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Canadian missing after jumping from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

Canadian missing after jumping from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching off the coast of Puerto Rico for a Canadian who witnesses say jumped off a cruise ship Saturday night.
New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi

New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi

A New York Times report on the September 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans -- including Ambassador J.
Bombings in Russia's Volgograd: What might be behind the attacks?

Bombings in Russia's Volgograd: What might be behind the attacks?

Two deadly attacks in two days in the city of Volgograd have once again raised the specter of terrorism in Russia, just weeks before the country is due to hold the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Suicide bomber kills 14 at Russian train station

Suicide bomber kills 14 at Russian train station

A massive explosion at a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd killed at least 14 people, including one police officer, the Investigative Committee of Russia said on its website Sunday.
Lebanon's Mohamad Chatah -- U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe -- killed in blast

Lebanon's Mohamad Chatah -- U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe -- killed in blast

Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister and ambassador to the United States, was killed Friday when a car bomb struck his convoy in downtown Beirut, Lebanon's National News Agency reported.
Dream destinations for 2014

Dream destinations for 2014

(CNN) -- When a big chunk of your job involves editing stories about other people's incredible journeys, it doesn't take long for the ol' travel itch to flare up. Wanderlust kicks in.
5 Things to Know for Your New Day --Thursday, December 26

5 Things to Know for Your New Day --Thursday, December 26

It's the day after Christmas and may not be the best day for Congress or UPS. A new poll suggests this last Congress could have been the worst ever, and UPS struggles to catch up.
Explosion rocks university in Cairo, injures 5

Explosion rocks university in Cairo, injures 5

Five people were wounded Thursday in an explosion near Al-Azhar University in Cairo's Nasr City neighborhood, according to local media reports. A bomb disposal team defused a second bomb, al-Masriya state TV reported.
Gaza sniper kills Israeli near border, Israeli military says

Gaza sniper kills Israeli near border, Israeli military says

A sniper in Gaza fatally shot an Israeli citizen near the border fence between Gaza and Israel on Tuesday, an Israeli military representative said.
5 takeaways from Edward Snowden's Washington Post interview

5 takeaways from Edward Snowden's Washington Post interview

Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency leaker, has given a wide-ranging interview to The Washington Post about the effects of the startling information he shared earlier this year with journalists, shedding light on the U.S.
CNN Poll: Pope's approval rating sky-high

CNN Poll: Pope's approval rating sky-high

As Pope Francis prepares to celebrate his first Christmas Mass at the Vatican, Americans' opinions of the pontiff appear to be as high as the dome on St. Peter's Basilica, according to a new survey.
Wing of British Airways plane apparently clips brick building

Wing of British Airways plane apparently clips brick building

A British Airways plane was damaged while taxiing at a South African airport Sunday, the company said.
China's $50 billion move to avert cash crunch

China's $50 billion move to avert cash crunch

China's central bank has been forced to pump nearly $50 billion into the financial system to prevent a second damaging cash crunch this year.
Did business disputes play a role in Kim Jong Un's uncle's execution?

Did business disputes play a role in Kim Jong Un's uncle's execution?

Did business disputes play a role in the dramatic demise of Kim Jong Un's once powerful uncle? That's what South Korea's main intelligence agency appeared to suggest Monday in comments relayed by a lawmaker.
American gets 1-year prison sentence for parody video

American gets 1-year prison sentence for parody video

Shezanne Cassim, the American jailed in the United Arab Emirates and accused of threatening national security for a video parody, was sentenced Monday to one year in prison and a 10,000 UAE Dirham fine (approximately $2,700).