Sometime in the late 19th century a palm-sized portrait of Charles Dickens was reported unaccounted for by its artist, Margaret Gillies. Attempts to locate the work failed and it was consigned to history.
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For the first time since the Camp Fire started its deadly rampage 11 days ago, rain will stifle some of the flames.
A delegation from Easter Island is preparing to visit London to ask for the return of a huge statue from the British Museum.
The Florida Senate race is headed to a hand recount after a machine review of the initial vote kept Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson narrowly behind his challenger, Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
As Republicans seek to cast doubt on the election process in Florida, and Democrats level increasingly heated charges in return, a judge on Monday called on both parties to turn down the temperature.
The election overseer for a critical county in Florida confirmed to CNN on Sunday what observers in both parties had begun to predict: There is no way Palm Beach County's machine recount will be finished by the Thursday deadline.
Campaigns and PACs spent at least $3.2 million at Trump-owned and branded properties throughout the two-year midterm election cycle, a CNN analysis of Federal Election Commission filings shows. And the total could rise after post-election financial reports are published by the commission.
Broward and Palm Beach counties in Florida are once again at the center of a brewing controversy over vote counting as two of the highest-profile races in the state appear to be headed toward a recount.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but what about a selfie?
With about a thousand locals living on just over eight squares miles of land, the island of South Caicos is a delightfully sleepy Caribbean retreat.
The photographer whose photo of an engagement in Yosemite National Park sparked a viral search, says he's found the mystery couple.
When Louise Tulip picked up a set of golf clubs for the first time since her teens, she had no idea the sport would consume her -- much less provide any health benefits.
Earlier this year, a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner hitched a ride on a powerful jet stream and flew from New York to London in a record-setting five hours and 13 minutes, landing almost an hour ahead of schedule.
The Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC says five of its most valuable artifacts -- once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls -- are fake and will not be displayed anymore.
A lioness killed the father of her three cubs at the Indianapolis Zoo this week.
With more than 200 islands, stretches of quiet beaches and nearly eternal sunshine, Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer water lovers.
Freelance photographer Matt Dippel doesn't shoot weddings or engagement photos, but he took a beauty during his recent travels through Yosemite National Park in California -- and the happy couple doesn't even know it.
Patagonia is taking a political stand.
"If your name is James, you go by Jim. If your name is Christopher, you go by Kit."
Florida officials announced Tuesday that Hurricane Michael has killed 16 people in the state.
Pull out your passport and pack your bags for the sunny Mediterranean. But hurry.
Flooded homes. Destroyed roofs. Debris strewn everywhere.