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Tornadoes, severe weather tear apart homes and down trees across Texas and Louisiana

Thousands of people are without power after strong tornadoes ripped across Texas and Louisiana. The severe weather destroyed homes and caused many to shelter in place. Mark Strassmann reports.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:13 pm


COVID-19 vaccine FAQ: Answers to your most common questions

Who should get the vaccine? Are there side effects? What about boosters? Here's everything you need to know.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:12 pm


President Biden expected to meet with House Democrats ahead of major foreign trip

President Biden is expected to delay the departure for his second major foreign trip Thursday morning and meet with House Democrats as they race to finalize a deal on the president's domestic agenda. Ed O'Keefe has the latest from the White House.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:10 pm


Biden to meet with House Democrats before heading to Europe

The meeting is delaying his departure to Joint Base Andrews, where he will take off for his trip to Europe.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:07 pm


Sally Yates reveals battle with breast cancer

In an exclusive interview with Norah O’Donnell, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates opens up about her experience battling breast cancer. Watch more on “CBS Evening News” tonight at 6:30p on CBS.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:00 pm


Eye Opener: Biden social safety net bill coming to finish line with major compromises

Congress is still working out details on President Biden’s social safety net bill, with several popular proposals ending up on the cutting room floor. Also, new questions about the fatal shooting on an Alec Baldwin film set. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:00 pm


Small SUVs fare poorly in new, tougher side-impact crash test

Only one of them, out of 20, got a rating of "good," an insurance group says. The rest got ratings of acceptable, marginal or poor.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:00 pm


For Black and Latino gun owners, being armed "evens the playing field"

Gun owners are growing more diverse as increasing numbers of underrepresented Americans arm up.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:55 am


School safety officer charged with murder in death of teen mom

Manuela "Mona" Rodriguez, who had been declared brain dead after the Sept. 27 shooting, died Oct. 5 after she was removed from life support.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:54 am


Flight diverted after passenger allegedly roughs up flight attendant

The American Airlines flight from New York to Orange County, outside L.A., was sent to Denver. Witnesses said the dispute was over wearing a mask.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:52 am


"You have cancer": Sally Yates opens up about her diagnosis

Former top Justice Department official says she feels "incredibly grateful" — but early detection and treatment "shouldn't depend on one's race, ethnicity, zip code or bank account."

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:52 am


Ransomware gang says it hacked the National Rifle Association

Russia-linked cybercriminals claim to have published files belonging to the gun-rights group on the dark web.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:50 am


New York school district bans "Squid Game" Halloween costumes

The school district's superintendent said students have been reenacting some of the games at recess.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:48 am


Nor'easter knocks out power for nearly half a million residents

Across Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, nearly half a million residents were left without power due to the storm.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:47 am


Judge denies NYPD union's bid to halt COVID vaccine mandate

The COVID-19 vaccine mandate is set to take effect on November 1.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:44 am


Can I get a booster shot? Latest guidelines for COVID-19 vaccines

The CDC recently recommended additional doses for millions of Americans, including all adults who were first vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson's shot.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:38 am


Men shot by teen at Kenosha protests can be called "rioters" and "looters" at trial

A judge laid out the final ground rules on what evidence will be allowed when Kyle Rittenhouse goes on trial for shooting three people during a protest against police brutality.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:31 am


Why people shot by Wisconsin teen can't be called "victims" at trial

Rittenhouse claims he acted in self-defense, his lawyers may refer to them as "arsonists," "looters," or "rioters," if in fact, they participated in those activities.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:31 am


Some immunocompromised people can get 4 doses of COVID vaccine

The fourth "booster" dose is recommended for six months after the third "additional" dose for people with organ transplants, cancer or other conditions.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:23 am


CBSN Originals | The New Pro-Gun Generation

A new episode of CBSN Originals’ Reverb series investigates how gun owners are growing more diverse as increasing numbers of Black, Latino, and other underrepresented Americans arm up out of fear for their safety.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:15 am


"John Doe" in NHL's Blackhawks sex abuse scandal comes forward

Former minor leaguer Kyle Beach told Canada's TSN SportsCentre he was the player who accused a former video coach of abusing him in 2010.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 11:10 am


California's unemployment fraud climbs to $20 billion

California has paid at least $20 billion dollars in fraudulent unemployment benefits since the start of the pandemic. Adam Beam, a California reporter for the Associated Press, joins Lana Zak on CBSN to discuss.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 8:52 am


Top Democrats say a deal on Biden's social spending plan is imminent, but roadblocks remain

Top Democrats on Capitol Hill say they're close to a deal on the President's Build Back Better bill, but there are still some roadblocks to overcome. CBS News senior White House Correspondent Ed O'Keefe tells us what major provision is now likely out of the bill, then speaks with CBSN anchor Lana Zak about the ongoing negotiations on how to pay for the legislation.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 8:26 am


CBS Evening News, October 27, 2021

Bullet recovered from "Rust" director's shoulder; Halloween comes early for young cancer patient

Published on 28 October 2021 | 7:50 am


Local Matters: Incumbent Byron Brown leads India Walton in Buffalo's mayoral race in final stretch

