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Tackling the child care crisis

CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger and Parents Digital Content Director Julia Dennison join “CBS Mornings” to talk about how the child care crisis impacts the economy. They also offer creative solutions and advice for parents.
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'No discipline was warranted' against accused Michigan school shooter whose parents met with administrators before rampage, superintendent says
There is a "strong possibility" the 15-year-old sophomore accused of killing four fellow students this week at a Michigan high school had the gun in his backpack when he met shortly before the shooting with administrators and his parents over his concerning behavior that day, the prosecutor in the case told CNN on Thursday night.
Berkshire executive Charlie Munger says China was ‘correct’ to ban crypto
Charlie Munger said the current market is “even crazier than the dotcom era” and China made the right call when it banned cryptocurrencies.
Omicron: What we know - and don't know - about the new COVID variant
President Biden said he plans to outline a new strategy on Thursday to curb the virus this winter.
South Africa shouldn't be punished for alerting the world to Omicron
Alane Izu and Shabir Madhi write that the benefit of travel bans does not outweigh the economic cost to South Africa and other banned nations.
Oklahoma couple didn't know who Drake was until Thunder game. 'That's when my phone blew up'
Who was the chatty senior couple next to Drake, and did they have any clue who the celebrity in the furry red coat was?
COVID Vaccine Compulsory for More Than 200 Million People Worldwide
On November 23, Austria became the first Western democracy and European Union member state to announce mandatory vaccination.
Didi's delisting could spell the end for Chinese stocks on Wall Street
The era of big Chinese companies heading to the United States to raise money may have just come to an end.
The least affordable housing market in the U.S.? Boise
One study found that the median home price was 10 times higher than the median income.
Thousands of Americans will still be without power and heat this winter despite call for utility companies to prevent shutoffs
As Michael Lundy cradles her newborn son, she's mentally preparing to pack up and leave her Detroit home again.
Qatar 2022: How a unique World Cup will play out as seen from the air
Next year's World Cup in Qatar will feature eight stadiums which are no further than 50km from Qatar's capital Doha, meaning short travel times and the opportunity for fans to attend more than one match per day during the early stages of the tournament. CNN takes a helicopter tour to scout them out.
Body language expert says Alec Baldwin was truthful in TV interview
A body language expert says Baldwin exhibited “explosive” behavior and was telling the truth when he insisted during his TV interview that he did not pull the trigger on the set of “Rust.”
Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame exit further exposes how college athletes get screwed
The Fighting Irish did nothing wrong. They just played for a coach who did what was best for him — the same thing players have been fighting for all along.
Gunmakers not liable for Las Vegas massacre deaths, court rules
The parents of Carrie Parsons, one of the 60 people killed in the 2017 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival, filed a lawsuit two years ago,
LSU's Brian Kelly accused of faking Southern accent when talking to Tigers fans at basketball game
LSU football coach Brian Kelly was accused of faking a Southern accent when he appeared at the Tigers’ men’s basketball game on Wednesday
Test drive: The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid is a cheap little truck ... in a good way
The 2022 Ford Maverick hybrid is Ford's lowest-priced model and a new type of truck for the brand.
Congress passes short-term funding bill to avert shutdown
The bill funds the government through February 18, and includes $7 billion to help resettle Afghan refugees.
Alec Baldwin describes "Rust" shooting in emotional interview
"Someone is responsible for what happened and I can't say who that is, but I know it's not me," Baldwin said.
Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in 5 states
New York, California, Hawaii, Minnesota and Colorado have now all reported cases.
Peng Shuai: Human rights activist Peter Dahlin says IOC is putting Chinese tennis star at 'greater risk'
Human rights activist Peter Dahlin says the International Olympic Committee's calls with Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai are putting her at "greater risk" and that they are "obviously staged."
Military and FAA investigating NFL game flyover
The US military and the Federal Aviation Administration are reviewing a flyover of a Tennessee Titans NFL game last month to determine if the military helicopters flew too low over civilians in violation of aviation regulations.
Pope Francis speaks out on healing the rift between the Catholic and Orthodox churches
Pope Francis lamented centuries of hostility and prejudice that have divided Catholics and Orthodox as he met Friday with the leader of Cyprus’ Greek Orthodox Church and pointed to works of charity as a means to help heal the rift between the Catholic West and Orthodox East.
Rail and air have new cyber requirements -- but they're minor
DHS is taking an incremental approach to cybersecurity mandates.
Brianna Keilar breaks down over tragedy of school shootings
CNN's Brianna Keilar becomes emotional during an interview with a mother who lost her 6-year-old son in the Sandy Hook school shooting.
Elon Musk unloads Tesla shares for over $10 billion
The world’s wealthiest man sold 934,000 Tesla shares worth more than $1 billion on Thursday, according to securities filings.
