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Say what? Boy, 9, goes joy riding in city bus, police say updated 8 days ago

A Saskatoon driver who stole a city bus and bumped into two other vehicles won't lose his license, police in the Canadian city said.

Hurricane Norbert drenches Mexican coast updated 9 days ago

Hurricane Norbert lashed Mexico's west coast Saturday with powerful winds and drenching rains, the latter of which triggered mudslides.

Meet Dreadnoughtus, perhaps the biggest creature to ever walk the planet updated 10 days ago

At 85 feet long and 65 tons, the newly unveiled Dreadnoughtus schrani dinosaur was among the biggest land creatures ever.

Rescuers free 20 miners in Nicaragua; several still trapped updated 15 days ago

Rescuers pulled 20 workers from a mine in Nicaragua on Saturday, dozens of hours after it collapsed and buried them underground, authorities said.

20 Nicaragua miners trapped; 3 missing updated 17 days ago

Twenty miners were trapped and three missing in Nicaragua Friday after a remote metals mine collapsed, according to Government news source.

Party over: Two face charges after plane returns to Canada updated 18 days ago

Fighter jets escort Canadian plane back to airport, two women arrested for drunken fighting and threats, officials say.

Colombia frees Escobar hit man who killed hundreds updated 19 days ago

John Jairo Velasquez -- the top hit man for notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar in the '80s -- is a free man for the first time in 22 years.

Third of Mexicans would migrate to U.S., survey finds updated 19 days ago

A survey about preferences and trends in Mexico concludes that one out of every three Mexicans would migrate to the United States if given the opportunity.

Record heaven: Inside the world's biggest collection updated 19 days ago

Zero Freitas began collecting records as a boy. He now has 5 million and plans to make them publicly available.

Deadly Brazil prison riot ends updated 20 days ago

A prison riot in Brazil that killed four inmates ended Tuesday after officials transferred inmates and rioters released two guards they had held hostage.

Inmates decapitated during Brazil prison riot updated 21 days ago

A prison riot turned deadly in the southern Brazilian city of Cascavel when rioters killed at least four fellow inmates, according to police in Brazil.

6.9-magnitude quake strikes Peru, USGS says updated 22 days ago

A strong earthquake struck southern Peru on Sunday evening, injuring at least two people and damaging buildings, authorities said.

Tropical Storm Cristobal churns in the Caribbean updated 22 days ago

Tropical Storm Cristobal formed early Sunday in the Caribbean, having strengthened from a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said.

Bahamas, other islands on guard for tropical storm updated 23 days ago

A tropical depression that is likely to become a tropical storm by Sunday has areas of the islands of the Bahamas on guard.

Running mate replaces Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash updated 25 days ago

A week after the death of Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket.

Report: 18 errors lined up to cause Quebec rail catastrophe updated 27 days ago

Eighteen errors lines up to cause last summer's catastrophic derailment of a runaway train in the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, Canadian accident investigators said Tuesday, concluding an investigation that has revealed serious safety lapses in the transport of crude oil through Canada and the United States.

3 members of Pope's extended family die in Argentina car crash updated 27 days ago

Two of Pope Francis' grandnephews and the boys' mother were killed Tuesday in an Argentina car crash that also injured the pontiff's nephew, police said.

Report: Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash updated 32 days ago

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was among those killed Wednesday in a plane crash, the country's state news outlet Agencia Brasil reported.

Woman scales barbed wire fence hoping to stop a plane in Canada updated 35 days ago

A woman climbed a barbed wire fence in Halifax, Canada, hoping to stop a plane -- and her husband -- from taking off.

After 36 years, Argentine activist finds stolen grandson updated 36 days ago

A leading Argentine activist is reunited with her grandson who was stolen during a dictatorship 36 years ago.

Mexican child migrants try border crossings multiple times, study says updated 41 days ago

Many Mexican minors who try to enter the U.S. illegally do so repeatedly, according to a new study.

Fidel Castro Fast Facts updated 45 days ago

Here's a look at the life of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Queen of the selfie: The enduring allure of Frida Kahlo updated 49 days ago

Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo, has inspired legions of women to paint unibrows and mustaches on their own faces.

Aruba releases Venezuelan ex-general wanted in U.S. updated 49 days ago

Venezuela says Aruba will release Hugo Carvajal, a retired military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties.

Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT is mentally ill, father says updated 51 days ago

When Sadegh Shahi heard reports a SWAT team armed to the teeth storming onto a flight to arrest a passenger, he thought to himself, "it's probably my son."

Manuel Noriega Fast Facts updated 52 days ago

Here is a look at the life of Manuel Noriega, former dictator of Panama.

Remains found in Mexico identified as those of missing American updated 56 days ago

Human remains found near a beach in southwestern Mexico were identified as those of missing American Harry Devert.

Hundreds of children found at vermin-infested shelter in Mexico updated 59 days ago

Mexican authorities found scores of children living in squalor and subjected to sexual abuse in a shelter in Michoacan state.

In morgue, clues to why people leave violence-plagued Honduras updated 61 days ago

A morgue in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, paints a grisly picture of a city dubbed "the murder capital of the world."

U.S. Navy nurse won't force-feed Guantanamo detainees updated 61 days ago

Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates.

Enrique Peña Nieto Fast Facts updated 64 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Remains could be those of American missing in Mexico updated 64 days ago

Mexican authorities found missing American Harry Devert's motorcycle in Guerrero, along with unidentified remains.

Putin meets Cuba's Castro brothers to open Latin American tour updated 65 days ago

Cuban President Raul Castro and ailing brother Fidel met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, the state press reported Saturday.

Brazil President: 'My nightmares never got so bad' updated 67 days ago

Never in her worst nightmares did Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff imagine such a crushing soccer defeat, she told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.

At least 1 killed as strong quake shakes Mexico, Guatemala updated 70 days ago

At least one person was killed as a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in southern Mexico's Chiapas state near the border with Guatemala.

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot marries girlfriend in prison updated 73 days ago

Joran van der Sloot -- tied to the disappearance of one woman and convicted of murdering another -- marries in his Lima prison, his lawyer says.

3 rescued from Honduran mine; 8 still trapped updated 73 days ago

Three of 11 miners who were trapped in a Honduran gold mine this week were rescued Friday, freed nearly two days after a landslide blocked their path out.

Overpass collapse at World Cup host city leaves 2 dead updated 73 days ago

At least one person was killed and two buses were damaged when an overpass bridge under construction collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, a World Cup host.

Overpass collapse at World Cup host city leaves at least one dead updated 74 days ago

At least one person was killed and two buses were damaged when an overpass bridge under construction collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, a World Cup host.

'Ashamed, embarrassed' Rob Ford returns as Toronto mayor after rehab updated 76 days ago

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford asked for forgiveness Monday, his first day back to work following a two-month leave of absence for substance abuse treatment.

22 killed in Mexican shootout with soldiers on patrol updated 76 days ago

Soldiers on patrol in south-central Mexico killed 22 people early Monday in a shootout, the Defense Ministry said.

Google executives promote Internet freedoms on Cuba visit updated 77 days ago

Google's chairman said Monday that he and other executives from the Internet search giant recently traveled to Cuba to advocate for greater access to the Internet.

Indictment accuses Argentina's vice president of bribery updated 79 days ago

Argentina's Vice President Amado Boudou has been indicted on a bribery charge related to a currency printing contract awarded, while he was the nation's economy minister, to a company he allegedly controlled.

Americans detained in Honduras now free, heading home updated 81 days ago

Six Americans held in Honduras for nearly a month, accused of trying to smuggle weapons, are now free.

Wife of American jailed in Cuba says Alan Gross feels 'hopeless' updated 82 days ago

Alan Gross has reached his breaking point while serving a 15-year sentence in a Cuban prison, his wife told CNN.

After mother's death, jailed American Alan Gross visited by wife in Cuba updated 83 days ago

The wife of imprisoned U.S. State Department contractor Alan Gross traveled to Cuba Tuesday as part of her ongoing effort to free her husband.

Escapees in Canadian helicopter jailbreak captured updated 85 days ago

Three Canadian prisoners who escaped aboard a helicopter were arrested early Sunday, and they're right back where they started.

Operation Fast and Furious Fast Facts updated 86 days ago

Here's some background information about Operation Fast and Furious. From 2009 - 2011, under Operation Fast and Furious, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Phoenix Field Division, along with other partners, allowed illegal gun sales believed to be destined for Mexican drug cartels in order to track the sellers and purchasers.

