President Donald Trump is preparing to seize on a second chance to make a first impression with the release this week of a new executive order temporarily halting travel from citizens of seven nations he says pose a high risk of terrorism.
The Department of Homeland Security Tuesday laid out the Trump administration's plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws, including a potentially massive expansion of the number of people detained and deported.
Abdalla hears his English teacher's voice beaming across the room like a ray of sunshine.
A British teacher on a school field trip was escorted off an Icelandair flight to New York as 39 students looked on in shock.
Malaysian authorities want to speak with a North Korean embassy worker and airline employee as part of their investigation into the murder of Kim Jong Nam, according to Malaysia's Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar. However, in a news conference Wednesday, Bakar said North Korean authorities were not cooperating. Bakar also said that security had been increased at the mortuary where Kim's body is being held after an attempted break-in. Kim Jong Nam was the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He died last Monday after a suspected poisoning at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2.
Montenegro's chief special prosecutor has told a local TV station authorities believe Russian security services were involved in a plot to kill the country's then-prime minister and overthrow the government last October.
A rise in divisive rhetoric in mainstream global politics is threatening to roll back human rights around the world, Amnesty International says in its annual report for 2016, published on Tuesday.
A fundraiser for a vandalized Jewish cemetery is sending a strong message of unity and tolerance.
France's Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
A familiar pattern is emerging as Iraqi forces begin the final phase of their offensive to clear ISIS fighters from western Mosul.
With just three words, Farha, a 30-year old woman from the northern Indian city of Jaipur, became a single mother of three young children.
"One word the police use a lot is 'troublemakers'."
It started as a hilarious highlight to an otherwise lackluster soccer match: Sutton United's "roly-poly goalie" Wayne Shaw caught snacking on a pie during the second half of the club's FA Cup match against Arsenal.
Studies have suggested that cat ownership could be linked to certain mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, but researchers at University College London say they found no link between cat ownership and the development of psychotic symptoms.
Unfettered by the concerns of voters, the UK's unelected House of Lords has begun its second day of debate on the "key purpose and principles" of legislation to withdraw from the European Union.
Average life expectancy will increase globally by 2030, both at birth and at the age of 65, according to a new study.
Hong Kong's former leader has been jailed for 20 months, becoming the city's highest-ranking official to be put behind bars.
The food world is riddled with heated debates, and one of the most polarizing fights centers around pineapple on pizza.
Tourist Lourdes Cuevas and her family were taking in the beauty of one of New York City's iconic spots when they spotted some teens balancing on an icy pond.
Forget the moon. The next giant leap for mankind could be building a habitat on Mars.
CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on how to defend yourself against Trump's bizarre handshake.
The swastikas. The bolts. The bastardized crosses. While polite society may want to believe these well-trodden images are anachronisms, the truth is these brands of hate are surprisingly enduring. And, like any other brand, they are also subject to evolution and changing tastes.
Plenty of drivers complain about rush hour traffic, but some have more to gripe about than others.
A Pakistani man says he was forced to work unpaid at a Hong Kong cell phone store for four years. His case could change how Hong Kong deals with human trafficking.
"That night he took me with him. He forced himself on me. I was crying. [He said] I've bought you, I can do whatever I want. I've given your parents money, I can use you for as long as I like. Keep your mouth shut."
Walking among the concrete structures sprawled throughout the steamy La Huasteca rainforest, there is a sense that you've stepped into an Escher painting: a world of impossible objects that baffle and elude the mind.
It was the sound of jaws dropping and hitting the floor, as much as corks popping.
Former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has rarely rushed things.
My first encounter at "Robots," a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London, was with an animatronic baby. It is unquestionably life-like and perfectly baby-sized, safety-pinned into a crisp white nappy and hanging upright on a wall.
After a campaign that trafficked in bigotry, Trump should rid the White House of alt-right influences, reject considering a plan that would limit terror probes to Muslim-linked acts.
The deportation force is here. According to new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memos, the Trump administration plans to vastly expand the pool of undocumented immigrants in the United States who will be targeted for removal.
President Donald Trump's appointment of Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his national security adviser is a brilliant decision.
Does the British parliamentary debate that took place tonight have a real chance of blocking Donald Trump's proposed state visit to the United Kingdom?
They still love him. On Saturday, Donald Trump addressed a rally in Florida that was as big and adulatory as any he'd seen during the campaign. He attacked the federal judges who challenged his travel ban order. He attacked the reporters who ask tough questions. "They have their own agenda and their agenda is not your agenda," he said. This crowd was "our people," he said.
Right now, between 21 and 45 million people are trapped in slavery. At least 5.5 million of those are children.
Yolanda ticks off the countries she and her husband have passed through in the last three months: Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama and now Costa Rica. But she is no tourist.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
In a Syrian Civil Defense video, rescuers manage to save a girl from underneath the rubble after an explosion.
A small plane hit a shopping center in the suburb of Essendon in Melbourne, Australia.