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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman is extradited…

Mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin who twice made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run as the country's most wanted man has been extradited to the U.S. to face drug trafficking and other charges

Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe

U.S. authorities say billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China

US defense official: B-2 bombers strike ISIS…

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

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.

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.

Supreme Court justice in Brazil dies in plane…

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

Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in…

Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' extradited to US

Guzman to face charges including drug trafficking

Daniel Barenboim returns to Carnegie Hall

"You feel the walls tells the stories" of everyone who has played at Carnegie Hall, says the famed conductor, who is celebrating 60 years since his debut there.

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.

International Community May Finally Help As…

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

UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sport

Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain

30 missing in central Italy avalanche that buries…

Rescue workers have been met with an eerie silence after reaching a four-star spa hotel in a mountainous earthquake region of central Italy where authorities say at least 30 people are missing, including at least two children

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

'A situation of contested legitimacy' in Gambia

The spokesman for Gambia's new president Adama Barrow tells Christiane Amanpour

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.

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.

Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for Trump

Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration

Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in…

Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in Senegal, while no word from longtime leader

Italian hotel buried by snow after avalanche

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

A plastic ocean

As climate skeptics prepare to move into the White House, a new documentary is trying to wake us up to the chilling reality of plastic's effect on our oceans.

$75,000 For Your Own Rose Garden and Other…

There are many accommodations available if you are traveling to Washington D.C. for the inauguration, from a $75,000 package that includes your own rose wall and Airbnb options, like a couch. Elizabeth Keatinge (@ekeatinge) has more.

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.

French military: death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77

A French military spokesman says the death toll in the attack on an army camp in Gao, in northern Mali, has risen to 77.

UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President Barrow

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution expressing "full support" to Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, condemning his attempts to usurp power

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

Iran fears Trump presidency

Many Iranians are nervous about what a Donald Trump presidency will mean for their country. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports from Iran.

Twitter Shuts Down Rob Schneider's MLK Tweet To…

The comedian is known for portraying racially stereotyped characters in many of his films. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.