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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.

National park in Hawaii reopens after monthslong Kilauea eruption

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the volcano

Christine Blasey Ford responds to Senate request, "hopeful" details can be worked out

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Ford's lawyers sent a letter to committee staff requesting to discuss the terms of her appearance in a phone call

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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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Cruz deploys social media strategy against O'Rourke after first debate

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Ted Cruz posted a video on Twitter captioned "In Beto O'Rourke's own words" that generated enthusastic responses from O'Rourke supporters

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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.

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Six siblings of GOP congressman endorse his opponent in viral ad

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It's not unusual for siblings to disagree with each other. It is remarkable, however, when those disagreements are aired in a campaign ad

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Grassley aide resigns after questions about past sex harassment allegation

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"I deny allegations of misconduct at the NC House," said Garrett Ventry, a spokesman for Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley

Review: Michael Moore takes fire hose to democracy's enemies in "Fahrenheit 11/9"

The filmmaker's latest documentary looks at how activism and raised voices can overcome threats to democratic ideals, from the Trump White House to Democratic Party elites

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Twitter may have sent your private messages to the wrong people

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A bug affected less than 1 percent of users, the company said

Kavanaugh Accuser Given More Time On Testifying

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Christine Blasey Ford will have one more day to decide if she will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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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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Rod Rosenstein Denies Report Of Plot To Remove Trump Via 25th Amendment

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sharply refuted a New York Times story that says he suggested recording President Trump to show the turmoil inside the White House.

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Trump says there's a "lingering stench" at Justice Dept., FBI

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President also weighed in on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination during a rally for Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley, the Republican challenging Sen. Claire McCaskill

Kavanaugh accuser given more time to make decision about testifying

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said late Friday that Christine Blasey Ford will have one more day to decide if she will testify before the committee

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

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When O'Rourke said offering "thoughts and prayers" wasn't enough, Cruz answered "I will pray for anyone in harm's way"

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DHS: FEMA chief used vehicles without authorizition, but won't be fired

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Brock Long agreed to reimburse the government, though it wasn't clear how much money that might be, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said

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Rod Rosenstein denies report claiming he proposed recording Trump

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sharply refuted a New York Times story that said he suggested recording President Trump to show the turmoil inside the White House and talked about recruiting some in the Cabinet to invoke the 25th…

Negotiations underway for Kavanaugh accuser to testify next week

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Negotiations are underway for Christine Blasey Ford, the college professor who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, to tell her story to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week…

"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, September 21, 2018

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News" with Jeff Glor.

Obama: "Out of this political darkness, I see a great awakening happening"

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President Obama campaigned for Democrats in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday with cheering supporters behind him.

Sunday: May, Gowdy, Eshoo, May, Salvanto, O’Keefe

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Amb. Nikki Haley, Rep. Trey Gowdy, Rep. Anna Eshoo, Anthony Salvanto and Ed O’Keefe to appear Sunday on “Face the Nation”

Republicans on Senate panel send letter to potential Kavanaugh party attendee

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CBS News has obtained an email sent by a Republican Judiciary Committee staffer to a woman who may have attended the party where Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her

75 women gather to show support for their friend, Brett Kavanaugh

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Negotiations are underway for Christine Blasey Ford​ to tell her story to the Senate Judiciary committee next week

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Puerto Rico: A year of reporting on Hurricane Maria

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Behind the scenes with CBS News correspondents and crews covering the impact of the storm in Puerto Rico

Obama tells voters in Philly the "stakes really are higher" this election

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The former commander-in-chief is stumping ahead of what Democrats hope is a "blue wave" election