CBS Evening News, June 17, 2021 Sweltering heat wave threatens 52 million Americans; After medical speed bump, father and son return to biking across the country
Maricopa County's partisan ballot review in final stages The audit won't change the 2020 election results, but it has inspired conservatives in other battleground states to call for similar recounts.
First “murder hornet” of 2021 found The first “murder hornet” of 2021 was found near Seattle, Washington.
Supreme Court rejects challenge to Affordable Care Act For a third time, the Supreme Court rejected a Republican challenge to kill the Affordable Care Act. Jan Crawford has more.
Sweltering heat wave threatens 55 million Americans At least a dozen states are experiencing sweltering temperatures of 100 degrees and above. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.
Biden focuses on cybersecurity and infrastructure A day after President Biden confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin about cyberattacks, U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill to combat the issue. But other parts of Mr. Biden’s agenda have stalled. Kris Van Cleave reports.
Restaurants struggle with food costs and labor shortages Restaurants are taking a double hit amid a shortage of workers and rising wholesale prices. Nancy Chen reports.
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Thursday, June 17, 2021 Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
After medical speed bump, father and son return to biking across the country Father and son James and Shepherd Colver started their biking trek across the U.S. two years ago, but had to put it on hold after Shepherd was diagnosed with diabetes. They’re now back on the road. Jamie Yuccas shares more.
Tracking the heat wave in the West and Midwest When will the heat wave end? CBS New York chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn has the forecast.
1 dead and 12 injured in series of Arizona shootings A suspect has been taken into custody and all surviving victims are expected to recover, local authorities said.
South battles COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy as Delta variant spreads The COVID-19 Delta variant, first identified in India, has emerged as America's pandemic wildcard. Mark Strassmann has more on the warnings from experts to those who are unvaccinated.
Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., is now a federal holiday. Nancy Cordes has more on the day’s importance.
Supreme Court sides with Catholic foster care agency in religious liberty case The court ruled unanimously in favor of the agency, Catholic Social Services.
Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to Obamacare in 7-2 ruling The court ruled 7-2 that the red states and two individuals who brought the dispute do not have the legal standing.
Father and son return to cross-country bike trip after health issue If life is a journey, then James and Shepherd Colver are certainly enjoying the ride.
First "murder hornet" of the year found near Seattle Scientists in Washington state have found a dead Asian giant hornet​ — marking the first sighting of a so-called "murder hornet" in the U.S. this year.
Restaurants squeezed by rising prices and labor shortages Majority of restaurant operators said their total food costs are higher than they were before the pandemic.
80% of ransomware victims suffer repeat attacks, new report says A quarter of businesses surveyed ultimately shut down, with nearly one in three losing top leadership, either by dismissal or resignation, and 29% forced to eliminate jobs.
11 Republican senators agree to bipartisan infrastructure deal Details of the bipartisan deal have not yet been released, and it isn't yet clear how the measure will be paid for.
Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday The bill passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support.
Families of Charleston shooting victims on the country's future CBS News spoke with families and victims of the Charleston shooting on how the fatal incident has impacted their outlook for the future.
Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon but will play in Tokyo Olympics "She is taking some personal time with friends and family," her agent said in a statement.
As investors flock to cryptocurrencies, scammers seek ways to capitalize CBS News' Femi Redwood reports on the skyrocketing number of cryptocurrency scams.
SpaceX launches GPS satellite with previously flown booster Space Force officials say using previously flown boosters will save $64.5 million over three missions.
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Cryptocurrency investment scams soar 1,000% since fall Scammers are posing as celebrities to poach bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies from investors, the FTC said.
Soccer star to be fitted with implanted heart monitoring device Christian Eriksen, 29, will be fitted with an implantable device to monitor his heart rhythm, the Danish soccer federation said Thursday.
Fourth Capitol riot defendant charged with having firearms The defendant, Guy Reffitt, is accused of carrying a semi-automatic handgun while on U.S. Capitol grounds on January 6.
