Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

West African officials say Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country

Turkish assembly passes polemic bill to boost…

Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

Jennifer Griffin reports on the assault that killed an estimated 85 terrorists

Saving Syria's history from ISIS (2015)

CNN's Fred Pleitgen travels to Damascus, Syria, where historians are cataloguing and preserving the country's historical artifacts from ISIS.

People are Anonymously Tweeting To Trump From…

A new site let's you anonymously tweet to @realDonaldTrump's account by texting or calling for free (929) 267-4959. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

The Latest: Jammeh agrees to cede power: Senegalese official

The Latest: Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power: Senegalese official

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Search continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche

Rescue crews are continuing the painstaking search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to US

Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited and transported to the US, as CNN's Layla Santiago reports.

Man Accused of Stealing Pizzas While Dressed as a…

Police are searching for a man accused of stealing two pizzas while wearing a giant beer bottle costume. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) has more.

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman theater in…

Islamic State group militants destroyed a landmark ancient Roman monument and parts of the theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra

Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in…

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling the country has died in a plane crash, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president

Scientists determine which living things pass gas

Biologists and pet owners collaborate for on a Google spreadsheet, documenting a range of different living things that do or don’t pass gas

Who is El Chapo?

Joaquín Guzmán, a Mexican drug lord who has repeatedly escaped from prison, has been extradited to the United States.

Major Airline Offers 'Female-Only' Row to its…

Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on domestic flights. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

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Russian political elites revel in Trump's…

Russian officials and lawmakers are lauding Donald Trump's inauguration as a start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with Washington

Melania Trump's hometown in Slovenia marks…

The inauguration of Donald Trump is a big thing for a small town in Slovenia where his wife traces her roots

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

Rescue teams report no signs of life after three bodies are found

Daniel Barenboim returns to Carnegie Hall

"You feel the walls tells the stories" of everyone who has played at Carnegie Hall, says the famed conductor, who is celebrating 60 years since his debut there.

Red Panda Cub is Obsessed With Fluffy Toy Twin

While recovering from an injury this red panda cub has been leaning on her favorite toy for comfort. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

Britain's Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty…

Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's election as U.S. president is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's departure from the EU

Prince William to leave job as air ambulance pilot

Prince William will soon leave his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot to spend more time on official duties

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall…

Baseball greats Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, and Ivan Rodriguez elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain in PED suspicion purgatory. Plus, a look ahead at ballot holdovers and newcomers eligible for the class of 2018

'A situation of contested legitimacy' in Gambia

The spokesman for Gambia's new president Adama Barrow tells Christiane Amanpour

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Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as…

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for some, the stuff of folk legend

In time of troubles, Davos organizers send in the…

A Lebanese-born, curly-haired artist in baggy green trousers and with a frequent raspy laugh made her debut this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos

What voters want from Trump in his first 100 days

On the eve of Inauguration Day, with Donald Trump set to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the American people sound off on what they hope to see happen under the new commander-in-chief. Rob Demetrious reports