Microplastics are a big polluter of oceans and waterways, and single-use plastic items are a significant factor. CBS News’ Ian Lee shows us a possible breakthrough solution made from a tiny green vegetable.
Promise For Plastic Made From PeasMicroplastics are a big polluter of oceans and waterways, and single-use plastic items are a significant factor. CBS News’ Ian Lee shows us a possible breakthrough solution made from a tiny green vegetable.
Trial For Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Put On HoldThe Phase III trial vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and being tested in Chicago, among other places, is being paused after someone had a serious side effect.
AstraZeneca Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Study Over Safety ConcernsA potential COVID-19 vaccine produced by AstraZeneca was one of two being tested in Chicago, but now, the company has put a temporary hold on its large-scale Phase III trial.
Little Girl Gets Carried Off By Wind At Taiwan Kite FestivalThe toddler got caught in the strings of a kite. She only suffered minor bruises, but the rest of the festival was canceled as a precaution.
China Gives World First Look At Biosafety Lab In WuhanThe World Health Organization is investigating how the coronavirus started in the first place, and at the same time, China is giving the world its first glimpse into its top-level biosafety laboratory in Wuhan. CBS News’ Ian Lee reports.
Thousands Of Americans Stuck Abroad During COVID-19 PandemicAs the coronavirus spreads across the globe, thousands of Americans are still stuck abroad trying to get home. CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave reports.
Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 22 In U.S., 16 Million On Lockdown In ItalyIn the U.S., the outbreak has now affected 34 states and the District of Columbia. CBS News' Nancy Chen reports.
Newest Chicago Coronavirus Patient Had Been In ItalyThe fifth Illinois coronavirus patient, a man in his 20s, is being treated at Rush University Medical Center. Meanwhile, some students who have also returned from Italy are under a two-week quarantine. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Americans Returning Home After Coronavirus Quarantine On ShipSeveral hundred Americans are on a charter flight back to the U.S. after being quarantined for several days on a cruise ship in Japan because of the coronavirus. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.
Authorities In London Believe Stabbing Was Terrorist ActA man wearing a fake bomb slashed at least two people before officers shot and killed him. CBS News’ Roxana Saberi reports.
Chicago Doctor Seeks Global Attention For Suffering In SyriaDr. Zaher Sahloul just got back from Idlib, and is horrified by what he saw. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Lunar New Year Parade Goes On Despite CoronavirusWhile U.S. officials say the American public is at low risk, many at the Chinatown event still wore masks. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Students Who Passed Through O'Hare Being Watched For CoronavirusSix students from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently returned the U.S. from Wuhan, China and are not showing symptoms, but are being monitored. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Efforts To Contain Coronavirus In Place At O'HareCBS 2's Marissa Parra talked with some passengers returning from China.
Efforts Under Way To Contain CoronavirusCBS 2’s Marissa Parra talked with some people coming into O'Hare International Airport from China Wednesday, and many were concerned.
Plan Unveiled For Prince Harry, Meghan Markle To Give Up Royal DutiesBuckingham Palace and Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the plan on Saturday. CBS News' Gwen Baumgardner reports.
New Path Awaits Meghan And HarryCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports Northwestern grad Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (Duke and Duchess of Sussex) will be able to live in Canada and the UK, per Queen Elizabeth II. The controversial monarchical move comes after Meghan and Harry announced they would be stepping back from their royal duties.
Politicians Weigh President Trump’s Order to Kill Iranian Military LeaderDefense Secretary Mark Esper appears to be contradicting President Trump's explanation about why Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed. CBS News' Nikole Killion reports.
U.S. Investigators Confident Iran Shot Down Passenger JetNew evidence indicates the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed this week was shot out of the sky by an Iranian missile. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
2 Rockets Fired Into Baghdad Green ZoneIt is not clear who fired the rockets, but the incident comes just hours after Iran seemed to be standing down on future attacks. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot has all the latest developments.
Iran Attacks Iraqi Bases Where U.S. Troops Are HeldIt is not clear if there are any casualties. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has issued his first tweet saying, 'All is well!' CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Ukrainian Plane Goes Down In IranThe plane carrying 180 people crashed near Tehran Airport.
U.S. Braces For Iran's Next MoveAn estimated 1 million mourners filled the streets of Tehran to mourn General Qasem Soleimani, and now, those mourners want revenge. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
President Trump And The Crisis In The Middle EastCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker has the latest on President Trump's comments regarding airstrikes Thursday that killed Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani.