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UN: World's Man-Made CO2 Pollution Levels At Annual Record High   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

UN: World’s Man-Made CO2 Pollution Levels At Annual Record High

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday.

09/09/2014

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri (2R) gestures during a meeting of foreign ministers at the headquarters of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab League Agrees To Take Urgent Measures To Combat ISIS

The Arab League agreed Monday to take urgent measures to combat extremists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as one of its suicide bombers killed 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq.

09/08/2014

President Barack Obama addresses a press conference at the end of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 6, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Gaza Cannot ‘Remain Closed Off From The World’

JERUSALEM (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister warned Thursday that Israel will respond if Hamas resumes fire after a temporary truce expires in the Gaza Strip. The statement, along with Hamas’ earlier threats, signals […]

08/07/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on July 23, 2014. (credit: POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Netanyahu, Kerry Phone Call ‘Cut Off’ Sunday, Have Not Spoken Since

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that ended a month of war was holding for a second day Wednesday, ahead of negotiations in Cairo on a long-term truce […]

08/06/2014

Palestinian onlookers and motorists pause to inspect an Israeli army bomb laying unexploded on the road that links northern and southern Gaza, in Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, after at least eight people, including three children, where killed overnight, on Aug. 1, 2014. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: 3,000 Members Of Hamas’ Elite Fighting Forces Prepared To Carry Out Suicide Attacks Against Israelis

A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip went into effect Friday following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting that killed 17 Palestinians and five Israeli soldiers, but was almost immediately marred by reports of rockets from Gaza and the deaths of four Palestinians from alleged Israeli tank fire.

08/01/2014

Smoke rises after a building is hit by an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip. (SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., U.N. Announce Deal On 12-Hour Gaza Cease-Fire

Humanitarian cease-fire begins Friday; organizers hope it will lead to peace talks.

07/31/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pauses during a press conference at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv on July 28, 2014. (credit: GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: ‘We Are Determined To Complete This Mission With Or Without A Ceasefire’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip “with or without a ceasefire.”

07/31/2014

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.  (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

US Blacklists NKorean Shipping Companies Carrying Undeclared Military Equipment

The U.S. Treasury Department has blacklisted two North Korean shipping companies that operated a ship seized by Panama last year for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba.

07/30/2014

A general view shows the collapsed minaret of a destroyed mosque in Gaza City, on July 30 2014 after it was hit in an overnight Israeli strike. (credit: MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Condemns Deadly Shelling Of UN School In Gaza

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gaza war refugees Wednesday, killing 15 Palestinians and wounding 90 after tearing through two classroom walls, a health official and a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency said.

07/30/2014

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., March 3, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Netanyahu To Express Concern Over Mounting Palestinian Casualties As Death Toll Tops 1,000

The Israeli military says it has carried out three airstrikes on Gaza, targeting Hamas rocket launchers and infrastructure in the strip.

07/28/2014

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