Special Report: Biden releasing oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help lower gas prices.

President Biden on Tuesday announced the release of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an effort to lower gas prices amid the Thanksgiving holiday. Major Garrett anchors a special report from Washington, D.C., on the president's decision, Weijia Jiang joins from the White House and Jill Schlesinger discusses the economic impact.

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What Mayor Bill de Blasio's new vaccine mandate means for private sector employees of NYC.

What Mayor Bill de Blasio's new vaccine mandate means for private sector employees of NYC.

On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a new vaccine mandate for private sector employees. Millions of workers have until December 27 to get vaccinated. Dr. Soumi Eachempati, the co-founder and CEO of Cleared4, joins CBSN's Elaine Qu...

Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps.

Justice Department sues Texas over new redistricting maps.

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Texas, claiming the state's new voting district maps discriminate against Black and Latino voters. Kim Wehle, a professor of law at the University of Baltimore and the author of "How to Read the C...

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

The U.S. says it is staging a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic games in Beijing. The decision is in response to alleged human rights abuses in China. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to...

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympic games in Beijing

The U.S. says it is staging a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic games in Beijing. The decision is in response to alleged human rights abuses in China. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to...

Delta variant dominates new infections as Omicron strain spreads across U.

Delta variant dominates new infections as Omicron strain spreads across U.

Health officials are reporting more than 100,00 COVID-19 cases per day for the first time since early October. According to the CDC, the Delta variant is still the main source of infections in the country despite growing concerns over the Omicron ...