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ON THE ROAD: Santa Clauses’ helpers nationwide have had to adjust to a new normal, and for many, that means trading a seat at the mall for a virtual visit over Zoom. @OnThe RoadCBS is “On the Road” with how a laptop is replacing a seat on Santa's lap this Christmas.
Pres. Trump will hold a campaign rally in Georgia for two Republican senators facing runoff elections. Yet pro-Trump attorneys have told Georgia Republicans to withhold their votes in protest after the president called his own election loss there a fraud. @benstracy reports
Congressional leaders are expressing new optimism that they can cut a deal on more coronavirus relief and keep the government operating with a new stimulus bill. Their talks come as a $908 billion bipartisan framework gains traction from both sides. @nancycordes has more
Pres. Trump’s effort to overturn the election results have been shut down by several states, but his campaign has raised more than $200 million for his legal fight. Most of the contributions are going to Pres. Trump’s new PAC which will fund his future political efforts.
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Crews in Southern California’s Silverado Canyon are working around the clock, carving out containment lines in an effort to blunt the Bond Fire. @JonVigliotti has more on the record-breaking year for wildfires in California, as more than four million acres have been charred.
As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, health care workers are raising their voices. Dozens of Connecticut doctors, worried about increased hospitalizations and deaths, sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont with an urgent appeal: Shut down indoor dining and gyms now to slow the spread.
At least 11 states shattered their daily coronavirus case records with more than 217,000 new cases reported nationwide Thursday. In Illinois, the seven-day average death toll is higher than any other state after jumping nearly 14% in just two weeks.
"They didn't care about [Hillary Clinton's] emails. And you know how you know? Because if they did, they'd be up in arms right now as the Chinese are listening to the president's iPhone that he leaves in his golf cart. It turns out, I guess it wasn't that important," Obama says.
Rep. @Ocasio2018 (D-NY): "I want to tell children across this country...that no matter what the president says, this country belongs to you, and it belongs to everyone, and today, that notion -- that very notion -- was challenged."
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
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.