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    7/1: Airline delays and cancellations pile up as millions take to the sky this holiday weekend. A startling discovery might reopen the infamous 1955 lynching case of Emmett Till.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 15:39

    AAA predicts around 48 million people will travel for the holiday -- just one million shy of pre-pandemic levels. More than 20,000 flights have been delayed this week alone. At the same time, gas prices are still close to record highs, averaging just under $5 a gallon. The Supreme Court faces new controversy, after it limits the EPA's power to fight climate change. President Biden says the Senate should drop the filibuster, to respond to the Supreme Court's abortion ruling. Turning to the war in Ukraine, Russian missiles struck an apartment building and resort near the city of Odesa this morning, killing at least 19 people -- according to local officials. NATO countries pledged further aid to Ukraine, more sanctions against Russia and a buildup of military forces in Europe. WNBA star Brittney Griner is on trial this morning in a Russian courtroom.A startling discovery might reopen the infamous 1955 lynching case of Emmett Till.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/30: Supreme Court issues rulings on immigration and environmental protection, as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn in. NATO agrees to a military buildup in eastern Europe.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 17:02

    AAA estimates almost 48 million Americans will drive or fly more than 50 miles from home between now and Monday. If you're flying, you may not get there on time. NATO agrees to a military buildup in eastern Europe, after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin says he's prepared to respond. Russia's military says it has withdrawn from an island off Ukraine's coast, as a goodwill gesture to allow Ukraine to export its grain. That could be a godsend for millions of Africans who depend on food exports from Europe. After stunning testimony, the January 6th committee subpoenas former President Trump's White House counsel. It's the last day of the Supreme Court's term -- and minutes ago, the Justices handed down rulings in two significant cases.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/30: Former White House aide testifies during Jan. 6 committee hearing. Efforts to stop the spread of monkeypox virus in the U.S.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 16:13

    Vivid testimony from the January 6th hearings portrays then-President Trump as out of control on the day of the Capitol riot. Cassidy Hutchinson, a top aide to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified about chaotic scenes of President Trump in fits of rage, and rejecting pleas from staff to tell supporters to stand down as they attacked the Capitol. NATO approves a major expansion of the alliance -- a big setback for Vladimir Putin. The Biden administration is increasing efforts to stop the spread of monkeypox virus in this country. The death toll from a tractor-trailer, smuggling migrants into Texas, is now 51 -- making it the deadliest case of its kind in modern U.S. history. At least a dozen people remain hospitalized, including four children. Five police officers are on leave after a Connecticut man was paralyzed in custody.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/28: At least 46 migrants found in a truck in Texas. A stark warning from Hillary Clinton after the supreme court's controversial decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 14:55

    In San Antonio a tractor trailer with at least 46 people dead inside found after a city worker heard a call for help. It's believed they were migrants seeking a better life in the U.S. Another 16 people were taken to hospitals, including 4 children, with heat-related injuries. An Amtrak train derails, after hitting a dump truck in rural Missouri. At least 3 people were killed, and more than 40 hurt. The committee investigating the January 6th attack is rushing back for a surprise hearing today. In some of those states, abortion rights supporters are going back to court -- arguing that so-called trigger laws outlawing abortion should not be allowed to take effect. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Supreme Court's monumental abortion ruling -- could lead to other decisions turning back the clock on civil rights. In the war in Ukraine, the country's president says Russia committed a "terrorist attack" by destroying a mall full of shoppers.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/27: Roe v. Wade ruling sends shock waves through all aspects of American life. The most extensive gun control legislations is now federal law.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 17:49

    Here is where America stands this morning on abortion rights, following that monumental Supreme Court ruling. Women in at least 8 states can no longer get a legal abortion. Many more states are expected to outlaw or severely restrict the procedure in the months ahead. That would establish an abortion-free zone stretching for thousands of miles in the middle of the country. Meanwhile, the latest CBS News poll shows a majority of americans -- 59% -- disapprove of the high Court's decision. The high court's ruling on Roe upends nearly 50 years of legal precedent. That raises a lot of legal questions. President Biden is under pressure from his own party to respond strongly to the Supreme Court's action. This morning, he is overseas for the latest G7 summit in Germany. In other news, the U.S. Is ready to send more military aid to Ukraine. Yesterday, for the first time in three weeks, Ukraine's capital was struck by Russian missiles. Here in the U.S., the most extensive gun control legislation in nearly three decades is now federal law.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/24: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. Congress is set to pass bipartisan gun control legislation.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 23:33

