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    A Syrian family fled to Canada to escape the war. All 7 of the children just died in a house fire

    A Syrian family fled to Canada to escape the war. All 7 of the children just died in a house fire


    The loss of one child is devastating. The loss of seven? Unimaginable. But that's the grim reality the Barho family faces after all seven of the family's children died in a house fire in Halifax, Nova...

    The loss of one child is devastating. The loss of seven? Unimaginable. But that's the grim reality the Barho family faces after all seven of the family's children died in a house fire in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    Alabama woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home

    Alabama woman who joined ISIS is begging to come home


    At the age of 19, a young woman from Hoover, Alabama travelled to Syria to join the so-called "Islamic State." Five years and three husbands later, Hoda Muthana says she regrets what she did and is begging to return to the...

    At the age of 19, a young woman from Hoover, Alabama travelled to Syria to join the so-called "Islamic State." Five years and three husbands later, Hoda Muthana says she regrets what she did and is begging to return to the US.
    Her son was shot dead in front of her. And she says a policeman did it

    Her son was shot dead in front of her. And she says a policeman did it


    Tires were burning in nearby streets. Tear gas was in the air. Crowds were gathering. So Pricil Journal told her son Roberto to hide the wheelbarrow they used as a cookie stall outside the general...

    Tires were burning in nearby streets. Tear gas was in the air. Crowds were gathering. So Pricil Journal told her son Roberto to hide the wheelbarrow they used as a cookie stall outside the general hospital.
    Venezuela closes key borders amid aid crisis

    Venezuela closes key borders amid aid crisis


    Venezuela has shut a key maritime border and grounded flights as the opposition party seeks to import foreign aid to the crisis-hit South American...

    Venezuela has shut a key maritime border and grounded flights as the opposition party seeks to import foreign aid to the crisis-hit South American country.
    In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you

    In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you


    Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at...

    Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home.
    Haiti hospital lacks medicines, equipment during protests

    Haiti hospital lacks medicines, equipment during protests


    The languid whack of a ceiling fan stirs the heat around the Intensive Care Unit. It's the only sound on the ward. Because there is none of the life-saving equipment an ICU should...

    The languid whack of a ceiling fan stirs the heat around the Intensive Care Unit. It's the only sound on the ward. Because there is none of the life-saving equipment an ICU should have.
    US aid lands in Colombia as part of effort to deliver supplies to Venezuela

    US aid lands in Colombia as part of effort to deliver supplies to Venezuela


    The US military cargo planes departed from Miami to transport supplies to Colombia as part of the Trump Administration's response to the Venezuela regional...

    The US military cargo planes departed from Miami to transport supplies to Colombia as part of the Trump Administration's response to the Venezuela regional crisis.
    Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country

    Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country


    Ongoing street protests sweeping through Haiti have left 24 Canadian missionaries and another group of nurses among the visitors stranded in the Caribbean...

    Ongoing street protests sweeping through Haiti have left 24 Canadian missionaries and another group of nurses among the visitors stranded in the Caribbean country.
    113 tourists will be evacuated from Haiti

    113 tourists will be evacuated from Haiti


    More than 100 tourists stranded in Haiti will be sent home on a rescue flight. For more than a week, protesters in Port-au-Prince have set cars ablaze and clashed with police, calling on Haitian President Jovenel Moise to resign over soaring inflation...

    More than 100 tourists stranded in Haiti will be sent home on a rescue flight. For more than a week, protesters in Port-au-Prince have set cars ablaze and clashed with police, calling on Haitian President Jovenel Moise to resign over soaring inflation and allegations of corruption.
    Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts

    Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Operation Fast and Furious, the ATF Phoenix Field Division's allowance of illegal gun sales to track sellers and purchasers.
    Haiti President Jovenel Moise defiant amid deadly protests and calls for his resignation

    Haiti President Jovenel Moise defiant amid deadly protests and calls for his resignation


    Haiti's President extended his sympathies to the victims who lost their lives, property and livelihood in recent violent street protests. Protestors have taken to the streets calling for President Moise to resign, which he has...

    Haiti's President extended his sympathies to the victims who lost their lives, property and livelihood in recent violent street protests. Protestors have taken to the streets calling for President Moise to resign, which he has defied.
    Jair Bolsonaro Fast Facts

    Jair Bolsonaro Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Jair Bolsonaro Fast Facts to learn more about the president of...

