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Bloody campaign spills across region and into Egypt

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:24:44 EDT)

17 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai
In a dramatic demonstration of its expanding reach, ISIS apparently launched simultaneous attacks Wednesday on five Egyptian military checkpoints, reportedly killing 17 Egyptian soldiers and injuring 30 others.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:24:00 EDT)

The ISIS terror threat
The aim of the ISIS militant group is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and Syria.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:22:46 EDT)

Pilot shut off wrong engine in TransAsia crash

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:26:16 EDT)

Dozens die as ferry capsizes

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:10:52 EDT)

Robot kills man at VW factory

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:21:11 EDT)

Afghan court overturns death sentences in woman's mob killing
An Afghan appellate court has overturned the death sentences of four men who were convicted in a brutal mob killing of a woman who'd been falsely accused of burning the Quran, a judge with knowledge of the decision told CNN on condition of anonymity Thursday.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:53:30 EDT)

30 of 38 people killed in Tunisian terror attack are British
Thirty of the people killed in the Tunisia beach massacre last week are UK citizens, authorities said Thursday, marking the worst terror attacks against Britons in a decade.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:32:41 EDT)

Chinese student enrollment surges at U.S. university
Cutbacks in state funding have encouraged U.S. colleges like the University of Iowa to recruit students from China creating tensions on campus.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:04:09 EDT)

What the Iran deal is really about
A deal with Iran isn't only about nuclear weapons.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45:25 EDT)

Plane crash: 'Propeller didn't work'
The propeller wasn't working on one of the engines of the Indonesian military transport plane that crashed this week, killing at least 135 people, authorities said Thursday.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:21:44 EDT)

Trump: 'Who is doing the raping?'
Businessman Donald Trump continued his verbal attack against illegal immigrants on Wednesday, in an exclusive interview on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:45:59 EDT)

Death toll from military plane crash rises

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:41:40 EDT)

Chinese army flexes its muscle
Gunfire rattled, humvees roared and Chinese soldiers dove through flaming hoops in a show marking the anniversary of Hong Kong's return from British rule.
(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:39:05 EDT)

Man who saved hundreds of children from Holocaust dies
Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of children from the Holocaust, has died at the age of 106, British media reported.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:28:42 EDT)

Princess Charlotte to be christened
On Sunday, a paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates to an influx of royal well-wishers hoping to catch a glimpse of the country's newest princess.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:19:08 EDT)

Cuba eliminates mother-child HIV transmission
Sonja Caffe on Cuba's medical breakthrough, eliminating mother-child HIV transmission.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:06:37 EDT)

What if your country disappeared?
Where do you go when your country vanishes because of climate change? John Sutter visits the Marshall Islands to find the surprising answer.
(Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:47:42 EDT)

Island poet: '2 degrees is a gamble'
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner gives an impassioned reading of 2 Degrees, a poem about climate change and the threat it poses to the Marshall Islands.
(Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:47:41 EDT)

Space will be battlefield for World War III?

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:09 EDT)

Stench of death in Pakistan should shame government

(Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:10:21 EDT)

George Clooney: Stop South Sudan's death spiral

(Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:37:01 EDT)

Will Mafia ever loosen its grip on Italy?

(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:21:37 EDT)

A death trap for al Qaeda leaders?

(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:18:55 EDT)

Whack-a-mole strategy against terror

(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:36:30 EDT)

Religious extremism looms over Myanmar
The impact of Myanmar's repressive policy toward Rohingya Muslims was made clear in recent weeks with scenes of desperate people crammed into boats, an escalation of a miserable maritime flight in which an estimated 90,000 people have fallen prey to smugglers and traffickers since early 2014. The United Nations estimates that around 1,000 people have died on the way.
(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:18:53 EDT)

What if ISIS seeks dirty bomb?
Last week, the news emerged that ISIS terrorists have reportedly obtained radioactive materials from hospitals and research facilities captured in Iraq with a view to developing a radioactive "dirty bomb."
(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:18:53 EDT)

The horror of ISIS's treatment of women

(Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:59:49 EDT)

Sexual politics and the Mideast
In a packed Cairo theater a couple of months ago, Ali Qandil brought down the house.
(Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:35:22 EDT)

Do Kurds have ISIS on the run?

(Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:18:53 EDT)

Is child marriage coming to an end?
Today marks the Day of the African Child. This day was created by the African Union to commemorate a tragedy -- the massacre of hundreds of children in Soweto, South Africa who were demonstrating for the basic right to a decent education. Since then, the day has been used as an opportunity to focus a global spotlight on the injustices African children face, and on the actions we all need to take to ensure they can realize their rights.
(Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:53:35 EDT)

Drone victims' family seeks justice
In April this year, in the wake of the deaths of an American, Warren Weinstein, and an Italian, Giovanni Lo Porto, in a U.S. counterterrorism operation, U.S. President Barack Obama made an historic announcement, in which he said the following: "I take full responsibility for all our counterterrorism operations, including the one that inadvertently took the lives of Warren and Giovanni.
(Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:21:45 EDT)

