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Former U.S. Attorney says William Barr pushed him to resign

Added: 14.07.2020 0:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Last week, the former top prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, told lawmakers that Attorney General William Barr pushed him to resign from his post. CBSN legal analyst and former New York County assistant district attorney Rebecca Roiphe spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the impact of Berman's testimony.

Investigation reveals how ICE helped spread COVID-19

Added: 13.07.2020 23:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

An investigation by The New York Times and the Marshall Project reveals how unsafe conditions and scattershot testing helped turn the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency into a worldwide spreader of the virus. Emily Kassie, the director of visual projects for the Marshall Project, joins CBSN to discuss conditions in ICE detention centers and how the Trump administration pressured other countries to take in sick deportees.


1-year-old killed, several wounded in weekend shootings in New York City

Added: 13.07.2020 17:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

A 1-year-old child died after being struck by a bullet at a Brooklyn playground, and a 12-year-old was wounded in a separate incident as multiple shootings were reported around the city. CBSN NY gets the latest from reporter John Dias.


Trump faces bipartisan backlash for Roger Stone commutation

Added: 13.07.2020 17:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Trump is facing bipartisan backlash over his intervention in the criminal case of his longtime ally Roger Stone. The president commuted Stone's sentence on seven felony convictions, and Stone told Axios he plans to campaign for Mr. Trump's reelection. Dylan Bank, a co-director of the film "Get Me Roger Stone," joined CBSN to discuss whether the tactics Stone used to help elect the president in 2016 will be enough this time around.


Study: "Silent spreaders" behind half of U.S. COVID-19 cases

Added: 13.07.2020 16:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new study published by the National Academy of Sciences says "silent spreaders" could be responsible for half of the coronavirus cases in the U.S. Dr. Ron Elfenbein joined CBSN with more on that, plus new research that suggests immunity to COVID-19 could be lost in just a matter of months.


Trump takes aim at Dr. Fauci as coronavirus cases surge nationwide

Added: 13.07.2020 16:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are spiking across much of the United States. Yet President Trump and members of the administration are appearing to focus on discrediting Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN with more on that, plus the president's decision to grant clemency to his convicted friend and adviser Roger Stone.

Nurses to play key role as states plan to reopen schools

Added: 12.07.2020 17:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

States are drafting plans for reopening schools as classes get ready to start back up for the fall. For areas that plan on allowing in-person learning, nurses will play an important role as the country continues to deal with the pandemic. Melanie Asmar, a reporter with Chalkbeat Colorado, joined CBSN to discuss.


Mexico exhuming bodies to make room for recently deceased, as coronavirus cases surge

Added: 11.07.2020 1:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Coronavirus cases in Mexico continue to grow, and in some areas the number of dead is putting a great deal of strain on already overcrowded funeral homes and cemeteries. Some municipal cemeteries are even being forced to exhume bodies to make room for victims of the virus. Photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie is in Mexico to cover the crisis and spoke with CBSN about what he's seen.


World Health Organization acknowledges coronavirus can be airborne

Added: 10.07.2020 23:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

The World Health Organization now says that the coronavirus can be airborne and that people without symptoms can spread the virus more easily than previously thought. Dr.Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease expert and senior scholar at John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, joined CBSN to discuss.

Previewing CBS News' 2020 Battleground Tracker

Added: 10.07.2020 23:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

CBS News is launching our 2020 Battleground Tracker this weekend to give insights into what's on voters' minds in each state as election day approaches. Anthony Salvanto, CBS News' director of elections and surveys, joined CBSN with details.


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