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U.S. airstike hits al-Shabab training camp

U.S. warplanes struck an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia over the weekend, killing over 150 fighters. The U.S. is claiming this as a big victory against terrorist forces. David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

Fight to re-take Mosul from ISIS nears

There is a fierce battle occurring outside of Mosul, the largest ISIS-controlled city in Iraq. U.S.-trained Iraqi army and Kurdish forces have kept ISIS penned into Mosul, but an all-out assault of the city has been delayed multiple times. Holly Williams reports from the front lines.

Biden: 'I won't pass Afghan war on to fifth president'

President Biden announces the withdrawal of all US troops by 11 September.

Report: Mexico’s COVID-19 policies cost huge number of lives

Mexico’s unwillingness to spend money, do more testing, change course or react to new scientific evidence contributed to the country being one of the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report by the University of California, San Francisco

12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana

US weighs next steps for J&J virus shot amid clot mystery

Stunning satellite images show before and after volcanic eruptions

Israel honors Pfizer chief at Independence Day celebrations

Israel honors Pfizer chief at Independence Day celebrations

Israel has paid tribute to the chief executive of international drug maker Pfizer, thanking him for a partnership that has helped the country carry out one of the world’s most successful coronavirus vaccination campaign

AP PHOTOS: Sacrifice, sorrow: 20 years of war in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden has announced a withdrawal of all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September, about 20 years after the start of a war provoked by the deadliest terror assault on the United States. Biden’s plan, announced Wednesday, is to pull out all the American forces — now numbering 2,500 — by Sept. 11, the anniversary of the attacks on the twin towers in New York and the Pentagon that were coordinated from Afghanistan by the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. There were 2,500 to 3,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when Biden took office, the smallest number since early in th...

Brazil court greenlights probe of president's virus response

Brazil’s Supreme Court has allowed a Senate investigation of President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic to go forward

Maria Sharapova reveals failed drug test

Maria Sharapova announced that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open in January. The future of the 28-year-old superstar will now be handled by the Women's Tennis Association which governs women's tennis. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has the latest.

‘Enlarged heart’, not knee, caused Floyd’s death: Defence expert

Pathologist claims George Floyd's heart was cause of death as Derek Chauvin's defence attempts to plant doubt.

UN report: Many women in poor nations can’t say, `No sex’

A U.N. report says nearly half the women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to say “no” to sex with their partners, to decide whether to use contraception, or to seek health care

California Gold Rush town votes to remove noose from its logo

Placerville nicknamed ‘Hangtown’ after 19th-century lynchingsCity council decides after emotional comment from residentsThe California Gold Rush town of Placerville will change its logo to remove a noose that stems from its mid-19th century reputation as “Hangtown” following lynchings of criminal suspects by mobs of miners.The city council voted on Tuesday night to remove the noose after listening to emotional comment from residents, CBS 13 Sacramento reported.

Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting

Here's who just got rich from the Coinbase debut

New York's Union Square Ventures first invested in Coinbase at 20 cents a share in 2013. Eight years later, the stock debuted on the Nasdaq at $381.

Olivier Duhamel: French political scientist faces inquiry over sex abuse claims

Political analyst Olivier Duhamel admitted to historical abuse revealed in a recent book, media say.

Subway to Studio 54: a bygone New York – in pictures

Skaters, dancers, hustlers, boxers … Swiss photographer Willy Spiller prowled the streets of the Big Apple from 1977 to 1985, capturing characters from all walks of life

Turkey releases writer Ahmet Altan after more than four years in prison

Journalist and author was jailed after writing pieces critical of president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan A Turkish court has released the journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan after more than four years in prison on charges of involvement in a failed 2016 coup attempt, charges he had always denied.The court of cassation ruling came a day after the European court of human rights (ECHR) demanded the 71-year-old’s freedom in a verdict that accused Turkey of violating his civil rights.

UN official warns of humanitarian crisis as eruptions displace thousands on St Vincent

About 20% of Caribbean island’s population have evacuated Volcanic activity expected to continue for days or weeksVolcanic eruptions on St Vincent have displaced about 20% of the Caribbean island’s population, as a UN official warned of a growing humanitarian crisis.Between 16,000 to 20,000 people were evacuated under government orders before La Soufrière volcano first erupted on Friday, covering the lush green island with ash that continues to blanket communities in St Vincent as well as Barbados and other nearby islands.

Humanitarian crisis feared in St. Vincent amid volcano eruptions

Ongoing volcanic eruptions have displaced about 20 per cent of people in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as a UN official on Wednesday warned of a growing humanitarian crisis.

12 missing from capsized ship after 6 rescued off Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard searched for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday after finding one person dead and pulling six survivors from rough seas when their commercial vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds.

Statue of Native American leader step closer to U.S. Capitol
Statue of Native American leader step closer to U.S. Capitol

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a measure that starts the process of honoring the late Billy Frank Jr. - a Nisqually tribal member who championed treaty rights and...

White House claims 'indirect' Iran talks are on for Thursday, despite setbacks
White House claims 'indirect' Iran talks are on for Thursday, despite setbacks

Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday slammed the Biden administration's ongoing push for renewed nuclear diplomacy, but the White House was undeterred, with officials saying they won't give up trying an...

