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GOP lawmakers call on State Department to designate Taliban as terrorist group

In a joint resolution Tuesday in the House and Senate, Republicans Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina and Rep. Mike Waltz of Florida called on the State Department to designate the Afghan Taliban as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO.)
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Sergio Garcia becomes player with most matches won in Ryder Cup history
Sergio Garcia made Ryder Cup history on Saturday, becoming the player with the most matches won in the famous competition.
California woman charged with arson in spreading Fawn Fire
A California woman has been arrested by authorities on suspicion of starting the state's 6,820-acre Fawn Fire.
2021 New York Film Festival bows with Denzel Washington in "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
After a pandemic-prompted virtual festival last year, movies return to the big screen at the annual NYC celebration of world cinema.
Teenagers Charged in Plot to Attack PA High School on Anniversary of Columbine Shooting
The students allegedly said that they wanted "everything to go down" like the 1999 Columbine massacre, in which 13 people were murdered and 21 injured.
Pennsylvania Republicans Double Down on Election Review Despite Arizona Audit Results
Biden won Pennsylvania by more than 80,000 votes—a substantially larger margin than in Arizona.
Camp housing mostly Haitians migrants cleared in Del Rio, Texas
Southern border officials have cleared the massive migrant encampment beneath the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas. Nearly 15,000 people, mostly Haitians migrants, were staying there. CBS News' Natalie Brand gives an update on the situation at the border. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez speaks with CBSN's Lana Zak about what's next for Haitian migrants.
Greenwich Village business offers self-service doggie washes
Partners Arlette Sarkissians, 38, and Nicola Leggo, 34, opened Now You're Clean on East 10th Street just a few weeks ago.
Sam intensifies into Category 3 hurricane, but may avoid land in the long run
The storm is predicted to become a Category 4 on Sunday over the open Atlantic.
CDC approves Pfizer COVID booster shot for 20 million Americans
Twenty million Americans are now eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot. The CDC and FDA approved a third dose for people who are 65 and older, at high risk of serious disease or frequently exposed to the virus. Dr. William Schaffner, a member of the CDC's advisory committee on immunization practices, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to answer questions on the booster shot rollout.
Southern pulled pork recipe is ‘barbecue the way it was meant to be’: Try the recipe
If you want to enjoy a true taste of the South, this “Southern Pulled Pork BBQ” recipe from Quiche My Grits, is for you.
‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 First Look: Meet Kate And Anthony, Your Next Romance Obsession
The whole ton is buzzing about them.
‘Jeopardy!’ contestant Matt Amodio becomes third player to break $1 million in earnings
Matt Amodio, a Ph.D student from New Haven, Conn., has become the third person in Jeopardy! history to earn more than $1 million in non-tournament play.
A 'Miracle House' Surrounded By A Volcano's Lava Is Still Standing
The Cumbre Vieja volcano has damaged hundreds of homes and forced more than 6,000 people to evacuate as lava raced across La Palma, part of the Spanish archipelago known as the Canary Islands.
CDC: Schools With Mask Mandates See Fewer COVID-19 Outbreaks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published two studies that show masks can help protect children and prevent large outbreaks in schools.
Video: Watch UFC 266 post-event press conference live stream on MMA Junkie
Check out a live stream of the UFC 266 post-event press conference in Las Vegas.       Related StoriesUFC 266 'Embedded,' No. 6: 'I'm usually pretty nice, aye? But, f*ck him.'Joseph Benavidez decided to retire after realizing UFC title shot not possible, MMA would feel like a jobJoseph Benavidez decided to retire after realizing UFC title shot not possible, MMA would feel like a job - Enclosure
Brooks Koepka pleads with Ryder Cup official for drop: 'Have you ever seen me hit a ball?'
Brooks Koepka was having some fun with a rules official at the Ryder Cup on Saturday as he and Daniel Berger tried to get a point in their matchup with Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm.
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20 million Americans eligible for third Pfizer shot; Isaac Brock on Modest Mouse return to touring, new album
'China's National Power' Behind Release of Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou: State Media
Meng shared a similar sentiment on her way back to China, writing, "Without a strong native country, I would not have today's freedom."
Controversial NY Blood Center proposal gets key approval
Opponents of the New York Blood Center's expansion plans vowed to keep fighting after the City Planning Commission approved a zoning change.
Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger argue with officials in drop controversy at Ryder Cup
US pair Brooks Koepka and Daniel Berger cut frustrated figures during their Saturday morning foursomes clash in the Ryder Cup after being denied a free drop by two sets of officials.
‘Loch Ness Monster’ spotted again! This time on drone footage
A British outdoorsman paddling through Scotland's Loch Ness for a long-distance charity canoe trip may have inadvertently captured drone footage of the fabled Loch Ness Monster.
Trump Bashes Biden Vaccine Mandates, Says 'People Wanted the Vaccine' When He Was President
"Since I left, I think people just don't trust the Biden administration, or Biden. Because since I left, now you have the mandate fight," the former president said.
