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Gaetz, under investigation for sex allegations, sought pardon from Trump: Sources

During the final weeks of the Trump administration, Rep. Matt Gaetz asked the White House for a blanket presidential pardon that ultimately was not granted, say sources.
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How an Insurgency Threatens Mozambique’s Gas Bonanza
One of the world’s poorest countries could be transformed by Africa’s biggest-ever private investment splurge, but there’s a problem. Increasingly brazen attacks by Islamist insurgents are threatening plans to tap huge natural gas deposits found off Mozambique’s northern coast a decade ago. More than 2,600 people have died and over 700,000 have been displaced since the violence began in 2017. The country’s export ambitions are linked to giant projects by France’s Total SE and Italy’s Eni SpA, an
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Clinton beats Sanders in Nevada caucuses
Hillary Clinton had a big night at Nevada's Democratic caucuses, beating Bernie Sanders by just over five percent. Clinton is nearly a quarter of the way to securing the Democratic primary nomination. Nancy Cordes has more from Washington, D.C.
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Nearly 130 people killed in bombings in Syria
ISIS has claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in the cities of Damascus and Homs. The attack came as Secretary of State John Kerry announced a preliminary ceasefire in the Syrian Civil War. Elizabeth Palmer has more.
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El Chapo
U.S. and Mexican authorities give Bill Whitaker the inside story of the hunt for and recapture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Bill Whitaker reports.
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Shooting rampage in Michigan leaves six dead
An Uber driver is in custody after he allegedly opened fire at three separate locations near Kalamazoo, Michigan, Saturday night. At least six people have died and several others injured. Anna Werner has more.
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After 13 years on the run, El Chapo's 2014 capture
El Chapo surprised the world when he escaped from Mexico's supermax prison through a mile-long tunnel his cartel built.
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Sinaloa cartel will continue operating without El Chapo
Jim Dinkins, former head of Homeland Security Investigations, says the Sinaloa cartel and other cartels will continue as long as there’s a demand for drugs.
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Mexico and U.S. officials were tracking Sean Penn
Peter Vincent, former senior officials and legal advisor to both the Justice Department and Homeland Security, says Sean Penn was an unwitting participant in Chapo’s capture.
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El Chapo and Pablo Escobar ruled by bribes and bullets
Peter Vincent, a former DOJ lawyer, helped extradite more than 500 narco-traffickers from Colombia
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The drone strike that killed Weinstein
Senator James Risch of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who reviewed the evidence on the drone strike, says the administration followed the rules.
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How many civilian deaths in drone strikes?
Lesley Stahl asks Senator James Risch of the Senate Intelligence Committee why the government won't reveal the number of drone-related civilian deaths
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What hostage Warren Weinstein told his wife
Warren Weinstein, an American kidnapped in Pakistan, was later killed in a U.S. drone strike. His wife shared this video of him with 60 Minutes.
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Trump wins South Carolina primary, solidifying frontrunner status
Donald Trump's victory in the South Carolina primary gives him a solid lead in the early delegate count thus far. But it’s still a long way to go to rack up the 1,200 required to secure the Republican nomination. Major Garrett reports from Washington, D.C.
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Lights go out at Donald Trump rally in Atlanta
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took a victory lap Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia, following his South Carolina victory. During Trump's remarks the stage lights shutdown.
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Kalamazoo chief gives details on Jason Dalton's capture
CBSN's Elaine Quijano talks to Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeffrey Hadley about the shooting rampage in Michigan, and how suspect Jason Dalton was captured.
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Uber: Kalamazoo shooter passed background check
Uber has confirmed that Kalamazoo shooter Jason Dalton was a driver and passed a background check with the company. Former ATF agent Matt Horace gives details on how police found Dalton after his shooting rampage.
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Dogecoin price surpasses 10 cents to reach an all-time high
Bitcoin and Ethereum aren't the only digital currencies that are hitting record highs this week. Dogecoin, the crypocurrency that features the face of a Shiba Inu dog as its logo, has surpassed 10 cents for the first time.
