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    B-2 bombers pound ISIS in first combat since 2011

    B-2 bombers pound ISIS in first combat since 2011


    US B-2 bombers struck and destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN...

    US B-2 bombers struck and destroyed two ISIS camps in Libya overnight, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN Thursday. 
    US bombs two ISIS camps in Libya

    US bombs two ISIS camps in Libya


    Video shows US B-2 bombers destroying two ISIS camps in Libya, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told...

    Video shows US B-2 bombers destroying two ISIS camps in Libya, with initial estimates that over 80 militants were killed, US officials told CNN.
    As Donald Trump takes over, a diminished ISIS awaits

    As Donald Trump takes over, a diminished ISIS awaits


    It's been almost 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration nears -- with its promise to bomb "the s*** out of ISIS" -- where does the campaign against the militant group...

    It's been almost 900 days since the US-led war on ISIS began. But as the Trump administration nears -- with its promise to bomb "the s*** out of ISIS" -- where does the campaign against the militant group stand?
    ISIS goes global: 143 attacks in 29 countries have killed 2,043

    ISIS goes global: 143 attacks in 29 countries have killed 2,043


    Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 140 terrorist attacks in 29 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed...

    Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 140 terrorist attacks in 29 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has taken a much deadlier toll. Those attacks have killed at least 2,043 people and injured thousands more.
    Opinion: 20th-century world order doesn't meet today's challenges

    Opinion: 20th-century world order doesn't meet today's challenges


    American Russophobes in Washington seem to be doing everything possible to create an unstoppable clash between the West and Russia that cannot be undone by any institution or...

    American Russophobes in Washington seem to be doing everything possible to create an unstoppable clash between the West and Russia that cannot be undone by any institution or person.
    6 found alive in buried hotel in Italy

    6 found alive in buried hotel in Italy


    Rescuers are working in freezing conditions to find as many as 30 people feared trapped in a hotel in central Italy, more than a day after it was buried by an...

    Rescuers are working in freezing conditions to find as many as 30 people feared trapped in a hotel in central Italy, more than a day after it was buried by an avalanche.
    Australia: 3 dead as car plows into crowd in Melbourne

    Australia: 3 dead as car plows into crowd in Melbourne


    Three people were killed Friday in Melbourne as a driver repeatedly ran down pedestrians before police were able to subdue...

    Three people were killed Friday in Melbourne as a driver repeatedly ran down pedestrians before police were able to subdue him.
    A place where children beg to die

    A place where children beg to die


    A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter...

    A massive white Islamic flag signals our entry into rebel-held northern Syria on a cold, cloudy winter day.
    Student opens fire at private school in Mexico

    Student opens fire at private school in Mexico


    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...

    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.
    Rome's subway evacuated as powerful earthquakes rock Italy

    Rome's subway evacuated as powerful earthquakes rock Italy


    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...

    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.
    Banks begin moving thousands of jobs out of Britain

    Banks begin moving thousands of jobs out of Britain


    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...

    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.
    Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020

    Russia extends Edward Snowden's asylum to 2020


    Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to...

    Edward Snowden's leave to remain in Russia has been extended until 2020, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has confirmed to CNN.
    Obama commutes FALN member's prison sentence

    Obama commutes FALN member's prison sentence


    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...

    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."
    China: As Xi Jinping praises free trade, critics of Mao lose jobs

    China: As Xi Jinping praises free trade, critics of Mao lose jobs


    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...

    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.
    Gambia: Why there's political turmoil in this small African nation

    Gambia: Why there's political turmoil in this small African nation


    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...

    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

    "It's not the thing you expect from the Arab girl"


    Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent....

    Roller derby is experiencing a global resurgence and Egypt's CaiRollers are leading the movement on the continent. .
    Germany cannot afford to turn its back on US

    Germany cannot afford to turn its back on US


    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...

    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.
    Could Jared Kushner solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

    Could Jared Kushner solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict?


    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...

    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.
    Sex trafficking fight bigger than Backpage

    Sex trafficking fight bigger than Backpage


    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...

    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.
    Saudi Arabia's giant oil IPO on track for 2018

    Saudi Arabia's giant oil IPO on track for 2018


    The world's biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is still planning to go public next...

    The world's biggest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is still planning to go public next year.
    China's fake food problem: Soy sauce and spice mixes

    China's fake food problem: Soy sauce and spice mixes


    China's problem with fake goods even includes the condiments and seasonings that people sprinkle on their...

    China's problem with fake goods even includes the condiments and seasonings that people sprinkle on their food
    Biden: Russia will hack elections in Europe

    Biden: Russia will hack elections in Europe


    Joe Biden used his final speech as vice president to issue a stark warning about the threat Russia poses to Europe and the United...

    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.
    '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.
    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.
    Laughter to be 3D printed and launched into space

    Laughter to be 3D printed and launched into space


    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...

    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.