Uruguay has become the first country to create a national marketplace for legal marijuana, with the government regulating the production, sales and use of pot in a bold bid to control addiction and drug violence.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | posted 6 minutes ago
Japan on Wednesday released a near-final draft of its first national security strategy that calls for a stronger military amid the rise of China.
Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press | posted 32 minutes ago
Asian stocks were mostly down Wednesday as investors factored in the prospect of the Federal Reserve reducing its lavish monetary stimulus this month.
Jim Heintz and Maria Danilova, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 9:07pm
Security forces clashed with protesters as they began tearing down opposition barricades and tents set up in the center of the Ukrainian capital early Wednesday, in an escalation of the weeks-long standoff threatening the leadership of President Viktor Yanukovych.
Todd Pitman, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:52pm
Protesters waging a surreal political fight to oust Thailand's elected prime minister are trying to establish what amounts to a parallel government _ one complete with "security volunteers" to replace the police, a foreign policy of their own and a central committee that has already begun issuing audacious orders.
Luis Manuel Galeano, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:37pm
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega moved closer to indefinite re-election Tuesday after his allies in the National Assembly approved constitutional changes that opponents say are designed to keep the Sandinista leader in power for life.
Cesar Garcia, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:19pm
The mayor of Colombia's capital has told thousands of supporters the city will become ungovernable if he is forced from office.
John-thor Dahlburg and David McHugh, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 7:46pm
European Union finance officials spent all day Tuesday roughing out key aspects of a new agency that would clean up broken banks and keep the costs of doing that from hitting taxpayers _ but fell short of a firm and final agreement just days before a year-end deadline.
Julie Pace, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 6:57pm
A joint wave from the Air Force One, a shared dinner, and a long flight home. President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush shared quality time Tuesday as they returned from Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa.
Hamza Hendawi and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 6:55pm
The chairman of a panel that wrote Egypt's draft constitution defended the document Tuesday as guaranteeing democracy and freedoms, but he offered cautious criticism of a recent law restricting street protests.
Michael Warren, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 5:13pm
Many Argentines armed and barricaded themselves in their homes and stores in fear of looting mobs Tuesday as the nation's celebration of 30 years of uninterrupted democracy was marred by police strikes for higher pay.
Krista Larson and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:52pm
More than 500 people have been killed over the past week in sectarian fighting in Central African Republic, aid officials said Tuesday, as France reported that gunmen killed two of its soldiers who were part of the intervention to disarm thousands of rebels accused of attacking civilians.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:44pm
It wasn't all solemnity at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
Peter Orsi, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm
It was the briefest of moments, just seconds, two presidents shaking hands and exchanging pleasantries amid a gaggle of world leaders together to honor the late Nelson Mandela.
Jon Gambrell, Alan Clendenning and Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:28pm
Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."
Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:16pm
Cuban government agents have detained about 20 dissidents arriving for an International Human Rights Day march, halting the demonstration before it started.
Albert Aji and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:07pm
Masked gunmen abducted a leading Syrian human rights lawyer and three other prominent activists in a rebel-held Damascus suburb Tuesday in a new sign that al-Qaida linked militants who have joined the fight against President Bashar Assad are trying to silence rivals in the opposition movement.
Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press | posted 38 minutes ago
A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 was safely recovered Tuesday evening after sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago dumped by truck thieves in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | posted 45 minutes ago
General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars and engines in Australia by the end of 2017 because of high production costs and competition.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:30pm
A Dutch couple freed after months in captivity in Yemen said they received good treatment from their abductors as they began their trip back home early Wednesday.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 8:10pm
An overnight fire at a farmers' market in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen killed at least 15 people and injured five, local authorities said Wednesday.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 7:38pm
The Haitian government took an important step on Tuesday to organize legislative and local elections that are two years overdue.
David McFadden, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 4:20pm
A Caribbean commission is expanding the number of former colonial powers it says should provide some form of reparations for the lingering regional impact of the Atlantic slave trade.
Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 3:34pm
Romania's lower house of Parliament has rejected an amendment to a mining law that would have allowed a Canadian company to go ahead with plans to build Europe's largest open cast gold mine.
MSNBC World Headlines
Russia's Putin: We give prizes to gays
Wed, 4 Sep 2013 09:40:48 GMT
Putin warns US against 'aggression' in Syria
Wed, 4 Sep 2013 09:11:32 GMT
Rice: Admin 'quite confident' in Congress vote
Tue, 3 Sep 2013 23:19:28 GMT
How ice will seal off Fukushima's nuclear ruins
Tue, 3 Sep 2013 21:17:24 GMT
Dozens killed in new round of Baghdad bombings
Tue, 3 Sep 2013 16:41:45 GMT
CNN World Headlines
10 amazing stories of everyday heroes
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:18:54 EST
Photos: In their own words
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:32:13 EDT
What happened to Malala's friend?
Thu, 04 Jul 2013 08:39:36 EDT
Impact Your World: How to help
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:23:41 EDT
Malala's voice stronger, not silenced
Wed, 08 May 2013 17:03:44 EDT
CBS World Headlines
Elian Gonzalez makes first trip overseas since his return to Cuba
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:40:34 -0500
Uruguay becomes first country to legalize marijuana
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:15:46 -0500
Nelson Mandela Memorial at Soweto Stadium
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:00:24 -0500
Putin vows to beef up Russia’s Arctic military presence
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:24:30 -0500
North Korea's dangerous addiction to daytime TV
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:19:55 -0500
The station representative who can assist a person with disabilities with issues related to the content of the public files is Mike Dowdle, available during regular office hours at firstname.lastname@example.org and (801) 575-5555.
© 2013 ksl.com | KSL Broadcasting Salt Lake City UT | Site hosted & managed by Deseret Digital Media - a Deseret Media Company v14