Week in pictures: 26 April - 2 May 2014 :: News photos from the past week
Scenes from the field ::
A one of a kind friendship :: A two-legged chihuahua and a fluffy chicken have become best friends.
$1,000 tip for dog's surgery :: Good people, not to mention good tippers, do exist. Christina Summitt knows that for sure now after what happened Saturday night.
Vintage photos: World's Fair :: While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.
Andy Warhol's lost art :: The soup can looks familiar in an unfamiliar way, but the name at the bottom of the image is unmistakable: Andy Warhol.
Tennis star Elena Baltacha dies at 30 :: The tennis world is in mourning after Elena Baltacha died at the age of 30 after losing her battle with liver cancer.
Pele's World Cup predictions :: Brazilian legend Pele believes his country will rise above the problems which are blighting its preparations for football's global showpiece and put on a "fantastic" World Cup.
The world's top furniture fair :: This year around 300,000 visitors are expected to attend the Milan's Salone del Mobile, the world's largest and most important furniture fair.
VIDEO: House of Commons :: The leader of the House is setting out forthcoming business in the Commons.
How to buy a great watch :: In recent days the good and the great of the watch and jewelry industry have descended on Basel, Switzerland for Baselworld 2014—the biggest and most ballyhooed event on the industry calendar. Running until April 3, the fair is expected to attract more than 150,000 visitors, who will ogle at the latest gadgets and admire glittering new designs.
Enter into Congo's cult of elegance :: Known as "Sapeurs," these dapper dressers are part of a Congolese subculture devoted to the cult of style.
China protects against poaching :: Curbing China's appetite for wild game is just the beginning of the war against illegal poaching, say conservationists.
Latin America & Caribbean - Part 2 :: Queen's Baton Relay reaches Latin America and the Caribbean
Large church demolished in China :: A massive church was razed to the ground this week in Wenzhou, a coastal Chinese city nicknamed the "Jerusalem of the East" for its large Christian population.
In pictures: US flooding and storms :: Major storm systems hit the eastern half of the US
VIDEO: Lewinsky breaks her 10-year silence :: Monica Lewinsky - the one-time White House intern - has broken her 10-year media silence about her affair with the former US President Bill Clinton.
Islamic militant attack in Nigeria kills hundreds :: LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Islamic militants who have triggered international outrage over the kidnapping of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls opened fire on a busy marketplace, killing hundreds of people in a new spasm of violence in the country's northeast....
VIDEO: Fugitive 'Skull Cracker' in custody :: A fugitive armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker" is in custody in London.
U.S. skeptical of Putin's reversal :: Vladimir Putin claimed Russia has withdrawn its troops from the Ukrainian border. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
Malala plea over Nigeria schoolgirls :: Girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai says the world must not stay silent over the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria.
Pellegrini expects City to win title :: Manager Manuel Pellegrini "expects" Manchester City to win the Premier League, and says they have done it the right way.
Yellen cites housing, geopolitical tensions as economic risks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gtwFHlMSHtU/story01.htm
The ski resort praying for snow :: The Californian ski resort that hasn't opened for two years
Paralysed person 'to walk' at World Cup :: Historic event planned for paralysed person at World Cup
I now believe in miracles - Poyet :: Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says surviving in the Premier League marks one of the best days of his life.
Tech firms write to U.S. FCC to oppose 'net neutrality' plan :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/-TBhq9wfR1I/story01.htm
South China Sea tensions rise as Vietnam says China rammed ships :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/JXnWO24fJIU/story01.htm
UK 'second best education in Europe' :: Global education rankings, which include higher education as well as international school tests, are headed by South Korea, with the UK in sixth place.
VIDEO: The cubicle's cruel evolution :: How did American office workers end up so boxed in?