Noisy Post-Punk Band Plays The KnockoutNoisy, blues-tinged local punk band Musk headlines the Knockout Thursday night with like-minded SF acts Blank Square and the Tunnel.
Los Angeles Opera Investigating Placido Domingo Harassment Claims After San Francisco Cancels ConcertLos Angeles Opera says it will immediately open a ‘thorough and independent investigation’ into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director.
Local Punk Vet Releases New EP With Songwriting Side ProjectGuitarist and main songwriter for local punk-rock veterans the Grannies, Doug "Sluggo" Cawley brings his stripped-down, roots-rock songwriter project REQ'D to the Starry Plough in Berkeley Saturday night.
Intergalactic Surf-Punk Band Returns To Bay AreaOne of the most entertaining, theatrical sci-fi garage-surf bands to emerge during the '90s, Man Or Astro-Man? returns to the Bay Area for this show at the Cornerstone in Berkeley Thursday night.
German Power Trio Kadavar Returns To Bottom Of The HillGerman hard-rock favorites Kadavar play their first Bay Area show in four years when they headline the Bottom of the Hill Friday night with like-minded local bands Older Sun and Psychic Hit.
Jazz Powerhouses Bring Tandem Tour To Berkeley's Greek TheatreTwo of the leading lights of modern jazz world bring their co-headlining tour to Berkeley Friday when piano legend Herbie Hancock and rising saxophonist giant Kamasai Washington play the Greek Theatre.


Lawmaker Shoved By Anti-Vaccine Protester Says Facebook Should Remove VideoA California state senator is criticizing Facebook for refusing to remove a video of an anti-vaccine protester shoving him in the back.
Reduction In Opioid Prescriptions Credited For Lowering Number Of Marin County OverdosesDrug overdose deaths in Marin County fell between 2013 and 2018 because doctors and clinicians were writing fewer prescriptions for opioid painkillers, county public health officials said Wednesday.
Santa Rosa Doctor Pleads Not Guilty In Opioid Prescription DeathsA Santa Rosa doctor pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court to the second-degree murder of four patients by allegedly prescribing dangerously high levels of addictive opioids and narcotics to them in 2016 and 2017.
Band Whose Music Was Halted by Gilroy Gunman Returns to Stage to Benefit VictimsA Bay Area classic-rock band that was playing at the Gilroy Garlic Festival when shots suddenly rang out returned to the stage for the first time since the mass shooting.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
Stanford Blood Center In Urgent Need Of Donations, Offers RewardStanford Blood Center is in urgent need of blood donations and will reward donors with a coupon for a free Jersey Mike's sub, center officials said.

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Graham warns Trump against "really risky" drawdown of troops in AfghanistanRepublican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss President Trump's demand that U.S. businesses look for an alternative trade partner to China.
CBS poll on the economy: Optimism, but Trump tweets and trade raise concernsNew CBS News poll also finds partisanship plays a role in perceptions of Americans' financial situations
CBS New poll shows how Americans feel about the economyCBS News Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto joins Margaret Brennan with a new CBS New poll on Americans' attitudes about the economy and how that might affect their vote in 2020.
Kudlow says China is bearing the brunt of escalating trade warLarry Kudlow, director of the White House's National Economic Council, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the ongoing trade war with China.
Kudlow: China is bearing the brunt of trade war with U.SThe White House economic adviser dismissed fears that reciprocal protectionist policies between the two economic giants will harm the American economy and precipitate a potential recession
The grind of a tennis player's life on tourIn the world of tennis, an athlete who is not among the highest-ranked is just barely scrimping by, living a nomadic life in second-rate hotels while competing in tournaments like the Little Rock Open Challenger. Senior contributor Ted Koppel looks at the human toll tennis takes on those competing on the professional circuit. He sits down with Noah Rubin (whose highest ranking was 125th in the world), who opens up about the grind of life on the road, and about the success of his Instagram page, Behind the Racquet, which tells the stories of those who have made tennis their careers.

CBS World News

Argentina's Italian bloodlineBuenos Aires, Argentina, is the most-visited city in all of South America. And no visit is complete without a trip to La Boca, a colorful neighborhood that in the late 19th and early 20th centuries experienced a massive wave of Italian immigration. Today an estimated 62% of Argentinians claim some Italian heritage. Correspondent Conor Knighton gets a taste of Buenos Aires' best pizza, gelato and Italian liqueurs, and surveys the imprint that Italian immigrants had on Argentina's art and culture.
Argentina's Italian heritageIn the late 19th and early 20th centuries Buenos Aires experienced a massive wave of Italian immigration; today an estimated 62% of Argentinians can claim Italian roots
Trump regrets not raising China tariffs higher, White House saysThe president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China at the G-7 summit in France
Brazil deploys 44,000 troops to battle Amazon fireWorld leaders at the G7 summit are expected to talk about the fires destroying the Amazon rainforest. Today, Brazilian officials mobilized 44,000 troops to battle the flames There have been more than 76 thousand wildfires across Brazil in 2019. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
Prince Andrew denies seeing suspicious Jeffrey Epstein behavior"At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behavior of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction," Andrew said
Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon rainforest firesThe Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries who believe Bolsonaro has neglected commitments to protect biodiversity