Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:48:26 GMTAlong a dusty village track just 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mosul, a Peshmerga pick up truck leads us to a small house. We drive slowly, and in single file. There are hidden dangers all around.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:14:10 GMTIraqi forces are in complete control of the Christian town of Hamdaniya after ISIS militants seized the city more than two years ago, a commander said.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:23:40 GMTNot far from Mohamad Al Mawsily's studio, fierce battles are raging to oust ISIS from the northern city of Mosul. But from his secret location, the young Iraqi businessman is waging another war against the militants on a daily basis. Less bloody? Yes. But, still potentially lethal.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:04:36 GMTJunko Tabei, the first woman to climb the world's highest peak, has died at age 77, according to Japanese media reports.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:31:40 GMTA manhunt is underway after 174 inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti following a riot during which one guard was killed, authorities said.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:41:48 GMTSomali pirates have released 26 hostages after nearly five years in captivity, according to an organization involved in mediation efforts.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:29:24 GMTSunday marks the 60th anniversary of the ill-fated revolution, one man remembers escaping the violence that would leave 2,500 Hungarians dead and so many more displaced.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:44:08 GMTEnthusiasts take part in a zombie walk in Mexico City.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:57:33 GMT
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:34:13 GMTMortar fire from regime forces struck the al-Mashhad neighborhood of eastern Aleppo on Saturday evening as a three-day Russian-backed ceasefire came to an end at 7 p.m. (noon ET), according to the activist Aleppo Media Center.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:42:59 GMTAustralian Olympic gold medalist Mack Horton has paid tribute to a fan who spotted a suspicious mole on the swimmer's chest and urged him to get it checked out.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:28:42 GMTA drive to hold a recall referendum on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been halted, Venezuela's National Electoral Council announced in a statement.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:24:33 GMTPhilippines President Rodrigo Duterte has clarified his comments that seemed to call for a split from the United States, saying he was advocating a "separation of foreign policy" rather than "a severance of ties."
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:46:12 GMTThe former police chief of the Mexican city of Iguala -- where 43 students disappeared two years ago -- was arrested Friday in connection with the case, according to Mexico's National Security Commission's official Twitter page. Felipe Flores Vazquez, who had been sought since the students went missing, had been labeled as one of the "probable masterminds" of the disappearance by then-Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam. Karam said in November 2014 that the students were abducted on orders of a local mayor, turned over to a gang who killed them, burned their bodies in a landfill and tossed the remains into a nearby river.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:38:24 GMTA US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed through the South China Sea on Friday in a freedom of navigation operation intended to send a blunt message to China.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:57:21 GMTLouisiana and Oklahoma have said "nyet" to a Russian request to send its diplomats to monitor polling stations on Election Day, according to letters from state officials provided to CNN.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:31:11 GMTCNN's Anderson Cooper will reveal which charitable champs will be among this year's Top 10 CNN Heroes on Wednesday during the 8 a.m. ET hour of "New Day."
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:42:49 GMTWe live in a world at a crossroads. The conflicts in Syria rage on, seemingly impervious to the various attempts to resolve them -- a horrifying staging ground for broader US-Russian tensions, and the front line of terror groups' battles for territory.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:23:08 GMTSince the formation of NATO in 1949 the defense of Europe and the free world has depended on the absolute certainty that whatever president is occupying the White House, the United States will come to the aid of a NATO member if attacked. Any doubt about the American commitment, and the credibility of NATO's doctrine of collective defense, is holed below the waterline.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:22:10 GMTWikipedia is founded on a bedrock principle of neutrality, seeking to describe all relevant sides without taking a political stance. As an individual, I, too, try to stay out of most political debates -- except where they directly impact my personal passion for the free flow of information. This is one of those times.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:22:21 GMTThe boards of AT&T and Time Warner are meeting on Saturday afternoon to vote on an $80 billion deal that would bring the two companies together, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:40:47 GMT"Made in the U.S.A." is not dead. The nation's manufacturing sector is actually booming, even if many people don't realize it.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:30:03 GMTOn Christmas Eve in 1968, Apollo 8 made the first manned mission to the moon. Live broadcasting from the spacecraft was the three-man crew of Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders, and it was on that day that their journey led them to an unexpected sight.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:48:24 GMTTurns out we were wrong; there aren't 200 billion galaxies in the universe.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:21:16 GMTAstronauts on a mission to Mars will be expected to rely on their memory, multitasking and decision-making skills to handle the first manned expedition beyond the moon. But the harmful radiation from galactic cosmic rays throughout their journey could cause them to experience cognitive impairment in these key areas, as well as increased depression and anxiety, according to a new study.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:24:26 GMTA new phase in the continuing search for life on Mars begins this month -- adding to a fleet of spacecraft probing the Red Planet.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 20:00:01 GMTImagine something so distant that with our current technology it would take 2,400 generations to reach there -- and that's just our nearest star.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:04:16 GMTEver had a tube journey from hell? How about a tube journey into hell -- or out of it, depending on which way you're traveling.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:15:29 GMTCai Guo-Qiang is back, and with his most ambitious project to date: a 1,650-foot ladder in the sky made of -- what else? -- fire.