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Pfizer's COVID-19 booster authorized for kids as young as 12

Millions of Americans as young as 12 could soon be able to get a booster shot of a COVID-19 vaccine after the FDA authorized third doses of Pfizer-BioNTech's shot for that age group. CBS News correspondent Meg Oliver reports on the latest step by the agency. Then, Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, an infectious disease physician at John Cochran VA Medical Center and the Director of Health for the city of St. Louis, joins Nancy Cordes on CBSN with her analysis.


Josephine Baker, legend

Entertainer Josephine Baker grew up poor in the slums of St. Louis, before garnering fame in Paris as a nightclub artist, movie star and businesswoman, far from the strictures of legal segregation in America. But Baker's roles also included a spy against the Nazis, and a pilot for the French Air Force during World War II. Her wartime exploits and social activism have led her to become the first Black woman inducted into France's Panthéon of national heroes. Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer talks with one of Baker's adopted children – the racially diverse "Rainbow Tribe" – about the incomparable Baker's life and legacy.


St. Louis cops on trial for beating colleague

St. Louis police detective Luther Hall was brutally beaten while working undercover at a protest against police brutality in September 2017. Now three fellow officers are on trial for the assault, which they claim was a case of mistaken identify. One of the officers already pleaded guilty and admitted to lying on the stand. Lauren Trager, an investigative reporter with CBS affiliate KMOV-TV, joins CBSN AM's Anne-Marie Green to discuss the case.

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