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Possible U.S. strike allegedly kills 33 civilians in school

U.S.-led military coalition says it was conducting airstrikes in the area ahead of 1st-of-its-kind air shuttle service for rebel fighters

N. Korea attempted missile launch, S. Korea says

Earlier this month, North Korea fired four ballistic missiles that flew about 620 miles on average

Ten arrested in wine and cheese bust

Ten people were arrested in northern Italy on Monday in what officials are calling "Operation Wine and Cheese." Officials hoped to break up a gang that stole more than $250,000 in fine wines and gourmet cheeses since 2015. CBSN's Elaine Quijano has more on the heists.

Heartbreaking scenes of war and famine in South Sudan childrens' hospital

One million children in South Sudan are in desperate need of food, yet violence prevents aid from delivery

Millions at risk as South Sudan facing devastating famine

As South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, is roiled by civil war and famine, more than 100,000 people face starvation. Debora Patta reports from a childrens' hospital in Juba, the nation's capital, which is struggling to treat the most vulnerable.

What's behind US, U.K. airline electronics bans

CBS News has more details about the threat that prompted the U.S. to implement restrictions on passengers carrying electronic devices larger than a smartphone on U.S.-bound foreign carrier flights from 8 mostly Muslim countries. Jim Axelrod reports on the threat officials say prompted action.

Van Gogh paintings return home 14 years after brazen heist

The paintings "View of the Sea at Scheveningen" and "Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen" are back at the Van Gogh Museum

Pilot who passed out in cockpit pleads guilty to being impaired

Miroslav Gronych struggled to hang up his coat when he got on the plane, was slurring his words and was staggering, according to a statement of facts

Official reveals what prompted ban on electronics in carry-ons

Intel convinced analysts that Al Qaeda has developed the capability to hide explosives in batteries of the size used in laptops and tablets, U.S. official says

What's behind the electronics ban on airplanes?

New rules will prevent passengers from carrying electronic devices larger than a cellphone onboard cabins of certain international flights

Zoo saws horns off rhinos to ward off poachers

A Czech zoo is taking no chances after a rhino was killed for its horn in a wildlife park near Paris

Turtle nicknamed "Piggy Bank" dies after swallowing coins

Two weeks after swallowing nearly 1,000 coins, beloved sea turtle named "Piggy Bank" slips into a coma and dies

Soda bottle arm brings a little boy "back to life"

Ziad Mohammed was born without arms or legs, and his family can't afford prosthetics, so his father crafted the next best thing: hope

Lucky escape, and a date, for teen attacked by crocodile

Lee De Paauw admits "stupidity" led him to jump into Australia's Johnstone River, where his unusual theory on crocodiles was disproved

Iraqi prime minister on relationship with Trump, ISIS fight

President Trump welcomed Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to the White House for the first time since taking office. Iraq was included in Mr. Trump's original temporary travel ban, but now, the two men will need to work together. Margaret Brennan sat down with al-Abadi in an interview you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."

ISIS battles U.S.-backed troops to a vicious standoff

ISIS and Iraq forces in standoff for western Mosul where Charlie D'Agata reports from front line of brutal street fighting

ISIS holding off Iraqi forces in brutal fight for west Mosul

American-backed Iraqi forces are involved in fierce fighting with ISIS as they battle for the western half of Mosul. Iraqi troops are pushing deeper into the densely-populated old city. Charlie D'Agata reports from the front line.

Terror threat prompts electronics ban on flights from eight countries

The U.S. is introducing new security measures in response to a potential terror threat against some flights from the Middle East and North Africa. The new ban prevents passengers from carrying electronic devices larger than a phone inside the cabin of commercial airliners. Jeff Pegues reports.

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