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Tanya Rivero has been a news anchor for CBSN since 2017. Previously, she was the host of Lunch Break on Wall Street Journal Live between April 2014 and 2017.
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Wildfire smoke puts firefighters at heightened risk from coronavirusThere are new concerns about the safety of firefighters battling wildfires during the COVID-19 pandemic. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with Luke Montrose, an assistant professor with the Department of..
How COVID-19 impacts food insecurityA new article from The New York Times explores the impact coronavirus has had on people who went into the pandemic already suffering from extreme poverty. The New York Times’ global economic..
Russia pledges $1.5 billion to BelarusRussian President Vladimir Putin met with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko for the first time since political unrest began last month in Belarus. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS News..
FAA OK's Amazon's drone fleet; Walmart takes aim at PrimeAmazon moves one step closer to a drone fleet with FAA approval, while Walmart launches a subscription service that takes aim at Amazon Prime. CBSN's Tanya Rivero has more.
At least 37 million people have been displaced by the U.S. war on terror, study findsSince the terror attacks September 11th, 2001, at least 37 million people have been displaced by the United States' war on terror, according to a report from Brown University's Costs of War Project...
COVID-19 health concerns for 9/11 first respondersThere are new concerns that the health struggles of 9/11 first responders and survivors are being overlooked amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS News political reporter Grace..
More than 29 million Americans still on unemployment benefitsNew data from the Labor Department shows more than 1.6 million people applied for new unemployment benefits this past week. Mark Hamrick, Washington bureau chief and senior economic analyst for..
Woodward tapes show Trump knew the dangers of COVID-19 but downplayed itA new book by journalist Bob Woodward details new information about what President Trump knew about the severity of the coronavirus back in February. CBS News White House correspondent Paula Reid joins..
Will the Woodward tapes impact Trump's reelection campaign?President Trump deliberately downplayed the severity of the coronavirus threat back in February, according to a new book by journalist Bob Woodward. Woodward also reports the president talked about the..
Judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's attempt to end census count earlyA federal judge is temporarily blocking the Trump administration's attempt to end the 2020 census count a month early. Thomas Wolf, senior counsel for the Brennan Center for Justice, is representing..
Trump told Bob Woodward he wanted to play down coronavirus, reveals existence of secret nuclear weaponsA series of tapes released by veteran Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward reveal President Trump was aware of the dangers posed by COVID-19 early on and purposely chose to "play it down."..
Justice Department moves to defend Trump in rape accuser's defamation suitIn an unprecedented move, the Justice Department is intervening to take over President Trump's defense in a defamation lawsuit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll, who has accused him of rape. The..
U.S. woman accused in deadly U.K. hit-and-run won't face extraditionBritain's Crown Prosecution Service announced that Anne Sacoolas will not face a U.K. judge in connection with the hit-and-run death of Harry Dunn. Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS foreign correspondent..
How the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our mental healthRamani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist and professor at California State - Los Angeles, spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the impact the pandemic is having on people's mental health and well-being.
"Tenet" tops box office as Disney's "Mulan" faces controversy"Tenet" topped the Labor Day holiday weekend box office after delaying its opening due to the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, the live-action remake of "Mulan" has been the subject of criticism after..
Tech companies under fire for misinformation on COVID-19 on social mediaA new report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate says social media companies are not doing enough to stop the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus. The group's CEO, Imran Ahmed, spoke..
Tyler Perry becomes Hollywood's latest billionaireTyler Perry is Hollywood's newest billionaire, according to Forbes. The magazine said the popular filmmaker has joined the elite club after estimating his net worth at $1 billion. CBSN's Tanya Rivero..
Nile River dam dispute shows world what a fight over water security looks likeAs climate change continues to warm the Earth and exacerbate droughts, a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is showing the world what a fight over water rights looks like. Joshua Keating,..
Paycheck Protection Program seen as "fertile ground" for scamsTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is testifying before a House committee where he is expected to be asked about the potential for fraudulent loans acquired under the Paycheck Protection Program. CBS..
Chadwick Boseman's death spotlights risk of colon cancer in young adultsThe shocking death of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 from colon cancer has brought renewed attention toward what is now the third most common form of cancer in the United States. Dr. Andrea Cercek a..
Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon appears at virtual hearing in fraud casePresident Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon appeared at a virtual hearing Monday on fraud charges. Federal prosecutors say Bannon and three others hatched a plan to defraud thousands of..
Legendary Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson Jr. dead at 78John Thompson Jr., first Black head coach to win the NCAA basketball championship, has died at the age of 78. CBS News special correspondent James Brown spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the legacy..
"Golden State Killer" sentened to life in prison without paroleThe infamous "Golden State Killer," Joseph DeAngelo, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He apologized in court Friday. CBSN's Tanya Rivero has details.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says USPS changes will stayPostmaster General Louis DeJoy faced a morning of questioning before a Senate committee Friday about his changes to U.S. Postal Service operations and their potential impact on the 2020 election. Molly..
