Biden takes on larger role in spending bill negotiations

Biden takes on larger role in spending bill negotiations

President Biden is still working with progressives and moderates on the framework for a social and climate spending bill. Plus, Senate Democrats predict a rough road ahead in the 2022 midterms. CBS News’ congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave, Washington Post…

Black women and Americans without college degrees left behind in economic recovery

Black women and Americans without college degrees left behind in economic recovery

Black women and Americans who are not college-educated are struggling most to get back to work after the pandemic recession. Michelle Holder, the president of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and an associate professor of economics at John Jay…

Nobel Peace Prize for journalists in Russia and Philippines - BBC News

Nobel Peace Prize for journalists in Russia and Philippines – BBC News

The right to freedom of expression has been recognised by this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, which has been awarded to two journalists known for their hard-hitting investigations which have angered their countries’ powerful elites and leaders. Maria Ressa from the…

Former NBA players indicted in alleged health care scheme

Former NBA players indicted in alleged health care scheme

Federal prosecutors held a news conference to detail charges against 18 former NBA players accused of defrauding the league’s health and benefits plan of nearly $4 million. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage…

Texas high school shooting suspect has been taken into custody, police say

Texas high school shooting suspect has been taken into custody, police say

The suspect in the Wednesday shooting at a Texas high school has been taken into custody, police said. He will be charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Watch part of the press conference here. CBSN…

Johnson & Johnson seeks approval for use as booster shot

Johnson & Johnson seeks approval for use as booster shot

The United States’ second worst wave of the pandemic appears to be on the decline. CBS News reporter Alex Tin joins CBSN’s “Red & Blue” to discuss the latest COVID-19 news. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service…

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…

Global outage as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go offline - BBC News

Global outage as Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go offline – BBC News

Hundreds of millions of people around the world using some of the most popular social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – have been forced offline, in a major global blackout. It’s one of the longest outages, lasted several…

Congressman Joaquin Castro on the importance of Latino representation in media jobs

Congressman Joaquin Castro on the importance of Latino representation in media jobs

A new study by the Government Accountability Office found that Latinos hold 12% of jobs in the media while they represent 18% of the rest of the workforce. Congressman Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from Texas who commissioned the investigation, joins…

White House tries to unify Democrats amid looming threat of government shutdown, debt ceiling cli…

White House tries to unify Democrats amid looming threat of government shutdown, debt ceiling cli…

President Biden is holding meetings with moderate and progressive Democrats to try to reach an agreement on his massive social spending proposals. CBS News Radio White House correspondent Steven Portnoy, The Washington Post’s congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor, and Politico politics…