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CBS Weekend News, July 31, 2021

U.S. sees a rise in new coronavirus infections due to the Delta variant; This Chicago-area zoo is helping raise a baby: Whitney the wallaby.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 7:49 am


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True-crime. Social justice. Impact. To miss it would be a crime.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 6:41 am


Did a love triangle ultimatum lead to murder?

The search for love online sparked a long-distance relationship that would turn deadly in real life. What happened to Anna Repkina?

Published on 1 August 2021 | 6:22 am


Was Lizzie Borden a notorious killer or wrongly accused?

Despite being acquitted of double murder, time and popular culture have forever cast Lizzie Borden as one of America's most notorious killers. Did she do it or not? "48 Hours" re-examines the case.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 6:11 am


The Murder of Anna Repkina

Did a love triangle lead to murder? After his fiancée is found dead, a man researches time travel to “correct a horrible mistake.” CBS News correspondent Tracy Smith reports for "48 Hours."

Published on 1 August 2021 | 6:10 am


"Lizzie Borden Took an Axe"

Did Lizzie Borden really hack her parents to death? A surprising answer and an inside look at the haunting crime scene. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 5:13 am


House Democrats' appeal to extend eviction moratorium ends in vain

Senators are working to hammer out a bipartisan deal on infrastructure. A Supreme Court decision prevents the CDC from approving another eviction moratorium extension. Christina Ruffini reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 4:20 am


Rep. Cori Bush sleeps outside Capitol to protest end of eviction freeze

"I have been evicted three times myself. I know what it's like to be forced to live in my car with my two children," Bush said. "Now that I am a member of Congress, I refuse to stand by."

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:56 am


Simone Biles withdraws from floor finals

The gymnast has not yet made a decision on whether she will compete in the balance beam event.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:44 am


Simone Biles withdraws from two more Olympic events

After missing the team events, Biles has now withdrawn from two individual finals.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:23 am


This week on "Sunday Morning" (August 1)

A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:01 am


Willie Neslon helps close out march for voting rights in Texas

Nelson helped close out the rally with a short set, which included the 88-year-old's 2018 song, "Vote 'Em Out."

Published on 1 August 2021 | 3:01 am


Trash or treasure? The evidence that helped find Anna Repkina's killer

A love triangle ended in murder; but who killed Anna Repkina? Take a look at the evidence investigators used to solve the crime.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 2:58 am


Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks Flo-Jo's 33-year-old Olympic record

Elaine Thompson-Herah broke the 33-year-old Olympic record set in the Seoul Games, all while Team Jamaica claimed all three spots on the podium.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 2:52 am


"Lizzie Borden took an axe ..." but the ending is not what you think

In her "my Life of Crime" podcast, "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty re-examines of one of the most famous and sensational murder cases of all time

Published on 1 August 2021 | 1:56 am


This Chicago-area zoo is helping raise a baby: Whitney the wallaby

After a baby wallaby’s mother got sick at the Brookfield Zoo with a potentially life-threatening infection, specialists stepped in to help raise her. Caretakers Paul Eberhart and Maggie Chardell do everything from bottle feeding to carrying her in a pouch. Adriana Diaz reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 1:51 am


Lafayette couple find a sustainable solution to recycle glass

After their local government ended its glass recycling program, Tina Crapsi and Dawn Vincent came up with a new way to recycle glass. Metal workers by trade, the duo spent months of trial and error to produce an original solution. Jessi Mitchell reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 1:20 am


Novak Djokovic will leave the Tokyo Olympics without any medals

Djokovic on Saturday withdrew from his scheduled doubles match following consecutive losses.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 1:20 am


U.S. sees a rise in new coronavirus infections due to the Delta variant

A surge of new coronavirus infections has caused a rapid rise in the number of Americans getting vaccinated. A federal ban on evictions will end today as indoor mask mandates are enacted in several states. Lilia Luciano reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 1:05 am


Florida breaks single-day COVID-19 cases record

Florida reported 21,683 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, breaking a pandemic record.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 12:57 am


"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, July 31, 2021

Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Adriana Diaz."

