Much-needed relief arrived in the Philippines on Thursday, when two U.S. Navy ships sailed in to help hundreds of thousands who have gone without food and clean water for nearly a week.
Carl Azuz reports on the name mentioned most throughout electronic media -- and what has inspired it.
The mayor of the Iraqi city of Falluja was shot to death while bombings there, in Baghdad and in another city killed another 24 people Wednesday, police reported.
Poland has expressed "deep regret" after rioters attacked Russia's embassy in Warsaw during Independence Day celebrations on November 11.
Israel canceled controversial plans to construct thousands of new homes in East Jerusalem and on the West Bank, hours after the announcement sparked strong criticism.
Mohamed Morsy considers himself still to be Egypt's leader, despite his ouster more than four months ago in a military coup, he said in a statement read by an attorney Wednesday.
The Palestinian negotiating team has resigned and will not participate in peace talks with the Israelis, a spokesman for the Palestinian mission to the United Nations told CNN Wednesday.
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will face the City Council on Wednesday for the first time since admitting he smoked crack cocaine.
Gareth Williams, the MI6 codebreaker found dead inside a locked bag in his apartment in 2010, was probably not killed as previously believed, London's Metropolitan Police said Wednesday.
It's panda training time at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base in China. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
New technology is helping a woman born paralyzed walk for the first time. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Tons of food from around the world have arrived in the Philippines, but the hundreds of thousands homeless and hungry after Typhoon Haiyan decimated part of the country have yet to get a bite of it.
A painting by artist Francis Bacon sold for $142,405,000 on Tuesday, breaking the record as the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned, according to a statement from the auction house.
A new poll ranks the best and worst Arab countries for women's rights.
Kate Middleton's name is on a "target evaluation" list prosecutors say was written by a private investigator who is one of the accused in Britain's phone hacking trial.
Celebrated Cameroonian-born photographer Samuel Fosso, famous for his compelling self-portraits, has had his work exhibited in major museums across the world -- from New York and Paris to London and Buenos Aires.
Wei Guoqiang has been following Chinese football for more than 20 years but reasons to celebrate have been few and far between.
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd bid farewell to politics, telling parliamentarians Wednesday in an emotional speech that he will step down at the end of the week.
An oil tanker captain was acquitted Wednesday of the central charge in what's widely considered Spain's worst environmental disaster -- a spill that blackened hundreds of miles of coastline.
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose 36% this year, according to a survey released Wednesday.