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Τον θάνατο δύο ασθενών και 252 νέα κρούσματα κορωνοϊού ανακοίνωσε την Τρίτη (24/11) το υπουργείο Υγείας Κύπρου.
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2021 Doomsday Clock stuck at 100 seconds to midnight
"Leaders and citizens of the world. This is your COVID wake-up call: It is 100 seconds to midnight," a group of scientists said Wednesday.
Schools debate reopening as CDC finds low spread with precautions
The White House says getting children back in the classroom is a priority. Reopening schools could become easier after the Centers for Disease Control announced there's been little evidence of transmission if precautions are followed. Meg Oliver reports.
Fact Check: Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Perpetuate Parkland Shooting Conspiracy Theory?
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has been outspoken about her support for fake conspiracies regarding election fraud and 9/11. She is being called on to resign after some social media posts resurfaced.
Biden 'committed' to study Supreme Court reforms as progressives push for court packing
President Biden is "committed" to following through on his campaign pledge of forming a bipartisan commission to study Supreme Court reforms, the White House said Wednesday. 
Can a former president be subject to an impeachment trial? The Constitution is murky.
Most scholars think a president can be tried after he leaves office, as is happening to former president Donald Trump, but it is a political, not a legal, question.
Zuckerberg: Facebook to stop recommending political groups in bid to 'turn down the temperature'
The move is the latest effort by the world's largest social network to lessen its role as a vector for political acrimony.
Carey Mulligan reacts to Variety apology for 'Promising Young Woman' review questioning her attractiveness
"Promising Young Woman" star Carey Mulligan has responded to an apology by Variety for its review of her new film, which suggested that the London-born actress was not attractive enough for her role.
Capitol Police union head slams lack of preparation before riot
In a closed-door hearing, the acting Capitol Police chief said the department knew two days before the January 6 protest that it "would not be like any of the previous protests held in 2020."
Evidence shows far-right conspiracy QAnon merging with other extremist groups
There is evidence the far-right conspiracy group QAnon is merging with other established domestic extremist groups. CBSN technology reporter Dan Patterson joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on the false claims the groups are spreading and the risk they pose.
Homeless Lucerne Hotel residents to host NYC mayoral candidate forum
Residents of one of the most controversial converted hotel shelters on Manhattan’s Upper West Side are organizing a forum to quiz the city’s leading mayoral candidates over the vexing homelessness crisis next week. The panel is being organized by a local pro-shelter group in the neighborhood and by “Da Homeless Hero,” a resident living in...
Pandemic Piles On Already Reeling Boeing, Leading To Nearly $12 Billion Loss In 2020
The airplane manufacturer was already struggling to fix design flaws in the grounded 737 Max when the pandemic all but froze demand for new aircraft.
Capitol Police Union Reveals Cops Suffered 'Brain Injuries,' Loss of Eye After Pro-Trump Riot
"The officers are angry, and I don't blame them The entire executive team failed us, and they must be held accountable. Their inaction cost lives," the union's chairman wrote.
Indianapolis 'mass murder' suspect facing adult court after being accused of killing own family
The 17-year-old male suspect awaiting formal charges after his arrest Monday in connection to what Indianapolis authorities described as a “mass murder” that left six people, including an unborn child, dead and a seventh person wounded over the weekend will likely be charged in adult court.
National Terrorism Advisory warns of potential threat from domestic extremists
The Department of Homeland Security issued a National Terrorism Advisory warning of the potential for violence from domestic extremists in the coming weeks. Meanwhile the FBI says it's combing through over 200,000 tips related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with the latest on the investigation and what prompted security officials to issue the warning.
Bernie Sanders' inauguration mittens help raise $1.8 million for charity
The money will be split between seven Vermont based charities.
COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: How High-Tech California Is Now Trying To Fix It
The nation's most populous state says it's pivoting fast following a chaotic and inefficient county-based rollout of the vaccine. Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris tells NPR about the do-over.
Cloris Leachman, award-winning sitcom star, dead at 94
Cloris Leachman, the acclaimed actress whose one-of-a-kind comedic flare made her a legendary figure in film and television for seven decades, has died, according to a statement from her longtime manager and representatives. She was 94.
Cloris Leachman, Emmy-winning sitcom star, dies at 94
Cloris Leachman, the acclaimed actress famous for her role of Phyllis Lindstrom in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" has died, according to a statement from her longtime manager and representatives. She was 94.
Mariah Carey’s ex-manager Stella Bulochnikov attempting a comeback
Bulochnikov is working on a TV show with "Basketball Wives" creator Shaunie O'Neal.
Elephants have unforgettable day in Arizona snow
The elephants at Tucson, Arizona's Reid Park Zoo got a rare snow day on Wednesday. An elephant calf named Penzi rolled around in the snow and mud with her older sister, Nandi. (Jan. 27)       
New Orleans getting creative for Mardi Gras: Thousands of houses decorated as floats
Mardi Gras is coming to New Orleans, but this year featuring special creativity because the coronavirus outbreak canceled the usual festivities.
Austin pediatrician murdered during hostage incident remembered by parents, 'she radiated positivity'
Austin police are still trying to work out why and how Dr. Katherine Lindley Dodson was tragically killed Tuesday night, but tributes have poured in about the incredible person and doctor that Dr. Dodson was. 
After '7 minutes of terror,' NASA's Perseverance rover will begin an 'epic journey' on Mars next month
In 22 days, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover will land on Mars in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient life that may have been on the red planet in the past.
Biden administration takes cautious approach as it touts using Defense Production Act
The Biden administration has repeatedly touted its plans to aggressively use the Defense Production Act as it combats the coronavirus pandemic, but behind the scenes, a slower, more painstaking effort is underway.
