The Roman Catholic Church hasn't been this active in international diplomacy for many years. Allen Pizzey reports on the Pope's influence, and the new direction he might be taking the church.
At a pre-holiday news conference, Obama discussed his phone call with Cuban president Raul Castro. CBS News anchor Scott Pelley reports from Havana that first-generation Cubans are enthusiastic about this decision.
Response comes after U.S. blames dictatorship of Kim Jong Un for hacking that escalated to terrorist threats
Reporting from Havana, Scott Pelley speaks with young people who share their views of a freedom they've dreamed of for many years
Police said the woman, the mother of all but one of the victims, was also found with stab wounds inside a home in northern Queensland state
The most compelling images from the news for the week of Dec. 13 to Dec. 19, 2014
Rolando Sarraff Trujillo's parents have not heard from their son since he was supposedly freed
Violence earlier this week that left 148 dead - mostly children - stunned the country, brought cries for retribution
Nine panicked hikers fell while fleeing to safety; four of them were hospitalized and rescuers were searching for the tenth
"CBS This Morning" takes a look at some of the day's headlines from around the globe.
Many U.S. companies are turning their sights toward Cuba. They're hoping for an increase in trade after a historic decision to renew ties between the two countries. Adriana Diaz reports from Havana.
Future looks more promising than ever in Cuban capital following decision to restore diplomatic relations between U.S., Cuba
First such attack since September; the two sides fought 50-day war over those assaults this summer
Sources describe elaborate route Pyongyang might have used to hide its involvement; White House got look at "The Interview" early-on, sources say
Victims ranged in age from 8 months to 15 years; police think woman is mother of 7 of them
Victims range in age from 18 months to 15 years; police believe woman with serious stab wounds is mother of 7 of them
Victims range in age from 18 months to 15 years; woman with serious injuries said to be victims' mother
Black Panther Party member Assata Shakur, also known as Joanne Chesimard, fled to Cuba after being convicted of killing a NJ state trooper
In 2011 France agreed to make two Mistral navy ships for Russia, but with increased military tension and Russia's involvement with the Ukraine crisis, France is backing out of the deal.
Each year, Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a press conference to address the concerns of the Russian people. This year's event ran four hours and Putin covered topics ranging from the "growing" Russian economy, to his love life.