Environmentalists fill U.S. National Mall :: Marching, dancing and poster-waving environmentalists chanting "Hey, Obama. We don't want no climate drama," packed several blocks on and around Washington's National Mall on Sunday, hoping to spur President Barack Obama to take strong measures against climate change.
In pictures: India's Parsis :: India's ancient Parsi community, on show in Mumbai
Xi: China's new boss in a hurry :: Xi Jinping has taken the center stage as China's undisputed paramount leader.
Hong Kong: Ivory's Fort Knox :: Hong Kong is fast becoming the Fort Knox of ivory.
Day in pictures: 18 March 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 18 March
In Pictures: The career of Frank Thornton :: A look at the career of the Are You Being Served?
Li Keqiang named Chinese premier :: Li Keqiang on Friday was named China's premier, the No. 2 position in the Chinese government, completing the once-a-decade transition of leadership in the world's most populous nation.
Will China finally 'bite' North Korea? :: North Korea, China's longtime ally, has vexed Beijing for years with its rocket launches, nuclear tests, kidnapping of Chinese fishermen and other erratic behavior. Yet, Beijing has run interference at the United Nations to temper punishments against Pyongyang, and has even helped Pyongyang circumvent sanctions.
Coca-Cola probed over mapping :: The government of a remote province in western China says it is investigating Coca-Cola over allegations that it illegally mapped parts of the province, as China and the US engage in an escalating war of words over cyber espionage.
Inflation warning from central bank :: China must be "on high alert" against inflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Wednesday, striking a hawkish tone at his most important news conference of the year.
Chinese farm claims dead pigs :: A Chinese farm admitted to dumping dead pigs into Huangpu River, which had about 6,000 bloated carcasses pulled from its water this week, state media reported.
World rejects polar bear plan :: A U.S. plan to give new protection to polar bears was voted down Thursday at an international conference on endangered species.
Global warming increases pollen :: With global warming, temperature extremes are becoming a norm -- and that's bad news for allergy sufferers.
Study warns global warming 'epic' :: Global warming has propelled Earth's climate from one of its coldest decades since the last ice age to one of its hottest -- in just one century.
Tracking huge great white shark :: Here's a view from aboard a fishing boat of what it's like to nab and tag a great white shark for research purposes.
Rodman: Kim Jong Un 'my friend' :: Ato Boldon, Politico's Ben Smith and Reihan Salam discuss criticism over Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea.
Becker: Ronaldo the tennis ace? :: Cristiano Ronaldo has the perfect physique for tennis, according to tennis great Boris Becker.
'Miniature TV' in your tummy :: PillCam is a ingestible video camera with a transmitter which lets doctors look inside your digestive tract.
In quotes: Budget reaction :: A round-up of political and business reaction to George Osborne's Budget.
Cyprus scrambles to avert meltdown, EU threatens cutoff :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pruQzzr_GTo/us-cyprus-parliament-idUSBRE92G03I20130320
Photos: Inside a scarred Syria ::
Wave of prawn deaths baffles Chile :: Authorities in Chile investigate the death of thousands of prawns and other shellfish that turned red a beach in Coronel, about 530km of Santiago.
Can extinct species be brought back? :: CNN's Lisa Sylvester looks at how science is very close to being able to give new life to extinct animals.
I.T. guy turns rebel leader :: Why Ghassan Hitto gave up a safe job as an information technology manager in Texas to lead rebels in Syria.
Senate vote: OK $85 billion cuts, avert shutdown :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits - and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats rejected a call to reopen White House tours scrapped because of the tightened spending....
Obama, Netanyahu show solidarity on Iran :: JERUSALEM (AP) -- Seeking a fresh start to a strained relationship, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday demonstrated solidarity on the key issues that have stirred tensions between them. The U.S. president vowed he would do "what is necessary" to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, while Netanyahu reaffirmed that his newly formed government seeks a two-state solution to Israel's decades-long dispute with the Palestinians....
Kitsch 'Mona Lisa' fetches $1.5M :: With glossy hair and pouting lips, she's the classic pin-up, except for that greenish-blue skin. Now the world's most reproduced painting has been sold for a huge sum at auction.
Syria 'chemical attack' probe urged :: Syria's government and opposition both call for an international inquiry into an attack in which each accused the other of using chemical weapons.
Students' 'Harlem Shake' costs Oxford librarian her job - Times of India :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE_6LafC2GzrQUzJ_sejBUV7BnGQw&url=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/uk/Students-Harlem-Shake-costs-Oxford-librarian-her-job/articleshow/19100789.cms
Chinese 'miracle' bowl earns millions :: How much would you pay for this bowl? The seller paid $3 at a yard sale but its new owner paid a whole lot more.