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Syrian man jailed over Hungary border riot

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 18:49
Thousands of refugees and migrants, most fleeing violence in the Middle East, mass at the sealed-off border, chanting "Open! Open!" They are desperate to cross into Hungary, but a razor-wire fence, temporary blockade and a line of riot police stand in their way.

Alligator snapping turtle's great escape

Science & Nature - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 18:42
A huge alligator snapping turtle got stuck in a blocked drain pipe in Houston, Texas.

Jennifer Aniston dashes 'Friends' reunion hopes

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 18:10
How many times are the "Friends" stars going to have to say it?

Mosul operation: Iraqi-led forces push into key city

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:56
An Iraqi-led offensive is underway to reclaim the largest region of Iraq under ISIS control.

Stolen concentration camp gate may have been found

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:32
An iron gate with the notorious Nazi slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei" stolen from a German concentration camp site most likely has been recovered.

Obama sings 'Jingle Bells' with the help of some stars

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:14
Obama sang the Christmas carol at the White House tree lighting ceremony

Chris Pratt loves trolling Jennifer Lawrence

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:10
Cut it out, Chris Pratt!

HIV: Why young African women are most at risk

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:06
The number of new HIV infections 'is not declining' and young women the world over are still at risk.

The reality behind Russia's fake news

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:25
Is there any truth behind claims that the Kremlin has been using fake news to undermine the US presidential race? CNN's Jill Dougherty investigates.

Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

Science & Nature - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:24
Hunter Mitchell raised thousands of dollars to save Osita the rhino.

2016 was great for black cinema, but don't kill off #OscarsSoWhite just yet

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:18
Gil Robertson has no problem saying that 2016 has been "the best year ever in terms of the diversity of content for black images, black stories in cinema."

'La La Land' wins New York Critics' big award

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:12
The musical "La La Land" has danced its way into snagging a biggie at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

Anthony Bourdain: 'We gave it everything we had'

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:44
The season finale of "Parts Unknown" was shot in Rome. "It's a very beautiful show. The most beautiful we've ever made, I think," says Anthony Bourdain.

ISIS' toxic legacy: Iraqis battle the blazing oil wells suffocating residents

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:42
Menacing black smoke hangs over the town of al-Qayyara. The air here is poison.

Austrian presidential election: Who is Norbert Hofer?

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:41
He's the smiling, anti-refugee presidential candidate hoping to sweep into power at Sunday's Austrian election.

Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

Science & Nature - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:10
European research ministers meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland, emphatically reaffirm their commitment to putting a robot rover on Mars in 2021.

North Korea slams 'Obama and his lackeys'

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:32
North Korea has furiously criticized United Nations sanctions, accusing Security Council members of being puppets of the United States.

Indonesia: 200,000 protest Christian governor of Jakarta

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:54
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians took to the streets Friday to protest Jakarta's embattled governor.

2016: The year in entertainment

Entertainment - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:17
See photos from the past year in entertainment.

Chinese man exonerated 21 years after execution

World - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:12
More than two decades after her son was executed for rape and murder, Zhang Huanzhi has finally proven his innocence.
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