Local News

FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot ReportsThe U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
Maryland Directs All Vaccine Providers To Pause Johnson & Johnson Shot In Light Of Clot ReportsThe Maryland Department of Health is directing all Maryland vaccine providers to stop administering Johnson & Johnson vaccine until further notice, following a recommendation from the CDC and FDA to pause the one-shot vaccine following reports of clots. 
16-Year-Old Armed With Airsoft Gun, Knife Killed In Trooper-Involved Shooting, Maryland State Police SayA 16-year-old armed with an airsoft gun and knife was killed in a trooper-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in Leonardtown, according to Maryland State Police.
Jury Notices To Be Sent Out Friday In Capital Gazette Murder TrialThe Capital Gazette gunman was in court Tuesday ahead of his scheduled jury trial this summer.
Despite Less Traffic, Nearly 600 Marylanders Died In Crashes Last Year, Department Of Transportation SaysOne bright spot of the COVID-19 pandemic was less traffic on the roads, but that didn't mean it was any safer. In fact, traffic deaths are up. Nearly 600 Marylanders lost their lives last year. 
Who Is Replacing Ryan Wagner As Orioles' Public Address Announcer?After parting ways with public address announcer Ryan Wagner last week, the Baltimore Orioles hope to have a plan in place for the rest of the season next week.

Politics

LIST: Bills Passed By Maryland General Assembly This SessionMaryland lawmakers have reached the last day of their annual 90-day session with priority legislation on pandemic relief and police reform already approved.
Maryland Lawmakers Ok Sports Betting, Sweeping Police Reform On Last Day Of SessionMaryland lawmakers have reached the final day of their legislative session with mostly fine-tuning to do. They had a productive three months despite being slowed by pandemic precautions.
'Clear the Capitol,' Pence Pleaded, Timeline Of Riot ShowsFrom a secure room in the Capitol on Jan. 6, as rioters pummeled police and vandalized the building, Vice President Mike Pence tried to assert control. In an urgent phone call to the acting defense secretary, he issued a startling demand.
Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform MeasuresMaryland lawmakers voted Saturday to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three far-reaching police reform measures that supporters say are needed to increase accountability and restore public trust.
Gov. Larry Hogan Vetoes 3 Police Reform BillsMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he has vetoed three police reform measures approved by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly, all measures passed with enough votes to override the vetoes.
Gov. Larry Hogan Critical Of Police Reform Bills Awaiting His ActionAll eyes are now on Gov. Larry Hogan regarding a series of police reform bills now passed through the Maryland General Assembly.

Health

FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot ReportsThe U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
Maryland Directs All Vaccine Providers To Pause Johnson & Johnson Shot In Light Of Clot ReportsThe Maryland Department of Health is directing all Maryland vaccine providers to stop administering Johnson & Johnson vaccine until further notice, following a recommendation from the CDC and FDA to pause the one-shot vaccine following reports of clots. 
Jury Notices To Be Sent Out Friday In Capital Gazette Murder TrialThe Capital Gazette gunman was in court Tuesday ahead of his scheduled jury trial this summer.
Baltimore City Health Officials Say They Will Switch To Moderna Doses While Johnson & Johnson On PauseBaltimore City will be pause doses of Johnson & Johnson until further notice following guidance from state health officials, the CDC and the FDA.
Struggling Concert Venues Still Waiting On Federal Aid Promised In COVID-19 Relief PackageStruggling concert venues across the country still have not received the billions of dollars in federal aid that was part of the coronavirus relief package signed into law in December.
21% Of Gen-Z'ers Would Not Get COVID-19 Vaccine, STAT-Harris Poll FindsAs the state continues to make it easier for those 16 and older to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a new survey shows some Gen-Z’ers remain reluctant to get the shot.

CBS World News

Japan's snow monkeys basking in hot springsWhen the temperature turns frigid in the mountains of Nagano, Japan, snow monkeys come seeking warmth in the local hot baths. Seth Doane has a report on the annual visitation - of both Japanese macaques, and of the tourists who avidly photograph them.
Massive storm hits FijiOne of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere hit the island nation of Fiji with wind gusts reaching up to 224 mph. At least one person has died from the Category 5 cyclone. Carter Evans reports with more.
Virgin Galactic unveils new SpaceShipTwoVirgin Galactic is one step closer to their goal of sending tourists into outer space. On Friday, the company revealed their new spaceship, the "Unity," in Mojave, California. The announcement comes just over a year after a similar craft broke apart mid-flight killing one of the pilots. But it could take months or years of testing before this new space plane takes off. Carter Evans reports.
Video emerges of U.S.-backed groups clashing in SyriaA limited ceasefire is supposed to take effect in Syria, but there are no signs the fighting will stop. Worse yet, some American-supported rebel groups battling the Assad regime appear to be attacking each other, as well as forces in Turkey. Holly Williams reports from the Turkey-Syria border.
U.S. strikes ISIS targets in Libya, killing dozensIn a major airstrike in Libya, American warplanes targeted Noureddine Chouchane, a senior Tunisian operative linked to ISIS attacks last year. A U.S. defense official tells CBS News that he was likely killed. A local leader says the strike killed at least 40 people. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Endangered baby dolphin dies after being pulled out of waterConservationists are appalled by the death of an endangered baby dolphin who was pulled out of the water by tourists who wanted to take a selfie with it. CBSN's DeMarco Morgan has the latest details.