International

(Undated) -- Officials say U.S. special forces were used to free hostages being held by al-Qaeda terrorists in Yemen. "The New York Times" reports the eight hostages were rescued from a cave during a pre-dawn raid on Tuesday. Officials say the freed hostages included six Yemeni...
(Brussels) -- The European Commission has announced a 315 billion euro investment plan to help boost Europe's competitiveness. In a speech to the European Parliament, EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said austerity drives to reform Europe's economy would continue, but...
(Moscow) -- France has suspended, "until further notice," the controversial delivery of a helicopter carrier warship to Russia. The warship was due to be handed over last month, but Russia's actions in Ukraine delayed the delivery. Tom Barton reports. Play Clip
(Undated) -- One of the scientists who first discovered Ebola decades ago says things might get worse in the short term, but new infections will likely start to decline in all affected areas by the end of the year. Peter Piot says he thinks the massive global response will start...
(Moscow) -- Russian business leaders are remaining tight lipped about the possible consequences of Western sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine. Reporter Jake Rashbass is in Moscow at a conference of business leaders who are worried about the Russian economy. While...
(Undated) -- Astronauts on the International Space Station are making spare parts on a 3-D printer. The printer was installed on the space station on November 17th and crew members ran a couple of test prints. On Monday, ground control sent the command for the 3-D printer to...
(Canberra) -- The lead investigator searching for the Malaysian airliner that vanished over the Indian Ocean says a deep-sea sonar search will find the wreckage. Peter Foley of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau says "We've got a good area defined, and we believe that the...
(Arlington, VA) -- The U.S. will conclude its combat mission in Afghanistan at the end of this year while reaching out to Sunni tribes in Iraq's Al-Anbar province. Press Office Director with the U.S. Department of State Jeff Rathke discussed those developments during a Tuesday...
(Mosul, Iraq) -- ISIS is said to be holding more than 70 members of the Iraqi defense minister's family hostage. The terrorist group reportedly kidnapped as many as 78 people related to the official, who was appointed to the position just more than a month ago. The family...