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U.S. federal agencies on high alert as new cases of Coronavirus spread in China


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 19:01:31 -0500

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China is confirming new cases of the deadly Coronavirus. With the virus now spreading across Southeast Asia, federal agencies in the U.S. are on high alert at airports nationwide. Danya Bacchus reports.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to surrender their royal titles


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 18:59:30 -0500

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Queen Elizabeth formally addressed weeks of controversy surrounding Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle. The young couple wil receive no public funds for royal duties and have been stripped of their HRH titles. CBS News foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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Puerto Rico governor fires emergency director


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:53:20 -0500

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Some of the aid has allegedly been sitting in the warehouse since Hurricane Maria ​struck in 2017.

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Lawmakers condemn conditions faced by asylum-seekers in Mexico


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:50:24 -0500

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Members of a congressional delegation described the squalid conditions faced by the asylum-seeking families and children they met in Matamoros, Mexico.

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Harry and Meghan no longer "working members" of royal family


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:13:00 -0500

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Buckingham Palace confirms the couple will give up their official His and Her Royal Highness titles.

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China ramps up political interference ahead of Taiwan's presidential election


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:58:14 -0500

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Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-Wen secured a second term over the weekend in a race that was dominated by relations with China. Her landslide win is seen as a strong rejection of attempts by Beijing's ruling Communist Party to exert power over the self-governing Island. Axios' Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian joins CBSN to discuss China's multi-pronged effort to sway the election and erode Taiwan's sovereignty.

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Painting found in Italian gallery wall confirmed to be long-lost Klimt


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 13:09:05 -0500

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One of the art world's biggest mysteries has been solved.

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Space X launch scrubbed, flight aims to test safety procedures


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:34:47 -0500

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Space X is gearing up for a crucial test that could help send astronauts to space from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly a decade. The unmanned Dragon capsule will intentionally break off from the Falcon 9 rocket minutes after liftoff Sunday. The unmanned in-flight abort test aims to prove Space X can return astronauts to safety in the event of an emergency. Mark Strassman reports from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where Saturday's launch was postponed due to weather.

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Drivers in Australia can be fined up to $11,000 for tossing a lit cigarette


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:26:13 -0500

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Officials in New South Wales are enforcing harsher penalties amid unprecedented destruction from wildfires.

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Long-lost Klimt masterpiece found after two decades


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:17:41 -0500

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"Portrait of a Lady," painted around 1916 by the Austrian master Gustav Klimt, went missing from a gallery in the Italian city of Piacenza nearly 23 years ago. This week the art world was stunned when it was announced that the painting had turned up in a most unusual fashion. Correspondent Seth Doane reports from Rome.

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Australia's fires push as many as 100 threatened species closer to extinction


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:44:17 -0500

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"The worry is that with so much lost, there won't be a pool of rare animals and plants to later repopulate burnt areas."

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Harry and Meghan's future up in the air


Created: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 08:51:01 -0500

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Buckingham Palace is in the middle of a royal shuffle, as members of the staff for Prince Harry and wife Meghan are being redeployed. Prince Harry is reportedly hoping to join his wife and son Archie in Canada after more meetings next week. Imtiaz Tyab is in London with the latest.

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U.S. will screen passengers from China for new illness


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 22:01:42 -0500

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There is growing concern about a rare, flu-like virus that has caused at least two deaths and has spread from China to other countries in Asia. Errol Barnett reports.

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Parnas says Trump tried to fire Yovanovitch "at least four" times


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:20:12 -0500

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"The president kept firing her, and she wouldn't leave," Parnas told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.

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U.S. forces harmed by missiles get treatment


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:47:54 -0500

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Despite assurances from President Trump that no one was harmed when Iran launched missiles at American forces in Iraq, some service members are being treated for injuries sustained in the attack. Holly Williams reports.

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Royal Caribbean: Video shows grandfather knew window was open


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:33:30 -0500

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For the first time, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines is telling its side of the story. They are releasing video of a toddler’s deadly fall last year aboard one its ships. David Begnaud reports.

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Exploring the role of race amid Prince Harry and Meghan's royal bombshell


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:32:27 -0500

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Queen Elizabeth is meeting with senior members of the royal family about Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to step back from officials duties. Afua Hirsch, the Wallis Annenberg chair in journalism and communication at the University of Southern California, joined CBSN to explore the role of race in the couple's decision.

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Officials airdrop vegetables from helicopters for animals amid Australia's fires


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:32:25 -0500

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Thousands of pounds of carrots and sweet potatoes are being airdropped from helicopters to help starving wallabies escaping the wildfires in Australia.

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Queen Elizabeth to gather with royal family to find a solution to "Megxit"


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:32:11 -0500

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Queen Elizabeth is stepping into the royal family feud and putting her foot down. Palace sources say the queen and Princes Charles, William and Harry will gather monday at the Queen's private home north of London to find a solution to what's being called "Megxit." Queen Elizabeth reportedly wants a new role for Harry and Meghan Markle to be decided within the next few days.

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"Meghan and Harry Plus One:" A CBS News Special hosted by Gayle King


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:15:02 -0500

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Meghan Markle's close friends open up to CBS News' Gayle King in a revealing one-hour special exploring the lives of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as they take on a new title - mom and dad.

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Pentagon confirms U.S. service members were injured in Iran missile strike


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:47:53 -0500

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Military officials have confirmed that at least 11 U.S. service members were injured when Iran launched missiles at an Iraqi military base last week, after previously saying that no Americans were harmed. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the new development.

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Ghana attracts African Americans with "Year of Return"


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:23:37 -0500

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"To me there's no such thing as a black woman in Ghana; I am a woman in Ghana. We are all black," said American Lakeshia Ford.

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Wiggles member collapses on stage during benefit


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:21:00 -0500

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A founding member of The Wiggles celebrated his 48th birthday the day before the reunion show.

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Trump likely to meet with Iraqi president in Davos


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:18:54 -0500

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The president is likely to be in Davos as his impeachment trial is beginning in the Senate.

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As Australia burns, it's Murdoch vs. Murdoch on climate change


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:47:00 -0500

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Media mogul's son is the latest to accuse him of downplaying the role of global warming in the lethal blazes.

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Billionaire found guilty of smuggling Picasso painting from Spain


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:17:52 -0500

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The work is valued at $28 million and was designated a Spanish national artistic treasure.

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Warming climate cited as Antarctic penguin population collapses


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:42:00 -0500

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The number of chinstrap penguins in the fast-warming region has halved, a shocking statistic and a warning for the future.

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Who is Russia's new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin?


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:12:04 -0500

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Few knew the name Mikhail Mishustin until this week. Now he's the second most powerful politician in Russia.

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What would life in Canada look like for Harry and Meghan?


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:59:25 -0500

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Prince Harry reportedly hopes to join his wife and son in Canada, where many understand the couple's desire to get away from Britain's relentless tabloids.

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Ukraine's prime minister offers to resign over leaked audio


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:43:00 -0500

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It's the first major domestic political test for a relatively inexperienced president who has been caught up in U.S. impeachment proceedings.

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Iran leader blasts U.S. "clowns" in rare personal message


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:27:00 -0500

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers his 1st sermon in 8 years to defend his military forces and portray a country united against a common enemy.

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Small Irish island hiring two to run a coffee shop


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:17:52 -0500

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The job description is for a "couple or two friends," who would get free food and accommodations for their work.

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A look at Harry and Meghan's potential new life in Canada


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:30:12 -0500

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While Buckingham Palace has yet to finalize exit plans for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, Harry reportedly hopes to join his wife and son in Canada after royal family meetings next week. Onlookers say Vancouver is a likely choice for the couple. Jonathan Vigliotti speaks to locals about their thoughts on hosting the popular royals.

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Brutal religious ritual kills 7 in remote Panama jungle community


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:24:09 -0500

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Officials say indigenous residents were rounded up by lay preachers and beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them "repent."

