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10 greatest book covers of all time

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:32
From the most controversial to the most iconic, these are the book covers that have defined our times

Inside a million dollar coral farm

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:17
Far from the sea, a man-made coral reef is taking shape -- and it could change medical operations forever.

Clooney marries in Venice

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:33
George Clooney, long considered Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, his publicist, Stan Rosenfield, told CNN.

Ashraf Ghani sworn in as new President of Afghanistan

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:10
Ashraf Ghani was sworn in as the new President of Afghanistan on Monday, sealing the country's first peaceful democratic transition of power.

7 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donetsk fighting

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:08
Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed by tank fire Monday at the airport in the flashpoint city of Donetsk, the country's counterterrorist operations press office said.

EU review of eco-laws raises concern

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:51
New EU team to review Europe's green policies

VIDEO: Cern at 60 in 60 seconds

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:16
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) is celebrating its 60th birthday. Here is a quick look at its life so far - in 60 seconds.

VIDEO: Work to lift flood-prone road begins

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:24
Work is beginning to raise part of one of the main roads in the Somerset levels to protect it from future flooding.

VIDEO: Japan volcano rescue effort resumes

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 06:21
Rescue teams in Japan have resumed their search for survivors of a volcanic eruption on Saturday.

VIDEO: Pony meat plan proves controversial

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 05:33
A charity has developed a range of meat products made from the iconic Dartmoor Pony, in what it says is a bid to save the species.

Tear gas, clashes in Hong Kong

World - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 05:24
Police have fired tear gas in a tense stand-off with thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.

Is your brain male or female?

Science & Nature - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 01:02
Are male and female brains that different?

Yemen bombing kills 7 near hospital

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 19:38
A bomb-laden vehicle exploded near a hospital controlled by Houthis in the northeastern province of Mareb on Sunday, killing at least seven, several local sources told CNN.

Rouhani: Airstrikes on ISIS 'theater'

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 17:26
Airstrikes against ISIS militants are a "psychological operation," not a military one, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says.

Does China think kid is a threat?

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:18
Joshua Wong has been called an "extremist" by Chinese state media -- he could face jail time -- and he's not even old enough to drive.

UK: No targets worth hitting over Iraq

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:48
UK jets did not fire a shot on their first mission over Iraq, instead they collected intelligence. Karl Penhaul reports.

Dozens presumed dead on volcano

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:47
Rescue teams searched Sunday for dozens of climbers who were caught by the sudden eruption of a volcano in central Japan a day earlier.

Northeast Pacific season's 12th hurricane spins off Mexico

World - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:35
The Atlantic Ocean, hurricane-wise, has been relatively quiet this season.

An electronic revolution in the doctor's bag

Science & Nature - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:32
How new medical tools change our relationship with doctors

George Clooney marries in Venice

Entertainment - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 22:12
George Clooney, long considered Hollywood's most eligible bachelor, married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy, his publicist, Stan Rosenfield, told CNN.
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