San Francisco To Vote On Taxing Businesses To Curb HomelessnessSan Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth.
2 Bodies Found In Pond Amid Search For Missing WomenThe search for two missing women in the south metro appears to have come to a tragic end.
Meghan Markle Is Pregnant, Expecting Child In The SpringThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, are expecting their first baby in the spring, Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday. Harry and Meghan married in May 2018 in a grand ceremony at Windsor Castle outside London.
Trump To Tour Hurricane Michael's Damage In Florida, GeorgiaUpon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.
Amid Massive Debt & Plunging Sales, Sears Files For Chapter 11 BankruptcySears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.
Shooting At Aqua Nightclub Leaves 3 Hurt; Suspect Still At LargePolice in Minneapolis are searching for a suspect after a shooting at a downtown nightclub early Monday morning left three people with gunshot wounds.
Officials: Bodies, Car Found In Water During Continued Search For Shakopee WomenInvestigators say they have found a car and two bodies in a Chaska pond shortly after starting a Sunday search for two young Shakopee women who went missing early Saturday.
Barn Bluff Offers Bird's-Eye View Of Red WingLast month, the Red Wing City Council vote to make it illegal to paint images on the side of Barn Bluff.
Mid-October Snow Garners Mixed Reviews From MinnesotansPeople living in Minnesota and western Wisconsin were greeted this morning by a flurry of white. Think of it as a gentle reminder that winter is not too far away.

Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA Hints At Native American Heritage Responding to years of derision by President Donald Trump and other critics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released a report on a DNA analysis that provides strong evidence she does, in fact, have Native American heritage.
Trump To Tour Hurricane Michael's Damage In Florida, GeorgiaUpon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.
Health Care Budget Woes Await Minnesota's Next GovernorCombined with previous budgetary maneuvers agreed by outgoing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans, more than $2 billion in a new state budget and health care for millions of Minnesotans is up in the air.
Authenticity Now The Attribute Craved By National DemocratsBeto O'Rourke's response to a question during a Houston town hall meeting this past summer lasted only four minutes. But for some Democrats it said everything. It was authentic. In an exchange that quickly went viral, the Democrat congressman and Senate hopeful was asked whether he found NFL players who knelt during the national anthem to be disrespectful. A passionate O'Rourke told the room of Texans, not necessarily a sympathetic crowd, that he could "think of nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights."
Vice President Walter Mondale Reflects On Public LifeWalter Mondale held the highest political office of any living Minnesotan, serving as vice president from 1977 until 1981. He has a few upcoming events where he will discuss the passage of the Voting Rights Act, and offer reflections on 1968 and similarities to today.
Trump To Meet With Andrew Brunson, American Pastor Freed By TurkeyPresident Donald Trump said he looked forward to Saturday's Oval Office meeting with Andrew Brunson, the American pastor whose release after nearly two years of detention in Turkey was a diplomatic triumph for Trump. "It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience," Trump said in a tweet confirming the White House meeting for 2:30 p.m.

Health

Health Care Budget Woes Await Minnesota's Next GovernorCombined with previous budgetary maneuvers agreed by outgoing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans, more than $2 billion in a new state budget and health care for millions of Minnesotans is up in the air.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Spin Class In MinnesotaIt is a little before 6 a.m. at the Douglas Dayton YMCA in downtown Minneapolis. While many of us are still counting sheep, there are close to 20 "spin-enthusiasts" that are counting down the minutes to the beginning of a grueling, hour-long spin class that will surely put them to the test.
Twin Cities Woman Undergoes Arm Surgery After Flu ShotA Twin Cities woman says she had to have surgery after getting a flu shot. The condition is called SIRVA, which stands for "Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration."
HabitAware Bracelet Can Help Break Your Bad HabitsIt's called Keen, a smart bracelet with a secret skill. It's for people who need help managing impulse control issues.
Does Low-Calorie Ice Cream Live Up To The Health Hype?About 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. We are always looking for ways to cut calories, even with our desserts. That is why low-calorie ice creams have exploded in popularity. But how healthy are these treats?
Where Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz Stand On Health CareMinnesota's top candidates for governor are mixing it up over health care. Republican Jeff Johnson said Tuesday rural hospitals could close if Democrat Tim Walz's plan passes. Walz accused Johnson of "mis-characterizing" his proposal.

