The winner of Russia's Man of the Year is...

CBS World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:37am
Russia's favorite man received 68 percent of the vote in a recent nationwide poll

Russia's "Man of the Year"

CBS World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:16am
Russian President Vladmir Putin won the competition for Russia's "Man of the Year," reports the Interfax news agency. This is his 15th consecutive victory.

Taliban militants says deadly siege on Pakistan school was revenge

CBS World News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:43am
A deadly siege of a school in Pakistan byTaliban gunmen left almost 150 dead, including students and teachers at the school.

Taliban school massacre: What kind of men kill children?

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:57pm
CBS News consultant Jere Van Dyk on the tangled history between the Taliban and Pakistan government that contributed to school massacre

Taliban attack on Pakistan school kills at least 141, mostly children

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:49pm
Taliban says school was targeted because most students are children of Pakistani soldiers: "We want them to feel our pain"

Fast-moving Russian economic collapse causing panic

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:48pm
With the ruble dropping to record lows, an interest rate hike was attempted, but did not work

Top trending stories

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:44pm
Here are the top trending stories on CBSNews.com

Did WWI stop for a Christmas Day soccer game?

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:41pm
We asked historians if there's evidence that British and German soldiers stopped fighting to play soccer during a Christmas truce

Relative of Sydney gunman's ex-wife calls him a "scam artist"

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:16pm
Man Haron Monis' ex-wife Noleen Pal sought refuge in the San Francisco Bay Area from her allegedly abusive ex-husband before she was killed. Her godfather Ayyut Khalik spoke with CBS station KPIX.

Sydney siege victims lauded as heroes

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:34pm
One of the two killed in the standoff reportedly grabbed the hostage taker's gun, while the other is said to have shielded a pregnant friend

Iran's only dog shelter struggles to provide for canines

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:15pm
In Iran, where dogs are rarely pets, a shelter struggles to find homes for dogs

Sydney hostage crisis highlights lone wolf threat in U.S.

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:43pm
U.S. law enforcement officials continue to be on alert after latest incident of apparently jihadist-inspired violence

"Super bacteria" found at Rio Olympics site

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:43pm
A strain of drug-resistant bacteria was detected in the waters where sailing events will be held during the 2016 summer games

Navajos reclaim sacred masks at auction

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:34pm
American Indian tribe spends $9,000 to return artifacts to their rightful owners

Texas plumber's truck on front line of Syria war

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:56pm
Company in Texas City gets threats after jihadist militants post photo of Ford pickup in battle

Vatican starts trying to make amends with U.S. nuns

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:58pm
Long-awaited report praises American nuns for their work with the poor and "feminine genius," a marked reversal from Pope Benedict's days

Taliban storms Pakistan school

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:41pm
Scores killed as gunmen lay siege to military-run school in Peshawar

Islamic fighters deal Syrian army a fresh blow

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:47am
Activists say al Qaeda's franchise in Syria, aided by Islamic extremist partners, have taken 2 key army bases in Idlib province

Ex-wife of Sydney gunman had sought refuge in U.S.

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:10am
Her godfather says Man Haron Monis was abusing her, so she came here for a time, but returned to Australia and met tragic end

Putin losing control of Russia's economy?

CBS World News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:37am
Central Bank in Moscow hikes interest rates in an effort to shore up flailing value of the ruble as weak value of oil, tough sanctions batter economy

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