D.C. Council Considers Doing Away With 'Tampon Tax'The District could join the five states that have eliminated the so-called "tampon tax."
Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, TerrorLocked in an exceedingly close White House race, the presidential rivals tangled for 90-minutes over their vastly different visions for the nation's future.
Man Stabbed After Cutting Pizza Line in D.C.The argument began just before 4 a.m. on Sunday when a 20-year-old man skipped ahead in line at Jumbo Pizza.
Protesters Block Major NW D.C. IntersectionTraffic is at a standstill this morning.
New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensDecades in the making, the new museum is finally set to open.
National Museum of African American History and Culture Tells Story of Black CuisineThe new Smithsonian's Sweet Home Cafe features dishes like Son-of-a-Gun stew, pan-roasted oysters, smoked haddock, slow-cooked collards and other traditional foods.


Man Dies, Days After Fight with Police; Lawyer Blames CopsA black man died days after he called police to his suburban Baltimore home and was punched in the face by officers.
Blair Student Charged with Reporting False Bomb ThreatThe school was evacuated as a result of the threat.
The Best Place to Live in 2016 is in MarylandTime has declared a D.C.-Baltimore suburb to be the best place in America to live.
UPDATE: Kids Admit to Lying About Clown Sightings in AnnapolisReports of people dressed as clowns in Annapolis has been dispelled after kids admitted making up the story.
High School Track Coach Accused of Having Sex with 14-Year-Old GirlThe 42-year-old man claimed the sex was consensual, and that the girl told him she was 20.
Bus Driver Saves 20 Children from Burning School Bus (Listen)"I had to get my babies off the bus," bus driver Renita Smith said.


Woman Riding on Mattress on Top of Van Falls, is KilledA woman who was riding on an unsecured mattress on top of a passenger van was killed when the mattress and the woman fell off the vehicle.
Ex-Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Brutal Attack of McLean CoupleThe bizarre 2014 murder story is wrapping up.
Arlington County Sets Tourism Spending Record with $3 BillionThe D.C. suburb was tops in Virginia in tourism spending in 2015.
Libertarian Gary Johnson Earns Endorsement From Major Va. NewspaperGary Johnson and the Libertarian ticket are beginning to pick up some traction.
Attempted Reagan Assassin to Be Free in Va. Sept. 10John Hickley Jr. will soon be free and living full-time in Virginia.
40 Virginia Cases of Hepatitis A Linked to SmoothiesMore than three dozen cases of Hepatitis A in Virginia have been linked to smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Cafe.


Redskins Wide Receivers DeSean Jackson, Josh Doctson Miss Practice WednesdayRedskins Injuries Update: DeSean Jackson, Josh Doctson miss practice.
NFL Picks Week 4: Vikings Remain Perfect While Jaguars Grab First WinThe Vikings will move to 4-0, the Ravens will lose their first game of the year and the Jaguars will pick up their first win of the season in the process.
CBS Sports’ Dan Fouts Talks Dolphins-Bengals On TNF, Bills-Pats SundayDan Fouts, CBS Sports analyst and Hall of Fame quarterback, discusses the Dolphins-Bengals on TNF and Bills-Pats on Sunday in Week 4.
The Argument For Gio Gonzalez Starting NLDS Game 1It's not as crazy as you think.
On The Rise: Matthew Fitzpatrick And European Tour's Next GenerationMatthew Fitzpatrick, part of the European Tour's next generation of stars, is learning to play in America, including at the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Nationals Haven't Ruled Strasburg Out For Late Postseason ReturnNationals haven't ruled Stephen Strasburg out for late postseason return.


Report: Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce from Brad PittThe Hollywood power couple is reportedly calling it quits.
Chevy Chase Enters Rehab for 'Tuneup' on Alcohol ProblemThe famous comedian has checked into a rehab facility in Minnesota.
Arianna Huffington Signs Off at The Huffington PostHuffington, who has been the site's editor-in-chief, will now head a new health, wellness and productivity startup.
Blake Griffin's Standup Comedy is Surprisingly GoodBlake Griffin performed standup in Montreal, and it was surprisingly funny.
Matisyahu Surprises Coffee Shop PerformerThe artist looks a bit different than when he achieved international fame a few years ago.
First Lady, James Corden Hit The Road For 'Carpool Karaoke'It was a musical joyride for Michelle Obama as she joined James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" session that aired Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show.


D.C. Council Considers Doing Away With 'Tampon Tax'The District could join the five states that have eliminated the so-called "tampon tax."
Medical Benefits of Dental Floss UnprovenIt's one of the most universal recommendations in public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there's little proof that flossing works.
Kicking the Habit: Adult Smoking Rate in U.S. Is Falling FastThe nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are on the RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Parents are Willing to Pay for a Good Night’s SleepMay is National Better Sleep Month, and parents of young children know all too well about needing more shut-eye.
Does More Sex Lead to More Happiness?A new study examines the association between sexual frequency and well-being in relationships.

CBS National News

El Cajon police questioned after fatal shooting
From worst to first: Red Sox clinch AL East crown
9/28: Police: Teen shoots 3 at S.C. elementary school; Wells Fargo punished by California for fake account scandal
Hillary Clinton wooing Bernie Sanders' young supporters
Police: Teen shoots 3 at S.C. elementary school
Samsung faces new troubles with exploding washers
Virginia couple has easier time selling guns than coffee
Calif. dumps 10-year limit on filing rape charges

CBS World News

Philippine leader to end drills with U.S. that "China does not want"
Nuclear-armed neighbors, both U.S. allies, exchange fire
Israel's Peres remembered for his "pursuit of peace"
Shimon Peres hailed as "a soldier for Israel"
Anti-sex-trafficking summit aims for global solution
Aleppo becomes Syria’s “slaughterhouse” of kids
Iraq asks for more U.S. troops in build-up to key battle
U.S. to send additional 600 troops to Iraq

CBS News Politics

How a RV organizes and energizes Trump voters in Florida
How an RV is registering Trump fans to vote
Trump extends his fight with former Miss Universe
N. C. gun group raffling AR-15, Clinton photo
Report: State Dept. to process 3,000 new pages of Clinton emails
Obama calls Congress' veto override "a mistake"
Congress passes spending bill, averts gov't shutdown
Gary Johnson has another "Aleppo moment"

CBS Entertainment News

Soap opera creator Agnes Nixon dead at 93
Kim Kardashian accosted again by Fashion Week prankster
Gary Glasberg, "NCIS" showrunner, is dead at 50
Lin-Manuel Miranda to host “SNL”
Idina Menzel shows off engagement ring
Courteney Cox sticks up for pal Jennifer Aniston
"Forever Pure" examines soccer fans gone mad
Against all odds, rising opera star fulfills dream of singing at the Met

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