On January 15, a massive blast shattered the dawn calm at El Adde military base. A suicide bomber had detonated a truck loaded with explosives, the cue for hundreds of fighters clad in camouflage gear to attack.
Donald Trump held a news conference Tuesday morning to announce that he raised at least $5.6 million for veterans charities in recent months and slammed the press for dogging him with questions over the donations.
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Donald Trump's transition from primary flame-thrower to general-election standard bearer has been marked by controversy.
More than 2,500 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean while attempting to cross into Europe so far this year, the U.N. Refugee Agency says, with at least 880 drowning in the past week alone.
Papa was a Rolling Stone.
At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes Monday night in the Syrian city of Idlib, according to a humanitarian group.
At least four people at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland rushed the stage Monday evening, spurring Secret Service agents to jump onto the raised platform and protect him.
Amber Heard is fighting back against claims that her allegations of abuse by Johnny Depp were made to gain an upper hand in their pending divorce.
Heavy rain and a lack of clues hampered Japanese rescuers as they spent a fourth day searching for a 7-year-old boy left by his parents on a mountain road as punishment.
Poland's government will appeal a court's decision to block Roman Polanski's extradition to the United States, an official said Tuesday, reviving prospects the aging filmmaker could face justice over a decades-old child sex conviction.
A record-setting college swimmer and recent graduate died Saturday during lifeguard tryouts off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
New photos released by Belgium give a close-up look at some interesting Russian aircraft that Belgian F-16 fighters encountered during a four-month stint as part of NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission.
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Take a look at 29 amazing sports photos from May 24 through May 30.
Kate Middleton has showed Britannia still rules the waves, taking the helm of a high-speed yacht during a training session with her country's America's Cup hopefuls.
Authorities armed with tranquilizer guns are still trying to capture dozens of tigers at a controversial Buddhist temple in Thailand after monks allegedly set some free to delay the process.
Mauritania, the West African country long thought to be home to the world's highest percentage of enslaved people, no longer holds that lamentable title, according to a report released late Monday.
Ronnie Wood, 68, is the new father of twin girls. But which other male celebs have had kids well into retirement age?
A proposal in Malaysia's Parliament to introduce the strict Islamic penal code known as hudud law is threatening to split the country's government apart.
For every carefully chosen image in a fashion editorial, how many stunning alternatives are relegated to an archive, never to be seen again?
The Thomas Heatherwick-designed Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town will be the biggest museum on the continent for more than a hundred years.
Diamonds -- Fancy, Vivid, colored and clear -- are hitting the auction block at record-breaking prices. See some of the world's most famous rocks in the gallery above.
It's been described as a piece of "fashion history" by auction house Christie's.
294 firefighters came from South Africa to help the Alberta community tackle the devastating Fort McMurray fire. They took the airport by storm with this dance.
Bleaching has killed off 35% of coral in central and northern parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, extensive aerial and underwater surveys have revealed.
Falluja has a long history of bloody battles and is a hotbed of Sunni insurgent groups.
Scientists with the Hohonu Moana Expedition have discovered the largest known sea sponge off the coast of Hawaii.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh explains how the changing leadership and conflict have changed the Taliban.
A 4-year-old boy came face to face with a 400-pound lowland gorilla after falling into an exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.
A Chinese detergent ad is attracting outrage on both the Chinese and wider web, with users blasting it for being racist. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
Mohammad al-Sheikh's flexibility is nothing short of amazing. The 12-year old has already starred on TV, now he's aiming higher.
American daredevil Jeb Corliss jumped out of a helicopter, flew out in a wingsuit and hit his apple-sized target over the Great Wall of China.
Australia clinches the Women's Sevens Series rugby title for the first time, despite losing to Canada in the final at Clermont-Ferrand in France.
The annual Al-Gaffal dhow race is Dubai's way of honoring its roots in the pearl trade.
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The legal controversy surrounding North Carolina's "bathroom bill" is not about bigotry. To be sure, unequal treatment of and discrimination against the transgender community could be one of the intended consequences of what is being proposed. But ultimately, the legal battle being forged between the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and the State of North Carolina is an issue of separation of power. And it's not clear that this is a battle that the Justice Department can win.
The crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 early Thursday and the recovery of some wreckage Friday was a tragic end to a week that had begun with viral video of huge lines at Transportation Security Administration checkpoints in the United States. These two developments have understandably raised two related questions about aviation security: Are we doing the right things, and are we doing the right things right?
Well, it's that time again. Every four years, like clockwork, the big talk pronouncements begin: the promises soon to be left unfulfilled, the bellicose hype that months from now will be long gone and gladly forgotten. All the chest-thumping and jingoism that we are seeing right now will just melt away and we will go back to business as usual.
U.S. President Barack Obama is in Vietnam forging stronger ties with a country that was the scene of bitter conflict just over 40 years ago.
Donald Trump is in a spot all too familiar to other politicians, but unusual for him: He needs to regain his footing after a tough few days.
The disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804, which vanished from radar on its way from Paris to Cairo early Thursday, has once again prompted people to ask a question that looms in the back of the mind of many travelers: Is flying really safe?
In their art, Tayeba Bagum Lipi and Mahbubur Rahman highlight the experiences of Dhaka's alienated hijra community.
Harmony of the Seas sets off on its official maiden voyage on May 29
The world's largest blue diamond, an extremely rare gem known as "The Oppenheimer Blue", sold for $57.5 million at Christie's Geneva Wednesday night, making it the most expensive diamond ever to be sold at auction.
Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed technology that allows dogs to trigger audible cues or send text message alerts.
Today, between 59 and 67.2 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons are trapped in a state of temporary permanence. Sean Anderson of the Museum of Modern Art in New York explains why innovative architecture must be part of the solution.
Exclusive hotels-within-hotels are popping up at select properties across North America.
Palm oil is used in many of our everyday products, but high demand has displaced thousands, say activists.