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Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck ‘Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes’ Of Pickups, Expert Says

(CBS Detroit) — The new Ford Maverick is far from your dad’s Ford Maverick. And depending on your generation, that might be a good thing. The just-announced compact hybrid pickup truck could change the automotive market when it becomes available this fall. The Maverick was once a compact two-door and four-door sedan. (Ford now no longer even in America.) Marketed in the 1970s, it was basically an economical sports coupe, managing a thrifty 22 miles to the gallon in the days of the energy crisi...
Tags: Business, Gabrielle Union, News, Cbs News, America, Ford, Barnett, Santa Cruz, Maverick, Hyundai Motor Group, CBS Detroit, Ford Maverick, Errol Barnett, LMC, Todd Eckert Ford, Norm Elrod


Will The Ford Maverick Be A Game-Changer In The Auto Industry?

(CBS Detroit) — The new Ford Maverick is far from your dad’s Ford Maverick. And depending on your generation, that might be a good thing. The just-announced compact hybrid pickup truck could change the automotive market when it becomes available this fall. The Maverick was once a compact two-door and four-door sedan. (Ford now no longer even in America.) Marketed in the 1970s, it was basically an economical sports coupe, managing a thrifty 22 miles to the gallon in the days of the energy crisi...
Tags: Business, Gabrielle Union, News, Cbs News, America, Ford, Barnett, Santa Cruz, Maverick, Hyundai Motor Group, CBS Detroit, Ford Maverick, Errol Barnett, LMC, Todd Eckert Ford, Norm Elrod


Ahead of Biden-Putin meeting, Ukraine leader says war with Russia could "be tomorrow in their houses"

Ahead of President Biden's landmark summit with Vladimir Putin, Ukraine's president invites CBS News to the front line to explain why...
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Kayleigh McEnany claimed she 'never lied' as White House press secretary. Here are 5 times she did.

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing on December 15, 2020, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Kayleigh McEnany on Sunday said she "never lied." A review of her nine-month tenure as Trump's top spokeswoman shows otherwise. Here are 5 times McEnany lied and stretched the truth as White House press secretary. See more stories on Insider's business page. Kayleigh McEnany recently claimed that she ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Obama, Washington, Cbs News, White House, Russia, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Fox News, Lies


Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg worried about prosecutors getting his financial documents in 2018, ex-daughter-in-law says

Trump Organization CFO's ex-daughter-in-law Jennifer Weisselberg carries boxes of documents and a laptop giving to prosecutors outside her apartment in Manhattan, New York on April 8, 2021. Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg took steps to avoid showing pay stubs as federal prosecutors investigated Michael Cohen, his ex-daughter-in-law says. He struck an unusual rental agreement that's now leading to her eviction, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Tr...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, Cbs News, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, United States, Manhattan, Donald Trump, Upper West Side, Barry, Justice Department, Trump, Donald


Non-Profit Fighting Hometown ‘Brain Drain’ Among College Graduates Offers Fellowships In Stockton

STOCKTON (CBS13) – An estimated two-thirds of college-educated Millenials end up in a few dozen metro areas. But this graduation season, some college grads are returning to their roots – to reverse what some call hometown “brain drain.” Lead For America is a non-profit that provides college graduates with 2-year fellowships in their hometowns. As Adrianna Diaz with CBS News reports, the 2-year-old program has placed almost 100 fellows from the east to the west coast. Graduates in Stockton could ...
Tags: News, Cbs News, Local, America, Stockton, Millenials, TCC, Lead For America, Adrianna Diaz


Facebook Accounts For Over Half of Sex Trafficing Recruitment

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBS News: The majority of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases in the U.S. last year took place on Facebook, according to the Human Trafficking Institute's 2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report. "The internet has become the dominant tool that traffickers use to recruit victims, and they often recruit them on a number of very common social networking websites," Human Trafficking Institute CEO Victor Boutros said on CBSN Wednesday. "Facebook o...
Tags: Facebook, Cbs News, Tech, Human Trafficking Institute, Victor Boutros, CBSN Wednesday Facebook


Earth now has a 5th ocean, according to National Geographic, which upgraded the status of the waters around Antarctica

Icebergs on the Weddell sea, part of the Southern ocean. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images National Geographic said on Tuesday it will be adding a fifth ocean to its maps. The Southern Ocean is the second-smallest ocean and surrounds the Antarctic. The move was long-awaited, as scientists have been using the term for years. See more stories on Insider's business page. National Geographic announced this week that it is officially recognizing a fifth ocean: the Southern Ocea...
Tags: Science, Cbs News, US, Trends, Ocean, News UK, Antarctica, National Geographic, ACC, Antarctic, Southern Ocean, Tait, Antarctic Circumpolar Current ACC, Wolfgang Kaehler LightRocket, Weddell, IHO


