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    Pope Francis apologizes to sex abuse victims

    Pope Francis apologizes to sex abuse victims


    Pope Francis apologized Monday for making comments he said were hurtful to victims of clerical sex...

    Pope Francis apologized Monday for making comments he said were hurtful to victims of clerical sex abuse.
    Mexico reports highest murder rate on record

    Mexico reports highest murder rate on record


    Soaring levels of drug-related violence made 2017 Mexico's most murderous year on record, according to government statistics released...

    Soaring levels of drug-related violence made 2017 Mexico's most murderous year on record, according to government statistics released Sunday.
    Tourists warned after shootings in Jamaica's Montego Bay

    Tourists warned after shootings in Jamaica's Montego Bay


    Tourists visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay have been urged to stay in their resorts after authorities declared a state of emergency and deployed the...

    Tourists visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay have been urged to stay in their resorts after authorities declared a state of emergency and deployed the military.
    Pope defends bishop accused of cover-up in sex scandal

    Pope defends bishop accused of cover-up in sex scandal


    Pope Francis' South America trip, billed as a pilgrimage of peace and unity, has struck a controversial chord after he defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up sexual...

    Pope Francis' South America trip, billed as a pilgrimage of peace and unity, has struck a controversial chord after he defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up sexual abuse.
    Ex-gang members in El Salvador fear more crime if TPS ends

    Ex-gang members in El Salvador fear more crime if TPS ends


    Former gang members trying to reform their lives are worried that if President Trump ends the Temporary Protected Status program for 200,000 Salvadorans in the United States, it will lead to more crime and poverty in El Salvador, already one of the...

    Former gang members trying to reform their lives are worried that if President Trump ends the Temporary Protected Status program for 200,000 Salvadorans in the United States, it will lead to more crime and poverty in El Salvador, already one of the world's most dangerous nations.
    At least 10 killed in Colombia bridge collapse

    At least 10 killed in Colombia bridge collapse


    At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense...

    At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities.
    Source: Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed by police

    Source: Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed by police


    Oscar Perez, a Venezuelan police pilot accused of stealing a helicopter and using it to attack the country's Supreme Court in June, was killed Monday in Caracas, a government official told...

    Oscar Perez, a Venezuelan police pilot accused of stealing a helicopter and using it to attack the country's Supreme Court in June, was killed Monday in Caracas, a government official told CNN.
    Girl 'really scared' after man cuts her hijab on street

    Girl 'really scared' after man cuts her hijab on street


    Khawlah Noman was walking to school in Toronto when a man suddenly appeared behind her and tried to cut her hijab, police said. Authorities are investigating the incident as a hate...

    Khawlah Noman was walking to school in Toronto when a man suddenly appeared behind her and tried to cut her hijab, police said. Authorities are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
    Pope Francis faces tensions on South America trip

    Pope Francis faces tensions on South America trip


    Pope Francis' trip to South America this week is supposed to be all about peace, unity and hope. But the pontiff could also be welcomed with protests, threats of violence and controversy over allegations of abuses by the Catholic...

    Pope Francis' trip to South America this week is supposed to be all about peace, unity and hope. But the pontiff could also be welcomed with protests, threats of violence and controversy over allegations of abuses by the Catholic Church.
    Deadly earthquake shakes Peru

    Deadly earthquake shakes Peru


    Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional...

    Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor.
    He's from El Salvador. They're American. Trump could separate them.

    He's from El Salvador. They're American. Trump could separate them.


    Rogelio Galdamez could be forced to return to El Salvador, a country he left nearly 20 years ago, with his three American children who have never lived outside the...

    Rogelio Galdamez could be forced to return to El Salvador, a country he left nearly 20 years ago, with his three American children who have never lived outside the US.
    Chile reviews security ahead of Pope's visit

    Chile reviews security ahead of Pope's visit


    A series of attacks on Catholic churches have prompted Chilean authorities to review security ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the South American country on Monday, officials...

    A series of attacks on Catholic churches have prompted Chilean authorities to review security ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the South American country on Monday, officials said.
    State Department slaps 5 Mexican states with 'do not travel' advisory

    State Department slaps 5 Mexican states with 'do not travel' advisory


    Mexico -- long a destination for world-class museums, archeological sites and beach resorts -- now has five states tagged with the most severe travel warning by the US State...

    Mexico -- long a destination for world-class museums, archeological sites and beach resorts -- now has five states tagged with the most severe travel warning by the US State Department.
    Wayne Gretzky Fast Facts

    Wayne Gretzky Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Wayne Gretzky and learn more about the Hall of Fame hockey player called "The Great...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Wayne Gretzky and learn more about the Hall of Fame hockey player called "The Great One."
    Tsunami threat passes after strong earthquake off Central America

    Tsunami threat passes after strong earthquake off Central America


    The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no longer a tsunami threat for several countries in the Caribbean and Central America, as well as Mexico, after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of...

    The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no longer a tsunami threat for several countries in the Caribbean and Central America, as well as Mexico, after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of Honduras.
    Freed Taliban hostage accused of crimes in Canada

    Freed Taliban hostage accused of crimes in Canada


    Joshua Boyle, who spent five years with his family in militant captivity in Afghanistan, faces multiple charges in Canada, including assault and unlawful...

    Joshua Boyle, who spent five years with his family in militant captivity in Afghanistan, faces multiple charges in Canada, including assault and unlawful confinement.
    At least 48 dead in Peru bus crash

    At least 48 dead in Peru bus crash


    At least 48 people were killed and six injured when a bus fell down a cliff north of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Ministry of...

    At least 48 people were killed and six injured when a bus fell down a cliff north of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Ministry of Health.
    Two US families die in Costa Rica plane crash

    Two US families die in Costa Rica plane crash


    Relatives and friends are mourning the deaths of 10 Americans, including two families, killed in a New Year's Eve plane crash in Costa...

    Relatives and friends are mourning the deaths of 10 Americans, including two families, killed in a New Year's Eve plane crash in Costa Rica.
    10 Americans among 12 dead in Costa Rica plane crash

    10 Americans among 12 dead in Costa Rica plane crash


    Ten US citizens were among the victims of a small plane crash in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province...

    Ten US citizens were among the victims of a small plane crash in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province Sunday.
    Woman reunited with family 40 years after dictatorship

    Woman reunited with family 40 years after dictatorship


    A woman in Argentina was reunited with her biological family 40 years after her parents went missing during Argentina's dictatorship, during which 30,000 citizens...

    A woman in Argentina was reunited with her biological family 40 years after her parents went missing during Argentina's dictatorship, during which 30,000 citizens disappeared.
    Angry Venezuelans take to streets for 'pork revolution'

    Angry Venezuelans take to streets for 'pork revolution'


    President Nicolas Maduro has accused Portugal of being behind a pork shortage that left thousands of Venezuela's poor without their traditional Christmas dinner and sparked a fresh round of angry street...

    President Nicolas Maduro has accused Portugal of being behind a pork shortage that left thousands of Venezuela's poor without their traditional Christmas dinner and sparked a fresh round of angry street protests.
    Argentine prosecutor's death ruled a murder

    Argentine prosecutor's death ruled a murder


    An Argentine prosecutor who accused top government officials of a cover-up in the country's deadliest terror attack was murdered, a federal judge said...

    An Argentine prosecutor who accused top government officials of a cover-up in the country's deadliest terror attack was murdered, a federal judge said Tuesday.
    Peru's ex-leader Fujimori asks for forgiveness amid heated protests

    Peru's ex-leader Fujimori asks for forgiveness amid heated protests


    Confined to a hospital bed with tubes hooked up to his body, Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori thanked the current leader for commuting his prison sentence -- and asked for forgiveness from those he...

    Confined to a hospital bed with tubes hooked up to his body, Peruvian ex-President Alberto Fujimori thanked the current leader for commuting his prison sentence -- and asked for forgiveness from those he upset.
    Raul Castro Fast Facts

    Raul Castro Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Raul Castro, the President of Cuba and the brother of former President Fidel...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Raul Castro, the President of Cuba and the brother of former President Fidel Castro.
    Venezuela crisis sends residents in search of better life

    Venezuela crisis sends residents in search of better life


    Yesica Galindez left Caracas last weekend in search of a better life. Her final destination: Chile, nearly 3,000 miles...

    Yesica Galindez left Caracas last weekend in search of a better life. Her final destination: Chile, nearly 3,000 miles away.
    7 victims identified in deadly Mexico tour bus crash

    7 victims identified in deadly Mexico tour bus crash


    The Bever family of Tennessee boarded a tour bus in southern Mexico in search of fun and adventure. But Bob Bever would never return...

    The Bever family of Tennessee boarded a tour bus in southern Mexico in search of fun and adventure. But Bob Bever would never return home.
    Six bodies found hanged from bridges in Mexico

    Six bodies found hanged from bridges in Mexico


    The bodies of six men were found Wednesday hanging from bridges in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, the state's attorney general's office...

    The bodies of six men were found Wednesday hanging from bridges in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, the state's attorney general's office said.
    Peru's President Kuczynski avoids impeachment

    Peru's President Kuczynski avoids impeachment


    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will remain on his post after Congress voted against his removal from office following bribery...

    Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski will remain on his post after Congress voted against his removal from office following bribery allegations.
    Raul Castro's retirement as Cuba's leader is postponed

    Raul Castro's retirement as Cuba's leader is postponed


    Hurricane Irma, which devastated much of the Caribbean in September, has claimed a new victim: Raul Castro's succession...

    Hurricane Irma, which devastated much of the Caribbean in September, has claimed a new victim: Raul Castro's succession plans.