Examining the Knicks roster heading to training camp
Meet the 2021-22 New York Knicks A look at the Knicks’ roster heading into training camp: Dwayne Bacon, 26 years old, SG, 6-6, 221 Comes in with a non-guaranteed contract, but a strong endorsement from his former Magic coach, Steve Clifford, as a capable depth piece. RJ Barrett, 21, SG/SF, 6-6, 214 The 2019 No....
McConnell has given Democrats the justification they need to kill the filibuster
Democrats should call McConnell’s bluff. Kill the filibuster, raise the debt ceiling to pay our bills and fund the U.S. government.
Wedding musicians sue hotel, vendors after tent collapse: ‘I thought I was going to die’
Two musicians who were injured when a tent collapsed during an outdoor wedding last year are accusing the venue and vendors of negligence and are speaking out about their “terrifying” experience.
Fairfax doctor admits involvement in $1.8 million fraud involving scar cream
The longtime obstetrician-gynecologist took kickbacks for unnecessary drugs, according to court documents.
The Russian election was supposed to shore up Putin’s legitimacy. It achieved the opposite.
The respite for the regime likely won't last.
Kate Quigley reflects on last conversation with Fuquan Johnson before group OD
Comedian Kate Quigley paid tribute to her late friend, Fuquan Johnson, three weeks after their accidental group overdose at a house party in California.
Middle East developer bids $120M for site of collapsed Florida condo
East Oceanside Development, a publicly traded company in the United Arab Emirates founded by wealthy businessman Hussain Sajwani, has agreed to bid $120 million for the Surfside property.
Justin Fields’ first NFL start giving Bears fans ‘so much hope’
Bear down, Justin Fields. And shoo away those ghosts of quarterbacks past.
Fed-up straphanger tears down ‘gross’ dating-app ads in viral video
The woman walked up and down the D train car, ripping the ads down — while ranting about COVID-19 and communism — as silent, masked straphangers looked on.
California aquarium, agencies work to develop sea otter tracker
NASA is aiding in the effort to humanely track sea otter populations.
Abraham Lincoln’s death certificate is now up for sale
Abraham Lincoln’s Illinois death certificate is heading to the online auction block for the cool sum of $425,000.
‘Sex Education’ Renewed by Netflix for Season 4
We haven't seen the last of the students from Moordale!
Germany elections: Who will replace Angela Merkel? What you need to know
When German votes head to the polls on Sunday, an extremely familiar name will be absent from the ballot. After serving 16 years as German chancellor, Angela Merkel is not running for reelection.
Federal judge temporarily blocks COVID vaccine mandate for NYC teachers
More than 82% of department employees have been vaccinated, a Department of Education spokesperson said.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle chow down on comfort food in Harlem, donate $25K to COVID-19 relief fund
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle continued their appearances around the Big Apple on Friday and ended up digging in to some comfort food in Harlem.
Best photos from college football Week 3
Take a look at this week's best pictures of college football matchups around the country.
Masks help keep students safe from COVID, studies say; vaccine mandate for NYC teachers temporarily blocked. Latest COVID-19 updates
NYC schools temporarily blocked from enforcing teacher vaccine mandate. COVID outbreaks more common when schools didn't mandate masks, studies say.
Netflix’s Kanye West Docuseries ‘jeen-yuhs’ Premieres First Footage
Get it? Genius?
How U.S. schools returned amid ongoing pandemic
Earlier this month, millions of American students returned to school after more than a year of remote learning. The New York Times sent reporters across the country to gauge how students, teachers and parents are readjusting to in-person education. Deputy editor for special sections at The New York Times Dan Saltzstein joined CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss.
George P. Bush talks to horse-mounted border agents, slams idea they whipped migrants
Bush traveled to the southern border on Saturday amid the illegal immigration crisis plaguing the Biden administration.
Witness: Taliban hang dead body in Afghan city’s main square
The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane in the main square of Herat in western Afghanistan, a witness said Saturday, in a gruesome display that signaled a return to the Taliban’s brutal ways.
US Ryder Cup coaches claim Euros receive favoritism
While there has not been any Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka drama, things have turned to the coaches of the U.S. team claim unfair treatment by the Ryder Cup and demand what the Euro coaches get.
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11 People Are Indicted In A Fraternity Pledge's Alcohol Poisoning Death
Eight Virginia Commonwealth University students are charged with hazing in a fraternity pledge's death after a party earlier this year, officials said. Three other people are expected to be arrested.
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Reality TV Show 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' Triggers Coronavirus Lockdown in Australia
ITV's reality TV show I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! has been blamed for triggering a lockdown -- which has affected thousands of Australians -- after a crew member contracted the Chinese coronavirus.
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Gunshots reported near Laundrie house lead cops on goose chase
Police in North Port, Fla., swarmed the neighborhood around Brian Laundrie's parent's home late Friday after a reportedly bogus 911 call about gunshots in the area.
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