Published on 1 August 2021 | 12:50 am


Caeleb Dressel and Elaine Thompson-Herah break world records at Olympics

Caeleb Dressel won a record-breaking gold in the 100 meter butterfly, while Elaine Thompson-Herah broke a world record in the 100 meter race. Katie Ledecky closed out her games with another gold in 800 meter freestyle. Team USA is now focused on gymnastics and counting on MyKayla Skinner and Sunisa Lee in the competition. Jamie Yuccas reports.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 12:50 am


Senate convenes for rare weekend session over infrastructure

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer encouraged the authors of a bipartisan infrastructure plan to finish writing their bill so that senators can begin offering amendments.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 12:31 am


Lizzie Borden case: Images from one of the most notorious crime scenes in history

Over 100 years ago Lizzie Borden was arrested and charged with the brutal murder of her father and stepmother. See what police found at the scene and what transpired at her trial.

Published on 1 August 2021 | 12:15 am


Panicked tourists evacuate as wildfires blaze through Turkey

The death toll from Turkey's wildfires has risen to six. Panicked tourists vacationing on the Aegean Sea fled as a new fire erupted, while coast guard units asked those with private boats and yachts to help with evacuations.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:50 pm


American tourists return to France as protests over health pass continue

France has reopened its borders to Americans, as protestors continue to demonstrate against a government required health pass to enter public spaces. Elaine Cobbe reports.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:50 pm


Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

The death toll from wildfires raging in Turkey's Mediterranean towns has risen to six after two forest workers were killed, according to the country's health minister.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:40 pm


Belarusian opposition leader's fight for democracy

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya is living in exile after being defeated by President Alexander Lukashenko in an election widely regarded as fraudulent.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 11:32 pm


Abandoned alligators find permanent home and oasis at sanctuary in Michigan

While discarded goldfish aren't harmful to humans, other abandoned pets might be. Alligators have recently been dumped and seized from homes around the country. With so many of them turning up where they don't belong, a group of workers at an alligator sanctuary in Michigan have decided to take things into their own hands.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 9:21 pm


U.S. sends aid to Ethiopia in hopes of easing hunger crisis in Tigray

The United Nations is warning of a worsening humanitarian catastrophe in Ethiopia. UNICEF has said more than 100,000 children could face extreme starvation in the next year as a result of major fighting in the country's northern Tigray region. USAID Administrator Samantha Power hopes to ease what is now the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:53 pm


Amanda Knox speaks out against new film based on 2007 murder case

The new film "Stillwater" recalls a real-life murder case. Starring Matt Damon, it's loosely based on the story of Amanda Knox, the American college student who was wrongfully convicted of killing her roommate while studying in Italy in 2007. Now, after she's been exonerated of all charges, she says others are trying to capitalize on her story – but not without a fight.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:53 pm


CIA taps lead officer from Osama bin Laden hunt to find cause of Havana Syndrome

The CIA is tapping the lead officer involved in the hunt for Osama bin Laden to find the cause of "Havana Syndrome." The mysterious illness has impacted diplomats and spies in Cuba, China, Austria, Russia, and even Washington. Byron Tau, a national security and law enforcement reporter for the Wall Street Journal, shares the latest in the investigation.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:53 pm


Eye Opener: New revelations on transmissibility of COVID-19 delta variant

There are new revelations on just how contagious the delta variant may be. Also, the Senate started the process of debating the massive trillion-dollar bipartisan bill. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:23 pm


Geyser eruptions could be a hidden danger in Yellowstone Park

The pandemic has brought new attention to the types of unlikely but possibly catastrophic dangers that usually go ignored. One of them is hiding right under the surface of one of America's most picturesque spots.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:23 pm


The Dish: How Snake River Farms is bringing Wagyu beef from Japan to the masses in America

If you're looking for the best beef in the land, a ranch in northern Washington, right near the Canadian border, is a good place to start. Snake River Farms is an American pioneer of Wagyu, a style of meat that first came from Japan and is famous for its exceptional marbling. Although prices are steep, ask those who are hooked and they'll say it's well worth it.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:23 pm


Mask mandates return, states consider vaccination requirements as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide

New coronavirus infections are on the rise across the nation, mask mandates are returning in some places, and cities, states and businesses are rolling out vaccination requirements. New cases are up 150% across the country over the past two weeks and hospitalizations climbed 74 percent. Michael George has the latest.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:23 pm