Morning Docket: 06.09.21

* The MLB is playing "hard ball" over a lawsuit concerning the location of the League's All-Star Game. [Hill] * The Ohio Attorney General has filed a lawsuit seeking to declare Google a public utility. [CBS News] * Systems at the New York City Law Department are still down days after it was targeted by a cyberattack. It was hard enough to schedule depositions with them already... [New York Times] * A woman who was impaled by a beach umbrella has filed a negligence lawsuit. [Scranton Times ...
Tags: Google, Law, Cbs News, New York Times, Mlb, Ohio, Beach, Scranton Times Tribune, All-star Game, Morning Docket, COVID-19, COVID, Ohio Attorney General, New York City Law Department


The Trump administration took more than 3,900 kids from their parents. More than half remain separated.

A volunteer with pro-immigration group Families Belong Together, attaches one of 600 teddy bears to a chainlink cage which 'representing the children still separated as a result of U.S. immigration policies' on the National Mall November 16, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A total of 3,913 migrant children were separated by the Trump administration, DHS said Tuesday. Of them, just 1,786 have been reunited with their parents, the department said. President Joe ...
Tags: Politics, Cbs News, White House, Asylum, Americas, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Family Separation, United States, Washington Dc, Aclu, Migrants, Nebraska, El Salvador


Drone Refuels US Navy Fighter Jet In Midair For the First Time (slashdot)

An unmanned aircraft successfully refueled a U.S. fighter jet in midair for the first time, officials said Monday. CBS News reports: A Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and a Boeing-made drone were briefly connected by a hose as the drone transferred jet fuel to the aircraft in the skies over the Midwest during Friday's test flight. During the flight, the Super Hornet approached the drone, known as a MQ-25 Stingray, from behind and were as close as 20 feet from each other, Boeing said. The hose extended ...
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Drone Refuels US Navy Fighter Jet In Midair For the First Time

An unmanned aircraft successfully refueled a U.S. fighter jet in midair for the first time, officials said Monday. CBS News reports: A Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet and a Boeing-made drone were briefly connected by a hose as the drone transferred jet fuel to the aircraft in the skies over the Midwest during Friday's test flight. During the flight, the Super Hornet approached the drone, known as a MQ-25 Stingray, from behind and were as close as 20 feet from each other, Boeing said. The hose extended ...
Tags: Navy, Cbs News, Tech, Boeing, US Navy, Midwest, First Time


The FBI used 'criminal influencers' to convince criminal syndicates to use a messaging app they secretly ran

The FBI seal is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, DC on July 5, 2016. - The FBI said Tuesday it will not recommend charges over Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, but said she had been "extremely careless" in her handling of top secret data. The decision not to recommend prosecution will come as a huge relief for the presumptive Democratic nominee whose White House campaign has been dogged by the months-long probe. Photo by YURI GRIPA...
Tags: Europe, Crime, Australia, Cbs News, White House, US, Trends, App, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, DEA, Sting, Europol, Democratic, Tech Insider


Walmart Will Give 740,000 Employees a Free Smartphone

"Walmart will give 740,000 employees free Samsung smartphones by the end of the year," reports CBS News, "so they can use a new app to manage schedules, the company announced Thursday." The phone, the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro, can also be used for personal use, and the company will provide free cases and protection plans. The phone's retail price is currently $499... Up until now, associates at Walmart stores used handheld devices they shared to communicate, but an initial test with employee s...
Tags: Cbs News, Samsung, Tech, Walmart


Star Wars Bits: Funko Pop! Retro, VR Pinball, War of the Bounty Hunters, The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary, and More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars Pop! Retro Series by Funko Star Wars Pinball VR by Zen Studios Chewbacca Appears in Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #13 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Special And more! Star Wars Pop! Retro Series by Funko Based on classic ’70s Star Wars comic art, a new Star Wars Retro Series brings Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, a Stormtrooper, and C-3PO back to Funko’s Pop! line in a dazzling, vibrant way. Available exclusively at Target. ...
Tags: Movies, Cbs News, Russia, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Ron Howard, Lucas, James, Chewbacca, Lando, Boba-Fett, Gordon, Ralph, Hoth, Jabba, Mongo


US officials reportedly found no evidence that unidentified aerial sightings were alien spacecraft - but they still can't pinpoint what they are

