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Putin steals spotlight from Obama's international trip

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (CNN) -- For the White House, this hectic, week-long journey to Europe and Saudi Arabia was supposed to showcase President Barack Obama's leadership on the world stage.

Train jumps tracks, 32 hurt at Chicago's O'Hare airport

A commuter train arriving at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport jumped the tracks and climbed an escalator Monday morning. The crash left 32 people with non-life-threatening injuries, Chicago police said. The Chicago Transit Authority Blue

Tumbleweeds take over Colorado neighborhoods

This isn't your classic Western movie where you'll find a solitary tumbleweed rolling through a desolate landscape. These are neighborhoods around Colorado Springs, where a strange takeover of tumbleweeds started last week.

Washington landslide: 8 dead, 108 missing

A list of those reported missing following a landslide in rural Washington state includes 108 names, emergency officials said Monday. But that doesn't mean all of them were killed in Saturday's disaster north of Seattle, Snohomish County Emergency

The left is pushing Obama to use his executive authority

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Starting his sixth year in office, President Barack Obama promised to use the power of the pen to push his legislative agenda.

Washington landslide: 8 dead, 108 missing

 A list of those reported missing following a landslide in rural Washington state includes 108 names, emergency officials said Monday.

Detained journalist 'will enjoy all his rights,' Egyptian leader says

Interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour sent a letter to the family of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy on Sunday telling him that Fahmy "will enjoy all his rights guaranteed by Egyptian law." Mansour also ordered Egypt's interior minist

'They have told us all lives are lost,' Flight 370 passenger's relative tells CNN

Before a Monday news conference announcing that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in the Indian Ocean, relatives of passengers learned the tragic news via a text from the airline. The text read: "Malaysia Airlines deeply regrets that we have to a

Malaysia PM: Flight 370 went down over southern Indian Ocean

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down over the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, citing a new analysis of satellite data by a British satellite company and accident investigators, and apparently ending ho

Canadian couple expecting quintuplets ends up with phantom pregnancy

A Canadian woman convincers her boyfriend and even herself that she's pregnant. Oddly enough, her body responded as if she was pregnant. It was supposed to be a happy and exciting time for this Quebeck couple.