State Department policies exclude U.S. citizens' family members

State Department policies exclude U.S. citizens’ family members

CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge joined “Red and Blue” to discuss the latest in Afghanistan, and U.S. policies surrounding Americans still in the country. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available…

LGBTQ community in Afghanistan fears persecution

LGBTQ community in Afghanistan fears persecution

LGBTQ people in Afghanistan live in fear, worried they will be persecuted and killed by the Taliban. Kimahli Powell, executive director of Rainbow Railroad, talks with CBSN’s Tanya Rivero about the crisis and what his organization is doing to help.…

Retired Navy SEAL Commander reflects on the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan

Retired Navy SEAL Commander reflects on the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan

After a chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration and military leaders are facing criticism for the resurgence of the Taliban. Retired Navy SEAL Commander Dave Sears joined CBSN to discuss the mistakes made over the last two decades and…

Top Pentagon leaders testify on Afghanistan withdrawal and aftermath

Top Pentagon leaders testify on Afghanistan withdrawal and aftermath

Top Pentagon leaders, including Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley, testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports on their testimony, and then Mark Jacobson,…

Turkey beefs up border security as refugees flee Afghanistan

Turkey beefs up border security as refugees flee Afghanistan

Turkey is adding a concrete barricade to try to block Afghan refugees from entering the country across its border with Iran. CBS News producer Pinar Sevinclidir reports. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage…

Helping Afghan evacuees adjust after resettling in the U.S.

Helping Afghan evacuees adjust after resettling in the U.S.

Thousands of Afghans who helped the U.S. throughout the war in Afghanistan, along with their families, are now being resettled in America. Warrior Rising is an organization working to help them adjust to their new life and build a future.…

DHS: Small number of online threats related to Justice for J6 rally

DHS: Small number of online threats related to Justice for J6 rally

Law enforcement officials are on high alert ahead of Saturday’s rally demanding justice for those arrested after the U.S. Capitol riot. Plus, thousands of migrants are waiting to cross the border near Del Rio, Texas. And the White House told…

U.S. officials stopped migrants at border nearly 209,000 times in August

U.S. officials stopped migrants at border nearly 209,000 times in August

Top U.S. authorities said they stopped migrants trying to cross the southern border nearly 209,000 times during the month of August. According to new data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, that’s a 2% drop from July, when border apprehensions…

U.S.-bound Afghan evacuation flights temporarily halted over measles concern

U.S.-bound Afghan evacuation flights temporarily halted over measles concern

U.S.-bound flights of Afghan evacuees remain suspended because of concerns about measles cases, a Biden administration official told reporters. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins “CBSN AM” to talk about the massive operation to resettle tens of thousands of…

Blinken tells Senate that U.S. did everything it could ahead of Afghanistan withdrawal

Blinken tells Senate that U.S. did everything it could ahead of Afghanistan withdrawal

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified Tuesday before Senate lawmakers, facing bipartisan frustration over how the Biden administration conducted the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, CBS News’ Skyler Henry reports. Anthony Cordesman, emeritus chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic…