Black-led organizations break ground on New Orleans anti-flooding projects

Black-led organizations break ground on New Orleans anti-flooding projects

New Orleans has seen several tropical storms and hurricanes this year. Now Black-led community organizations are breaking ground on green infrastructure projects to combat severe flooding. Angela Chalk, the executive director of Healthy Community Services, joins CBSN “Red and Blue”…

Local Matters: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and GOP challenger Jack Ciatarelli square off in f…

Local Matters: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and GOP challenger Jack Ciatarelli square off in f…

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy faced off against former Republican Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli in the first of two debates on Tuesday. Fairleigh Dickinson University professor of government and politics Daniel Cassino joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano with…

When will Pfizer's COVID vaccine be available for children?

When will Pfizer’s COVID vaccine be available for children?

The Wall Street Journal reports it may be November before the the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for children aged 5 though 11. Meanwhile, as states impose vaccine mandates for health care workers, some employees are resisting. Dr. Toni Gross,…

Tropical Storm Nicholas takes aim at Gulf Coast as wildfire threat continues in West

Tropical Storm Nicholas takes aim at Gulf Coast as wildfire threat continues in West

Tropical Storm Nicholas is taking aim at Louisiana and Texas, which are still recovering from previous storms. Meanwhile, President Biden is visiting several western states hit hard by wildfires. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN’s Tanya…

U.S. surpasses 1936 Dust Bowl for hottest summer on record, NOAA says

U.S. surpasses 1936 Dust Bowl for hottest summer on record, NOAA says

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a report showing the U.S. had the hottest summer on record, topping the 1936 Dust Bowl. It also showed the country experienced an abnormal amount of extreme weather events. CBS News meteorologist and…

White House tackles rising prices, fuel supply issues

White House tackles rising prices, fuel supply issues

With rising inflation threatening the U.S. economic recovery, the White House is taking steps to reduce consumer prices on meat and combatting fuel supply shortages impacting states hit by Hurricane Ida. Politico’s senior editor for standards & ethics, Anita Kumar,…

Biden issues warning on climate change after touring Ida damage

Biden issues warning on climate change after touring Ida damage

President Biden issued a warning about the need for action on climate change after touring damage from Hurricane Ida in New York and New Jersey. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN with more on that plus…

Biden says climate change poses "existential threat" as he tours storm damage

Biden says climate change poses “existential threat” as he tours storm damage

President Biden says climate change is worsening natural disasters across the country. He called for urgent action on the issue after touring damage from Ida in New York and New Jersey yesterday. Bradley Blackburn reports for CBSN. CBSN is CBS…

President Biden tours Ida damage in New York and New Jersey

President Biden tours Ida damage in New York and New Jersey

President Biden on Tuesday surveyed the storm damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in parts of New Jersey and New York. He called the storm an opportunity to acknowledge the reality of climate change as extreme weather events become…

Biden tours damage from Ida in New York City

Biden tours damage from Ida in New York City

President Biden visited New York City on Tuesday, five days after the area was hit by remnants from Hurricane Ida. The president called on Americans and leaders throughout the world to “move” on climate change. Watch his remarks and read…