First-time unemployment claims fall to new pandemic-era low

First-time unemployment claims fall to new pandemic-era low

The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell to another pandemic-era low. For the week ending October 16, 290,000 people filed new jobless claims. Mark Hamrick, a senior economic analyst for Bankrate, joins CBSN to discuss. CBSN is…

Moscow announces one-week COVID-19 lockdown

Moscow announces one-week COVID-19 lockdown

CBS News reporter Mary Ilyushina reports from Moscow on the city’s one-week lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge in Russia. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in…

Virologist who helped develop Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on mixing doses

Virologist who helped develop Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on mixing doses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will review the Food and Drug Administrations’s decision to approve booster shots for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, which would allow more than 15 million Americans to get a booster shot.…

LIVE: Latest news, breaking stories and analysis on October 21 | CBSN

LIVE: Latest news, breaking stories and analysis on October 21 | CBSN

The FBI continues to investigate a scene at the Carlton Reserve in Florida after discovering apparent human remains near some of Brian Laundrie’s personal belongings, the U.S. begins discharging thousands of Afghan evacuees from military facilities and resettling them across…

London Calling: COVID cases rising in U.K.

London Calling: COVID cases rising in U.K.

While infection rates rise, many people in the United Kingdom are suffering from another condition: pandemic fatigue. CBS News contributor Simon Bates explains in this installment of “London Calling.” CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live,…

Brazil’s President “should be charged with crimes against humanity” over Covid deaths - BBC News

Brazil’s President “should be charged with crimes against humanity” over Covid deaths – BBC News

In Brazil a parliamentary inquiry has said that the country’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, should be charged with crimes against humanity over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s death toll from the pandemic is more than 600,000, the second…

Russia orders businesses nationwide to shut down for a week amid COVID-19 surge

Russia orders businesses nationwide to shut down for a week amid COVID-19 surge

Russia has been reporting record-breaking numbers in new COVID-19 cases and deaths every day for the past week, forcing authorities to impose strict measures the country hasn’t seen since last spring. President Vladimir Putin backed Wednesday a proposed nationwide “non-working”…

Biden administration rolls out COVID vaccine plan for kids

Biden administration rolls out COVID vaccine plan for kids

As Americans await FDA approval for two COVID-19 booster shot options, President Biden is unveiling his plan to get kids ages 5 to 11 vaccinated. Dr. Taison Bell, medical ICU director at the University of Virginia, joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero…

Fears of COVID spread at crowded gatherings grows as winter approaches

Fears of COVID spread at crowded gatherings grows as winter approaches

Large outdoor crowds might not be as dangerous for COVID-19 infection as once feared, if safety precautions are taken. But as colder months approach, people will be heading inside, sparking fears of more cases. Dr. Christine Petersen, the director of…

Nurse helps pregnant patient with COVID get baby gifts

Nurse helps pregnant patient with COVID get baby gifts

A pregnant woman battling COVID-19 hadn’t made a baby registry. So ICU nurse Ashlee Schwartz made sure she got hundreds of gifts. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all…