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Burkina Faso President resigns; military now in charge

Burkina Faso President resigns; military now in charge

 (CNN) -- Burkina Faso's military chief is now the head of state of the West African nation, after unrest that led to the resignation of President Blaise Compaore.
U.S. Marine reservist freed from Mexican prison, arrives in San Diego

U.S. Marine reservist freed from Mexican prison, arrives in San Diego

 (CNN) -- Mexico freed U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, who'd been held in a prison there for seven months. Tahmooressi boarded a flight for Miami from San Diego.
Ebola update: Maine judge rejects quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox

Ebola update: Maine judge rejects quarantine for nurse Kaci Hickox

 (CNN) -- A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense standoff with state authorities, saying local health officials failed to prove the need for a stricter order enforcing an Ebola quarantine.
Israel partially reopens access to al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel partially reopens access to al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.<
It's easier to get an iPhone outside Hong Kong's Apple Stores than in them

It's easier to get an iPhone outside Hong Kong's Apple Stores than in them

 It's Wednesday afternoon and it's packed in one of Hong Kong's three huge Apple Stores.
Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

 (CNN) -- It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza.
Why U.S. Ebola patients seem to be recovering faster

Why U.S. Ebola patients seem to be recovering faster

 (CNN) -- For a disease that kills more than half of its victims abroad, Ebola in the United States is getting snuffed out at a remarkably fast rate.
IBM helping fight Ebola with Big Data

IBM helping fight Ebola with Big Data

IBM is joining the fight against Ebola.
25 of Europe's largest banks fail stress test

25 of Europe's largest banks fail stress test

European regulators revealed the results Sunday of an extensive health check of the region's top 130 banks, listing the weakest lenders that threaten to drag down Europe's economy.
Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

Stir in Sweden's waters is over as search for vessel is called off

 (CNN) -- Sweden's military feels certain there was an intruder, but it has called off the search for a mystery vessel in waters near Stockholm.
Winter Olympics skating on thin ice?

Winter Olympics skating on thin ice?

 (CNN) -- The International Olympic Committee is set to hold urgent talks over the future of the Winter Olympics following the Sochi Games' exorbitant cost.
The last words she spoke to Nathan Cirillo

The last words she spoke to Nathan Cirillo

 (CNN) -- Thousands lined the streets on Friday as the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo began its final journey home.
Ebola: Latest developments in US, world

Ebola: Latest developments in US, world

A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly virus. And a military response team begins training.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

 LONDON (CNN) -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st-century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet.
Canada Parliament shooting: How it unfolded

Canada Parliament shooting: How it unfolded

Canadians feared this day, hoping it would never come but also knowing the odds probably weren't in their favor either.