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China's meat scandal explained

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:30
McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.

Official: Landslides trap 150 people or more in western India

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:27
Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.

U.N. school shelled in Gaza

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:23
Five shells strike a U.N. school at a refugee camp in northern Gaza. CNN's John Vause has more.

Girl accused of decapitating classmate

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:21
A 16-year-old Japanese girl has been arrested in Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, on suspicion of murdering a fellow student. Police confirmed that the alleged attacker also dismembered her victim's body.

Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:20
Iranian authorities released on Tuesday one of three individuals who were detained along with American citizen and Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian last week, a source close to the family of the released detainee told CNN.

Japan's new nuggets twist

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:19
If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.

China charges prominent Uyghur scholar with 'separatism'

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:17
Chinese authorities on Wednesday formally charged a prominent Uyghur scholar with "separatism" months after his detention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Does new video show attack from Gaza tunnels?

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:08
Hamas says new video shows its militants infiltrating Israel. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.

Look at me! 16 selfies of the week

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:42

The reindeer herders battling a mine

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:39
The reindeer herders fighting a British mining company

Birds beat machines in hover test

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 09:52
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.

Report: Dozens killed, injured in China terror attack

World - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 00:52
A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.

Astronomers weigh up Milky Way

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 00:11
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.

Bumps, buzzards and critical species

Science & Nature - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 00:10
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation

VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

Science & Nature - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:23
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Russia hit with more sanctions

World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:51
The United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.

First flamingo egg 'for eight years'

Science & Nature - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 21:05
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.

'Die Hard' actor Shigeta dies

Entertainment - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 20:46
James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. He was 81.

Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call

World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 19:46
Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.

Liberia closes borders to stop Ebola

World - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:29
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
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