Arizona progressives organize to fund primary challenger to Senator Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona progressives organize to fund primary challenger to Senator Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona progressives are looking to fund Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s primary challenger as the Democrat holds up President Biden’s agenda. Luis Avila, a spokesperson for the the Primary Sinema PAC, and Chuck Rocha, the founder and director of the Nuestro PAC,…

GOP offers Democrats a short-term debt ceiling extension

GOP offers Democrats a short-term debt ceiling extension

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered Democrats a short-term solution that would extend the debt ceiling into December. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes breaks down the offer then discusses next steps with CBSN anchor Lana Zak. CBSN…

Student taken into custody after shooting at Texas high school

Student taken into custody after shooting at Texas high school

An 18-year-old is in custody after police said he opened fire inside a high school in Arlington Wednesday morning. Four people were injured. CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal reports on the victims’ recoveries. Then, CBS News security and law enforcement…

Biden administration overhauls student loan forgiveness program for public-sector workers

Biden administration overhauls student loan forgiveness program for public-sector workers

The Biden administration is overhauling the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The Department of Education said the changes could benefit more than 550,000 public-sector workers. Seth Frotman, the executive director of the Student Borrower Protection Center, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak…

Housing prices soaring higher than incomes in many parts of U.S.

Housing prices soaring higher than incomes in many parts of U.S.

Housing prices continue to surge across the nation, but homebuyers’ incomes aren’t keeping up with soaring real estate values. CBS News MoneyWatch reporter Aimee Picchi joins Lana Zak on CBSN to discuss what it could mean for potential homebuyers across…

Senator Mitch McConnell offers Democrats a short-term debt limit extension

Senator Mitch McConnell offers Democrats a short-term debt limit extension

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made an offer to Democrats Wednesday that would temporarily extend the government’s borrowing ability, avoiding a default on its debts. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang, CBS News’ congressional correspondent Nikole Killion and…

Biden administration addresses concerns over nation's debt ceiling deadline

Biden administration addresses concerns over nation’s debt ceiling deadline

Time is running out for Congress to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. Democratic lawmakers are holding another procedural vote Wednesday afternoon. They hope to raise the debt limit and provide additional funding for government spending through December. However, Republicans are…

Supreme Court hears case of Guantanamo Bay prisoner seeking secret info about his torture

Supreme Court hears case of Guantanamo Bay prisoner seeking secret info about his torture

The Supreme Court is weighing the case of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner seeking information about his alleged torture at the hands of the CIA at a so-called black site in Poland. Abu Zubaydah claimed the U.S. government has also forbidden…

Searching for the cause of California crude oil spill - BBC News

Searching for the cause of California crude oil spill – BBC News

Cleanups are ongoing after 126,000 gallons of oil spilled in California. The cause of the spill is still unknown. An environmental watchdog suspects ships nearby may have dropped anchors that created the 13-inch split on the side of the leaking…

Anger and grief of families of soldiers killed in Afghan war - BBC News

Anger and grief of families of soldiers killed in Afghan war – BBC News

It’s 20 years since US forces first launched airstrikes against Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, in response to the attacks of 9/11. For military families of coalition troops who lost relatives in the conflict, it will be a…