CNN.com - Top Stories http://edition.cnn.com/index.html?eref=edition CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. en-US Copyright 2014 Cable News Network LP, LLLP. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:46:19 EDT 10 CNN.com - Top Stories http://edition.cnn.com/index.html?eref=edition http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.e/img/1.0/logo/cnn.logo.rss.gif 144 33 CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Secret Service grilled over intruderhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/politics/wh-secret-service-hearing/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/politics/wh-secret-service-hearing/index.html?eref=edition[Breaking news update at 10:31 a.m. ET]Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:52:07 EDT '40,000 migrants' die since 2000http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/migrant-deaths/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/migrant-deaths/index.html?eref=editionEvery day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:41:49 EDT Afghans to keep U.S. troops past 2014http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/afghanistan-us-security-agreement/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/afghanistan-us-security-agreement/index.html?eref=editionThe United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:44:38 EDT Aral Sea dries to almost nothinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.html?eref=editionOnce the world's fourth-largest lake -- now a vast toxic desert.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:33:26 EDT Swimmer Phelps on drink-drive chargehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/michael-phelps-dui/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/michael-phelps-dui/index.html?eref=editionOlympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:39:23 EDT Why law and war will not beat jihadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.html?eref=editionOver-reliance of Western states on law and war to combat what is ultimately an ideological threat is a gift to extremist recruiters, says Ghaffar Hussain, of counter-extremist think tank Quilliam. Mainstream Muslim commentators must move away from notions of victimhood and promote positive role models instead.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:13:40 EDT Half of nature is still here! ... Yay?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/sutter-living-planet-report/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/sutter-living-planet-report/index.html?eref=editionIn case you've avoided reading what may be the more depressing reports in the history of the natural world, the awful take-away is basically this: Half the animals of planet Earth have disappeared since 1970, and much of it is the fault of humans.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:53:23 EDT To beat ISIS, focus on young peoplehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.html?eref=editionEarlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:32 EDT Now on Google Street View: povertyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/sutter-lake-providence-google/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/sutter-lake-providence-google/index.html?eref=editionLake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other parish or county. And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was missing a key Google Maps feature. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:50 EDT U.S. Ebola case: Hunt to trace patient's contactshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-us/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-us/index.html?eref=editionSome school-age children have been in contact with the U.S. Ebola patient being treated in Dallas and a search is under way to find others.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:42:11 EDT Patient had contact with kidshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/10/01/sot-tx-gov-perry-dallas-ebola-patient.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/10/01/sot-tx-gov-perry-dallas-ebola-patient.cnn.html?eref=editionTexas Gov. Rick Perry says several children are being monitored after coming into contact with a man infected with Ebola.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:03:30 EDT How the virus spreadshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/health/how-ebola-spreads/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/health/how-ebola-spreads/index.html?eref=editionYes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily fluids and can be spread only by someone who is showing symptoms. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:50:14 EDT Ebola: What you need to knowhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/27/world/ebola-virus-explainer/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/27/world/ebola-virus-explainer/index.html?eref=editionThe deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record has sparked fears that the killer virus could spread from West Africa to other regions and continents.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:44:52 EDT Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drughttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/health/ebola-hiv-drug/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/health/ebola-hiv-drug/index.html?eref=editionA doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:44:44 EDT U.S. Secret Service Director quitshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/secret-service-director-resigns/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/secret-service-director-resigns/index.html?eref=editionJulia Pierson, the director of the U.S. Secret Service, has resigned her post, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:41:27 EDT Rape case: Iran delays executionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/meast/iranian-woman-execution/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/meast/iranian-woman-execution/index.html?eref=editionThe hanging of an Iranian woman, convicted of murder in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against her rapist, has been delayed for 10 days, according to Amnesty International.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:19:38 EDT No charges for ex-Gitmo prisonerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/uk-begg-syria-charges/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/uk-begg-syria-charges/index.html?eref=editionBritish authorities dropped charges against high-profile former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, days before he was due to go on trial on charges of attending a terrorist training camp in Syria.