NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares


(CNN) — The bad news kept piling on the National Football League on Wednesday with the arrest of an Arizona Cardinals player. Police in Phoenix arrested Jonathan Dwyer after practice on multiple More...

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6 surprising facts about Whitey Bulger


Was James “Whitey” Bulger an FBI informant? Or did the FBI help fuel the rise of Boston’s notorious Irish gang leader? Explore the complicated legacy of this More...

‘Sumo wrestler’ drops 102 pounds


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U.S. Army copters surprise village


(CNN) — When a flight of military helicopters descended into a field in the small village of Gruta, Poland, on Tuesday, residents had reason to be alarmed. After all, the More...


Ukraine president in key US visit

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to begin a key visit to the US to seek further support to tackle what he describes as Russian aggression. Mr Poroshenko will hold talks More...

Europeans drawn from three ‘tribes’

The modern European gene pool was formed when three ancient populations mixed within the last 7,000 years, Nature journal reports. Blue-eyed, swarthy hunters mingled with brown-eyed, More...

The Britain of our youth was intolerant, now we find Farage intolerable | Harry Leslie Smith

  Ukip thinks seniors will succumb to prejudice like it were a bout of shingles. But most of us are inoculated against More...

This is the real face of Iranian women | Haleh Anvari

   By posting hijab-less photos onto a ‘stealthy’ Facebook page, Iranian women are reclaiming More...

Column: No need for rush to judgment on Qatar

Secret slush funds, junkets, gifts and payments to football officials. At first glance, the latest allegations...

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has recorded its first two cases of the potentially fatal Middle...

globe_default Iran reports first MERS cases weeks before Ramadan

Iran has recorded its first two cases of the deadly MERS virus, both among patients who...

Astonishing origami


(CNN) — When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about More...

Philippine school boats bring hope

Editor’s note: From the economy and infrastructure to entrepreneurship and development, CNN reports from across the Philippines and the World Economic..

Elections split the glamorous denizens of Bollywood along political lines

NEW DELHI — When the hashtag #BollywoodSplit started trending recently on Twitter, people might have assumed it referred to the romantic..

TB Joshua’s church in Nigeria not cooperating as scores of South Africans go missing in collapse


South Africans from all walks of life have expressed shock at the number of locals reportedly killed after a More...

Cut in supply of Nigeria gas to Ghana could hurt economy -Ghana cbank gov

A cut in the supply of gas from Nigeria to Ghana through the West African Gas Pipeline (WAPCO) could hurt Ghana’s..

Spreading ethio-jazz to the world

(CNN) — You’d expect a conversation with Mulatu Astake to be about music. He is, after all, the father of a..

Falcao: All you need to know

falcao-all-you-need-to-know Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) — Who is #Falcao? Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate, Falcao for short,..

‘Facts of Life’ stars reunite for anniversary

facts-of-life-stars-reunite-for-anniversary (CNN) — A little good, a little bad and a whole lot of nostalgia were in play at the Paley Center’s..

Netiquette: Saying farewell

Editor’s note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz have been the sarcastic brains behind the blog and book “Stuff Hipsters Hate.” Got..

Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs..

Nishikori a trailblazer for Japan

Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) — With his heroics at the U.S. Open in New York,..