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The Obama administration is in high-level discussions about staging an operation to kill an American citizen involved with al Qaeda and suspected of plotting attacks against the United States, a senior U.S. official tells CNN.
Rafael Araujo's illustrations are bewilderingly complex - so complex that you might assume the artist uses a computer to render the exacting angles and three-dimensional illusions. And true, if you were to recreate his intricate mathematical illustrations using software, it probably wouldn't take you long at all. But the craziest part of all is that Araujo doesn't use modern technology to create his intricately drawn Calculations series - unless, of course, you count a ruler and protractor.
Men's slopestyle gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg talks to CNN's Rachel Nichols about snowboarding and his time in Sochi.
As McDonald's opens its first restaurant in Vietnam, take a look at some of the big breakthroughs the fast food chain has made in the past -- from its first outlet in the Soviet Union, through the Kosher Mac and MacMaharaja, to the branch at Guantanamo Bay.
Citing a duty to avoid inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo kills a healthy young giraffe despite thousands of pleas to save it.
Fifty years ago today, the House of Representatives passed the Civil Rights Act, which made it illegal to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, national origin, religion or gender. We've come a long way since then, according to a report issued last week by the Council on Contemporary Families. Yet troubling inequalities persist.
Anyone who's ever read a nutrition label knows that our food supply is full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals. Most are generally recognized as safe, as the Food and Drug Administration likes to say, but a few have given scientists cause for concern.
U.S. bobsledder Johnny Quinn explains why he had to break through a bathroom door in the Olympic Village.
A California coffee shop called 'Dumb Starbucks' denies it has anything to do with the actual Starbucks brand.
"The kids asked good questions," a Copenhagen Zoo official tells CNN of Sunday's spectacle in Denmark.
CNN's Sanjay Gupta hits the gym with Men's Health contributor B.J. Gaddour to find out which exercises to never do.
Nobody looks to Olympic opening ceremonies for historical exactitude. Yet the brutal denialism of the opening spectacle at the 2014 Sochi Games should anger and sadden every viewer -- and Russian viewers most of all.
Mario Colao jolted out of bed at 3 in the morning. He was covered in sweat, his left arm was completely numb and his heart was pounding violently.
A newlywed woman died after plunging about 2,000 feet after her base-jumping attempt in Utah's rugged Zion National Park, authorities said Sunday.
Some inmates at a California jail chose to stay in prison longer than their sentence to complete a rehab program.
A California school is getting heat after students put together an "offensive" lunch menu for Black History Month.