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The Obama administration is thinking about sending additional military advisers to Iraq as it ramps up efforts to consider how to get thousands of Yazidi Iraqis off Sinjar Mountain and how to boost the capabilities of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq, a U.S. official said Tuesday.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is giving people whiplash. In the last month, he has shifted, flip-flopped and pandered so strikingly on a range of positions and statements that it makes you wonder whether he has suddenly developed a deep disregard for his own convictions, or never had any to begin with.
Iraqi air force and Kurdish fighters carried out a dramatic rescue, taking supplies to desperate Yazidis and ferrying a handful of people out. CNN's Ivan Watson was there.
With just 72 hours of calm under the current cease-fire, Palestinians are rushing to try to fix some of the worst of the destruction caused by the conflict in Gaza.
Kevin Ward Jr., a New York sprint car driver who was killed Saturday night after an on-track incident with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, died of "massive blunt trauma," authorities said Monday
My latest film, "Mary Kom" is about to hit the screens. In it, I play quite literally one of India's strongest women -- the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.
A statement from Robin Williams' family confirms that the 63-year-old actor has passed away. Nichelle Turner has more.
Every day, you have a close personal encounter with methane, a key ingredient of something we don't usually mention in polite company: farts.
Fruits, vegetables, seafood and yes, even deep-fried cheese curds have a season. Make the most of it
The "Lion King" Broadway cast took over a New York City subway by singing "Circle of Life" to riders.
Actress Megan Fox prepared an astrology chart for Conan. She then assigned him a spirit animal: the llama.
A nature photographer is fighting a legal battle with Wikipedia over a selfie taken by a monkey that has gone viral.
A 6-foot alligator jumped in a woman's canoe and bit her on the leg near Tampa, Florida. CNN affiliate WFLA reports.