The world's most prolific executioner killed "thousands" of people last year, human rights group Amnesty International estimates.
Could North Korea launch a mid-range nuclear weapon that could hit the U.S.? CNN's Brian Todd investigates.
After being observers to the biggest document leak in history, American news outlets like The New York Times and The Washington Post may have a chance to access and review the Panama Papers.
China is a favorite punching bag of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, accused of stealing U.S. jobs and threatened with eye-watering trade tariffs.
It's hard to comprehend how the United States, one of the wealthiest nations in the world, is now one of only eight countries -- including Afghanistan and South Sudan -- where the number of women dying as a result of pregnancy and childbirth is going up.
A recalled airbag was blamed for the death of a driver in Texas, the latest fatality involving faulty Takata airbags.
Every "American Idol" fan knows the four words that Ryan Seacrest says when it's time to eliminate a contestant.
Merle Haggard is celebrating his 75th birthday Friday. After he blows out the candles on his cake, he'll climb aboard his tour bus to begin a cross-country journey from Northern California to Nashville, where he'll headline a show Wednesday at the Ryman Auditorium.
Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, won Wisconsin's Democratic primary, inflicting a tough loss on front-runner Hillary Clinton and racking up his sixth win of the past seven state contests.
Chief Justice John Roberts -- nominated by President George W. Bush in 2005 -- is the jurist Republicans love to hate, most notably due to his decisive vote to uphold Obamacare.
This month "the ultimate driving machine" passes an important milestone: BMW, aka Bavarian Motor Works, is turning 100.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he was looking for ways to scale up the battle against militants in Iraq and Syria ahead of a White House meeting with top U.S. military brass.