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U.S. State Department finds 4 worst countries for human trafficking

After several years of what it calls broken promises, the U.S. government has singled out Thailand, Malaysia, The Gambia and Venezuela for taking insufficient action against human trafficking.

89-year-old Philadelphia man faces extradition for Nazi war crimes at Auschwitz

(CNN) -- For decades, prosecutors say, Johann (John) Breyer had successfully eluded a dark past.

How to protect yourself from the new mosquito borne virus

Public health authorities are warning Americans to be aware of a dangerous mosquito borne illness that is hitting the Caribbean islands and other locations overseas.

World's 10 most expensive cities to visit

If there's any truth in the old saw that London's streets are paved with gold, it's probably because they've been gilded by cash stripped from the pockets of tourists.

Why World Cup referees are using vanishing spray

Now you see it, now you don't. That's the logic behind the vanishing spray being used at this year's World Cup in Brazil.

Oil prices spike as Iraq violence flares

Oil prices spiked Thursday to levels not seen in nine months as escalating violence in Iraq sparked worries about crude exports.

World's oldest man dies at age 111 in NY

A 111-year-old New Yorker who had been certified as the oldest man in the world has died. Alexander Imich died Sunday morning at a senior residence in Manhattan, his niece, Karen Bogen, confirmed to CNN.

Scotland to vote on independence from U.K.

Scotland has a big decision to make soon. In just about 100-days, voters will decide whether to remain part of the United Kingdom. The debate is passionate and opinion polls on the outcome are narrowing.

Why airlines make 'less than $6 per passenger'

The aviation industry thrives on big numbers.

Japanese company introduces emotional robot

When someone is being stiff and acting emotionless, we may have to quit calling them a robot.