Body found in beer cooler at Braves’ SunTrust Park

Body found in beer cooler at Braves’ SunTrust Park

ATLANTA — The body of a third-party contractor has been found inside a beer cooler at SunTrust Park. The body was found Tuesday by a worker from the same company. Cobb County police spokeswoman Sarah O’Hara told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution she could not say if foul play was suspected because the investigation was ongoing. Cobb County police said in a statement that officers responded to a “call of a deceased person located at SunTrust Park”…

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Judge orders families separated at the border be reunited within 30 days

Judge orders families separated at the border be reunited within 30 days

A judge in California has ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days. If the children are younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days of the order, issued Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego issued the order in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union. The lawsuit involves a 7-year-old girl who was separated from her Congolese mother and a 14-year-old boy who was separated…

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Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

In one of the most shocking upsets so far of the 2018 primaries, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated powerful Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley Tuesday night in New York’s 14th Congressional district. Crowley, who has held the seat since 1999, had risen to become the fourth highest leadership position in the House, and was considered a potential House Speaker if the Democrats took the House.  “We meet a machine with a movement, and that is what we…

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Authorities swarm JetBlue plane experiencing radio issue

Authorities swarm JetBlue plane experiencing radio issue

JetBlue Airways said late Tuesday that one of its flights originating from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport experienced a radio issue impacting the crew’s ability to communicate. The airline also said that a false alarm was sent to the JFK air traffic control tower. “While communication was reestablished via alternate channels, authorities responded out of an abundance of caution,” JetBlue said. “The aircraft was cleared and returned to the gate for inspection.” The…

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Body found in house of N.Y. Giants’ cornerback

Body found in house of N.Y. Giants’ cornerback

Last Updated Jun 26, 2018 11:22 PM EDT FAIR LAWN, N.J. — A body has been found at a New Jersey home where New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins lives. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office says it is investigating a death at the house in Fair Lawn, about 10 miles north of MetLife Stadium. Property records show Jenkins has lived at the house the last two years. The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Roosevelt…

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Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee says she’s willing to help investigation

Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee says she’s willing to help investigation

Last Updated Jun 26, 2018 10:28 PM EDT A former employee at Cambridge Analytica tells CBS News she’s offering to help government investigators who are looking into the now defunct data company. Brittany Kaiser spoke to “CBS This Morning” co-host John Dickerson for her first U.S. broadcast network interview. Kaiser said she knows “for a fact” that Cambridge Analytica had access to more surreptitiously-gathered Facebook user data than has been reported. She showed Dickerson an…

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Sarah Sanders to get temporary Secret Service protection at home

Sarah Sanders to get temporary Secret Service protection at home

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will receive U.S. Secret Service protection at her home on a temporary basis, sources familiar with the matter tell CBS News. The anticipated protection comes after Sanders, one of the most visible members of Mr. Trump’s White House, was refused service at the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, Friday night. Sanders said she was told to leave the restaurant in a tweet Saturday, and the incident snowballed to…

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Elaine Chao confronts protesters, defends husband Mitch McConnell

Elaine Chao confronts protesters, defends husband Mitch McConnell

A group of protestors fired up about the Trump administration’s immigration policies confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao on Monday night, the latest in a string of confrontations between activists and Trump administration officials. “Why are you separating families?” one man in the group asks the couple as they left a dinner at Georgetown University. A Twitter user posted footage of the encounter. We confronted @SenateMajLdr and…

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Toddler bitten by rattlesnake hiding among toys

Toddler bitten by rattlesnake hiding among toys

A 1-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after being bitten by a rattlesnake hiding in some of his toys. The child was playing outside his home Tuesday afternoon in Abilene, Texas, when a baby rattlesnake was startled and bit the boy, reports CBS affiliate KTAB-TV. The boy was bitten on the hand and first responders at the scene told KTAB-TV the appendage was severely swollen when they arrived. They did not not have any updates as…

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Here’s the new “postcard-sized” IRS Form 1040

Here’s the new “postcard-sized” IRS Form 1040

Last Updated Jun 26, 2018 11:06 PM EDT The government has succeeded in shrinking Americans’ most common tax form down to one page — but it hasn’t necessarily made the IRS Form 1040 less complicated. Here is a draft of the soon-to-be released Form 1040 that CBS News obtained (below left), compared with the current form (right).  A “postcard-sized” Form 1040 was a major selling point of the administration’s divisive tax cuts. President Trump even kissed…

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