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Biden moves adult vaccine eligibility deadline to April 19

President Biden announced that April 19 is the new date for adults to become eligible for the coronavirus vaccine as many states lift restrictions. Ed O'Keefe has the latest.
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (April 27 | 11 a.m. ET)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
The Proven but Hidden Climate Solution | Opinion
The international community must work harder to incorporate Indigenous knowledge into climate and forest solutions.
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House passes DC statehood bill, now it heads to Senate and faces uphill battle
A bill for D.C. statehood passed the House on a vote 216-208 and heads to the Senate, where it has 45 co-sponsors but an uphill battle for passage.
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U.S. Military: We’ll Still Bomb Post-Pullout Afghanistan
John Moore/Getty ImagesThe defense intellectual Fred Ikle once wrote that every war must end. Yet the U.S. military’s plans for Afghanistan after President Biden’s announced withdrawal are its latest rebuke to Ikle.In testimony to a skeptical Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday morning, Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) explained that after the withdrawal of American troops, the U.S. will reserve the right to launch airstrikes, typically from drones, into Afghanistan, should it perceive a threat to its interests.“We have a number of ways to get to a ‘fix’ solution,” said McKenzie, using jargon referring to a lethal targeting designation, “ranging from precision strike at very long range, to on-the-ground options, should those prove necessary.” At a different point in the hearing, McKenzie and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) discussed how long it takes to get armed MQ-1 Predator and MQ-4 Reaper drones into the country from offshore bases.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Australia Says it Won't Be 'Bullied' After Canceling China Trade Deal
Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton said that the country will not be "bullied" by China after canceling two trade deals with the Communist nation.
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Man's most unusual job as a professional hermit
Meet a man with the most unusual paying job. Saturday is Michael Daum's first official day as a professional hermit. Michelle Miller reports.
Video Shows Happy Pup Zooming Past Competition After Crashing Track Race
A track meet at Logan High School in Utah on Saturday had a brilliant and unexpected performer who outdid his competitors effortlessly.
Bloomberg's list of 50 most influential people on global financial markets
From U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to comedian John Oliver, Bloomberg's list of 50 most influential figures is comprised of a wide-ranging group of men and women who exert significant influence on global markets. Bloomberg Businessweek editor Ellen Pollock joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to reveal some of the big -- and surprising -- names that have made the list.
Disney World to power 40% of park with solar power
It’s a good thing that this theme park is located in one of the sunniest states.
New York English exam questions recycled from old tests
Citing the upheaval wrought by the coronavirus, state officials asked the federal government for a waiver on tests this year but were denied.
Summit can't just be 'politically correct green act of bunny hugging', Boris Johnson says
Morning Rounds: Zika funding, health threats from air pollution, and more
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to break down Congress' funding of $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus. They also discuss the global health impact of air pollution and the importance of vaccination.
New filings show how Republican lawmakers raised millions
New financial disclosures show Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Florida and Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri raked in millions of dollars of donations in early 2021. ProPublica reporter Isaac Arnsdorf joined CBSN to discuss his reporting that found the politicians use those donations to tout grassroots support while consultants and vendors profit behind the scenes. Since this video aired, CBSN has reached out to both the Hawley and Greene campaigns, but has not yet heard back.
"Tremendous challenges" facing NTSB in N.J. train crash investigation
CBS News national transportation safety analyst Mark Rosenker -- also a former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board -- joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the investigation into the deadly train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Dubai-bred baby sharks released into Persian Gulf
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The baby sharks, bred at a gargantuan luxury resort on Dubai’s artificial palm-shaped island, had never before encountered the open sea. But on Thursday, the tiny carpet sharks were jolted out of their warm pools at the flashy Atlantis Hotel aquarium to travel farther than they ever have in their...
Biden’s bold move to recognize the Armenian genocide
Plenty of presidents have said they would do so and then backed down. So why now? And what are the risks?
Knicks’ late-night shooting sessions have changed everything
Even Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau felt the Knicks needed a break to savor their accomplishments. After the winning streak hit eight Wednesday in their overtime thriller over Atlanta to move them into fourth place in the Eastern Conference, Thibodeau told his players to cease and desist Thursday. While Thibodeau has cut back on formal practices/scrimmages...
Data recorder in N.J. train crash located, but more information needed
An intensive investigation is underway to determine why a commuter train crashed through a station barrier in New Jersey Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others. Officials are talking with members of the train crew, but haven't yet interviewed the engineer. Work continues to recover one of the train's data recorders. Kris Van Cleave reports from Hoboken, the site of the crash.
CNN anchors offer no pushback on police vilification, description of Columbus shooting as 'schoolyard fight'
Two of CNN's more outspoken liberal news anchors didn't push back on guests who harshly spoke out against police on Wednesday, including one who described the situation leading to the shooting death of Columbus teenager Ma'Khia Bryant as a "schoolyard fight."
Trump's "strange" new strategy against Clinton after she got "under his skin"
Washington Post political reporter Philip Bump joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the fallout from Trump's tirade against former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, and where the candidates stand after the first presidential debate.
Prototype of first US dollar coin may sell for $500,000 at auction
A piece of copper that was struck by the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia in 1794 and was a prototype for the fledgling nation’s money will go up for auction Friday.
De Blasio may lift outdoor mask requirement if COVID vaccine rates rise
In an effort to incentivize more New Yorkers to get inoculated, Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted that some coronavirus safety rules and restrictions could disappear with higher vaccination rates.
Psychologist Examines What A 'Rapid Evolution' In Policing Might Look Like
Yale professor Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff co-founded the Center for Policing Equity, which collects data on police behavior from 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the country.
