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Half of US adults could have a Covid-19 vaccine dose by the weekend, but experts say it's too soon to declare victory

The US is on track to vaccinate half of all adults by the weekend with at least one Covid-19 shot, according to a White House adviser, but that does not mean the country is finished with the pandemic.
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How an Insurgency Threatens Mozambique’s Gas Bonanza
One of the world’s poorest countries could be transformed by Africa’s biggest-ever private investment splurge, but there’s a problem. Increasingly brazen attacks by Islamist insurgents are threatening plans to tap huge natural gas deposits found off Mozambique’s northern coast a decade ago. More than 2,600 people have died and over 700,000 have been displaced since the violence began in 2017. The country’s export ambitions are linked to giant projects by France’s Total SE and Italy’s Eni SpA, an
Syria agrees to a truce deal with major loopholes
Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Capitol Hill Tuesday to defend the deal for a partial truce in Syria. The U.S. and Russia agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" starting Saturday. The agreement does not include ISIS or Nusra Front, an al Qaeda affiliate. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Damascus with questions on how the plan will work.
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Bill Gates on Apple's fight with FBI to unlock iPhone
Bill Gates is backing the government in its battle with Apple. The Microsoft founder told the Financial Times the San Bernardino case is a limited and unique request for information. Gates' stance is a break from his technology industry peers. Charlie Rose asked Gates to expand on the security versus privacy fight on Rose's PBS program Monday.
Woman Climbs Into Bed With Couple After Breaking Into Their Michigan Home
The 22-year-old intruder, from Jonesville, seemed to be drunk. She told police it she thought it was her own home.
Biden's 1992 comments fuel Scalia replacement fight
Republican senators meet Tuesday to discuss the open seat on the Supreme Court. A new poll finds 56 percent of Americans want the Senate to hold hearings and vote on President Obama’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. A newly-discovered video from 1992 of then-Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Joe Biden is helping Republicans who want to delay the decision until the next president. Jan Crawford reports.
Prosecutor: Uber driver admits to deadly shooting spree
Uber says it has no plans to change how it screens drivers after the deadly shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Officials say Uber driver Jason Brian Dalton admitted he gunned down and killed six people Saturday. Two others were wounded, including a 14-year-old girl who is in critical condition. Anna Werner reports from the Kalamazoo County courthouse where Dalton appeared Monday via video link.
Impact of Ted Cruz firing staffer on his campaign
"Face the Nation" moderator and CBS News political director John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” from Washington to discuss Ted Cruz firing his communications director and Donald Trump's lead one week ahead of Super Tuesday.
Kim Potter mistook her gun for a Taser, police say: How often does that happen?
Sunday's fatal shooting in a Minneapolis suburb was the 18th time in the past 20 years that police officers used a gun when they said they intended to use a Taser, according to a use-of-force researcher.
Trump leads in Nevada as shake-up rocks Cruz campaign
Four of five Republican presidential candidates will be in Nevada to pick up last-minute support before Tuesday night's caucuses. Donald Trump remains a heavy favorite, leading polls with 45 percent support among GOP voters in the state. Marco Rubio is far behind, with a narrow lead over Ted Cruz for second place. Dean Reynolds reports.
On this day: American flag raised on Iwo Jima
The iconic photo of U.S. Marines raising an American flag during the bloody WWII battle for Iwo Jima was taken on February 23rd, 1945.
'How Will You Punish This Slave' Assignment Prompts Teachers' Resignation
The three teachers at Patrick Marsh Middle School in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, had been placed on administrative leave in February.
Scott Kelly prepares for return from a year in space
Astronaut Scott Kelly is preparing to return to Earth, after spending one year in space. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN with details of Kelly's homecoming.
Morgan Freeman can now navigate your way through traffic
Morgan Freeman's voice is now available on Waze, an app that helps drivers with directions. CBSN's Elaine Quijano shows us some of the remarks he'll make as users navigate through traffic.
Covid-19 in New York: Variants and Johnson & Johnson
More contagious variants of the Covid-19 virus account for three-quarters of new cases in the city.
Mystery solved in music heard from NASA's Apollo 10 mission
Strange music was heard by the crew of Apollo 10 during their 1969 mission. Now, NASA has revealed that it was interference between radios that caused the sound. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN with the details.
2/22: Kalamazoo shooting suspect charged; a meeting of a lifetime
Authorities in Kalamazoo, Michigan, charged 45-year-old Jason Dalton with murder Monday after a shooting spree left six people dead over the weekend; Virginia McLaurin turns 107 next month and, more than anything, she wanted to meet President Obama
CDC: Lumber Liquidators' flooring had higher cancer risk than previously thought
Lumber Liquidators' stocks took a nose dive after the CDC announced people exposed to certain types of the company's laminate flooring were three times more likely to develop cancer than previously thought. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has the details.
Apple CEO defends fight against FBI
In the latest on the legal standoff between Apple and the FBI, CEO Tim Cook has sent out an email to his company, defending their decision to object to the warrant to open the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN to discuss.
These are the main concerns in annual intelligence report
The US intelligence community has issued its Annual Threat Assessment report, warning about the long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on societies worldwide. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports.
A meeting of a lifetime
Virginia McLaurin turns 107 next month. More than anything, she wanted to meet President Obama. So she wrote to him, offering to go to the White House to make it easier for him. Chip Reid explains what happened next.
The history Prince Philip bore witness to
Renowned historians Margaret MacMillan and Simon Schama reflect on the extraordinary life of Prince Philip and the history he bore witness to.
Ninja on Ludwig Ahgren Having Most Subbed Twitch: 'Records Are Meant To Be Broken'
Twitch content creator Ludwig Ahgren's "subathon" stream came to an end this week after 31 days of consecutive streaming.
Report: Mastectomies up, despite steady breast cancer rate
A report from the U.S. Department of Health says that mastectomies have increased by 36 percent over a decade, even though the rate of breast cancer has stayed the same. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
Violence continues in Syria as ceasefire date draws near
The U.S. and Russia agreed to a partial ceasefire in Syria that will begin Saturday. However, terror groups ISIS and al Nusra, an al Qaeda affliate, are not part of the agreement. ISIS has claimed responsibility for bombs that killed at least 100 over the weekend. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Damascus.
Analysis: Crunching the delegate numbers
John Dickerson, CBS News political director and anchor of "Face the Nation," takes a look at which Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are in the best positions as Super Tuesday draws near.
Clinton back on top heading into South Carolina
Hillary Clinton, who's polling well ahead of Bernie Sanders in South Carolina, has a big lead with the Democratic 'super-delegates' following three contests. Meanwhile, critics of Sanders continue to poke holes in his healthcare plan. Nancy Cordes reports.
Cruz fires communications director on eve of Nevada caucus
Following the spread of a dishonest video showing Marco Rubio in an unfavorable light, Ted Cruz fired his communications director. The shake-up comes just one day before the Republican Nevada caucus. Dean Reynolds reports.
Kalamazoo shooting suspect charged
Authorities in Kalamazoo, Michigan, charged 45-year-old Jason Dalton with murder Monday after a shooting spree left six people dead over the weekend. The prosecutor in the case said Dalton confessed to the attacks. Anna Werner reports.
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Yankees’ Luke Voit starting to do some ‘light fielding’
DUNEDIN, Fla.— Luke Voit is progressing well from surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his left knee and is doing some “light fielding,” according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone. Voit could advance to hitting off a tee next week, and the Yankees hope he can return in early May. Luke Voit Because Jay...
Cori Bush claims cop ‘would’ve known the difference’ between gun, Taser if Daunte Wright ‘wasn’t a Black boy’
A congresswoman from Missouri claimed Tuesday night that a White Minnesota police officer accused of killing a Black man "would’ve known the difference" between her service weapon and a stun gun if shooting victim Daunte Wright "wasn’t a Black boy."
