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House Democrats will elect a new generation of leaders Wednesday
"The top story we're following the house this morning, beginning debate on legislation seeking to avoid a nationwide rail strike. And Democrats are preparing to choose a new leadership team. Let's go to Capitol Hill for the latest WTO's Mitchell Miller. The house will be in order. The house is quickly begun taking up the bill to avert the rail strike. Massachusetts congressman Jim mcgovern says it will include a pay hike for rail workers. This agreement secures significant advances for workers, including a 24% raise, Minnesota Republican Michelle fischbach is critical of the administration for letting the issue get to this point. The fact is, the Biden administration over promised and under delivered. Also today, Democrats are poised to choose New York congressman Hakeem Jeffries as their new House leader to succeed House speaker Nancy Pelosi. He would be the first black American to lead either party in Congress. On Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller, WTO, B news. The Latin county school board has overwhelmingly approved a new policy requiring
Hogan to gather with supporters amid White House speculation
"Will he or won't he? Larry Hogan is gathering with supporters amid White House speculation. Maryland's Republican governor Larry Hogan will leave office on January 18th and appears to be considering his political future. Hogan's attending a leadership summit in Annapolis to talk about his record and the future of the country, then he's holding separate casino fundraisers, won a shindig for his nonprofit in America united, and another for his relatively new political action committee called better path forward, which has donated to moderate but unsuccessful Republican candidates in several states. Hogan served 8 years in Maryland where Democrats outnumber the GOP two to one, and he's positioned himself as part of a purple wave and alternative to former president Donald Trump, who has already announced his candidacy for president. Hogan's been a fierce Trump critic, saying in an interview that he lit up state hotlines by suggesting people could drink disinfectants to cure COVID-19, and one saying he'd given up guessing what Trump might do next. I'm Jennifer King
2 dead after tornadoes, storms rip across South, leave thousands without power
"In a tornadoes and since I put a big emphasis on it that made me want to come and really try to be safe. Heavy rain from the storms has prompted flood warnings and watches across the south and southeast. Jim crissa CBS News. More than 20 tornadoes have been confirmed and upgrade on economic growth. The government's revised the third quarter GDP from an initial estimate of 2.6% to 2.9 CBS News business analyst Jill schlesinger. So far, holiday retail sales have shown that consumers are willing to spend, it's likely that the fourth quarter pace of economic expansion was also positive,
'He's not stepping up': Union workers feel let down by 'pro-union' Joe Biden amid rail dispute
"To take up legislation today to prevent a strike by freight rail workers. Meanwhile, prospects are brightening for quick action in the Senate despite some resistance, president Joe Biden had helped broker a deal between railroads and labor that was rejected by members of four of 12 unions. Biden has urged Congress to impose the agreement anyway, saying the economy at risk. Business groups have been imploring lawmakers to act warning that the economy would lose $2 billion a day in a walkout, a speech on the economy by fed chair Jay Powell will get attention today. Investors will be on the lookout for more signs that the next interest rate hike will take a step down to a half of a percent following a series of three quarter percent rate hikes. Stocks ended a bit mixed in Tuesday's trading with the S&P 500 slipping 6 points are almost two tenths percent, and NASDAQ was down 66 points. The Dow was pretty much flat
NYC mayor plans to involuntarily hospitalize more mentally ill people
"City mayor Eric Adams is directing police and city medics to be more aggressive about getting severely mentally ill people off the streets and subways and into treatment. Adam says that's the case even if it means involuntarily hospitalizing some people who refuse care. We can no longer deny the reality that untreated psychosis can be a cruel and all consuming condition that often requires and voluntary intervention. The mayor's announcement was condemned as wrong headed by some civil rights groups and advocates for the homeless. The NYPD is searching for a man who snuck into the park Hyatt hotel in Manhattan and left behind a suspicious white powdery substance. Police say departing gas dropped a hotel room key on the street and someone snuck into the unoccupied hotel room and
When is the Georgia congressional runoff? The 2022 special senate election explained.
