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people on the road. despite the average price of gas costing more than $1 more per gallon since this time last year. >> we're just trying to curb spending in other areas so that we can afford to fill up our tanks. >> reporter: you're going to need some patience this year, and if you're hitting the road in california, well, dig deep. we are just about a nickel away from the all-time average high price for gasoline here, and we're already seeing numbers that start with 5s and 6s. norah. >> o'donnell: wow, carter evans, thank you. the committee investigating the capitol hill riots issued more subpoenas today, adding 10 former trump administration officials to their list. and as cbs' nikole killion reports, it comes as a threatening phone call is raising new concern for the safety of house members. >> who knew what? >> reporter: tonight, disturbing messages for michigan congressman fred upton, after he and 12 other republicans voted for president biden's infrastructure bill late friday night. >> the motion is adopted. >> reporter: this death threat
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left on his office voice mail: >> i hope your -- family dies. i hope everybody in your -- staff dies. you piece of - traitor! >> we've seen civility really downslide heree s to them. >> reporter: u.s. capitol police say they expect more than 9,000 threats against members of congress before the end of the year. >> they rigged the election. >> reporter: former president trump has kept up the attacks on upton and his colleagues, saying they should be ashamed of voting with the democrats. and he's also lashing out at the committee investigating the capitol assault, now seeking testimony from his inner circle. the 10 additional subpoenas sent out today include former white house press secretary kayleigh mcenany, and top aide stephen miller. but some, like former white house strategist, steve bannon, have snubbed the committee successfully so far. do you worry that some of these individuals are stonewalling the committee? and is that impeding your work? >> we're getting information
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from all sorts of sources. so no one individual is going to be able to frustrate our capacity to proceed. but some of these individuals have information that we very much need to get, and we intend to get it. >> reporter: today, a judge denied mr. trump's request to block the white house from sending his personal records related to january 6 to the committee. those could be handed over as soon as the end of this week. norah. >> o'donnell: that's a big development. nikole killion, thank you. and there's a surge of covid cases in europe, and health officials are sounding the alarm. six out of 10 cases being reported around the globe right now are in that region, leading the c.d.c. to move some countries to its highest risk level for travel. we get more now from cbs' charlie d'agata. >> reporter: grim scenes in parts of europe today recall the darkest days of the pandemic, patients stacking up in
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overwhelmed i.c.u.s, body bags and coffins stacking up in the hallways. eastern europe has become the epicenter of the delta variant outbreak, driving up that quarter of a billion covid cases worldwide, and more than five million deaths globally. one reason countries like romania and latvia are bearing the brunt-- far fewer people have been vaccinated than in western europe, says the world health organization's hans klugger. >> i recently came from portugal, which has the highest vaccination uptick in the world, 85%. but still people are adhering to the three ws-- wear the mask, watch the distance, wash your hands. >> reporter: yet even that is not enough. germany's infection rate has soared to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, despite the fact that close to 70% of germans have been fully vaccinated. and hard-hit russia today hit a
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new daily record in covid deaths one day after the country ended a strict nine-day shutdown. covid-19 has proven to be a persistent enemy, mounting yet another attack with the peak of winter on the way. transmission rates had been climbing here in the u.k., too, norah, but a couple of weeks ago they began to drop off. now scientists are hopeful this current wave peaked in october, and britain may be over the worst of it. worst of it. >> o'donnell: charlie d'agata, ♪♪ you pour your heart into everything you do, which is a lot. so take care of that heart with lipton. because sippin' on unsweetened lipton can help support a healthy heart. lipton. stop chuggin'. start sippin'. (ringing) - hey kaleb, what's up? how you doing? - hey, i'm good, guess what, i just had my 13th surgery. - really? i just had my 17th surgery.
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in 2009, sydney says bill changed. he was angry, started drinking excessively, and shut down. why did bill refuse the help? >> he felt if he opened up and if he were honest and truthful, he would jeopardize his career. and "i'lki i'll lose my security clearance." >> reporter: six months after leaving the navy, he called sydney on facetime and put a gun to his head. >> i said you're scaring me. i'm scared. and i heard a gunshot, and i saw what i saw, and then the phone, it went black, and i threw the phone on the ground. >> i'm a veteran, a service member seeking help. >> reporter: at the same time, sydney's brother, william negley, a former c.i.a. officer, was developing "soundoff," an app that would help those who serve reach out for help anonymously. and you're using encryption to protect the actual conversation. >> exactly.
