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. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:53:44 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. Fumes delay Japan volcano rescuehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/japan-volcano-ontake/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/japan-volcano-ontake/index.html?eref=editionFive more lifeless bodies have been found on the slopes of Japan's Mount Ontake, bringing the total number of presumed dead in a volcanic eruption Saturday to 36.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:12:24 EDT Catalonia independence vote frozenhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/spain-catalan-independence-referendum/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/spain-catalan-independence-referendum/index.html?eref=editionA referendum over Catalonia's future as a part of Spain has been put on hold. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:15:29 EDT Gates defends U.S. response to Ebolahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/politics/bill-gates-ebola/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/politics/bill-gates-ebola/index.html?eref=editionOne of the world's most successful innovators and philanthropists defends the U.S. response to the deadly Ebola epidemic, saying he doesn't think the government waited too long to act. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:22:09 EDT 9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetskhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/index.html?eref=editionSeven Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire Monday at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, the country's state news agency reported. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:55:17 EDT Eight arrested in Ferguson protestshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/us/ferguson-protests-arrests-michael-brown/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/us/ferguson-protests-arrests-michael-brown/index.html?eref=editionEight people were arrested outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department on Sunday night when demonstrations grew violent yet again, police say. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:29:16 EDT To beat ISIS, focus on young peoplehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.html?eref=editionEarlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:32 EDT Now on Google Street View: povertyhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/sutter-lake-providence-google/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/sutter-lake-providence-google/index.html?eref=editionLake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other parish or county. And until somewhat recently, the poor side of town was missing a key Google Maps feature. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:36:50 EDT Why Modi's U.S. visit mattershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/opinion/fontaine-modi-visit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/opinion/fontaine-modi-visit/index.html?eref=editionWhen Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House next week, he will carry with him grand hopes for a re-energized partnership between his country and the United States. Fresh off a landslide victory in the Indian elections, Modi has seized an outright majority in parliament and a mandate for sweeping domestic reform. For years, the former chief minister of Gujarat faced an American visa ban due to his alleged role in violent riots. Now, the new premier's visit represents a key opportunity to recharge a critical bilateral relationship.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:09:55 EDT Albright: Modi U.S. visit crucialhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/albright-india-modi-visit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/albright-india-modi-visit/index.html?eref=editionIndia and U.S. need to build trust, Madeleine Albright writes.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:44:52 EDT Symbolic stance amid Hong Kong democracy callshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.html?eref=editionA show of defiance in Hong Kong as the Chinese territory celebrates National Day amid calls for democracy from thousands of street protesters.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:48:49 EDT Huge crowds, heavy rain http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/watson-pkg-stormy-hong-kong-protests.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/watson-pkg-stormy-hong-kong-protests.cnn.html?eref=editionThousands of demonstrators are drenched by the stormy weather, however, they continue to protest, CNN's Ivan Watson reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:51:41 EDT Leung: Emotion 'will get us nowhere'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/hong-kong-oped-cy-leung/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/opinion/hong-kong-oped-cy-leung/index.html?eref=editionHong Kong is in the midst of a passionate debate about our constitutional development. It's a debate we must have. But it's a debate that must be tempered with reason. Raw emotion -- for or against the proposed political reform -- will get us nowhere.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:06:30 EDT Traveling to Hong Kong: Should I go?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/hong-kong-protests-travel/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/hong-kong-protests-travel/index.html?eref=editionWith an efficient subway, multiple inexpensive taxis and a good public bus system, Hong Kong is normally one of the world's easiest major cities to get around.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:20:56 EDT 5 things to knowhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.html?eref=editionBeijing is watching events in Hong Kong very closely as protesters succeed in disrupting the city center in their push for democracy.