Local News

COVID In South Florida: Overall Amount Of Patients At Local Hospitals Increasing But ICU Number Remains FlatCOVID-19 is still spreading in South Florida. In Miami-Dade, more people are becoming sicker.
Joe Biden Coming Back To South Florida On ThursdayThe race to the finish in Florida is entering its final days, and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be coming back to the Sunshine State on Thursday.
Court Asked To Reconsider School Reopening FightThe Florida Education Association and other plaintiffs asked an appeals court Monday to reconsider a decision that backed Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran in a battle about reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Democrat Harold Pryor & Republican Gregg Rossman Vie To Fill Shoes Of Longtime Former Broward State AttorneyAfter 44 years in office, Broward State Attorney Mike Satz decided to leave The top prosecutor’s job earlier this year.
With COVID Positivity Rates Trending Up, Jackson Health System CEO Urges Residents To Stick With Safety Precautions With Holiday Season ApproachingWhile coronavirus positivity rates continue to trend upward in South Florida, health officials are issuing a warning to residents and visitors to adhere to safety precautions, especially with the holiday season quickly approaching.
Fort Lauderdale’s $200M Storm Water Project Can’t Come Soon Enough After Heavy Rains, Flooding Reveal How Poor Drainage IsHeavy rains flooded out roads in parts of Fort Lauderdale, and was the same deal in areas of Dania Beach. 

Entertainment

'The Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan On What To Expect As A Contestant: 'You Just Never Know What You're Going To Do'Phil Keoghan discusses the first two episodes of the 32nd season of 'The Amazing Race' on CBS.
Fall Premieres Announced For 'FBI,' 'FBI: Most Wanted,' 'Bull,' 'SEAL Team' And 'The Unicorn'CBS has announced the 2020-2021 Fall premiere dates for five more series.
Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'The star of The CW show The Coroner discusses the journey her character Dr. Jenny Cooper is going through in Season 2 and why it's resonating with so many people in the current moment.
South Florida Communities Want To Scare Away COVID-19 And Celebrate Halloween SafelyIs Halloween canceled this year? It doesn't have to be. South Florida communities are getting creative and reimagining Halloween events so folks can still have a little Halloween fun all while social distancing safely.
Miami Director Billy Corben Looks Back At The Contentious 2000 Election With His Latest Documentary, '537 Votes'With the 2020 Presidential Election on the horizon, we take a look back at the 2000 President Election with a new HBO documentary titled '537 Votes.' which debuts next Wednesday, October 21 on HBO and HBO Max.
CBS4 Photojournalist Rafael Murciano Brings His Musical Talent To Famous Anthem By Johann Sebastian BachCBS4 Photojournalist Rafael Murciano brings his musical talent to Johann Sebastian Bach's famous anthem.

Tech

'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.
'Kinda Crazy': Gamers Making Six Figures Per Month During Coronavirus PandemicThe gaming industry is booming during the coronavirus pandemic and some of those who stream their games for others to watch are cashing in.
How To Disinfect Your Cell Phone During The Coronavirus OutbreakIt’s no secret phones can get pretty dirty over time. Whatever you touch with your hands – food, bacteria, dust -- can be transferred to your cell phone making it a mobile petri dish. So how do you keep your phones clean and sanitized in the age of the coronavirus?
Coral Reef Senior High Remote Learning Class Gets 'Zoom-Bombed' As Popular App Faces Questions Over Privacy, SecurityWith so many people staying home and working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, usage of the video conference app Zoom, is spiking. However, the increase in its popularity is leading to a wave of scrutiny over security and privacy concerns and then there is the issue of “Zoom-bombing.”

CBS National News

Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as newest Supreme Court justiceBarrett was confirmed in Senate by a vote of 52 to 48, with only one Republican voting against her.
Wildfires explode in California, forcing more than 60,000 evacuationsTwo wildfires are raging out of control in Orange County. At least two firefighters have been hospitalized with severe burns.
10/26/20: Red and Blue8 days left in the 2020 Presidential election; Michigan election officials expecting huge turnout
Mississippi asks Supreme Court to review 15-week abortion banHours ahead of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation vote, the Supreme Court announced it would consider Mississippi's petition for the hour to hear its 15-week abortion ban.
Brown University students create guide outlining activism on campusStudents at the university created a guide outlining the history of racism, capitalism and activism on campus.
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Why not make Election Day a national holiday?Voting experts urged that declaring Election Day a federal holiday wouldn't solve any of the frustrating problems we're now seeing.
NASA plans November 14 launch for next SpaceX Crew DragonThe launch will mark the first operational flight by SpaceX's commercially developed Crew Dragon spacecraft.
U.S. sees record early turnout with record 62 million votes castMore than 62 million early votes have been tallied, already with a little over a week left until Election Day, and the figure tops all early votes cast in 2016. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Kamala Harris discusses future of Supreme CourtAs Judge Amy Coney Barret is set to become the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris discusses the future of the high court. Norah O'Donnell has more in this portion of their interview from "60 Minutes."

CBS World News

Hurricane Zeta forms in the AtlanticThe formation of Zeta puts the 2020 hurricane season one name storm away from tying the all-time record.
U.S. troops link rare cancers, other illnesses to remote baseService members believe their rare cancers and other illnesses stem from their time served on the Karshi-Khanabad base after 9/11.
Lawmaker who defended teacher's beheading faces probeSamuel Paty​ was murdered in the street outside his school, sparking outrage and rallies supporting freedom of expression in France.
Thailand rocked by protests as prime minister won't step down"We see the people need change in Thailand," a TV anchor said. "We've been under a dictatorship for the past seven years."
Qatar condemned for "disturbing" exams of women passengersAustralia condemns treatment of female passengers who were subjected to invasive examinations.
Spain orders nationwide curfew amid virus resurgenceSpain wants to avoid repeating the near collapse of the country's hospitals.
France hits new daily COVID record: "We have lost control"The head of the government's virus advisory body expressed surprise at the "brutality" of the rise in cases.
Pope Francis appoints first Black American cardinal"By naming Archbishop Wilton Gregory as a Cardinal, Pope Francis is sending a powerful message of hope and inclusion to the Church in the United States," an official said.
Giant meth and fentanyl lab seized in MexicoThe industrial-scale lab was so big it startled authorities. It had vats two-stories high. Some of its product was destined for the U.S., officials said.