Weekend Roundup



Our CBS News team in Washington wraps up the news of the week and goes deep into the major stories with CBS News correspondents. It's the end-of-week news magazine show you can take with you wherever you go. (046510)


  • Weekend Roundup 7/23

    23/07/2021 Duração: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," with host Allison Keyes, the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 now accounts for more than 80 percent of new coronavirus cases in the nation. The World Health Organization says it is also fueling a global surge in new infections, sparking a debate over whether face coverings are needed again. Allison asks CBS News Medical contributor Dr. David Agus what he thinks. Mask mandates are varying in schools across the nation, including in states like Georgia. Reporter Adam Murphy explains. Florida, Mississippi and Arkansas are among the states being hit the hardest right now. CBS's David Begnaud went to Louisiana, which reported one of its highest single day totals this week -- since the pandemic began. Opening ceremonies went on as planned Friday for the Tokyo Olympics amid serious worries over Covid-19. We get the latest from CBS's Steve Futterman who reports from the stadium. On Friday morning, Attorney General Merrick Garland met with law enforcement officers

  • Weekend Roundup 7/16

    16/07/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes, COVID-19 cases are surging in 46 states. Health experts are blaming the combination of unvaccinated people and the highly contagious Delta variant. We get the latest from from infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Allison also speaks with Erica DeBoer at Sanford Health, the largest rural health care organization in the nation, about the nurses shortage across the country...especially in rural areas.  The CDC released disturbing data this week, that found drug overdoses rose by nearly 30 percent last year. CBS's Peter King reports. President Biden met with Senate Democrats, seeking support for his massive spending plan. CBS's Kris Van Cleave has the details. The State Department is playing catchup to renew the backlog of expired passports, many were not updated because of the pandemic. As CBS's Anthony Pura tells us, appointments are tough to come by. Travelers may also nee

  • Weekend Roundup 7/19

    09/07/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes. Pfizer says it will seek emergency FDA authorization this summer for a booster shot to its Covid-19 vaccine, but the CDC and FDA say fully vaccinated Americans do not need the booster right now. This comes as the Delta variant spikes around the world. We get the latest from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. There are reports that ransomware attacks more than doubled between 2019 and 2020. Why? Allison asked CNET's Roger Cheng. President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Friday after cyber attacks earlier this week, with Mister Biden saying Russia needs to take action on the ransomware attacks by "criminals based in Russia." Allison gets the latest from CBS's Steven Portnoy at the White House. The Biden Administration also met with civil rights activists on Thursday amid growing calls for it to address what some see as an assault on voting rights. CBS's Ed O'Keefe has the latest. Black civil rights activists including

  • Weekend Roundup 7/2

    02/07/2021 Duração: 40min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup, the death toll climbs as cleanup continues at the site of the Surfside, Florida condo collapse. President Biden visits Surfside to speak with survivors, victims' families, and first responders. CBS's Manuel Bojorquez tells Allison about the impact of the president's visit. The highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has health officials on edge, as tens of millions of Americans prepare to travel this 4th of July weekend. Dr. Jon LaPook joins Allison to discuss his concerns about a surge in cases down the road. The Trump Organization and its longtime finance chief are indicted on tax charges. We'll have the latest details from CBS's Jeff Pegues. The Supreme Court upholds voting restrictions in Arizona as part of a highly anticipated decision. CBS's Jan Crawford has more. New fallout in the wake of comedian Bill Cosby's surprise release from prison. CBS's Jericka Duncan speaks with the 83-year-old inside of his home. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appoints eight members to a bipart

  • Weekend Roundup 6/25

    25/06/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup, Former Minneapolis Police office Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. President Biden announced a new strategy to combat gun violence. CBS's Natalie Brand reports. CBS's Peter King reports from Surfside, Florida, where a apartment building collapsed, killing four, and leaving over a hundred unaccounted for. After months of back and forth, there's an infrastructure deal, CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy tells us more. Major changes could be coming in how sexual assaults in the military are investigated. CBS's David Martin reports. There are ominous developments ahead of the U-S withdrawal from Afghanistan CBS's Cami McCormick tells us more. Hundreds of more unmarked graves have been discovered at the site of an old residential school in Canada. Allison Bamford reports. The Summer Olympics are less than a month away. CBS's Lucy Craft reports from Tokyo on the upcoming games. Pop star Bri

  • Weekend Roundup 6/18

    18/06/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes, June 19, 1865, enslaved Blacks in Texas learned they were free...two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. More than 150-years later, President Biden declared what is now called Juneteenth, a federal holiday. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who has long supported the legislation, held the gavel that officially declared the passage, joins Allison to tell us how she's feeling. As we commemorate Juneteenth, we wondered what it was like for Black people immediately after the end of slavery. Allison asked University of Maryland history professor Christopher Bonner. Allison also speaks with Queen Quet, the head of the Gullah-Geechee Nation, which includes people from numerous African ethnic groups linked with indigenous Americans. She explains why Juneteenth holds a special meaning for her people.  Rev. John L-C Mosley Sr., who convened a meeting of activists to work for greater national recognition of Juneteen

  • Weekend Roundup 6/11

    11/06/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, President Biden and other world leaders met face to face in England for the G-7 Summit, for the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. CBS's Vicki Barker gives Allison the latest from London. The head of the FBI says there's a lot more to come from the probe into the January 6th assault on the U.S Capitol. CBS's Kris Van Cleave reports. There's a Consumer Reports investigation that tells us why people should keep an eye on their credit reports. CBS's Danya Bacchus tells us more. Vice President Kamala Harris made her first international trip to Guatemala and Mexico this week, to deal with the "root causes" of Central American Migration in the U.S. CBS's Adrienne Bard tells Allison how the visit went. CBS's Camilo Montoya Galvez reports on how the Biden Administration is doing with its immigration agenda right now. LGBTQ communities are celebrating Pride month across the country, but violence and discrimination are still rampant.

  • Weekend Roundup 6/4

    04/06/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, the Department of Justice says it will handle ransomware attacks the same way it tackles terrorism cases. This comes after the crippling hacks to the world's largest meat processing company and the Colonial Pipeline. CBS's Jeff Pegues has the latest. Despite the May jobs report, President Biden remains optimistic about his economic plans. CBS's Steven Portnoy joins Allison to discuss this, Mr. Biden's Covid-19 announcement, and his trip to Tulsa to mourn those lost in the 1921 Race Massacre. The mother and longtime partner of U.S Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the January 6th insurrection, are stilling lobbying for a commission to investigate the riots. Last week, the GOP blocked the panel from being created. CBS's Nikole Killion has the latest. On Friday, Facebook announced it will continue to ban former President Trump's account until at least 2023. CNET'S Ian Sherr reports. In Minneapolis this week we hear from reporter

  • Weekend Roundup 5/28

    28/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup, families are taking to the air, roads, and rails to come together for Memorial Day weekend, thanks to the COVID19 vaccines. CBS's Errol Barnett reports. KCBS Radio reporter Tim Ryan has the latest on the San Jose mass shooting, where 9 people and the gunman died. Now there are new calls for Congress to pass legislation to end gun violence. CBS's Skyler Henry tells us more. Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would create a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol. CBS's Cami McCormick reports.  This week marked the first anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd, the Black man who died after a white police office knelt on his neck for 9 and a half minutes. Floyd's family met with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and other lawmakers who want a police reform bill passed. Allison talks to CBS's Jeff Pegues, who covered the case from the beginning and CBS's Jamie Yuccas, a Minnesota native, about how the city of Minneapoli

  • Weekend Roundup 5/21

    21/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    On this week's CBS News "Weekend Roundup," confusion over the CDC's latest mask guidance, saying fully vaccinated people do not need to wear face coverings in most settings. The Infectious Diseases Society of America says this could increase the risk of spreading Covid-19. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins host Allison Keyes to explain. CBS's Peter King reports from Florida. On Thursday, President Biden signed the COVID-19 hate crimes bill, amid attacks on Asian Americans. CBS White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy reports. President Biden says he's sending aid to Gaza after more than a week of the worst violence in years between Israel and Hamas. As CBS's Imtiaz Tyab reports, the humanitarian crises is desperate. The outlook appears dim for a bi-partisan commission to investigate the deadly attack on the Capitol on January 6th. CBS's Skyler Henry has the latest. In Texas, Governor Greg Abbott signed a new, more restrictive abortion bill. As CBS's Kate Smith tells Allison,

