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Biden rails against access to assault weapons after recent spate of shootings

President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would work with Congress to "try to get rid of assault weapons" after a recent spate of shootings in the US, including at a LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia.
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Why the Media Makes Musk a Villain but Lets SBF Off Easy
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyWhen Sam Bankman-Fried sat down with George Stephanopoulos for a Good Morning America interview this week in his signature t-shirt, it wasn’t the first national news appearance the disgraced former crypto wunderkind had given.Since losing tens of billions of dollars in his over-leveraged and shadily funded businesses, FTX and Alameda, Bankman-Fried has been on a media tour, showing up in reporters’ DMs, on Vox, Axios, at The New York Times’ DealBook Summit, and he is still scheduled for a Twitter Space and a YouTube interview to round out his week.Somewhere, an expensive lawyer is pulling his well-coiffed hair out—a contrast with Bankman-Fried, who seems relatively calm, his unkempt hair and Bahamas abode unchanged in the wake of this stunning fall from financial grace.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Elon Musk vows ‘more smoking guns’ to be revealed by Twitter after Hunter Biden bombshell
Musk hopes that by showing how Twitter worked to suppress information it will force mainstream media to be more committed to the truth.
Back-to-back storm fronts bring snow, rain to the West
The first system dumped 24 inches of snow on Thursday alone in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Strong job numbers report could signal additional rate hikes from Federal Reserve
With the Labor Department on Friday reporting stronger November job numbers than expected, the Federal Reserve could react with yet another interest rate hike in an effort to curb inflation. Skyler Henry has the details.
4 Navy sailors assigned to the same station appear to have died by suicide in one-month span
Four sailors assigned to the same Virginia command appear to have died by suicide over the span of just one month. David Martin reports.
Air Force unveils B-21 Raider, new nuclear stealth bomber
After years of development, the Pentagon Friday unveiled America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, in Palmdale, California.
Fierce fighting continues around liberated Kherson in Eastern Ukraine
While Ukrainian forces are still rejoicing at taking back Kherson from fleeing Russian troops, they must now prepare for a brutal winter, as Russian forces continue to shell the city. Imtiaz Tyab has the details.
French baguette granted special status by United Nations
The iconic French baguette has been officially recognized as a part of world cultural heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Ian Lee has the details.
Warnock, Walker make final pleas to voters ahead of Georgia Senate runoff
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, are making their final pitches to voters this weekend as they near voting day for Georgia’s Senate runoff election. Nikole Killion has more.
"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, December 3, 2022
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Adriana Diaz."
Back-to-back storms bring snow, rain to the West
The second of two back-to-back storms was moving across the West this weekend, bringing another round of snow, rain and blustery winds. Danya Bacchus has more.
‘Corrupt’ AG Letitia James ‘covered up’ sex harassment complaint against top aide Ibrahim Khan: Cuomo rep
The AG was “actively lying” about her probe of Ibrahim Khan, who “by her own definition” faced serious allegations, insists Rich Azzopardi, spokesman for ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Defense secretary backs vaccine mandate over GOP objections
Austin is making clear he wants to keep the military’s vaccine mandate in place.
El musical mexicoamericano ‘Monarca’ abre sus puertas a los ‘dreamers’
El drama de los inmigrantes indocumentados adopta formato musical
University of Chicago's Julianne Sitch first female coach to lead NCAA men's soccer team to title
University of Chicago men's soccer coach Julianne Sitch has done something no one else has done in NCAA history.
Georgia football runs the SEC – and coach Kirby Smart deserves top honors | Opinion
Georgia routed LSU 50-30 and enters the Playoff as favorite to win it all. Kirby Smart deserves SEC coach of the year for this prolonged dominance.
