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Will a Congressional COVID Compromise Hold?
Congress is optimistic about a $908 billion bipartisan COVID package - but sticking points remain. President Trump prepares to campaign for Georgia's Republican senate candidates as he continues to push unfounded theories about the integrity of the state's election system. And a major studio is shaking up the movie theater industry by sending its biggest titles straight to streaming.
Shot, Chaser: A Pre-Vaccine Winter Warning
As the U.K. formally approves the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, the White House is warning governors of a dire situation in our nation's hospitals. A new study finds that students learning virtually are falling behind. And our reporter takes a demo flight aboard a Boeing 737 MAX.
You Love to CDC It
The CDC issues new guidance on who should receive a COVID-19 vaccine first, while also adjusting the guidelines for quarantining. Requests are coming in for presidential pardons, including for President Trump's own family. And a National Geographic reporter goes underground with smugglers to explore modern trafficking networks.
The Vaccine Rollout Begins
Ahead of a CDC hearing on who will get it first, the Pfizer vaccine arrives in the US, ready to be distributed at a moment's notice. California counties issue some of the nation's strictest lockdowns so far. And President-elect Biden rolls out picks for his economic team, sparking a potential fireworks in Congress.
COVID’s Weekend Leftovers
Doctors fear a surge of positive test results today, as people who may have been exposed to COVID over the weekend get tested. Iran promises retribution after its top nuclear scientist is assassinated in broad daylight. And locker room outbreaks are leading to historic firsts in the sports world.
Yellen & Screamin’
The stock market goes on an historic tear as Joe Biden's transition takes hold. Grocery workers prepare for crowded stores. And six months after the killing of George Floyd, few cities have defunded their police departments.
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