ISIS blows up 2 mausoleums in Syria's Palmyra

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 1:22pm
One of the destroyed tombs belongs to a descendant of Islam's Prophet Muhammad's cousin, official says

Queen Elizabeth may move out of Buckingham Palace

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:37pm
The British monarch's main home is in need of repair, with old plumbing and wiring and asbestos

2020 Tokyo Olympics stadium plan sparks controversy

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:54am
The Japan summer Olympics are still five years away, but there is major controversy over famed architect Zaha Hadid's designs for the Tokyo stadium. The design is expected to be finalized next week. Construction is set to begin October 1. Reports say it could cost more than $2 billion, which would make it the most expensive stadium ever built. Seth Doane reports.

Security footage shows massive jewel heist in England

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:32am
Police in Manchester, England released dramatic video of masked burglars breaking into a jewelry store in the town of Altrincham. The thieves made off with nearly $300,000 worth of watches.

NSA accused of spying on three French presidents

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:20am
France is demanding answers from the U.S. ambassador in Paris after a potentially damaging WikiLeaks release about espionage. The report claims the NSA monitored communications of the last three French presidents. The U.S. claims it is not spying on the French government. Major Garrett reports.

Japan's Olympic stadium design draws fire

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:41am
Some have likened it to a spaceship, a bicycle helmet or a turtle, and nearly every major Japanese architect has criticized the plans by a big name-contemporary

French blast alleged NSA spying on presidents

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:44am
President Hollande's office says eavesdropping claimed in WikiLeaks documents is "unacceptable"

Video shows horrific treatment of alligators slaughtered for luxury bags

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:04am
Graphic content: Undercover video filmed by PETA shows gruesome treatment of alligators and crocodiles, who are stunned with a bolt gun but sometimes still alive as they are skinned with box cutters.

Mexico may quit Miss Universe pageant after Donald Trump's comments

CBS World News - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:24am
Mexico may stop participating in the Miss Universe pageant after Donald Trump, who owns the competition, said the country only sends drugs, criminals and rapists to the United States. CBSN's Contessa Brewer has more on the controversy.

U.S. moves weapons in response to Russian aggression

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:18pm
The U.S. announced that for the first time since the end of the Cold War, it will station combat equipment in six eastern European countries worried about the threat from neighboring Russia. CBS News correspondent discussed the move with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.

WikiLeaks says NSA eavesdropped on the last 3 French presidents

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:09pm
WikiLeaks released documents Tuesday that allege the U.S. National Security Agency targeted the presidents

Heat wave in Pakistan kills more than 600 people during Ramadan

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:14pm
The death toll in blistering Pakistan heat wave continues to rise, overflowing hospitals and morgues. CBSN's Anne-Marie Green reports on the growing casualties.

Korean War 65th anniversary

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:23pm
The 'forgotten war', in which 5.7 million American men and women served, began 65 years ago on June 25, 1950; it lasted just over three years, but Americans in uniform still maintain the peace along the 38th parallel

Death toll from Pakistan heat wave soars past 600

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:18pm
As the temperature topped 113 degrees Fahrenheit in Karachi, the city got hit with a massive power outage

Ash Carter: Tough to find Syrians willing to fight ISIS over Assad

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:18pm
The U.S. military has been working to recruit local forces in Syria to fight against ISIS, but Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that only a fraction of those who apply receive American support. Carter also told Margaret Brennan that he is hopeful the Iraqi government can win the support of Sunnis against ISIS.

Veterinarian arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs in puppies

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:15pm
Police say Venezuelan man is member of drug-trafficking gang that used dogs to send liquid heroin from Colombia to U.S.

Is the Syrian civil war hampering anti-ISIS recruitment?

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:27pm
Defense Secretary Ash Carter tells CBS News' Margaret Brennan that finding Syrians who want to fight ISIS - rather than the Syrian regime - is difficult

British company is developing the world's first hoverbike

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:54pm
The hoverbike may become a thing of reality soon. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Meg Oliver show us how it'll work.

Carter: "I'm not confident" Guantanamo will close during Obama administration

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:54pm
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that he is hopeful, but not confident, that the U.S. can close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba before the end of President Obama's term. Carter told Margaret Brennan that he is working on a proposal to Congress that would relocate some of the most dangerous prisoners and allow the prison to be shut down.

Ash Carter: Not confident Gitmo can be closed by end of Obama presidency

CBS World News - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 2:09pm
The defense secretary joined CBS News for an exclusive interview in Tallinn, Estonia

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