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F1 driver escapes horrific crash at Bahrain Grand Prix


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:09:49 -0500

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Romain Grosjean was stuck inside the flaming wreck for nearly 10 seconds before somehow finding a way out.

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Head of UN's World Food Programme warns of famines without more international aid


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:05:11 -0500

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David Beasley, the executive director of the World Food Programme, says "we're looking at famines, destabilization and mass migration" without more help around the world.

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Transcript: David Beasley on "Face the Nation"


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:01:22 -0500

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The following is a transcript of an interview with David Beasley, Executive Director for the UN World Food Programme, that aired Sunday, November 29, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Amid presidential transition, Iraq and Syria remain unstable and complicated


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 11:58:36 -0500

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CBS News' Holly Williams reports from Iraq, where U.S. forces are continuing the fight to keep ISIS fighters at bay.

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Tough restrictions show positive results in Europe's fight against COVID-19


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 11:43:33 -0500

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CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports from London on the global toll of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Transcript: Deborah Birx on "Face the Nation"


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 11:28:21 -0500

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The following is a transcript of an interview with White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx that aired Sunday, November 29, 2020, on "Face the Nation."

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Portraits of the homeless


Created: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 10:04:21 -0500

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For five years 20-year-old Canadian photographer Leah Denbok has been taking photos of the homeless in Toronto, capturing their faces as well as their stories, to bring attention to their plight. Correspondent John Blackstone talks with Leah and her father, Tim, who have used her haunting photographs to raise funds for homeless charities.

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory becomes first Black American Cardinal of Catholic Church


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 20:59:03 -0500

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory made history this Saturday by becoming the first African American Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Chris Livesay has more on Gregory’s historic installation.

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Iran vows vengeance after assassination of top nuclear scientist


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 20:43:56 -0500

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On Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. In 2018, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu singled out Fakhrizadeh in a news conference, accusing him of developing nuclear weapons. Holly Williams has more.

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Poland protests continue over abortion ruling, police violence


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 18:49:18 -0500

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An October 22 ruling by the Polish constitutional court to ban abortions of fetuses with congenital defects, even when the fetus has no chance of survival at birth, sparked the protests.

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Ethiopia's Tigray capital reported to be "heavily bombarded"


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:28:00 -0500

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"I invite everyone to pray for Ethiopia where armed clashes have intensified and are causing a serious humanitarian situation," Pope Francis tweeted.

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Wilton Gregory becomes the first Black American cardinal


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:20:07 -0500

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If you've heard of Gregory, it might have been this summer, as Black Lives Matter protesters marched through the capital.

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Iran's supreme leader vows revenge for scientist's killing


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:06:02 -0500

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Iran has blamed the slaying of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Israel.

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Margaret Thatcher biographer on what "The Crown" gets right and wrong


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 10:29:55 -0500

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Actress Gillian Anderson is earning stellar reviews for her portrayal of Thatcher, reintroducing the polarizing figure and her legacy to a new generation.

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Margaret Thatcher: Legacy of the U.K.'s first female prime minister


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:20:03 -0500

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U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher left office three decades ago Saturday. Actress Gillian Anderson's portrayal of the controversial leader in Netflix's "The Crown" is giving a new generation a chance to learn about her legacy. Jeff Glor speaks to Thatcher's authorized biographer to separate fact from fiction.

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First African American cardinal honored amid Vatican coronavirus restrictions


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:20:02 -0500

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Washington, D.C. Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory is scheduled to be elevated to cardinal Saturday, the highest rank after the pope. Chris Livesay reports from the Vatican, where the coronavirus pandemic is overshadowing an otherwise joyous, historic ceremony.

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Woman says ambitious startup app could have helped save her husband's life


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 09:05:02 -0500

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A new app is making it easy to locate someone in the event of an emergency, by pinpointing a location anywhere on the planet within a 10-foot square and assigning it a unique three-word designation. Charlie D'Agata speaks to a woman who said the app's three little words may have saved her husband's life.

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Iran accuses Israel, promises revenge for killing of top nuclear scientist


Created: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 08:49:52 -0500

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Iran is accusing Israel and promising revenge for the ambush shooting death of a top scientist, who has been described as a key figure behind Iran's nuclear bomb program almost 20 years ago. The attack happened Friday in a suburb of Tehran. Roxana Saberi reports.

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Scientist who allegedly led Iran's military nuke program killed


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 22:32:36 -0500

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Israel alleged Mohsen Fakhrizadeh led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s.

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Iran's top nuclear scientist killed


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:14:57 -0500

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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in broad daylight while traveling near Tehran. Iran's outraged foreign minister tweeted the attack was "an act of state terror" and said there were "serious indications" of Israeli involvement. Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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South Korean lawmaker says Kim Jong Un ordered new executions


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:58:50 -0500

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South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered at least two people executed, a lawmaker said.

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First Black American Cardinal hopes to begin on "positive" note with Biden


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:14:46 -0500

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Gregory called it "baffling" and "reprehensible" when President Trump visited the St John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, a day after protesters were forced away for his photo op.

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Thousands of mink culled over COVID fears rise from mass grave


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:21:51 -0500

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Police in Denmark say thousands of the dead animals were pushed back up through the soil by pressure caused by gasses from decomposition.

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Ireland declares Santa's work "essential" so he can dodge quarantine


Created: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 07:10:42 -0500

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Foreign Minister Simon Coveney reassured kids that even with a "very, very different Christmas in 2020, the visit of Santa Claus will be something that will remain consistent."

