With Trump out of office, U.S. rejoins Paris climate accord

The United States formally rejoins the Paris Agreement today, after former President Trump withdrew from the treaty. President Biden has called climate change the "number one issue facing humanity," CBS News climate and energy reporter Cara Korte joins "CBSN AM" to talk about the significance of the world's second-biggest carbon emitter rejoining the global effort to address the climate crisis.

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Doctor says COVID-19 vaccines are  «working phenomenally well»  and discusses rare breakthrough cas….

Doctor says COVID-19 vaccines are «working phenomenally well» and discusses rare breakthrough cas….

People who have received a COVID-19 vaccine are far less likely to contract the coronavirus than unvaccinated people. Dr. James Hamblin, a preventative medicine physician and lecturer in public health at Yale University, joined "CBSN AM" to discus...

Tokyo reports record high of over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases as Olympics near end.

Tokyo reports record high of over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases as Olympics near end.

The Olympics host city of Tokyo reported over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, its highest daily increase since the pandemic began. At the Games, the U.S. women's soccer team beat Australia in the bronze-medal match, and Simone Biles thanked a J...

What a Trump-endorsed candidate's primary win means for the Republican Party.

What a Trump-endorsed candidate's primary win means for the Republican Party.

A Republican endorsed by former President Trump won a special election primary in Ohio. Former coal lobbyist Mike Carey will face off against Democrat Allison Russo in November to represent Ohio’s 15th Congressional District. Joe Watkins, a former...

Delta variant accounts for 93% of U.S. COVID cases

Delta variant accounts for 93% of U.S. COVID cases

The Delta variant now makes up more than 93% of circulating coronavirus cases in the U.S. Experts warn the surge will likely get worse in the coming weeks. As CBS News' Manuel Bojorquez reports, Florida and Texas are leading the nation in new infe...

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Lawmakers arrested during voting rights rally in Washington, D.

Lawmakers arrested during voting rights rally in Washington, D.

Several lawmakers and activists were arrested while rallying for a federal voting rights bill in Washington. Texas state Representative Ron Reynolds, who was among those arrested, joins CBSN's Lana Zak with more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital str...