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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:24:41 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. Pope meets apostasy womanhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/italy-sudan-christian-woman/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/italy-sudan-christian-woman/index.html?eref=editionMariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:12:13 EDT Two-hour execution 'bungled, botched'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/justice/arizona-execution-controversy/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/justice/arizona-execution-controversy/index.html?eref=editionThe last breaths of Joseph Wood were like a "fish on shore gulping for air," according to one person who witnessed the execution in the U.S.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:33:58 EDT Death penalty facts to surprise youhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/16/justice/american-executions-death-penalty-infographic/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/16/justice/american-executions-death-penalty-infographic/index.html?eref=edition2014 has been an eventful year for several of America's death row inmates. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:38:03 EDT Norway expects terror bid in 'days'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/norway-terror-threat/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/norway-terror-threat/index.html?eref=editionNorway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:05:28 EDT 9/11 report: Terror threat far from overhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/politics/9-11-report-decade/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/politics/9-11-report-decade/index.html?eref=editionAmerica's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies. Long security lines at airports.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:27:54 EDT Taiwan's 'painful day' as crash kills 48http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/asia/taiwan-plane-crash/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/asia/taiwan-plane-crash/index.html?eref=editionAt least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:11:41 EDT F1: Mexico GP gets 2015 green lighthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/motorsport-f1-mexico-grand-prix/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/motorsport-f1-mexico-grand-prix/index.html?eref=editionMexico is set to return to the Formula One calendar after an absence of more than two decades, F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:02:53 EDT UK set to be Europe's powerhouse?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/business/is-uk-set-to-claim-europes-economic-powerhouse-title/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/business/is-uk-set-to-claim-europes-economic-powerhouse-title/index.html?eref=editionThe UK economy has shaken off the European crisis with growth figures that outshine its G7 peers.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:04:20 EDT Fighters escort jet to UK landinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/uk-jet-escorted-landing/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/uk-jet-escorted-landing/index.html?eref=editionMilitary fighter planes escorted a Gulfstream jet to the London area's Stansted Airport on Wednesday evening after the jet allegedly lost contact with air traffic controllers, an airport spokesman said. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:10:54 EDT Two fighter jets shot down in Ukrainehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionOfficials say two Ukrainian military jets have been shot down in the eastern part of the country.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:08:05 EDT Chief Ebola doctor contracts the virushttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/health/ebola-outbreak-west-africa/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/health/ebola-outbreak-west-africa/index.html?eref=editionA doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:49 EDT World record teen pilot killed at seahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/american-teen-pilot-killed/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/american-teen-pilot-killed/index.html?eref=editionAn American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:25:01 EDT Suspected Nazi dies before extraditionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/justice/nazi-charge-philadelphia-man/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/justice/nazi-charge-philadelphia-man/index.html?eref=editionA suspected Nazi war criminal died in Philadelphia overnight Tuesday, just hours before a U.S. court ruling cleared the way for him to be extradited to Germany to face trial.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:26:25 EDT Nigeria let down on girls' kidnapping?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/nigeria-100-days-opinion/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/nigeria-100-days-opinion/index.html?eref=editionOne hundred days on, Nigerians are haunted by agony of the more than 200 kidnapped girls, and their parents, says Chude Jideonwo, who criticizes the inaction of the government.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:08:14 EDT What's Vladimir Putin's next move?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/22/ac-david-remnick-on-malaysia-airlines-crash.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/22/ac-david-remnick-on-malaysia-airlines-crash.cnn.html?eref=editionNew Yorker Editor David Remnick takes a look at Putin's recent actions surrounding the downing of MH17.