The federal jobless benefits Congress approved in April -- an extra $600 per person each week-- are about to expire as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the country. Details of a followup bill have yet to be worked out, but Congress did not meet on Saturday, and the president spent the afternoon golfing. Paula Reid reports.
As U.S. COVID-19 deaths near 150,000, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss President Trump's controversial comments on hydroxychloroquine, which has been deemed not effective by medical professionals, and his retweeting of a video that contains mixed messaging on masks.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he's close to choosing a running mate. The former vice president said the decision will come next week. Ed O'Keefe reports from the campaign trail.
Talks between Senate Republicans and the White House over another coronavirus stimulus continued this week, as Democrats demand an extension to the $600 per week unemployment benefit bonus. Congressman Tom Reed, a Republican from New York, joined CBSN to explain what he'd like to see in the next round of emergency funds.
Despite pleas from protesters in Portland, federal agents are staying put, firing tear gas and physically clashing with demonstrators overnight. City and state leaders, including the mayor who was tear-gassed himself, are demanding they leave. Weijia Jiang reports.
Lawmakers left Washington on Friday before finalizing a deal that would renew unemployment benefits for millions of Americans forced out of work due to the pandemic. Paula Reid reports on the relief bill's status from New Jersey, where President Trump is spending the weekend at his golf club.
Civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis died last week at age of 80. Lewis was a leader of the freedom riders, and a protege of Martin Luther King Junior. He often faced arrest and violence during his fight against racial segregation. Lewis's body left Atlanta Saturday morning, and is now on its way to Alabama. Michelle Miller reports from Selma.