Multiple government and intelligence officials tell CBS News that an addendum to the classified intelligence report on Russia’s efforts to interfere in the U.S. election contained unverified details of potentially compromising information that Russia has gathered on President-elect Donald Trump.
“Testing our democracy”
With just ten days remaining in his presidency, President Obama outlined his achievements in the White House and told Americans that U.S. democracy is under threat. In his almost hour-long speech, a visibly emotional Mr. Obama argued that the country is at a pivotal point in its history -- and that forces beyond our control are threatening American democracy.
If the American public remains divided on the merits of Obamacare, some participants in the federal health insurance program are less equivocal: They’re ready for a change. With President-elect Trump urging a swift repeal of the Affordable Care Act, we look at key problems still plaguing Obamacare.
Emergency officials are urging thousands people in flood-ravaged Northern California to evacuate as the region faces more devastating rains. The Russian River is still rising in Guerneville, threatening more homes and prompting a new evacuation advisory there.
One of the world’s largest classified ad websites is being accused of knowingly facilitating prostitution and child sex-trafficking. Backpage.com shutdown the “adult” section of its website this week after the release of a blistering Senate report. Backpage, however, says it’s the victim of censorship.
Have only a rough idea of much money you need to save to maintain your standard of living in retirement? You’re in good company. Research shows guessing is among the most common mistakes people make. So here’s how you can more precisely calculate your required nest egg.
Making Scotch whisky is an ancient and revered art. But hundreds of miles from the traditional home of the tipple, in a small London loft, an American whisky blender is dropping the pretense, adding a range of flavors, and trying to keep Scotch whisky relevant to the modern palate.