Week in Review: Letterman's retires; California oil spills; CTM at One World Trade Center; Waco biker shooting

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 3:48pm
Top Stories: Letterman's last Late Show, oil spill on California coast, Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard Music Awards, CTM at One World Trade Center and Waco biker shooting.

London cabbie jailed for killing U.S. soldier in Iraq

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 1:10pm
8 years ago, Anis Abid Sardar helped build IEDs that littered roads west of Baghdad, one of which killed Sgt. Randy Johnson

Ebola flares up after lull in Guinea

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:46pm
Health officials are alarmed about new cases just as the crisis seemed to be getting under control

U.S. tourists still face legal, logistical hurdles in Cuba travels

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:20pm
Next week, Cuba comes off the U.S. list of states that sponsor terrorism. The move is expected to jump start the path to normal relations between the two countries. But if you're thinking of re-arranging your summer travel plans, the island might still be a world away. Peter Greenberg reports.

NATO increases air drills as Russian invasion fears grow

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:00am
NATO members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have are so worried about possible Russian aggression that they want the alliance to permanently station three battalions of troops in their countries. Holly Williams got a close-up look at the threat.

WWII bomb unearthed in London forces evacuations

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:45am
Police cordon off area near Wembley Stadium as Army bomb technicians get to work on "potentially dangerous" Nazi leftover

U.K. cab driver convicted in death of U.S. soldier

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:44am
A London judge sentenced Anis Abid Sardar to life in prison for the bombing death of a U.S. soldier in Iraq. A jury found him guilty of murder Thursday in an extraordinary prosecution that stretched across three continents and nearly a decade. Elizabeth Palmer reports from the courthouse in London.

Clinton emails offer new insight on Benghazi

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:34am
The State Department is set to release about 300 of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails from her days as secretary of state. The messages from her private server concern security in Libya and the 2012 Benghazi attacks. Nancy Cordes reports.

Irish public cast votes in same-sex marriage referendum

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:54am
Predominantly Catholic nation of 5 million could be set for sweeping change. Polling stations opened this morning, and Jonathan Vigliotti reports Ireland could become to first nation to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.

Want to travel to Cuba? Keep these things in mind

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:28am
If you're thinking of rearranging your summer travel plans, the island 90 miles off Florida might still be a world away

The Irish are poised to legalize same-sex marriage

CBS World News - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 9:13am
Last country in Western Europe to de-criminalize homosexuality could be 1st to claim popular public victory for gay rights

NATO asked to step in amid regional tensions with Russia

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:39pm
After Russian planes flew too close to Swedish airspace, Sweden scrambled fighter jets to intercept the aircraft. As Russia flexes its muscle, its neighbors -- Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia -- have asked NATO to deploy ground troops as a deterrent. Holly Williams reports from Lithuania.

NATO and Russia watch one another closely in Eastern Europe

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:29pm
European nations near the Russian border are wary of air drills being undertaken by the country's aircraft

Veteran of Ramadi victory reflects on ISIS advance

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:19pm
In 2007 there were areas of Ramadi where one could walk about freely, thanks to the American troops who fought off al Qaeda during the Iraq war. But ISIS has since advanced into the city. David Martin spoke with veterans of Ramadi to get their take on the city's fall.

Flash Points: Is ISIS gaining or losing territory in Iraq and Syria?

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:16pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss the implications of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s capture of Ramadi.

Haiti: Five years after the earthquake

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:14pm
CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook chats with CBSN from Haiti about the vast changes he has seen since the earthquake in 2010 and the medical improvements made to the country.

American solider killed in Iraq finally gets justice

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:13pm
A London cabbie was convicted Thursday for building roadside bombs used in Iraq, including one that killed a U.S. solider and wounded others

What ISIS in Ramadi means for U.S. strategy

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:00pm
The latest loss for the Iraqi army raises fresh questions about how the U.S. can help with the fight

U.S. vets who took Ramadi in 2006 mourn its loss to ISIS in 2015

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:31pm
1,300 American troops died to take the city during the Iraq war; now ISIS is gaining control

Flash Points: What do the bin Laden documents reveal about al Qaeda?

CBS World News - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 7:40pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss what Osama bin Laden’s book selection and an al Qaeda job application say about the organization.

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