Politics

'Help Is On The Way': Gov. Ron DeSantis Files Lawsuit Against Feds, CDC To Reopen Cruise Ship IndustryFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is filing a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC demanding that cruise ships be opened immediately, he announced on Thursday.
RNC Donors Gather To Hear Trump, Others In Palm Beach, The GOP's 'New Political Power Center'Donors to the Republican National Committee gathered this weekend for the first time since Donald Trump's defeat just down the road from his Mar-a-Lago home -- a sign that the institutions of the party remain centered around the former President.
New Report Suggests Rep. Matt Gaetz Paid Accused Sex Trafficker, Who Then Paid TeenA new report suggests Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz paid money to an accused sex trafficker, who then gave it to three young women.
Former State Senator Frank Artiles Faces New Charges In Election SchemeProsecutors have filed new felony charges against former Republican state senator Frank Artiles.
'It Affects All Floridians': Sea Level Rise Bill Heads To Gov. Ron DeSantisTens of millions of dollars a year would go to combat the effects of rising sea levels under bills passed Thursday by the Florida House and headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida Senate Backs Retirement System Revamp Which Phases Out State Pensions To New Teachers And OthersAmid fierce opposition from Democrats, the Florida Senate on Thursday approved a proposal that would block future teachers and other government workers from enrolling in the state’s traditional pension plan.

Tech

Florida Healthy Kids Website BreachedHundreds of thousands of Floridians who applied for coverage or were enrolled in a children’s health insurance program between 2013 and 2020 are being encouraged to take steps to protect themselves financially after a cyberattack.
Tesla's Elon Musk Wants To Dig Tunnels To Alleviate Miami's Congested TrafficTraffic in Miami is terrible. We all know that. According to a new report, Miami was just named one of the most congested cities in the U.S. in 2020. But Tesla Inc founder Elon Musk says he wants to dig tunnels with the Boring Company, one of his many business ventures, to help alleviate Miami's notoriously congested traffic.
Consumer Electronics Show Goes Virtual, Many Products Designed To Protect Against COVID-19The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), was held this week and offered the very latest in tech. It was virtual this year because of the pandemic, and many of the products revealed were designed to protect against COVID-19.
'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
Belgian Engineers Build UV Zapper Machine To Disinfect Shopping CartsWiping down shopping carts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a bright idea from a team of Belgian engineers.
Zoom Experiencing Major Outages In US, WorldwideAs video conference calls have taken the center stage for work, education, and many other aspects of life, Zoom is experiencing major outages on Monday.

CBS National News

#CBSN10: CBS News Trending StoriesProtesters demand Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel resign, Trump denies he's a bigot, and more stories you're clicking on.
12/9: Planned Parenthood shooter says "I'm guilty"; in vitro fertilization goes to the dogsIn his first court appearance since his arrest on charges in the mass shooting at a Colo. Planned Parenthood facility, Robert Lewis Dear made a stunning admission; Researchers at Cornell University have found a new way to make puppies: in vitro fertilization
Planned Parenthood shooter: "I am guilty"In a courtroom outburst, Robert Lewis Dear, who allegedly shot and killed three people at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado, admitted that he was guilty and that he's "a warrior for the babies." CBSN's Contessa Brewer has the latest details.
In vitro fertilization goes to the dogsResearchers at Cornell University have found a new way to make puppies: in vitro fertilization. Jim Axelrod has more on what that means and how it can help more than just dogs.
The shrinking middle classIn 1971, 61 percent of Americans were considered to be middle class. Today, barely half of Americans fit in that category. Anthony Mason explains the numbers from a new research study.
Officer takes stand in Freddie Gray trialThe first of six Baltimore police officers on trial for the death of Freddie Gray took the stand to tell his side of the story Wed. Officer William Porter has been charged with manslaughter. Chip Reid has more.
This week on "Sunday Morning" (April 11)A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
First officers on scene of San Bernardino shooting speak outSome of the first officers and paramedics to reach the scene of the San Bernardino massacre gave a press conference detailing the grisly scene. Carter Evans has their stories.
Republicans react to Donald Trump's proposed ban on MuslimsAs Donald Trump stands firm on his proposed ban on Muslims entering the U.S., Republicans are fearing a Trump nomination could alienate minority and women voters. Major Garrett has more.

CBS World News

Nature: Cherry blossoms in Japan"Sunday Morning" takes us this spring Sunday to a setting known in English as "Cherry Blossom Mountain Park" outside Tokyo, home to some 10,000 cherry trees. Videographer: Jiro Akiba.
Third Bataclan attacker identified in Paris attacks probeNearly a month after ISIS-affiliated terrorists executed a coordinated attack on multiple sites in Paris, French police have identified another accused gunman. That makes seven, and three are still unidentified. Elizabeth Palmer has a report.
FBI: San Bernardino shooters were radicalized for yearsFBI Director James Comey said that the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized as early as 2013. Retired Lt. Col. Tony Schaffer joins CBSN to discuss what exactly inspired the couple to kill
Donald Trump's comments spark lively focus group conversationA focus group had a heated exchange over Donald Trump's plan to ban Muslims from entering the United States. Republican Strategist and CBS Contributor Frank Luntz joins CBSN to discuss the focus group.
Mandy Patinkin's mission: Helping migrants surviveLast month Mandy Patinkin, who plays a "Homeland" CIA division chief racing to save a fictional world from a terror attack, helped refugees get ashore on the Greek island of Lesbos. We asked Patinkin to describe that journey on a beach, and how it changed his world.
Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghAs consort to Queen Elizabeth II, he was Britain's "first gentleman," a man with a fairy-tale title in an era that was hardly from a fairy tale. Correspondent Mark Phillips looks back on the life of Prince Phillip, who died this week at the age of 99.
A second look at Australia's ban on semi-automatic weaponsAfter a 1996 massacre in Australia left 35 people dead, the government banned semi-automatic firearms. Holly Williams went to Australia to see how their approach to gun control has worked.
Remembering Prince Philip, Duke of EdinburghAs consort to Queen Elizabeth II, he was Britain's "first gentleman"; "Sunday Morning" looks back on the life of Prince Phillip, who died this week at the age of 99.
Unprecedented smog levels in BeijingUnprecedented smog levels in Beijing prompted officials to close schools and restrict traffic. CBS News Foreign Correspondent Seth Doane joins CBSN from Beijing with details.