China criticises US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics - BBC News

China criticises US diplomatic boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics – BBC News

China has condemned a planned US diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and threatened to retaliate. Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said China would take “resolute counter-measures”, but did not give further details. On Monday, the US…

No 10 Christmas party denials continue - BBC News

No 10 Christmas party denials continue – BBC News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesperson has insisted “there was not a party” at 10 Downing Street last December, and the government has said no Covid guidelines were broken. But a source has told the BBC that “several dozen” people attended…

Rebel Wilson on weight loss, health and fertility - BBC News

Rebel Wilson on weight loss, health and fertility – BBC News

Rebel Wilson shot to fame as one of Hollywood’s top comedy actresses after appearing in the 2011 box-office hit Bridesmaids and the Pitch Perfect franchise. In an exclusive interview, Rebel reflects on her decision to lose weight during her “year…

What Mayor Bill de Blasio's new vaccine mandate means for private sector employees of NYC

What Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new vaccine mandate means for private sector employees of NYC

On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a new vaccine mandate for private sector employees. Millions of workers have until December 27 to get vaccinated. Dr. Soumi Eachempati, the co-founder and CEO of Cleared4, joins CBSN’s Elaine…

Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps

Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Texas, claiming the state’s new voting district maps discriminate against Black and Latino voters. Kim Wehle, a professor of law at the University of Baltimore and the author of “How to Read…

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

The U.S. says it is staging a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic games in Beijing. The decision is in response to alleged human rights abuses in China. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN’s Elaine…

Delta variant dominates new infections as Omicron strain spreads across U.S.

Delta variant dominates new infections as Omicron strain spreads across U.S.

Health officials are reporting more than 100,00 COVID-19 cases per day for the first time since early October. According to the CDC, the Delta variant is still the main source of infections in the country despite growing concerns over the…

Former Senator David Perdue enters Georgia governor's race

Former Senator David Perdue enters Georgia governor’s race

Former Georgia GOP Senator David Perdue announced he’s running for governor against Republican incumbent Brian Kemp. Perdue has support from former President Donald Trump. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter at the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins CBSN “Red and Blue” anchor…

DOJ announces lawsuit against Texas over redistricting plans

DOJ announces lawsuit against Texas over redistricting plans

The Department of Justice is suing Texas over GOP-approved redistricting maps that the department says discriminate against Black and Latino voters. Plus, the stock market bounces back as health experts find that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 may not be…

U.S. warns Russia could be preparing to invade Ukraine

U.S. warns Russia could be preparing to invade Ukraine

U.S. intelligence officials are warning that Russia could invade Ukraine as soon as January. President Biden is scheduled to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. CBS News intelligence and national security reporter Olivia Gazis joins Elaine Quijano on…