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U.N.: 115 children killed since start of Saudi-led Yemen offensive

In one incident, agency says, a bridge was hit twice by warplanes, killing 40 civilians, including seven children

Armenians worldwide mark 1915 genocide of 1.5 million people

Turkey denies the massacres and deportations constituted genocide, saying the toll has been inflated

ISIS loses control of key bridge to Iraq forces

Al-Houz bridge in Ramadi served as a primary supply route for the insurgents, colonel says

Poland puts breaks on "provocative" Russian bikers loyal to Putin

The Night Wolves, who claim to be the first biker club of the Soviet Union, wanted to make a symbolic drive through Poland

Angelina Jolie blasts world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

Actress tells the U.N. the crisis marks "the lowest point in the world's inability to protect and defend the innocent"

Vatican may have been target of terror plot

Italian police arrest suspected extremists accused of planning bombings in Pakistan and reveal details of potential plot dating back to 2010. CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports.

"60 Minutes" follows migrants fighting to survive

Eight hundred people may have drowned in a Mediterranean migrant tragedy. Some of the migrants were refugees from Syria's brutal civil war, but most were fleeing the harsh dictatorship in the North African country of Eritrea. Clarissa Ward, who got extraordinary access to survivors on assignment for "60 Minutes," joins "CBS This Morning" to preview Sunday's report.

Thousands flee after second Chilean volcano eruption in 24 hours

Geologists are closely watching the Calbuco volcano, as another eruption may be looming. Carter Evans reports on the dramatic eruption that dumped more than a foot of ash on some towns.

Weinstein, taken hostage by al Qaeda in 2011, devoted life to helping others

Warren Weinstein is one of the two hostages who were killed in a CIA drone strike in January. The counterterrorism operations also killed two additional Americans who joined al Qaeda. It is believed they were using Weinstein and an Italian hostage as shields. Wyatt Andrews reports on the story from outside the Weinstein family home in Rockville, Maryland.

Families slam U.S. hostage negotiation policies in wake of deaths

A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including American aid worker Warren Weinstein, and now, Weinstein's wife is slamming the government. Jeff Pegues reports on why she isn't alone in criticizing the administration's approach to hostages.

Ex-CIA deputy director on al Qaeda members killed in U.S. drone strike

President Obama announced Thursday that two al Qaeda hostages, American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto, were killed in a January U.S. drone raid. CBS News senior security contributor and former CIA deputy director Michael Morell joins "CBS This Morning" to share insight into the situation. Show More Summary

Obama apologizes for deadly drone mistake, hostage families grieve

The White House says it is looking at possible changes in its counterterror operations. It wants to avoid any repeat of the drone attack in Pakistan that killed two hostages, including American Warren Weinstein. President Obama revealed the deaths on Thursday, apologizing to the families of the two victims. David Martin reports from the Pentagon.

Italian police arrest terror suspects who may have been targeting Vatican

Anti-terror police say they may have foiled a plot against the Vatican. Raids focused on the island of Sardinia are sweeping up accused Islamic extremists. Among 18 people being arrested, two are suspected bodyguards for Osama bin Laden. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Italian terror suspects may have targeted Vatican

Two suspected bodyguards for Osama bin Laden among 18 people arrested

Hostages apparently used to shield senior Qaeda leader

Intelligence analysts never detected sign of hostages killed in drone strike that they were apparently meant to prevent

100 years later: Photographer tracks the Armenian diaspora

Photographer known for iconic Obama photo tries to bridge past and present in a project close to her heart

Purported bin Laden bodyguards sought in sweep in Italy

They're among 18 suspected Islamic militants targeted by police there after allegedly seeking to topple Pakistan's gov't and staging attacks there

?Are drone strikes too risky?

A former CIA insider gives his view on the risk of collateral damage in the fight against al Qaeda

?China cracking down on strippers at rural funerals

Stripteases and erotic performances are a growing trend at funerals, prompting complaints on social media -- and from Chinese government

U.S. official: Iranian cargo ships turn away from Yemen

Unclear where nine-ship convoy is now headed after reversing course away from war-torn Yemen; possibly carrying weapons for Houthi rebels

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