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Hurricane Ophelia becomes 10th Atlantic hurricane of 2017 season

There haven't been 10 straight hurricanes since 1893, according to a hurricane researcher

"We were prisoners": American teen forced into ISIS speaks

The 15-year-old grew up in Kansas, and misses the comforts of home: "There's a restaurant called Texas Roadhouse, they have steak there," she said

American teen girl forced into Syria by father escapes ISIS in Raqqa

On the edge of Raqqa, CBS News correspondent Holly Williams encountered a group of women who have just escaped ISIS territory -- including an American teen. The girl, 15, grew up in Kansas but was taken to Syria against her will five years ago.

Justin Trudeau celebrates "International Day of the Girl" in Washington

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in D.C. for gender equality events and meetings with Trump

Soaring obesity rates come with hefty price tag

New research found that treating the effects of obesity will cost the world's collective health care systems $1.2 trillion per year by 2025

U.N.: Rohingya face "coordinated and systematic" attacks in Myanmar

U.N. human rights chief has called violence against Muslim minority "textbook ethnic cleansing"

U.S. insists no negotiation with ISIS holdouts in Raqqa

With 4,000 civilians trapped in Syrian city and Russia accusing U.S. of allowing militants to flee Iraq, U.S. coalition reiterates hard line

Spain demands clarity on Catalan independence bid

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy issues veiled threat at next move should Catalonia declare split from Spain

U.K. urges Trump to leave "vitally important" nuke deal intact

Rare public pressure from close ally comes as Iran warns Trump of "crushing response" if he undermines 2015 pact

Turkey convicts Wall Street Journal reporter on terror charge

Conviction on charges linked to failed coup comes as Turkey accuses U.S. consulate workers of espionage

Navy punishes 2 more over USS John S. McCain wreck

Collision with cargo ship left 10 U.S. sailors dead and had already prompted dismissal of Navy's 5th Fleet commander

Video of attack on N. Korean leader’s kin shown at suspects’ trial

Security video shows suspects hurrying away after airport attack on North Korea leader’s estranged half brother

How to solve deforestation from the air

Billions of trees are lost every year, faster than human hands can plant them. One engineer has a possible solution.

ISIS "killed my relatives, cousins and neighbors": Syrians are volunteering to fight in Raqqa

They're driven by revenge, and hungry for American help -- and after just 15 days of training, they'll head straight for the frontline

As endgame nears, Syrians volunteering to fight ISIS in Raqqa

As U.S.-backed forces close in on ISIS' self-proclaimed capital in Syria, Raqqa, people are volunteering to help finish off the terror group. Holly Williams reports from Syria.

U.S. voting machines are susceptible to hacking by foreign actors

Officials have said that there has been no evidence of vote tallies being changed as a result of Russian meddling in last year's election

Catalan leader plans independence, but delays it

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont suspended secession for "a few weeks" to pursue negotiations with the Spanish government

War photographer kidnapped in Syria recounts 81-day ordeal

Jonathan Alpeyrie was kidnapped in Syria in 2013 while moving toward the front lines to cover the conflict

Lawmaker: N. Korea may have hacked U.S.-S. Korean war plans

Lee Cheol-hee, a Democratic Party lawmaker, says North Korean hackers stole the plans last year

Top EU official urges Catalan leader not to divide Spain

European Council President Donald Tusk urges Catalonia’s leader to negotiate with Spain ahead of key remarks following independence referendum

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