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:21:50 EDT 1st Ebola case in U.S. diagnosedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/health/ebola-us/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/health/ebola-us/index.html?eref=editionA patient being treated at a Dallas hospital was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, the CDC says.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:47:10 EDT U.S. Secret Service: Security lackinghttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/politics/wh-secret-service-hearing/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/politics/wh-secret-service-hearing/index.html?eref=edition[Breaking news update at 10:31 a.m. ET]Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:43:52 EDT '40,000 migrants' die since 2000http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/migrant-deaths/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/migrant-deaths/index.html?eref=editionEvery day, refugees and migrants risk their lives as they seek a new life. Now, a new report from the International Organization for Migration has put a figure to the number of victims: at least 40,000 deaths since 2000.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:41:49 EDT Afghans to keep U.S. troops past 2014http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/afghanistan-us-security-agreement/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/afghanistan-us-security-agreement/index.html?eref=editionThe United States and Afghanistan on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement that will allow U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the previous December deadline to withdraw.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:44:38 EDT U.S. beheading: Man chargedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/oklahoma-beheading/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/oklahoma-beheading/index.html?eref=editionAlton Alexander Nolen, 30, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman last week at his former workplace in Oklahoma and in an stabbing attack on another woman, said Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:34:00 EDT Spying app creator arrested http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/tech/mobile/stealthgenie-app-arrest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/tech/mobile/stealthgenie-app-arrest/index.html?eref=editionThe creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a tool for spying on cheating spouses and keeping tabs on children, has been arrested, according to federal authorities.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:20:36 EDT Swimmer Phelps on drink-drive chargehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/michael-phelps-dui/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/justice/michael-phelps-dui/index.html?eref=editionOlympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:39:23 EDT Anti-jihad transit ad pulled in U.S.http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/us/james-foley-transit-ad/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/us/james-foley-transit-ad/index.html?eref=editionA transit advertisement depicting deceased American journalist James Foley moments before he was beheaded by ISIS was pulled from circulation in New York and San Francisco, according to the attorney representing the organization behind the ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:15:10 EDT Gay rights figure in Brazil pollhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-darlington-brazil-gay-rights-vote.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-darlington-brazil-gay-rights-vote.cnn.html?eref=editionGay rights have taken center stage in Brazil's presidential election. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:57:30 EDT Stine releases new 'Fear Street' bookhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/25/living/young-adult-fear-street-books/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/25/living/young-adult-fear-street-books/index.html?eref=editionAuthor R.L. Stine has returned to the evil street that made him famous in the 1990s, and fans are looking forward to the new ways he'll terrorize Shadyside High School teenagers on "Fear Street." Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:53:14 EDT Clooney wedding photos hit standshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/george-clooney-amal-alamuddin-wedding-picture/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/george-clooney-amal-alamuddin-wedding-picture/index.html?eref=editionIt may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more than worth it for George Clooney.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:04:24 EDT Turkey deploys tanks at borderhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-strikes/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/meast/isis-iraq-syria-strikes/index.html?eref=editionRAF Tornadoes launched strikes against ISIS fighters that were attacking Kurdish ground forces in northwestern Iraq, the British defense ministry says.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:39:44 EDT City in Jordan welcomes ISIShttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-karadsheh-jordan-isis-threat.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-karadsheh-jordan-isis-threat.cnn.html?eref=editionJordan is battling ISIS in Syria, but one city in Jordan would welcome the terror group. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:03:50 EDT Did Aussie man give U.S. jihadi $12K?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/australia-terror-arrest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/australia-terror-arrest/index.html?eref=editionAustralian police arrested a 23-year-old man in Melbourne on Tuesday on suspicion of funding a U.S. citizen who went to fight in Syria.