Former Afghan child refugee implores U.S. to grant his family refuge

Former Afghan child refugee implores U.S. to grant his family refuge

Zabi escaped Afghanistan in 2015 and spent years trying to make it to the U.S. He’s now a graduate with a full-ride college scholarship. But his mother and siblings are refugees in Pakistan, and he may have to forgo his…

Congressman and former Marine details horrors of war in new memoir

Congressman and former Marine details horrors of war in new memoir

Congressman Ruben Gallego details the horrors and sacrifice he witnessed while serving as a Marine during the Iraq War in his new memoir, “They Called Us ‘Lucky’: The Life and Afterlife of the Iraq War’s Hardest Hit Unit.” The representative…

Retired Navy SEAL discusses Veterans Day in wake of Afghan troop withdrawal

Retired Navy SEAL discusses Veterans Day in wake of Afghan troop withdrawal

On this Veterans Day, some former service members are dealing with painful memories in the wake of the chaotic U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Mike Sarraille joined CBSN to talk about how some veterans are struggling…

Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in U.S.

Afghan evacuees begin resettlement in U.S.

The Biden administration has started relocating thousands of Afghan evacuees from U.S. military facilities to communities across the country. CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN to discuss more. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring…

U.S. holds first high-level meeting with Taliban since Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. holds first high-level meeting with Taliban since Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. officials and senior Taliban representatives met in Qatar over the weekend, and the State Department described the talks as “candid and professional.” CBS News intelligence and national security reporter Olivia Gazis joins CBSN to discuss the issues at stake.…

Humanitarian crisis looms in Afghanistan absent aid

Humanitarian crisis looms in Afghanistan absent aid

In the wake of the Taliban takeover and U.S. withdrawal, Afghanistan is struggling through severe food shortages and the collapse of basic public services. Humanitarian organizations say the situation will intensify without funding for food and health care. CBS News…

World Health Organization and Red Cross warn of dire crises in Afghanistan

World Health Organization and Red Cross warn of dire crises in Afghanistan

The World Health Organization and Red Cross are warning of dire health and humanitarian crises unfolding in Afghanistan as the country deals with declining financial assistance. It comes as the U.S. marks one month since pulling troops out of Afghanistan.…

Biden meets with moderates as party divisions threaten his domestic agenda

Biden meets with moderates as party divisions threaten his domestic agenda

President Biden met with Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema on his infrastructure and social safety-net bills as a possible government shutdown looms. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia jiang, USA Today White House correspondent Courntey Subramanian, and Politico…

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,…

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.…