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>> reporter: according to the v.a., 17 veterans a day take their lives. >> half or more of those suffering the most never seek help. >> reporter: john is one of the veterans who downloaded the app. his team cleared roadside bombs in afghanistan. >> i do think the soundoff app saved my life. >> reporter: we agreed to protect his identity. soundoff put him in touch with a therapist. >> if a soldier or a service member wishes to advance their career and stay in the service, to seek mental help, i-- i think is a barrier, still. >> reporter: negley says the app has helped 200 veterans and he wants to expand. four years later, sydney molder wears the watch her husband had on when he died. clipped on is their wedding ring. >> i put it on my finger and just kind of sit there. >> reporter: a reminder, she says, her family is healing, and bill continues to serve.
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after the capsule's toilet broke down. splashdown was right on schedule just off the coast of pensacola, florida. all right, tonight, more evidence a good night's sleep is essential to good health. a new study found 10:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. is the best time to go to bed, lowering your risk of heart disease. earlier than 10:00 could increase heart disease risk, and after 11:00 also increases your risk. researchers say the result suggest early or late bedtimes disrupt the body clock with adverse effects on heart health. all right, now this news today: malala yousafzai, the youngest- ever nobel peace prize recipient announced today she's married. the 24-year-old human rights activist married an operations manager from pakistan in a ceremony in birmingham, england. malala, who survived being shot by the taliban over her activism, said, "today marks a precious day in my life." and congratulations to malala. all right, up next, the very emotional celebration for a
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nurse after 50 years of her service and dedication. and wait until you hear how many
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>> o'donnell: a pediatric nurse in virginia just reached a career milestone-- 50 years on the job. and since janet woods has no plans to retire, her colleagues decided 50 years was reason enough to celebrate a very special nurse. here's cbs' jan crawford. >> reporter: janet woods thought today would be just another day at work at a nova, fairfax, hospital. >> we are here to celebrate you today and your 50 years! >> reporter: woods has spent 50 years as a pediatric nurse here, most of them in the neonatal intensive care unit. (çheers and applause) and her fellow nurses decided that deserved a celebration. >> i came in the morning for you! >> reporter: hundreds lined the hospital halls with 50 flowers, one for each year, for a woman
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they call a super hero. >> if you can extend a hand and help a family or help someone along the way, it gives you great joy. >> reporter: how many babies would you say you've helped bring into this world? >> thousands. >> reporter: tens of thousands? >> probably. >> reporter: 50,000? >> closer to 50,000. >> reporter: the 71-year-old grandmother says she hasn't thought about retiring, not even during covid. >> it was never a thought that i would leave, ever. >> reporter: you never thought about it. >> never. i would not have abandoned what i do. that's when you're needed the most. >> reporter: nurse myriam rich has worked with woods for 20 years. >> she's such an inspiration. i truly always... want to be like janet. >> reporter: and wanted to be part of a special day for a
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nurse who has spent her days caring for others. jan crawford, cbs news, fairfax, virginia. >> o'donnell: thank you, janet. we'll be right back. reporting from the nation's capitol, i'm norah o'donnell 6789. this is cbs news flash, i'm tom hanson in new york. a federal jum has rejected an emergency injunction by donald trump. trump's lawyers have already appealed the decision. the tomb of the unknown soldier is open to the public for the first time in in 96 years. there's going to be a two-day flower ceremony for the public to pay their respects. and another season of squid game is on the way t korean thriller was one of the most popular shows in streaming history. season one has raked in nearly
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$900 million so far. for more news, download the cbs news app or connected tv. i'm tom hanson, cbs new york. >> o'donnell: good evening, and thank you so much for joining us. we're going to begin with a major milestone in the fight against covid. it was exactly one year ago today that pfizer said its covid vaccine proved to be highly effective against the coronavirus in trials. the first shots came just over a month later. well, today, pfizer requested government authorization for its covid booster, hoping to make it available to all adults 18 and older. federal health officials are concerned about decreasing immunity as we head into winter, and they're emphasizing the importance of getting those boosters. this comes as the vaccination campaign for kids five to 11 is getting into full swing, with
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some grade schoolers waiting in long lines today to get their shots. cbs' nikki battiste leads off our coverage in new york city. good evening, nikki. >> reporter: norah, good evening. with pfizer's request tonight, millions of vaccinated people could become eligible for a booster shot just as the winter holiday season kicks off. more than 25 million people have had a booster shot since the f.d.a. authorized it for anyone who was at least 65, high risk, or who already received the johnson & johnson shot. and studies indicate a third dose could be critical, as mounting evidence shows efficacy wanes anywhere from six to eight months after full vaccination. children remain at high risk after 5-11-year-olds became eligible for the pfizer shot late last week, new data shows more than 100,000 children tested positive for covid for the 13th straight week. more than 350 children have died from covid since the beginning of september, bringing the total to nearly 900 child deaths since the start of the pandemic. in new york city today, these parents jumped at the chance to get the first vaccine dose for their children.
