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US-led airstrike on truck bomb killed civilians, Iraqi official says

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:42:10 GMT

The Iraqi military says it has pulled dozens of dead bodies from the rubble of a home in Mosul after allegations emerged that around 200 civilians had been killed in airstrikes in the area over several days.

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Confusion swirls: US probes civilian deaths after airstrike

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:56:12 GMT

The US is conducting an investigation into allegations that civilians were killed during an airstrike against ISIS. CNN's Ian Lee has more.

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Final push: Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:03:17 GMT

In a tea room in Sulaimani's old bazaar that's dense with the smoke of scores of cigarettes, bunches of grizzled, middle-aged men -- some wearing traditional Kurdish baggy trousers, other wearing suits without ties -- are arguing furiously about the great question of the day:

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Trump was done in by the details, sources say

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:16:15 GMT

Republican sources close to the White House, aides inside the Trump administration, and GOP congressional staff involved in the health care process appear to agree on one thing: President Donald Trump has received a stinging lesson on dealmaking in Washington.

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GOP shake-up: Rep. quits power bloc

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:12:30 GMT

Rep. Ted Poe announced Sunday he has resigned from the conservative House Freedom Caucus over its opposition to the Republican health care plan.

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Help from Dems: Trump learned his lesson, Kasich says

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:07:43 GMT

Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that President Donald Trump likely learned a lesson from his failed attempt to pass the Republican health care bill and called the lack of bipartisan cooperation in Washington "pathetic."

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Putin critic detained in tense protests

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:57:21 GMT

Protesters took to the streets in Moscow on Sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across Russia.

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6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:08:45 GMT

Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday, the UN's humanitarian coordinator for the country said.

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Pro-Beijing group picks first female to lead HK

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:45:15 GMT

A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation.

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Nightclub shooting: 1 dead, 14 hurt

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:52:02 GMT

One person was killed and 14 others injured during a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati early Sunday, police said.

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London attack: ISIS hand unlikely

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:05:55 GMT

Investigators do not currently see a direct ISIS hand in last week's attack in London, a British counterterrorism official told CNN on Saturday.

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16 at large after tunnel prison break

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:53:48 GMT

Sixteen of 29 inmates are still on the run after they made an audacious escape by tunneling underneath a Mexican prison wall, authorities said.

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Chaos on mall escalator

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:09 GMT

An escalator at a Hong Kong shopping mall suddenly reversed, sending passengers tumbling. At least 18 people were injured in the incident, according to CCTV.

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Trump rally turns violent

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:10:52 GMT

Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters clashed at two pro-Trump rallies in California and Oregon.

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Harrison Ford: I'm a 'schmuck'

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:18:37 GMT

Actor Harrison Ford described himself as a "schmuck" after he mistakenly landed his small plane on a taxiway at a Southern California airport last month.

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Vettel beats Hamilton in Australian GP

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:26:21 GMT

Sebastian Vettel got his 2017 F1 season off to the perfect start with victory at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

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Singaporean teen granted US asylum

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:00:03 GMT

The United States granted asylum to teen blogger Amos Yee, who has been jailed twice in his native Singapore for critical views on religion and politics.

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Anti-Brexit protesters hit London streets

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:51:56 GMT

A sea of EU supporters took to the streets of London on Saturday in protest of the UK's impending exit from the bloc.

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Las Vegas Strip shut down after shooting

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:30:56 GMT

Part of the Las Vegas Strip was shut down Saturday as police investigated a shooting that sent at least one person to the hospital. Police surrounded a bus as they investigated the shooting, Officer Larry Hadfield told CNN. "There is no credible information that there is a second suspect and no other victims have been located, " Hadfield said.

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8 prominent Russians dead in 5 months

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:20:35 GMT

The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months since the US presidential election on November 8.

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Team behind new ski queen

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:44:38 GMT

She's American skiing's golden girl, but Mikaela Shiffrin is quick to deflect much of the credit to her backroom team -- especially her mum.

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Five unforgettable alpine moments

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:31:12 GMT

As the skiing season draws to a close, CNN Alpine Edge reflects on the highlights from the past season.

