Australia's energy minister on Monday rejected a call from the lobby group for the country's biggest companies to set stricter emissions limits on polluters but gave no indication what targets the government may announce ahead of UN climate talks this month.
A top official in charge of airport security has been replaced. The news comes amidst increased criticism over long security lines nationwide. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave joins CBSN with the latest.
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The clock is ticking and Congress is one day closer to a Friday government shutdown as lawmakers struggle to find agreement on two of President Biden's largest legislative priorities. Nancy Cordes has the latest on the status of the negotiations.
Jockeying over defense funding is heating up amid expectations President Biden will request an essentially flat Pentagon budget for next year.This past week, a group of progressive Democrats sent Biden a letter calling for him to “significantly”...
President Biden on Monday urged state and local officials to reconsider lifting their coronavirus restrictions and to reinstate mask mandates that have lapsed as the U.S. faces an increase in cases."I'm reiterating...
Vietnam plans to reopen the beach-fringed island of Phu Quoc to foreign tourists from next month, authorities said, as the country looks at ways to revive an economy suffering from extended lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This is the last day you can buy "Google Glass," at least for now. Google will stop selling its so-called "Glass Explorer" edition. Developers and hand-picked customers paid $1,500 a pair. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss wh…
Continuing his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, President Biden met with NATO allies and underscored America’s commitment to the alliance. Wednesday, Mr. Biden will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva to discuss issues including Russ…
As the pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Europe shows signs of a slowdown, leaders are racing to find answers to a key dilemma of the rollout's next phase: how to convince reluctant citizens to roll up their sleeves.
Two top British judges on Thursday rejected a legal challenge from a woman with Down syndrome over a national abortion law that allows individuals to abort a fetus up until birth by citing "physical or ...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle as soon as this weekend, potentially removing two ministers who are at the center of rape allegations. Bloomberg’s Paul Allen reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.” (Sou…
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc is still awaiting a final verdict in its power struggle, even after the head of her party secured its leadership’s backing to run for German chancellor in the September election
President Biden said he stands behind his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan after the country fell to the Taliban. Mr. Biden blamed the rapid takeover on the Afghan forces and the country's president. Weijia Jiang has more.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) on Friday began asking Democratic colleagues to sign onto a resolution to censure three House Republicans who tried to minimize the severity of the Jan. 6 insurrection this week.In a l...
Democrats are engaging in broad, bipartisan conversations on infrastructure as the party weighs seriously whether to break off some of the bipartisan pieces of infrastructure first and tackle the bigger, more ambitious plan later in the summer.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that she has not yet accepted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-Calif.) Republican picks for the Jan. 6 select committee."I'm reviewing that," she said Tuesday m...
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Monday said she backed vaccine mandates for health care workers, but admitted that resulting staff shortages could present a challenge."We have seen that these vaccine mandates get...
CNN host Chris Cuomo conducted a testy interview with a California restaurant owner who is requesting customers prove they are not vaccinated, an exchange that ended with the host telling the business man he sounds "like...
The U.S. is slowly but surely diverting its focus from the Middle East to the Indo-Pacific. For leaders like Mohammed Bin Salman and Mohammed Bin Zayed who are used to being catered to by the U.S., times are changing.
Twitter isn't happy that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton launched an investigation into the company after it banned former President Trump. CBS News reports Twitter has sued Paxton in federal court, alleging the AG is violating the First Amendment by trying…
Early in-person voting in California's recall election began in parts of the state this weekend. Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom is fighting to keep his seat following backlash from Republicans over pandemic-related shutdowns. Antjuan Seawright, CBS News pol…