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Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh should be spending his last day in power on Wednesday, but he has refused to accept defeat in last month's election and has indicated he won't hand over power to victor Adama Barrow on Thursday
Posted: January 19, 2017, 7:52 pm
On January 9, after an investigation lasting over 21 months, a Senate subcommittee published a scathing report, finding that classified ads website Backpage.com knowingly facilitated online child sex trafficking on the "adult" section of its website.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 4:31 pm
Banks are already preparing to move thousands of jobs out of Britain after Prime Minister Theresa May revealed that she wanted a complete break with the European Union.
Posted: January 19, 2017, 1:39 pm
China's problem with fake goods even includes the condiments and seasonings that people sprinkle on their food
Posted: January 19, 2017, 3:05 am
President Barack Obama's commutation of the sentence of Oscar López Rivera, who was convicted for his role in a Puerto Rican nationalist group linked to bombings in US cities, ends a decades-long fight to free a man who supporters call a "political prisoner."
Posted: January 19, 2017, 12:24 am
A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 11:21 pm
2014 2015 2016 was officially the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in 1880s.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 9:52 pm
A teenage student in northeastern Mexico shot and wounded a teacher and three classmates at a private school before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 9:22 pm
Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 7:11 pm
Apparently it's a symbol for a "way of living" that represents the "future of football."
Posted: January 18, 2017, 6:54 pm
The world's biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is still planning to go public next year.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 6:07 pm
CNN's John Sutter was in Shishmaref, Alaska, to explain how climate change has affected the world this year.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:58 pm
The metro system and some schools in Italy's capital, Rome, were evacuated Wednesday following a series of powerful earthquakes that struck the heart of the country.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:31 pm
In late November, reeling from the shock of the US election, the organization that I work for -- Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre (BICOM) -- organized a conference in London with the Jewish News to discuss the likely impact of a Donald Trump presidency on Israel and the Middle East.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 4:31 pm
The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 3:48 pm
Were Hillary Clinton being inaugurated into the world's most powerful office Friday, there would be no question about Germany remaining the linchpin of trans-Atlantic relations.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 3:21 pm
Space needs cleaning if costly catastrophic collisions are to be avoided, scientists warn.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:32 pm
Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:32 pm
Aaron David Miller says the idea that Donald Trump's son-in-law could bring about Mideast peace is wildly optimistic
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:03 pm
Joe Biden used his final speech as vice president to issue a stark warning about the threat Russia poses to Europe and the United States.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 12:02 pm
In a speech in Davos Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping treated his audience of world business leaders to a full-throated defense of globalization and free trade.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 8:29 am
Donald Trump talks about withdrawing from the Paris climate change agreement.
Posted: January 13, 2017, 9:36 pm
A large sheet of ice is set to break away from Antarctica and scientists say it will be one of the largest breaks of its kind recorded.
Posted: January 7, 2017, 1:05 pm
China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.
Posted: January 5, 2017, 1:49 pm
Residents of Shishmaref, Alaska, voted in August 2016 to relocate because of climate change. The coast is thawing and eroding, toppling a home into the sea and forcing others back from the edge.
Posted: December 29, 2016, 3:06 pm
Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.
Posted: December 27, 2016, 7:06 pm
Some movies rely on a single character to make a compelling experience. "Hidden Figures" has three key characters who could make any other movie on their own. So despite an overly calculated feel, the numbers add up in favor of this uplifting film, which celebrates America's pioneer spirit during the space race while delving into that era's shameful aspects vis-à-vis race and gender.
Posted: December 23, 2016, 5:36 pm
Space travel remains a distant reality for most of the world's population. But, next year, the sound and shape of your laughter could make it aboard the International Space Station.
Posted: December 23, 2016, 1:29 am
A number of Morocco's riads (traditional courtyard houses) have been transformed into incredible boutique hotels in recent years, giving travelers a cultural and luxurious experience that was once off-limits.
Posted: September 30, 2014, 5:59 am