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Inauguration 2021: Swearing in of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:09:19 -0500

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Thanks to the pandemic and worries over violence, the swearing-in of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris looks very different.

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Trump defends his record and says "we'll be back" in farewell speech


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 12:05:23 -0500

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President Trump told his family members and supporters present at Joint Base Andrews to "have a good life."

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When might you get Biden's $1,400 stimulus check?


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:56:57 -0500

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President Joe Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion relief bill could face some congressional hurdles, analysts said.

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How to watch Joe Biden's inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:46:00 -0500

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Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president at noon on January 20.

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Americans reflect on divided nation: "This doesn't feel like America"


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:34:24 -0500

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A CBS News poll found that 54% of Americans today say the biggest threat to our way of life is our own fellow Americans.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha declares January 20 "Kamala D. Harris Day"


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 11:17:08 -0500

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The sorority asked members to share photos of their celebrations with the hashtag #KamalaHarrisDay.

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3 former presidents will attend Biden's inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:57:52 -0500

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President Trump and President Carter, who is 96, will not be attending President-elect Biden's inauguration.

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01/20: CBSN AM


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:53:35 -0500

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Nation prepares for new president; 25,000+ National Guard troops in Washington

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CBS Evening News, January 19, 2021


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:46:29 -0500

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Biden prepares for inauguration upended by COVID and security threats;Wisconsin girl starts online lemonade stand to raise money for charity

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What a Biden presidency means for your wallet


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:42:44 -0500

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Agenda includes more stimulus checks, student loan forgiveness and stronger protections for workers.

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Amanda Gorman makes history as youngest inaugural poet


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:37:02 -0500

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Amanda Gorman was named the Nation's First Youth Poet Laureate at the age of 19.

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Breaking down Biden's unprecedented, tradition-breaking inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:33:53 -0500

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President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn in Wednesday in an inauguration unlike any before it. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss the unusual ceremony, and President Trump's decision to skip it.

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Get to know Kamala Harris's family


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:21:00 -0500

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Harris comes from a family of immigrants whose roots and political views shaped her.

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Retailers drop My Pillow as CEO promotes false election claims


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:21:00 -0500

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Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl's cite floundering sales of Mike Lindell's bedding brand in decision to discontinue product.

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Meet Kamala Harris' "secret weapon": Her sorority sisters


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:18:24 -0500

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Members of the country's first Black sorority, which the vice president-elect joined while at Howard University, discuss what Harris' success means to them.

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Charlie Brotman to announce inaugural parade


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:49:00 -0500

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Brotman will announce his 17th parade for his 12th president on Wednesday.

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13-year-old who bonded with Biden over stutter has book deal


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:45:41 -0500

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Brayden Harrington addressed the Democratic National Convention last August in a video that was viewed millions of times.

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Biden to propose bill to offer legal status to millions of immigrants


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:36:58 -0500

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Farm workers and undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. children would be placed on an expedited pathway to U.S. citizenship.

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Eye Opener: Biden to be sworn in as president


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:28:02 -0500

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Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States today, after four years of the Trump administration. Also, the U.S. has surpassed 400,000 coronavirus-linked deaths. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

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Transfer of power shows "great strength" of U.S. institutions, philanthropist says


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:19:53 -0500

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Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein spoke with CBS News' Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" podcast.

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Klobuchar says she feels "positive" about prospect of COVID relief bill


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:18:51 -0500

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CBS News' Major Garrett spoke with Senator Amy Klobuchar and Representative Tom Emmer for this week's episode of "The Takeout" podcast.

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GOP Rep. Kinzinger says Trump is "nuts" after impeachment vote


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:15:23 -0500

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Kinzinger, who voted to impeach the president, said that there would have been 150 GOP votes for impeachment if Republicans had "voted their conscience."

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Intelligence Matters: A CBS News original national security podcast


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:13:00 -0500

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"Intelligence Matters" is a weekly podcast about national security and policy hosted by CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell

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West Point biochemist warns about threat of bioweapons


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:11:00 -0500

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On "Intelligence Matters," Mike Morell talks with Dr. Ken Wickiser about the growing threat of synthetic biology.

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A viewer's guide to Joe Biden's inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:55:07 -0500

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Biden's inauguration comes amid a months-long pandemic and massive security in response to threats of violence from extremists.

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Visiting America's birthplace to understand how divisions today compare to tensions in history


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:40:10 -0500

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Tony Dokoupil visits America's birthplace to understand how current divisions compare to previous tensions in U.S. history.

