U.S.: Iraqi army "hollowed out" before ISIS' rise

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:15pm
Deputy U.S. national security adviser says Iraqi military was "deprofessionalized" under previous prime minister's government

Cardinal Dolan: Vatican document needs "major reworking"

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 4:07pm
While gay rights groups have praised the preliminary report addressing gays and non-traditional families, conservative bishops are calling it unacceptable

Marine charged in murder of transgender Filipino

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:41pm
Authorities said that Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton was the last person seen with the victim late Saturday, when they checked into a motel after meeting in a bar

Gonzalo, now a Category 4 hurricane, targets Bermuda

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 3:22pm
At least one person reported dead and two missing after storm swept through the eastern Caribbean earlier this week

U.S. continues pounding ISIS targets in embattled Syrian town

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:38pm
Central Command reports 18 new airstrikes near Kobani destroy multiple fighting positions and hit 16 ISIS-occupied buildings

Avalanches, blizzard kill at least 12 in Nepal's mountains

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
8 foreign trekkers among those killed; death toll likely to rise, officials say

Militia accused of Rwanda genocide facing onslaught

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:25pm
20 years after massacre, CBS News meets rebel commander hiding in Congo who says he and his men should be allowed home, not attacked by U.N. troops

Fighting ISIS with comedy

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:24pm
Baghdad-based television program attempts to combat extremism with humor

Hong Kong police assault on activist sparks outrage, investigation

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:40pm
Video shows officers apparently kicking handcuffed protester in worst violence since pro-democracy demonstrations began

Cardinal Dolan on rift over new Catholic document

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:36am
A meeting of Roman Catholic leaders faces revolt. A preliminary landmark Vatican document is outlining "positive aspects of civil unions and co-habitation" and offering ideas for caring for families "wounded" by divorce. Conservative bishops say the document on non-traditional families is unacceptable. Dolan joins "CBS This Morning" from the Vatican City to answer questions about the controversy and dialogue.

Surviving the Taliban: U.S. doctor on captivity, dramatic rescue

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:59am
Being held under Taliban captivity isn't a tale many are able to survive to tell, but now, two years after his rescue, Dr. Dilip Joseph is opening up in a new book about the four days he spent with his Taliban captors. Chip Reid reports.

Report: U.S. troops injured by chemical weapons during Iraq war

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:58am
The U.S. government is accused of withholding knowledge about chemical weapons inside Iraq. A new report by The New York Times said American troops were wounded by the weapons during the Iraq war. David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

Police in Hong Kong arrest dozens of pro-democracy demonstrators

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:42am
Some of the worst violence erupted overnight since pro-democracy demonstrations began more than two weeks ago. Protestors in Hong Kong took to the streets to fight for more local control over elections. Now after dozens of arrests, police are facing charges of excessive force. Seth Doane reports from Hong Kong.

Prosecutor: Pistorius offered $34,000 to Steenkamp family

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:40am
According to court testimony, a prosecutor revealed Tuesday that Reeva Steenkamp's parents received monthly payments for living expenses from Oscar Pistorius. Now the family is returning what they call "blood money." Norah O'Donnell reports.

Inside the fight to keep ISIS from taking Baghdad

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:40am
Anbar Province west of Baghdad is becoming an increasing concern for the U.S.-led alliance in the fight against ISIS. Elizabeth Palmer got an inside look at the Iraqi army's front lines.

WHO: Ebola outbreak could grow by 10,000 cases a week

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:32am
The World Health Organization says the number of Ebola patients will rise dramatically unless more action is taken to contain the disease. The agency also says the death rate from the virus is now at 70 percent. Debora Patta reports from Monrovia, Liberia.

Why Dilip Joseph has hope for future of Afghanistan

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:20am
Dr. Dilip Joseph was captured in Afghanistan by the Taliban in 2012, and now he is telling his story in a new book, “Kidnapped by the Taliban.” Joseph spoke to CBS News correspondent Chip Reid about his hope for the country and fulfilling his purpose in life.

“He died to save my life”

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:16am
Dr. Dilip Joseph was captured by the Taliban in 2012, and now he is telling his story in a new book, “Kidnapped by the Taliban.” Joseph spoke to CBS News correspondent Chip Reid about the SEAL team and the member who died during the rescue.

The moment Joseph realized he was being rescued from Taliban

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:08am
Dr. Dilip Joseph was captured by the Taliban in 2012, and now he is telling his story in a new book, “Kidnapped by the Taliban.” Joseph spoke to CBS News correspondent Chip Reid about the SEAL rescue operation.

Attacks on Afghan security forces leave 10 dead

CBS World News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:58am
Two separate attacks in volatile provinces of Khost and Helmand leave police and soldiers dead

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