The world sees Ukraine in turmoil, a country divided. The reality is rather different. Only one town in eastern Ukraine -- Slovyansk, is truly held by pro-Russian protesters
Of the many shocking and wrenching images that have come from the sinking of the Sewol ferry, one that stands out for me depicts the vessel's captain -- head bowed and covered by a hood -- standing on dry land admitting he had abandoned ship.
Heroin and alcohol were blamed for the deaths of two American security officers aboard the infamous cargo ship Maersk Alabama, police in the Seychelles have concluded, citing a toxicology report on Tuesday.
An Italian court says it convicted Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering her onetime roommate in part because of evidence showing that more than one person killed the British student.
A teen with a terminal illness raised millions for charity as part of his bucket list
A private company declared that it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean, but leaders of the search the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim.
While the country has been progressive on transgender rights, it has been regressive on gay rights. Mallika Kapur reports.
The European Union named another 15 people Tuesday who will face sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine; among them, a number of high-ranking Russian officials.
More than 50 people were killed in "terrorist" mortar and car bomb attacks in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs on Tuesday, state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported.
Chinese Internet users are expressing anger amid claims of as many as 100 stray dogs being buried alive in the Inner Mongolia region of northern China.
With its expansive steel skin, tall parasol-shaped concrete pillars, and huge vestigial coal hoppers, the 33,000-square-meter Long Museum West Bund makes a grand impression in a former industrial site beside Shanghai's Huangpu River.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Cairo where a court has recommended execution for 683 Muslim Brotherhood supporters.
Water. A vital nutrient, yet one that is inaccessible to many worldwide.
Get dialing for your reservation now: Noma in Copenhagen has been named the world's best restaurant at a ceremony revealing the planet's top 50 dining venues.
It sounds like standard radio chatter between an airplane and ground control, mostly repeating the identifying number of the flight.
As Iraqi police and troops cast ballots early in the country's first parliamentary elections since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. forces, 32 people were killed in attacks across the country on Monday.
The web of blame in the South Korean ferry sinking is getting wider, and now the country's president is accepting some of the heat.
Italian climber Claudio Tessarolo has been at Mount Everest base camp for the last 10 days, waiting to find out if his attempt to summit the world's highest peak can go ahead.
North Korea conducted a live-fire drill Tuesday near its disputed western sea border with the South, immediately inviting a stern rebuke from its neighbor.
A new round of U.S. moves against Russia includes sanctions on two members of President Vladimir Putin's "inner circle" and steps to keep Moscow from getting technology helpful to its military, the White House has announced.