Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil in Studio 57, as they bring you the most important headlines, intelligent conversations and world-class original reporting from around the world.
Why Equinox is Expanding Beyond Just a Fitness Club
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Equniox COO Judy Turchin takes "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson on a tour of the brand new fitness club and Equinox Hotel in New York City's Hudson Yards. Turchin explains why the luxury fitness company is branching into the hospitality and travel industry. She says the hotel, which houses the 100th Equinox fitness club, aligns with the lifestyle their customers strive for -- implementing movement and healthy diet and sleep patterns into their lives. She explains why she left her career in law and finance to follow her passion at Equinox. Plus, she shares other ways the company is looking to expand.
Morning News: Secretary of Labor Acosta resigns. R. Kelly is arrested again. Louisiana prepares for Tropical Storm Barry to make landfall
Labor Secretary Alex Acosta told President Trump this morning that he is resigning, less than 48 hours after telling reporters he would not step down. Singer R. Kelly is back in custody, this time facing federal sex crime charges. Louisiana has less than 24 hours left to prepare for tropical storm Barry making landfall. About 10,000 people along the Louisiana coast have been ordered to evacuate. Today Vice President Pence will travel to the U.S-Mexico border to tour a migrant detention facility. President Trump is giving up on his push for a citizenship question on next year?s census. The Seattle area was shaken overnight by an earthquake. Dramatic video captures a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter chasing down a suspected drug smuggling submarine, while officers scream in Spanish or the crew to stop.
What 'Three Women' Can Teach Us About Female Desire
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Lisa Taddeo joins co-host Anthony Mason to discuss her book "Three Women," one of this summer's most anticipated debuts. Taddeo spent eight years traveling across the country to share stories of three women's sexual desires. She shares her research on what women really want. Plus, Taddeo discusses how she says society judges women and questions why, in the Me Too movement, the conversation revolves around what women don?t want, instead of what they do want.
Morning News: Gulf Coast braces for potentially devastating flooding. Labor Secretary Acosta will not resign over role in Epstein case.
The central Gulf Coast is bracing for potentially devastating flooding from what could become Hurricane Barry. A nationwide operation targeting thousands of undocumented migrant families will reportedly begin Sunday. Britain said overnight that three Iranian boats tried to intercept a British oil tanker. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta says he will not resign over his role in Jeffrey Epstein's child sex abuse case.
Morning News: Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's former lawyer speaks about his previous plea deal. The British ambassador to the U.S resigns.
President Trump defends his labor secretary and distances himself from accused child sex abuser, Jeffrey Epstein. We'll hear from the financier's former lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, about the plea deal that's under so much scrutiny. We're tracking the severe weather system that could bring more than a foot of rain to the gulf of Mexico and become a tropical storm by the weekend. British ambassador to the U.S., who called the Trump administration inept in leaked memos, says he is resigning. Customs and Border Protection confirms it is investigating allegations of sexual assault on a 15-year-old migrant girl by a border officer. Passengers on a Delta plane bound for Maryland are safe after a mid-air scare. The World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team is celebrating from coast to coast today.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, relationship expert Belinda Luscombe joins co-host Gayle King to share the factors that make a marriage work. In her book "Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together," Luscombe shares what her research has revealed about what can help strengthen a relationship. She explains why people should stop looking for a soul mate, why we lash out at the people we love and why she says we?re doing marriage backwards. Plus, Luscombe shares the six 'F categories' that couples should focus on: familiarity, fighting, finances, fooling around, family and finding help.
Morning News: Financier Jeffrey Epstein is behind bars on sex trafficking charges. The diplomatic rift between the U.S. and Britain grows wider.
Prosecutors are urging more women to come forward in the sexual abuse case against Jeffrey Epstein, the well-connected billionaire financier. The diplomatic rift between the U.S. and Britain is growing wider over embarrassing leaked cables critical of President Trump. An investigation is underway into the death of an Indiana toddler who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Puerto Rico. On the road to 2020 this morning, the crowded field is getting a new candidate. The Cinderella run of teenage sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff is over at Wimbledon.
New HBO Documentary Explores Teen Texting Suicide Case
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, director and producer Erin Lee Carr joins CBS News' Meg Oliver to discuss her new, two-part HBO documentary about the case against Michelle Carter, the teenage girl who sent text messages encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to take his own life in 2014. "I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth V. Michelle Carter" explores the couple?s mental health and how technology can amplify teenagers' problems. Carr explains what she learned from reading logs of both teenagers' text messages and the factors that contributed to this tragedy. A lawyer for Michelle Carter did not respond to a request for comment.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus discusses CRISPR gene editing with CBS News' Anne-Marie Green. He explains the potential of the experimental practice and also warns of the need for a global ethical standard after a Chinese doctor claimed late last year that he altered the embryos of couples undergoing in vitro fertilization to help the embryos build resistance to HIV. The doctor's claims were unsubstantiated and were not published in a medical journal. Dr. Agus talks about the potential ripple effects of that doctor's actions - by both setting back CRISPR experiments while also beginning a conversation about the practice.
Morning News: Southern Californians are on edge after two large earthquakes. The U.S. Women's Team comes home as repeat World Cup champions.
Millions of people in Southern California are on edge and worried about their safety after two large earthquakes and more than 4,000 aftershocks. Scientists are warning people in all of California to be ready when the long-dreaded "big one" strikes. The U.S. Women's National Team is coming home as repeat FIFA World Cup champions. Now, team members are speaking out about the ongoing battle to be paid as much as the U.S. men's team. House Democrats want top immigration officials from the Trump administration to testify this week about the crisis at the border. A wealthy businessman with ties to two U.S. presidents may appear in court today to face federal charges linked to alleged sex trafficking.
