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Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul…

Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths among non-combatants as it battles the Islamic State group

US official: Trump to meet China's Xi first week…

A senior State Department official says Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April

Unleash Reagan-era approach to check Iranian…

Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains

Escalator reverses, shoppers tumble

An escalator at a Hong Kong shopping mall suddenly reversed, sending passengers tumbling. At least 18 people were injured in the incident, according to CCTV.

Holy Cow! Extremely Rare Calf Born in Indiana

An extremely rare calf was born at Conner Prairie in Indiana. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) explains what's so special about this cow.

Canada Might Legalize Recreational Weed In 2018

It was one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's most controversial promises.

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Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to…

A Russian billionaire who is close to President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to take part in U.S. congressional hearings to discuss his former business relationship with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum…

Scottish lawmakers have voted to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years

Exclusive: Deserter explains why he wants out of…

Exclusive: British man says he traveled to Syria to fight with Islamic State wants to come home, even if it means going to prison

Ex-EPA chief: Trump climate policy 'embarrassing'

Gina McCarthy, former EPA administrator under President Obama, tells Christiane Amanpour Trump's executive order on climate "sends a horrible signal."

Oops! Reality Show Goes Off The Air, But Someone…

One year removed from modern day civilization, with the chance of starting over. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the scoop.

The UK Just Released The 'Most Secure Coin In The…

The new British pound coin has a bunch of security features — and one is secret.

Unfriendly fire: US strikes that have killed…

A look at previous U.S. strikes that caused civilian casualties, after residents of Iraq's Mosul say an airstrike last week killed more than 100 civilians

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed…

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, imprisoned with Mandela, dies at 87

World's biggest dinosaur footprint discovered

The biggest dinosaur footprint ever found, measures at about 5 feet 9 inches. A Team of paleontologists from the University of Queensland and James Cook University discovered 21 different types of fossils in area dubbed, 'Australia's Jurassic Park'

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On the ground in Mosul

CNN's senior international correspondent Arwa Damon reports from Western Mosul, where the battle to recapture the city from ISIS continues.

A Hot Bath Could Help You Burn Calories

A hot bath after a long day sounds like the perfect way to unwind. But did you know it not only is relaxing but also has the benefits of a workout? Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more

Tropical Cyclone Debbie Slams Into Australia's…

Cyclone Debbie pummeled the northeastern coast of Australia on Tuesday, packing winds of more than 160 miles per hour.

German state warns Gulen followers of Turkish spy efforts

Officials in the German state of Lower-Saxony are warning followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of Turkish efforts to spy on them

Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in…

A senior Russian general has accused the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State of targeting Syria's infrastructure _ including a key dam _ in territory held by the Sunni extremist group

Geography, civilian casualties slow push to…

ISIS fighters using human shields in the Old City; Sky News Alex Crawford reports from the frontlines

The challenges surrounding the Raqqa offensive

Aaron Stein, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, looks ahead with CNN's Michael Holmes at the fight to retake Raqqa from ISIS.

Cats are Nice, According to Science

No matter your opinion of them, cats are actually nice, according to Oregon State University researchers. Sean Dowling (@seandowligtv) has more.

London Terrorist Sent Encrypted Message On…

Authorities can't see what was sent because WhatsApp encrypts all messages to ensure users' privacy.

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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN…

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in violent region where UN experts went missing

The Latest: Macron promises places for new…

Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has vowed to renew France's political elites by allowing new figures to join the government if elected in the upcoming presidential election

Tuesday, March 28 on 'Shepard Smith Reporting'

3 p.m. ET: New exclusive video of intense fighting in Iraq as more U.S. troops prepare to join the battle against ISIS