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Syndrome leaves 6-year-old fighting for his life

Syndrome leaves 6-year-old fighting for his life

"The doctors were shocked. They said they had never seen anything like this," says Valentina Vigilante, recalling the terrifying day her 6-year-old son Nicolò was rushed into intensive care in
See New Zealand Prime Minister react to earthquake during live interview

See New Zealand Prime Minister react to earthquake during live interview

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck near New Zealand's capital Wellington while the country's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was discussing New Zealand's ongoing lifting of coronavirus restrictions in a
Trump's tough choices over Hong Kong

Trump's tough choices over Hong Kong

Successive administrations have struggled with an increasingly aggressive China, while factoring in the geopolitical reality that it is, and will likely continue to be, a global heavyweight. With just
White House announces new travel restrictions on Brazil

White House announces new travel restrictions on Brazil

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation suspending entry into the US for any individual who has been in Brazil within 14 days immediately preceding their attempt to enter the United States.
Video shows crowded pool party in Missouri

Video shows crowded pool party in Missouri

Hundreds attended a Memorial Day weekend pool party at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri despite the state's social distancing policies.
Boris Johnson refuses to sack his chief adviser

Boris Johnson refuses to sack his chief adviser

Boris Johnson has refused to sack Dominic Cummings, standing by his embattled chief aide despite a growing scandal in the UK over his reported decision to break lockdown restrictions multiple times.
Netanyahu defiant as he arrives for start of trial

Netanyahu defiant as he arrives for start of trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Jerusalem's District Court on Sunday, denouncing the charges against him as his trial on corruption charges got underway.
Brazil's Supreme Court releases video of President Bolsonaro

Brazil's Supreme Court releases video of President Bolsonaro

Brazil's Supreme Court released a video of President Jair Bolsonaro meeting with members of his cabinet last month. Bolsonaro can be heard swearing several times on the nearly 2-hour long video, which
Thousands take to the streets in Hong Kong

Thousands take to the streets in Hong Kong

Protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose the Chinese government's move to impose a controversial national security law, which threatens the city's autonomy and civil liberties.
He spent 20 years in prison for murder. Then someone else confessed to the same crime

He spent 20 years in prison for murder. Then someone else confessed to the same crime

In the fall of 1988, a 13-year-old was raped and murdered in her bed.
The reality of Brazil's Covid-19 outbreak

The reality of Brazil's Covid-19 outbreak

In Brazil's largest and most badly infected city, coronavirus has yet to peak, yet already the healthcare system is crumbling visibly around us. As doctors struggle valiantly to save lives, the
Hong Kong lawmaker: Our young are fighting for their future

Hong Kong lawmaker: Our young are fighting for their future

Activists in Hong Kong are decrying China's move to pass a hugely controversial national security law for Hong Kong, in what could be the biggest blow to the city's autonomy and civil liberties since
The tiny airport that became the world's busiest

The tiny airport that became the world's busiest

Alaska's Anchorage International Airport lacks the waterfalls and razzmatazz of Singapore Changi or the eight runways of Chicago O'Hare.
One American was aboard the plane that crashed in Pakistan, official says

One American was aboard the plane that crashed in Pakistan, official says

One US citizen was on board the flight that crashed in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday, a State Department official told CNN.
Shocking video shows destruction from crash

Shocking video shows destruction from crash

Dozens of people are dead after a Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
WHO: Coronavirus cases top 100,000 across Africa

WHO: Coronavirus cases top 100,000 across Africa

Africa has reported more than 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, with the virus spreading to every country on the continent, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

When Eric Yuan founded Zoom, he set out to create a 'frictionless' video conferencing app to be used by businesses. But then a global pandemic turned Zoom into a household name.
The US cleared the way for a new arms sale to the UAE, despite evidence it violated the last one

The US cleared the way for a new arms sale to the UAE, despite evidence it violated the last one

The Trump administration has cleared the United Arab Emirates of wrongdoing and approved a possible sale of thousands of armored vehicles to the Gulf state, US government officials told CNN, despite