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President says there's progress with India on nuclear sticking point
The leaders of India and the U.S. say they've made progress on a deal allowing U.S. firms to cooperate on civilian nuclear power plants in India.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:15:16 EST)

Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully smaller countries'
The military option is out, President Barack Obama said Sunday, but the U.S. will be looking at all other options to "ratchet up the pressure on Russia" on the issue of Ukraine.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:41:27 EST)

Obama will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday
U.S. President Barack Obama is shortening his trip to India to head to Saudi Arabia to meet the new Saudi King, the White House says.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:15:39 EST)

Washington sighs relief at Saudi succession
Finally, something went right for the United States in the Middle East.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:15:55 EST)

Photos: King Abdullah's funeral
Thousands gathered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to pay their respects to King Abdullah, who died early on Friday, January 23.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:14:26 EST)

Boko Haram in fierce battle for Nigerian city
Hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen on Sunday launched a predawn attack on the city of Maiduguri and were locked in a fierce battle with troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and vigilantes.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:17:31 EST)

Big day for Greek voters
The left-wing party Syriza, which has vowed to renegotiate the terms of Greece's multibillion-euro bailout if it wins, has been leading in opinion polls going into the vote.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:23:51 EST)

New demand to free ISIS hostage?
ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:08:46 EST)

AirAsia fuselage lifted, then sinks
A new attempt to lift the submerged fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 failed Sunday when a rope snapped after the wreckage reached the surface of the water, Indonesian officials said.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:20:41 EST)

Woman diagnosed with Ebola in UK heads home
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is heading home.
(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:22:01 EST)

Wave sweeps crew from ship
British Coastguard video captures the moment when a crew of Irish fishermen and another rescue crew were swept away from the capsized Iuda Naofa.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:34:22 EST)

Doomsday Clock: 3 minutes till midnight

(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:30:27 EST)

Mystery surrounds drug drone
A drone crashed south of the U.S.-Mexico border carrying more than six pounds of crystal methamphetamine. CNN affiliate KSWB reports.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:40:02 EST)

Dancing for Dr. Mengele

(Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:21:51 EST)

Blitzer: You can smell the death
CNN's Wolf Blitzer describes his visit to the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz and the moment he realized his grandparents' fate.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:13:51 EST)

Liberation of Auschwitz

(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:13:51 EST)

Was King Tut's beard glued back on?

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:28:29 EST)

16 killed in Ukraine, officials say
At least 16 people have been killed in shelling in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, city officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to rock the disputed Donetsk region.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:33:32 EST)

New low for Obama-Netanyahu relations
President Barack Obama and U.S. officials were completely blindsided by the announcement that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will come to Washington to address a joint session of Congress this spring -- a move that's rattled the White House and diplomatic officials.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:33:52 EST)

The Middle East -- never simple
The Middle East has never been a simple place.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:31:56 EST)

Iran's Supreme Leader's open letter to the West
Iran's Supreme Leader calls on young people to seek out their own understanding of Islam in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:35:17 EST)

Argentine prosecutor's death not a suicide
The death of an Argentine prosecutor who accused the country's most powerful of a criminal cover-up has put on display a labyrinth that could have hatched from a novelist's imagination.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:56:01 EST)

Spain: 4 arrested for terror plot
Four men in Spain's North African territory of Ceuta were arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of being in a terrorist cell that had "a strong determination to attack," Spain's Interior Ministry said.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:33:13 EST)

Bugs for dinner? I'll have a side of ants with that
Bugs have been a dietary staple of many cultures for centuries, yet Westerners have been slow to stomach the creepy crawlers. That may be changing. CNN's Rachel Crane heads to New York's The Black Ant to taste the latest restaurant trend.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:35:22 EST)

Monk calls U.N. guest a 'whore'
The United Nations' top human rights official has called on Myanmar's leaders to "unequivocally condemn" an ultra-nationalist Buddhist monk who labeled a visiting U.N. rapporteur a "whore" at a protest.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:37:18 EST)

Surfing star shot dead

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:04:23 EST)

U.S. naval ship grounded
An American naval cargo ship has run aground off the Japanese coast, east of Okinawa, and efforts are underway to refloat it, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:43:59 EST)

Inside a Chinese 'ghost city'

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:33:51 EST)

Saudi blogger's lashes postponed
After enduring wounds from being struck 50 times, a Saudi blogger has been given a reprieve in receiving another 50 lashes this Friday, said Amnesty International.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:37:33 EST)

The mysterious world of 'lightbombing'
It's 4 o'clock in the morning. Most of Birmingham, the second most populated city in England, is fast asleep. But like a thief in the dead of night, a solitary figure slips through the city's deserted streets. Arriving at a derelict warehouse, he is brandishing what looks like a lightsaber as he makes his way to the roof.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:12:33 EST)

Ebola vaccine to be tested in Africa
The world is a lot closer to having a real weapon to fight Ebola. Vaccine doses should arrive in West Africa Friday.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:57:29 EST)

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:32:42 EST)

The tropical paradise with a booming economy
What is Africa's most competitive economy? Is it oil-rich Nigeria? No. Perhaps South Africa, the continent's mining powerhouse? Try again.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:29:44 EST)

How to bounce back from failure
When other women ask Christine Lagarde about coping with failure -- and they often do -- the head of the International Monetary Fund doesn't mince her words.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:34:45 EST)

Beautiful Iranian Kurdistan
"Yavash, yavash," the small, gray-haired doctor says, leaning across from the passenger seat to put a hand on his friend's shoulder, imploring him to slow down the black Toyota as we approach another hairpin bend in the dusty road.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:28:54 EST)

This tree could heat your home
From a distance this may look like an ordinary tree, but get closer and you will discover it is actually a power generator.
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:11:08 EST)

France gives 'supermarket hero' citizenship
Lassana Bathily, who emerged as the hero of the Paris supermarket attack, received his new French passport from the hands of Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve at a ceremony in Paris.
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:08:59 EST)

Miss Universe national costume show
The Miss Universe contest turned out some fabulous, eye-catching costumes from contestants participating in the show.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:36:12 EST)

Rare, 'horror movie' shark caught

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:10:36 EST)

Japanese hostage's Syrian fixer: This day was coming

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:31:10 EST)

How are falling oil prices affecting oil producers?

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:56:58 EST)

Will Charlie Hebdo continue to be provocative?
Can the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo continue to poke fun at Islam and other religions after the deadly attack on their offices? Jim Bittermann reports.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:24:56 EST)

French woman: Why I want to join ISIS

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:37:06 EST)

Terror fears spur anti-Islam protests

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:55:21 EST)

Disowned prince fights for gay rights

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:55:31 EST)

CNN goes behind the scenes in Davos
Nina dos Santos takes a look behind the scenes at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:21:30 EST)

Obama's trip to my homeland: Proof of India's rise again

(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:06:51 EST)

Time to rethink Ukraine deal

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:38:47 EST)

Why countries should think about paying ransoms

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:54:56 EST)

Chomsky: 'Their' terrorism versus 'Our' terrorism

(Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:53:11 EST)

Bill & Melinda Gates: Our bet for 2030
Fifteen years ago, the two of us made a bet.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:07:22 EST)

Argentines protest prosecutor's death

(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:47:59 EST)

What's the point of Prince Andrew?
The Duke of York has said his piece and personally made his position clear.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:14:01 EST)

Prince Andrew denies underage sex claims
Britain's Prince Andrew was expected to make his first public appearance on Thursday since he was accused of having had sex with an American woman when she was only 17.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:11:36 EST)

The week in 32 photos

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:08:08 EST)

Is this what the future looks like?
Getty Images has produced a series of photographs called "Future Unknown," which illustrate a visual aesthetic that "embraces experimentation fused with technology."
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:29:37 EST)

Sudan refugees take back their story
Refugee students from Sudan were given smartphones and lessons in digital storytelling. They could be the next generation of citizen journalists.
(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:32:27 EST)

