Huge whales meet surfers :: Australian surfers are treated to an amazing display by visiting whales at Bondi Beach.
Raising the Costa Concordia :: The 114 thousand ton cruise ship has been in the water since it hit a rock off the coast of Italy last year, claiming 32.
Prince William talks fatherhood :: Prince William gives his first official interview to CNN's Max Foster since his wife gave birth.
5 foods you should never eat :: CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reveals the five foods that Men's Health contributing editor David Jack says you should never eat.
Huge hovercraft lands on beach :: Sunbathers and sandcastle builders are surprised when a military hovercraft lands at a holiday resort in Russia.
Saudi king helps obese man :: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ordered an obese man transferred to Riyadh to receive help for his health.
In Pictures: Batman through the ages :: Actors who've played the big screen role
VIDEO: House of Commons :: The home secretary urges MPs to support an opt out of all EU police and justice measures.
Bo Xilai: Show trial or serious test? :: Chinese authorities have ended the waiting game over when political pariah Bo Xilai will face court over corruption charges.
Hyperloop vs. world's fastest trains :: Just how fast would the Hyperloop transportation system envisioned by entrepreneur Elon Musk have to be? Try more than twice as fast as the fastest commercial train in the world.
'Space stations' to transform Riyadh :: Can car-loving Saudis be convinced to step out of their air-conditioned comfort and take public transport?
25 great skyscrapers :: China may have just topped out on its new tallest building -- the 632-meter Shanghai Tower -- but if plans underway in Changsha come to fruition, that building will hold the title until only April 2014 when the country's 838-meter Sky City is completed.
Emirates aims for high flyers :: For those that love the luxury of first class air travel but loathe the imposition of having to share it with others, Emirates thinks it has the aircraft for you.
Google Street View inside A380 :: Not content with climbing Mount Fuji or scaling the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Google Street View team has once again stretched the limits of their brief, this time with a full tour inside an Emirates Airbus A380.
In pictures: Somaliland goes crazy for books :: Celebrating literature and the arts in Somaliland
Bo: Ex-police chief 'a liar' :: Calling his former deputy a "liar with extremely bad character," fallen high-flying politician Bo Xilai on Sunday rebutted the testimony of the prosecution's star witness as his increasingly dramatic trial stretched into a fourth day.
Yank royalty: 7 great American castles :: American royalty doesn't have beheading power, but its dedication to extravagance would make Henry VII hurl a turkey leg in envy.
Day in pictures: 26 August 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news: 26 August
In pictures: Day two of Carnival :: Day two of Notting Hill Carnival
Girl catches big catfish by hand :: Girls in Texas go "noodling" for big catfish using their bare hands. WFAA reports.
Bo Xilai trial by social media :: One of the most dramatic developments from the trial of disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai isn't what was said in court, but that the arguments were revealed at all.
Bo keeps up counterattack :: Fallen Chinese Communist Party heavyweight Bo Xilai kept up his vigorous defense against corruption charges Friday in China's most politically sensitive trial in decades.
How and why trial veered off script :: Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has confounded expectations by delivering a cool, considered denial of charges leveled against him during a keenly-anticipated corruption trial that has captivated China.
In pictures: California's Rim Fire :: Fire threatens California's Yosemite National Park
In pictures: First day of Carnival :: Day one of Notting Hill Carnival in west London
Chinese women fight 'leftover' label :: On the face of it, women in China seem to have cracked the code for success.
Bo Xilai's son speaks out :: Just days before his father faces court in what's being billed as China's trial of the century, the son of former high-flying politician Bo Xilai has expressed hope that his father is able to "defend himself without constraints."
Urban oasis for Haiti's poorest :: Living amid the garbage-strewn sewage canals, residents of Haiti's Cite Soleil endure a grim battle for survival every single day.
Sonia Gandhi back home from hospital :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/xNwgPpYDPYA/story01.htm
Outraged parents: 'Miley set girls back' :: Parents of young girls raised on "Hannah Montana" are unimpressed with the former Disney princess's new image.