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:59:07 EDT Why law and war will not beat jihadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.html?eref=editionOver-reliance of Western states on law and war to combat what is ultimately an ideological threat is a gift to extremist recruiters, says Ghaffar Hussain, of counter-extremist think tank Quilliam. Mainstream Muslim commentators must move away from notions of victimhood and promote positive role models instead.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:13:40 EDT Vegetarian festivalhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=editionTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:14:35 EDT The whiskies selling for six figureshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/11/world/europe/how-some-whisky-lovers-are-now-making-millions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/11/world/europe/how-some-whisky-lovers-are-now-making-millions/index.html?eref=editionThe whisky glows like a candle in the bottom of the glass. Its aroma is rich, deep, musky, inviting. But dare I take a sip?Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:35 EDT The stray dogs that conquered spacehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/10/world/europe/the-soviets-sent-stray-dogs-to-conquer-space/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/10/world/europe/the-soviets-sent-stray-dogs-to-conquer-space/index.html?eref=editionShe couldn't read and she couldn't write. She was remarkably bad at public speaking. Yet mention the name "Laika" to any Russian of a certain age, and their eyes will light up with patriotic fervor.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:23 EDT Fashion's surrealist photographerhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/world/gallery/horst-photographer-of-style/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/world/gallery/horst-photographer-of-style/index.html?eref=editionThis is the photographer who brought surrealism to the pages of Vogue. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:09 EDT America's most epic churcheshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/travel/americas-most-epic-churches/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/08/travel/americas-most-epic-churches/index.html?eref=editionPhotographer Christoph Morlinghaus takes us on a grand tour of the very best Modernist religious architecture in Form/Faith. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:56 EDT World's most frustrating objectshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/gallery/this-artist-has-created-the-worlds-most-frustrating-objects/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/gallery/this-artist-has-created-the-worlds-most-frustrating-objects/index.html?eref=editionWait, what? These bizarre household items need a double-take Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:29 EDT Astonishing cardboard contraptionshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/fantasy-steampunk-cardboard-contraptions/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/05/world/fantasy-steampunk-cardboard-contraptions/index.html?eref=editionDaniel Agdag works with a limited arsenal of tools: a surgical scalpel, some cardboard, every so often a circular cutter and lots of glue. But from that humble toolkit, he makes sculptures that are mind-bendingly complex. For the past 10 years, the Melbourne, Australia artist has been building intricate cardboard sculptures in the form of whimsical flying machines and rickety roller coasters. They look like pencil sketches brought to life, and with good reason.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:16 EDT Communist-era houses covered in arthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/04/world/amazing-art-communist-houses/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/04/world/amazing-art-communist-houses/index.html?eref=editionThere's a children's book from 1977 called The Big Orange Splot. In it, all the houses on one block look the same. Until one day, when a pelican drops a bucket of orange paint on one roof. Instead of painting over it, and returning to the status quo, Mr. Plumbean decorates the roof—and then the facade, and then the yard—with wild, rainbow patterns. His neighbors think he's lost his mind. But one by one they see the beauty in individual expression, however weird and wacky it may look at first.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:37:02 EDT How the Biennale is taking over Venicehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/03/travel/venice-comes-alive-as-biennale-season-takes-over-the-city/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/03/travel/venice-comes-alive-as-biennale-season-takes-over-the-city/index.html?eref=editionPublic transport in Venice is like an endless sightseeing tour, and not only for the amount of tourists on the central vaporetto routes. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:36:48 EDT The dark arts of golf's glamor girlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/sport/golf/michelle-wie-art-painting-golf/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/sport/golf/michelle-wie-art-painting-golf/index.html?eref=editionMichelle Wie may be one of golf's most recognizable faces, but that's not all she's good at.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:28:57 EDT What happened when Modi met Obamahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/ns-udas-modi.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/ns-udas-modi.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Sumnima Udas reports on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:38:19 EDT Liu Wen: How I survive fashion week http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/models-guide-paris-fashion-week/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/models-guide-paris-fashion-week/index.html?eref=editionIt's uncertain and "a little bit crazy," and you have to be a real pro like top model Liu Wen to make it through in style. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:24:58 EDT Why bananas aren't just for eating...http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/banana-fiber-landmine-victime-uganda/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/banana-fiber-landmine-victime-uganda/index.html?eref=editionOn the fertile farmlands of Uganda's Kasese district, miles and miles of lush banana plantations dot the green landscape. This is one of the biggest banana growing areas in the east-central African country, where most people making a living through subsistence farming.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:19:34 EDT 7 of the world's fiercest food feudshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/food-fights/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/travel/food-fights/index.html?eref=editionFew issues spark more heated debates than the subject of food. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:24:53 EDT Half of world's wildlife lost in 40 yearshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.html?eref=editionWe are putting unsustainable demands on Earth, study warns.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:05:41 EDT Why law and war will not beat jihadhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/opinion/jihad-challlenge-quilliam/index.html?eref=editionReliance on legal and military means to combat ISIS is a gift to extremists, says one analyst.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:28 EDT Exclusive: Europe's new front line against ISIShttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/isis-frontline-melilla-spain/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/isis-frontline-melilla-spain/index.html?eref=editionCNN's Nima Elbagir reports from a tiny Spanish enclave that may be a launching pad for militants.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:14:14 EDT Books that influenced business brainshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/best-business-books-entrepreneurs/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/best-business-books-entrepreneurs/index.html?eref=editionAt the foundation of many business empires is a well-stocked library.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:59:51 EDT Is Seoul's dirty air coming from China?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-hancocks-skorea-pollution-levels.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/pkg-hancocks-skorea-pollution-levels.cnn.html?eref=editionSouth Korea's seeking ways to clear dirty air that some claim is coming from China. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:33:59 EDT 'Doctor Who' cast: Where are they now?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/tv/doctor-who-where-are-they-now/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/showbiz/tv/doctor-who-where-are-they-now/index.html?eref=editionTue, 30 Sep 2014 10:59:46 EDT Ripped! 38 amazing sports photos http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0929/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/what-a-shot-0929/index.html?eref=editionTue, 30 Sep 2014 09:41:27 EDT Chemicals turn t-shirt into a bombhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/robertson-pkg-clothing-bomb.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/robertson-pkg-clothing-bomb.cnn.html?eref=editionA British explosives expert shows CNN's Nic Robertson how easy clothing bombs are to make and why they pose a threat.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:55 EDT Spartathlon: They ran HOW far?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/spartathlon-endurance-race/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/worldsport/gallery/spartathlon-endurance-race/index.html?eref=editionSpartathlon: The world's toughest race? Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:55 EDT Evolution of China's big spendershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/china-brands-vogue-cheung/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/china-brands-vogue-cheung/index.html?eref=editionWhy luxury brands are getting it wrong, according to Vogue's China editor.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:53 EDT What do protest symbols mean?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/objects-hong-kong-protest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/objects-hong-kong-protest/index.html?eref=editionUmbrellas, yellow ribbons, numbered codewords: decoding the symbols of Hong Kong's rallies.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:34:15 EDT 90s horror king screams back to lifehttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/25/living/young-adult-fear-street-books/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/25/living/young-adult-fear-street-books/index.html?eref=editionAuthor R.L. Stine has returned to the evil street that made him famous in the 1990s.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:58:57 EDT Boy pens viral letter on Watson speechhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/living/emma-watson-viral-letter/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/living/emma-watson-viral-letter/index.html?eref=editionA 15-year-old British schoolboy has struck a chord with his eloquent response to actress Emma Watson's United Nations speech encouraging men to join in the fight for gender equality.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:19:58 EDT 10 ways to crack Berlin's arts scenehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/travel/berlin-arts-scene/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/travel/berlin-arts-scene/index.html?eref=editionThe sheer amount and range of cultural activities available at any given time in Berlin is astonishing.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:13:31 EDT China's firewall censors protestshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/china-censorship-hong-kong/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/china-censorship-hong-kong/index.html?eref=editionNews articles, social media posts and images about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests are being heavily censored behind China notorious firewall. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:56:08 EDT Meet football's answer to Tintinhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/09/sport/football/barcelona-psg-eric-castel-football/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/09/sport/football/barcelona-psg-eric-castel-football/index.html?eref=editionMeet the comic book hero whose goals propelled Barcelona and PSG to European glory.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:33:08 EDT What happens when N. Korean boxers losehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/north-korea-defector-boxer/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/asia/north-korea-defector-boxer/index.html?eref=editionDefector Choi Hyun Mi recalls the shame heaped on fellow boxers who failed to win.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:21:47 EDT Kenyatta: How world can beat ISIS http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/opinion/kenyatta-beating-isis/index.html?eref=editionEarlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:17:36 EDT Why Modi's visit to the U.S. mattershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/opinion/fontaine-modi-visit/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/opinion/fontaine-modi-visit/index.html?eref=editionWhen Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the White House next week, he will carry with him grand hopes for a re-energized partnership between his country and the United States. Fresh off a landslide victory in the Indian elections, Modi has seized an outright majority in parliament and a mandate for sweeping domestic reform. For years, the former chief minister of Gujarat faced an American visa ban due to his alleged role in violent riots. Now, the new premier's visit represents a key opportunity to recharge a critical bilateral relationship.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:09:55 EDT World's best new buildings?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/travel/world-architecture-festival-2014/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/travel/world-architecture-festival-2014/index.html?eref=editionArchitects compete at world's largest architecture festival.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:11:09 EDT Is Bambi the female Banksy?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/business/bambi-the-new-banksy/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/business/bambi-the-new-banksy/index.html?eref=editionYou've heard of Banksy, but have you heard of Bambi? Not the Bambi of Disney fame, but the one dubbed street art's new star.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:04:00 EDT Clooneys vs. paparazzi in Venicehttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/09/29/erin-dnt-moos-clooney-wedding.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/09/29/erin-dnt-moos-clooney-wedding.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the most anticipated and 'watery' wedding of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:22:53 EDT Mailmen ride electric unicycleshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/tech/airwheels-electric-unicycle/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/tech/airwheels-electric-unicycle/index.html?eref=editionOne-wheeled transport has had a patchy history, but new electric unicycles may change urban commuting.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:23:58 EDT Ready for your personal robot?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/tech/gallery/city-life-in-2030/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/tech/gallery/city-life-in-2030/index.html?eref=editionCity life in 2030 -- here are our predictions for the future.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:11:33 EDT The Simpsons go to Chinahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/pkg-amanpour-china-simpsons-iaw.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/29/pkg-amanpour-china-simpsons-iaw.cnn.html?eref=editionFor the first time, The Simpsons will be available for all Chinese to see. CNN's Christiane Amanpour has the story.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:16:20 EDT Another ceremony for the Clooneyshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/showbiz/italy-george-clooney-wedding/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/showbiz/italy-george-clooney-wedding/index.html?eref=editionGeorge Clooney, the man long considered one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors, followed up his private wedding to British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin with a civil ceremony in Venice, Italy, on Monday.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:23:55 EDT The man behind Rihanna's stylehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/olivier-rousteing-balmain-duplicate-2/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/world/europe/olivier-rousteing-balmain-duplicate-2/index.html?eref=editionHe count's Kim Kardashian, Kendall and Rihanna among his "Balmain army" and he's not even 30 yet. Meet Olivier Rousteing, the fashion prodigy who makes stars glitter. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:31:51 EDT What can U.S. learn from Europe's golfers?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/sport/golf/ryder-cup-5-things-we-learned/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/29/sport/golf/ryder-cup-5-things-we-learned/index.html?eref=editionMickelson's broadside on the captain showed a lack of harmony -- but what did Europe do right?Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:44:32 EDT Did 'one-man mutiny' sink teamhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/sport/golf/ryder-cup-gleneagles-europe-wins/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/28/sport/golf/ryder-cup-gleneagles-europe-wins/index.html?eref=editionPhil Mickelson accused of throwing "captain right under the bus."Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:41:52 EDT Look what's happened to the Aral Seahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.html?eref=editionOnce the world's fourth-largest lake -- now a vast toxic desert.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:41:24 EDT Will China step in to stop protests?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/intv-gao-how-far-will-china-go.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/10/01/intv-gao-how-far-will-china-go.cnn.html?eref=editionCNN's Rosemary Church talks to Victor Gao about the lengths China may take to stop protestors.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:14:07 EDT How CNN's coverage looks in Chinahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/qmb-mckenzie-pkg-hong-kong-protest-china-blackout.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/30/qmb-mckenzie-pkg-hong-kong-protest-china-blackout.cnn.html?eref=editionCoverage of Hong Kong protest--blacked out in the mainland of China, CNN's David McKenzie reports.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:57:26 EDT Symbols of Hong Kong's 'revolution'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/objects-hong-kong-protest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/objects-hong-kong-protest/index.html?eref=editionUmbrellas, yellow ribbons, numbered codewords and tangles of phone cords: these are the distinctive sights of the dramatic protest unfolding beneath Hong Kong's spectacular skyline.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:55:02 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 Hong Kong protestshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/china-hong-kong-protests/index.html?eref=editionThe head of Hong Kong's government urges protesters to go home and says China won't give in to their demands for full democracy.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:15:51 EDT Wildlife threathttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/business/wild-life-decline-wwf/index.html?eref=editionWe are putting unsustainable demands on Earth, study warns.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:23:00 EDT Aral Seahttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/30/world/asia/aral-sea-drying/index.html?eref=editionOnce the world's fourth-largest lake -- now a vast toxic desert.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:23:26 EDT UAE's female fighter pilothttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/25/ctw-anderson-sot-uae-female-pilot-al-mansoori.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/25/ctw-anderson-sot-uae-female-pilot-al-mansoori.cnn.html?eref=editionUAE authorities confirmed that the first female fighter pilot in the country took part in the airstrikes against ISIS.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:27:47 EDT Watson's big gender speechhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/emma-watson-united-nations-he-for-she-gender-equality-orig-mg.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/emma-watson-united-nations-he-for-she-gender-equality-orig-mg.cnn.html?eref=editionU.N. Women's Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson discusses gender inequality. Hear the full speech: http://cnn.it/1ponPe7Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:27:50 EDT ISIS victim's incredible escape http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/pkg-coren-isis-kidnap-victim.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/09/23/pkg-coren-isis-kidnap-victim.cnn.html?eref=editionA 15-year-old girl was captured by ISIS and luckily escaped. She tells CNN's Anna Coren her horrific story.Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:24:01 EDT China's iPhone black market http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/09/26/erin-dnt-lah-iphone-6-black-market.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/09/26/erin-dnt-lah-iphone-6-black-market.cnn.html?eref=editionThe iPhone 6 black market is thriving in China. CNN's Kyung Lah explains why.Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:29:27 EDT Cooking for the Presidenthttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/09/16/spc-leading-women-cristeta-comerford.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2014/09/16/spc-leading-women-cristeta-comerford.cnn.html?eref=editionCristeta Comerford has cooked meals for three first families and is the first female White House executive chef in history.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:34:59 EDT From bunker to hotelhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/12/spc-business-traveller-bunker-hotel.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/12/spc-business-traveller-bunker-hotel.cnn.html?eref=editionOne of America' most famous hotels kept a unique secret for three decades. CNN's Richard Quest visits the Greenbrier.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:31:41 EDT You won't believe this is food http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/03/pkg-spc-elite-escapes-takazawa.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/03/pkg-spc-elite-escapes-takazawa.cnn.html?eref=editionElite Escapes goes to Takazawa, one of Tokyo's most exclusive restaurants.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:36:25 EDT Paradise in Indonesiahttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/09/01/spc-glass-elite-escapes-nihiwatu.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/09/01/spc-glass-elite-escapes-nihiwatu.cnn.html?eref=editionThe only resort on the island of Sumba, Indonesia, Nihiwatu allows its guests luxury and a close relationship with the local culture.Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:06:20 EDT A room full of cockroacheshttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/01/pkg-cockroach-farmer.