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Inauguration Day parade scaled down over security, COVID-19 concerns


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:30:31 -0500

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This year's Inauguration Day parade will look much different than years past because of security and health concerns. The new president and vice president will take a much shorter walk to the White House, while most of this year's parade will play out virtually. Jericka Duncan reports.

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Biden to extend student loan payment freeze


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:25:27 -0500

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On the campaign trail, Mr. Biden promised to address the student loan crisis and supported cancelling $10,000 in debt per borrower.

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Before leaving office, President Trump grants clemency to 143 people, including Steve Bannon


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:25:02 -0500

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In the final hours of his term, President Trump granted pardons to 73 people, including his former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and commuted sentences for 70 others. The clemency spree came after the president delivered a video message about his record over the past four years. Paula Reid reports.

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Biden's inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:25:02 -0500

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Biden's presidential inauguration, her thoughts on the security situation and warnings across the country, and what to expect from the new administration.

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Final security preparations made before presidential inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:25:02 -0500

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Security forces are being vetted as security preparations are finalized for the inauguration. Jeff Pegues reports.

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Joe Biden to become 46th president in scaled-back ceremonies amid COVID-19 pandemic


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:10:03 -0500

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President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, January 20. Nancy Cordes reports on how coronavirus is impacting Inauguration Day and the push to confirm Mr. Biden's Cabinet nominees.

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"Joe Exotic," with limo waiting outside prison, fails to get pardon


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:37:43 -0500

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Supporters lined up outside the Federal Medical Facility, hoping to see the Netflix star released.

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Justice Department closes investigation into Senator Burr


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:24:42 -0500

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Senate financial disclosure records reveal Burr and his wife made at least 30 stock sales from January 31 to February 13, 2020 ranging from $600,000 to $1.7 million.

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WNBA says sale of Atlanta Dream is "close to being finalized"


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:23:42 -0500

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A potential deal comes on the same day Loeffler is finishing out her term​ as senator.

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"Oath Keeper" coordinated other militia members in riot, charges say


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:22:51 -0500

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Three people face conspiracy charges as prosecutors investigate evidence they planned to obstruct the Electoral College vote.

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Yellen calls for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:20:50 -0500

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Incoming Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said he hopes the full Senate can vote on Yellen's confirmation on Thursday.

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Woman suspected of stealing Pelosi's laptop faces new charges


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:12:46 -0500

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The amended criminal complaint cites a video in which Williams allegedly instructs a man to put on gloves before he touched Pelosi's laptop.

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Trump issues late-night pardons on eve of inauguration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:09:36 -0500

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President-elect Joe Biden arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday ahead of his inauguration.

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Biden to issue 17 executive actions on climate, COVID, immigration


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:04:22 -0500

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The 46th president will be undoing some of his predecessor's executive actions.

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Mega Millions jackpot nearing $1 billion


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:02:57 -0500

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The $970 million grand prize would be Mega Millions' second-largest, only trailing a $1.54 billion bonanza in 2018.

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Biden to sign Day 1 orders to reverse Trump immigration policies


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 07:00:42 -0500

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A fourth presidential directive will formally halt Mr. Trump's bid to exclude undocumented immigrants from the Census figures used to award states seats in Congress.

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Martin Shkreli denied early prison release for second time


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 04:42:42 -0500

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Shkreli claimed that mental health issues have weakened his immune system and made him more susceptible to contracting the coronavirus​.

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Tracking Biden's Cabinet picks as administration takes shape


Created: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 01:04:52 -0500

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Here's the list of individuals Joe Biden has selected for his Cabinet.

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New COVID strain in Los Angeles could be driving virus surge


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:28:17 -0500

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The study, which has not been peer-reviewed, found that more than a third of recent COVID-19 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles were infected with the new strain.

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Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher for Dodgers, has died at 75


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 22:29:09 -0500

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Sutton was a four-time All-Star and pitched for the Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, California Angels and the Dodgers again in 1988, his final season.

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U.K. COVID variant detected across U.S. as nation races to distribute vaccine


Created: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:07:00 -0500

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Health officials are trying to stay ahead of the virus by vaccinating as many people as possible — but it hasn't been easy.

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The Takeout: A CBS News original political podcast


Created: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:01:00 -0500

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"The Takeout" is a weekly podcast about politics, policy and pop culture hosted by CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett.

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David Becker on Trump's election challenges amid assault on Capitol


Created: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 07:15:00 -0500

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Despite the assault on the Capitol, Becker told "The Takeout" that this election "worked better than any election in history, and this is with the highest turnout we'd ever seen."

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D.C. attorney general prepares for protests over Electoral College


Created: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 10:26:00 -0500

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Trump supporters are expected to travel to Washington, D.C., to protest the certification of Joe Biden's victory.

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