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Turkey backtracks on child wedding bomber claim

Prime minister said authorities didn’t know if the perpetrator was a “child or a grown-up;” at least 22 of 54 victims were kids under the age of 14

Grenade attack kills 8-year-old boy in Sweden

Swedish media speculated that the attack might be linked to a feud between rival gangs in the region

Chance meeting reunites migrant family in Sweden

After father and son became separated in some Turkish woods during their trek, a chance sighting at an outdoor Swedish concert brought them together again

Man killed in Iraq working for American demining firm

British contractor was helping remove IEDs left behind by ISIS militants when they fled city of Ramadi

N. Korea: Diplomat defector is child raping "human scum"

Official news agency dismisses ex-minister at embassy in London, who fled to South Korea, as a criminal and a propagandist

88-year-old retires and lives on cruise ship

An estimated 24 million people are expected to take cruises this year. One report showed more than a quarter of them are age 60 or older, and more than one-fifth are retired. For many of those passengers, the ships are like a second home, but for one woman, ocean liner Crystal Serenity is her only home. Peter Greenberg reports.

Shinzo "Super Mario" Abe's animated Tokyo 2020 pitch wows Rio

People who saw Rio Olympics closing ceremony were just as impressed with the teaser for the next games in Japan

Eye Opener at 8: Amid Zika threat, Fla. students back to school

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

ISIS may have sent 12-year-old to bomb Turkey wedding

The death toll is now at least 51 following a suicide attack at a wedding in Turkey. Officials believe ISIS carried out the bombing in the city of Gaziantep. The attacker apparently targeted members of a Kurdish political party at the wedding. Holly Williams reports.

Florida students return to school as Zika threat grows

Around 360,000 students return to school Monday in a Florida county struggling with concerns over Zika. State officials have identified a second Zika transmission zone in Miami-Dade County. The statewide total of local mosquito-borne cases is 36. David Begnaud reports.

Eye Opener: Questions surround Trump's immigration policy

Is Donald Trump wavering on his promise to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants? Also, the Rio Olympics come to a colorful close with a record haul of medals for Team USA. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

ISIS child suicide bomber in Turkey wouldn't be terror group's 1st

Extremists use kids to carryout massacres, one of many ways the so-called "Islamic State" preys on innocents to set its brand of violence apart

8/21: Clinton jumps ahead in polls in key states; American Paralympian preps to take on the world

As the Summer Olympics close in Rio, athletes from 176 countries are gearing up for the Paralympics; With less than three months until the general election, a new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in key battleground states.

Wedding in Turkey bombed by ISIS

In Turkey, ISIS is being blamed for a horrific attack at a wedding. A suicide bomb killed at least 50 people and wounded nearly 70 others. Turkey's president says the bomber was as young as 12 years old. Holly Williams has a report from Istanbul.

Final day of 2016 Rio Olympics

After more than two weeks of games in Rio, the 2016 Summer Olympics are coming to a close. The United States is heading home with the most medals. CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy has the latest from Rio.

U.S. men's basketball team wins 3rd straight Olympic gold

In Mike Krzyzewski's final game with the national team, Carmelo Anthony becomes the most decorated male in Olympic basketball history

Iraq hangs 36 over ISIS massacre of soldiers in Tikrit

Head of provincial council where massacre took place says some of the men executed Sunday had been tortured to extract confessions

A voter's lament: I'm moving to Canada

You've heard people say, "If they get elected, I'm moving to Canada!" Which got correspondent John Blackstone wondering: Do Americans who emigrate find the grass up north greener?

Explosion strikes wedding in Turkey

A bomb went off during a wedding in Turkey on Saturday near the Syrian border. The death toll now up to 50, with dozens wounded. Holly Williams reports.

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