Another image from a video showing a UFO filmed near San Diego in 2004. CNN/Department of Defense A classified US intel report found no evidence that unusual aerial sightings were of alien origins. But intel officials haven't completely ruled it out as a possibility, The New York Times reported. An unclassified version of the report will be released to Congress at the end of the month. See more stories on Insider's business page. US intelligence officials found no evidence that uni...
Tags: Congress, Navy, Cbs News, China, Russia, US, Trends, New York Times, Aircraft, The Times, San Diego, Pentagon, Times, Alien, Ufo, Spacecraft


Morning Docket: 06.04.21

* Emails between blood-testimony company Theranos's founder Elizabeth Holmes and lawyers at Boies Schiller will be permitted as evidence at Holmes's criminal trial. Hope there is no "bad blood" between Holmes and the lawyers... [Wall Street Journal] * Noted defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey passed away yesterday at 87. [Washington Post] * Check out this article on how amicus briefs impacted the Supreme Court's 2020 term. [Juris Lab] * A lawsuit claims metal shards were put in a worker's meal af...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Cbs News, Illinois, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Lee Bailey, Morning Docket, F. Lee Bailey, Boies Schiller, Juris Lab


Morning Docket: 06.03.21

* George P. Bush is launching a run to be the Attorney General of Texas. Maybe someday, Oliver Stone will make a movie about him called "P."... [CNN] * Derek Chauvin's lawyer is requesting that his client only be sentenced to probation and time served for Chauvin's involvement in the death of George Floyd. [Insider] * The District Attorney in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is allegedly no longer allowing plea deals with a lawyer who called out systematic racism in the local criminal justice...
Tags: Texas, Law, Cbs News, Uncategorized, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Oliver Stone, Pork, Fox News, Allegheny County Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, George P. Bush, Missouri Supreme Court, Chauvin, Party Planning Committee, Texas Attorney General


Why Can’t We Call It an Emergency?

TV newsman Bill Moyers likes to tell the story of how Edward R. Murrow, the preeminent U.S. broadcast journalist of his time, insisted on covering what became Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939. Murrow’s bosses at CBS News had other priorities; they ordered Murrow’s reporters to cover dance competitions in Hamburg,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Climate Change, Cbs News, Germany, Environment, Climate, Articles, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Poland, The Guardian, Hitler, Climatology, Chevron, Hamburg, Bill Moyers


In latest sentencing filings, Derek Chauvin requests probation while prosecutors ask for him to get 30 years in prison

As detailed in this CBS News piece, the parties in the case of Minnesota v. Chauvin are making very different sentencing requests: Derek Chauvin asked a judge to sentence him to a term of probation or a shorter prison term than suggested by Minnesota guidelines in a sentencing memorandum filed Wednesday.  The memo cites Chauvin's lack of previous criminal history, his previous work as a police officer and the risk he could be victimized in prison as factors the judge should consider as he weigh...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Minneapolis, Cbs News, Nelson, Floyd, Blakely, Cahill, Douglas A Berman, Eric Nelson, Chauvin, Peter Cahill, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin


Video shows the moment a Southwest Airlines passenger punched a flight attendant in the face, knocking 2 of her teeth out

A video shows Vyvianna Quinonez, 28, punching a flight attendant on a Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento to San Diego on May 23, 2021. CBS News/Twitter A new video emerged showing the moment a Southwest Airlines passenger assaulted a flight attendant. The flight attendant, seen bleeding in the video, lost two teeth as a result of the altercation. The FAA said it's been seeing a spike of aggressive behavior on airlines in recent months. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Transportation, Cdc, Cbs News, Sacramento, Trends, Hawaii, News UK, San Diego, Usa Today, Faa, Southwest Airlines, Southwest, Don, Southwest Airline, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Quinonez


As TX ‘Constitutional Carry’ Bill Awaits Signing, Media Negativity Surges

“This is a simple restoration of Texans’ constitutional right under the Second Amendment, a right of the people to keep and bear arms.” – Texas Republican State Sen. Charles Schwertner. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As Texas gun owners wait for Gov. Greg Abbott to sign legislation allowing permitless carry of sidearms in the Lone Star State—so-called “Constitutional Carry”—establishment media is pushing the negative in an attempt to portray the governor and gun rights supporte...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Congress, Cbs News, Senate, House, Ted Cruz, New York Times, The Times, Miami, Cbs, Houston, Rolling Stone, Fort Worth, Cruz, Cnbc


