When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret. Families of hostages are frequently advised to do this by security firms, and news organizations are sometimes willing to cooperate.
"We need long-term to take out ISIS' leadership, to degrade their operational capabilities, to cut off their financing sources, to go after them in a comprehensive way to cut off their ability to do the things we've seen them do."
Missile strikes have resumed in Israel and Gaza after the latest cease-fire lapsed. CNN's John Vause reports.
Erdal Inci clones himself in digital form to create a surreal selfie army. The effect is pretty trippy.
As a player he was as fiery as his hair -- and as a coach, Boris Becker says he has to battle to keep his emotions in check as he tries to guide world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to more success.
The killers who held James Foley demanded $132 million from the company he worked for, the company's CEO told the Wall Street Journal.
An international manhunt is under way for the fighter who beheaded American journalist James Foley -- and its focus is on Britain.
It takes a lot of guts to choose jewelry design over a career in medicine, but then, Janet Fredman isn't the kind of woman to shy away from challenges.
An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday.
Star says he takes responsibility for his son's charges.
Figures show more than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to commit suicide between 2008 and 2012.
Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket, setting the stage for a tighter race.
Despite Kyoto's allure, until this year there's been a glaring absence from the city's travel scene -- a top tier, super-luxury hotel brand.
A Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.
A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.
U.S. journalist James Foley's life stands in stark contrast that that of his killers, ISIS, President Barack Obama says.
Fear spreads faster than the deadly virus. The region's recent history of bloody civil war also feeds the rumor-mill.
It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.
Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.