After more than 4 years of stalemate and 250,000 deaths, dictator who Obama said must go could be gaining the upper hand
As Syrian troops launch ground offensive, U.S. frustration mounts over the fact that Moscow is targeting areas not at all controlled by ISIS
Gen. John Campbell, commander of U.S. operations in Afghanistan, admits bombing of hospital run by aid group in Kunduz was the fault of U.S. forces
CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate and CBS News Washington bureau chief Chris Isham discuss the recent flow of Syrian migrants overwhelming Europe's borders. Is it time for the U.S. to intervene?
Largest refugee crisis in Europe since WWII only getting worse as Germany forced to figure out what to do with thousands deemed eligible for assylum, and thousands of others who are not
An almost mythical Nazi gold train from World War II is believed to have been found in Southwest Poland. Elizabeth Palmer has more
Christiana Figueres says reaching a deal to reduce carbon emissions is finally within reach -- because it's in every country's economic interest to do so
British graffiti artist Banksy's latest project is a parody of an English seaside theme park
"This is 20 times to 50 times what would be normally expected," researcher says
World about to find out when auction house in England puts cracker recovered from sinking Titanic up for sale to highest bidder
Official death toll stands at 22 after American military mistakenly targeted facility run by NGO, but that could double
"Sisters Uncut" group tries to get their point across by storming red carpet at opening of "Suffragette," movie about battle for women's right to vote
Svetlana Alexievich wins for works Nobel judges call "a monument to suffering and courage"
Sepp Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini hit with provisional ban by soccer's governing body
Pyongyang to host thousands of guests from inside and outside the country as Workers' Party celebrates 70 years at helm of the Hermit Kingdom
Israeli PM fears high-profile visits to Temple Mount could further enflame tensions in the country
One of Iran's most powerful generals met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to push for intervention, Iraqi government officials say
Russia says it is targeting ISIS and al Qaeda-linked fighters; but the U.S. says American-backed rebels are also taking a hit.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says U.S.-led coalition will not agree to cooperate with Russia as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets
The four-time presidential candidate and business owner recently vacated his role in the government of Honduras with no explanation
Iconic Arch of Triumph is latest on long list of ancient relics and buildings destroyed since ISIS took over the city of Palmyra
Syrian airspace increasingly crowded, with both U.S. and Russia launching airstrikes in Syria -- but backing different sides in the country's civil war