Officers fired over photos re-enacting chokehold used on Elijah McClainThree Colorado officers were fired and a fourth resigned over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street. Jamie Yuccas reports.
Lightning, thunder and rain expected over July 4 weekendLightning, thunder and rain are expected from the Gulf Coast to the Northern Plains over the Independence Day weekend. The rain may bring relief from the persistent heat gripping parts of the country. Saturday, July 4 could see higher-than-average temperatures as Americans look to celebrate the holiday while staying safe. Meteorologist Jeff Berardelli explains what the nation can expect while celebrating this weekend.
New legislation aims to force automakers to confront seat safety issuesChild safety seats are now required in cars across all 50 states. While the seats have saved thousands of lives, a hazard known for decades in many vehicles has exposed the young occupants of safety seats to danger. Kris Van Cleave reports on the new legislation introduced by two senators, aimed at forcing automakers to confront the issue.
Trump defends monuments in fiery Mount Rushmore speechPresident Trump kicked off the holiday weekend with an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore Friday, after protesters were arrested earlier in the day after they blocked a road leading to the monument. Despite the advice of doctors and the White House coronavirus task force, Mr. Trump and the First Lady did not wear masks at the event. Nikole Killion reports on the president's divisive remarks.
Doctor shares safety concerns amid surging U.S. coronavirus casesMany Americans are looking for ways to stay safe this holiday weekend as coronavirus cases rise to record levels in some states. The total number of confirmed cases in the U.S. is nearly 3 million. Johns Hopkins University's Dr. Amesh Adalja joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the latest numbers and what that means for the millions of Americans hoping to celebrate Independence Day.
Washington Redskins to review team's controversial nameAfter decades of criticism and resistance, the Washington Redskins football team said on Friday that they would be reviewing their name -- considered by many to be racially insensitive. The move comes after dozens of investors reportedly threatened to terminate their relationships with the team, and FedEx sent an open letter to the organization calling for change. Jeff Glor reports on the team's historic decision.
Coronavirus cases surge in 40 states as U.S. braces for holiday weekendCoronavirus is surging in 40 states across the U.S., with more than 2.5 million confirmed cases nationwide. The death toll is rising to more than 129,000. Cities and states, like California, have shut beaches ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend in an effort to control the rising COVID-19 infection rates. Michael George reports from Rockaway Beach in New York.
Washington Redskins conducting "thorough review" of team's nameThe recent national debate over racism renewed calls for the franchise to change the name, and sponsors started mounting their own pressure
Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend tests positive for coronavirusKimberly Guilfoyle had traveled to South Dakota to see the president's Fourth of July speech and celebration fireworks at Mount Rushmore.
8-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting at Alabama mallPolice did not give a motive for the shooting near the food court inside the the Riverchase Galleria.
Trump announces plan to create "National Garden of American Heroes"Speaking at the event, Mr. Trump announced that he will sign an executive order to create a "vast outdoor park that will feature the statues of the greatest Americans to ever live."
New coronavirus cases skyrocket on Fourth of July weekendHealth officials warn the outbreak will spiral further out of control if Americans don't stay home this weekend.