While California is no stranger to problems with its power grid, energy experts say the situation in Texas is different in a number of ways. Devin Fehely reports. (2-18-21)
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West Coast Power System Less Vulnerable Than Texas GridWhile California is no stranger to problems with its power grid, energy experts say the situation in Texas is different in a number of ways. Devin Fehely reports. (2-18-21)
Bay Area-Developed Heat Shield Made Mars Mission PossibleNASA Ames developed a heat shield material called Pika that helped make the Mars Perserverance mission a success. Don Ford reports. (2-18-21)
Democratic Lawmakers Unveil Biden-Backed Immigration Overhaul BillCongressional Democrats and the White House on Thursday unveiled an immigration overhaul bill that would reshape U.S. immigration laws. Natalie Brand reports. (2-18-21)
United Becomes 1st U.S. Airline to Offer COVID-19 Testing in AirportUnited became the first U.S. airline to offer access to in-airport coronavirus testing to passengers through its app and website. (2-15-21)
Senate Votes Second Impeachment Trial Of Former President Trump Is ConstitutionalDespite calls from Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss the proceedings, Natalie Brand reports that the Senate voted the second impeachment trial of the former president is constitutional.
CBS Ramps Up Extraordinary Coverage for Unprecedented Super BowlThe behind-the-scenes work to put on this year's Super Bowl is a show two years in the making. Skyler Henry reports from Tampa. (2-6-21)
COVID: Biden Administration's New Mask Rules Take Effect For TravelersThe Biden administration's new mask rules for travelers just took effect. Andria Borba reports on what you need to know if you are planning on taking a trip.
So You Want to Be a Billionaire? Mega Millions Jackpot Could Be Your TicketFriday night's billion-dollar Mega Millions jackpot would be the third-largest in U.S. history. Don Ford reports. (1-22-21)
Vice President Harris Uses Bible Close To Her Heart At Swearing-InVice President Harris used a tattered bible at Wednesday's swearing-in. John Ramos tells us why it holds a special place in her heart.
Oakland Proud: Kamala Harris Steps Into U.S. HistoryLong before Kamala Harris walked onto a Delaware stage for her historic acceptance speech as Vice Presiden-elect she was a daughter of California and the Bay Area. Jeff Nguyen reports (1-18-21)
Spreading New Strain of Coronavirus Worries Bay Area Health OfficialsCalifornia is now the first state to top 3 million cases and public health specialists are raising a red flag about another variant of the coronavirus now circulating in the Bay Area. Elizabeth Cook reports. (1-18-21)
San Francisco Man Identified Among Capitol RiotersAs federal investigators continue their search for those who attacked the Capitol, a San Francisco resident named Daniel Goodwyn has been identified as taking part in the crime. John Ramos reports. (1-17-21)
Biden Plans Major Shift Away From Trump Policy on ImmigrationExpect work on the border wall to be halted and quick action to help so-called Dreamers after President-elect Biden takes office next week. Jeff Vaughn reports. (1-15-21)
First-Time Unemployment Claims on the RiseNationwide 965,000 people filed first-time unemployment claims last week. In California the number was 181,600 new claims, up 20,600 from the week before. Allen Martin reports. (1-14-21)
Washington DC Closes Areas Surrounding Capitol in Advance of InaugurationThe nation's capital is now on high alert and is heavily guarded. Skyler Henry reports. (1-14-21)
Bay Area Members of Congress Weigh In on New Trump ImpeachmentRep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) explain why they think Pres. Trump should be impeached even as his official time in office is almost at an end. Devin Fehely reports. (1-9-21)
Speaker Pelosi Huddles With Lawmakers to Produce New Articles of ImpeachmentHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce an historic second impeachment of a sitting president as early as Monday. Natalie Brand reports. (1-8-21)
Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-7-21)
Impeachment or 25th Amendment? DC Leaders Ponder Immediate Removal of TrumpKPIX 5's Allen Martin discusses options for removing Pres. Trump from office with UC Berkeley law professor Bertrall Ross. (1-7-21)
California GOP at Crossroads as State Recoils From Trump PresidencyKPIX 5's Kenny Choi spoke with California political thought leaders about new challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of Wednesday's Capitol siege. (1-7-20)
Danville Man Who Attended Protest In D.C. Describes InsurgencyA Danville Trump supporter was in D.C. at the insurgency on Capitol Hill. He spoke to Juliette Goodrich from his hotel room at the end of the day.
COVID-19 Continues Deadly U.S. SurgeU.S. vaccination efforts are moving forward but not as fast as some hoped. Elise Preston reports. (12-31-20)
Washington News Wrap for Dec. 31, 2020On the final day of a mostly-dismal year reporter Skyler Henry takes a look at what did and didn't happen in the nation's capital. (12-31-20)
Washington News Wrap: Thursday, Dec. 24CBS News Skyler Henry has the news from the nation's capital on this Christmas Eve, 2020. (12-24-20)