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How a man's dangerous quest for coffee inspired Dave Eggers' new book

Mokhtar Alkhanshali lived through a harrowing journey – and a dramatic escape – to bring one of the oldest coffees from Yemen to the rest of the world. His story is now being told in a new book by celebrated author Dave Eggers. Jeff Glor reports.

"NEA official: Arming teachers would ""turn our schools into prisons"" "

Becky Pringle is vice president of the National Education Association which represents three million educators across the country. Pringle joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how educators are reacting to the idea of arming teachers as a way to prevent gun violence, why she believes it's not the right solution, and what teachers would rather be armed with.

How one mass shooting forced stricter gun laws in the U.K.

Last week's shooting at a Florida high school is once again raising questions about gun violence in America. It comes more than 20 years after a gunman killed 16 grade school children and their teacher in Dunblane, Scotland and forced Scotland – along with the entire United Kingdom – to address gun violence. Roxana Saberi reports.

One man's fight to wipe HPV "off the face of the planet"

Public health experts are sounding the alarm about a rise in head and neck cancers in men caused by the human papillomavirus, commonly referred to as HPV. For one man in particular, getting the word out has become a personal crusade. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

Driver who crashed into W.H. barrier was known to Secret Service

President Trump was inside the White House Friday when it was put on lockdown following an attempted security breach. The Secret Service says a woman intentionally crashed her vehicle into a security barrier on the southwest side of the White House, near the old executive office building. Mola Lenghi reports.

Donald Trump Jr. calls Indian media "mild and nice"

President Trump's son said that life since his father took office "has been difficult from a family standpoint"

Winter Olympics 2018: Red Gerard returns

The winner of Team USA's first gold medal in Pyeongchang returns for another try

Stolen Edgar Degas painting found in luggage on bus

The pastel painting by the French impressionist artist is said to be worth close to a million dollars

"Technology is like a bomb": Social media weaponized in Rohingya crisis

CBSN Originals documentary exposes how cheap cellphones and social media expose millions to propaganda targeting a vulnerable minority

Trump administration escalates pressure on N. Korea with new sanctions

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the North

This country dominates global fishing, study finds

Five countries are responsible for 85 percent of high seas fishing, researchers say

U.S. embassy moving to Jerusalem in May

High-level Jewish-American donors have told U.S. they're willing to give funds for new building

2nd Russian athlete fails doping test at Pyeongchang Games

Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva's positive test revealed day before IOC to decide whether to reinstate Russia for closing ceremony

Putin ally's private army behind attack on U.S.-backed forces?

Oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin believed to control the mercenaries behind deadly confrontation with U.S. military in northern Syria

U.S. Olympian tours a South Korean dog meat farm

4 years after rescuing 5 strays during Sochi Games, skier Gus Kenworthy continues advocacy by visiting "one of the saddest places"

Putin ally reportedly linked to Russian mercenaries who attacked U.S. allies

There are new details about an attack on American forces and our allies in Syria that's being linked to the Russian government. The Russians were reportedly working for oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Vladimir Putin and the same man accused of running a troll factory that targeted American voters. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

Founder of Chinese insurance giant accused of financial wrongdoing after string of global acquisitions

Syrian mother living through Ghouta airstrikes: "The world is just watching"

We are learning more about the plight of two young Syrian girls caught up in one of the government's bloodiest sieges of the country's seven-year civil war. Noor and Alaa Khatib live in eastern Ghouta, which has been under government siege for six straight days. Show More Summary

As U.N. vote looms, Syrian family begs for help in "hell on earth"

"The world is just watching what is happening in Ghouta. Why?" asks desperate mother trapped under Assad's bombs

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