Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
Is Egyptian statue spinning? :: A museum is baffled by a statue apparently turning by itself in a sealed case.
A love story that survived :: Survivors from the "Kindertransport" rescue mission are reunited in London. CNN's Rosie Tomkins reports.
Flirting in the Big Apple :: Dating has become a huge industry. As CNN's Felicia Taylor reports, flirting is part of the game.
Egyptian statue cursed? :: An ancient Egyptian statue at the Manchester Museum mysteriously rotates in its display case without being touched.
Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
Too poor to live at home :: Suma was bonded into labor when she was 6 years old, and she worked as a house servant from 4 a.m. until late at night.
Armstrong's cycling legacy :: CNN's Amanda Davies looks at the state of cycling in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
What's next for Italian politics? :: What comes next for Italian politics after Silvio Berlusconi's conviction? Professor James Walston explains.
U.S. fury as Snowden flees :: It was clear from the statement from the National Security Council (NSC) on Monday that the United States is deeply annoyed with Hong Kong.
Climate warning over coolants :: A "climate bomb" of potent greenhouse gases 15,000 times more damaging to the climate than carbon dioxide is set to be released by some of the world's leading producers of refrigerants following a ban on climate credits.
With Egypt in limbo, schools crumbling :: As Egypt struggles with political problems, its children are being left behind.
Call to protect whistle blowers :: Saket Soni says a recent 7-Eleven raid illustrates why immigration reform must include protections from employer exploitation -- including for those who call it out