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>> it's very significant. we just want our daughter to be protected. >> reporter: 10-year-old leah adams waited with her parents in one of the many lines wrapping around new york city blocks. demand is outpacing supply at some schools and pediatricians' offices. >> i want the vaccine. >> reporter: like many of the kids waiting, will hawn was hesitant but ready. on a scale of one to 10, how excited are you to get the vaccine? >> nine, because i'm kind of nervous, but i really want to get it. >> reporter: several parents here at this new york city elementary school told me today they waited for nearly four hours to get their child a
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vaccine dose, but experts say if kids keep lining up for a shot, classrooms could be mask-free early next year. norah. >> o'donnell: and that's worth the wait. nikki battiste, thank you. we want to turn now to the investigation into that deadly crush of people at a concert in houston. we're learning new details about the medical condition of a nine- year-old who was injured. cbs' lilia luciano reports tonight from houston. >> reporter: before the chaos, there was this photo-- nine- year-old ezra blount with his dad outside astroworld festival. ezra was on his father's shoulder as travis scott performed and the crowd surged. >> my son couldn't breathe because all the pressure that was being applied to him. and he passed out, and when he passed out, ezra fell into the crowd. and he was-- he was trampled really bad. >> reporter: he remains in a medically induced coma on a ventilator.
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eight died that night. homicide and narcotics teams from houston p.d. are leading a criminal investigation. this is an astroworld festival action plan, 56 pages of protocols for all types of emergencies-- active shooters, bomb threats, evacuations. but nothing about a crowd surge, even though travis scott was twice arrested for urging crowds to stampede barricades. and in this 2019 netflix documentary, scott's security team details the kind of panic crush that this time turned deadly. >> see a lot of kids trying to get out and get to safety because they can't breathe because it's so compact. >> help! >> reporter: in this close-up video, trampled fans are screaming for help as travis scott continues to play. only two people have the authority to stop the show. add a breakdown in communication with police and fire unable to with fire and police unable to communicate with private medics hired for the event. investigators are combing through the concert site, examining fences aimed at crowd
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control, which as the crowd surge became death as the crowd surge became death traps. attorney benjamin crump represents the family of ezra blount. >> he has severe brain damage, severe kidney damage, severe liver damage. went wrong and calls for an independent investigation into what happened, given houston p.d.'s deep involvement in providing security that night. and what many are calling a catastrophic failure. norah. >> o'donnell: lilia luciano, thank you. well, tonight, a.a.a. estimates more than 53 million americans will travel over the long thanksgiving weekend. that's close to pre-pandemic levels, and it comes amid the highest gas prices in seven years and a potential shortage of t.s.a. screeners at airports. we get more on this from cbs carter evans. >> i'm very excited. >> reporter: emma skeels is flying out to visit family she hasn't seen since the pandemic began. >> i certainly missed spending
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time with my grandparents this past year. >> reporter: come thanksgiving, she'll be among the millions of americans traveling during the holiday, up 13% from last year, and the biggest increase since 2005. t e,ar afraid as much anymore? what we saw is the desire to get out there and travel again directly correlated with the increase in vaccinations. >> reporter: doug shupe with a.a.a. says more than 4 million people are expected to travel by air, up 80% over the dismal holiday travel week last year. it comes as the biden administration lifted its international travel ban. >> we're going to see very close to pre-pandemic levels for air travel. >> reporter: but can airports handle the crowds? as of last month, only 60% of t.s.a. agents said they were at least partially vaccinated. the agency tells cbs news it's laser focused on vaccinating the rest of their workforce by the november 22 deadline. >> at the end... >> reporter: and expect lots of traffic on the nation's highways.
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a.a.a. anticipates 90% of travelers will jump in the car thanksgiving weekend. det le on thad.n 48 million >> we're just trying to curb spending in other areas so that we can afford to fill up our tanks. >> reporter: you're going to need some patience this year, and if you're hitting the road in california, well, dig deep. we are just about a nickel away from the all-time average high price for gasoline here, and we're already seeing numbers that start with 5s and 6s. norah. >> o'donnell: wow, carter evans, thank you.
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this is the cbs overnight news. . i'm jeff pegues in washington, thanks for staying with us. tomorrow is veteran's day, it was originally called armistas day, marking the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. it was renamed veteran's day in 1954. one of the enduring symbols of the long lost war is the tomb of the unknown soldier. it begins a new tradition.
