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Before Flight 370, Malaysia Airlines' deadliest incident happened in 1977. CNN's Saima Mohsin reports.
A day after North Korea test-fired two missiles, South Korea captured a fishing boat from the North that had crossed into South Korean waters, officials say.
The first Iraq war combat veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at reducing the number of military veterans who commit suicide.
It's been nearly three weeks since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished. Malaysian authorities say the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean. Search efforts are concentrated in an area about 1,500 miles (2,414 kilometers) off Australia's west coast.
I was born in Mumbai, India -- a beautiful country rich in culture and landscape. But for all its wonder and charm, India is also a country where from 150,000 to 200,000 people were afflicted by polio in the mid-1980s and, even as recently as 2009, was home to nearly half the world's new polio cases.
A mother convicted of a murder to which her son has confessed multiple times will not be executed Thursday, as the Mississippi Supreme Court continues to review her post-conviction motion.
Rukhsar Khatoon, 4, is too young to fully grasp the significance of her life: that she is the greatest symbol of India's struggle to rid itself of a crippling disease.
A polio-free India is one of the biggest global public health achievements of recent times. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
India has been certified polio-free by the World Health Organization after going three years without an endemic case of polio. The eradication of polio in India is heralded as one of the biggest achievements in global health efforts.
Iwao Hakamada holds the most dubious of records: Convicted of a 1966 quadruple murder, he is the world's longest-serving death row inmate, according to Amnesty international.
One in 68 U.S. children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 30% increase from 1 in 88 two years ago, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The head of Chicago's Cook County Trauma Unit sees firsthand the effects of the upsurge in Chicago's gang violence.
If you live in 60611, the swank Chicago neighborhood of Streeterville where Oprah Winfrey and actor Vince Vaughn have owned condos, you'd expect your neighborhood to be safe. The same holds true for 60654, where NBA star Dwayne Wade has owned a townhouse.
A Colorado mother believes her son died in his middle school's bathroom from playing the "choking game."
The driver was asleep at the controls when a commuter train barreled through the protective end bumper of its stop at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport earlier this week -- but two backup systems should have saved the train, the NTSB said.
It's perhaps the unanswered questions after Brandon Goode's death that will haunt his parents the most.