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Ripped doctor's letter found in co-pilot's trash

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 15:00
Notes found in the home of the co-pilot suspected in this week's crash suggest he "kept his illness secret" and a doctor had declared him "unfit to work," a prosecutor said. FULL STORY
Categories: International News

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:29
A coalition of Middle Eastern forces pounded positions in Yemen from the air overnight in the second day of a campaign to bring a rebel group to its knees.
Categories: International News

Famous photos recreated with tiny models

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:20
From Tiananmen Square to the moon landing, a pair of artists have recreated the world's most famous images in brilliantly detailed miniature models.
Categories: International News

Family portraits, for families with nothing

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:19
Photographer Alexia Webster was tired of always taking pictures. Instead, she decided to give some back.
Categories: International News

Virgin Mary clutching a Chinese man?

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:19
On March 27, Shanghai will welcome 300 exhibitors and 60,000 visitors for its leading design fair. Here's what's in store.
Categories: International News

The ancient perfume store you've never heard of

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 11:29
In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop.
Categories: International News

Stolen ancient Iraqi artifacts returned

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:44
In March, the U.S. recovered and returned 60 stolen Iraqi artifacts that were illegally smuggled out of the country.
Categories: International News

Planes that were crashed on purpose

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:43
CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look at Germanwings Flight 9525 and other cases in which airplanes were crashed on purpose.
Categories: International News

Cartoonists convicted for insulting Turkey's President

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:21
A court in Turkey this week sentenced two cartoonists to 11 months and 20 days in prison for insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Soon after, the court changed the jail sentence to a fine of 7,000 Turkish lira or about $2,700 each.
Categories: International News

Homeless invited to tour the Vatican

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:21
The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.
Categories: International News

How to guard against the threat from pilots

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:44
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
Categories: International News

Your 6 key plane crash questions answered

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:41
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
Categories: International News

The week in 41 photos

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 07:41
Categories: International News

Prosecutor: Co-pilot 'activated the descent' while alone

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:07
A 28-year-old German national who was co-piloting Germanwings Flight 9525 apparently deliberately crashed the plane this week, killing 144 passengers and six crew members including himself, officials said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 18:32
Saudi Arabia and allied warplanes on Thursday launched airstrikes and threatened ground troops against rebels in Yemen, inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war and potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
Categories: International News

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, was a German national

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:33
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, officials say.
Categories: International News

8-minute descent to death

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:27
For the 150 people on board Germanwings Flight 9525, they were the last eight minutes of their lives.
Categories: International News

Mob killing sparks #JusticeForFarkhunda movement

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:40
The vicious mob killing of an Afghan woman has sparked protests in her country and a global movement demanding justice, complete with its own hashtag.
Categories: International News

20 stunning cliffside beaches

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:35
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5 cases of death by pilot

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:29
The final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, as described by a French prosecutor, are chilling.
Categories: International News
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