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Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

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What is the Ring of Fire?

What is the Ring of Fire?

(CNN) - Guatemala's Fuego volcano ad Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, which both erupted Sunday, are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area of intense seismic and volcanic activity. The 40,000-kilomet ... Continue Reading
Massive NATO exercise starts in Poland and the Baltics

Massive NATO exercise starts in Poland and the Baltics

(CNN) - A massive US-led military exercise involving 18,000 soldiers from 19 nations, primarily NATO members, kicked off along the alliance's eastern border Sunday.Saber Strike 18 will take place ... Continue Reading
From calling rape 'bad sex' to Roseanne's vitriol, this was a jaw-dropping week

From calling rape 'bad sex' to Roseanne's vitriol, this was a jaw-dropping week

(CNN) - Just when you thought racist tirades and offensive speech couldn't get more outrageous, behold -- this week. Roseanne Barr torpedoed her sitcom's future with her latest racist tweet, calli ... Continue Reading
California man accused of smuggling Byzantine-era mosaic out of Syria

California man accused of smuggling Byzantine-era mosaic out of Syria

(CNN) - A California man has been accused of smuggling a Byzantine-era mosaic out of war-torn Syria and hiring artists to restore it in order to sell it. On Wednesday, the US Attorney's office for ... Continue Reading
Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

Total Recall: The CNN news quiz

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The DEA commando-style units that captured a heroin 'godfather'

The DEA commando-style units that captured a heroin 'godfather'

(CNN) - In 2005, the US Drug Enforcement Administration embarked upon an unprecedented operation: to capture the man they described as "the most prolific drug dealer in the world."His name is Haji ... Continue Reading
UK US Airline Plot Fast Facts

UK US Airline Plot Fast Facts

(CNN) - Here's a look at the 2006 terrorist plot to blow up US-bound flights that originated in the United Kingdom.Facts:It is believed that the terrorists were planning to carry peroxide-based e ... Continue Reading
Iranian-American sentenced to 10 years in Iran for spying

Iranian-American sentenced to 10 years in Iran for spying

(CNN) - An Iranian-American was sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, Iran said Sunday.Iranian judicial spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni-Ejheie spoke in a video statement carried by the semi- ... Continue Reading
J.K. Rowling wrote a secret manuscript on a party dress

J.K. Rowling wrote a secret manuscript on a party dress

(CNN) - Two decades ago, J.K. Rowling conjured up Harry Potter, an orphaned young wizard with a lightning-shaped scar.His adventures would cast a spell over the world, enchanting children in score ... Continue Reading