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Activist: "You have to choose between your life and livelihood"

President Biden is calling for legislation providing 12 weeks of paid family leave for all Americans as part of his American Families Plan proposal. Tameka Henry, a community activist who's lost income and jobs while taking time to take care of her family because work didn't offer paid leave. She joined CBSN to discuss her challenges and how a federal paid leave program could help workers in need.
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Crypto Investors Turn to Ethereum as Alternative to Bitcoin
Ethereum, the world's second largest cryptocurrency, soared to a record high Monday as investors placed their bets on the coin's future in commerce and looked for an alternative to Bitcoin's lofty valuation.
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Bob Baffert, Trainer of Medina Spirit, Blames 'Cancel Culture' After Horse Tests Positive for Steroids
The horse's trainer said that he "did not cheat to win the Kentucky Derby."
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Police Share Photos of Smiling Man Riding in Backseat of Driverless Tesla
The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man photographed riding in the backseat of a driverless Tesla,
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TikTok Video Shows Cops Allegedly Confronting Mom at Six Flags Over 'Too Short' Shorts
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Tech giants post big earnings
From Apple to Amazon, investors pored over earnings report from tech giants Thursday. Senior writer for Yahoo Finance Melody Hahm joins CBSN to break it all down.
Hundreds of Palestinians injured after clash with Israeli police
Tensions in Israel are reaching a boiling point after hundreds of Palestinians were injured this weekend in a clash with Israeli police. Foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports for CBSN.
"Zombie campaigns" keep spending money long after race
A joint investigation by the Tampa Bay Times and CBS affiliate WTSP found at least 100 "zombie campaigns" nationwide, where spending continues long after the race -- or even after a candidate has died. Investigative reporter for WTSP Noah Pransky joined CBSN to break down what he uncovered.
2/1/18: Red and Blue
President Trump's word of the week: "Unity"; Season of protest.
General Kelly to anti-military teacher: "Go to hell"
White House Chief of Staff General Kelly blasted a California teacher who was caught insulting military members' intelligence.
Morgan Geyser apologizes before sentencing in Slender Man case
Morgan Geyser, 15, was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in a mental institution for stabbing Payton Leutner in suburban Milwaukee in 2014. Geyser and another girl, Anissa Weier, said they wanted to curry favor with Slender Man, a fictional online horror character.
Can Medina Spirit Race in Preakness After Failed Drug Test?
Will Bob Baffert's horse be allowed to compete after a positive drug test following the Kentucky Derby?
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Flu vaccine less than 20 percent effective against deadly strain;Town flies high ahead of the Olympics.
UEFA has issues with CL switch to London, Porto a backup
UEFA has given the British government until Tuesday to offer the travel waivers it requires to move the Champions League final to Wembley or the all-English game could be played in Portugal instead.
Deputy saves three people from drunk driver
While conducting a DUI stop on the side of a road, a sheriff's deputy saved three people from another suspected drunk driver barreling towards them in a car.
Town flies high ahead of the Olympics
A town in Illinois is home to a ski club, and now three ski jumpers are heading to the Olympics. CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds got a first-hand look.
Teen Accidentally Rides Bike Into Den of Rattlesnakes
One fourteen-year-old was riding his bike with a friend in Lethbridge, Canada when the two found themselves in a rattlesnake den. "I was so scared," the teenager told CTV News.
Biden admin releases $12.7B for NY state, $4.3B for NYC in COVID stimulus
The amount of money going to New York's state government wasn't a surprise. It is consistent with what was projected before Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill was passed by Democrats in March.
Body of missing Florida girl, 13, found; teen suspect in custody, sheriff says
The body of a missing 13-year-old Florida girl has been found hours after her family reported her missing Sunday, and a teen boy has been taken into custody in connection with her murder, a county sheriff said.
Larry Nassar victim gets apology from police, years later
A woman who accused disgraced former doctor Larry Nassar of abuse back in 2004 is finally getting an apology from the police department that failed to file charges against him. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Controversial surveillance memo expected to be released
A memo with classified information that alleges surveillance abuses could be released on Friday. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues explains why the situation is touching raw nerves in Washington.
Your guide to Sonos speakers, soundbars and subs
Just a few years back, whole-home audio was a super costly expense that also required a lot of wiring. Wi-Fi's gotten stronger, more music services have launched and tech companies are delivering systems that remove the hassle and bring the price down. Sonos is a prime example of that, with an array of products across multiple price points. The brand is also focusing solely on whole-home audio, unlike some other brands in the space.
Nine-part Lakers documentary coming to Hulu in 2022
A nine-part documentary series on the last 4 decades of Lakers basketball will air on Hulu in 2022. The project is led by Jeanie Buss and Antoine Fuqua.
Concerns about the flu vaccine
Researchers revealed the flu vaccine is less than 20 percent effective against the H3N2 strain, sparking concern as we approach peak flu season. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor discusses the latest news with Dr. Tara Narula.
