Syrian chemical weapons destroyed, but concerns continue, Obama says

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:22pm
The president and Secretary of State John Kerry say there are serious questions about whether Assad is still using chemical weapons

24-hour extension announced in Israel-Hamas truce

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:51pm
Announcement came shortly before a temporary truce in Gaza conflict was to expire

Iraqi forces retake Mosul Dam

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:36pm
Iraqi, Kurdish forces recapture key dam following U.S. airstrikes, President Obama confirmed; first major defeat for ISIS

Israeli-Palestinian Wedding

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:10pm
A Jewish bride and a Muslim groom wed amid regional tensions and heavy security

Ukraine: "Dozens" killed in refugee convoy shelling

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:00pm
Both sides trade blame for attack on civilians fleeing war-torn region; attack was on road likely to be taken by Russian aid convoy

Liberia: "Many" Ebola clinic escapees "picked up"

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:42pm
Official tells CBS News some who fled ransacked clinic in Monrovia back under monitoring -- but not all of them, and the danger hasn't abated

Assange speaks, but only to muddy the waters

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:14am
Amid intense speculation that WikiLeaks founder might give up and leave Ecuadorian Embassy, cryptic remarks only bring more questions

Russia says humanitarian convoy for Ukraine cleared

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:19am
Moscow says "all questions" about truck convoy waiting at border answered as Ukraine accuses rebels of attacking refugee bus

Iraq says ISIS no longer in control of key dam

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:50am
After weekend of U.S. airstrikes on ISIS targets, gov't says Kurdish and Iraqi forces have retaken Mosul dam, but the fighting continues

U.S. forces aim to help regain Mosul dam

CBS World News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:04am
The White House told Congress the mission would be limited and follows directive to protect U.S. military and facilities

Soldiers penetrate rebel-held town in Ukraine

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 10:10pm
The penetration may be a breakthrough in the four-month-long conflict the Ukrainian government says

As Iraq's civil war rages, is containing ISIS enough?

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:56pm
The U.S. is launching air strikes to soften the group until the Iraqis and other regional allies can neutralize it, but some urge deeper involvement

After clinic attack, Ebola "totally out of control"

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:12pm
A mob swarmed an Ebola clinic in a Liberian slum, freeing patients and stealing infected goods; aid workers elevate the alarm

U.S. couple accused of murdering mom in Bali could face death

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 6:39pm
Police say they have enough evidence to charge pair with premeditated murder in case of Illinois woman's beaten body found stuffed in suitcase

Mike Rogers: U.S. in greater danger now than before 9/11

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 4:16pm
The House Intelligence Committee chairman says there are now multiple organizations threatening the country

Pope Francis reaches out to China, eyeing ties

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 2:14pm
Pontiff insists to Asian giant that "Christians aren't coming as conquerors" during South Korea trip

Iraq says Kurds advance in retaking Mosul dam

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 1:00pm
Crucial dam in north becomes focus of fight against extremists' spread; U.S. providing air support to peshmerga fighters

Report: Armed men attack Liberia Ebola clinic

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 11:34am
Witnesses say as many as 29 potentially infected with virus were freed in attack; worries grow of outbreak in large slum in Liberian capital

As cease-fire nears end, optimism over Israel-Hamas talks fade

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 10:59am
Israel wants end to rocket fire, while Hamas wants end to blockade; Egyptian negotiators struggle to settle with one day to go

Separatists shoot down Ukraine fighter plane

CBS World News - Sun, 08/17/2014 - 8:13am
Ukraine military says plane was shot down over Luhansk region

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