U.S.-backed fighters launch offensive on ISIS' capital

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:59am
Syrian city of Raqqa has been the epicenter of the extremist group's operations for years, and the fight for it has begun

Thai girl killed by fire cried for parents until "voice was gone"

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:21am
Mother gives emotional account of 10-year-old dormitory blaze victim's last moments, calls for school to be held responsible

Snapchatting climber reaches Mt. Everest summit

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:14am
Cory Richards reached the summit of the world's tallest mountain overnight

Do victims' remains suggest explosion on EgyptAir jet?

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:23am
The search effort is focused in the Mediterranean off the coast of Egypt, where the plane carrying 66 people crashed

Can Flight 804 victims' remains offer clues?

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 8:37am
Egyptian forensic official says human remains recovered from EgyptAir crash in Mediterranean suggest a blast, but others remain skeptical

Authorities begin evacuation of refugee camp in Greece

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 2:44am
Greek authorities have begun an operation to gradually evacuate the ​country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni

Peace Corps to launch in Vietnam

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 2:22am
U.S. and Vietnam reach agreement that will see the Peace Corps set up English-language training programs in the country's two largest cities

Shark surprises Texas man while fishing

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:47am
A man got an unexpected visitor while fishing off the coast of Corpus Christi. A three-foot long sharp-nose shark surprised the Texas man on his kayak. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more on what the man did during the close encounter.

Austrian far-right candidate loses election

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:44am
Austria's presidential election ended in a narrow defeat for a far-right candidate Monday. Alexander Van der Bellen beat his opponent Norbert Hoffer.

Investigators search wreckage of doomed EgyptAir plane for clues

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 1:06am
French ship joined international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, searching for clues to what brought plane down

In a tight contest, left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency

CBS World News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:50am
Pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president

5/23: Baltimore officer found not guilty in Freddie Gray case; How one woman is keeping Baltimore's kids safe

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:33pm
The full episode of the CBS Evening news from May 23, 2016 edition

At least 80 killed in ISIS attacks in Syria

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:53pm
What was believed the most secure part of Syria was rocked Monday as ISIS detonated a series of bombs along the country's Mediterranean Coast. The area is home to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's family, as well as two Russian military bases.

LA veteran reunites with cat he left in Iraq

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:50pm
A California Navy reservist who served in Baghdad has been reunited with a cat he befriended in Baghdad

Six people die in three days on Everest

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 10:38pm
Climbing Mount Everest is one of the greatest challenges known to man, but that doesn't stop scores of adrenaline seekers from trying to reach the top of the world.

Mount Everest claims the lives of 6 climbers in a week

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 8:53pm
Dutch climber, an Australian woman, and an Indian man, are among those suspected to have succumbed to altitude sickness

Dig explores mysterious mass graves from 17th century

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 8:42pm
About 1,700 skeletons lay undiscovered for hundreds of years after a bloody battle in northern England

Watch: Shark feeding frenzy shot by drone

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 8:09pm
Insane drone footage shows about 70 tiger sharks on a feeding frenzy on a dead humpback whale in Australia.

Model on trial for killing British millionaire ex-boyfriend

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 7:05pm
Prosecutors say Slovakian model shot her ex-boyfriend twice in the head and once in the shoulder at his home in the southern beach resort of Estepona

Drone video captures shark feeding frenzy from above

CBS World News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 4:28pm
A drone captured aerial shots of dozens of sharks going after a big feast


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