Merrick Garland pledges to pursue equal justice if confirmed as attorney general.

President Biden's nominee for attorney general, Judge Merrick Garland, says pursuing equal justice for all and "battling extremist attacks on our democratic institutions" will be among his priorities if confirmed for the job. Watch his opening statement from his Senate confirmation hearing.

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CDC says indoor mask guidance change prompted by new science.

CDC says indoor mask guidance change prompted by new science.

Director Rochelle Walensky said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its mask guidance for all people in the United States because the science changed. Dr. Eric Cioe-Pena, director of global health and an emergency room physician...

DACA applicants worry after federal judge blocks approval of new applications.

DACA applicants worry after federal judge blocks approval of new applications.

Thousands of teenagers from immigrant families are still hoping to be a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, though a Texas federal judge blocked the Biden administration earlier this month from approving new applicants. CBS...

Jake Ellzey defeats Susan Wright in Texas congressional election runoff.

Jake Ellzey defeats Susan Wright in Texas congressional election runoff.

The Associated Press projects that Jake Ellzey has won the special runoff election in Texas' 6th congressional district. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Joel Payne and former Republican National Committee communications di...

Debate grows over COVID vaccine mandates

Debate grows over COVID vaccine mandates

The White House is expected to require federal workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested regularly. A CBS News source said the Biden administration is still finalizing the rules but President Biden will make the announcement Thursda...

Police officers describe terror of Capitol attack to House committee.

Police officers describe terror of Capitol attack to House committee.

A House select committee started its investigation into the attack on the U.S. Capitol. At a hearing, four police officers who defended the building on January 6 described their experiences in vivid detail. CBS News' Skyler Henry reports on their ...