It's no secret that having a disability is expensive, and a real financial strain for the millions of disabled Americans and their families. So, Congress has come up with a solution: tax-free savings accounts to pay for special needs. Dana Bash has the story.
In an essay for Vanity Fair, famed model Beverly Johnson accuses Bill Cosby of drugging her in a meeting at his Manhattan residence in the 1980s - adding herself to the list of women who have made accusations against the comedian in recent weeks.
"For a long time I thought it was something that only happened to me, and that I was somehow responsible. So I kept my secret to myself, believing this truth needed to remain in the darkness," she writes. "Now that other women have come forward with their nightmare stories, I join them."
CNN has reached out to Cosby's attorney, Martin Singer, but has not heard back yet.
Johnson, a noted model in the 1970s and the first black woman to appear on the cover of American Vogue, says the alleged incident, which did not involve sexual assault, happened in the mid-'80s when Cosby was starring on "The Cosby Show." She was offered an audition for a small role on the hit program.
"I was in the midst of an ugly custody battle for my only child. I needed a big break badly and appearing on 'The Cosby Show' seemed like an excellent way of getting Hollywood's attention," she writes.
"On the news, there was a black guy, and a policeman choked him," Adriana said.
She and some of her fellow third and fourth graders from Immaculate Conception School sat down with Chris Cuomo to talk about their perspectives on race in America. It turns out that there's a lot we can learn from them.
More heavy rain, snow and rough winds are forecast for parts of the West Coast on Friday, but the brunt of the strongest storm to hit there in years is over.
It has left two people dead so far. Falling trees killed them in Oregon, where a third person was seriously injured.
Thursday's tempest inundated exceptionally drought stricken California with water, causing street and moderate river flooding, and making for blizzard-like conditions in the mountains, where more snow is expected.
It also knocked out power for 225,000 customers along from Northern California to the Canadian border. Crews restored much of it, but almost 185,000 were still without power late Thursday, according to a CNN tally.