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    Trump starts feud over alleged insensitive remarks to soldier's widow

    Trump starts feud over alleged insensitive remarks to soldier's widow


    President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt," according to Rep. Frederica...

    President Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman killed in the ambush in Niger that "he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt," according to Rep. Frederica Wilson.
    White House: No recording of call with widow

    White House: No recording of call with widow


    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Rep. Frederica Wilson's conduct regarding President Donald Trump's call with Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, is "appalling and...

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Rep. Frederica Wilson's conduct regarding President Donald Trump's call with Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, is "appalling and disgusting."
    Donald Trump's latest unpresidential fight

    Donald Trump's latest unpresidential fight


    President Donald Trump's phone call Tuesday to the widow of a soldier killed in action in Niger has, somehow, turned into a she said/he said...

    President Donald Trump's phone call Tuesday to the widow of a soldier killed in action in Niger has, somehow, turned into a she said/he said situation.
    Inside the life of an ISIS child slave

    Inside the life of an ISIS child slave


    As ISIS is rolled back in Raqqa, more details of human rights abuses are emerging. CNN's Nima Elbagir...

    As ISIS is rolled back in Raqqa, more details of human rights abuses are emerging. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
    McKayla Maroney: USA Gymnastics doctor abused me at 13

    McKayla Maroney: USA Gymnastics doctor abused me at 13


    Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleged Wednesday that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar repeatedly molested her, starting when she was 13 years...

    Former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney alleged Wednesday that former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar repeatedly molested her, starting when she was 13 years old.
    Hollywood talked about Weinstein years ago

    Hollywood talked about Weinstein years ago


    Hollywood has long discussed Harvey Weinstein's reputation, both on and...

    Hollywood has long discussed Harvey Weinstein's reputation, both on and off-screen.
    3 dead in shooting at US office park, gunman still at large

    3 dead in shooting at US office park, gunman still at large


    Five people have been shot at an office park in the Maryland community of Edgewood, and the shooter is believed to be on the loose, a deputy with the Harford County sheriff's office said Wednesday...

    Five people have been shot at an office park in the Maryland community of Edgewood, and the shooter is believed to be on the loose, a deputy with the Harford County sheriff's office said Wednesday morning.
    Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman breaks silence

    Security guard shot by Las Vegas gunman breaks silence


    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's hotel suite before the massacre said he heard "drilling sounds" before he was shot through the...

    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's hotel suite before the massacre said he heard "drilling sounds" before he was shot through the door.
    Trump jokes about releasing his tax returns

    Trump jokes about releasing his tax returns


    President Donald Trump quipped about his tax returns Wednesday while meeting with a bipartisan group of senators on tax reform, according to multiple...

    President Donald Trump quipped about his tax returns Wednesday while meeting with a bipartisan group of senators on tax reform, according to multiple sources.
    Tillerson: US can't ignore Rohingya crisis

    Tillerson: US can't ignore Rohingya crisis


    The United States is watching the humanitarian disaster unfolding inside Myanmar and will not be silent in the face of mounting atrocities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said...

    The United States is watching the humanitarian disaster unfolding inside Myanmar and will not be silent in the face of mounting atrocities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday.
    The Rohingya mass exodus -- from above

    The Rohingya mass exodus -- from above


    Drone footage provided by UNHCR shows Rohingya refugees' mass exodus into Bangladesh from...

    Drone footage provided by UNHCR shows Rohingya refugees' mass exodus into Bangladesh from Myanmar.
    The fall of ISIS opens a new frontier in terror

    The fall of ISIS opens a new frontier in terror


    The fall of ISIS, fears of a new frontier in terror. CNN's Nic Robertson reports what the future holds for this terror...

    The fall of ISIS, fears of a new frontier in terror. CNN's Nic Robertson reports what the future holds for this terror group.
    The Kurdish people have won the moral argument

    The Kurdish people have won the moral argument


    Many who follow what is happening in the Middle East will be wondering what's next for the failed former states of Iraq and Syria in a post-ISIS...

