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Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

   (CNN) -- The eye of Typhoon Hagupit slammed into east-central Philippines on Saturday night, battering the area with rain and roaring winds as low-lying areas further to the west braced for the possibility of overwhelming storm sur
Royal family fans: You can own a slice of William and Kate's wedding cake

Royal family fans: You can own a slice of William and Kate's wedding cake

  You can now have a piece of Prince William and Duchess Catherine's wedding cake ... and eat it, too, thanks to an auction of royal family items on Friday.
A year after Haiyan's devastation, new typhoon threatens Philippines

A year after Haiyan's devastation, new typhoon threatens Philippines

In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, Roge Agujero's family went back to the plot of land near the sea where their house once stood. "We did not see anything, not even a single post," he said.
UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

An Emirati woman arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a U.S.
 Police helicopter finds huge swastika in bottom of pool in Brazil

Police helicopter finds huge swastika in bottom of pool in Brazil

Civil Police in Brazil say one of their helicopters made a startling discovery -- a huge swastika in the bottom of a swimming pool.
 How Ebola broke Sierra Leone's heart

How Ebola broke Sierra Leone's heart

"Blood, sweat, and tears" on the football pitch used to mean a very different thing in Sierra Leone.
A year after Haiyan's devastation, new typhoon threatens Philippines

A year after Haiyan's devastation, new typhoon threatens Philippines

  In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, Roge Agujero's family went back to the plot of land near the sea where their house once stood. "We did not see anything, not even a single post," he said.
A year after Haiyan's devastation, new super typhoon threatens Philippines

A year after Haiyan's devastation, new super typhoon threatens Philippines

  In the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, Roge Agujero's family went back to the plot of land near the sea where their house once stood. "We did not see anything, not even a single post," he said.
UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

UAE woman arrested in U.S. teacher's mall restroom stabbing

  An Emirati woman arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing a U.S.
 American hostage pleads for life in Yemen al Qaeda video

American hostage pleads for life in Yemen al Qaeda video

More than a week after a raid on an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen to free hostages, an American captive, who was not rescued, appears in a video, begging into the camera for his life.
 'The Carrot Man': How one man won't let his horse veg out

'The Carrot Man': How one man won't let his horse veg out

Carrots have long been credited with helping you see in the dark -- now one rider believes they can help win Olympic gold.
Inside Kobani, scenes of devastation on every side

Inside Kobani, scenes of devastation on every side

 KOBANI, Syria (CNN) -- When violence swallows a city as wholly as it has Kobani, as in so many of Syria's mottled cities, the fight becomes about who wins, rather than what is left for the victor.
 March 17 date expected for new Israel elections

March 17 date expected for new Israel elections

New elections will likely be held on March 17, the speaker of Israel's parliament said Wednesday, a day after the Prime Minister sacked two senior members of his coalition Cabinet for criticizing government policy.
Blast outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen kills 6

Blast outside Iranian ambassador's residence in Yemen kills 6

A large explosion outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Yemen killed six people and wounded five others in Sanaa on Wednesday.
Confusion swirls, details murky in arrest of ISIS leader's 'wife'

Confusion swirls, details murky in arrest of ISIS leader's 'wife'

The reported detention of a wife and child of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has spurred intrigue into who exactly the woman is and what she might know about the terrorist group's inner workings.