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Netanyahu to discuss Syria, Palestinians and Iran with Trump

Netanyahu to discuss Syria, Palestinians and Iran with Trump

(CNN) - The civil war in Syria, the Palestinians and the nuclear agreement with Iran will be on the agenda when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls US President Donald Trump on Sunday, Ne ... Continue Reading
Protesters in Mexico show solidarity with Women's March

Protesters in Mexico show solidarity with Women's March

MEXICO CITY (CNN) - Under a piercing sun and the watchful gaze of the Angel of Independence monument, protestors in Mexico City chanted, "Love, not hate, makes America great."Organized by a coaliti ... Continue Reading
Space Accidents Fast Facts

Space Accidents Fast Facts

(CNN) - October 24, 1960 - The first space-related fatalities occur when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union's Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal Mitrofa ... Continue Reading
Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen dead

Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen dead

(CNN) - A bus returning from a school trip hit a pylon of a bridge near Verona in northern Italy on Saturday, leaving at least 16 people dead, according to Italian news agency ANSA.Thirty-nine oth ... Continue Reading
The Saudi women afraid to go home

The Saudi women afraid to go home

(CNN) - "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 ... Continue Reading
Journey to safety was more terrifying than Aleppo, activists say

Journey to safety was more terrifying than Aleppo, activists say

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (CNN) - 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?But the ... Continue Reading
Palestinian embassy opens in Vatican City

Palestinian embassy opens in Vatican City

(CNN) - Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Saturday to open a Palestinian embassy in Vatican City."We are very grateful about the role that the Holy See has played for a just ... Continue Reading
World Cup Fast Facts

World Cup Fast Facts

(CNN) - Here's some background information about the World Cup football (soccer) tournament. The "world's most widely viewed sporting event," it takes place every four years to determine the world ch ... Continue Reading
These groups are stopping the sixth extinction -- and they need your help

These groups are stopping the sixth extinction -- and they need your help

(CNN) - The audience response -- which is to say, your response -- to CNN's "Vanishing" series has been overwhelming. The project on mass extinction showed that three quarters of all species could ... Continue Reading
Mysterious radio signal traced to dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away

Mysterious radio signal traced to dwarf galaxy 3 billion light-years away

(CNN) - A mysterious signal that has confounded scientists for years has been traced to a spot in the sky more than 3 billion light-years away. Almost a decade after the first fast radio burst (FR ... Continue Reading
Hanukkah Fast Facts

Hanukkah Fast Facts

(CNN) - Here is some background information about the Jewish holiday Hanukkah. In 2017, Hanukkah will start on December 12th at sunset and will end December 20th, at sunset.Facts:Hanukkah begins ... Continue Reading
Benjamin Netanyahu questioned in corruption probe

Benjamin Netanyahu questioned in corruption probe

(CNN) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interrogated Monday night on suspicion of corruption in a criminal investigation authorized by the nation's attorney general.Israeli police sp ... Continue Reading
Israel Fast Facts

Israel Fast Facts

(CNN) - Here is a look at Israel, which declared independence in 1948. It borders the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt, the Red Sea, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon in the Middle East. Since its founding, Israel h ... Continue Reading
German police arrest two brothers suspected of plotting shopping mall attack

German police arrest two brothers suspected of plotting shopping mall attack

(CNN) - Police in Germany say they have foiled a possible terror plot to attack Europe's largest shopping mall and a popular Christmas market in the western city of Oberhausen. Two brothers from K ... Continue Reading

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