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Little is known about Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old American who North Korea detained and held for more than a month.
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old American detained by North Korea since late October, has landed in Beijing.
The struggle between life and death is not going so well for dozens of pilot whales stranded in shallow waters in Florida.
The tour bus bounces along one of North Korea's potholed roads, pop music blasting out over the speakers. It's a catchy tune and even though none of the tourists can understand the lyrics, a few are tapping their feet to the beat.
Former President Clinton joyously reminisces about a time when Nelson Mandela tricked him into bidding for Cuban rum.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided your multicolored space distraction of the day: images of a swirling, six-sided weather feature on the surface of Saturn.
Kobe Bryant returns to the NBA this Sunday but before he does, he sits down with Rachel Nichols. See more, Friday night
Poet Maya Angelou spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper about the life of Nelson Mandela and what he did for the world.
Here's a look at what you need to know about some recent cases of foreign governments detaining U.S. citizens.
For Roxanne Jones, traveling to South Africa in the early 1990s before apartheid was fully dismantled was an eye-opening experience.
Hollywood executives love a movie franchise: a series of films with an in-built audience who return time and again to enjoy their favorite characters, stories and themes. Such box-office gold is usually based on pre-existing properties, for example comics ("Iron Man" et al), novels ("The Hunger Games") -- even theme-park rides ("Pirates of The Caribbean").
Actress Amanda Bynes "is excited to be home with her family" and plans to start school "at some point," her mother's lawyer told CNN Thursday.
In case anyone had a shadow of a doubt that most Harvard students are precocious, smart, if not learned, we hear from the lips of Harvard's Dean of Undergraduate Education, Jay M. Harris, that nearly all the students at Harvard are indeed above average -- so much so that the median grade given is an A- and the most frequent grade awarded is an A!