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5 things to know for October 22: Biden, Congress, coronavirus, immigration, Poland

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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Google delays return-to-office plans over Omicron concerns
Alphabet Inc’s Google said it is indefinitely pushing back its January return-to-office plan globally amid growing concerns over the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and some resistance to company-mandated vaccinations. Google in August had said it would expect workers to come in about three days a week from Jan. 10 at the earliest, ending its voluntary work-from-home policy....
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Silent Night’ on AMC+, Last Call for Holiday Cheer Before the Apocalypse
Keira Knightley, Annabelle Wallis and Matthew Goode headline this bummer-cum-comedy.
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Utah vs. Oregon prediction: Bet on Utes to win Pac-12 title game
The Utah Utes, a 2.5-point favorite, is the pick in Friday's Pac-12 Championship vs. the Oregon Ducks.
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2 More Russian Regions Issue COVID Vaccine Mandate for Residents Age 60 and Up
Komi and Omsk join other regions in implementing mandates as fears over Omicron's arrival in the country intensify.
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Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rocky III’ gloves, ‘Rambo’ gear up for auction
Stallone recently traded in his Tinseltown digs for a sprawling Palm Beach, Fla., estate, and he's having one hell of a moving sale.
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Biden signs stopgap funding bill to keep gov’t running until mid-February
The Senate passed the measure Thursday night after a Republican bid to block federal funds from being used to implement vaccine mandates fell short.
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Fauci Says COVID Could Be Controlled Not Eliminated With Vaccines Amid Omicron Spread
"Better control is what I think we need to look for and then we can get back to some form of normality to our lives," Dr. Anthony Fauci said.
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Landon Collins and J.D. McKissic will miss Washington’s game at Las Vegas on Sunday
Key starters suffered injuries in Monday night's victory over the Seahawks.
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Landon Collins and J.D. McKissic will miss Washington’s game at Las Vegas on Sunday
Key starters suffered injuries in Monday night's victory over the Seahawks.
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Sophia Culpo shuts down Braxton Berrios engagement rumors
Contrary to popular belief, Sophia Culpo and Braxton Berrios are not engaged.
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Prosecutor files manslaughter charges against parents of Michigan shooting suspect
The parents of the 15-year-old suspect are facing involuntary manslaughter charges after prosecutors say their son shot and killed four classmates.       
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Top National Guard officer tests positive for Covid
The news comes amid increasing tensions between Pentagon leadership and certain factions of the Guard.
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Omicron variant of COVID-19 found in multiple US states
The omicron variant of COVID-19, which had been undetected in the U.S. before the middle of this week, had been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed and ease.
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Yankees hire Dillon Lawson as new hitting coach in deeper analytics commitment
The move doesn’t come as much of a surprise, with the team increasing its reliance on data-driven coaching.
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Is ‘New Girl’ Leaving Netflix?
Bye, girl?
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Kenny Smith blasts Knicks’ Kemba Walker benching: ‘Don’t know how to use him’
Kenny Smith thinks Kemba Walker is a "Ferrari" the Knicks don't know how to drive.
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Kevin McCarthy has a huge challenge
It is never a good idea to campaign too openly for a future congressional leadership post which assumes an outcome in an upcoming election. Experience dictates members of Congress demonstrate prudence and humility before voters cast their ballots, sometimes in unpredictable ways. House Democrats learned this hard lesson in 2020 as they underperformed unexpectedly and nearly lost their majority, while Joe Biden won the presidency by a comfortable margin.
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Teens Charged in Death of High School Teacher Staying in Jail, $1M Cash Bond Set for Each
The two Iowa teens charged with first-degree murder will stay in jail on a $1 million bond after a judge decided they were too dangerous to lower their bond.
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Cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant confirmed in at least five states
The CEO of BioNTech says the coronavirus vaccine it developed with Pfizer may need to be adapted to be more effective against the Omicron variant, cases of which have been confirmed in at least five U.S. states. Pulmonary specialist Dr. Len Horovitz joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the potential for a new vaccine and how people can best protect themselves.
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I was wrongly accused of being a serial killer and wearing my victims’ clothes
According to Insider, videos that have amassed anywhere from 50,000 to 160,000 views began claiming Prater was a kidnapper among other conspiracy theories.
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Where are all of the consoles? How gamers are handling the global shortage
Gamers scramble to find video game consoles like PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Nintendo Switch OLED amid global microchip shortage
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Don't throw away money. What to do with your FSA at the end of the year
This year you may be able to roll over the unused money in your flexible spending account. But if not, here are ways to spend the balance.
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Perform at your peak with gear from the PUMA training collection
PUMA is known for stylish, classic sneakers, but the brand that started with revolutionary track shoes is going back to its athletic roots with new training collections. PUMA has dedicated sport collections that are perfect for outdoor running or training, pushing limits in the gym or practicing yoga. Shoes aren't the only stellar performance product; the training section offers a wide range of apparel and accessories for day-to-day gym, yoga or general fitness needs. PUMA workout gear and training equipment lets you own your workout with top technology. And it's not all performance; collaborations with brands like GOOP, Liberty and First Mile ensure you're looking great while working hard. Because strength is in style.
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Father of autistic boy asks Supreme Court for emergency relief over TSA airline mask requirement
The father of a 4-year-old autistic boy is asking the Supreme Court for emergency action to block the Biden administration’s federal transportation mask mandate.