What a shot! 33 amazing sports photos

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:52:23 EST)

Ukraine's divide: Two sides of a river
It's a major European waterway that rivals the Volga, the Rhine and the Danube. Now, deadly fighting in Ukraine has transformed the Dnieper into something much more than a river.
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 08:10:12 EST)

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:30:31 EST)

A migration without end

(Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:49:21 EST)

Monarchies around the world

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:00:15 EST)

Camera obscura: From the outside in
Since 1996, photographer Marja Pirila has been working on her "Interior/Exterior" project, using an old technique that is the basis of all photography to create complex, layered works.
(Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:19:46 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, 09 Jan 2015 16:00:20 EST)

Wonders of the universe

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:04:23 EST)

Ebola outbreak in Africa

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:00:27 EST)

Flemish-style portraits question race and equality
Photographer Maxine Helfman didn't foresee the current outcry around civil rights in America back in 2012, when she began shooting portraits in the style of the old Flemish master painters -- using only black models.
(Sat, 03 Jan 2015 10:35:24 EST)

15 of the world's most colorful landscapes

(Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:15:56 EST)

7 continents, 19 exceptional experiences
Scrap all those other bucket lists you've been compiling and start saving -- these memorable-for-a-lifetime trips don't come cheap, or easy.
(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:00:46 EST)

The worms that invade your brain
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of tapeworms that can live in the human brain.
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:03:50 EST)

Deep-sea creatures could make new drugs
Scientists are scouring Arctic waters to find new bacteria, in the hope of creating vital new antibiotics.
(Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:18:04 EST)

Football player struck by MRSA
Brandon Noble was a professional athlete whose career was cut short by an antibiotic-resistant infection.
(Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:46:47 EST)

Architecture is 'the mother of all art'
Architect David Adjaye introduces us to two up-and-coming names building for an uncertain future.
(Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:59:47 EST)

Nigerian architect builds on water
Nearly 70% of the world's capital cities are built on or around water. Architect Kunlé Adeyemi has dedicated his career to building on these vulnerable landscapes.
(Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:58:03 EST)

Bringing back the trees to Vietnam's cities
Architect Vo Trong Nghia wants to reintroduce tropical beauty into Vietnam's dense cities. His designs have been recognized for their stunning use of bamboo.
(Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:58:06 EST)

The end of Google Glass? Twitter has its say
Google announced it will stop producing Google Glass in its present form. Twitter got busy.
(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:04:59 EST)

Huge ship uses its hull as a giant sail
A new design that uses the high sides of a container ship as a sail could revolutionize the shipping industry.
(Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:19:03 EST)

Driverless Mercedes and super-fast phone chargers
At CES 2015 innovators showed off their latest prototypes, preview products and new releases.
(Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:50:08 EST)

Abducted toddler found after 24 years
A Chinese man has been reunited with his father 24 years after he was abducted as a toddler from a vegetable market.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:12:55 EST)

India's tiger population increasing

(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:07 EST)

Scientists upload a worm's brain into a Lego robot
A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible to one day upload our brains to a computer.
(Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:13:01 EST)

Hold on tight, we're landing sideways ...
Planes attempt to land in dangerous cross-winds at Birmingham International Airport, UK.
(Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:53:34 EST)

Art made from war

(Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:41:44 EST)

World's top 25 hotels

(Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:22:48 EST)

Spectacular ancient city deserted and mysterious

(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:03:34 EST)

10 places we'd rather be

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:26:42 EST)

Forgotten in Aleppo

(Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:58:56 EST)

'It just went ballistic': Shark attacks teenager
A shark attacked a teenager while he was spearfishing near a popular Australian beach. CNN affiliate Seven Network reports.
(Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:38:14 EST)

Is this the site of Jesus' trial?

(Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:06:45 EST)

The world's safest airlines

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:06:36 EST)

What killed the Maya? 'Blue Hole' offers clues

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:39:16 EST)

Helmet cam shows sniper shot to head

(Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:03:38 EST)

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