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bound Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica camps

Julio Alvarez's troubles with the police in Cuba started when they stopped him from selling sandwiches on the street.<p>Alvarez, a 35-year-old father from Cienfuegos, a city on the Caribbean island's southern coast, patted his hands together, mimicking the bread on the fish as he described his …

Costa Rica

Stocks: How scared should we be?

On a scale of 1 to 10, how worried are you?<p>Richard Quest, CNN's chief international business correspondent, has put that question to a lot of VIPs at Davos. Responses range from 2.5 to 9.<p>The reality is probably somewhere between 5 and 6 -- the average of what CEOs and global leaders say.<p>Yes, stocks …

Stock Markets

12 Powerful Photos of Martin Luther King Jr.

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in front of a bus at the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, Montgomery, Alabama,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Don Cravens—The …

When Are You Really an Adult?

In an age when the line between childhood and adulthood is blurrier than ever, what is it that makes people grown up?<p>It would probably be fair to call Henry “aimless.” After he graduated from Harvard, he moved back in with his parents, a boomerang kid straight out of a trend piece about the …

Saudi Arabia faces 'economic bomb' and hikes gas prices 50%

Saudi Arabia is running out of money.<p>While the world's attention is focused on Saudi Arabia's latest flare up with Iran, many Saudis are concerned about the "economic bomb" at home. The government is slashing a plethora of perks for its citizens.<p>The cash crunch is so dire that the Saudi government …

Saudi Arabia

Watch: Mick Fanning, Legend

If there’s a man on the planet whose year can be described as legendary, his name is Mick Fanning. The only thing that would have made 2015 complete …

China's new antiterrorism law could boost tech worries

Critics have said the law could give Beijing cover for snooping into the operations of technology companies or ways to circumvent privacy protections in everyday gadgets.<p>Technology companies could face a worrisome wrinkle for their operations in China with the arrival of a law meant to combat …

Privacy

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in police shooting of Chicago teen

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of Quintonio LeGrier, the teenager fatally shot by Chicago police over the weekend, has taken legal action against the city of Chicago.<p>On Monday, Antonio LeGrier filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the officer shot his son without justification, …

Crime

Dangerous Snow, Cold Temperatures Trail Twisters and Floods in Central U.S.

Tornadoes, blizzards and heavy rain have assaulted much of the country’s middle section in recent days, killing dozens of people.<p>At least 19 people were killed from Wednesday to Saturday in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama in wicked weather that made the Christmas holiday hellish for …

Weather

A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1216000/1216415_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526993814_2b93bfaee0135c14a19e506cc5f9464d<p><b>More than 150,000 people in Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil have been driven from their homes by some of the worst flooding in years.</b><p>Heavy …

Argentina