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, 21 Aug 2014 13:26:19 EDT 10 CNN.com - Top Stories http://edition.cnn.com/index.html?eref=edition http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.e/img/1.0/logo/cnn.logo.rss.gif 144 33 CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Swiss 'suicide tourism' doubleshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/health/suicide-tourism-switzerland/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/health/suicide-tourism-switzerland/index.html?eref=editionMore than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:03:59 EDT Can Lance Armstrong be forgiven?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/lance-armstrong-rehabilitation-cycling/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/lance-armstrong-rehabilitation-cycling/index.html?eref=editionFormer friends of the disgraced cyclist weigh in on whether he deserves a second chance.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:46:09 EDT Emmys to honor Robin Williamshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/showbiz/tv/robin-williams-emmys-ew/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/showbiz/tv/robin-williams-emmys-ew/index.html?eref=editionMonday's Emmy tribute to Robin Williams will be presented by a fellow famed actor-comedian: Billy Crystal. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:47:38 EDT Barcelona transfer ban upheldhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/football/barcelona-transfer-ban-luis-suarez-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/football/barcelona-transfer-ban-luis-suarez-football/index.html?eref=editionLuis Suarez could be the last big-money signing top European club Barcelona makes for quite some time.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:47:47 EDT Four Illinois hostages rescuedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/illinois-hostages/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/illinois-hostages/index.html?eref=editionAt least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued round-the-clock negotiations with the alleged perpetrator, authorities said.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:57:27 EDT Is ISIS a threat to the U.S.?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/18/opinion/bergen-does-isis-pose-threat-to-us/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/18/opinion/bergen-does-isis-pose-threat-to-us/index.html?eref=editionU.S. officials are claiming that the terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is "now a credible alternative to al Qaeda." Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:14:15 EDT Foley killing 'a message to London'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/james-foley-message-britain/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/james-foley-message-britain/index.html?eref=editionJames Foley's execution raises disturbing questions about radicalization in the UK.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:05:26 EDT Liberia cannot cope with Ebola http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/garlo-ebola-liberia/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/garlo-ebola-liberia/index.html?eref=editionCerue Garlo says Liberia is desperate for help amid a Ebola outbreak that has touched every aspect of life.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:46:15 EDT No, the Pope didn't call for a crusadehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/perry-pope-wasnt-calling-for-crusade/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/perry-pope-wasnt-calling-for-crusade/index.html?eref=editionDespite some suggestions to the contrary, the Pope did not recently call for a crusade. But can he balance modern and ancient lessons?Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:46:33 EDT James Foley's captors 'demanded $132M ransom'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-james-foley/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-james-foley/index.html?eref=editionThe U.S. journalist's captors wanted a $132 million ransom, the GlobalPost says, while regional leaders say his beheading violated Islamic teachings.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:44 EDT The other captive: Friends speak outhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/iraq-steven-sotloff-profile/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/iraq-steven-sotloff-profile/index.html?eref=editionWhen freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret. Families of hostages are frequently advised to do this by security firms, and news organizations are sometimes willing to cooperate. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:25:03 EDT Hunt for executioner focuses on UKhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/europe/british-jihadis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/europe/british-jihadis/index.html?eref=editionAn international manhunt is under way for the fighter who beheaded American journalist James Foley -- and its focus is on Britain.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:25:25 EDT U.S. continues airstrikes on ISIS http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/iraq-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/iraq-crisis/index.html?eref=editionAirstrikes against ISIS forces in northern Iraq resumed Thursday, targeting areas in the vicinity of the Mosul Dam, according to a statement released by the U.S. Central Command. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:22:49 EDT U.S.: Foley rescue bid failedhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/20/tsr-sot-starr-us-attempted-to-rescue-foley.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/20/tsr-sot-starr-us-attempted-to-rescue-foley.cnn.html?eref=editionAccording to the White House, U.S. forces attempted to rescue kidnapped journalist Jim Foley but their efforts failed.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:15:04 EDT Foley's murder 'a message to Britain'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/james-foley-message-britain/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/james-foley-message-britain/index.html?eref=editionIt was a gruesome act performed atop the stage of the global theater -- the grotesque image of a masked man, dressed all in black, beheading an American journalist in a production intended to strike terror into the hearts of millions around the world.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:32:36 EDT Parents remember last wordshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/nr-sot-foley-parents-reaction-wcvb.cnn-ap.