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NBC Sports 8 Jan 2021

Aditi Kinkhabwala felt 'calling' to blaze her own trail

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NFL Network field reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala discusses forging a path to her current position and why it's so important to her to serve as a role model for young girls.


An Illinois grandmother has given birth to her own granddaughter after offering to be her daughter's surrogate. Julie Loving, 51, delivered a baby girl named Briar in an Illinois hospital on Nov. 2, as her daughter Breanna Lockwood, stood by her side. Breanna Lockwood and her husband, Aaron, are the baby girl's biological parents. After trying to conceive on her own through IVF for nearly two years and suffering miscarriages, Breanna, 29, and Aaron began to consider surrogacy.
Daytona Beach, Florida ICU nurse Lindsey Fairchild has comforted countless COVID-19 patients, and often finds herself holding their hands by their bedside. So when she got the tragic news that her own 69-year-old father didn't have long to live as he battled coronavirus, she flew to Ohio to say goodbye. She brought all of her PPE with her to the hospital, but to her shock, she was denied entry to her father's room, even though she's been working with COVID-19 patients for months.
Holiday shopping has begun and some social media campaigns are urging Americans to support Black-owned businesses this holiday season. CBS MoneyWatch reporter Khristopher J. Brooks joins CBSN to discuss the motives behind the movement.
A Chinese citizen-journalist reporting on the COVID-19 outbreak from Wuhan may not survive after being detained by authorities for the past half-year. Zhang Zhan, 37, has been on a hunger strike for most of that time, and her arms have been restrained to prevent her from pulling out a feeding tube, her lawyer said. CBS News Asia correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from Beijing.

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