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Investigators seek clues on co-pilot's background
Investigators are working to piece together the secret life of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who officials say was hiding an illness from his employers.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:07:21 EDT)

Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret" and a doctor had declared him "unfit to work," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:00:37 EDT)

How to guard against the threat from pilots
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:44:11 EDT)

8-minute descent to death
For the 150 people on board Germanwings Flight 9525, they were the last eight minutes of their lives.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:27:20 EDT)

Your 6 key plane crash questions answered
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:41:53 EDT)

CEO: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 100% fit to fly
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr talks about the background of Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:21:35 EDT)

Planes that were crashed on purpose
CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at Germanwings Flight 9525 and other cases in which airplanes were crashed on purpose.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:43:03 EDT)

'Yesterday we were many': School mourns students after crash
On any other Wednesday morning, the steps in front of the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium would be packed with kids on their way to class, discussing homework, chattering about last night's TV shows, or laying out plans for the coming weekend.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:13:17 EDT)

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned
A tearful Amanda Knox said she is glad to have her life back after an eight-year legal drama that gripped the United States, Britain and Italy.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:02:21 EDT)

Iran nuke talks at critical point
Nuclear talks reached a critical point Saturday as the ministers of France and Germany arrived to push a framework agreement with Iran ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:42:07 EDT)

Problems extend Nigeria voting
A Boko Haram attack, equipment failures and the hacking of an election website Saturday marred presidential voting in Nigeria, forcing voting to be extended into Sunday in some areas.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:42:33 EDT)

Bombing in Yemen intensifies
In just a few weeks' time, good relations with neighbors have become a matter of survival for Yemen's President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:42:32 EDT)

U.S. Navy rescues 2 Saudi pilots
The U.S. Navy rescued two Saudi Arabia air force pilots from the Gulf of Aden, a U.S. military official said Friday.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:46:48 EDT)

Somalia hotel siege" 20 killed
A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:46:15 EDT)

Why Bergdahl left his unit
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told the military he left his unit in eastern Afghanistan in July 2009 intending to walk to the nearest U.S. military outpost to report wrongdoing, believing he could not trust his own commanders to deal with his concerns, according to sources familiar with the Army investigation. It is the clearest indication yet of the motive behind his decision to leave his post.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:52:57 EDT)

U.S.-led coalition bombs ISIS in Tikrit
U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister's request to get at what a spokesman called "difficult targets."
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:50:24 EDT)

Cartoonists convicted for insulting Turkey's President
A court in Turkey this week sentenced two cartoonists to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soon after, the court changed the jail sentence to a fine of 7,000 Turkish lira or about $2,700 each.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:21:36 EDT)

'Top Gear's' Jeremy Clarkson ousted following 'fracas'
It seems a helmet-wearing tank-driver armed with a petition signed by more than one million fans will not be enough to save Jeremy Clarkson.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:14:11 EDT)

Bus falls in sinkhole, swept away by river
Intense flooding in Brazil caused an evacuated tourist bus to collapse into a sinkhole and was washed away by rapid floodwater.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:15:31 EDT)

North Korea claims it arrested 2 South Korean spies
North Korea has arrested what it claims is two spies who worked for South Korea's intelligence service, a North Korean official said Thursday on condition of anonymity.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:08:57 EDT)

Homeless invited to tour the Vatican
The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:21:27 EDT)

Stolen ancient Iraqi artifacts returned
In March, the U.S. recovered and returned 60 stolen Iraqi artifacts that were illegally smuggled out of the country.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:44:16 EDT)

Palestine Marathon highlights race for recognition
In the biblical city of Bethlehem, Sana Jamaani is warmed up and ready to run. This isn't her first race, but she says it is her most important.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:45:48 EDT)

Arab Spring: Revolutions bring more unrest
It wasn't supposed to turn out like this.
(Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:00:34 EDT)

