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Peres funeral: World leaders gather to pay tribute

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:21:53 GMT

The body of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres will be laid to rest Friday in a funeral attended by world leaders flanked by heavy security.

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Will peace be buried with Peres?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:27:43 GMT

Reacting to the news that her 93-year-old former boss had died, former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni raised the issue on everyone's mind: she was worried "peace would be buried with Shimon Peres."

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What Peres means to Israel

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:52:09 GMT

CNN's Oren Liebermann looks back at former Israeli leader Shimon Peres' service and what he means to Israel.

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US has 'a few more surprises' for Pacific, defense chief says

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:26:08 GMT

The US will "sharpen our military edge" in the face of Chinese territorial expansionism and other regional threats as it embarks on the next phase of its pivot to Asia, the US defense secretary said Thursday,

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Why did India strike in Kashmir?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:27:44 GMT

India's reported "surgical strike" across the border into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday brings India-Pakistan relations to their lowest point in almost a decade.

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Girl, 5, only airstrike survivor

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:44:47 GMT

A 5-year-old Syrian girl is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building after an airstrike in Aleppo. She is the only survivor of the attack. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

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Huge force masses around Aleppo

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 03:15:21 GMT

As an estimated 10,000 Syrian-led ground troops amass east of Aleppo, the US is considering a tougher response to Russia over its support for the Assad regime and its role in the bombardment of the city, senior administration officials told CNN.

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NJ train plows into station

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:18:24 GMT

A New Jersey Transit train crashed into a platform in Hoboken -- one of the busiest stations in the New York metropolitan area -- during Thursday morning's rush-hour commute, leaving multiple people injured.

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Did Trump violate Cuba embargo?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:28:44 GMT

A new report says Donald Trump sought to invest in Cuba in the late 1990s, raising the possibility that the GOP presidential nominee violated US law.

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Video shows cops shooting 6-year-old

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:34:41 GMT

A Louisiana judge released body cam video Wednesday showing officers firing multiple rounds into a car, unknowingly striking and killing a 6-year-old boy.

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Why is China buying so many donkeys?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:45:17 GMT

China's demand for donkey products, used in traditional remedies, is proving problematic for African suppliers and causing economic and environmental issues.

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Blogger, 17, jailed over posts

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:32:03 GMT

Amos Yee, a Singaporean teen blogger, has been sentenced to jail for controversial religious posts that he wrote and shared on social media.

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RIP Rosetta: Orbiter to crash into comet

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:18:40 GMT

Here's the challenge: Land a spacecraft that was designed to be an orbiter on the surface of a speeding comet that is millions of miles away and carry out pioneering science on the way down.

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8 cool travel jobs hiring right now

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:08:35 GMT

Moving to a deserted island or to Santa Claus Village for a job?

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Air rage on the rise

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:12:45 GMT

The next time you're battling over an armrest or silently enduring that toddler kicking the back of your seat, remember that it could be worse. Much worse.

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Trump mad his allies say he lost

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:24:43 GMT

Donald Trump is angry that his aides and advisers have conceded to reporters -- largely without attribution -- that the Republican nominee struggled in his first presidential debate.

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Police kill man holding e-cigarette

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:46:34 GMT

Protesters have gathered near the scene of an officer-involved shooting in El Cajon, California. A police officer shot a black man who appeared to threaten him Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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What removing both ovaries can do to aging

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:44 GMT

A surgery recommended to women as a way to prevent ovarian cancer is unethical in many cases, say Mayo Clinic researchers.

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'Smog eating' tower in China?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:45:23 GMT

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled his Smog Free Tower, a seven-meter (23 feet) tall structure that purifies 30,000 cubic meters of air per hour.

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I'm black and I'm afraid of black men

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:13:12 GMT

Even 'good' cops can kill unarmed black men. One can't think or pray away bias. It needs deliberative, purposeful action that becomes second nature, says Issac Bailey.

