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The connection between White evangelical Republicans and QAnon.

The connection between White evangelical Republicans and QAnon.

The QAnon movement is still growing even after its baseless conspiracy theories are proven to be false. One group driving the movement is White evangelical Republicans. A recent study found the faction is more likely than others to believe in fana...

Cuomo aides allegedly altered report on nursing home deaths.

Cuomo aides allegedly altered report on nursing home deaths.

Several of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's top aides reportedly rewrote a state health report on nursing homes to conceal higher death tolls in facilities. According to The New York Times, several of the governor's senior aides altered the report...

Chicago mayor announces proposal to reform search warrant policies.

Chicago mayor announces proposal to reform search warrant policies.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced new policy changes to police search warrant raids. But some activists say her reform isn't going far enough. CBS Chicago investigative reporter David Savini joined CBSN to break down what the new changes are ...

NBA players promote social justice reform

NBA players promote social justice reform

The city of Atlanta will host the NBA All-Star game on Sunday. The event comes as Congress prepares to vote on legislation that would challenge attempts by Republican-led states to impose new voting restrictions. A collective of NBA players have t...

Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package

Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID relief package

The Senate approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday, over 24 hours after opening debate on the bill. The amended legislation now heads to the House for consideration. If it is approved by the House, it will go t...