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Teams investigate failure of unmanned rocket off U.S. coast

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:07pm
Teams of investigators were out at daybreak Wednesday examining damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility after an unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch on the Virginia coast, NASA spokeswoman Rachel Kraft told CNN via email. NASA is warning people in the area not to touch debris if they find any.
Categories: International News

The last kings of Africa

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:26pm
In Africa, royalty is an endangered species. Alfred Weidinger is on a mission to photograph the last remaining.
Categories: International News

Extravagant presidential palaces

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:14pm
A look through some of the most exquisite residences of leaders from across the world.
Categories: International News

Worst public transit for women?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:11pm
Alarming findings related to women's safety have come to light with the release of a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey that looks at harassment on public transportation systems in the world's largest cities.
Categories: International News

Female fighters are ISIS' deadly enemies

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:56pm
Syria's Kurds battle ISIS with a force that includes women.
Categories: International News

Eight dead, hundreds missing in Sri Lankan landslide

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:14pm
At least eight people are dead and hundreds may be trapped after a landslide ripped through a village in Sri Lanka Wednesday, the state-run Lankapuvath news agency reported.
Categories: International News

Robbers dig 100-foot tunnel, loot bank

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:37pm
Robbers cleaned out a bank in India and their plan may have been inspired by Bollywood fiction. Mallika Kapur explains.
Categories: International News

Will Boko Haram free girls or not?

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:20pm
Nigerian schoolgirls: Are they going to be freed or not? -
Categories: International News

China's biggest 'military tiger' confesses to taking bribes

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:17pm
A top retired general has confessed to taking bribes, becoming the highest-profile figure in China's military to be caught up in President Xi Jinping's war on corruption.
Categories: International News

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 12:02pm
Categories: International News

See Breathtaking cliff dive

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:10am
A diver in Negril, Jamaica, takes a high-cliff dive with a GoPro camera to capture this breathtaking video.
Categories: International News

Radio host out in sex scandal

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09am
Jian Ghomeshi, one of Canada's most popular radio hosts, is suing the CBC after he was dismissed amidst a sex scandal.
Categories: International News

China catches 2K cheating students

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09am
Full marks for ingenuity.
Categories: International News

Zambia makes history with first white president

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:52am
When Guy Scott takes the reins as Zambia's interim President, he'll become the first white African head of state in sub-Saharan Africa since apartheid.
Categories: International News

Why King Jong Un went missing

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:03am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who recently disappeared from public view for about six weeks, had a cyst removed from his right ankle, a semi-official South Korean news agency reported Tuesday.
Categories: International News

Photos that defy perspective

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:35am
It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza.
Categories: International News

'No one should have to live' like this

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:11am
Displaced by outbreaks of violence two years ago, the Rohingya, including thousands of children, endure wretched conditions in camps in western Myanmar.
Categories: International News

Zambian President 'King Cobra' dies

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00am
Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed "King Cobra" for his fiery comebacks and larger-than-life personality, has died. He was 77.
Categories: International News

Uganda's Willy Wonka duo

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:52am
When most people think of chocolate, Swiss confectionery houses and Belgian pralines spring to mind. It's a picturesque scene. It's also not the truth.
Categories: International News

Commander: Armed Syrian rebels enter besieged city of Kobani

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:13am
About 200 fighters entered the besieged Syrian border city of Kobani at dawn Wednesday with weapons that included mortars and heavy machine guns, a Syrian rebel commander said.
Categories: International News

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