OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Less than a week after a series of critical tweets from the president over an Ohio plant closure, General Motors is announcing plans to add 400 jobs and build a new electric vehicle at a factory north of Detroit.

For more than 300 years, the world’s rarest pasta recipe and its intricate shaping technique have been passed down by generations of women in one Sardinian family. Today there are only a few women on the planet, including Paola Abraini, who know how to make “su filindeu.” The thread-like pas…

Farmers in the midwest are reeling after catastrophic flooding followed President Donald Trump's tariffs, which sent crop prices plunging. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.

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For the past six generations, the Fukushima family has mastered and preserved the intricate art of Japanese confectionery known as wagashi. These ornate sweets, meant to reflect the delicate beauty of nature, were traditionally created to accompany the Japanese tea ceremony. They are often s…

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When Andrés Ruzo was a boy, his grandfather would tell him tales of a mythical city of gold deep in the heart of the Peruvian jungle. Though never believing the stories to be true, the legend of the lost city stuck with him into adulthood. Years later, as a geothermal scientist, Ruzo decided…

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a campaign that spanned five years and two U.S. presidencies, unleashed more than 100,000 bombs and killed untold numbers of civilians, the U.S. military engineered the destruction of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed empire in Iraq and Syria.

Khizr Khan, a Gold Star father and Muslim-American who drew President Trump's ire for his attacks on the then-Republican nominee for president during his speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper about Trump's recent attacks on the late Sen. John McCain.

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CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin reacts to House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings saying his committee has obtained information that several senior White House officials have used personal email and messaging accounts to conduct government business, including Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.

They were a farming family, a young hothead, and an aspiring engineer with nothing in common -- except a weapon that reached the San Francisco streets through unlicensed gun dealing. CNN's Senior Investigative Correspondent Drew Griffin has the story.

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter today that he would be overturning decades of US international policy by stating it is time the US fully recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.

CNN Legal Analyst Joan Biskupic and author of "The Chief" explains how Chief Justice John Roberts balances his conservative nature and his desire to protect the court from accusations of political bias.

In one of his many road trips to Morocco, Emile Leray (nicknamed the “Doctor of African Mechanics” by his friends) hit a roadblock ... literally. Well, actually it was a rock in the middle of the desert, but you get the idea. With his car’s front axel destroyed and a limited food supply, Ler…

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Every day, Kim Ok Ja dons a wetsuit and snorkel, grabs a fishing spear and a net, and dives into the Pacific Ocean to hunt for conch and sea life that her family can eat or sell. She is 78 years old and shows no sign of slowing down. Based on the Korean island of Jeju, she is one of a dwindl…

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CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the importance of the chickenpox vaccine after Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.

There are vast differences among the more than a dozen Democrats who have thrown their hats in the ring for the 2020 presidential race, but six of them have something significant in common: Should one of them win, their husband would become the first-ever first spouse.

Since the 1980s, the Rubik’s Cube has captivated the minds of puzzle solvers around the globe. But how did one of the world’s most addictive and prolific puzzles come to be? It all began in the beautiful city of Budapest, in the beautiful mind of Ernő Rubik, a design and architecture lecture…

In a Chinese village of 300 people, 51-year-old Lin Fagan continues a centuries-old tradition of making noodles by hand. But these aren’t just any noodles—these thread-thin suo noodles measure nine feet in length and take 16 hours to produce. Fagan and his wife make them every day, but with …

Most of us town-and-city dwellers spend our days pounding hard, paved ground. But in Giethoorn, Holland, residents float through canals. Built without roads, a series of waterways and bridges connect the town’s 2,400 residents. This incredible aquatic infrastructure has even earned the town …

Consider the humble potato. Many of us take the starchy tuber for granted. But not Julio Hancco Mamani. That’s because deep in the Andes mountains, in the Cusco region of Peru, this “Potato King” is continuing a family legacy by cultivating more than 400 native varieties of the crop. But he’…

What happens when a crime scene is dozens of feet underwater? You call Mike Berry. The life of an underwater criminal investigator is far from glamorous, but this gig is pretty badass—and extremely rewarding.

Meet Blakely, the Australian shepherd who mothers orphaned baby animals at the Cincinnati Zoo (too cute, we know). This patient rescue pup shows baby cheetahs, wallabies, foxes and the occasional warthog how to play and socialize like real, well, animals.

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CNN's Don Lemon criticizes President Donald Trump for his recent remarks about the Mueller report, the late Sen. John McCain and George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.