    A majority of the Supreme Court ruled that each state should decide whether abortion should be legal or illegal. The 1973 ruling that established a constitutional right to abortion has been wiped away. The first major gun control legislation in decades is expected to get final approval in Congress later today. It's already passed the senate with bipartisan support, and President Biden plans to sign it into law. The Supreme Court moved in the other direction on gun control yesterday -- with a 6-to-3 decision to throw out a New York law, regulating who can carry a concealed firearm. New revelations about how far former President Trump was willing to go -- to keep himself in power after losing the 2020 election. A new study on COVID, out this morning, estimates that vaccines saved more than 20 million lives in one year around the world. The war in Ukraine is having global ripple effects.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/23: President Biden's plan to suspend the federal gas tax meets major opposition. Congress subpoenas the owner of the NFL's Washington Commanders, over allegations of a culture of sexual misconduct.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 14:06

    This morning's national average is $4.94 a gallon. That's actually down 7 cents from a week ago -- partly due to lower oil prices, and partly due to Americans driving less, according to AAA. The president thinks prices will drop much more if Congress suspends the federal gas tax, but he's getting serious resistance on Capitol Hill. The House Select Committee investigating the assault on the Capitol is considering important new evidence ahead of this afternoon's hearing. The embattled school police chief accused of botching the response to last month's massacre in Uvalde, Texas is now on administrative leave. A helicopter crash in West Virginia that killed all six people on board is under investigation. Ghislaine Maxwell could spend the rest of her life in prison for her role in Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of teenage girls. The owner of the NFL's Washington Commanders has been subpoenaed for questioning by a congressional committee.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/22: Overnight earthquake in Afghanistan kills more than 1,000. The police response to a massacre in Uvalde is now being called "an abject failure."

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 15:21

    An earthquake that struck in Afghanistan, along the Pakistan border, overnight has killed more than one thousand people, according to a government spokesman. The Afghan government says hundreds of others are injured. The top cop in Texas now says the Uvalde attack should have ended much sooner than it did. Big developments in Washington on a possible new package of gun regulations. President Biden and a majority of senators are behind a bill that finally emerged from bipartisan negotiations last night. A group of election officials targeted by former President Trump after the 2020 election had some harrowing stories to tell on Capitol Hill yesterday. The Supreme Court is holding onto some important decisions at the end of its term, including that abortion case that could strike down Roe v. Wade. A Los Angeles civil court jury has found Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a minor nearly 50 years ago -- the latest in a series of cases involving the comedian and former sitcom star.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/22: Emotional calls for accountability in Uvalde. Brutally hot weather is gripping much of the nation this first day of summer.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 14:21

    New testimony today before the January 6th committee from Republican officials who say they were pressured by former President Trump. In Uvalde, Texas parents are making fresh demands for accountability from law enforcement, Breaking this morning, the State Department confirms a second American has been killed fighting in Ukraine. Meanwhile, intense shelling continues in and around the important city of Kharkiv, in eastern Ukraine. The surge in gas prices -- which is actually much worse in other countries. The latest numbers show drivers in Britain are paying nearly twice as much as we are. New York City police say a frightening crash on a busy sidewalk appears to be an accident. Brutally hot weather is gripping much of the nation this first day of summer.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/20: Thousands of flights canceled, delayed due to weather and staffing. Ukraine's president warns a Russian escalation is coming.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 15:21

    Ukraine's president predicts Russia will escalate attacks this week. A frustrating situation for thousands of Americans trying to go on vacation. Thousands of passengers stranded in part because of staffing issues for airlines, in the air and on the ground. Children six months to under five years old can now be vaccinated for COVID, after the CDC recommended Pfizer and Moderna's shots for babies and toddlers. The January 6th committee hearings resume -- even as members face threats from Trump supporters. This is the day the government celebrates Juneteenth, our newest national holiday. Millions of Americans honored the end of legal slavery on Sunday, the actual date.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/17: Two killed in Alabama church shooting. Golden State Warriors defeat Boston Celtics for 4th title in 8 years.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 15:36

    The January 6th committee reveals how close the mob got to Vice President Pence -- and how far President Trump was willing to go. Another deadly shooting at a church in America -- this time in Alabama, where a gunman killed two people and wounded another. The United Kingdom approves extradition the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S., where he faces spying charge. Growing worries about the economy are hitting stocks and the housing market hard. The Bay Area is celebrating another NBA championship. The Golden State Warriors wrapped up the title last night, beating the Celtics 103 to 90 in Boston. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/16: Two U.S. veterans are missing in Ukraine after a fierce battle near the Russian border. Stocks rally after the Federal Reserve raises interest rates in effort to slow inflation.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 15:19