Consumer

WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Spin Class In MinnesotaIt is a little before 6 a.m. at the Douglas Dayton YMCA in downtown Minneapolis. While many of us are still counting sheep, there are close to 20 "spin-enthusiasts" that are counting down the minutes to the beginning of a grueling, hour-long spin class that will surely put them to the test.
Dow Falls 545 Points In 6th Straight Day Of Market LossesStocks are slumping for a second straight day as the market endures its most volatile stretch since February. The Dow Jones industrials fell 545 points, or 2.1 percent, to 25,052.83 and the benchmark S&P 500 dropped 57 points, or 2.1 percent, to 2,728.37. Both indexes have fallen more than 5 percent the past two days.
'Dream Come True': Man Brings Authentic Roadside Mexican Food To Twin CitiesHe fell in love with roadside food in Mexico as a truck driver there. Now, Adrian Ramirez has brought that food to the Twin Cities suburbs -- and his family business keeps growing.
Despite Tough Market For Department Stores, Von Maur Opens In RosedaleA rare event happened at Rosedale Center on Monday: A new department store opened.
Does Low-Calorie Ice Cream Live Up To The Health Hype?About 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. We are always looking for ways to cut calories, even with our desserts. That is why low-calorie ice creams have exploded in popularity. But how healthy are these treats?
Where Jeff Johnson, Tim Walz Stand On Health CareMinnesota's top candidates for governor are mixing it up over health care. Republican Jeff Johnson said Tuesday rural hospitals could close if Democrat Tim Walz's plan passes. Walz accused Johnson of "mis-characterizing" his proposal.

CBS National News

EPA expert on children's health sidelined, claims agency failing kidsA top children's health official for the EPA, who was suddenly put on administrative leave, is speaking out only on "CBS This Morning." Dr. Ruth Etzel was sidelined in September. The agency says it was over allegations about her leadership, but did not provide details. Anna Werner spoke to Dr. Etzel about what she says happened.
Survey reveals misconceptions among parents on flu shotsFlorida health officials say a child is the first death in Florida during this year's flu season. The child, who has not been identified, tested positive for Influenza B and was not vaccinated. A new national survey puts the spotlight on some popular and potentially dangerous myths about the flu shot. Dr. Tara Narula reports.
Surge of migrant families at U.S. border leads ICE to process and releaseArrests of migrant families at the border, which have been climbing all year, surged after the administration ended family separation. There were nearly 13,000 arrests in August. That's almost triple the amount from the same time last year. Mireya Villarreal reports.
President Trump: The 60 Minutes interviewLesley Stahl speaks with President Trump about a wide range of topics in his first 60 Minutes interview since taking office
Hillary Clinton says husband did not have to resign after Lewinsky scandalHillary Clinton says her husband absolutely should not have resigned following the Monica Lewinsky scandal. In an interview for "CBS Sunday Morning," the former first lady and presidential candidate spoke with Tony Dokoupil about the record number of women running for office in 2018 and her husband's conduct while president.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting first childPrince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child. The royal family broke the news on Twitter, shortly after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived in Australia. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

CBS World News

Hostage situation playing out at major German train stationPolice say at least some parts of the German station, one of Europe's biggest, have been closed off over the incident which started in a pharmacy
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting first childPrince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child. The royal family broke the news on Twitter, shortly after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived in Australia. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
White House shirks Saudi threat of retaliation in Khashoggi standoffTrump's economic adviser says U.S. "energy boom" can "cover any shortfalls" if Saudis cut oil flow over missing journalist accusation
Former CIA acting director on possible punishment in Saudi missing journalist caseThe president said Saudi Arabia's government deserves "severe punishment" if it killed Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi-born journalist vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey nearly two weeks ago. Former CIA acting director and CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the investigation.
Prince Harry and Meghan are expecting their first babyDuke and Duchess of Sussex's big announcement made as they touch down in Australia for their first big foreign trip together as royals
Israel's top court to hear U.S. student's appeal to avoid expulsionLara Alqasem has been detained since arriving with a valid student visa, as Israel accuses her of involvement in a boycott movement