Women's World Cup: Best photos

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:02:33 EDT)

The week in 43 photos
Take a look at 43 photos of the week from June 19 through June 25.
(Fri, 26 Jun 2015 09:20:44 EDT)

Rare access to China's restive far west

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:06:31 EDT)

70 historic moments from the 1970s

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:04:30 EDT)

What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:04:27 EDT)

At home with Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo is the subject of a new book containing never-before seen pictures of the late painter's private life.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:39:12 EDT)

1 dead after Ebola reappears in Liberia

(Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:02:12 EDT)

6 U.N. peacekeepers killed in Mali
Six U.N. peacekeepers were killed and five others were injured Thursday in an attack on their convoy in the West African nation of Mali, the United Nations said.
(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:44:10 EDT)

Pope Francis to visit South America

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:16:40 EDT)

U.S.-Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties after 54 years

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:26:04 EDT)

What the Iran deal is really about

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:27:13 EDT)

Israel says it blocked ship attempting to break Gaza blockade
Israeli officials said Monday that the country's military had blocked a ship trying to break the blockade of Gaza, boarding it in international waters, arresting people on board, and directing it to dock in an Israeli port.
(Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:45:42 EDT)

1/3 of China's Great Wall missing

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:20:30 EDT)

As hostility grows, some Chinese say so long Hong Kong

(Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:59:33 EDT)

Touring Germany's world-class automotive museums

(Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:57:36 EDT)

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:19:49 EDT)

A ride with diamond eyes: The first Arab supercar

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:26:58 EDT)

25 magnificent structures on verge of extinction

(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:24:56 EDT)

10 watches that changed the course of history
Mechanical watchmaking is not a world of revolutions, it's a world of evolutions, where change comes only slowly and tradition is a sacred trust. In the five hundred or so years that watches have existed, however, there have been a few that have changed the watchmaking world. Some of these watches broke new ground in design, some in technology -- and some both. Here are ten that made history and became part of it at the same time.
(Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:22:10 EDT)

Local hero begs tourists to forgive Tunisia

(Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:35:56 EDT)

Why these girls fear the summer

(Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:42:45 EDT)

Mysterious moon may have secret ocean -- and life

(Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:57:00 EDT)

Top 10 dinosaur museums

(Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:17:07 EDT)

How did teen 'fall under spell' of ISIS?

(Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:00:06 EDT)

Magna Carta at 800

(Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:42:59 EDT)

How herbicides are killing the bees

(Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:17:23 EDT)

15-year-old intern discovers new planet

(Thu, 11 Jun 2015 18:10:31 EDT)

Famous poets throughout history

(Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:37:43 EDT)

Mesmerizing images blur the line between architecture and art

(Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:07:56 EDT)

Can Uber-style apps make affordable private jets a reality?

(Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:50:33 EDT)

This man's blood has saved the lives of two million babies

(Tue, 09 Jun 2015 08:15:35 EDT)

Hope Solo's 'freaking huge' performance

(Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:14:21 EDT)

Surge in female recruits to ISIS reported

(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:48:15 EDT)

China astronaut asks U.S. to open space station

(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 08:00:41 EDT)

What's behind India's heat wave?

(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:21:22 EDT)

Man stolen as baby reunites with mom 41 years later

(Thu, 28 May 2015 13:57:43 EDT)

Historian claims to discover 'true face' of Shakespeare

(Fri, 22 May 2015 10:10:45 EDT)

Is the world turning its back on a people?

(Fri, 22 May 2015 08:28:26 EDT)

Seeing humanity in farm animals

(Tue, 19 May 2015 07:33:40 EDT)

'The day I infiltrated an African cult'

(Thu, 21 May 2015 13:16:11 EDT)

Company treats 6,400 employees to vacation

(Thu, 14 May 2015 08:35:29 EDT)

Mormons search for roots after genocide

(Mon, 11 May 2015 08:43:48 EDT)

The forgotten sherpas

(Mon, 11 May 2015 12:58:07 EDT)

FAA questioned mental health of Germanwings pilot

(Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:40:20 EDT)

Police: British TV star abused 22 students

(Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:40:46 EDT)

A hero for gorillas -- and poachers

(Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:24:57 EDT)

Dozens of dinosaur eggs discovered

(Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:14:29 EDT)

The last of his kind

(Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:43:49 EDT)

A year in space

(Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:50:32 EDT)

What are the world's coolest new buildings?

(Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:34:57 EDT)

Goodbye, glaciers?

(Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:02:58 EDT)

Inside the battle to save Africa's elephants

(Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:05:45 EDT)

Orca baby boom off British Columbia

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:09:12 EDT)

On TV, a new Jesus comes into view

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:33:57 EDT)

How Stone-Age blades are still cutting it in modern surgery

(Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:26 EDT)

Stunning portraits of people with Down syndrome

(Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:22:23 EDT)

World's largest asteroid impact zone found

(Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:43:15 EDT)

Japan unveils largest warship since World War II

(Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:25:59 EDT)

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 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)

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