    Rising concerns about the fate of two American veterans who are missing and feared captured by Russian forces in Ukraine. The news comes as leaders of several NATO countries visit Kyiv in a new show of support for the Ukrainian president -- and the U.S. pledges another billion dollars in military equipment for Ukraine's army. In Washington, the Select House committee investigating the assault on the Capitol holds a hearing today on efforts to push former Vice President Mike Pence to overrule the 2020 election results. Stocks jumped yesterday in response to the biggest hike in interest rates in nearly 30 years -- three quarters of a percentage point. In a *major* step in the fight against the coronavirus -- advisers to the FDA have unanimously voted to recommend authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, for kids as young as six months. Parts of the Midwest, still recovering from damaging storms Monday, got hit by tornadoes yesterday.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/15: Americans brace for the largest interest rate hike in decades. Flooding and rockfalls force evacuations in Yellowstone National Park.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 14:38

    The Federal Reserve appears set to announce its biggest interest rate hike in almost 30 years. The goal is to slow down the surge in prices, on everything from rent and mortgage payments -- to groceries and gas -- without triggering a recession. A Senate deal on gun reform gets a conditional boost from GOP leader Mitch McConnell. There was another round of primaries last night -- and Trump-backed candidates had strong showings in critical battleground states. Parts of Yellowstone National Park may be closed for the rest of the summer season, after historic flooding overwhelmed bridges and roads -- forcing more than 10,000 visitors to be evacuated. The Southern Baptist Convention is vowing to make changes -- after a disturbing report on sexual abuse. Basketball star Britney Griner will be held in Russia for at least a few more weeks, after a court extended her detention for the third time.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/14: Stocks plummet as recession fears mount. More than a hundred million Americans are in the grip of a record-setting heatwave.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 14:46

    Stocks plummet amid growing fears a recession is on the way. In its second public hearing, the the January 6th panel shared video of a deposition with former Attorney General Bill Barr -- who said former President Trump had become "detached from reality" over the results of the 2020 election. The situation is turning dire in a critical city in the eastern Ukraine. Troops defending the area have lost more ground to Russian troops in intense fighting. A powerful cluster of storms caused damage from Wisconsin to Ohio last night. It knocked out power to thousands of homes. Farther west, historic flooding in Yellowstone National Park swept a house away.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/13: National average price for a gallon of gas hits $5 for the first time. 31 possible hate group members are arrested allegedly on their way to disrupt a Pride event.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 12:22

    A bipartisan group of senators say they have reached a framework agreement on gun safety. It happened during a weekend of large-scale marches nationwide -- where gun violence victims and gun control advocates demanded action from congress. This morning, we expect to hear more about the violent assault on the Capitol when the House Select Committee investigating the attack holds its second public hearing. Police in Idaho say they prevented a possible domestic terror attack over the weekend. 31 men were arrested, all dressed alike, allegedly on their way to wreak havoc at a Pride event, in the city of coeur d'alene. The national average price for a gallon of regular topped $5 for the first time over the weekend. In Ukraine, Russia is closer to capturing an eastern city that Ukraine's president says could decide the war. Firefighters worked through the night battling the Sheep fire in southern California -- which has consumed nearly one thousand acres near Angeles National Forest.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/10: Shocking new evidence and harrowing testimony from the committee investigating the Jan 6th attack. New report suggests wounded victims in Uvalde might possibly have lived if the police response had been quicker.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 15:52

    We begin with the clearest picture yet of what happened on January 6th -- as laid out in a primetime public hearing on Capitol Hill. New documents and video obtained by The New York Times paint a much clearer picture of what officers were doing, as wounded victims waited more than an hour for help. Gas climbs closer to $5 a gallon -- as the travel season begins. More than 38 million americans are under heat alerts this morning.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/9: Powerful testimony on Capitol Hill from those close to shooting victims in Uvalde and Buffalo. A man is arrested near the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 16:08

    In powerful statements on Capitol Hill, families of those killed in Uvalde and Buffalo pleaded with lawmakers to finally do something to help stop the violence. The House passed new gun restrictions last night, and there's another vote today -- despite the objections of Republicans. The January 6th committee holds a primetime hearing today. A man who police say planned to kill Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is charged with attempted murder. The 26-year-old suspect was arrested near Kavanaugh's home in Maryland early yesterday morning. We're learning four of the five Marines on board an osprey were killed, when it went down yesterday in a remote desert area in southeastern California. President Zelenskyy said last night that Russia's naval blockade could lead to starvation for millions of people around the world, because Ukraine cannot export its wheat and corn. Here in the U.S., heavy rain caused flash flooding overnight in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/8: Nassar victims plan to file claim against FBI.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 14:10

    Survivors of sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar plan to file a claim against the FBI accusing it of mishandling allegations against the convicted sex abuser. Also, the average gas price is now more than $5 a gallon in more than a dozen states.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/7: Senators signal progress in bipartisan gun control legislation. British PM Boris Johnson survives a no-confidence vote.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 14:47