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>> reporter: in the sacred grounds of the arlington national cemetery, a white tomb rises above the rest. here rests an american soldier known but to god. what makes the tomb of the unknown soldier so powerful? >> for some families this is the only grave that they have to visit back in the '20s and even still today >> it's an incredible place, right? >> reporter: on this day, the guide is the cemetery's his toran, this is the 100th anniversary. >> america has changed the ways that it remembers the war dead from thinking about that grave as connected to world war i to thinking about i as representing all of our nations fallen throughout time. >> reporter: an honor reserved for presidents will be available to all. >> a first time in decades that the public will be able to walk out on the plaza.
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>> reporter: this man coordinators major events at the s cemetery said there's no charge but reservations are needed for when history gets personal. >> we have seen the president in the past place the wreath, that's what the mb -- public can do. >> the u.s. army went to extreme lengths to make sure that the unknown that was buried here was one whom could not be identified. on october 24th 1921, sgt. f younger used a spray of white roses to indicate his choice. >> reporter: why is it so important that the unknown can never be identified?
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>> they wanted to make sure that anybody could connect with that soldier. and that he could have been of any race, any religion, he could have been born in the u.s. or he could have been a recent immigrant. >> reporter: crowds swelled the streets of france as the casket made its u.s.s l olympia, and the remains now lay in state at the u.s. capitol. >> they opened up the rotunda to the public, and over 90,000 people came to pay respects. >> reporter: like today in 1921, the nation of tested by armed conflicts and reeling from 1918 spanish flu. >> the summer of 1919, there was a lot of unrest across the country. this was a turning point in american history in many ways. >> reporter: the memorials evolve, tking and reconnecting generations through respect for
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which is a lot. so take care of that heart with lipton. because sippin' on unsweetened lipton can help support a healthy heart. lipton. stop chuggin'. start sippin'. the college basketball season tipped off last night, and it promises to be a season unlike any nother, student athletes are being allowed to make money off of their name, image and likeness. players have inked deals with clothing brands to car dealerships. >> reporter: it's like night and day from when i first got here -- for kentucky basketball junior, keyon brooks and titi washington, the new policy is life changing. >> reporter: you can tell me it's none of my business, how much did you each make in the
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first month? >> i don't know the amount, i will not lie to out. >> i could not pinpoint the exact amount. >> reporter: hundreds, thousands? >> hm-mm. >> hm-mm. >> reporter: dana mind your own business is what that is. deals for the student athletes range from autograph signings to social media promotions. >> what is up, guys -- >> reporter: to cameo where fans pay for personalized video messages. handling the new-found money, just one new challenge for the student athletes. that's where kentucky basketball coach john calipari said the universities are coming in. >> we administrators and coaches have are to be educators, and have to be protectors because you don't want these young people to get involved with stuff and they look back like what just happened to me? it gives you a chance to talk financial literacy. >> reporter: financial literacy and knowing what your brand is
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worth. >> they want you to do something for $50? no, your value is what someone is willing to pay you. don't accept that. you don't jump at the first thing. you have to step back and look at this a little bit. >> i want y'all to are have as much money as possible and know how the save it, that's what we are talking about today. >> reporter: for help, kentucky turned to influencer, an al helps them grow their social media presence while staying in compliance with school rules. i think people will look at it and say, you brought influencer here, what does kentucky get out of it? >> by having influencer, we are protecting ourselves and protecting the students against themselves. doing something they don't need to do. >> reporter: but it's not just athletes from the big are revenue generating sports that can benefit. ♪ ♪ masi russell is a senior on the track team, she has capitalize odd her large social media following. with 150,000 on instagram and more than 400,000 on tiktok.
