Angela Merkel bows out as Germany witnesses end of a political era - BBC News

Angela Merkel bows out as Germany witnesses end of a political era – BBC News

It’s the end of a political era in Germany, as elections take place for a new leader to replace Angela Merkel as Chancellor after 16 years. A whole generation of young Germans have known no other leader. One o f…

Congress continues debate over debt limit at U.S. approaches deadline

Congress continues debate over debt limit at U.S. approaches deadline

The U.S. is approaching the deadline to raise the debt limit. And if Congress doesn’t act, the nation could suffer a full-on default on its loans for the first time in U.S. history. CBS News economic policy reporter Sarah Ewall-Wice…

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…

Senate debates raising U.S. debt ceiling to prevent country going into default

Senate debates raising U.S. debt ceiling to prevent country going into default

The Senate is deadlocked in the debate over raising the debt ceiling. If the limit is not raised, the country risks going into default on its debt. Lawmakers on both sides agree the ceiling needs to be raised, and experts…

Biden meets with key Democrats to try to unify party around his domestic agenda

Biden meets with key Democrats to try to unify party around his domestic agenda

President Biden met with key Democrats on Wednesday as divisions between moderates and progressives threaten to derail his domestic agenda. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe, CBSN political contributor and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke…

Air Force to review investigation into deadly Kabul air strike mistake

Air Force to review investigation into deadly Kabul air strike mistake

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered the Air Force to appoint a three star general to review Central Command’s investigation into an airstrike that mistakenly killed civilians in Afghanistan instead of the ISIS-K fighters. Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post’s…

Biden faces legislative challenges as Congress returns

Biden faces legislative challenges as Congress returns

President Biden is facing a difficult road ahead on key parts of his administration’s agenda. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion joins CBSN’s Tanya Rivero with details on where things stand with his budget package, the bipartisan infrastructure bill, voting…

China looms large over national security moves

China looms large over national security moves

Tensions between the U.S. and China are escalating as the White House announces a new pact with the U.K. and Australia to counter Beijing’s growing military and economic influence across the world. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent…

U.S. officials stopped migrants at border nearly 209,000 times in August

U.S. officials stopped migrants at border nearly 209,000 times in August

Top U.S. authorities said they stopped migrants trying to cross the southern border nearly 209,000 times during the month of August. According to new data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, that’s a 2% drop from July, when border apprehensions…

Local Matters: Familiar face to take the stage in Virginia's gubernatorial debate Thursday

Local Matters: Familiar face to take the stage in Virginia’s gubernatorial debate Thursday

A familiar face will be taking the stage in Virginia’s first gubernatorial debate this week. Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin will face off one day before early voting begins in the state. Charlotte Rene Woods, a local and…