    Rising pressure on Capitol Hill -- for new laws to address an epidemic of gun violence in this country. Serious new charges against members of the far-right group "Proud Boys", including the group's former leader Enrique Tarrio. They're facing charges of sedition in connection with the January 6th attack on the Capitol. An effort to throw Britain's prime minister out of office has failed. Boris Johnson fought off a challenge by members of his own party after a series of scandals. In eastern Ukraine, a top official says Russia is sending more troops to capture a key city. Here in the U.S., it's another primary day. Voters in seven states will choose candidates for governor, Congress, and other races -- including the mayor of Los Angeles, where the top candidates are getting national attention -- and dividing the Democratic party.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/6: Thirteen mass shootings since Friday in the U.S. Russia tries to intimidate Ukraine, with new missile strikes on the capital.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 14:20

    Since Friday, there have been thirteen mass shootings in the U.S., including one in a busy part of Philadelphia -- and another outside a nightclub in Chattanooga, where 14 people were shot, two of them died. The latest CBS News polling reveals that a clear majority of Americans favor a variety of gun restrictions -- including universal background checks, a federal "red flag" law, and a ban on the AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle, often used in mass shootings. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a challenge from his own party today that could force him out of office. In the war on Ukraine, Russia has targeted Kyiv for the first time in more than a month. The January 6th committee will release some of its findings on prime time TV later this week. Turning now to Tropical Storm Alex -- which is moving away from the East Coast this morning, after causing major flooding in South Florida, before it was even fully formed.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/3: Pres. Biden urges congress to take urgent action on gun reform. Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 15:17

    President Biden addresses the nation, urging congress to finally tackle the issue of gun control. Police say a gunman who killed 4 people at a medical building in Tulsa was targeting his own doctor. Airlines and travelers face another weekend of long lines and confusion, because of a new round of flight cancellations. It is now the 100th day of Russia's war, and Ukraine's president says Russian forces now control 20% of the country. Britain's Platinum Jubilee, honoring Queen Elizabeth, continues this morning with a special church service in London.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/2: Johnny Depp wins in his lawsuit against Amber Heard. The U.K. is celebrating the queen's 70 years on the throne.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 15:11

    Police say four people were killed, and the shooter died by suicide in another mass shooting, this time in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They have not identified the suspect or his motive. Turning to Uvalde, Texas - we're learning dramatic new details from a mother, who ran inside the school as the shooting unfolded, to get her kids. A verdict in Johnny Depp's defamation suit against Amber Heard as the case continues to play out in the court of public opinion. A seven-person jury awarded the actor $15 million in damages -- after finding Heard defamed him with an op-ed on domestic violence. Britain is starting a four-day weekend to celebrate the 70-year reign of Queen Elizabeth. This platinum jubilee includes events throughout the U.K. that started with a traditional military parade in London this morning.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    6/1: In Uvalde, families are beginning to hold funerals for those killed. Consumer prices jumped 8.3% last month, compared to a year ago.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 13:35

    As parents bury their children in Uvalde, we learn more about the investigation into the police response. Since the shooting, we've heard about new efforts to find common ground in Congress on gun legislation. The president's Treasury secretary now admits she was wrong about rising inflation. After days of aerial and ground attacks, Russia is closer to capturing one of the largest cities in the eastern Donbas region that is still under Ukrainian control.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/31: Severe weather slams the northern Midwest. Funerals begin for the victims in Uvalde, amid new demands for gun control.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 15:47

    At least two tornadoes hit Minnesota, including the town of Forada , where officials say about half the community is gone. Funerals begin in Texas today for the 19 children and 2 teachers killed in Uvalde. In Ukraine, Russia is reported to be gaining more ground in the east of the country. And as the fighting continues, European countries are adding new economic sanctions against Russia. A woman describes what it's like to be falsely accused, in a Russian propaganda campaign.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/30: Millions of Americans travel this holiday weekend -- despite canceled flights and record high gas prices.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 14:18

    President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden visited Uvalde, Texas yesterday, and met with the families of victims. It was the president's second trip to the site of a mass shooting this month. He was met with demands for action on gun violence in America. Just a few hours' drive from Uvalde, gun advocates faced off with protesters over the weekend -- outside the NRA convention in Houston. More than 5,400 flights were cancelled from Friday to Sunday because of bad weather and other air travel issues. This morning, the national average for a gallon of regular is $4.62. Rescuers in Nepal have found the crash site of a passenger plane that went down with 22 people on board yesterday. In Ukraine, Russia is using its devastating firepower to try to breach Ukrainian defenses.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/27: New questions arise about police response to Texas school shooting.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 16:41