Trump trying to make up ground against Biden in PennsylvaniaPresident Trump is campaigning near Scranton, Pennsylvania, the childhood home of Joe Biden, as Biden prepares to formally accept the Democratic nomination in the presidential race. Jon Delano, the..
Progressives hope to leave mark on 2020 Democratic convention and policiesSpeakers on the first night of the Democratic National Convention include Senator Bernie Sanders, who lost the nomination to Joe Biden but helped push the party in a more progressive direction...
President Trump attacks intelligence officials as "dirty cops"President Trump is attacking U.S. intelligence officials, questioning their reports that Russia is trying to influence the election as they did in 2016. Robert Draper, a writer-at-large for the New..
Former aide to Kamala Harris on what makes her an "incredible" VP pickIan Sams was Kamala Harris' press secretary during her 2020 presidential run. He joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with a closer look at why he believes Joe Biden couldn't have made a better choice for a..
Why Joe Biden's running mate selection matters more than usualPresumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is expected to name his running mate in the coming days. Alexandra Jaffe, a national political reporter for the Associated Press, spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero..
What exactly is in Trump's executive orders to help the economy?President Trump took matters into his own hands and signed 4 executive actions he said would help boost the economy. But the measures could face legal hurdles because they were not approved by..
Beirut explosion worsens political and economic crisis in LebanonLebanon is no stranger to turmoil and devastation. The country saw a bloody 15-year civil war that ended in 1990, but the massive explosion that devastated downtown Beirut may have an even greater..
Columnist on why Joe Biden should pick a Black woman for VPIt's no secret, Black Southern voters have largely supported Joe Biden during his presidential campaign. Boston Globe columnist Renee Graham joins CBSN anchor Tanya Rivero to explain why she believes..
Department of Homeland Security should be dismantled, former national security official saysThere have been growing calls to dismantle the Department of Homeland Security, as the Trump administration deploys federal agents to crack down on crime. Richard A. Clarke — a former national..
UNC develops new social distance technologyThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has designed a first-of-its-kind "Health Greeter Kiosk" that detects whether individuals are spaced 6 feet apart and if they have on facial masks. Steven..
Does the Supreme Court's DACA decision give President Trump more power?The Supreme Court dealt a blow to President Trump at the end of June by ruling against his effort to block the Obama-era DACA program. But could that decision have actually given him more executive..
Five states holding primaries August 4A crowded Republican Senate primary in Kansas. A "Squad" member facing a rematch. Another chance for a candidate to unseat a longtime Democratic incumbent by running to the left. These are some of the..
Navy investigating dog attack demonstration featuring man wearing Colin Kaepernick jerseyThe Navy is investigating a pair of videos that show a demonstration of military dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey as a prop. The videos are from a 2019 fundraiser at the National..
Local Matters: Tennessee to hold primary for Senate race ThursdayOn Thursday, Tennessee will hold the Republican and Democratic primaries for the Senate race. Natalie Allison, a state politics reporter for the Tennessean, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with a look at..
A look at Biden's potential running mates: Kamala Harris, Karen Bass and Tammy DuckworthPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is pushing back his decision on announcing a running mate, with interviews beginning next week. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joins..
White House denies Vanity Fair report on Jared Kushner's "secret plan"White House officials have denied reporting by Vanity Fair alleging that the government declined to implement a plan for national coronavirus testing that was devised by the president's son-in-law..
Greta Thunberg donating over $1 million in prize money to help the planetGreta Thunberg has pledged to donate 1 million euros — more than $1.14 million — in prize money. The 17-year-old climate activist was awarded the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, which..
Why the American Federation of Teachers is authorizing coronavirus safety strikesThe second-largest teachers union in the country, the American Federation of Teachers, is backing safety strikes as a last resort for local educators who feel school districts aren't implementing..
Michael Bloomberg enters 2020 race with largest political ad buy in U.S. historyPolitico campaign reporter Zach Montellaro spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the impact former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will have on the 2020 presidential race.
Warren, Biden and Buttigieg spoke the most at fifth Democratic debateSenator Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg each spoke for more than 11 minutes at the fifth Democratic debate, while Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang had..
CBS News poll: Buttigieg surges in Iowa but struggles with black votersA new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows a tight race in Iowa, with Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren all within the margin of error of each other. Antjuan Seawright,..
Where does Deval Patrick fit into the 2020 race?Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is officially entering the Democratic presidential race. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and conservative columnist Michael Graham spoke to CBSN's..
Deval Patrick considering running for presidentCBS News has confirmed that former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is considering running for president in 2020. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe speaks to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the..
Warren and Sanders aim attacks at Michael BloombergFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg hasn't officially announced he'll run for president in 2020, but his potential candidacy is already drawing a response from Democratic rivals. CBSN..
30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin WallOn November 9, 1989, East Germany opened its borders, allowing East and West German citizens to travel freely between the two countries. Jane Curry, a political science professor at Santa Clara..
Kansas City votes to remove Martin Luther King Jr.'s name from historic streetNearly 70% of Kansas City voters supported returning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to its original name, The Paseo. Allison Kate from the Kansas City Star joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss..