High style meets high performance :: Medals and reputations will be won and lost at the London Olympics -- but forget the events, just who will triumph in the fashion stakes at the Games?
'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
IOC boss: No silence for Israeli victims :: The head of the International Olympics Committee again rejected calls for a moment of silence during the Games' opening ceremony to honor Israeli Olympians killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Games.
In pictures: Haiti's carnival of flowers :: Images from the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince
ECB stirs hope ahead of summit :: With a deterioration in the Spanish outlook threatening to engulf Italy, the eurozone's monetary guardians must set aside any thoughts of the summer break when they meet in Frankfurt this week.
Day in pictures: 30 July 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 30 July 2012
China's people power :: Beijing backs down on plans for a copper plant after fierce protests. Does this mean people power is working?
Crackdown on social media :: The Chinese government is trying to curb the power of social media throughout the country. CNN's Stan Grant reports.
Watch violent copper protest :: A protest over a chemical plant turns violent, leading to the cancellation of the project. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
Passenger: Drill ignored :: A passenger in the Costa Concordia cruise disaster says a crew member told him to ignore emergency instructions.
Captain must stay in town :: Italian judges released the captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner from house arrest Thursday, but ordered him not to leave his home town while the case against him continues, his lawyer said.
That opening ceremony decoded :: Hundreds of millions around the world have been dazzled by the sights and sounds of director Danny Boyle's opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Explore where Games are held :: For visitors and newcomers, the mention of London conjures up images of the queen, gray skies, Big Ben and Parliament.
Tutu: End Sudan's suffering now :: As South Sudan prepares to mark a year since independence, Desmond Tutu says the humanitarian situation must be addressed.
'The Elders' seek action in Sudan :: Becky Anderson speaks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Irish President Mary Robinson about the situation in Sudan.
The 'Bieber' explanation :: What do the Higgs Boson and Justin Bieber have in common? A physicist's analogy helps explain the discovery.
What is Higgs boson?
:: Scientists say they are almost certain they have proven the existence of the Higgs boson -- a never-before-seen subatomic particle long thought to be a fundamental building block of the universe.
Physicist explains particle :: Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the larger implications of the God Particle's discovery.
Focus turns to cruise industry :: It was one of the worst passenger ship disasters since the sinking of the Titanic a century ago. On January 13, the Costa Concordia was sailing a few hundred meters off the rocky Tuscan coastline of the island of Giglio.
Why cruiser sank :: CNN's Dan Rivers investigates what went wrong on the Costa Concordia and what the disaster means for the industry.
Photos: The 'God particle' :: Photos: Searching for the 'God particle'
Cagefighter 'cures' terrorists :: In the shadow of London's Olympic stadium, home of the Summer Games, is a hotbed of radical fundamentalism dubbed Londonistan, from where al Qaeda has already recruited for some of its most ambitious plots.
In pictures: Battle for Aleppo :: Government forces have attacked rebels
Mystery woman crashes parade :: A mystery woman gatecrashed India's contingent as it marched into the Olympic Stadium during the Parade of Nations segment of the Opening Ceremony, leaving the country's Olympics officials fuming Sunday.
Olympic snub to Munich 11 :: CNN's Randi Kaye discusses the Olympics holding a moment of silence but not for the 11 athletes killed in Munich.
Cruz's Texas victory shows tea party staying power :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ted Cruz's Senate primary victory in Texas will provide a boost for tea party-backed, no-compromise conservatives in Congress....
Obama casts Romney as the proponent of tax hikes :: AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- President Barack Obama made his rival's personal millions a front-and-center issue in the race for the White House on Wednesday, telling a swing-state audience that Mitt Romney "is asking you to pay more so that people like him can get a big tax cut."...
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