Over 3,770 migrants died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2015. The Migrant Offshore Aid Station sails the seas, looking for survivors.
It's monsoon season in the Philippines and in a ramshackle neighborhood in Quezon City, near Manila, police are knocking on doors.
A series of aftershocks rattled rescuers and residents racing to find survivors following a massive earthquake that killed 250 people in Italy.
A grieving man in India carried his wife's body for miles after the hospital where she died allegedly failed to provide a way to transport her body back to their village.
A barrel bomb killed 11 children in one of two deadly attacks Thursday in the Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said.
A US Navy official told CNN four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels conducted a "high-speed intercept" of the USS Nitze.
The Czech couple knew they were in trouble.
It looks like US swimmer Ryan Lochte will soon have to decide whether to go back to Brazil.
Donald Trump ruled out Thursday a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants in the United States, walking back comments he made earlier this week in which he appeared open to the idea.
Previously confined to darker corners of the internet, the alt-right is moving into the spotlight.
Eight Turkish police officers were killed and 45 others injured after an explosion at a police checkpoint Friday in Cizre, Turkey, state-run news agency Anadolu reports.
Gunmen raided a beach restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing 10 people and seizing hostages amid fierce battles with security forces, authorities said.
Haifa-based scientist Jeff Steinhauer has simulated a black hole in his laboratory, and it might be the breakthrough that helps celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking win the Nobel Prize. CNN's Ian lee reports.
Donald Trump defended Thursday calling Hillary Clinton a "bigot," arguing that her policies are a personal reflection because she knows they are destined to fail minority communities.
Activists created a makeshift beach outside the French embassy in London on Thursday, as part of a demonstration against the country's burkini ban.
The first-ever beer festival in North Korea is being held from August 15 to September 9 in Pyongyang.
Toronto police are investigating a suspicious package linked to the deaths of three people by crossbow on Thursday.
The end seems near for one of the world's longest running conflicts, with the announcement of a peace deal between the government of Colombia and the Marxist rebels of FARC.
In 2006, plans were announced for the world's first carbon-neutral city.
In the spring of 1972, three Kyoto dropouts -- a folk singer, a photographer and a poet -- decided to build a space where their creative and political ideas could meet.
Japan travelers researching a trip to Kyoto will inevitably come across the word "kaiseki" -- usually hyped as a must-try culinary experience.
Remember Gobi, the marathon-running dog who disappeared in China almost two weeks ago? CNN's Robyn Curnow has an update on the search for the missing stray.
A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook.
They sport leisure suits and pink rompers, cowboy hats, logo T-shirts and blue checked pants.
Afrobeats dance-offs, arguments about jollof and kente cloth at prom.
Steffi Graf and Serena Williams played each other twice and walked away with a win each. But when it comes to winning grand slams, Graf is rooting for Williams to break her Open era record of 22 major singles titles at this month's US Open.
When it comes to ruined buildings, it's hard to match the poignancy of an abandoned luxury hotel.
In Canada, indigenous children are targeted by sex traffickers. Now, indigenous communities are educating their kids about the dangers.
This dinky octopus isn't your average sea creature.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest gift to the residents of Pyongyang is a renovated zoo that boasts everything from elephants and tigers to dogs and model dinosaurs.
They might as well be playing Russian Roulette.
Sometimes a bathing suit is just a bathing suit. But not today. Europeans -- Muslims, Christians, atheists and others -- are fiercely debating the question of what women should be allowed to wear at the beach. It seems like a trivial matter, but it isn't.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton came into her own Thursday in Reno. She spoke with righteous anger, painting her rival Donald Trump as a hate-monger beholden to white nationalist causes.
As the crisis in eastern Ukraine continues to smolder, the country will be marking its 25th anniversary with a sense of deep uncertainty, says Michael Bociurkiw.
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.
A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
A 6.2-magnitude quake hit central Italy killing dozens of people. Witnesses describe the devastation.
In Iraq, many of those who've escaped ISIS have fled to makeshift camps for displaced people -- tents set up in the middle of barren land.
The six-meter wide bridge stretches 430 meters over a 300-meter-deep valley between two cliffs. Visitors reportedly lined up for hours to cross.