    There are new questions and growing outrage over the police timeline of Tuesday's deadly Texas school shooting. Also, protests are expected at the NRA convention in Houston. All that and all that matters in today'sSee Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/26: We're learning more about the victims of the Uvalde mass shooting. The horrifying attack is reigniting the gun reform debate.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 17:52

    We're learning new details about the mass shooting in Texas, and speaking to the families of the victims -- including a man who lost his daughter. President Biden plans to visit Uvalde soon. It's the second trip for him in less than two weeks -- to console those suffering from the result of a mass shooting. The horrifying attack is reigniting the gun reform debate -- between those who see a problem with guns, and those who don't. Many Americans are frustrated at the lack of government action following these attacks -- and one familiar political figure in Texas brought his frustration to Uvalde yesterday.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/25: Gunman kills at least 19 children and 2 adults at Texas elementary school.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 18:41

    The second worst school shooting in American history -- in the small city of Uvalde, Texas. At least 21 people are dead, 19 of them children, after a gunman invaded their elementary school.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/24: Diesel costs are up for the trucks that deliver your goods and packages - what it means for prices. Growing concern over the monkeypox virus.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 14:21

    Five states head to the polls today, including Georgia -- where former Vice President Mike Pence is campaigning against a Trump-backed challenger. After the president's comments about Taiwan, we spend time with Marines training for a possible conflict with China. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the world economic forum in Davos, Switzerland that Russia should face "maximum" economic sanctions and a total trade embargo. Here in the U.S., gas prices have hit another all-time high -- another sign of the inflation that's hammering American families. Growing concern over the monkeypox virus, as the CDC is watching a new suspected case near Seattle. The country's only confirmed case so far was in Massachusetts last week. Health officials say the U.S. is prepared to use vaccines and antiviral medications if necessary.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/23: Surprising comments from Pres. Biden about potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan. Monkeypox virus is causing concern among global health experts.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 15:53

    In a news conference with the Japanese prime minister, President Biden indicated that the U.S. will step in to protect Taiwan, if the island is ever attacked by mainland China. Monkeypox is rarely found outside Africa, but it appears to be spreading worldwide, including to the U.S. A new report alleges widespread abuse and a pattern of cover-ups -- in the Southern Baptist convention. An Air Force cargo plane landed in Indianapolis yesterday carrying 39 tons of formula. That's enough to fill more than half a million bottles. Now to the war in Ukraine, where Russian forces are shelling more targets in the crucial eastern region known as the Donbas.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/20: President Biden arrives in Asia. New Oklahoma law is now most restrictive abortion law in the country. Help is on the way for parents struggling to find baby formula.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 14:52

    President Biden kicks off a strategically crucial trip to visit allies in Asia. A new law passed in Oklahoma that is now the most restrictive abortion law in the country. Oklahoma is one of 26 states that are "certain or likely to ban abortion" if the Supreme Court allows it. Some help is on the way for parents struggling to find baby formula. In the coming days, the federal government will transport up to $1.5 million eight-ounce bottles from Switzerland to the U.S. In Buffalo, a grand jury has indicted the suspect in the racist killing of ten black people at a supermarket. The U.S. Senate has approved $40 billion in new aid to Ukraine. In Texas, a wildfire outside Abilene is exploding in size. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/19: New push to tackle nationwide baby formula shortage. Stocks had their worst day in nearly two years yesterday.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 15:05

    Congress takes action to increase baby formula supplies and President Biden invokes the defense production act -- to increase domestic output. The markets suffer their biggest drop in nearly two years, amid concerns about retailers. The Biden administration is turning up the heat in the battle to protect abortion rights, ahead of an upcoming Supreme Court ruling. New York investigates social media sites where the alleged Buffalo gunman spread his hate. A potentially dangerous virus, almost never seen in the U.S., has turned up in Massachusetts. The Senate confirmed an ambassador to Ukraine for the first time in three years last night. A Russian soldier pleaded guilty to war crimes for the first time -- in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. As President Biden heads to Asia today, it appears the threat of more nuclear tests from North Korea is increasing again -- even as the country deals with a major COVID outbreak.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/18: Pres. Biden calls for unity and blames a conspiracy theory for the racist massacre in Buffalo. Trial between Amber Heard & Johnny Depp reaches a critical phase.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 16:18

