Jobless claims down second week in a row

Jobless claims down second week in a row

More than 20,000 fewer workers filed for unemployment benefits last week, indicating the Omicron wave that shuttered many businesses is receding. Colby Smith, economy editor at The Financial Times, joins Major Garrett on “Red & Blue” to discuss the latest…

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…

Legal expert discusses Charlottesville rally civil case and Wisconsin parade crash

Legal expert discusses Charlottesville rally civil case and Wisconsin parade crash

A federal jury found white supremacists and neo-Nazi organizers of the deadly 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, liable for more than $26 million in damages. In Wisconsin, the suspect in the holiday parade crash faces at least…

Jury awards $26 million in Charlottesville "Unite the Right" trial

Jury awards $26 million in Charlottesville “Unite the Right” trial

The jury reached a partial verdict in the civil trial against organizers of the 2017 “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia. They found the defendants liable of civil conspiracy for planning the deadly rally and awarded $26 million, but…

Still no verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse case after 2 days of deliberations

Still no verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse case after 2 days of deliberations

Judge Bruce Schroeder responded to criticism related to his decisions presiding over the Kenosha, Wisconsin, homicide case. CBS News’ Nancy Chen reports from the courthouse and attorney Paul Batista joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to explain why the self-defense argument can…

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon surrenders to face charges

Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon surrenders to face charges

Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to President Trump, turned himself in as he faces contempt of Congress charges for not cooperating with the House committee investigating January 6. CBS News legal analyst and Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson…

Boston to elect first woman mayor in historic race

Boston to elect first woman mayor in historic race

The city of Boston is on the verge of making history as it will choose a woman of color to be its next mayor. CBS Boston’s political analyst Jon Keller joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” to discuss more. CBSN is…

Some Capitol riot defendants forgoing lawyers

Some Capitol riot defendants forgoing lawyers

Some of the hundreds of people charged in the January 6 insurrection are choosing to represent themselves in court. At least five are going against the advice of judges and leading their own defenses. Associated Press legal affairs reporter Alanna…

Biden administration lays out plan for trade with China

Biden administration lays out plan for trade with China

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai began to lay out the Biden administration’s trade policy with China. So far, officials seem to be building on Trump-era tariffs but could seek out new trade talks. Wall Street Journal senior editor Bob Davis…

Facebook employees sound alarm over platform's use in developing nations, report says

Facebook employees sound alarm over platform’s use in developing nations, report says

Facebook employees have raised red flags internally about inappropriate use of the platform in some developing countries. According to documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees found drug cartels were using the site to recruit hit men. Human traffickers…