The baby dragons of Slovenia
Deep in vast caverns of the Postojna cave network, a blind salamander found nowhere else on Earth is one of the star attractions both for visitors and the scientists unraveling its secrets.
Making COVID-19 vaccinations a family affair can protect against omicron: Analysis
COVID-19 cases in children rose 16% over the last week and 32% over the last two weeks.
As Temptations announce 60th anniversary album, Otis Williams is energized, nostalgic
The Temptations founder is marking the group's 60th anniversary with a video series and album covering all the musical bases from the Tempts' career.
Alec Baldwin honors wife, ignores cinematographer in Instagram post after TV interview
The actor took to Instagram after his tearful TV interview aired — in which he denied responsibility for the fatal shooting on the "Rust" set — to honor his wife.
Jeanne Shaheen Fires Back at Tom Cotton Over Putin—'He Didn't Deny You a Visa'
The Arkansas Republican and New Hampshire Democrat argued over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany.
Chargers vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Betting lines, odds, start time and how to watch
The Cincinnati Bengals are favorites at home against the Chargers, who really need a statement win after losing to the Denver Broncos last week.
Taliban ban forced marriages of women in Afghanistan
The Taliban have decreed that they are banning the forced marriage of women in the war-torn country, in what appears to be a move to address criteria that developed nations consider a precondition to recognize their government and restore aid
Man Reckons He Found a 'Mummy' Inside a Tree in L.A.'s Oldest Graveyard
The discovery was made at the Evergreen Memorial Park and Cemetery, which was established in 1877.
Why Companies Might Learn to Love Unions
All those painful concessions made during labor negotiations could help employers retain workers as quit rates soar.
Alec Baldwin blames the victim in sickening interview
Just when you think Alec Baldwin can’t go any lower, he blames Halyna Hutchins, the woman he shot to death, for getting shot to death.
Colleges with high vaccination rates must now decide if they'll require boosters
Wesleyan University is among a small group of colleges requiring COVID-19 boosters for spring semester. Will other institutions follow?
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These days, forgetting these important travel items could cost you thousands of dollars
Assume nothing when you're making your travel plans. And that means re-checking entry requirements like vaccination cards and health insurance.      
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Chase Elliott named NASCAR's most popular driver, but what's up with that hat?
Chase Elliott won NASCAR's most popular driver award for the fourth time in a row in 2021, while Justin Allgaier and Hailie Deegan won in the Xfinity Series and Truck Series.
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Inspired by TikTok, brothers start website for teens struggling with mental health
Carter Kroeger and his brother Ashton, a former Arizona high school tennis champion, launched their website,, this summer.      
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Trump's White House doctor facing fresh scrutiny over Covid test timeline
Former President Donald Trump's positive Covid test in September 2020, three days before the first presidential debate, is raising new questions about whether Trump's physician at the time, Dr. Sean Conley, had a duty to inform the public -- and Joe Biden -- about Trump's positive result.
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Plenty of people are taking melatonin as a sleep aid. What you should know before you do.
"Will taking melatonin cause my brain to stop making it?" "Is it safe to give to kids?" "Does it cancel out birth control?" "Is melatonin a sedative?"     
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Leonard is the brightest comet all year. Here's how to see it
The comet was discovered less than a year ago near the orbit of Jupiter. Now, observers in North America can see it in the northeastern sky around sunrise.
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L.A. voters back a right to shelter, but are wary of taxes to pay for it, new poll finds
Los Angeles County voters support a legal right to shelter for all, but are less enthusiastic about enacting new taxes to build housing for the homeless, a new poll finds.
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Overdraft fees are a menace
Capital One announced it's eliminating overdraft fees. Other financial institutions should follow suit.
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‘Flash mob’ robberies roiling U.S. retailers, traumatizing workers
Experts say the brazen crimes, which can involve dozens of thieves carrying weapons and breaking glass, are likely being coordinated on social media apps
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Emily Compagno shares her dad's recipe for a delicious holiday pasta dish
Fox News cohost shares a delicious Christmas meal and other family traditions at holiday time in this story and recipe featured in the new book, 'All American Christmas.'
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WTA stands up to China over Peng Shuai, demonstrates moral leadership desperately needed in West
Steve Simon, the Chairman and CEO of the WTA, announced the organization would suspend all of its tournaments in mainland China and Hong Kong in response to Beijing's treatment of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai.
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Rams vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Betting odds, lines, start time and how to watch
The Rams sorely need a win after three consecutive losses, and the Jacksonville Jaguars present the perfect opportunity for them to turn things around.
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The 10 Best TV Shows of 2021
From the nonsensical sketches of ‘I Think You Should Leave’ to the breathtaking achievement of ‘The Underground Railroad’
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