Calendar: Week of March 23

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 1:41pm
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.

Where's the Eiffel Tower? Paris battles foggy haze

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:59pm
Dramatic air pollution spike in Paris leads officials to take drastic measures so that everyone can breath and see more easily

Astronaut prepares for a year in orbit

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:38pm
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.

DoD investigating apparent ISIS U.S. military "hit list"

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 11:58am
Group calling itself "Islamic State Hacking Division" releases what it says is personal information on 100 member of U.S. military

Flying kick apparently leads to death of Mexican luchador

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 10:59am
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

Yemen crisis prompts U.S. withdrawal, emergency ​U.N. meeting

CBS World News - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 4:57am
U.S. pulls out remaing State Department personnel and troops in the wake of deadly mosque bombings and Houthi rebels' call to arms

Iran president on nuke talks: "Achieving a deal is possible"

CBS World News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 7:47pm
With 10 days to deadline, top U.S., Iranian officials speak of substantial headway, but "important gaps remain"

Celebrating 330 years of Johann Sebastian Bach

CBS World News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 6:04pm
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.

U.S. pulling troops from Yemen after mosque attacks

CBS World News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 2:36pm
Military decides to withdraw remainder of troops from deteriorating nation after suicide bombers kill scores of worshippers

The surprising history behind the board game "Monopoly"

CBS World News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:46am
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.

Obama reassesses U.S.-Israeli relations

CBS World News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:36am
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.

Many mesmerized by solar eclipse

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:20pm
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.

Tensions in Gaza bolsters Hamas' ranks with new recruits

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 10:08pm
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.

​Hamas grows with young recruits eager to fight Israelis

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 7:47pm
"So many savage things done by the Israelis -- I must share the coming fight," says a newly-minted 16-year-old member of Hamas

Iran nuclear proposal under discussion

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 7:23pm
U.S. and Iran remain divided over terms of nuclear agreement

Cyclone death toll rises as thousands wait for relief in Vanuatu

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:10pm
Vanuatu government representative says people on northern islands are drinking muddy creek water to survive

Petraeus: Biggest threat to Iraq's future is Iran, not ISIS

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:07pm
America's former top general in Iraq offers some candid advice to policymakers about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East

Watch: Indian parents climb school walls to help kids cheat

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:00pm
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.

Indian parents scale school wall to help students cheat on exams

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:22pm
600 expelled after TV footage shows dozens scaling outer walls of school to pass cheat sheets to students inside taking exams

7 arrested after Afghan mob kills woman, sets her body on fire

CBS World News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:00pm
Police say 27-year-old victim who allegedly burned a copy of the Quran had been receiving psychiatric treatment


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