Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard has rejected the United States Navy’s claim that Iranian speedboats maneuvered too close in the Strait of Hormuz and sparked a tense encounter in the already sensitive region
German investors are increasingly optimistic about the country’s economy as the latest surge in the coronavirus pandemic seems to be slowing
Nissan says that it has reduced its losses as restructuring efforts kicked in, despite damage to sales from the pandemic
In a surprise move, federal prosecutors in Mexico say they plan to file charges against the two leading candidates in a key governorship race in which the ruling party trails
The Australian government has released a big-spending economic plan for the next fiscal year that includes hefty investments in defense and national security as relations with China worsen
Pope Francis has formally created a new lay ministry to encourage greater participation of secular women and men in the teaching of the Catholic faith, especially in places where priests are in short supply
Israeli army chief orders troop reinforcements, defense minister calls up reserves as Gaza hostilities ramp up
The British government plans to expand student loan programs to give all adults access to four years of university or job training throughout their lifetimes as part of a legislative program designed to help the U.K. recover from the COVID-19 pandemic
Turkey's Defense Ministry says a rocket attack on a Turkish military supply convoy in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has killed one soldier and wounded four others
Russian media report that 11 people have been killed and four wounded in a school shooting in the city of Kazan
Some military members claim president has made concessions to 'Islamism' as they vow to 'maintain order' if war erupts.
Three white men charged with federal hate crimes after the chasing and fatally shooting of the unarmed Black man.
Chen Mei and Cai Wei had created an archive that stored articles censored from the Chinese internet.
When ties worsen between the governments, American firms doing business in China suffer, says AmCham.
Experts say they established convincing evidence that ISIL committed genocide 'against the Yazidi as a religious group'.
One of the leading voices in Pakistan's #MeToo movement discusses the feminist icon who inspired her.
Most of Hong Kong’s approximately 370,000 domestic workers come from Indonesia and the Philippines.
Several children among the dead in attack by two assailants in the southwestern city of Kazan.
Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and MBS discussed bilateral ties, regional developments, state media says.
Firms are chartering oil tankers for floating storage and to move gasoline, diesel, sending rates through the roof.
A murder suspect is in custody but his pet tiger is still roaming the streets of a Houston suburb.
A refugee group claims the tunnel was close to breaching the site's outer perimeter.
Eight children and a teacher killed in a school shooting in Russian city of Kazan, Russian media report
Conservation groups say naturally restored forests can help in the fight against climate change.
The WHO says the B.1.617 mutation spreads more easily than other variants and requires further study.
Five journalists and activists who fled Myanmar's violence are on trial for illegally entering Thailand.
Georgia becomes the first US state to make the move, which was spurred by a black man's shooting.
The results add pressure on Beijing to boost measures for couples to have more babies.
The US president rejects claims that unemployed Americans have less of an incentive to find work.
The Pentagon accuses Iranian boats of acting aggressively near US vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
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 ›
Germany's powerful Catholic progressives are openly defying a recent pronouncement from the Roman Catholic Church that priests cannot bless same-sex unions by offering such blessings at services in about 100 different churches all over the country this week.
Aisha was born in Amman, Jordan to a strict Islamic family. Her father abused her verbally and said things that should never be said to a daughter, but her religion was not a source of peace for her during those painful years. Instead, she felt constant condemnation from Islam.
At least 85 people, mostly young girls, were murdered in a weekend attack on a school in Kabul, Afghanistan. Officials reported that another 147 people were wounded.
A pastor in Georgia was able to lead two Cuban men to faith in Jesus thanks to an assist from Google’s language translation app.
Two massive fires broke out this weekend in Iran, causing major property damage and leaving two injured.
China’s space agency said a core segment of its biggest rocket reentered Earth’s atmosphere above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean and that most of it burned up early Sunday.
Canadian Pastor Artur Pawlowski was arrested Saturday for allegedly holding a church service that violated new public health orders pertaining to gatherings.
The death toll in a horrific bombing at a girls’ school in the Afghan capital has soared to 50, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Several months after the apologetics ministry started by Ravi Zacharias released a report detailing myriad claims of sexual misconduct by its late founder, theologian John Piper is weighing in on the itinerant minister’s alleged sins.
A night of heavy clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and elsewhere in Jerusalem left more than 200 Palestinians wounded, medics said Saturday, as the city braced for even more violence after weeks of unrest.
Officials were quoted as saying that at least 1 teacher was among the dead but most victims were students.
