3/13: Schools, business and events shut down nationwide. Stock market has worse day since 1987 crash.
From Broadway to Disneyland to the NCAA - more schools, business and events are shutting down nationwide due to the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, answers questions on test availability, capability and the federal response. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he plans to continue paying stadium staff through at least March. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses how workers should prepare as businesses close. The White House and Congress are working on a economic relief bill that could include paid sick leave and free testing.
13 Mar 2020
12/9: New Zealand experiences deadly volcanic eruption. Remembering Sesame Street puppeteer Carroll Spinney.
At least five people have died, up to 20 have been hurt and an unknown number are missing after the sudden eruption of a volcano overnight. In Florida, the FBI says it now assumes that Friday's deadly attack at Naval Air Station Pensacola was terrorism. This morning, Russia received a four-year ban for doping from the World Anti-Doping Agency. The impeachment of President Trump is moving one step closer to a vote this morning, as both sides make their legal case before the House Judiciary Committee. Puppeteer Carroll Spinney, who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street, died yesterday at the age of 85.
9 Dec 2019
3/6: Coronavirus on the rise. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are back in Britain for their last official appearances.
The number of cases in the U.S. surges, while the global total passes 100,000. People on a giant cruise ship off San Francisco are tested for the disease. We hear from some of the passengers on board. The U.S. government is getting some criticism in the race to respond to the crisis. Investors worried about the coronavirus are bracing for what could be another tough day on wall street. The fight to be the Democrats' presidential nominee is heating up -- including on Twitter. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders battled over Social Security last night, at one point telling each other to -- "get real.” An Alabama man has been executed, despite pleas to save his life. Harvey Weinstein is waking up this morning on the Rikers Island jail complex in New York. The mother of two missing children will face a judge in Idaho today, after being extradited to her home state from Hawaii. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are back in Britain for their last official appearances as senior members of the royal family.
6 Mar 2020
3/5: California declares state of emergency after coronavirus-related death. Search for survivors continues after Tennessee tornadoes.
The coronavirus outbreak is taking a serious turn in California, where a cruise ship is being held off the coast. Lawmakers could send President Trump an emergency spending bill today, providing $8.3 billion to fight the virus and find a vaccine. The rapid spread of the virus is triggering urgent action around the world. Democratic front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are criss-crossing the country ahead of the next slate of presidential primaries. Comments from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer prompted a rare rebuke from the chief justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts. The search for survivors is still not complete in Tennessee, after tornadoes left at least 24 people dead.
5 Mar 2020
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2/11: New Hampshire holds its first-in-the-nation primary. Another case of coronavirus is confirmed in the U.S.
New Hampshire is holding its traditional first-in-the-nation primary today, a contest that gives some candidates a boost and forces others out of the race. At his rally in New Hampshire last night, President Trump suggested unaffiliated voters would try to sabotage his opponents. The CDC is confirming a 13th case of coronavirus in the U.S., this time in San Diego. China's government may have the personal information of nearly half of all Americans, according to the Justice Department.
11 Feb 2020
3/4: Democratic presidential race is close contest between Sanders and Biden. Dozens of people are still missing after Tennessee tornadoes.
The Democratic presidential race is now a close two-man contest between Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden after Super Tuesday. Chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett is looking at how last night's results could change the Democratic primaries still to come. Dozens of people are still missing in Tennessee after America's deadliest tornado outbreak in years. The national death toll from coronavirus has now increased to nine, all in the state of Washington.
4 Mar 2020
12/12: Congress to take initial vote on two articles of impeachment. Britain holds election that could decide on Brexit.
It's another historic day on Capitol Hill, where the initial vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump is expected in just a few hours. We have terrifying new video showing what the mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey calls an anti-Semitic hate crime. This morning, search crews in New Zealand will try to recover eight people presumed killed in Monday's volcanic eruption. Britain is holding an election this morning that could finally decide the long-running Brexit battle. The parents of a toddler who fell to her death from an open cruise ship window are telling us why they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cruise line.
12 Dec 2019
1/9: Iranian commander warns of "harsher revenge soon," as Trump says he's ready for peace. Inside power plant damaged by Puerto Rico earthquake.