The race for mayor in Buffalo, New York, is heating up with just days left until Election Day. Incumbent Democratic mayor Byron Brown is vying for a fifth term as the leader of New York's second largest city. But he's running as a write-in candidate, after losing the primary election in June to Democratic Socialist India Walton. Chris Horvatits, a reporter for CBS Buffalo affiliate WIBV-TV, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the race.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 6:24 am


10/27: Red and Blue

President Biden makes concessions on spending to save agenda; Defense official warns of potential ISIS-K attacks

Published on 28 October 2021 | 5:53 am


Santa Fe officials give update on "Rust" movie set shooting investigation

Santa Fe Sheriff Adan Mendoza and District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies gave a update Wednesday about the investigation into the shooting on the set of the movie "Rust" that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza. Watch their remarks.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 4:50 am


Rare gene mutation increases breast cancer risk

A lesser-known gene mutation can significantly increase the risk of breast cancer. Nikki Battiste has the latest.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 4:50 am


Why Democrats are bringing national politics into Virginia governor's race

Democrats in Virginia are trying to turn out the vote for gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. President Biden took the stage in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday night on behalf of the Democratic contender with polls showing the race remains close between McAuliffe and Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin. The president focused part of his speech on tying Youngkin to GOP governors in the South and his relationship with former President Trump. Zach Montellaro, a state politics reporter for Politico, joined CBSN to discuss the campaign.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 3:52 am


Tornado outbreak leaves trail of destruction in the South

On the heels of a powerful nor'easter, a swarm of tornadoes ripped through Texas and Louisiana. Janet Shamlian takes a look at the devastation.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 3:52 am


Scientists believe they've spotted first planet outside the Milky Way

The planet hasn't been confirmed but the findings could help scientists identify other planets outside of our galaxy.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 3:28 am


British-Iranian woman faces more prison time in Tehran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained in Iran since 2016 on spying charges has indirectly caused an international standoff between the United Kingdom and Tehran. CBS news contributor Simon Bates has more in this week's London Calling.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 3:20 am


Spanish island's volcanic eruptions still causing massive damage

The Cumbre Vieja has scorched more than 200 acres of land so far, and lava is still flowing through the streets of La Palma, burning buildings and billowing smoke to the skies. Roxana Saberi with more.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:52 am


Halloween comes early for young cancer patient

Halloween arrived early in a Maryland neighborhood. A 6-year-old girl's neighbors helped her celebrate her favorite day before she started chemotherapy. Jan Crawford shares more.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:52 am


Democrats scramble to reach budget deal

Hopes are fading that Democrats can reach an agreement on President Biden's massive social spending plan before he leaves for Europe. Ed O'Keefe reports.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:52 am


COP26: What to expect at the upcoming U.N. climate summit

President Biden will attend the United Nations' climate change conference, known as COP26, beginning October 31. Leaders from 196 countries will engage in climate talks aimed at bolstering pledges made under the Paris Agreement in 2015. CBS News climate and energy reporter Cara Korte joins CBSN's Lana Zak with everything to know about the upcoming summit.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 2:20 am


Democrats consider billionaires income tax to help pay for spending bill

Democratic lawmakers are considering a billionaire income tax to help pay for President Biden's agenda. CBS News reporter Sarah Ewall-Wice joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero with more on how this tax would work.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:34 am


Rare gene mutation can significantly increase breast cancer risk

A mutation in the PALB2 gene can further increase every woman's risk of getting breast cancer.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:32 am


Adrienne Bard

CBS News Radio Reporter, Mexico City

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:31 am


Steven Portnoy

CBS News Radio White House Correspondent

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:23 am


10/27: CBSN AM

FDA advisers endorse Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids; Criminal charges still possible after movie set death

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:19 am


Bullet recovered from "Rust" director's shoulder

The bullet that fatally struck "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded director Joel Souza has been recovered from Souza's shoulder, authorities said. It's still unclear how the bullet ended up in actor Alec Baldwin’s gun on the movie set. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:18 am


Matt Pieper

CBS News Radio Anchor and Reporter

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:18 am


Stacy Lyn

CBS News Radio Anchor and writer

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:14 am


Jim Krasula

CBS News Radio Correspondent

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:12 am


Peter King

CBS News Radio Correspondent | Orlando, Kennedy Space Center

Published on 28 October 2021 | 1:06 am


Stephan Kaufman

CBS News Radio Correspondent

Published on 28 October 2021 | 12:58 am


Innovative program teaches kids life lessons using a chess board

Damen Fletcher grew up in the city of Compton. After seeing his community struggle, he decided the game of chess could help young kids master the game of life.

Published on 16 September 2021 | 8:29 pm


She lost her father on 9/11. Now she helps other children overcome grief.

Katie Pereira was only 7 years old when she lost her father in the September 11 terrorist attack. She's now helping others cope with loss.

Published on 9 September 2021 | 11:12 pm


Female recruits make history at Marine training camp

The recruits of Lima Company are the first platoon of women to complete the depot's rigorous 13-week boot camp, which is traditionally reserved for male recruits.

Published on 6 May 2021 | 11:07 pm