Dreamworld boss to donate bonus to victims' families
The CEO of the company that owns the theme park where four people were killed Tuesday says she will donate her annual bonus to help those affected by the incident.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:39:28 GMT)
Victims of theme park tragedy identified
The brother of one of four people who died in the Dreamworld theme park tragedy in Australia said his family is in "shock and mourning."
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:07:17 GMT)
2 children survive fatal theme park malfunction
Two children survived a deadly ride malfunction at Australia's largest theme park, which killed four people on Tuesday.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:14:05 GMT)
Yemen food crisis leaves millions at risk of starving
The UN World Food Programme fears "an entire generation could be crippled by hunger" as the food crisis in war-torn Yemen grows worse.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:19:46 GMT)
They hid in their dorm room until ISIS fighters left
After fleeing ISIS in Mosul, 7 Christian college women hid for hours under their dorm room beds from militants after they broke into their sanctuary in Kirkuk.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:43:24 GMT)
The ongoing struggle to preserve Patagonia
It is a landscape that inspires awe in those who explore its vast and varied wildernesses but few people have been quite so devoted to Patagonia as Kris Tompkins.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:48:42 GMT)
Why are churches turning yellow?
From the crowded streets of the Kibera slum to the steamy Mombasa coast, a peculiar trend has emerged across Kenya. Mosques are changing their traditional green facades, churches ditching their typical modest hues and are opting instead for a loud, unmistakable -- some may say ostentatious -- yellow.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:59:19 GMT)
NATO bolsters presence in Eastern Europe as Russia tension rises
The UK has deployed hundreds of troops to Eastern Europe as NATO continues to bolster its presence in the face of perceived Russian provocation.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:44:00 GMT)
Iraqi women fled ISIS but 'lost everything'
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:46:27 GMT)
National Geographic's 'Afghan Girl' arrested in Pakistan
The Afghan woman, whose striking green eyes in a National Geographic cover photo, made her face known around the world is under arrest in Pakistan.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:00:23 GMT)
Two-thirds of world's wildlife may be gone by 2020
More than two thirds of the world's wildlife could be gone by the end of the decade if action isn't taken soon, a new report from the World Wildlife Fund revealed on Thursday.
(Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:29:25 GMT)
Rescuers stand by after two powerful quakes hit Italy
Rescuers stood by to extricate potential victims trapped by rubble after two powerful earthquakes Wednesday struck central Italy about 50 miles north of the site of a deadly August quake that killed nearly 300 people.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:38:11 GMT)
3,800 dead ... and more on the way
Rickety boats that should never have sailed. Unscrupulous smugglers with no regard for life. And desperate people risking everything.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:55:40 GMT)
Venezuela protests: 'They are going to have to listen'
Anti-government demonstrators pushing for a presidential recall vote in Venezuela had a message as they marched Wednesday: We won't take no for an answer.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:55:45 GMT)
Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2016
CNN Heroes honors everyday people who have dedicated their lives to change the world.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:52:17 GMT)
Miss Iceland quits pageant after body-shaming
Miss Iceland has quit an international beauty pageant after she was allegedly told to lose weight.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:19 GMT)
The secret behind world's greatest buildings
Celebrated 20th century German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe said architecture began when two bricks were put together well. This might sound simplistic, yet Mies was right -- architecture is the self-conscious act of building, not just with common sense but also with artistry.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:25:13 GMT)
$5 million of cocaine worth found in torpedo-like tube
A picnic, an afternoon of kite flying and a drug haul worth more than $5 million -- it wasn't quite the day trip Michael Vaughan had bargained for when he and his family headed to the beach.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:52:28 GMT)
Why Britain needs the Great British Bake Off more than ever
On Wednesday, the world looked on with bemusement as the British people united to bid farewell to one of their most beloved institutions: a TV show about people baking cakes.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:04:52 GMT)
CNN meteorologist: I changed my mind on global warming
Although climate change is thought of as simply a political football, it has been a heated topic among meteorologists for years. I, for one, have changed my conclusion over time on whether humans are responsible for the increased heat content of the Earth.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:30:47 GMT)
Ugly campaign flatters Obama's legacy
Barack Obama will probably leave office on a high. His weekly average approval rating now stands at 54%. Given the state of the economy and America's troubles overseas, the likely explanation is that voters are contrasting him favorably with the election candidates.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:05:36 GMT)
The world's busiest Rolls-Royce dealer is in ...
Middle Eastern economies are reeling from low oil prices but that hasn't put a serious dent in Rolls-Royce sales.
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:49:40 GMT)
What Brexit? Nissan commits to 7,000 UK jobs
(Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:49:54 GMT)
Why Venezuela is the world's worst economy
Venezuela is edging closer every day to its breaking point.
(Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:20:11 GMT)
A new perspective of our planet
On 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.
(Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:30:03 GMT)
Galaxy count just increased 10x
Turns out we were wrong; there aren't 200 billion galaxies in the universe.
(Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:48:24 GMT)
Study: Mars mission astronauts could experience brain damage
Astronauts 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.
(Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:21:16 GMT)
New Mars probe searches for life
A new phase in the continuing search for life on Mars begins this month -- adding to a fleet of spacecraft probing the Red Planet.
(Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:24:26 GMT)
What it would take to explore deep space
Imagine something so distant that with our current technology it would take 2,400 generations to reach there -- and that's just our nearest star.
(Tue, 11 Oct 2016 20:00:01 GMT)
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