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Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in…

Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years

Mexico says drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzaman…

Mexico's government says it has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Daniel Barenboim returns to Carnegie Hall

"You feel the walls tells the stories" of everyone who has played at Carnegie Hall, says the famed conductor, who is celebrating 60 years since his debut there.

Man Accused of Stealing Pizzas While Dressed as a…

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing two pizzas while wearing a giant beer bottle costume. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) has more.

International Community May Finally Help As…

About 65,000 Rohingyas have abandoned their homes since October.

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A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old…

A look at key dates in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain

Scientists determine which living things pass gas

Biologists and pet owners collaborate for on a Google spreadsheet, documenting a range of different living things that do or don’t pass gas

'A situation of contested legitimacy' in Gambia

The spokesman for Gambia's new president Adama Barrow tells Christiane Amanpour

Major Airline Offers 'Female-Only' Row to its…

Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on domestic flights. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

The Transfer Of Power To Gambia's President-Elect…

In December, Gambia elected a new president for the first time in 22 years, but the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh, is refusing to step down.

30 missing in central Italy avalanche that buries hotel

An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday

Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for Trump

Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration

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Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

Rescue teams report no signs of life after three bodies are found

A plastic ocean

As climate skeptics prepare to move into the White House, a new documentary is trying to wake us up to the chilling reality of plastic's effect on our oceans.

Red Panda Cub is Obsessed With Fluffy Toy Twin

While recovering from an injury this red panda cub has been leaning on her favorite toy for comfort. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

Dozens Missing After Avalanche Buries Italian…

An avalanche buried Hotel Rigopiano on Wednesday. Local media have quoted rescuers as saying "many" inside the hotel are feared dead.

Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in Senegal

Gambia's president-elect says he will be sworn in to office Thursday at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal

Supreme Court justice in Brazil dies in plane…

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, one of the most respected judges in the country who had been overseeing a large part of major corruption investigation, has died in a plane crash, his son says

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall…

Baseball greats Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain in PED suspicion purgatory. Plus, a look ahead at ballot holdovers and newcomers eligible for the class of 2018

Iran fears Trump presidency

Many Iranians are nervous about what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for their country. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports from Iran.

$75,000 For Your Own Rose Garden and Other…

There are many accommodations available if you are traveling to Washington D.C. for the inauguration, from a $75,000 package that includes your own rose wall and Airbnb options, like a couch. Elizabeth Keatinge (@ekeatinge) has more.

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Indonesia's Zoos That Aren't 'Decent' Still Might…

Only four of the country's 58 zoos were deemed "decent" in 2015.

French military: death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77

A French military spokesman says the death toll in the attack on an army camp in Gao, in northern Mali, has risen to 77.

UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Barrow

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution expressing "full support" to Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, condemning his attempts to usurp power