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What we know about the 66 people on board

Until it has informed all family members, EgyptAir says it won't release the names of those who were on the plane. Here's what we know so far of those aboard the Airbus when it crashed Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea on its way from Paris to

Taliban leader likely killed in airstrike

Story highlights The official said Mansour was the target of the strike U.S. officials are still assessing the results One of the officials said the strike occurred around 6 a.m. ET Saturday morning in a remote area of the Pakistan-Afghanist

Searchers scour Mediterranean for crashed plane’s black boxes

Story highlights France: The plane sent automatic messages about smoke before crash Families of passengers learn of the arduous process in identifying bodies Searchers have recovered parts of the plane wreckage -- passengers' personal belong

EgyptAir Flight 804: What we know

Here's what we know so far: Debris found On Saturday, the Egyptian armed forces displayed debris and belongings from Flight 804 found a day earlier in the Mediterranean Sea. Passengers' belongings and parts of the aircraft were discovered 29

2 horses die in races before Preakness

Homeboykris collapsed after the first race of the day while walking back to his barn. The horse, a 9-year-old gelding, won the race at the Maryland track in Baltimore. Trainer Francis Campitelli was in the stands when his horse went down. He told

First audio of EgyptAir pilot released

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Exaggerator wins Preakness

Cherry Wine was second, while Nyquist finished third. The winning time for the 1 and 3/16-mile run was 1:58.31. "I'm in shock right now," said Desormeaux, who has won seven Triple Crown races. "I had a dream trip today." The jockey said the key t

Life vest, seat, purse and shoes among EgyptAir debris

Story highlights EgyptAir says it's "far too early to make judgment or decision on single source of information such as the ACARS messages" French confirm plane sent automatic messages about smoke before crash Families of passengers told of arduo

India hits highest temperature ever

Story highlights Temperature at the town of Phalodi hits 51 degrees Celsius Breaks the previous record of 50.6 degrees Celsius, set in 1956 It was the second day in a row the town experienced temperatures in excess of 50 degrees Celsius. Ot

Aircraft debris spotted

Story highlights Greece, citing Egyptian searchers, says a body part and part of airplane seat found Passenger belongings also found near coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt Parts of the aircraft and passenger belongings were also discovered F

Live blog: Body part, plane seat found in sea

-- Passenger belongings and aircraft parts were found 180 miles north of Alexandria, military says. -- Plane swerved sharply then plunged from 37,000 feet to 10,000 feet after entering Cairo airspace, Greek officials say. -- Cause of crash is more

How the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 will be investigated

The hunger to know the cause of any plane crash is immediate and understandable -- both for the families of those on board and for any broader safety implications. Ahmed Adel, vice chairman of EgyptAir, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that in this

Timeline: The flight’s final moments

The plane, carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo, disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday morning. Here's what happened (all times are for Paris/Cairo, which share the same time zone): 11:09 p.m. Wednesday (5:09 p.m. ET W

Families desperate for information

Story highlights Some take to social media to ask for prayers for friends on missing flight Families bemoan lack of information about EgyptAir Flight 804 Little is known so far about the fate of the passengers on the EgyptAir plane that went

A closer look at EgyptAir

In the deadliest, the national flag carrier saw one of its jets, a Boeing 737, seized in November 1985 by gunmen said to have links to the Abu Nidal extremist group. They diverted the plane shortly after takeoff from Athens, landing in Malta, where

Plane made ‘sudden swerves’ before plunging

Greek authorities: EgyptAir plane made 'sudden swerves' New Day EgyptAir Flight 804 vanished from radar on its way from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard, Greek authorities said. CNN's Chris Cuomo and Flying Magazine Contributing Editor Les Abend

U.S. Special Forces take the fight to ISIS in Libya

Story highlights U.S. Special Forces are taking the fight to ISIS inside Libya U.S. surveillance flights are operating from the Sicilian island of Pantelleria The U.S. estimates between 4 and 6,000 ISIS fighters are now in Libya U.S. Special

Human Rights Watch: ISIS executed almost 50 in Libya

Story highlights Human Rights Watch says people in Sirte, Libya, live in constant fear More than two-thirds of the city's residents have fled, the group says Of those executed, two were publicly beheaded for "sorcery" This is life in the ISI

EgyptAir Flight 804 vanishes from radar

Story highlights Greek air traffic controllers spoke to the pilot at 2:27 a.m. The pilot did not mention any problems, aviation officials said The plane vanished while cruising -- the safest part of the journey The plane was flying at 37,000

Pentagon: ‘Unsafe’ intercept over South China Sea

The Chinese jets came within 50 feet of the American aircraft at one point, the official said. The incident took place on Tuesday. "We have made progress reducing risk between our operational forces and those of the People's Republic of China by i

U.S. official: Terror kills more in Africa than Mideast

Story highlights "The numbers are shocking," lawmaker says of Africa terror toll Sen. Tim Kaine questions whether race is a factor in limiting U.S. help with Africa's terror fight In response to the assessment, a senior lawmaker questioned w

Infiltrating the forest Boko Haram calls home

Story highlights Chibok girls believed to be held in Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria Covered in soft sand and dense bush, Sambisa Forest is a harsh terrain littered with IEDs Army: "Sometimes we see children's footprints" More international s

112 kids rescued from rehab center in Mexico

Girl taken 2 years ago by Boko Haram returns with a baby

Story highlights Girl was found on edge of Sambisa Forest, Boko Haram's suspected stronghold 276 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their boarding school by Boko Haram in 2014 On Tuesday night, she apparently wandered out of a forest, asking

Can Kim fix North Korea’s economy?

Story highlights Rare party Congress set to open Friday Meeting comes as Kim Jong Un pushes potentially contradictory nuclear and economic ambitions And since taking over from Kim Jong Il in 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pursued