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Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
While most 12-year-old boys are busy watching TV or playing video games at night, there's a kid in Georgia who never misses a performance for his heroes. Mark Strassmann reports.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:48:18 -0400)
Mueller on Stone: "He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so"
Mueller defended his two-year investigation into ties between Russia and President Trump's 2016 campaign in an op-ed.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:48:04 -0400)
Trump seen wearing face mask in public for first time
"I've never been against masks, but I do believe they have a time and a place," Trump told reporters.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:33:46 -0400)
Shortage of coins in circulation causes concerns for small businesses and consumers
There is a shortage of coins in circulation as many businesses are no longer accepting cash as payment. But some experts warn that the emerging trend can be harmful for smaller businesses and low-income consumers who rely on coin transactions. Michael George reports.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:32:53 -0400)
Trump wears mask for the first time in public
President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public on Saturday while he toured the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. Meanwhile, the president is receiving backlash for his decision to commute the sentencing of his longtime advisor Roger Stone. Nikole Killion reports.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:19:13 -0400)
Some low population density areas in the U.S. report zero coronavirus cases
While most parts of Texas are struggling with surging coronavirus infections, some of its counties are miraculously reporting zero cases. Janet Shamlian has more.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:17:51 -0400)
More Americans choose to vacation locally than abroad amid coronavirus pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic puts a damper on air travel and vacationing abroad, many Americans are satisfying their travel needs by taking vacations in their local areas. Kris Van Cleave reports.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:09:10 -0400)
"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, July 11, 2020
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News with Jamie Yuccas."
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:56:48 -0400)
Sessions weathers attacks from Trump as he vies for Senate seat
Jeff Sessions will face off against Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday's Republican primary runoff in Alabama.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 15:48:09 -0400)
Search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera continues for fourth day
Search crews were expected to continue to use side-scanning sonar technology and cadaver dogs as they look for Rivera across Lake Piru.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:44:47 -0400)
New York reports lowest 3-day average virus death toll since March 16
The state also announced that virus hospitalizations dropped below 800 for the first time since mid-March.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:34:17 -0400)
Astros cancel workout after staff member "potentially exposed" to person with virus
"We are working closely with MLB and our team physicians to follow the established testing and cleaning protocols so that we can safely bring our players and staff back to the field as soon as possible."
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:19:50 -0400)
Surgeon charged in scheme to pay addicts to receive experimental implant
Dr. Randy Rosen is facing 88 felony charges from the Los Angeles Orange County district attorney, who called him "a real life" Frankenstein.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:04:10 -0400)
Who might be Joe Biden's running mate?
He is said to be seriously considering five to eight women for the job of vice president.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:59:00 -0400)
Gen Z volunteers use tech to help senior citizens fight loneliness
The volunteering is likely benefiting both sides, as surveys show Gen Z, ages 18 to 22, are considered the loneliest Americans.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:25:57 -0400)
Inmates are 5 times more likely to get virus than others, study says
"Prisoners have a right to adequate protection of their health while incarcerated," said the lead author of the study, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:27:07 -0400)
Florida reports 10,000 COVID-19 cases as Disney World repoens
"The Most Magical Place on Earth" will now require visitors to wear masks.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:21:00 -0400)
This week on "Sunday Morning" (July 12)
A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:30:00 -0400)
How a former Texas truck driver founded a booming baking business
Texas baker Mark Linen studied fine arts with dreams of becoming a marketing director, but when his career in graphic design stalled, he pivoted to truck driving to pay the bills. After founding Brotha Bakes, Linen now bakes and ships hundreds of jars packed with his signature cakes, inspired by delicious childhood memories. He speaks to Michelle Miller about discovering his passion, how his business is handling the COVID-19 pandemic and his dreams for the future.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:29:41 -0400)
The next steps forward: COVID-19 surges continue as school year nears
The next steps forward: as states continue to deal with coronavirus surges, CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus looks ahead, including what it might mean for schools.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:59:32 -0400)
Looking back at Hamilton and Burr's duel, 216 years later