  • Weekend Roundup 5/14

    14/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, a major step in the fight against the coronavirus. Earlier this week, the CDC announced that fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks outdoors, or in most indoor settings. Allison gets the details from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy reports on what this means for President Biden. The cyber attack on the Colonial Pipeline, the largest gas pipeline in the country, has caused gas shortages across the U.S, Washington D.C and Virginia being the hardest hit. CBS's Jim Krasula tells us what he is hearing from drivers. Plus, CNET's Ian Sherr joins Allison to discuss how the hack happened. The United Nations Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting on Sunday, as violence intensifies in the Middle East. Israel is bombarding the Gaza strip as rockets fly from the Hamas-RUN enclave CBS's Ian Lee has the latest. CBS's Robert Berger joins Allison to discuss

  • Weekend Roundup 5/7

    07/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, Republican lawmakers in Texas and Florida are rewriting election laws after losing the White House in the 2020 election. Critics say access to voting will be restricted. We hear from CBS's Ed O'Keefe in Texas and CBS's Peter King in Florida. This, as the same party is moving to strip Representative Liz Cheney, chair of the House Republican Conference, of her post over her frequent criticism of former President Trump. CBS's Kris Van Cleave has the latest. Plus, reactions to the disappointing April jobs report from CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger and President Joe Biden. For the first time in seven months, the U.S recorded its lowest daily COVID-19 case number. 57 percent of adults have had at least one shot of the coronavirus vaccine. CBS's Carter Evans reports. Earlier this week, a federal judge tossed out the CDC's national moratorium on evictions, saying it did not have the power to impose it. The ruling remains on hold until t

  • Weekend Roundup 4/30

    30/04/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup, " President Biden this week made his first address to a joint session of Congress, and marked his 100th day in office. CBS's Nancy Cordes joins host Allison Keyes with the details. The families of George Floyd, Andrew Brown, and Eric Garner were also on Capitol Hill this week to speak with lawmakers about police reform, as President Biden hopes they can put together a compromise by the anniversary of George Floyd's death next month. CBS's Nikole Killion tells us more. Also, the Supreme Court heard two hours of arguments in a case expected to affect the free speech rights of millions of public school students. University of the District of Columbia law professor Philip Lee joins Allison to discuss the issues involved. The daily average of new Covid-19 cases is down to its lowest level since mid-October, and cities and companies are moving to reopen. CBS's Meg Oliver reports. Meanwhile, the CDC says cruise ships can run in U.S. waters by mid-summer. CBS's Errol Barnett giv

  • Weekend Roundup 4/23

    23/04/2021 Duração: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd, after kneeling on his neck for more than 9 minutes. We hear from CBS's Jamie Yuccas, who has been covering the trial, about the sentence he may be facing. CBS's Jeff Pegues talks to Host Allison Keyes about what it was like to be in the streets of Minneapolis when the guilty verdict was read and the Department of Justice's probe into the the Minneapolis Police Department. Following the verdict, President Biden also weighed in on the decision to convict. What is the historic significance of this verdict? Allison speaks with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch, who is also founding director of the institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture and Howard University Afro-American Studies Department Chair and law professor Greg Carr. It was a busy week for the President. He met a new covid-19 vaccine goal and spoke at the Global Climat

  • Weekend Roundup 4/16

    16/04/2021 Duração: 39min

    Another mass shooting has rocked the nation...this time in Indianapolis...where a gunmen opened fire at a FedEx facility killing at least eight people, before taking his own life. CBS's Charlie De Mar has the latest. The CDC held an emergency meeting regarding the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. All 50 states have halted the distribution after six women developed blood clots, which resulted in at least one death. Allison speaks with Vanderbuilt University Medical Center infectious disease professor Dr. William Schaffner, who was among the experts at the CDC meeting, and provides a breakdown of the science behind the pause. There was testimony on Capitol Hill this week, over massive failures by Capitol police ahead of that deadly riot in January. CBS's Nikole Killion tells Allison the security upgrades being suggested could cost about 2 billion dollars. President Biden made major announcements this week, including sanctions against Russia, and bringing troops home from Afghanistan. CBS's Chris

