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 9/24

    24/09/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes; the CDC backed Pfizer's Covid19 booster shots for some Americans, including people 65 and older with underlying medical conditions -- but MedStar Health's infectious disease specialist Dr. Ruth Kanthula has some concerns. The CDC has also recommended that pregnant women get vaccinated amid a surge of coronavirus cases among them. CBS's Mireya Villarreal has one family's tragic story. President Biden gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly this week, in hopes of convincing world leaders to join the U-S in fighting Covid19, climate change, and more. This was the first gathering in the U-N since the pandemic. CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk was there. There's controversy over the Biden administration's handling of the humanitarian crisis of the Southern border, where thousands of mostly Haitian migrants gathered in a tent city under a bridge in Del Rio. The president took responsibility Friday after scathin

  • Weekend Roundup 9/17

    17/09/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes; the FDA votes unanimously to recommend Pfizer booster shots for Americans over 65 years old and at "high risk of severe COVID-19." But, the debate over boosters has caused confusion for many as health officials face off over whether a third shot is needed. CBS's Dr. David Agus breaks it all down for Allison. Meanwhile, hospitals struggle to handle an influx of COVID-19 patients. CBS's Manuel Bojorquez reports from Florida. On Capitol Hill, the Senate hears from top Olympic gymnasts including Simone Biles, who testifies over the FBI's handling of the sex abuse case of former USA Gymnastics Director Larry Nassar. CBS's Jeff Pegues has the latest, including calls for those involved in the botched probe to be prosecuted. CBS's Peter King reports on SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission, which is comprised entirely of civilians and is currently orbiting the Earth. A new documentary explores the life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. CBS's Steve Futterman has the detail

  • Weekend Roundup 9/10

    10/09/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes; September 11th -- 20 years later.  Nearly 3-thousand lives were lost at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and aboard Flight 93. 343 firefighters alone died in New York City. We hear from Battalion Chief Jake Lemonda, former president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, about what that terrible day was like, and what firefighters need now. Monica Iken-Murphy, who lost her husband Michael, poured her grief into founding the non profit September's Mission Foundation, and fought to secure the World Trade Center site for what is now the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. She spoke with Allison ahead of this weekend's annual ceremonies. From air travel, to security to the immigration system, the attacks on September 11th changed the U-S forever. We hear from CBS's Steve Futterman, CBS's Peter King, and CBS's Lilia Luciano. We'll also hear from CBS's Jeff Pegues on what the attacks meant for the Mus

  • Weekend Roundup 9/3

    03/09/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes; the death toll continues to rise after Hurricane Ida batters the Gulf Coast before dumping record-breaking rains on the Northeast. Cleanup continues as both regions try to dry out. President Biden also visits Louisiana to survey storm damage. CBS's Mireya Villarreal begins our coverage; CBS's Jim Krasula also joins Allison from New Orleans. Major controversy over Texas' strict new abortion law, with the president blasting the Supreme Court for allowing it to take effect. Allison gets the latest from CBS's Nikole Killion, along with reaction from both Planned Parenthood's Ianthe Metzger and National Right to Life Committee President Carol Tobias, who is pleased. CBS's Jericka Duncan reports from suburban Denver on the manslaughter indictment of three police officers and two paramedics in the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain -- two years after the Black man was put into a chokehold and injected with a powerful sedative. In this week's Kaleidoscope, we

  • Weekend Roundup 8/27

    27/08/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes; President Biden is vowing revenge after an Islamic State suicide bomber killed dozens, including U-S Service Members, just outside of the Kabul airport. U-S forces there are on alert for more attacks. This comes as the Biden Administration races to meet a self imposed deadline to get Americans, and at risk Afghans, out after a Taliban takeover. CBS's Nancy Cordes reports from the White House. Allison speaks with an Afghan American woman living in the U-S who lost three family members in that attack about her fears for her family. Covid-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations continue to rise across the country, the nation is projected to see nearly 100-thousand more deaths between now and December 1st. This week hospitalizations in Oregon hit a record high. Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center invited CBS' Janet Shamlian inside to see the heartache for families and staff. Half of children between ages 12-17 have received at least one dose of

  • Weekend Roundup 8/20

    20/08/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, the CDC says Covid-19 hospitalizations for people under 50 are at the highest level since the start of the pandemic as infections spike driven by that Delta variant. Some scientists are taking issue with the President's decision to recommend booster shots. A non-essential travel ban has also been extended on borders of Mexico and Canada. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook breaks it all down. Emergency medical workers in Louisiana are dealing with mostly unvaccinated patients before they get to the hospital. CBS's David Begnaud reports. More and more coronavirus patients are in need of critical care, and it is getting harder to find places to go. Reporter Megan Vanselow tells us about Goodall Witcher Hospital in Clifton, Texas, which only has two ventilators on hand, and is desperately looking for open beds. There's some good news amid the pandemic, minor league baseball survived. CBS's Peter King reports. There's chaos

  • Weekend Roundup 8/13

    13/08/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, the FDA authorized Covid-19 booster shots for those with weakened immune systems -- meaning they can get a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. The CDC says hospitalizations of children have reached a peak higher than the winter surge, as kids get ready to go back to school. We hear from MedStar Health pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Ruth Kanthula. In Texas, hospitals are overwhelmed; more than 90-percent of ICU beds are full. This as coronavirus cases surge across the country -- partly due to the Delta Variant and unvaccinated people. CBS's Janet Shamlian reports. The U-N's climate panel came out with a devastating report this week, as heat waves scorch the globe. CBS Vicki Barker reports from London.  Andrew Cuomo announced he will resign amid sexual harassment allegations, despite claiming he did nothing wrong. Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul will succeed Mr. Cuomo and will be New York's first woman to hold th

  • Weekend Roundup 8/6 *UPDATE*

    06/08/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, a warning from the CDC about the increasing surge in daily Covid-19 cases, which are now at the highest level since February due to the Delta variant and unvaccinated people. Some companies tell employees they must be fully vaccinated by October. Despite reports of breakthrough infections among fully vaccinated people, CBS's Dr. Jon LaPook tells Allison he sees a bright side. The BBC's Jamie Coulson has a cautionary tale about the coronavirus and young people. Schools reopened in Georgia this week; as reporters Trason Bragg and Sabrina Silva tell us, there were very different reactions to the Covid-19 mask mandates.  Africa is dealing with twin catastrophes. The WHO says Covid-19 deaths have surged by 80 percent in the past month, plus there's famine in Ethiopia. CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst Pamela Falk explains. The Olympic games are winding down. American sprinter Allyson Felix made history by becoming the most decorated athl

  • Weekend Roundup 7/30

    30/07/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes, new CDC data finds that the Delta variant is much more contagious than experts previously thought, and could spread as quickly as chicken pox. The report has prompted the agency to urge vaccinated people to wear masks indoors where coronavirus rates are high. Allison is joined by infectious disease expert Dr. Virginia Banks with the Northeast Ohio Infectious Disease Associates. CBS's Nancy Cordes has the latest on President Biden's new rules for federal workers, and the eviction moratorium. Stunning news out of Tokyo as gold medal winning Olympian Simon Biles dropped out of both the team and individual all-around competitions, to protect her mental health. Dominique Dawes, the first Black gymnast to win Olympic gold, tells "CBS This Morning," she knows what Biles is going through. As CBS's Steve Futterman explains to Allison from Tokyo, Biles' decision has sparked a new understanding about pressure. CBS's Jim Krasula reports on about a former colle

  • Weekend Roundup 7/23

    23/07/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup," with host Allison Keyes, the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 now accounts for more than 80 percent of new coronavirus cases in the nation. The World Health Organization says it is also fueling a global surge in new infections, sparking a debate over whether face coverings are needed again. Allison asks CBS News Medical contributor Dr. David Agus what he thinks. Mask mandates are varying in schools across the nation, including in states like Georgia. Reporter Adam Murphy explains. Florida, Mississippi and Arkansas are among the states being hit the hardest right now. CBS's David Begnaud went to Louisiana, which reported one of its highest single day totals this week -- since the pandemic began. Opening ceremonies went on as planned Friday for the Tokyo Olympics amid serious worries over Covid-19. We get the latest from CBS's Steve Futterman who reports from the stadium. On Friday morning, Attorney General Merrick Garland met with law enforcement officers

  • Weekend Roundup 7/16

    16/07/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes, COVID-19 cases are surging in 46 states. Health experts are blaming the combination of unvaccinated people and the highly contagious Delta variant. We get the latest from from infectious disease expert Dr. William Schaffner at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Allison also speaks with Erica DeBoer at Sanford Health, the largest rural health care organization in the nation, about the nurses shortage across the country...especially in rural areas.  The CDC released disturbing data this week, that found drug overdoses rose by nearly 30 percent last year. CBS's Peter King reports. President Biden met with Senate Democrats, seeking support for his massive spending plan. CBS's Kris Van Cleave has the details. The State Department is playing catchup to renew the backlog of expired passports, many were not updated because of the pandemic. As CBS's Anthony Pura tells us, appointments are tough to come by. Travelers may also nee

