Obama administration considering additional options in Iraq

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 9:45pm
The administration is looking at three different tactics to stem the advance of militants in Iraq

Libyan militias prepare for fight against encroaching ISIS

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 6:46pm
Terror group taking advantage of already weak country; militias left to fend for themselves

​Flaws seen in U.S. approach to ISIS propaganda

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 4:01pm
Former head of State Department's counter messaging campaign calls U.S. strategy "limited and weak"

French government accused of negligence over teens' Syria trips

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:47pm
2 families say decision to let children travel abroad without passports or permission has put their children in danger

Free Syrian Army launches attack on gov't army base

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 2:57pm
Embattled non-extremist rebels go on the offensive in southern Daraa province; activists say war's death toll could have topped 300,000

Mom of U.S. reporter jailed in Iran speaks out

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 2:41pm
Washington Post reporter appeared in Tehran court again, facing espionage charges, for what his mother says was simply "reporting on a country that he loves"

Survivors of crashed plane off Bahamas found floating on life raft

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 2:17pm
U.S. Coast Guard air crew spotted the 5 people -- including a baby -- floating on a raft about 9 miles off Nassau

CSI Rembrandt: Museum sleuths uncover painting's origin

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:50pm
Years of is-it-or-isn't-it debate about whether the Mauritshuis museum's "Saul and David" is a real masterwork have ended

Mom of U.S. reporter jailed in Iran speaks out on espionage charges

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:42pm
Amid nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and Iran, reporter Jason Rezaian stands trial in Tehran. He faces espionage charges. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer joins CBSN with more on how his mother is speaking out while Rezaian testifies inside a courtroom.

Prisoner released after 43 years in solitary confinement

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:36pm
A Louisiana judge ordered the release of a man who spent 43 years in solitary confinement after being convicted of killing a prison guard; the state is expected to appeal. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has the details of his release.

Jewish woman gets doctorate in Germany at 102

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:10pm
Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis; last month, the neonatologist passed her oral exam

China uses drones to prevent cheating on college entrance exams

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 10:54am
The "gaokao," which means "higher test" in Chinese, is like the SAT on steroids. To say it's a big deal -- and dreaded -- is an understatement. The stakes are so high for students that the temptation to cheat is a concern. Seth Doane reports on how authorities are now using drones to check for cheaters.

Pistorius to be released from prison in August

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 10:50am
Disabled Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will soon be paroled, and the parents of the woman he killed are upset. The Blade Runner was sent to prison less than a year ago for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Debora Patta reports from Johannesburg, South Africa, where the victim's family is lashing out at parole officers.

10 months prison for Pistorius "simply not enough"?

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 9:32am
Paralympic double-amputee track star to be transferred to house arrest thanks to good behavior behind bars

Cheaters in China slipped through despite drones

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 9:08am
To catch students using hidden cameras and microphones on the biggest exam of the year, officials surveiled on the ground and in the sky

U.N. head leaves Israel off list of nations deadly to kids

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:31am
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon still criticized the nation for "unacceptable" violence against young people

Apple Music and more unveiled at WWDC

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:16am
The company that created the iPod is trying once again to change the way people buy and listen to music. The new Apple Music streaming service is just one of the new developments announced Monday at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports.

New prosthetic limbs provides sensation and mobility

CBS World News - Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:05am
Engineers in Austria have developed prosthetic limbs that can provide sensation to the amputees wearing them. CBSN's Jeff Glor discusses the new technology.

Desperation in Libyan prison for captured migrants

CBS World News - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 10:08pm
CBS News correspondent Holly Williams goes inside a Libyan prison where captured migrants are detained. As Williams reports, almost all the inmates would risk jail again for a chance to flee to Europe.

Queen Elizabeth to travel to Nazi concentration camp

CBS World News - Mon, 06/08/2015 - 8:14pm
As part of her state visit to Germany, the queen will visit the camp where Anne Frank was killed during World War II

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