Fact Check: Did Facebook, Twitter Ban Holocaust Denial Posts?
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Anti-Defamation League issued a report critiquing the efforts of certain social media platforms in their responses to Holocaust denial content.
Volunteers try to fix NYC’s broken COVID-19 appointment system
The Big Apple’s online appointment system for the COVID-19 vaccine is so bad, a team of volunteers has created their own website to help guide New Yorkers to the coveted slots. The NYC Vaccine List, which launched on Jan. 13, pulls together in one place available vaccine appointments from 45 locations across the five boroughs...
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Resident Alien’ On Syfy, Where Alan Tudyk Is A Small Town Doctor Who Is Really An Alien
Tudyk stars as an alien who runs a small-town medical clinic -- while also trying to execute a not-so-friendly mission.
The *next* 5 senators who might retire
The surprise impending retirement of Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (R) announced earlier this week and the brief visit by Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) to the hospital on Tuesday night have political Washington on edge, waiting for the next stunner that could alter -- in fundamental ways -- the balance of power in Washington.
50 Car Companies That No Longer Exist
Since the beginning of the 20th century, the automobile industry has been one filled with innovation — though some car makers might have thought too far outside of the box.
California's fire, rain and mudslide cycle: How to prepare and stay safe
Californians regularly experience wildfires followed by heavy rain and mudslides. Here's what you need to know to stay safe.
CBP stops border wall construction after Biden executive order
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed on Wednesday that construction of the wall at the southern border has been suspended -- a week after President Biden signed an executive order halting President Donald Trump’s signature border security project.
Rare tiger gets new hip in surgery at Illinois zoo
An endangered tiger got a new hip Wednesday in surgery at the Brookfield Zoo. Ten-year-old Malena had debilitating arthritis in her left hip, so doctors replaced the full joint with a ball and socket designed just for her. (Jan. 27)       
Gutfeld on President Biden pushing racial equity over equality
Tuesday, President Biden signed four executive actions based on racial equity...
Virginia gubernatorial candidate who called US Capitol rioters 'patriots' censured by state Senate
The Virginia Senate voted Wednesday to censure state Sen. Amanda Chase, a Republican who is a candidate for governor, following her comments earlier this month referring to the rioters who stormed the US Capitol as "patriots."
Beloved Grape-Nuts cereal is becoming harder to find amid the COVID-29 pandemic
A COVID-19 related shortage has made it harder for fans of Grape-Nuts to get their hands on their favorite breakfast cereal.       
Former USC offensive lineman Chad Wheeler arrested under suspicion of felony domestic violence
Former USC and Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Chad Wheeler was arrested early Saturday under suspicion of felony domestic violence.
Seattle Seahawks cut Chad Wheeler after domestic violence arrest
Wheeler is accused of strangling his girlfriend on January 22. Authorities are expected to announce charges against him on Wednesday.
Customer leaves $2K tip for restaurant’s entire staff
A South Carolina restaurant’s staff was left stunned when a regular left behind a $2,000 tip for them to share. The generous tipper was a diner who had been coming for years into the Eggs Up Grill in Greenville, news station KOAT reported. “Usually he comes in and orders one of the things, and it’s...
The Fake Dennis Hopper Squid Hunt That Explains Fishing With John’s Appeal
Before John Lurie was painting watercolors for HBO, he was dragging ‘90s celebrities on fishing expeditions.
FEMA finalizing request for up to 10,000 service members to support Covid-19 vaccinations
A draft request for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the Department of Defense that would seek as many as 10,000 service members to support administering Covid-19 vaccinations is close to being finalized, a FEMA spokesperson said Wednesday.
A Look Inside the 'WallStreetBets' Subreddit Behind the GameStop Stock Boom
Positing themselves as virtual "Wolves of Wall Street," the users on r/WallStreetBets are celebrating their success in driving up the value of GameStop's stock.
Biden assembling commission to study Supreme Court ‘reform’: report
The Biden administration is assembling a bipartisan commission to consider expanding the US Supreme Court — an idea that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer this week called “the big one.” Several leading lawyers and former Justice Department officials have been recruited for the panel, which is expected to have between nine and 15 members, Politico...
Some Oklahoma schools are telling kids to remember their masks or pay to get a new one
Some Oklahoma students will have to pay $1 to buy a new mask if they don't have one when they get to class, as part of a school district's effort to fight Covid-19.
Joe Biden’s magic COVID plan turns out to be more of the same
It’s not unusual for promises made in the heat of passion during a presidential campaign to run into the cold reality of actually being president. It just usually takes longer than it did for Joe Biden. President Biden enjoyed a campaign where he rarely answered questions, particularly about ending the pandemic, or was challenged by...
Will travelers need a negative COVID-19 test to board flights within the US? The CDC says it's under consideration
A COVID testing requirement went into effect Tuesday for all passengers boarding international flights to the U.S. Are domestic flights up next?       
California's Auditor calls Employment Depart 'bureaucratic failure'
California’s state auditor this week slammed the Employment Development Department (EDD) for its failure to help hundreds of thousands of unemployed residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic while sending billions to inmates and scammers.
Teachers fight return to classrooms without proper safety measures
Teachers in Chicago fight for proper coronavirus safety measures as Chicago Public Schools is pushing to have kindergarten through eighth grade students return to classrooms. CNN's Omar Jimenez reports.
Tornado strikes Florida, damages Tallahassee airport
A tornado struck Florida late Wednesday morning near its capital city, forcing a brief closure of the Tallahassee International Airport.