Unemployment claims surge to nearly 1 million in first week of 2021.

About 965,000 people filed unemployment claims in the first week of January 2021. Lori Bettinger, co-president of Alliance Partners and president of BancAlliance, joined CBSN to discuss what it will take to improve the economy. 

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with record 143 satellites aboard.

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with record 143 satellites aboard.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted a record 143 small satellites into a polar orbit on Sunday in the company's first dedicated "rideshare" mission. CBSN's Lana Zak reports. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: Watch CBSN live HERE: Follow CBS New...

11 Chinese miners pulled to safety after gold mine blast.

11 Chinese miners pulled to safety after gold mine blast.

Eleven workers trapped for two weeks inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday, a landmark achievement for an industry long-blighted by disasters and high death tolls. CBSN's Lana Zak reports. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 d...

Video shows Tacoma, Washington, officer driving into crowd.

Video shows Tacoma, Washington, officer driving into crowd.

A Tacoma, Washington, police officer apparently drove his car into a crowd on Saturday night, sending at least one person to the hospital. The incident was captured in video that was widely shared on social media. (Warning: Some may find the foota...

Member of Trump's first impeachment defense team discusses upcoming Senate trial.

Member of Trump's first impeachment defense team discusses upcoming Senate trial.

The House will deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, charging former President Trump with "incitement of insurrection" for his role in the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Robert Ray, a former member of Mr. Trump's defense team...

Remembering Hank Aaron's legacy and fight for social justice.

Remembering Hank Aaron's legacy and fight for social justice.

Baseball fans are mourning the loss of Henry "Hank" Aaron, a Hall of Famer who used his fame and stature to fight for racial justice. CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Antjuan Seawright joins CBSN to talk about how Aaron ins...