CBS News shakes up morning and evening lineups:

CBS News on Monday announced its much-anticipated plans for a total revision of the network’s daily newscasts, with big changes both in the morning and at night.

Norah O’Donnell, currently a co-anchor of “CBS This Morning,” will be the new anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News.” The shift will take effect this summer.

O’Donnell is taking over for Jeff Glor, who has held the evening news chair for just 18 months. Glor struggled to move the program out of its perennially third place position in the ratings, behind ABC and NBC.
It is unclear if Glor will remain at the network. CBS News president Susan Zirinsky said, “We are discussing opportunities for Jeff to remain with CBS News.

State horse racing commission denies Maximum Security’s appeal of Kentucky Derby disqualificatio:’

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday denied an appeal from the owner of Maximum Security, the horse that made history by being disqualified from Saturday’s Kentucky Derby for a rules infraction.

Maximum Security, who led the Derby from wire to wire and crossed the finish line 1 3/4 lengths ahead of Country House, was disqualified for interference while turning for home. Officialsdecided that Maximum Security impacted the progress of War of Will, which in turn interfered with Long Range Toddy and Bodexpress. Country House was declared the winner. The stewards who made the ruling did not take questions, electing to read a prepared statement with the explanation.

New York Times: Former Trump inauguration official says she was ‘thrown under the bus’:

A former adviser to first lady Melania Trump who was involved in the planning of President Donald Trump’s inauguration disputed the White House’s account of her 2018 departure, the New York Times reported Monday.

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff objects to suggestions by White House officials that she was forced out of the East Wing job she held after Trump took office because she profited excessively from Trump’s inaugural events, the Times reports.
Wolkoff was formerly a senior adviser and longtime friend of first lady Melania Trump. The firm she founded was paid close to $26 million to plan events around Trump’s first inauguration, the Times first reported and CNN later confirmed.

‘The new secondhand smoke’: Adults more likely to vape if they live with kids, study says:

Adults living with children are more likely to vape than those without, putting kids at risk for what the authors of a new study describe as “the ‘new’ secondhand smoke.”

“These children are potentially exposed to secondhand aerosols, an amalgam of compounds with yet unknown health consequences,” the researchers wrote.
According to the research letter, published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, 4.9% of American adults living with someone 18 or under reported using e-cigarettes. That’s versus 4.2% of adults living in households without children according to study author Jenny L. Carwile, an epidemiologist at Maine Medical Center, who also pointed out that these adults tend to be olde

Trump pardons former Army soldier sentenced for killing Iraqi prisoner:

President Donald Trump on Monday granted a pardon to a former first lieutenant in the US Army who was sentenced to prison in 2009 for killing an Iraqi detainee, according to the White House.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that Michael Behenna, of Oklahoma, would receive a full pardon. In a statement, Sanders said Behenna had been sentenced to 25 years in prison for unpremeditated murder in a combat zone by a military court, but there were issues involving his case.
“After judgment, however, the U.S. Army’s highest appellate court noted concern about how the trial court had handled Mr. Behenna’s claim of self-defense,” Sanders said in the statement
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