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20 Jan 2021

Weekend Roundup

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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)

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    Weekend Roundup 1/15

    Less than a week before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, law enforcement officials issue a warning, saying the nation faces an unprecedented threat of extremist violence. This as the Department of Justice says it has no direct evidence that some involved in the January 6th storming of the Capitol intended to capture and assassinate elected officials. Allison Keyes talks to CBS's Jeff Pegues. Meanwhile, there are concerns on whether those who stormed the Capitol had help from someone inside. CBS's Catherine Herridge tells Allison some involved used military tactics. President Trump has become the first president to be impeached twice, this time for "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly assault on the U.S Capitol. CBS's Nancy Cordes reports on what's happening in the Senate. CBS's Grace Segers, was inside the Capitol during the attack on January 6th, and talks to Allison about what it was like to return for the impeachment hearings. Joe Biden has unveiled a massive stimulus plan to help fight COVID-19, as the virus reaches over 2-million global cases. Debra Alfarone reports. Thursday, nine people, including former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, were charged over the Flint Water Scandal. Two were charged with involuntary manslaughter in what many see as an example of environmental racism and injustice. In 2014, the mostly Black city's water supply was tainted with lead, Simultaneously, a Legionnaires disease outbreak killed 12 people. Allison speaks with activist Pastor John McClane about the charges, and a pending 641 (M) million dollar settlement for residents. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, new reporting from the non-profit newsroom ProPublica suggests that racism in the U-S Capitol Police Department may have exacerbated the deadly storming of the Capitol on January 6th. Allison speaks with the article's co-author Joaquin Sapien. StoryCorps, the 17-year-old non profit with the mission of preserving and sharing humanity's stories, has launched a new effort called One Small Step, aimed at dealing with the political divide in the nation. Allison gets details from founder Dave Isay. Finally, Allison shares the story of an Orlando restaurant server who's quick thinking helped a boy escape from a possibly abusive home.


  • Posted on 15 Jan 2021

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    Weekend Roundup 1/8

    On this edition of the "Weekend Roundup," Chaos at the Capitol. Five people, including a US Capitol Police Officer, are dead after supporters of President Trump stormed the Capitol in an effort to stop the counting of Electoral College ballots. CBS News Correspondent Allison Keyes speaks with CBS's Grace Segers who was inside the Senate gallery when the siege happened. Meanwhile, Twitter has permanently banned President Trump's account, citing "risk of further incitement of violence." CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy and Capitol Hill Correspondent Nancy Cordes join Allison to discuss the fallout and what is next for the President. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, Allison speaks with Charles Wilson, National Chair of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers about the disparity he saw in the treatment of the pro-Trump supporters who stormed the capitol and Black Lives Matter demonstrators over the summer.


  • Posted on 08 Jan 2021

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    Weekend Roundup 12/30

    In this second half of the "Weekend Roundup" year-end report CBS's Steve Kathan looks back on the COVID-19 pandemic. Correspondent Allison Keyes hears from CBS's Manuel Bojorquez about how the virus spread in Latin America and CBS's Charlie D'Agata on the coronavirus vaccine in Europe. Allison speaks with CBS News Chief Congressional Correspondent Nancy Cordes about the year on Capitol Hill, including President Trump's impeachment trial and CBS News White House Correspondent Steven Portnoy revisits the presidential election. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, Allison speaks with CBS News Chief Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues about a year in which the police killing of a black man, George Floyd, sparked a global battle against brutality and racism.


  • Posted on 30 Dec 2020

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    Weekend Roundup 12/23

    In this week's "CBS News Weekend Roundup," CBS News Correspondent Allison Keyes looks back on the news that made headlines throughout 2020. Globally, more than 1.7 million people died from the coronavirus, but there's new hope with vaccines on the horizon. CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook talks to Allison about taking the Pfizer vaccine this week. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump lost his re-election battle to President-Elect Joe Biden. We hear from CBS's Steven Portnoy and Nikole Killion about the contentious 2020 campaign season. CBS News Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger looks back at the economy, which was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this week's Kaleidoscope segment, Allison speaks with CBS News Immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez about the big changes in immigration policy in 2020. CBS's Matt Pieper reminds us of the chilling effect the pandemic has had on the entertainment industry, and CBS's Deborah Rodriguez looks back at some of the legends who left us in 2020.


  • Posted on 23 Dec 2020

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    Weekend Roundup 12/18

    The first round of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across the country. Meanwhile, negotiations continue over a coronavirus stimulus bill. We hear from the correspondents covering President-elect Joe Biden's cabinet nominees. We'll report on a dentist accused of breaking the teeth of his patients to bill their insurance, and take a look at the most popular Christmas movies. Correspondent Steve Dorsey will have these stories and more on the CBS News Weekend Roundup.


  • Posted on 18 Dec 2020

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