Duchess makes last appearance before due date
Enjoy the latest pictures of the former Kate Middleton. They're the last you'll see for a while.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:47:31 EDT)

Cheers, tears for U.S. Army convoy in Europe
A convoy of U.S. Army armored vehicles is drawing crowds, cheers and tears as it makes an 1,100-mile journey from the Baltics through Poland and the Czech Republic to Germany.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:38:48 EDT)

'Star Wars' town now features in ISIS battle
The desert and dun-colored cliffs around the town of Tataouine were once the backdrop for the movie "Star Wars," much of which was filmed in this neglected corner of Tunisia in 1976. This struggling town on the fringes of the Sahara still draws a few fans of the movie but now finds itself part of a real conflict, as a way-station for jihadists crossing the Libyan border 60 miles to the east.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:41:08 EDT)

Japan unveils largest warship since World War II
Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:28:12 EDT)

Chilling video: ISIS recruits Afghans
Concerns are growing about how ISIS may expand into Afghanistan as CNN films a recruiter looking for fighters.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:16:06 EDT)

World's largest asteroid impact zone found
The massive meteorite split in two shortly before smashing into Earth, wiping out large numbers of species.
(Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:21:18 EDT)

Car-sized killer newt fossil discovered
A team of paleontologists has discovered fossil remains of amphibians the size of a small car with toothy jaws like "a toilet seat."
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:03:34 EDT)

Vietnam opens revolutionary tunnels to tourism

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:30:18 EDT)

This is one of the most dangerous jobs in Africa
As CNN's Christian Purefoy reports, truck drivers in Nigeria are risking their lives to keep the economy alive.
(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:08:06 EDT)

Wrestling star dies after kick in ring
The world of Mexican wrestling has been deeply shaken by the death of star fighter Hijo del Perro Aguayo, who collapsed after being kicked during a bout.
(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:47:01 EDT)

20 stunning cliffside beaches

(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:35:40 EDT)

The ancient perfume store you've never heard of
In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:29:25 EDT)

First ever Martian marathon

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:43:33 EDT)

Japan's 31 most beautiful places
From the tallest waterfall to the largest sand dune, from the floral tunnel to the sacred shrines, the islands of Japan is a trove of photogenic wonders.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:26:50 EDT)

The world's happiest countries
Is there pixie dust mixed into the food and drink of the happiest places on Earth? Or is it something in the crisp clear air of many of the world's happiest nations?
(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:14:44 EDT)

The week in 41 photos

(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:41:02 EDT)

Look at me! 33 selfies of the week

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:00:49 EDT)

What a shot! 30 amazing sports photos

(Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:39:48 EDT)

Nineteen years under the rainbow
Seeing a rainbow often fills people with a sense of joy, regardless of whether it is their first or 19th time witnessing the colorful creation.
(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:16:16 EDT)

Sea dwellers without a state
The Badjao are a tribe of nomadic sea dwellers who have lived off the shore of northeast Borneo for more than 200 years. They are a stateless people with no nationality in the traditional sense, residing in boats and living off the sea.
(Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:29:54 EDT)

Up close in the brutal world of a female fight club
Under harsh lights in a private, rented room in Berlin, women face each other in violent, sometimes bloody battles of brute strength.
(Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:30:17 EDT)

Family portraits, for families with nothing
Photographer Alexia Webster was tired of always taking pictures. Instead, she decided to give some back.
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:19:47 EDT)

'Supertide' isolates French island
Thousands gathered to see the moment an unusually high tide surrounded the historic site of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:48:32 EDT)

Solar eclipse in Europe skies

(Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:29:46 EDT)

1 event: 18 awesome expressions

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:46:56 EDT)

Holi, the festival of colors

(Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:24:17 EDT)

The world's longest animal migrations

(Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:23:47 EST)

Giving a face to Sudan's refugee crisis
As a well-traveled photographer, Pieter ten Hoopen is no stranger to refugee camps.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:45:41 EDT)