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:20:00 EDT Turkey could join war on ISIShttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-strikes/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-strikes/index.html?eref=editionA day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:19:51 EDT City in Jordan welcomes ISIShttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/meast/jordan-isis-supporters/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/meast/jordan-isis-supporters/index.html?eref=editionThe quiet, sandy streets of the southern Jordanian city of Ma'an belie the pro-jihadi sentiments simmering just under the surface. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:19:44 EDT Ukraine shelling: At least 9 deadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionA school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk region said.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:32:40 EDT Hikers' bodies moved from volcanohttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/japan-volcano/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/japan-volcano/index.html?eref=editionEfforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:58:52 EDT Found: Texas girl missing for 12 yearshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/missing-texas-girl-sabrina-allen-found/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/missing-texas-girl-sabrina-allen-found/index.html?eref=editionSabrina Allen, a Texas girl allegedly kidnapped by her noncustodial mother 12 years ago, was recovered safely Tuesday in Mexico, and her mother was arrested there, said Dan Powers, San Antonio FBI assistant special agent in charge. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:58:24 EDT Li Na: Glitterati bid goodbye to a greathttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.html?eref=editionIt was the long goodbye as China bid farewell to its sporting heroine in a tearful ceremony.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:32:35 EDT 920 chickens killed with golf clubhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/intruder-kills-chickens/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/intruder-kills-chickens/index.html?eref=editionSuspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:19:36 EDT Environmentalist as Brazil leader?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-darlington-brazil-next-president.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-darlington-brazil-next-president.cnn.html?eref=editionMarina Silva is an environmentalist, political outsider and She is a leading candidate to be Brazil's next president.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:14:02 EDT Bra camera raises awarenesshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/09/30/erin-pkg-moos-bra-camera.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/09/30/erin-pkg-moos-bra-camera.cnn.html?eref=editionBra cam catches oglers eyeing cleavage...but for a good cause. CNN's Jeanne Moos says raise your eyes-and awareness!Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:15:32 EDT Football: Fergie's legacy defendedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/manchester-united-rio-ferdinand-alex-ferguson/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/manchester-united-rio-ferdinand-alex-ferguson/index.html?eref=editionRio Ferdinand was one of the world's top defenders -- now he's turned his hand to defending the reputation of his former manager -- Alex Ferguson.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:15:59 EDT By Odin's beard! Female Thor arriveshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/showbiz/female-new-thor/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/showbiz/female-new-thor/index.html?eref=editionIt's been less than two months since the world first learned about it, and now, it's official. Call her Thor.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:36:08 EDT Protesters: We'll widen disobediencehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.html?eref=editionPro-democracy protesters use China's National Day to demand that Hong Kong's leader quits -- vowing to occupy government buildings if he doesn't.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:39:04 EDT Leung: Emotion 'will get us nowhere'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/hong-kong-oped-cy-leung/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/hong-kong-oped-cy-leung/index.html?eref=editionHong Kong is in the midst of a passionate debate about our constitutional development. It's a debate we must have. But it's a debate that must be tempered with reason. Raw emotion -- for or against the proposed political reform -- will get us nowhere.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:06:30 EDT What do protesters want?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/intv-stevens-what-protesters-want.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/intv-stevens-what-protesters-want.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Andrew Stevens asks students their motivation for protesting in Hong Kong.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:22:03 EDT Hong Kong travelhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/hong-kong-protests-travel/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/hong-kong-protests-travel/index.html?eref=editionWith an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:24:49 EDT Birds-eye views of protestshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/sot-stout-hong-kong-protest-occupy-aerial-footage.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/sot-stout-hong-kong-protest-occupy-aerial-footage.cnn.html?eref=editionAerial footage from a drone captured stunning images of the protests in Hong Kong. CNN's Kristi Lu Stout reports.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:00:52 EDT Diving for goldhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=editionWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:17:03 EDT The whiskies selling for six figureshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/11/world/europe/how-some-whisky-lovers-are-now-making-millions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/11/world/europe/how-some-whisky-lovers-are-now-making-millions/index.html?eref=editionThe whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip?Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:35 EDT The stray dogs that conquered spacehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/10/world/europe/the-soviets-sent-stray-dogs-to-conquer-space/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/10/world/europe/the-soviets-sent-stray-dogs-to-conquer-space/index.html?eref=editionShe couldn't read and she couldn't write. She was remarkably bad at public speaking. Yet mention the name "Laika" to any Russian of a certain age, and their eyes will light up with patriotic fervor.