British Say Iran Seized 2 Oil Tankers In Strait Of HormuzBritain's foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the West.
Lawmakers To Introduce Bill That Would Make Puerto Rico 51st U.S. StateA bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation Thursday that would admit Puerto Rico into the union as the 51st state without a referendum on the island's territorial status
Saudi Government Preparing To Say Khashoggi Was Killed During InterrogationThe Saudi government is preparing to say that the death of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the result of an interrogation by Saudi operatives that went wrong, two sources close to the Saudi kingdom tell CBS News.
World Cup 2026: US-Mexico-Canada Bid Chosen As HostAt a FIFA association member vote in Moscow Wednesday, the joint North American bid won the right to host the 2026 World Cup.
U.N. Expert Calls U.S. Income Inequality ‘A Political Choice’A U.N.-supported human rights expert has blasted the yawning gap between rich and poor in the United States, insisting in a new report that the world’s richest country “is now moving full steam ahead to make itself even more unequal.”
Dozens Killed In Gaza As US Embassy Opens In Jerusalem Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday.
Nagasu Leaps Into History With Olympic Triple AxelMirai Nagasu made her triple axel look elegant and effortless. But in landing one of the most challenging jumps in figure skating, she accomplished a feat no woman had done before her.
Mexicans In U.S. Send Cash Home In Record NumbersTwo main forces drove the trend: Mexico's weak currency, the peso, and President Trump's threat to slap a tax on cash shipments, known as remittances, sent from the U.S. to Mexico.
US Reportedly Cuts Embassy Staff, Urges No Travel To CubaThe United States is warning Americans against visiting Cuba and ordering more than half of U.S. personnel to leave the island, senior officials said Friday.
U.S. Shuts Down Russian Consulate In San FranciscoThe Trump administration retaliated Thursday against Russia's expulsion of U.S. diplomats by ordering the Russian consulate in San Francisco to be closed.
NORAD: North Korea Missile No Threat To U.S.South Korea's military says North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.