New polls bolster Bavarian Governor Markus Soeder’s bid to be the candidate of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right bloc in fall elections, showing a wide margin of popular support for him over Armin Laschet, the governor of North Rhine-Westphalia
Pakistan has blocked access to all social media, after days of anti-French protests across the country by radical Islamists opposed to cartoons they consider blasphemous
Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives, after weeks of warnings that hospitals and state governments are running out of critical medicines
U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is asking the European Court of Human Rights to block Russia from enforcing penalties that could cost the broadcaster millions of dollars
A South Korean steelmaker says it’s ending a joint venture with a military-controlled firm in Myanmar following criticism that its business has benefited military leaders who have violently suppressed pro-democracy protests
South Korean steelmaker POSCO will end joint venture with firm controlled by Myanmar military amid its lethal crackdown
Alex White thought he was watching a huge worm writhing in plastic-wrapped lettuce he’d just brought home from the supermarket — until a snake tongue flicked
Seven of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates face sentencing for organizing and participating in a march during massive anti-government protests in 2019 that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing
China’s economic growth surged to 18.3% over a year ago in the first quarter of 2021 as factory and consumer activity recovered from the coronavirus pandemic
Researchers currently do not know how long vaccines provide protection against the coronavirus.
'Historic' California State University student association resolution wants caste added to anti-discrimination policy.
Manila urged to shore up its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea by building structures within its waters.
Indianapolis police spokeswoman says multiple people shot but did not give a specific number.
But quarterly comparison shows slowing momentum, with analysts forecasting levelling off in construction and exports.
India records 217,353 cases over the last 24 hours - the eighth record daily increase in nine days.
Group faces as many as five years in prison over 'illegal assembly' charges stemming from protests in August 2019.
The next presidential election is set for October 2022 and the devastating toll of COVID-19 is likely to be a key issue.
Appeals court sides with the Canadian government, which is defending the agreement to turn back asylum seekers.
Congress is considering a commission to study impact of slavery and racism and to recommend potential compensation.
A gunman opens fire at a FedEx facility near the city airport before taking his own life, police say.
When the Titanic sank, six Chinese men were rescued - but their ordeal didn't end there.
The record figures for the first quarter of the year are skewed due to last year's nationwide lockdown
Therapy with surrogate sexual partners is used in Israel to rehabilitate badly injured soldiers.
Issues of race were rarely discussed in Decorah, until a death 160 miles away changed everything.
Amid a punishing third wave, people across India are finding drugs, oxygen and beds in short supply.
The country's vaccination rollout is one of the fastest in the world, so why are Covid cases surging?
Opposition newspaper owner Jimmy Lai was arrested under Hong Kong's new national security law.
Adam Toledo raises his hands but does not appear to be holding a gun in the moment he was shot.
Scientists confirm they have made chimera embryos from long-tailed macaques and humans.
COVID infections are low to nonexistent in several countries, where life looks practically normal. Some people even occasionally forget there’s a pandemic going on. View Entire Post ›
On Tuesday, Oxford became the first team leading a coronavirus vaccine trial to publish its results in a peer-reviewed journal, but scientists have questions about how the trials were conducted. View Entire Post ›
“The report does not make a coherent argument why microwaves should be involved,” one critic said. View Entire Post ›
Critics have been asking American tech companies to apply the same standards to the rest of the world as they do to the US. It might finally be happening. View Entire Post ›
In a lush countryside idyll known for its horse farms and fields of yellow flowers, China built a system of total control. View Entire Post ›
Coronavirus vaccines will be equivalent of liquid gold to organized crime networks, according to global police agency Interpol. View Entire Post ›
Vaccination in the UK will begin next week and healthcare workers will likely be first in line. View Entire Post ›
Although the company said it was shutting down, Facebook continues to track its former employees. View Entire Post ›
Yep, there's no way I'm sleeping tonight. View Entire Post ›
Turbulence is... fun!? View Entire Post ›
A new statue of Jesus Christ is under construction in southern Brazil and it will reach higher than the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro.
Folks living along Ukraine's border with Russia are once again bracing for possible war.
Eight Christians who were abducted at gunpoint while traveling to an Easter program in Kafanchan, Nigeria on March 26 have been released from captivity.
Canadian Pastor James Coates of GraceLife Church held services this weekend. Normally, this would be an unremarkable fact – but given he was recently been released from jail only to see his church fenced off and shut down by authorities, it’s made this worship service all the more impactful.
Two Pakistani Christian nurses were arrested in Punjab's Faisalabad City and charged with blasphemy after a complaint was filed against them by hospital staff on April 8.
Simone Peer never saw anything wrong with being a white witch. In her mind, it was the 'good side' of the occult. Simone grew up learning about the occult from her mom, who consulted psychics, and spirits. Horoscopes, numerology, the Ouija Board, seeing ghosts, psychic phenomenon, was normal.
On Sunday, California-based Pastor John MacArthur commended the members of GraceLife Church in Alberta, Canada, as they have begun meeting privately amid a continued government crackdown on their freedom to hold worship services.
The unfolding human tragedy along the U.S. southern border is also getting attention from transnational drug cartels, and they've been working hard to take advantage of the chaos.
Iran described a blackout on Sunday at its underground Natanz atomic facility as an act of nuclear terrorism and now sources say the Mossad is reportedly behind the attack.
Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster, the latest incident to strike the site amid negotiations over the tattered atomic accord with world powers.
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips join CBS This Morning: Saturday to discuss the Zika virus threat in the U.S., government recommendations for the daily use of aspirin to help prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer, and a quadriplegic man who was able to move his hands thanks to groundbreaking technology.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was invited to the Vatican City to make a speech about income inequality. Despite the Vatican initially saying there would be no meeting between Sanders and Pope Francis, one happened anyway. Seth Doane spoke with Sanders after that meeting.
Rescue efforts are underway on the southern island of Kyushu after two powerful earthquakes struck in two days. At least 32 people were killed and about 1,500 others were injured. An undetermined number of people are trapped under piles of rubble. Lucy Craft reports.
Bernie Sanders hopped on an overnight flight to Rome after Thursday night's debate for a visit at the Vatican. Sanders didn't meet Pope Francis, but was invited to speak at a relatively obscure conference -- which is now in the spotlight. Seth Doane has more.
An earthquake with a seven magnitude struck Japan Friday afternoon, a day after a 6.5 quake hit the southern part of the country. At least 10 are dead and many more are still trapped. Ben Tracy has more.
On Friday an 8-month-old baby was pulled from the rubble of Japan’s devastating earthquake. The 6.5 magnitude quake Thursday killed at least nine people and injured more than 850 others. The epicenter is the island of Kyushu, about 500 miles southwest of Tokyo. Lucy Craft reports from Tokyo.
New research on the Zika virus is speeding up a debate about how to prevent the spread of the disease. One big question facing U.S. health officials is whether the government should recommend that women avoid getting pregnant if they live in areas where Zika is spreading. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss what could be an unprecented recommendation.
Two years after the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from a school in Nigeria, new video has emerged showing a number of the captives are still alive. But despite efforts to bring the girls home, negotiations have all but fallen apart. Debora Patta reports.
Things got ugly at an Iraqi parliament session when members fought (verbally and physically) over proposed cabinet nominees.
Two years after hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the Boko Haram militant group, a new video shows several of the victims still alive.
Speculation has been rife that the Anwar and Najib, who are two political opponents, would join forces to go against Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
Spelling mistakes are easy to make on a resume, but can ruin a first impression with a potential employer.
The ACCC said it is seeking declarations, pecuniary penalties, publication orders and compliance orders but did not specify any amount.
The Covid-19 crisis, the national security law and troubled U.S.-China trade relations are among the top concerns for companies in Hong Kong, says Amcham.
Analysts expected first quarter GDP to increase 19% from a year ago, when the economy shrank by 6.8% during the height of the domestic outbreak of Covid-19.
Brent Heuser of University of Illinois said filtering the water will remove most radioactive elements, leaving only tritium that's not harmful in small amounts.
The blue-chip Dow rose 300 points to top the 34,000 milestone amid blowout economic data.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield slid to a one-month low Thursday in a counterintuitive move that should be a positive for the stock market.
Biden's remarks came after his administration sanctioned several Russian nationals and entities for the Solarwinds hack and election interference.
It's a memory that Martin Braithwaite has pushed to the back of his mind -- watching his friends having fun while he was temporarily trapped in a wheelchair.
At least eight people were killed in shooting at an FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, police said. A FedEx worker describes what he heard at the scene.
Officer Genae Cook of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department holds a press conference following the mass shooting at a Fedex facility in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Maxi Bagnasco says he knows Diego Maradona's features by heart after painting portraits of the soccer star almost daily since the Argentine World Cup winner died last November.
What do North Carolina's red wolves, the Eurasian beaver and Przewalski's horse have in common?
Simon & Schuster said it won't distribute a book written by the Louisville police officer who was shot while executing a no-knock warrant at the home of Breonna Taylor, who was killed in the raid.
The shooting started in the city of Bago, Myanmar at 5 a.m. on April 9.