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The real story behind Santa Claus

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:12pm
Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong. Historians say Kriss Kringle was originally created to keep adults, not children, off the naughty list.
Categories: International News

10 of the best safaris for 2015

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:30pm
From horse and camel adventures to treks through tiger territory, the safari industry Oscars recognize the best wildlife encounters.
Categories: International News

Muhammad Ali 'vastly improved'

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:28pm
Famed boxer Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" after being hospitalized over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.
Categories: International News

What head of N.Y. police union doesn't get

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 2:35pm
Dean Obeidallah says in his slam of Mayor Bill de Blasio and protesters as responsible for the tragic killings of two New York officers, the head of the city's police union is irresponsibly widening the trust gap between police and citizens
Categories: International News

Garbage truck kills pedestrians

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:57pm
There is "absolutely nothing to suggest" that a road incident that closed a central Glasgow square was a terrorist attack, Scottish police say.
Categories: International News

Soccer fans become army for good

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:26pm
More than any single soccer player, the fans took center stage during the World Cup.
Categories: International News

A haven for Guatemala's teens

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:24pm
Growing up in Guatemala, Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes watched many of his peers succumb to drugs, gangs and crime.
Categories: International News

They don't spear lions, they spare them

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:01pm
When she learned lions in Egypt were extinct, Leela Hazzah wanted to help. She started a nonprofit that turns Maasai warriors -- who have a history of killing lions -- into lion protectors.
Categories: International News

The war of words escalates

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:23am
The blame game over "The Interview" is intensifying.
Categories: International News

An Arab Spring success story

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:19am
It's widely considered the only place in which seeds planted during the "Arab Spring" may have grown into the first sprouts of democracy. And now, Tunisia officially has a new president-elect.
Categories: International News

Ukraine: 1.7M children suffering

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:12am
More than 1.7 million children in conflict-torn areas of eastern Ukraine face an "extremely serious" situation, the U.N. children's agency has warned, with their suffering exacerbated by harsh winter weather.
Categories: International News

The most inspiring women of 2014

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:24am
CNN set out on a hunt to find the women who excelled in their professions in 2014.
Categories: International News

Syrian refugees need world's help

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:53am
Like many entrepreneurs, I am often asked about the secrets to building a successful career. The advice I give is that whether you're in Silicon Valley creating apps, or in Unadilla Valley in upstate New York making yogurt, there are many common ingredients for success.
Categories: International News

What happens when London goes dark

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:22am
Photographer Nicholas Buer shows us the beauty hidden beneath the glare of London's night time skies.
Categories: International News

Family mourns four brothers lost to war

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:14am
Nick Glass delves into the story of one British family that lost four sons to the Great War.
Categories: International News

Life in the densest place on Earth

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:13am
Picture a colossal empire of little houses stacked on top of each other. Visualize them connected by staircases snaking under dangling wires, through corridors so dark even police were rumored to be afraid of them.
Categories: International News

ISIS: Not IF we seize Europe, but WHEN

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:57am
A German author travels deep into ISIS territory and comes out with a grim assessment: ISIS is "preparing the largest religious cleansing campaign the world has ever seen."
Categories: International News

Mysterious symbols in old carpets

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:53am
In the backroom of a small house in Pirot in southeastern Serbia, a handful of women are fighting to keep an ancient craft alive.
Categories: International News

Ice storm creates art

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:31am
An ice storm in Slovenia created tantastic natural ice sculptures.
Categories: International News

School meals: The new gourmet?

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:10am
With the help of an army of Tanzania's finest senior citizens, one woman is on a mission to put traditional foods back on the menu.
Categories: International News

 

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