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…

White House introduces plan to relieve supply chain pressure amid threat of higher prices

White House introduces plan to relieve supply chain pressure amid threat of higher prices

President Biden on Wednesday announced a plan to boost capacity at major ports in California and at companies like Walmart and UPS as supply chain backlogs threaten to worsen rising consumer prices. CBS News congressional reporter Nikole Killion, CBSN political…

Democrats accept GOP's debt ceiling deal

Democrats accept GOP’s debt ceiling deal

Senate leaders reached a deal to raise the debt ceiling through December 3, preventing the government from defaulting on its debts. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes, co-author of Politico Playbook Tara Palmeri and National Journal’s “Against the…

The fight over vaccine and mask mandates across the U.S.

The fight over vaccine and mask mandates across the U.S.

Unvaccinated New York City public school staff are suspended without pay beginning Monday, as the district replaces thousands of employees with substitutes and paraprofessionals. CBS News legal contributor Keir Dougall tells Tanya Rivero about mask and vaccine mandate disputes happening…

Pfizer submits COVID vaccine data for kids ages 5-11 to FDA

Pfizer submits COVID vaccine data for kids ages 5-11 to FDA

Pfizer and BioNTech announced they have submitted results to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from their coronavirus vaccine trial on children aged 5 to 11. According to a statement, the results showed a “favorable safety profile.” Dr. William Schaffner,…

Biden goes after corporations, wealthy in speech on economy

Biden goes after corporations, wealthy in speech on economy

In a speech promoting his economic agenda, President Biden on Thursday criticized the wealthy and corporations for not paying their fair share of taxes. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes, Axios’ political reporter Sarah Mucha, and The Washington…

Pandemic response a key issue in California's recall election

Pandemic response a key issue in California’s recall election

Governor Newsom’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is a focal point in the recall election. Rong-Gong Lin II, a staff reporter for the Los Angeles Times, joined CBSN “Red and Blue” host Elaine Quijano to discuss the implications not only…

CDC Director: Unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19

CDC Director: Unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19

New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that as of July, unvaccinated people were 10 times more likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 and 11 times more like to die of it than people who got…

COVID cases up 300% compared to last Labor Day weekend

COVID cases up 300% compared to last Labor Day weekend

The average weekly number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. was nearly 300% higher this Labor Day weekend compared to last year. CBS News reporter Alexander Tin joined CBSN’s “Red and Blue” with the latest on the COVID surge. CBSN…

The controversy surrounding Ivermectin

The controversy surrounding Ivermectin

Doctors are being pushed by some of their patients to prescribe Ivermectin, despite it being an “unproven” medication for COVID-19. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical ethics at New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine, explains to…