Weekend Roundup



Our CBS News team in Washington wraps up the news of the week and goes deep into the major stories with CBS News correspondents. It's the end-of-week news magazine show you can take with you wherever you go. (046510)


  • Weekend Roundup 6/4

    04/06/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, the Department of Justice says it will handle ransomware attacks the same way it tackles terrorism cases. This comes after the crippling hacks to the world's largest meat processing company and the Colonial Pipeline. CBS's Jeff Pegues has the latest. Despite the May jobs report, President Biden remains optimistic about his economic plans. CBS's Steven Portnoy joins Allison to discuss this, Mr. Biden's Covid-19 announcement, and his trip to Tulsa to mourn those lost in the 1921 Race Massacre. The mother and longtime partner of U.S Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after the January 6th insurrection, are stilling lobbying for a commission to investigate the riots. Last week, the GOP blocked the panel from being created. CBS's Nikole Killion has the latest. On Friday, Facebook announced it will continue to ban former President Trump's account until at least 2023. CNET'S Ian Sherr reports. In Minneapolis this week we hear from reporter

  • Weekend Roundup 5/28

    28/05/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup, families are taking to the air, roads, and rails to come together for Memorial Day weekend, thanks to the COVID19 vaccines. CBS's Errol Barnett reports. KCBS Radio reporter Tim Ryan has the latest on the San Jose mass shooting, where 9 people and the gunman died. Now there are new calls for Congress to pass legislation to end gun violence. CBS's Skyler Henry tells us more. Senate Republicans blocked a bill that would create a commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol. CBS's Cami McCormick reports.  This week marked the first anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd, the Black man who died after a white police office knelt on his neck for 9 and a half minutes. Floyd's family met with President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and other lawmakers who want a police reform bill passed. Allison talks to CBS's Jeff Pegues, who covered the case from the beginning and CBS's Jamie Yuccas, a Minnesota native, about how the city of Minneapoli

  • Weekend Roundup 5/21

    21/05/2021 Duration: 39min

    On this week's CBS News "Weekend Roundup," confusion over the CDC's latest mask guidance, saying fully vaccinated people do not need to wear face coverings in most settings. The Infectious Diseases Society of America says this could increase the risk of spreading Covid-19. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins host Allison Keyes to explain. CBS's Peter King reports from Florida. On Thursday, President Biden signed the COVID-19 hate crimes bill, amid attacks on Asian Americans. CBS White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy reports. President Biden says he's sending aid to Gaza after more than a week of the worst violence in years between Israel and Hamas. As CBS's Imtiaz Tyab reports, the humanitarian crises is desperate. The outlook appears dim for a bi-partisan commission to investigate the deadly attack on the Capitol on January 6th. CBS's Skyler Henry has the latest. In Texas, Governor Greg Abbott signed a new, more restrictive abortion bill. As CBS's Kate Smith tells Allison,

  • Weekend Roundup 5/14

    14/05/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, a major step in the fight against the coronavirus. Earlier this week, the CDC announced that fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks outdoors, or in most indoor settings. Allison gets the details from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy reports on what this means for President Biden. The cyber attack on the Colonial Pipeline, the largest gas pipeline in the country, has caused gas shortages across the U.S, Washington D.C and Virginia being the hardest hit. CBS's Jim Krasula tells us what he is hearing from drivers. Plus, CNET's Ian Sherr joins Allison to discuss how the hack happened. The United Nations Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting on Sunday, as violence intensifies in the Middle East. Israel is bombarding the Gaza strip as rockets fly from the Hamas-RUN enclave CBS's Ian Lee has the latest. CBS's Robert Berger joins Allison to discuss

  • Weekend Roundup 5/7

    07/05/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, Republican lawmakers in Texas and Florida are rewriting election laws after losing the White House in the 2020 election. Critics say access to voting will be restricted. We hear from CBS's Ed O'Keefe in Texas and CBS's Peter King in Florida. This, as the same party is moving to strip Representative Liz Cheney, chair of the House Republican Conference, of her post over her frequent criticism of former President Trump. CBS's Kris Van Cleave has the latest. Plus, reactions to the disappointing April jobs report from CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger and President Joe Biden. For the first time in seven months, the U.S recorded its lowest daily COVID-19 case number. 57 percent of adults have had at least one shot of the coronavirus vaccine. CBS's Carter Evans reports. Earlier this week, a federal judge tossed out the CDC's national moratorium on evictions, saying it did not have the power to impose it. The ruling remains on hold until t

