Politics

President-Elect Joe Biden Outlines Economic Rescue Legislative PackagePresident-elect Joe Biden outlined his COVID-19 relief proposal in Wilmington, Delaware, on Thursday. The massive stimulus bill is expected to cost roughly $1.9 trillion in order to fund vaccinations and provide immediate, direct relief to working families and communities bearing the brunt of the crisis.
'Put The American People First': Florida GOP Senator Marco Rubio Urges Biden To Pass $2,000 Stimulus AidFlorida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on President-Elect Joe Biden to support increasing stimulus money from $600 to $2,000, on his first day in office as a show of unity following the D.C. insurrection last week.
Here's How South Florida Lawmakers Voted On President Trump's Second ImpeachmentFlorida lawmakers followed along party lines when it came to impeaching President Donald Trump for a second time on Wednesday for inciting a violent insurrection when he charged up a violent mob to storm the U.S. Capitol in order to stop Congress from counting presidential electoral ballots.
Florida House Budget Chief Warns Of CutsWith the coronavirus pandemic significantly reducing state tax revenues, the House appropriations chairman told his committee Wednesday to expect budget cuts.
US House Moving Forward With Historic Trump Impeachment VoteWashington (CBSMiami) - The House is moving forward with an impeachment vote against President Trump on Wednesday, a week after a violent mob of Trump supporters attacked the Capitol.
Florida Man Seen Carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Lectern During Capitol Riot Is Out On BailThe Florida man seen carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern during the riot at the U.S. Capitol has bonded out of jail.

Tech

Consumer Electronics Show Goes Virtual, Many Products Designed To Protect Against COVID-19The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), was held this week and offered the very latest in tech. It was virtual this year because of the pandemic, and many of the products revealed were designed to protect against COVID-19.
'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?

CBS National News

Moon rocket test firing aborted after engine shutdownIt was not immediately clear what went wrong or what will be needed to fix it.
Live Updates: Washington, D.C., locks down as inauguration events kick offVehicles checked. Roads blocked. The National Mall shut down.
Concerns of more domestic terror attacks after Capitol Hill assaultU.S. intelligence is concerned over the possibility of more domestic terror attacks, especially during the upcoming Biden inauguration. Catherine Herridge reports.
Reflecting on the history and significance of presidential inaugurationsFor the first time in 152 years, the incoming and departing presidents won't be together during an inauguration. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett reflects on the crucial role presidential inaugurations have in the stability of our nation.
NRA files for bankruptcyThe National Rifle Association filed for bankruptcy this Friday, months after a lawsuit from New York's Attorney General alleging tax fraud and questionable spending by top executives. The NRA plans to reincorporate in Texas.
Chicago man harassed after being wrongly identified on social media as Capitol Hill rioterInternet sleuths on social media played a role in identifying those involved in the Capitol Hill riot. But David Quintavalle, a retired Chicago firefighter, has been falsely accused as taking part in the assault and is being threatened online. CBS Chicago's Charlie De Mar reports.
Trump mulling sendoff while refusing to attend Biden inaugurationWith just four days left in his presidency, President Trump is considering a final military sendoff on the morning of Biden's inauguration. Meanwhile, the Senate is preparing for his impeachment trial. Nikole Killion has more.
Governors slam slow vaccine distribution as coronavirus infections surgeGovernors across the country are frustrated over Operation Warp Speed's sluggish vaccine distribution while coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide. Danya Bacchus reports.
Washington, D.C. fortifies security ahead of Biden inaugurationThe nation's capital is on lockdown as it prepares for the upcoming Biden inauguration. Kris Van Cleave reports on the unprecedented enhancement of security for an inauguration.

CBS World News

Canadian choir uses technology to sing together while social distancing in carsThe Luminous Voices Chamber Choir in Calgary, Canada, improvised a way to sing together while social distancing in their cars, thanks to the help of technology. The choir even pulled off a concert this way in December. Adriana Diaz has more.
COVID-19 variant first found in U.K. could be dominant in U.S. by MarchResearch shows it could experience "rapid growth" in the early part of this year.
How the U.S.-Canada border closure impacts small towns and businessesThe hardships of the border closure due to COVID-19 span the entire 5,500-mile border.
Tim Minchin is serious about musical satireMusician, songwriter and comedian Tim Minchin built a following that would take him worldwide. "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason talked with Minchin about his storybook journey that's taken him from West Australia to London's West End (with "Matilda: The Musical"), and about his remarkable new album, "Apart Together."
U.S.-Canada border closure impacts towns that rely on cross-border trafficCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended the border closure between the United States and Canada. The border closure has devastated small towns and businesses that rely on cross-border traffic. Anna Werner reports.
Italians pay it forward by collecting donations for COVID testsItalians in Naples have found a way to help neighbors who can not afford to pay for COVID-19 tests and who have been struggling financially during the pandemic. Their generosity has helped more than 2,000 people receive coronavirus tests. CBS News foreign correspondent Chris Livesay has the details.
How much do people around the world trust the COVID vaccines?CBS News foreign journalists give a glimpse of trust, and mistrust, in coronavirus vaccination plans in 9 countries, and what's behind them.
Coronavirus death toll tops 2 million worldwideThe United States, with about 4% of the world's population, has reported about one-fifth of all reported deaths globally.
Dozens killed as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildingsMore than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness.