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REMAINS IDENTIFIED: Skeletal remains found in a Florida nature reserve on Wednesday have been confirmed by the FBI to be those of Brian Laundrie.

Here's a look at the top stories tonight on the CBS Evening News with @NorahODonnell 

Intelligence community says climate change effects will "exacerbate risks" to national security

BREAKING: A CDC advisory panel is recommending booster doses of both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s what you need to know:

House Democrats and nine Republicans voted to hold former Trump adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress for denying a subpoena over his role in the Jan. 6th insurrection.

DIRE THREAT: New video appears to show the gang leader threatening to kill the 17 kidnapped missionaries in Haiti if he does not get the millions of dollars in ransom.

DRUG SHORTAGES: Dozens of life-saving drugs are in such short supply, that one doctor says they’re “absolutely” having to ration care based on what medications are available.

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK: More than 650 people across 37 states have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak linked to onions. Nearly 130 people have had to be hospitalized.

During a time of national emergency in children’s mental health, one California teacher is using music to help students open up about their feelings and find their motivation in melody.


In Minneapolis, new details are emerging about a history of friction between George Floyd and former officer Derek Chauvin. One former nightclub coworker tells CBS News the two men “bumped heads.” @jeffpeguescbs  has more

Pres. Trump vetoed the defense spending bill. The president pledged to veto the legislation if it did not include the nixing of Section 230, a provision protecting internet companies from being held liable for what third parties post on their platforms.

@CBS_Herridge : "What should Americans take away from your actions in the Flynn case today?" AG Bill Barr: "I want to make sure that we restore confidence in the system. There's only one standard of justice."

"I hope he lost, I prayed he would lose," Sen. Lindsay Graham says of President-elect Biden. "He won. He's the legitimate president of the United States." "Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lawfully elected and will become the president and vice president of the U.S. on Jan. 20."

CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT: The unbreakable bond between a brother and sister is teaching people to see beyond their differences. @NorahODonnell  has more on the heartwarming story of two siblings and their crowning achievement.

An ex-fraternity president who allegedly raped a 19-year-old Baylor University student in 2016 walked free on Monday; a Texas judge accepted a plea deal to a lesser charge. Jacob Anderson will pay a $400 fine. has more

After learning that two Louisville, Ky., police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a black business owner had not activated their body cameras, @louisvillemayor  fired the city’s police chief — the officers involved were put on administrative leave.