    Many who follow what is happening in the Middle East will be wondering what's next for the failed former states of Iraq and Syria in a post-ISIS world.
    Kenya's election chief fears presidential vote won't be credible

    Kenya's election chief fears presidential vote won't be credible


    Kenya's electoral commission chief warned Wednesday that he lacked faith in the possibility of Kenya delivering a free and fair presidential election next week -- and pointed to political leaders as the greatest threat to a credible...

    Kenya's electoral commission chief warned Wednesday that he lacked faith in the possibility of Kenya delivering a free and fair presidential election next week -- and pointed to political leaders as the greatest threat to a credible vote.
    US has drones and hundreds of troops in Niger. Here's why

    US has drones and hundreds of troops in Niger. Here's why


    The killing of four American soldiers in Niger has drawn attention to the role of US troops in western Africa, where several terror networks roam...

    The killing of four American soldiers in Niger has drawn attention to the role of US troops in western Africa, where several terror networks roam freely.
    About 1 million Americans are without water, 3 million without power

    About 1 million Americans are without water, 3 million without power


    After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the...

    After Hurricane Maria toppled the bridge that connects him to the rest of civilization and ripped the roof and walls off his house here in the central mountains of Puerto Rico, Ramón Sostre raised a weathered American flag above the wreckage.
    N. Korea: Nuclear war may break out any moment

    N. Korea: Nuclear war may break out any moment


    Brian Todd reports on a North Korean ambassador's warning, that nuclear war could break out "at any...

    Brian Todd reports on a North Korean ambassador's warning, that nuclear war could break out "at any moment."
    Why victory in Marawi doesn't mean the end of ISIS in Asia

    Why victory in Marawi doesn't mean the end of ISIS in Asia


    As Philippines forces conduct operations to flush out the last of the ISIS-affiliated fighters from the city of Marawi, analysts warn the Islamic insurgency in the country is far from...

    As Philippines forces conduct operations to flush out the last of the ISIS-affiliated fighters from the city of Marawi, analysts warn the Islamic insurgency in the country is far from over.
    The puberty book that's about more than a girl's period

    The puberty book that's about more than a girl's period


    When author Naama Bloom watched her hilarious "Camp Gyno" video, about a tween who is the first girl at her summer camp to get a period, go viral in 2013, she knew she was on to...

    When author Naama Bloom watched her hilarious "Camp Gyno" video, about a tween who is the first girl at her summer camp to get a period, go viral in 2013, she knew she was on to something.
    Diwali: One festival, many customs

    Diwali: One festival, many customs


    Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the...

    Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
    Are we looking at China's first male tennis star?

    Are we looking at China's first male tennis star?


    During her playing days, China's first grand slam singles champion Li Na would often mock her male counterparts for being outperformed by the...

    During her playing days, China's first grand slam singles champion Li Na would often mock her male counterparts for being outperformed by the women.
    The ultimate trip: Around the world in style

    The ultimate trip: Around the world in style


    These round-the-world trips are an unforgettable way see the world by air, sea or land, while viisting some of the most spectacular places on...

    These round-the-world trips are an unforgettable way see the world by air, sea or land, while viisting some of the most spectacular places on earth.
    A pool next to an airport runway

    A pool next to an airport runway


    Forget on-site cinemas and private bars, it seems spectacular swimming pools have become the hottest airport...

    Forget on-site cinemas and private bars, it seems spectacular swimming pools have become the hottest airport amenity.
    Look inside the world's most expensive ($410 million!) house

    Look inside the world's most expensive ($410 million!) house


    A Cap Ferrat mansion that was once home to Belgian King Leopold II has gone on the market for 350 million euros ($410 million) -- making it the most expensive home for sale in the...

    A Cap Ferrat mansion that was once home to Belgian King Leopold II has gone on the market for 350 million euros ($410 million) -- making it the most expensive home for sale in the world.
    Jason Day: 'I didn't want to play after my mum's cancer diagnosis'

    Jason Day: 'I didn't want to play after my mum's cancer diagnosis'


    Former world No. 1 Jason Day has admitted he "didn't want to be on the golf course" this year following his mother Dening's cancer...