The biggest 2020 election surprise you probably never heard of
Asian American and Pacific Islander voters made a difference.
Marvel fans hungry for more Carnage feast on new 'Venom' sequel trailer
The new "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" trailer gives fans a first look at Woody Harrelson, Tom Hardy and Naomie Harris in the sequel to the 2018 hit film.
F.B.I. Identifies Group Behind U.S. Oil Pipeline Hack
The F.B.I. on Monday said that DarkSide, a hacking group, was responsible for the ransomware attack that closed a U.S. pipeline.
Do Not Ignore the Atrocities Still Happening in Syria
Looking at how the country has changed since its civil war began 10 years ago.
Flu vaccine less than 20 percent effective against deadly strain
The deadly flu virus still hasn't reached its peak, and now Canadian researchers revealed the current vaccine is less than 20 percent effective against the deadly H3N2 strain. CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann reports.
"Unprecedented" controversy over GOP memo on FBI
A confidential memo that could be released to the public on Friday is sparking fresh controversy around the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN to discuss the latest.
L.A. middle school shooting update
Los Angeles police provided an update on the shooting at Sal Castro Middle School. A student is in custody and two are hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
Controversial GOP memo could be released Friday
The White House says President Trump has read Rep. Devin Nunes' memo and is sending it back to the House Intelligence Committee for release Friday. AP White House reporter Zeke Miller joins CBSN to explain the controversy surrounding its release.
Ukrainian authorities seize shipment of alcohol made near Chernobyl nuclear power plant
The moonshine-like drink Atomik, made by The Chernobyl Spirit Company, claim their drink proves the land near the power plant can produce safe crops.
Derek Anderson suspended 120 days for falsifying Bellator 258 pre-fight medicals
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NYC shootings keep soaring, up 86 percent over 2020: NYPD data
The gun violence in Gotham more than doubled last week — capped by a wild shooting in Times Square that left a 4-year-old girl among three people shot.
Super Bowl food by the numbers
Can you guess how much guacamole, pizza and other football favorites Americans will consume on Super Bowl Sunday?
Newsom promises additional $600 stimulus checks for Californians, $1100 for families
The proposal to deliver $8 billion in new cash payments to millions of Californians amid the COVID-19 pandemic is part of a $100-billion state budget that has swelled with a significant windfall of tax revenues.
No US men in Top 30 for 1st time in computer tennis rankings
There are no American men in the ATP's Top 30 for the first time in the nearly half-century of computerized tennis rankings.
ISIS, Taliban ramp up attacks in Afghanistan
Hundreds of people been killed or injured in a recent wave of deadly attacks in Afghanistan. Foreign affairs columnist Markos Kounalakis joins CBSN to talk about a long-term strategy for peace and what's behind this uptick in violence.
Indianapolis Colts agree to deal with Eric Fisher, former Kansas City Chiefs left tackle
After choosing not to select a left tackle in the NFL draft, the Colts instead found veteran and former Chief Eric Fisher on the open market.
Helicopter crash on Southern California lawn kills 3
A deadly helicopter crash on the lawn of a house in Newport Beach has investigators looking for answers. They say there was no "mayday" call prior to the crash.
There is no link between the Covid-19 vaccines and infertility. Here's why
No matter what you read on social media, there is no link between the Covid-19 vaccines and infertility, experts say. Here's how they know.
Teresa Giudice shops with boyfriend Luis Ruelas, kids on Mother’s Day
The "RHONJ" star spent the special holiday with her daughters and new boyfriend Luis Ruelas in Sag Harbor, New York.
Octavia Spencer to buy out movie theater for "Black Panther" screening
Talk about heroes! Octavia Spencer is buying out a movie theater to screen the upcoming superhero movie "Black Panther" for people in underserved communities.
Serena Williams returning after 'very intense' training
Forget all that speculation about Serena Williams considering retirement after her emotional hand-to-heart gesture upon her Australian Open exit three months ago.
MSNBC's Ruhle ripped for scolding businesses to raise wages after poor jobs report: 'Never run a business'
MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle was slammed Monday for her take on how government unemployment benefits are affecting the U.S. labor force, arguing that the real question is why aren't employers offering workers higher wages.
A drop in college enrollment could be hurting low-income students most
That drop is "larger than anything we have seen in years," National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Executive Director Doug Shapiro warned on CBSN Monday.
Michigan township apologizes to Larry Nassar victim
Township Manager Frank Walsh of Meridian Township, Michigan, publicly apologized to Brianne Randall-Gay for local authorities dismissing her 2004 assault complaint against Larry Nassar and not filing charges. Nassar has since been sentenced to serve decades in prison for molesting female athletes. Randall-Gay participated in the news conference by video from Washington state.
House Republicans poised to oust Liz Cheney from No. 3 spot
House Republicans are poised to oust Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney from leadership following her building confrontations with former President Donald Trump over the election.