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Kosovo Serb politician is gunned down; police…

A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia

Big freeze: Russia's Yakutia sees near-record…

Temperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas

Hawaii missile alert scare highlights threat from…

NYT: U.S. military preparing for war with the rogue regime; Amb. John Bolton provides insight on 'The Story.'

Japan broadcaster sends false missile alert

Japan's national broadcaster NHK sent a false text alert reporting that North Korea had launched another missile. The broadcaster corrected itself moments later. The false alert comes days after Hawaii sent a similar mistaken message.

This Bird-Like Dinosaur May Have Been The Most…

The Jurassic World just got a pop of color from this newly discovered bird-like dinosaur. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Japanese Broadcaster Issues False North Korea…

According to messages on NHK's website, the broadcaster issued the alert Tuesday, which warned residents to evacuate and seek shelter immediately.

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Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable harm' from…

Pope Francis has begged for forgiveness for the "irreparable damage" done to children who have been raped and molested by priests, diving into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility in Chile where he is visiting

The Latest: Protesters arrested near papal Mass…

Police in Chile's capital are arresting dozens of protesters near a square where Pope Francis is celebrating Mass

Tillerson intensifies efforts to isolate North…

The U.S. and the Canadian government are hosting a summit with more than a dozen other countries, devising ways to better enforce sanctions against the rogue regime; Rich Edson explains on 'Special Report.'

Is Idlib the next Aleppo?

In rare access, CNN's Arwa Damon travels to Syria, and what she finds in Idlib province eerily reminds her of the devastation in Aleppo.

This May be The Secret To Living A Happy Life

If you ever wondered what the secret to a happy life is, a new study may have the answer for you.

Palestinian Central Committee Votes To End…

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will have final say on the measure.

Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then retracted it minutes later, days after a similar error in Hawaii

UK police say death of Dolores O'Riordan is not…

Police say the death of Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious

Philippines Mayon volcano spews lava, causes mass…

One of the world’s most active volcanoes, the Mayon volcano, began spewing lava and plumes of smoke. Residents of the Albay province evacuated while airlines warned pilots not to fly too close to the eruptions. Check out this video of the active volcano and impact on the region.

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Hidden world of N. Korean labor in Russia

North Korea is sending thousands of workers to Russia, then receiving the majority of their earnings despite international sanctions. CNN's Matthew Chance has an exclusive look inside one construction site.

Prominent Venezuelan Rebel Might Be Dead Or In…

Venezuelan authorities say they arrested five "terrorists" after the shootout.

Davos organizers: Trump to make last-day address…

World Economic Forum organizers say U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver a closing address at the Davos conference next week, which will focus on "finding ways to reaffirm international cooperation on crucial shared interests."

Danish man charged with killing reporter on his…

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine

Indonesia stock exchange collapse believed to be…

Officials say no explosives were used when the balcony gave out in Jakarta.

Haitian boy thriving after 2010 earthquake

CNN's Anderson Cooper gives an update on Monley, a boy he reported on after his parents were killed in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Monley is now 13 and thriving thanks to the help of an international organization for orphans.

Abbas: Oslo Accord 'Killed,' But 2-State Solution…

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called for a new moderator in peace talks between Palestinians and Israel.

New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

The new U.S. Embassy criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location has opened open to the public

The Latest: 3 churches firebombed in Chile during…

Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis' visit to the Andean nation

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Koreas move closer to fielding unified Olympic…

Greg Palkot reports on the latest round of talks on North Korea's participation in Pyeongchang.

Ivana Trump: Donald not racist at all

Ivana Trump defended her ex-husband President Trump against claims that he's a racist during an interview on "Good Morning Britain."

Turkey Says It'll Wipe Out A US-Backed Force In…

Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of supporting terrorism, thanks to U.S. plans to back a Kurdish force on Turkey's border.