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Alejandro Escovedo describes his journey back from the "depths of darkness"

Alejandro Escovedo is a musician who truly crosses boundaries. From leading a punk band that opened for the Sex Pistols to his latest album which he recorded with an Italian band in Rome, his career has been hard to define. “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Anthony Mason sits down with the music pioneer to discuss his decades-long career and his new album, “The Crossing.”

Tearful reunion for mother and 11-year-old son who spent months in ICE custody

A mother and son saw each other for the first time in several months Saturday morning. Karen Yadira Rodriguez Gutierrez was reunited with her 11-year-old son at Washington Dulles International Airport. The boy had been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement for more than six months after claiming asylum at the border. Gutierrez was already living in Virginia as a legal asylum seeker. The reunion happened after Gutierrez filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration.

Benjamin Rush: The most important Founding Father you've never heard of

Lin-Manuel Miranda put his favorite founding father on the map with the Broadway hit "Hamilton." But what about some of the lesser-known characters from the Revolutionary era? The author of a new book argues that one in particular deserves to remembered – a doctor and signer of the Declaration – who championed progressive causes that remain topical today. Michelle Miller reports.

Saturday Sessions: Alejandro Escovedo performs "Outlaw For You"

From the leader of a punk band that opened for the Sex Pistols to his latest album – recorded with an Italian band in Rome – Alejandro Escovedo's career defies easy definition. The artist was inspired by crossing boundaries in a more literal sense for his 11th album, "The Crossing."

Puerto Rican island still without power more than one year after Maria

It’s been one year since Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico with devastating results. One study found the storm responsible for nearly 3,000 deaths. It was only last month that Puerto Rico’s electric company finally restored power to all customers -- except for one part of the commonwealth, the island of Vieques. David Begnaud reports.

Report finds University of Maryland culpable in football player's death

An independent investigation into the death of a University of Maryland football player who collapsed from heat stroke has found the school culpable in his death. While providing new details on what led to 19-year-old Jordan McNair’s death, the school has not yet taken further actions against the coaches or administrators. Dana Jacobson reports.

Journalist captured by pirates on what got him through 977 days in captivity

Back in 2011, journalist and author Michael Scott Moore agreed to write a book about the pirates who'd been plaguing the coast of East Africa. He hoped to get close to his subject but not as close as he got. Soon after arriving in Somalia in January of 2012, Moore was captured by pirates and held prisoner for more than two-and-a-half-years until a ransom secured his freedom. Moore joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss his new book, “The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast,” which details his harrowing journey.

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