Pricey brain-cancer drug no longer an option under Medicare Seller of therapy that can cost up to $1,000 a capsule exited federal discount program in January. "It's all greed," one critic said.
CBSN Originals | Women in the Workplace: The Unfinished Fight for Equality This CBSN Originals documentary explores why are women still fighting to close the leadership gap in corporate America, which has widened amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Morgan Stanley: If you want NYC salary, you need to be in NYC offices "If you want to get paid New York rates, you work in New York," James Gorman said about returning to the office.
After a year stuck indoors, visitors are overcrowding national parks Half a dozen national parks have instituted online reservation systems to spare visitors from hours-long wait times.
Explosive texts found on phone of suspect in Ahmaud Arbery murder case "48 Hours" uncovers the content of virulent, racial slurs found on the phone of William "Roddie" Bryan, the man who filmed the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Bryan's attorney says his client "doesn't have a hateful bone in his body."
Manchin circulates list of demands for voting legislation Manchin circulated a list of provisions he would support in the sweeping voting and elections bill up for consideration in the Senate.
Workers are resigning at record rates. That's good for the economy. Workers want more pay, better conditions or to be their own boss — and for now, they're getting what they want.
The plywood that once symbolized a closed community is now on display by local artists Nancy Chen introduces artists finding new uses for the plywood that boarded-up businesses last summer as thousands took to the streets to protest the murder of George Floyd for the “CBS This Morning” series “A More Perfect Union.”
Quiara Alegría Hudes on why Washington Heights neighborhood is the true star of “In the... Adriana Diaz returns to her birthplace, Washington Heights, with “In the Heights” screenwriter, Quiara Alegría Hudes The film is about community, and the neighborhood itself is one of the stars of the film.
Meet the 93-year-old Texan fighting to make Juneteenth a holiday "I'm going to keep right on doing this until I know it's a holiday," she said. "And I feel it in my bones."
Equal pay in key jobs would boost 2 million Black Americans Gap "can be solved by corporations and individuals in America adopting anti-racism as a core value," said one CEO.
House Democrats seek records from DOJ on data seizures in leak probes The request for documents made to Attorney General Merrick Garland is the first issued as part of the House Judiciary Committee's investigation.
Bishops to discuss whether Biden, politicians should get Communion More than 200 Catholic bishops will gather to discuss whether high-profile Catholic politicians should be denied Communion​ if they support abortion rights.
Lawsuit accuses Pornhub of operating like a criminal enterprise Lawsuit accuses Pornhub of operating like a criminal enterprise. “CBS This Morning” co-host Tony Dokoupil spoke with some of the women who say they were exploited for profit.
President Biden returns to D.C. after historic summit with Vladimir Putin President Biden is back in Washington, D.C., after his long-awaited summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders emerged from their meeting with some potential compromises, but it was clear key disagreements remain. Ed O'Keefe reports.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott proposes reviving the border wall with Mexico Texas Governor Greg Abbott says he wants to continue building a border wall with Mexico in his state. However, critics say the plan is short on details and could be political posturing as the governor contemplates a run for the presidency in 2024. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Plywood hung during 2020 protests transformed into art pieces The plywood blanketing storefronts in Chicago became a canvas for South Side native Barrett Keithley.
Eye Opener: Biden warns Russia against cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure President Biden issues a warning to Russia, saying there will be consequences if there are cyberattacks on U.S. infrastructure. Also, the western part of the United States is sweltering as record-breaking temperatures settle over the region. All that and all that matters in today’s Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds
Wrongly denied funding, Black colleges are fighting back "Our institutions have not — and still are not — being treated the same," one president of a historically Black college said of the funding gap with other schools.
2 South Carolina executions on hold until firing squad is set up State Supreme Court says it has to be an option available to the inmates can choose under provisions of a new law.
Unemployment applications rise from a pandemic low About half a million people applied for some sort of jobless aid last week, while 15 million still collect benefits.