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, 31 Jul 2014 01:02:54 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. China probes former security chiefhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-investigation/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-investigation/index.html?eref=editionChina's ruling Communist Party announces an official investigation into high-ranking former leader Zhou Yongkang for an alleged "serious disciplinary violation."Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:29:25 EDT 'Stowaway' body found in planehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/europe/germany-plane-body-found/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/europe/germany-plane-body-found/index.html?eref=editionThe body of a stowaway is found in a U.S. Air Force plane that traveled around Africa.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:33:12 EDT Enola Gay's last crewman dieshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.html?eref=editionNearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day. Once over its target, the Enola Gay unloaded the first atomic bomb dropped in war.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:01:49 EDT Report: Dozens die in China attackhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-terror-attack/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-terror-attack/index.html?eref=editionA gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:52:13 EDT Bergdahl to be questioned next weekhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/bowe-bergdahl-case/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/bowe-bergdahl-case/index.html?eref=editionArmy Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, the Army and his attorney said. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:41:07 EDT Gun victim: Time for Congress to acthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/giffords-gun-violence-congress/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/giffords-gun-violence-congress/index.html?eref=editionThis month, just outside of Houston, a man police say had a history of abusing and threatening women got his hands on a gun and executed six members of his ex-wife's family -- including four children. On that day, local law enforcement officials believe he was on his way to hunt down other family members when, thankfully, they ended his rampage.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:33:14 EDT The bitter lessons of MH17http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/kilmkin-ukraine-mh17-lesson/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/kilmkin-ukraine-mh17-lesson/index.html?eref=editionDuring the last four months, the people of Ukraine have been fighting for their freedom, independence and European path in a war started by Russia-backed terrorists and their accomplices. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:45:36 EDT Will Russia sanctions work?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/politics/us-eu-russia-sanctions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/politics/us-eu-russia-sanctions/index.html?eref=editionThe U.S. and EU are imposing new sanctions on Moscow -- but will they have any effect?Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:29:17 EDT Hamas: Its origins and goalshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/07/29/orig-jag-hamas-explained.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/07/29/orig-jag-hamas-explained.cnn.html?eref=editionPaula Hancocks looks back at Hamas' founding and explains their present-day goals. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:37:56 EDT Why we must end weapons tradehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/business/opinion-arms-trade-russia-scott-cato/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/business/opinion-arms-trade-russia-scott-cato/index.html?eref=editionThe recent controversy over arms sales to Russia reminds me of an interesting exchange during a hustings I took part in during the 2009 European Election campaign.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:20:00 EDT 'It will get worse': Ebola threatens beyond west Africahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/ebola-american-aid-workers/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/ebola-american-aid-workers/index.html?eref=editionHumanitarian organizations withdraw staff from affected west African countries over Ebola fears, as a Liberian minister warns the epidemic has reached a "crisis point."Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:18:27 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, 30 Jul 2014 22:18:18 EDT Outbreak 'an international problem'http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/qmb-intv-liberian-information-minister-lewis-brown-on-ebola-crisis.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/qmb-intv-liberian-information-minister-lewis-brown-on-ebola-crisis.cnn.html?eref=editionLiberian Information Minister Lewis Brown tells CNN's Richard Quest the Ebola crisis is now an international problem.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:15:53 EDT Doctor in Sierra Leone dieshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/health/ebola-doctor-dies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/health/ebola-doctor-dies/index.html?eref=editionA doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:17:22 EDT Victim's wife speaks outhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/30/newday-bts-ebola-victims-wife-patrick-sawyer.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/07/30/newday-bts-ebola-victims-wife-patrick-sawyer.cnn.html?eref=editionThe wife of the first American who died in the current Ebola outbreak speaks out about losing her husband.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:16:37 EDT Eerie scene at MH17 crash sitehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionInvestigators' attempts to examine the MH17 crash wreckage hit another roadblock as Ukrainian officials warn of possible land mines near the site. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:55:00 EDT 9/11-related cancer cases growinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/911-cancer-increase/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/911-cancer-increase/index.html?eref=editionCancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:20:27 EDT U.S. to send more missiles to Iraqhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/meast/iraq-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/meast/iraq-crisis/index.html?eref=editionAs violence continues unabated in Iraq, the United States has agreed to sell $700 million in military aid, including 5,000 Hellfire missiles.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:20:41 EDT Landslides trap 150 people in Indiahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/india-landslide/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/india-landslide/index.html?eref=editionLandslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:12:31 EDT North Korea fires projectileshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/nkorea-projectiles/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/nkorea-projectiles/index.html?eref=editionNorth Korea fired four projectiles on Wednesday morning toward the Sea of Japan, an official with the South Korean Defense Ministry told CNN.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:03 EDT WikiLeaks breaks gag orderhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/australia-wikileaks-suppression-order/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/australia-wikileaks-suppression-order/index.html?eref=editionThey were warned not to share it, but share it they did.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:25:56 EDT China charges Uyghur scholarhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/china-scholar-charged/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/china-scholar-charged/index.html?eref=editionChinese authorities on Wednesday formally charged a prominent Uyghur scholar with "separatism" months after his detention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:14 EDT House approves Obama lawsuithttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/politics/gop-obama-lawsuit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/politics/gop-obama-lawsuit/index.html?eref=editionThe Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his executive authority at the expense of Congress and the Constitution.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:58:53 EDT 'Substantial' damage in LA floodhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/us/california-ucla-water-main-break/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/us/california-ucla-water-main-break/index.html?eref=editionHundreds of vehicles waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court possibly warped. Six facilities out of commission, including a student health center.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:56:02 EDT Nadal injured ahead of U.S. Openhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/tennis/tennis-nadal-injury-u-s-open-doubt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/tennis/tennis-nadal-injury-u-s-open-doubt/index.html?eref=editionRafael Nadal's hopes of successfully defending his U.S. Open title have been dealt a serious blow after the Spaniard revealed he has sustained a wrist injury during a practice session. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:44:25 EDT Ventura wins $1.8M lawsuithttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/us/ventura-chris-kyle-suit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/us/ventura-chris-kyle-suit/index.html?eref=editionIt was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:40:19 EDT Police: Teen raped at Keith Urban showhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/keith-urban-concert-rape/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/keith-urban-concert-rape/index.html?eref=editionA teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:39:01 EDT Barrymore's half-sister found deadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/drew-barrymore-half-sister-dead/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/drew-barrymore-half-sister-dead/index.html?eref=editionJessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday morning.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:41:54 EDT Fresh shells fall near U.N. schoolhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionA number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents -- a day after another school-turned-shelter was hit by artillery, killing more than a dozen people. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:53:41 EDT Truce closes with a boomhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/id-vause-israel-hamas-truce-ends-with-a-knock.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/id-vause-israel-hamas-truce-ends-with-a-knock.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's John Vause was on the air as a 'knock on the roof' blast announced an early end to a humanitarian truce in Gaza. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:25:32 EDT U.N. school shelled in Gazahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/dnt-vause-israel-attacks.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/dnt-vause-israel-attacks.cnn.html?eref=editionFive shells strike a U.N. school at a refugee camp in northern Gaza. CNN's John Vause has more. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:56:47 EDT Gaza tunnel attack on video?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/cnt-savidge-new-hamas-video.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/cnt-savidge-new-hamas-video.cnn.html?eref=editionHamas says new video shows its militants infiltrating Israel. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:38:21 EDT Why Gaza cease-fire didn't happenhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/28/world/gaza-cease-fire-analysis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/28/world/gaza-cease-fire-analysis/index.html?eref=editionU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looked weary and despondent at his much-delayed Cairo news conference Friday evening. Five days of shuttling through the region and endless phone calls to multiple parties had come to nothing. Having begun the year with a vision for a lasting Middle East peace, Kerry had been unable to push through a weeklong cease-fire in Gaza.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:45 EDT Waiting to gohttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=editionWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:54:10 EDT Trieste, the city of fashionhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/19/world/europe/international-talent-support-trieste/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/19/world/europe/international-talent-support-trieste/index.html?eref=editionNudging the border with Slovenia in Italy's far north-east, the mysteriously underrated city of Trieste is largely known for its stately, Habsburg-era architecture, exquisite coffee, and traditional regattas.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:56:17 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 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 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 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 And the world's best city is ...http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/tl-worlds-best-cities/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/tl-worlds-best-cities/index.html?eref=editionTravel + Leisure magazine names the world's best cities. Guess who takes the top slot.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:15:15 EDT Bieber v. Bloom: Feud fuels buzzhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/justin-bieber-orlando-bloom-feud/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/showbiz/justin-bieber-orlando-bloom-feud/index.html?eref=editionJustin Bieber tweeted "Keeping it positive" just hours after a clash in a Spanish nightclub with Orlando Bloom on Wednesday.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:30:03 EDT Hackers reveal lost NASA photoshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/hackers-nasa-lunar-photos/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/hackers-nasa-lunar-photos/index.html?eref=edition"Techno archaeologists" use DIY engineering to revamp NASA's early moon pics.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:33:06 EDT The world's largest naval exercisehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/gallery/rimpac-2014/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/gallery/rimpac-2014/index.html?eref=editionWed, 30 Jul 2014 22:03:01 EDT Ebola outbreak: 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=editionIt began with a handful of cases but quickly spread. What can be done to stop it?Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:40:25 EDT PSG: China charm offensive?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/paris-saint-germain-asia-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/paris-saint-germain-asia-football/index.html?eref=editionFor at least 10 minutes, it looked as if it could have been a fairytale night for the home side. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:05:08 EDT Crash site 'a monument to cruelty'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionFlowers, a teddy bear and the smells of jet fuel and death haunt the MH17 crash site.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:12:54 EDT Brutal scene after attack at school http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/31/ac-pkg-penhaul-un-school-shelled-gaza.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/31/ac-pkg-penhaul-un-school-shelled-gaza.cnn.html?eref=editionThe U.N. school was meant to be a safe haven. Instead, shrapnel fell "like rain," say survivors.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:45:09 EDT Fresh shells fall near U.N. school-turned-shelterhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/31/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionA number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents -- a day after another school-turned-shelter was hit by artillery killing more than a dozen people. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:45:25 EDT Guess what's in these McNuggetshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/mcdonalds-japan-tofu-mcnuggets/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/mcdonalds-japan-tofu-mcnuggets/index.html?eref=editionIf you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:51:33 EDT Underwater drones reveal sea's secretshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/tech/innovation/undersea-drones-revealing-oceans-secrets/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/tech/innovation/undersea-drones-revealing-oceans-secrets/index.html?eref=editionWhen Typhoon Rammasun swept through the South China Sea in July, a tiny ship was trapped in its path. The deadly storm whipped up waves over 10 meters high and winds approaching 200 miles per hour. Any regular boat would have been smashed to pieces, but this craft just a few feet long sailed through without pausing in its work. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:06:12 EDT Could a blood test predict suicides?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/suicide-blood-test-prediction/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/health/suicide-blood-test-prediction/index.html?eref=editionApproximately 36,000 deaths are caused by suicide each year in the United States. What if a simple blood test could one day help prevent that from happening?Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:49:29 EDT Future 'Mad Max' architecturehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/mad-max-brilliant-architect/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/mad-max-brilliant-architect/index.html?eref=editionDesigner Justin Plunkett layers photos and computer-generated illustration to create apocalyptic images. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:53:23 EDT Who can broker peace in Gaza?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/qatar-gaza-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/qatar-gaza-crisis/index.html?eref=editionHundreds have died in the Gaza conflict. Could Qatar or Egypt help end the violence?Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:43:56 EDT Why Turkish women post thesehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/pkg-amanpour-hala-gorani-turkey-smile-twitter-iaw.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/pkg-amanpour-hala-gorani-turkey-smile-twitter-iaw.cnn.html?eref=editionTurkish social media has exploded with Tweets and Instagrams of Turkish women laughing. Why? Hala Gorani explains.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:12:04 EDT Soccer star's father kidnapped, freedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/football-tevez-father-kidnap-release/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/football-tevez-father-kidnap-release/index.html?eref=editionArgentine football star Carlos Tevez has thanked his fans for their support following his father's kidnap ordeal in Buenos Aires. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:54:39 EDT Newborn whale swims with momhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/pkg-newborn-whale-swims-with-mom.seven-news.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/30/pkg-newborn-whale-swims-with-mom.seven-news.html?eref=editionAustralian residents watched a humpback whale give birth and then swim with her baby. CNN affiliate Seven News has more. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:11:49 EDT 'Warrior' by name and by naturehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/christine-ohuruogu-athletics-britain/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/christine-ohuruogu-athletics-britain/index.html?eref=editionHer surname means "fighter" or "warrior" -- and Christine Ohuruogu has done her best to fulfill that prophecy throughout a stellar running career of glorious peaks and painful troughs.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:33:05 EDT Enola Gay's last crewman dies at 93http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.html?eref=editionNearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day. Once over its target, the Enola Gay unloaded the first atomic bomb dropped in war.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:06:52 EDT MH17: What will crash investigators find?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-mh17-crash-site/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/europe/ukraine-malaysia-mh17-crash-site/index.html?eref=editionWeeks after MH17 was blown out of the sky, investigators have yet to reach the wreckage. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:23:54 EDT Gaza: Why it's different this timehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/francona-gaza-why-different-this-time/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/opinion/francona-gaza-why-different-this-time/index.html?eref=editionWhile aspects of the fighting in Gaza resemble earlier clashes, this time feels different, writes military analyst Rick Francona.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:59:02 EDT Fancy a 10,000-calorie lunch? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/sport/swimming-lochte-tweet-10000-calories/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/sport/swimming-lochte-tweet-10000-calories/index.html?eref=editionOlympic champion Ryan Lochte apparently has an appetite to match his performance.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:04:24 EDT Touring Florence by smartphonehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/italy-florence-smartphone/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/italy-florence-smartphone/index.html?eref=editionDoes travel tech have a place in a city that hasn't changed much since 15th the century? Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:28:47 EDT Epidemic 'spinning out of control'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/opinion/garrett-ebola/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/24/opinion/garrett-ebola/index.html?eref=editionThe Ebola epidemic now raging across three countries in West Africa is three-fold larger than any other outbreak ever recorded for this terrible disease; the only one to have occurred in urban areas and to cross national borders; and officially urgent and serious. At least 1,090 people have contracted the awful disease this year, though the epidemic's true scope is unknown because of widespread opposition to health authorities in afflicted Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:12:15 EDT Celebs wade into Gaza PR minefieldhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/showbiz/celeb-israel-gaza-controversies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/showbiz/celeb-israel-gaza-controversies/index.html?eref=editionOscar-winning actor Javier Bardem calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians "genocide," while "Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot sends her "love and prayers" to Israeli soldiers in Gaza.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:35:14 EDT Can French football win Asian hearts?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/paris-saint-germain-asia-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/sport/football/paris-saint-germain-asia-football/index.html?eref=editionWhile many top European clubs are targeting the U.S. market, French football is setting its sights on expanding into Asia -- with China playing a key role.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:35:00 EDT Inside other people's luggage http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/suitcase-secrets-inside-other-peoples-luggage/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/suitcase-secrets-inside-other-peoples-luggage/index.html?eref=editionWe asked CNN readers for a sneak peek inside their bags. We uncovered cows, cookies and kitties. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:28:00 EDT What a shot! 37 sports photoshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0729/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0729/index.html?eref=editionTue, 29 Jul 2014 13:12:55 EDT Trackside photos: Sexy or sinister?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/sport/retro-femme-fatales-take-over/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/sport/retro-femme-fatales-take-over/index.html?eref=editionThe racetrack is transformed into an eerie, retro time warp, in these intriguing photographs.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:04:33 EDT Al Aqsa: News or propaganda?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/ac-dnt-cooper-hamas-media-strategy.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/ac-dnt-cooper-hamas-media-strategy.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Anderson Cooper looks at Al Aqsa, a TV channel run by Hamas which some say the group uses to broadcast propaganda.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:30 EDT Who created amazing underwater statues?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/gallery/mystic-realm-underwater-museum/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/gallery/mystic-realm-underwater-museum/index.html?eref=editionWelcome to the Museo Subacuático de Arte, the world's first underwater museum created by British sculptor Jason deCairnes Taylor with the idea to make art and marine environment interact. He covers his exhibits in cement that attracts coral growth, then submerges them to the ocean floor, letting tropical coral overtake their surface and eventually form a new reef. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:43:04 EDT 7 reasons to visit The Haguehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/reasons-to-visit-the-hague/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/reasons-to-visit-the-hague/index.html?eref=editionSome people see The Hague as Amsterdam's more sedate (read stodgier) cousin. Fact is, The Hague can be a welcome, peaceful diversion from the nonstop energy (read crowds) of Amsterdam. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:14:04 EDT Meet Canada's hitchhiking robothttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/30/pkg-moos-hitchhiking-robot.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/07/30/pkg-moos-hitchhiking-robot.cnn.html?eref=editionWould you pick up a hitchhiking robot? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a robot hitching cross-country all by itself.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:07:39 EDT Spectacular sunset enchants Sydneyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/gallery/sydney-sunset-photos/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/travel/gallery/sydney-sunset-photos/index.html?eref=editionA sunset even more spectacular than normal had Sydney residents snapping and uploading on Monday evening. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:50:04 EDT Children die in Gaza camp shellinghttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-penhaul-gaza-dead-on-street.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-penhaul-gaza-dead-on-street.cnn.html?eref=editionChild witnesses speak after a deadly bombing which Israel and Hamas blame on each other.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:41:44 EDT Powerless in pummeled Gazahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-vause-gaza-powerless-pummeled.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-vause-gaza-powerless-pummeled.cnn.html?eref=editionWith the electricity out, Gaza residents are struggling to survive amid devastation. CNN's John Vause reports.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:14 EDT 101 geysers spotted on Saturn's moonhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/tech/innovation/saturn-geysers/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/tech/innovation/saturn-geysers/index.html?eref=editionNASA scientists say liquid water may exist on the surface of one of Saturn's icy moons.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:36:42 EDT Can a palm weevil cure world hunger?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/africa/can-a-palm-weevil-cure-world-hunger/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/africa/can-a-palm-weevil-cure-world-hunger/index.html?eref=editionFive MBA students are banking their business on it. With insect farms on the rise, your next burger could be made of crickets.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:35:33 EDT Things you didn't know about Putinhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/id-vladimir-putin-private-life-judah.cnn-ap.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/id-vladimir-putin-private-life-judah.cnn-ap.html?eref=editionAuthor Ben Judah reveals little known facts about Russian President Vladimir Putin.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:49:33 EDT Maps reveal the moon's secretshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/gallery/beautiful-moon-maps/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/gallery/beautiful-moon-maps/index.html?eref=editionMan has been mapping the moon for hundreds of years. Here are some of the most eye-catching creations.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:18:47 EDT On board the world's newest passenger jethttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/aviation-airbus-a350xwb/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/travel/aviation-airbus-a350xwb/index.html?eref=editionTake a look inside Airbus' new -- and surprisingly quiet -- A350XWB.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:33:55 EDT Can Kerry 'friend' Modi?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/india-agrawal-kerry-modi-reset/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/india-agrawal-kerry-modi-reset/index.html?eref=editionIf India and the U.S. were Facebook friends, the relationship between them would undoubtedly be "complicated." Can the U.S. Secretary of State's visit change that? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:50:36 EDT Corruption charges no longer shockhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/china-corruption-florcruz-zhou-yongkang/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/world/asia/china-corruption-florcruz-zhou-yongkang/index.html?eref=editionChina's president has snared his biggest "tiger" in Zhou Yongkang. What will be the fallout?Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:28:39 EDT China to investigate former domestic security czarhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-investigation/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/asia/china-investigation/index.html?eref=editionAfter months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:48:02 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 Russia sanctionshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/politics/us-eu-russia-sanctions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/politics/us-eu-russia-sanctions/index.html?eref=editionMore Russian aggression in Ukraine. More U.S. and European sanctions imposed on Moscow.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:03:26 EDT Gaza conflicthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionHamas and Israel blamed one another for the lack of a cease-fire in a conflict that has left more than 1,200 people dead, raising questions about just what it will take to end the fighting in Gaza.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:19:10 EDT Ebola outbreakhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/health/ebola-outbreak-american-dies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/health/ebola-outbreak-american-dies/index.html?eref=editionPatrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:45:12 EDT Enola Gay deathhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/29/us/enola-gay-crew-member-dies/index.html?eref=editionNearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day. Once over its target, the Enola Gay unloaded the first atomic bomb dropped in war.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:02:17 EDT Undersea droneshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/tech/innovation/undersea-drones-revealing-oceans-secrets/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/tech/innovation/undersea-drones-revealing-oceans-secrets/index.html?eref=editionWhen Typhoon Rammasun swept through the South China Sea in July, a tiny ship was trapped in its path. The deadly storm whipped up waves over 10 meters high and winds approaching 200 miles per hour. Any regular boat would have been smashed to pieces, but this craft just a few feet long sailed through without pausing in its work. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:02:27 EDT How does Russia see Putin?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-magnay-russia-putin-strongman.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/29/pkg-magnay-russia-putin-strongman.cnn.html?eref=editionVladimir Putin is extremely popular domestically even as his neighbors fret. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:12:53 EDT Staying safe in the sunhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/07/25/living-to-100-dr-sanjay-gupta-sunburn.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/07/25/living-to-100-dr-sanjay-gupta-sunburn.cnn.html?eref=editionDr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how applying sunscreen everyday can help you live to 100. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:13:17 EDT The Great War turns 100http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/28/pkg-foster-outbreak-of-wwi-anniversary.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/28/pkg-foster-outbreak-of-wwi-anniversary.cnn.html?eref=edition100 years ago, Austria-Hungry declared war on Serbia leading to the first World War. CNN's Max Foster has more.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:07:10 EDT Finding the perfect burgerhttp://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, 29 Jul 2014 09:09:33 EDT Japan's cross-dressing iconhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/17/pkg-ripley-japan-inspirational-cross-dresser.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/07/17/pkg-ripley-japan-inspirational-cross-dresser.cnn.html?eref=editionA cross-dressing Japanese man is challenging social norms, encouraging young people to be themselves.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:08:35 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.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:14:18 EDT Why neon lights are dyinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/25/travel/neon-signs-dying-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/25/travel/neon-signs-dying-irpt/index.html?eref=editionA few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:13:05 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 Will protest shape HK's future?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/25/world/asia/hong-kong-future/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/25/world/asia/hong-kong-future/index.html?eref=editionTam Chi Tat has driven his bright red taxi for 20 years. Born and raised in Hong Kong, he calls himself not Chinese but a "Hong Konger." The distinction is very important to him.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:41:18 EDT 20 China travel tipshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/travel/china-travel-tips/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/22/travel/china-travel-tips/index.html?eref=editionExploring China can rattle even veteran travelers.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:42:26 EDT World's largest aquatic insecthttp://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=editionThe world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:43:41 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