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:23:39 EDT Who are Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/world/europe/ukraine-rebels-explainer/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/world/europe/ukraine-rebels-explainer/index.html?eref=editionThe horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:21:16 EDT India: An isolated Russia's best friendhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/opinion/agrawal-india-russia-friendship-mh17/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/opinion/agrawal-india-russia-friendship-mh17/index.html?eref=editionNew Delhi has so far distanced itself from the international condemnation of Russia.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:29:55 EDT Contact lost with Air Algerie passenger planehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/africa/air-algerie-flight/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/africa/air-algerie-flight/index.html?eref=editionAn Air Algerie flight bound for Algiers with 116 people on board loses radar contact, the airline's operator says. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:51 EDT Missing flight prompts search http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/24/newday-air-algerie-flight-missing-ah5017.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/24/newday-air-algerie-flight-missing-ah5017.cnn.html?eref=editionAn Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, has dropped off the radar, prompting a search for the missing plane. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:16:58 EDT Death tolls mount as conflict wears onhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionNow well into a third week of fighting between Israel and Hamas, the toll is clear -- and growing.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:52:23 EDT U.S. ends ban on Israel flightshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/israel-flights-suspended/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/israel-flights-suspended/index.html?eref=editionThe Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:58:59 EDT Schools turned to sheltershttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/lok-ian-lee-gaza-school-shelter.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/lok-ian-lee-gaza-school-shelter.cnn.html?eref=editionIan Lee gives us a tour of one of the U.N. run schools that have been converted into a shelter for displaced Gazans.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:11:28 EDT Can hashtag create peace?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/23/ath-viral-hashtag-middle-east.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/23/ath-viral-hashtag-middle-east.cnn.html?eref=edition#JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies has gone viral on Twitter amid the Israel-Hamas conflict. Samuel Burke reports. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:15:49 EDT The Americans who fight for Israelhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/israeli-military-americans/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/israeli-military-americans/index.html?eref=editionDaniel Flesch, then a college student at the University of Illinois, had heard too much anti-Israeli sentiment.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:15:04 EDT Is Hamas really using human shields?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/human-shields-mideast-controversy/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/human-shields-mideast-controversy/index.html?eref=editionTuesday's discovery of more rockets hidden in a vacant U.N. facility is the sort of evidence that Israel cites in accusations that Hamas fighters use civilians and their institutions as shields in the ongoing Gaza warfare.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:12:39 EDT More remains arrive in Netherlandshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-airlines-crash/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-airlines-crash/index.html?eref=editionA week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing remains of victims of the crash were due to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:23:32 EDT The Netherlands pays its respects http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/europe/gallery/mh17-netherlands-ceremony/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/europe/gallery/mh17-netherlands-ceremony/index.html?eref=editionMH17: Remembering lives lostWed, 23 Jul 2014 22:13:34 EDT What happens to victims' bodies?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/mh17-whats-next-victims-bodies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/mh17-whats-next-victims-bodies/index.html?eref=editionThe remains of some of the victims of Flight MH17 have arrived in the Netherlands, so what happens to the bodies now, and will it help the victims' families find closure?Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:27:14 EDT Journalist working for CNN abductedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-cnn-fixer-abducted/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-cnn-fixer-abducted/index.html?eref=editionA Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:55:55 EDT 'Today everybody was quiet'http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/nr-brooke-mh17-memorial-eelco-bosch-van-rosenthal-intv.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/nr-brooke-mh17-memorial-eelco-bosch-van-rosenthal-intv.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Brooke Baldwin speaks to Dutch journalist Eelco Bosch Van Rosenthal about the memorials held for victims of MH17.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:31:25 EDT Did Malaysian leader seal MH17 deal?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/malaysia-najib-mh17-diplomacy/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/malaysia-najib-mh17-diplomacy/index.html?eref=editionIt was a moment of triumph amid a personal tragedy for Malaysian leader Najib Razak.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:07:19 EDT Two jets shot down in east Ukrainehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionOfficials say two Ukrainian military jets have been shot down in the eastern part of the country.