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With presidential impeachment hearings,

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With presidential impeachment hearings, O.J. Simpson's murder trial and the golden age of TV sitcoms, the last 10 years of the 20th century were an unforgettable time for those who lived through them. The '90s were a time of peace and prosperity for many Americans, but the "last great decade" also saw the rise of terrorism, genocides and famine in parts of the globe. Here are 90 moments that defined the decade, and in many cases, shaped the world we live in today.

CNNi talks to L.A. Times reporter

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CNNi talks to L.A. Times reporter August Brown about the death of Linkin Park lead singer, Chester Bennington.

Charities join forces to #fightfamine

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Eight international relief organizations are saying enough is enough.

Why in the world is this puppy green?

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A rare phenomenon resulted in this emerald-hued pup.

Swedes name a train 'Trainy McTrainface'

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Democracy is alive and well in Sweden, where a rail service has promised to honor an unusual vote.

The fate of Afro Germans under Nazis

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In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.

Princess Diana's personal items on display at Buckingham Palace

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From Lionel Richie cassette tapes to her beloved ballet shoes, personal objects that reveal the private life of Princess Diana are going on display in Buckingham Palace.

3 Palestinians dead in Jerusalem clashes, health ministry says

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Three Palestinians were killed after clashes over restrictions imposed by Israeli authorities on worshipers in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, Palestinian officials said.

Afghan security personnel killed in apparent friendly fire

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A US-supported Afghan airstrike struck and killed local security personnel aligned with government forces, US forces in Afghanistan said.

Tour de France: The legend of the yellow jersey

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The Tour de France yellow jersey is cycling's most coveted prize.

The day the sun disappears

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In less than a month, the sun will disappear -- for a short time -- across America.

Putin is not the master of control many think he is

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The plot seems to thicken on a daily basis in Washington.

2 years after Cecil the lion's death, son killed by game hunter

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Cecil the lion's 6-year-old son was shot and killed by a big-game trophy hunter in western Zimbabwe earlier this month, according to a source familiar with the hunt.

Nastase handed four-year ban for racist Serena Williams slur

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Former grand slam winner Ilie Nastase has been banned from any official roles in tennis until 2021 and fined $10,000 for his foul-mouthed outbursts during a Fed Cup tie between Great Britain and Romania in April.

Venezuela strike: Clashes in Caracas, cracks in unity at UN

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Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro barricaded the streets in Caracas for a 24-hour strike as clashes intensified, the death toll from months of unrest neared 100 and cracks appeared in the government's public face abroad.

Erdogan will regret alienating Merkel

7 hours 9 min ago
Over the past few months, relations between Turkey and Germany have become increasingly fraught.

Why cancer is not a war, fight, or battle

8 hours 54 min ago
When news of Senator John McCain's brain cancer diagnosis hit the internet, I thought it was beautiful to see so many well-wishers tweet to him with messages of support.

The week in 23 photos

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Take a look at 23 photos of the week from July 14 through July 20.

Agadez, crossroads of despair

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CNN's Arwa Damon reports from Agadez , Niger, and its strange mix of US military presence and migrant hub.

Migrants being smuggled to Libya

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For centuries, Agadez has profited from its role as a transit hub at the edge of the Sahara. Today its main cargo is human: Migrants, being smuggled to Libya.

Families facing breast cancer bond on special vacations

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:52
Jeanine Patten-Coble was blindsided by her breast cancer diagnosis eight years ago.

British Open: Jordan Spieth channels Michael Phelps tips to lead

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:37
He's been sharing tips on high-performance sport with Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps and it showed in a golden opening round from Jordan Spieth at Royal Birkdale.

Bringing serenity after crisis

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:10
Since 2011, Jeanine Patten-Coble's nonprofit has provided free weeklong, fun-filled vacations to nearly 600 families affected by breast cancer.

Jerusalem: An urgent issue for Trump

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:39
Recent terror at the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif, in the Old City of Jerusalem painfully demonstrates why the status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is so fraught, but also why it's so difficult to change and to move toward a sustainable peace.

All-girl robotics team symbolizes a new Afghanistan

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:13
This week America's longest war made headlines in two very different places.

EU to Britain: Please get your act together

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:21
Britain needs to figure out its Brexit plan. Quickly.

'Despacito' banned in Malaysia

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:43
Malaysian officials say the first Spanish-language smash hit since the Macarena is inappropriate for children because of sexual references.

Police: 2 African teens reported missing crossed into Canada

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:48
Two of the six teenagers who were reported missing while visiting Washington for an international robotics competition have crossed into Canada, police said Thursday.

