American bobsledder Johnny Quinn is the Olympics' version of the Incredible Hulk. Or something like that.
The mysterious castaway who turned up in the Marshall Islands after saying he spent 13 months at sea has been moved to an undisclosed location to avoid the media, sources familiar with his care told CNN on Saturday.
An online petition to save a healthy young giraffe from death has failed, despite thousands of signatures.
A senior Iranian naval official said Iran is sending warships toward U.S. maritime borders to send a message -- a move a U.S. defense official characterized as an announcement, not a deployment.
A technology malfunction during the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics is drawing controversy.
Toronto police Friday were investigating a threat against controversial Mayor Rob Ford, a police spokesman said.
A passenger announced Friday "that there was a bomb on board" his plane and wanted it diverted to Sochi -- the Russian city hosting the Winter Olympics amid terrorism fears -- Turkish officials said.
Thanks to some very generous people, the Jamaican bobsled team is headed to the winter Olympics. Don Riddell reports.
Social problems are now so prevalent in South Korea that, for the first time, an insurance company is set to offer cover for the victims of societal "evils."
Indonesian authorities said Friday that Schapelle Corby, an Australian woman convicted almost nine years ago of drug smuggling, has been granted parole.
They say there are no stupid questions -- or are there?
Could you catch a wild gorilla? What about a person dressed as a gorilla?
It's early in the morning on a sunny mid-January day and Khensani primary school is buzzing once again. Cheers and laughter fill the schoolyard as groups of arriving pupils line up in rows under a big red kiosk. After a long summer break, it's back to school time -- and rules need repeating.
Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot describes the conditions of the Russian penal colony where she was held prisoner.
Jose Salvador Alvarenga, the mysterious castaway who turned up in the Marshall Islands last week, has been released from a hospital.
Ready or not, Russia kicks off the Opening Ceremony on Friday as the world turns its attention to Sochi for the costliest Olympic Games in history.
Syria's government said on Friday that it will participate in a second round of peace talks in Geneva, the state-run SANA news agency reported.
The Australian navy destroyed nearly 353 kilograms (780 pounds) of heroin Friday, two days after intercepting the drugs on a smuggling vessel off the coast of Tanzania, the Australian Department of Defense said.
It is expected to be a court date like no other, with Spaniards riveted to a financial corruption case that involves members of the royal family.
CNN's Jarrett Bellini and Lisa France really suck at curling. Let's watch and judge them.