    Primary elections are held in 5 states -- it could take days to find out who won the crucial Republican Senate race in Pennsylvania. President Biden visited Buffalo yesterday, and called the mass shooting an act of "domestic terrorism." CBS News has reviewed more than 600 pages of messages the alleged gunman is believed to have written on the social media platform discord. The accused shooter has pleaded not guilty. The FDA has just authorized Pfizer's booster shot for healthy 5 to 11-year-olds. A CDC advisory committee is scheduled to meet tomorrow to decide whether to formally recommend the third shot for this age group. In response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, Finland and Sweden formally applied to join NATO this morning, presenting their application letters to the alliance's secretary-general in Brussels. Meanwhile, on the ground in Ukraine, there is concern building for those Ukrainian fighters who were defending the steel plant in Mariupol. The defamation trial exposing the complicated relationship between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp reached a critical phase in Virginia yesterday.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/17: We're learning about the victims of the Buffalo supermarket shooting. Baby formula manufacturer to reopen its biggest plant and end the supply shortage.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 16:01

    President Biden goes to the scene of a racist mass shooting in Buffalo, while friends and families of the victims express their pain and anger. The ten people who were killed in Saturday's shooting include a grandmother, a sister, a retired police lieutenant, a deacon, a civil rights advocate, and a substitute teacher. We have new photos from inside the California church where a gunman was overpowered by members of the congregation after he opened fire. Authorities say gunman was motivated by his hatred for Taiwan. Months after the FDA shut down an Abbott plant in Michigan, the factory has been cleared to reopen -- but it could take weeks to restart production. Americans in five states will vote today in important primary elections. And, more than 250 Ukrainian soldiers in a steel plant in Mariupol are evacuated to Russian-controlled territory.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/16: Mass shootings over the weekend at a New York grocery store and California church leave 11 dead.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 17:19

    A gunman, apparently motivated by racism, kills ten people at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. Members of a southern California church are hailed as heroes for subduing a man who opened fire on parishioners. And in the nationwide baby formula shortage, the Biden administration blames a top manufacturer.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/13: National shortage of baby formula. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy is among five republican lawmakers subpoenaed.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 14:44

    Moms and dads are finding empty shelves when they go looking for new supplies of formula for their babies. The White House vows to fight the baby formula shortage that could drag on for months. On Capitol Hill, the House Select Committee investigating the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol has now subpoenaed House minority leader Kevin McCarthy and four other republican lawmakers. Firefighters scramble to contain a wildfire – that burned through an upscale neighborhood in California. President Biden ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff yesterday, to mark one million corona-virus deaths in this country. Officials there say an attack by Russian forces on two schools killed three people and wounded twelve, in the northern part of Ukraine.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/12: The Biden administration is marking one million lives lost to COVID. A bill to protect abortion rights falls short in the Senate.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 15:08

    A fast-moving wildfire tears through a neighborhood in Orange county, California, destroying multi-million dollar homes and forcing evacuations. The U.S. is marking a major milestone today after more than two years of the pandemic. A bill to protect abortion rights falls short in the Senate. The rate of increase in inflation slowed very slightly last month, though the annual figure was still close to 40 year highs. A federal report is revealing startling new details about historic abuse in government-chartered, indigenous boarding schools. Turning to the war in Ukraine, there are fierce battles underway in the eastern part of the country.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/11: Senate to vote on nationwide abortion bill. Nation's largest wildfire continues to burn in New Mexico.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 13:15

    New Labor Department figures show inflation jumped 8.3% over the last 12 months. The good news -- it is starting to slow down. But that's not much help today for millions of travelers. Senators vote today on a bill to protect Americans' abortion rights. A reporter for the Al Jazeera network was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the West Bank. Back here in the U.S., the murder suspect whose escape led to a nationwide manhunt is back in the Alabama jail he escaped from. In New Mexico, where the nation's largest wildfire continues to burn with bone dry and windy conditions. In Ukraine, the government says Russian forces have been suffering setbacks around the city of Kharkiv.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/10: Fugitive captured, corrections officer dead after 11-day manhunt. Gas prices hit a new record high in this country.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 15:43

    A dramatic end to the manhunt for an Alabama inmate, and the corrections official accused of helping him escape. Gas prices hit a new record overnight according to AAA -- they're now averaging more than $4.37 a gallon. Abortion rights demonstrations continue nationwide. In the D.C. area, protesters gathered outside some of the justices' homes to make their voices heard, before Congress debates the issue tomorrow. In Ukraine overnight, Russia fired more missiles at the port city of Odesa -- far beyond the front lines. In the Philippines, the son of a former dictator is the projected winner in the presidential election. In New Mexico, firefighters are battling what has become the nation's largest fire.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/9: First Lady Jill Biden visits Ukraine for Mother's Day. Investigators search for answers after 3 Americans die at Bahamas resort.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 14:45

    But we begin with the war in Ukraine -- and Russian President Vladimir Putin used an annual Moscow parade -- held to mark victory in World War 2 -- as an occasion to justify the invasion with false claims and propaganda. The parade in Moscow came just hours after Russian forces allegedly bombed a school where dozens of civilians were sheltering, in the east of the country. President Biden met virtually with G7 leaders -- as part of renewed efforts to isolate Russia by cutting off Moscow's cash flow from oil exports. We also saw First Lady Jill Biden visiting Ukraine over the weekend, for mother's day. In the Bahamas, investigators are searching for answers after three American tourists died in their hotel rooms, and another had to be airlifted to a hospital. In New Mexico wind gusts topping 60-miles-an-hour have fueled wildfires.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/6: The markets have their worst day in years, as the Fed works to keep the economy on track. FDA announces strict new restrictions on Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 18:39

    Desperate attempts are underway to evacuate civilians from Mariupol -- while Russia bombards a steel plant. Israel is on edge this morning after another deadly attack, blamed on Palestinians. New concerns over inflation led Wall Street stocks to have their worst day in two years. The FDA has announced it's putting strict new restrictions on use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine -- due to the risk of rare, but potentially life-threatening, blood clots. Now, it's only recommended for people who can't get another vaccine -- or won't be vaccinated otherwise. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is weighing in on the potential decision of the Supreme Court, to overturn Roe v. Wade. Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper is talking to Norah O'Donnell for this week's "60 Minutes," and giving new insight about what it was like to serve in the Trump administration. A severe weather threat could affect up to 43 million Americans later today. It includes the potential for tornadoes from Alabama to Virginia.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/5: Markets surge as the Fed announces its largest interest rate hike in decades. Carnival Cruise ship passengers quarantined after a COVID outbreak.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 15:00

    The Federal Reserve has announced the biggest increase in its key short- term interest rate -- in more than 20 years. Higher interest rates could also mean higher mortgage payments for many homeowners. To the political fallout from the Supreme Court leak on Roe v. Wade, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have some big decisions ahead, if the court overturns the landmark ruling. Ukraine's military says Russian troops are now inside this steel factory in Mariupol, and "difficult and bloody battles" are going on for control of the last stronghold of the city's defenders. Later today, nearly 20 million people from Dallas to Nashville could be at risk from damaging winds and possible tornadoes. Passengers from a Carnival Cruise ship are in quarantine in Seattle, after a COVID outbreak. This happened just days after Carnival re-activated its entire fleet, which had shut down when the pandemic began. The man arrested for attacking comedian Dave Chappelle has been charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/4: Demonstrations nationwide after leaked Supreme Court draft opinion becomes public. Law enforcement continues manhunt for murder suspect and his jailer who escaped from an Alabama prison.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 15:02

    Strong reaction across the country, over the Supreme Court draft opinion that indicates Roe v. Wade could be overturned. The European Union proposes a complete ban on Russian oil, as President Putin's assault on Ukraine continues. Republican voters in Ohio have chosen J.D. Vance, the candidate endorsed by former President Trump, in a closely-watched Senate primary. In Alabama, officials searching for a murder suspect and his jailer released surveillance video that seems to show the moment they ran off together. For the second time this week, there could be dangerous weather in America's southern plains.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/3: A reported leaked document appears to show the Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade. U.S. officials warn Russia plans to annex large areas of Ukraine in the coming weeks.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 16:28

    Hundreds of protesters gathered last night at the Supreme Court, after the stunning leak of what is reportedly a draft opinion suggesting the Court will strike down Roe v. Wade this summer. Many experts have predicted the Court will roll back abortion rights, after conservatives gained a six-to-three majority. The Supreme Court has not confirmed the authenticity of the document, and a lot can change before a final ruling is issued. Ohio voters head to the polls for a Senate primary seen as a test of former President Trump's influence. U.S. officials warn Russia plans to annex large areas of Ukraine in the coming weeks. The mayor of the besieged city of Mariupol reportedly says Russian troops are interfering with new efforts to evacuate civilians. An arrest warrant is out for an Alabama corrections official suspected of helping an accused murderer escape. A district court judge ruled yesterday that the last three survivors of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre will be allowed to seek reparations in court.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    5/2: Civilians finally emerge from Mariupol steel plant in the hopes of evacuating. Manhunt underway for escaped Alabama inmate.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 15:11

    Civilians finally emerge from a besieged steel plant in Mariupol -- while Speaker Nancy Pelosi makes a surprise visit to Kyiv. In northwest Alabama, a suspected killer is on the loose -- and so is a prison official who authorities believe helped him escape. The world of country music is remembering Naomi Judd with love and great respect. There could be more destructive weather on the way -- after a string of powerful tornadoes rip homes apart in the Midwest. In Washington, the White House Correspondents Dinner -- one of the capital's biggest social events -- returned on Saturday for the first time in three years.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    4/29: President Biden seeks billions in new aid for Ukraine, as Russia strikes Kyiv. The FDA is moving to ban menthol cigarettes and cigars.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 15:17