On stage, Syria's war in all its complexity

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:48
Traditional news narratives don't capture "the different layers behind this tragedy," says Mohamad Al Attar, playwright of "While I Was Waiting."

Pirelli calendar features all-black cast in 'Alice'-inspired shoot

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:34
For over half a century the Pirelli calendar has given us dozens of memorable images, from Norman Parkinson's photograph of a young Iman for the 1985 cover and Herb Ritts' beachside nudes of Helena Christensen and Kate Moss to Peter Lindbergh's monochrome portraits of Lea Seydoux and Jessica Chastain last year.

Prince William triumphs over Duchess of Cambridge in boat race

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:09
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's sporting rivalries have surfaced again, with the royal couple facing off against each other in a boat race in Heidelberg, Germany.

Why the end of a CIA program in Syria is a big win for Russia

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:46
The CIA program to train and arm moderate rebels was never going to tip the balance in Syria's civil war. At best, it was a lifeline to a shrinking constituency in a conflict dominated by the regime and Russia on one side, and Islamist groups on the other.

Tips from Federer, skydiving -- top golfers ready for Royal Birkdale

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:01
Jordan Spieth is preparing for mind games, Justin Rose will lean on tips gleaned from Roger Federer, Rory McIlroy says he's a good bet and Henrik Stenson is worried about skydiving with the Claret Jug.

Qatar says embargoing nations behind news agency hack

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:54
Gulf nations embargoing Qatar hacked its official news agency in May to plant false stories that sparked the embargo, Qatari security officials said Thursday at a news conference in Doha.

Lance Armstrong still has plenty to say, and he's saying it

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:20
It has been described as the guilty pleasure of this year's Tour de France, arguably the race's greatest villain waxing lyrical about the race he once dominated for so long.

Police nab gang accused of multiple kidnaps at casinos

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:14
Police in the Philippines have arrested dozens of suspects in a major crackdown on kidnapping gangs targeting rich foreigners in Manila.

Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:03
If inspiration is the first step in travel, the journey starts with these photos.

Glacier grows in the desert

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:46
Using nothing but physics, an Indian engineer is creating giant ice cones in the Tibetan plateau to counteract the effects of climate change.

Did he just touch the queen? Yes, he did

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:45
Canada's Governor General helped Britain's Queen Elizabeth down some stairs and ended up raising eyebrows, after touching the monarch's elbow, in defiance of royal protocol.

CIA no longer arming anti-Assad rebels, Washington Post reports

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:29
US President Donald Trump has ordered the CIA to discontinue a program of arming and training anti-Assad rebels in Syria, according to a report in the Washington Post which cites unnamed US officials.

Russia probes 'aggressively promoted' fidget spinners

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:25
Russia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into fidget spinners amid claims that Russian opposition groups are using the children's toy to "zombify" youth.

The BBC pay gap reveals an ugly truth

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:25
On Wednesday, the BBC revealed an ugly truth: women who work for the world's premier public service broadcaster are paid a lot less than their male counterparts.

High-flying Thai monk accused of child abuse extradited

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 13:10
A flamboyant Thai monk who is accused of multiple charges of child abuse as well as ignoring his monastic vows has returned home after being extradited from the US.

This is why traffic lights are so much better in Germany

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 12:11
A city in western Germany may soon be home to a rather unusual pedestrian light.

Woman retakes vacation photos in same spots 30 years later

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:39
You can't revisit the past, but thanks to modern photography, you can try to recreate it. Just ask Lisa Werner.

Can this jet topple a US military icon?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 06:01
Perched in the cockpit of one of the newest military aircraft in the world as it streaks through the sky, I've got a front row seat for a Brazilian sales pitch aimed at unseating an American icon.

Beyond Shanghai: 5 getaways in the Yangtze River Delta

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 03:55
Home to a cool 88 million people, the Yangtze River Delta is the most populated region on Earth. In the center of it all is Shanghai -- China's commercial capital and a must-visit destination.

How US gun culture compares with the world

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:58
A woman who called 911 to report a nearby crime was killed by a US police officer last weekend. The circumstances surrounding her death are still unclear.

Iran remains top terror sponsor as global attacks decline

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:35
Iran remains the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, according to an annual State Department report that pointed to ISIS as the primary non-state threat to US interests and allies.

Trump's 1-on-1 with Putin was a blunder

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 23:34
On its face -- and under less suspicious circumstances -- there would be nothing wrong with President Trump having an impromptu side meeting with Vladimir Putin. Such meetings are a staple of big, global confabs like the G-20. Indeed, it is often during these more intimate discussions that real progress on contentious issues can be made.