Even the Jan. 6 Committee Knows Its Report’s Dead on Arrival
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyThe House committee investigating the events of Jan. 6, 2021, is nearly done with its work. Witness interviews, including one on Monday with former Trump administration adviser Kellyanne Conway, are wrapping up. Agreement on the “scope of the investigation” to be included in the final report is “very close” to being reached, committee member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this week, and that document will soon be ready for the public to review. Before the year is out, Schiff declared, America will “have the evidence.”Sure—but what will we do with it? Will anything come of these toils? Read more at The Daily Beast.
UFC on ESPN 42 results: Jonathan Pearce damages Darren Elkins for bloody decision
Jonathan Pearce opened a horrific gash on Darren Elkins en route to a lopsided win at UFC on ESPN 42.      Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 42 results: Jonathan Pearce damages Darren Elkins for bloody decision - EnclosureFrancis Marshall def. Marcelo Rojo at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photosUFC on ESPN 42 video: Francis Marshall scores brutal KO of Marcelo Rojo to stay unbeaten - Enclosure
Rutgers upsets No. 10 Indiana as dominance continues: ‘Who’s Your Daddy’
Make no mistake, Rutgers (6-2, 1-0 Big Ten) owns Indiana (7-1, 0-1) on the basketball floor these days.
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T.J. Warren looks to provide depth for Nets after making long-awaited return
T.J. Warren finally made his long-awaited return to an NBA court on Friday. Now what’s in front of him?
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Putin ally's $200 million superyacht to be auctioned to benefit Ukraine
The 300-foot Royal Romance superyacht confiscated from Putin ally Viktor Medvedchuk will be auctioned off to raise money in support of Ukraine.
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Huge fire guts historic structure at famed D.C. mental hospital
The cow barn at St Elizabeths burned on Saturday.
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South Korea spent $200 billion, but it can't pay people enough to have a baby
The season of baby fairs is here once again in South Korea. Busy, noisy affairs held in cavernous conference halls where hundreds of vendors try to sell expectant parents everything they could possibly desire for their new bundle of joy -- and plenty of other things they never knew they needed.
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Idaho murders: Kaylee Goncalves' mom says police ruled out certain people 'very fast'
The mother of slain University of Idaho victim Kaylee Goncalves reportedly said authorities may have cleared certain individuals in the case too quickly.
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Giants’ Daniel Bellinger feels ‘more confident’ as he nears injury return
Giants rookie TE Daniel Bellinger is listed as questionable to play Sunday, but expressed confidence that he will return after missing four games.
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Granderson: Politics will never be the same if Democrats replace Iowa caucuses with South Carolina
Black and Latino voters will flex their power earlier in the nominating contests. It's a smart move for the party.
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Defense Secretary Austin says US 'will not let' China reshape Indo-Pacific region
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin warned China the United States "will not let" it reshape the Indo-Pacific region to fit its "authoritarian preferences."
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Threatened coastal railroad is San Diego's only link to national defense network. What if it shuts down?
A rail shutdown could potentially jeopardize national security, as San Diego's Marine and Navy bases are the largest on the West Coast and are a jumping-off point to the rest of the world.
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College student found dead on campus; homicide investigation underway
A 22-year-old student at Jackson State University in Mississippi was found dead on campus and his death is being investigated as a homicide.
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What J. Edgar Hoover and FBI really thought about NYC Mayor John Lindsay
The files not only cover John Lindsay's time working for the DOJ in the mid-1950s, but also his time as Congressman, mayor of New York from 1966 through 1973, and his failed 1972 presidential bid.
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UPenn developing ‘multivalent’ flu vaccine that could fight 20 strains
A universal flu shot may be on the horizon.
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Christian Nationalist Leader Claims He Forgot He Ran Mega-Racist Twitter Account
Photo Illustration by Erin O'Flynn/The Daily Beast/GettyUntil last month, Thomas Achord’s friends in the increasingly assertive world of right-wing Christian nationalism saw him as an upstanding member of their movement.The headmaster of a Baton Rouge school that teaches “classical Christian education,” Achord hosted a podcast with the author of a new book advocating for Christian nationalism. In the insular online community where Christian nationalists debate how to live out their values in a secular world—perhaps by abandoning society altogether or by rallying around an American Caesar who will impose their values by force—Achord was seen as a rising star.Then someone found his secret Twitter account.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here
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Sorry, Alabama, there's only fake drama about this year's College Football Playoff field | Opinion
Though the Horned Frogs did lose the Big 12 title game in overtime, any conversation about TCU vs. Alabama is nothing more than fake drama.      
