The summer sun beats brightly down on the streets of the picturesque Italian mountain town, but the people who walk them are not on holiday. Amatrice has become a mausoleum.
Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake -- as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290.
Italian towns like Amatrice are old, and deep in the mountains complicating rescue efforts after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.
The Amatrice earthquake gives us a chance to have a conversation today, a conversation that regrettably is always a day late.
A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said.
Donald Trump on Saturday pushed back against Hillary Clinton's efforts to link him to the Ku Klux Klan.
ISIS has released a video online showing five young boys killing five prisoners.
Bangladeshi police killed one of the "suspected masterminds" of the July terror attack in Dhaka after an hourlong battle, authorities said.
The conflict in Colombia has gone of for so long, that many people know only their country in war. News of a peace deal is bringing much hope, but there is also skepticism.
Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.
Bolivian miners kidnapped and fatally beat a government minister who was seeking talks with them following weeks of protests, authorities say.
Army Major General David Haight was removed from his key post after allegations of sexual impropriety. Experts say his alleged actions could have put US national security at risk. CNN's Elise Labott reports.
Chelsea has taken an early lead at the top of the English Premiership after an emphatic win over Burnley.
Border Patrol agents in California hit a jackpot this week in terms of cash seizures: $3 million.
A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found this week in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said.
A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said.
Buses packed with people rumbled past bombed-out buildings in the Damascus suburb of Daraya on Friday.
Astronomers are thrilled with the discovery of a new planet. Why does this matter? Prof. Michael Shara tells CNN's Jonathan Mann.
The presidents' furry friends have been the source of adoration, humor and drama during their time as first dogs in the White House, from President Barack Obama's Portuguese water dogs Bo and Sunny to Franklin D. Roosevelt's beloved Scottish terrier Fala.
Nico Rosberg will start in pole position in the Belgian Grand Prix Sunday after finishing fastest in qualifying.
All eyes will surely focus on Andy Murray for the US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the season.
A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook.
In 2015, two men drove a car through all 48 contiguous U.S. states on less than $300 of diesel fuel, or just eight tankfuls.
Samantha Folster and Gilbert Fredette walk into the high school classroom and quickly launch into an uncomfortable conversation.
Take a look at 33 photos of the week from August 19 through August 25.
Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin are one of the reasons African-Americans will vote for the Republican nominee.
The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it.
Former Bush administration official Paul Wolfowitz said he is considering voting for Hillary Clinton in an interview in which he lambasted Donald Trump as dangerous.
Did Donald Trump actually believe that raising baseless accusations about the health of Hillary Clinton, who is two years his junior, will somehow cause people to stop supporting her and side with him or a third party candidate?
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to lay out his position on immigration in a speech next week in Arizona. But right now, very little is clear about Trump's immigration policy, other than the fact that he has hinted at a "softening" on his position on undocumented immigrants, while at the same time saying he would not be flip-flopping.
Two stranded mariners were rescued after a US Navy aircraft crew spotted three vital letters etched into the sand while flying over a deserted beach in Micronesia: "SOS."
Caught between modernity and 20,000 years as hunter-gatherers, the San people sit at a crossroads.
If there's a universal photo style -- besides the selfie -- it might be the family photo.
It's monsoon season in the Philippines and in a ramshackle neighborhood in Quezon City, near Manila, police are knocking on doors.
The documents prepared for Presidents Nixon and Ford shed important light on the crucial relationship between presidents and the intelligence world, writes Tim Naftali
Harsha Vadlamani knows India's drought cycles.
Earlier this week, Russia's Vladimir Putin reportedly told Egypt's President Abdul Fattah Sisi that he would be willing to host direct talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow.
Sometimes a bathing suit is just a bathing suit. But not today. Europeans -- Muslims, Christians, atheists and others -- are fiercely debating the question of what women should be allowed to wear at the beach. It seems like a trivial matter, but it isn't.
Award winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, made a powerful speech about the plight of refugees, calling it "the moral imperative of our time" to do more to help.
As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.
"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Across the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.