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Aid workers rescued in Somalia

Two Kenyan aid workers who had been held by the al Qaeda-linked militant group Al-Shabaab since 2011 have been rescued near Somalia's border with Kenya, the African Union Mission in Somalia said Friday.

Israel launches spy satellite

Israel successfully launched a spy satellite, which it hopes will improve its already formidable intelligence gathering.

Drug cartels on social media

CNN's Nick Valencia reports on the ways in which Mexican drug cartels use social media.

Christians celebrate Palm Sunday

Christians around the world celebrated palm Sunday in Jerusalem. CNN spoke to Christians from Syria and Palestine.

Charges dropped against baby

A 9-month-old Pakistani boy who was booked in connection with an attempted murder case is no longer wanted by police, his family's lawyer said.

'Robohand' you can print yourself

"I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."

MH370: Submarine sent down to search ocean floor

With no underwater pulses detected in almost a week, Australian authorities said Monday they will stop listening for pings coming from the floor of the Indian Ocean -- and will now deploy an underwater vehicle.

Russia warns of civil war

Russia's Foreign Ministry says any use of force in eastern Ukraine "could lead to civil war."

What will the Bluefin submarine see?

Will Ripley on what's involved in the underwater search for MH370 with the deployment of an autonomous underwater vehicle.

The dangers of testing Ebola

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the dangers of testing Ebola, which has already claimed the lives of 14 healthcare workers.

Oscar Pistorius back on the stand for second week

Oscar Pistorius was back on the stand for a second week Monday, facing more relentless cross-examination as the prosecution challenges his account of the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Ukraine deadline passes: No crackdown

Ukraine's acting president had told prostesters they would face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" if they didn't disarm and evacuate government buildings. But the deadline has passed.

Bus crash kills 36 in Mexico

At least 36 people were killed in a bus crash in southern Mexico early Sunday, the governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz said Sunday.

28 killed in violence across Iraq

A car bomb went off in the restive northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday, killing nine people, while 10 others were killed in clashes there, security officials said.

MH370: Black box pingers 'most likely' dead

The batteries that power the beacons attached to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's black boxes are "most likely" dead or almost depleted, an official with the company that designs and builds the pingers told CNN on Sunday.

Wildfire in Chilean city kills 11

Chile poured firefighters and police into the battle against a wildfire that swept through hundreds of homes in the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 11 dead.

Former Afghan foreign minister leads presidential vote

In Afghanistan's historic presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading the early returns from last week's voting, the country's Independent Election Commission chairman said Sunday.

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