  • Weekend Roundup 4/30

    30/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup, " President Biden this week made his first address to a joint session of Congress, and marked his 100th day in office. CBS's Nancy Cordes joins host Allison Keyes with the details. The families of George Floyd, Andrew Brown, and Eric Garner were also on Capitol Hill this week to speak with lawmakers about police reform, as President Biden hopes they can put together a compromise by the anniversary of George Floyd's death next month. CBS's Nikole Killion tells us more. Also, the Supreme Court heard two hours of arguments in a case expected to affect the free speech rights of millions of public school students. University of the District of Columbia law professor Philip Lee joins Allison to discuss the issues involved. The daily average of new Covid-19 cases is down to its lowest level since mid-October, and cities and companies are moving to reopen. CBS's Meg Oliver reports. Meanwhile, the CDC says cruise ships can run in U.S. waters by mid-summer. CBS's Errol Barnett giv

  • Weekend Roundup 4/23

    23/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the murder of George Floyd, after kneeling on his neck for more than 9 minutes. We hear from CBS's Jamie Yuccas, who has been covering the trial, about the sentence he may be facing. CBS's Jeff Pegues talks to Host Allison Keyes about what it was like to be in the streets of Minneapolis when the guilty verdict was read and the Department of Justice's probe into the the Minneapolis Police Department. Following the verdict, President Biden also weighed in on the decision to convict. What is the historic significance of this verdict? Allison speaks with Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch, who is also founding director of the institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture and Howard University Afro-American Studies Department Chair and law professor Greg Carr. It was a busy week for the President. He met a new covid-19 vaccine goal and spoke at the Global Climat

  • Weekend Roundup 4/16

    16/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    Another mass shooting has rocked the nation...this time in Indianapolis...where a gunmen opened fire at a FedEx facility killing at least eight people, before taking his own life. CBS's Charlie De Mar has the latest. The CDC held an emergency meeting regarding the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. All 50 states have halted the distribution after six women developed blood clots, which resulted in at least one death. Allison speaks with Vanderbuilt University Medical Center infectious disease professor Dr. William Schaffner, who was among the experts at the CDC meeting, and provides a breakdown of the science behind the pause. There was testimony on Capitol Hill this week, over massive failures by Capitol police ahead of that deadly riot in January. CBS's Nikole Killion tells Allison the security upgrades being suggested could cost about 2 billion dollars. President Biden made major announcements this week, including sanctions against Russia, and bringing troops home from Afghanistan. CBS's Chris

  • Weekend Roundup 4/9

    09/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    On this edition of the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," President Biden takes executive action to battle what he calls an "epidemic" of gun violence, following a string of mass shootings over the past few weeks, including one that happened hours after his announcement on Thursday. Host Allison Keyes begins our coverage with CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy. Meanwhile, CBS's Jeff Pegues, who has been covering some of those attacks, has been checking in with his law enforcement sources to see if there is any way to stop them. Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died Friday at the age of 99. CBS's Vicki Barker reports from London. There are concerns over the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, after incidents of dizziness and other reactions have been reported, causing two states to pause distribution of those vaccines. We get the latest from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. CBS News has been covering the fallout from the sharp increase in immigration at th

  • Weekend Roundup 4/2

    02/04/2021 Duration: 39min

    CBS's Stacy Lyn guest hosts this edition of the CBS News "Weekend Roundup. Late Friday, a vehicle drove through the barricades of the Capitol Building, the driver is dead, as well as one police officer. Another officer is a critical condition. We hear more from Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman. CBS's Michael George recaps the emotional week of testimonies in the trial against former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged in the death of George Floyd. As Easter Sunday approaches, CBS's Chris Livsay reports on how the pandemic has impacted the Vatican during its busiest time of the year. Meanwhile, Pfizer announced their COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12. CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus tells us more. Earlier this week, President Biden unveiled plans to improve the nation's infrastructure. White House economic advisor Jared Bernstein talked about why it's important to fork out the dough. Wednesday marked International Tra

