Syrian President Bashar Assad warned the United States that it could face “repercussions” if a military strike is launched.
U.S. United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, an advocate for humanitarian intervention, is trying to convince Security Council members about the need for a U.S. strike against Syria at the U.N. Headquarters.
A Democratic aide said U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is “guardedly optimistic” that his chamber will approve limited military strikes next week against Syria.
Two U.N. agencies said the number of registered child refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has topped the one million mark Friday.
The Muslim Brotherhood called for nationwide marches after Friday prayers and a “day of rage” to denounce this week’s unprecedented bloodshed.
According to CBS News, the Egyptian Health Ministry said Thursday that the death toll from clashes between police and supporters of the country’s ousted president had risen to 421 and are expected to continue rising.
A growing number of Americans want President Obama’s signature health care legislation repealed.
President Barack Obama’s political clout took a hit after a key part of his signature legislation was delayed for another year.
Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer called out National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden during Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”
The findings of a recent poll conducted by CBS News indicate that the majority of Americans do not approve of the government monitoring the phone records of ordinary citizens.