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Asadullah Khalid says U.S. and Afghan troops are coordinating better than ever

Afghanistan's defense minister sat down with CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata to discuss U.S. and Afghan troops fighting together. Asadullah Khalid says the forces are better coordinated than ever and that Taliban casualties now outnumber Afghan troop casualties.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:46 pm


"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Sunday, September 15, 2019

Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" anchored by Elaine Quijano.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:44 pm


U.S. tapping into oil reserves after drone strikes on oil fields in Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Energy Department says it is ready to take action after drone attacks in Saudia Arabia crippled the world's largest refinery and nearby oil fields. The facilities were shut down because of the attacks. Nikole Killion reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:44 pm


New Brett Kavanaugh accusation sets off calls for impeachment

Trump stood by Kavanaugh and even said the Justice Department should "rescue" him

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:40 pm


CBS joins dozens of news organizations in "Covering Climate Now" initiative

This week, CBS News is joining hundreds of news organizations worldwide in a project called "Covering Climate Now." A CBS poll out Sunday shows more than 6 in 10 Americans see climate change as a crisis or serious problem. Our poll also shows that 56% think right now is the time to address it. Debora Patta reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:39 pm


In Ms. Monopoly, women players earn more than men

In the classic game's latest version, female players can pass "Go" and collect $240 instead of $200.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:36 pm


North Korea launches projectiles hours after it offers to resume talks with U.S.

North Korea reportedly launched two more projectiles into the sea. South Korea’s military says the unidentified objects traveled about 200 miles, and splashed down in the water off the country's east coast. These are North Korea’s eighth round of launches since late July. Hours earlier, Pyongyang offered to resume nuclear negotiations with the U.S. but demanded new proposals from Washington.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:36 pm


New study suggests naps may be good for your heart

A new study says they may be good for our hearts. Research published in the journal Heart found that adults who took one or two daytime naps a week had a 48% lower risk of cardiovascular problems than non-nappers. The length of a nap did not influence the findings.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:36 pm


California mom found dead; husband arrested

California authorities say they have found what they believe to be the remains of a missing mother two months after she disappeared. CBS Sacramento reported that the discovery of Heather Gumina prompted a homicide investigation by the county sheriff's office, which led to the arrest of her husband.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:36 pm


Medicare fraud using DNA test targets seniors

A CBS News investigation uncovered a new Medicare fraud that could potentially cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. The scheme begins with a recruiter enticing seniors to submit to a DNA test. Jim Axelrod discovered how it works.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:36 pm


Asylum seekers in Mexico attend court this week

Asylum seekers, waiting in Mexico, get their first day in court Monday. This marks the official opening of the Trump administration "tent courts" intended to ease the strain on immigration courts will handle cases by video conference; a judge and lawyers won't be present. Mireya Villarreal reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:34 pm


N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo seeks ban on e-cigarette flavors popular among teens

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state. The governor's office said the executive order will advance legislation that aims to eliminate deceptive marketing practices of e-cigarettes to underage users and raises the purchasing age of e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old. CBSN New York's Nick Caloway reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:34 pm


Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh faces another sexual misconduct allegation

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh faces a newly reported sexual misconduct accusation. A New York Times report claims that a former Yale classmate tried to tip off senators and the FBI last year, but was ignored. President Trump fired back, tweeting that Kavanaugh should "start suing people." Kavanaugh has denied all previous misconduct allegations.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:34 pm


New York governor announces ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Cuomo's executive action comes as the Trump administration is trying to ban flavored vaping products from the market

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:29 pm


Afghan and U.S. forces kill at least 38 Taliban fighters in Kabul

On Sunday, Afghan forces backed by U.S. forces said they killed 38 Taliban fighters, including two senior commanders. Charlie D'Agata is in Kabul where the country's defense minister says the fight is being taken to insurgents.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:27 pm


Art on "60 Minutes": Christo & Jeanne-Claude

In 2005, the pair's vision for New York's Central Park came to fruition with "The Gates."

