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India: Pakistan had 'direct hand' in deadly convoy strike

India said there was "incontrovertible evidence" that Pakistan had a "direct hand" in a bomb attack on a convoy that killed 37 paramilitary soldiers in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Haiti President defiant amid deadly protests and calls for his resignation

Haitian President Jovenel Moise has rejected calls for his resignation and promised unspecified economic measures after more than a week of deadly anti-government protests.

A WWI letter was found in a box of old papers after almost 102 years

A Canadian antique dealer stumbled on an unlikely treasure in a bunch of old papers she bought for a dollar -- a letter written by a World War I soldier almost 102 years ago.

81-year-old is sole resident of remote, disputed island

In 1991, Kim Sin-yeol and her husband made the unusual decision to move to a lonely outcrop of islands at the heart of a long-standing territorial dispute between Japan and South Korea.

Is AI the future of education?

One UAE-based tech company, Alef Education, is hoping to answer that question with their educational AI platform. But there's debate over whether the benefits outweigh potential privacy concerns and increased screen time.

Uber turns to boats to beat Mumbai's terrible traffic

Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats.

India is building a city from scratch

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy.

Robot valets head to London

Travelers flying out of London's Gatwick Airport may soon have a robot parking their car.

Alibaba's 'City Brain' uses AI to kill traffic

Traffic used to be a frequent headache for residents in Hangzhou, the eastern Chinese city that's home to Alibaba.

How the tragedy of Appie Nouri changed Ajax for ever

"You never know [how good he could have been]," says a visibly emotional Danny Blind, Ajax's former manager and the head of its academy, as he remembers the impact Abdelhak Nouri had at the Dutch club.

In a league of his own, Hirscher is the skier that 'can't lose'

How do you judge greatness in sport? Can you even compare athletes from different eras? Two classic bar room topics with no finite answers.

Bird ready to soar after dream start to season

Sam Bird says he's still pinching himself ahead of this weekend's Mexico City E-Prix after his stunning start to the Formula E season propelled him to the top of the drivers' standings.

'Horse Barber' creating equine art

By combining her two passions, Melody Hames produces some of the most unexpected and spectacular designs in the equine world.

Mikaela Shiffrin braves CNN quickfire quiz

Quiet night in or big night out? Heels or sneakers? Olympic gold or an overall World Cup title?

Vonn's G.O.A.T. tribute cake

The last eight days have proven typically eventful in the life and times of Lindsey Vonn.

From S. Sudanese refugee to supermodel

I don't remember much about my earliest years, but certain vivid memories linger: the scorching yet still comforting heat of the African sun, the rich brown color of Kenyan land, adults from backgrounds different than mine helping others with daily needs, and most of all, the carefree laughter and pitter-pattering footsteps from children like myself, never ceasing as we danced in our own little universes.

Rise of India's lavish wedding culture

When it comes to elaborate nuptials, few can rival the mega-weddings of India's super-rich.

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'

Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.

Why was this car hidden away for 30 years?

If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

Italian town will pay you $10,000 to move in

Tempted by the recent offer of an Italian home for just over a $1? Well, you might want to hold out for a better deal.

This could be world's biggest superyacht

Just when you thought superyacht designs couldn't get any more extravagant, along comes one to blow the others clean out of the water.

The city where it's normal to be different

The Summer of Love may be one for the history books, but you can't get far in San Francisco without being reminded of what it once was.

He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved the lives of 2.4 million babies

Most people, when they retire, get a gold watch. James Harrison deserves so much more than that.

After one woman saved Chicago's homeless from the cold, an army of strangers followed her lead

A single act of generosity was multiplied again and again this week after a Good Samaritan paid for hotel rooms to shelter homeless Chicagoans from a historic and potentially deadly cold snap.