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Arctic 'doomsday' seed vault receives 50,000 new…

Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Instagram model survives Dubai skyscraper photo…

Russian Instagram model Viktoria Odintcova wows millions of followers with death-defying photo shoot, dangling off ledge of 1,000-foot building. 22-year-old faces legal action back on the ground

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.

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.

Ireland's Flowers Are So Bad 1 Politician Wants…

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

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

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

These Giraffes Love to Play Soccer

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

Trump, Obama Are Among The Leaders Criticized For…

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

'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

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

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.

Stockholm Rioters Destroy Cars After Trump Cites…

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

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

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

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.

Marine Le Pen Refuses To Wear A Headscarf In…

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen walked away from a meeting with a top cleric rather than covering her head.

Somalia's new president appoints prime minister

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

Malaysia says embassy staff should assist if…

Malaysia's police chief said investigators want to question a North Korean embassy official about the death of the exiled half brother of Pyongyang's leader, saying he should cooperate if he has nothing to hide despite having diplomatic immunity

You Can Really Live in This Rotating Skyscraper

The First ever rotating skyscraper plans to be built by 2020. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

Migrants Are Still Dying As They Cross The…

The Libyan Red Crescent spent hours recovering bodies believed to be migrants.

The Latest: Restaurant owner says Kim's dishes…

The owner of a Korean restaurant in Malaysia says the North Korean leader's brother who died at Kuala Lumpur's airport was a frequent customer, and he sent his dishes to the South Korean Embassy for DNA testing to confirm his identify