US & World

234 more females rescued from Boko Haram

Nigeria's military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country's northeast, the military announced Saturday.

Pope defends soon-to-be saint vs Native American objections

Pope Francis on Saturday praised the zeal of an 18th-century Franciscan missionary but Native Americans contend brutally converted indigenous people to Christianity.

California May Day activists rally on police, labor issues

Demonstrations were held in cities across California to address issues ranging from income inequality to police brutality.

7 dead in Mexico amid violence during anti-cartel operation

Suspected cartel members stopped buses and trucks to block key highways in the state capital of Guadalajara and other cities.

FAA questioned mental fitness of Germanwings co-pilot, documents show

Newly released documents show the FAA initially declined to give Andreas Lubitz a medical certificate for his U.S. pilot's license because of his history of depression.

Orioles sportscaster Joe Angel on historic, fanless game

Giving the play-by-play in a near-empty stadium was a surreal experience for sportscaster Joe Angel, who calls Orioles games for CBS Radio's 105.7 - The Fan.

From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh: a city transforms, holding to its past

Saigon is transforming itself into an economic power in Southeast Asia, striving to balance communist rule and changing political dynamics.

Rescue brings a bit of good news to Nepal's capital after quake

For five days, a teenager in Kathmandu was covered in the rubble of a seven-story building that was hit by Saturday's powerful tremor. On Thursday, rescue crews pulled him to safety.

10 men sent to prison over shooting of Malala in 2012

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has sent 10 men to prison for 25-year terms for their roles in the near-fatal attack on activist Malala Yousafzai.

Calvin Peete, pro golf's 'Mr. Accuracy,' dies at 71

Peete won 12 PGA events during a long career as a professional golfer. For many years, he was the most successful black golfer in the world.

Rubio hopes Japan's Abe addresses 'comfort women' rift

While Japan has expressed regret for atrocities during the war, "obviously something is missing" because it hasn't gone far enough for survivors, Rubio said.

Navy removes commander of San Diego-based ship from post

The Navy announced the removal of Capt. John Banigan based on findings of an investigation into the poor command climate aboard the USS Lake Erie.

Nigerian army rescues 293 females from Boko Haram

Nigeria's military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Boko Haram, but they do not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago.

Obama: 'No excuse' for Baltimore violence

President calls deaths of several black men by police in Baltimore and other cities "a slow rolling crisis" that should prompt "soul searching" in America.

Supreme Court hears challenge to same-sex marriage bans

Listen to audio from oral arguments in the Supreme Court Tuesday about whether states have the power to ban same-sex marriage.

Google experimenting with patent marketplace to combat trolls

Google will allow patent holders to "tell Google about patents they're willing to sell at a price they set."