Chasing Life

podcast The brain makes us who we are. It’s the control center that manages thoughts, emotions, and even our perception of time. But for many of us, the brain remains a mystery. This season, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, explains how this 3-pound organ impacts our physical and mental health. As Dr. Gupta demystifies … Read more

New details emerge about hostage taker’s behavior in days before Texas synagogue standoff

Malik Faisal Akram, a 44-year-old British national who arrived in the US last month, engaged in an 11-hour standoff with police at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, about 15 miles from downtown Fort Worth, that resulted in his death and the hostages’ survival. Just 10 days before the attack, he was thrown out of a … Read more

‘Latinx’ embraced by Latinos seeking gender-neutral identity

To Edgar Gomez, hearing “Latinx” for the first time felt like discovering the movie “Selena,” the biopic celebrated by many people who grew up torn between their Latin American heritage and their American identity: Gomez felt seen.  “Like that feeling of being represented accurately for the first time,” said Gomez, who is non-binary and uses the pronouns he, she or … Read more

The U.S. will provide $200 million in military aid to Ukraine amid crisis

Secretary of State Antony Blinken pauses while speaking in the briefing room of the State Department in Washington, Jan. 7, 2022. Andrew Harnik/AP File Photo hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP File Photo Secretary of State Antony Blinken pauses while speaking in the briefing room of the State Department in Washington, Jan. 7, 2022. Andrew … Read more

Philadelphia Weather: Another Round Of Snow Expected Overnight Into Thursday Morning Commute

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The next measurable amount of snowfall is on its way, starting as rain late Wednesday night before transitioning fully into snow. That will last into mid-day Thursday, meaning many people will battle the flakes heading into work. The system will move into the region as rain around 11 p.m. Wednesday due to … Read more

NYPD officer and teen wounded when teen’s gun goes off in Bronx, police say

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) — An NYPD officer and a 16-year-old suspect are hospitalized after being shot during a confrontation in the Bronx. It happened Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. in the Belmont section. Police say officers were patrolling near Lorillard Place and East 187th Street when then encountered a large, disorderly group. They told a 16-year-old … Read more

Biden’s report card: 1 year in, accomplishments and stalled priorities

With the United States facing many of the same crises that Joe Biden took on when he took office one year ago, the president has been taking stock of his legislative accomplishments — including major infrastructure and coronavirus relief packages — and has stayed upbeat even as his popularity plummets and key priorities remain unmet. … Read more