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CNN

The 20 photographs of the week

The battle for Mosul, the Day of the Dead, the US elections – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Diver may have found 'lost nuke' missing since cold war off Canada coast

Sean Smyrichinsky thought he saw a UFO when he encountered object that may have been abandoned by an American bomber before crash in British Columbia<p>The Canadian navy will be heading to the coast of British Columbia to investigate claims that a diver may have come across “the lost nuke” – a Mark IV …

Haida Gwaii

North Carolina Voter Suppression Is Real, and It's Horrifying

"It almost looks like a cattle call, the way people are being purged."<p>There is a lot of nervous talk about how early-voting turnout seems to be off among those people at whom various Republican governors and their pet state legislatures have spent eight years aiming various voter-suppression laws, …

Government

Michelle Obama and Melania Trump pictured together at White House meeting as Donald Trump considers administration appointments

• <b>Obama says "an excellent conversation" with Trump at White House</b>• <b><br>Trump calls Obama "a very, very good man"</b>• <b><br>Melania Trump also meets the first lady</b>• <b><br>Nigel Farage to be Trump's go-between</b>• <b><br>How the world's cartoonists reacted</b><p>The White House has released an image of Michelle Obama speaking to Melania Trump - …

Donald Trump

The 8 Greatest Political Money Scandals in American History

Remember these characters in American political history?<p>L'Affaire Hamilton<p>Money scandals emerged early in the nation’s history. In fact, Alexander …

Quentin Tarantino Still Insists He Will Retire After 10 Films

Quentin Tarantino is close to taking his final bow. Tarantino sat down with Ann Lewnes, CMO of Adobe, at Adobe Max — The Creativity Conference in San …

Winters Have Been Horrendous Lately, And Researchers Finally Think They Know Why

It's not just you.<p>Researchers might have gotten to the bottom of why the US and Britain have had extremely cold winters recently.<p>Climate scientists …

Robots built this trippy brick facade

Whoa<p>Brick, a material as old as time, may just be the edgiest thing in architecture right now. Earlier this year, we saw Dutch firm MVRDV cover an Amsterdam Chanel boutique with super strong, super rad bricks of glass. And now, Chinese firm Archi-Union Architects has created a brick facade that …

10 things to know about competitors in the toughest sailing race on Earth

Starting this weekend, the Vendée Globe sailing race could just be the toughest endurance contests in the world. Known as 'the Everest of sailing', competitors take part in a non-stop, three-month, 30-000-miles solo lap of the globe. They're disqualified if they get help from anyone outside the …

HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

In the years leading to World War I there are five major powers within Europe - Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia, France and Britain. The cast list …

3 Crazy Coincidences That Could Win The Cubs The World Series

An exciting Latin American infielder has captivated baseball fans this postseason. He fields like a future Gold Glover. He scorches extra-base hits …

Dozens Dead In What UNICEF Calls One Of Worst School Bombings In Syria's War

Warplanes repeatedly bombed a complex of three schools in northern Syria on Wednesday in what UNICEF is calling one of the deadliest attacks on schools since the conflict began more than five years ago.<p>"This is a tragedy. It is an outrage. And if deliberate, it is a war crime," said UNICEF Director …

Middle East

Chicago Cubs Beat Cleveland Indians 5-1 In Game 2 Of The World Series

<b>Updated at 11:30 p.m. ET</b><p>The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 in Game 2 of the World Series. The best-of-seven Series is tied one game apiece as the action moves to Chicago for Game 3 on Friday.<p>Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta disarmed the Indians batters, holding them hitless until the …

Cubs vs. Indians World Series Game 2: Live Score and Highlights

The Chicago Cubs tied the World Series with a 5-1 Game 2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.<p>In a lengthy four-hour contest moved up due to weather concerns, the Cubs collected nine hits and eight walks. Every starter reached base, including Kyle Schwarber, who continued his highly improbable …

Could a third party with actual power be Donald Trump's next political move?

A ‘Trump Party’ would secure his legacy far into the future while allowing his supporters to assert their views outside Republican strictures<p>Back in August, when Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump began consulting with Roger Ailes and hired Breitbart CEO Stephen Bannon to head his …

I counted every interruption in the first presidential debate. And then I did the same for Obama-Romney.

I spent Monday night clicking a button on my computer each time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump interrupted each other (or host Lester Holt) during the first presidential debate.<p>I ended up clicking that button a whole lot.<p>The result was this graphic, produced about halfway through the debate, …

Hate, unleashed: How Donald Trump unleashed the right-wing bigots that the GOP once kept under control

Republicans have cashed in on ugly bigotry for years, while keeping the worst offenders under wraps. No longer.<p>There has been a lot of talk over this presidential campaign about the lack of enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton compared with the excitement and energy among Donald Trump's followers. It is …