President Trump's former attorney said Thursday he lied to congress. David Smith, Washington bureau chief for The Guardian, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss Michael Cohen's guilty plea and the rest of the day's headlines.

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

Trump Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta allegedly helped cover up sex crimes by Jeffrey Epstein


CBSN's Tanya Rivero speaks with Miami Herald investigative reporter Julie Brown about Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's role in Jeffrey Epstein's prosecution. Epstein is a multimillion dollar hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing…

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…


Payless sold discount shoes at luxury prices

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

House Democrats grill FEMA chief in preview of investigative frenzy

"Place blame on me all you want, that's fine, I can take it," Brock Long said Thursday. "But that's not going to be the answer for solving the problems of the future"


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.


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


Top 20 nations for life expectancy


Where is longevity longest? You might be surprised at what the CIA's data says

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.

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

California Democratic Party chair steps down amid sexual misconduct allegations

California Democratic Party chairman Eric Bauman stepped down the day after the Los Angeles Times published an article​ detailing sexual misconduct allegations

NASA taps private companies for moon missions

NASA picked nine companies to compete for up to $2.6 billion in funding for new commercial moon missions

Feds raid office of Chicago city alderman

The FBI did not comment on the reason behind the raid on Alderman Edward Burke's offices; Burke's law firm formerly represented President Trump in tax matters


Democrats in Congress want more testimony from Michael Cohen


Democratic lawmakers are calling for more testimony from President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen after he plead guilty in the Mueller investigation to lying to Congress. The Washington Post's Jackie Alemany joins CBSN with what to…

Trump heads to G-20 after Senate rebuke on support for Saudi Arabia


President Trump heads to Argentina for high-stakes talks with world leaders at the G-20 summit. He plans to meet with the presidents of China and Russia amid rising tensions with both countries. In Washington, the Senate is pushing back…


Todo En Uno: Enrique Peña Nieto ofrece mensaje de despedida


Todo En Uno: Enrique Peña Nieto ofrece mensaje de despedida

Fed officials show more caution on future interest rate hikes

While still on track to raise rates again next month, some Fed members see a possible slowing of hikes in 2019