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Does Donald Trump's South Carolina win make him unstoppable?
"Face The Nation" moderator John Dickerson talks to CBSN's Elaine Quijano about Donald Trump's South Carolina victory and Hillary Clinton winning the Nevada caucus.
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How Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won South Carolina and Nevada
GOP front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton won yesterday's South Carolina primary and the Nevada caucus, respectively. With analysis, CBS News political contributors Lynda Tran and Rick Davis join CBSN.
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Protests near Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police HQ
Protesters gathered near the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police headquarters on Tuesday night, for more protests over the death of a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright. The police officer who shot him has resigned and could face charges. (April 14)      
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Sanders defends proposals: "The numbers add up perfectly"
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tells "Face the Nation" that he disagrees with Hillary Clinton's claim that he's promising more than he can deliver.
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Republicans say ignorant people shouldn't vote. I say go for it, starting with your own.
Really, what could possibly go wrong with the government deciding who among us is 'virtuous' enough or knowledgeable enough to be allowed to vote?      
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Extended interview: Bernie Sanders, February 21
Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sits down with John Dickerson to discuss his campaign prospects moving forward. “We’re in this race to win,” Sanders says, noting that “we’re not skipping over anything.” Sanders describes his campaign strategy as a state-by-state process, highlighting his victory with Hispanic voters in Nevada’s caucus. This is an extended cut of an interview that aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation” broadcast on February 21, 2016.
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Nature: N.J. Pine Barrens
We leave you this "Sunday Morning" in the mid-winter snows of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Videographer: Jeff Reisly
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CDC advisers will meet today about the J&J Covid-19 vaccine. Here's what experts and state leaders say about the pause
Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet Wednesday to review blood clot cases among people who received the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.
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History is on Donald Trump’s side
Ron Brownstein of The Atlantic, Reihan Salam of the National Review, Mark Leibovich of the New York Times Magazine, and USA Today’s Susan Page break down presidential politics in the aftermath of the South Carolina and Nevada contests. While Donald Trump has effectively consolidated blue-collar voters, white-collar Republicans remain fragmented. While Sanders ranked first with Hispanics in Nevada, real challenges lie ahead for the self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist.
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On The Trail: Mammoth Cave National Park
Conor Knighton continues a year-long celebration of National Park Service's 100th birthday with a trip underground, to Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky's massive cave system with an unusual history.
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Bernie Sanders: African Americans understand my criminal justice record
Coming off a six-point loss in Nevada’s caucuses, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, believes minorities appreciate his progressive ideas on reforming prisons and ending the death penalty. “I think as people become familiar with my ideas, we are going to do better and better,” he said. The full interview aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation” in the February 21, 2016 broadcast.
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J&J vaccine ‘pause,’ criticized by Trump, draws flak as possible overreaction
If a half-dozen severely adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are enough for federal health authorities to call for a pause in using it, why don’t they just order that? Why are they just punting to the states?
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Japan's snow monkeys basking in hot springs
When the temperature turns frigid in the mountains of Nagano, Japan, snow monkeys come seeking warmth in the local hot baths. Seth Doane has a report on the annual visitation - of both Japanese macaques, and of the tourists who avidly photograph them.
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Bob Schieffer: Trump wins GOP “favorite” status but has his work cut out for him
Former “Face the Nation” moderator and CBS News political contributor Bob Schieffer returns to the broadcast with his take on this wild campaign season. Is Donald Trump headed to the finish line? The veteran reporter reveals his insights on campaign 2016.
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Shane Bieber-Lucas Giolito pitchers’ duel doesn’t disappoint
CHICAGO — Shane Bieber wasn’t sure where this ranked among his best performances. The AL Cy Young Award winner knew it was high on the list. Bieber pitched three-hit ball over nine innings for Cleveland while Lucas Giolito nearly matched him before the Indians broke through in the 10th to beat the Chicago White Sox...
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Calendar: Week of February 22
Charles Osgood takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead, from National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day, to the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 1965 Voting Rights Marchers.
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How best to conduct America's war on terror?
