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Why don't we know more about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance?
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 02:41

"I don't want to talk about any of the facts" -- Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, King Salman Air Base, Riyadh, October 17, 2018.

Investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 22:24

Jake Tapper: Are US leaders getting played?
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 01:42

CNN's Jake Tapper discusses missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia.

New images suggest military buildup in Russia's strategic Baltic enclave
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 00:24

New satellite imagery shared exclusively with CNN shows Russia appearing to upgrade four of its military installations in Kaliningrad, Russia's strategic outpost on NATO's doorstep.

US flies B-52s near contested Islands in South China Sea
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 02:27

Two US B-52 bombers flew near contested islands in the South China Sea Tuesday according to a statement from Pacific Air Forces.

Spain will overtake Japan in life expectancy as US keeps sliding
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 18:36

Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

Trup admin again declines to label China a currency manipulator
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 23:38

The Trump administration on Wednesday decided not to label China a currency manipulator despite the recent drop in the value of the yuan, once again deferring on a core 2016 campaign promise by President Donald Trump.

Teens among 18 killed in Crimea college bombing
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 17:32

What legal weed means for travel to Canada
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 20:48

As laws surrounding recreational marijuana slowly change state by state in the United States, Canada as a country has just legalized the substance.

US moves to stop subsidizing Chinese mail
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 19:34

The Trump administration is moving to raise postage rates for foreign companies that ship packages to the United States.

Chinese star spotted after lengthy disappearance
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 12:28

Chinese film star Fan Bingbing has appeared in public for the first time since she vanished without a trace three months ago, sparking rumors that she had been disappeared by the Chinese Communist Party.

Trump is getting ready to throw Republicans under the bus
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 00:08

In a very wild interview with the Associated Press earlier this week, President Donald Trump said something that should make every Republican in Congress a little skittish.

Eerie hum heard in Antarctica ice shelf
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 01:03

Scientists say this sound could be used to monitor how Antarctica's largest ice shelf is responding to climate change.

Harry and Meghan visit drought-stricken area on Australia tour
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 10:46

A week after Hurricane Michael, rescuers are still finding bodies
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 22:27

A week after Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida Panhandle, the scope of the storm's fury is still emerging as the death toll rises and rescuers search for the missing in the hardest-hit areas.

Women's March target of elaborate Facebook scam run from Bangladesh
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 14:55

Ruby Sinreich knew "something didn't smell right" as soon as she responded to a Facebook invite this summer for the 2019 Women's March in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The most outrageous lines in Trump's Associated Press interview
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 20:22

As part of a media blitz leading up to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump sat down with the Associated Press for a wide-ranging interview. (Sidebar: Are there any other kinds of interviews? Like a narrow-ranging interview?) It was Trump at his most Trump-y, as the President bragged and belittled in equal measure all while demonstrating his now well-known disregard for facts.

Melania Trump's office slams rapper T.I.'s video as 'disgusting'
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 17:16

First lady Melania Trump's spokeswoman on Tuesday went after rapper T.I., whose most recent music video features a Trump lookalike dancing without clothes in a fake Oval Office.

Luang Prabang's latest luxury resort is a design fan's dream stay
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 02:03

Luang Prabang's rise to become one of Southeast Asia's top luxury destinations for those in search of culture and relaxation was inevitable.

Gaza rocket hits Israeli city, prompting Israeli air strikes in retaliation
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 14:35

A rocket fired from Gaza struck a home in the city of Beer Sheva in southern Israel early Wednesday, according to the Israeli military and Israel police.

Senate allies join Trump in mocking Elizabeth Warren
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 17:33

Two of President Donald Trump's top allies in the Senate joined Trump in mocking Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts over her attempt to refute Trump's attacks on her ancestry.

NFL owner pulls bid for Wembley Stadium
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 18:19

The proposed 600 million ($788 million) purchase of London's Wembley Stadium has fallen through after American businessman Shahid Khan withdrew his bid.

Indian minister resigns amid sexual assault allegations
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 16:34

A series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted the resignation of an Indian government minister, the most prominent public figure named in the country's own #MeToo movement.

Paul Allen's battle with Bill Gates defined his legacy
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 16:51

For the last 35 years of his life, Paul Allen lived large and unapologetically.

Zika is spreading rapidly in India
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 15:36

The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women.

China fines faulty vaccine company more than $1 billion
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 05:00

A Chinese vaccine manufacturer that released hundreds of thousands of batches of faulty vaccines, including a number intended for use on children, has been fined $1.32 billion by the government.

