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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

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

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

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

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.

Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Extradited To US

Mexican officials said Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán has been successfully extradited to the U.S., where he could face drug charges in several states.

The Latest: Red carpets out at airport in Gambia capital

The Latest: Red carpets laid out at airport in Gambia's capital in sign of speech, departure

Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in…

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who had been overseeing a large part of major corruption investigation, has died in a plane crash, his son says

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

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.

International Community May Finally Help As…

About 65,000 Rohingyas have abandoned their homes since October.

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

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra

Syria's state run news agency says the Islamic State group has destroyed parts of the Roman amphitheater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra

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

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.

The Transfer Of Power To Gambia's President-Elect…

In December, Gambia elected a new president for the first time in 22 years, but the incumbent, President Yahya Jammeh, is refusing to step down.

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

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

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

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

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.

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.

Dozens Missing After Avalanche Buries Italian…

An avalanche buried Hotel Rigopiano on Wednesday. Local media have quoted rescuers as saying "many" inside the hotel are feared dead.

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

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

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

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.

Indonesia's Zoos That Aren't 'Decent' Still Might…

Only four of the country's 58 zoos were deemed "decent" in 2015.