Chinese travelers turn to rail :: With less than half an hour to spare, Chen Zhu calmly emerged from the subway station connected to the massive Beijing West Railway Station with a small, wheeled bag.
'Daily Show' clip goes viral :: A "Daily Show" clip mocking North Korea has gone viral in China.
China's GDP expected to grow :: Despite concerns about debt and export growth, China's GDP could see some growth this year.
Our Oceans: Victim or savior? :: My grandfather Jacques Cousteau and my father Philippe dedicated their lives to revealing the ocean's wonders and helping us understand our connection to this vast expanse of water. Their work inspired generations and filled people with awe.
Reef's beauty captured on film :: Doing for our oceans what Google Street View has done on land, a team of marine scientists is building up an extraordinary picture of the world's coral reefs.
Google in peace deal with Brussels :: Google is bowing for the first time to legally binding constraints on how it presents search results, according to a draft agreement with the EU's top competition authority.
Why North Korea 'has already won' :: Even if the crisis ends right now, North Korea will have succeeded in sending a message across the world: that nuclear weapons make you untouchable, writes Frida Ghitis.
U.S. drone strikes radicalize Pakistanis :: The Sabaoon School for boys in northern Pakistan is anything but average.
In Pictures: Thatcher funeral rehearsal :: Military rehearsal for Baroness Thatcher
Can China convince Kim to cool it? :: As North Korea's long-term ally, analysts say China has the greatest potential leverage over the country's young leader. But is it likely to assert itself and would Kim Jong Un even listen?
In pictures: N Korea celebrations :: 101st anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung
Day in pictures: 15 April 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 15 April
Chris Bracey: Heaven and Hell :: Light artist's first UK solo exhibition
In pictures: Royal Yacht Britannia at 60 :: A look back at the Royal Yacht Britannia
Pianist sentenced for insulting Islam :: An Istanbul court slapped a world-renowned musician Monday with a 10-month suspended sentence for posting a series of tweets that poked fun at Islamic descriptions of heaven.
US court hears gene patents case :: The US Supreme Court hears arguments questioning whether the human genome can be claimed as intellectual property.
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.
Modeling Earth's ecosystems :: A group of researchers is building a comprehensive model of the Earth's ecosystems to help predict climate change.
Oceans on brink of collapse :: As the human footprint has spread, the remaining wildernesses on our planet have retreated. However, dive just a few meters below the ocean surface and you will enter a world where humans very rarely venture.
Zao Wou-ki: Painting beyond words :: The Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-ki once told me that painting expresses the thoughts we struggle to put into words. Faced with this challenge, "It's easier to learn English!" he joked, his wit shining through, even though Alzheimer's disease had already begun its slow, relentless onslaught on his mind.
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.
Psy lightens mood with new single :: As tensions on the Korean peninsula go up, Psy parties down and releases a new music video. CNN's Anna Coren reports.
Visiting Myanmar: 11 things to know :: Even if you're not planning a trip to Myanmar, take notes and fake it as a Burmese travel expert. Click here for advice on mohawks and more.
Bourdain on fetal duck egg :: Piers Morgan challenges Anthony Bourdain to a taste test of some bizarre foods. Would you join in the challenge?
How suicide shaped mom's gun views :: I am a mother of three, and my views on guns have evolved significantly over the course of my lifetime. My husband hunts and believes strongly in his right to bear arms. But when my 25-year-old son, Peter, shot himself in a moment of despair in April 2012, I came full circle to a harsh reality: There are almost twice as many suicides as murders by firearm across America, roughly 19,000 of the 30,000 gun deaths each year. Yet we disproportionately fear and almost exclusively talk of criminals in the national gun debate.
'Happy' Gilmore defies surfing cliches :: Forget Point Break's party animals, modern surfing is more about professionalism.
A beauty beyond skin deep :: As a little girl, she never got a valentine at school parties.
Will we care about Web privacy in 2033? :: The launch of the Facebook Home app has reignited the privacy debate over whether the social networking site is becoming too integrated in our lives.