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:23 EDT Fashion's surrealist photographerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/world/gallery/horst-photographer-of-style/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/world/gallery/horst-photographer-of-style/index.html?eref=editionThis is the photographer who brought surrealism to the pages of Vogue. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:09 EDT America's most epic churcheshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/travel/americas-most-epic-churches/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/travel/americas-most-epic-churches/index.html?eref=editionPhotographer Christoph Morlinghaus takes us on a grand tour of the very best Modernist religious architecture in Form/Faith. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:56 EDT World's most frustrating objectshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/gallery/this-artist-has-created-the-worlds-most-frustrating-objects/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/gallery/this-artist-has-created-the-worlds-most-frustrating-objects/index.html?eref=editionWait, what? These bizarre household items need a double-take Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:29 EDT Astonishing cardboard contraptionshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/fantasy-steampunk-cardboard-contraptions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/fantasy-steampunk-cardboard-contraptions/index.html?eref=editionDaniel Agdag works with a limited arsenal of tools: a surgical scalpel, some cardboard, every so often a circular cutter and lots of glue. But from that humble toolkit, he makes sculptures that are mind-bendingly complex. For the past 10 years, the Melbourne, Australia artist has been building intricate cardboard sculptures in the form of whimsical flying machines and rickety roller coasters. They look like pencil sketches brought to life, and with good reason.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:16 EDT Communist-era houses covered in arthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/04/world/amazing-art-communist-houses/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/04/world/amazing-art-communist-houses/index.html?eref=editionThere's a children's book from 1977 called The Big Orange Splot. In it, all the houses on one block look the same. Until one day, when a pelican drops a bucket of orange paint on one roof. Instead of painting over it, and returning to the status quo, Mr. Plumbean decorates the roof—and then the facade, and then the yard—with wild, rainbow patterns. His neighbors think he's lost his mind. But one by one they see the beauty in individual expression, however weird and wacky it may look at first.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:02 EDT How the Biennale is taking over Venicehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/03/travel/venice-comes-alive-as-biennale-season-takes-over-the-city/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/03/travel/venice-comes-alive-as-biennale-season-takes-over-the-city/index.html?eref=editionPublic transport in Venice is like an endless sightseeing tour, and not only for the amount of tourists on the central vaporetto routes. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:36:48 EDT Wall St. bullish on Ebola curehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/10/01/wall-street-bullish-on-a-cure-for-ebola.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/10/01/wall-street-bullish-on-a-cure-for-ebola.cnn.html?eref=editionThe first domestic case of the Ebola virus sent pharmaceutical stocks surging, but Wall Street is still a world away from Africa, where the disease continues to spread.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:00:57 EDT AC/DC/s Malcolm Young 'has dementia'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/showbiz/music/malcolm-young-acdc-dementia/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/showbiz/music/malcolm-young-acdc-dementia/index.html?eref=editionThe family of founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has confirmed the illness that forced the 61-year-old to quit the band. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:12:47 EDT Rescuers save 'solidified dog'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/dog-tar-india/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/dog-tar-india/index.html?eref=editionA five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:17:16 EDT 35,000 walruses 'haul out' on beachhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/alaska-massive-walrus-gathering/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/us/alaska-massive-walrus-gathering/index.html?eref=editionArctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:27:47 EDT Ferdinand: It's not Fergie's faulthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/manchester-united-rio-ferdinand-alex-ferguson/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/manchester-united-rio-ferdinand-alex-ferguson/index.html?eref=editionRio Ferdinand was one of the world's top defenders -- now he's turned his hand to defending the reputation of his former manager -- Alex Ferguson.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:02:23 EDT Is this what a model should look like? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/africa/is-this-what-a-model-should-look-like/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/africa/is-this-what-a-model-should-look-like/index.html?eref=editionSouth African talk show host Refilwe Modiselle is causing a stir on the runway as Africa's first albino model.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:31:58 EDT Has FIFA scored own-goal?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/qatar-russia-world-cup-fifa-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/qatar-russia-world-cup-fifa-football/index.html?eref=editionYou thought Sepp Blatter suggesting women footballers wear tighter shorts was as bad as it could get. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:16:43 EDT Meet the social-savvy 6-figure bloggershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/bloggers-six-figure-salaries/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/europe/bloggers-six-figure-salaries/index.html?eref=editionWed, 01 Oct 2014 08:41:33 EDT Tennis glitterati bid goodbye to a greathttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.html?eref=editionIt was the long goodbye as China bid farewell to its sporting heroine in a tearful ceremony.