American doctor released from East Timor prison

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:11pm
41-year-old Stacey Addison was freed from jail in the Southeast Asian country after an ordeal in September where she shared a taxi with a stranger who was carrying drugs. The news of her release has come as a relief to her mother, who has been dedicated to securing her daughter's freedom. Debroa Patta reports from London.

American woman freed in East Timor after weeks in jail

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:31am
Veterinarian from Oregon was held without being charged after what she says was chance meeting with man carrying meth

Key figure in Pakistan school attack killed: officials

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:26am
Assault left 148 dead -- mostly kids; separately, suspected U.S. drones kill at least 7 alleged militants

​Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 3:36am
Tsunami triggered by massive earthquake hit a dozen countries, leaving nearly a quarter of a million people dead

American charity sends boots to kids displaced by ISIS

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:47am
Group offering its help, giving new meaning to "putting boots on the ground"

Ebola cancels Christmas in Sierra Leone

CBS World News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 12:18am
As Sierra Leone struggles to control the deadly outbreak, government officials have been forced to cancel all public holiday celebrations. Debora Patta reports on why the infection rate has been so hard to manage in the West African nation.

No Christmas for Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:05pm
The country's government banned all public holiday celebrations as it struggles to control the deadly outbreak

Pope Francis delivers Christmas message for peace

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 8:54pm
Pope Francis delivered his second Christmas blessing and message at the Vatican. He condemned "brutal persecution" at the hands of militants in Syria and Iraq, and praised those helping Ebola victims, as he prayed for peace worldwide. CBS News' Anna Matranga reports from the Vatican.

Remembering the Indian Ocean tsunami

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 7:51pm
Ten years after a tsunami killed more than 200,000 people, the areas affected remember and forge ahead

Saudi women drivers referred to terrorism court

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 3:50pm
Activists said it's the first time women drivers have been sent to a court created for terrorism cases

Queen Elizabeth address hope, reconciliation in annual Christmas message

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 3:50pm
Queen Elizabeth spoke to the British people in her annual Christmas address on Thursday with a message of hope and reconciliation. Among her remarks were praise for volunteers who are fighting against Ebola and a remembrance of 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce in World War I.

Christmas around the world

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:58pm
People mark the holiday in many different ways

Pope Francis prays for peace in Iraq and Syria

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 2:10pm
In his Christmas address at the Vatican, Pope Francis prayed for the people of Iraq and Syria who have been living through conflict for years.

Queen Elizabeth II delivers Christmas message

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:58pm
In her annual broadcast, the queen praised "selfless" workers fighting Ebola and recalled lessons of WWI's Christmas Truce

Father of Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS pleads for son's release: "We are all Muslims"

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 1:44pm
"We are all Muslims," the pilot's father says, pleading for captors in Syria to set him free

Pope Francis' Christmas message of peace

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:10am
The pope makes an emotional appeal to thousands gathered in St. Peter's Square and millions around the world

Hong Kong protesters back on the streets

CBS World News - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:27am
Arrests as pro-democracy demonstrators return to one of the sites police kicked them out of earlier this month

U.S. troops leaving Afghanistan

CBS World News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:30pm
Some coalition troops will remain as advisors, but many are heading home as the year comes to a close

Ireland debates rights of dead woman versus fetus

CBS World News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:58pm
Woman clinically dead for three weeks has 17-week-old fetus inside her; court to decide whether she should be kept alive till baby can be born

NOAA animation shows how a tsunami happens

CBS World News - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:46pm
This animation from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows what happens when an underground earthquake sets off a tsunami.

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