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Xi Jinping's rise to power (2017)

The face of China's President Xi Jinping is everywhere across the country. The growth of his personal power has mirrored the rise of China worldwide. CNN's Ivan Watson has more.

NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school…

The National Rifle Association and the state of Florida are both facing a growing backlash amid calls for stricter gun control laws at both the state and federal level

2 dead as severe weather moves eastward through…

2 dead as severe weather featuring possible tornadoes moves eastward through central US

Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

Admirers salute Billy Graham as motorcade carrying body crosses North Carolina

UK Labour Party pressures its leader to change…

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing increasing pressure to change the party's Brexit stance ahead of a key speech on Britain's plan to leave the European Union

The Latest: Woman dead as storm hits Kentucky, Tennessee

Woman dead as severe storm passes through Kentucky, Tennessee

KFC Hilariously Apologizes for its 'Chicken…

KFC is apologizing to customers in the UK and Ireland -- after running out of chicken and shutting down more than half of its 900 stores. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.

Germany's Merkel to name her team for new Cabinet

Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, amid reports that she plans to promote an ambitious conservative critic

The Latest: Sheriff: Lawmaker's letter 'riddled…

The Broward County, Florida, sheriff says a letter from a state lawmaker calling for his resignation after a mass school shooting is "riddled with factual errors, unsupported gossip and falsehoods."

Stocks rally as Fed eases rate worry, tech climbs

U.S. stocks rallied, lifted by gains in technology stocks and a retreat in Treasury yields, as the Federal Reserve eased concerns about the path of interest rate hikes this year. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

Abu Dhabi hosts international trade show of military drones

United Arab Emirates hosts stand-alone trade show featuring military drones, showing their power across Mideast

Prosecutors: Developer gave illicit cash to LA politicians

A real estate developer has been charged with making nearly $200,000 in illegal campaign contributions to committees that supported Mayor Eric Garcetti and seven other Los Angeles politicians while seeking approval to build a massive apartment complex

Democrats Release A Rival Memo On FBI Surveillance

The 10-page memo contains multiple redactions, but appears geared at countering Republican claims that the FBI improperly spied on the Trump campaign.

N. Koreans arrive for Olympics closing ceremony

A high-level North Korean delegation has arrived in South Korea for the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Games and scheduled talks with South Korean officials. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

Facebook Apologizes Over VR Shooting Game at CPAC

Facebook has apologized for featuring a virtual-reality game called Bullet Train —in which players shoot people at a train station—in its booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference, USA Today reports. Bullet Train was just one of a number of violent games featured at the Facebook booth. "In light...

Mexican lawmaker says he scaled border fence

In a stunt aimed at President Trump, this Mexican politician claims he climbed up the border fence between the US and Mexico.

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across…

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded

After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws…

'Our kids have started a revolution:' Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy

Dem Rebuttal Memo to GOP Memo Released

The classified Democratic memo written in response to the classified Republican memo released three weeks ago has itself now been released after getting the go-ahead from President Trump on Saturday, CNN reports. The GOP memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes claimed the FBI abused its powers when it secured surveillance...

Opposition erupts as Iceland eyes banning most…

Icelandic lawmakers are considering a law that would ban the circumcision of boys for non-medical reasons, making it the first European country to do so