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>> i never planned this or planned for this to happen. social media is what i love to do. >> reporter: what is the brand that you have created for yourself? >> i don't fake who i am. and i think it's obvious. >> reporter: i can tell already, yeah. >> i am who i am and brands like that. >> brands like clothing company cans, third love and champ sport who is partnered with russell. >> a lot of people thought it would be the basketball players, it's good to know i'm an african-american female that can step up and represent these brands and myself on and off the track. >> while building a brand is a full time job on top of school and a sport. the students say they are ready for it. what do you say to people that doubt that you can do all of this? >> you just have to keep your priorities straight. you are not going to be able to make money or be famous on social media if you are not going out on the court and producing or if you are not eligible because you are not getting your stuff done. >> reporter: a professional approach by those the
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intains are amateur athletes. dana jacobson, lexington, kentucky. >> now from the college hardwood, to a world record at a track and field event in louisiana. over the weekend, julia hawkins became the first woman and american in her age group to ever run 100 meters. she is 105 years old. david was in baton rouge for her incredible 'achievement. >> on your mark. set. go! >> reporter: and she is off at 105 years old. in a chaslass all by herself an with a fresh picked flower in her hair. she was rung for the record books at the louisiana senior olympic games. >> you got it! you got it! >> reporter: she is running 100 meters and has to stay in the
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se f feet in front of her. she jogs a mile or tday, ar batout she and her husband built together in 1948. that's where we first met her, the day before the race. hello ms. julia. >> hello. >> reporter: nice to meet you, i'm david. >> well, david we have been wait ago long time on you. >> reporter: well, have you ever wanted to be a world record holder? >> not particularly. >> reporter: no. are you impressed by it? >> no, not particularly. i had too many other wonderful things before this, this is just a drop in the bucket. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: she grew up in the 1920s when a train ticket costa nickel. what was the state of the world when you were born? >> much calmer. fewer buttons to push. and a lot of books to read. >> reporter: she became a teacher and fell in love with
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gardening. she shared that love for nature with a fellow student at lsu named murray free hawkins, jr., or buddys t cal met him first d lsu and went home and wrote him in my diary, he was so smart and clever and fun. he had a good sense of humor and he was vivacious and wonderful, we were married by telephone. >> reporter: by telephone. at that time, murray was in pearl harbor serving in world war ii, together they raised four children and after 70 years of marriage, murray died at the age of 95. did you want to live to be this old? >> i could not imagine being this old. without him, it's not the same. it's not quite as wonderful. >> reporter: what are your dreams? >> i don't have a dream. i just want to go to sleep and let it end. that's what my husband did. wee singnde
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was singing love songs to me that night. wonderful songs. so that's a wonderful way to go. >> reporter: well, until that happens, we are going to cheer you on. >> thank you. >> reporter: which takes us right back to that 100 meter run. on race day, among those cheering her on were two of her former students. 90-year-old rosemary and evelyn who is 89. she finished in just under 1:03. setting a world record as the oldest american and the first woman to run 100 meters in her age group. >> i'm so happy. >> reporter: now you know every winner deserves a press conference. and this one set her rules. >> okay, one question a piece. >> reporter: you want to do it again? >> yeah. right now. >> reporter: how about at 106,
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do it again? >> maybe so, who knows. see how ilp in the r:al.
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as we look ahead to veteran's day, it's important to note that americans transition from active duty to civilian life and that sometimes comes with feelings of isolation and loneliness. we are introduced to some former service members trying to change that one mile at a time. >> reporter: along a tennessee highway, a runner carrying the american flag is in an attention getter. what type of reaction do you get? >> we get a lot of honks. i had team wave at my. >> reporter: for this army veteran, what looks liking a solo pursuit has never felt more collaborative. what was happening before you joined the group? >> i started to fall in to a deeper depression and isolation. >> reporter: a feeling that many
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expressed and the reason that more than 1100 veterans joined the support group, team red, white and blue. for a stars and stripes carrying relay that started 9/11 in new york and making its way across nine states. finishing 2500 miles later in atlanta on veteran's day. >> team red white and blue's mission is to help foster the sense of community that we felt on active duty and that why leave behind when we transition to the civilian world. >> reporter: through downpours with families in tow. it has gone across the high school stadium and past the jefferson memorial. today they end in nashville. it's just the start, she said, of her new chapter. >> to get back in the connection to comradery. >> reporter: veterans seeking
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motivation and connection, this time as warriors of the road. cbs news, nashville. and that is the overnight news for this wednesday. reporting from the nation's capitol, i'm jeff pegues. this is cbs news flash. i'm tom hanson in new york. a federal judge has rejected an emergency injunction by former president donald trump to keep white house records from are the house committee investigating the deadly january 6th insur insusurrection. the tomb of the unknown soldier is open to the public for the first time in 96 years. people can pay their respects to unidentified american soldiers. and another season of squid game is reportedly on the way. the korean thriller recently became one of the most popular shows in streaming history. season 1 has raked in nearly $900 million so far.
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download the cbs news app on your cell phone or it's wednesday, november 10th, 2021. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight, donald trump's request denied. a judge will not block the release of white house documents related to the capitol riot. what this means for the investigation. safety plan shortfall. why organizers may not have been prepared for the concert tragedy in houston. honoring the fallen. what's happening for the first time in nearly 100 years at the tomb of the unknown soldier. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with breaking developments in the capitol riot investigation.


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