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Strong gales batter northern Europe, killing 1 in…

Powerful winds battered parts of northern Europe Thursday, disrupting transport and killing a woman who was hit by flying debris in central England

Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, dies

Fritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died

Explosion rocks upscale market in Pakistan

8 reported dead, at least 30 injured

#MyFreedomDay: Stand up to slavery

Join the CNN Freedom Project on March 14 for #MyFreedomDay -- when students around the world will be holding events to raise awareness of modern slavery.

There's Now a Life-Size Statue of Kanye West as…

Artist Plastic Jesus created a statue of Kanye West labeled as "False Idol" and placed it on Hollywood Blvd. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Meet The Woman Who's Been Called The 'Issa Rae Of…

With zero TV experience, Nicole Amarteifio used her own money to produce "An African City." The viral series has 3.5 million views on YouTube alone.

The Latest: Hungary to erect second fence to…

The Hungarian government says it start building a new fence on the border with Serbia in the spring because of the risk that large numbers of migrants may try to enter the country

UN-sponsored Syria talks resume in Geneva after…

Syria peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations have resumed in Geneva, 10 months after they fell apart over escalating bloodshed in the war-torn country

Tillerson, Kelly visit Mexico amid tensions over…

Mexico slams the administration's immigration plan

Why UPS trucks (almost) never turn left

Left-hand turns are dangerous and wasteful, data shows. By avoiding them whenever possible, UPS saves 10 million gallons of fuel each year.

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Morgue Holding Body Of North Korean Leader's Half…

Guards and armed security are now watching the morgue in Malaysia where Kim Jong Nam's body is reportedly being held.

Olympic bid withdrawal new setback for Hungarian…

The decision to withdraw Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is the third political defeat for Hungary's populist prime minister in less than a year

'24:Legacy' producers apologize for using Kenya attack video

The executive producers of the new Fox series "24: Legacy" are apologizing for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people

North Korea denies any role in Kim Jong Nam death

Greg Palkot reports

Inside aircraft dropping leaflets over Mosul

Letters from residents from eastern Mosul to those in the ISIS-held western half are being dropped ahead of the Iraqi army's offensive to take it back.

These Giraffes Love to Play Soccer

Reid Park Zoo's giraffes are the ultimate viral video 'goal'. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby)

Ireland's Flowers Are So Bad 1 Politician Wants…

Deputy Michael Healy-Rae had a debate in Parliament about the issue.

US-backed Iraqi forces enter Mosul airport…

Backed by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces have pushed their way inside the perimeter of a sprawling military base outside Mosul and the grounds of the city's airport

Pope buys quake-zone produce to help farmers, donates food

Pope Francis's chief alms-giver is on a shopping spree in quake-struck central Italy, buying up prosciutto, cheese and local produce from struggling local businesses and donating the bounty to Roman soup kitchens

How the secretaries' visit could define US-Mexico…

The White House is playing up the Tillerson-Kelly visit despite Mexico's opposition to the president's immigration agenda; Doug McKelway explains on 'Special Report'

Sweden's refugees by the numbers

In previous years Sweden has granted asylum to over 100,000 refugees and migrants, but recently that number has started to fall.

Why You Should Stop Chewing Gum

A food additive found in chewing gum could mess up your digestive cell structure and function according to researchers from Binghamton University. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Trump, Obama Are Among The Leaders Criticized For…

Amnesty International has released its annual report highlighting human rights abuses around the world.

Court sends ex-IMF chief to prison in credit card scandal

Spain's National Court has sentenced Rodrigo Rato, a former head of the International Monetary Fund, to 4 ½ years in prison for misusing a Spanish bank's corporate credit card

Somalia's new president appoints prime minister

Somalia's new president appoints prime minister, heads to Saudi Arabia on 1st trip abroad

Astronomers Discover 7 New Earth-Sized Planets

CNN's Rosemary Church reports on NASA's announcement that scientists have found a cluster of Earth-like planets orbiting a star 40 light-years away.

Michigan State University Bravely Removes White…

Michigan State University has decided that students are not using their whiteboards appropriately, so they are just going to ban them. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Stockholm Rioters Destroy Cars After Trump Cites…

Stockholm's largely immigrant Rinkeby neighborhood rioted after an arrest was made.