CBS News poll on trade and tariffs: Americans want China to change policies; they’re wary of short-term tariff impact

In views on trade and tariffs with China, most Americans applaud the goals but express some wariness about the tactics — at least in the short term. More than six in ten Americans (62%) favor trying to get China to change its trade policies toward the U.S. This view includes large majorities of Republicans (84%) […]

Purely Elizabeth recall: Granola and granola bars may contain foreign matter like glass, plastic or rocks

Purely Elizabeth is recalling a range of gluten-free granola sold by major retailers nationwide because they may be contaminated with foreign matter including glass, plastic or rocks. The Boulder, Colorado-based company said it learned of the problem from a customer, and that no injuries or illnesses had been reported. All of the recalled products contain […]

Danny Baker royal baby tweet: BBC fired long-time radio broadcaster for tweeting image of chimpanzee and “royal baby” caption after birth of Archie Harrison

BBC broadcaster Danny Baker has been fired over what he called a “stupid unthinking gag pic,” BBC News reported Thursday. Baker tweeted an image of a chimpanzee with a caption reading, “Royal Baby leaves hospital.” Many Twitter users criticized Baker and the black and white image, which shows a woman holding the chimp’s hand. It […]

Elizabeth Warren 2020: Warren highlights plan to fight opioid crisis at event in Kermit, West Virginia

Kermit, W.Va. — “Anyone here know someone who’s been caught in the grips of addiction?” Nearly every hand in a fire station in this tiny West Virginia town shot up in response to the question posed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Not many presidential candidates pass through Kermit, but Warren came to tout her $100 […]

Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of “Saturday Night Live” are engaged

Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson attend the world premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures “Avengers: Endgame” at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019m in Los Angeles, Calif. Getty Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of “Saturday Night Live.” Johansson’s publicist Marcel Pariseau tells The […]

Cyclone Fani: India braces as Cyclone Fani churns through Bay of Bengal, prompting evacuation of almost 1 million, storm path, forecast, latest updates today

Nearly 800,000 people in eastern India have been evacuated from the expected path of a major cyclone packing winds up to 125 miles per hour and torrential rains, officials said Thursday. The Indian weather service said Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani was expected to make landfall on Friday afternoon in Odisha state and barrel northeast […]

Peggy Lipton has died: Actress on “Mod Squad” and “Twin Peaks” dies at 72, cause of death was cancer

Actress Peggy Lipton, star of “The Mod Squad” and “Twin Peaks,” has died, a publicist for her daughters confirmed to CBS News. She was 72. The cause was cancer, her daughters Rashida and Kidada Jones said in a statement. “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side,” the statement said. […]