Hong Kong (CNN) — When feudal Japan's most powerful warlord Nobunaga Oda met Yasuke, a black slave-turned-retainer, in 1581, he believed the man was a god. Oda had never seen an African before. And like
(CNN) — The UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW). Monday's report said austerity-motivated
(CNN) — A transgender woman whose April assault made national news was found dead on a Dallas, Texas, street Saturday morning, police said. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7200 block
Hong Kong (CNN Business) — Google is cutting back on its business with Huawei, following an order from the Trump administration barring American companies from selling to the Chinese tech firm without
Nearly two years since the Sutherland Springs church massacre, a new sanctuary marks an era of healing
(CNN) — Sunday was the first time the bells of the First Baptist Church tolled in nearly two years. In 2017, 26 people were gunned down in the small Sutherland Springs community church in what Texas Gov.
(CNN) — Monday will mark a historic day in Chicago as the city inaugurates its first African American lesbian mayor. Lori Lightfoot, a former assistant US attorney, will be sworn in at 10:30 a.m. at Wintrust
(CNN) — "Jeopardy!" is back to its regularly scheduled programming on Monday, and that means James Holzhauer is back on the buzzer. After a two week hiatus due to the "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament, record-breaking,
Beijing (CNN) — Taiwan has lashed out at China's state media for attempting to take credit for the island's historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage. On Friday, Taiwan's legislators passed a bill
(CNN) — Republicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash's rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President "engaged in impeachable conduct" -- the first by a GOP lawmaker --
Texas and Oklahoma bracing for tornadoes and floods as another round of storms returns to the Southern Plains
(CNN) — The Central and Southern Plains -- which have already been battered by pounding thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail -- are taking cover before another round of dangerous weather. A "potent spring
Varanasi, India (CNN) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on course to win a second term after polling in the world's biggest election came to a close on Sunday, initial exit polls suggest. Most exit
A billionaire will pay off debt of Morehouse College's 2019 graduates. Here is what that gesture means
(CNN) — Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith's commitment to pay off the student loan debt for graduates of the historically black Morehouse College covers millions of dollars, the school said. "When have
(CNN) — Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into
(CNN) — The following contains spoilers about the "Game of Thrones" series finale that premiered May 19. "When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die." After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a
Washington D.C. (CNN) — President Donald Trump appeared to confirm that the United States had conducted a cyberattack against a Russian entity during last year's midterm elections in an interview aired
Varanasi, India (CNN) — The River Ganges, or the Ganga to Indians, is one of Hinduism's most sacred waterways. Considered the personification of goddess Ganga, it is worshiped by millions of the faithful.
(CNN) — Kensington Palace took to social media and shared some new photos of the royal family frolicking around in new garden co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge. The "Back to Nature" garden, also
(CNN) — Sybrina Fulton, an African-American mother who became a social justice activist after the 2012 fatal shooting of her son, Trayvon Martin, is running for political office in Florida. Fulton will
(CNN) — After eight years the world is finally about to find out how "Game of Thrones" ends. We know some characters will die. There will probably be dragon fire. A lot of us won't be happy with the outcome.
Cairo, Egypt (CNN) — At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN.