Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Germany's far-right appears on the rise after elections
Angela Merkel's fourth term as German chancellor is all but guaranteed according to early projections from Germany's national elections. But the win is bittersweet for Merkel as a far-right nationalist party picked up seats in parliament. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Hope of finding quake survivors diminishes in Mexico
The death toll from this week's earthquake in Mexico now stands at more than 300, with that number expected to climb. Manuel Bojorquez reports on the continuing search for survivors.
Dam on verge of collapse in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico, already devastated by Hurricane Maria, may have another crisis on its hands because of a dam on the verge of collapsing. David Begnaud reports.
Merkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German vote
Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc won a lackluster victory while an anti-migrant, nationalist party managed a triumphant entry into parliament, projections showed
About two dozen NFL players kneel during national anthem
Players including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette took a knee before the start of the teams' game Sunday
More than 35,000 people flee menacing Bali volcano
Authorities raised the volcano's alert status to the highest level Friday following a "tremendous increase" in seismic activity
UN official: Rohingya exodus "most urgent refugee emergency in the world"
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says t​he international community must step up financial and material aid
Tropical Storm Pilar forms in the Pacific
Heavy rain is expected in the western portions of the Mexican states of Michoacan, Colima, western Jalisco and Nayarit through Monday
Failing Puerto Rico dam pushed to breaking point
Puerto Rico's governor says it's extremely difficult right now to get information out of Guajataca​, the city in the western part of the island
Another earthquake rattles Mexico
The death toll from the earthquake that hit Mexico this week has climbed to 305. More than half of those deaths were in Mexico City. Rescue efforts paused today as the country was rattled again by a magnitude 6.1 aftershock. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
Failing dam in Puerto Rico being pushed to breaking point
A failing dam has created a new crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. A 90-year-old dam is being pushed to the breaking point by floodwaters of Hurricane Maria. Tens of thousands who live downstream are scrambling to higher ground. David Begnaud reports.
6 injured by noxious substance in London, police say
The incident is not believed to be terror-related, police said
U.S. flies bombers over waters east of North Korea
The Pentagon said the mission showed how seriously President Trump takes North Korea's "reckless behavior"
Africa's first modern art museum opens in Cape Town
Zeitz MOCAA is considered groundbreaking by some, but others find it elitist because of the museum's ritzy location
Top North Korean diplomat: Trump on a "suicide mission"
North Korea's top diplomat addressed he United Nations General Assembly Saturday after a week of fiery exchanges
Strong aftershock rocks jittery Mexico City
The latest quake rolled through the capital, prompting civil defense officials to temporarily suspend rescue operations
Cause of earthquake near N. Korea nuclear test site unclear
There is suspicion that North Korea may have conducted a new nuclear test. Seismic monitors detected a 3.4-magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning about 30 miles from where previous nuclear tests were carried out, according to a nuclear watchdog group. China's earthquake center says it was caused by a suspected explosion, while South Korea calls the tremor a natural event.
Earthquake detected in North Korea said to be natural
South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday
Inside Africa's glitzy new modern art museum
This weekend, a stunning new museum opens in Cape Town, South Africa. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art - also known as the Zeitz MOCAA - is Africa's first modern art museum. While the breathtaking structure is considered groundbreaking by some, others find it elitist. Debora Patta reports.
Mexico has an earthquake warning system, what about the U.S.?
Tuesday's deadly earthquake in Mexico killed at least 295 people, but the death toll could have been higher without the country's warning system. While other nations have implemented similar systems, so far the U.S. has not - at least not fully. Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how the early warnings work and why the U.S. has yet to adopt the technology.
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