American Headline News for 4 Dec 2020
A Pfizer spokeswoman said that multiple factors slowed the company down, including the time it took to source large quantities of the raw materials needed.
The 2017 travel ban imposed by the Trump administration on seven Muslim-majority countries may be associated with an increase in preterm births among women from those countries residing in the United... States, according to a new study.
The President-elect stopped just short of the nationwide mandate he's pushed before
A Florida lawyer is being investigated for trying to illegally register to vote in the Georgia runoff election and encouraging others to do the same, according to a local report. Bill Price, of Panama... City, allegedly filled out paperwork to vote in Paulding County, GA using his brother’s address there — and swore in an...
A billionaire from San Francisco sought clemency for a psychologist convicted of monetary crimes. The Republican donor Elliott Broidy and a lawyer who has also represented Jared Kushner were enlisted.
President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday revealed that he broke his foot tripping on a rug after a shower as he chased one of his dogs and grabbed its tail. Biden’s campaign previously explained the... hairline fracture by saying Biden fell while playing with the dog, but did not mention the shower or tugging the animal’s...
A white man is accused of killing Aidan Ellison who was playing loud music in a motel parking lot on November 23.
China this week revealed plans to drastically expand an experimental weather modification program to cover an area of over 5.5 million square kilometers (2.1 million square miles) -- more than 1.5... times the total size of India.
Malnutrition has long been a problem in the island's east, but the collapse of tourism means more are now going hungry.
Rittenhouse's preliminary hearing is now complete.
A 15-year-old girl seeking refuge in the U.S. was expelled by border agents. Marjory says she had fled Guatemala after being sexually abused, but authorities denied her an immigration hearing.... Immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN with more on the case.
A California sheriff tested positive for COVID-19 after refusing to enforce a statewide mask wearing mandate. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones had mild symptoms — which included a fever,... congestion and headache last week — and tested positive Tuesday, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. The sheriff’s department said Jones is feeling...
Growing over six meters (20 feet) long and armed with hundreds of serrated, razor-sharp teeth, white sharks are the world's largest predatory fish.
United Parcel Service (UPS) is limiting shipping capacity for some large retailers as online shopping balloons in tandem with the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. has hit a number of grim coronavirus milestones this week as hospitals are inundated with patients. This comes as the country awaits vaccine authorization by the FDA. Dr. Theodore Strange,... the interim chair of medicine at Staten Island University, joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the pandemic.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government's top infectious disease expert, tells CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett that he thinks regulators in the U.K. "rushed" their approval of... Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, and that U.S. needs to be more careful, due to vaccine skepticism in the country. Politico health care reporter Dan Diamond joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss the long road ahead for what's expected to be the largest vaccination program in U.S. history.
A heroic grandmother — and owner of a San Francisco Salvadoran restaurant — knocked down an irate customer who tossed a bottle of hand sanitizer toward her grandchild. Doris Campos fought back... against the customer last Friday at Panchita's restaurant in the city's Mission District, NBC Bay Area reported. The patron, a woman, grew agitated...
Another monolith has been spotted - this time in Southern California, and it appears similar to the one discovered in the Utah desert.
Black, Asian American and Hispanic lawmakers are pressuring Biden for more diversity in top administration posts as the president-elect's team rolls out selections.
Kevin Clinesmith's attorneys say he made a "grievous mistake," but he did not mean to mislead investigators.
One Twitter user quipped that "this tweet about fraud has been proven to be fraud."
A mural at a Black archive in Amsterdam has been defaced.
Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger retweeted a link to President Donald Trump's Wednesday afternoon video from the White House in which he continued questioning the results of last month's election... with a five-word message." Time to delete your account," Kinzinger tweeted.
Extradition of Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Canada two years ago, has strained ties with China.
Wuhan, the Chinese city most closely associated with the outbreak of Covid-19, has launched a new promotional video as part of attempts to attract travelers to experience its beauty.