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Democrat takes Alabama Senate seat

Tillerson's offer: US is 'ready to talk anytime'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is ready to talk with North Korea without preconditions. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Sanctions: Millions at risk as winter bites, UN says

As frigid winter weather sweeps over the Korean Peninsula, the United Nations has warned that punitive sanctions on North Korea could have unintended consequences for the country's long-suffering civilian population.

Why N Korean 'ghost ships' are turning up in Japan

Another presumed North Korean vessel has washed up on Japan's shores, with at least one dead body on board.

Trump uses suggestive tweet to attack female senator

President Donald Trump used a suggestive tweet on Tuesday to attack a Democratic lawmaker who has called for his resignation after multiple women renewed their sexual misconduct allegations against him.

6 words that got Trump into big trouble today

In an attempt to beat back his own personal #metoo moment, President Donald Trump just made things worse for himself.

New York bomb suspect taunted Trump on Facebook

The man who allegedly blew up his homemade explosive in a pedestrian subway tunnel in the heart of the Midtown Manhattan has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, supporting an act of terrorism and making a terroristic threat, the New York Police Department announced Tuesday.

Canada shuns Boeing, will buy used Australian fighter jets

China collecting DNA, biometrics from millions in Xinjiang: report

Authorities in China's far-west are collecting DNA samples, fingerprints, eye scans and blood types of millions of people aged 12 to 65, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

Former Trump advisor Carter Page wants to join government's suit against AT&T, Time Warner deal

White House qualifies false Trump claim he doesn't know accusers

President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday that he didn't know or had never met the women accusing him of sexual harassment and assault, despite evidence to the contrary.

The 2017 epic architecture quiz

How well do you know your I.M. Pei from your Frank Lloyd Wright? Take our quiz to find out.

After I bought $250 in bitcoin, selling it was complicated

Poignant photographs chronicle the evolution of the American family

Eighty photographs spanning 150 years chronicle the evolution of the American family in a new exhibition at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. The concept is explored in its broadest form, from the families we're born in to the ones we've chosen, with a wide range of relationships and structures.

Trump lashes out at senator who called for him to resign

President Donald Trump used a suggestive tweet on Tuesday to attack a Democratic lawmaker who has called for his resignation after multiple women renewed their sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Senator accuses Trump of trying to 'slut-shame' colleague

Democratic senators are coming to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's defense Tuesday after President Donald Trump called her a "lightweight" on Twitter and blasted the New York Democrat as a "flunky" and "used."

Suspect wrote 'Trump you failed to protect your nation' on Facebook

The man who allegedly blew up his homemade explosive in a pedestrian subway tunnel in the heart of the Midtown Manhattan has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, supporting an act of terrorism and making a terroristic threat, the New York Police Department announced Tuesday.

5 things to watch in Alabama's Senate election

Tillerson says US won't set preconditions for North Korea talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US is ready to talk with North Korea without preconditions.

US sports stars suspended over harassment allegations

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' falls short of sky-high hopes

If expectations for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" were inordinately high, thank "The Force Awakens," which had a huge donut hole in the shape of Luke Skywalker at its center. Yet even with Luke integrated into the story, the film feels like a significant letdown, one that does far less than its ...

N. Korea may be making a fortune from bitcoin

US state to decide on tainted candidate: What to watch for...

Russia backs athletes wanting to take part in Winter Olympics as neutrals

The Russian Olympic Committee has said it unanimously supports Russian athletes wanting to participate in 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

Roy Moore's wife: We're no bigots, 'one of our attorneys is a Jew'

Roy Moore's wife, Kayla, argued that her husband is no bigot at a Monday night campaign rally, saying that "one of our attorneys is a Jew."

Alabama voters struggle with supporting Moore

Baldwin County could be critical in Alabama's Senate race and Republicans here have a difficult decision as they debate whether to vote for Roy Moore.

Russia won't instruct athletes to boycott Winter Olympics after ban

The Russian Olympic Committee has said it unanimously supports Russian athletes wanting to participate in 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

New York pipe bomb explosion: What we know

Monday's attempted terror attack injured five New York commuters but its perpetrator, ultimately, appears to have failed in his aims.

Donald Trump likely to visit UK, US ambassador says

US President Donald Trump is likely to visit the UK in 2018, the US ambassador to London has said.

California fires have destroyed 1,000 structures and counting

Thousands of firefighters are making headway against the vast Thomas Fire burning in Southern California, expressing hope that conditions are becoming more favorable.

Sarah Sanders just made a hugely offensive allegation against the media

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders isn't a big fan of the media.

EU governments complicit in Libya migrant abuse -- Amnesty

Amnesty International has accused European governments of being complicit in the torture and abuse of migrants and refugees in Libya.

North Korea sanctions could hurt millions as winter bites, UN says

As frigid winter weather sweeps over the Korean Peninsula, the United Nations has warned that punitive sanctions on North Korea could have unintended consequences for the country's long-suffering civilian population.

Who is taking the lead on climate change?

Two years ago this week, representatives from close to 200 countries gathered in the French capital and pledged to take decisive action on climate change.

US Army sergeant who defected to North Korea dies

A former US Army sergeant who defected to North Korea while stationed on the Korean Peninsula at the height of the Cold War has died in Japan at the age of 77.

Blast captured on video

A video posted on Twitter shows the moment a low-tech pipe bomb exploded underground near the Port Authority bus terminal, according to an NYPD source.

Area larger than Singapore burns in California

Firefighters are struggling to contain the biggest of six blazes burning in southern California, with the Thomas Fire slipping from 15% containment to 10% Sunday.

Putin orders some troops out of Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during a visit to the war-torn country on Monday.

Israel: Europe will follow Trump on Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended US President Donald Trump's controversial plan to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying Monday that he believed European countries would follow suit.

TV chef Batali hit by sexual misconduct claims

Turns out 'recommended' Premium gas doesn't do much

Medic who saved N Korean: He was going to die

The American medic who helped save a North Korean soldier thought the defector would be dead shortly after he was rescued. Sgt. 1st Class Gopal Singh relives the moment with CNN's Paula Hancocks.

World's best buildings? 2018 RIBA International List revealed

The RIBA International List 2018, announced today, is a biennial selection of some of the world's best new or recently completed buildings in a bedazzling variety of forms, functions and styles.

Beijing's 20 best hotels

As Beijing marches ahead in the global power stakes, its armory of world-class hotels strengthens year on year, if not month on month.

Google wants you to experiment with its new photo apps

How to build a 'Star Wars' universe

In January 1973, George Lucas wrote his first treatment for "Star Wars." Words did not come easily to the director, who always considered himself more a filmmaker than a screenwriter, but the universe in his mind was already bulging at the seams.

The year in pictures

Tax overhaul could mean major changes to your paycheck

New Yorker fires correspondent over 'improper sexual conduct'

Global baby formula recall over salmonella scare