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:34:41 EDT Concordia: The final journeyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=editionWed, 23 Jul 2014 13:12:10 EDT Hands-on world of digital arthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/europe/digital-revolution/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/europe/digital-revolution/index.html?eref=editionA new generation of creatives are taking code to a more colorful realm, using digital media to push the boundaries of art.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:05:15 EDT How China's iconic dress survivedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/02/26/travel/cheongsam-exhibition-hk/index.html?eref=editionIt's perhaps the most iconic scene in the most iconic Hong Kong movie of all time. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:14:42 EDT Is architecture dead? Not in Venicehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/16/travel/venice-architecture-biennale-rem-koolhaas/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/16/travel/venice-architecture-biennale-rem-koolhaas/index.html?eref=editionTheir stare is blank and unblinking; they just stand there rigid and dumb. Passers-by look on bemused as a child attempts to clamber up one of their backs. It's no harm, they are after all just a pair of concrete cows, painted white with cute little black spots. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:30:18 EDT Would you pay $4M for unmade bed?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/01/us/unmade-bed-art/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/01/us/unmade-bed-art/index.html?eref=editionThe next time your child refuses to make his or her bed, don't despair. You may have an artist on your hands. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:32:13 EDT Origami: When maths and art collidehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/30/world/astonishing-origami-exhibit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/30/world/astonishing-origami-exhibit/index.html?eref=editionWhen origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:33:30 EDT The hands-on world of digital arthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/europe/digital-revolution/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/europe/digital-revolution/index.html?eref=editionA new generation of creatives are taking code to a more colorful realm, using digital media to push the boundaries of art.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:15:09 EDT Exclusive look inside drone centerhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/17/pkg-blitzer-israel-drone-center.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/17/pkg-blitzer-israel-drone-center.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Wolf Blitzer goes inside a Israeli drone operations center to see how strikes are executed.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:24:12 EDT Help for India's boy on a leashhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/16/pkg-kapur-india-invisible-boy-lakhan-kale-update.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/16/pkg-kapur-india-invisible-boy-lakhan-kale-update.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Mallika Kapur follows the story of the disabled boy tied to a Mumbai bus stop to see where he is now.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:24:38 EDT Abused elephant free after 50 yearshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/11/pkg-udas-india-rescued-crying-elephant.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/11/pkg-udas-india-rescued-crying-elephant.cnn.html?eref=editionAn elephant, who was chained for 50 years, cries tears of joy after being freed in India. CNN's Sumnima Udas reports.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:25:11 EDT Paris hotels let you pay what you wanthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/paris-hotels-pay-what-you-want/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/paris-hotels-pay-what-you-want/index.html?eref=editionWhen your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists and fleecing them for every cent, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:51:41 EDT 'Robot Lego' that builds itselfhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/tech/innovation/robot-furniture-builds-itself-roombots/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/tech/innovation/robot-furniture-builds-itself-roombots/index.html?eref=editionResearchers are creating robots that are building blocks for furniture that moves and assembles itself.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:51:56 EDT Could you eat like an F1 star?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/f1-master-chefs-motorsport/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/f1-master-chefs-motorsport/index.html?eref=editionFormula One is not likely to go hungry in Hungary this weekend as motorsport master chefs cater for drivers' nutrition-packed diets and the luxurious feasts provided for VIP guests.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:35:24 EDT Teen pilot killed trying to set recordhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/american-teen-pilot-killed/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/asia/american-teen-pilot-killed/index.html?eref=editionAn American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:14:02 EDT Guests refuse to leave Airbnb househttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/airbnb-squatters/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/airbnb-squatters/index.html?eref=editionA California homeowner's nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:37:42 EDT What the Concordia leaves behindhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/costa-concordia-leaves-behind/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/europe/costa-concordia-leaves-behind/index.html?eref=editionIslanders will breathe a collective sigh of relief -- but they'll also be shedding a collective tear. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:06:41 EDT Read this: World's coolest bookstoreshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.html?eref=editionFrom Maastricht to Melbourne, not all bookstores face demise.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:42:15 EDT Germany: Petrolhead heavenhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/germany-motoring-museums/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/travel/germany-motoring-museums/index.html?eref=editionWith factory tours and collections of stunning vintage prototypes, southern Germany is petrolhead paradise.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:36:37 EDT Beer flows at U.S. Oktoberfesthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/oregon-brewers-festival/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/oregon-brewers-festival/index.html?eref=editionMore than 80,000 beer fans from around the world gather at the 27th Oregon Brewers Festival.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:36:49 EDT Gazan schools converted to sheltershttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/lok-ian-lee-gaza-school-shelter.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/23/lok-ian-lee-gaza-school-shelter.cnn.html?eref=editionIan Lee gives us a tour of one of the U.N. run schools that have been converted into a shelter for displaced Gazans.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:16:48 EDT What Israel wants from incursionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-israel-endgame/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-israel-endgame/index.html?eref=editionAnalysts say Protective Edge may buy Israel a couple years of peace. But, ultimately, is there an end to the cycle of violence? Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:35:50 EDT What does Hamas hope to achieve?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-hamas-endgame/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-hamas-endgame/index.html?eref=editionAfter three weeks of war, what is Hamas willing to settle for to end the bloodshed?Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:24:58 EDT Gay kiss opens Glasgow Gameshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/commonwealth-games-glasgow-queen-bolt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/commonwealth-games-glasgow-queen-bolt/index.html?eref=editionMinute's silence for MH17 victims leads ceremony as competition begins in Glasgow.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:07:42 EDT Be a celebrity -- or just rent their homehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/living/celebrity-home-rentals/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/living/celebrity-home-rentals/index.html?eref=editionYou might not be famous, but you can live the high life by renting a real celebrity's home.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:01:33 EDT A terrifying bug the size of your facehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/world/asia/giant-insect-china/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/world/asia/giant-insect-china/index.html?eref=editionA giant insect with a 21cm wingspan and huge pincers has been discovered in ChinaTue, 22 Jul 2014 21:29:21 EDT Why is LeBron James saying sorry?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/nba-lebron-james-cleveland-cupcakes/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/nba-lebron-james-cleveland-cupcakes/index.html?eref=editionDelicious cupcakes can make pretty much any situation sweet.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:10:04 EDT Gay diver: How I beat drugs, depressionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/matthew-mitcham-diving-australia/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/matthew-mitcham-diving-australia/index.html?eref=editionDiving is predictably a sport of highs and lows, but for Matthew Mitcham it goes so much deeper than that. The first openly gay man to win an Olympic gold, he has learned to once again love the life that has contributed to his darkest moments.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:28:51 EDT Nigerians haunted by the missinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/nigeria-100-days-opinion/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/nigeria-100-days-opinion/index.html?eref=editionAfter 100 days, Nigerians share disbelief and anger over the kidnapped girls.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:05:20 EDT Photos: The 'Humans of Khartoum'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/africa/humans-of-khartoum-street-portraits/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/africa/humans-of-khartoum-street-portraits/index.html?eref=editionA beautiful collection of photographs pays tribute to the people of Khartoum.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:38:15 EDT Europe's soccer giants holiday in U.S.http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/football/football-united-states-tour-real-madrid-manchester-city/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/sport/football/football-united-states-tour-real-madrid-manchester-city/index.html?eref=editionEurope's star soccer clubs have booked a summer holiday to the United States -- but this is strictly business not pleasure.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:17:47 EDT 5 reasons terror could spill into Westhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/syria-iraq-terror-havens/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/syria-iraq-terror-havens/index.html?eref=editionAnalysts say that terror havens in Syria and Iraq could be a big problem for the West.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:56 EDT Young brothers among the deadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/18/world/mourning-mh17/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/18/world/mourning-mh17/index.html?eref=editionA nun, a leading AIDS researcher, an international athlete and a family traveling on summer vacation.