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UK's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse begins

Britain's problem-plagued inquiry into child sex abuse has finally gotten under way, years after it was organized to address revelations that entertainers, clergy and senior politicians were involved in abuse

Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva meetings…

Airstrikes on Syria's rebel-held Idlib province kill at least 11 people, opposition activists say, in the latest spasm of violence to mar U.N.-brokered talks in Geneva between the government and the opposition

Jane Austen's great-niece inherits author's ring

Jamie Colby shares a preview of new 'Strange Inheritance' episodes

Germany: More than 3,500 attacks on migrants

Germany's Interior Ministry says there were more than 3,500 attacks on refugees and asylum seekers in 2016. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

Yes, This is Video of a Bumblebee Scoring a Goal…

Scientists were able to train bumblebees to perform a task. The bees were then able to teach other untrained insects the skill. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Britain's Parliament Building Needs A Renovation…

U.K. lawmakers need to decide when and how their deteriorating Parliament building will be repaired. The project will cost billions and take years.

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Germany sees "alarmingly high" number of…

Migrants and their homes in Germany faced more than 3,500 attacks in 2016, a number that is "alarmingly high and cause for concern," a German official says

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton…

Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died aged 36

Father of slain US Navy SEAL calling for full…

Father refuses to meet with President Trump, demanding full investigation into Yemen raid

ISIS turns ancient ruins into rubble

In Iraq's ancient Assyrian capital of Nimrud, ISIS has managed to turn historic ruins into rubble. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

A Tortoise and a Baby Bunny Become Best Friends

Some kindness on a cold night led to this unlikely friendship. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

The Iraqi Air Force Is Taking The Fight To ISIS…

Iraq's air force crossed the Syrian border to retaliate against ISIS for recent terrorist attacks.

German minister rejects Austria's idea of mass…

Austria's foreign minister is calling for setting up mass holding camps in North Africa for migrants, a plan dismissed by his German counterpart as unrealistic

Iraqi forces battling Islamic State reach Mosul…

Iraqi forces reached one of Mosul's five destroyed bridges as they pushed deeper into the western half of Iraq's second largest city, driving Islamic State militants back with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes

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Report: Kim Jong Nam's killers used banned nerve…

The chemical weapon is illegal under international treaty

After Oscars' Shocking Mix Up, Hilarious Memes…

The Internet erupted in memes of all the movies the Best Picture Oscar Award could have gone to. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

IS militants in north Sinai showing their strength

Islamic State militants in Egypt's northern Sinai are showing their strength, abducting alleged informants in broad daylight and setting up their own checkpoints

Nazi's son returns art that his family looted in Poland

A Polish official says the son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from Krakow during World War II

Eric Shawn reports: Is North Korea VX... already…

Amb. John Bolton on the threat of a new terror tool

Celebrities Freak Out Over Oscars' Flub That…

Hollywood’s biggest night gave us quite the ending. But could it have been avoided? Yes! Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

Iranians cheer Farhadi's Oscar as rebuke of Trump…

The Oscar for Asghar Farhadi's "The Salesman" energized many of the filmmaker's fellow Iranians, who saw the win for best foreign film as a pointed rebuke to the Trump administration and its efforts to deny them entry

Police officer: Not clear if ransom was paid for…

Nigerian police say it is not clear if a ransom was paid for the release of two German archaeologists freed over the weekend

Witches cast spell over Trump to fail, leave…

Witches around the world are casting a spell over President Donald Trump and those who abet him, to be removed from office

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Photos of a Seal Hugging a Toy Version of Itself…

This seal is the cutest thing you'll see all day. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

PwC's hard-won reputation under threat after…

For 82 years, global accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed the reputational boon it got from leading the balloting process at the Academy Awards

South Africa reports drop in rhinos killed by poachers

South Africa says poachers killed 1,054 rhinos in the country last year, a 10.3 percent drop from 2015