CBS Evening News, September 15, 2021Gymnasts demand justice in botched Larry Nassar investigation; Man teaches kids life lessons through chess
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Wednesday, September 15, 2021Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
Extended interview: Malala Yousafzai on the future of women under Taliban rule"CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell spoke with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai about the future of Afghan women under Taliban rule. The Pakistani activist said President Biden has a "huge responsibility" to Afghan women.
Woman and fiancé had dispute weeks before her disappearancePolice in Utah responded to a dispute between Gabrielle Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie just weeks before she was reported missing.
Singer Elvis Perkins remembers his mom, 20 years after her deathElvis Perkins released his debut studio album "Ash Wednesday" in 2007, more than five years after the day that would affect him in deeply personal and profound ways. His mother, Berry Berenson-Perkins, was heading home aboard American Airlines Flight 11 when she died at the World Trade Center. On the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Perkins remembers her and talks to Anthony Mason about how she helped him become a singer.
Newsom to national Democrats: "Don't be timid" on COVID-19 responseCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom said that Democrats need to "lean in" on COVID-19 prevention, despite hardline opposition that fueled the recall effort against him. Newsom spoke to CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett in an exclusive interview that will air on "CBS Mornings." Watch a clip.
SpaceX launches all-civilian crew on Inspiration4 missionThe four-person crew, including a tech billionaire and a young cancer survivor, will spend three days in orbit to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Malala Yousafzai says Biden has "huge responsibility" to Afghan womenYousafzai said the president should "stand up and support the rights of women in Afghanistan."
Lawyer accused of planning his own death to turn himself inAuthorities say the shooting was part of a $10 million life insurance scheme the attorney cooked up, but the bullet only grazed his head.
U.S. border agents stopped migrants 209,000 times in AugustThe statistics show that unauthorized migration to the U.S.-Mexico border remained at an extremely high level toward the end of the summer, when migrant apprehensions have historically dropped.
Newsom to national Democrats: "Don't be timid" on COVID-19 responseNewsom acknowledged that the recall effort was launched "in no small degree because of our approach to this pandemic."
U.S. condemns North Korea's ballistic missile testThe Biden administration condemned North Korea’s latest missile launches, saying they violated U.N. resolutions. Ramy Inocencio shares more on South Korea's response.