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Iranian attack on Al Asad airbase injured 11 U.S. service members


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:37:00 -0500

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According to U.S. Central Command spokesperson Captain Bill Urban, "several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed."

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Pentagon now says U.S. troops were injured in Iran missile attack


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:30:57 -0500

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The U.S. military now says several Americans were injured when Iran fired missiles at troops at an Iraqi air base in retaliation for killing its most powerful general. This most recent statement comes after the Pentagon reported that no Americans were harmed in the attack. David Martin is at the Pentagon to break down the shifting accounts.

Read more: Pentagon now says U.S. troops were injured in Iran missile attack


Almost 28,000 women apply for moon trip with Japanese billionaire


Created: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:53:46 -0500

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Yusaku Maezawa is offering a "female partner" a free trip on Elon Musk's rocket. First he wants to choose the right woman, via reality TV show.

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Christopher Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien's son, has died at 95


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:59:16 -0500

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He ensured his father's legacy lived on following his death​ in 1973.

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Fishermen join a "fishing for plastic" project to help clean the oceans


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:25:41 -0500

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Plastics are the most common form of garbage found in the world's oceans. According to the World Economic Forum, the amount of plastic dumped into oceans is equal to a full garbage truck of plastic dumped every minute. Now some fisherman are casting their nets to make a difference. Seth Doane reports.

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Former Giuliani associate implicates Trump in Ukraine scandal with new evidence


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:24:19 -0500

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Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas insisted he was working on President Trump's behalf when he pressured Ukrainian leaders to investigate the Bidens, while the president has denied even knowing Parnas. In addition to Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, Parnas implicated a host of officials who he says knew about the Ukraine pressure campaign. Nancy Cordes reports on the new evidence from Capitol Hill.

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Prince Harry makes public appearance amid royal family rift


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:24:17 -0500

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A smiling Prince Harry was at Buckingham Palace making an announcement about one of Britain's top sporting events, looking calm and relaxed while at the center of a major crisis for the royal family. It was Harry's first public outing since he and Meghan Markle announced their intent to step back from their royal roles. Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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Penguin species in Antarctica hit hard by climate change


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:24:17 -0500

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Antarctica is one of the most remote places on the planet, but climate change is hitting it hard. A group of scientists want to know how the warming weather is affecting the chinstrap penguin. For our Eye on Earth series, Roxana Saberi traveled to Antarctica to understand exactly how climate change is impacting them.

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Secret mission saves rare prehistoric trees from Australia bushfires


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:24:16 -0500

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A secret operation led by specially trained firefighters has saved the last of a rare Dinosaur-era tree species from the Australia bushfires. The Wollemi pine trees, once thought to be extinct, have grown in Australia for over 200 million years and now number less than 200. The mission had to be kept a secret in order to keep the trees' location under wraps due to their fragile nature.

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Here's how long it could take for women to earn as much as men


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:06:50 -0500

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Progress in closing the "gender gap" in pay and other key metrics has stalled, World Economic Forum finds

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Trump cancels Switzerland trip over shutdown standoff


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:06:47 -0500

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Trump says he's canceling trip to World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that starts later this month

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Global outlook "darkening," World Economic Forum warns


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:06:39 -0500

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The group behind annual Davos conference cites U.S.-China trade tensions, Brexit and nationalism as top concerns

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ACLU sues to block U.S. from sending asylum-seekers to Guatemala


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:42:07 -0500

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Under a deal with Guatemala, the U.S. has sent dozens of migrants to the Central American country, asking them to seek asylum there.

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Northern white rhino embryo could save species from extinction


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:36:53 -0500

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Just two northern white rhinos are left in the world, and they're both female – but lab-created embryos hold out hope.

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Australian firefighters save ancient "dinosaur" trees


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:16:19 -0500

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The trees were thought to be extinct until they were rediscovered in 1994 – and there are only 200 left.

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Coco vs. Venus, Part II, at Australian Open


Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:13:17 -0500

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It was then 14-year-old Gauff's victory over Williams on the opening day of Wimbledon last July that rose the teen to stardom.

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