The Moderna vaccine is poised to get emergency use authorization from the FDA. Once approved, more than six million initial doses will ship out across the country. Mola Lenghi has the latest.
Source: CBS, FDA prepares to give emergency authorization for second COVID-19 vaccine
The $900 billion relief bill is hanging in the balance after GOP Senator Pat Toomey tried to insert a provision. Nancy Cordes shares the latest.
Source: CBS, New demands stalling 0 billion COVID-19 relief bill
Southern California has run out of ICU beds as the coronavirus ravages the state. Carter Evans reports.
Source: CBS, Hospitals at the brink as states brace for surge in COVID-19 deaths
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger condemned the firing of two Fulton County poll workers who publicly spoke about irregularities they say they witnessed during last month’s election.
Source: Fox News, Georgia secretary of state criticizes firing of 2 poll workers who cited irregularities
Cybersecurity experts are scrambling to limit the damage of a massive breach believed to be carried out by the Russians. Catherine Herridge reports.
Source: CBS, Cyberespionage attack believed to be largest in U.S. history
Florida forward Keyontae Johnson thanked everyone for their support in a video message Friday, his first public appearance since collapsing on the court at Florida State nearly a week ago.
Source: Fox News, Florida’s Johnson releases video message after collapse
Michele Hundley Smith, 38, left her Stoneville, North Carolina home on December 9, 2001, telling her family she was going Christmas shopping in nearby Martinsville, Virginia. She never returned home and hasn’t been seen or heard from since. Her green 1995 Pontiac Trans Sport van with North Carolina license plate ROK-N-ON is also missing. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
Source: NBC, Disappearance of North Carolina mother remains a mystery nearly two decades after she went Christmas shopping and never returned
Once a person feels part of a community or a movement, the adherence to a science-free, health misinformation position may begin to feel brave.
Source: NBC, What Covid and QAnon misinformation has in common — and how to stop it
Here’s a look at the top stories making headlines on the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.”
Source: CBS, “CBS Evening News” headlines for Friday, December 18, 2020
One member of Congress has had a 900 percent increase in calls over work visa lapses for spouses of H-1B visa holders.
Source: NBC, Visa delays leave thousands of South Asian women unable to work
• Analysis: A shot of hope amid a dark season
• FDA prepares to OK a second vaccine
Source: CNN, A cluster of cases led to a global pandemic. See what happened in between
“I want people to believe that they don’t have to be a fairy to give a little bit of magic to someone else.”
Source: CBS, Fairy garden sparks a friendship between strangers
A surge in gun sales reflects what experts call a perfect storm of conditions that breed fear: a pandemic, recession, civil unrest, and divisive presidential election.
Source: ABC, Fear fuels gun sales as Biden vows crackdown
The city withdrew a motion to sanction an attorney who obtained the police body cam footage.
Source: NBC, Chicago mayor says city’s attempt to block video of botched raid ‘a mistake’
Former Trump Homeland Security Official Elizabeth Neumann believes that Trump has a potentially ‘compromising’ relationship with Putin that harms US interests
Source: MSDNC, Elizabeth Neumann: Trump and Putin’s unique relationship ‘doesn’t smell right’ to me