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CNN's Don Lemon: 'People with half a brain' know Maxine Waters wasn't inciting violence

CNN anchor Don Lemon is the latest mainstream journalist to go to bat for Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., after she was accused of inciting violence as the Derek Chauvin trial goes to the jury.
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Biden tries to sell his agenda while Republicans go after their own
President Joe Biden met Republican criticisms of his economic proposals head-on Friday, citing disappointing jobs data as a call to action for more government spending and brushing aside concerns that generous expanded unemployment benefits have kept Americans from returning to work.
Countries in Africa fear they could become the next India as vaccine supplies dwindle
African countries are worried they will be the world's next Covid-19 hotspot as vaccine supplies begin to run out. In Kenya, people are expecting to not receive their second dose on time. Health advocates and officials are calling for vaccine equity.
Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend
A large Chinese rocket that is out of control is set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend, bringing a final wave of concern before its debris makes impact somewhere on Earth.
11/20: CBS Evening News
Manhunt underway after ambush leaves border patrol agent dead; Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage
AT&T, Time Warner execs address DOJ lawsuit
Executives from both AT&T and Time Warner are fighting back against the Department of Justice suit that aims to block a merger between the two companies. An exec from AT&T said the lawsuit defies logic. See their full remarks.
This Day in History: May 8
President Truman announces Nazi Germany's surrender in World War II; David R. Berkowitz pleads guilty to the "Son of Sam" shootings; President Trump announces plans to leave the Iran nuclear deal.
Justice Department sues to stop AT&T-Time Warner deal
The Department of Justice has announced that it's suing AT&T in attempt to stop the company from merging with Time Warner. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid has the latest.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage
Reaching a 70th anniversary is rare for any married couple. On Monday, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrated that milestone -- as did London. Mark Phillips reports.
Gov. Cuomo wants to bring driverless cars to New York City
Uber said Monday that it plans to buy as many as 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo starting in less than two years. New York's governor wants to bring driverless cars to the Big Apple even sooner. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Trump designates North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
President Trump on Monday called North Korea's government a "murderous regime," and said he's designating it a state sponsor of terrorism. Margaret Brennan reports on what the designation means.
New details about members of Trump family who met with Russians
CBS News has learned special counsel Robert Mueller will soon interview top-level White House officials as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Jeff Pegues, meanwhile, reports on new details about members of the Trump family who met with Russians during the campaign.
Accusers continue to speak out against Roy Moore
Three weeks before the special election, accusers continue to speak out against Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama. Dean Reynolds is in Birmingham with more.
Manhunt underway after ambush leaves border patrol agent dead
Two U.S. border patrol agents were ambushed over the weekend at the Mexican border. One agent was killed and his partner was injured. The attack brought a new call from President Trump for a border wall. David Begnaud reports.
CBS News suspends Charlie Rose following accusations of sexual harassment
The wave of sexual abuse allegations we've been reporting -- from Hollywood to Washington -- has now touched CBS News. Late Monday, CBS suspended correspondent Charlie Rose after The Washington Post reported that eight women associated with his PBS program are accusing him of sexual harassment. Rose apologized in a statement to the Post. Jim Axelrod reports.
Why the U.S. declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
President Trump has designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism. CBS News Radio military analyst Mike Lyons joins CBSN with more on the significance of that decision, plus the statement by a top U.S. Air Force general this weekend that he'd push back against any "illegal" order to launch nuclear weapons.
Jurors deliberate fate of alleged Benghazi attacker
Jurors in Washington D.C. federal court are deciding the fate of Ahmed Abu Khattala, who's accused of being one of the ringleaders of the Benghazi attack. Four American were killed in the attack in Libya in September 2012. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid has been following the trial and has the latest.
Eagles have best record in the NFL, but Trump steals the sports headlines
The Philadelphia Eagles are flying high with the best record in the NFL, but President Trump continues to make sports headlines -- most recently for criticizing Lavar Ball over his son LiAngelo's legal trouble in China. CBS Sports writer Bill Reiter weighs in.
First lady Melania Trump receives White House Christmas tree
The tree, presented by the Chapman family of Wisconsin, will be decorated and displayed in the Blue Room of the White House.
Donald Trump Jr. met with Kremlin-linked man in 2016
CBS News has learned that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Kremlin-linked Russian man at a NRA event in 2016. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues joins CBSN with details.
Brazil police officer shoots at robbers while holding baby
Surveillance video from a pharmacy in Brazil shows an off-duty military police officer firing his gun at two robbers while the officer held his baby with his other arm, according to Brazilian media. The robbers died at the scene.
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe ignores resignation deadline
Zimbabwe's ruling party is set to begin impeachment proceedings against longtime President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe faced an ultimatum by his party to resign or face impeachment. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta has been covering the story and joined CBSN with the details.
Authorities search for killer of U.S. border agent
Authorities in West Texas are searching for whoever was behind an apparent attack that killed one U.S. border agent and injured another. KDBC's Ashley Claster reports.
David Cassidy hospitalized in Florida
"Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized due to organ failure. Here's a look back at some of his career highlights.
Turkeys get luxury hotel room before White House pardoning
These turkeys are living it up at a Washington D.C. hotel before traveling to the White House to be pardoned by President Trump.
Roundup: After long wait, City Section basketball teams finally start playing
Defending City champion Westchester opened its season with a 65-51 basketball victory over Venice on Friday.
Trump's different reactions to Roy Moore, Al Franken
President Trump has yet to weigh in on the sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. However, he was quick to criticize Democratic Senator Al Franken for his behavior. Politico reporter Kevin Robillard joins CBSN with more on the fallout.
