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Eastern Ghouta suffers deadliest day in 3 years

More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll in the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.

Coldilocks, the oldest captive polar bear in the…

The oldest captive polar bear in the U.S. has died

Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow…

A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is causing fatal accidents and forcing schools to close

Florida school shooting unfolded instantly on…

The school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead appears to be the first major tragedy of its kind in which students were sharing horrific images in near-real time with young people elsewhere

17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece

A group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday

Character witnesses testify for embattled Allentown mayor

Religious, community and business leaders in Pennsylvania's third-largest city have taken the witness stand in defense of the embattled mayor

Stop Blaming Social Media For Feeling Lonely

Researchers found social media isn't causing social displacement, so critics can stop bashing it. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.

The Latest: Israel envoy says Palestinian running…

Israel's U.N. ambassador is accusing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of refusing direct peace negotiations with Israel and is calling him "the problem" _ not the solution

Confederate-themed flag rises again in 1 Mississippi city

Officials in one Mississippi city have voted to once again fly the Confederate-themed state flag, weeks after the mayor quietly furled it

SAfrica brewer cheers new leader as budget looms

South Africa’s finance ministry is set to spell out “tough decisions” in its 2018 budget on Wednesday to plug a revenue gap and narrow the deficit, providing an early look at how new President Cyril Ramaphosa plans to repair the ailing economy. As Kate King reports, many companies are optimistic he'll help revive their fortunes.

India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank…

India's federal investigating agency says it has arrested 11 people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud that continued for six years

Man featured on Trump dating site has child sex conviction

A North Carolina man who was one of the faces of a dating service for fans of the president has a felony conviction for indecent liberties with a child

Olympic Russian Curler Tests Positive On 2nd…

The Russian Olympic delegation says a second sample from curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii tested positive for a banned substance.

Don Jr.'s India trip raises ethical question

Former director of the United States Office of Government Ethics Walter Shaub said Donald Trump Jr.'s visit to India isn't illegal because no one expected this behavior from a president.

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than…

Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be

Aksel Lund Svindal's golden Olympic redemption

Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal became the oldest male to win the Olympic downhill. He spoke to CNN about his long road to gold at PyeongChang 2018.

Oklahoma man gets life without parole for hate…

A judge has sentenced a 63-year-old Oklahoma man to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down his Lebanese neighbor in what the jury determined was a hate crime

New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims…

The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month

Minnesota's $5 billion case over 3M chemicals is…

Jury selection has been halted in Minnesota's $5 billion case against 3M Co., on the day the trial was expected to start