Iraqi officials say fight for extremists' Mosul stronghold inching closer, but as CBS News witnesses, U.S.-backed forces are facing resistance
Battle to retake Iraq's second-largest city from ISIS militants is underway, as thousands of Iraqi and Kurdish fighters are advancing on villages outside Mosul. American warplanes and Special Operations commandos are providing support, but the fight could take months. Holly Williams reports from the front line.
Airstrikes continue to pound the city of Aleppo. Talks on a ceasefire and access to humanitarian aid achieved little. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Aleppo, where she learned about some of the crude weaponry that is causing so much devastation.
The U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division is preparing an airbase in northern Iraq that will be the tip of the spear for the coming battle to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from ISIS. CBS News correspondent Holly Williams asks Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky about Americans' role in the fight.
Hurricane Matthew has left hundreds dead in Haiti and a cholera outbreak spreading in fetid floodwater. CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers talks to survivors in Port-au-Prince.
Worldwide condemnation and concern follow Pyongyang's claims to have tested most powerful nuclear weapon yet. President Obama has promised "serious consequences." Adriana Diaz reports.
About 1,800 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday, pushing the total this week above 10,000. Over four million Syrian refugees are still living precariously in the Middle East. Holly Williams has more.
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