Politics

President-Elect Biden Nominates Alejandro Mayorkas, A Cuban-American, To Lead Dept. Of Homeland SecurityPresident-Elect Joe Biden has picked Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban-American, to lead the Department of Homeland Security.
South Florida Mayors To Urge Gov. DeSantis To Change COVID-19 ApproachFlorida mayors, including several from South Florida, are holding a statewide virtual press conference on Wednesday afternoon to urge Governor Ron DeSantis to change the state's approach to COVID-19.
Florida Election Results CertifiedAs legal battles and vote counts continue in other states, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis on Tuesday quickly certified the results of Florida’s Nov. 3 general election.
Republican Ileana Garcia Declared Winner In Race For State Senate District 37 After Hand RecountIn one of the tightest political races in recent memory, Republican Ileana Garcia was declared the winner of her race with Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez Thursday afternoon after a hand recount for Florida Senate District 37.
Hand Recount In Jose Javier Rodriguez, Ileana Garcia Race For State Senate District 37A hand recount will occur Thursday in the race for Florida Senate District 37 after a machine recount found a difference of just 21 votes between Republican Ileana Garcia and Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Proposing Legislation Allowing Citizens To Shoot Suspected RiotersFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis is reportedly proposing "anti-mob" legislation that would expand the state’s Stand Your Ground law to allow armed citizens to defend themselves against violent rioters and looters, according to CBS4 News partner the Miami Herald. 

Entertainment

Musicians On Golf Carts Series Brings Socially Distanced Entertainment To Lincoln RoadOn the first of every month, fellows from the renowned New World Symphony will add rhythm to Lincoln Road by performing from roaming golf carts, while observing social distancing.
Salvador Dalí Sculptures On Display In Miami BeachSalvador Dalí was a Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill along with his striking and bizarre images.
Adrienne Arsht Center To Reopen With Christmas Concert Following Strict COVID ProtocolsAward-winning singer-songwriter and South Florida's own Deborah Cox will be the first to take to the stage at the Adrienne Arsht Center since COVID-19 forced the facility to close.
Dale! Pitbull To Perform With Miami-Dade Fire Rescue First Responders At Latin Grammy Awards Honoring Frontline WorkersMiami-Dade Fire Rescue first responders will be joining 'Mr. 305,' Pitbull at the Latin GRAMMY Awards on Thursday evening for a special performance honoring front-line COVID-19 health professionals.
Where To Order Thanksgiving Takeout & Dinner Deliveries In South FloridaEating out on Thanksgiving may be a little tough this year so here's a list of some of the many restaurants and catering companies in South Florida taking Thanksgiving take out to a new level.
From Flamingos To A Stripper, PSA Competition Finds Creative Ways To Ask Miami To Mask UpHow do you convince Miami to mask-up? Five local filmmakers offered their best ideas through a new competition by Oolite Arts to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Tech

'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
Belgian Engineers Build UV Zapper Machine To Disinfect Shopping CartsWiping down shopping carts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a bright idea from a team of Belgian engineers.
Zoom Experiencing Major Outages In US, WorldwideAs video conference calls have taken the center stage for work, education, and many other aspects of life, Zoom is experiencing major outages on Monday.
'Kinda Crazy': Gamers Making Six Figures Per Month During Coronavirus PandemicThe gaming industry is booming during the coronavirus pandemic and some of those who stream their games for others to watch are cashing in.
How To Disinfect Your Cell Phone During The Coronavirus OutbreakIt’s no secret phones can get pretty dirty over time. Whatever you touch with your hands – food, bacteria, dust -- can be transferred to your cell phone making it a mobile petri dish. So how do you keep your phones clean and sanitized in the age of the coronavirus?
Coral Reef Senior High Remote Learning Class Gets 'Zoom-Bombed' As Popular App Faces Questions Over Privacy, SecurityWith so many people staying home and working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, usage of the video conference app Zoom, is spiking. However, the increase in its popularity is leading to a wave of scrutiny over security and privacy concerns and then there is the issue of “Zoom-bombing.”

CBS National News

Was backyard beeping coming from a missing teen's watch?A popular podcast raises intriguing questions about the disappearance of college freshman Kristin Smart
Can new info help solve the case of missing college student Kristin Smart?More than two decades after her disappearance, a podcaster turns up the heat to help solve the case.
Small businesses struggle despite record breaking Black Friday salesDespite the pandemic, this Black Friday became the second biggest spending day in U.S. history. But small, local businesses benefited little as most sales were done online through major retailers. Michael George has more.
Colorado Governor announces he has tested positive for COVID-19"I urge every Coloradan to practice caution, limit public interactions, wear a mask in public, stay six feet away from others, and wash your hands regularly," Polis said.
"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, November 28, 2020Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" anchored by Jamie Yuccas.
Rural American hospitals overwhelmed with coronavirus patientsMany hospitals in the nation’s heartland are overwhelmed with coronavirus patients despite preparations months in advance. Critical medical supplies and ICU beds are running out while coronavirus infections show no signs of slowing. Jessi Mitchell reports.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory becomes first Black American Cardinal of Catholic ChurchArchbishop Wilton Gregory made history this Saturday by becoming the first African American Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Chris Livesay has more on Gregory’s historic installation.
Trump retreats to golf course for holiday weekend while still claiming voter fraudPresident Trump has spent three days in a row at his Virginia golf club while still insisting without evidence that the election was rigged. Meanwhile, his campaign’s efforts to overturn the election results are failing. Ben Tracy reports.
Hospitals anticipate surge of coronavirus patients after Thanksgiving weekendMillions of Americans traveled for the Thanksgiving holiday despite warnings from health officials uring people to stay home and limit gatherings. Authorities and hospitals nationwide are now bracing for an inevitable spike in COVID-19 infections. Danya Bacchus reports.

CBS World News

Archbishop Wilton Gregory becomes first Black American Cardinal of Catholic ChurchArchbishop Wilton Gregory made history this Saturday by becoming the first African American Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Chris Livesay has more on Gregory’s historic installation.
Iran vows vengeance after assassination of top nuclear scientistOn Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. In 2018, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu singled out Fakhrizadeh in a news conference, accusing him of developing nuclear weapons. Holly Williams has more.
Poland protests continue over abortion ruling, police violenceAn October 22 ruling by the Polish constitutional court to ban abortions of fetuses with congenital defects, even when the fetus has no chance of survival at birth, sparked the protests.
Ethiopia's Tigray capital reported to be "heavily bombarded""I invite everyone to pray for Ethiopia where armed clashes have intensified and are causing a serious humanitarian situation," Pope Francis tweeted.
Wilton Gregory becomes the first Black American cardinalIf you've heard of Gregory, it might have been this summer, as Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the capital.
Iran's supreme leader vows revenge for scientist's killingIran has blamed the slaying of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Israel.
Margaret Thatcher biographer on what "The Crown" gets right and wrongActress Gillian Anderson is earning stellar reviews for her portrayal of Thatcher, reintroducing the polarizing figure and her legacy to a new generation.
Margaret Thatcher: Legacy of the U.K.'s first female prime ministerU.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left office three decades ago Saturday. Actress Gillian Anderson's portrayal of the controversial leader in Netflix's "The Crown" is giving a new generation a chance to learn about her legacy. Jeff Glor speaks to Thatcher's authorized biographer to separate fact from fiction.
First African American cardinal honored amid Vatican coronavirus restrictionsWashington, D.C. Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory is scheduled to be elevated to cardinal Saturday, the highest rank after the pope. Chris Livesay reports from the Vatican, where the coronavirus pandemic is overshadowing an otherwise joyous, historic ceremony.