Remains of King Richard III
DNA tests have confirmed that human remains found buried beneath an English car park are those of the country's King Richard III.
(Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:35:57 EDT)

A personal look at life in the Congo

(Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:28:52 EDT)

15 of the world's most colorful landscapes

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:16:09 EDT)

Monarchies around the world

(Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:02:28 EST)

World War I in living color
Although it seems like ancient history, World War I changed the world forever. Look back at some of the war's key events.
(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:52:42 EST)

How the Maasai choose a chief
For Kenya's Massai warriors, ritual is key. An adolescent rite of passage used to be pretty standard: Spend three months in the forest, learn how to herd cows, kill a predator.
(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:26:05 EDT)

'Uber for motorbikes' takes off

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:33:42 EDT)

CIA head: U.S. has 'robust' knowledge of Iran's capabilities

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:32:56 EDT)

ISIS' explosive expansion

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:04:58 EDT)

Israel denies report it spied on U.S. in Iran nuclear talks
Israel did not spy on closed-door talks over Iran's nuclear program involving the United States and other world powers, an Israeli official said Tuesday, denying a Wall Street Journal report.
(Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:38:37 EDT)

Rarer -- and cuter -- than a panda

(Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:38:03 EDT)

Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father, dies

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:47:32 EDT)

Fans want BBC to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:26:13 EDT)

Police find bodies of 5 babies in home in France
Police found the bodies of five infants in a home near Bordeaux, France, on Thursday, according to news reports. Four of the bodies were frozen, the reports say.
(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:10:46 EDT)

'I am the proud son of an immigrant'

(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:32:13 EST)

My country's problem with menstruation

(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:20:12 EST)

The story behind this haunting, iconic photograph

(Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:06:19 EDT)

Lost city discovered in jungle

(Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:43:39 EDT)

Egypt unveils plan to build glitzy new capital

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:22:05 EDT)

Arctic sea ice hits lowest winter maximum on record

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:22:02 EDT)

An underwater view of WWII's largest battleship

(Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:51:30 EDT)

Mother ship listens for cosmic buddy's signal

(Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:17:56 EDT)

Backstage at a traveling circus

(Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:22:12 EDT)

Goodbye, Galapagos?

(Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:23:09 EDT)

Hundreds of skeletons found under market

(Mon, 09 Mar 2015 11:45:54 EDT)

Conversations with my missing wife

(Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:33:47 EST)

Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

(Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:49:50 EST)

A really big fish story

(Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:02:57 EST)

Kim Jong Un: New look, new attitude?

(Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:25 EST)

Sudan refugees take back their story

(Mon, 02 Mar 2015 07:51:02 EST)

Island of forgotten dreams

(Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:02:53 EST)

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews

(Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:03 EST)

'Dragon' dinosaur unearthed

(Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:45:08 EST)

Painting bought for $5,212, sold for $5.2M

(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:26:57 EST)

Movement encourages women to try covering up

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 08:31:28 EST)

New photos of Fidel Castro surface

(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:11:26 EST)

20 most beautiful World Heritage Sites

(Thu, 05 Feb 2015 08:22:21 EST)

Life of a geisha

(Tue, 03 Feb 2015 07:31:00 EST)

And the world's safest city is...

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:36:16 EST)

How to find the terrorist amid tide of human misery

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:50:51 EST)

Amazon tribe under threat

(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:13:06 EST)

A new sex park for Taiwan?

(Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:37:12 EST)

The scariest theme park rides on Earth

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:12:03 EST)

What's the perfect job for you? Ask your 5-year-old self

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:13:05 EST)

The extraordinary art of autistic 'five-year-old Monet'

(Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:50:20 EST)

Gifts fit for a queen

(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:24:24 EST)

Was King Tut's beard glued back on?

(Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:54:53 EST)

Abducted toddler found after 24 years

(Wed, 04 Feb 2015 12:17:17 EST)

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