Al Goodman reports from Madrid where ecstasy quickly turned to agony as Spain played the Netherlands in the World Cup.
As ISIS storm across Iraq, CNN's Jonathan Mann looks at what the jihadist group has left in their wake in Syria.
The nighttime curfew imposed in Thailand after last month's military coup has been lifted, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha said during his weekly address Friday.
iRobot Corporation CEO Colin Angle explains how PackBots are working to enhance safety at World Cup venues.
Ukraine's Interior Ministry claimed a successful operation Friday against pro-Russian separatists in the city of Mariupol, as the government seeks to regain control of the country's restive south and east.
Photos have surfaced of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticizing forecasters for an ongoing drought.
Chinese authorities formally arrested prominent lawyer Pu Zhiqiang on Friday for "picking quarrels and creating a disturbance."
Shock waves from ISIS' takeover of Mosul are being felt in Israel. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
A paralyzed man in a brain controlled exoskeleton kicked off the World Cup. Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke with the inventor.
From the air, the Namibian desert looks like it has a bad case of chicken pox. Spread across 1,100 miles of a narrow strip sit a smattering of barren polka dots, otherwise known as fairy circles. These sizable craters measure 10- to 65-feet in diameter, and represent one of nature's greatest mysteries.
To check off the world's most important natural and cultural wonders, try these 12 as an initial bucket list.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday told an international summit on ending sexual violence in conflict that it was time for the world to banish the crime "to the history books where it belongs."
China has revealed UNESCO has accepted its application to include documentation of the 1937 Nanjing Massacre and the issue of so-called "comfort women" -- sex slaves used by Japanese soldiers during World War II -- into a program that preserves important historical material relating to world heritage.
Radical Islamists pushed forward in Iraq as an increasingly nervous United States sought ways to stop the militants from closing in on Baghdad.
Russian military columns including tanks have crossed into Ukraine, Ukrainian acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Thursday in Kiev.
French commuters were set to endure more chaos after rail workers prolonged a two-day strike Thursday against reforms meant to rein in the heavily indebted travel sector.
Brazilian police fired tear gas Thursday to hold back a small group of people who were trying to work their way through Sao Paulo to Corinthians Stadium to protest the World Cup.
It could take weeks to extract researcher Johann Westhauer, trapped beneath the surface in Germany's deepest cave.
Shasta Darlington scrambles for cover as riot police fire tear gas near Brazilians rallying against World Cup spending.