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:03:57 EDT 'Being a geek is great'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/tech/12-inspirational-quotes-from-women/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/tech/12-inspirational-quotes-from-women/index.html?eref=editionA dozen inspirational women tell you how they made the big time.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:26:50 EDT How will China respond to protests?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-options/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-options/index.html?eref=editionThe rallies sweeping Hong Kong present a major dilemma for China. What will it do next?Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:03:03 EDT NY island hospital open for tours http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/business/ellis-island-hospital-art-exhibition/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/business/ellis-island-hospital-art-exhibition/index.html?eref=editionNew York's Island hospital for immigrants is open to tourists after a 60 year gap.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:16:22 EDT 10 works of art that shocked the world http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/gallery/controversial-art/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/gallery/controversial-art/index.html?eref=editionAs the Turner Prize turns 30 years old, we look at the formula for controversy and what the work we hate says about our society. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:04:15 EDT Is this the end of airport security lines?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/tech/innovation/mci-alfa3-scanner/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/tech/innovation/mci-alfa3-scanner/index.html?eref=editionImagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:50:58 EDT Super bacteria are breeding in spacehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/super-bacteria-growing-in-space/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/super-bacteria-growing-in-space/index.html?eref=editionSuper bacteria in space are being used to create food, recycle waste and design new vaccines.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:10:42 EDT 126 NYC restaurants you can affordhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/travel/new-york-city-michelin-bib-gourmand/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/travel/new-york-city-michelin-bib-gourmand/index.html?eref=editionDining experiences that won't land you on your accounting department's blacklist when you file expenses. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:56:18 EDT Are there N. Korean tunnels under Seoul?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-hancocks-underground-tunnels.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-hancocks-underground-tunnels.cnn.html?eref=editionNorth Korean tunnels under the South Korean city of Seoul? One former general explains why he believes that's a fact.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:17:17 EDT The great American freakouthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/great-american-freakout/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/politics/great-american-freakout/index.html?eref=editionLate Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers to attack subway systems in Paris and New York. Al-Abadi, who was in New York attending the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, said the information had come from his country's intelligence service.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:55:42 EDT Is that a robot in the corner office?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/computers-ceo-boardroom-robot-boss/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/computers-ceo-boardroom-robot-boss/index.html?eref=editionGood news: Your new boss could have an off switch.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:10:23 EDT Uniquely Hong Kong: Say it with a signhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/natsot-hong-kong-protest-signs.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/natsot-hong-kong-protest-signs.cnn.html?eref=editionHong Kong's protesters show little sign of moving camp, handwritten, printed and painted signs have cropped up all over Admiralty.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:28:17 EDT Why law and war will not beat jihadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.html?eref=editionReliance on legal and military means to combat ISIS is a gift to extremists, says one analyst.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:28 EDT The dark arts of golf's glamor girlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/sport/golf/michelle-wie-art-painting-golf/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/sport/golf/michelle-wie-art-painting-golf/index.html?eref=editionMichelle Wie may be one of golf's most recognizable faces, but that's not all she's good at.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:28:57 EDT What happened when Modi met Obamahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/ns-udas-modi.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/ns-udas-modi.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Sumnima Udas reports on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:38:19 EDT Why bananas aren't just for eating...http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/banana-fiber-landmine-victime-uganda/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/banana-fiber-landmine-victime-uganda/index.html?eref=editionOn the fertile farmlands of Uganda's Kasese district, miles and miles of lush banana plantations dot the green landscape. This is one of the biggest banana growing areas in the east-central African country, where most people making a living through subsistence farming.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:19:34 EDT 7 of the world's fiercest food feudshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/food-fights/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/food-fights/index.html?eref=editionFew issues spark more heated debates than the subject of food. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:24:53 EDT Why are we killing world's animals?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.html?eref=editionWe are putting unsustainable demands on Earth, study warns.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:11:03 EDT Books that influenced business brainshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/best-business-books-entrepreneurs/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/best-business-books-entrepreneurs/index.html?eref=editionAt the foundation of many business empires is a well-stocked library.