Is Russia behind massive IRS breach?

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am
Hackers stole tax information from more than 100,000 Americans. The IRS is investigating whether criminals in Russia are behind the cybersecurity breach. Jeff Pegues reports on the multi-million-dollar theft in Washington.

Study questions motivation for "jihadi brides"

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:06am
Experts on radicalization warn against over-simplifying the allure of ISIS to young women in the West

Al Qaeda in Syria denies plans to attack West

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:42am
Nusra Front leader completely denies existence of Western-looking cell called Khorasan the U.S. says it has targeted

How much is a lock of Mozart's hair worth?

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:36am
London auction house gives classical music fans chance to buy strands of history, and Mozart's isn't the only famous coiffure on offer

Planned new U.S. Embassy in Mexico a "fiasco"

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:25am
Embassy was supposed to cost $57 million to build, but construction estimate has gone up by a third, and they've not even broken ground yet

FIFA under fire after arrests in corruption probe

CBS World News - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:27am
More than a dozen people expected to face charges of racketeering and bribery in what one U.S. official called "the World Cup of fraud"

U.S. senator in Cuba says normalized relations just "weeks away"

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:44pm
Sen. Tom Udall, who led a four-member Democratic congressional delegation to Cuba, said the two sides are close to resolving final issues

Will FIFA scandal lead to change?

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:38pm
CBS News talks with former U.S. Men's National Team soccer player Alexi Lalas on the impact the arrest of top FIFA officials might have on the sport's future.

Tensions rise as China ups activity in disputed waters

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:22pm
Concern is rising over China's activity in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The islands are claimed by multiple countries, sparking tensions between China, its neighbors and the U.S. Seth Doane reports.

7 FIFA officials arrested in bribery, fraud scandal

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:08pm
The high-ranking officials were arrested in Switzerland Wednesday morning. The indictment alleges patterns of fraud and bribery over where events would be played and televised. Jim Axelrod reports.

U.S. military admits to shipping live anthrax

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:06pm
The U.S. military was supposed to send inactive samples of anthrax to nine laboratories in South Korea but mistakenly sent live samples. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

Flash Points: Why did the U.S. take the lead in FIFA arrests?

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:28pm
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the U.S. indictments of top FIFA officials handed down Wednesday, and what they could mean for the future of international soccer.

Defense secretary wary of island construction in South China Sea

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:24pm
The building of artificial islands have caught the attention of Ash Carter because of potential Chinese military buildup

Singapore Airlines plane loses power (midflight) in both engines

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 6:38pm
A flight from Singapore to Shanghai temporarily lost power to both engines, prompting an investigation. CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave has more.

Blatter: We "welcome" arrest of corrupt FIFA members

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 6:05pm
Embattled FIFA president insists one of two criminal probes was "set in motion" by his organization, even though several members were arrested

Letter to Obama cited at Washington Post reporter's trial in Iran

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 5:42pm
Jason Rezaian is being tried on allegations of "espionage for the hostile government of the United States"

U.S. charges top FIFA officials with bribery

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:48pm
Several FIFA officials were arrested, accused in a bribery scandal. Financial Times reporter Matt Garrahan joins CBSN with more on how it'll affect one of the largest sports organizations in the world.

ISIS using Roman ruins for executions, activists say

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:43pm
First known use of 2,000-year-old theater in Palmyra, Syria, by extremists since taking it

U.S., 2 Asia allies discuss N. Korean nuclear threat

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 4:22pm
Envoys from S. Korea, U.S. and Japan meet after recent N. Korea claim that it had tested a new type of missile from a submarine

Heat in India leaves 1,100 people dead in one month

CBS World News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 3:22pm
Weather officials say the sweltering temperatures are likely to continue for at least another week

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