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:52:19 EDT Map: Europe's thirst for Russian gashttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/russian-gas-eu-sanctions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/russian-gas-eu-sanctions/index.html?eref=editionEuropean leaders are under pressure from the U.S. to step up the EU sanctions against Russia, following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:26:32 EDT Opinion: EU must get serious on Russiahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/opinion-europe-sanctions-taylor-lopez/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/opinion-europe-sanctions-taylor-lopez/index.html?eref=editionDespite hitting the financial sector of the Russian economy hard, the sanctions have not yet deterred the Russian government from continued support of the separatists, experts say.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:18:31 EDT Nigeria's kidnapped girls not forgottenhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/brown-nigeria-boko-haram-girls/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/opinion/brown-nigeria-boko-haram-girls/index.html?eref=editionGordon Brown says the kidnapped Nigerian girls have been in captivity for 100 days, but the world has not forgotten them. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:33:03 EDT Marrakech: Top 10 amazing attractionshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/08/travel/morocco-marrakech-best-of/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/08/travel/morocco-marrakech-best-of/index.html?eref=editionMorocco's Red City is crammed with stunning gardens, shaded souks and steamy bath houses.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:20:06 EDT Robert Downey Jr. tops rich list (again)http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/robert-downey-jr-highest-paid-actor-forbes/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/robert-downey-jr-highest-paid-actor-forbes/index.html?eref=editionRobert Downey Jr. is once again the most highly paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:32:24 EDT Holyfield - Tyson: Ear-biting forgiven?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/sport/tyson-holyfield-hall-of-fame/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/sport/tyson-holyfield-hall-of-fame/index.html?eref=editionMike Tyson gets a key role at Evander Holyfield's big day -- and this time there'll be no ear biting.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:24:51 EDT Actress looks a lot different todayhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/18/spc-talk-asia-natalie-portman-b.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/18/spc-talk-asia-natalie-portman-b.cnn.html?eref=editionNatalie Portman talks about growing up juggling her education at Harvard and working on blockbuster films.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:29:03 EDT What a shot! Amazing sports photoshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0722/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0722/index.html?eref=editionTue, 22 Jul 2014 10:37:15 EDT World Cup star joins Real Madrid http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/sport/football/james-rodriguez-joins-real-madrid/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/sport/football/james-rodriguez-joins-real-madrid/index.html?eref=editionOne of the World Cup's most exciting players has joined Real Madrid. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:37:38 EDT Astronauts take amazing space picshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/tech/innovation/out-of-this-world-space-selfies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/tech/innovation/out-of-this-world-space-selfies/index.html?eref=editionAstronaut Buzz Aldrin says he took the first "space selfie" in 1966 -- and in doing so, he started a space selfie trend.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:04:18 EDT Sun, sea, sand: Italy's paradise prisonshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/travel/italy-prison-islands/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/travel/italy-prison-islands/index.html?eref=editionNot a bad place to get banged up -- picturesque former island prisons are now a tourist draw.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:14:36 EDT Are pro-Russian rebels 'terrorists?'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/opinion/barrett-pro-russian-rebels-ukraine-terrorists-mh17/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/opinion/barrett-pro-russian-rebels-ukraine-terrorists-mh17/index.html?eref=editionRichard Barrett says the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would be considered a terrorist act, but only if it was intentionalTue, 22 Jul 2014 11:13:47 EDT Mom: Son told me plane would crashhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/22/pkg-mclaughlin-mh17-calehr-family.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/22/pkg-mclaughlin-mh17-calehr-family.cnn.html?eref=editionA mother loses two sons in the crash of MH17. CNN's Erin McLaughlin talks to a family in mourning.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:24:51 EDT Anti-war protests sweep the globehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/21/dnt-sesay-gaza-global-protests.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/21/dnt-sesay-gaza-global-protests.cnn.html?eref=editionThousands of protestors around the world are calling for an end to the violence in Gaza. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:34:37 EDT Bill Clinton: No topic too bighttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/world/asia/bill-clinton-interview-behind-the-scenes/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/world/asia/bill-clinton-interview-behind-the-scenes/index.html?eref=editionFormer president takes on MH17, Gaza... and Hillary's chance to make history.