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'We need someone to help us'

In an exodus of almost biblical proportions, thousands of Iraqi refugees have trudged across a river to escape killers belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.

Body found in suitcase, couple arrested

An 18-year-old American woman and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with the killing of the woman's mother, whose body was found inside a suitcase at a luxury hotel in Bali, CNN affiliate Trans TV reported Wednesday.

Robin Williams' other role

The sudden death of Academy Award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has sent shock waves throughout the world. The 63-year-old was not only known for bringing laughter to so many throughout his career but for bringing compassion to his philanthropic causes as well.

Japan's defense plans raise hackles in China

Japan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.

Ebola death toll tops 1,000

As the death toll from the Ebola epidemic soars over 1,000, doctors in one of the hardest-hit countries will soon get an experimental drug that has never been clinically tested on humans.

Ukraine: Approaching Russian convoy not welcome

A Russian humanitarian convoy reportedly approaching the border with Ukraine will not be permitted to enter the country, a Ukrainian official warned Tuesday, with both a suspicious Kiev government and the Red Cross saying the convoy hadn't been cleared.

Actress inspires girls to aim high

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is providing hope and encouragement to underprivileged girls. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.

Russian aid convoy raises questions

Russian media is reporting that a convoy carrying humanitarian aid is heading into Ukraine. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

Kerry to Iraq: Form new cabinet quickly

The United States hopes the newly-designated Prime Minister of Iraq can form a cabinet quickly and build a united front against ISIS rebels, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.