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Fear mounts as deadly new coronavirus spreads faster


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 23:04:54 -0500

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The coronavirus outbreak that started in central China has left at least 81 people dead and infected thousands.

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British immigrant dies by apparent suicide while in ICE custody


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:28:40 -0500

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The death of Ben James Owen on Saturday evening is also the third apparent self-inflicted strangulation of an ICE detainee since October.

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Supreme Court greenlights "public charge" immigration rule


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:58:20 -0500

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The high court allowed U.S. officials to implement a sweeping rule that critics warn will shut America's doors to low-income immigrants and people of color. The merits of the case will continue to be argued in lower courts.

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Paulo Coelho deletes draft of book co-written with Kobe Bryant


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:37:58 -0500

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"That doesn't stop me from writing someday about things I learned from Kobe and how much of a larger than life person he was," Coelho said. "But the children's book did not make sense anymore."

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U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:34:41 -0500

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The U.S. embassy in China is evacuating American citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 1,300 cases have been reported in the country and at least 41 people have died. In the U.S., 63 patients have been tested in 22 states. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Americans urged not to travel to China over coronavirus concerns


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:03:51 -0500

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The U.S. State Department is raising its travel warning over the deadly coronavirus, urging Americans not to travel to China. At least five cases have been confirmed in the U.S. Adriana Diaz has the latest.

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White House impeachment team questions Bolton claims


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:51:00 -0500

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Norah O'Donnell spoke to Representatives Meadows, Collins, Lesko and Stefanik.

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Auschwitz survivor returns to the concentration camp 75 years later


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 19:36:44 -0500

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Monday marks 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Some of the survivors returned, including one 91-year-old man who hasn't spoken about his past until now. Mark Phillips shares his story.

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What is the coronavirus illness blamed for multiple deaths in China?


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:22:00 -0500

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Officials in China and around the world are racing to contain the spread of a deadly new strain of virus.

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Prince Andrew uncooperative in Epstein probe, prosecutor says


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:01:57 -0500

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Prince Andrew announced recently that he was withdrawing from royal duties amid renewed attention to his ties to Jeffrey Epstein.

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Dow down another 460 points on China virus fears


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:25:00 -0500

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Emerging impact of China's coronavirus on overseas travel and business wipes out the Dow's gains so far for 2020.

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Who is Prince Andrew, the U.K. royal linked to the Epstein case?


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 16:55:21 -0500

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A number of scandals have surrounded the royal's friendship with billionaire sex offender Epstein, who was found dead in his New York jail cell

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Wuhan citizens "freaking out" over coronavirus, American stranded in city says


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:46:02 -0500

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The U.S. government is racing to evacuate Americans from Wuhan, China, where the deadly coronavirus outbreak began. The virus has now killed more than 81 people in China. Ramy Inocencio spoke with one American stranded in the city, who said citizens are "freaking out a little bit more than normal."

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Holocaust survivor visits Auschwitz for first time since camp's liberation


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:46:02 -0500

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Monday marks 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, the largest Nazi death camp. Around 200 Holocaust survivors are expected to be honored guests at a place where they were once sent to die. Mark Phillips spoke with a 91-year-old survivor who hasn't talked about what happened to him in the camp until now.

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Major cruise lines cancel operations in China


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:26:01 -0500

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Royal Caribbean, MSC and other cruise operators have halted trips in China because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Kobe Bryant will be mourned for a week in Italy


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:36:34 -0500

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The Italian basketball federation announced that every pro basketball team will dedicate a minute of silence to Kobe Bryant at all games for seven days.

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Kobe messaged Shaquille O'Neal's son hours before crash


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:28:54 -0500

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Bryant's helicopter went down around 10 a.m., authorities said in a press conference on Sunday, leaving the 20-year-old athlete's response unanswered.

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U.S. Air Force plane crashes in Taliban territory in Afghanistan


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:26:00 -0500

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U.S. military confirms a small jet used for communications has gone down in Ghazni province, but cause unclear as Taliban claims involvement.

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75 years after Auschwitz, survivor returns to death camp for first time


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:12:40 -0500

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Visiting the site of the largest Nazi death camp (where he lost 35 family members), 91-year-old David Marks says, for decades, he hid from his children what he went through as a young boy

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Turkey earthquake kills 22 people and leaves thousands injured


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:26:26 -0500

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At least 22 people have been killed and more than one thousand were injured when a powerful earthquake rocked Turkey. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Friday night in eastern Elaziğ Province. Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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Video appears to show Trump demanding former ambassador to Ukraine be fired


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:26:25 -0500

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"Newly released video appears to show President Trump demanding the former ambassador to Ukraine be fired. The video was released by the attorney of Lev Parnas, a close associate of President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. Parnas has previously claimed Mr. Trump personally directed an effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of his political rivals. Wieja Jiang reports.

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Coronavirus latest: China on alert as deadly virus spreads


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:27:46 -0500

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CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio has the latest developments out of China on the deadly coronavirus.

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The joyful voices of Zaza Kanto


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:46:24 -0500

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In the capital of Madagascar, an island nation where nearly 80 percent of people eke out a living on less than $2 a day, an unexpected sound emerges from the slums of the capital, Antananarivo: Zaza Kanto, an a capella group of boys, ages 11 to 16, whose joyful sounds and viral videos have elevated them to national fame. They've also earned praise from Fredo Austin, of the band Freedom's Boombox, who mentored the young men as part of an exchange program called American Music Abroad. Seth Doane reports.

