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Texas inmates face frigid temperatures during weather crisis

"The toilet and water had been off for 24 hours. The sinks are dirty. It's just nasty. It's just not right — it's like we're not even human," one inmate told CBS News.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:19 am


A Bad Bet

Did a bookie gamble away everything -- including his wife's life? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:16 am


Love, Hate & Obsession

Who wanted one-time millionaire Lanny Horwitz dead more: his live-in ex-wife or his son? Peter Van Sant investigates. | Read story

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:15 am


Secrets of the River

A high school dancer and aspiring model is found dead. Did the killer videotape the murder? Peter Van Sant reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:14 am


Loved to Death

Lauren Astley was a popular teen; her ex-boyfriend, Nathaniel Fujita, a football star. Their breakup was intense - and she's dead. "48 Hours" correspondent Tracy Smith investigates. | Read story

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:11 am


Murder at Sea?

Can a $100,000 reward and a new team of FBI agents solve the 9-year-old case of a missing honeymooner? Richard Schlesinger has the latest on the case.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:11 am


Biden meets virtually with Mexican president as border apprehensions spike

President Biden spoke with Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the number of unaccompanied minors showing up at the border is soaring. The Biden administration is urging migrants to stay away for now. Weijia Jiang shares more.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 2:02 am


Johnson & Johnson rolls out one-dose coronavirus vaccine

Johnson and Johnson's coronavirus vaccine is being shipped across the U.S., adding a third vaccine to the country's arsenal. Errol Barnett reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:55 am


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hires criminal defense attorney for nursing home deaths probe

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has hired criminal defense lawyer Elkan Abramowitz to represent him and his aides in a probe into alleged underreporting of COVID nursing home deaths. The Wall Street Journal reporter Jimmy Vielkind joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on how the Cuomo administration is handling the fallout and the latest on the impending investigations into nursing home deaths and allegations of sexual misconduct.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:41 am


Biden meets with Mexico's president for first time since taking office

President Biden focused on the United States' relationship with Mexico in his first meeting with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador since entering the White House. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith join CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss the meeting, plus the ongoing debate over COVID relief and former President Donald Trump's first speech since leaving office.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:34 am


Tracking Trump's legal cases as New York prosecutors examine tax documents

Manhattan prosecutors are sifting through millions of pages of tax and financial documents from former President Donald Trump, after the Supreme Court rejected his effort to block them from being turned over. Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss where the investigation may be heading, plus she discusses the Supreme Court arguments that could strike down more of the Voting Rights Act.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:33 am


Johnson & Johnson begins rolling out nearly 4 million coronavirus vaccine doses

The U.S. now has a third vaccine to fight the coronavirus. Johnson & Johnson began shipping out nearly 4 million doses of its single-dose vaccine after it received emergency use approval from the FDA. Dr. Paul Jarris, a chief medical advisor for MITRE Corporation and the former health commissioner of Vermont, joins CBSN to discuss the latest.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:26 am


Senate confirms Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

The Senate has voted to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary, clearing his way to lead President Biden's effort to reopen the nation's schools amid the coronavirus pandemic. CBSN's Elaine Quijano reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:11 am


Democrats defend their impeachment strategy after acquittal

House impeachment managers are standing by their performance after the Senate voted to acquit former President Trump in his second impeachment trial. Meanwhile, Republicans are split on what Mr. Trump’s influence in the party should be going forward. Skyler Henry reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:11 am


Mississippi faces water crisis after brutal winter storm

Residents in Jackson, Mississippi, have been without clean drinking water since a mid-February storm. Thousands more have no water at all. Janet Shamlian reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:07 am


Severe flooding prompts state of emergency in Kentucky

Kentucky is under a state of emergency after heavy rain caused flooding. Tennessee and West Virginia are also facing widespread floods.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:06 am


Texas power company files for bankruptcy after racking up $2.1 billion bill during winter storm

One of the largest energy providers in Texas filed for bankruptcy on Monday. It comes after more than 4 million residents lost power during last month's historic winter freeze. Politico reporter Renuka Rayasam joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the latest on recovery efforts there. They also discuss President Biden's virtual meeting with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 1:00 am


Senate votes to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary

The Senate voted 64 to 33 to confirm him.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:50 am


Oldest Texas electricity co-op goes bust after $2 billion bill

Energy group said it won't pass on "unaffordable electric bills" to its members after state's power freeze.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:35 am


Desperate Measures

A married couple is assassinated -- were they the targets or could an online map have led killers to the wrong house? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:34 am


"CBS Evening News" headlines for Monday, March 1, 2021

Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:32 am


Protesters killed in bloodiest day of Myanmar crackdown

Anti-coup protesters refused to back down after 18 demonstrators were killed as the military tried to crush dissent. Ramy Inocencio reports.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:26 am


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get candid in Oprah sit-down interview on CBS

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are revealing more about their decision to step away from their royal duties. Jamie Yuccas has a preview of their sit-down with Oprah for Sunday night's CBS special.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:26 am


GOP lawmakers push voting restrictions in dozens of states

Republican lawmakers in dozens of states are taking steps to change voting rules, claiming they are trying to prevent fraud. Democrats accuse the GOP of trying to limit turnout among minority voters. Ed O'Keefe has more.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:26 am


