URGENT - Pakistan plane crash mayday call

(CNN) -- A pilot on the doomed Pakistan International Airlines plane that crashed near Abbottabad on Wednesday made a mayday call, saying he had lost control…

PIA plane crash: 43 bodies recovered

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At least 43 bodies have been recovered from the site of a plane crash Wednesday near Abbottabad, Pakistan, police said.

A total of 48 people were on board,…

Ohio's 'heartbeat' abortion bill awaits Gov. Kasich's signature

John Kasich

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Donald Trump's election, and a presumption that he'll appoint conservative Supreme Court justices, spurred Ohio Republicans to pass what would effectively be…

President Obama: ISIS rise surprised me, US intelligence


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ISIS' march across Iraq and Syria -- a campaign that's forced President Barack Obama to return small numbers of US troops to the region, even after touting an…

Italy's Renzi to officially resign after referendum defeat

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will officially resign Wednesday after a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform.

Sunday, Italians voted…

President Obama marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Pearl Harbor anniversary

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President Barack Obama marked the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Wednesday by honoring those who gave their lives that day.


Trump market rally could be derailed unless...

The euphoric stock market reaction to President-elect Trump's win was a relief following reports of dire economic consequences of a Trump victory.

But history…

Nordstrom's $85 leather-wrapped rock has sold out

Looking to buy a classy pet rock this holiday season? Believe it or not, a lot of people were.

An $85 leather-wrapped stone -- yes, you read that right -- has…

Why does Angela Merkel suddenly want to ban veil?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not one for rabble-rousing. In 11 years as the leader of Germany, her speeches are usually sobering analyses of thorny…

Trump seeks Obama advice on appointments

Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Miami on Sept. 16, 2016

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President-elect Donald Trump revealed Wednesday that he consults with President Barack Obama on some of his potential appointments -- and values the…

Boehner: 'Thank God I'm not in the middle of this'

Former House Speaker John Boehner says he is thankful that he did not have to participate in the 2016 presidential election.

"Every day I'd watch it and was…

Carrier union boss: Trump is only half-way done saving jobs

Donald Trump has only kept half his promise to stop jobs at a Carrier plant from moving to Mexico, according to the union president who represents hourly…

Why Netflix's Iron Fist will look different than anything else on TV

Hollywood cinematographer Manuel Billeter hovers over a TV monitor a few feet away from the set of Netflix's upcoming Iron Fist series, looking for small…

Opinion: Fake news is domestic terrorism

On the night before Halloween, October 30, 1938, the CBS radio network's Mercury Theatre of the Air broadcast an adaptation of H.G. Wells' novel "The War of…

Trump and Boeing CEO talk about threat to cancel Air Force One program

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg promised President-elect Donald Trump in a phone call Tuesday that the company will work to limit the cost of the new Air Force…

LeBron James on why he wouldn't stay at Trump's NYC hotel

LeBron James wants Donald Trump to be "one of the best presidents ever," but that doesn't mean he wants to stay in a Trump-branded hotel.

James decided not to…

Trump warns Wall Street: I'm going to cut drug prices

Prescription drugs, tablets, medicine, generic

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Donald Trump's shocking November victory set off a frenzy on Wall Street to buy pharmaceutical stocks.

Investors bet that Trump would be far less likely to…

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