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Pope Francis dropped in on lunch at the Vatican cafeteria on Friday "like a thunderbolt out of the blue," according the restaurant's chef.
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Minutes after a twelve-hour humanitarian ceasefire between was extended by Israel, four mortars crashed into southern Israel from Gaza, threatening to upend the fragile truce.
3 Hrs Ago
Former players hoping to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame will face a more rigorous standard after Major League Baseball reduced the number of years that a player is eligible to be voted in.
4 Hrs Ago
The Greater Phoenix area was treated to a rush hour sand storm that completely covered the city, knocked out power to 12,000 residents, and delayed flights on Friday.
5 Hrs Ago
The American embassy in Tripoli was evacuated on Saturday as fighting between militias in Libya spread across the capital. Over 150 Americans were taken out of the country.
8 Hrs Ago
Both sides appear to be honoring the temporary truce that went into effect on Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014 6:23PM ET
Since she posted the pictures, she has received an onslaught of outrage on social media, and her Instagram account has been hacked.
Jul 25, 2014 5:46PM ET
The House has unanimously voted to legalize the unlocking of cellphones so they can be used on other networks Friday.
Jul 25, 2014 5:32PM ET
Though it is a while before Westeros returns to TV screens, Game of Thrones revealed its newest cast members today at its Comic-Con presentation, including the Sand Snakes, various Martells, and the High Sparrow.
Jul 25, 2014 5:07PM ET
Instead of scales, it seems that many of these prehistoric creatures actually had features, used to lure mates and keep warm.
Jul 25, 2014 5:01PM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Megan Fox believes Bigfoot is real, Jon Snow and Ygritte are dating IRL, and Taylor Swift gave a fan good advice on matters of the heart.
Jul 25, 2014 4:44PM ET
Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced a potential military mission, which could add several hundred soldiers from around the world to rebel-occupied eastern Ukraine.
Jul 25, 2014 4:37PM ET
Why individually bill your cast as "Academy Award Nominee" when one of them isn't? Doesn't that hurt their feelings?
Jul 25, 2014 3:57PM ET
Israel agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014 3:31PM ET
After saying women should "make sure [they] don't do anything to provoke wrong actions," the ESPN panelist "apologized" by saying we had all misunderstood his point (which he then repeated).
Jul 25, 2014 3:23PM ET
The bank has increased rates to 8 percent as the conflict with Ukraine becomes more aggressive.
Jul 25, 2014 2:17PM ET
Could Joaquin Phoenix be the next Marvel superhero? The Wrap is reporting that he's Marvel's first choice.
Jul 25, 2014 2:15PM ET
As tensions between Russia and Ukraine increase, Kremlin has supposedly set up 15,000 troops at the border.
Jul 25, 2014 1:33PM ET
Maria Putin has left behind a $3.3 million penthouse in the Netherlands, fleeing the country after locals called for her deporation.
Jul 25, 2014 1:29PM ET
Jonathan Waters, the director of "The Best Damn Band in the Land" was fired Thursday, after an Ohio State University investigation found that he'd allowed a "sexualized" culture to go unpunished in the school's marching band.
Jul 25, 2014 1:28PM ET
In Woody Allen's latest Magic in the Moonlight Colin Firth plays a character that is a variation on a familiar theme for him: an uptight blowhard, who is often softened by the end of the movie, often by his love for a heroine.
Jul 25, 2014 1:25PM ET
The Robert Downey Jr. father/son drama The Judge will open the 2014 Toronto International Film festival on September 4. Co-starring Robert Duvall as Downey's estranged father who honestly, you've seen a movie before and can probably connect the dots.
Jul 25, 2014 1:18PM ET
FIFA has rejected calls from leaders in Germany and the Netherlands to move the World Cup in the aftermath of Flight 17.
Jul 25, 2014 1:09PM ET
Fifty one percent of Americans think the country should focus on deporting undocumented immigrants instead of creating a path to citizenship, according to a new CNN poll.
Jul 25, 2014 12:39PM ET
After a number of discussions, European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary agreement in regards to new sanctions against Russia.
Jul 25, 2014 12:21PM ET
Pope Francis might make his way to the United States in 2015, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.
Jul 25, 2014 12:11PM ET
Militant group ISIS blew up Iraq's tomb of the Prophet Jonah in Mosul on Thursday, civil defense officials told CNN.
Jul 25, 2014 12:08PM ET
So what if she has 100% brain power, that means every plot twist has to make sense?
Jul 25, 2014 11:24AM ET
Lucy sees your impressive muscles, Hercules, and scoffs. She grew those muscles 20% of her brain ago.
Jul 25, 2014 11:06AM ET
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up his push for a proposed Gaza ceasefire, according to reports on Friday, and has called regional leaders from his station in Cairo to consider the temporary measure.