Page Updated: Friday, August 23, 2019 5:27 AM ET

CBS News - World

YouTube shuts over 200 channels spreading disinformation on Hong Kong -- The decision follows the suspension​ of hundreds of thousands of Twitter and Facebook accounts tied to the Chinese government

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What you can do to help the burning Amazon rainforest -- The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change - and it's on fire with no end in sight

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New Zealand speaker cradles baby during debate -- The speaker held the baby for his colleague, who had just come back from paternity leave after welcoming his son's birth

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Amazon fires caused by humans, environmentalists say -- The rainforest protection group Amazon Watch says farmers, emboldened by the government, intentionally set the forest ablaze

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Taliban says ending Afghanistan war "is very necessary" -- U.S.-Taliban peace talks have been taking place in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar, where the group has a political office

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Study raises concerns about microplastics in drinking water -- "If you ask somebody whether they'd like their water with or without plastic, I doubt you'd get any answer other than, 'hold the plastic, please!'" -- Aug 21

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Black hole possibly swallowed neutron star, causing ripples in space -- The cosmic collision could be the first example of a black hole colliding with a neutron star - possibly offering new insights into the expansion of the universe -- Aug 21

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Rapidly decaying Titanic could disappear in decades -- Explorers on the first manned voyage in nearly 15 years were astonished by the famous ship's rapid decay -- Aug 21

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U.S. athletes punished for protesting at Pan American Games -- Fencer Race Imboden kneeled on the medal stand and hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised her fist during the national anthem and both face 12-month probation -- Aug 21

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Spacewalk installs key upgrade to station -- The new port will allow two U.S. commercial crew ships to dock at the space station at the same time -- Aug 21

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Cardinal George Pell loses appeal of sex abuse convictions -- Australian court upholds unanimous jury verdict that most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing kids molested two choirboys in late 1990s -- Aug 21

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Smoke plumes from Amazon rainforest fires spotted from space -- The sky in Sao Paulo, Brazil, went dark Monday due to the smoke carried in from nearly 1,700 miles away

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Trump postpones meeting with Danish leader over refusal to sell Greenland -- President scraps trip to Denmark for now and puts off meeting with Danish prime minister, who said Greenland is "not for sale" -- Aug 21

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U.S. won't give flu vaccines to migrants in border detention centers -- Three migrant children have died in the past year from the flu -- Aug 20

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Migrants stranded off Italy rescued after 19 days at sea -- Italy's interior minister banned migrant rescue vessels from docking in Italy -- Aug 20

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