Thanks to the ASPCA… they’ve calculated the yearly cost of owning a dog.They figure it’s $1,001 for a small dog, $1,214 for a medium-sized dog and $1,448 for a large dog.When you factor in the expected lifespans of the dogs, it pretty much averages out to a lifetime total of $15k!
In a historic move, Pope Francis is supporting civil unions for same-sex couples. The pontiff's remarks break from the traditional position of the Roman Catholic Church, but fall in line with his more tolerant stance towards the LGBTQ+ community. Patrick Hornbeck, a professor of theology at Fordham University, joined CBSN to discuss the pope's comments.
Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to fight over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh despite a cease-fire. Anton Troianovski, Moscow correspondent for The New York Times, joins CBSN to talk about the latest from the region.
President Trump continues holding campaign rallies while his Democratic opponent Joe Biden is not on the trail as he prepares for Thursday's debate. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joined CBSN from Nashville with more on their different approaches for the final debate.
The Nevada County Sheriff's Office in California will now team up a licensed therapist with a deputy to respond to certain 911 calls that are not crime-related. Sheriff Shannan Moon joins CBSN to talk about the pilot program that aims to reduce the risk of deadly confrontations with people in mental health crisis.