School's food bank provides students life lessons

A food bank operating like a grocery store and housed inside a school gives students lessons in respect and retail. Mireya Villarreal shares more.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:26 am


Twitter will label misleading COVID-19 vaccines posts

The social media company will also be introducing a 5-strike policy to "further reduce the spread of potentially harmful and misleading" information.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:20 am


Cuomo faces investigation after sexual harassment claims

New York's attorney general is launching an investigation after two former aides accused Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual misconduct. Jericka Duncan has the latest.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:15 am


School's food bank teaches students life lessons

The organizers said it's a way to give students life lessons in retail and respect.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:09 am


Prince Harry compares "unbelievably tough" royal split to Diana

Speaking with Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry says he feared "history repeating itself."

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:08 am


Mississippi residents without water for more than 2 weeks after storm

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba didn't give a timeline for when water would be completely restored, but called the storm an "act of God."

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:06 am


Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID vaccine rolls out in the U.S.

The vaccine is the third to roll out for use in the United States, and the first that requires only one shot.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:05 am


DHS chief urges patience with "stressful challenge" along border

Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas also announced that migrant families who were separated under the Trump administration will be allowed to reunify in the U.S.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:03 am


Cuomo faces investigation into alleged sexual misconduct

Two former aides accused the New York governor of sexual harassment.

Published on 2 March 2021 | 12:00 am


Tiger Woods calls golf players' tribute "touching"

"To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time," Woods said.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:52 pm


Baltimore city schools reopen for in-person learning

Baltimore city schools welcomed thousands of students back to school buildings Monday. It's the first time in nearly a year students have been allowed back into the classroom. Sonja Santelises, superintendent of Baltimore City Public Schools and a member of the organization Chiefs for Change, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss the safety and health measures being implemented to help keep students and staff safe.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:49 pm


She came to the U.S. with $300. Now she's part of NASA's Mars mission.

Much like the name of the rover, Diana Trujillo persevered.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:46 pm


Meet Diana Trujillo, a trailblazing flight director for NASA's Mars Perseverance rover

NASA aerospace engineer Diana Trujillo came to the U.S. with only $300 and worked housekeeping jobs to pay for school. Now, she's a flight director for the Mars Perseverance rover.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:42 pm


Lawsuit accuses Amazon of racial discrimination

Amazon hires workers of color at lower management levels, then promotes White workers more often, complaint states.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:38 pm


Student wounded in Arkansas high school shooting

The incident took place inside Watson Chapel Junior High School as students switched classes Monday morning. The suspect, a fellow classmate, is in custody.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:23 pm


Democrats criticize administration's guidance on aerosol COVID spread

Four House committee chairs say they have "serious questions" about the adequacy of the CDC's guidance on workplace protection from aerosol transmission.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:12 pm


Elizabeth Warren unveils proposal to tax "ultra-millionaires"

The proposal would implement a 2% tax on households worth more than $50 million — but the plan faces hurdles.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:11 pm


Expert weighs in on Johnson & Johnson's one-dose COVID-19 vaccine

The third coronavirus vaccine to receive emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration is being rolled out across the U.S. Medical trials found the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is 85% effective against severe illness. John Moore, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College, joined CBSN to discuss.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:10 pm


Surge in consumer complaints about credit bureaus

American grievances against Experian, TransUnion and Equifax escalated along with virus last year, analysis finds.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 11:00 pm


Karrie's Choice

Could a teenager be brainwashed by one parent to help murder the other parent -- and then make it look like a suicide? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:58 pm


Signs of life in travel industry as vaccines revive wanderlust

After a year of being cooped up, people are booking vacations again — or at least dreaming of doing so once vaccines take hold.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:50 pm


Officials shift resources away from COVID-19 testing to vaccinations

As COVID-19 vaccinations rise across the country, testing appears to be declining as variants spread. "CBS This Morning" lead national correspondent David Begnaud spoke to a hair stylist who depends on regular testing to keep her job. She says her usual testing site closed down.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:42 pm


Former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia on Biden's actions after Khashoggi report's release

The White House is defending growing criticism over President Biden's decision not to take a more forceful stance against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after a U.S. intelligence report revealed the extent of the future king's involvement in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi. The U.S. is issuing direct sanctions on more than 75 Saudi citizens, but the crown prince is not one of them. Jim Smith, who served as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2009 to 2013, joined CBSN to discuss.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:25 pm


Trump calls out GOP lawmakers who voted to impeach or convict him in CPAC speech

In his first speech since leaving office, former President Trump made clear that he's not done with the Republican Party. Ed O'Keefe reports on the former president's vision and his criticisms of the Biden administration.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:22 pm


Trump received COVID-19 vaccine in January, sources say

It's unclear why former President Trump didn't discuss his vaccination publicly at the time.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 10:04 pm


Stocks jump on stimulus vote and J&J vaccine news

Bond market jitters ease — as do interest rates — with Fed signaling few concerns with new $1.9 trillion stimulus push.

Published on 1 March 2021 | 9:56 pm






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