As Saturday's long-mooted election draws near, we look at some of the events that have shaped Africa's most populous country.
Years before he was at the controls of a plane that slammed into the French Alps, Andreas Lubitz told the airline that he'd had a "previous episode of severe depression," Lufthansa said Tuesday. FULL STORY
CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look at several airplane crashes and how they changed the standards of aviation.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Tuesday that China's yuan is not yet ready to join an elite grouping of currencies used by the International Monetary Fund.
New Mexico District Court Judge Fred Van Soelen is accused of making offensive jokes while on the bench about a viral racist video. CNN affiliate KRQE reports.
The defense in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested Tuesday afternoon after presenting only four witnesses.
Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty, died Tuesday in his home in Hollywood Hills, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Cell phone video captured the moment a California firefighter fell through the roof of a burning building. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Two days after Odin Lloyd was found dead, New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez looked into the eyes of team owner Robert Kraft and said he was innocent, Kraft testified Tuesday in Hernandez's murder trial.
NYPD is investigating cell phone video which shows one of their own ranting at an Uber driver through his car window.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory after his forces reached the center of Tikrit aided by U.S.-led airstrikes and a coalition made up of mostly Shiite militiamen backed by Iran. FULL STORY
Video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, reports said Tuesday.
The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road.
Gunmen on a motorcycle have shot and killed Uganda's lead prosecutor in the 2010 bombings that killed 76 people who were watching the World Cup finals.
Cadillac's new CT6 full-sized flagship sedan, unveiled Tuesday night before the New York International Auto Show, has a new security feature that takes photos of everything around the car whenever the alarm system is set off.
When American writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death on a Dhaka, Bangladesh street in full view of horrified onlookers, blogger Washiqur Rahman doubled down.
Gov. Mike Pence promises to modify Indiana's controversial religious freedom law to make clear that it does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. FULL STORY