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Ominous development in hunt for missing sub

U.S. and specialist agencies say the "hydro-acoustic anomaly" was produced just hours after the sub with 44 aboard vanished

New details revealed about N. Korean's daring defection

North Korea has not said anything about the soldier's brazen escape but one former resident says the defection could have been a setup by regime

North Korea defector's poor health reveals country's conditions

The North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un has not said anything about the dramatic escape of one of its soldiers, who ran across the border into South Korea. Trying to escape by crossing the heavily-armed border with South Korea is considered a suicide mission, but this soldier survived, and may now provide some valuable information. Ben Tracy reports.

"Whereabouts unknown": 3 U.S. sailors still missing

Navy plane crashed during "premier training event" between U.S. and Japanese navies as a show of force toward N. Korea

"Noise" draws crews back in hunt for missing sub

U.S. Navy detection of "hydro-acoustic anomaly" sees planes, ships return to patch of Atlantic already searched for Argentine vessel

11/22: CBS Evening News

Ex-USA Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sexual assault; North Korean soldier makes a daring break for freedom.

3 still missing after Navy plane goes down in Pacific Ocean

According to initial reports, the plane suffered a rare twin-engine failure 575 miles south of Okinawa, near the end of a routine run out to the carrier Ronald Reagan

North Korean soldier makes a daring break for freedom

About 30,000 North Koreans have fled to the South since the fighting ended 64 years ago. No escape was more spectacular than one last week. There's new video of one man's break for freedom. Ben Tracy reports.

Man known as "Butcher of Bosnia" found guilty of war crimes, genocide

A U.N. tribunal found Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide and war crimes on Wednesday. He masterminded Europe's worst atrocities since World War II. Elizabeth Palmer reports Mladic did not go down quietly.

How does Brazilian punishment fit the crime?

To get justice for his death, Karl Hoerig's family in the United States must first navigate the Brazilian criminal justice system, which may keep his suspected murderer from facing extradition. "A Brother's Mission" airs Saturday on "48 Hours" at 10/9c.

The most heavily Muslim countries on Earth

Muslims make up the world's second-largest religious group, after Christians

Saudi-led coalition says it will ease Yemen blockade

Airport in the capital of Sanaa would reopen to U.N. aircraft and the sea port of Hodeida would be able to receive urgent humanitarian aid

Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

"I appeal to all genuine people of Zimbabwe to come together," Emmerson Mnangagwa said

Woman confesses to putting 4 newborns in concrete, police say

Mayumi Saito was arrested on charges of abandoning bodies, a day after she turned herself in at the police station

Arm found in sea, likely that of Swedish reporter Kim Wall

Peter Madsen is accused of a manslaughter in death of journalist who disappeared after joining him on sub

Rex Tillerson makes unilateral determination on child soldiers

State Dept officials accuse the secretary of State of breaking law in not listing Myanmar, Afghanistan and Iraq as countries using child soldiers

In surprise reversal, Lebanese PM puts resignation on hold

Saad Hariri reverses shocking resignation announced after returning from Saudi Arabia where he made it

Philippines to extradite priest accused of abuse in U.S.

Fernando Sayasaya faces charges of sexually molesting two boys in North Dakota churches in 1990s

U.S. declares "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya in Myanmar

"It is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya," wrote Sec. Tillerson in a statement on Wednesday

Indonesia accused of subjecting female recruits to virginity tests

3 years after World Health Organization declared them useless, rights group says "cruel" practice continues

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