Prepare to pay the sticker price for a car
Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have -- both new and used. It's helping send prices to record levels.
NYC's iconic Carnegie Deli closing at end of 2016
NYC's iconic Carnegie Deli, which calls itself the "World's Most Famous Delicatessen" announced it will be closing its doors at the end of 2016 after 79 years in operation. CBSN Anchor Vladimir Duthiers has the story.
Junk playground gives saws, nails & grounds to play
Play:groundNYC is the first "adventure playground" in NYC in decades. Adventure playgrounds are meant to give children a space to create, destroy and take risks without parents controlling their environment. CBSN took a closer look at the junk playground at NYC's Governors Island.
Nominees for USPS Board of Governors say they haven't been pressured about DeJoy
President Joe Biden's trio of US Postal Service Board of Governors nominees said Thursday they have not made any commitments or been pressured about the potential firing of embattled Trump-era Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
READ: Senate Republicans' infrastructure plan
Republican senators unveiled a framework for their infrastructure proposal, which totals just under $600 billion. It includes money directed at traditional infrastructure including roads, bridges, ports and broadband. The plan is far narrower than President Joe Biden's roughly $2 trillion proposal.
Tech giants team up for artificial intelligence alliance
Some of the biggest tech giants in the country, including Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM, are teaming up to get ahead of the curve on artificial intelligence. CNET Editor Brian Tong joins CBSN to talk about how this will change the future.
Harry Styles joins James Corden’s Gucci talk show
Harry Styles, Serena Williams, Diane Keaton and more star alongside James Corden in Gucci's new talk show-inspired ad campaign.
Facebook testing Snapchat clone "Messenger Day"
Facebook is testing a Snapchat-style temporary messaging service called Messenger Day. The app is currently being tested in Poland, where Snapchat is not available. CNET Editor Brian Tong joins CBSN to discuss if the new app has a chance.
Capitol Police denies Lofgren claim they were focused only on anti-Trump forces on 1/6
A Capitol Police statement said a top lawmaker took a radio transmission, which said to focus on anti-Trump protesters, out of context.
Russia orders troop pullback, but keeps weapons near Ukraine
Russia's defense minister on Thursday ordered troops back to their permanent bases following massive drills amid tensions with Ukraine, but said that they should leave their weapons behind in western Russia for another exercise later this year.
Pelosi declines to wade into Senate filibuster debate as progressives push for change
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined Thursday to throw her support behind abolishing the filibuster despite growing movement from the progressive wing of her caucus to demand an end to the Senate tradition.
Jim Clyburn says he was fined for avoiding metal detectors off the House floor
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn told CNN that he was fined for violating the procedure of going through the metal detectors installed off the House floor, the first Democrat to receive such a fine.
Capitol Riot Commission's Future Looks Bleak as Republicans, Democrats Disagree on Scope
More than 100 days after a violent siege at the U.S. Capitol that was intended to disrupt the certification of President Joe Biden's election, Congress continues to mull whether it will create a 9/11 Commission-style independent body to study what happened.
Hurricane Matthew now Category 4, threatening Jamaica and Cuba
Hurricane Matthew has been updated to a Category 4 storm. Warnings have been issued for both Jamaica and Cuba. WFOR Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer joins CBSN to discuss where Matthew is headed next.
Instagram star cat dies from injuries after boy trips on leash
Ponzu, a gray tabby with more than 33,000 followers, had been walking with his owners when they encountered the child in McCarren Park near Greenpoint, cops said.
Police Officer Moved to Job Having 'No Contact With Public' After Sharing Pro-Derek Chauvin Post
The Fall River Police Department said the officer "inadvertently" posted a statement to the department's Facebook account that appeared to show support for Chauvin and criticize George Floyd.
House Approves D.C. Statehood, but Senate Obstacles Remain
The vote reflected broad support among Democrats. But Republican opposition could stall the measure in the Senate.
Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface
Actor Hugh Jackman is speaking up in the wake of verbal and physical abuse allegations against prolific Broadway and Hollywood producer, Scott Rudin.
Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface
Actor Hugh Jackman is speaking up in the wake of verbal and physical abuse allegations against prolific Broadway and Hollywood producer, Scott Rudin.
Les McKeown, former lead singer of the Bay City Rollers, dead at 65
He was the frontman for the Bay City Rollers during their heyday in the mid-1970s, during which they recorded such mega-hits as "Shang-A-Lang," "Bye, Bye, Baby," and "Give a Little Love."
Cruz calls on Biden to fix gap in Texas levee that protects border towns
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and local residents in Mission, Texas, are calling on President Biden to fix a compromised levee that protects border towns from the Rio Grande Valley – with hurricane season just weeks away.
Lawmakers told Russia likely behind ‘directed-energy’ attacks on US troops
The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on suspected “directed-energy” attacks against US troops, potentially by Russia, according to a report. At least two groups of lawmakers with the necessary security clearances have been briefed by Defense Department officials this year on the incidents being probed, Politico reported Wednesday. The briefings were given to lawmakers both...
What Time Will ‘Mortal Kombat’ Be on HBO Max?
It's going to be a very violent weekend.
Countering Biden, Senate Republicans Unveil Smaller $568 Billion Infrastructure Plan
The five-year spending outline is much more narrowly focused on traditional infrastructure than the president's sweeping proposal.
Kamala Harris says migrants need ‘sense of hope that help is on the way’
Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday said that Central Americans need “a sense of hope that help is on the way” to deter migration to the overwhelmed US-Mexico border. Harris was named last month as leader of the Biden administration’s response to a historic surge of migrants illegally crossing the border, but has not paid...