Australian state votes to legalize abortion
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 16:16

Abortion will be legalized in Queensland, after lawmakers in the Australian state overturned 19th-century legislation banning the procedure.

Born an Indian prince, he chose to become a Netflix star
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 09:03

Saif Ali Khan is no stranger to show biz.

Officer to kids: 'I could've killed you'
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 01:11

A Columbus, Ohio, police officer had his bodycam rolling when he approached two young boys with what looked like a handgun.

Lindsey Vonn's long goodbye begins
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 09:51

Snow is falling. Mountains are transforming into winter playgrounds. And the world's best ski racers are gearing up for the thrills and spills of a new World Cup season.

These US fast food chains use the most antibiotics
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 11:44

Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F.

Viking ship found buried in Norway
Di, 16. Oktober 2018, 17:17

Using cutting-edge technology, archaeologists discovered a nearly 66-foot-long Viking ship buried in southern Norway.

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 15:56

Self-lubricating condoms may be the answer in helping prevent sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies, researchers have found.

Snubbing the NFL to star in Gay Bowl
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 10:14

Magic, it seemed, was possible any time Dorien Bryant touched the ball.

Why are we more likely to cry on airplanes?
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 20:31

Unlike just 25 years ago, it's now hard to find someone who hasn't been on a plane.

Australian star calls for indigenous shirt at Rugby World Cup
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 16:19

Australian rugby union star Kurtley Beale has called for the Wallabies to wear an indigenous-themed jersey at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

The last of Japan's samurai swordsmiths
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 04:25

At Fusahiro Shimojima's workshop, in the industrial city of Saitama, fires rage in small pits and an earthen floor absorbs the din of hammering. The 44-year-old Japanese swordsmith pounds the nascent blade of his newest creation, sending molten sparks flying majestically into air.

Flooded Texas river crushes bridge
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 01:12

Heavy rain caused a central Texas river to rise to a near-record level in about a day, leading to a bridge collapse, flooded homes and evacuations. CNN affiliate KEYE caught the bridge collapse on camera.

Own a chateau for less than $60
Di, 16. Oktober 2018, 18:19

Ever dreamed of owning a fairy-tale castle in the French countryside? Now you can -- and it'll set you back a mere $58.

9 Thai dishes every visitor needs to try
Di, 16. Oktober 2018, 10:14

Northern Thailand is home to elephant sanctuaries, the iconic white temple Wat Rong Khun and the buzzy city of Chiang Mai.

Investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 01:50

Turkish investigators were studying DNA samples on Wednesday as they probed the case of Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing indications that the men allegedly responsible for the Saudi journalist's disappearance have close ties to the highest levels of the Saudi government.

Trump and Pompeo continue to defend Saudi Arabia
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 00:20

President Donald Trump said he is not giving cover to Saudi Arabia over the suspected killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as his top diplomat said Riyadh needed space and time to conduct an investigation.

Trump's Saudi defense leaves senator stunned
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 08:11

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reacted to President Trump's comments suggesting the criticism Saudi Arabia has received over a missing Saudi journalist is premature, comparing these accusations to the sexual assault allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Kushner intentionally sidelined over close ties to Crown Prince
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 02:45

Facing scrutiny for cultivating close ties with Saudi Arabia's powerful and domineering crown prince, Jared Kushner has remained intentionally in the background this week as West Wing officials feared a more public role would prompt backlash, multiple people familiar with the matter say.

Exposing Trumpism's moral apathy
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 17:45

Donald Trump has dug a moral hole through the middle of America's foreign policy -- and he's not sorry at all.

Mueller's quiet period has not been very quiet
Do, 18. Oktober 2018, 01:49

Ever since reaching a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Paul Manafort has kept the Russia prosecutors busy.

Recreational pot now legal in Canada
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 22:20

Recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada.

Royals visit drought-ravaged Australian state
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 10:13

Harry and Meghan's royal tour of Australia took in a visit to a struggling, drought-stricken farming area of New South Wales Wednesday, after stopping by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) -- a lifeline for many in the vast, rural areas the state -- to unveil a new aircraft.

Pompeii graffiti may rewrite history
Mi, 17. Oktober 2018, 13:00

Newly discovered graffiti at the Pompeii archeological site could settle an old academic debate about the exact date of the Vesuvius eruption, rewriting the history of one of the ancient world's most significant events.