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:22 pm


Art on "60 Minutes": JR

In 2018, Anderson Cooper spoke with the man behind giant works of art displayed around the world, sometimes illegally.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:21 pm


U.S. blames Iran for drone strikes on Saudi oil plants

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is blaming Iran for a drone strike on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. Iran has denied being involved. Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for the strikes. CBS News' Nikole Killion joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano with the latest.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:17 pm


CBS News Poll: Most Americans say climate change should be addressed now

According to a CBS News poll, a majority of Americans think actions needs to be taken right now to address climate change. CBS News contributing meteorologist Jeff Berardelli joined CBSN to discuss the recent poll.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:17 pm


CBS News poll looks at young Americans views' on climate change

Most Americans of all ages think climate change is either a serious problem or a crisis

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:17 pm


Art on "60 Minutes": Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei's provocative art has gotten him driven out of China. But in order to be relevant, he told "60 Minutes" in 2017, art must be political.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:15 pm


How Anderson Cooper met Mark Bradford

"I was coming down the street, and I see this 6'8" guy dressed as a house painter," says Cooper. Turns out, it was artist Mark Bradford, a former hair stylist whose artworks can sell for millions

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:14 pm


Reporting on frontotemporal dementia

To raise awareness of this little-known disease, a "60 Minutes" team realized "you sort of have to see somebody in the throes of it"

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:14 pm


Politics week in review: From tense moments in the third Democratic debate to Trump's latest foreign policy challenge

Presidential candidate Julián Castro defended his attack on former Vice President Joe Biden in the third Democratic primary debate. Meanwhile, the Trump administration must respond to air strikes on Saudi oil fields with an incomplete National Security team. The Washington Post's political reporter Sean Sullivan joinS CBSN for a recap in political news.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:12 pm


An artist's chance meeting with Anderson Cooper leads to "60 Minutes" story

"I was coming down the street, and I see this 6'8" guy dressed as a house painter," says Cooper. Turns out, it was artist Mark Bradford, a former hair stylist whose artworks can sell for millions.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:11 pm


Most Americans think climate change contributes to extreme weather events

Most Americans say climate change is happening and believe it contributes at least some to many extreme weather conditions

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:09 pm


Finding "Gordon Jin"

"60 Minutes" producer Bob Anderson goes to China with hidden cameras to confront "Gordon Jin" who the U.S. government says is manufacturing fentanyl that is killing Americans

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:08 pm


Reporting on frontotemporal dementia

To raise awareness of this little-known disease, a "60 Minutes" team realized "you sort of have to see somebody in the throes of it."

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:07 pm


"What do you say to parents whose children died taking your drugs?"

"60 Minutes" producer Bob Anderson goes to China with hidden cameras to confront "Gordon Jin" who the US government says is about manufacturing fentanyl that is killing Americans.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:03 pm


U.S. and Afghan forces killed at least 38 Taliban fighters in airstrikes

Afghan forces backed by U.S. forces said Sunday that they killed 38 Taliban fighters, including two senior commanders. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata speaks with Afghanistan Defense Minister Asadullah Khalid about the troops' coordinated efforts.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:00 pm


"Out of pain comes joy," says minister with frontotemporal dementia

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind was once a prominent Episcopal priest in Cleveland. Now Lind travels the country and preaches a very personal sermon that she calls: "Dementia from the inside out."

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:00 pm


Ailing veteran tells Bernie Sanders: "I'm gonna kill myself"

Navy veteran struggling to pay off his medical bills said he was contemplating suicide while speaking at a Bernie Sanders town hall

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:43 pm


U.S. and Afghan forces kill at least 38 Taliban fighters

This year — for the first time — the Taliban is losing more fighters than the Afghan military

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:42 pm


The Backstreet Boys: "We will never turn our backs on each other"

They're the bestselling boy band of all time, and now, as men, they're back with their biggest world tour in 18 years, after their latest hit album, "DNA"

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:19 pm


How is binge drinking different for women?

Harvard professor Dr. Shelly Greenfield discusses binge drinking for women, how the gender gap is closing and how binge drinking increases a women's risk of breast cancer.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Felicity Huffman faces sentencing in college admissions scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman is expected to be sentenced in Boston for her role in the massive college admissions scandal. She pleaded guilty to fraud charges earlier this year. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports from Boston, and CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joined CBSN to discuss the case.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Afghan security chief warns of ISIS "connections" in U.S.

The mission to destroy al Qaeda continues 18 years after 9/11. A top Afghan security official told CBS News they've found "connections" between al Qaeda and ISIS fighters and the U.S. Charlie D'Agata reports from Kabul.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


What will the GOP look like in a post-Trump world?

Josh Kraushaar from National Journal joined CBSN to discuss why he thinks "Trumpism" will last in the Republican Party long after President Trump leaves office.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


How does alcohol impact your brain chemistry?

Behavioral Neuroscientist Judith Grisel discusses how binge drinking impacts your brain chemistry and the genetic inclination toward addiction.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Irish ambassador on Brexit uncertainty for U.K.-Ireland border

This week on "The Takeout," Major Garrett and Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall discuss Brexit, the relationship between President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and progressivism in Irish politics.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in jail

Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in jail on Friday for her role in the college admissions scandal. Huffman has admitted to paying $15,000 in an effort to boost her eldest daughter’s SAT score.CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joined CBSN with the latest.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Top 2020 Democrats face off over health care and immigration

The top 10 Democratic presidential candidates clashed over issues like health care, immigration and foreign policy during a debate in Houston. Divisions between moderates and progressives were on full display. Lynda Tran, a CBSN political contributor and Democratic strategist, and Leslie Sanchez, a CBS News contributor and Republican strategist, joined CBSN to discuss the debate.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


"48 Hours" goes inside the investigation of infamous "Hollywood Ripper" serial killer

In October, jurors in Los Angeles will consider whether to give the serial killer known as the "Hollywood Ripper" the death penalty. Michael Gargiulo was convicted of committing a string of brutal attacks on young women, and the case is the subject of a special two-hour season premiere of "48 Hours." Correspondent Maureen Maher joined "CBSN AM" to discuss how she helped break the case wide open.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


All six crew members were asleep before deadly dive boat fire, NTSB report says

New information about the deadly dive boat fire in California raises concerns about whether the crew broke any laws. The wreckage of the boat, Conception, was pulled from the water near Santa Barbara on Thursday. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


Castro defends debate attack on Biden

Julián Castro made a direct jab at frontrunner Joe Biden at the third debate, suggesting "are you forgetting something you said two minutes ago?" In the spin room post-debate, CBS News' Ed O'Keefe pressed Castro on his harsh line of attack against Biden.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


"StingRay" surveillance devices found near the White House

Israel's leader is denying a report claiming his government planted surveillance devices around Washington, D.C., including near the White House. The devices, known as "StingRays" could have been used to spy on administration officials. Jeff Pegues reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:12 pm


A real education: The plight of teachers

Since 1996 inflation-adjusted pay for a public school teacher has actually fallen, and nationwide about one in five teachers has a second job during the school year to make ends meet. Fury over those flat and falling wages helped spark a movement over the past 18 months in which tens of thousands of teachers walked off the job, but thousands have also been forced by economic conditions to give up their profession. "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil talks with New York Times education reporter Dana Goldstein, and with Oklahoma teachers who have struggled with low pay – including one, Carri Hicks, who turned her frustration into a run for public office.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:11 pm


CIA spy extracted from Russia in 2017

CBS News has learned the U.S. extracted a CIA spy who was working inside the Russian government in 2017. New details are emerging about why the CIA felt it had to get the man out of Russia. Paula Reid reports.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 8:56 pm


Most Americans say climate change should be addressed now — CBS News poll

Most Americans consider climate change to be at least a serious problem — including more than a quarter who say it is a crisis

Published on 15 September 2019 | 3:14 pm


Behind the scenes of "Face the Nation" with Margaret Brennan

Photos from behind the scenes of "Face the Nation" with Margaret Brennan

Published on 14 May 2018 | 2:57 pm








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