How far should our national security agencies go in the war against terror? Former CIA director and NSA head Michael Hayden puts his views on the line in a conversation with CBS News national security correspondent David Martin.
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'The Circle': Social experiment reality series returns to Netflix, and 'competition is next-level'
Longing for a second season of Netflix's social-media competition "The Circle"? Get ready to start saying "send message" aloud again on April 14.       
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Ted Cruz defends his results in “very nasty” South Carolina race
GOP presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz defends his showing in South Carolina, despite losing to front-runner Donald Trump. Cruz says there is “no doubt” that competitors Donald Trump and Sen. Marco Rubio “got very nasty” in their personal attacks on his integrity. Nonetheless, Cruz remains encouraged by his first place victory among young voters in Iowa and South Carolina. The full interview aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on February 21, 2016.
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A pair of misleading GOP attacks on Biden’s infrastructure plan
Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) have offered dubious claims and faulty numbers to attack Biden’s infrastructure plan.
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Derek Chauvin trial live: Defense to call more witnesses; use of force expert says Chauvin's restraint of George Floyd was 'justified'
The defense was expected to call more witnesses in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged in George Floyd's death.       
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Biden's pick for top civil rights job promises to advance racial equality
If confirmed, Kristen Clarke would be the first Black woman to fill the high-profile Justice Department post.       
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Marco Rubio: Trump’s policies would “not make America stronger”
With a virtual tie for second place in South Carolina’s Republican primary under his belt, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio talks with CBS’ “Face the Nation” about his path towards the GOP nomination and the opponents, like Donald Trump, presenting roadblocks. Rubio says Trump’s foreign policy would not make America stronger, and the Florida Republican does not believe his competitor understands Vladimir Putin. The interview aired February 21, 2016.
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Donald Trump: “I wouldn’t be shocked” to lose GOP nomination
Presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he would not be shocked if he lost the Republican nomination. Fresh off his win in South Carolina last night, the business mogul believes he has the foreign policy prowess necessary to be commander-in-chief. “I have a better vision for Syria than the so-called military geniuses,” Trump said.
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Donald Trump defends his comments on Ted Cruz’s faith
Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump stands by his comments on GOP competitor Ted Cruz, repeating that “you can't lie and hold up a Bible.” Trump says he entered a “state of shock” after discovering the Pope had chimed in about his campaign. Despite the Pope’s criticism of his immigration policy, the GOP front-runner feels the Holy Father’s comments did not affect the race. “I think it was probably a neutral,” Trump conceded.
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Erling Haaland destined to 'smash a lot of records,' says Norwegian great Erik Thorstvedt
Erik Thorstvedt was on sidelines when Erling Braut Haaland was making a name for himself as a rising star in Norway -- long before the Borussia Dortmund striker started breaking records in the Champions League.
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Erling Haaland destined to 'smash a lot of records'
Erik Thorstvedt can pinpoint the moment he earmarked a young Erling Braut Haaland as a star in the making.
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Full interview: Donald Trump, February 21
Fresh off a win in South Carolina’s Republican primary, Donald Trump discusses his GOP rivals, his face-off with Pope Francis, and his foreign policy credentials in an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” that aired February 21, 2016.
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A celebration of fake books
A first-of-its-kind exhibit in New York City is drawing crowds of book enthusiasts. Ironically, none of the books featured are real. People who judge these so-called "Blooks" by their covers will have a surprise in store when they discover what's inside these rare, novelty items. Lee Cowan reports.
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South Carolina, it's safe to turn on your TVs again
With more than 24 million dollars expected to be spent on campaign ads in South Carolina this campaign cycle, John Dickerson offers his “condolences” to South Carolina’s television audiences. Plagued by airwaves clogged with creative campaign ads, there was no escaping the race. But there is hope for the people of South Carolina, according to this "Face the Nation" web extra. Unless the Democrats follow suit before their vote next week, it’s now safe to turn on the television for another four years.
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Almanac: The first burglar alarm
On this day 158 years ago Edwin Holmes of Boston installed the very first electric burglar alarm. Charles Osgood reports.
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