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First Ladies Unite Against Separating Children At Border

<b>Updated at 1 p.m. ET</b><p>First ladies have a long history of advocating for issues important to them, often issues related to children. But what's unusual is to have all the living former presidents' wives speaking out in one voice.<p>America's current and former first ladies are pushing back against the …

Immigration

James Van Der Beek Shares Photo of Newborn Daughter's 'Placenta in a Mixing Bowl'

James Van Der Beek is getting real about home birth!<p>The father of five — who welcomed a daughter, Gwendolyn, last Friday — took to Instagram on …

James Van Der Beek

Alex Kurtzman Inks $25M Overall Deal Extension With CBS TV Studios, Will Expand 'Star Trek' TV Franchise

Kurtzman recently took over as showrunner on CBA All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery,' exec produces CBS' 'Hawaii Five-0,' 'Scorpion' and 'Instinct,' …

Star Trek

Prince Harry And Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex, Make Their Royal Ascot Debut

All eyes were on Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle at the Royal Ascot on Tuesday.<p>The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at the annual …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Queen Elizabeth Charmed by Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth reunited with her favorite road-trip pal on Tuesday — and the 92-year-old monarch couldn’t have looked more delighted!<p>The Queen was …

Queen Elizabeth II

US expected to disengage from UN's Human Rights Council

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US is expected to disengage with the UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias, a senior US official, a diplomatic source and several activists tell CNN.<p>The announcement is expected as soon as Tuesday, the sources said.<p>The anticipated move follows months of talks between the US and …

Human Rights

Excellent Royal Baby News: Zara Tindall Just Gave Birth to Her Second Child

Bless.<p>Zara Tindall, cousin of Prince Harry and Prince William and granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, has given birth to her second child, according to an official announcement from Buckingham Palace. Zara and her husband Mike Tindall welcomed a baby girl weighing in at 9 pounds, 3 ounces, on Monday, …

Royal Babies

Police: Cancer Patient Found Dead In Woods, Killed For Her Painkillers

<b>RABBIT HASH, Ky. (CBS LOCAL) —</b> The body of woman with stage four lung cancer was found in the woods, and police believe she was killed by her cousin …

Painkillers

Man Gains Worldwide Recognition for Beard

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:44 GMT<p>LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- A …

Daytona Beach

Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

The melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992, an international team of …

Global Warming

Star Trek: Discovery Replaces Its Showrunners, Reportedly Over Drama in the Writers Room

The CBS All Access series <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> is, not for the first time, jettisoning its showrunners into space. Bryan Fuller left the production in …

Star Trek

Mysterious explosions in past 2 months rattle Pennsylvania residents

Authorities are investigating a string of suspicious explosions in Pennsylvania, according to ABC Philadelphia station WPVI-TV.<p>The most recent …

Crime

Judge orders Manafort to jail while awaiting money laundering and fraud trials

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Friday ordered former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to jail to await separate trials on money laundering and fraud charges following allegations that he sought to obstruct the Russia inquiry while he was on house arrest.<p>Immediately after U.S. District Judge …

Donald Trump

‘Best husband’: Meghan gushes over Harry

Family

The one place 'Top Chef' host Padma ate while she was here (besides Rupp Arena)

Fans of the popular cooking show "Top Chef" were thrilled to see an episode taped in Lexington at Rupp Arena on Tuesday. Especially with men's …

Top Chef

Trump: I trust Kim and he trusts me

President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: 'They were …

North Korea

North Korea summit begins with Trump-Kim handshake

It’s the first time sitting leaders of the two countries have met face to face.<p>It’s the photo op heard round the world.<p>President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands Tuesday morning on the island of Sentosa in Singapore, the first time sitting leaders of the two countries …

North Korea

Cuba Discloses Details on New ‘Sonic Attack’ Victim

Cuban authorities on Sunday disclosed new details on an unexplained illness affecting U.S. diplomats, saying a female U.S. embassy worker had …

Cuba

Tennessee grandmother drove with children locked in pet kennels in trunk, police say

A Tennessee grandmother was arrested on Saturday after video showed her transporting her grandchildren in pet kennels in her truck’s trunk as temperatures reached nearly 100 degrees, police said.<p>Leimome Cheeks allegedly admitted to putting her grandchildren, ages 7 and 8, inside the pet kennels …

Crime

Rose McGowan Said Anthony Bourdain And Asia Argento “Had A Free Relationship”

“They loved without borders of traditional relationships,” McGowan said in a statement.<p>Rose McGowan spoke out in defense of Asia Argento after the death of Anthony Bourdain, Argento’s boyfriend, in an email early Monday morning.<p>McGowan, who is a friend of Argento’s, sent an email to members of the …

Relationships

MLK project will have one foot on the Common, and one in Roxbury

Should Boston’s memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta, be located on Boston Common or in Roxbury?<p>Last Friday the city got a …

New England

Jackson Odell Dies: Actor in ‘The Goldbergs’ And ‘iCarly’ Was 20

Actor Jackson Odell was found dead on Friday in a sober living home, according to reports. The young actor was found unresponsive at the facility in …

Hollywood

Goldbergs and Modern Family Actor Jackson Odell, 20, Found Dead at California Home

Jackson Odell has died at the age of 20.<p>The musician and actor, best known for his role as Ari Caldwell on ABC’s <i>The Goldbergs</i> from 2013 to 2015, was …

Los Angeles

Beam me up? Scientists teleport first object ever from Earth into space

Chinese scientists successfully teleported an object from the Earth's surface to an orbiting satellite for the first time ever.<p>A photon — a tiny sub-atomic particle — was "transported" from the Gobi Desert to China's Micius satellite some 310 miles above the surface.<p>The <i>Guardian</i> reported it's a new …

Quantum Physics

and-run

Oren Dorell, a former construction contractor who became a globe-trotting foreign affairs reporter for USA TODAY, died Friday evening in Washington, D.C. He was 53.<p>Dorell was hit by a suspected impaired driver while riding his motorcycle. The crash is under investigation.<p>D.C.’s Metropolitan Police …

Temple University

Every Photo from Meghan Markle’s Trooping the Colour Debut

On the official celebration of her brithday, Queen Elizabeth arrived without Prince Philip, he retired from public life in August.<p>Back from her …

Prince Philip

See Kate Middleton’s Lightning-Quick Mom Reflexes When Princess Charlotte Falls on the Palace Balcony

Mom to the rescue!<p>Kate Middleton swooped in to comfort Princess Charlotte on Saturday after the 3-year-old took a spill on the Buckingham Palace …

Queen Elizabeth II

Does wireless charging degrade your battery faster? We asked an expert

Wireless charging has been around for a long time, but it has taken a while to catch on for phones. There were some definite limitations when it …

Tech Trends

Anne Hathaway Felt Insecure About Her Body — Until Rihanna Said: ‘You Got an A— Like Me’

Anne Hathaway was feeling the love on the set of <i>Ocean’s 8</i>.<p>The actress stopped by the <i>Ellen DeGeneres Show</i> Thursday where she opened up about returning …

Anne Hathaway

Ronan Farrow Calls Anthony Bourdain an Example of What People 'Should Be to Survivors of Abuse'

Ronan Farrow has celebrated Anthony Bourdain’s commitment to the victims of alleged sexual assault in the wake of the chef’s death.<p>“Anthony Bourdain …

Me Too movement