ISIS loses control of key bridge to Iraq forces

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:29pm
Al-Houz bridge in Ramadi served as a primary supply route for the insurgents, colonel says

Poland puts brakes on "provocative" Russian bikers loyal to Putin

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:39pm
The Night Wolves, who claim to be the first biker club of the Soviet Union, wanted to make a symbolic drive through Poland

Angelina Jolie blasts world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 2:03pm
Actress tells the U.N. the crisis marks "the lowest point in the world's inability to protect and defend the innocent"

Vatican may have been target of terror plot

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:32pm
Italian police arrest suspected extremists accused of planning bombings in Pakistan and reveal details of potential plot dating back to 2010. CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports.

"60 Minutes" follows migrants fighting to survive

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:16pm
Eight hundred people may have drowned in a Mediterranean migrant tragedy. Some of the migrants were refugees from Syria's brutal civil war, but most were fleeing the harsh dictatorship in the North African country of Eritrea. Clarissa Ward, who got extraordinary access to survivors on assignment for "60 Minutes," joins "CBS This Morning" to preview Sunday's report.

Thousands flee after second Chilean volcano eruption in 24 hours

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:04pm
Geologists are closely watching the Calbuco volcano, as another eruption may be looming. Carter Evans reports on the dramatic eruption that dumped more than a foot of ash on some towns.

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:56am
Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism operations also killed two additional Americans who joined al Qaeda. It is believed they were using Weinstein and an Italian hostage as shields. Wyatt Andrews reports on the story from outside the Weinstein family home in Rockville, Maryland.

Families slam U.S. hostage negotiation policies in wake of deaths

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:24am
A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including American aid worker Warren Weinstein, and now, Weinstein's wife is slamming the government. Jeff Pegues reports on why she isn't alone in criticizing the administration's approach to hostages.

Ex-CIA deputy director on al Qaeda members killed in U.S. drone strike

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:30am
President Obama announced Thursday that two al Qaeda hostages, American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto, were killed in a January U.S. drone raid. CBS News senior security contributor and former CIA deputy director Michael Morell joins "CBS This Morning" to share insight into the situation. He is still bound by some laws of secrecy, so there are aspects of this story he cannot discuss.

Obama apologizes for deadly drone mistake, hostage families grieve

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:22am
The White House says it is looking at possible changes in its counterterror operations. It wants to avoid any repeat of the drone attack in Pakistan that killed two hostages, including American Warren Weinstein. President Obama revealed the deaths on Thursday, apologizing to the families of the two victims. David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

Italian police arrest terror suspects who may have been targeting Vatican

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:20am
Anti-terror police say they may have foiled a plot against the Vatican. Raids focused on the island of Sardinia are sweeping up accused Islamic extremists. Among 18 people being arrested, two are suspected bodyguards for Osama bin Laden. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:17am
Two purported bodyguards for Osama bin Laden among suspected extremists being arrested amid revelation of attack plans

Hostages apparently used to shield senior Qaeda leader

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:39am
Intelligence analysts never detected sign of hostages killed in drone strike that they were apparently meant to prevent

Purported bin Laden bodyguards sought in sweep in Italy

CBS World News - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:37am
They're among 18 suspected Islamic militants targeted by police there after allegedly seeking to topple Pakistan's gov't and staging attacks there

​Are drone strikes too risky?

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:51pm
A former CIA insider gives his view on the risk of collateral damage in the fight against al Qaeda

100 years later: Photographer tracks the Armenian diaspora

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:04pm
Photographer known for iconic Obama photo tries to bridge past and present in a project close to her heart

​China cracking down on strippers at rural funerals

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:22pm
Stripteases and erotic performances are a growing trend at funerals, prompting complaints on social media -- and from Chinese government

U.S. official: Iranian cargo ships turn away from Yemen

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:12pm
Unclear where nine-ship convoy is now headed after reversing course away from war-torn Yemen; possibly carrying weapons for Houthi rebels

Yemeni rebels press offensive despite Saudi-led airstrikes

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:59pm
Saudi-led coalition bombards six cities less than two days after announcing the end of a monthlong campaign against militants

Dramatic volcano eruption in Chile

CBS World News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:06pm
The Calbuco volcano in southern Chile erupted for the first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres into the sky

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