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/nr-sot-foley-parents-reaction-wcvb.cnn-ap.html?eref=editionThe parents of James Foley tear up as they remember him and his last known words.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:30:54 EDT U.S. Ebola patient dischargedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/health/ebola-patient-release/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/health/ebola-patient-release/index.html?eref=editionDr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:25:12 EDT Doctor: I am thrilled to be alivehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/08/21/sot-brantly-ebola-patient-released.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/08/21/sot-brantly-ebola-patient-released.cnn.html?eref=editionAmerican doctor who survived Ebola is released from Emory University hospital in Atlanta. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:57:02 EDT Thai army chief named new PMhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/thailand-new-prime-minister/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/thailand-new-prime-minister/index.html?eref=editionThe military leader who took control of Thailand in a coup in May has been named the country's prime minister.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:21:43 EDT Ferguson officer suspended for threathttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/missouri-police-officer-suspended/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/missouri-police-officer-suspended/index.html?eref=editionAn officer who pointed a semi-automatic assault rifle at a Ferguson, Missouri, protester and threatened to kill him -- a tense episode caught on video and posted online -- is off the job, at least for now.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:31:50 EDT Quiet returns to Ferguson streetshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/missouri-teen-shooting/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/missouri-teen-shooting/index.html?eref=editionWhen night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:54:45 EDT Tycoon calls Chinese 'mongrels'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/clive-palmer-china-tirade/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/clive-palmer-china-tirade/index.html?eref=editionOffensive remarks about China made by Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer have struck a chord on Chinese social media -- with some users actually seeing them in a positive light.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:28 EDT Malaysians charged with MH370 thefthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/malaysia-mh370-theft-charges/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/malaysia-mh370-theft-charges/index.html?eref=editionMalaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:33:16 EDT Brothers die in Japan landslideshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/japan-landslides/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/japan-landslides/index.html?eref=editionLandslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 27 people in the western Japanese city of Hiroshima, authorities said Wednesday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:46:58 EDT ISAF member killed in Afghanistanhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/afghanistan-violence/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/afghanistan-violence/index.html?eref=editionA coalition service member died Wednesday after being stabbed in the neck -- allegedly by a Taliban member -- near the international airport in Afghanistan's capital, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief said. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:01:38 EDT Mate replaces dead Brazil candidatehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/americas/brazil-presidential-candidate/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/americas/brazil-presidential-candidate/index.html?eref=editionA week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket, setting the stage for a tighter race.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:37:03 EDT Ukraine helicopters, jet 'shot down'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionA Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, a spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council said.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:46:39 EDT Dino tracks found 125m years onhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/20/dnt-dinosaur-tracks-125-million-years-old-utah.ksl.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/20/dnt-dinosaur-tracks-125-million-years-old-utah.ksl.html?eref=editionA new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:01:16 EDT 2,000 animals removed from homehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/19/dnt-two-thousand-animals-removed-from-home.klfy.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/19/dnt-two-thousand-animals-removed-from-home.klfy.html?eref=editionDogs, cats, geese, chickens, snakes, rabbits, peacocks and turtles were removed from a home in Louisiana. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:04:22 EDT Israel kills three Hamas leadershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/mideast-crisis/index.html?eref=editionAn Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:25:36 EDT Hamas: Israel wasn't serioushttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/interview-hamas-izzat-al-risheq.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/interview-hamas-izzat-al-risheq.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Reza Sayah talk to Hamas spokesman and senior official Izzat al-Risheq about the peace negotiations in Cairo.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:00:04 EDT Gaza militant leader targetedhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/pkg-pleitgen-gaza-militant-targeted.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/pkg-pleitgen-gaza-militant-targeted.cnn.html?eref=editionHostilities between Israel and Hamas erupt once again after ceasefire talks collapse. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:55:53 EDT Hamas: We're aiming for airporthttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/lok-vause-israel-gaza-fighting-resumes.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/lok-vause-israel-gaza-fighting-resumes.cnn.html?eref=editionMissile strikes have resumed in Israel and Gaza after the latest cease-fire lapsed. CNN's John Vause reports.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:05:27 EDT Street stylehttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=editionThu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:57 EDT What starts in winter and lasts 8 years?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/travel/arctic-festival/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/travel/arctic-festival/index.html?eref=editionIt's largely devoid of human life, dark and viciously cold at times and frequently subject to dangerous levels of geological volatility -- the Arctic is surely the worst possible destination for an arts festival.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:56:42 EDT Floating snowflake world's coolest hotel?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/travel/snowflake-hotel/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/travel/snowflake-hotel/index.html?eref=editionThe Krystall hotel will doubtless inspire a few gags about a frosty reception when it opens in December 2016, but once guests realize they're about to check in to a giant floating snowflake, it could just as easily melt hearts.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:11:53 EDT The world's most beautiful clockshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/11/travel/gallery/beautiful-clocks/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/11/travel/gallery/beautiful-clocks/index.html?eref=edition12 of the world's most beautiful clocksThu, 14 Aug 2014 08:13:38 EDT Sculptures as thin as a hairhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/these-arent-flowers/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/these-arent-flowers/index.html?eref=editionMost flowers start as seeds planted in soil, but Wim Noorduin, currently a post-doc researcher at Harvard, prefers to craft bouquets using Barium carbonate and sodium metasilicate. The two chemicals are disolved in a glass beaker filled with water and as carbon dioxide seeps into the vessel it kickstarts a chemical reaction that creates a wonderland of micro-sculptures that are about the diameter of the human hair.Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:59:52 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 World's most stylish bookstores http://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=editionSomeday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:02:43 EDT Mystique of abandoned palaces http://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/27/travel/poland-secret-ruins-photos/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/27/travel/poland-secret-ruins-photos/index.html?eref=editionPatrycja Makowska likes to give enigmatic names to the extraordinarily beautiful photographs she shoots of crumbling palaces.Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:00:29 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 Boris Becker: 'I'm burning like volcano'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/sport/tennis/boris-becker-novak-djokovic-tennis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/sport/tennis/boris-becker-novak-djokovic-tennis/index.html?eref=editionAs a player he was as fiery as his hair -- and as a coach, Boris Becker says he has to battle to keep his emotions in check as he tries to guide world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to more success.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:46:28 EDT Jackie Chan 'furious' at son's drug busthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/china-drugs-jackie-chan-son/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/china-drugs-jackie-chan-son/index.html?eref=editionStar says he takes responsibility for his son's charges.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:55:01 EDT Artistic vision of an extremist futurehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/natpkg-foster-gilbert-george.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/natpkg-foster-gilbert-george.cnn.html?eref=editionArtists Gilbert and George talk about their latest display of provocative work with CNN's Max Foster in London.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:47:56 EDT Are these the best GIFs on the Web?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/the-gif-artist-who-draws-with-humans/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/the-gif-artist-who-draws-with-humans/index.html?eref=editionErdal Inci clones himself in digital form to create a surreal selfie army. The effect is pretty trippy. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:37:15 EDT The future of payments is herehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/tech/how-well-pay-for-things-in-the-future/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/tech/how-well-pay-for-things-in-the-future/index.html?eref=editionWhether it's via contactless cards and mobile phones, or even biometrics, new ways of paying and spending are increasingly muscling their way into the mix.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:09:31 EDT 'If you don't want to get shot ...'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/ferguson-column-police-reaction/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/us/ferguson-column-police-reaction/index.html?eref=editionA U.S. police officer's "survival guide" sparks outrage.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:21:00 EDT London leader: Why Ferguson will healhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/lammy-ferguson-rebuild/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/opinion/lammy-ferguson-rebuild/index.html?eref=editionDavid Lammy says leaders in Ferguson, Missouri must learn from London's 2011 riots.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:26:04 EDT What happens when you survive Ebola?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/health/ebola-treatment-drug/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/health/ebola-treatment-drug/index.html?eref=editionTwo Americans have recovered and may now be immune.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:21:44 EDT Are myths making Ebola crisis worse? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/africa/ebola-myths/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/africa/ebola-myths/index.html?eref=editionEbola isn't the only thing that health officials are battling.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:06:31 EDT 9 things to knowhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/world/ebola-virus-q-and-a/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/world/ebola-virus-q-and-a/index.html?eref=editionHundreds of people are dead as the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history sweeps through West Africa.