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The ultimate Aspen vacation?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:55:39 GMT

On and off the slopes, Aspen ski resort doesn't do things by halves.

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Is organic really better?

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:05:55 GMT

Is organic agriculture the solution to our global food system challenges? That's been the premise and promise of the organic movement since its origins in the 1920s: farming that's healthy, ecological, and socially just.

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London attack: How sporty teen turned into extremist killer

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:30:57 GMT

Khalid Masood, the man responsible for the worst terrorist attack in London in over a decade, kept to himself in recent years, neighbors say. But he had a checkered past involving a series of aliases and a string of convictions for violence and possession of weapons.

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Happy birthday! European Union turns 60

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:26:47 GMT

Leaders of the remaining 27 European Union states have gathered in Italy's capital to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which led to the bloc's formation.

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6 years ago Arab Spring came to Egypt -- and Mubarak fell

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:33:42 GMT

There were two constants in Egypt on January 24, 2011; the flow of the Nile and President Hosni Mubarak would die in office. The 30-year rule of Egypt's "Modern Pharaoh" appeared to be secure, shored up by the feared State Security. Any anti-government protests were corralled into pens surrounded by riot police outnumbering protesters 10 to one.

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War in Yemen: 2 years, 50,000 casualties

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 04:04:22 GMT

Two years on and the conflict in Yemen shows little signs of abating. A Saudi-led coalition of regional states and Houthi rebels continue to bombard one another, while terrorist groups operate unhindered -- leaving millions of civilians in the crossfire.

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A deadly quest for a lost civilization

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:22:12 GMT

When David Grann lost his guide deep in the Brazilian Amazon, fear took hold.

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Four teachings from Jesus everyone gets wrong

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:38:38 GMT

It was once said, "religion is designed to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the comfortable."

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Where you'll get bused for using handheld devices while driving

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:58 GMT

If you are caught using a handheld device while driving in the United Kingdom -- whether it's for talking, texting, taking video or anything else -- your penalties just got significantly steeper, thanks to a law that went into effect this month.

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How to keep kids occupied on flights without electronics

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:45:06 GMT

A new ban on most electronic devices in the cabins of certain flights to the US and UK from Middle Eastern countries is causing confusion and frustration among passengers -- many of whom are parents of restless children.

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Michael D'Antonio: Trump now looks incompetent

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:04:10 GMT

A President who admires strongmen tried to strong-arm the Republicans who control the United States House of Representatives. Pass the repeal of Obamacare and replace it with Trumpcare, Donald Trump told the 247 Republicans, or else you'll be ousted in a primary.

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Frida Ghitis: How my laptop and I handled travel under Trump

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:53:08 GMT

I was in the United Arab Emirates when the US government announced new restrictions on carrying electronics onto certain flights from the Middle East to the United States.

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Sherrilyn Ifill: Call white supremacy by its name: Terrorism

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:51:31 GMT

This week a 28-year-old white supremacist traveled to New York for the express purpose of killing a black man. Any black man.

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Julian Zelizer: Trump's blame game won't work this time

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 05:17:49 GMT

In the final hours of the health care debate, President Trump's primary political strategy became clear. He threatened to blame Speaker Paul Ryan and the congressional Republicans if the bill went down to defeat. They would be responsible for the continuation of Obamacare.

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Sam Roggeveen: China versus US - Australia's increasingly hard choice

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:28:58 GMT

At the start of his five-day visit to Australia, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told parliamentarians in Canberra that "peace was the most precious thing."

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Thousands risk their lives to reach USA

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:27:11 GMT

Yolanda ticks off the countries she and her husband have passed through in the last three months: Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama and now Costa Rica. But she is no tourist.

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Young Indian girls sold to sex tourists for sham marriages

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:36:25 GMT

"That night he took me with him. He forced himself on me. I was crying. [He said] I've bought you, I can do whatever I want. I've given your parents money, I can use you for as long as I like. Keep your mouth shut."

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Canadian teenagers sold for sex

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:19:00 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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