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Ballistic missile can hit moving ships, China says, but experts remain skeptical

Hong Kong (CNN)Chinese state-run media has offered a pointed defense of the capabilities of its so-called "Guam killer" missile, challenging an earlier CNN report that doubted its ability to hit moving ships at sea. A slickly produced short video touting the missiles'...

Why a military spat between Japan and South Korea could snowball into crisis

(CNN)Japan and South Korea are engaged in a heated military dispute that analysts say could damage the already tenuous geopolitical situation in northeast Asia if the two sides do not reach a resolution. The spat began December 20 after an...

Prince Philip car accident: Royal, 97, unhurt as Land Rover flips

London (CNN)Britain's Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has emerged unhurt after a traffic accident in which the 97-year-old's Land Rover flipped onto its side. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. local time (10 a.m. ET) on a public road...

Philippines vows to ‘destroy’ Islamist extremism. Here’s why that won’t be so easy

(CNN)Less than two years after victory was declared over ISIS-aligned militants in Marawi, the threat of extremism has returned to the southern Philippines. Despite moving forward with a historic deal to provide the region's Muslim population with a high degree...

Northern Ireland is on edge and British politicians should beware

Northern IrelandThere are times when working as a journalist provides a front-row seat to some of the most important events taking place on Earth. On the downhill slope to Brexit, Derry -- also known as Londonderry -- certainly fits the...

Extreme weather is so bad in some parts of the country, even the US...

(CNN)"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds," the saying goes. But whoever said that didn't face weather of the kind predicted for Wednesday. So postal workers...

Suspect in Jayme Closs case tried to kidnap her twice previously, complaint states

(CNN)The suspect accused of killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping their 13-year-old daughter, Jayme, first spotted her when he was on his way to work, as she was getting into a school bus, according to a criminal complaint...

Saudi women’s rights activist is being tortured in ‘palace of terror,’ brother says

(CNN)The brother of jailed Saudi activist Loujain Alhathloul has detailed in a CNN opinion piece the abuse his sister has allegedly endured in prison. In the article, Walid Alhathloul writes that during a recent visit by his parents to see Loujain she told...

Australia is sweltering through record-breaking heat. And the worst is yet to come

(CNN)Farmer Wayne Dunford was already feeling worn down. He'd battled through 18 months of some of the worst drought he'd seen in his half a century on the land. Then the heat struck. Dunford has been feeding livestock by hand on...

‘Pouring gas on fire’: Russia slams Trump’s stance in Venezuela

(CNN)China, Turkey and Syria have joined Russia in criticizing the United States for recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country's interim president. Those countries issued strong statements declaring support for beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro, who was...

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