    Former world No. 1 Jason Day has admitted he "didn't want to be on the golf course" this year following his mother Dening's cancer diagnosis.
    Parisian 'green bubble' almost complete

    Parisian 'green bubble' almost complete


    The $145 million redevelopment of the iconic Longchamp Racecourse is entering its final phase, with building work set to be completed this...

    The $145 million redevelopment of the iconic Longchamp Racecourse is entering its final phase, with building work set to be completed this December.
    The revolutionary design of communist currencies

    The revolutionary design of communist currencies


    The British Museum explores the history and design of communist banknotes in its latest exhibition, open this week. But the show's title, "The Currency of Communism," is -- in theory -- a contradiction in terms, according to curator Thomas...

    The British Museum explores the history and design of communist banknotes in its latest exhibition, open this week. But the show's title, "The Currency of Communism," is -- in theory -- a contradiction in terms, according to curator Thomas Hockenhull.
    Beijing 'subverts the sovereignty of neighboring countries,' top US diplomat says

    Beijing 'subverts the sovereignty of neighboring countries,' top US diplomat says


    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson rebuked China on Wednesday for subverting the global order, undermining the sovereignty of its neighbors and for being an irresponsible international actor prone to predatory economic...

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson rebuked China on Wednesday for subverting the global order, undermining the sovereignty of its neighbors and for being an irresponsible international actor prone to predatory economic policies.
    How China stacks up with rest of the world

    How China stacks up with rest of the world


    In a pivotal three-hour speech, China's President Xi Jinping on Wednesday painted a rosy picture of the country's accomplishments over the past five...

    In a pivotal three-hour speech, China's President Xi Jinping on Wednesday painted a rosy picture of the country's accomplishments over the past five years.
    Xi: China won't emulate West

    Xi: China won't emulate West


    Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out a sweeping vision for the country Wednesday, as he kicked off a pivotal meeting of the ruling elite that's expected to shore up his grip on...

    Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out a sweeping vision for the country Wednesday, as he kicked off a pivotal meeting of the ruling elite that's expected to shore up his grip on power.
    China's push to modernize its military

    China's push to modernize its military


    China is strengthening its People's Liberation Army with state-of-the-art stealth fighters, a new aircraft carrier and soaring...

    China is strengthening its People's Liberation Army with state-of-the-art stealth fighters, a new aircraft carrier and soaring budgets.
    Defensive answer turned a sad story into an ugly political one

    Defensive answer turned a sad story into an ugly political one


    Somehow, one defensive answer by the President at a news conference has turned into an ugly dispute over what he said to the grieving family of a fallen...

    Somehow, one defensive answer by the President at a news conference has turned into an ugly dispute over what he said to the grieving family of a fallen soldier.
    Congresswoman: Trump didn't know slain soldier's name

    Congresswoman: Trump didn't know slain soldier's name


    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) tells CNN's Aliysn Camerota that President Trump did not know the name of La David Johnson, a soldier that was killed in an ambush in Niger, while calling Johnson's...

    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) tells CNN's Aliysn Camerota that President Trump did not know the name of La David Johnson, a soldier that was killed in an ambush in Niger, while calling Johnson's widow.
    ISIS' child slave trade booms even as its power fades

    ISIS' child slave trade booms even as its power fades


    A lonely four-year-old stands alone on a patch of waste ground that passes for a football field. This is where he plays, silent and alone. After years in ISIS slavery, Lazem is finally safe. But he has no one to talk to and, until a few days ago, didn't...

    A lonely four-year-old stands alone on a patch of waste ground that passes for a football field. This is where he plays, silent and alone. After years in ISIS slavery, Lazem is finally safe. But he has no one to talk to and, until a few days ago, didn't even know his own name.
    Removal of air passenger: Officers fired

    Removal of air passenger: Officers fired


    Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed...

    Chicago aviation officials fired two officers and suspended two others involved in the forcible removal of a United Airlines passenger from a packed flight.