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:51:08 EDT American burger joints invade Londonhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/18/pkg-boulden-uk-london-best-burgers-app.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/18/pkg-boulden-uk-london-best-burgers-app.cnn.html?eref=editionAmerican burger joints have sprung up all over London, but how to know which ones are best? Jim Boulden investigates.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:29:20 EDT Best and worst expat movies of all timehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/20/travel/best-and-worst-expat-movies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/20/travel/best-and-worst-expat-movies/index.html?eref=editionCinema loves portraying the lives of expats. Sometimes it gets it right. Sometimes it casts Nick Nolte as a jungle king.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:51:58 EDT Mysterious crater baffles scientistshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/21/pkg-vasseliva-russia-mystery-crater.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/21/pkg-vasseliva-russia-mystery-crater.cnn.html?eref=editionA huge crater that has popped up in remote Siberia has scientists baffled. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:12:57 EDT Shakhtar Donetsk players go AWOLhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/football/shakhtar-donetsk-players-refuse-football-ukraine/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/football/shakhtar-donetsk-players-refuse-football-ukraine/index.html?eref=editionThe president of Ukraine's top football club has warned six of its players who have gone AWOL they will "suffer" if they don't return to the conflict-torn country.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:12:26 EDT Has 'sexiest man' tied the knot?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/adam-levine-behati-prinsloo-married/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/adam-levine-behati-prinsloo-married/index.html?eref=editionSinger Adam Levine has married an Angel -- of the Victoria's Secret variety, that is. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:34:41 EDT America's best-kept sporting secret?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/indian-relay-horse-racing/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/indian-relay-horse-racing/index.html?eref=editionLittle-known outside the tribes of the Rocky Mountains in the American northwest, Indian Relay is a "magical" mix of horse racing, track-and-field relay and the all-action adrenalin of rodeo.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:20:51 EDT McIlroy's dad wins bighttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/golf/rory-mcilroy-father-golf-bet/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/sport/golf/rory-mcilroy-father-golf-bet/index.html?eref=editionRory McIlroy's win earned his father $170,000, thanks to a ten-year-old bet on his son's success.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:06:54 EDT My Istanbul: Love at first sighthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/travel/istanbul-ivan-watson/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/travel/istanbul-ivan-watson/index.html?eref=editionAs he leaves the city he's called home for 12 years, CNN's Ivan Watson pays homage to Istanbul.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:49:11 EDT Nine must-see African movieshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/world/africa/9-must-see-movies-diff-2014/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/21/world/africa/9-must-see-movies-diff-2014/index.html?eref=editionDurban's film festival has kicked off, and we take a look at some of the African films featured at this year's showcase.Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:29:03 EDT CNN crew turned back by gunfire in Gazahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/23/tsr-dnt-wedeman-cnn-crew-turned-back-by-gunfire-in-gaza.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/23/tsr-dnt-wedeman-cnn-crew-turned-back-by-gunfire-in-gaza.cnn.html?eref=editionVeteran reporter flees gunfire and explosions in Gaza City.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:26:06 EDT 'We're just a big grieving family'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-airlines-crash/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-airlines-crash/index.html?eref=editionMore coffins are due to arrive, following the return yesterday of the first return of MH17 victims' remains, and a dignified display of national unity. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:43:28 EDT Outraged Europe must punish Russiahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/opinion-europe-sanctions-taylor-lopez/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/business/opinion-europe-sanctions-taylor-lopez/index.html?eref=editionFormer U.S. envoy says sanctions are having increased impact.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:07:55 EDT Former PM: Russia could face deep crisishttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/24/bizview-bpr-kasyanov-russia-sanctions.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/24/bizview-bpr-kasyanov-russia-sanctions.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Nina Dos Santos talks with former Russian PM, Mikhail Kasyanov, about possible EU sanctions on Russian banks. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:56:22 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 Gaza war crimes?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionWashington's top diplomat landed in Israel Wednesday on an urgent mission from his boss -- to push for "immediate cessation of hostilities." Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:20:11 EDT Apostasy womanhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/italy-sudan-christian-woman/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/world/europe/italy-sudan-christian-woman/index.html?eref=editionMariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:47:47 EDT 'Botched' executionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/justice/arizona-execution-controversy/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/justice/arizona-execution-controversy/index.html?eref=editionThe last breaths of Joseph Wood were like a "fish on shore gulping for air," according to one person who witnessed the execution in the U.S.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:48:10 EDT Coolest bookstoreshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/23/travel/worlds-coolest-bookstores/index.html?eref=editionFrom Maastricht to Melbourne, not all bookstores face demise.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:55:17 EDT F1 diethttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/f1-master-chefs-motorsport/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/sport/motorsport/f1-master-chefs-motorsport/index.html?eref=editionFormula One is not likely to go hungry in Hungary this weekend as motorsport master chefs cater for drivers' nutrition-packed diets and the luxurious feasts provided for VIP guests.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:55:56 EDT Japan's toilet exhibitionhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/03/sot-japan-tokyo-toilet-museum.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/03/sot-japan-tokyo-toilet-museum.cnn.html?eref=editionTokyo's science museum has opened an exhibit focusing on the commode, even offering visitors the chance to be flushed.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:08 EDT Tattoo art business boomhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/20/pkg-boulden-uk-tattoo-business-boom.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/20/pkg-boulden-uk-tattoo-business-boom.cnn.html?eref=editionDon't call them parlors, they are tattoo art studios and are no longer in decline. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:20 EDT This 3-D printed robot talks http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/07/03/jimmy-robot-intel-orig-ms.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/07/03/jimmy-robot-intel-orig-ms.cnn.html?eref=editionIntel's Futurist introduces the world to "Jimmy," a walking, talking social robot.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:27:31 EDT Rent a World Cup buddyhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/03/wc-pkg-soares-rent-a-friend.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/03/wc-pkg-soares-rent-a-friend.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Isa Soares discovers that for a price, you can now rent a friend to enjoy the sights of Brazil with.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:28:35 EDT A tour of Rio's favelashttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/07/02/soares-pkg-world-cup-tours-favelas.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/07/02/soares-pkg-world-cup-tours-favelas.cnn.html?eref=editionThere's lots for World Cup fans to do in Brazil, including tours of Rio's famous slums, or "favelas." Isa Soares reports.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:28:43 EDT Rare albino whale spottedhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/19/pkg-albino-whale-australia.seven-network.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/06/19/pkg-albino-whale-australia.seven-network.html?eref=editionA rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:12:55 EDT Summer of supermoonshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/13/us/july-summer-supermoon-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/13/us/july-summer-supermoon-irpt/index.html?eref=editionThe first of this season's summer of supermoons filled the night sky over the weekend.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:43:26 EDT Bomb blasts and wedding bellshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/living/israel-border-wedding-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/living/israel-border-wedding-irpt/index.html?eref=editionShe has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:26:42 EDT A love affair with soccerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/27/sport/football/soccer-world-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/27/sport/football/soccer-world-irpt/index.html?eref=editionThe World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event, according to FIFA. It seems the world (yes, even the U.S.) has a love affair with soccer that runs deep and transcends cultural differences. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:58:15 EDT The world's best national parkshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/12/travel/worlds-national-parks-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/12/travel/worlds-national-parks-irpt/index.html?eref=editionFrom biking hundreds of miles in Patagonia to trekking across Myanmar, iReporter Anne Dirkse has set foot on all seven continents, and she's done it all on her own. The travel writer and photographer from Loveland, Colorado, spends months out of the year uncovering hidden gems in other countries, and says some of her favorite places to visit are national parks.Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:24:32 EDT Under the sea, in photoshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/19/travel/irpt-underwater-photography/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/19/travel/irpt-underwater-photography/index.html?eref=editionCNN invited underwater photography enthusiasts to share their best photos and stories from their travels under the sea. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:17:41 EDT 53 spectacular wildlife photoshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/30/travel/wildlife-photography-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/30/travel/wildlife-photography-irpt/index.html?eref=editionCamping in the freezing snow at an altitude of 6,000 feet. Trekking through the jungle with an armed guard. Sitting on a boat in crocodile-infested waters. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:07:57 EDT Meteors streak through night skyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/24/us/meteor-shower/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/24/us/meteor-shower/index.html?eref=editionSo after all the hype, was the lost sleep and the sore necks from looking at the sky worth it?Tue, 27 May 2014 07:11:11 EDT You're never too young to be CEOhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/19/living/kid-entrepreneurs-irpt-schools/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/05/19/living/kid-entrepreneurs-irpt-schools/index.html?eref=editionLily Warren was just 8 years old when she decided to start her own business with her younger sisters.Mon, 19 May 2014 11:07:18 EDT Xi: Reformer or a 'dictator?'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/15/world/asia/xi-reformist-or-tyrant/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/15/world/asia/xi-reformist-or-tyrant/index.html?eref=editionIt's been nearly two years since Xi Jinping assumed paramount leadership in China, but the latest Pew Research Center findings show that Xi "so far has failed to make a strong positive impression" globally. Although several of China's neighbors, including South Korea, do view the Chinese president favorably, Xi has received mostly negative ratings from those surveyed in the West, the Middle East, and long-time rivals Japan and the Philippines.Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:19:08 EDT China and Japan's 'war of words'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/16/world/asia/china-japan-war-of-words/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/16/world/asia/china-japan-war-of-words/index.html?eref=editionChinese state media frequently treats Japan's atrocities of the past like breaking news of today. But lately, the steady flow of war history-related news has become a flood.Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:17:35 EDT Top TV anchor detained http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/13/world/asia/china-tv-anchor-detained/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/13/world/asia/china-tv-anchor-detained/index.html?eref=editionIn the latest twist of a widening anti-corruption campaign, Chinese authorities have detained a popular and controversial television anchor with the national broadcaster, state media reported.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:23:30 EDT Skyscrapers that clean the airhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/10/business/skyscrapers-that-clean-the-air/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/10/business/skyscrapers-that-clean-the-air/index.html?eref=editionImagine a skyscraper that cleans the air. You won't have to wait long -- two will soon be built in China.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:21:15 EDT Why does China struggle with football?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/sport/football/china-football-development/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/07/sport/football/china-football-development/index.html?eref=editionWith a population of 1.3 billion, you'd think that there would be 11 people in China who are good enough to put up a fight on the football pitch.Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:22:11 EDT China first for Tour de Francehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/04/world/asia/first-chinese-cyclist-tour-de-france/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/04/world/asia/first-chinese-cyclist-tour-de-france/index.html?eref=editionChinese fans will have a new reason to cheer when the 101st Tour de France kicks off on Saturday: 26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete for competitive cycling's highest honor.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:47:50 EDT 9 pollution beatershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/world/asia/china-smog-inventions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/03/world/asia/china-smog-inventions/index.html?eref=editionBeijing may have to wait another 16 years before it will have safe, clean air, according to a report from the capital's environmental authority earlier this week.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:47:27 EDT Did Xi snub North Korea?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/02/world/asia/south-korea-xi-visit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/02/world/asia/south-korea-xi-visit/index.html?eref=editionWhen President Xi Jinping arrives in Seoul this week, the Chinese leader will have passed over North Korea in favor of its arch rival.Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:48:19 EDT HK calls for democracyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/01/world/asia/hong-kong-democracy-protests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/01/world/asia/hong-kong-democracy-protests/index.html?eref=editionWed, 02 Jul 2014 01:03:24 EDT 'Baby hatch' overwhelmedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/30/world/asia/china-baby-hatches-jinan/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/30/world/asia/china-baby-hatches-jinan/index.html?eref=editionAlong a winding Chinese mountain road dotted with inns and restaurants is Jinan Orphanage, a place of refuge and site for troubled parents to dump unwanted children. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:04:26 EDT People power in the PRChttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/world/asia/china-civil-society/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/26/world/asia/china-civil-society/index.html?eref=editionHe saw it first-hand on a reporting trip in Guizhou province -- scores of village children going to school hungry.Fri, 27 Jun 2014 04:32:39 EDT