    Read CNN's Jair Bolsonaro Fast Facts to learn more about the president of Brazil.
    Mexico Drug War Fast Facts

    Mexico Drug War Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about how the Mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since December...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts to learn more about how the Mexican government has been fighting against drug traffickers since December 2006.
    The Venezuelan women selling their bodies to survive

    The Venezuelan women selling their bodies to survive


    As Venezuelan women flood across the Colombian border, desperate for work, many are finding there is only one job open to them:...

    As Venezuelan women flood across the Colombian border, desperate for work, many are finding there is only one job open to them: prostitution.
    Protesters flood Venezuela's streets to call for change

    Protesters flood Venezuela's streets to call for change


    Venezuelan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Tuesday, calling on embattled president Nicolas Maduro to let humanitarian aid into the economically crippled...

    Venezuelan opposition supporters returned to the streets on Tuesday, calling on embattled president Nicolas Maduro to let humanitarian aid into the economically crippled country.
    The strange political path of Nayib Bukele, El Salvador's new President

    The strange political path of Nayib Bukele, El Salvador's new President


    Last weekend, El Salvador elected Nayib Armando Bukele Ortez, 37, to the presidency. Bukele has called himself a man of the left, but ended up running for president with conservative party Great Alliance for National Unity...

    Last weekend, El Salvador elected Nayib Armando Bukele Ortez, 37, to the presidency. Bukele has called himself a man of the left, but ended up running for president with conservative party Great Alliance for National Unity (GANA).
    Fearing socialism at home, Trump takes a Cold War stance abroad

    Fearing socialism at home, Trump takes a Cold War stance abroad


    When Barack Obama traveled to Cuba in 2016, he vowed to reshape relations not just with the Communist-run island but with all of Latin America. The last US President to visit Cuba had been Calvin Coolidge. That was 80 years ago -- and he had arrived...

    When Barack Obama traveled to Cuba in 2016, he vowed to reshape relations not just with the Communist-run island but with all of Latin America. The last US President to visit Cuba had been Calvin Coolidge. That was 80 years ago -- and he had arrived accompanied by gunboats.
    The hungry poor who will decide Venezuela's political future

    The hungry poor who will decide Venezuela's political future


    Slums like Petare are where the battle for the political future of Venezuela is being fought. Under duress from hunger, anti-government protests have raged in some of the poorest parts of Caracas -- and been met with swift police...

    Slums like Petare are where the battle for the political future of Venezuela is being fought. Under duress from hunger, anti-government protests have raged in some of the poorest parts of Caracas -- and been met with swift police action.
    Venezuela blocks border bridge in aid standoff

    Venezuela blocks border bridge in aid standoff


    Two US trucks carrying food and medical supplies arrived at Venezuela's border this afternoon, according to a US official in the Colombian border town of Cucuta. But it is not clear when or whether the aid will reach people inside the...

    Two US trucks carrying food and medical supplies arrived at Venezuela's border this afternoon, according to a US official in the Colombian border town of Cucuta. But it is not clear when or whether the aid will reach people inside the country.
    Gunman in Quebec mosque shooting sentenced to life in prison

    Gunman in Quebec mosque shooting sentenced to life in prison


    A man who opened fire at a Quebec City mosque, killing six people in 2017, has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40...

    A man who opened fire at a Quebec City mosque, killing six people in 2017, has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years.
    Jail for vet who implanted heroin in puppies

    Jail for vet who implanted heroin in puppies


    A Colombian former veterinary student was sentenced to six years in prison by a United States federal court Thursday for smuggling liquid heroin in...

    A Colombian former veterinary student was sentenced to six years in prison by a United States federal court Thursday for smuggling liquid heroin in puppies.
    Canadian diplomats sue their government over mystery illness in Cuba

    Canadian diplomats sue their government over mystery illness in Cuba


    Fourteen Canadian diplomats are suing their government over a mysterious and lingering illness that they and US diplomats seem to have developed while posted in Cuba's...

    Fourteen Canadian diplomats are suing their government over a mysterious and lingering illness that they and US diplomats seem to have developed while posted in Cuba's capital.
    The transformation of Juan Guaido

    The transformation of Juan Guaido


    Juan Guaido has declared himself the president of Venezuela, challenging incumbent Nicolas Maduro as illegitimate and winning the backing of the United States. CNN spoke to his mother, wife and friends to find out more about the...

    Juan Guaido has declared himself the president of Venezuela, challenging incumbent Nicolas Maduro as illegitimate and winning the backing of the United States. CNN spoke to his mother, wife and friends to find out more about the 35-year-old.