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Democrats and White House still far apart as coronavirus relief bill deadline looms
10/20/2020 3:52 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says today is the deadline for reaching a deal for a coronavirus relief bill before Election Day. While negotiators reported progress between congressional Democrats and the White House, the two sides are still far apart on important issue. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to break down what to expect on this decisive day.
Latest wave of violence threatens to upend Afghan-Taliban peace talks
10/20/2020 3:51 PM
Deadly clashes and attacks are gripping parts of Afghanistan's Helmand province as fragile peace talks with the Taliban continue. The U.S. and Afghan government fired back with airstrikes. BBC News chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet joins CBSN from Kabul to take us through the latest developments.
Department of Justice sues Google for antitrust violation
10/20/2020 3:51 PM
Feds and 11 states charge that search giant paid billions to carriers and web browsers to maintain dominance.
Target giving frontline workers another bonus
10/20/2020 3:49 PM
Target is not the only company to thank its essential employees for working during the pandemic.
Makhers Studio collaborates with communities to build affordable spaces with shipping containers
10/20/2020 3:29 PM
Makhers Studio founder and CEO Wanona Satcher is building equitable spaces, one modular shipping container at a time. Satcher shares about her company's latest projects and explains why collaborating with communities to build affordable housing is crucial.
What is fascism? And what does it mean in 2020 America?
10/20/2020 3:25 PM
The touchy term is making the rounds this year? but are you using it correctly?
Watch live: Massachusetts governor gives COVID-19 update
10/20/2020 3:23 PM
More than 800 new cases were reported in the state on Monday.
Workers being laid off twice as COVID ripples through economy
10/20/2020 3:08 PM
As PPP business loans run out, economists see a second wave of layoffs. "It feels completely arbitrary," said one worker made jobless.
What is antifa? And what do its supporters want?
10/20/2020 2:51 PM
From Charlottesville to Portland, news media and politicians have obsessed over this group of activists. Here's what you need to know.
Children in remote-learning programs missing out on physical activity
10/20/2020 2:44 PM
Without in-person schooling, many children across the country are missing out on the physical activity they need for overall health and development, and those in low-income communities are being disproportionately affected. Katelyn Esmonde, of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, joins CBSN to explain.
Distance learning means kids are missing out on exercise
10/20/2020 2:36 PM
Researchers say kids in low-income communities are being hurt the most.
Woman in her 30s died from COVID-19 on a flight
10/20/2020 2:33 PM
The woman died on a flight from Arizona to Texas and was believed to have underlying conditions.
Bike sales surged during pandemic. Now thefts are up, too
10/20/2020 2:24 PM
A rise in thefts of two-wheelers has experts recommending multiple locks to prevent thieves from stealing bikes.
Tropical Storm Epsilon strengthens, could become hurricane
10/20/2020 2:17 PM
Epsilon is the earliest 26th named storm in a record-breaking hurricane season.
Number of uninsured children in U.S. rises sharply during Trump administration
10/20/2020 2:14 PM
The number of uninsured children has been rising sharply across the U.S. over the past three years, according to a recent report from the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University. The rate jumped to 5.7% in 2019 from 4.7% in 2016, which means approximately 726,000 more children have been without health insurance since the beginning of the Trump administration. Joan Alker, the executive director and co-founder of the institute's Center for Children and Families and a research professor at Georgetown, co-authored that report and joined CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.

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