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Friday, September 21, 2018

Attorneys for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assault is discussing terms of her appearance before a Senate panel. In Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz and his challenger Beto O'Rourke are prepping for their first debate. Also, Britain's prime minister is trying to preserve the nation's access to the EU's single market after the Brexit.

Friday, September 21, 2018

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Senate Judiciary Committee is moving forward with a hearing Monday on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The latest on the trial of a Chicago police officer who shot and killed a black 17-year-old in 2014. Also, a look at public health concerns following flooding after Hurricane Florence.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

More developments on the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh and a scheduled hearing next week. European leaders are meeting to discuss Brexit. Also, the leaders of North and South Korea met to continue denuclearization talks.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A Senate panel will hear from the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of assaulting her when they were both teenagers. President Trump orders new tariffs on China. Also, Turkey and Russia reach a deal to forestall an assault on the last rebel-held province in Syria.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Monday, September 17, 2018

A vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court may be delayed after a woman said he attempted to sexually assault her decades ago. Hurricane Florence has weakened but it is still causing damage and flooding. Also, a powerful typhoon slammed into parts of southeast Asia.

Monday, September 17, 2018

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is close to reaching a plea deal in a federal courtroom in Washington, D.C. Investigators are looking into what caused multiple explosions in three Massachusetts towns. Also, the latest on Hurricane Florence.

Friday, September 14, 2018

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence weakened slightly as it continued to blast toward the Carolinas. An update on the off-duty Dallas police officer who entered a neighbor's apartment and shot him dead. Also, CBS has fired the longtime executive producer of 60 Minutes.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

North Carolina and South Carolina are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence. A new NPR/Marist poll shows President Trump's approval rating at 39 percent. Also, an update on the protests and unrest in Basra, Iraq.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

As forecasters monitor Hurricane Florence, scientists say one of the biggest threats posed by Florence is rain. The Trump administration wants sole credit for a strong economy. Also, millions of civilians could be in the path of a bombing campaign in the northern part of Syria.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Ahead of midterms, former President Obama has returned to the campaign trail. After harassment allegations, CEO Les Moonves is out at CBS. Also, a controversy after a dramatic win by Naomi Osaka over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open.

Monday, September 10, 2018

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