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:59:51 EDT Liu Wen: How I survive fashion week http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/models-guide-paris-fashion-week/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/models-guide-paris-fashion-week/index.html?eref=editionIt's uncertain and "a little bit crazy," and you have to be a real pro like top model Liu Wen to make it through in style. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:24:58 EDT Is Seoul's dirty air coming from China?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-hancocks-skorea-pollution-levels.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-hancocks-skorea-pollution-levels.cnn.html?eref=editionSouth Korea's seeking ways to clear dirty air that some claim is coming from China. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:33:59 EDT 'Doctor Who' cast: Where are they now?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/tv/doctor-who-where-are-they-now/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/tv/doctor-who-where-are-they-now/index.html?eref=editionTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:59:46 EDT Ripped! 38 amazing sports photos http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0929/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0929/index.html?eref=editionTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:41:27 EDT Chemicals turn t-shirt into a bombhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/robertson-pkg-clothing-bomb.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/robertson-pkg-clothing-bomb.cnn.html?eref=editionA British explosives expert shows CNN's Nic Robertson how easy clothing bombs are to make and why they pose a threat.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:55 EDT Spartathlon: They ran HOW far?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/spartathlon-endurance-race/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/spartathlon-endurance-race/index.html?eref=editionSpartathlon: The world's toughest race? Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:55 EDT Is this an Afghan miracle?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/opinion/bergen-afghan-miracle/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/opinion/bergen-afghan-miracle/index.html?eref=editionCan Afghanistan's new unity government learn from the disastrous mistakes made in Iraq?Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:07:42 EDT How tear gas united demonstratorshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/hong-kong-democracy-tear-gas/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/hong-kong-democracy-tear-gas/index.html?eref=editionWithin moments of being hit by pepper spray, hundreds of umbrellas went forward to shield the most vulnerable -- providing a symbol for the Hong Kong demonstrators.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:59:13 EDT Camera catches ISIS shelling Syrian cityhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-watch-firefight-between-kurds-and-isis-kobani-syria.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/pkg-watch-firefight-between-kurds-and-isis-kobani-syria.cnn.html?eref=editionISIS fighters attack Kobani near the Turkish border. CNN's Phil Black reports from the battle zone.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:28:31 EDT Scenes from the fieldhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref=editionFri, 06 Dec 2013 03:12:27 EST Hong Kong protestshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.html?eref=editionHong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:45:19 EDT Ebolahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-us/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/health/ebola-us/index.html?eref=editionIn this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when -- not if -- Ebola would land in the U.S.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:58:08 EDT FIFA own-goal?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/qatar-russia-world-cup-fifa-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/football/qatar-russia-world-cup-fifa-football/index.html?eref=editionYou thought Sepp Blatter suggesting women footballers wear tighter shorts was as bad as it could get. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:34:09 EDT Li Nahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/sport/tennis/li-na-tennis-farewell/index.html?eref=editionIt was the long goodbye as China bid farewell to its sporting heroine in a tearful ceremony.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:35:10 EDT UAE's female fighter pilothttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/25/ctw-anderson-sot-uae-female-pilot-al-mansoori.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/25/ctw-anderson-sot-uae-female-pilot-al-mansoori.cnn.html?eref=editionUAE authorities confirmed that the first female fighter pilot in the country took part in the airstrikes against ISIS.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:27:47 EDT Watson's big gender speechhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/emma-watson-united-nations-he-for-she-gender-equality-orig-mg.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/emma-watson-united-nations-he-for-she-gender-equality-orig-mg.cnn.html?eref=editionU.N. Women's Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson discusses gender inequality. Hear the full speech: http://cnn.it/1ponPe7Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:27:50 EDT ISIS victim's incredible escape http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/pkg-coren-isis-kidnap-victim.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/pkg-coren-isis-kidnap-victim.cnn.html?eref=editionA 15-year-old girl was captured by ISIS and luckily escaped. She tells CNN's Anna Coren her horrific story.Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:24:01 EDT China's iPhone black market http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/09/26/erin-dnt-lah-iphone-6-black-market.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/09/26/erin-dnt-lah-iphone-6-black-market.cnn.html?eref=editionThe iPhone 6 black market is thriving in China. CNN's Kyung Lah explains why.Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:29:27 EDT Cooking for the Presidenthttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/09/16/spc-leading-women-cristeta-comerford.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/09/16/spc-leading-women-cristeta-comerford.cnn.html?eref=editionCristeta Comerford has cooked meals for three first families and is the first female White House executive chef in history.