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Indonesian military ends recovery efforts for AirAsia plane, victims

Head of the military's search and rescue task force apologizes to families of the victims for being unable to retrieve all the bodies

"I only have 24 hours left to live"

New audio message seemingly read by Japanese ISIS hostage says terror group will kill him if demanded prisoner swap doesn't go ahead

Holocaust survivors gather for Auschwitz 70th anniversary

Holocaust survivors and world leaders gathered Tuesday to mark the somber anniversary of when Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp in Poland. As Elizabeth Palmer reports, this could be the last visit for some survivors.

Alleged Russian spy ring found in New York

Three Russian citizens have been charged with spying and trying to recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources. CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues joins "CBSN" with the details.

President Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia following King Abdullah's death

President Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia to pay respects to the royal family following King Abdullah's death. The president cut short the final day of his visit to India to make the detour. CBSN's Vicente Arenas and Elaine Quijano examine video of the president's arrival.


Pup looks forlorn as it gazes out a window

Adorable dog caught on camera peering out a window at the snow. CBSN's Elaine Quijano shows us the video.

Blizzard 2015: Boston slammed, NYC largely spared

Predictions of catastrophic snowfall fall short in Philly-New York corridor, but 70 mph winds reported on New England coast

Powerful wind, snow batter Connecticut

Kim Lucey of Hartford affiliate WFSB is tracking the winter storm from Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

New focus on Patriots locker room attendant in deflate-gate scandal

A locker room attendant may be the latest focus for the NFL in the deflated footballs investigation, while Patriots owner Bob Kraft is lashing out ... more

Parents charged after ferrets chew infant's face

The month-old girl was left alone downstairs in her car seat in her parents' home, where she was attacked by the animals
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Plaudits but no cash for Haven that helps those with personality disorder

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A centre that has helped hundreds of ‘untreatable’ people get their lives on track and cut hospital admissions is now set to close as funding ... more

Is it time to stop using the word 'terrorist'?

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A BBC executive has damned the label as ‘loaded’. Where does the word come from, and can it ever be more than a value judgment?Tarik ... more

Do common drugs really cause dementia?

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Media reports of a recent study suggesting a wide variety of common drugs can increase the chances of getting dementia are more sensationalism than scienceIf ... more

Scientists have found a way to ‘unboil’ eggs – and it could be a life-saver

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It may not sound like the most useful of scientific endeavours, but the methods used to turn a hard-boiled egg back into its liquid state ... more

Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?

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From claims that fasting makes you thin and feeds the brain to the suggestion that it can even reboot the immune system, Amy Fleming looks ... more
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Holocaust Survivors, Ever Dwindling in Number, Gather at Auschwitz for Memorial

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Holocaust Survivors, Ever Dwindling in Number, Gather at Auschwitz for Memorial
In 2005, about 1,500 survivors attended the 60th anniversary of the Soviet liberation of the death camps. This year, there were fewer than 300.

Bailout Critic Named Greek Finance Minister

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Greece’s new prime minister named his cabinet, including bailout critic Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister, a signal the Syriza-led government will take a tough line ... more

Greece Didn't Consent to EU's Russia Statement

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A toughly worded statement on Russia issued by European Union heads of governments didn't have the consent of Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, according ... more

Schäuble Urges Ukraine to Start Talks With Creditors

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Germany’s finance minister said that Kiev should begin negotiations on how to restructure its debts as part of a wider plan to stabilize the conflict-ridden ... more

Russia Approves $2.5 Billion Anticrisis Plan

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Russia’s government has approved an anticrisis plan worth $2.5 billion for this year, seeking to balance the budget without heavy spending of its reserves, Finance ... more

Letter From India: Modi and Obama, Hugging for India’s Security

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Letter From India: Modi and Obama, Hugging for India’s Security
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India hugged President Obama in New Delhi, it marked what could be the distant opening bell of a great ... more

China Tries to Stay Aloof From Warming U.S.-India Relationship

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The reaction to the breadth of issues discussed during President Obama’s visit to Delhi, and to the participants’ mutual anxiety about China, has been cool ... more

Indonesian Military Halts Search for Victims of AirAsia Crash

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A civilian agency will continue searching, but the armed forces have been the mainstay of the operation, which has found the bodies of 70 of ... more

Obama Ends Visit With Challenge to India on Climate Change

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Obama Ends Visit With Challenge to India on Climate Change
President Obama pressed India on Tuesday to do more to curb emissions, as he wrapped up a trip that failed to achieve a meaningful breakthrough ... more

H-P Shuffles Management at China Unit

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H-P Shuffles Management at China Unit
Hewlett-Packard is making changes to top management at a subsidiary in China that has recently been hit by worker protests.

World Briefing: Canada: Residents Tests Positive for H7N9 Bird Flu After Trip to China

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A resident of British Columbia has tested positive for the H7N9 avian flu virus in the first documented case of the infection in a human ... more

Argentine Leader Attacks Spy Agency Amid Furor Over Prosecutor’s Death

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Argentine Leader Attacks Spy Agency Amid Furor Over Prosecutor’s Death
Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accused rogue factions of trying to sabotage a deal with Iran to investigate a 1994 bombing that the prosecutor, ... more

Journalist in Argentina, Fearing for His Safety, Flees to Israel

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Damian Pachter, who broke the story of the death of a prosecutor investigating the bombing of a Jewish center, said he was being followed.

Toller Cranston, a Pioneer on Ice, Dies at 65

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Toller Cranston, a Pioneer on Ice, Dies at 65
A flamboyant figure skater with a style often likened to dancing, Mr. Cranston played a major role in popularizing his sport.

Argentina Points to Spy After Lawyer’s Eerie Death

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Argentina’s government asserted that a former intelligence official was involved in the murky events around the death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor found dead from ... more

Two Rockets Fired From Syria Hit Israeli-Controlled Part of Golan Heights

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Two Rockets Fired From Syria Hit Israeli-Controlled Part of Golan Heights
The rockets fell on open ground and no casualties were reported. The Israeli military responded with artillery fire on the suspected launching sites.

Islamic State Affiliate Says It’s Behind Assault on Libyan Hotel

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The attack, which killed as many as five people, was the most significant in a string of terrorist assaults against Western interests and institutions in ... more

U.S. and Iranian Lawmakers Look to Take Nuclear Issue Into Their Own Hands

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U.S. and Iranian Lawmakers Look to Take Nuclear Issue Into Their Own Hands
While the House of Representatives weighs whether to impose new sanctions on Tehran, the Iranian Parliament is working on a resolution of its own.

Flydubai Jet Hit by Gunfire as It Lands in Baghdad

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The attack, which took place on Monday, added to fears that Iraq’s airports are increasingly vulnerable to militant attacks.

Obama Leading a High-Powered Delegation to Saudi Arabia

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A bipartisan group of prominent current and former officials will join the president on Tuesday as he offers his condolences on the death of King ... more

Obama administration to propose new Atlantic coast oil drilling, report says

New plan would endorse drilling off the coasts of Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina, WSJ reports

Senate Democrats block efforts to move toward Keystone vote

Democrats say they want more time to debate amendments to the bill

Obama arrives to pay respects to Saudi royals

Before touching down in conservative Muslim kingdom, president gives nod to irony of key U.S. ally's human rights record

U.S. durable goods data signal weaker business spending

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gauge of U.S. business investment plans fell for a fourth straight month in December, a potential sign that slowing global growth ... more

Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges: NBC

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009 but was released last year in a prisoner ... more