"Pop quiz time. What is the last election of 2022? Okay, relax, I didn't say it was going to be a hard quiz. It is in fact the Senate runoff in Georgia. But it goes national politics reporter Natalie Allison is in Georgia and is here to give us an update. Badly, how's it going? You just landed. Yes, fresh off the plane. I'm doing this for my hotel room in Atlanta. Tomorrow I will be venturing out to Dalton, I believe, to catch Herschel Walker in action. Very exciting. What is planned for rehearsal walker's campaign rally tomorrow? TBD on what's actually
Missouri executes Kevin Johnson for killing officer in 2005
"Goes to the house where approval is expected. Missouri is executed a man found guilty of killing a suburban St. Louis police officer in 2005, CBS Jennifer Kuiper has that. Kevin Johnson was convicted of ambushing and killing Kirkwood, Missouri police officer William mcentee. Johnson blamed the officer in the death of his younger brother, Mary mcentee is William mcentee's widow. When he left for work that day, we could not imagine that he would be executed by someone he gave his life to protect. Johnson's attorneys didn't deny that he killed the officer but contended their client was sentenced to death in part because he was black. The courts and Republican governor Mike parson declined to stop the execution. Broadway's longest running show is going to go on longer than we thought it would. The phantom of the opera was scheduled to close in February. That's now been extended by 8 weeks to April because of a sharp increase in demand for tickets. Last week, the show sold
Walmart employee reported alleged shooter's behavior months before shooting: Lawsuit
"Survivor of the Virginia Walmart mass shooting we're told has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit was filed recently in Chesapeake circuit court by danya priola. A Walmart employee who claims the company knew of this shooter's propensity for violence, threats and strange behaviors. The suit alleges further the priolo as experienced physical and emotional distress after witnessing the shooting rampage in the break room of the Chesapeake Walmart just last Tuesday. The least have now identified store supervisor Andre being as the person who shot and killed 6 coworkers and wounded several others before, killing himself. Four O 5 Wednesday morning on WTO. But more than 25 years, this dog has doubled reporter, never shied away from a battle to bring you the full and complete story. Now, WTO, Neil augenstein, is this week revealing he is in the midst of another battle right now, and this one is very personal. A fight. Against cancer. The waving was the difficult part. The waiting part of a search for a cure for a dry cough that led to a discovery of a small mass in one of his lungs and finally a diagnosis of adenocarcinoma, a form of lung cancer. Hila sharing his story and he says in doing it, he's finding strength. To hear the
Supreme Court grapples with challenge to Biden immigration policy on deportation
"Over how to enforce the nation's immigration laws reach the Supreme Court Tuesday. Justices heard arguments over a blocked Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportations based on who possesses the greatest public safety risk. Republican led states have successfully obtained an order to limit that discretion, CBS's Christian Benavidez reports from Miami. The immigration debate made it to the high court Tuesday at issue whether the Biden administration can set priorities for immigration enforcement and whether states can legally challenge them. The state's lack standing, they argue states can challenge any federal policy that imposes even $1 of indirect harms on their own taxing or spending.
Bodies-in-suitcases suspect appears in New Zealand court
"A body's in suitcases suspect has appeared in a New Zealand court. I'm Lisa dwyer. A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases has made her first quarter parents in New Zealand, the 42 year old woman has been charged with two counts of murder, she faces mandatory sentence of life imprisonment, the case horrified many people in New Zealand after the children's bodies were discovered in August when an Auckland family bought abandoned goods, including two suitcases from a storage unit in an online auction. Authorities say the children were between 5 and ten years old and had been dead for years. A judge imposed a temporary order that keeps many details of the case secret including
Oath Keepers' Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy
"The head of the group, all the keepers has been found guilty of charges connected to the capital insurrection. I Norman hall. A Washington D.C. jury convicted oath keepers founder Stewart Rhodes of seditious conspiracy for violent plot to overturn president Joe Biden's election, wrote was acquitted on two other conspiracy charges, defense attorney at tarpley. We're grateful for the not guilty verdicts that were received, were disappointed in the guilty verdict. The case handed the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the January 6th, 2021 insurrection, seditious conspiracy, calls for up to 20 years behind bars and appeal will be filed. Norman hall, Washington
Senate passes landmark legislation protecting same-sex marriage rights: recap
"A landmark same sex marriage Bill wins passage in the Senate. I am Lisa dwyer. The Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to protect same sex marriages. It's an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for hundreds of thousands of same sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage nationwide. The bill ensures that same sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in federal law. The Senate vote was 61 to 36. That includes support from 12 Republicans, Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin, who is a Democrat and the first openly U.S. gay senator, says today we
Study: U.S. gun death rates hit highest levels in decades
"A new study says gun deaths in the U.S. hit the highest levels in decades. The research published by jama network open shows gun related homicide in suicide rates, both rose 8% last year, each hitting levels last seen in the early 1990s, the rate among women is growing faster than that of men, among black women, the rate of firearm related homicides more than tripled since 2010. Experts say reasons for the increase in gun deaths could include disruption of people's work and personal lives during the pandemic, higher gun sales stress and mental health issues. The researchers counted more than 1.1 million gun deaths over 32 years about the same as the number of American deaths from the coronavirus in the last three years.
