IOC will not run viral tests of polluted Rio waters

CBS World News - Thu, 08/13/2015 - 12:15am
The International Olympic Committee decides not to test the city's waterways for viruses ahead of the 2016 games, despite AP report

How will China's currency swoon impact U.S. economy?

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:11pm
China devalued its currency for the second straight day in an attempt to make its products cheaper and boost exports

Deaths, injuries after massive explosion rocks Chinese city

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:55pm
Chinese officials say a warehouse filled with explosives is the source of a blast that rocked the industrial town of Tianjin

Explosion in China kills 7, injures hundreds

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:35pm
Two massive explosions in the port city of Tianjin, China, have killed at least 7 and injured hundreds

Massive explosion injures dozens in China

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 6:31pm
A shipment of explosives erupted in a massive blast outside of Beijing, China

Tianjin port city in China shaken by massive explosion

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 6:18pm
State media says between 300 and 400 have been admitted to hospitals as blast shatters windows and knocks doors off buildings in the area

ISIS claims to release another U.S. military "hit list"

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:26pm
For at least the second time this year, ISIS hackers have released what they claim to be personal info for hundreds of U.S. military personnel and embassy staff

ISIS affiliate in Egypt says it has beheaded Croatian captive

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:33pm
If confirmed, death would mark the first such killing of a foreign hostage in Egypt since ISIS established a branch there

Watch: Eagle swats drone out of sky in Australia

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:10pm
GoPro camera was knocked off the unmanned aircraft by the massive bird but survived the 50-foot fall

Report: Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court reviews case of jailed blogger

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 2:01pm
"The case now is under discussion again," says wife as hopes are raised that review may result in reduced sentence

Dozens of dead Indian tigers raise conservation doubts

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:55pm
Though Indian authorities claim numbers are on the rise, wildlife group says not enough is being done to protect the big cats

Country music finds soul in Kenya

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:34am
Kenya may seem an unlikely place for a Southern music scene, but one popular local musician is taking cues from some American kings of country

EU demands "up-front action" from Greece

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:12am
European officials could endorse rescue package this week, but some analysts say the deal is unlikely to restore growth

Stocks in turmoil as China devalues currency

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:27am
American companies are feeling the impact of China's move to weaken its currency

Climbing champ aims to be first woman to scale "murder wall"

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:17am
​Columbia University senior Sasha DiGiulian is climbing the dangerous and deadly Eiger mountain in the Swiss Alps

Cease-fire begins in parts of Syria

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 8:39am
People "who are in critical condition will be evacuated. Talks will discuss further steps" says source close to the Syrian government

U.S. military helicopter crashes off Japan

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 7:21am
2 crew members missing after helicopter goes down in sea off Okinawa

China's currency falls for 2nd day

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 6:48am
Surprise devaluation rattles global markets; threatens to heighten trade tensions with U.S. and Europe

24 killed in Nigeria explosion blamed on Boko Haram

CBS World News - Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:36am
Blast is latest in string of attacks that have killed hundreds of people in remote areas of Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon

John Kerry on ISIS, nuclear deal with Iran

CBS World News - Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:26pm
In a wide ranging interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal and explained why the U.S. hasn't allowed the Syrian rebels its training to fight the Syrian regime


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