CNN.com - Top Stories http://edition.cnn.com/index.html?eref=edition CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. en-US Copyright 2014 Cable News Network LP, LLLP. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:34:52 EST 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. Whistleblower: Fifa can't fix itself http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/football/bonita-mersiades-fifa-whistleblower-qatar-2022/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/football/bonita-mersiades-fifa-whistleblower-qatar-2022/index.html?eref=edition Bonita Mersiades describes how whistle-blowing affected her life. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:49:55 EST ISIS, Russia dogs U.S. defense chief http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/politics/hagel-resign-obama/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/politics/hagel-resign-obama/index.html?eref=edition Chuck Hagel was doomed even before he walked into the Pentagon. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:07:54 EST Happy accident for Philae probe? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/philae-lander-revival/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/philae-lander-revival/index.html?eref=edition Has comet probe Philae's bouncy landing actually given it a better chance of survival? Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:06:47 EST $24,000 fine for Colosseum graffiti http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/travel/italy-colosseum-graffiti/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/travel/italy-colosseum-graffiti/index.html?eref=edition Got more money than sense and want everyone to know you visited an ancient landmark? Authorities in Rome have the answer... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:11:40 EST World's most beautiful metro stations http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/travel/worlds-best-metro-stations/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/travel/worlds-best-metro-stations/index.html?eref=edition They have a bad reputation as dark, grimy places -- but not these. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:13:32 EST New threat: 'Racism without racists' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/ferguson-racism-or-racial-bias/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/ferguson-racism-or-racial-bias/index.html?eref=edition Here's why a "national conversation on race" after Ferguson may not work: Whites and people of color speak a different language about racism. We translate. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:39:25 EST 'America, we have a problem' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/granderson-ferguson-america-problem/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/granderson-ferguson-america-problem/index.html?eref=edition LZ Granderson recalls a cop pointing a gun at him aged 12. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:08:59 EST Why I'm torn on Ferguson http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/simmons-ferguson-grand-jury-complicated/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/simmons-ferguson-grand-jury-complicated/index.html?eref=edition I dreaded the Ferguson grand jury response for weeks. Not simply because I knew it was likely to lead to more heartache and unrest for the black community -- my community -- but because it would most certainly dredge up deep internal conflict for me. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:54:13 EST Is this a new, improved Obama? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/zelizer-the-new-obama/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/zelizer-the-new-obama/index.html?eref=edition Three steps, including the China climate change deal, indicate there's a new leader in DC. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:01:02 EST Obama's misstep on Hagel http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/rothkopf-hagel-ouster/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/rothkopf-hagel-ouster/index.html?eref=edition David Rothkopf says if the President thinks that pushing out the defense secretary is the housecleaning his spluttering national security process needs, he is likely to be disappointed Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:13:20 EST What Iran talks mean for ISIS fight http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/mcdermott-gould-iran-extension/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/mcdermott-gould-iran-extension/index.html?eref=edition The extension of Iran nuclear talks should ensure more progress in the Mideast, especially in helping resolve the Syria conflict, say Jim McDermott and Kate Gould. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:23:22 EST Killed teen's mom: This could be your child http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/justice/ferguson-grand-jury-reaction/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/justice/ferguson-grand-jury-reaction/index.html?eref=edition The mother of killed teen Michael Brown says she is traumatized by the decision to not indict the police officer who shot him repeatedly. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:27:17 EST Protesters flood streets across U.S. http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/national-ferguson-protests/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/us/national-ferguson-protests/index.html?eref=edition Demonstrators block bridges and highways to denounce a decision not to indict a police officer who shot dead a black teenager. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:46:53 EST Officer: I thought he would kill me http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/us/darren-wilson-interview/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/us/darren-wilson-interview/index.html?eref=edition Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says he was just doing his "job right" when he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown, sparking protests and demands for equality. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:11:36 EST Protests spread in U.S. http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/justice/gallery/national-ferguson-protests/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/justice/gallery/national-ferguson-protests/index.html?eref=edition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:18:07 EST Ferguson protesters flip police car http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/11/26/vo-ferguson-police-car-flipped-city-hall.