Indian court frees killer of ex-Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi (CNN) India's top court on Wednesday granted the release of a man convicted of killing former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, 31 years after his imprisonment. The Supreme Court invoked extraordinary powers to release A. G. Perarivalan, his att...

South Korea and Japan just don't get along. That's a problem for Biden

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) In uniting Western democracies against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, United States President Joe Biden managed something his critics thought was impossible. The problem for Biden? They have a historically bitter and fractious relati...

What Hezbollah's election setback means for Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Iran-backed Hezbollah lost its parliamentary edge in a high-stakes election last weekend. When Hezbollah's bloc lost a majority that underpinned the last four years of Lebanese politics, it was an unusual setback. In 2000, it drove Isr...

Freak prosecco accident causes history-making cyclist to abandon race

(CNN) Tuesday proved to be an eventful day for Biniam Girmay, who made cycling history at the Giro d'Italia but later had to go to the hospital with an eye injury sustained during his podium celebrations. Eritrean Girmay became the first Black African to wi...

How to help Afghanistan's hunger crisis

(CNN) Hunger and food insecurity have reached catastrophic levels in Afghanistan. The World Food Program reports that almost 20 million people -- about half the country's population -- are in desperate need of food. Drought conditions, the pandemic and the...

Over 100,000 people officially missing or disappeared in Mexico

(CNN) Mexico has officially registered more than 100,000 people as missing or disappeared, according to data from the Interior Ministry's National Registry of Missing People. From 1964 to the present day, the country has registered more than 100,023 people...

Jill Biden heading to Latin America on three-country tour

REUTERS/Evelyn HocksteinCNN —First lady Jill Biden on Wednesday departs Washington for a six-day Latin American tour, with scheduled stops in Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica, according to a White House release obtained first by CNN. Biden will be joined on t...

How 'Queer Eye' star battled through insecurities over hair loss

Whether giving motivational speeches, campaigning for mental health or life-coaching on hit makeover show " Queer Eye ," he has built a career on his seemingly infectious sense of confidence. In his early 20s, Brown had realized that his hairline was "about...

Pakistan hit by deadly cholera outbreak as heat wave grips South Asia

(CNN) A deadly cholera outbreak linked to contaminated drinking water has infected thousands of people in central Pakistan as the country grapples with a water crisis exacerbated by a brutal heat wave in South Asia. The outbreak comes as Pakistan faces a se...