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Again, we just experienced the hottest year on record

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:39:12 GMT

2014 2015 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in 1880s.(image)

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How climate change has affected the world

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:58:43 GMT

CNN's John Sutter was in Shishmaref, Alaska, to explain how climate change has affected the world this year.(image)

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This village will relocate because of climate change

Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:06:13 GMT

Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted in August 2016 to relocate because of climate change. The coast is thawing and eroding, toppling a home into the sea and forcing others back from the edge.(image)

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Trump on the Paris climate deal

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:36:00 GMT

Donald Trump talks about withdrawing from the Paris climate change agreement.(image)

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Iceberg the size of Delaware to break off from Antarctica

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 13:05:55 GMT

A large sheet of ice is set to break away from Antarctica and scientists say it will be one of the largest breaks of its kind recorded.(image)

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A place where children beg to die

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:23:57 GMT

A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.(image)

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Student opens fire at private school in Mexico

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:42:00 GMT

A teenage student in northeastern Mexico shot and wounded a teacher and three classmates at a private school before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.(image)

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Rome's subway evacuated as powerful earthquakes rock Italy

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:31:01 GMT

The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were evacuated Wednesday following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck the heart of the country.(image)

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Banks begin moving thousands of jobs out of Britain

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:10:56 GMT

Banks are already preparing to move thousands of jobs out of Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she wanted a complete break with the European Union.(image)

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Could Jared Kushner resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:03:36 GMT

Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic(image)

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Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:11:12 GMT

Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN.(image)

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Obama commutes FALN member's prison sentence

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:51:12 GMT

President Barack Obama's commutation of the sentence of Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted for his role in a Puerto Rican nationalist group linked to bombings in US cities, ends a decades-long fight to free a man who supporters call a "political prisoner."(image)

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China: As Xi Jinping praises free trade, critics of Mao lose jobs

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:29:13 GMT

In a speech in Davos Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping treated his audience of world business leaders to a full-throated defense of globalization and free trade.(image)

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Gambia: Why there's political turmoil in this small African nation

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:27:11 GMT

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh should be spending his last day in power on Wednesday, but he has refused to accept defeat in last month's election and has indicated he won't hand over power to victor Adama Barrow on Thursday(image)

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"It's not the thing you expect from the Arab girl"

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:32:22 GMT

Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .(image)

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Space junk mission leads 2017 rocket launches

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:32:42 GMT

Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists warn.(image)

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Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:59:32 GMT

A number of Morocco's riads (traditional courtyard houses) have been transformed into incredible boutique hotels in recent years, giving travelers a cultural and luxurious experience that was once off-limits.(image)

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Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:48:02 GMT

The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.(image)

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This logo represent 'the future of football'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:54:31 GMT

Apparently it's a symbol for a "way of living" that represents the "future of football."(image)

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Germany cannot afford to turn its back on US

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:21:08 GMT

Were Hillary Clinton being inaugurated into the world's most powerful office Friday, there would be no question about Germany remaining the linchpin of trans-Atlantic relations.(image)

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Could Jared Kushner solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:31:49 GMT

In late November, reeling from the shock of the US election, the organization that I work for -- Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM) -- organized a conference in London with the Jewish News to discuss the likely impact of a Donald Trump presidency on Israel and the Middle East.(image)

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Sex trafficking fight bigger than Backpage

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:11:48 GMT

On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.(image)

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Saudi Arabia's giant oil IPO on track for 2018

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:07:42 GMT

The world's biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is still planning to go public next year.(image)

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China's fake food problem: Soy sauce and spice mixes

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:05:18 GMT

China's problem with fake goods even includes the condiments and seasonings that people sprinkle on their food(image)

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Biden: Russia will hack elections in Europe

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:02:16 GMT

Joe Biden used his final speech as vice president to issue a stark warning about the threat Russia poses to Europe and the United States.(image)

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'Hidden Figures' explores space race's unsung heroes

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:36:08 GMT

Some movies rely on a single character to make a compelling experience. "Hidden Figures" has three key characters who could make any other movie on their own. So despite an overly calculated feel, the numbers add up in favor of this uplifting film, which celebrates America's pioneer spirit during the space race while delving into that era's shameful aspects vis-à-vis race and gender.(image)

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Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 19:06:19 GMT

Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.(image)

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Laughter to be 3D printed and launched into space

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 01:29:09 GMT

Space travel remains a distant reality for most of the world's population. But, next year, the sound and shape of your laughter could make it aboard the International Space Station.(image)

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