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Young boys' songs of joy rise from the slums of Madagascar


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:12:20 -0500

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On the impoverished island nation, the joyful sounds and viral videos of Zaza Kanto, an a capella group of boys ages 11 to 16, have elevated the children to national fame

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Locust outbreak in Kenya is worst in 70 years


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:52:02 -0500

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"Even cows are wondering what is happening," said Ndunda Makanga, who spent hours Friday trying to chase the locusts from his farm.

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Trump admin plans to expand restrictive border policies


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:28:11 -0500

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"The Trump administration is clearly attempting to scale up its crackdown on asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border," an immigration expert told CBS News.

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Cooking school owner introduces ancient foods to a modern audience


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 10:44:02 -0500

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On a special edition of The Dish, food with ancient origins help women lead modern lives. Michelle Miller goes to the nation of Jordan in the Middle East, where cooking school owner Maria Haddad Hanania is keeping her grandmother’s favorite recipes alive.

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Listen to the sound of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 10:37:32 -0500

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Scientists were able to reproduce the sound of an ancient Egyptian priest with the help of a 3D-printed vocal tract.

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How climate change is impacting Antarctica's ecosystem


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 10:36:02 -0500

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The frozen continent of Antarctica may be far from the world's population centers – but what happens in the rest of the world is having a big impact there. Roxana Saberi traveled to the region with researchers to see what must be done to protect the area.

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Can scientists learn about Earth by looking at Venus?


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 10:08:02 -0500

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Scientists say Venus may hold important insights into some of humanity’s biggest challenges today. As NASA gears up for its Mars 2020 mission, CBS News’ Jeff Glor spoke to some who are looking to Earth’s mysterious neighbor.

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More than 1,000 injured, 22 dead in earthquake in Turkey


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 09:55:58 -0500

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Rescue workers were searching for people buried under rubble.

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"Vampire" star discovered in the midst of a feeding frenzy


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:12:20 -0500

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A previously unknown dwarf star is sucking the essence away from its neighbor, astronomers said Friday.

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Earthquake kills at least 18 people in Turkey


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:46:16 -0500

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The quake injured more than 300 and left several trapped, Turkish officials said.

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Chinese officials scramble to build hospital as virus spreads


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:35:22 -0500

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Officials in Wuhan, China, are sccrambling to build a new hospital by the end of next week, to treat the flood of patients. It comes amid the spread of coronavirus, which has killed more than 40 people. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Second case of coronavirus confirmed in the U.S.


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:18:36 -0500

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The battle against a new and deadly virus is kicking into high gear after a second case of coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed in Chicago. Dean Reynolds reports.

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Delta fined $50,000 for booting off Muslim passengers


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:03:16 -0500

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U.S. Transportation Department levies penalty for violating anti-bias laws over removals of Muslim-American passengers

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Pentagon says 34 U.S. troops treated after Iran attack


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:18:44 -0500

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U.S. officials initially said no one was injured in the January 8 attack on Al Asad airbase, which was retaliation for the strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

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Coronavirus fears close Shanghai Disney Resort


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:11:00 -0500

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Theme-park operator's move comes as McDonald's temporarily closes outlets in five Chinese cities due to deadly virus.

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Woman with dementia releases hit single


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:47:43 -0500

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The 83-year-old is not your average pop star, but her cover of Frank Sinatra's "My Way" has gone viral, thanks to her caregiver.

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The vast reach of the Nazi Holocaust


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:33:22 -0500

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Evidence has been uncovered of a far broader range of willing accomplices to Hitler's killing machine, including young women swept up in nationalistic fervor

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Thunberg says White House criticism has "no effect" on her


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:24:41 -0500

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"If we care about that, we wouldn't be able to do what we do," she said.

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All about Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:15:59 -0500

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Now a father, the younger brother of William and sixth in line to the British throne wants to do things his way.

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15-year-old Coco Gauff upsets defending champ at Australian Open


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:41:07 -0500

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Australian Open sees a pair of monumentally significant third-round results hours apart in the same stadium: a surprising first-week loss by Williams, then a historic victory by Gauff.

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Coronavirus spreads to 12 possible cases in U.S.


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:26:59 -0500

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Ten Chinese cities with a combined population of around 33 million people are now off limits as the coronavirus infects over 800 people around the world. In the U.S., 10 possible cases in California, one in Texas and one in Tennessee are in isolation awaiting CDC test results. Ramy Inocencio explains how people in Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, are dealing with isolation.

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Gunman kills six people in rare mass-shooting in Germany


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:02:51 -0500

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Officials say it appears the suspect and at least one of the victims knew each other, and they are not searching for anyone else.

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Thousands protest in Baghdad to demand U.S. troop withdrawal


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:38:03 -0500

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The massive rally is the latest manifestation of rage against Trump's decision to blow up an Iranian general in Baghdad.

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Thousands protest in Baghdad against U.S. troop presence


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:38:00 -0500

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The streets of Baghdad were choked Friday with thousands of protesters, answering the call of a powerful Shiite cleric to show their anger at the U.S. over the airstrike that killed an Iranian commander in Baghdad. CBS News' Charlie D'Agata reports from the Iraqi capital.

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3 U.S. firefighters killed in Australia identified


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:57:35 -0500

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All three had long military and firefighting careers and were contracted to help fight the wildfires in Australia.

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What Harry and Meghan's non-royal future may look like


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:30:03 -0500

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and state funding while pursuing more independent lives. CBSN royal contributor Victoria Arbiter explains what their future might look like.

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Air tanker crash kills 3 Americans battling Australian wildfires


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 03:55:00 -0500

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The C-130 was being operated by the Portland, Oregon branch of a Canadian company as Australia's unprecedented fire season continues

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