In the Old Testament, camels made for a very useful literary device. Primarily, they represent great wealth; When Abraham journeys to Egypt, the Pharaoh offers him a huge bounty, including sheep, servants and -- the crème de la crème -- camels, in exchange for Abraham's wife, Sarah (though in fairness, the Pharaoh thought they were siblings).
A large amount of radioactive water has leaked from a holding tank at Japan's troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, its operator said Thursday.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez remained in a military prison Thursday as the government pressed terrorism and murder charges again him, his wife said.
A shaky truce crumbled Thursday as gunfire erupted at Independence Square, the center of an increasingly violent crisis that has left dozens dead and hundreds injured.
CNN's Bill Weir was touched by a photo of a 4-year-old Syrian refugee, but some wonder whether it was real.
CNN has obtained new video that gives an up close look at the fiery clashes in Ukraine.
Two security officers have been found dead on the Maersk Alabama container ship, police in the Seychelles said Wednesday.
Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is set to appear in court Wednesday, a day after he turned himself in to authorities amid anti-government demonstrations in the country.
Ayan Mohamed wears a niqab that covers her face, not for religious reasons but to hide what lies beneath.
Like countless Americans, I recently watched the entire second season of hit political drama "House of Cards" in one weekend after U.S. video streaming site Netflix released all 13 nearly hour-long episodes.
Iran is rolling back parts of its nuclear program and getting relief from sanctions in return as an interim agreement aimed at gauging Tehran's willingness to curb its nuclear ambitions appears to be working with global powers gearing up for talks on Tuesday to forge a long-term pact.
At least 16 people in Iraq were killed Tuesday in 10 car bombs, police said. At least 90 people were wounded.
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf appeared for the first time in an Islamabad court Tuesday to face charges of treason over his role in imposing emergency rule in 2007.
At least two dozen people have been killed and hundreds hospitalized as the protests in Ukraine have intensified. How did the country get here?
Thai anti-government demonstrators massed Wednesday outside the Prime Minister's makeshift office, a day after clashes with police in the streets of Bangkok killed five people.
Karl Penhaul explains how CNN's equipment was taken amidst anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela.
It's hard to imagine a more powerful indictment of a government's behavior than the one just handed down by a U.N. panel tasked with investigating human rights in North Korea.
Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot say they were beaten by security officials in Sochi as they tried to film a music video at the port of the city that is hosting the Winter Olympics.
The number of shark attacks last year dropped to a four-year low, but they were deadlier, a University of Florida report says.
Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News International, begins her defense Wednesday against allegations that she was part of a conspiracy to intercept the voicemails of high-profile figures in Britain.