    Russia unleashed an intense missile attack on Kyiv -- during a visit by the U.N.'s secretary general. Antonio Guterres had just been to Moscow, where he met with Russian officials. And we have breaking news overnight -- there are reports this morning of an American killed while fighting in Ukraine. The U.S. economy shrank by 1.4% in the first quarter of this year. Oklahoma's legislature approved new limits to to restrict abortion rights yesterday, and Governor Kevin Stitt is ready to sign the bill. The FDA is moving to ban menthol cigarettes and cigars. The agency says mint-flavored tobacco products appeal to teenagers and other young people. A water shortage emergency is declared for the first time ever in southern California -- amid a historic drought in the West. CBS' James Corden revealed yesterday that he plans to leave his hosting gig at the "Late Late Show", about a year from now.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    4/28: American Trevor Reed back in the U.S. after prisoner swap. Moderna moves forward with kids COVID vaccine.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 14:17

    A U.S. Marine veteran returns to America -- after years in a Russian prison. We talk to his parents about getting him home. President Biden is set to give a speech on Ukraine today, as Putin vows "lightning- fast" retaliation against anyone who interferes. In Ukraine, Russia has intensified its attacks on the eastern and southern parts of the country -- and the Ukrainians are fighting back. Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Israel and other countries around the world, people are remembering the six million Jews and millions of others who were killed by the Nazis. Starting today, fire weather conditions in parts of the West are expected to reach record-breaking levels, for this time of year.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    4/27: Video shows 9/11 hijackers with alleged Saudi intelligence operative.Chinese officials order millions to get tested, to stop a possible outbreak.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 14:40

    More brutal fighting in eastern Ukraine -- as the U.N. Secretary General calls for humanitarian corridors and a ceasefire. In the southern city of Mariupol, the Ukrainians say Russia hit a besieged steelworks with 35 airstrikes in just 24 hours. Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for the coronavirus. We're told she's not experiencing symptoms. This comes as congress debates another round of COVID relief -- amid surprising new data about how widespread the virus has been in this country. In Beijing, health officials have ordered more than 20 million people to get COVID tests this week to try and avoid a full lockdown. That follows more than 100 confirmed infections in China's capital city since the newest outbreak began on Friday. A CBS News exclusive -- new evidence of a link between two 9/11 hijackers and a man said to be on Saudi Arabia's intelligence agency payroll. A newly-released video turned over to family members of 9/11 victims last month, along with more than 14,000 pages of documents. There is newly-released audio today from House minority leader Kevin McCarthy -- in which the republican expresses frustration with members of his own party, after the January 6th attack on the Capitol. North Carolina Congressman Madison Cawthorn is again in trouble again with the law. Police in Charlotte stopped Cawthorn at the airport yesterday after he tried to carry a loaded handgun through security.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    4/26: Newly revealed text messages show extent some Trump allies were willing to go to keep him in office. Elon Musk is set to take Twitter private after reaching a $44 billion buyout.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 15:19

    Russia's foreign minister makes nuclear threats as Russia struggles in Ukraine -- and the U.N. Secretary General meets with President Vladimir Putin. The White House is announcing plans to make a pill for treating the virus available to millions more Americans. Newly-released text messages between former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and Republican lawmakers are revealing more about efforts to overturn the 2020 election. Law enforcement releases new video from the day of the deadly shooting on the set of Alec Baldwin's film, "Rust." The world's richest man, Elon Musk, is on the brink of taking over Twitter, after its board of directors agreed to a $44 buyout yesterday.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at

    4/25: Top U.S. officials meet Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv. French President Emmanuel Macron wins re-election.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 14:44

    Two top American officials meet with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv -- for the first time since the start of the war. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin have met with Ukraine's president in the capital city of Kyiv, they arrived on Easter Sunday for Orthodox Christians. Growing wildfires in the West have burned more than 150,000 acres and destroyed hundreds of buildings. In Nebraska, a retired fire chief who was volunteering as a fire spotter was killed on Friday. The Supreme Court takes on school prayer today, in a controversial case -- with big implications. In Texas, a mother of 14, facing execution on Wednesday, could learn her fate later today. In a new "60 Minutes" interview, FBI Director Christopher Wray responds to the rising level of violent crime in America. In France, President Emmanuel Macron won re-election last night over a far right wing opponent, Marine Le Pen. This morning we remember the longest-serving Republican U.S. senator in history, Orrin Hatch. He died Saturday at age 88.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at