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.
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.
The 'girl with dancing horse' :: Charlotte Dujardin became known as "The girl with the dancing horse" at the London Olympics, where she completed an incredible journey from low-paid stable girl to becoming the new star of dressage.
Ship becomes giant art canvas :: Welcome to the Duke of Lancaster. A hulking, rusting, abandoned ship on the Dee Estuary in north Wales, which has become a canvas for some of the most renowned graffiti artists from across Europe.
Hollywood dream lost in translation :: When China's most successful homegrown movie went on international release last month, hopes were high that the slapstick comedy, which has drawn comparisons with "The Hangover," would blaze a trail for Chinese-language cinema.
Pollution 'an economic concern' :: CNN's Philippe Cousteau speaks about Chinese pollution and what can be done to clean up the environmental problems.
The locust-eaters of Israel :: Locusts are invading your country - do you eat them?
Twitter celebrates seventh birthday :: What some of its 200m users make of Twitter, as it turns seven
North Korea issues air raid warning, seen as drill :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/7OSytqGJvsc/story01.htm
How the Taliban gripped Karachi :: How the Taliban are taking hold of Pakistan's main city
Rainbow house gets revenge :: A house is painted in rainbow colors to counteract anti-gay neighbors. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
'Most GPs' have given placebo drugs :: Most family doctors in Britain have prescribed a placebo or dummy drug to at least one of their patients, survey findings suggest.