A 20-year-old French-Burundian posts the ISIS flag on his Facebook page Saturday, then enters a police station in the suburbs of Tours, shouts Allahu Akbar and slashes one officer across the face with a knife and wounds two others before a fourth officer shoots him dead.
It's a story which has captured the imagination of the English Premier League and persuaded one UK retailer to use it for its Christmas TV advert -- but did rival armies really turn the World War I killing fields into a football field?
In opposing President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba, Florida's Republican senator, Marco Rubio, explained, "This entire policy shift announced today is based on an illusion, on a lie, the lie and the illusion that more commerce and access to money and goods will translate to political freedom for the Cuban people." Rubio has correctly touched on the core issue. But theory, logic and history suggest that he's wrong in his conclusions.
Pope Francis has unleashed a blistering critique of the Vatican bureaucracy -- or Curia -- criticizing its "illnesses" ranging from the "disease of feeling immortal" to vainglory and excessive planning.
A new video released by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirms the group's senior leaders were closely involved in the plot to blow up a U.S. airliner over Detroit five years ago and that American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was among them.
What will the future of web technology look like? The acclaimed computer scientist and inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee spoke exclusively to CNN Smart Business following an event hosted by Sapient Nitro. Here, he gives us his top insights:
A billionaire who jointly controlled Asia's biggest property development company and a man who was once Hong Kong's second-ranked official were sentenced to prison for conspiracy to commit misconduct in one of the city's most significant corruption trials.
Gene Seymour asks: On news that the blues singer died this week, was there anyone who didn't think of his apoplectic, unforgettable version of "With a Little Help From My Friends," a song he conquered at Woodstock and made his own?