Honduran President: Minors alone and detained in U.S. should return home updated 88 days ago

Honduras' President wants unaccompanied minors detained in the United States returned to Honduras.

Unaccompanied minors risk life for American dream updated 90 days ago

Thousands of migrant children never make it as far as the United States. They are detained in Mexico and deported

Undisclosed FBI questions could slow Guantanamo detainee trials, defense says updated 91 days ago

Lawyers for prisoners charged in the 9/11 attacks say the FBI has questioned more detainee defense team members than were previously disclosed.

Colombia's Santos wins re-election updated 91 days ago

Capping a hotly contested contest, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won re-election Sunday.

Brazilian police fire tear gas at World Cup protesters updated 95 days ago

Brazilian police fired tear gas Thursday to hold back a small group trying to work its way to Arena Corinthians stadium to protest the World Cup.

Here are five things to get you ready for the World Cup kickoff updated 95 days ago

World Cup is upon us, and there will soon be an uptick in folks skipping work, watching games in the break room and mispronouncing eastern European surnames.

'Peoples' Cup' camp pressures Brazil ahead of World Cup updated 96 days ago

Squatters in a settlement known as the "People's Cup" seek more affordable housing in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Slain Moncton constable had 3 kids, another had baby on way updated 101 days ago

A Canadian Mountie killed in a Moncton, New Brunswick, shooting this week had 3 kids and another had a baby on the way, police say.

U.S. Marine says he'd walked into Mexico before his arrest on gun charges updated 101 days ago

A U.S. Marine said Friday that he had crossed the border into Mexico by foot, stayed at a hotel and hung out in Tijuana before his arrest on gun charges.

Slain Moncton constable had 3 kids, another had baby on way updated 101 days ago

A Canadian Mountie killed in a Moncton, New Brunswick, shooting this week had 3 kids and another had a baby on the way, police say.

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts updated 102 days ago

Here's a look at hurricane statistics.

Shooter on the loose after killing 3 officers in New Brunswick, Canada updated 103 days ago

Three officers were killed and two sustained non life-threatening injuries Wednesday in a shooting, according to Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick.

Brazilian President hosts dinner to defend World Cup preps updated 103 days ago

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff hosted a dinner for international journalists and countered criticism that too much money was spent on the 2014 World Cup.

Fidel Castro to Cubans: Keep me in the loop updated 104 days ago

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro published a thinly-veiled complaint Tuesday that he is not being kept up to date on happenings in Cuba.

Americans detained in Honduras to get new hearing updated 105 days ago

Six Americans held in Honduras for nearly a month, accused of trying to smuggle weapons into the country, will have a new hearing to determine their fate.

Dangerous detention for six Americans in Honduras after weapons charges updated 106 days ago

Six Americans salvaging goods from the sea off the coast of Honduras are charged with illegal weapons possession

Argentina model fights Google, Yahoo over photo links to porn sites updated 108 days ago

Attorneys for Google and Yahoo respond to accusations that searches on their websites link the name of a popular Argentina model to sexually-oriented websites.

Cuban President Raul Castro meets U.S. delegation updated 108 days ago

Cuban President Raul Castro on Thursday met with a delegation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a powerful lobbying group championing capitalism and free markets.

Drug gangs rule favelas away from World Cup crackdown updated 109 days ago

Drug gangs still reign in Rio favelas that have not seen pre-World Cup crackdowns and one former trafficker says: "My community lives in a constant war zone."

Brazil finds 'food not fit for consumption' at hotels hosting World Cup teams updated 109 days ago

Brazilian authorities have confiscated spoiled food from two hotels that will host the English and Italian national teams during the upcoming World Cup.

The wives of jailed opposition politicians win Venezuelan votes updated 111 days ago

The wives of two jailed Venezuelan opposition politicians have won landslide election victories while their husbands remain behind bars.

Colombian presidential election: Top candidates will face runoff updated 113 days ago

Colombians cast ballots in a hotly contested presidential vote on Sunday, but none of the five candidates running received enough support to win the election.

Raul Castro Fast Facts updated 113 days ago

Here's a look at the life of Cuban leader Raul Castro.

CNN team denied right to cover Venezuela local elections updated 114 days ago

A CNN team has been denied credentials to cover upcoming local elections in Venezuela.

31 children killed after bus catches fire in Colombia updated 118 days ago

A bus packed with children burst into flames in Colombia on Sunday, killing at least 32 people, officials said.

Alleged hacker video roils last days of Colombian presidential campaign updated 119 days ago

A hacker scandal involving a video is sending shockwaves through Colombia's presidential campaign.

As heavy as 14 elephants, as long as 2 tractor trailers: Meet Mr. Titanosaur updated 119 days ago

The dinosaurs unveiled Saturday by Argentina's Museo Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio may be the largest to grace the Earth.

13,000-year-old teenager was early American updated 120 days ago

Skeletal remains are shining a light on the genetic heritage of what we believe are the first people in the Americas.

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal on drug trafficking updated 122 days ago

The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with FARC rebels in the fight against drug trafficking and cultivation of illicit crops, both sides announced Friday.

U.S. retirees living well in Mexico updated 123 days ago

Mexico is plagued by problems but its climate and cost of living, especially homes and medicines, is proving attractive to U.S. and Canadian retirees.

Attorney: Joran van der Sloot to marry in Peruvian prison, become father updated 123 days ago

Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot to be married in Peruvian prison, become father, his attorney tells CNN.

Explorer: Underwater pirates looted what he says is likely Santa Maria updated 123 days ago

An underwater explorer who says he's confident he's discovered the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship, said there's evidence the ship has been looted.

Fistfights amid long bread lines in Venezuela updated 124 days ago

Lines stretch from shops and fights break out at bakeries as bread shortages grow in Venezuela.

500-year-old mystery: Wreck off Haiti may be Columbus' flagship Santa Maria updated 125 days ago

Is a sunken shipwreck off the coast of Haiti the long lost remains of the Santa Maria, Christopher Columbus' flagship from his first voyage to the Americas?

Venezuela cracks down on protest camps updated 126 days ago

The Venezuelan government detained 243 protesters in a swift, predawn operation targeting four campsites set up at public squares around Caracas, the capital.

6.0-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Mexico updated 128 days ago

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico early Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Brazil wrestles with crack epidemic as it gears up for World Cup updated 129 days ago

Brazil is tackling a crack epidemic but critics say it is more concerned with cleaning up the streets before the World Cup than helping addicts.

6.4 quake shakes southern Mexico updated 130 days ago

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico's Guerrero state Thursday, less than a month after a stronger temblor hit the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Bolivian mayor caught on video groping journalist updated 130 days ago

The mayor of Bolivia's largest city is in trouble for groping a journalist at a public event last week.

Cuba says it foiled terror plot, claims exiles planned 'violent actions' updated 131 days ago

Cuba says it foiled a terrorist plot by Cuban exiles to attack military facilities on the island and has arrested four U.S. residents.

A year after genocide trial, has justice been done? updated 131 days ago

The courtroom erupted in cheers after former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide in May 2013 for allegedly allowing massacres of more than 1,700 indigenous Ixil Mayans in the early 1980s.

New rules in Uruguay create a legal marijuana market updated 132 days ago

Uruguay is the first country to regulate legal production, sale and consumption of marijuana, and new rules explain how the South American country will do it.

Honduran police: Man killed 4 siblings with machete updated 132 days ago

Honduran police accuse a man of killing four children with a machete.

Cinco de Mayo Fast Facts updated 133 days ago

Here's some background information about Cinco de Mayo which commemorates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5th every year.

Toronto library denies request to pull Dr. Seuss' 'Hop on Pop' updated 136 days ago

The protest of controversial books is nothing new, but one reader issued a challenge over something a bit less sensational: Dr. Seuss' "Hop on Pop."

Mayor Rob Ford takes break from campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse updated 137 days ago

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said he is taking a break from his re-election campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse -- hours after a local newspaper reported on a new video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine.

Argentine girl dies after apparent bullying attack by classmates updated 138 days ago

Authorities are investigating whether it was an extreme case of bullying that led to the death of a 17-year-old student in Argentina.

Venezuela Fast Facts updated 140 days ago

Here's a look at what you need to know about Venezuela, one of the top oil-producing countries in the world.

Alan Gross, American jailed in Cuba, wants next birthday to be last in cell updated 145 days ago

American Alan Gross' 65th birthday in May will be his last in Cuban prison, his lawyer says.

Haiti searches for clean water solutions updated 145 days ago

Four years after a huge earthquake, Haiti is still in desperate need of clean water.

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