Redentore Festival in Venice

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:38pm
The Venetian festival celebrates the end of the plague of 1577

Man loses entire family in a scorching instant

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:32pm
The Ell Halak's were a large and vibrant family in Gaza; now, they are statistics

Flash Points: Amid Malaysia Airlines probe, where’s new action against Russia?

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:49pm
Following President Obama’s condemnation of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine for impeding investigation into the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr and CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate discuss why it’s critical for the United States to take actions against Russia – and soon.

Iraq responds to militants' persecution of Christians

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:12pm
Extremist group is targeting centuries-old Christian communities and houses of worship in territory it controls

Train carrying MH17 victims leaves crash site

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:53pm
The bodies of over 250 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 crash have been loaded into refrigerated train cars. Those cars left the area of the crash site Monday on the way to be processed and ultimately returned to their families.

Cameron urges Israel to avoid civilian casualties

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:21pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron spoke to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday and urged Israel to do whatever it can to avoid civilian casualties in its war with Hamas. Cameron made the remarks from London in a speech to Parliament Monday morning. He also said he hopes Hamas will accept a cease-fire with Israel.

Malaysia PM: Ukraine rebels agree on access to MH17 crash site, remains

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:48pm
Russian-backed separatists reach deal directly with Malaysia on turning over bodies, Flight 17's black boxes; concerns remain

World Cup trophy broken during Berlin partying, official says

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:24pm
German Football Association president says a piece of the trophy "was chipped off" during wild celebration in Berlin; culprit unclear

Putin saying "all the right things" on crash as possible sanctions loom

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:33pm
Russian leader urges full investigation into plane's downing but no sign Kremlin is working to allow unfettered access to crash site

David Cameron: Need to increase pressure on Putin, Russia

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:25pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron called for increased international pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin in the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Cameron made the remarks from London in a speech to Parliament Monday morning.

Rory McIlroy's dad wins big on 10-year-old bet on son

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:31am
Gerry McIlroy bet about $350 in 2004 on long odds that his then-15-year-old son would win the British Open before he turned 26

"I want my children back"

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:50am
Devastated Dutch families demand Russian President Vladimir Putin help them get their loved ones' remains home from eastern Ukraine

At flight 17 crash site, foxes guard the hen house

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:45am
As world demands answers, investigation has barely begun and pro-Russian rebels who control the area are inhibiting access

Palestinian death toll tops 500, Gaza officials say

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 6:29am
At least 20 Israelis dead, including 2 troops from U.S.; Sec'y of State Kerry en route to region to try to broker truce

Two Americans among Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza

CBS World News - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:46am
Texas native Nissim Sean Carmeli "always had a smile on his face"; Max Steinberg left California to join Israeli army

Grieving Dutch want loved ones' bodies returned

CBS World News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 9:28pm
Friends say they want to say proper goodbye to musician, who posted Facebook joke about plane, and his girlfriend

Why Ukraine crash scene may be of little value now

CBS World News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 5:03pm
Wreckage site has lost any semblance of integrity under the control of pro-Russian separatists

Thousands flee as Israel escalates Gaza ground offensive

CBS World News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 11:25am
Israeli troops battle Hamas militants in crowded neighborhood of Gaza City; temporary cease-fire proves futile

Plane crash bodies placed on train headed for rebel-held city

CBS World News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 10:53am
Ukraine officials say they were forced to hand over remains of 196 victims to rebels as international outrage over handling of dead grows

Malaysia Air Flight 17: The aftermath

CBS World News - Sun, 07/20/2014 - 1:59am
Martha Teichner on the victims, the finger-pointing, and the political gamesmanship following the devastating disaster in which 298 lives perished

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