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Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with Donald Trump after the new American president's inauguration

Search continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche

Rescue crews are continuing the painstaking search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

Jennifer Griffin reports on the assault that killed an estimated 85 terrorists

Who is El Chapo?

Joaquín Guzmán, a Mexican drug lord who has repeatedly escaped from prison, has been extradited to the United States.

Man Accused of Stealing Pizzas While Dressed as a…

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing two pizzas while wearing a giant beer bottle costume. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) has more.

Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited To US

Mexican officials said Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has been successfully extradited to the U.S., where he could face drug charges in several states.

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Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as…

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for some, the stuff of folk legend

Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

West African officials say Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Daniel Barenboim returns to Carnegie Hall

"You feel the walls tells the stories" of everyone who has played at Carnegie Hall, says the famed conductor, who is celebrating 60 years since his debut there.

Major Airline Offers 'Female-Only' Row to its…

Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on domestic flights. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

International Community May Finally Help As…

About 65,000 Rohingyas have abandoned their homes since October.

Philippine protesters ask Duterte to stay away from Trump

Left-wing and Muslim activists have urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a noisy protest to keep his promise of charting a foreign policy independent of America by staying away from Donald Trump when he becomes president

Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe

U.S. authorities say billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China

Scientists determine which living things pass gas

Biologists and pet owners collaborate for on a Google spreadsheet, documenting a range of different living things that do or don’t pass gas

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'A situation of contested legitimacy' in Gambia

The spokesman for Gambia's new president Adama Barrow tells Christiane Amanpour

Red Panda Cub is Obsessed With Fluffy Toy Twin

While recovering from an injury this red panda cub has been leaning on her favorite toy for comfort. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

The Transfer Of Power To Gambia's President-Elect…

In December, Gambia elected a new president for the first time in 22 years, but the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh, is refusing to step down.

Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in…

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who had been overseeing a large part of major corruption investigation, has died in a plane crash, his son says

Silence, mourning since fatal crash turn to hope…

Silence and mourning are slowly being replaced by boisterous fans and hope

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

Rescue teams report no signs of life after three bodies are found

A plastic ocean

As climate skeptics prepare to move into the White House, a new documentary is trying to wake us up to the chilling reality of plastic's effect on our oceans.

$75,000 For Your Own Rose Garden and Other…

There are many accommodations available if you are traveling to Washington D.C. for the inauguration, from a $75,000 package that includes your own rose wall and Airbnb options, like a couch. Elizabeth Keatinge (@ekeatinge) has more.

Dozens Missing After Avalanche Buries Italian…

An avalanche buried Hotel Rigopiano on Wednesday. Local media have quoted rescuers as saying "many" inside the hotel are feared dead.

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Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in…

Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall…

Baseball greats Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain in PED suspicion purgatory. Plus, a look ahead at ballot holdovers and newcomers eligible for the class of 2018