Morning Docket: 05.28.21

* A paralegal who was fired from her law firm job for feeding zoo animals in a viral video has found a new job. Sounds like this person should be on Tiger King... [CBS News] * A court has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit filed by spectators who were allegedly banned from Utah Jazz games after a verbal altercation with a professional basketball player. [Yahoo News] * A trial date has been set in the criminal case of the South Dakota Attorney General who allegedly hit a pedestrian with his car....
Tags: Law, Cbs News, South Dakota, Medical Marijuana, Utah Jazz, Florida Supreme Court, Yahoo News, Morning Docket, Black Hills Pioneer, Tiger King, Capitol Riot, QAnon Shaman, South Dakota Attorney General


John Dickerson Moves From ’60 Minutes’ to ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ (EXCLUSIVE)

After two years on “60 Minutes,” CBS News correspondent John Dickerson is shifting the focus of his political analysis and national affairs reporting to “CBS Sunday Morning” and other broadcasts. He’s also developing a series for Paramount Plus. Dickerson’s title at CBS News has been bumped up from senior political analyst to chief political analyst […]
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Woman punches a flight attendant and knocks out her teeth

New video shows an altercation between Vyvianna Quinonez and a Southwest Airlines flight attendant. A union representative says the flight attendant lost two teeth when she was struck. Quinonez who was arrested on battery charges claims it was self-defense. pic.twitter.com/aCAHGHxF5b— CBS News 8 (@CBS8) May 26, 2021 It's unlikely that Vyvianna Quinonez (28) will be enjoying free Southwest peanuts in the foreseeable future. — Read the rest
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'A flying Tic Tac wasn't part of our plan': Former US Navy fighter pilot describes encounter with UFO

F/A-18E Super Hornets in formation over California. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe Over the years, there have been a number of incidents in which US pilots reported seeing UFOs. A former Navy pilot talked to Insider about her experience with an "unidentified aerial phenomenon." She was one of two F/A-18 pilots who observed the mystery object, nicknamed the "Tic Tac," in 2004. See more stories on Insider's business page. A former US Navy fighter p...
Tags: Navy, Cbs News, Politico, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Cnn, New York Times, Middle East, Pentagon, West Coast, Princeton, US Navy, Ufo, Ryan Graves, Dietrich


Putin likely gave Belarus the go-ahead to divert the Ryanair plane, officials and experts say

Getty Top experts and officials say it's unlikely Belarus would've diverted a flight without Russia's permission. Belarus' authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko relies heavily on Putin for support. Belarus is facing swift consequences over the incident, which could make it more reliant on Russia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin likely gave Belarus the green light to force a Ryanair flight to land in Minsk so that autho...
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Putin likely gave Belarus the go-ahead to hijack the RyanAir plane, officials and experts say

Getty Top experts and officials say it's unlikely Belarus would've hijacked a flight without Russia's permission. Belarus's authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko relies heavily on Putin for support. Belarus is facing swift consequences over the incident, which could make it more reliant on Russia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin likely gave Belarus the green light to force a RyanAir flight to land in Minsk so that aut...
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Morning Docket: 05.25.21

* An ethics opinion is permitting a lawyer to practice New Jersey law remotely from his home in Florida. This is a boon to "snow birds" everywhere... [Daily Business Review] * Van Jones claims Kim Kardashian is "going to be an unbelievable attorney." [Yahoo News] * A former drug dealer has been sworn in as an attorney by the same judge who told him to turn his life around. [Fox News] * Check out this article on participation of chambers of commerce in lower court proceedings. [Juris Lab] ...
Tags: Florida, Kim Kardashian, Law, Cbs News, New Jersey, Fox News, PPP, Pittsburgh, Chambers of Commerce, Yahoo News, Van Jones, Morning Docket, Daily Business Review, COVID-19, Juris Lab


This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Lesley Stahl reported on the health care challenges facing the transgender community," including the experience of "detransitioners."

CBS News reports. "I think we spoke to more people on this story than any other story I can remember reporting on in my whole time at 60 Minutes," Stahl told 60 Minutes Overtime. "We wanted to be thorough. We wanted to be fair. And we wanted to understand every aspect of this story. And it was really focused on health care. That was the primary idea for the story. Health care... We were concerned that the groups that oppose transgender people might try to weaponize our story and use it against t...
Tags: Law, Cbs News, Transgender, Surgery, Lgbtq, 60 Minutes, Bowers, Stahl, Lesley Stahl, Human Rights Campaign HRC, Ann Althouse, Alphonso David, Marci Bowers