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Analysis of the ISIS beheading videos

Tue, 2014-09-02 17:42
CNN's Tom Foreman analyzes the two ISIS beheading videos for clues about the perpetrators.

ISIS claims to behead second American

Tue, 2014-09-02 17:40
ISIS has released a video in which it claims to behead a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff.

ISIS video shows beheading of American

Tue, 2014-09-02 17:35
The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America," showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.

Ukrainian to president: 'Be a man. Be human ... Stop this war'

Tue, 2014-09-02 16:19
In the city of Donetsk, the devastation wrought by weeks of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces is all too apparent.

Child refugees held in Thailand

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:37
Thousands of migrant children, including newborn babies, are being locked up in squalid and cramped detention facilities each year in Thailand, enduring serious physical and emotional harm, according to a new report.

Al-Shabaab Terror leader's fate unclear

Tue, 2014-09-02 13:41
A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the group was killed, a Somali official says.

Saudia Arabia's 'religious police' assault British couple

Tue, 2014-09-02 13:33
A video of a British man and his Saudi wife being assaulted by members of Saudi Arabia's religious police has gone viral across the Arab world.

No charges for parents who took child with cancer out of hospital

Tue, 2014-09-02 13:27
The British couple arrested after pulling their cancer-stricken son out of a hospital will not be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service told CNN on Tuesday.

Iraqi families storm parliament

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:32
The families of Iraqi military members attacked by ISIS in June stormed parliament in Baghdad, demanding more information about the fate of their loved ones, a parliamentary official tells CNN.

What a shot!

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:17

Inside the 'hermit kingdom'

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:16
CNN's Will Ripley goes inside the "Hermit Kingdom" for an international wrestling festival.

World's first cyborg

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:08
Neil Harbisson is the world's first legally recognized cyborg. He has an antenna implanted into his skull that gives him access to something he was born without: the ability to see color.

Saudi Arabia seizes 88 terrorists 'on the verge' of attacks

Tue, 2014-09-02 10:51
Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 men from 10 terror cells who were plotting attacks, the Interior Ministry says.

Amazing life of Althea Gibson

Tue, 2014-09-02 10:18
Over the course of her remarkable life, Althea Gibson was many things to many people -- an accomplished jazz singer, a saxophone player, an actress and the first black woman to play on the professional golf circuit. But it was tennis where she really left her mark.

Militia parties at empty U.S. embassy

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:58
Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.

Haunted life in the Ebola zone

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:54
At the gravesite in a northern Liberia village, there are no religious or traditional burial rites. No ceremony, no mourning, no family members, and no final goodbyes.

CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:43
CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera. A longtime member of CNN's Baghdad bureau, Sarmad had to flee his country in 2006 after death threats, eventually settling in the United States and continuing his work for CNN based out of Atlanta. He was 42.

The world's next tallest building?

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:41
The man behind the tallest building in the world is planning another as Middle Eastern real estate markets rebound.

World's richest man creates own landmark

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:34
CNN's Nick Parker tours Soumaya Museum in Mexico City -- the brainchild of wealthy business magnate Carlos Slim.

How North Korea may be using U.S. detainees as 'bargaining chips'

Tue, 2014-09-02 08:13
Why did North Korea allow 3 American detainees to be interviewed Monday? Experts weigh in on possible motives.