Police: Miami mom did nothing to save daughter from fire
A Miami mother has been charged with child neglect after police said she did nothing to help her 5-year-old daughter from their burning house. CBSN's Contessa Brewer has more details.
Ted Cruz demands staffer resign over false Rubio video
Ted Cruz asked his campaign's communications director, Rick Tyler, to resign Monday after he distributed a false video of Sen. Marco Rubio allegedly mocking the bible. CBS News senior political editor Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN to discuss what this means for Cruz's campaign going forward.
Inside the creation of historically accurate American Girl dolls
Senior Designer Manager Heather Northrop explains to CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan how her team worked with an advisory board to get two historical characters -- Native American Kaya and Mexican Josefina -- as authentic as possible.
John Kasich called out for "women in the kitchen" comment
John Kasich supporters are angry at the Republican candidate after he said that women "left their kitchens" to support him. Editor-in-chief of The Hill Bob Cusack and CBSN political contributor Leslie Sanchez join CBSN to discuss whether or not this controversial comment could hurt Kasich's chances.
Accused gunman in Kalamazoo faces murder charges
The man accused of killing 6 people in Kalamazoo, Michigan is an Uber driver. Police say he continued to give rides between shootings. "48 Hours" Crimesider's Graham Kates joins CBSN with more on the investigation.
Kalamazoo shooting suspect to face judge
The Uber driver who allegedly went on a shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan will face a judge Monday. Jason Dalton is accused of killing six people. CBS News' Kenneth Craig is in Michigan with the latest details.
Watch: 106-year-old woman's priceless reaction to meeting the Obamas
Virginia McLaurin, 106, charmed the president and first lady during a Black History Month event at the White House. Watch her dance with the Obamas as they greet one another.
'No one can dare ask why': This is what a backward society controlled by the Taliban is like for its citizens
Women are banned from leaving their homes without a male companion and nobody dares ask about schooling for girls living here. Taxation, that's sometimes fair and often on the rich but compulsory, can be prey to rival taxmen and lead to beatings and imprisonment for non-payment. Justice is dispensed in mobile courts with adulterers jailed or killed and some reoffending thieves hanged in public. Bread, clothing and even the occasional smartphone are gifts for fighters.
Ted Cruz Says of Daunte Wright's Killing: 'There Are Accidents That Occur'
The Texas senator told Fox News that Democrats want to "encourage this kind of lawlessness," as protests continued in Minnesota.
Obamas meet with 106-year-old at White House
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeted 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin, who recently visited the White House to celebrate Black History Month.
What was the Kalamazoo shooter's motive?
The Uber driver accused of shooting and killing six people in Michigan is expected to be arraigned on murder charges Monday. Authorities say Jason Dalton chose the victims at random, giving rides to people in between shootings. With more on this investigation, CBS News' Anna Werner joins CBSN.
This is what a backward society controlled by the Taliban is like for its citizens
'No one can dare ask why'
Women are banned from leaving their homes without a male companion and nobody dares ask about schooling for girls living here. Taxation, that's sometimes fair and often on the rich but compulsory, can be prey to rival taxmen and lead to beatings and imprisonment for non-payment. Justice is dispensed in mobile courts with adulterers jailed or killed and some reoffending thieves hanged in public. Bread, clothing and even the occasional smartphone are gifts for fighters.
Adorable dogs finally get haircuts as businesses reopen in England
These hairy hounds prove that humans weren't the only ones rushing to the barbers - as the pampered pooches were also treated to long-overdue haircuts.
Opinion: Biden is making a major mistake
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden is expected to formally announce the planned withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2001, which will also mark the end of America's longest war -- a war many no longer remember or understand why we entered.
States halt use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine; Montana bans development of vaccine passports: Live COVID-19 updates
J&J vaccine concerns, Montana governor issues an executive order banning the development or use of vaccine passports in Montana. Latest COVID news.
In COVID's late innings, Major League Baseball should take precautions and keep fans safe
MLB yanked the All-Star Game from Atlanta because of Georgia's controversial voting law. Bravo. But why turn timid on public health during a pandemic?