Why Russia-probe investigators are looking at anti-money laundering database

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:36
It has been reported that the Senate and House Intelligence committees investigating possible ties between Trump campaign officials and the Russians have begun to receive access to financial data from the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

Social media 'erupts' with images of Guatemalan volcano eruption

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:32
Guatemala's Volcán de Fuego rumbled to life earlier this month -- and social media has been "erupting" with close-up photos and videos of the active volcano.

The Russian spies living next door

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 20:44
For unsuspecting residents of a suburban Montclair, New Jersey, neighborhood, it seemed too crazy to be believed: their quiet, unassuming neighbors had turned out to be Russian spies.

Tour de France: How riders use 'sticky bottle' to gain advantage

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:45
Even some of the world's best athletes need a helping hand every now and again.

Ed Sheeran temporarily quits Twitter after cameo scorn

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:40
Ed Sheeran temporarily deleted his Twitter account this week, but the singer did not provide an explanation to the public about his decision to remove himself from the social media platform.

Opinion: Female Doctor Who embodies sci-fi's power to transform

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:22
In the story of the beloved sci-fi show, "Doctor Who," the lead character, the Doctor, survives by periodically transforming into a new physical form and personality, who is also then portrayed by a different actor. After the BBC announced Sunday that actress Jodie Whittaker, star of the British crime drama "Broadchurch," will be the 13th Doctor, disgruntled viewers immediately voiced their disapproval on Twitter. Chief among their complaints is that the Doctor is a Time LORD, not a Time Lady. To which I say: Please.

Pence is wrong on Charlie Gard

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:20
Everyone seems to have an opinion on the ever-evolving story of Charlie Gard, the British infant suffering from a fatal genetic disease. President Donald Trump and the Pope have weighed in, and now Vice President Pence has done so as well.

Daimler recalls 3 million Mercedes cars over diesel emissions

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:17
Daimler has announced a voluntary recall of more than 3 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Europe amid mounting questions over its diesel engines.

Why Trump should resist temptation to pardon his team

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:29
This Saturday, President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to participate in the commissioning of the USS Gerald Ford, the US Navy's newest aircraft carrier. It's an occasion to remember President Ford, who was a complicated President, one who tried to steer this nation past the tumult of Watergate and related crimes. Historians differ on whether Ford's pardoning of his predecessor, President Nixon, was a mistake, but it's a common view that it tarnished Ford's legacy and damaged any chance he had for another term.

Iran state media accuses Saudis of planting false news story

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:18
A state-run Iranian news agency has accused Saudi hackers of planting a fabricated news story on its Twitter account, as a crisis in the Gulf centered around Qatar deepens.

Saudi police detain woman in miniskirt video

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:52
Police in Saudi Arabia have detained a woman who featured in a social media video wearing a miniskirt and a crop-top as she strolled through a Saudi city, according to a Saudi police statement.

Dual citizenship: Breastfeed senator quits

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:06
Two Australian senators have resigned within the space of a week following revelations they violated a law that bans dual nationals from standing for election.

'World first' statue of Jane Austen unveiled

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:57
It's a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is a novelist loved across the world.

Trump calls Maduro a 'bad leader', threatens tougher sanctions

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:52
US President Donald Trump described Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as a "bad leader" and an aspiring "dictator" on Monday, and threatened to take "strong and swift economic actions'' if Maduro goes ahead with plans to rewrite the country's constitution.

North Korea yet to accept talks with South

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:11
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has extended an invitation to North Korea to hold talks with the aim of defusing military tension. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

Britain's secret Brexit weapon: The Royal family

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:52
It is 2017. Man has walked on the moon; scientific ingenuity has eradicated smallpox, split the atom and processed the bit. Yet my home country -- the United Kingdom -- still has a royal family.

Teen behind new hijab emoji: 'I just wanted an emoji of me'

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 13:51
Headscarf-wearing women now have an emoji of their own, thanks to a 16-year-old Saudi girl.

Seven things to know about the Open 2017 at Royal Birkdale

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:15
There's only one Open, according to the Brits.

Zero gravity, fully cute: New Japanese drone in space

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:00
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency has released the first set of images and videos taken by its debut zero-gravity fully-autonomous camera drone.

Celebrity defector returns to North Korea, stars in propaganda

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:53
A North Korean defector known for her appearances on South Korean reality TV has returned to her former country and denounced the "propaganda" she once helped to produce.