From the archives: Charlie Rose's 1986 interview with Charles Manson
Notorious cult killer Charles Manson gave a rambling jailhouse interview to Charlie Rose in 1986 that aired on CBS News' Nightwatch. Manson died Nov. 19, 2017 at a California hospital after being imprisoned for more than 45 years.
Owner of anti-Trump truck decal speaks out
The driver of a pickup truck featuring an anti-Trump decal spoke out at a press conference in Richmond, Texas, on Monday. Karen Fonseca says she was threatened with arrest by her town's sheriff after displaying the decal, and was later arrested on a separate warrant. Watch her full remarks.
Patrick Mazeika walks-off Mets in wild comeback win over Diamondbacks
After a chaotic road trip, during which their hitting coaches were stunningly fired shortly after a game in St. Louis, the Mets returned home Friday to the friendly confines of Citi Field. The chaos followed them back to Queens. In a game that featured a mysterious commotion in the tunnel of the home dugout and...
Special Counsel requests documents on Comey firing
CBS News has learned that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked the Justice Department to hand over documents related to the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Business Insider political correspondent Natasha Bertrand joins CBSN to discuss the implications of the request.
New evidence of genocide in Myanmar amid Rohingya refugee crisis
A new report by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the nonprofit group Fortify Rights says there is "mounting evidence" of a genocide against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim population. Andrea Gittleman of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide joins CBSN to discuss the humanitarian crisis.
An inside look at the Denver Broncos pre-game skydiving team
A four-person parachute team called Thunderstorm is known for skydiving into Sports Authority field before every Denver Broncos home game in what many consider the coolest pre-game ritual in all of professional sports. CBS News correspondent Dana Jacobson joined CBSN to tell us about how she got to join the team.
San Francisco suspect in violent knife attack on 2 women refuses to leave cell, delaying arraignment
A San Francisco man accused in a violent knife attack on two older Asian women refused to come out of his jail cell Friday, forcing his arraignment to be postponed until Monday.
How "super savers" can reach financial independence and retire early
There's a growing number of people who are becoming financially independent and retiring at very early ages. CBS MoneyWatch reporter Jill Harding joins CBSN to discuss how these "super savers" achieve their goals.
Caitlyn Jenner slams California's 'sky-high' taxes in 'Hannity' exclusive
Former Olympian and gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner outlines how she would attempt to relieve California's tax burden if she were elected in "Hannity" exclusive
Denver Broncos parachute team fire up fans with risky stunts
The Thunderstorm, a four-person parachute team, gets fans excited ahead of every Denver Broncos home game at Sports Authority Field. Their aerial acrobatics make the Thunderstorm one of the most exciting pre-game rituals in professional sports. It's the only one of its kind in the NFL. Dana Jacobson suited up to experience what makes the stunt so dangerous and invigorating.
US-bound air travelers can use self-administered COVID tests, CDC says
The CDC has begun allowing passengers entering the U.S. to use a new self-administered COVID-19 test which was just recently approved by FDA. The test consists of a nasal or saliva swab.
Ted and Grace Anne Koppel on COPD, third leading cause of death in U.S.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the nation's third biggest killer after heart disease and cancer. About 150,000 Americans die of COPD each year. Among women, it is more deadly than breast and ovarian cancers combined. Ted Koppel focuses on the disease for a report next weekend on CBS "Sunday Morning." His wife, Grace Anne, was given only a few years to live when she was diagnosed 16 years ago. The Koppels join "CBS This Morning" to discuss why they're advocating for more research into prevention and treatment.
Tucker Carlson Says Americans Will Be Looking at Soviet-Style Grocery Shelves Under Joe Biden
"We could be looking at Soviet grocery shelves soon," Tucker Carlson said while speaking about the state of the U.S. economy with President Joe Biden in the White House on his Fox News opinion show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight."
Retailers look for creative ways to lure customers into stores
Many retailers rely on Black Friday sales to help generate profits, but brick-and-mortar businesses are struggling against online competition. Alex Wagner reports on how stores are looking for creative ways to get you and your money in the door.
Lawmakers question Trump's ability to launch nuclear weapons
South Korea's spy agency says North Korea carry out more ballistic missile tests by the end of the year to boost its ability to threaten the U.S. Democrats in Washington are asking questions about President Trump's authority to launch nuclear weapons. They worry he might do it on a whim. Major Garrett reports.
Girl taking medical marijuana sues Jeff Sessions and DEA
A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family had no choice but to move from their Texas home to Colorado to treat her severe epilepsy. Now, her family and a handful of others are suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DEA. Barry Petersen reports.
Roy Moore's accuser: "Quit being willingly ignorant"
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore is losing more support over sexual misconduct allegations. Three of the state's largest newspapers are telling voters to stand for decency and reject him. But Moore is still holding onto his base of evangelical Christians. Dean Reynolds reports.
Mueller asks DOJ for documents related to Comey firing
New developments in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election focus on President Trump's removal of FBI Director James Comey. Paula Reid reports.
Pastor Johnny Enlow says 'Vision' of Donald Trump With 'Golden Scepter' Proves He's President
"Heaven does not recognize [Joe Biden] having any scepter nor wearing any crown," the self-described prophet wrote. "From heaven's perspective, there is only the legitimacy of [Trump]."
Charles Manson dead at 83
Charles Manson, who led deranged followers known as the Manson Family into a series of horrific crimes that haunted Americans for over a generation, died Sunday at a California hospital, after being imprisoned for more than 45 years. He was 83 years old.
Wade Miley throws no-hitter as Cincinnati Reds blank Cleveland
Wade Miley struck out eight and walked one while throwing 114 pitches to record Cincinatti's first no-hitter since 2013.
4 girls helping Cambodian families from thousands of miles away
A group of young Long Island girls have been helping families more than 8,700 miles away in Cambodia. Elaine Quijano paid the girls a visit to see how they and their charity have grown.