Iranian media report new, high-level talk of harsher revenge after President Trump dismissed Iran's missile attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq. The president indicated yesterday that he plans no military response, in a statement intended to lower tensions in the region. Iranian authorities say the crew of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed in Tehran never called for help. Only on "CBS This Morning," our lead national correspondent David Begnaud was allowed inside a crucial power plant in Puerto Rico that was severely damaged by this week's earthquakes.
9 Jan 2020
2/24: In the Democratic presidential race the focus shifts to South Carolina. President Trump is in India.
Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads in the polls in South Carolina, but Senator Bernie Sanders' big win in Nevada means the rest of the field is chasing him. We talk to voters in a state that brings a different test for Democrats. We're in South Carolina ahead of tomorrow night's crucial CBS News Democratic debate: the last time candidates will face off before the state's primary and the all- important Super Tuesday contest. Senator Bernie Sanders had a commanding victory in Nevada on Saturday, and now it's on to South Carolina. U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on wall street, amid growing fears over the corona- virus. And in South Korea, a frequent visitor to a U.S. military base has tested positive for the disease. More than 100,000 cheering fans greet the President Trump at the start of a two-day visit to India. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna will be honored today, in the building where he became a basketball legend.
24 Feb 2020
12/3: Pres. Trump slams French president at start of NATO summit. Armed confrontation at Wisconsin high school ends without any deaths.
President Trump met this morning with French President Emmanuel Macron, hours after attacking him at the start of a two-day NATO summit in London. The president also said Republicans are 100 percent behind him on impeachment. A record-breaking storm hammering the northeast is causing trouble for millions of people this morning. A dramatic armed confrontation at a Wisconsin high school ended without any loss of life. This morning, a lawyer for five women who accuse Jeffrey Epstein of sex trafficking says he wants to subpoena Prince Andrew to testify.
3 Dec 2019
3/20: Cases in the U.S. nearly quadruple from Monday. California is now under a statewide stay at home order.
There are now more than 14,000 reported cases in the U.S., nearly quadruple the total on Monday. The death toll has climbed to at least 205 people. California is now under a statewide stay at home order -- the first state to take that step. CBS News has learned the Trump administration plans to close the southern border to all non-essential travel. President Trump is pushing the FDA to fast-track drugs to treat coronavirus. Meanwhile, lawmakers are working on a plan to give cash to Americans. Dr. David Agus joins us to discuss possible treatments for the coronavirus. FEMA administrator Peter Gaynor joins us exclusively to discuss the government’s response. Four U.S. Senators, including Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr, reportedly sold stock before #coronavirus fears sent the markets plunging.
20 Mar 2020
12/16: Deadly storm dumps heavy snow in the Midwest and threatens an ice storm in the East. Investigations underway over whether cadets and midshipmen flashed a white power sign.
A deadly winter storm is hitting millions of Americans as we start the last full week before Christmas. It's bringing snow, ice and rain to a 1,600 mile stretch of the country.. House Democrats lay out their case in a report released overnight, while a new CBS News poll shows voters are still split. The latest CBS News battleground tracker of Democratic presidential candidates focused on Super Tuesday, shows former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead, followed closely by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. The poll also shows a newcomer to the race -- former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg -- in fifth place, with four percent support. Two investigations are underway over whether cadets and midshipmen flashed a white power sign on live TV. A 13-year-old boy is expected back in court tomorrow to face a murder charge, in the stabbing death of Barnard college freshman Tessa Majors. Ahead of his criminal trial on sexual assault and rape charges, Harvey Weinstein says he doesn't get enough credit for promoting female filmmakers.
16 Dec 2019
2/27: Uncertainty over the spread of the corona- virus is rattling the markets. An employee shoots and kills 5 people at a Milwaukee brewery.
There are growing new concerns about the coronavirus here in the U.S. We now have the first case with no immediate links to worldwide travel or a related illness. California health officials say that patient has been isolated. It's one of 60 known cases in the u-s. New information about the man who killed five co-workers at the Milwaukee Molson Coors complex. Hear from one worker who says he narrowly avoided getting shot. A mother arrested in Hawaii on charges linked to the disappearance of her two children is now awaiting extradition back to Idaho. The presidential candidates are intensifying their campaigning ahead of Saturday’s South Carolina primary and next week's Super Tuesday contests in 14 states.
27 Feb 2020
1/29: Flight carries Americans from epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak. Giuliani says he never discussed Ukraine aid with Trump.
