Eighty-two Chibok girls have been freed after successful negotiations between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government, a government official close to the negotiations tells CNN. The source said the the freed Chibok girls are currently in military custody in Banki, in northeastern Nigeria. They will be transferred to the capital, Abuja, where they will undergo medical checks and be reunited with their families. A total of 276 girls were kidnapped from the village of Chibok in April 2014.
Nearly 10 million people across the Midwest were under a flood warning Saturday as several spots along the Mississippi River were expected to reach near-record crests this weekend, the latest threats to a region that got slammed this week by severe flooding.
Defense attorneys for Bryant Neal Vinas, an American al Qaeda recruit who rubbed shoulders with senior figures in the terror group in Pakistan, have called for him to be sentenced to time served when he appears Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, citing their client's exceptional cooperation with the US government.
President Trump says there's a good chance he can broker a Middle East peace deal after meeting with the leader of the Palestinian Authority, saying that the diplomatic challenge isn't "as difficult as people have thought." CNN's Elise Labott reports.
With President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in the rearview mirror, lawmakers and advocates are uncertain but hopeful about the impact the new administration will have on the Native American community.
Here's the simple love story of 15 year-old boy meets much older drama teacher in high school and eventually falls in love. His parents can't keep them apart, so years later the mother of three eventually divorces her husband and marries her former student. They flourish and then he runs for president when he's 39 and she's 64.
When three-year-old thoroughbred Patch takes to the starting gate at this year's Kentucky Derby Saturday, many people -- be it in the stands or watching on TV -- probably won't be aware that this is a very special horse.
On a night marred by insults, one stood out. "France will be led by a woman, either me or Mrs Merkel," Marine Le Pen said of her opponent, Emmanuel Macron, during a two-hour grudge match on French television as the presidential campaign entered its closing days.