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    Kim Jong Nam's murder: 7 days of intrigue

    Kim Jong Nam's murder: 7 days of intrigue


    With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get...

    With the death of a dictator's half-brother, things were bound to get interesting.
    Europe gives blunt message to Trump administration

    Europe gives blunt message to Trump administration


    Even as he worked to assure European leaders that the Trump administration isn't looking to scrap longstanding transatlantic ties, Vice President Mike Pence was met with outward skepticism from the bloc's top leaders on...

    Even as he worked to assure European leaders that the Trump administration isn't looking to scrap longstanding transatlantic ties, Vice President Mike Pence was met with outward skepticism from the bloc's top leaders on Monday.
    China bans all coal imports from North Korea

    China bans all coal imports from North Korea


    China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea, starting Sunday and for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last...

    China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea, starting Sunday and for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.
    Why would North Korea want this man dead?

    Why would North Korea want this man dead?


    Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last...

    Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week.
    Saudi Arabia's 1st Comic Con blasted as 'devil worshipping'

    Saudi Arabia's 1st Comic Con blasted as 'devil worshipping'


    Dressed all in black with her face exposed, Fatima Mohammed Hussein has come to Saudi Arabia's first Comic Con event dressed as Bat...

    Dressed all in black with her face exposed, Fatima Mohammed Hussein has come to Saudi Arabia's first Comic Con event dressed as Bat Girl.
    Video appears to show Kim Jong Nam attacked

    Video appears to show Kim Jong Nam attacked


    Arrests have been made following the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's...

    Arrests have been made following the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
    Suspect thought it was a prank, police say

    Suspect thought it was a prank, police say


    A woman arrested in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother thought she was participating in a television prank show when she squirted liquid in his face, Indonesian police...

    A woman arrested in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother thought she was participating in a television prank show when she squirted liquid in his face, Indonesian police said.
    North Korean man arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death

    North Korean man arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death


    Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's...

    Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.
    George Takei: I hear terrible echoes of the past

    George Takei: I hear terrible echoes of the past


    On the 75th anniversary of the order that led to the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans, George Takei warns that Trump policies targeting Muslims and immigrants risk ignoring a painful lesson from America's...

    On the 75th anniversary of the order that led to the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans, George Takei warns that Trump policies targeting Muslims and immigrants risk ignoring a painful lesson from America's past.
    1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies

    1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies


    Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said...

    Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday.
    The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate

    The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate


    In the Lucha Libre wrestling world in Mexico, there's a new villain for the crowds to...

    In the Lucha Libre wrestling world in Mexico, there's a new villain for the crowds to boo.
    Russia is testing US, Pentagon officials say

    Russia is testing US, Pentagon officials say


    Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the...

    Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe.
    1 killed in Belgium train derailment

    1 killed in Belgium train derailment


    One person has died and at least 19 people are injured after a passenger train in Belgium derailed Saturday east of Brussels, police in the town of Leuven...

    One person has died and at least 19 people are injured after a passenger train in Belgium derailed Saturday east of Brussels, police in the town of Leuven said.
    Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing

    Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing


    Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital...

    Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.
    The precious jewels of Iran's 'sad-eyed' princess

    The precious jewels of Iran's 'sad-eyed' princess


    Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari never imagined that one day she would marry Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and that she would reign over her country, Iran. She was queen for seven years, from 1951 to...

    Soraya Esfandiary Bakhtiari never imagined that one day she would marry Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and that she would reign over her country, Iran. She was queen for seven years, from 1951 to 1958.
    Palmyra treasures restored after ISIS hammer attack

    Palmyra treasures restored after ISIS hammer attack


    Two sculptures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, disfigured by ISIS fighters armed with hammers, have been painstakingly repaired by Italian restoration...

    Two sculptures from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, disfigured by ISIS fighters armed with hammers, have been painstakingly repaired by Italian restoration experts.
    The evolution of Nollywood in pictures

    The evolution of Nollywood in pictures


    Nollywood has come in leaps and bounds from the low tech productions it once produced, to big budget high quality features tackling a wider range of topics, from Kemi Adetiba's lavish rom-com, 'The Wedding Party', to Izu Ojukwu's politically charged...

    Nollywood has come in leaps and bounds from the low tech productions it once produced, to big budget high quality features tackling a wider range of topics, from Kemi Adetiba's lavish rom-com, 'The Wedding Party', to Izu Ojukwu's politically charged '76'.
    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

    Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama


    For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than...

    For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.
    Combat troops to Syria? Not so fast

    Combat troops to Syria? Not so fast


    Throughout the 2016 election campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly promised a new approach to battlefield victory over ISIS, saying he would ask "the generals" to provide a new plan within 30 days of his...

    Throughout the 2016 election campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly promised a new approach to battlefield victory over ISIS, saying he would ask "the generals" to provide a new plan within 30 days of his inauguration.
    Meet Zealandia: Earth's latest continent

    Meet Zealandia: Earth's latest continent


    New Zealand might be Australia's smaller neighbor but it's sitting on a massive new continent scientists have named "Zealandia," according to a publication released by The Geological Society of...

    New Zealand might be Australia's smaller neighbor but it's sitting on a massive new continent scientists have named "Zealandia," according to a publication released by The Geological Society of America.
    Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies

    Vera Rubin, dark matter pioneer, dies


    Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting...

    Vera Rubin, a pioneering astrophysicist who proved the existence of dark matter, had a gift for overcoming daunting challenges.
    'Hidden Figures' explores space race's unsung heroes

    'Hidden Figures' explores space race's unsung heroes


    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...

    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.