Explosion heard near international airport in northern Iraq

UN report: Many women in poor nations can't say, `No sex'

Joe Biden: It's time for American troops to come home from Afghanistan – video

US president Joe Biden has declared it is time ‘to end America’s longest war’ as he announced that nearly 10,000 US and Nato troops would return home in the run-up to the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Biden said he was the fourth president to preside over the US-led fight against the Taliban. ‘I will not pass this responsibility on to a fifth,’ he said.Biden announces all US and Nato troops to leave Afghanistan by September 11US politics liveBiden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11Damned either way, Biden opts out of Afghanistan as US tires of ‘forever wars’

Security camera captures meteor in Florida

A meteor was seen bursting through the sky in Florida and spotted as far as the Bahamas.

Man breaks into Heathrow Airport, locks himself inside plane's cockpit

A man has been charged with illegally boarding an empty airplane at London's Heathrow Airport. The suspect locked himself inside the cockpit, and firefighters had to break down the door to reach him. Jonathan Vigliotti has details.

Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

'White Lives Matter' rallies miss their mark. Hate groups still see chance to 'fire up the base'

White supremacists failed to turn out big crowds in Huntington Beach and elsewhere but have more coming, say experts on extremist groups.

Explosion heard near international airport in northern Iraq

A statement from the Kurdish region’s Interior Ministry says an explosion has been heard near a northern Iraqi airport that is close to a base hosting U.S. troops

Volcanic ash covers St Vincent – in pictures

Three days after La Soufrière volcano began to erupt on St Vincent, the eastern Caribbean island remains under a shower of ash and subject to water restrictions as authorities grow concerned for the safety of those who did not evacuate.

My Family Wants to Visit This Summer. Is Travel Safe Yet?

Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical advice—those questions should go to your doctor—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a…

Bank boom: US stocks climb higher on stellar bank earnings

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo all unveiled first-quarter earnings that surpassed analysts’ forecasts.

Bernie Madoff dead – How ‘evil’ $60bn Ponzi fraudster destroyed countless lives… and drove his own son to suicide

SIXTY years after starting a career in finance, notorious Ponzi scheme conman Bernie Madoff has died – leaving the destruction of thousands of lives in his wake. Believed to have defrauded his victims out of a massive $64.8 billion, the ‘evil’ financial swindler’s actions even led to his own son’s suicide. The horrific scale of

Call My Agent set to return for fifth season and a movie

The hit French comedy about a celebrity talent agency is making a surprise return after its fourth season was scheduled to be its lastThe acclaimed French comedy Call My Agent is set to return for a fifth season as well as a film.The news comes as a surprise after its recent fourth season was expected to be the last. The announcement was made by Thomas Anargyros, chief executive of Mediawan Studios, the company behind the series, on French radio station Europe 1.

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright to be charged with manslaughter

Kimberly Potter was arrested and jailed on Wednesday as prosecutors prepared to charge herFormer police officer Kimberley Potter was arrested and jailed on Wednesday after prosecutors prepared to charge her with manslaughter for shooting dead 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop on Sunday in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis.Peter Orput, the district attorney of Washington county, Minnesota, is prosecuting the fatal incident. Details of the charges would be released later in the day, the authorities said.

Nancy Reagan dies at 94 years old

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has died at age 94 in Los Angeles from congestive heart failure. She was one of the most most high-profile and influential first ladies and served as a key adviser to her husband during his 8 years in the White House.

Lesley Stahl on the death of Nancy Reagan

Former first lady Nancy Reagan has died from congestive heart failure in Los Angeles. She was 94 years old. 60 Minutes Correspondent Lesley Stahl covered the Reagan administration for CBS News. Stahl joined CBSN to discuss Nancy Reagan's legacy.

Hunger-striking US activists demand end to Yemen blockade

Activists urge US President Joe Biden to end backing for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, where millions are going hungry.

Eritrean troops open fire in Tigray’s Adwa, kill 3: Rights group

Amnesty international says 'unprovoked attack' against civilians also left at least 19 people wounded.

Humanitarian crisis feared in St. Vincent amid eruptions

Selfies: A matter of life or death

Think before you take that next selfie! Last year, more people died from selfies than from shark attacks, and many more have been injured while taking their own picture. Faith Salie takes a look at the rash of untimely deaths - and the social cost of relying so much on selfies for our experience of life.

Humanitarian crisis feared in St. Vincent amid eruptions

Ongoing volcanic eruptions have displaced about 20% of people in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as a U.N. official warns of a growing humanitarian crisis

Turkish writer Ahmet Altan released from prison: Lawyer

Ahmed Altan was released from Istanbul's high-security Silivri prison following the Supreme Court of Appeals' order.

Biden to pull remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, end America’s longest war
Biden to pull remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan, end America’s longest war

The U.S. cannot continue to pour resources into an intractable war and expect different results, Biden said.

Joe Biden orders Afghanistan exit by Sept. 11: 'Time to end America's longest war'
Joe Biden orders Afghanistan exit by Sept. 11: 'Time to end America's longest war'

President Biden on Wednesday officially set an end date to the longest war in American history, ordering that the remaining 2,500 troops still in Afghanistan come home no later than Sept. 11. In a spe...

Prosecutor: Missing student killed during 1996 rape attempt