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Charlie Gard's parents yell, cry and storm out of court again

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:48:23 GMT

The parents of baby Charlie Gard stormed out of a pre-court hearing after a lawyer representing Great Ormond Street Hospital in London broke the news that new brain scan of the terminally ill baby made for "sad reading," the UK's Press Association reported Friday.

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Polish Senate approves controversial judicial bill

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:13:14 GMT

A bill that would give Poland's populist government the power to push all the nation's Supreme Court judges into retirement passed the upper house of the National Assembly early Saturday, Reuters reported.

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Sessions reportedly discussed Trump campaign with Russian

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:11:11 GMT

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with the Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak to discuss Trump campaign matters during the 2016 presidential election, according to US intelligence intercepts, The Washington Post reports.

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Can President Trump pardon himself?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:43:09 GMT

Late Thursday, The Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump is seeking to understand his pardon power, a development that seems directly linked to the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the foreign power.

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Stabbings, clashes as Israeli-Palestinian tensions rise

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:04:00 GMT

Israeli police have barred male worshipers under 50 from entering the Old City of Jerusalem and Temple Mount, also known as the Noble Sanctuary, for Friday prayers following last week's fatal shooting.

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Four-year ban for racist Serena Williams slur

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:54:17 GMT

Former grand slam winner Ilie Nastase has been banned from any official roles in tennis until 2021 and fined $10,000 for his foul-mouthed outbursts during a Fed Cup tie between Great Britain and Romania in April.

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Police chief resigns in wake of shooting

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:38:43 GMT

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned Friday, according to a news release from Mayor Betsy Hodges. City police have been under fire recently because an officer shot and killed a woman who called officers to investigate a disturbance near her residence.

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Teens who filmed drowning could face charges

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 12:23:15 GMT

A Florida police chief said he will recommend criminal charges be filed against five teenagers who taunted a drowning man while recording his death from afar.

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Hawaii to test nuclear warning system amid North Korea's threats

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:44:29 GMT

Hawaii is set to become the first state in the US to test an "attack- warning" system in the event of a North Korean nuclear missile strike.

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Trump Jr., Manafort cut deal to avoid public hearing

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:59:26 GMT

The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee have cut a deal with President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to avoid being subpoenaed for a high-profile public hearing next week, with the two men agreeing to provide records to the panel and to be privately interviewed ahead of any public session.

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The Open 2017: Spieth takes two-point lead

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:08:08 GMT

In the weather version of rock, paper, scissors -- wind beats rain, both beat sun.

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US to ban Americans visiting N. Korea

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:38:49 GMT

The US government will bar American citizens from traveling to North Korea because of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention," the State Department said. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Prince George beams in new birthday photo

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:24:09 GMT

You have to admit: Prince George is one cute (almost) 4-year-old.

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Man strums guitar throughout brain surgery

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:03:00 GMT

A musician played the guitar while undergoing brain surgery to fix cramping in his fingers, according to the surgeon who conducted the operation in India.

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Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:48:29 GMT

The Philippines Congress has granted President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year -- a move that contravenes the country's constitution.

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Two words that explain tensions over Jerusalem's Old City

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:23:37 GMT

Just two words. That's all it took for former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to explain the source of the tensions over Jerusalem.

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First woman enlists to become a Navy SEAL

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:02:37 GMT

A woman will train with other potential officers this summer in hopes of becoming the first female Navy SEAL.

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China will import US rice for the first time

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:22:30 GMT

The world's largest rice producer is hungry for more and looking to the U.S. for supplies.

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Woman takes the same travel photos 30 years later

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:39:49 GMT

You can't revisit the past, but thanks to modern photography, you can try to recreate it. Just ask Lisa Werner.

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Fate of Afro Germans under Nazis

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:20:51 GMT

In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.

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Why Jack Ma went to Kenya with 38 Chinese billionaires

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:01:21 GMT

Jack Ma, Asia's richest man and founder of Alibaba Group is on a two-day trip to east Africa, visiting Kenya and Rwanda with 38 fellow Chinese billionaires, all no doubt poised with expensive fountain pens, ready to ink billion dollar deals.

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The week in 23 photos

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:50:49 GMT

Take a look at 23 photos of the week from July 14 through July 20.

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Cecil the lion's son killed by game hunter

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:05:26 GMT

Cecil the lion's 6-year-old son was shot and killed by a big-game trophy hunter in western Zimbabwe earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the hunt.

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Erdogan will regret alienating Angela Merkel

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:47:55 GMT

Over the past few months, relations between Turkey and Germany have become increasingly fraught.

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The airport of the future is here

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:34:25 GMT

With air traffic increasing worldwide each year, finding ways to make aviation more environmentally friendly has become crucial.

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Putin is not the master of control many think he is

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:32:53 GMT

The plot seems to thicken on a daily basis in Washington.

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Body of Salvador Dali exhumed for paternity test

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:46:15 GMT

The body of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali was exhumed Thursday, following a Madrid court ruling in favor of a woman who claims to be his daughter.

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Are you wearing a stolen watch?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:31:07 GMT

It's not a topic watch guys like to discuss when they swap tales at enthusiasts' fairs like SalonQP or RedBar's collector get-togethers, but every one of them knows someone who's had a treasured piece stolen. Few collectors are dismissive of insurance policies and the need for a decent safe, but even so, watches are stolen from hotel rooms, gym lockers and other seemingly safe environments.

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The swimmer Phelps wouldn't want to race

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:23:16 GMT

Olympic champion Adam Peaty remembers the turning point in his life as if it were yesterday. That moment when he morphed from a teenager preparing for a night out drinking with friends to an elite athlete determined to become an unstoppable force in the water.

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Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:31:40 GMT

Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.

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'Duel in the Sun:' Sport's greatest ever contest?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:48:25 GMT

The red-hot summer of 1977, the year a gap-toothed twenty-something from Kansas took down golf's greatest in a final-round scrap like no other.

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What's it like managing the 'John Wayne' of golf?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:45:46 GMT

Researching US college golf results a decade ago, veteran sports agent Rocky Hambric's eye was caught by the name of Dustin Johnson.

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How much should you drink during exercise?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:11:55 GMT

How much should you drink to stay hydrated during exercise?

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The $1.5 million flying car

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 03:50:53 GMT

Slovakian company AeroMobil has been developing a car capable of transforming into a plane in just three minutes. They plan on delivering the first models in 2020, if it can overcome regulatory scrutiny.

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Boy with cancer granted 'blow stuff up' wish

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:40:14 GMT

12-year-old Declan started his recovery from leukemia with a bang, joining the Australian Federal Police for some explosive exercises.

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This is what pro cycling does to your legs

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:43:55 GMT

If you were in any doubt as to just how grueling the Tour de France really is, then look no further than Paweł Poljański's legs.

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Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:46:29 GMT

If inspiration is the first step in travel, the journey starts with these photos.

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Spicer: Trump did not want me to go

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:04:48 GMT

Sean Spicer said Friday night that President Donald Trump did not want him to resign as White House press secretary but "understood" that it was in the best interest of the administration.

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