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Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland Senate confirmation hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Merrick Garland to serve as Attorney General.       
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Johnson & Johnson's COVID Vaccine Approval May Help U.S. Reach Herd Immunity by Early Fall
The FDA granted Johnson & Johnson an Emergency Use Authorization on Saturday, and 3 or 4 million doses could be shipped out next week.
‘Arrest Cuomo’ T-shirts a hit at CPAC
A number of rowdy activists were spotted at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend wearing “Arrest Cuomo” T-shirts.
Trooper kicked, dragged Black man who died in custody: police records
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. Body camera footage shows Master Trooper Kory York dragging Ronald Greene “on his stomach by the leg shackles” following a violent arrest and...
Biden restores key climate policy tool slashed by Trump
The important number helps form a wide range of policies regulating industry and energy production.
Man found dead in Harlem hair salon may have been a burglar, cops say
A man was found dead in a Harlem hair salon Saturday, and cops are probing whether he was a burglar who fell to his doom during a break-in gone bad, police said. Police responded to a 911 call of a burglary at Harlem Natural Hair on Nicholas Avenue and W. 147th Street around 9:20 a.m.and...
No hate crime charges lodged against man accused in Lower Manhattan stabbing
Expected hate crime charges were not lodged against the 23-year-old Bensonhurst man accused of randomly attacking an Asian stranger who was walking down a Lower Manhattan street Thursday evening. But while prosecutors have determined that racial bias can’t be proven in the attack, it remains a heinous crime, according to court papers that emerged from...
Vanessa Bryant slams Evan Rachel Wood for calling Kobe a ‘rapist’ after his death
Vanessa Bryant says that Evan Rachel Wood calling her late husband Kobe Bryant a “rapist” the day he died is “vile” and “disturbing.”
Family of elderly woman who died climbing to apartment during NYC power outage speaks
The elderly Jamaican immigrant who died after trying to climb 19 floors to her apartment in Co-Op City after a power outage shut down the elevators was remembered Saturday by her children as a “giver.” Ada Longmore, 73, who came to the U.S. about eight years ago, had reached the 18th floor of her De...
These people shared what happened at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. That was information Beijing wanted wiped from the collective consciousness
Chicago man runs charity to help carjacking victims
"It just floods your heart to be able to help someone else and it feels good," Jermaine Jordan said.
Second accuser comes forward against embattled Gov. Cuomo
A second former aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, which came just days after his first accuser made her claims public.
Hailey Bieber spotted walking her dog on Malibu beach
Paparazzi snaps showed the model and wife of Justin Bieber, 24, wearing a colorful skirt, shirt, hat and sweater set along the ocean as she strolled barefoot.
2024 Republican prospects seek their own breakout moments at Trump-dominated CPAC
A slew of ambitious Republicans eyeing bids for the party's 2024 nomination used the two days ahead of former President Donald Trump's appearance at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference to begin staking their own claims as the eventual leaders of the movement built around the former President.
Pressing Yankees questions will begin being answered
TAMPA — On a beautiful Saturday morning at the Yankees’ player-development complex, Aroldis Chapman threw live batting practice to teammates on Billy Martin Field (Field 1. Get it?) as Zack Britton did the same on Derek Jeter Field (Field 2). Then Chad Green followed Chapman on Field 1. This represented a worry-free zone in the...
Judge nips plastic surgeon’s plea to appear in virtual trial from operating room
Maybe he hoped the court would take a nip and tuck off his traffic ticket? A Sacramento, California, plastic surgeon appeared for a traffic trial Thursday via videoconference live from his operating room with a patient on the table. But the judge wasn’t having it. With medical machinery beeping in the background, Scott Green appeared...
Kristi Noem gets standing ovation for Dr. Fauci dig at CPAC
Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) received a standing ovation from CPAC attendees for her remarks about South Dakota's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Jonathan Reiner criticized Noem's comments, saying that her 'science denialism' resulted in the spread of the deadly virus.
Josh Gordon teaming with Johnny Manziel in Fan Controlled Football League
Wide receiver Josh Gordon, who has been suspended a total of seven times by the NFL and his various teams, is joining the Fan Controlled Football League, according to Zappers team co-owner Bob Menery. Gordon will be teammates with former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel in the newly formed indoor league, in which fans call the...
New NYC schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter ‘marginalized’ older white women: suit
Incoming schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter has made it her mission to racially revamp the employment rolls as she moved up the ranks of the Department of Education — often at the expense of white and Jewish educators, critics charge. Porter once boasted about her quotas. “When I am selecting principals, teachers or leaders —...
Kansas officers hurt in 'possible explosion' in downtown Wichita
Three Wichita police officers were injured by a "possible explosion" after being dispatched to a vacant residence around 4 p.m. on Saturday.
NASA's "Perseverance" team led by women and minority scientists
NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover mission was led by a diverse group of scientists, many of them women and minorities. Adriana Diaz has more on their stories.
Chicago man donates cars to carjacking victims
In Chicago, more than 1,400 people were carjacked in 2020-- a crime that is also spiking in cities across the U.S. One Chicago car dealer is trying to lessen the devastation by donating cars to carjacking victims. Charlie De Mar has more.
Rangers know convincing win needs to be start of something more
The thorough 6-2 home victory over the Bruins on Friday night was encouraging for the Rangers. But so were other victories: over the Penguins, Islanders and Capitals (twice). The key is what follows that dominant win, starting Sunday at the Garden, against the Bruins again. It can’t be one step forward and two steps back,...
Second woman accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment: report
A second woman has accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, according to a new report. Charlotte Bennett, a 25-year-old former aide to Cuomo, told the New York Times that the governor asked her inappropriate personal questions and had said that he was open to a relationships with women in their 20s. Cuomo released a...
FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
The US Food and Drug Administration approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Saturday. The greenlight brings to three the number of vaccines available to fight the deadly coronavirus. The approval came a day after an expert advisory panel signed off on the new vaccine. The one dose was found to be 85 percent protective...
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Frontline workers experience mental health struggles amid pandemic
Although there is optimism among frontline healthcare workers as coronavirus infections decline, many of them report experiencing mental health problems. New studies show that nearly half may have mental health issues including anxiety, depression and PTSD. Lilia Luciano reports.
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Jonah Hill reflects on 'childhood insecurities' after Daily Mail published shirtless photo of actor
Actor Jonah Hill spoke out on Instagram about his "childhood insecurities" after calling out Daily Mail for capturing a photo of him shirtless.       
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Lady Gaga's dogs were found tied to a pole by 'good samaritan': report
Lady Gaga's dogs who were stolen this week during an armed robbery were located by a woman who found them tied to a pole in Los Angeles, reports say.
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Dozens Of Kidnapped Nigerian Students Freed; Hundreds Of Others Still Missing
The students, who were taken from a school more than a week ago, say they were beaten by the kidnappers. Police are still looking for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped Friday.
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Twitter Reacts to Roger Stone Dancing to 'Trump Won' Election Rap Song Outside CPAC
"Who won. Trump won. Who Won. Trump Won! Watermark the baddest, 45 the chosen one," the unidentified artist rapped as Stone danced.
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UCLA gymnasts raise a fist in Black Excellence meet dedicated to racial justice
In a show of solidarity against social and racial injustice, UCLA gymnasts raise a fist after their floor routine during their Black Excellence meet.
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Opinion: Cade Cunningham's performance in Cowboys' OT win shows why he'll be No. 1 pick in NBA draft
The notion of an elite freshman pulling a team to a deep NCAA Tournament run has gone out of style in college hoops, but Cade Cunningham is different.       
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Emmanuel Acho to replace 'Bachelor' host Chris Harrison for show's 'After the Final Rose' special
As the "Bachelor" franchise faces backlash over Chris Harrison excusing racist remarks, Emmanuel Acho will host the "After the Final Rose" special.       
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Biden to reexamine Saudi relations after release of declassified Khashoggi report
After a declassified intelligence report officially blamed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, President Biden is expected to reconsider U.S. and Saudi relations. Holly Williams reports.
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Asylum seekers surge at U.S. southern border amid Biden administration's new policies
The number of asylum seekers crossing into the United States is expanding as the Biden administration has eased restrictions on migrations. Mireya Villareal has more.
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In the numbers game of the 1950s, one man was on top: ‘Whitetop’ Simkins
Thousands across D.C. played the illegal lottery. Simkins bribed the cops to keep it going.
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FDA approves one-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine
On Saturday, the FDA approved the one-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The race to vaccinate is picking up as new variants have been identified. Danya Bacchus reports.
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California healthcare workers confronting mental health crisis
A military psychologist says that "for our medical providers, you're seeing repeated loss of life each and every day. That's going to wear on you."
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The Golden Trump Statue Is the Talk of CPAC. It Was Made in Mexico.
The statue is a vivid illustration of how the former president is the star of the Conservative Political Action Conference taking place in Orlando.
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US clears J&J's shot; 3 vaccines now available
The U.S. now has a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. (Feb. 27)      
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House passes Biden's new $1.9 trillion coronavirus economic relief bill
This Saturday, the House of Representatives passed President Biden's new $1.9 trillion dollar coronavirus economic relief bill, although without bipartisan support. The bill now goes to the Senate for approval. Christina Ruffini has more.
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"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, February 27, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Adriana Diaz."
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Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine gets emergency use authorization in the US
The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine Saturday. It is the first single dose Covid-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that "checks nearly all the boxes."
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Biden admin scrambles to expand housing for migrant children
Roughly 97% of the shelter beds the U.S. government has to house unaccompanied migrant children are currently full.
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Owner of celeb ‘SNL’ cockatoo fears for bird’s safety amid family flap
A celebrity bird is driving one New York family cuckoo. Chris the Cockatoo has been featured on “SNL,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” and amassed nearly 50,000 followers and 1.1 million likes on TikTok, delighting fans who flock to see the fancy flyer twirl a straw or bust a dance move. The bird’s owner, Alison Minton,...
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2 people injured in a 30-vehicle pileup in Montana
Two people suffered critical injuries in a 30-vehicle pileup outside of Billings, Montana, on Saturday
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UFC Fight Night 186: Best photos from Las Vegas
Check out these photos from the fights at UFC Fight Night 186 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.       Related StoriesUFC Fight Night 186: Official scorecards from Las VegasPhotos: UFC Fight Night 186 official weigh-ins and faceoffsVictoria Lee def. Sunisa Srisen at ONE Championship 129: Best photos 
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Dingell: We'll See the Schools Re-Open When Money from COVID Bill Enters System, Teachers Are Vaccinated
On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Cavuto Live,” Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) stated that when the money in the most recent coronavirus relief bill enters the system and “we get the teachers vaccinated,” we’ll see schools re-open. Dingell
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UFC Fight Night 186: Official scorecards from Las Vegas
Check out the official scorecards from all 10 fights at UFC Fight Night 186 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.       Related StoriesPhotos: UFC Fight Night 186 official weigh-ins and faceoffsVictoria Lee def. Sunisa Srisen at ONE Championship 129: Best photosRonda Rousey def. Liz Carmouche at UFC 157: Best photos 
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