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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...

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...

South Korea’s glass ceiling: the women struggling to get hired by companies that only...

Seoul (CNN)The interviewer looked at the 23-year-old woman sitting in front of him. He wasn't impressed -- but his reaction had nothing to do with her resumé. "Women aren't fit to work in sales," he told her. "You're a woman,...

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...

Maduro defiant as Venezuelan opposition leader declares himself acting president

(CNN)Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday gave US diplomats 72 hours to leave the country in response to the head of the National Assembly declaring himself acting president amid massive anti-government protests. Hours after President Donald Trump officially recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's...

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...

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...

When it’s this cold, Chicago sets its train tracks on fire

(CNN)Chicago residents are a hearty bunch. They know how to keep things moving when the weather turns cold. But what about when it's this cold? Like wind-chill-of-50-below-zero cold? Getting around is lot tougher. When that happens, the folks who keep the commuter...

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...

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