New York City mayor announces public elementary schools to begin reopening.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that public elementary schools will begin reopening on December 7. The announcement comes nearly three weeks after schools shut down as coronavirus cases increased.

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Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and 8 others charged in 2014 Flint water crisis.

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and 8 others charged in 2014 Flint water crisis.

Nine current and former Michigan city and state officials have been charged in connection with the Flint water crisis. They have all been arraigned and are waiting for their day in court. Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud joined CBSN to exp...

Officer describes being assaulted during Capitol riot.

Officer describes being assaulted during Capitol riot.

Mike Fanone, a Washington, D.C, police officer, described being attacked by a mob during the Capitol assault in a disturbing account. Bruce Leshan of CBS affiliate WUSA-TV reports. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring li...

Former FDA official calls Biden's vaccine plan  «aggressive»  but  «something we need».

Former FDA official calls Biden's vaccine plan «aggressive» but «something we need».

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling his plan Friday for how he will administer COVID-19 vaccines. Mr. Biden wants to administer 100 million doses of the vaccine in his first 100 days in office. Norman Baylor, president and CEO of Biologics Cons...

Doctor discusses COVID-19 vaccine after receiving key second dose.

Doctor discusses COVID-19 vaccine after receiving key second dose.

The U.S. has recorded its deadliest week of the coronavirus pandemic with over 23,000 reported deaths. Health officials are ramping up vaccine distribution as the surge in COVID-19 cases overwhelms hospitals nationwide. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke w...

Some Republicans argue Trump's pre-riot comments are protected speech.

Some Republicans argue Trump's pre-riot comments are protected speech.

President Trump could face legal troubles for his comments prior to the attack at the U.S. Capitol that led to five deaths. Some Republicans are defending him, citing a Supreme Court case that involved a KKK leader. Harvard Law School professor Al...