Ahead of COP26 climate summit, world remains on a dangerous trajectory and financial pledges are falling short

Ahead of COP26 climate summit, world remains on a dangerous trajectory and financial pledges are falling short

Global greenhouse gas emissions are on a catastrophic trajectory and developed nations will fall short of a pledge made more than a decade ago to mobilize $100 billion a year… Read more
Hurricane Rick hits Mexico’s southern Pacific coast

Hurricane Rick hits Mexico’s southern Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY — A compact Hurricane Rick roared ashore along Mexico’s southern Pacific coast early Monday with 105 mph (165 kph) winds and heavy rain amid warnings of potential flash… Read more
Lebanese judge charges 68 over deadly clashes south Beirut

Lebanese judge charges 68 over deadly clashes south Beirut

BEIRUT — A Lebanese judge has charged 68 people in this month’s deadly clashes in Beirut that left seven people dead and dozens wounded, the state news agency reported Monday.… Read more
Sudan’s military detains prime minister and dissolves government in coup

Sudan’s military detains prime minister and dissolves government in coup

NAIROBI — Sudan’s military on Monday detained the prime minister, dissolved the government and declared a state of emergency, in what could be the end of a democratic transition propelled… Read more
Blue Origin unveils plans for commercial space station

Blue Origin unveils plans for commercial space station

Blue Origin and Sierra Space are leading development of a privately-funded space station known as “Orbital Reef” to provide a commercial destination in low-Earth orbit after the International Space Station… Read more
2020 saw the highest number of reported hate crimes in two decades

2020 saw the highest number of reported hate crimes in two decades

The number of hate crimes reported in 2020 was the highest recorded in two decades, according to updated FBI data released Monday. The FBI revealed its amended hate crime statistics… Read more
CBS Weekend News, October 24, 2021

CBS Weekend News, October 24, 2021

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Guatemala sets curfew in province after protests

Guatemala sets curfew in province after protests

GUATEMALA CITY — The Guatemalan government declared a month-long, dawn-to-dusk curfew Sunday and banned pubic gatherings in the northern coastal province of Izabal, following two days of protests against a… Read more
Colombia captures most-wanted drug lord, Otoniel, in bust compared to Pablo Escobar’s fall

Colombia captures most-wanted drug lord, Otoniel, in bust compared to Pablo Escobar’s fall

Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord, Dairo Antonio Usuga, widely known by his alias Otoniel, has been captured by armed forces in his jungle hideout. Usuga, 50, a former left-wing guerrilla and… Read more
Italy’s former interior minister is being tried for preventing a boat carrying migrants from docking. Richard Gere, an actor, is one of the witnesses.

Italy’s former interior minister is being tried for preventing a boat carrying migrants from docking. Richard Gere, an actor, is one of the witnesses.

Matteo Salvini, a former interior minister and the head of Italy’s right-wing League party, is on trial on kidnapping charges related to his denial of entry to a humanitarian ship… Read more