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McCarthy won’t make Boebert apologize further for Omar joke, slams Pelosi and ‘Squad’
Lauren Boebert tweeted an apology last week to "anyone in the Muslim community I offended" after video emerged of her joking about being in an elevator with Ilhan Omar.
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‘America’s Got Talent’ star Jay Jay Phillips dead from COVID-19
Family and friends checked in on him over the phone but his health took a bad turn just the day before Thanksgiving.
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Internet Backs Man for Encouraging Sister to Leave Husband, End Pregnancy in Viral Post
"Two words: Abusive husband. You did her a favor," " wrote one reader in a highly-voted comment.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep on their apocalyptic comedy "Don't Look Up"
Preview: The stars and director talk with "CBS Sunday Morning" about the best way to approach a catastrophic topic – through satire.
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Spotify Removes 150 Hours of Podcasts Containing Holocaust Denial, Far Right Conspiracies
Spotify removed episodes promoting white supremacy and readings of essays and books by Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels.
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ONE Championship: Winter Warriors results – Stamp Fairtex submits Ritu Phogat to win atomweight grand prix
Stamp Fairtex put a stamp – pun intended – on her run through ONE Championship's atomweight grand prix.       Related StoriesONE Championship: Winter Warriors results – Stamp Fairtex submits Ritu Phogat to win atomweight grand prix - EnclosureStamp Fairtex def. Ritu Phogat at 'ONE Championship: Winter Warriors' – Best photosStamp Fairtex, Ritu Phogat to lean on strengths in striker vs. grappler grand prix finale at 'ONE Championship: Winter Warriors' 
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'Just awful': Kenny G revisits first music video, going rogue on 'The Tonight Show'
Love him or hate him, Kenny G has a new HBO documentary coming out. The musician opens up about his biggest critics and his "awful" first music video.       
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Santa Inc.’ On HBO Max, A Stop-Action Animated Holiday Miniseries That’s More Raunchy Than Merry
Sarah Silverman, Seth Rogen, Gabourey Sidibe and Craig Robinson lend their voices to this stop-action animation series.
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I pooped myself on my date’s floor – he thought it was mud
Tiktok user Ken said she was feeling sick but decided to go on a date anyway and her followers just can’t believe what happened. 
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Economic analyst on November jobs numbers
The Department of Labor said the economy added only 210,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate fell to 4.2%. Bankrate senior economic analyst Mark Hamrick joined CBSN to discuss the numbers.
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Past COVID infection less likely to fend off Omicron, scientists warn
COVID-19 reinfections among people who’ve already battled the virus appears to be more likely with the Omicron variant than other strains, South African scientists warned.
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Former ABC producer harassed by Chris Cuomo says internal CNN investigation is insufficient
The former ABC News producer who accused CNN anchor of Chris Cuomo of sexually harassing her said an internal review of his conduct by CNN surrounding his brother's harassment scandals would be insufficient.
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How to bet on huge divisional showdown between Bills and Patriots | On Site
With cold, windy weather forecasted for Monday night's showdown between the Bills and Patriots, the run game will be an x-factor. Check out this week's On Site to see how it will affect bettors.       
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Polestar Eyes Porsche-Like Pricing, Promises Three New Vehicles by 2026
Polestar will launch three vehicles by 2025 and plans to sell nearly 300,000 models.
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Pelosi signs funding measure to avoid shutdown
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs the Further Extending Government Funding Act in order to keep the federal government open after the Senate passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown. (Dec. 3)      
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Russian troops reported at the Ukraine border heighten tensions between the two nations
Ukraine's defense minister says Russia could invade his country as soon as next month. While the Kremlin denies the allegations, the U.S. is warning Moscow there will be a steep price to pay if things escalate. CBS News correspondent Christina Ruffini discusses the situation with CBSN's Elaine Quijano.
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NFL picks against the spread, Week 13: Can the Patriots beat the Bills?
      
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Biden signs short-term funding bill, averting government shutdown through February
President Joe Biden has signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government open until Feb. 18, 2022, narrowly averting a shutdown that loomed for Friday.
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Iran Nuclear Talks Head for Collapse Unless Tehran Shifts, Europeans Say
In Vienna talks, the new hard-line Iranian government has staked out positions that are incompatible with the 2015 deal, European negotiators say.
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"48 Hours" catches up with woman two decades after adopted parents sent her back to Russia over safety concerns
Over 20 years ago, a young American couple adopted a Russian girl. But eventually, the parents began to fear she was capable of murder. For this week's "48 Hours," Troy Roberts sat down with her decades later to discuss her surprising story, and he joined CBSN to talk about his reporting.
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Omicron is spreading more than twice as quickly as the Delta variant in South Africa, scientists report.
If the finding holds up elsewhere, Omicron may be more difficult to contain than previous iterations of the coronavirus, lengthening the pandemic.
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Daniel Jones will not play against Dolphins, neck injury
New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones will not play against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because of a neck injury, and he could be out longer.
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John Schneider rails against Alec Baldwin for claiming he ‘didn’t pull the trigger’
The 'Dukes of Hazzard' alum also slammed journalist George Stephanopoulos.
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Woman loses 123 pounds after taking up running during lockdown
According to SWNS, one of Higginbottom’s biggest motivators to start her weight loss journey was participating in a charity 5K run with her family, where she realized how unfit she was. 
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