On Monday, an exhibition of artifacts of President Lincoln's assassination opens at Ford's Theater in Washington, while Thursday sees the start of the NCAA Men's Basketball Sweet 16 - just some of the notable events this week. Charles Osgood reports.
Dramatic air pollution spike in Paris leads officials to take drastic measures so that everyone can breath and see more easily
This week NASA will launch one of its most ambitious missions yet, sending 51-year-old astronaut Scott Kelly to the International Space Station for 12 months. That's twice as long as his last trip to space in 2010, and a new record for an American in orbit. David Pogue of Yahoo Tech reports.
Group calling itself "Islamic State Hacking Division" releases what it says is personal information on 100 member of U.S. military
Son of Mexican wrestling legend passes away after match with ex-WWE superstar; bout went on for two minutes before ref realized something was wrong
U.S. pulls out remaing State Department personnel and troops in the wake of deadly mosque bombings and Houthi rebels' call to arms
With 10 days to deadline, top U.S., Iranian officials speak of substantial headway, but "important gaps remain"
This March marks 330 years since the birth of the well-famed German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Classical musicians all around the world are commemorating his birth, in the subway.
Military decides to withdraw remainder of troops from deteriorating nation after suicide bombers kill scores of worshippers
The board game "Monopoly" has been around for a long time, and American families still love playing. The game has a remarkable history that reaches back to the early 20th century. David Begnaud tells us more about the game's history.
As President Obama reassess the state of U.S. Israeli relations, House Speaker John Boehner is doubling down on his close relationship with re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Before the Israeli election, Boehner outraged the White House by inviting Netanyahu to speak to Congress without informing the President but now he's planning a visit to Israel. Juan Zarate reports.
In Britain, all eyes were up, fixed at the sky to observe a solar eclipse. Adults to schoolchildren gazed in wonder as the moon obscured part of the sun from Earth's view. Charlie D'Agata rounds up the best images of the spectacle.
Hamas says last summer's war in Gaza has sent many new young recruits their way. The teenaged members believe they'll be ready to fight should war break out again, despite little training. Barry Petersen reports.
"So many savage things done by the Israelis -- I must share the coming fight," says a newly-minted 16-year-old member of Hamas
U.S. and Iran remain divided over terms of nuclear agreement
Vanuatu government representative says people on northern islands are drinking muddy creek water to survive
America's former top general in Iraq offers some candid advice to policymakers about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East
New video shows just how far parents will go to help their children get ahead. Overwhelmed authorities are having trouble preventing the parents from risking their lives. Gayle King reports.
600 expelled after TV footage shows dozens scaling outer walls of school to pass cheat sheets to students inside taking exams
Police say 27-year-old victim who allegedly burned a copy of the Quran had been receiving psychiatric treatment