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:05:25 EDT Click and collect -- which country leads?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/business/click-collect-boulden/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/business/click-collect-boulden/index.html?eref=editionThe idea of "click and collect" for shopping is huge in Britain, but waiting around at home for your parcel is annoying, CNN's Jim Bouden says. One company's come up with an answer. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:00:55 EDT Jockey starves, horse puts on 20 kghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/sport/australia-obrien-horse-racing/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/sport/australia-obrien-horse-racing/index.html?eref=editionWhile his jockey starved himself to make the weight limit, one of horse racing's new stars delivered the goods again despite piling on the pounds.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:45:35 EDT Does bling grow on trees?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/africa/designer-shuns-medical-school-jewelry-empire/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/africa/designer-shuns-medical-school-jewelry-empire/index.html?eref=editionIt takes a lot of guts to choose jewelry design over a career in medicine, but then, Janet Fredman isn't the kind of woman to shy away from challenges. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:08:58 EDT Brave acid attack victims try modelinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/india-acid-attacks-photo-shoot/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/india-acid-attacks-photo-shoot/index.html?eref=editionFive survivors of acid attacks capture India's attention with a "ground breaking" photo shoot.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:05:35 EDT On the trail of the 'Blood Countess'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/travel/blood-countess-slovakia/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/travel/blood-countess-slovakia/index.html?eref=editionWith a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:50:20 EDT Sit anywhere with this invisible chairhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/tech/innovation/the-chairless-chair/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/tech/innovation/the-chairless-chair/index.html?eref=editionIt's like a chair that isn't there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It's called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it's not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can sit down on it. Like a chair that is now there.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:50:22 EDT How to fake it as an L.A. localhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/travel/la-local-faking-tips/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/travel/la-local-faking-tips/index.html?eref=editionDon't order Corona and don't freak out when you see Jessica Alba without makeup and you might pass for local.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:22:21 EDT Becker shocked by Djokovic backlashhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/tennis/boris-becker-novak-djokovic-tennis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/tennis/boris-becker-novak-djokovic-tennis/index.html?eref=editionIt wasn't often Boris Becker was caught out by a barrage of volleys on the court -- but even the tennis great says he was stunned by the level of criticism he received after being appointed as Novak Djokovic's coach.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:02:41 EDT 39 dead in Hiroshima landslideshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/japan-landslides/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/japan-landslides/index.html?eref=editionAuthorities fear the death toll could rise much higher after landslides hit a crowded residential area.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:59:26 EDT Kyoto gets its first super luxury hotel http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/travel/ritz-carlton-kyoto/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/travel/ritz-carlton-kyoto/index.html?eref=editionDespite Kyoto's allure, until this year there's been a glaring absence from the city's travel scene -- a top tier, super-luxury hotel brand. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:53:07 EDT China arrests 1,000 cult membershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/china-cult-arrests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/china-cult-arrests/index.html?eref=editionChinese police reportedly swoop on the banned quasi-Christian "Eastern Lightning" group.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:52:40 EDT Foley's legacy as a war correspondenthttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/pkg-walker-james-foley-war-correspondent.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/pkg-walker-james-foley-war-correspondent.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Amara Walker looks at James Foley's reporting and work as a journalist covering conflict in the Middle East.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:12:53 EDT Beyonce and Jay Z's Cuba trip 'legal'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/showbiz/beyonce-jay-z-cuba/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/showbiz/beyonce-jay-z-cuba/index.html?eref=editionBeyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:36:39 EDT Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano threathttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/europe/iceland-volcano/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/europe/iceland-volcano/index.html?eref=editionIn 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:37:32 EDT A South Pacific island to suit everyonehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/best-islands-south-pacific/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/best-islands-south-pacific/index.html?eref=editionHistory buff? Hardcore surfer? These South Pacific islands have every traveler covered.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:24:11 EDT Your next home? It will be smallerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/business/micro-condo-development-trend/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/business/micro-condo-development-trend/index.html?eref=editionCould you fit your life into 300 square feet? Developers are betting on it, positioning tiny living spaces as a new status symbol for urban millennials. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:45:30 EDT Is this world's best 'out of office' note?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/alastair-humphreys-adventurer/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/alastair-humphreys-adventurer/index.html?eref=editionWhen adventurer Alastair Humphreys leaves an "out of office" message, he means it.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:49:32 EDT Bush: Ice bucket not presidential, but ...http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/08/20/george-w-bush-als-ice-bucket-challenge.facebook.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/08/20/george-w-bush-als-ice-bucket-challenge.facebook.html?eref=editionWatch George W. Bush get soaked by his wife, Laura Bush, for the ALS ice bucket challenge. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:53:00 EDT Man Utd maximize noodle powerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/football/football-man-utd-barcelona-sponsorship/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/sport/football/football-man-utd-barcelona-sponsorship/index.html?eref=editionPaint, wine and noodles -- three things which won't help Manchester United on the football pitch, but are helping swell the club's bank balance.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:01:06 EDT When ice bucket challenges go wronghttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/19/erin-pkg-moos-ice-bucket-challenge-fails.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/19/erin-pkg-moos-ice-bucket-challenge-fails.cnn.html?eref=editionOuch! Bopped, socked, and SOAKING WET! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on ice bucket challenges gone wrong.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:54:12 EDT The world's top-earning modelshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/highest-paid-models-gisele-bundchen/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/highest-paid-models-gisele-bundchen/index.html?eref=editionGisele Bundchen tops the list but which other models are the world's highest earners?Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:40:52 EDT U.S. presidential hopeful's mug shothttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/politics/perry-indictment-booked/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/politics/perry-indictment-booked/index.html?eref=editionTexas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, is booked on felony charges.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:23:33 EDT ISIS massacre survivors speak outhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/pkg-walsh-isis-survivors.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/20/pkg-walsh-isis-survivors.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Nick Paton Walsh talks to survivors of an alleged ISIS massacre in the Yazidi village of Kojo.. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:33:20 EDT Support for officer behind shootinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/us/ferguson-darren-wilson-support/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/us/ferguson-darren-wilson-support/index.html?eref=editionSupport is growing for the white U.S. police officer who fired the shots that killed black teen Michael Brown, setting off days of heated protest.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:28:41 EDT 9 great new U.S. beach hotelshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/beach-hotels/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/beach-hotels/index.html?eref=editionSummer isn't over yet. These new hotels are keeping it alive and fresh.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:28:26 EDT World's most liveable city is ...http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/most-liveable-city-2014/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/most-liveable-city-2014/index.html?eref=editionEight of the top 10 are in Australia and Canada, but who came top?Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:36:23 EDT Parents anxious over surrogacy changeshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/asia/thailand-surrogacy-laws-change/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/asia/thailand-surrogacy-laws-change/index.html?eref=editionThailand's military cracks down on a flourishing surrogacy industry, raising fears worldwide.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:47:13 EDT Airports tracking you and using droneshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/drones-tracking-and-virtual-reality-at-an-airport-near-you/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/travel/drones-tracking-and-virtual-reality-at-an-airport-near-you/index.html?eref=editionAirlines and airports are going high-tech to reduce your time in line. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:53:04 EDT 'When you leave, grief stays with you'http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/jon-jensen-gaza-conflict-reflection.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/jon-jensen-gaza-conflict-reflection.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Jon Jensen reflects on the tragic scenes he saw in Gaza.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:11:30 EDT What ISIS hopes video will achievehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/saltman-syria-isis-video-social-media/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/saltman-syria-isis-video-social-media/index.html?eref=editionWhy would ISIS disseminate a video showing such an abhorrent act of violence as the beheading of American journalist James Foley?Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:52:56 EDT Who is James Foley's executioner?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/europe/british-jihadis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/europe/british-jihadis/index.html?eref=editionAn international manhunt is under way for the fighter who beheaded American journalist James Foley -- and its focus is on Britain.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:37:04 EDT What it will take to beat ISIShttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-beat-lister/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-beat-lister/index.html?eref=editionUntil ISIS captured Mosul in June, the terror group concerned Western governments but was not a pressing priority, writes Tim Lister. Its subsequent actions since then, however, have now galvanized an unlikely coalition. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:07:15 EDT Why freelancing is so dangeroushttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/james-foley-rory-peck/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/james-foley-rory-peck/index.html?eref=editionFreelance journalists like James Foley, who work alone without the support of large news organizations behind them, are always the most vulnerable, writes one expert.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:03:40 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 James Foleyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-james-foley/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/meast/isis-james-foley/index.html?eref=editionThe captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), according to GlobalPost spokesman Richard Byrne. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:55:25 EDT Why video?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/saltman-syria-isis-video-social-media/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/opinion/saltman-syria-isis-video-social-media/index.html?eref=editionThe recent video depicting the final words and beheading of U.S. journalist James Wright Foley by someone that seems to be a British foreign fighter has sent shockwaves across the West. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:52:49 EDT UK jihadistshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/pkg-mclaughlin-uk-british-jihad.cnn-ap.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/pkg-mclaughlin-uk-british-jihad.cnn-ap.html?eref=editionThe hunt is on for the suspected British jihadist in James Foley execution video. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:58:48 EDT Fergusonhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/missouri-teen-shooting/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/us/missouri-teen-shooting/index.html?eref=editionWhen night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:54:25 EDT Grief in Gazahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/jon-jensen-gaza-conflict-reflection.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/21/jon-jensen-gaza-conflict-reflection.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Jon Jensen reflects on the tragic scenes he witnessed while covering the Gaza conflict.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:54:49 EDT Ebola outbreakhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/africa/ebola-outbreak/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/19/world/africa/ebola-outbreak/index.html?eref=editionThree health care workers who were given the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp in Liberia have shown "very positive signs of recovery," the Liberian Ministry of Health said Tuesday.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:57:18 EDT Chan drug busthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/china-drugs-jackie-chan-son/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/21/world/asia/china-drugs-jackie-chan-son/index.html?eref=editionKung fu movie star Jackie Chan says he "takes responsibility" for the drug charges laid against his son, 32-year-old Jaycee Chan, in Beijing.Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:42:31 EDT Celebs face ALS ice buckethttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/08/13/orig-jag-celebrity-ice-bucket.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2014/08/13/orig-jag-celebrity-ice-bucket.cnn.html?eref=editionFrom Justin Timberlake to Aaron Rodgers to Chris Christie, celebrities cool off for ALS research.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:08:12 EDT Who owns these cars?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.html?eref=editionIn what has become a summer tradition, wealthy Arabs travel to London with their expensive supercars.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:05:49 EDT Are these bright lights a UFO?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/16/pkg-tx-ufo-spotted.kprc.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/16/pkg-tx-ufo-spotted.kprc.html?eref=editionVideo and pictures posted online of bright lights over the skies of Houston have many wondering if they saw a UFO. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:05:19 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 Put a bird on ithttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.html?eref=editionWho among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:09:34 EDT The brightest supermoon http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.html?eref=editionThe second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:05:21 EDT 10 things we didn't know about lighthouseshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.html?eref=editionIn honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:53:00 EDT Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbackshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.html?eref=editionI am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:38:56 EDT 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 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 Sino-theology and the popehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/15/world/asia/china-christianity/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/15/world/asia/china-christianity/index.html?eref=editionDetentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:06:48 EDT World's first panda tripletshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/world/asia/panda-triplets-china/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/13/world/asia/panda-triplets-china/index.html?eref=editionVery few pandas are born each year, but even fewer of the fragile cubs stay alive.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:03:58 EDT Japan's defense plans rile Chinahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/12/world/asia/japan-china-defense-analysis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/12/world/asia/japan-china-defense-analysis/index.html?eref=editionJapan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 05:05:52 EDT Did couple steal state secrets?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/asia/china-canada-secrets/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/05/world/asia/china-canada-secrets/index.html?eref=editionA Canadian couple living in a city close to China's border with North Korea are under investigation for the suspected theft of state secrets, state media said Tuesday.Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:30:29 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