Unflappable Gayle King's composure lauded during erratic R Kelly interview; singer back in custody
Unflappable Gayle King's composure lauded during erratic R Kelly interview; singer back in custody

Her best friend Oprah Winfrey urged CBS News to make the full 80-minute conversation with Kelly available. CBS later announced that it will air a prime-time special on Friday based on the interview.

'Mad About You' sequel: Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser reunite for Spectrum Originals show
'Mad About You' sequel: Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser reunite for Spectrum Originals show

The original series, which aired from 1992 to 1999, followed the Buchmans as newlyweds through early parenthood.

Senator Martha McSally, the first female US Air Force pilot, reveals officer raped her, and felt system was 'raping her all over again'
Senator Martha McSally, the first female US Air Force pilot, reveals officer raped her, and felt system was 'raping her all over again'

The Arizona Republican, a 26-year military veteran, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur.

Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'
Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'

Witnesses saw the ordeal in the public plaza. Baer, holding the phone, says "Stop, Pam, stop," then walks away alone

Trump and Kim Jong Un feast on shrimp, sirloin, lava cake at 'social dinner' in Vietnam
Trump and Kim Jong Un feast on shrimp, sirloin, lava cake at 'social dinner' in Vietnam

On the menu was shrimp cocktail with Thousand Island dressing, marinated grilled sirloin with pear kimchi, hot runny-centered chocolate cake with berries and vanilla ice cream, as well as dried persimmon punch

Michael Cohen says Trump knew that WikiLeaks planned to release emails damaging to Clinton campaign
Michael Cohen says Trump knew that WikiLeaks planned to release emails damaging to Clinton campaign

Cohen claims Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and that Trump is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat"

Controversial Serena Williams cartoon was not racist or sexist, Australian media watchdog says
Controversial Serena Williams cartoon was not racist or sexist, Australian media watchdog says

The controversial illustration of the tennis star, published in the aftermath of her US Open final loss to Naomi Osaka in September 2018, was denounced by critics at the time as “racist and sexist”

Supreme Court to decide whether Maryland war memorial cross is constitutional or if it favors one religion over another
Supreme Court to decide whether Maryland war memorial cross is constitutional or if it favors one religion over another

Backers of the nearly 100-year-old cross, also called the "Peace Cross," say if the justices rule against them it could threaten hundreds of monuments nationwide.

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving victims between ages of 13 and 17
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving victims between ages of 13 and 17

On Thursday, two women said that Kelly picked them out of a crowd at an after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens when she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution

The charge comes amid a widespread crackdown on sex trafficking in the area surrounding Palm Beach County.

Aurora shooting: How a bloody tragedy unfolded when man being fired from job fatally shot five workers
Aurora shooting: How a bloody tragedy unfolded when man being fired from job fatally shot five workers

Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said the gunman, 45-year-old Gary Martin, was being fired from his job Friday after 15-years with the company.

International Women's Day: Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism
International Women's Day: Annie Lennox pushes for global feminism

The iconic singer and activist teamed with Apple Music to launch a video in support of global feminism to coincide with International Women's Day.

Critics slam US wildlife officials' plan to lift protections on gray wolves across the Lower 48 states
Critics slam US wildlife officials' plan to lift protections on gray wolves across the Lower 48 states

Long despised by farmers and ranchers, wolves were shot, trapped and poisoned out of existence in most of the U.S. by the mid-20th century.

Netflix to make series on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'
Netflix to make series on Gabriel Garcia Marquez's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'

The streaming company announced that it will adapt the 1967 book into a Spanish language series. "One Hundred Years of Solitude," which has sold an estimated 47 million copies and been translated into 46 languages

London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant
London patient becomes second man to be free of AIDS virus after stem cell transplant

The latest case "shows the cure of Timothy Brown was not a fluke and can be recreated," said Dr. Keith Jerome of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who had no role. He added that it could lead to a simpler approach that could be used more widely.

Deadly tornadoes smash through Alabama leaving at least 23 dead and several injured
Deadly tornadoes smash through Alabama leaving at least 23 dead and several injured

The tornado, which had winds that appeared to be around 160 mph (257 kph) or greater, was part of a powerful storm system that also slashed its way across parts of Georgia

Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'
Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'

The field of Democrats that he joins includes a number of liberal candidates, most notably Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who share similar sensibilities

Bernie Sanders to kick off 2020 presidential campaign from Brooklyn hometown
Bernie Sanders to kick off 2020 presidential campaign from Brooklyn hometown

Amid his calls for 'Medicare-for-all,' a $15-an-hour minimum wage and addressing climate change, Sanders is expected to discuss his working-class roots

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm
Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis firm

The domestic diva who brought us hemp yarn is now partnering with Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. to develop new products containing CBD, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana that doesn't cause a high

'Riverdale' actor Luke Perry continues to remain 'under observation' in hospital after suffering massive stroke
'Riverdale' actor Luke Perry continues to remain 'under observation' in hospital after suffering massive stroke

Certain reports claimed the actor had been placed in a medically induced coma but family members confirmed that he's merely sedated

Oscars 2019: Green Book's upset win leaves many frustrated and others furious
Oscars 2019: Green Book's upset win leaves many frustrated and others furious

Spike Lee's vocal disapproval of the segregation-era road-trip drama was but an early indication that "Green Book" will remain a polarizing choice

R. Kelly enters not-guilty plea in sex abuse case as word of a third sex tape spreads
R. Kelly enters not-guilty plea in sex abuse case as word of a third sex tape spreads

The singer-songwriter was arrested Friday on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. A judge on Saturday set bond at $1 million, meaning that Kelly must post $100,000 to be released.