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Supermodels like you've never seen before

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:18:13 GMT

For 40 years, Peter Lindbergh has been one of fashion's most revered photographers.

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The Obama you've never seen

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:09:00 GMT

Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza is known for his coverage of President Obama's administration, but he first worked for government in the Reagan years.

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This Iraqi housewife 'cooked the heads' of ISIS

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:20:01 GMT

"Shut up and stay still," the woman in black fatigues and a black headscarf snapped over her shoulder at the armed men behind her as she sat down for an interview.

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Chris Christie to the rescue?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:42:17 GMT

Some of Donald Trump's advisers are discussing an overhaul in how he prepares for his second face-off with Hillary Clinton, and one option being floated internally is asking Chris Christie to take a leading role to get the Republican nominee ready.

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Lawsuit: Trump wanted to fire women he found unattractive

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:47:51 GMT

Donald Trump wanted to fire female employees he considered unattractive and replace them with better-looking women at a golf resort he owned, according to court documents from a 2012 lawsuit.

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15 amazing eco-lodges

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:06:57 GMT

David Bristow and Colin Bell traveled the length of Africa to find the continent's best eco-friendly hotels and safari camps.

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Royals visit Canada

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 02:02:41 GMT

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Canada with their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

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Capital goes dark because ...

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:11:12 GMT

The city of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, turned dark overnight to allow residents and visitors the unforgettable opportunity to view the dancing lights of the Aurora Borealis.

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Megastar unveils hidden talent

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:16:03 GMT

K-pop superstar T.O.P., of South Korean boy band Big Bang, is a rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and -- of little surprise to his 5.7 million Instagram followers -- a passionate art collector.

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Not feeling Hillary? I wasn't, either

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:29:35 GMT

I have been adamantly opposed to Donald Trump's candidacy from the first time he glided down the escalator at Trump Tower and descended into the pits of the worst parts of rhetoric against humankind by calling Mexican immigrants drug dealers and rapists. It is because of that moment -- and so many thereafter -- that I never believed this reality star had a legitimate chance or frankly that he was serious about running for president.

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10 things Trump could (but probably won't) change at the next debate

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:02:08 GMT

Like a football team that must shake off defeat in order to prepare for the next game, Donald Trump has a short time to get over his drubbing in the first presidential debate and get ready for the next. He has, instead, been whining like a kitchen blender about the moderator, the microphone and his opponent while continuing to draw attention to the worst parts of his performance.

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World has stopped watching

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:59:54 GMT

"If you think thousands of Yazidis stuck on a mountain is terrible, wait until Aleppo falls." Those words came from an Obama administration official focused on Syria policy. Back in 2014.

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How smart is Trump on taxes?

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:32:25 GMT

Donald Trump wants people to give him credit for not paying taxes, but it's a huge negative for him with swing voters who might otherwise back his populist agenda, writes Julian Zelizer

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Canadian teenagers sold for sex

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:50:31 GMT

As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.

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Elite unit fighting human trafficking

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:20:07 GMT

A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.

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The '5 disguises' used by human traffickers

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:46:38 GMT

Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.

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Obama: Why I won't say 'Islamic terrorism'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:53:55 GMT

President Barack Obama was asked by a Gold Star mother why he refuses to say "Islamic" terrorism. He said he doesn't want to associate the religion of Islam with people who are "murderers."

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Capturing unguarded moments with Obama

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:23:23 GMT

Pete Souza is Chief Official White House photographer. Known for his coverage of Obama's administration, he first worked for government in the Reagan years.

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North Korea shows off its Air Force

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:54:22 GMT

In a one-off for the secretive country, North Korea has hosted its first ever airshow.

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Medieval castle made of trash

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:42:47 GMT

Just 30 minutes outside Buenos Aires is a medieval village made with recycled materials that sits atop what was once a landfill.

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How to make an award-winning cup of coffee

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:16:18 GMT

Katie Quinn speaks to the 2015 United States Aeropress champion about how to brew the perfect cup of coffee.

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