Jury told Jeffrey Epstein’s girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell “preyed on young girls” - BBC News

Jury told Jeffrey Epstein’s girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell “preyed on young girls” – BBC News

Prosecutors have alleged that the socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and former girlfriend of convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein were “partners in crime” and that she groomed vulnerable young girls for him to sexually abuse. Ms Maxwell appeared in court in New York…

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel - BBC News

UK calls for joint patrols with France after 27 people drown in English Channel – BBC News

The UK government has called on France to allow British security staff to conduct joint patrols on French beaches. It follows the deaths of 27 people in the English Channel when their inflatable boat sunk as they tried to make…

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes - BBC News

31 people drown crossing English Channel as inflatable dingy capsizes – BBC News

31 people, including five women and a little girl, died on Wednesday after their rubber boat capsized while they attempted the sea crossing from France to Britain. It’s the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the English Channel. Two…

Female veterans face cardiovascular risks

Female veterans face cardiovascular risks

As the country marks Veterans Day, the American Heart Association is raising awareness about the challenges female veterans face that can increase their cardiovascular disease risk. CBS News’ Elise Preston has one veteran’s story.

Why pregnant women and their fetuses are increasingly at risk of climate change

Why pregnant women and their fetuses are increasingly at risk of climate change

World leaders at the COP26 summit turned their attention to climate change and gender on Tuesday. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the…

New book "Mothertrucker" addresses abusive relationships, journey to find empowerment and peace

New book “Mothertrucker” addresses abusive relationships, journey to find empowerment and peace

Amy Butcher, author of the new book “Mothertrucker,” shares her story with Tanya Rivero and explains why she found ice-road trucker Joy Wiebe so inspirational. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for…

Three women, one cheating ex and an adventure - BBC News

Three women, one cheating ex and an adventure – BBC News

A group of women have become social media stars after discovering they were dating the same man. When the trio found they shared a boyfriend, they soon dumped him and discovered he was not the only thing they had in…

Women undergoing job transitions at record numbers as pandemic drags on

Women undergoing job transitions at record numbers as pandemic drags on

New data shows the number of women seeking a career change jumped a record 54% compared to this time last year. CBS News MoneyWatch reporter Aimee Picchi joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to explain why. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital…

Afghan women disappear from public life by order of Taliban's Vice and Virtue Ministry  - BBC News

Afghan women disappear from public life by order of Taliban’s Vice and Virtue Ministry – BBC News

The Taliban have banned girls from secondary schools across most of Afghanistan. Women, except those in the public health sector, have not been allowed to return to work. The fear is that they are being treated once again as second-class…

How the pandemic is making the child care crisis worse

How the pandemic is making the child care crisis worse

The high cost of child care and worker shortages are causing problems for American families and the U.S. economy. CBS MoneyWatch reporter Megan Cerullo joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero with more on the story. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming…