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The News with Shepard Smith is CNBC’s nightly news podcast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give listeners sharp context into the world around them. It is punctuated by compelling, thought-provoking expert guests – all pulled together by Shepard Smith’s trademark devotion to speed, accuracy and the trust of his audience. Available to listen each evening.

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    SCOTUS Vacancy, Russia-Ukraine Crisis & NASA Help Wanted

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 49:15

    : Former senior CIA analyst Andrea Kendall-Taylor discusses the possibility that Russia will invade Ukraine next month. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement and the search for his replacement. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on police in Florida using dating apps to arrest people who are brazenly selling drugs. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on efforts to raise the historic Palace Theatre in New York City by about 30 feet, to make room for retail stores and a re-developed hotel. NBC legal analyst Danny Cevallos discusses Michael Avenatti's cross-examination of porn star Stormy Daniels at his fraud trial. Plus, CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on NASA's potential astronaut shortage and what the agency can do about it.

    Supreme Court Vacancy, Ukraine Latest & Omicron Subsiding

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 49:43

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire at the end of the current term, giving President Joe Biden a crucial opportunity to replace the liberal justice. His departure gives Biden a chance to fulfill his campaign promise to nominate a Black woman to the bench. NBC's Sahil Kapur reports on how easy it will or will not be to get a Biden Supreme Court nominee through the Senate. SCOTUSBlog media editor Katie Barlow also discusses Breyer's exit and what Biden's potential nominees could mean for the Court. Evelyn Farkas, former deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Obama administration discusses how the U.S. has delivered an official response to Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the country's potential invasion of Ukraine. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports that the omicron variant surge could be ending. She also reports on a new variant called, BA.2, ‘stealth omicron.' Plus, Neil Young has asked Spotify to remove his music because, he says, the podcaster Joe Rogan, who's also on Spotify, has been spreading misinformation about vaccines in podcasts on the service.

    Ukraine Crisis, Covid Treatment Pulled & Blood Shortages

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 50:11

    President Joe Biden cast a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine in stark historical terms today, saying, “it would be the largest invasion since World War II.” Former U.S. ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder discusses whether the U.S. has done enough to prepare for a Russian invasion of Ukraine. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on frustrated taxpayers who are still waiting for their refunds from last year. Sam Coates of Sky News reports on the U.K. investigation into lockdown parties at Downing Street. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on a bake shop in Atlanta that's had to raise prices to help pay for employees' health insurance, and the support the owner has received from the community. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on a blood shortage in the U.S. that's hitting crisis levels from coast to coast. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports that San Jose, California, could become the first city to require gun owners to buy liability insurance. Plus, CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the FDA's decision to pull antibody treatments for the omicron variant. The agency says the drugs are not effective against the variant.

    Tensions in Ukraine, Affirmative Action Challenge & Crime in America

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 51:06

    Thousands of U.S. troops could be heading to Russia's doorstep. The pentagon is putting 8,500 American troops on higher alert for any possible deployments to Eastern Europe as fears of a Russian invasion escalate quickly. Former Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis discusses the potential U.S. response to an invasion of Ukraine by Russia. NBC's Matt Bodner reports from Moscow on Russia's denial that it plans to invade Ukraine. NBC's Matt Bradley also reports on how Ukraine is preparing for a possible Russian invasion. NBC's Pete Williams reports on the Supreme Court agreeing to take up a case that challenges affirmative action in college admissions. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on the fight against gun violence and rising crime in New York City. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Beijing's Olympic preparations as the country steps up Covid testing ahead of the games. Plus, a grand jury has been convened in Georgia to investigate potential interference by former President Trump in the 2020 election.

    Covid in Retreat, Bipartisan Election Overhaul & Gabby Petito Case

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2022 50:15

    Nike executive Larry Miller spoke his troubled past and his new memoir. The chairman of Nike's Jordan brand said he's thankful the family of the man he killed as a teenager forgives him. CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on the big money behind residencies in Las Vegas. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the effectiveness of vaccines and boosters against Covid, now two years after the first case was discovered in the U.S. Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, discusses the likelihood of Vladimir Putin ordering a Russian invasion. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on new evidence from Brian Laundrie's notebook that he admitted to responsibility for Gabby Petito's death. NBC's Sahil Kapur discusses a bipartisan group of senators who are said to be aiming for passage of an election overhaul bill.

    Ukraine-Russia Crisis, Havana Syndrome & Biden's Sinking Approval

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 49:46

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the best way to be protected from Covid and whether the pandemic is winding down. NBC's Jacob Ward reports on why consumers are finding empty shelves in grocery stores. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on how historians are looking at the first year of the Biden presidency. Evelyn Farkas, former deputy assistant secretary of defense, reports on the situation in Ukraine following President Biden's comments yesterday. CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on companies that are helping employees pay down their student loan debt. NBC's Josh Lederman reports the CIA has found that most Havana Syndrome cases have plausible explanations. Plus, CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the committee investigating the Jan. 6th insurrection wants to speak with Ivanka Trump.

    Biden's First Year, Ukraine Latest & Tesla Crash Case

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 50:47

    Michael O'Hanlon, sr. fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses the situation in Ukraine, and whether Russian President Vladimir Putin will invade. NBC's Sahil Kapur discusses the Supreme Court decision that the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection will get access to former President Trump's documents. NBC's Ken Dilanian reports on the New York Attorney General's fraud investigation of the Trump Organization. Sky News Sam Coates reports more conservative members of the British Parliament have submitted letters of no confidence in PM Boris Johnson today. But Johnson has so far refused to step down. Senator Joe Manchin has continued his refusal to change the filibuster, which means voting rights legislation is doomed to fail. Plus, CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on a California driver who's facing felony charges after a car he was running on autopilot allegedly ran a red light and crashed into another car, killing two people in the process.

    5G Turbulence, Virtual ICU & Biden's Approval Rating

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 49:14

    The federal government has started rolling out the website, covidtests.gov, where Americans can order Covid tests online for free. Microsoft announced it will buy video game giant Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. CNBC's Steve Kovach reports on the deal. NBC's Ellison Barber reports that a hospital in Houston has resorted to virtual ICUs to deal with the surge in Covid patients. Sky News' Beth Rigby reports on the optics surrounding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attending parties at Downing Street during the Covid lockdown. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on meat alternatives, including lab-grown meat, which could be coming to a table near you sometime soon. NBC's Carol Lee reports on a message change for the Biden administration, following sagging approval ratings. Former Acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell explains why airlines are so concerned about the 5G launch in this country. Plus, the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection has issued new subpoenas for Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell and two Trump allies.

    Remembering MLK, Crypto in Puerto Rico & 5G Concerns

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 49:14

    CNBC's Shep Smith reports on Martin Luther King and his family celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by marching and holding a rally in support of voting rights legislation. CNBC's Valerie Castro also remembers Martin Luther King and reports on the efforts to preserve the Connecticut tobacco farm where he worked as a teenager. Brown School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the latest Covid wave, where cases have peaked around the country and what the CDC can do to keep the public better informed. CNBC's MacKenzie Sigalos reports on crypto billionaires moving to Puerto Rico and what's driving the move. Benedict Rogers, Hong Kong Watch, discusses the changes in Hong Kong since China tightened its grip on the territory. Veteran airline pilot Les Abend reports on the difficulties airlines execs say 5G service could cause for airplane navigation systems. Plus, NBC's Sam Brock reports on the Texas synagogue crisis and the mental health struggles the hostage-taker is said to have experienced.

    The News with Shepard Smith - 1/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 49:47

    Listen to our nightly newscast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day's most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give its listeners sharp context into the world around them in real-time.

    Vaccine Mandate Defeat, Jan 6th Charges & Baseball Labor Talks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 50:14

    The Supreme Court has blocked the Biden administration from enforcing its sweeping vaccine-or-test requirements for large private companies. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the ruling that comes three days after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's emergency measure for businesses started to take effect. Michael Mann, professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University, discusses a White House plan to hire 1,000 workers to focus on the climate crisis. A.B. Stoddard of RealClearPolitics reports on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's comments today that she would not agree to change Senate rules to pass a voting rights bill, which effectively ends President Biden's hopes of passing any voting rights legislation. CNBC's Jabari Young discusses the Major League Baseball lockout and negotiations to reach a new labor deal. He also talks about Apple entering talks to stream live regular season games during the week. Plus, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has refused to meet with the January 6th committee and the FBI has arrested the leader of the Oath Keepers today and charged him with seditious conspiracy.

    Inflation Rises, Voting Rights & Lawmakers Stock Trading

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 50:11

    Inflation plowed ahead at its fastest 12-month pace in nearly 40 years. This comes amid a shortage of goods and workers and on the heels of unprecedented cash flowing through the U.S. economy from Congress and the Federal Reserve. Congress often talks tough about reining in Wall Street. But now there's growing pressure on Capitol Hill to curb lawmakers' own trading. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on a bill intended to push restrictions on how lawmakers trade stocks. NBC Digital's Marc Caputo reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend testified to a grand jury today in the sex crimes probe against him. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on a judge's decision that the sexual assault civil suit can go forward against Britain's Prince Andrew. Plus, CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports Boris Johnson has apologized today for attending a garden party during the country's Covid lockdown last year.

    The News With Shepard Smith - 1/11/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 49:59

    Listen to our nightly newscast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day's most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give its listeners sharp context into the world around them in real-time.

    America Calls Out Sick, Metaverse Real Estate & Mobile Sports Betting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 49:46

    Workers sick from Covid are causing businesses to operate at less than full strength as there aren't enough healthy employees to keep things running smoothly. Economists predict more than 5 million Americans could be stuck at home isolating from Covid in the days ahead. CNBC's Andrea Day reports that some investors are paying millions of dollars for plots of land that don't exist in the real world, but they do in the metaverse. A New York City man has been arrested and charged with threatening to kidnap and kill former President Trump. CNBC's Leslie Picker reports on the lengths Broadway is going to in order to keep shows open during the omicron outbreak. NBC's Vicky Nguyen reports police are warning that Apple's ‘AirTags' are being used to stalk people. CNBC's Kayla Tausche discusses diplomatic talks between the United States and Russia as tensions over Ukraine hit a boiling point. Plus, CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on legalized sports gambling coming to New York this past weekend, and it crushed expectations.

    Vaccine Mandate Debated in Supreme Court, Former Covid Advisors Call for New Normal & Crisis in Kazakhstan Worsens

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 49:21

    President Biden's Covid vaccine mandate hangs in the balance of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in two cases involving vaccination requirements with the Court's conservative Chief Justice, John Roberts, stating it is an issue for Congress. The mandates would roughly affect 100 million Americans. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest Washington DC. Six of the president's former Covid advisors are calling for a new national pandemic strategy that would involve adapting to a new normal. Adaptions would include rebuilding public healthcare infrastructure, improving testing, and continued vaccine research. CNBC's Senior Health and Science reporter Meg Tirrell explains what these advisors are calling for. The crisis in Kazakhstan continues to worsen as their authoritarian president ordered the country's security forces to open fire without warning amid a desperate and violent crackdown on protesters. It comes after demonstrations against the government snowballed from anger over a fuel price hike into the most serious unrest the Central Asian nation has faced in decades.

    Snow Storm Alert, Vaccine Mandates & Remembering January 6th

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 49:19

    President Joe Biden on the anniversary of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot warned that the threats to democracy witnessed during that invasion did not end when the violence stopped. Biden condemned the “web of lies” spread by former President Donald Trump, blaming him directly for fomenting the attackers who tried to overturn the 2020 election. Historian Michael Beschloss discusses the significance of the January 6th insurrection, during which supporters of former President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol building. Business and labor attorney Seth Berenzweig discusses the Supreme Court review of challenges to the Biden administration's vaccine mandates. Accuweather meteorologist Adam del Rosso reports on the weather ahead of a major winter storm that's headed to the Northeast. Plus, CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a record-breaking year for cryptocurrency theft. Some $3.2 billion in crypto was stolen last year.

    Philly Fire, Chicago School Battle & Jan 6th Investigations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 49:11

    Chicago public school leaders cancelled classes today, shutting more than 340,000 students out for the day, after the teachers' union voted to switch back to remote learning amid a surge of Covid infections in the nation's third largest city. CNBC's Andrea Day reports on how workers are adapting to working at home and how companies are stepping up incentives to bring employees back to the office. John Flannery, former federal prosecutor, reports on Attorney General Merrick Garland's press conference today, during which he pledged to prosecute everyone involved in the January 6th insurrection. . NBC's Sahil Kapur reports that Congress is looking at writing a new law to prevent and protect against future election coups. Plus, CNBC's Perry Russom reports on what's been called one of the worst tragedies in Philadelphia history, as at least 12 people, 8 of them children, die in a rowhouse fire.

    Omicron Surge, Travel Chaos & Prince Andrew Hearing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 49:37

    The U.S. reported a pandemic record of more than 1 million new infections on Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. NYU professor and epidemiologist Dr. Celine Gounder discusses the recent Covid spike and whether we're paying too much attention to the number of infections. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the live events and arts industry, and how the pandemic has impacted its ability to survive financially. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the Great Resignation, as a record 4.5 million workers left their jobs in November. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Beijing's efforts to contain Covid a month before the Olympic games are scheduled to begin. NBC legal analyst Danny Cevallos discusses the sexual assault case against Britain's Prince Andrew and his legal team's efforts to have the case thrown out. Plus, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6th insurrection has asked Fox host Sean Hannity to testify. And former President Trump cancels his Thursday press conference on the first anniversary of the Capitol riot.

    Theranos Trial, Colorado Fires & Covid School Closures

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 49:41

    Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, the one-time billionaire and darling of Silicon Valley who promised a revolutionary blood-testing technology, has been found guilty of four charges in her criminal fraud trial. The jury of eight men and four women were handed the case in mid-December after three months of proceedings and testimony from 32 witnesses. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on a devastating wildfire that destroyed a number of homes just days ago. Dr. Nahid Bhadelia discusses whether the CDC may add new rules to its current 5-day isolation period for Covid patients. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on how the Covid surge is disrupting school districts around the country. Plus, NBC's Sahil Kapur reports on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

    The News With Shepard Smith - 12/31/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 49:49

    Listen to our nightly newscast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day's most important stories. Featuring on-the-ground reporting from around the globe, The News with Shepard Smith goes beyond the headlines to give its listeners sharp context into the world around them in real-time.

    Colorado Wildfires, Cruise Risks & 2022 Real Estate

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 49:49

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised people against going on cruises regardless of their vaccination status after a recent surge in positive Covid cases onboard ships as the highly contagious omicron variant sweeps the world. Clint Folsom, mayor of Superior, Colorado reports on thousands of residents in two communities near Denver that were ordered to evacuate today because of a wind-fueled wildfire that engulfed parts of the area in smoky, orangish skies. NBC's Pete Williams reports on the next major case for abortion in 2022. CNBC's Rahel Solomon reports how an aluminum wrap provided by manufacturer Firezat saved one couple's cabin in the woods. Jeff Tucker, senior economist at Zillow, discusses where he expects housing demand to boom in 2022. CNBC's retail and consumer reporter Melissa Repko discusses the increased usage of robots in restaurants amid the ongoing worker shortage. Bryant Walker Smith, associate professor at the school of law at USC, discusses what to lookout for in Tesla's recalls over safety issues. Plus, police in Texas are searching for a 14-year-old suspect who fired more than 20 rounds in a gas station convenience store in Texas.

    Ghislaine Maxwell Trial, Covid Infection Surge & Crypto in 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 50:18

    U.S. Covid cases have hit their highest level of the pandemic as two highly infectious variants circulate throughout the country and health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated and boosted against the virus. Dr. Anne Rimoin, epidemiology professor at the UCLA school of public health, discusses how to navigate potential false negatives in rapid tests and what the CDC should do to strengthen its guidance to prevent the spread of the virus. Dr. Robert Lahita, director at the St. Joseph's institute for autoimmune disease, discusses why he is advising people to get both the flu and the booster shot. Danny Cevallos, NBC's legal analyst, discusses the results of Ghislaine Maxwell's trial who was convicted of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by late sex criminal and financier Jeffrey Epstein. Monica Alba, NBC's white house correspondent, reports on the details of the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Russia. Plus, Alexis Ohanian, Founder of Seven Seven Six, discusses the future of the cryptocurrency.

    Flight Cancellations, Disappearing Jobs & Fighting Climate Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 50:18

    : Airlines have canceled more than 6,000 flights since Christmas Eve. Airline officials say the problem is bad weather and staff shortages caused by Covid. Dr. Paul Offit, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Center director, discusses the state of rising coronavirus cases. NBC's White House correspondent Mike Memoli discusses the ongoing tensions between U.S. and Russia. Today the White House announced the high-stakes talks will get underway on January 10th. 2021 was the year America's longest wat ended. Now, the Biden Administration has to relocate nearly 100 thousand refugees from Afghanistan by December. NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent, Richard Engel, has a look back at the chaotic withdrawal and road ahead. Isaiah McKinnon, former Detroit police chief, discusses the tragic incident of a 14-year-old girl who lost her life by the Los Angeles police. Diana Olick reports on how companies like Climeworks is working to capture carbon dioxide to combat global warming. Farah Stockman, pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author of “American Made” discusses her new book and the importance of jobs in people's daily lives. Plus, Brian Sullivan reports NFL legend John Madden has died at the age of 85.

    New Quarantine Guidelines, Travel Chaos & Winter Weather

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 49:41

    U.S. health officials have cut isolation restrictions for Americans who catch the coronavirus from 10 to five days, and similarly shortened the time that close contacts need to quarantine. Dr. Peter Hotez, co-director at the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital, discussed the new guidance by the CDC on individuals who test positive for Covid-19. Brian Kelly, founder and CEO at The Points Guy, discussed what passengers should do if their flights get canceled. Contessa Brewer reports how beekeeping is helping veterans cope with post-traumatic stress. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic staff writer, discusses how free return shipping can be bad for the environment. Steve Kovach, CNBC's technology editor, discusses his outlook for Meta headsets in 2022. Plus, Adam Del Rosso, senior meteorologist at Accuweather, reports on inclement weather in the U.S.

    Potter Verdict, The Future of Work & Holiday Travel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2021 49:17

    Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, said Delta's request to roll back quarantine measures was the “wrong move.” The CDC advises isolation for 10 days after a positive test but Delta wants that cut in half. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on a rough year for restaurants, which are dealing with staffing shortages and now the omicron variant. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the number of Americans who are leaving the church, and what religious leaders are doing to try and draw people back to the fold. Stanford Professor Laura Carstensen discusses the future of work, where people will almost certainly work longer than we do today. NBC's Keir Simmons reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded immediate guarantees from the U.S. and NATO, even as he masses troops on the Ukraine border. CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports that former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to shield his records from the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection. Plus, Civil rights attorney David Henderson discusses the guilty verdict in the manslaughter trial of Kim Potter. She'll be sentenced on February 18th.

    Pandemic Scams, Student Debt & Holiday Travel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 49:35

    The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency authorization today to Pfizer's Covid treatment pill, a major milestone that promises to revolutionize the fight against the virus. Despite omicron, airlines are expecting some of their busiest days of the Covid pandemic during the year-end holidays. Sara Nelson, president of the National Association of Flight Attendants, discusses how airlines are offering self-defense training to flight attendants due to a surge in unruly passengers. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on just how much fraud occurred as a result of government aid during the pandemic. CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Puck News' Matt Belloni discusses what to expect from the world of entertainment in 2022. NBC's Sahil Kapur reports on the committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol and its request for information from GOP Rep. Jim Jordan. Kapur also discusses President Biden's announcement today that he would extend the moratorium on student loan payments until May 1, 2022. Plus, NBC's Kerry Sanders reports on airlines' warnings that 5G could cause major disruptions for flights, saying it could cause issues with plane altimeters.

    Healthcare Worker Burnout, Rethinking Covid Rules & The Year Ahead in Cars

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 49:50

    CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says the omicron variant of the coronavirus has “over 50 mutations and because of those mutations, just being vaccinated with two doses may not be enough” ahead of the holidays. Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, discusses the president's remarks today, testing, and Covid protocols in the midst of the omicron surge. KING5 reporter Eric Wilkinson reports on how health care workers are using psychedelics to deal with the stress of the pandemic. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on new cars hitting the market in 2022. NBC's Craig Melvin reports on America's obsession with sneakers, which has blossomed into an $80 billion industry. Jesse Paul, Colorado Sun reporter, reports on a huge spike in the amount of drugs seized behind bars in Colorado. Plus, Shep Smith reports on Republican Congressman Scott Perry's refusal to cooperate with the committee investigating the January 6th insurrection.

    Covid Winter Wave, Build Back Better & Yang's New Party

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 50:13

    The rapidly spreading omicron variant is now the dominant Covid strain in the U.S., representing 73% of sequenced cases, according to data published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky joins Shep Smith to discuss the spread of omicron among new Covid cases in the U.S. and what families can do to protect themselves over the holiday season. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on what we can look forward to in the world of medicine in 2022. CNBC's Jabari Young discusses the number of professional athletes who have been added to Covid lists, and what the leagues are hoping to do about it. NBC's Sahil Kapur reports on Sen. Joe Manchin's refusal to support President Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan, and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's vow to bring the bill to a vote in early January. Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang discusses his efforts to create a third political party in the United States. Plus, CNBC's Perry Russom reports on why families around the country are struggling to afford diapers for their kids.

    Covid Cancellations, Viral School Hoax & The Trial of Ghislaine Maxwell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 47:23

    The National Football League will postpone three games this weekend due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. The move comes as the National Hockey League has said it will postpone the games of several teams for the same reason. More than 100 NFL players reportedly have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past week. “The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes” also announced it would end its 2021 season early. NBC's Heidi Przybyla reports on the recent wave of Covid cases and a White House plan to keep schools open. Pfizer announced today it was changing plans and testing three doses of its Covid-19 vaccine in babies and preschoolers instead of the usual two. The addition of an extra dose came after a preliminary analysis found two- to four-year-olds didn't have as strong an immune response as expected to special low-dose shots. Bob Ferguson, Washington attorney general, reports the family behind the company that makes Ocycontin will not get immunity from lawsuits over the opioid crisis. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on schools across the country being shut down after a vague threat surfaced on social media. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the fraud trial of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes. The closing arguments wrapped up today and now the case goes to the jury. Plus, CNBC's Valerie Casto reports on the sex trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who was Jeffrey Epstein's girlfriend. The defense rested today.

    Extreme Weather, Omicron Spreading & A Possible Cancer Breakthrough

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 49:42

    Dr. Eric Topol is warning that Americans are “sitting ducks for the next wave” of Covid as the omicron variant starts to take hold in the U.S. While delta remains the dominant variant in America, omicron now makes up about 3% of all cases in the U.S., and it's spreading fast. The World Health Organization said omicron is spreading more quickly than any previous strain. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the rapid rise of omicron cases in the U.S., as the new variant is surging in all areas of the country. Andy Slavitt, former senior White House pandemic adviser, also discusses the new wave of Covid cases and what can be done to keep people safe. The FDA has permanently allowed women to get access to the abortion pill by mail. This as the Supreme Court considers overturning Roe v. Wade. NBC's Kate Snow reports on a new blood test that can screen for up to 50 types of cancers. WSJ reporter Andrew Beaton reports on what was behind the firing of Urban Meyer as the Jacksonville Jaguars head coach. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from outside the courthouse where the jury could soon get the case of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes. She could receive 20 years if convicted. Plus, CNBC's Perry Russom reports on the path of destruction deadly storms have cut through the Midwest in the last few days.

    Child Tax Credit, Tornado Recovery & Airline CEO's on The Hill

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 49:40

    36 states have detected omicron so far, and the variant makes up about 3% of Covid cases nationwide. Dr. Eric Topol, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translation Institute, discusses the need for and the urgency of getting booster shots to fight Covid. Dr. Robby Sikka, former vice president of the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, also warned that an increase in sports-related Covid cases is a “really bad sign for our country” in the coming weeks. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on a group of grandmothers who've gone to Washington, D.C., to fight for the Child Tax Credit, which is set to expire today if Build Back Better legislation isn't passed. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the airline industry outlook, after CEOs testified today on Capitol Hill. They asked if they could do away with masks on flights, even as the pandemic is getting worse, and were rebuffed. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on President Joe Biden's visit to Kentucky to survey the damage wrought by tornadoes last weekend. NBC's Matt Bradley discusses Putin and Xi's virtual summit as they vow to work together as tensions rise with the U.S. and its allies. Plus, NBC's Courtney Kube reports on the Covid vaccination deadline for members of the U.S. military.

    Bracing for Omicron, Birth Control Battle & Debt Limit Vote

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 50:10

    The World Health Organization is warning the new Covid-19 omicron variant is spreading faster than any previous strain, and it is probably present in most countries of the world. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on a pill from Pfizer that could cut the risk of hospitalization and death from Covid by 89% among high-risk patients. And it works on the omicron variant. Dr. Robby Sikka, former VP for the Minnesota Timberwolves, also says professional sports leagues are facing Covid outbreaks that force them to postpone games and impose quarantines. Congressional Democrats moved toward raising the debt ceiling just one day before the Dec. 15 deadline that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned could mark the start of the first-ever U.S. default. A federal judge has thrown out former President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to block a House committee from getting his tax returns. New York Times' reporter Kate Kelly discusses drug companies' push to make birth-control pills available without prescriptions. But there's debate within the FDA over whether that's safe, given that the drugs can sometimes have bad interactions with other medications. Civil rights attorney David Henderson reports on the hearing for the parents of Michigan school shooter, Ethan Crumbley, and the impact it could have on other cases around the country. Plus, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been ordered to pay the state $5 million for his book deal.

    Mark Meadows Contempt Charge, Tornado Aftermath & California's New Anti-Gun Law

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 50:14

    The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot recommended that the House hold former President Donald Trump's White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena. The 51-page report lays out Meadows' refusal to fully comply with the subpoena, requiring him to produce a slew of records to the committee and sit for a deposition with the investigators. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on the tornado outbreak over the weekend. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says there have been 74 confirmed deaths and 109 people remain unaccounted for. Meteorologist Bill Karins discusses the intensity of the storms and whether climate change played a role in the development of the storms. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports that California is planning to use the Texas abortion law tactic to restrict assault weapons. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on how bots are scooping up this year's hottest gifts before shoppers have a chance to buy them. Then they turn around and sell them at a higher price. Plus, NBC's Matt Bradley reports that British officials are worried the omicron variant could become the dominant one in the country.

    Biden's Approval Rating, Texas Abortion Law & Covid Hospitalizations

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 49:08

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on President Biden's approval numbers, which have taken a hit because of inflation caused by the pandemic. NBC's Ellison Barber reports from a hospital in Lansing, Michigan, where the emergency room is being overrun with unvaccinated Covid patients. NBC's Keir Simmons joins reports that the U.S. has won its appeal over the extradition of WikiLeaks' Founder Julian Assange. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on the sex trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who was Jeffrey Epstein's girlfriend. A fourth woman testified today who had earlier described Maxwell as a ‘predator.' Plus, NBC's Pete Williams reports on the Supreme Court decision today that allows the Texas abortion law to stay in effect

    Avoiding War, Starbucks' First Union & Cannabis Bars

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 35:13

    : President Biden has reportedly called Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to reassure him that the United States and European allies have Ukraine's back in the event of a Russian invasion. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on how Americans are feeling about the economy heading into the holiday season. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on efforts to unionize Starbucks stores in the Buffalo area. Paul Hertz, NASA's director of astrophysics, discusses how NASA is about to launch a new spaceship called the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer, which carries three telescopes and is designed to observe the polarization of x-rays from extreme objects in space. CNBC Contributor David Henderson discusses the guilty verdict in the case of Jussie Smollett, who was found to have staged a hate crime against himself. Plus, New Zealand has banned smoking for future generations and cannabis bars are popping up in cities all around the country.

    Pfizer's Booster Shot, Instagram Testimony & A Christmas Party Scandal

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 50:12

    Pfizer and BioNTech says three doses of their vaccine provides a high level of protection against the omicron variant of the virus that causes Covid-19. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on the new data about the effectiveness of vaccines and boosters against the omicron variant. CNBC's Diana OIick reports on potential solutions to reduce the carbon footprint of older homes and offices. CNBC's Perry Russom reports on rising violent crime numbers in the United States, what's behind the increase and what police departments around the country are trying to do about it. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on a U.K. official who resigned after video leaked of her joking about a lockdown party last year. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the Louisiana business that sued the Biden administration over its vaccine mandate. Plus, NBC Contributor and ‘Platformer' Editor Casey Newton discusses Instagram head Adam Mosseri's testimony today in front of lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

    Putin-Biden Call, Omicron Latest & Minnesota Police Reform

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 49:39

    Face to face for just over two hours, President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin squared off in a secure video call today as the U.S. president put Moscow on notice that a Russian invasion of Ukraine would bring enormous harm to the Russian economy. South African scientists say the Covid omicron variant significantly reduces antibody protection generated by Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine. However, people who have recovered from the virus and received a booster shot will likely have more protection from severe disease, the South African researchers said. The city council in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota has approved a plan to create an alternative public safety department. City leaders proposed the idea after a former police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20 year old black man, during a traffic stop in April. Plus, remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor and a state of emergency in Hawaii.

    Covid Concerns, Olympics Boycott & Michigan School Shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 49:38

    CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on America's strictest vaccine mandate, in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio says it will apply to all private businesses not covered by previous mandates. NBC's Guad Venegas reports on the restart of a controversial Trump policy known as ‘Remain in Mexico,' where immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. will have to wait in Mexico until a decision on their case is made. Greg Bluestein, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, discusses former President Donald Trump's endorsement of former Senator David Perdue in the Georgia Governor's race against current Republican Governor Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams. NBC's Richard Engel reports on the situation at the Ukraine border, where Russia has massed thousands of troops. A diplomatic call is set to take place tomorrow between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin — they will discuss the Russian military buildup and potential economic penalties that could come as a result of a potential invasion. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the United States' decision to boycott the Beijing Olympics by not sending any diplomats. China has promised firm countermeasures in response to the diplomatic boycott. Plus, NBC's Ellison Barber reports on an investigation into the Oxford school shooting in Michigan.

    Michigan Manhunt, Mixed Economic Signals & Omicron's Spread

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 49:45

    A Michigan manhunt is underway for the alleged school shooter's parents. The FBI, local sheriffs and US Marshalls are searching for James and Jennifer Crumbley, who are facing four counts of involuntary manslaughter each. The parents were brought into the school after a teacher found a note drawn by the shooter the day of the shooting. NBC's Shaq Brewster has the latest from Michigan while CNBC contributor and civil rights attorney David Henderson details which individuals could be prosecuted. Economic data released today showed that only 210,000 jobs were added in October, less than half of what economists expected. But, the unemployment rate is falling, as it nears 4% and wages are up. CNBC's senior economics reporter Steve Liesman breaks the mixed signals from the economy. All this as the omicron variant continues to spread and has now been detected in 11 states. CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides details on the variant spread and new data from South Africa.

    U.S. Omicron Strategy, Government Shutdown & Enron 20 Years Later

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 49:15

    No shutdowns or lockouts. President Biden today outlined the U.S. strategy for combating the new omicron variant, which includes reimbursements for at-home rapid tests. Meanwhile, New York Governor Kathy Hochul confirmed five new variant cases in the state. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details from Washington DC. The federal government is facing another shutdown, but top Senate Democrats are optimistic about averting a shutdown due tomorrow at midnight. CNBC's Ylan Mui has the latest details from Capitol Hill on a funding bill that would only fund the government until February 2022. Today, twenty years ago, Enron filed for bankruptcy in one of the biggest Wall Street scandals ever. Scott Cohn, who reported on the story for CNBC 20 years ago, provides updates on where the key players are now.

    Abortion rights battle, Omicron variant in America & new details in school shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 49:28

    : The battle over abortion rights has reached the Supreme Court, whose majority conservative justices appear likely to uphold Mississippi's state law banning abortions. NBC's Justice Correspondent, Pete Williams, explains what the court's decision could mean for Roe v. Wade. The Omicron variant first discovered in South Africa has landed in the United States. The CDC confirmed today that researchers found the Omicron variant in the San Francisco Bay Area. The individual who caught the variant had traveled to South Africa in November and was fully vaccinated. CNBC's Meg Tirrell has the latest on what scientists know and what travel bans could be put into place. A fourth student died in Oxford, Michigan, today after injuries sustained during yesterday's school shooting. New details revealed that the gunman had premeditated intentions after detectives found a journal in his backpack. School officials had met with the teen and his parents the morning of the shooting. NBC's Jay Gray reports from Oxford, Michigan, with the latest details.

    Merck's Covid Treatment, Omicron Latest & Cyber Crime

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 49:44

    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has narrowly endorsed the use of Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics' oral Covid treatment pill, despite questions about the drug's effectiveness, safety and whether it would help the virus mutate into even more dangerous variants. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on questions about the safety of a Merck antiviral pill intended to fight Covid. Brown University School of Public Health Dean Dr. Ashish Jha also discusses the omicron Covid variant and just how impactful current vaccines could be against it. Drug lord El Chapo's wife Emma Coronel Aispuro has been sentenced to three years in prison after she pleaded guilty to money laundering and helping her husband's cartel traffic cocaine, meth and heroin into the U.S. WEYI reporter Stephanie Parkinson reports on another school shooting, this one in Michigan, where a 15-year-old killed three students and wounded 8 more people, including a teacher. Former Notre Dame football coach heading to LSU and Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley leaving for big, big money with USC in Los Angeles. Author and ESPN commentator Paul Finebaum joins Smith to discuss. Plus, CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on hackers that are offering holiday deals for illegal items on the dark web.

    Omicron Variant, Ghislaine Maxwell Trial & Cuomo Investigation

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 49:35

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has strengthened its recommendation on Covid booster shots, telling all adults that they “should” get an additional dose amid growing concern about the newly identified omicron variant. Dr. Celine Gounder, New York University epidemiologist, discusses the omicron variant, whether it's more serious than delta, and whether the vaccines will hold up against it. NBC4 Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst reports on former Governor Andrew Cuomo's recorded testimony to investigators, which was released today. Also, what role did CNN anchor Chris Cuomo play in the investigation of his brother? CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on the sex-trafficking trial of Jeffrey Epstein girlfriend and long-time associate, Ghislaine Maxwell, which began today in Manhattan. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the trial of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes, and what she said on the witness stand today. Plus, CNBC's Shep Smith reports on the death of leading fashion designer Virgil Abloh, from cancer. He was 41 years old.

    New Covid Concerns, Black Friday & Winter Housing Market

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 49:46

    The United States will restrict travel for non-U.S. citizens from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday, part of a global effort to stem the spread of the heavily mutated omicron variant of Covid-19, according to senior Biden administration officials. Dr. Robby Sikka, anesthesiologist and senior health consultant, discusses the new omicron Covid variant. Amanda Mull, writer for The Atlantic, discusses American's spending habits ahead of the holidays. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the state of the housing market heading into the end of 2021. CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on the rocketing demand for home generators ahead of cold winter weather. NBC News' Keir Simmons reports from London on a new warning from Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky that Russia is planning a coup. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on a rise in smash-and-grab robberies as the holiday shopping season begins. Plus, CNBC's Courtney Reagan breaks down rapid growth in shopping for Black Friday in 2021 compared to 2020.

    Climate Change Pie Impact, Jamie Dimon Apology & Holiday Hackers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 50:10

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on what retailers are expecting ahead of the holiday shopping season. Three white men were found guilty Wednesday of felony murder in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was running in their neighborhood when the defendants confronted him in February 2020. CNBC correspondent Cal Perry reports on the convictions. JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon says he regrets his remarks that the Wall Street bank would last longer than China's Communist Party. Dewardric McNeal, managing director and senior policy analyst at Longview Global, discusses Jamie Dimon's retracted joke. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how climate change could be making it more difficult to find the ingredients for holiday treats. Chris Burbank, former Salt Lake City police chief, discusses the refunding of police forces to tackle crime. Plus, CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on why the FBI is warning that hackers could be busy during the holiday season.

    Air Travel Surge, Rising Gas Prices & Pharmacy Opioid Verdict

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 50:11

    A federal jury has held CVS, Walgreens and Walmart liable in the U.S. opioid crisis. It was the first time pharmacy companies had completed a trial to defend themselves in a drug crisis that has killed a half-million Americans over the past two decades. Civil rights attorney David Henderson reports the jury in the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death began deliberations today. Arbery was shot and killed while he was jogging near his home in south Georgia last year. Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, discusses the issue of unruly passengers and how crew are expected to deal with them this holiday season. The White House announced it's tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in an effort to provide consumers relief from rising gas prices. The national average for gas prices has leveled off around $3.41 per gallon, according to AAA. That's up $1.29 over last year at this time and about $0.81 over 2019 prices. Plus, CNBC's Kate Rogers reports that some companies are allowing workers to get paid every day, even though it comes at small cost.

    Thanksgiving Travel, Jan 6th Subpoenas & WI Parade Tragedy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 49:13

    A Wisconsin man was arrested and accused of driving a red SUV into a crowd at a Waukesha Christmas parade on the city's Main Street yesterday. CNBC's Valerie Castro reports on the suspect who was booked on suspicion of five counts of intentional homicide according to the Waukesha Police Chief. Civil rights attorney David Henderson reports on the closing arguments in the case of the three men who were involved in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. Ahead of Thanksgiving, TSA officials say they have already screened the most passengers through U.S. airports since the pandemic started. CNBC's Phil Lebeau reports from O'Hare International airport ahead of the busy holiday travel week. The House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection has issued five more subpoenas to witnesses, including Roger Stone and Alex Jones. Plus, CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on a ‘smash-and-grab' operation to ransack high-end stores in the San Francisco area.

    Rittenhouse Verdict, Theranos Trial & Thanksgiving Travel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 49:39

    Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty by a jury on all five criminal charges at his closely watched trial for killing two unarmed men and shooting an armed man during civil unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year. Jurors reached their verdict on their fourth day of deliberations. NBC's Jay Gray reports on the verdict. All adults in the U.S. are now eligible to receive Pfizer and Moderna's Covid booster shots, offering an extra dose of protection for tens of millions of fully vaccinated Americans as cases climb and public officials worry the nation could face another surge during the winter. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the trial of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes, who took the witness stand today. CNBC's Seema Mody reports on what Airlines are doing to prepare for the rush of holiday travelers next week. Plus, CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on obstacles in the Senate to the passage of the Build Back Better Act, including Democratic senators Manchin and Sinema.

    Covid Boosters, Winter Olympics Boycott & Constitution Auction

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:42

    House Democrats have moved closer to holding a long-awaited floor vote on President Joe Biden's social safety net and climate package, with party leaders formally kicking off debate in the full chamber. With winter looming and Covid-19 cases rising, the FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer's booster shot for all adults. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports The CDC is expected to meet Friday to discuss boosters. Civil rights attorney David Henderson reports on the trial over the death of Ahmaud Arbery, as the defendant who shot him faces cross-examination on the witness stand. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a new Consumer Reports study that looks at the most and least reliable cars on the market. Are there too many bells and whistles in today's new automobiles? CNBC's Steve Kovach reports on ConstitutionDAO, a group that has raised millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies to buy a copy of the U.S. Constitution. Plus, CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on President Biden's comments that he's considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

    Ahmaud Arbery Trial Begins, Biden Promotes EVs & Cryto Goes Mainstream

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 50:10

    The man who killed Ahmaud Arbery, Travis McMichael, delivered emotional testimony in Georgia today as his defense attorney questioned him. Meanwhile, the jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial asked to rewatch several videos from the night of the Kenosha shooting. Civil rights attorney David Henderson discusses the nuances of both cases. President Joe Biden visited an electric vehicle plant in Detroit earlier today to showcase a new fleet of vehicles as he proposes billions of dollars in incentives in the Build Back Better plan. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains the details of the incentives. And Singapore-based crypto.com officially bought the naming rights to the Staples Center in Los Angeles for an estimated $700 million. CNBC's Kate Rooney breaks down the crypto industry's push into popular culture as more celebrities and athletes begin to embrace cryptocurrencies.

    Rittenhouse Verdict, Covid Pill & Biden's Social Spending Bill

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 50:10

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on President Biden's efforts to promote his bipartisan infrastructure bill by traveling around the country to tout its benefits. Today, the tour began in New Hampshire. Democrats are now turning their attention to pushing the Build Back Better plan, which focuses on social spending and climate change. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on where Americans are spending their money, even as inflation spikes in some areas of the economy. Civil rights attorney David Henderson discusses jury deliberations in the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Pfizer submitted its application to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency authorization of its Covid-19 treatment pill, saying it reduces hospitalization and death by 89% when administered with a common HIV drug. Plus, new hope for more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and a mad scramble in space as Russia conducts an anti-satellite missile test.

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