Biracial Miss Universe Japan brings racial issues to spotlight

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:34am
Newly crowed Miss Universe Japan Ariana Miyamoto is sparking controversy as the first biracial winner of the pageant. Japan is one of the most homogeneous countries on earth, and the newest beauty queen is prompting a debate about what it means to be Japanese. As Seth Doane reports, the 20-year-old says she wants to represent the new face of Japan.

​German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at age 87

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:21am
Writer famed for "The Tin Drum" gave voice to a generation that suffered from rise of Nazism and nation's post-war guilt

New security video shows huge London jewelry heist in progress

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:08am
Police in London released surveillance video showing the men who pulled off a shocking jewelry heist over Easter weekend. CBS News is also learning that police may have passed up a chance to catch the burglars in the act. Charlie D'Agata reports from New Scotland Yard, London's police headquarters.

Beauty queen brings light to Japan's racial issues

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:10am
Ariana Miyamoto, the first biracial Miss Universe Japan, turns heads on the streets, and she's using that attention to change attitudes

Yemen leader names vice president in midst of chaos

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:14am
Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi who left the country as Houthi rebels advanced placed ex-prime minister Khaled Bahah in the new post

Jamaican teen arrested in attempt to join ISIS

CBS World News - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:15am
The 16-year-old was stopped in Suriname after authorities suspected he was trying to get to the middle east to join the militants

New ISIS video purports to show destruction of ancient city in Iraq

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:48pm
ISIS has released a new video showing what appears to be the terror group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in Iraq. The video purports to show a city that stood for 3,000 years, reduced to dust in a matter of seconds. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Bombing attacks in Egypt kill and injure multiple people

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:31pm
Casualties from the twin bombings were mostly policemen in northern Sinai

Germanwings plane evacuated just before takeoff

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:06pm
A bomb threat caused the aircraft to be cleared by authorities before it left Cologne-Bonn airport

Iraqi city of Nimrud stood for 3,000 years, until ISIS

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 8:13pm
One of the world's great archaeological treasures shown being reduced to dust by extremists with bombs and power tools in new video

Reports: German woman, 65, pregnant with quadruplets

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 4:23pm
Annegret Raunigk already has 13 kids and seven grandkids; she talks about the moral implications of her artificial insemination

Meet Trader Joe’s Canadian counterpart: Pirate Joe’s

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 1:40pm
There is no Trader Joe’s store in Canada, so Mike Hallatt buys supplies and hauls them north to Vancouver, where he resells them at a markup at his own store, Pirate Joe’s. Trader Joe's has sued, and lost, so the cross-border expeditions continue. Mo Rocca goes undercover as Hallat and his accomplices go shopping for groceries.

Terror scare prompts deadly Kenya stampede

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 1:23pm
Students mistook several accidental explosions on the campus of the University of Nairobi for a terrorist attack, with some leaping from high windows

Drawing a curtain on the U.S.-Cuban Cold War

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:45pm
In Panama City, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro spent an hour discussing future ties between the two nations. Major Garrett was there for the historic encounter. Major Garrett reports.

Al Qaeda in India says U.S. drone killed two leaders

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 11:36am
New branch of terror network lashes out at Pakistan's operations against it as it is increasingly overshadowed by ISIS

Pope opens Armenian genocide controversy with comment

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 10:46am
Politically explosive declaration likely to anger Turkey; "denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding," pontiff says

Landmark meeting between Obama, Castro in Panama

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:12am
President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro met on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas. Their meeting marked the first substantive talks between a U.S. president and a Cuban leader since President Eisenhower was in office. Major Garrett reports.

U.S. Capitol building on lockdown after suicide

CBS World News - Sun, 04/12/2015 - 12:09am
It was a tense afternoon around the U.S. Capitol during Washington's annual Cherry Blossom Festival. As Mark Albert reports, no one was allowed in or out of the building after a man shot and killed himself on the Capitol steps.

Obama marks "historic meeting" with Cuban leader Raul Castro

CBS World News - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 8:02pm
In Panama for a summit, the U.S. and Cuban leaders sit down for their first formal meeting in more than half a century

Video appears to show thieves in London diamond heist

CBS World News - Sat, 04/11/2015 - 2:26pm
British police are hunting a daring gang of thieves who looted a heavily protected depository in London's jewelry district


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