  • Weekend Roundup 3/26

    26/03/2021 Duration: 39min

    This past week, President Biden held his first formal press conference since taking office, and addressed a number of issues including voting rights, the border crisis and the pandemic. CBS's Allison Keyes talks to CBS's Ed O'Keefe. CBS's Janet Shamlian tells Allison about the Biden Administration's border problem. Meanwhile, CBS's Tony Dokoupil reports on the debate over immigration, and gives us a history lesson. The leaders of social media giants Facebook and Twitter testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday, about whether misinformation on their platforms may have played a role leading up to the January 6th insurrection. Allison gets details from CBS's Skyler Henry. The week of Equal Pay Day, which highlights the pay gap between men and women, Biz2Credit released a new report that said women need to work 448 days to make what men make in 365 days. CEO Rohit Arora about how the pandemic was worse for women in the workplace. In this week's Unifying America edition of the Kaleidoscope, the nation

  • Weekend Roundup 3/19

    19/03/2021 Duration: 39min

    On this week's CBS News Weekend Roundup; President Biden delivers on his promise -- early -- to get 100 (M) million Covid-19 vaccines into people's arms in his first 100 days in office. Despite this achievement, coronavirus cases are spiking in more than a dozen states. Host Allison Keyes gets the latest from CBS News Contributor Dr. David Agus. Meanwhile, the Biden Administration released details on how the America Rescue Plan will help reopen schools. This comes as the CDC relaxes social distancing guidelines, saying students wearing masks can be three feet apart, instead of six. CBS's Bo Erickson tells us more. There is widespread outrage and sorrow this week after a 21-year-old white man went on a shooting rampage at Atlanta-area spas, killing 8 people; six of them are women of Asian descent. The suspect, Robert Aaron Long, who claims he has a sex addiction, is charged with 8 counts of murder. In the wake of the shooting, President Biden and Vice President Harris met with Asian American leaders in Ge

  • Weekend Roundup 3/12

    12/03/2021 Duration: 39min

    On this week's CBS News Weekend Roundup; Global vigils are being held to mark the one year anniversary of the Covid-19 pandemic. President Biden addressed the nation on Thursday. CBS's Ed O'Keefe joins host Allison Keyes with more details on his speech, and his signing of the nearly 2-trillion dollar Covid-19 stimulus plan. Allison speaks with CBS's Kris Van Cleave about what's in the package, and when Americans will start seeing those 14-hundred dollar checks. We also hear from CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger about what the plan means for your taxes, and CBS's Natalie Brand on the affect the bill could have on the nation's poverty. Meanwhile, the CDC issued revised guidelines saying that most indoor nursing home visits can resume, even if residents and visitors are not fully vaccinated. Immunotherapy scientist Dr. Leo Nissola expresses some reservations to CBSN. This week the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Medical University of South Carolina released a study finding a lin

  • Weekend Roundup 3/5 **UPDATED**

    05/03/2021 Duration: 39min

    On Saturday, the Senate passed President Biden's nearly 2 (t) trillion dollar Covid-19 relief plan. Mister Biden addressed the nation right after the vote. So did Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. CBS's Jack Turman reports on what happens next. the nation is racing to get coronavirus vaccines, as the U-S death toll rises to just above 520-thousand. This week, President Biden said there will be enough vaccines on hand for all adults by the end of May. Can it be done? CBS's Steven Portnoy joins Allison Keyes from the White House. Meanwhile, In Europe, the W-H-O says it is time to get back to containing the virus. CBS's Elaine Cobbe has the latest from Paris. CBS's Paramount Plus is airing "76 Days," an award-winning a documentary where two people went into four hospitals in Wuhan, China -- where the coronavirus is believed to originated -- and documented stories of woe, fear, and hope. Allison talks to Co-director, producer and editor Hao Wu. Security measure were

  • Weekend Roundup 2/26

    26/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    On this week's CBS News "Weekend Roundup," we begin with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky warned states not to relax regulations because of an uptick in confirmed Covid-19 cases in recent days, despite weeks of declining cases and hospitalizations. We hear from CBS's Meg Oliver on the new variants popping up around the nation and CBS's Madeleine Rivera on the FDA's plan to approve Johnson & Johnson's vaccine. Meanwhile, the U-S has taken its first known military actions approved by President Biden with an airstrike along the Syria-Iraq border. As CBS's Tina Kraus reports, it is widely considered to be a message to Iran. It has been 7 weeks since the deadly attack on the U.S Capitol. As CBS's Nikole Killion tells us, the worries of danger are far from over. On Friday, the president traveled to Texas, where a winter storm left death and destruction in its path. We hear from a citrus grower and wildlife conservationist about the damage. In this week's Unifying A