The conflict in the heart of the Middle East is flaring up yet again, with Israel reportedly killing at least 24 Palestinians, including militants and children.
Winter Olympic athletes defy gravity and impress audiences around the world, but many struggle financially on the road to the Games. But the U.S. Olympic Committee, a non-profit, reported $339 million in revenue in 2016. One former Olympian now wants to see Congress review what he calls financial waste of the USOC. Dana Jacobson reports.
Italian hospital apologizes for lapse on a busy day, but says the young woman has shown no adverse reaction to the overdose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's recent indictment identified 13 Russians who allegedly tried to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election using social media. Elizabeth Palmer spoke with a young activist who went underground and worked inside the Russian troll factory named in the indictment.
Rick Gates expected to plead guilty Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign adviser and associate of Paul Manafort, is expected to plead guilty in a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid explains what this means for the Russia investigation.
The special counsel's indictment in the election meddling probe shows how easily Russians allegedly manipulated social media platforms. The document mentions Facebook 35 times in 37 pages. Twitter is brought up nine times and YouTube once. Wired editor-and-chief and CBS News contributor Nicholas Thompson joins CBS This Morning to discuss the difficult question of who deserves the blame and bears responsibility.
Some crashes at this year's Winter Olympics are raising questions about whether the Games are becoming too dangerous. Dana Jacobson reports from Pyeongchang, South Korea.
On Twitter President Trump is condemning any suggestion his presidential campaign colluded with Russians. His comments stem from the special counsel's indictment on Friday that accuses more than a dozen Russians of carrying out a complicated meddling scheme to influence the 2016 election. Paula Reid joins CBS This Morning to discuss the latest developments.
The Kremlin says there is no significant evidence that Russia meddled in the U.S. election. The comments come as we learn more about Russia's so-called troll factory that generated fake social media posts. Elizabeth Palmer reports from St. Petersburg, Russia.
The OnePlus co-founder's new hardware venture is set to launch its first product, a pair of wireless earbuds called Ear 1, sometime in June.
SB Management, a division of Japanese tech giant SoftBank, is set to invest $1.6 billion into a yet-to-be-formed technology division of THG.
The World Bank forecasts that remittances into low and middle-income countries were worth $508 billion in 2020.
At least eleven people have been killed in a shooting in a school in Russia on Tuesday, according to news reports from the country.
Atour's listing will likely take place on the New York Stock Exchange and the company is seeking to raise about $200 million to $300 million.
The Full Truck Alliance connects truck drivers to people who want to ship items, a model that often earns the company the title of Uber for trucks.
Howard Wang, head of Greater China equities at JPMorgan Asset Management, said Chinese tech companies have the potential to grow over the long term.
Ireland's tourism and hospitality industries have been the worst hit during the pandemic and previous attempts at re-opening have been upended by fresh surges of Covid-19.
In a first for the industry, Shell will put its own net-zero transition plan to its shareholders on May 18.
Mucormycosis is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of molds called mucormycetes, and mostly affects the sinuses or the lungs.
Little Mix star Perrie Edwards has announced that she is expecting her first child with England footballer Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Together, Bill and Melinda Gates were one of the richest and most philanthropic couples in the world. After splitting, they will be two of the wealthiest individuals in the world.
Senate Democrats are moving ahead this week with a sweeping proposal to rewrite US election laws -- a longshot bid meant to counteract the voter restrictions Republicans have passed at the state level.
The Catholic Church has lost touch with the living reality of LGBT+ people, said one of more than 100 German priests who are defying the Vatican this week by blessing same-sex couples.
Take a ramshackle group of racing misfits and some wildly inappropriate machinery, add a couple of finely honed professional athletes, throw in a rivalry that dates back more than a century, top it off with a beer and a cheeseburger, and what do you get? The answer is the King of the Baggers, the wackiest and perhaps most entertaining racing series on any serious racetrack right now.
Nollywood actress and filmmaker Genevieve Nnaji is among the cast of an audio adaptation of Broadway musical 'FELA!' premiering on the Clubhouse app this weekend.
Cast an eye over the candidates hoping to succeed Angela Merkel as German Chancellor, and one of the phrases most often used by political pundits describing the Green party's nominee Annalena Baerbock is: A breath of fresh air.
A tweet by a top Japanese government adviser downplaying the pandemic and laughing off calls for the Olympics to be canceled is drawing public ire a few days after Japan extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May.