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/11/26/vo-ferguson-police-car-flipped-city-hall.cnn.html?eref=edition A group of demonstrators smash and overturn a police car outside of Ferguson City Hall. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:09:24 EST What witnesses told grand jury http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/justice/ferguson-decision-michael-brown-witness-testimony/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/justice/ferguson-decision-michael-brown-witness-testimony/index.html?eref=edition Did Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown dead as he staggered to the ground, hobbled by gunshot wounds? Or, did the 18-year-old aggressively charge at Wilson even after the officer ordered him to stop? Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:07:38 EST Ebola team dumps bodies over pay http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/africa/sierra-leone-ebola/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/africa/sierra-leone-ebola/index.html?eref=edition Workers employed by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to bury Ebola victims took drastic action this week in a dispute over pay, abandoning the bodies of 15 people in the street. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:10:12 EST Syria airstrikes kill 95 in ISIS city http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/meast/syria-civil-war/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/meast/syria-civil-war/index.html?eref=edition At least 95 people have been killed and 120 injured in airstrikes by Syrian government forces on the northern city of Raqqa, a stronghold for the extremist group ISIS, a monitoring group said Wednesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:52:50 EST Boy killed 2 seconds after police arrive http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/justice/cleveland-police-shooting/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/justice/cleveland-police-shooting/index.html?eref=edition A Cleveland police officer shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice about two seconds after the officer and a partner pulled up in a car to investigate reports that someone was brandishing a gun at a park, surveillance video that police released Wednesday shows. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:21:22 EST Anti-rape drive 'blames women' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/hungary-anti-rape-video-controversy/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/hungary-anti-rape-video-controversy/index.html?eref=edition "The flirtation of young girls can often trigger violence." That's the message from police in Baranya County, Hungary, as part of a campaign to raise awareness against rape -- one that has angered advocacy groups in the Eastern European nation. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:32:35 EST Holocaust victims' shoes stolen http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/poland-holocaust-stolen-shoes/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/poland-holocaust-stolen-shoes/index.html?eref=edition Thieves have stolen eight shoes belonging to Holocaust victims from a museum in Poland, the latest in a series of thefts targeting memorials to those killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:29:08 EST HK protest leaders held as site cleared http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-mong-kok/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-mong-kok/index.html?eref=edition Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was among a number of student leaders arrested Wednesday as authorities cleared a key demonstration camp in the city's Mong Kok district. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:56:56 EST Winter storm snarls U.S. holiday travel http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/travel-weather-storm-wednesday/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/travel-weather-storm-wednesday/index.html?eref=edition Don't be thankful for this morning's sunny, crisp fall weather just yet. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:09:43 EST 'Women not equal,' Turkish President http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/europe/turkey-erdogan-women/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/europe/turkey-erdogan-women/index.html?eref=edition Women's rights groups responded angrily Tuesday to comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that women and men are not equal "because their nature is different." Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:25:04 EST Gunfight after Cartier jewel heist http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/europe/cartier-paris-jewelry-heist/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/europe/cartier-paris-jewelry-heist/index.html?eref=edition A jewelry heist on one the world's most prestigious jewelry stores has been foiled, and both would-be thieves are in police custody after an attempted escape amidst a flurry of security forces, according to police, eyewitnesses and French media. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:39:46 EST 'Jurassic World' trailer out http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html?eref=edition The dinos are back, and this time they've got Star-Lord to contend with. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:57:24 EST Lebanese legend Sabah dies http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/meast/obit-sabah/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/meast/obit-sabah/index.html?eref=edition Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's most prolific entertainers with a career spanning more than six decades, died Wednesday in Beirut, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency reported. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:47:47 EST Cameron enjoying 'Avatar' series http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/showbiz/movies/james-cameron-avatar-sequels/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/showbiz/movies/james-cameron-avatar-sequels/index.html?eref=edition James Cameron has one word to describe the "Avatar" sequels: "Bitchin'." Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:04:11 EST Injured cricketer fights for life http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/australia-cricket-phil-hughes/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/australia-cricket-phil-hughes/index.html?eref=edition Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is fighting for his life in hospital, a day after he was felled by a sickening blow from a ball during a televised match in Sydney. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:57:38 EST Cricketer in coma after ball strike http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/26/ws-australia-cricketer-phil-hughes-coma.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/26/ws-australia-cricketer-phil-hughes-coma.cnn.html?eref=edition Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a coma after being struck in the head by a ball. CNN's Lara Baldesarra has more. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:13:15 EST Pietersen: 'Horrible to see' http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/26/idesk-intvw-pietersen-hughes-critical.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/26/idesk-intvw-pietersen-hughes-critical.cnn.html?eref=edition English Pro Cricketer Kevin Pietersen talks about fellow player Phil Hughes' devastating injury. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:29:30 EST Stricken cricketer 'lives life to the full' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/phil-hughes-head-nick-compton-cricket/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/phil-hughes-head-nick-compton-cricket/index.html?eref=edition England cricketer pays tribute to his pal Phil Hughes, who is in a coma. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:25:13 EST Are cricket helmets safe? http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/26/exp-cricket-safety-chat.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/26/exp-cricket-safety-chat.cnn.html?eref=edition CNN's Alex Thomas discusses the safety of cricket helmets with cricketer Nick Compton and the director of Masuri Helmets Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:29:01 EST Football: More records for Messi http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/sport/lionel-messi-breaks-champions-league-record/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/sport/lionel-messi-breaks-champions-league-record/index.html?eref=edition Another day, another record broken. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:01:29 EST Motorsport: Hamilton savors title http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/sport/lewis-hamilton-world-title-reflections/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/sport/lewis-hamilton-world-title-reflections/index.html?eref=edition It is six years since Lewis Hamilton was first crowned world champion but the Briton is treating Sunday's title win in Abu Dhabi as though it was his maiden success all over again. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:01:34 EST Tennis: Fed wins first Davis Cup http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/sport/tennis/federer-switerland-france-davis-cup/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/sport/tennis/federer-switerland-france-davis-cup/index.html?eref=edition Roger Federer's Switzerland won a first Davis Cup title on Sunday when the 17-time grand slam champion defeated France's Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:37:22 EST Football: Messi's La Liga landmark http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/22/sport/football/football-messi-barcelona-record-la-liga/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/22/sport/football/football-messi-barcelona-record-la-liga/index.html?eref=edition Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league's all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:06:46 EST Football: Man Utd beat Arsenal http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/22/sport/football/football-premier-league-manchester-united-arsenal/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/22/sport/football/football-premier-league-manchester-united-arsenal/index.html?eref=edition Manchester United secured a vital 2-1 victory against Arsenal, their first on the road in the English Premier League this season under coach Louis Van Gaal. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:03:15 EST Camp curtailed http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/01/world/defining-moments/index.html?eref=edition Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:00:15 EST Unseen photos of Churchill, Astaire, Garbo and others http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/18/world/conde-nast-photographs-fred-astaire-greta-garbo/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/18/world/conde-nast-photographs-fred-astaire-greta-garbo/index.html?eref=edition It all started with some boxes that had not been opened for 80 years. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:58:09 EST Discovered: Funny, rude medieval doodles http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/03/world/medieval-doodles/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/03/world/medieval-doodles/index.html?eref=edition My personal favorite is this. At the top of a page of angular medieval text -- full of theological extrapolations and religious devotion -- is a cartoon of a deadpan dog. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:08:28 EST How Victorians dressed for death http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/21/world/death-becomes-her-exhibition/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/21/world/death-becomes-her-exhibition/index.html?eref=edition Today, mourning a death in the family often means donning the most formal black outfit in one's closet for one solemn afternoon. But 150 years ago, it was a reason to stash away one's current best and purchase a whole new grief-appropriate wardrobe. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:58:40 EDT China: No more 'weird' buildings http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/23/travel/gallery/china-unusual-architecture/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/23/travel/gallery/china-unusual-architecture/index.html?eref=edition The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:28:25 EDT Louis Vuitton's Paris landmark http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/24/travel/fondation-louis-vuitton-museum/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/24/travel/fondation-louis-vuitton-museum/index.html?eref=edition Luxury enthusiasts, rejoice: Louis Vuitton is bringing its upscale sensibilities to the art world. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:29:11 EDT The greatest beards in history http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/08/world/the-greatest-beards-in-history/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/08/world/the-greatest-beards-in-history/index.html?eref=edition When it comes to facial hair, there are few more passionate advocates than Phil Olsen. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:10:59 EDT 10 works of art that shocked the world http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/gallery/controversial-art/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/world/gallery/controversial-art/index.html?eref=edition As the Turner Prize turns 30 years old, we look at the formula for controversy and what the work we hate says about our society. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:11:59 EDT The most amazing train stations http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/travel/most-amazing-train-stations/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/01/travel/most-amazing-train-stations/index.html?eref=edition Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 06:09:11 EST Beatle's daughter: Blessing or curse? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/business/stella-mccartney-parents-opened-doors/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/business/stella-mccartney-parents-opened-doors/index.html?eref=edition Stella McCartney says famous parents opened doors -- but she had to carve out her own brand. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:33:16 EST Cobain: Daughter to produce film http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/showbiz/music/kurt-cobain-documentary-hbo/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/showbiz/music/kurt-cobain-documentary-hbo/index.html?eref=edition An upcoming documentary on Kurt Cobain has more than just cooperation from the rock legend's family. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:21:39 EST Look what's turned up in France http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/france-shakespeare-first-folio/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/europe/france-shakespeare-first-folio/index.html?eref=edition A librarian stumbles across a previously unknown Shakespeare's First Folio. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:26:21 EST Putin's tiger in cross-border raid http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/asia/putin-tiger-goat-death/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/asia/putin-tiger-goat-death/index.html?eref=edition A former charge of Russian premier makes its way into China. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:34:48 EST How not to offend the locals while traveling http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/business-etiquette-a-global-guide/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/business-etiquette-a-global-guide/index.html?eref=edition Stick to the agenda in Japan and don't surprise a German. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:26:47 EST Passengers push start frozen jet plane http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/russia-plane-passengers-push/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/russia-plane-passengers-push/index.html?eref=edition This really happened! An icebound plane got a shove start at a Russian airport. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:52:02 EST Is this the world's first 'stalker drone'? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/tech/innovation/drones-mind4-pictures-airmind/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/tech/innovation/drones-mind4-pictures-airmind/index.html?eref=edition They can already deliver pizzas, monitor endangered species and reign down Hellfire missiles from an altitude of 50,000 feet. Now, a drone that can follow people with nobody at the controls. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:09:05 EST Incredible lakeside lodges http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/best-luxury-lakeside-lodges/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/best-luxury-lakeside-lodges/index.html?eref=edition Hot tubs in the mountains, a helicopter ride to lunch and the ominous but luxurious Vila Bled. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:15:20 EST Photographer brings paintings to life http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/africa/javier-hirschfeld-senegal-portraits/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/africa/javier-hirschfeld-senegal-portraits/index.html?eref=edition Though the influence is Spanish, the props, the fabrics, the models and the setting are all local to Senegal. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:47 EST How tennis conquered the world http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/tennis/chris-kermode-atp-tour-tennis/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/tennis/chris-kermode-atp-tour-tennis/index.html?eref=edition He's one of the leading movers and shakers in the tennis world -- and now ATP chairman Chris Kermode's sights are set on world domination. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:30:09 EST 'Jurassic World': The dinosaurs are back http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html?eref=edition The dinos are back, and this time they've got Star-Lord to contend with. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:08:05 EST Going wild in a Danish food paradise http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/denmark-wild-food-safari/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/travel/denmark-wild-food-safari/index.html?eref=edition Nordic haute cuisine has skyrocketed in popularity. Luxurious Dragsholm Castle's foraging safaris get in at the ground level. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:47:23 EST Are there gay rights in China? http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/26/on-china-stout-gay-rights-in-china.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/26/on-china-stout-gay-rights-in-china.cnn.html?eref=edition There's no official line on gay rights in China, but the Communist Party does have an unofficial position. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:31:10 EST HBO to make film of Scientology book http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/movies/going-clear-hbo-movie-lawyers/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/movies/going-clear-hbo-movie-lawyers/index.html?eref=edition HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood -- and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:06:20 EST Two new arms leaves man thankful http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/11/26/double-arm-transplant-bb-orig.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/11/26/double-arm-transplant-bb-orig.cnn.html?eref=edition Will Lautzenheiser has a lot to be thankful for after the gift of two new arms from an anonymous donor. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:30:28 EST How to find your purpose -- and live it http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/career-success-purpose/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/career-success-purpose/index.html?eref=edition Certain people exude such a powerful presence that they can absolutely captivate you within the very first moment of meeting them. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:00:27 EST 7 of the world's best lakeside lodges http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/best-luxury-lakeside-lodges/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/travel/best-luxury-lakeside-lodges/index.html?eref=edition As far as bodies of water go, lakes are easily the most overlooked. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:24:16 EST Strange case of the melting house http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/alex-chinneck-mind-bending-buildings/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/alex-chinneck-mind-bending-buildings/index.html?eref=edition In London, a life-size wax house is melting... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:34:10 EST Stray dog follows extreme race team http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/25/pkg-kinkade-stray-dog-follows-extreme-race.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/25/pkg-kinkade-stray-dog-follows-extreme-race.cnn.html?eref=edition A stray dog followed an extreme race team and made such an impact that they asked him to be a permanent team member. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:59:31 EST Smartphones: 10 signs you're hooked http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/living/10-signs-smartphone-addiction-digital-life/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/living/10-signs-smartphone-addiction-digital-life/index.html?eref=edition They say the first step to overcoming a problem is realizing you have one in the first place. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:52:08 EST Is mini submarine best hotel perk? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/travel/laucala-island-resort-submarine/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/travel/laucala-island-resort-submarine/index.html?eref=edition Forget free soap, this resort throws in a James Bond-style mini-submarine. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:28:10 EST Chinese canal: Bold plan or big scam? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/ghitis-nicaragua-canal-project/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/opinion/ghitis-nicaragua-canal-project/index.html?eref=edition Doubters say $50B plan to build bigger Panama Canal will fail. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:54:39 EST Want to buy a Nobel Prize? Click here http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/james-watson-to-sell-nobel-prize/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/james-watson-to-sell-nobel-prize/index.html?eref=edition DNA pioneer James Watson is selling the Nobel Prize he won for his co-discovery. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:31:57 EST Parents search for miracle cure http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/21/health/hempels-genetic-disorder-niemann-pick/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/21/health/hempels-genetic-disorder-niemann-pick/index.html?eref=edition U.S. family struggles with twins' "childhood Alzheimer's." Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:41:19 EST Where will 2015's tallest skyscraper be? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/business/tallest-buildings-2015-skyscrapers/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/business/tallest-buildings-2015-skyscrapers/index.html?eref=edition The tallest towers coming soon to a skyline near you. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:30:21 EST Finding your purpose -- and living it http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/career-success-purpose/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/career-success-purpose/index.html?eref=edition Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:13:47 EST Hamilton: Faster, stronger, more Zen? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/sport/motorsport/mind-matters-for-formula-one-champion-lewis-hamilton/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/sport/motorsport/mind-matters-for-formula-one-champion-lewis-hamilton/index.html?eref=edition Lewis Hamilton has always been driven by his emotions but has the 2014 Formula One champion found a new level of peace with Mercedes? Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:14:20 EST Virtual wonders enter workplace http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/virtual-reality-business/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/business/virtual-reality-business/index.html?eref=edition A winter commute can seem far easier when the office is a Caribbean beach complete with lapping waves, a lilting calypso soundtrack, and no boss to bother you. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:23:23 EST Is this the greatest catch ever?! http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/24/erin-pkg-moos-greatest-catch-silliness.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/sports/2014/11/24/erin-pkg-moos-greatest-catch-silliness.cnn.html?eref=edition "Greatest catch ever" catches the eye of jokesters. Jeanne Moos reports wide receiver teamed up with God and Kardashian. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:19:42 EST Dogs of war: Other orphans of Donetsk http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/europe/dogs-of-donetsk-struggle-to-survive/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/europe/dogs-of-donetsk-struggle-to-survive/index.html?eref=edition Shelter in ravaged city struggles to house once-docile dogs. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:54:57 EST 8 stars who stole AMA show http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/american-music-awards-2014-winners/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/showbiz/celebrity-news-gossip/american-music-awards-2014-winners/index.html?eref=edition British and Australian talent shine at the AMAs but who is accused of stealing the show? Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:12:19 EST How Vietnamese get their kicks? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/human-to-hero-nguyen-van-chieu-vovinam-martial-art-vietnam/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/human-to-hero-nguyen-van-chieu-vovinam-martial-art-vietnam/index.html?eref=edition A spectacular flying scissor kick is this master's secret -- and he's helped his sport win global appeal. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:27:01 EST 'America must admit race problem' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/granderson-ferguson-america-problem/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/opinion/granderson-ferguson-america-problem/index.html?eref=edition Police killings are not accidents or tragedies; they are a sign of America's race problem and too often the system tells black people their lives don't matter, says CNN's LZ Granderson. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:06:33 EST Phil's accident was 'spine chilling' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/phil-hughes-head-nick-compton-cricket/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/phil-hughes-head-nick-compton-cricket/index.html?eref=edition England cricketer pays tribute to his pal Phil Hughes who is in a coma after a freak accident. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:34:33 EST Scenes from the field http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/gallery/scenes-from-the-field/index.html?eref=edition Fri, 06 Dec 2013 03:12:27 EST Cricketer 'critical' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/australia-cricket-phil-hughes/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/australia-cricket-phil-hughes/index.html?eref=edition Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is fighting for his life in hospital, a day after he was felled by a sickening blow from a ball during a televised match in Sydney. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:58:37 EST FIFA whistle-blower http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/football/bonita-mersiades-fifa-whistleblower-qatar-2022/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/sport/football/bonita-mersiades-fifa-whistleblower-qatar-2022/index.html?eref=edition She was once one of the most powerful women in Australian sport -- until she clashed with the men who run world football. Now Bonita Mersiades describes how whistle-blowing affected her life. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:35:05 EST Putin's tiger http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/asia/putin-tiger-goat-death/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/world/asia/putin-tiger-goat-death/index.html?eref=edition A daring cross-border raid by one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's associates has -- so far -- yet to sour Sino-Russian relations. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:49:17 EST Gay in China http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/asia/china-rainbow-flag/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/26/world/asia/china-rainbow-flag/index.html?eref=edition In this narrow Beijing hutong, the rainbow flag flies free. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:37:00 EST 'Jurassic World' http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/25/showbiz/jurassic-world-trailer/index.html?eref=edition The dinos are back, and this time they've got Star-Lord to contend with. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:36:48 EST Who runs ISIS? http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/06/16/orig-jag-isis-leader.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/international/2014/06/16/orig-jag-isis-leader.cnn.html?eref=edition Tom Foreman explains how ISIS's ruthless leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi is quickly making a name for himself. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:44:30 EST Twins reunited on Facebook http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/11/12/twin-sisters-reunited-kelly-wallace-ts-orig.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2014/11/12/twin-sisters-reunited-kelly-wallace-ts-orig.cnn.html?eref=edition Twin sisters Anais Bordier and Sam Futerman were separated at birth 25 years ago and reunites through social media. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:41:15 EST Surf's up ... in Alaska http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/11/12/orig-surfing-alaskas-turnagain-tidal-bore.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2014/11/12/orig-surfing-alaskas-turnagain-tidal-bore.cnn.html?eref=edition Alaska's Turnagain Arm water is cold but good surfers can ride the bore for miles. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:42:12 EST The car with a jet engine http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/11/12/pkg-valdes-dapena-chrysler-jet-car.cnnmoney.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/tech/2014/11/12/pkg-valdes-dapena-chrysler-jet-car.cnnmoney.html?eref=edition Blast off in the 1963 Chrysler Turbine car, which has a jet engine under its hood. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:43:14 EST Hope for Nigerian schoolgirls? http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/07/nigeria-boko-haram-girls-sesay-orig-mg.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/07/nigeria-boko-haram-girls-sesay-orig-mg.cnn.html?eref=edition Isha Sesay explains why the Nigerian girls, once seemingly so close to release, still haven't come home. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:16:47 EST Therapy on wheels in Sweden http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/04/orig-boulden-taxi-therapy-stockholm.cnn.html http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/11/04/orig-boulden-taxi-therapy-stockholm.cnn.html?eref=edition Taxi Stockholm is offering free therapy sessions in the Swedish capital. CNN's Jim Boulden explains how it works. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 15:17:02 EST #MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/17/world/woman-stripped-kenya/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/17/world/woman-stripped-kenya/index.html?eref=edition Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:09:26 EST The woman with 50 mustaches http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/13/living/irpt-lady-movember-lokey/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/13/living/irpt-lady-movember-lokey/index.html?eref=edition It's Movember, that time of year when men everywhere grow ridiculous looking mustaches to raise awareness about men's health. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:40:24 EST I live with my parents and love it http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/14/living/living-at-home-first-person-irpt/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/14/living/living-at-home-first-person-irpt/index.html?eref=edition I always pictured myself graduating from college, getting a cool job and even having a cute little place of my own. So far, I have a master's degree, and I got the coolest job ever as an emergency medicine physician assistant. But instead of waking up in a posh apartment, I hear the early-morning sounds of my family dog barking and my parents making coffee downstairs. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:40:30 EST My mother deserved dignity http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/opinion/death-dignity-irpt/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/opinion/death-dignity-irpt/index.html?eref=edition Dying with dignity is more than just for the person who is dying. It's for their loved ones. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:09:33 EST Perspective-defying photos http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/29/travel/forced-perspective-photography-irpt/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/29/travel/forced-perspective-photography-irpt/index.html?eref=edition It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:14:43 EDT I'm a feminist, and I converted to Islam http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/14/opinion/muslim-convert-irpt/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/14/opinion/muslim-convert-irpt/index.html?eref=edition I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:24:35 EDT China building 'airstrip' island? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/asia/china-south-china-sea/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/24/world/asia/china-south-china-sea/index.html?eref=edition China is building an island in the South China Sea that could accommodate the country's first airstrip in bitterly contested waters, according to satellite images analyzed by IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:14:47 EST Nightclubs for literature? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/world/asia/taiwan-bookstores/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/23/world/asia/taiwan-bookstores/index.html?eref=edition It's midnight in the capital of Taiwan. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:24:36 EST China's private education love affair http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/21/world/asia/china-private-education/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/21/world/asia/china-private-education/index.html?eref=edition In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:24:28 EST China's new 'stealth' fighter http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/13/world/asia/china-stealth-fighter-analysis/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/13/world/asia/china-stealth-fighter-analysis/index.html?eref=edition Zhuhai's Air Show has always been a venue for surprises, usually first-time showings of advanced Chinese military hardware. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:55:54 EST Watershed moment for climate politics http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/12/opinion/us-china-climate-change-analysis/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/12/opinion/us-china-climate-change-analysis/index.html?eref=edition For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics on so many fronts. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:56:39 EST Is a China-Japan thaw likely? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/10/opinion/japan-china-xi-abe-analysis/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/10/opinion/japan-china-xi-abe-analysis/index.html?eref=edition OK, so Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's brief summit featured all the enthusiasm of two unhappy schoolboys forced to make up after a schoolyard dust-up. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:56:05 EST China's 55 ethnic minorities http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/04/travel/china-borderland-minorities/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/11/04/travel/china-borderland-minorities/index.html?eref=edition For a year, journalist and author David Eimer traveled the edges of China exploring a side of the country that obliterates expectations. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:09:02 EST Michelin's 'undisputed leader' in cuisine http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/travel/michelin-guide-hong-kong-macau-2015/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/travel/michelin-guide-hong-kong-macau-2015/index.html?eref=edition Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in theirs without breaking the bank. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:22:24 EDT Beating smog in style http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/living/smog-mask-china-fashion-week/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/31/living/smog-mask-china-fashion-week/index.html?eref=edition High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:20:49 EDT Taking 'selfies' with a drone http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/30/world/asia/drone-photography-dji/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/30/world/asia/drone-photography-dji/index.html?eref=edition What comes in a white cardboard box, weighs little more than a kilogram and can be purchased in a few clicks from Amazon? Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:21:12 EDT