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Iran holds cartoon contest to make fun of ISIS

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:53
A country not exactly known for freedom of speech has created a contest triumphing freedom of expression. CNN's Fred Pleitgen has the story.

U.S. arrests officials; Switzerland opens separate probe

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:53
Soccer's powerful, polarizing governing body found itself on the defensive on two fronts Wednesday, one a Swiss investigation into World Cup bidding and the other a sweeping, stinging U.S. indictment honing in on what America's top justice official called "corruption that is rampant, systemic and deep-rooted."

Maradona: FIFA run like a 'mafia'

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:53
CNN's Becky Anderson sits down with Argentine football legend Diego Maradona to get his views on FIFA and the race to unseat Sepp Blatter.

FIFA: Sepp Blatter 'not involved' in allegations

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:53
Acting on an indictment by the U.S. Justice Department, Swiss police arrested several top FIFA officials during an overnight raid on charges of corruption. CNN's Alex Thomas has more.

Millions spent to pamper North Korean elite

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:09
Professors and scientists are among the North Korean elite treated to a variety of perks, paid for by Kim Jong Un's regime. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

Would you pay $90,000 for an Instagram photo?

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:09
Artist Richard Prince blew up screenshots of other people's Instagrams, hung them at the Frieze Art Fair in New York and reportedly made a ton of money.

Report: Foreign fighters joining Boko Haram

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:08
CNNi talks to Reuters correspondent Julia Payne about a video that purports to show foreign fighters in the terrorist group, Boko Haram.

Exclusive look at China's secretive space program

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:05
CNN's David McKenzie gains exclusive access to the astronauts at the center of China's secretive space program.

Who is B.B. King's familiy?

Entertainment - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:57

Volvo plows into pedestrians during safety demo

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 11:54
Car gone wild at safety training. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports instead of detecting pedestrians, it plowed into them.

The folly of Morsy's death sentence

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:05
The future of Mideast democracy requires engaging pluralists and modernizers within the powerful Muslim Brotherhood

U2 tour manager dies

World - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:03
Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

VIDEO: Why the Common Dolphin is becoming more common

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:26
The BBC's John Maguire joins a scientific expedition that is studying the Common Dolphin population off the west coast of Scotland, and trying to find out why, until recently, it was quite a rare sight.

Earliest evidence of human violence

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:47
A human skull from a deep cave in northern Spain shows evidence of a lethal violent attack 430,000 years ago, a study shows.

'New species' of ancient human found

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 00:42
A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.

Singapore Airlines jet loses power

World - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 21:25
A Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 with more than 180 passengers on board temporarily lost power to both of its engines as it passed through a storm, the airline has said.

Burundi President asks citizens to fund election

World - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:28
As Burundi remains embroiled in anti-government protests, the President is asking citizens for donations to fund next month's election despite calls against his candidacy.
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