David Rubenstein Dishes On Jeff Bezos, Nancy Pelosi, Bill Clinton, Others In New Book ‘How To Lead: Wisdom From World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, And Game Changers’

(CBS Local)– David Rubenstein is the co-founder of the private equity firm The Carlyle Group and has a net worth of over $3 billion. The author and businessman is friends with and has interviewed some of the top leaders in the worlds of business, entertainment, politics and sports. Those conversations can now all be read in his new book from Simon & Schuster called “How to Lead: Wisdom from the World’s Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers.” Rubenstein’s book features conversations …

Mark Webber On Superstar Racing Experience: ‘Motorsports Fans In For A Real Treat’

September 9, 2020 at 2:02 pm (CBS Local)- Superstar Racing Experience promised big names when it launched in July of this year. It has already delivered on that promise with Tony Stewart, Tony Kanaan, Paul Tracy, Bobby Labonte, Helio Castroneves and Willy T. Ribbs signing on to drive in its inaugural season. Now, another motorsports star is joining the driver ranks in former F1 and FIA World Endurance Championship driver Mark Webber. Webber, who last raced in 2015 when he …

Logan Ryan has ‘dream come true’ with hometown Giants

September 8, 2020 | 2:05am | Updated September 8, 2020 | 2:09am Logan Ryan made it back home. But will he find a place to live? “If anybody is out there in Hoboken, please allow my pit bulls and my dogs to rent your place, they’re great dogs,’’ the new Giants defensive back said Monday. “Hopefully I have somewhere to sleep this season.’’ Ryan’s wife and two kids are back in Nashville and so for now, he is on his …

Djokovic ‘extremely sorry’ for hurting line judge

Novak Djokovic checked on the line judge after hitting her with a ball when he was 6-5 down in the first set Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 Aug-13 Sept Coverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app. Novak Djokovic has apologised for hitting a line judge with a ball at the US Open, saying he is “extremely sorry for creating her such stress”. The …

NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird On Challenge Cup, Upcoming Fall Series: ‘We Generated A Lot Of Excitement For Our League And Our Players’

September 3, 2020 at 3:08 pm (CBS Local/CBS Chicago)- 2020 has been an eventful year for the National Women’s Soccer League and first year commissioner Lisa Baird. The league was the first professional sports league in America to return amid the COVID-19 pandemic when it held its Challenge Cup in Utah that drew in record audiences. Now, the league returns to CBS, CBS Sports Network and CBS All Access for its fall series. With the fall series starting up on …

‘Dwarf Pride’ Was Hard Won. Will a Growth Drug Undermine It?

An experimental medication that increases height in children with the most common form of dwarfism has raised hope that it can help them lead easier lives. But some say the condition is not a problem in need of a cure. Megan Schimmel with her daughter, Lily, 2, and husband, Jeremy.Credit…Marissa Palma Sept. 5, 2020Updated 7:53 p.m. ET AUCKLAND, New Zealand — It’s a question many parents of children with dwarfism have contemplated: If a medication could make them taller, would …

Democrats rope in college students to hammer Trump on coronavirus response

As college students return to campus, Democrats are giving them the mic. September 4, 2020, 9:16 PM • 7 min read Democrats have found a new strategy to target holes in the Trump administration’s approach to coronavirus: give college students the mic. “I want to go to a game again; I want to be able to hang out with my friends again. And I want to attend classes and go to the library like normal again. But none of that …

Aaron Boone has a Tom Seaver moped story: Scar to remember

So many people have memories of Tom Seaver stashed in their heads and Aaron Boone is a member of that universe. Neverheless, Boone has a physical reminder of the Hall of Fame pitcher, Greatest Met Ever and a family friend of the Boones who passed away on Monday at 75. “The [1981] strike my dad was the National League [player] rep and the Seavers came and stayed with us for a week,’’ Boone said of his father, Bob, who was …

Orange County COVID-19 deaths top 1,000 even as new cases start to stabilize statewide

Even as cases statewide start to stabilize, reported COVID-19 deaths in Orange County topped 1,000 this week as fatalities continue to rise throughout the state in response to the summer surge of coronavirus infections. On average, people who succumb to the disease die 28 days after being infected, said Dr. John Swartzberg, a UC Berkeley infectious disease expert. As new infections continue to decline, deaths also will fall off in the weeks ahead. Orange County’s total pandemic death toll reached …

‘David & Tamela Mann Are As Amazing As I Hoped They’d Be’: Courtney Nichole On BET’s ‘Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living’

September 2, 2020 at 2:46 pm (CBS Local)– On Wednesday, BET premieres a new show called “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living,” starring David and Tamela Mann and Courtney Nichole. The sitcom from the Hollywood mogul Perry is one of several new shows that he has premiered on the network. RELATED: ‘Every Time We Filmed, It Got Crazier And Crazier’: Paige Hurd On BET’s ‘Tyler Perry’s The Oval’ The show centers around a man named Jeremy, who just lost his job and decides …

After Trump’s ‘law and order’ visit, Biden says he’ll go to Kenosha to ‘heal’

It’s the farthest he will have traveled from Delaware since June. September 2, 2020, 8:53 PM • 6 min read Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday in the aftermath of the Jacob Blake shooting, two days after President Donald Trump did the same, his campaign announced Wednesday morning. Biden is expected to meet with Jacob Blake Sr. and members of Blake’s family in Kenosha as part of the visit, …

Authorities in Belarus target opposition leaders after Sunday’s massive protest

Security forces detained a strike leader after 100,000 people protested Sunday. September 1, 2020, 6:25 AM • 8 min read MINSK — The Belarus capital of Minsk was largely quiet a day after tens of thousands of protesters flooded the city on Sunday, calling for an end to the rule of President Alexander Lukashenko. But authorities again moved to target leaders of the protest movement. Belarus’ security force, still known as the KGB, detained the leader of a strike committee …

A Virtual Tour of Malawi, the ‘Warm Heart of Africa’

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Marcus Westberg shares a collection of images from Malawi. When I stepped off the plane in Lilongwe as a 23-year-old, I had no idea of what to expect, though I was excited about the prospect of …

Fans turn out for vigil in Leimert Park for actor Chadwick Boseman

Fans gathered in Leimert Park in South Los Angeles on Saturday evening to celebrate the life of “Black Panther” actor Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday after a four-year battle with colon cancer. About a dozen fans of the 43-year-old actor, who was most famous for his role as King T’Challa in Marvel’s first Black superhero film, met at the park, which has long been a popular gathering spot for L.A.’s Black community. The event was held by Project Islamic Hope, …

‘Something Broke Inside Belarusians.’ Why an Apolitical People Rose Up

Comfortable urban elites long tolerated the eccentricities of the country’s ruler, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. Then came the coronavirus and a blatantly falsified presidential election. More than 100,000 people have joined rallies in Minsk, Belarus, this month protesting the country’s authoritarian president, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko.Credit…Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times Aug. 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. ET MINSK, Belarus — Denis Dudinsky, the longhaired and mustachioed host of “Good Morning Belarus!,” can still hear the producer’s nervous voice in his ear any …

What to Know About Colon Cancer

The cancer that killed Chadwick Boseman is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and rates are rising among younger people. Chadwick Boseman at the Black Panther premiere in Los Angeles in 2018. The actor passed away this week of colon cancer.Credit…Chris Pizzello/Invision, via Associated Press Aug. 29, 2020, 5:58 p.m. ET In the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer at age 43, many people have questions about the disease, especially about the risk of …

Algeria’s lessons from The Plague in the age of coronavirus

Published duration1 hour ago image copyrightGetty Images image captionThe Plague has been flying off bookshop shelves worldwide The Mediterranean city of Oran was the setting for a famous fictional outbreak of bubonic plague in Algeria under French colonial rule. The BBC’s Lucy Ash finds parallels between Albert Camus’ novel The Plague and how the country is coping with the coronavirus pandemic amid political upheaval. Although it was published 73 years ago, today The Plague almost feels like a news bulletin. …

Trump’s Additional Unemployment Benefit: What We Know Right Now

(CBSNewYork) — Almost three weeks ago, President Trump issued an executive order meant to provide additional aid to the unemployed. The Lost Wages Assistance program (LWA), created by executive order, would add $400 to weekly unemployment benefits. At least that’s how it was framed then. Most of the particulars weren’t clear. LWA was part of a series of executive orders meant to follow the first round of stimulus, known as the CARES Act. That legislation included $600 in weekly unemployment …

‘Richard Scott Smith Left These Women With Nothing’: Directors Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady On Showtime Docu-series ‘Love Fraud’

August 28, 2020 at 2:20 pm (CBS Local)– On Sunday August 30, Showtime premieres a fascinating new docu-series called “Love Fraud” about a man named Richard Scott Smith, who conned women all over the country for 20 years and stole their money and dignity. The first episode of the series from Oscar-nominated directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady is currently streaming for free and this is something you don’t want to miss. Ewing and Grady traveled the country to speak to …

51 Easy Kitchen Hacks That Will Change Your Life

You thought you had it all figured out. You’ve cooked a few roasts and baked a few loaves in your time, so you know your way around a Dutch oven and a Silpat (if you have to ask, then you definitely need this list). Perhaps you’ve even made dalgona coffee, or tried the 3-ingredient creme brulee hack and felt pretty proud of yourself (you should!). But you think you know everything? Well, we have some game-changing kitchen and food hacks for you too. You say your bookshelf has a dedicated cookbook section (or …