CBS News Specials

CBS News Specials

  • 2020
  • 5 Seasons

CBS News keeps you informed on breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world. Headquartered in the famed CBS Broadcast Center in New York, CBS News has bureaus across the globe and produces influential, critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CBS News is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age.

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The Chauvin Verdict
7. The Chauvin Verdict
April 20, 2021
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd. CBS News takes an in-depth look at the trial, the impact of the case on policing and what Floyd's death means for the country going forward. CBS News' Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell anchor this CBS News special. Air Date: Apr 20, 2021
Asian Americans Battling Bias: Continuing Crisis
6. Asian Americans Battling Bias: Continuing Crisis
March 31, 2021
CBSN's Elaine Quijano hosts a one-hour special on bias against Asian Americans, featuring roundtable discussions with Olivia Munn, Daniel Dae Kim, Cheryl Burke and other Asian American celebrities and thought leaders. Air Date: Mar 31, 2021
Biden's full press conference
5. Biden's full press conference
March 25, 2021
During his first official press conference, President Biden announced a new goal of having 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within his first 100 days in office. He also said he plans to run for reelection in 2024. Mr. Biden took questions from reporters on a variety of topics, including the migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border, voting rights, the Senate's filibuster rule, and withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Watch the press conference and read more here. Air Date: Mar 25, 2021
Biden gives first prime-time address
4. Biden gives first prime-time address
March 11, 2021
President Joe Biden on Thursday gave his first prime-time address to mark the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a pandemic. Earlier in the day, the president signed the $1.9 trillion economic relief package. Watch his full speech. Air Date: Mar 11, 2021
Alleged gangs within LA Sheriff's Dept.
3. Alleged gangs within LA Sheriff's Dept.
March 10, 2021
CBS News takes a closer look at allegations that gangs are operating within the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. CBS News contributor MarĂ­a Elena Salinas speaks to several families who claim the so-called "Banditos" gang killed their sons as part of an initiation into the clique. Then, CBSN's Tanya Rivero speaks to two experts about the history of allegations of gangs in the department, and how Latinos are often misrepresented in the criminal justice system. Air Date: Mar 10, 2021
A Shot of Hope: Vaccine Questions Answered
2. A Shot of Hope: Vaccine Questions Answered
February 25, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top experts answer coronavirus vaccine questions as part of "A Shot of Hope," a CBSN special about the rollout and distribution of coronavirus vaccines across the U.S. Anchored by Tanya Rivero, this CBSN special hour focuses on the latest medical updates, the status of vaccine distribution, the struggle to get back to work and school, and the trust and access issues among minority communities. Air Date: Feb 25, 2021
One Nation, Indivisible
1. One Nation, Indivisible
January 20, 2021
Facing a divided nation reeling from insurrection and impeachment, how do President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris move forward in a country still fighting a raging pandemic? Hosted by Norah O'Donnell and featuring reports by Gayle King, Erin Moriarty and Peter Van Sant, "One Nation: Indivisible" reveals the personal side of the history-making ticket and looks ahead to a country facing several inflection points. Air Date: Jan 20, 2021
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CBS News keeps you informed on breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world. Headquartered in the famed CBS Broadcast Center in New York, CBS News has bureaus across the globe and produces influential, critically acclaimed programs providing original reporting, interviews, investigations, analysis and breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week. CBS News is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today's digital age.CBS News Specials is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on October 9, 2020.

Where to Watch CBS News Specials

CBS News Specials is available for streaming on the CBS All Access website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch CBS News Specials on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime and Paramount+.

  • Premiere Date
    October 9, 2020