Solar eclipse to darken skies Friday

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:50pm
Most North Americans will miss out on the view, but scientists see the event as a rare opportunity to study the sun

Tunisia tourist attack

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:58pm
Twenty people, mostly tourists, were killed by gunmen at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis

How do Americans feel about ISIS?

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:45pm
Focus group debates the ISIS threat, who is responsible for allowing the group to form and what the U.S. should do about it

John Kerry's controversial comments on negotiating with Syria's Bashar Assad

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:42pm
The State Department is backing away from comments Secretary of State John Kerry made about negotiating with Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. CBS News correspondent Margaret Brennan joins CBSN has more on how the department is walking back the comments Kerry made in an interview with her.

Nintendo makes its smartphone debut

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:36pm
Nintendo is playing catch-up when it comes to innovation and recently announced it will enter the smartphone market. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more.

Nepal man sentenced for horrific rape-murder

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:12pm
Suspect to serve maximum 35-year sentence for attack on 7-year-old girl which sparked outrage in Himalayan nation

Nigeria military: Fate of 219 kidnapped schoolgirls still a mystery

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:09pm
No news on girls kidnapped by Islamic extremists despite liberating dozens of towns from Boko Haram

Northern lights may trigger power grid, GPS tracking noise

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:00pm
A powerful solar storm hit Earth, triggering a dazzling display of lights spanning from Alaska to British Columbia. CBSN's Elaine Quijano reports that despite the amazing images lighting up the night's sky, there may be a cluster of power grid and GPS navigation interferences.

Tourists killed in Tunisia museum attack

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:24pm
A gunman opened fire on tourists at a museum in the North African country of Tunisia. At least eight people are dead and others may be held hostage. Security forces in the capital city of Tunis believe they have the attackers surrounded. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Americana reaches far beyond U.S.

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:18pm
The American West is known for its rugged landscapes, and it is also famous for being a place of opportunity. Seth Doane introduces a neighborhood where that sort of promise can be found -- but this one is a bit farther west than the Rockies. Seth Doane reports.

Candid debate on how U.S. should respond to ISIS

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:17pm
As the Housed Armed Services Committee is examining President Obama's request to formally authorize force against the terror group ISIS, CBS News contributor and Republican strategist Frank Luntz gathered a focus group to look at the ISIS threat and how Americans think the government should respond. Luntz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the heated conversation.

Progress reported in Iran nuclear talks

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:42am
U.S. and Iranian scientists hammering out details of agreement to allow Iran's enrichment to continue, but with constraints

New Jersey Air Force veteran charged in plot to support ISIS

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:27am
Federal officials are accusing former Air Force mechanic Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh of trying to join ISIS in Syria. He raised alarms while trying to enter Turkey in January, and Turkish authorities sent him back to Egypt. He was eventually deported to the U.S. Jeff Pegues reports from Washington.

Netanyahu wins historic fourth term in decisive victory

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:25am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu trailed in the opinion polls, but he won the only poll that mattered -- the vote. Barry Petersen reports from Tel Aviv on what Tuesday's election results mean for Israel and the country's relationship with the United States.

Inside the Syrian War: Bearing witness

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:22am
As the Syrian conflict hits the 4-year mark, CBS News' Clarissa Ward reflects on the evolution of the country's civil war.

Gunmen take hostages at Tunisia museum

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:06am
Local media report fatalities as men in military garb take foreign tourists hostage at National Bardo Museum, near parliament in Tunis

Japan investigates death threats against Caroline Kennedy

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:23am
The American embassy in Tokyo received threatening phone calls last month against U.S. ambassador Caroline Kennedy. Reports of the threats surfaced hours before First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Japan Wednesday morning for her first visit to the country. Seth Doane reports.

20 years later, Serbia arrests 1st Srebrenica suspects

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 9:58am
Wartime enemies Bosnia and Serbia unite to bring men behind Europe's only post-Holocaust genocide to justice

A slice of Americana in Jackson Hole, China

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 9:37am
Rugged, western individualism of the famed Wyoming city recreated an hour from Beijing and protected by a cowboy-hat-wearing Chinese security guard

Japan police probe death threats to Caroline Kennedy

CBS World News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 8:48am
Officials say U.S. ambassador and another American official were singled out in threatening phone calls

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