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Will Trump follow through on vow to fill up Guantanamo?

President Obama has worked to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison since the day after his inauguration, but it's unlikely the prison will close before his administration ends in January. President-elect Donald Trump has different ideas for the facility. Margaret Brennan reports from Cuba on the debate over the detention facility.

Tragedy for Brazil soccer team amid fairytale season

Six people survived the Monday night crash in the Andes Mountains including three Chapecoense players

Mourning for Brazil soccer team amid fairytale season

Brazil has declared three days of mourning after a plane crash killed members of a beloved soccer team that was traveling through bad weather in Colombia. Seventy-one people died. The team was in the midst of a magical season, heading to the finals of the South American cup. Josh Elliott reports.

Disney’s “Moana” a box office hit, but is it offensive?

Moviemakers tried to be culturally sensitive, but some Polynesians angry legendary demi-god depicted as obese “buffoon”

U.S. military blames human error for mistaken coalition airstrikes in Syria

September coalition air assault reportedly killed dozens of Syrian soldiers; targeters believed they were directing attacks on ISIS fighters

British regulators ban Heinz commercial

British regulators are banning a Heinz beans commercial. CBSN's Jamie Yuccas has more on why the ad may be a safety hazard.

Cubans gather to bid farewell to Fidel Castro

Crowds gathered on Tuesday night on Revolutions Plaza in Havana, Cuba for a memorial service to honor Fidel Castro. CBSN's Elaine Quijano is reporting from the ground in Havana on how citizens and foreign diplomats are remembering the late leader.

Cuban dissident reacts to death of Fidel Castro

While many in Cuba are mourning, some dissidents who opposed the dictator are already dreaming of a better future for Cuba

What will Trump's presidency mean for fight against ISIS?

There are now 6,000 U.S. troops in Iraq, supporting 40,000 Iraqi fighters in the battle for Mosul -- an offensive criticized by Donald Trump

Dissident weighs in on death of Fidel Castro

Cuba is in mourning after the death of its leader Fidel Castro. However, some dissidents who opposed the dictator are already dreaming of a better future for Cuba. Manuel Bojorquez in Havana spoke with one of those dissidents.

What does a new commander-in-chief mean for fight against ISIS?

President-elect Donald Trump will soon inherit the war against ISIS. As the U.S. continues to assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces in Mosul, the last major city in Iraq controlled by ISIS, many wonder what will be next now that Trump is about to take office, reports Holly Williams.

The soccer world faces tragedy after Brazilian team' plane crash

The Chapecoense Real soccer team was a Cinderella story in Brazil, a team that rose from the minor leagues into this year's Sudoamerica championship finals. All that ended when a plane they were on crashed, killing 71 people. Anna Werner has the latest.

Massive shelter placed atop Chernobyl nuclear reactor

New Chernobyl shelter closes deep "nuclear wound" at infamous reactor site

World's oldest person turns 117 years old

The oldest person in the world just celebrated her 117th birthday. What's her secret to longevity? CBSN's Reena Ninan has the details.

Cinderella soccer story ends in unimaginable tragedy

A city of 200,000 produced a team that rose to the pinnacle of the biggest sport in South America, then watched them nearly all die in a plane crash

Syria denies revenge attacks in Aleppo assault

Assad regime denies any arbitrary detentions or revenge attacks took place during influx of displaced, dismissing such reports as a distraction

Likely last living person born in 1800s celebrates birthday

Emma Morano lived a hard life, her doctor says, but great genetics and emotional stability have likely helped her live so long

Great Barrier Reef hits sad milestone

After the largest die-off of coral ever recorded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, what comes next?

Colombia plane crash

Several passengers survived the crash of a charter plane carrying a beloved Brazilian soccer team to a tournament in Colombia

Sports teams in fatal plane crashes: A history

There is a sad, long history of team planes going down, always leaving a lasting mark on a country or sport

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