Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:31:28 GMTThe United Nations said Friday it is "gravely worried" that ISIS has taken 550 families from villages around Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, and is using them as "human shields" as Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle the terror group for control of the city.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:21:04 GMTThe top UN human rights official called the siege and bombardment of eastern Aleppo "crimes of historic proportions" on Friday, and accused all parties of violating international humanitarian law in Syria.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:16:30 GMTImagine New York City getting annihilated by airstrikes. Or London getting wiped off the map.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:46:44 GMTNeed some help getting your head around what's going on? Using Google trend data provided to CNN, here's what you've been searching for.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:02:37 GMTSyria's first lady Asma al-Assad is standing by her man, telling a Russian TV network that she refused offers to flee the war-torn country with her children.
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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:43:33 GMTLondon City Airport was declared safe Friday after reports of a "chemical incident" spurred an evacuation, fire officials said.
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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:05:46 GMTFrench authorities will Monday begin clearing "The Jungle," the makeshift refugee camp at Calais, giving the thousands of people living there the option to seek asylum in France or to return to their country of origin.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:45:16 GMTThe US service member killed in Northern Iraq has been identified, the Navy announced Friday.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:08:50 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.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:05:24 GMTAbdur Rahman tried to escape as police closed in.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:05:32 GMTA new campaign ad comparing Donald Trump to Hugo Chavez isn't sitting well with Venezuela's government.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:23:31 GMTMexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is one step closer to facing drug and conspiracy charges in the United States.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:54:47 GMTIn 2014, Warriena Wright fell to her death from her Tinder date's 14th-floor apartment balcony on Australia's Gold Coast. Her date, Gable Tostee, was charged with murder and manslaughter.
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 15:50:15 GMTHow did the dinosaurs cross from South America to Australia?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:45:58 GMTDo you scribble absentmindedly with a pen on the edges of a scrap of paper?
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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:25:09 GMTIf the 21st century has taught us anything, it is that to fight a successful war an army needs a successful exit strategy. Bereft of one, while it may win the military battle, it will ultimately lose the strategic war.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:20:08 GMTTime Warner's stock soared nearly 10% Friday on reports that telecom and media giant AT&T may make a takeover bid for the company.
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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.