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With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get interesting.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 7:32 am
Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 4:51 am
A major European conglomerate says one of its employees in South Korea has gone missing -- along with $100 million.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 3:18 am
Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study.
Posted: February 23, 2017, 1:57 am
Marine Le Pen's bid to become French president has become embroiled in a police investigation after her bodyguard and chief of staff were questioned and placed in custody Wednesday.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:48 pm
Peace in Eastern Ukraine remains tenuous as a spate of violations of a newly implemented ceasefire continued overnight into Wednesday.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:06 pm
When Beyoncé dropped her album "Lemonade" in April last year, it blew up the Internet and went platinum around the world. But for Somali poets across the diaspora it symbolized the rise of their art into the mainstream.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:19 pm
Russia hit back Wednesday over allegations it was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister, describing the claims as damaging to relations between the two nations.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:18 pm
Crews working on an English harbor found an unexploded World War II-era German bomb containing 290 pounds of explosives.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:13 pm
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:08 pm
US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order this week that would temporarily halt travel from citizens of seven nations he says pose a high risk of terrorism.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:36 pm
America's three biggest banks -- JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo -- earned more than $6.4 billion last year from ATM and overdraft fees, according to an analysis by CNNMoney.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:27 pm
The UK Supreme Court upheld immigration rules Wednesday that require British citizens to have a certain level of income to bring their foreign spouses to Britain.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:23 pm
China responded Wednesday to claims it's been building in the contested waters of the South China Sea, reiterating it has "indisputable sovereign rights over islands" in the sea and their surrounding waters.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 1:36 pm
Bye-bye, dirty fossil fuels.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 12:34 pm
A rise in divisive rhetoric in mainstream global politics is threatening to roll back human rights around the world, Amnesty International says in its annual report for 2016, published on Tuesday.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:08 am
The Trump administration's harsh new DHS orders get it wrong on immigration enforcement, increasing the risk of racial profiling, threatening due process and creating a looming threat for Dreamers, writes Raul Reyes.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 10:51 am
Besides humans, baby elephants are among the slowest animals to grow up.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 10:07 am
A Somali refugee family is split apart by President Trump's travel ban. Can they find a way to reunite in Atlanta?
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:02 am
With just three words, Farha, a 30-year old woman from the northern Indian city of Jaipur, became a single mother of three young children.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 2:44 am
Abdalla hears his English teacher's voice beaming across the room like a ray of sunshine.
Posted: February 21, 2017, 9:48 pm
CNN spoke to Somali refugees stuck in limbo at the crowded Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya while awaiting resettlement in the US.
Posted: February 21, 2017, 6:51 pm
Hussein Ahmed and Mohamed Hossain moved as quickly as they could through the waist-deep snow. They were fleeing the United States for Canada, terrified but determined to get to safety.
Posted: February 14, 2017, 12:28 pm
Posted: January 31, 2017, 7:13 pm
China is aiming to own the race for space in the next decade.
Posted: January 5, 2017, 1:49 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
There is something unmistakably common in Africa: the continent's aging and long-serving presidents.
Posted: October 29, 2015, 2:35 pm