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2014/09/01/pkg-cockroach-farmer.cnn.html?eref=editionA Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. CNN's David McKenzie looks at how he turns the bugs into cash. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:07:39 EDT Haunted by the Bosnian warhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/22/pkg-bosnia-in-shadow-of-war.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/22/pkg-bosnia-in-shadow-of-war.cnn.html?eref=editionBrand new documentary "In the Shadow of War" explores the aftermath of the conflict that rocked the Balkans in the early 1990s.Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:07:01 EDT Stun-gunned for art?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/27/erin-pkg-moos-stun-gun-photo-shoot.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/08/27/erin-pkg-moos-stun-gun-photo-shoot.cnn.html?eref=editionThis is what "ouch" looks like. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on stunning portraits taken while getting stun-gunned.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:08:33 EDT Who owns these cars?http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/08/13/natpkg-super-cars-london.cnn.html?eref=editionIn what has become a summer tradition, wealthy Arabs travel to London with their expensive supercars.Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:05:49 EDT Get to know stunning Scotlandhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/17/travel/scotland-independence-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/17/travel/scotland-independence-irpt/index.html?eref=edition"I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed to have more oxygen in it."Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:32:12 EDT The brightest supermoon http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/08/us/irpt-august-supermoon/index.html?eref=editionThe second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 08:05:21 EDT Put a bird on ithttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/14/travel/irpt-bird-watching-spots/index.html?eref=editionWho among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:09:34 EDT 10 things we didn't know about lighthouseshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/07/travel/lighthouse-facts-irpt/index.html?eref=editionIn honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:53:00 EDT Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbackshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/07/30/opinion/palestinian-american-west-bank-irpt/index.html?eref=editionI am an American, and I love my country, but I also love my heritage.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:38:56 EDT Hong Kong: Why protest?http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/27/world/asia/hong-kong-five-things/index.html?eref=editionHong Kong is in the midst of its longest series of political protests since the 1997 handover.Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:35:30 EDT HK's teen democracy activisthttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/21/world/asia/hong-kong-joshua-wong-democracy-protest/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/21/world/asia/hong-kong-joshua-wong-democracy-protest/index.html?eref=editionHe's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's state-run media — and he's not even old enough to drive.Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:18:32 EDT China's trade in torturehttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-amnesty-torture-tools/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-amnesty-torture-tools/index.html?eref=editionElectric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:46:42 EDT 5 Chinese wine myths http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-wine-myths/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/22/world/asia/china-wine-myths/index.html?eref=editionChina has no wine-making tradition but the country now uncorks more bottles of red than any other. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 01:46:25 EDT The fight for China's churcheshttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-christians-church/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-christians-church/index.html?eref=editionAt a gray church on the outskirts of Wenzhou in eastern China, Christians from across the county keep a nervous watch. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:44 EDT City tests lanes for cellphone usershttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-cellphone-sidewalk/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/15/world/asia/china-cellphone-sidewalk/index.html?eref=editionTired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:27 EDT 4 found guilty of station attackhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/12/world/asia/china-kunming-attack-trial/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/12/world/asia/china-kunming-attack-trial/index.html?eref=editionFour people were convicted Friday of plotting a knife attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:20:33 EDT Stop spy flights, U.S. warnedhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/china-us-spy-flights/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/china-us-spy-flights/index.html?eref=editionChina has warned the United States to end its military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, rejecting claims by Washington that a Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:21:12 EDT Xi Jinping echoes 'paramount leader'http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/jaime-florcruz-china-xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/29/world/asia/jaime-florcruz-china-xi-jinping-deng-xiaoping/index.html?eref=editionThe 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television biopic, and a series of national events. The "paramount leader" ruled for more than a decade, kick-starting China's market economic reform.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:30 EDT