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    France urged to reject Le Pen in presidential vote runoff

    France urged to reject Le Pen in presidential vote runoff


    France's defeated political establishment has begun to rally against the far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she goes head-to-head against political novice Emmanuel Macron in the final race for the French...

    France's defeated political establishment has begun to rally against the far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she goes head-to-head against political novice Emmanuel Macron in the final race for the French presidency.
    Voters go to polls in French election

    Voters go to polls in French election


    France has voted in the first round of balloting for a new president following a divisive and unpredictable campaign that had 11 names on the...

    France has voted in the first round of balloting for a new president following a divisive and unpredictable campaign that had 11 names on the ballot.
    Why you should care about the French election

    Why you should care about the French election


    A presidential election in France is not usually the sort of thing that I would tell you to pay attention to. After all, it's hard enough to convince people that they should pay attention to elections in this...

    A presidential election in France is not usually the sort of thing that I would tell you to pay attention to. After all, it's hard enough to convince people that they should pay attention to elections in this country.
    Macron: Who is the novice centrist with no established party?

    Macron: Who is the novice centrist with no established party?


    He was once the subject of mockery in French political circles -- now it appears that Emmanuel Macron could have the last...

    He was once the subject of mockery in French political circles -- now it appears that Emmanuel Macron could have the last laugh.
    Opinion: Le Pen is a nightmare for the EU

    Opinion: Le Pen is a nightmare for the EU


    France goes to the polls Sunday to vote in the first round of its presidential elections. The campaign has been dogged throughout by scandals, gaffes and...

    France goes to the polls Sunday to vote in the first round of its presidential elections. The campaign has been dogged throughout by scandals, gaffes and surprises.
    USS Carl Vinson begins drills with Japanese destroyers

    USS Carl Vinson begins drills with Japanese destroyers


    American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities...

    American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities said.
    Opinion: What the world needs to do about Venezuela

    Opinion: What the world needs to do about Venezuela


    Tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have reached a breaking point over the country's humanitarian and political crisis poured into the streets all over the country on Wednesday. They demanded that the government let aid enter Venezuela to help the many...

    Tens of thousands of Venezuelans who have reached a breaking point over the country's humanitarian and political crisis poured into the streets all over the country on Wednesday. They demanded that the government let aid enter Venezuela to help the many people who are desperate for food and medicine. They demanded that the government hold elections, free political prisoners, and reestablish judicial independence and the powers of the National Assembly.
    Venezuela demands Colombia return 3 military deserters

    Venezuela demands Colombia return 3 military deserters


    Venezuela's foreign minister has demanded that Colombia return three military officers who have sought political asylum in the neighboring...

    Venezuela's foreign minister has demanded that Colombia return three military officers who have sought political asylum in the neighboring country.
    4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

    4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast


    Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on...

    Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on Friday.
    Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

    Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia


    US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would "honor" a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as...

    US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that the United States would "honor" a refugee resettlement agreement forged with Australia in the closing days of the Obama administration, despite it previously being described by US President Donald Trump as a "dumb deal."
    US official: China puts bombers on 'high alert'

    US official: China puts bombers on 'high alert'


    China temporarily put cruise missile-capable bombers "on high alert" this week as the United States sees evidence the Chinese military was preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told...

    China temporarily put cruise missile-capable bombers "on high alert" this week as the United States sees evidence the Chinese military was preparing to respond to a potential situation in North Korea, a US defense official told CNN.
    Britain's young royals open up about mental health

    Britain's young royals open up about mental health


    It is rare for the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, to speak candidly on film. But in a video released Friday, Kate talks openly with her husband and Prince Harry about mental health and the importance of discussing mental...

    It is rare for the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, to speak candidly on film. But in a video released Friday, Kate talks openly with her husband and Prince Harry about mental health and the importance of discussing mental wellbeing.
    Protesters march worldwide in support of science

    Protesters march worldwide in support of science


    Crowds of people are marching Saturday in the United States and around the world in support of science and evidence-based research, in a protest fueled by opposition to US President Donald Trump's environmental and energy...

    Crowds of people are marching Saturday in the United States and around the world in support of science and evidence-based research, in a protest fueled by opposition to US President Donald Trump's environmental and energy policies.
    Kelly: Border wall construction by end of summer

    Kelly: Border wall construction by end of summer


    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the Trump administration hopes to follow through on President Donald Trump's promise to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico before the...

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the Trump administration hopes to follow through on President Donald Trump's promise to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico before the fall.
    Double sunset: Could 'Tatooine' planets be habitable?

    Double sunset: Could 'Tatooine' planets be habitable?


    New research suggests that if the conditions are just right, Earth-sized versions of Tatooine could be habitable and possibly covered with water, rather than...

    New research suggests that if the conditions are just right, Earth-sized versions of Tatooine could be habitable and possibly covered with water, rather than sand.
    North Korean ships dock in Chinese port despite coal embargo

    North Korean ships dock in Chinese port despite coal embargo


    The docking of six North Korean ships at a port in northern China has raised questions over a Chinese ban on coal imports from the nuclear-armed...

    The docking of six North Korean ships at a port in northern China has raised questions over a Chinese ban on coal imports from the nuclear-armed state.
    Trump to US steelworkers: I've got your back

    Trump to US steelworkers: I've got your back


    American steel stocks soared Thursday after Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the White House planned to investigate claims that Chinese companies are dumping steel on the U.S....

    American steel stocks soared Thursday after Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the White House planned to investigate claims that Chinese companies are dumping steel on the U.S. market.
    Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inauguration

    Venezuela gave $500K to Trump inauguration


    Venezuela faces shortages of food, water, medicine, electricity and money. But its state-run oil company -- through a subsidiary -- donated $500,000 to President Trump's inauguration committee on December 22,...

    Venezuela faces shortages of food, water, medicine, electricity and money. But its state-run oil company -- through a subsidiary -- donated $500,000 to President Trump's inauguration committee on December 22, 2016.
    How a mentor becomes a hero

    How a mentor becomes a hero


    Tawanda Jones, a 2013 Top 10 CNN Hero, and the young woman who nominated her reunite to share their CNN Heroes journey -- and reveal what's happened...

    Tawanda Jones, a 2013 Top 10 CNN Hero, and the young woman who nominated her reunite to share their CNN Heroes journey -- and reveal what's happened since.
    CNN Heroes: Meet the nominators

    CNN Heroes: Meet the nominators


    How does CNN Heroes find everyday people changing the world? With your help! Meet some of the nominators who got to make their hero a CNN...

    How does CNN Heroes find everyday people changing the world? With your help! Meet some of the nominators who got to make their hero a CNN Hero.