Texas cargo plane crash: Two bodies recovered from site of Flight 3591 crash
Texas cargo plane crash: Two bodies recovered from site of Flight 3591 crash

Crews continued to search for the third body at Trinity Bay, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said

The Turpin 13: Couple who starved their 13 children and shackled them to the bed plead guilty to torture
The Turpin 13: Couple who starved their 13 children and shackled them to the bed plead guilty to torture

David and Louise Turpin will spend at least 25 years in prison after entering the pleas in Riverside County Superior Court to 14 counts that included cruelty and imprisoning them in a house festered with filth and reeked of human waste.

The strange case of Jussie Smollett: How the 'Empire' star went from victim to being arrested in 3 weeks
The strange case of Jussie Smollett: How the 'Empire' star went from victim to being arrested in 3 weeks

Following three weeks of mounting suspicions, Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report, a charge that could bring up to three years in prison

Bernie Sanders 2020: Senator declares he's running for president in upcoming elections
Bernie Sanders 2020: Senator declares he's running for president in upcoming elections

One of the biggest questions surrounding Sanders' candidacy is how he'll compete against someone like Elizabeth Warren, who shares many of his policy goals.

Terror's 'last breath': Encircled ISIS fighters blend in with civilians as US-backed forces tighten noose in Syria
Terror's 'last breath': Encircled ISIS fighters blend in with civilians as US-backed forces tighten noose in Syria

They are holding on to hundreds of civilians — some of them possibly hostages — taking cover among them at the edge of Baghouz

After four years of battle, Gavin Grimm may have finally forced Virginia school board to end transgender bathroom ban
After four years of battle, Gavin Grimm may have finally forced Virginia school board to end transgender bathroom ban

The school board will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the possibility of allowing transgender students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

Hundreds of passengers stranded after British airline Flybmi collapses into bankruptcy
Hundreds of passengers stranded after British airline Flybmi collapses into bankruptcy

The airline thanked workers for their dedication and said "it is with a heavy heart that we have made this unavoidable announcement."

THE FACTS: From Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Netflix payout to a dog killed for being named named Donald Trump
THE FACTS: From Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's Netflix payout to a dog killed for being named named Donald Trump

You may have read some of these patently untrue stories recently...the Associated Press checked them out and here are the facts

Pope Francis defrocks former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession and crimes against minors
Pope Francis defrocks former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick for soliciting sex during confession and crimes against minors

Defrocking means McCarrick, 88, who now lives in a friary in Kansas after he lost his title of cardinal last year, won't be allowed to celebrate Mass or other sacraments.

Donald Trump declares National Emergency to fund border wall; Democrats threaten slew of lawsuits
Donald Trump declares National Emergency to fund border wall; Democrats threaten slew of lawsuits

Word that Trump would declare the emergency prompted condemnations from Democrats and threats of lawsuits from states and others who might lose federal money or said Trump was abusing his authority

Regina King for US President? It has been foretold, but star claims she "loves her family too much"
Regina King for US President? It has been foretold, but star claims she "loves her family too much"

King is hitting new heights with her first big screen role since 2010: Her portrayal of a devoted mother in Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk" already won her honors at the Golden Globes and the Critics' Choice Awards.

2019 Oscars keeps one eye on ratings, even as rebellion threatens to derail Hollywood's big night
2019 Oscars keeps one eye on ratings, even as rebellion threatens to derail Hollywood's big night

After years of #OscarSoWhite backlash, one infamous envelope mix-up and the reckoning that followed the expulsion of Harvey Weinstein from the academy, this year's Academy Awards drama has been self-inflicted.

Jussie Smollett attack: Chicago police and Fox dispute reports that assault on 'Empire' star was a hoax
Jussie Smollett attack: Chicago police and Fox dispute reports that assault on 'Empire' star was a hoax

The reports surfaced late Thursday as detectives were questioning two "persons of interest" who were captured on surveillance cameras in the area of downtown Chicago where Smollett said he was attacked last month

New R. Kelly sex tape: Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer having sex with underage girl
New R. Kelly sex tape: Michael Avenatti says he has new video evidence of singer having sex with underage girl

Kelly and his attorney have for years denied allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls

Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest
Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills containing fentanyl take toll on US Southwest

With plenty of pills and powder sold locally out of the arriving fentanyl shipments that are also distributed around the U.S., the drug that has surpassed heroin for overdose deaths

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