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2018 Winter Olympics: Americans stumble in free skate

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Follow along with live updates as Thursday's primetime events get underway from South Korea

"Save the children of Ghouta," plead young sisters in Syria as missiles rain down

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Two girls, facing missile attacks in Syria, took to Twitter to share their plight

As death toll soars, Syria cease-fire proposal hangs on Russia

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New U.N. effort to halt carnage as Bashar Assad is accused of relentlessly bombing civilians just outside his own capital city

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Sisters in Syria plea for help on Twitter

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Two young sisters are showing what it's like to be in Ghouta, which is under siege from merciless missile strikes. The girls even made a plea for help on Twitter. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'agata reports.

Thursday, Feb 22

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After bizarre moment, skaters face calls to be booted from Olympics

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Over 550,000 signatures have been gathered on online petition to expel Kim Bo-Reum, Park Ji Woo

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Texas Gov. Abbott to decide if killer receives clemency from death penalty

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Thomas "Bar" Whitaker was sentenced to death for killing his mother and brother, but his father is asking for clemency. Whitaker was scheduled for lethal injection this morning, but now Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will decide his fate.

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Video shows quick cop catch boy falling from window

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Egyptian family says 5-year-old boy slipped out of 3rd storey window during a party, but a well-coordinated cop saved the day

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Canadian PM regrets attempted assassin's party invite

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Jaspal Atwal was found guilty of trying to assassinate an Indian minister in 1986, but was invited to a reception in New Delhi

YouTube controversy persists over false conspiracy video about David Hogg

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"I witnessed this event. Why are you doing this to me?" Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg is having to defend himself after false conspiracy theories accusing him of being a "crisis actor" have gotten hundreds of thousands of…

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Professor's kindness in the classroom comes full circle

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In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far stronger than what divides us. Henry Musoma, a professor at Texas A&M University, is teaching his students not just through lectures, but also…

How did North Korea fare with its last-minute Olympics bid?

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North's 22 athletes wrap up competition at Pyeongchang Games without a finish higher than 13th

New generation of South Korean men embrace cosmetics boom

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The cosmetic boom in South Korea isn't just for women, as advertisers increasingly target men. Holly Williams reports from Seoul on how traditional ideas of masculinity are changing.

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Shooting conspiracy spotlights dangers of YouTube's trending tools

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YouTube faces strong criticism after it spread conspiracy theories in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in Florida. The top trending video on the platform Wednesday falsely accused survivor David Hogg of being a crisis actor and…

The message and influence of Rev. Billy Graham

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The public will have a chance to pay respects to the Rev. Billy Graham before he is buried next Friday in North Carolina. The famed evangelist's influence also reached politics, meeting with every president from Harry Truman to Barack…

Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with U.S. governors, mayors

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Australia's Turnbull is visiting the United States in a trip aimed at building stronger relationships with America's governors

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal over doping

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Alexander Krushelnitsky tested positive for meldonium, believed to help blood circulation, after winning bronze in mixed doubles with wife

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Security video shows Playa del Carmen ferry explosion

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Investigators in Mexico are trying to determine the cause of an explosion onboard a ferry in Playa del Carmen on the Caribbean coast. As many as 25 people on a dock were hurt including seven Americans. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

Public services for Rev. Billy Graham begin Monday

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The Rev. Billy Graham, the world's best-known evangelist, will be buried next Friday in North Carolina. The public can pay their respects in Charlotte on Monday and Tuesday when his body will lie in repose. David Begnaud reports.

Trump hears emotional pleas for change from school shooting survivors

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Parents and student survivors of last week's Florida school shooting and other school tragedies spoke directly to President Trump on Wednesday, asking him to lead an effort to change gun culture in America. Margaret Brennan reports.

Florida school shooting survivors lobby state lawmakers

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State lawmakers in Florida say bipartisan legislation enabling tougher gun restrictions could be introduced as early as today. Survivors of last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, held meetings with lawmakers Wednesday. Adriana…

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Men helping fuel South Korea's booming cosmetics industry

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Sales in South Korea now top $7 billion, and men are reportedly spending more per capita on cosmetics than any other nation

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Man tosses grenade at U.S. Embassy

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He then killed himself with another explosive device, gov't of tiny pro-West Balkan nation adds

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U.S.-Canada cliffhanger for women's hockey Olympic gold

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It's Hump Day -- but that's no excuse to skip the primetime events from South Korea. There's a full slate of ​Winter Olympics events Wednesday night

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Teen sentenced for smuggling tiger cub

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A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling a tiger cub from Mexico. His attorney claimed he wanted to keep the animal as a pet, but prosecutors argued he was running an animal smuggling business.

Israel claims responsibilty for stopping ISIS plot

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Australian investigators conducted raids in summer 2017 linked to an ISIS plot. Now Israel says an elite intelligence unit helped to thwart the plan. CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports.

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Israeli intelligence unit claims responsibility for foiling ISIS plot

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Australian police raided homes linked to the plot, but now Israeli investigators say a tip from them led to the raid

Wednesday, Feb 21

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Reports of injuries in ferry explosion in Mexico

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20 Mexicans, three Canadians and two Americans were injured Wednesday, according to local officials

Laura Liswood on the future of progressive moments like #MeToo

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Laura Liswood, secretary general of the Council of Women World Leaders, spoke on Global GoalsCast about the future of progressive movements like #MeToo

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Dozens of girls missing after extremists attack Nigerian village

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Extremists attacked the Government Girls Science Technical College and many parents stormed the school Wednesday to demand answers

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U.S. women win first-ever cross-country Olympic gold medal

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Jessica Diggins blows by Sweden's Stina Nilsson in a blur to capture gold in the team sprint, bringing the U.S. its first gold medal ever in cross-country skiing

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Network fires producer after actress' rape allegation

Gustavo Loza fired by Televisa network after actress Karla Souza said she was raped early in her career by a producer she did not name

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California teen gets prison for smuggling tiger cub into U.S.

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The 6-week-old cub was found on the passenger-side floor in 18-year-old Luis Valencia's car at a San Diego border checkpoint

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African migrant says, in Israel, "they force you to deport yourself"

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"They told me, 'If you don't leave you are going to jail,'" Eritrean says of Israel's immigration ultimatum. "It's forced."