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:34:59 EDT From bunker to hotelhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/12/spc-business-traveller-bunker-hotel.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/12/spc-business-traveller-bunker-hotel.cnn.html?eref=editionOne of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:31:41 EDT You won't believe this is food http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/03/pkg-spc-elite-escapes-takazawa.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/03/pkg-spc-elite-escapes-takazawa.cnn.html?eref=editionElite Escapes goes to Takazawa, one of Tokyo's most exclusive restaurants.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:36:25 EDT Paradise in Indonesiahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/09/01/spc-glass-elite-escapes-nihiwatu.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/09/01/spc-glass-elite-escapes-nihiwatu.cnn.html?eref=editionThe only resort on the island of Sumba, Indonesia, Nihiwatu allows its guests luxury and a close relationship with the local culture.Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:06:20 EDT A room full of cockroacheshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/01/pkg-cockroach-farmer.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/01/pkg-cockroach-farmer.cnn.html?eref=editionA Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. CNN's David McKenzie looks at how he turns the bugs into cash. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:07:39 EDT Haunted by the Bosnian warhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/22/pkg-bosnia-in-shadow-of-war.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/22/pkg-bosnia-in-shadow-of-war.cnn.html?eref=editionBrand new documentary "In the Shadow of War" explores the aftermath of the conflict that rocked the Balkans in the early 1990s.Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:07:01 EDT Stun-gunned for art?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/27/erin-pkg-moos-stun-gun-photo-shoot.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/27/erin-pkg-moos-stun-gun-photo-shoot.cnn.html?eref=editionThis is what "ouch" looks like. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on stunning portraits taken while getting stun-gunned.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:08:33 EDT Who owns these cars?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.html?eref=editionIn what has become a summer tradition, wealthy Arabs travel to London with their expensive supercars.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:05:49 EDT Get to know stunning Scotlandhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/17/travel/scotland-independence-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/17/travel/scotland-independence-irpt/index.html?eref=edition"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed to have more oxygen in it."Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:32:12 EDT The brightest supermoon http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.html?eref=editionThe second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:05:21 EDT Put a bird on ithttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.html?eref=editionWho among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:09:34 EDT 10 things we didn't know about lighthouseshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.html?eref=editionIn honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:53:00 EDT Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbackshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.html?eref=editionI am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:38:56 EDT Hong Kong: Why protest?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.html?eref=editionHong Kong is in the midst of its longest series of political protests since the 1997 handover.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:35:30 EDT HK's teen democracy activisthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/21/world/asia/hong-kong-joshua-wong-democracy-protest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/21/world/asia/hong-kong-joshua-wong-democracy-protest/index.html?eref=editionHe's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's state-run media — and he's not even old enough to drive.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:18:32 EDT China's trade in torturehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-amnesty-torture-tools/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-amnesty-torture-tools/index.html?eref=editionElectric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:46:42 EDT 5 Chinese wine myths http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-wine-myths/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-wine-myths/index.html?eref=editionChina has no wine-making tradition but the country now uncorks more bottles of red than any other. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:46:25 EDT The fight for China's churcheshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-christians-church/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-christians-church/index.html?eref=editionAt a gray church on the outskirts of Wenzhou in eastern China, Christians from across the county keep a nervous watch. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:44 EDT City tests lanes for cellphone usershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-cellphone-sidewalk/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-cellphone-sidewalk/index.html?eref=editionTired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:27 EDT 4 found guilty of station attackhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/12/world/asia/china-kunming-attack-trial/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/12/world/asia/china-kunming-attack-trial/index.html?eref=editionFour people were convicted Friday of plotting a knife attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:33 EDT Stop spy flights, U.S. warnedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/china-us-spy-flights/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/china-us-spy-flights/index.html?eref=editionChina has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, rejecting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:21:12 EDT Xi Jinping echoes 'paramount leader'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/jaime-florcruz-china-xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/jaime-florcruz-china-xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping/index.html?eref=editionThe 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for more than a decade, kick-starting China's market economic reform.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:30 EDT