  • Weekend Roundup 7/19

    09/07/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes. Pfizer says it will seek emergency FDA authorization this summer for a booster shot to its Covid-19 vaccine, but the CDC and FDA say fully vaccinated Americans do not need the booster right now. This comes as the Delta variant spikes around the world. We get the latest from CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. David Agus. There are reports that ransomware attacks more than doubled between 2019 and 2020. Why? Allison asked CNET's Roger Cheng. President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Friday after cyber attacks earlier this week, with Mister Biden saying Russia needs to take action on the ransomware attacks by "criminals based in Russia." Allison gets the latest from CBS's Steven Portnoy at the White House. The Biden Administration also met with civil rights activists on Thursday amid growing calls for it to address what some see as an assault on voting rights. CBS's Ed O'Keefe has the latest. Black civil rights activists including

  • Weekend Roundup 7/2

    02/07/2021 Duración: 40min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup, the death toll climbs as cleanup continues at the site of the Surfside, Florida condo collapse. President Biden visits Surfside to speak with survivors, victims' families, and first responders. CBS's Manuel Bojorquez tells Allison about the impact of the president's visit. The highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant has health officials on edge, as tens of millions of Americans prepare to travel this 4th of July weekend. Dr. Jon LaPook joins Allison to discuss his concerns about a surge in cases down the road. The Trump Organization and its longtime finance chief are indicted on tax charges. We'll have the latest details from CBS's Jeff Pegues. The Supreme Court upholds voting restrictions in Arizona as part of a highly anticipated decision. CBS's Jan Crawford has more. New fallout in the wake of comedian Bill Cosby's surprise release from prison. CBS's Jericka Duncan speaks with the 83-year-old inside of his home. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appoints eight members to a bipart

  • Weekend Roundup 6/25

    25/06/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup, Former Minneapolis Police office Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. President Biden announced a new strategy to combat gun violence. CBS's Natalie Brand reports. CBS's Peter King reports from Surfside, Florida, where a apartment building collapsed, killing four, and leaving over a hundred unaccounted for. After months of back and forth, there's an infrastructure deal, CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy tells us more. Major changes could be coming in how sexual assaults in the military are investigated. CBS's David Martin reports. There are ominous developments ahead of the U-S withdrawal from Afghanistan CBS's Cami McCormick tells us more. Hundreds of more unmarked graves have been discovered at the site of an old residential school in Canada. Allison Bamford reports. The Summer Olympics are less than a month away. CBS's Lucy Craft reports from Tokyo on the upcoming games. Pop star Bri

  • Weekend Roundup 6/18

    18/06/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News Weekend Roundup with host Allison Keyes, June 19, 1865, enslaved Blacks in Texas learned they were free...two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. More than 150-years later, President Biden declared what is now called Juneteenth, a federal holiday. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who has long supported the legislation, held the gavel that officially declared the passage, joins Allison to tell us how she's feeling. As we commemorate Juneteenth, we wondered what it was like for Black people immediately after the end of slavery. Allison asked University of Maryland history professor Christopher Bonner. Allison also speaks with Queen Quet, the head of the Gullah-Geechee Nation, which includes people from numerous African ethnic groups linked with indigenous Americans. She explains why Juneteenth holds a special meaning for her people.  Rev. John L-C Mosley Sr., who convened a meeting of activists to work for greater national recognition of Juneteen

  • Weekend Roundup 6/11

    11/06/2021 Duración: 39min

    On the CBS News "Weekend Roundup" with host Allison Keyes, President Biden and other world leaders met face to face in England for the G-7 Summit, for the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. CBS's Vicki Barker gives Allison the latest from London. The head of the FBI says there's a lot more to come from the probe into the January 6th assault on the U.S Capitol. CBS's Kris Van Cleave reports. There's a Consumer Reports investigation that tells us why people should keep an eye on their credit reports. CBS's Danya Bacchus tells us more. Vice President Kamala Harris made her first international trip to Guatemala and Mexico this week, to deal with the "root causes" of Central American Migration in the U.S. CBS's Adrienne Bard tells Allison how the visit went. CBS's Camilo Montoya Galvez reports on how the Biden Administration is doing with its immigration agenda right now. LGBTQ communities are celebrating Pride month across the country, but violence and discrimination are still rampant.

  • Weekend Roundup 6/4

    04/06/2021 Duración: 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 Duración: 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 Duración: 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 Duración: 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

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