Lawmakers optimistic about stimulus as U.S. sees record COVID deaths, hospitalizations

As the pandemic continues to worsen in the United States, Washington appears more optimistic about the possibility of passing additional coronavirus aid. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about what Americans should expect with key programs set to expire this month.

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Climate scientists sound the alarm on a climate  «tipping point».

Climate scientists sound the alarm on a climate «tipping point».

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris Agreement and to implement policy addressing climate change. Some scientists say time is running out, and warn of a "ghastly future" if immediate action is not taken against global warming...

Hindsight is 2020: An Unprecedented Election

Hindsight is 2020: An Unprecedented Election

When a pandemic, a racial reckoning, and rampant misinformation converged, Americans were faced with an election unlike any other. This CBSN documentary follows voters around the country as they grapple with who they're voting for, how they're vot...

Heightened security measures in place ahead of Biden's inauguration.

Heightened security measures in place ahead of Biden's inauguration.

Heightened security measures are in place in Washington and across the country ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration this week. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion reports on what Washington, D.C., is seeing in Presiden...

Confronting the racism behind Capitol attack

Confronting the racism behind Capitol attack

2020 was marked by months of Black Lives Matter protests demanding a racial reckoning in the U.S. As 2021 began, the attack on the Capitol reminded the country how much work needs to be done to be free of white supremacy. CBS New contributor and t...

CBSN documentary special takes a look back at the 2020 election.

CBSN documentary special takes a look back at the 2020 election.

Many Americans are still unpacking an election unlike any other. From a deadly pandemic, to a fight for racial justice, there are multiple factors that shaped the race for the White House. Christina Capatides, senior producer of CBSN Originals doc...