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Petra Kvitova downs upstart American Danielle Collins in Australian Open semifinals

Danielle Collins, a two-time NCAA champion with Virginia, was aiming to become the first collegiate player to reach a major final since 1983.

Uncharted waters: Scientists to explore Indian Ocean depths

BREMEVERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Scientists prepared Thursday to embark on an unprecedented, years-long mission to explore the Indian Ocean and document changes taking place beneath the waves that could affect billions of people in the surrounding region over th…

Ending showdown with Pelosi, Trump postpones State of Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following a high-stakes game of dare and double-dare,…

President Trump Says He Will Give State of the Union Address After Shutdown Ends

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following a high-stakes game of dare and double-dare, Trump conceded that “no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance…

El Chapo’s Wife Helped Him Escape From Prison in 2015, a Witness Says

(NEW YORK) — The wife of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman played a key role in his infamous 2015 escape from prison through a tunnel dug into the shower of his cell, a witness testified Wednesday at the kingpin’s U.S. trial. Damaso Lopez Nunez, once a loyal lieutenant for Guzman, told the jury…

Michael Cohen Postpones Testimony Over Alleged Threats From President Trump

(Bloomberg) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, has postponed his testimony to Congress citing concerns for his family’s safety. Cohen’s family, including his wife, children and in-laws, encouraged him to postpone the appearance after calls by Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate Cohen’s father-in-law, according to Cohen’s lawyer and…

Shutdown could cripple air travel, unions warn: At some point, ‘the entire system will break’

The partial government shutdown has forced air traffic controllers, Transportation Security Administration officers, FBI agents, and other safety staff to work without pay. Unions say that is creating "serious safety concerns."

Flights disrupted at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport have been temporarily suspended Wednesday. A spokesman said a threatening tweet was posted targeting a Delta flight. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Lawyer says migrant children are being housed in unlicensed shelters

A group of lawyers says some facilities housing unaccompanied migrant children are doing so without a license. The lead attorney told CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates that more than a dozen facilities were unable to produce licenses when inspected…
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