Some 200 Americans from the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak are landing this morning in California on a U.S. government-chartered flight. The Senate majority leader says he does not have the votes yet to block Democrats from calling witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial. One of the president's personal attorneys, Rudy Giuliani, is notably absent from the legal team defending him in the Senate. CBS News spoke with the former New York City mayor. Federal investigators are looking at new clues about the final moments of the helicopter flight that ended in tragedy for nine people, including Kobe Bryant. The youngest victims were just 13 years old.
29 Jan 2020
4/2: More than 1,000 people die from coronavirus in U.S. in a single day. Dr. Fauci shares the latest on the pandemic.
More than 1,000 people died from the coronavirus yesterday in the U.S., making it America's deadliest day for the virus, and bringing the total deaths above 5,100. More than 216,000 cases are now reported. Two Holland America cruise ships are waiting outside Port Everglades in South Florida, carrying passengers believed to be infected with the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious disease doctor and a member of the White House coronavirus task force, joins us with the latest on the pandemic. Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has been warning about the threat of a global pandemic since 2015. So far the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million to fighting the coronavirus.
2 Apr 2020
12/11: New Jersey shooter targets kosher grocery store. Elizabeth Smart's father opens up about coming out.
The mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey says a shootout that killed a police detective and three other people was the result of a targeted attack on a kosher grocery store. The president traveled to Hersey, Pennsylvania last night to denounce what he calls the "so-called" articles of impeachment against him. Steam and mud billowing from a still-active volcano are preventing recovery crews from getting to a New Zealand island where a sudden eruption hit dozens of tourists. Only on "CBS This Morning," the father of kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart talks with us about his own personal and emotional struggle.
11 Dec 2019
12/19: House votes to impeach Pres. Trump. Democrats prepare for presidential debate tonight.
Historic votes in the House of Representative mean President Trump is the third president in U.S. history to face trial in the Senate. Lawmakers approved two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — on a pair of party-line votes last night. The president is back in the White House after last night's rally in the battleground state of Michigan. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer joins us from the Capitol. Democratic presidential candidates will hold their sixth debate tonight in Los Angeles.
19 Dec 2019
1/28: Longtime Lakers trainer remembers Kobe Bryant in CBS News interview. Republicans face pressure to call witnesses in impeachment trial.
We still don't know why Kobe Bryant's helicopter crashed in California, but investigators plan to spend all week at the site looking for clues. Last night's NBA games were filled with tributes to Bryant. One man beside him through this career, the Lakers' longtime trainer Gary Vitti, talks with "CBS This Morning Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson. Republicans face growing pressure to call witnesses in the president's impeachment trial, after reports of explosive allegations from former National Security Adviser John Bolton, in an upcoming book. The CDC has issued its highest travel alert, telling Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to China, where the death toll from the coronavirus is increasing. We're learning new details of a U.S. military operation overnight to the site of a deadly American plane crash in Afghanistan.
28 Jan 2020
2/28: Stock markets continues to fall amidst coronavirus fears. Jury member from Harvey Weinstein trials speaks out.
Stock markets dive around the world while governments take urgent new steps to keep coronavirus from spreading. Dr. David Agus looks at how worried we should be. We expect more turmoil today, after coronavirus fears sent the Dow Jones industrial average down almost 1200 points -- its biggest one- day point drop ever. After an emergency meeting this morning, NATO is calling on Russia and Syria to stop what it calls their "indiscriminate air strikes" in northwest Syria. We're learning more about the gunman and the victims in the mass shooting at a Milwaukee brewery. We're learning exclusive new details about how the jury in the landmark trial of Harvey Weinstein reached this week's decision to convict him of first-degree criminal sexual act and third- degree rape. Democrats vote tomorrow in South Carolina’s primary, where Joe Biden now appears to be the heavy favorite.
28 Feb 2020
3/19: Pres. Trump signs emergency coronavirus aid package. Dow Jones closes below 20,000.
President Trump signs a $100 billion emergency aid package into law that includes free virus testing for every American. Two congressmen test positive for the coronavirus. Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, joins us to address questions about testing, treatment and efforts to flatten the curve. Hospitals gear up for an influx of patients as testing expands. The New York Stock Exchange will temporarily close its trading floor on Monday after two people tested positive for COVID-19. The Dow Jones closed below 20,000, nearly erasing all the gains it made since President Trump took office.
19 Mar 2020