US News

  • As economic recovery continues, consumers are paying more for everyday items. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains what's triggering those higher costs and addresses fears of another 1970s-style inflation.
  • As the pace of new vaccinations is slowing in the U.S., states and businesses are offering unique incentives to encourage more people to get the shot. From baseball tickets to hotdogs, Vladimir Duthiers took a trip around New York City to see what your COVID vaccine dose can get you.
  • Scott and Janet Pettit were killed in their Modesto, California home back in 2013. Their son, Brandon Pettit, is accused of hiring a friend to kill them. But his sister, Lauren Pettit, has stood by her brother from the beginning and insists he's innocent. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty joins "CBSN AM" with a preview of tomorrow's report.
  • New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was the frontrunner to replace Congresswoman Liz Cheney as GOP conference chair.
  • The U.S. and other countries criticized China during a virtual meeting this week for the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslims. Beijing is accused of carrying out genocide in the Xinjiang region. Ramy Inocencio joins "CBSN AM" with the latest.
  • In a major step towards normalcy, the CDC says Americans who are fully vaccinated can forgo masks and social distancing both indoors and outdoors in most situations, as coronavirus infections continue to drop. CBS News correspondent Laura Podesta joins "CBSN AM" with more on what we can expect.
  • It's been seven months since the 2020 presidential election was decided, but in Arizona votes are once again being recounted. It's part of an unprecedented audit of ballots in the state's largest county, which the Republican-led state senate just extended by another month. While the results won't change the outcome, it's being closely watched by former President Trump and some right wing groups pushing baseless election fraud claims. CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave joined "CBSN AM" from Phoenix with details.
  • The U.S. Justice Department sent a letter to the Arizona Senate president warning about "potential non-compliance with federal laws." CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave spoke to the Democratic Secretary of State who is receiving death threats for opposing the audit and she says she's worried Arizona won't be the last state to see such an effort.
  • "The Queen Carries On: A Gayle King Special" looks at Queen Elizabeth II's life through the eyes of people who have grown up with her, been honored by her and reported on her for decades. The CBS News special spans the milestones of her journey from princess to Queen, her public and private challenges, her relationship with Prince Philip, and more.
  • Avi Loeb's book examines evidence of an object of interstellar origin that the Harvard astronomer suggests was manufactured.