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Journalist James Foley talks about being kidnapped in Libya on the old CBS Early Show in 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded American Journalist James Foley

ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.

08/19/2014

Pope Francis speaks with President Barack Obama during a private audience on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: More Catholics Say Church Is In Touch Since Pope Francis

The poll found that 48 percent of Catholics feel the church is in touch with their needs while 43 percent say the church is out of touch.

03/27/2014

Ed Sullivan smiles while standing with the Beatles on the set of his television variety series, New York, February 9, 1964. Left to right: Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Sullivan, John Lennon, Paul McCartney. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

Panel Looks Back 50 Years After Beatles’ Iconic ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Performance

Fifty years ago Sunday, four young men from Liverpool, England took the stage at the Ed Sullivan Show, performed four original songs and one number from “The Music Man,” and changed history in one night.

02/09/2014

The Beatles On Ed Sullivan (Credit: CBS)

CBS News Poll: The Beatles

Influential and Better than the Rolling Stones The Beatles may have split up more than forty years ago, but most Americans consider them influential and think their music holds up well today. They are also […]

02/05/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the 2013 Tribal Nations Conference on Nov. 13, 2013 in Washington (credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa Press)

Impact Of Repairs On Affordable Care Website Remain To Be Seen

The healthcare.gov website is supposed to be up and running. But a sudden run on the website could cause it to crash.

11/30/2013

Healthcare.gov new homepage (Healthcare.gov)

White House Grants Extension For Health Care Sign-Up

Monday’s move had been expected since White House spokesman Jay Carney promised quick action last week to resolve a “disconnect” in the implementation of the law.

10/28/2013

Officer Matt Rodriguez (CBS News)

2nd NYPD Undercover Officer Comes Forward In Biker Road-Rage Case

Weeks after video of a road rage attack in Manhattan by a bunch of bikers on the driver of an SUV went viral, a second undercover police officer has come forward.

10/16/2013

Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: CBS 2/Handout)

Carjacking Victim Speaks Out About Encounter With Boston Marathon Bomb Suspects

The man who was carjacked by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects broke his silence Tuesday to CBS News.

04/30/2013

Obama Debriefed On Boston Bombing Capture

Boston Bombing Investigation: Did The Tsarnaev Brothers Have Help?

With the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect in police custody Saturday, officials will be trying to determine how and why he and his brother committed the heinous and deadly attack.

04/20/2013

Newtown, Conn.

CBS News Correspondent On Newtown: ‘There Isn’t A Gun Culture Here’

Newtown, Conn., is a quaint and quiet New England community, and on Saturday morning, the town was trying to understand how the horrific massacre that killed 20 children and eight adults at an elementary school could have happened.

12/15/2012

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (credit: gillibrand.senate.gov)

Gillibrand Re-Elected To U.S. Senate, Routs Republican Long

When Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was projected the winner Tuesday night, the crowd went wild at New York Democratic headquarters, with many putting their thumbs up and saying, “Yes! Yes!”

11/06/2012

The New York State Capitol in Albany - File / Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

CBS News: Obama Wins New York

President Barack Obama has won the 29 electoral votes commanded by the state of New York, CBS News has projected.

11/06/2012

George Smith

FBI: Man Who Disappeared From Cruise Ship In 2005 May Have Been Killed By Russian Mob

In July 2005, newlywed George Smith of Greenwich disappeared at sea, between Greece and Turkey. His family has always suspected he was murdered. Now, according to the FBI, it’s possible they were right.

05/30/2012

Andy Rooney (credit: AP Photo)

CBS: Andy Rooney Hospitalized In Serious Condition

CBS News’ Andy Rooney underwent minor surgery last week and suffered serious complications. For that reason, he remains in the hospital, but his condition is stable.

10/26/2011

"Occupy Wall Street" demonstrators occupy a park near Wall Street in New York, October 3, 2011. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Movement Gains Momentum, Attention And Controversy

The movement has been getting support from some unlikely places and has spawned questions about what protestors are actually trying to achieve.

10/06/2011

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