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How could U.S. respond to new COVID-19 variant?

Some governments have already started imposing travel restrictions because of a new potentially dangerous COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa. Britain has banned flights from South Africa and other neighboring countries, and Israel and Singapore also announced tighter border restrictions in response to the latest threat. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN to discuss a possible U.S. response.
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New COVID-19 variant with South Africa origins raises global concern

A new COVID-19 variant with origins in South Africa has been discovered, CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports. The World Health Organization is working to address concerns about the variant. Dr. Ron Elfenbein, the medical director and owner of FirstCall Medical Center, joins CBSN to discuss the variant, vaccine efforts and COVID-19 surges amid the holidays.
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Coronavirus variant found in Israel

The new coronavirus variant has been detected in Israel. The corruption trial of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues with more high-profile testimony. CBS News radio correspondent Robert Berger joins CBSN from Jerusalem with these and other stories from the nation.
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Olaf Scholz set to succeed Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany is entering a new era of leadership after 16 years under the helm of center-right Chancellor Angela Merkel. The country will soon be run by a center-left government led by Olaf Scholz, a social democrat. Scholz will head a three-party coalition joining forces with the progressive Greens and pro-business Free Democrats. CBS News reporter Anna Noryskiewicz joins CBSN to discuss the latest out of Germany.

Penn State Basketball game today: Penn State vs LSU odds, Injury Report, Prediction, Schedule, Live Stream and TV Channel

Penn State Basketball travels down south as their take on their best opponent yet, LSU, in Niceville, Florida in the Emerald Coast Classic semifinals. Penn State Basketball, led by head coach Micah Shrewsberry, and returning starters Seth Lundy and John Harrar, take on the Southeastern Conference’s (SEC) Louisiana State University (LSU) tonight, Friday November 26th (11/26/2021) at 7:00 pm at The Arena at Northwest State College in Niceville, Florida on CBS Sportsnetwork (CBSN).

Supply chain issues to affect holiday shopping season

The backlog in the U.S. supply chain is going to cost consumers more money and make some gifts harder to find this holiday season. Keesa Schreane, global partner director at the London Stock Exchange Group, spoke with Christina Ruffini on CBSN about how long these issues are expected to last.

New York prosecutors probe disparities in Trump Organization property valuations, report says

The New York attorney general and Manhattan district attorney are looking into whether the Trump Organization broke the law by providing lower valuations of its properties to tax officers and higher estimates to potential lenders, according to The Washington Post. Jonathan O'Connell, a business reporter for The Washington Post, co-authored that report and joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.

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Bronx Apartment Burglary Caught On VideoPolice are searching for the suspect in a burglary caught on camera earlier this month in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD) Time Out New York’s Things To Do This Thanksgiving WeekendWhether you’re staying home this holiday, entertaining friends and family, or you’re on your own, there are plenty of things to do this weekend in New York City. CBS2’s Dana Tyler has more from Time Out New York Editor Will Gleason.

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Burglary of an apartment in the Bronx captured on videoPolice are looking for the suspect in a burglary filmed earlier this month in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD) Time Out Things to do in New York this Thanksgiving weekendWhether you are staying at home during the holidays, entertaining friends and family, or being on your own, there is plenty to do this weekend in New York City. TUSEN’s Dana Tyler has more from Time Out New York editor-in-chief Will Gleason.
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Legal expert weighs in after jury convicts 3 men in murder of Ahmaud Arbery

The three White men convicted in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery are now facing life in prison. A jury found them guilty Wednesday of killing the 25-year-old Black man in Georgia in February 2020. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca reports. Then CBS News legal contributor and former Manhattan prosecutor Rebecca Roiphe joined CBSN's Christina Ruffini to discuss.

Biden applauds unemployment dip to 52-year low

President Biden touted the drop in first-time unemployment benefit claims to a 52-year low, though he faces other economic problems like rising prices and supply chain issues amid speculation on a possible second term. Sabrina Rodríguez, national political correspondent for Politico, joins CBSN to discuss the news from the White House.

3 men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

After less than two days of deliberations, a jury found three men guilty of murder and other charges in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery. CBS News national correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero from outside the courthouse with the reaction from Arbery's family and the community.
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College football on TV: This week's lineup and your best bets

Make sure the remote control has good batteries. Here is your TV guide to the weekend in college football:. (Besides the Huskers, of course) Ohio State at Michigan: If Michigan needed any more motivation to shake off a rival that has owned the recent series, it comes in the form of a chance to play in the College Football Playoff.

Legal expert discusses Charlottesville rally civil case and Wisconsin parade crash

A federal jury found white supremacists and neo-Nazi organizers of the deadly 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, liable for more than $26 million in damages. In Wisconsin, the suspect in the holiday parade crash faces at least five counts of first-degree intentional homicide. CBS News legal contributor Jessica Levinson, a Loyola Law School professor, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss those high-profile legal cases and more.