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, Conde Nast Traveler's senior lifestyle editor explains the growing trend of solo travel. Lale Arikoglu tells CBS News' Anne-Marie Green about the benefits of traveling alone and shares strategies to combat loneliness. Arikoglu also provides tips to maintain safety when traveling abroad and shares her list of top solo destinations, including Japan, Spain and Portugal.
Morning News: Earthquake rocks Southern California. U.S. Women's Soccer team goes for its fourth World Cup.
Southern California waits for more aftershocks from its biggest earthquake in 20 years. Why it may be a sign that "the big one" is coming. Seven Americans, including a coal billionaire, are killed when their helicopter goes down in the Bahamas. President Trump led the bigger Fourth of July celebration he wanted, but did not get the weather he hoped for. The U.S. women's soccer team will have extra competition on Sunday when it goes for its fourth World Cup.
Historian Kenneth C. Davis on America's Contradictory Fight For Freedom
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, historian Kenneth C. Davis joins CTM lead national correspondent David Begnaud to help us sort American history fact from fiction. Davis, the best-selling author of "Don't Know Much About History" discusses why there's so much myth and misinformation surrounding our past and explains why our misunderstanding of history can be dangerous for democracy. Plus, Davis shares the lasting legacy of slavery in this country and why our Founding Fathers' fight for liberty was full of contradictions. Plus, Davis shares what our founders would think of political issues of today, including gun control and immigration.
Morning News: White House faces questions over cost of Fourth of July event in nation's capital. Border patrol agents push back against criticism.
American will celebrate its independence today in thousands of cities and towns, but the most-anticipated July 4th gathering is in our nation's capital. Customs and Border Patrol agents are pushing back against criticism, after a government watchdog report showed how detention facilities along the southern border are in turmoil. A New Jersey judge faces calls for his removal amid nationwide outrage over the way he handled a rape case. 15-year-old tennis phenom Coco Gauff will advance to the third round at Wimbledon.
Morning News: Democrats encourage immigration officials to share a new report on border patrol facilities. The U.S. Women's Soccer land a spot in the finals.
Democrats on Capitol Hill want to hear from top immigration officials about an explosive new report, claiming conditions at border patrol facilities are so bad, one manager called them a "ticking time bomb." The incoming president of the American Academy of Pediatrics toured two CBP facilities las week, and tells CBS News they are no place for children. The government is going ahead with a 2020 census form that does not include a question about U.S. citizenship. A decorated Navy Seal is expected back in court today, after being acquitted of the most serious charges in a war crimes trial. The Pentagon is rolling out military hardware for a Fourth of July unlike any other. Huge numbers of Americans are traveling for the Fourth of July holiday. The Los Angeles Angels played for the first time since the sudden death of pitcher, Tyler Skaggs. One more win will give the U.S. Women's Soccer team its second straight World Cup.
Traveling Back in Time to Grand Central in New Historical Novel
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, author Lisa Grunwald shares what inspired her latest historical fiction novel, "Time After Time." She shares why she decided to use one location as the sole backdrop for the novel and why the writing process took seven years. Talking with CBS News' chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook, Grunwald provides some history of Grand Central Terminal, including CBS News and Walter Cronkite's connection to the transportation hub. Plus, they discuss the similarities Grunwald shares with her main character and how a Frank Sinatra sound inspired the book's title.
The New Yorker's Pulitzer-prize winning culture critic Emily Nussbaum joined co-host Tony Dokoupil to discuss her new book, "I Like to Watch: Arguing my Way Through the TV Revolution." Nussabaum makes the case that television is a form of art. A compilation of essays, her new book tackles many topics, including whether it?s possible to separate the art from the artist in the wake of the Me Too movement. She also shares what inspired her to start writing about television.
Morning News: Lawmakers express outrage over treatment of migrants in U.S. custody. President Trump is reacting strongly to nuclear threat from Iran.
New outrage by lawmakers over the treatment of migrants in U.S. custody is creating fresh controversy over the crisis at the Southern border. President trump is reacting strongly to one nuclear threat and saying little about another. Authorities in California have confirmed test results of a suspicious package found near Facebook's main campus were negative. Hong Kong is cleaning up after an anniversary spiraled into chaos and violence. We have new information about the final moments before a plane crashed near Dallas, killing everyone on board. The world champion U.S. women's soccer team will return to the World Cup final if it can beat England today.
CNN's Jim Sciutto Says We're Not Ready for a 'Shadow War' With Russia and China
Only on the "CBS This Morning" podcast, CNN national security correspondent and anchor Jim Sciutto joins co-host Gayle King to discuss his book, "The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America." Sciutto says both countries are using advanced tactics to wage a different type of war and the U.S. isn?t doing enough about it. He says he wrote the book not as a politically-minded person, but as a concerned citizen. Sciutto also warns that our political divisions at home make it easier for the foreign powers to threaten our national security.
Morning News: The NTSB investigates a fiery plane crash near Dallas. Pres. Trump becomes first sitting U.S. president to enter N. Korea.
The cause of a plane crash that killed 10 people near Dallas is still a mystery, one day after the accident. Massive new demonstrations filled the streets of Hong Kong, on the 22nd anniversary of China taking control of the mormer British colony. President Trump is back in Washington after a surprising end to his trip to Asia. He met Kim Jong Un at the North Korean border, and became the first sitting American president to cross that frontier. The Democratic presidential candidates are in a highly-competitive race, but many of them are defending Senator Kamala Harris, after President Trump's oldest son retweeted a message that questioned her ethnicity. Jubilant crowds celebrated World Pride around the globe and across the country.