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SpaceX rocket to launch a record 143 satellites
Rapidly growing numbers of satellites in low-Earth orbit raise concerns about the need for regulation.
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, January 22, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
1,800 Instacart workers laid off. No one agrees on who fired them.
Delivery company says it's cutting workers at the request of grocery stores. Stores say they weren't consulted.
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Who is Butch Bowers, Trump's new impeachment attorney?
Bowers is no stranger to defending politicians embroiled in scandal.
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Biden announces mask mandate for interstate travel
In an executive action, President Biden mandated masks for interstate travel and Pete Buttigieg, his pick for transportation secretary, said he would work to enforce new rules for travelers.
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ICE starts 100-day moratorium on some deportations
The pause won't apply to immigrants determined to pose a threat to national security or those recently apprehended along the southern border.
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Walmart to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in 7 states
World's largest retailer says it can eventually deliver 10 million to 13 million doses per month.
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Man pleads guilty to 36 deaths from "Ghost Ship" warehouse blaze
Derick Almena pleaded guilty to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from the 2016 San Francisco Bay Area warehouse fire.
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Tom Brokaw retiring from NBC News after 55 years
Brokaw, author of "The Greatest Generation," was NBC's lead anchor at "Nightly News" and for big events for more than 20 years before giving way to Brian Williams in 2004.
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Twitter bans account linked to Iran's leader after Trump threat
Post shows image of Trump playing golf in the shadow of a drone and declares that "revenge is certain."
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This week on "Sunday Morning" (January 24)
A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
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White House warns of "even more serious" economic hole without "decisive action"
Though Biden is signing executive orders to help families, it's congressional action that will make a real difference, the White House says.
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Notable Deaths in 2021
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity.
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How a Black-owned glassware company found success during the pandemic
Stephanie Hall turned her grandmother's love for treasure hunting into a successful business.
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Watch Live: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki briefs reporters
The officials are expected to discuss President Biden's coronavirus economic relief plan.
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A 30-year-old secret rocks an Alabama murder case
26 years after a woman is found murdered in a river, the man long suspected as her killer is arrested -- but just before trial, a confession turns the case in a new direction. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher joins "CBS This Morning" with a preview of Saturday's "48 Hours."
Some health care workers hesitant to get COVID-19 vaccine, complicating public health efforts
29% of health care workers say they have concerns about COVID-19 vaccines and are passing up their priority access. Dr. Tara Narula shows how public health experts are trying to change their minds.
Sacha Baron Cohen on "Borat" sequel, playing activist Abbie Hoffman in "The Trial of the Chicago 7"
British actor, writer and producer Sacha Baron Cohen is in two of the most critically-acclaimed films of the past year: "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" and "The Trial of the Chicago 7." In an exclusive interview with Anthony Mason, he talks about taking risks for satire and how his body of work is more relevant now than ever.
Prosecutors learn 30-year-old secret that upends murder trial
A phone call from a witness a few days before a murder trial reveals a decades-old secret.
Investigations into Trump, his business could lead to criminal charges
Experts say several state and federal investigations into Trump and his business dealings are putting the former president's future in legal jeopardy. Ben Tracy reports.
Scientists work to unlock secrets of new COVID-19 strain spreading across South Africa
President Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci says he is concerned by a coronavirus variant emerging in South Africa. The new strain has led to a surge of new cases across the country and CBS News got rare access to a team of scientists investigating it. Debora Patta reports.
Cities struggle to keep mass COVID-19 vaccination sites stocked to meet demand
Mass COVID-19 vaccination sites are up and running, but city leaders say they need more vaccines to meet demand. With only 17 million shots administered, another 20 million vaccines continue to sit in freezers untouched. Carter Evans looks at the distribution breakdown.
President Biden to sign two executive orders to fight COVID-19, will increase financial assistance
President Biden says he's launching a "war time" effort to fight the coronavirus. Weijia Jiang reports on what Mr. Biden's latest executive orders could accomplish and on the return of Dr. Anthony Fauci to the White House briefing room.
NFL gives vaccinated health care workers free Super Bowl tickets
The move is a thank you to frontline workers who put their lives at risk during the coronavirus pandemic.
Biden lays out COVID-19 strategy on first full day in office
The new president signed 10 executive orders as part of his strategy to combat the virus.
Roughly a quarter of all U.S. households are behind on rent
"I always feel like I'm on the edge of the cliff looking down," one renter said of the struggle to stay in her home.
Fauci describes "liberating feeling" in new Biden administration
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joined Thursday's White House press briefing.
How Biden has changed the Oval Office so far
Mr. Biden replaced some pieces from the Trump era and added new ones, including a bust of civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.
National Guard allowed to rest in Capitol during shifts again
The Guard members were asked by Capitol Police to relocate to a parking garage to rest during their shifts. That drew swift condemnation from lawmakers.
How one nursing home stayed coronavirus-free and saved lives
COVID-19 has killed more than 100,000 people in nursing homes. It didn't have to be this way, says Rev. Dr. Derrick DeWitt.