Virginia Walmart mass shooting survivor files $50M lawsuit
"A Walmart employee who says she barely missed being shot and gunfire that left 6 coworkers dead is filed a $50 million lawsuit on Norman hall. The lawsuit filed in court in Chesapeake, Virginia says Walmart allegedly continued to employ the shooter, a store supervisor, despite what it calls Andre beings known propensities were violent threats and strange behavior. The plaintiff has done you preload, she alleges that she has experienced post traumatic stress disorder, including physical and emotional distress. Walmart, which is headquartered in Bentonville Arkansas, said in a statement that it was reviewing the complaint and will respond as appropriate in court. On Norman hall
University of California reaches agreement with 2 worker groups on strike
". Here's what's happening two of the four groups of striking UC workers have reached a tentative contract agreement with the university. 48,000 university workers, most of whom are students walked off the job earlier this month over pay and benefits union officials say both groups will remain on strike in solidarity with the other two groups and they say there should be more movement going on. Iran versus the U.S. just wrapped up World Cup villages wrapping up, and that's where we have kcbs David Welsh live at San Francisco's World Cup village, David. That was awesome. Hi Holly, I was
U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in a must-win World Cup match
". We have a result in the World Cup match involving the U.S. and Iran. Let's go live to double the TOP's day precedent. And we have a final Team USA beats around one zero Christopher X goal in the 38th minute the difference they dominating the day out shooting Iran 12 to four. The U.S. needed a victory to advance to the round of the 16. They will face the Netherlands Saturday at 10 a.m. in the first knockout stage. Again, Team USA Thompson, won nothing finishes group play with enough points to advance. Dave Preston WTO news. How exciting and a lot of people glued to their screens at watch parties across the area to see whether Team USA can made it. Well, we know they made it to see how excited that crowd is. Live to WTO dick giuliano, who joins us from a party in pan quarter, we can hear the folks behind you, dick. Oh my gosh, I'll tell you why, Hillary, there was a lot of tension in the final minutes of play. And
These Republicans say they won't vote for McCarthy to be House speaker
"Bill to avert the freight rail strike and speaker Pelosi said the house is going to vote tomorrow morning. They expect to be able to pass that. Their deadline for action on that is December 9th. They think they can pass it fairly quickly in the house. The question then is how quickly can the Senate take it up? Can they get unanimous consent? Do people want amendment votes? Does anybody slow it down? But they discussed that and said they want to get something done to avoid that strike. Then they talked about the December 16th government funding deadline. They have not made a ton of progress toward that deadline. There's some discussion about maybe a short term stop gap
Australia argues against ‘endangered’ status for Great Barrier Reef
"Australia's environment minister has said she will fight against a UNESCO decision to add the Great Barrier Reef to a list of endangered World Heritage Sites, Australian environment minister tanja tilby sex said the criticisms of her government's inaction on climate change were not justified. If the Great Barrier Reef is in danger, then every coral reef in the world is in danger. If this World Heritage Site is in danger, then most World Heritage Sites around the world are in danger from climate change. Kill the sec insisted the Australian government were doing all they could to save the reef. There is no need to single out the Great Barrier Reef in Australia because there is no government taking the risks to coral reefs more seriously than the Australian government. Scientist Jody rummer disagreed. We can not claim to be doing all we can for the reef at this point we aren't. We need to be setting that message
Kim Kardashian says she's 'disgusted and outraged' over Balenciaga ad featuring children and harness-wearing teddy bears
"This is a Bloomberg pursuits look at luxury. Kim Kardashian is thinking about possibly parting ways with balenciaga following all the latest controversy surrounding the fashion brand. Recently ran a campaign featuring children holding teddy bears that appeared to be dressed in bondage gear, cardassian says her future with the brand depends on its willingness to accept accountability for something that never should have happened. For its part, balenciaga is suing the production company behind that ad campaign for $25 million. Scott's
Virginia city honors the 6 victims of last week's Walmart shooting
"41 now, a candlelight vigil was held last night to remember the victims of last week's mass shooting at a Walmart supercenter in Chesapeake, Virginia. 6 store employees were killed and 6 others wounded by a store supervisor when we could go. Those who were killed ranged in age from 16 to 70, Virginia governor Glen youngkin spoke at the vigil, saying more needs to be done to address what he called a nationwide mental health and behavioral health crisis. We will work together to chart a path forward
Former police officer allegedly catfishes teen girl online, kills her family
