Aviation authorities order jet engine inspections

US and European aviation authorities have ordered inspections within the next 20 days for almost 700 engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in a passenger’s death.

Miguel Díaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba, one day after a secret vote in the country’s National Assembly.

Colossal statue of ‘forgotten’ pharaoh brought to life in 3D images

Archaeologists have virtually reconstructed a statue of ancient Egyptian king Psamtik I, after uncovering thousands of fragments.

NASA released a new image and a virtual tour of the Lagoon Nebula, a celestial body 4,000 light-years away.

Miguel Diaz-Canel was officially named as the new leader of Cuba on Thursday, one day after a vote in the country’s National Assembly.

CNN news quiz for week ending April 20, 2018

A controversial arrest. An emergency landing. A surprise at ‘Beychella.’ What do you remember from the week that was?

Pope Francis consoled a young boy who told him that his father didn’t believe in God before he died. The boy asked the Pope if his father could still be in heaven.

CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports from the Korean DMZ discussing the upcoming talking between North and South Korean leaders.

President Trump’s recent tariffs on steel and aluminum are expected to expand to another 50 billion dollars in other consumer goods, which could lead to a US-China trade war. CNN’s Matt Rivers reports.

The death of Russian investigative reporter Maxim Borodin has raised alarms about a worrying pattern of tragic and often deadly incidents involving people who go public on sensitive issues. CNN’s Brian Todd reports.

At 17, this sexual abuse survivor set out to fix a broken system

Brisa de Angulo grew up in Bolivia and remembers having a wonderful childhood. That is, until she was 15.

Helping hundreds of young victims heal

Since 2004, Brisa de Angulo’s nonprofit has been working to change the culture of sexual violence in Bolivia while helping hundreds of its young victims heal.

She looks for a way home

For Sam Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and forced child propaganda videos of ISIS’s so-called caliphate.

As if their deadly venom and spiny exteriors weren’t enough, scientists at the University of Kansas have found that stonefish also have a hidden switchblade on their face that they can flick out whenever they feel like they’re in danger.

Protesters built a giant pipeline to greet Justin Trudeau in London

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was greeted in Britain’s capital with a 98-foot long fake pipeline that blocked the main entrance to the Canadian High Commission.

As Cuba’s president for the past decade, Raul Castro has allowed the Caribbean island nation to open to the world and to limited free market reforms, but always with the aim of maintaining the revolution that he and older brother Fidel Castro championed their whole lives.

For the first time in the lives of most Cubans, a man not named Castro is set to take over the leadership of the Communist-run island nation. CNN’s Patrick Oppmann reports.

Who is Miguel Diaz-Canel?

Before becoming the heir apparent to Cuban President Raul Castro, when Miguel Díaz-Canel was still climbing his way up the ranks of the Communist Party hierarchy in the island’s provinces, he earned a nickname that stuck with him: “Día y Noche,” or Day and Night.

The challenges facing Cuba’s likely new leader

CNN’s Patrick Oppmann reports on the man expected to be the next leader of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, and the challenges facing the country.

Land redistribution programs in Mugabe-era Zimbabwe saw Pat and Mandy Retzlaff pushed off their farm at the turn of the century. With their animals and those abandoned by their neighbours, the Retzlaffs set off for a new life in Mozambique with 104 horses in tow.

Amanpour: Women have a right to speak openly about sex and love

Christiane Amanpour speaks out about a woman’s right to share details of her intimate life after a “Sex & Love Around the World” contributor faced condemnation.