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Biden is losing ground because he's not answering the tough questions

While I watched President Joe Biden's CNN town hall Thursday night, I kept asking myself: What is the point of this? Who is the audience?
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Janina Jefferson murder: Ex-con ex-husband Eric Jones remains on the run 5 years after ambush shooting
Virginia police renewed their pleas for the public’s help catching a murder suspect who has eluded capture for five years following the ambush shooting death of Janina Jefferson in a parking lot outside her job.
Knicks look completely outmatched in ugly loss to Devin Booker, red-hot Suns
Black Friday boos boomed through the Garden.
Canada issues weather 'red alert' for British Columbia
Environment Canada has issued its first "red alert" for British Columbia ahead of what officials are characterizing as a dangerous weather system expected to push more atmospheric rivers into the province.
'Isn't it lovely how artists can capture us?' Stars, fans react to Stephen Sondheim's death
Hugh Jackman, Anna Kendrick, Uzo Aduba, Neil Gaiman and Luis A. Miranda Jr. paid their respects Friday to the esteemed musical theater icon on social media.
60 Minutes Archive: Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim, the legendary Broadway composer, has died at 91. In 1988, Diane Sawyer profiled Sondheim for 60 Minutes.
Friday, with 40 mph gusts, told us to start thinking of wind chill
Fall remains in Washington, but leaves have begun to thin and drop.
We Screwed Up, This is Really a Three-Dose Vaccine
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyThe two messenger-RNA vaccines for COVID-19 are highly effective. At least early on.But owing to the spread of new and more virulent variants of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen, the natural tendency of some vaccinations to wane over time and the rushed way countries have administered vaccine doses, the mRNA jabs from Pfizer and Moderna have been getting noticeably less effective lately.Now there’s a consensus forming among experts that the initial two doses of mRNA aren’t enough on their own. A booster shot isn’t just a good idea for a select few with weak immune systems or jobs that expose them to unvaccinated people. Boosters should be standard for everyone.Read more at The Daily Beast.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls for GOP Leaders to Oust 'Traitors' Katko, Kinzinger and Cheney
"This type of sadistic behavior can NOT be tolerated," Greene tweeted. "They must be held accountable for their reprehensible actions."
'The Five' explain why Democrats will likely lose seats in the 2022 midterm elections
Hosts of "The Five" discussed what steps Democrats would need to take to retain their majority in the Senate and House of Representatives.
Siblings celebrate Thanksgiving together thanks to adoptive dad
CBS News checks back in with Lamont Thomas and the children he adopted.
Pelosi, Key Dems Slam McCarthy for GOP's 'Bigoted Rhetoric' After Boebert's Omar Remarks
The Democratic leaders blasted "Leader McCarthy and the entire House Republican Leadership's repeated failure to condemn inflammatory and bigoted rhetoric."
Unionized workers fight for better pay in post-pandemic economy
"Workers definitely have more labor market leverage because employers need to hire," said one expert.
Foster dad and adopted kids thankful to be together for holidays
Five young siblings get to spend the holidays together after they were adopted by their foster dad who feared they would be permanently separated. Steve Hartman shares more in "On the Road."
Fake websites target online holiday shoppers
Fake websites are stealing money from unsuspecting shoppers. Anna Werner shares tips on how to avoid getting scammed.
Egypt reopens ancient "Avenue of Sphinxes"
Egypt threw an extravagant reopening ceremony for an ancient walkway known as "The Path of God" that had been buried under sand for centuries.
Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim has died at the age of 91. He is best known for his work on the musicals "Sweeney Todd" and "West Side Story."
Kellogg's workers strike for seventh week
Pandemic-era labor shortages are giving workers more leverage as they seek better pay and benefits. Union workers are among those demanding change. Mark Strassmann has more.
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Naked man found stabbed to death in gory scene on Brooklyn street
The victim was discovered in front of 303 99th Street in Bay Ridge around 2:50 p.m., according to the NYPD.
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Chrishell Stause, Jason Oppenheim spend Thanksgiving serving meals to the homeless: ‘Tons to be thankful for’
The “All My Children” actress, 40, and real estate tycoon, 44, spent part of their holiday giving back to the Los Angeles community in a big way when the couple volunteered their time to serve hot meals to the homeless at the Los Angeles Mission.
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Shoppers expected to spend $9 billion on Black Friday
The pandemic doesn't seem to be slowing down Black Friday shoppers, who are expected to shop online and in stores at a massive scale. Meg Oliver takes a look.
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Northern storms may impact holiday travel
Storms could mess up holiday travel across the Northeast and Pacific Northwest. CBS New York chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn has the forecast.
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Biden says new COVID variant underscores need for vaccines
The Biden administration is restricting travel from several countries as concerns grow about a new COVID variant. Weijia Jiang reports.
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How Stephen Sondheim changed theater forever — one musical masterpiece at a time
A critic's tribute to Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a master of storytelling in song.
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WHO identifies new COVID variant of concern
The World Health Organization is concerned about a new COVID variant, named Omicron, that was first discovered in South Africa. The news of a new variant rattled investors, leading the Dow to suffer its worst day of the year. Debora Patta has the latest.
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Stephen Sondheim was American theater royalty whose music will stand the test of time
Walk around NYC today and you’ll see just how vital to the city, the country, the world Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, who died Friday at 91, remained for most of his extraordinary life.
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Charles Moose, Maryland police chief who led DC sniper response, dies at 68
Charles Moose, a former Maryland police chief who led the D.C. sniper investigation in 2002, has died.
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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, November 26, 2021
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News," hosted by Tony Dokoupil.
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Twitter reaction to my Deep State piece shows Dems are docile to Big Government
Twitter is the gold standard for cutting-edge political commentary, at least according to Twitter aficionados. Roughly 20 percent of American adults use Twitter, though the large majority of tweets come from only 10 percent of the users. Because Twitter is tilted left with far more Democrats than Republicans online, it provides an excellent weather vane...
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10 Stephen Sondheim songs we'll never stop listening to
Stephen Sondheim has died at 91. Pop Culture Happy Hour's Linda Holmes looks back on her favorite Sondheim tunes.
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Retail sales surged this Black Friday, though the day's impact is diluted
The day after Thanksgiving drew hefty crowds of shoppers in real life, though it has lost stature as shopping has shifted online and discounts are extended for several days.
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Journalist and Afghan translator giving thanks for reunion on US soil
After a dangerous escape from Afghanistan, a medical student finally reunited with the journalist who desperately fought to get him to the US.
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Alex Ovechkin earns a special fist bump for his hat trick as the Capitals beat the Panthers
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Alex Ovechkin earns a special fist bump for his hat trick as the Capitals beat the Panthers
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These shows are battling to be the next ‘Game of Thrones’
From "The Wheel of Time" to "The Witcher" to "Shadow and Bone," we break down which show is trying to be king — and which are failing.
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Biden gets it (mostly) right on democracy summit
You know you’re doing something right when you draw the ire of the Chinese Communist Party, and President Joe Biden has done just that by inviting Taiwan to be one of 110 delegations to next month’s virtual “Summit for Democracy.” China is mad because it wants the world to continue believing the island nation belongs...
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Maxwell to receive the 'Legend' award at the 2021 Soul Train Awards
Grammy winner Maxwell talks being honored with the 2021 "Legend" award at this year's Soul Train Awards. He also talks about preparing for his new album, "blacksummers'NIGHT," the third and final installment in his trilogy project. The 2021 "Soul Train Awards" presented by BET premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. (Nov. 26)      
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World races to contain new Covid threat, the omicron variant
A World Health Organization panel named the variant “omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the same category of the delta variant.
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Nets’ Steve Nash: Blake Griffin’s reduced role not changing ‘for now’
Blake Griffin will continue to see less of the court and possibly more of Steve Nash.
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Ashanti talks Soul Train Awards 'Lady of Soul' honor
Ashanti will be honored at the 2021 Soul Train Awards with the 'Lady of Soul' award. The Grammy winner talks preparing for a big 2022, which includes re-releasing her double-platinum debut album, a new film project and receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 2021 "Soul Train Awards" presented by BET premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her. (Nov. 26)      
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How a Crazy Plan to Rebuild Waco Compound Gave Us Alex Jones
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyAlex Jones is standing next to a heap of concrete slabs. There’s one piece jutting out, to eye-level with his squat frame. Jones puts a hand on it. This is “monument to the wreckage of the police state,” he tells the camera.“Welcome to the New World Order.”It’s the year 2000. Seven years earlier, on the exact spot where Jones is ranting to camera, federal agents moved in on the Mount Carmel Center. Inside were 100 members of the Branch Davidian cult. The results were a disaster.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Photos: Triller Triad Combat ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs
Check out these photos of the fighters on the scale and their faceoffs at the Triller Triad Combat ceremonial weigh-ins.       Related StoriesUFC Fight Night 198: Best photos from Las VegasUFC Fight Night 198: Official scorecards from Las VegasPhotos: UFC event posters of 2021 
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Dayton shocks No. 3 Kansas 74-73 on buzzer-beater by Mustapha Amzil
Dayton reserve forward Mustapha Amzil scored four points Friday, two of them at the buzzer with an off-balance shot to hand Kansas its first loss.      
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Mike Lindell Funding New Nationwide Grassroots 'Election Integrity' Group, Leader Says
Lindell, who falsely claims that former President Donald Trump "won" the 2020 election, was described as an "angel investor."
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'The best there ever was': Barbra Streisand, Anna Kendrick, more react to Stephen Sondheim's death
Musical artists and celebrities paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim, who died Friday at age 91.       
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New Jersey Cop Who Killed Pedestrian, Took Body Home, Was Turned In By Father: Prosecutor
The cop's lawyer said the pedestrian was wearing a werewolf costume and walking against the flow of highway traffic when the collision occurred.
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Igor Shesterkin is helping Rangers figure out how to win
The Rangers have developed into a resourceful team that keeps its poise when things go awry, even for large chunks at a time, and become a team that knows how to win games.
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Man shot and killed by guard outside Marine Recruit Depot in San Diego
An individual was shot and killed Friday outside the entrance to a Marine Corps Recruit Depot in California.
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One dead in shooting at entrance to Marine Recruit Depot in San Diego
One person was shot and killed at the entrance of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego Friday, authorities have confirmed to CNN.
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