  • Weekend Roundup 2/19

    19/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," millions of Texans lost power for days after a winter storm overwhelmed its electrical grid. President Biden has approved states of emergency there and also in Louisiana and Oklahoma. Dozens have died trying to keep warm. CBS's Omar Villafranca reports from the Lone Star state. Meanwhile, Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz is being vilified over a badly timed trip to Cancun this week. CBS's Naomi Ruchim reports. It was a busy Friday for the president; for his first time since taking office, he addressed world leaders, calling for international cooperation on global issues. He also toured a facility in Michigan, where Pfizer makes the COVID19 vaccine. The distribution of the vaccine has been backlogged because of the winter weather. CBS's Debra Alfarone has the latest. We'll hear from CBS's Cami McCormick on why many U-S troops are refusing the vaccines. CBS's Jim Axelrod reports on the death of Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh, who was given the Presidential Medal of

  • Weekend Roundup 2/12

    12/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    We begin this week's CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with the coronavirus pandemic. President Joe Biden says the nation's death toll is likely to hit 500-thousand by next month, adding that the country is on track to vaccinate 300 million Americans by July. CBS's Carter Evans reports. CBS's Meg Oliver has the latest on the coronavirus and the nation's schools. Meanwhile, CBS's Vicki Barker reports on the Covid-19 variant found in Southeast England. The second impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump began this week, where Democratic House impeachment managers showed disturbing footage of the deadly attack on the U-S Capitol January 6th. This as Mister Trump's defense team calls the article of impeachment accusing him of inciting that riot an "unconstitutional act of political vengeance. CBS's Nikole Killion joins Allison with more on the proceedings. CBS's Jeff Pegues has the latest on the lingering security concerns at the Capitol. John C. Yang, president and executive director of Asian A

  • Weekend Roundup 2/5

    05/02/2021 Duration: 39min

    On Friday, President Biden intensified his push for Congress to pass his nearly 2 trillion-dollar coronavirus relief package. CBS' Allison Keyes gets the latest from CBS News Chief White Correspondent Nancy Cordes. Meanwhile, millions of Americans have received their Covid-19 vaccines, but as CBS's David Begnaud reports, people in rural areas have not. The Democratic-controlled House voted to strip Republican Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments, over her endorsement of false conspiracy theories. CBS's Kris Van Cleave has the story. Earlier this week, the CDC says classrooms could reopen -- whether teachers have received the COVID-19 vaccine or not. From coast to coast, educators are not buying it, even going as far as to sue the school districts that are being forced to reopen. CBS's Meg Oliver reports. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, Allison speaks with the head of the Human Rights Campaign, Alphonso David, about President Biden's memorandum and exec

  • Weekend Roundup: 01/29

    29/01/2021 Duration: 40min

    On this episode of the "CBS News Weekend Roundup," the world passes another grim milestone, as coronavirus cases rise in nearly 40 nations. CBS News Correspondent Allison Keyes speaks with CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook about why it is so hard to get vaccines as the new head of the CDC says shots should be available to everyone in the nation by the end of the summer. In this week's Unifying America edition of the Kaleidoscope, we take a look at four racial equity executive orders signed this week by President Biden. Allison asks Howard University's chair of Afro-American studies, Dr. Greg Garr, what he thinks of the orders and whether they will bring changes. Plus, we remember the life and career of award-winning, iconic actress Cicely Tyson, who died this week at the age of 96.

  • Weekend Roundup 1/22

    22/01/2021 Duration: 40min

    On this episode of the "CBS News Weekend Roundup," we'll have highlights from the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Allison speaks with CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe about details of the ceremony -- which was like no other -- and the Biden Administration's agenda. We will also hear from Ken Rudin, host of "Ken Rudin's Political Junkie" podcast. CBS's Weijia Jiang has the details on President Biden's plan to fight COVID-19, which has infected more than 24.6 million people in the U.S -- while CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus explains why there's a shortage of vaccines. Meanwhile, CBS News Congressional Correspondent Nikole Killion joins Allison to discuss Senate preparations for the impeachment of former President Donald Trump. In this week's "Unifying America" edition of the Kaleidoscope segment, we take a look at the powerful impact Vice President Kamala Harris is having on women. As the first female, Black and

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