Page Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:44 PM ET

CBS News - World

North Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases -- The country's anti-virus headquarters said 62 people have died and more than 1.7 million have fallen ill amid a rapid spread of fever since late April.

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Global pollution kills 9 million people a year, study finds -- The United States is the only fully industrialized country in the top 10 nations for total pollution deaths.

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Code names, jet skis and a "straw man": How the FBI seized a Russian superyacht -- Documents shed new light on U.S. efforts to track and confiscate sanctioned oligarch wealth through high-end property like the Amadea yacht

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Thanks to sanctions, some new Russian cars may lack airbags -- Shortages due to sanctions over the Ukraine war see safety requirements dropped and environmental standards reverted to what they were in 1988.

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Wheat prices soar as India heat wave and Ukraine war squeeze supplies -- Experts fear climate change-driven food shortages and inflation could lead to famine, insecurity and economic recession across the globe.

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100,000 now officially missing as drug gang violence soars in Mexico -- Rights groups are calling for "immediate" action from the government to locate the disappeared, but the problem is only getting worse.

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Queen pays surprise visit to mark new London subway line named after her -- The 96-year-old monarch's in-person appearance ahead of celebrations to mark her 70-year reign came after a cancelation blamed on "mobility problems."

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Pregnant woman from viral Ukraine hospital bombing photo speaks out -- "I received threats that they would come and find me, that I would be killed, that my child would be cut into pieces."

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Taliban dissolves Afghanistan's independent human rights commission -- The country's hardline Islamist rulers say the body was "not considered necessary," as they continue breaking up freedom-oriented institutions.

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Student protesters claim rare victory over China's "zero-COVID" crackdown -- Students say an elite Beijing university backed down from plans to wall them onto campus after a protest against the school's mounting anti-virus measures.

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Biden administration to expand flights and consular services in Cuba, official says -- The new policies reverse Trump-era restrictions on family remittance and travel to the island. -- May 16

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Authorities find massive drug-smuggling tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego -- The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities said.

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Russian seizure of Mariupol complete as Ukrainian troops leave steelworks -- Ukraine's president says the evacuation to separatist-controlled territory was needed to save "Ukrainian heroes" after weeks of bombardment. Russia calls it a surrender.

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Biden to return U.S. troops to Somalia -- Hundreds of U.S. forces will have a persistent presence in Somalia to assist in the counterterrorism fight against al Qaeda affiliate al Shabab. -- May 16

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Drug traffickers groom kids as young as 10 at "school of assassins" -- One man recounted shielding his grandson's eyes from two headless bodies left behind by drug traffickers. -- May 16

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