Donald Trump is four days away from assuming the presidency after one of the most tumultuous transitions in modern history, setting the stage for a rocky period of dramatic change, partisan acrimony and unpredictable results.
In one week, Donald Trump will place his hand on a Bible and take the oath to become president of the United States.
Is Donald Trump really a "big fan" of the intelligence community, as he claimed on Twitter, or did he disparage intelligence professionals when he repeatedly referred to them and their work in sneer quotes about "Intelligence" briefings and the "so-called 'Russian hacking'"?
More than 30 people were killed when a Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan, Russian state media reported citing Kyrgyzstan authorities.
CIA Director John Brennan implored President-elect Donald Trump to put his confidence in the intelligence community and develop an "appreciation" for the effect his words could have on national security.
Days away from being sworn in as US President, Donald Trump isn't saying who he trusts more -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a longtime US ally, or Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Gunfire erupted early Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, leaving at least five people dead and a dozen others injured, according to government sources from the state of Quintana Roo.
"This is it," Arwa said as she sat in the US immigration office on the outskirts of Houston, Texas last month. Having fled Saudi Arabia two years earlier, her 7 a.m. appointment would reveal if her application for asylum had been successful or whether she would be forced to leave America.
China's Foreign Ministry firmly pushed back Saturday against President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that the "One China" policy on Taiwan is negotiable, calling it the "political foundation" of the relationship between the US and China.
Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Alec Baldwin returns to "Saturday Night Live" to parody President-elect Trump's recent press conference.
Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, the wrestler known for his high-flying leap off the ring's top rope that flattened his opponents, died on Sunday. He was 73.
The anti-whaling activist organization Sea Shepherd says it spotted a Japanese vessel with a dead whale on board, in violation of international law.
Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are hoping their upcoming HBO limited series "Big Little Lies" is one small step toward big changes in Hollywood.
Lucky to be alive after a sleepwalking incident a decade ago, Peter Polansky got lucky -- in tennis terms -- at the Australian Open.
A double homicide suspect on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list was captured Sunday morning after nearly six months on the run.
Andy Murray won his first match as the world's best male tennis player, overcoming Illya Marchenko in three close sets in the first round of the Australian Open.
Blue Monday, the day reputed to be the most depressing of the year for those in the Northern Hemisphere, is here once again.
Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the Lamborghini Miura, considered by many to be the world's first supercar.
The island of Bali is a jewel of the Indonesian archipelago, a tourist magnet known for idyllic beaches and lush forests.
Anastasia Lin just wanted her father to see her face.
The first thing Jiang Wang does when she wakes up in the morning is check on her daughter to make sure she's breathing clean air.
When Mojahed left his native Aleppo he thought the worst was over. What could be more terrible than living in the besieged Syrian city people called hell on earth?
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most expensive and one of the most controversial weapons systems in US history, is on its way to Japan.
With inspiration from an ancient toy, researchers believe that the simple spinning mechanics of a whirligig could help in the diagnosis of malaria, HIV and other diseases around the world, according to a new study.
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis on Saturday.
There are few places on Earth that rival the untamed wilderness and primal seclusion of Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago.
Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.
It has been 15 years since the discovery of graphene, an ultra-thin sheet of carbon that is thought to be the strongest material on the planet.
They were the sporting heroes of a nation, the no-hopers that showed up Africa's footballing establishment and whose success saw them showered with gifts by the notorious dictator Idi Amin.
Donald Trump thinks that Angela Merkel's immigration policies have been a "catastrophic mistake" and has blamed the broader refugee crisis for Britain's decision to leave the EU.
Despite ethical concerns around Donald Trump appointing his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as senior adviser in his administration, both Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, have stepped down from their respective businesses, sending a clear signal they are getting ready to enter the crucial roles they will have in Washington.
John Lewis' books sold out after the President-elect criticized him on Twitter; Dean Obeidallah wants to be Trump's next target
As the 2016 election receded and the New Year began, there emerged a curious confrontation between the President-elect and the intelligence communities.
In 1975, the Cold War was at its peak. I was a new tank lieutenant starting my career with a three-year assignment in US Army Europe. There were 250,000 US soldiers on the continent, and our job was patrolling the border fences between West Germany and the Warsaw Pact nations and defending Europe from Soviet aggression.
Yolanda ticks off the countries she and her husband have passed through in the last three months: Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama and now Costa Rica. But she is no tourist.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
A Turkish freighter flying from Hong Kong crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens.
Donald Trump starred in reality TV before entering politics, but the US ambassador to Denmark is the first politician to merge the two worlds.
CNN shows you how one Beijing family is going above and beyond to protect themselves from toxicity in Beijing.