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More of what should — and shouldn’t — be said from world of sports
Coffee taste like mud? Sure, it was just ground this morning. Notes, quotes and goats for a Sunday morning:
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Natan Levy def. Genaro Valdez at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photos
Check out the best photos from Natan Levy's unanimous decision win over Genaro Valdez at UFC on ESPN 42.      Related StoriesFrancis Marshall def. Marcelo Rojo at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photosYazmin Jauregui def. Istela Nunes at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photosUFC on ESPN 42: Official scorecards from Orlando 
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Toby Keith shares health update amid battle with stomach cancer
Country music star Toby Keith shared a health update amid his ongoing battle with stomach cancer. The singer said that was "pretty debilitating" but he hopes to return to the road soon.
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Jalen Brunson puts Knicks’ losing woes on team, not Tom Thibodeau
Don’t put the Knicks’ latest loss, or their underwhelming 10-13 record, on coach Tom Thibodeau.
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Fox News parts ways with Lara Trump as a contributor, citing father-in-law's presidential campaign
With Donald Trump pursuing the White House for a third time, Fox News will not have a member of his family on the payroll.
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NBA slaps Grizzlies star Ja Morant with $35K fine for yelling at referee during game
A visibly frustrated Ja Morant used "inappropriate language" toward the end of the Grizzlies-Timberwolves game earlier this week, which led to his ejection from the contest.
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Deranged NYC subway rider punches commuter on way home from work
A Bronx man's commute home landed him in the hospital when a deranged straphanger punched him in the face.
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Bowling Green Christmas parade canceled over threats against Emmett Till protesters
The city announced Saturday morning the parade would not take place, after law enforcement officials reported threats against at least three groups planning protests. 
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See why South Korea has the world's lowest fertility rate
South Korea recently broke its own record for the world's lowest fertility rate. Figures released this summer showed that in 2021, the average number of children a South Korean woman will have in her lifetime is down to just 0.81. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
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UFC on ESPN 42 video: Francis Marshall scores brutal KO of Marcelo Rojo to stay unbeaten
Francis Marshall will have a highlight-reel knockout to remember from his octagon debut at UFC on ESPN 42.      Related StoriesUFC on ESPN 42 video: Francis Marshall scores brutal KO of Marcelo Rojo to stay unbeaten - EnclosureUFC on ESPN 42 video: Stephen Thompson, Kevin Holland face off for main event - EnclosureUFC on ESPN 42: Official scorecards from Orlando 
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Athena Strand’s mom shares tribute, slams ‘absolute monster’ suspect after 7-year-old found dead
The mother of a 7-year-old Texas girl allegedly abducted and killed by a FedEx driver slammed the suspect as an "absolute monster."
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Why are there so many shock results at this World Cup?
From early on in this World Cup, the traditional heavyweights of the game have been up against it.
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Media’s hypocrisy on China protest reveals their ugly double standard for US citizens
Where was this nuanced understanding when North America’s own mad COVID overreaction was in full swing? 
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Francis Marshall def. Marcelo Rojo at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photos
Check out the best photos from Francis Marshall's second-round knockout win over Marcelo Rojo at UFC on ESPN 42.      Related StoriesYazmin Jauregui def. Istela Nunes at UFC on ESPN 42: Best photosUFC on ESPN 42: Official scorecards from OrlandoTyson Fury def. Derek Chisora in London: Best photos 
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Red Bull can left in Massachusetts casino leads FBI to man suspected in 14 bank robberies
Taylor Dziczek was arrested after FBI agents following him collected his DNA from a Red Bull drink he had at the MGM Casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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