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Ukrainian security forces have cleared the eastern city of Slovyansk of pro-Russia separatists and have raised the Ukrainian flag over the city, President Petro Poroshenko's office said Saturday in a statement. The city had been a stronghold for separatists.
CNN's Ben Wedeman finds himself pinned down between clashing Palestinians and Israeli security forces.
Four children died and dozens of residents were displaced when a fire swept through eight row houses in Philadelphia early Saturday morning, authorities said.
Some 100 years ago, a woman in Pittsburgh or St. Denis in France or Petrograd, Russia, might have awakened at dawn, while her young children slept, to prepare for her first shift at a nearby munitions factory. Her husband, off fighting in World War I, had left her to test the limits of her own physical ability, as she provided food, shelter, warmth for her family, sometimes confronting great physical danger at work -- perhaps, for example, hanging suspended to load powerful explosives into the shells that other women had produced.
If anyone wondered about Argentina's World Cup-winning credentials, surely there can be little doubt now.
Brazil may have defeated Colombia 2-1, but the host nation suffered a blow when star player Neymar suffered a fractured vertebrae.
More than 400 trucks carrying fuel and oil were burning on roads west of Kabul, Afghanistan, police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanekzai said Saturday.
Joran van der Sloot, tied to the disappearance of one woman and convicted of murdering another, gets married in the Peruvian prison where he is serving a 28-year sentence.
ISIS has made huge territorial gains in the border areas between Iraq and Syria during the past month, as well as capturing strategic cities such as Mosul and Tikrit. Now its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has changed the group's name from the previous "Islamic State of Iraq and Ash-Sham" to "Islamic State." He has also appointed himself "caliph" and declared the re-establishment of the caliphate.
Comedienne Joan Rivers sat down with Fredricka Whitfield to discuss her new book, but stormed out before it was over.
Researcher Fabien Cousteau has just returned to the surface after spending one month in an underwater research lab.
There were goals, there was choreographed dancing, there were moments of great footballing beauty, but Colombia -- one of the teams to excite most at this thrilling World Cup finals -- is going home after Friday's quarterfinal defeat at the hands of Brazil in Fortaleza.
The tension of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be felt on CNN on Saturday morning when a prominent Palestinian-Canadian human rights attorney refused to appear on screen with a representative of the Israeli government.
A highway patrol officer was caught on camera hitting a woman with what a witness says were 'knockout punches.'
Petra Kvitova is Wimbledon champion for a second time after defeating Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0 on Centre Court Saturday.
Bystanders help an Ohio police officer fight off and arrest a burglary suspect. CNN affiliate WLWT reports.
Rescuers work to save a man stuck on the side of a cliff in Washington state. CNN's Christine Romans has the details.
Some Florida City residents got quite the Fourth of July surprise when a python slithered into a residential area.
The decision to give an evangelical college a temporary pass on providing contraception insurance under Obamacare set off unusually strident dissent.