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Earth's largest-ever mass extinction is a warning for humanity


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 23:49:22 -0500

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Scientists say the mass extinction 250 million years ago offers a timely warning to humanity of what can happen when ecosystems change too fast for life to keep up.

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Migrants smuggled through border fence before SUV crash in California


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 23:37:50 -0500

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Border Patrol says 13 people killed in a crash in Southern California entered the U.S. through a hole cut into the border fence.

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How the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the fashion industry


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 23:27:19 -0500

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What we wear often makes a statement, and in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the global fashion industry is facing a racial reckoning. Roxana Saberi has the story.

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Biden says U.S. won't lift sanctions until Iran halts uranium enrichment


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 23:22:36 -0500

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In his first network news interview since the inauguration, President Biden discusses relations with Iran and China with "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell.

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South Pacific quake triggered tsunami warnings: "About as big as it gets"


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:58:22 -0500

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The tsunami threat caused traffic jams and some chaos in New Zealand as people scrambled to get to higher ground.

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How to watch Oprah's interview with Harry and Meghan


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 21:27:00 -0500

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Prince Harry and Meghan are speaking in their first interview since they quit royal duties.

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Meghan Markle accuses royal family of "perpetuating falsehoods"


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 19:23:02 -0500

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In her interview with Oprah, Meghan Markle is accusing her husband's family of spreading lies about her and Prince Harry. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Buckingham Palace investigates Meghan Markle bullying allegations ahead of Oprah interview


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:40:15 -0500

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In a report by U.K.'s The Times newspaper, Meghan Markle is facing allegations of bullying staff at the royal household during her time at Kensington Palace. Buckingham Palace says they will investigate the allegations. Elizabeth Palmer speaks with Sunday Times Royal correspondent Roya Nikkhah as a new promo clip from Markle's interview with Oprah claims Buckingham Palace is “perpetuating falsehoods” about her and Prince Harry.

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Indian man accused of beheading daughter in apparent "honor killing"


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:19:20 -0500

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So-called honor crimes are just one aspect of a much wider problem that India has been grappling with for years: Violence against women and girls.

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Great apes at San Diego Zoo receive COVID-19 vaccine


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 09:04:45 -0500

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Several orangutans and bonobos have received an experimental COVID-19​ vaccine developed specifically for animals.

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Meghan accuses U.K. royals of "perpetuating falsehoods" against her


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 09:01:00 -0500

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Buckingham Palace says it's investigating claims of abuse by the duchess' former staff. Meghan and Harry call it a smear campaign.

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Germans' rejection of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine hinders COVID fight


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:19:38 -0500

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Early trial data and government's refusal to approve the shot for over-65s, despite mounting evidence that it works well, have led to thousands of doses going unused.

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Prince Philip, 99, undergoes surgery for heart condition


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:14:29 -0500

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"His Royal Highness will remain in hospital for treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days," Buckingham Palace said Thursday.

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Russian opposition leader transferred "to remove him from Moscow"


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 06:45:05 -0500

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Imprisoned in the capital, Alexey Navalny continued to challenge Vladimir Putin's authority. Now he's miles away, and knows "even less about what is happening in the outside world."

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38 killed as Myanmar protesters suffer "bloodiest day" since coup


Created: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 05:25:34 -0500

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Military junta ramps up violent crackdown, shirking threat of "strong measures" from U.N. knowing it can likely count on China and Russia to shield it.

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U.S. contractor dies in rocket attack at Iraq base


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:48:38 -0500

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At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in Iraq that houses U.S. troops. One American contractor died of a heart attack during the strike. David Martin has the latest.

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Iraq military base used by U.S. troops hit in rocket attack


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:01:00 -0500

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No U.S. military casualties reported after at least 10 rockets target Ain al-Asad base, the same one hit last year in an attack that brought the U.S. and Iran to the brink of war.

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Suspect arrested after injuring 8 with ax in Sweden: police


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 18:58:52 -0500

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Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said a possible terrorist motive was being investigated.

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Indian journalist speaks out against threats for reporting on protests


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:23:00 -0500

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Indian journalist Barkha Dutt is speaking out against intimidation and death threats she and other journalists have faced while reporting on the months-long protests by farmers.

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"48 Hours" Presents: The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:41:24 -0500

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Part 1: All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future | Part 2 | Complete coverage

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"48 Hours" Presents: The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs - Part 2


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:36:54 -0500

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All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future | Complete coverage

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Asteroid the size of the Golden Gate Bridge to zoom by Earth


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 12:29:52 -0500

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The largest and fastest asteroid to pass by Earth this year is nearly here.

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U.S. trial to resume for woman who killed British teen in car crash


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:44:55 -0500

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The family of Harry Dunn, who was hit in a head-on crash by Anne Sacoolas in England, says they're still suffering "beyond belief" as a Virginia court takes the case back up.

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COVID "vaccine passports" could be "Pandora's box" for privacy


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:59:54 -0500

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Some governments, including the U.S., are considering COVID-19 immunity certificates to inject the tourism industry back to life and revive businesses.

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With global births expected to decline, experts warn "crisis" looms


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:45:42 -0500

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While the global population is still growing, a major study from 2020 predicts it will peak in 2064 and then fall by nearly a billion people by the end of the century.

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Deaths mount in ruthless response to Myanmar's anti-coup protests


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:45:41 -0500

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At least 8 more people killed by security forces as medics, educators and journalists are targeted in a bid to quash demands for democracy.

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Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary, dies at 73


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 10:29:01 -0500

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He formed The Wailers in 1963 with late superstars Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. He died Tuesday in his native Jamaica.

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Vaccine passports: Ticket back to normal life?


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:29:25 -0500

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Governments and businesses are looking at ways for people to prove they've been vaccinated against COVID-19. So-called vaccine passports or immunity certificates could let people travel, stay at a hotel or even visit a bar. Israel just rolled out its "green pass." Could they be the ticket back to a more normal post-pandemic life? Roxana Saberi reports from London.

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Japanese billionaire seeks 8 people for free trip to the moon


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:11:26 -0500

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"I will pay for the entire journey. I have bought all the seats, so it will be a private ride," Yusaku Maezawa said.

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German patients suspicious about Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 08:48:36 -0500

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Widespread public skepticism about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is hampering COVID-19 immunization efforts in some European countries. CBS News' Chris Livesay gets an up-close look at the vaccination drive, where many patients see the AstraZeneca shot as a "second class vaccine."

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U.N. unveils "Pandemic Classroom" in call for schools to reopen


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:50:53 -0500

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168 empty desks, each "representing 1 million children living in countries where schools have been almost entirely closed," highlights "worrying" impact on much more than education.

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COVID-19 spotlights debate over pregnant women in medical trials


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:00:02 -0500

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"Women have a secure place along with men, an equal place along with men, in the way in which biomedical research is done. The one group that was left behind was pregnant women," bioethicist says.

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ISIS claims killing of 3 female journalists in Afghanistan


Created: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 03:39:49 -0500

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The ISIS claim of responsibility contradicted an accusation by the Afghan government that the Taliban carried out the murders.

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Biden sanctions Russian officials over Putin critic's poisoning


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 19:13:18 -0500

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The Biden administration has sanctioned seven Russian officials and more than a dozen businesses in response to the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.

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Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie smashes auction record


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 17:29:36 -0500

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The image of the 12th-century mosque in Marrakech at sunset is a piece of both political and Hollywood history.

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Dramatic video shows volcano spewing ash 16,000 feet into sky


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 10:34:47 -0500

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The Mount Sinabung volcano was dormant for four centuries but three eruptions in the last 11 years have killed 26 people.

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279 schoolgirls released 4 days after mass-abduction in Nigeria


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:30:34 -0500

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The girls were the latest victims in a series of student kidnappings that Nigeria's president warns will continue if regional authorities keep paying ransoms.

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Father shares family reunification story as lawyers search for parents of more than 500 children


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:48:24 -0500

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In the wake of former President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, thousands of children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Three years later, one father tells Mireya Villarreal about his family's experience as lawyers are still searching for parents of more than 500 children.

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Hydroxychloroquine shouldn't be used to stop COVID, WHO says


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:29:35 -0500

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A panel of World Health Organization experts said the drug may even increase the risk of adverse effects.

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Myanmar protests persist despite rulers' bloody post-coup crackdown


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 08:10:25 -0500

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Hundreds arrested, including journalists, and more than 20 killed, but protesters are refusing to let volleys of tear gas and even bullets silence their demands.

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Global carbon emissions already over pre-pandemic lockdown levels


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 05:43:32 -0500

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Intergovernmental agency says resurgence in economic activity, lack of clean energy policies mean higher emissions than before pandemic in many nations.

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Americans behind Nissan exec's brazen escape from Japan face justice


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 04:52:03 -0500

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Ex-Green Beret Michael Taylor and his son don't deny masterminding Carlos Ghosn's cinema-worthy escape to Lebanon in a speaker box.

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Gunmen kidnap "'hundreds" of schoolboys in Nigeria, sources say


Created: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 02:47:00 -0500

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One student was killed, some escaped. The abductors are thought to belong to a criminal gang. Troops were searching for the victims, who were brought to a nearby forest.

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9-year-old girl dies after being caned during "exorcism"


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 22:21:50 -0500

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The two suspects — the woman performing the exorcism and the girl's mother — were arrested.

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Biden meets virtually with Mexican president as border apprehensions spike


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 21:02:42 -0500

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President Biden spoke with Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the number of unaccompanied minors showing up at the border is soaring. The Biden administration is urging migrants to stay away for now. Weijia Jiang shares more.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get candid in Oprah sit-down interview on CBS


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:26:01 -0500

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are revealing more about their decision to step away from their royal duties. Jamie Yuccas has a preview of their sit-down with Oprah for Sunday night's CBS special.

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Protesters killed in bloodiest day of Myanmar crackdown


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:26:01 -0500

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Anti-coup protesters refused to back down after 18 demonstrators were killed as the military tried to crush dissent. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Prince Harry compares "unbelievably tough" royal split to Diana


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 19:08:00 -0500

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Speaking with Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry says he feared "history repeating itself."

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Myanmar protesters undeterred after deadliest day since coup


Created: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 08:27:00 -0500

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Killing of 18 pro-democracy protesters by security forces and new charges against Aung San Suu Kyi have done nothing to quell anger at military rulers in the streets.

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Hundreds of kidnapped Nigeria schoolboys freed, official says


Created: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 20:42:00 -0500

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Boko Haram, the jihadist rebel group, had claimed responsibility and released a video that purportedly showed the abducted boys.

Read more: Hundreds of kidnapped Nigeria schoolboys freed, official says

 
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