Ukraine has again returned to center stage in a critical international pirouette involving Russia and the United States for the first time since Moscow annexed Crimea five years ago. With media reports suggesting that President Trump pressured Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son during a phone call in July, a host of complex diplomatic and political forces have converged again in this corner of eastern Europe.

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Defectors from North Korea share gruesome stories of life under leader Kim Jong Un. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky does not have an easy job. Ukraine is one of the poorest places in Europe, his country faces a steady outflow of capital and a proxy war with Russian-backed insurgents has settled into a bloody stalemate.

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A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania.

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At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said.

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This Sunday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are sharing a stage in my hometown of Houston, Texas, at an event named "Howdy, Modi". This is Modi's first trip to the US since his reelection earlier this year, and it comes at a time when he and Trump are looking to forge stronger ties and trade relations between the US and India.

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A New York Judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming trial brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump's security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower.

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At least 37 people were injured on Saturday when a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Albania.

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"Queer Eye" star and advocate Jonathan Van Ness bares his soul in a memoir due out Tuesday in which he writes about being sexually assaulted as a child, having sex with older men as a teen, battling drug addiction and being diagnosed with H.I.V.

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Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of abusing the power of his presidency in urging the Ukrainian President to investigate Biden's son, Hunter, to smear his presidential campaign, angrily calling on Congress to investigate Trump's contact with the foreign leader.

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