"Former Virginia law enforcement officer is dead. He was the suspect in a triple homicide in California. The three were family members of a teenager he allegedly duped and groomed online. Riverside police officer Ryan railsback says the 28 year old man was killed by authorities after he allegedly kidnapped the girl and set a house fire. He
Virginia football team to attend 3rd funeral in 5 days
". The University of Virginia football team will travel to its third funeral in 5 days tomorrow to honor lavelle Davis junior Davis and teammates Deshawn Perry and Devin Chandler were killed November 13th as the team returned from a trip to see a play here in D.C.. Robert Kraft, the owner of the National Football League's New England Patriots made it possible for the team to travel to all three out of state funerals by lending the team plane, police say fellow student Christopher Darnell's Jones junior, who was on the bus trip to D.C., began shooting as the bus returned to a UVA parking garage. In a series of tweets, Twitter owner Elon Musk is claiming that Apple has threatened to remove the Twitter app from the App Store as part of its app review moderation process. In other tweets, he called apple's App Store fees, a secret 30% tax and ran a poll asking if Apple should publish all censorship actions taken that affect its customers. He also claimed that Apple has pulled most of its advertising from Twitter. If the Twitter app were to be pulled from Apple's App Store, the social network would lose one of its main distribution platforms, Apple has declined to comment about Musk's tweets. Republicans in the Maryland Senate have selected their new leadership. The Senate Republican caucus chose senator Steven Hershey has been already later yesterday.
Early voting under way in Georgia US Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker
"Georgia has broken its record for the most ballots cast in a day during early voting in the runoff for one of the state's U.S. Senate seats between Republican Herschel Walker and democratic senator Raphael Warnock. As of yesterday, 239,000 votes were cast beating the previous record for early voting in one day by 6000 ballots. Over the holiday weekend, where some counties were able to conduct early voting after Georgia Democrats sued over a 180,000 votes were cast about 2.6% of the total active voter base in Georgia. Balls are more filmmaker John Waters is known for cult classics like pink flamingos. And now he brings a John Waters Christmas to the birch Mir December 21st. In about how everything's broken
Biden hosts Macron Thursday for the president's first state dinner. Here's what to know.
". Now, a global news update President Biden will hold the first White House state dinner of his administration to honor French president Emmanuel Macron this week. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said Macron will participate in a bilateral meeting with Biden Thursday before joining the president for a state dinner alongside First Lady Jill Biden. The United States hoping to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup today in Qatar, Trey Thomas has details. After ending each of its first two games in a draw, the U.S. needs to be Iran in order to get out of the group stage. The U.S. is third in Group B with two points, after playing wells to a one one draw, and England to a scoreless draw. Iran is coming off a two nil win over Wales and has three points. I'm Drake Thomas. And Donald McKeon a Virginia congressman is dead at the age of 61 after a battle with colorectal cancer. The Democrat was first elected to the state's fourth district in 2016 and was reelected for a fourth term earlier this month. I'm Mark Mayfield.
WATCH: Helicopter footage shows Hawaii volcano eruption
"Hawaii, the world's largest active volcano is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, the eruption began over the weekend late Sunday we're told nearby residents on the big island have been warned to be alert, although no evacuations are currently underway. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans has more from scientists and the humbling power of mother nature. Mauna loa is massive. Eruptions over the past 200 years have sent lava flows across the big island of Hawaii, but it's been dormant nearly 40 years. The last major eruption in 1984 threatened the city of hilo. This eruption follows years of lava flows from mauna loa's much smaller, but much more active neighbor kilauea. Lava from the eruption is shooting 100 to 200 feet in the air from multiple fissures in the volcano, stay tuned. At 1255.
Santa's back in town with inflation, inclusion on his mind
"After two holiday seasons with COVID-19 precautions, Santa Claus is coming to town. Merry Christmas to everyone. The jolly old elf is back this year in person without plastic partitions or faraway benches. And kids once again sitting on Santa's lap, except at Macy's in Herald square, where Santa sits behind a bench. The company hires Santa dot com, says there's been a 30% increase in bookings this year compared to the last two seasons. Although COVID fears are easing, inflation is taking some of the twinkle up. Santa's eyes, many of the portrayers are older. They live on fixed incomes and bending under the weight of higher prices. But at least one companies paying more around 5 to $12,000 for the holiday season. Sandra Booker say this year, there's a higher demand for inclusivity, meaning they're looking for santas who are black or Spanish speaking, and those who know sign language. I Jackie Quinn