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Afghanistan: Militants kill 9 aid workers in attack on house

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Militants killed nine aid workers in an overnight attack on a house where they were staying in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, a local official said Tuesday. The ... more
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International coalition vows unity in fight against ISIS

Watch a "Situation Room" special report: "ISIS: What should the U.S. do now?" Tuesday night at 9 ET. (CNN) Iraq's international partners vowed Tuesday to remain united in the fight ... more
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War casualties in Afghanistan, Pakistan total 149,000, new study says

(CNN) Tuesday's militant attack on a group of aid workers in Afghanistan, resulting in nine deaths , is yet another instance of the enormous toll of the ongoing violence in ... more
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French Open 2015: Federer beaten by Wawrinka; center-court scare for fans

Paris (CNN) Roger Federer had admitted pondering what it would be like to win the French Open this year. He also knew, ahead of his quarterfinal against good friend Stan ... more
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With Blatter gone, can FIFA be fixed?

Amy Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle , has written widely on the cultural history of sports, including the book "Not the Triumph but the ... more
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Video: Kidnapped French woman pleads for release from Yemen

(CNN) A newly released video shows a kidnapped woman begging the French and Yemeni presidents to help secure her release. "Mr. Hollande and Mr. Hadi, my name is Isabelle," the ... more
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Sepp Blatter stepping down, says FIFA needs ’profound overhaul’

(CNN) FIFA President Sepp Blatter will step down as head of world soccer's governing body but only after the organization's executive committee organizes a fresh vote "for the election of ... more
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Lion kills woman at South African park

Johannesburg (CNN) A U.S. woman on a safari outside Johannesburg was attacked and killed by a lion Monday. Her companion was hurt trying to fight off the animal, but he ... more
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TSA screeners failed tests to detect explosives, weapons

Washington (CNN) Airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in nearly every test that an undercover Homeland Security team conducted at dozens of airports, according to an internal investigation. ... more
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ISIS campaign as unpopular as Iraq offensive before 2007 surge

Washington (CNN) Americans are as dissatisfied with the U.S. military campaign against ISIS as they were during the Iraq War's least popular days, according to a new CNN/ORC poll released ... more
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Eddie Redmayne lands lead in ’Harry Potter’ spinoff film

(CNN) First there was Daniel Radcliffe, and now there is Eddie Redmayne. The Oscar winner has officially been cast as the star of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," ... more
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The Gaza that you didn’t know

Gaza City (CNN) Gaza is always full of surprises. This visit, I was soon to discover, wasn't going to disappoint. Young men throwing themselves from roofs of buildings for fun ... more
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