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Gambian activists urge justice as longtime leader…

As Gambia's longtime authoritarian leader prepared to leave the country, human rights activists demanded that he be held accountable for alleged abuses

41 get hospital care after nightclub fire in Bucharest

Authorities say 41 people have received hospital treatment after a fire engulfed a popular nightclub in the Romanian capital

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

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

Saving Syria's history from ISIS (2015)

CNN's Fred Pleitgen travels to Damascus, Syria, where historians are cataloguing and preserving the country's historical artifacts from ISIS.

People are Anonymously Tweeting To Trump From…

A new site let's you anonymously tweet to @realDonaldTrump's account by texting or calling for free (929) 267-4959. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Rescuers Find Survivors 2 Days After Avalanche

An avalanche buried the Hotel Rigopiano in central Italy Wednesday.

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4 more survivors pulled out of Italy's…

Emergency crews have extracted four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and are continuing to search for more as family members await word if their relatives are among the lucky ones to get out

S. Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist…

South Korean prosecutors arrested President Park Geun-hye's culture minister and her former top presidential adviser over allegations that they blacklisted artists critical of the government

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US

Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited and transported to the US, as CNN's Layla Santiago reports.

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.

Gambia's Messy Transfer Of Power Appears To Be…

After first refusing to leave office, former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will step down and leave the country.

16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highway

Italian police say 16 people have when a bus carrying Hungarian school students returning home from France crashed near Verona

World jittery about Trump's 'America first…

World reacts to Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

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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Who is El Chapo?

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

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.

Are Europe's Security Measures Negatively…

An Amnesty International report says Europe's counterterrorism measures have disproportionately affected certain groups of people.

Bomb blast kill 18, wounds 51 in northwest Pakistan

Authorities say a bomb exploded in a market in a northwestern tribal region in Pakistan that borders Afghanistan, killing at least eighteen people and wounding at least 51

Turkish assembly passes polemic bill to boost…

Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

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

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.

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.

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

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The Latest: UN official says mediators making good progress

The Latest: UN official says Gambia mediators making good progress

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

'A situation of contested legitimacy' in Gambia

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