Read more: Ireland declares Santa's work "essential" so he can dodge quarantine


U.S. troops in Syria mark Thanksgiving with kebabs and soccer


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 21:12:13 -0500

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While this Thanksgiving celebration was very different from past ones at home, U.S. service members say there's still plenty to feel grateful for.

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How U.S. troops are spending Thanksgiving in Syria


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 19:21:56 -0500

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U.S. troops faced off against Syrians in a friendly Thanksgiving soccer match to mark the holiday. Holly Williams reports from Syria.

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Expert sees "nothing sinister" amid questions over vaccine's data


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:27:21 -0500

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AstraZeneca and Oxford University acknowledged a manufacturing error that raised questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

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U.S. border agents apprehend 1,000 migrant children in 5 days


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:45:54 -0500

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The Trump administration is warning of being on the "cusp of a major influx" of unauthorized migration of children to the U.S. southern border.

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Soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at 60


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:01:00 -0500

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Maradona is widely considered to be one of the best soccer players of all time.

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U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria celebrate Thanksgiving under the shadow of COVID-19


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:48:40 -0500

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For many U.S. service members deployed in the Middle East, there'll be no festive Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday. Instead, they're practicing strict social distancing, and stuck with take-out meals. Holly Williams reports.

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Even war and COVID fail to dampen U.S. troops' Thanksgiving spirit


Created: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 08:29:45 -0500

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More than 100 service members have COVID-19 at a single base in Iraq, but the doctor in charge says the invisible enemy has united the troops in a way he's never seen.

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Meghan Markle opens up about "unbearable grief" after miscarriage


Created: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 20:24:29 -0500

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"Despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning," Markle wrote in a New York Times op-ed.

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Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60


Created: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:38:03 -0500

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Soccer legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60, Argentina's presidential office announced Wednesday.

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Meghan Markle reveals she suffered a miscarriage in July


Created: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:36:58 -0500

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Britain's Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has revealed that she suffered a miscarriage while pregnant with her second child in July. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena arrested in Mexico


Created: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 09:38:52 -0500

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Prosecutors confirm that Arozarena was detained "for problems relating to his ex-partner," amid reports of a custody dispute.

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President-elect Biden and his top nominees vow to bring America back


Created: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:25:38 -0500

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President-elect Joe Biden and his foreign policy and national security picks vow to bring America back as the former vice president rolls out his key nominees. Nikole Killion has the story.

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Over 2,400 workers at world's top glove maker get COVID


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 22:22:01 -0500

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The outbreak has raised the possibility of supply disruptions during the pandemic​.

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CDC now recommends 3 COVID tests for international travel


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 19:32:00 -0500

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American travelers should now be tested three times for coronavirus, in addition to isolating, while traveling abroad.

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Parents of U.K. teen killed by American driver lose High Court case


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 17:30:00 -0500

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Harry Dunn's parents say they are hopeful President-elect Biden will look at the case "from a humane angle."

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New rule to require certain travelers to pay bonds to enter U.S.


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:32:08 -0500

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The State Department said the rules are designed to send "a message" to certain countries whose citizens have high rates of remaining in the U.S. after their visas have expired.

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Paris police accused of "shocking" tactics in clearing migrant camp


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:08:00 -0500

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Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has promised an investigation as officers stand accused of hitting protesters and journalists with truncheons, and he wants it done in 48 hours.

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Arline CEO: Vaccine will be "necessity" for international travel


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:35:37 -0500

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The airline's CEO said vaccines will be a "necessity" for travelers flying international.

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Pope supports George Floyd protests in book


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:34:56 -0500

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The pope also addresses the coronavirus pandemic and criticized people who protested preventative guidelines in his new book.

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Tortellini: Comfort food in any language


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:24:33 -0500

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In Italy, tortellini in broth is a favorite during the holidays; in A.D. 2020, this comforting dish – so simple, yet complex – is welcome in any season

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Russia arrests more Jehovah's Witnesses on charges of "extremism"


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:24:07 -0500

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The Christian denomination was banned in Russia in 2017 as an "extremist group," using broadly defined laws that many see as a tool of political oppression.

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Russia claims it chased off a U.S. warship with a "ramming" threat


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:36:48 -0500

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Moscow says the USS John S. McCain came more than a mile into its territory, but the U.S. considers the patch of sea international water, and was making a point of it.

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New report details Trump effort to seize private land for border wall


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:15:31 -0500

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The Justice Department has filed more than 100 lawsuits against landowners to seize their property along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Read more: New report details Trump effort to seize private land for border wall


Darwin's early notebooks on evolution feared "stolen" from Cambridge


Created: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 06:32:48 -0500

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The notebooks, missing since 2001 and worth millions, contain Darwin's "Tree of Life" sketch and notes on his then-revolutionary thoughts on the natural world.

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China launches ambitious lunar sample return mission


Created: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 22:43:21 -0500

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If successful, the Chang'e 5 mission will be the first in 44 years to bring lunar samples to Earth.

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Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial shows up to 90% effectiveness


Created: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:27:03 -0500

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The coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford is up to 90% effective in preventing the disease, with clinical trials also showing that it may stop transmission among people. Charlie D'Agata continues our series "Racing to a Cure."

Read more: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial shows up to 90% effectiveness

 
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