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Battle for Ramadi is only likely to get worse

In the wake of ISIS militants' bloody capture of a key Iraqi city, there are fears that an effort to retake it could make matters worse

Australian man breaks lumberjacking records

Australian lumberjack Brad Delosa broke the world record for tree chopping by cutting down four tree trunks in just 58 seconds. CBSN's Jeff Glor reports on the record hacking job.

Saudi-led strikes against Shiite Rebels resume

U.S. offered support during a Saudi-led offensive against Shiite Rebels in Yemen on Monday. CBSN's Jeff Glor has Secretary John Kerry's statements on the attacks.

A dangerous stunt led to the death of two daredevils.

The extreme sports world is mourning the loss of two thrill seekers, one of them, a legend. Dean Potter and Graham Hunt fell to their death after making a night base jump. Ben Tracy reports on the tragic accident.

Iraqi army regroups after losing Ramadi to ISIS

The U.N. says 25,000 civilians are fleeing the capital of Anbar province, where nearly 1,300 U.S. troops were killed during Iraq War

ISIS moves closer to Baghdad, seizes Ramadi

The major setback is the biggest loss Iraqi forces have endured since the renegade army seized Mosul, Iraq's second largest city. Clarissa Ward has a report on how Iraq and U.S. forces are mobilizing to reclaim the city.

Pope Francis to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around

The pope had strong words for members of the Italian bishops' conference

Mudslide in Colombia buries town, killing dozens

"The river took out everything that was in its path," says 34-year resident of town hit by overnight disaster

Frmr. Sec of Defense calls for change in ISIS fight

As terror group's claim on key Iraqi territory grows, Robert Gates says U.S. troops should be used differently to ensure success

BBC says team jailed after reporting on migrant workers in Qatar

Arrests come as media outlets investigate conditions for foreign workers in nation that will host the 2022 World Cup

French police officers acquitted in teens' deaths

Boys' deaths during police chase a decade ago led to weeks of violent riots across France, now there's fear of fresh protests

Putin plays with former NHL stars, scores 8 goals

Watch: Russian president displays his athletic skills during celebrity All-Star game in Sochi

Will the people of Ireland legalize same-sex marriage?

Catholic leader of nation where homosexuality was illegal just 2 decades ago urges people to seize an "opportunity that won't come again"

"The Everest of sailing"

The round-the-word-sailing-odyssey is one of the toughest endurance events in sports

India nurse dies 42 years after brutal rape

The man convicted of strangling and raping Aruna Shanbaug, leaving her in a vegetative state, has been free for decades

Greece: Bailout deal needed by the end of May

Government is proposing measures that might protect Greeks hammered by a six-year recession, but lenders say they remain too vague

Ukraine: Captured Russian troops to face justice

With Moscow still denying any Russian troops are in Ukraine, 2 alleged soldiers are brought wounded to Kiev

Hundreds killed as key Iraqi city Ramadi falls to ISIS

The extremist militants killed at least 500 people and forced 8,000 people to flee over the past few days. Holly Williams reports on how the Iraqi government plans to reclaim the city.

U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition resumes Yemen strikes

John Kerry defends fresh strikes as a response to Iran-backed rebels violating 5-day cease-fire, and says peace talks now "would be difficult"

Carnage in Ramadi after ISIS' takeover

Officials say hundreds of civilians and Iraqi troops massacred in key city, which is now in ISIS hands despite U.S. airstrikes

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