US: Iran complying with nuclear deal

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:20
The United States said Monday that Iran is continuing to comply with the terms of the nuclear deal that curbed Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.

EU says it will limit inflatable boat exports to Libya

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 07:45
The European Union will limit the number of inflatable boats and motors it sends to Libya in order to prevent human trafficking.

How Africa fell in love with Guinness

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 21:45
Who loves Guinness more than the Irish?

South Korea proposes military talks with North Korea

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:04
South Korea's new government is making overtures to the North, proposing military talks at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two rivals.

Poll: Trump's approval rating drops to 36%

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 15:22
Only 36% of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's performance in the Oval Office, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll has found.

Merkel rules out limiting number of refugees in Germany

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:52
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out setting an upper limit on refugees coming to Germany, defying her long-term coalition partner on an issue that threatens to open up a rift between the country's ruling political parties just two months before federal elections.

Russia warns US over seized diplomatic compounds

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 14:24
Russia has described any possible conditions set by Washington to return two of the country's diplomatic compounds in the US that were closed down late last year as "unacceptable."

UAE denies report it orchestrated Qatar hack

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:47
The United Arab Emirates has denied a Washington Post report that claims the country orchestrated a hack of Qatari state news and social media websites in May, an incident that triggered the region's worst diplomatic crisis in decades.

Trump changes tune, flexes US muscle overseas

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:47
In the first six months of President Donald Trump's tenure, the US has ramped up military operations in trouble spots across the globe and is preparing to do more.

Where North Korea's elite go for banned luxury goods

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 13:43
You can buy anything your heart desires in this North Korean store: premium blended whisky, jewelry and perfume. Or you can pick up a brand new drum set or a saxophone that's carefully displayed in a glass case.

Australian woman in Minneapolis fatally shot by police officer

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:51
Minnesota authorities are investigating the shooting death of an Australian woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer Saturday night.

Venezuelans reject President's plans to rewrite constitution

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:49
Millions of Venezuelans have voted to reject President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plans to rewrite the country's constitution.

North Korea's stamps offer alternative look into the country

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:03
North Korea has marked the anniversary of the Korean War -- and its annual "Struggle Against US Imperialism Month" -- by releasing two anti-American postage stamps.

ISIS brides flee as noose tightens on terror group

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 09:12
They tell stories that their lives depend upon. All insist they were shocked and appalled when they learned what ISIS was really like. They are the former brides of ISIS fighters -- once lured into living in the so-called caliphate -- now stuck between the militants' crumbling stronghold and home countries that most likely don't want them back.

Opinion: Some prominent conservative voices doubt Trump over Russia

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:43
During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump famously told the world that he could "stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and "shoot somebody" and he wouldn't "lose any voters."

16 Hindu pilgrims killed when bus plummets into gorge in Kashmir

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:12
At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed Sunday when their bus veered off a national highway and plunged into a gorge in Indian-administered Kashmir, a local official said.

How the Trump Jr. meeting fits into Putin game plan

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 19:12
Many in the media have focused too narrowly on how Donald Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with a Russian lobbyist and lawyer in Trump Tower looks bad.

'Doctor Who' to get first female lead

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:48
BBC has made history with the selection of the newest star of "Doctor Who."

Arwa Damon walks the streets of

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:38
Arwa Damon walks the streets of Istanbul as Turkey marks one year since a failed coup attempt was staged against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Lewis Hamilton triumphs as Sebastian Vettel hit by late puncture

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:36
Silverstone proved home from home again for Lewis Hamilton as a record-equaling fifth victory Sunday at the iconic British circuit saw him close the gap on F1 title leader Sebastian Vettel to just a single point.

Roger Federer overwhelms Cilic to clinch historic eighth Wimbledon title

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:30
An ace at 3:52PM local British time turned Roger Federer into the greatest Wimbledon men's champion of all time.

Canada's Trudeau meets tiny namesake, the son of refugees

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:24
Things got awfully adorable at Canada's Calgary Stampede on Saturday.

Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 18:00
Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, sits down with Fareed Zakaria to discuss how the Magnitsky Act, a US law that punishes Russians who are seen as human rights abusers, may relate to the Russia investigation.

CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a closer

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 17:46
CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a closer look at President Donald Trump's rhetoric on Russia and President Vladimir Putin.

Iranian-American gets 10 years in Iran for spying

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 15:36
An Iranian-American was sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, Iran said Sunday.

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh speaks with the

Sun, 07/16/2017 - 14:38
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh speaks with the wives of ISIS in Syria. The women have been rounded up and are being held as ISIS sympathizers, but have not been charged with crimes.

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