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Authorities find $18 million worth of cocaine hidden in banana shipment

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Authorities in Texas say they discovered nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden in boxes of bananas. Reena Ninan reports.

Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis, one year after Hurricane Maria

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One year ago, Puerto Rico was reeling in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In the following months, an estimated 3,000 people died from medical conditions that could not be treated in parts of the island. David Begnaud reports.

Militants attack Iran military parade, killing 25

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Dozens were killed today in an attack on a military parade in Iran. It happened in a Southwestern Province that is home to Iran's Arab minority. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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University of Maryland found culpable in football player's death

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An investigation into the death of a University of Maryland football player found that proper procedures were not followed when the defensive lineman collapsed during practice. Kenneth Craig reports.

Genealogy site helps catch suspected serial rapist

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Investigators say DNA evidence and a genealogy website helped them track down a suspected serial rapist in Northern California. Carter Evans reports.

Floodwaters still a threat more than a week after Florence

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Dangerous flood waters continue to pose a threat to North and South Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

Kavanaugh accuser responds to Senate request

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Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to "provide her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct next week," according to a letter her lawyers sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Weijia Jiang reports.

"CBS Weekend News" headlines for Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Weekend News" with Reena Ninan.

Cruz, O'Rourke square off in first debate in Texas Senate race

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CBS News affiliate KENS reporter Roxie Bustamante speaks to voters.

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Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify

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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her 36 years ago, has agreed to testify. Weijia Jiang, CBS News White House correspondent, joins CBSN to discuss the development.

Forgotten island: Vieques still running entirely on generators more than a year after Maria hit

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Generators are still supporting Vieques' entire electrical grid more than a year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico

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Alejandro Escovedo on what brought him back from the "depths of darkness"

His new album, called "The Crossing," is an apt title for a man whose life has had many crossings of its own

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Tearful reunion for mother and 11-year-old son, who spent months in ICE custody

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The reunion happened after the mom, a legal asylum seeker from Honduras, filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration

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Saturday Sessions: Alejandro Escovedo performs “Something Blue”

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From the leader of a punk band that opened for the Sex Pistols to his latest album – recorded with an Italian band in Rome – Alejandro Escovedo's career defies easy definition. The artist was inspired by crossing boundaries in a more…

Saturday Sessions: Alejandro Escovedo performs “Sonica USA”

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From the leader of a punk band that opened for the Sex Pistols to his latest album – recorded with an Italian band in Rome – Alejandro Escovedo's career defies easy definition. The artist was inspired by crossing boundaries in a more…

The Dish: Chef David Burke

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World-renowned chef David Burke got a top-notch education at the Culinary Institute of America and a prestigious pastry academy in Paris. He made his reputation by just 26 after becoming executive chef at New York's River Café and earning…

Inside Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the stop motion animation house behind "Robot Chicken"

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Now in its 10th season, “Robot Chicken” is TV’s longest-running, stop motion animated series on the air. This month, the show won its sixth Emmy award. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios produces “Robot Chicken,” and a number of other shows including…

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Saturday Sessions: Alejandro Escovedo performs “Outlaw For You”

From the leader of a punk band that opened for the Sex Pistols to his latest album – recorded with an Italian band in Rome – Alejandro Escovedo's career defies easy definition. The artist was inspired by crossing boundaries in a more…

Benjamin Rush: The most important Founding Father you've never heard of

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Lin-Manuel Miranda put his favorite founding father on the map with the Broadway hit "Hamilton." But what about some of the lesser-known characters from the Revolutionary era? The author of a new book argues that one in particular deserves…

Journalist captured by pirates on what got him through 977 days in captivity

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Back in 2011, journalist and author Michael Scott Moore agreed to write a book about the pirates who'd been plaguing the coast of East Africa. He hoped to get close to his subject but not as close as he got. Soon after arriving in Somalia…

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Grassley extends deadline for Ford's decision on Senate testimony

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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is asking for more time to make a decision about testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The committee's chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley,…

What happens to Russia probe if Trump fires Rosenstein?

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National political reporter for Bloomberg News, Sahil Kapur, joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss whether President Trump has the ammunition to fire Rod Rosenstein following a report in the New York Times alleging the deputy…

Eye Opener: Kavanaugh's accuser pushes back and gets more time

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Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, now has until Saturday to decide if she will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Also, reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein debated secretly recording President…

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9/21/18: CBSN Evening News

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Pres. Trump lashes out at Blasey Ford; Minister rediscovers faith thanks to balloons

9/21 CBS Evening News

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Negotiations underway for Kavanaugh accuser to testify next week; A college student and a minister answered each other's prayers

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Puerto Rico: The exodus after Hurricane Maria

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In the year since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the island has lost a precious resource: hundreds of thousands of people who've left to build their futures elsewhere

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Inside the Michelle Carter texting suicide case

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Saturday 10/9c: The groundbreaking trial of a crime of the digital age -- should a young woman go to prison for sending texts to a friend who took his own life?

A college student and a minister answered each other's prayers

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Minister Jerome Jones recently went through a crisis of faith. But last month, he was at his day job when a note came down from the heavens. Steve Hartman has his story "On The Road" in Georgia.

Scientists seek to understand a growing threat, "firenados"

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A towering funnel of flames and smoke devastated parts of Redding, California, this summer. Now, scientists are studying the phenomenon that has become a growing threat. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports.

Suspect arrested in “NorCal Rapist” case

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Authorities in Northern California delivered news Friday that many women waited a quarter-century to hear. There is an arrest in the "NorCal Rapist" case. The suspect is a married man who has been hiding in plain sight. CBS News…