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Best International Festivals To Attend This Fall

A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.


A home in El Nido, Merced County, that is sinking into the ground. (CBS)

Drought Conditions Cause Central Valley Homes To Sink Into The Ground

Homes in a Central Valley neighborhood are the latest casualty of California’s historic drought. The parched, dry weather is causing them to literally sink into the ground.


A blue dot on this USGS map pinpoints the location of a strong earthquake Thursday. (USGS)

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake Strikes West Coast Of Mexico

The quake – originally thought to be magnitude 6.8 – reportedly sent people in Mexico City, with office workers streaming into the streets.



7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Acapulco, Mexico, Shakes Buildings In Capital

A massive 7.2 quake rocked Acapulco and Mexico City, shaking buildings hundreds of miles away.



Strong Earthquake Rocks Mexico City

A moderately strong earthquake shook Mexico’s capital Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages.


Malcolm X (center) in an undated photo. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Mourners Gather In Oakland To Remember Malcom X’s Grandson

More than 200 people attended a traditional Islamic service for the 28-year-old Malcolm Shabazz, who authorities say was beaten to death last week over a $1,200 bar bill in Mexico City.


Metallica Ignite Fiery Concert Tour In Mexico

Metallica Ignite Concert Tour In Mexico

Metallica vocalist James Hetfield had warned things could get perilous at the start of the band’s fifth tour of Mexico, saying “We’re very focused on how…


Map shows 7.6 earthquake epicenter in Guerrero state, Mexico on March 20, 2012. (CBS News/Google)

Californians Take Note As Magnitude 7.4 Quake Rocks Mexico

A major magnitude 7.4 earthquake that hit Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Tuesday served as a grim reminder that California is vulnerable, state officials said.


Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics

Olympian In ’68 Black-Gloved Salute To Sell Medal

Olympian Tommie Smith is selling the gold medal he won at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, where his black-gloved salute on the podium shocked the sports world.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010