  • Weekend Roundup 4/9

    09/04/2021 Duração: 39min

    On this edition of the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," President Biden takes executive action to battle what he calls an "epidemic" of gun violence, following a string of mass shootings over the past few weeks, including one that happened hours after his announcement on Thursday. Host Allison Keyes begins our coverage with CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy. Meanwhile, CBS's Jeff Pegues, who has been covering some of those attacks, has been checking in with his law enforcement sources to see if there is any way to stop them. Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Friday at the age of 99. CBS's Vicki Barker reports from London. There are concerns over the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, after incidents of dizziness and other reactions have been reported, causing two states to pause distribution of those vaccines. We get the latest from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. CBS News has been covering the fallout from the sharp increase in immigration at th

  • Weekend Roundup 4/2

    02/04/2021 Duração: 39min

    CBS's Stacy Lyn guest hosts this edition of the CBS News "Weekend Roundup. Late Friday, a vehicle drove through the barricades of the Capitol Building, the driver is dead, as well as one police officer. Another officer is a critical condition. We hear more from Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman. CBS's Michael George recaps the emotional week of testimonies in the trial against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in the death of George Floyd. As Easter Sunday approaches, CBS's Chris Livsay reports on how the pandemic has impacted the Vatican during its busiest time of the year. Meanwhile, Pfizer announced their COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12. CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus tells us more. Earlier this week, President Biden unveiled plans to improve the nation's infrastructure. White House economic advisor Jared Bernstein talked about why it's important to fork out the dough. Wednesday marked International Tra

  • Weekend Roundup 3/26

    26/03/2021 Duração: 39min

    This past week, President Biden held his first formal press conference since taking office, and addressed a number of issues including voting rights, the border crisis and the pandemic. CBS's Allison Keyes talks to CBS's Ed O'Keefe. CBS's Janet Shamlian tells Allison about the Biden Administration's border problem. Meanwhile, CBS's Tony Dokoupil reports on the debate over immigration, and gives us a history lesson. The leaders of social media giants Facebook and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday, about whether misinformation on their platforms may have played a role leading up to the January 6th insurrection. Allison gets details from CBS's Skyler Henry. The week of Equal Pay Day, which highlights the pay gap between men and women, Biz2Credit released a new report that said women need to work 448 days to make what men make in 365 days. CEO Rohit Arora about how the pandemic was worse for women in the workplace. In this week's Unifying America edition of the Kaleidoscope, the nation

  • Weekend Roundup 3/19

    19/03/2021 Duração: 39min

    On this week's CBS News Weekend Roundup; President Biden delivers on his promise -- early -- to get 100 (M) million Covid-19 vaccines into people's arms in his first 100 days in office. Despite this achievement, coronavirus cases are spiking in more than a dozen states. Host Allison Keyes gets the latest from CBS News Contributor Dr. David Agus. Meanwhile, the Biden Administration released details on how the America Rescue Plan will help reopen schools. This comes as the CDC relaxes social distancing guidelines, saying students wearing masks can be three feet apart, instead of six. CBS's Bo Erickson tells us more. There is widespread outrage and sorrow this week after a 21-year-old white man went on a shooting rampage at Atlanta-area spas, killing 8 people; six of them are women of Asian descent. The suspect, Robert Aaron Long, who claims he has a sex addiction, is charged with 8 counts of murder. In the wake of the shooting, President Biden and Vice President Harris met with Asian American leaders in Ge

  • Weekend Roundup 3/12

    12/03/2021 Duração: 39min

    On this week's CBS News Weekend Roundup; Global vigils are being held to mark the one year anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic. President Biden addressed the nation on Thursday. CBS's Ed O'Keefe joins host Allison Keyes with more details on his speech, and his signing of the nearly 2-trillion dollar Covid-19 stimulus plan. Allison speaks with CBS's Kris Van Cleave about what's in the package, and when Americans will start seeing those 14-hundred dollar checks. We also hear from CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger about what the plan means for your taxes, and CBS's Natalie Brand on the affect the bill could have on the nation's poverty. Meanwhile, the CDC issued revised guidelines saying that most indoor nursing home visits can resume, even if residents and visitors are not fully vaccinated. Immunotherapy scientist Dr. Leo Nissola expresses some reservations to CBSN. This week the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Medical University of South Carolina released a study finding a lin

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