The life of founding father Alexander Hamilton was cut short 216 years ago on Saturday, July 11, in Weehawken, New Jersey. The duel in which then-Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded Hamilton gained increased attention after Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway hit "Hamilton." Jeff Glor takes a look at the event that ended a long-held political grudge.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:44:26 -0400)
Kevin Smith, Ava DuVernay and more share movies they love
While audiences are not packing movie theaters for the latest summer blockbusters, streaming services and straight-to-digital releases are ensuring people have their picks of old and new movies to watch at home. Jeff Glor asked acclaimed filmmakers like Kevin Smith, Ava DuVernay, Anna Boden and Paul Feig what their go-to films are to make them laugh, cry and reflect.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:39:09 -0400)
Parts of U.S. scramble to shut down as country breaks another virus record
The U.S. has hit an all-time high in new, confirmed infections for the third time in less than a week.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:24:49 -0400)
Saturday Sessions: Ashley McBryde performs “One Night Standards”
Arkansas native Ashley McBryde said she learned how to sing in a biker bar, and that authenticity has never worn off. Her major label debut earned her three Grammy nominations and got her named “New Artist of the Year” at the CMA Awards. McBryde’s latest collection, “Never Will,” came out in April. She joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “One Night Standards”
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:14:20 -0400)
Saturday Sessions: Ashley McBryde performs “Sparrow”
Arkansas native Ashley McBryde said she learned how to sing in a biker bar, and that authenticity has never worn off. Her major label debut earned her three Grammy nominations and got her named “New Artist of the Year” at the CMA Awards. McBryde’s latest collection, “Never Will,” came out in April. She joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Sparrow”
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:07:52 -0400)
Saturday Sessions: Ashley McBryde performs “Hang In There Girl”
Arkansas native Ashley McBryde said she learned how to sing in a biker bar, and that authenticity has never worn off. Her major label debut earned her three Grammy nominations and got her named “New Artist of the Year” at the CMA Awards. McBryde’s latest collection, “Never Will,” came out in April. She joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to perform “Hang In There Girl”
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:59:14 -0400)
How a volunteer group is using the latest tech to help senior citizens overcome loneliness
Social isolation has long been a problem for many of the country's senior citizens, and with many confined to their homes because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has become an even greater concern. A volunteer group made up of high school students is stepping up to help seniors using Zoom, the conference app that has exploded in popularity in recent months. They are called Generation Tech, and their mission has been to introduce the newest technology to older generations, even before the pandemic struck. Barry Petersen takes a look at how they are bridging the digital divide. (Courtesy: Wish of a Lifetime)
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:44:01 -0400)
Charges filed in scheme to pay addicts to get experimental drug treatment
An extensive list of charges was filed in a California court in July, after a CBS News investigation found two years ago that vulnerable drug addicts were being paid to have experimental surgeries -- and insurance companies were being billed thousands of dollars in the process. Jeff Glor spoke to one mother whose life was changed when her son, who was paid $1,000 to get the treatment, overdosed.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:29:01 -0400)
Eye Opener: Trump commutes Roger Stone’s sentence
President Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime ally Roger Stone. Also, coronavirus cases are surging in several states, with the Texas governor warning of a possible lockdown if residents do not abide by his face mask order. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:22:33 -0400)
"Glee" actress Naya Rivera presumed dead, divers search for body
Actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead after disappearing Wednesday, while her young son was found floating alone on a lake aboard their rental boat. Divers will return to the area Saturday morning about 50 miles north of Los Angeles to resume their recovery search for the "Glee" star. Jonathan Vigliotti reports on the developing investigation.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:22:33 -0400)
Trump commutes Roger Stone's sentence and claims he was "unfairly treated"
President Trump has commuted the sentence of longtime friend and political adviser Roger Stone. Mr. Trump's decision late Friday came days before Stone was to begin serving more than three years in federal prison on charges stemming from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 election. Nikole Killion reports on the fallout.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:13:58 -0400)
Southern states grapple with coronavirus spike as U.S. surges past 3.1 million cases
The U.S. has recorded more than 3.1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, with numbers surging to new highs in some states that have rolled back lockdown restrictions. In South Carolina, Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order prohibiting the sale of alcohol after 11 p.m. In Tennessee's Shelby County, restaurants require customers to leave their contact information before being seated, so owners are able to contact them if someone there tests positive for the virus. Michael George reports from New York, which has just sent hard-hit Florida enough Remdesivir to treat 280 patients.
(Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:13:57 -0400)
A third of coronavirus tests in Miami-Dade County came back positive
President Trump arrived in Miami without a mask on Friday, one day after over 33% of the county's coronavirus tests came back positive.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 23:56:51 -0400)
U.S. reports 63,200 new coronavirus cases, another daily record
There's growing evidence the surge is linked to reopenings.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 23:50:00 -0400)
CBS Evening News, July 10, 2020
Coronavirus rips through the South as U.S. death toll hits record high; Pennsylvania man saves cop despite history with police
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 23:19:29 -0400)
Trump rally in New Hampshire postponed
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the rally was postponed due to a storm, as it would have been held in an outdoor venue.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 22:31:00 -0400)
Are indoor dining delays the final straw for restaurants?
"Anybody that thinks that outdoor dining is a solution needs to have their head examined," said one restaurant owner.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:51:00 -0400)
Texas gov. warns of potential lockdown if Texans don't wear masks
"The worst is yet to come," Governor Greg Abbott warned.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:44:38 -0400)
Dr. Zeke Emanuel on “The Takeout” - 7/10/2020
Dr. Zeke Emanuel, a leading medical ethicist and former health policy adviser, joins Major to talk about the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the odds of finding a successful vaccine before the end of the year, on this week’s episode of the “The Takeout with Major Garrett.”
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:22:26 -0400)
Coronavirus rips through the South as U.S. death toll hits record high
The South is facing a dire situation, as coronavirus cases across the country hit a record high. Janet Shamlian reports.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 21:09:18 -0400)
Pennsylvania man saves cop despite history with police
After a year spent in jail over a false accusation, Daylan Mclee developed resentment toward the police. But in one heroic moment, Mclee saved a police officer from a burning vehicle. Steve Hartman reports in this week's "On The Road."
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:48:33 -0400)
Man saves cop from burning vehicle despite his history with police
"It's amazing when there's true love in people and they can get you out of something like that — no matter who you are or where you come from," Jay Hanley said.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:44:11 -0400)
Online retailer Shein slammed for selling swastika necklace
The company said the necklaces were meant to symbolize "spirituality and good fortune."
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:39:24 -0400)
Atlanta mayor orders city to return to Phase 1
"Georgia reopened in a reckless manner and the people of our city and state are suffering the consequences," Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who tested positive, said Friday.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:20:08 -0400)
Authorities continue search for Naya Rivera
Authorities are still searching Lake Piru for the remains of actress Naya Rivera, who is presumed to have drowned in the lake. The former "Glee" star was last seen on Wednesday. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:15:15 -0400)
Tropical Storm Fay lashing the East Coast with heavy rain
Tropical Storm Fay is lashing the East Coast with heavy rain and powerful winds. Mola Lenghi reports.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:14:21 -0400)
Tropical Storm Fay makes landfall north of Atlantic City
Forecasters said rain could result in flash flooding from Virginia to New England.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:10:00 -0400)
Execution blocked after victims' family raises virus concerns
Daniel Lewis Lee, a former white supremacist who robbed and murdered a family of three, including their 8-year-old daughter, was scheduled to be executed on Monday.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:56:58 -0400)
Trump likely to wear a mask in public for the first time
President Trump said he will wear a mask when visiting Walter Reed Military Hospital. That will be the first time Mr. Trump has done so in public. Weijia Jiang reports.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:53:46 -0400)
Teachers protest schools reopening amid pandemic
As the next academic school year approaches, many teachers are protesting out of concern that reopening schools will exacerbate the coronavirus pandemic. Nikole Killion reports.
(Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:23:36 -0400)