The history behind the tradition of Olympians appearing on Wheaties boxes

It's the extra honor bestowed on many Olympic athletes: after you win gold, you may end up on a box of Wheaties. Here's how the tradition began and why it's being celebrated this year.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:23 pm


Lawmakers call on congressional colleagues to extend eviction moratorium

The federal eviction moratorium is expiring on Saturday, putting millions of people at risk of losing their homes. Washington Post reporter Heather Long spoke with CBSN's Lana Zak about the economic impact this moratorium has on renters and landlords.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 8:19 pm


Saturday Sessions: Villagers perform "So Simpatico"

Irish musician Conor O’Brien debuted his music project in 2010 to immediate acclaim, scoring three number-one albums in Ireland, and winning some of Britain’s and Ireland’s top music awards. His fifth studio album will be released on August 20th and his indie band Villagers is set to embark on a U.K. and European tour. From their new album “Fever Dreams,” Villagers performs “So Simpatico.”

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:52 pm


CDC reveals "pivotal discovery" about the delta variant as cases surge

The CDC says the "war has changed" in the coronavirus pandemic, as the delta variant fuels a surge in cases. As Michael George reports, experts say vaccinated people can spread the virus just as easily as the unvaccinated. Then, Max Bayer joins CBSN's Lana Zak with the latest on the variant and U.S. efforts to get ahead of it.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:52 pm


Saturday Sessions: Villagers perform "Hot Scary Summer"

Irish musician Conor O’Brien debuted his music project in 2010 to immediate acclaim, scoring three number-one albums in Ireland, and winning some of Britain’s and Ireland’s top music awards. His fifth studio album, "Fever Dreams", will be released on August 20th his indie band Villagers is set to embark on a U.K. and European tour. From their 2015 album “Darling Arithmetic,” Villagers performs “Hot Scary Summer.”

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:48 pm


Regional leaders call for input in infrastructure bill

The Senate has convened for a rare Saturday session on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers returned to the Capitol in an effort to come to terms on the roughly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan. Joseph Kane, a fellow at the Brookings Institution specializing in infrastructure policy, joins CBSN to discuss why some regional leaders are frustrated with the spending proposed in the plan.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:20 pm


Addressing sexism and discrimination in the video game community

Video game company Activision Blizzard is being sued over allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, and female gamers have begun sharing stories of sexism they've experienced in the video game community. Ash Parrish, a staff writer at Kotaku, joins CBSN to discuss the recent allegations and the reaction within the gaming community.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 7:11 pm


Team USA blows past competition in swimming, suffers setback in BMX competition at Tokyo games

There's been another setback for U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles – the 2016 gold medalist says she won't compete in two upcoming individual events at the Tokyo games. Her decision comes after she withdrew from the team competition and the individual floor exercise.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:43 pm


Smithsonian museum builds artifact collection to create 2020 time capsule of events

2020 saw the coronavirus pandemic, mass demonstrations and a racial reckoning, all while a bitter and sometimes surreal presidential race played out. While it may not be a year we want to relive, it's a year we need to remember. That's why a Smithsonian museum is building a collection of artifacts that tell the story of 2020.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:21 pm


Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky shine in major night for Team USA

Team USA swimming has been going for gold at this year's Olympic games, with some even making history.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 6:21 pm


Japan's extreme heat takes toll on athletes at Tokyo Olympic Games

Every Olympics makes history, but this year could go down in the record books as the hottest summer games ever. Some experts say Tokyo's extreme conditions are a preview of what's in store for future summer games.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 5:52 pm


7/31: CBS This Morning Saturday

Mask mandates return, states consider vaccination requirements as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide; How Snake River Farms is bringing Wagyu beef from Japan to the masses in America

Published on 31 July 2021 | 5:19 pm


Man researches time travel after fiancée found dead

Will Hargrove's bizarre online searches and suspicious behavior caught on camera helped police piece together what happened to his bride-to-be.

Published on 28 July 2021 | 9:28 pm


Lizzie Borden case: Was blood evidence hidden in plain sight?

Lizzie Borden was accused of killing her father and stepmother after police found bloody cloths in the basement of their home

Published on 28 July 2021 | 9:16 pm