The world's best national parks :: From biking hundreds of miles in Patagonia to trekking across Myanmar, iReporter Anne Dirkse has set foot on all seven continents, and she's done it all on her own. The travel writer and photographer from Loveland, Colorado, spends months out of the year uncovering hidden gems in other countries, and says some of her favorite places to visit are national parks.
VIDEO: Can virtual reality make a comeback? :: Virtual reality - a technology which failed in the 20th Century - creates a new wave of excitement at the E3 games expo in Los Angeles.
Day in pictures: 13 June 2014 :: 24 hrs of news photos: 13 June 2014
Kick off ::
Russian proton rocket fails :: A Russian space rocket launch went sour Friday, destroying the booster and its payload, Russian state media said.
Meet India's next PM :: India's prime minister in waiting is business friendly but controversial. CNN's Mallika Kapur reports.
What are 'firenadoes'? :: Unruly wildfires and "devil winds" keep barreling across Southern California, destroying homes and spawning "firenadoes."
Extremists busted in Xinjiang :: Police in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have busted 23 "terror and religious extremism groups and caught over 200 suspects," state news agency Xinhua reported, citing the regional public security department.
Man catches baby after fall :: A vendor in China catches a baby who fell from two floors up.
How to win China's tourists :: As the global travel industry rolls out the welcome mat for China's surge of outbound tourists, it should consider tipping the scales in their customers' favor.
Are old cellphones a new fad? :: Vintage phones are back in style. Would you trade your smart phone in for fashion? CNN's Max Foster reports.
Google's car is the 'future' :: Google unveiled a self-driving car that doesn't have a steering wheel or pedals. Richard Quest reports.
Go inside Brazil's war on drugs :: Brazil cracks down on drug gangs in time for the World Cup, but is it enough? CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
Mastering cyber-espionage :: Hackers in Iran used social media to target American and Israeli officials in an elaborate cyber-spying scheme.
Rise of 'cult' Eastern Lightning :: The group was approaching fellow diners at a McDonald's restaurant in an eastern Chinese city on a recent Wednesday night, asking for their cellphone numbers, when one woman refused.
In pictures: Karachi airport attack :: Gunmen attack city's international airport
Israel says Hamas militants behind abduction of three teens :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/YYWE3QkvA88/story01.htm
VIDEO: Images 'show massacre in Iraq' :: The Sunni extremist group that has taken territory across Iraq has released video and photos that appear to show its fighters massacring Iraqi soldiers.
Could Big Brother make work more civilised? :: Does being monitored make us nicer to each other?
U.S. Top 40 host Casey Kasem dies :: Casey Kasem, who entertained radio listeners for almost four decades as the host of countdown shows such as "American Top 40" and "Casey's Top 40," died early Sunday, according to a Facebook post from his daughter Kerri Kasem.
Eastbourne: Welcome to 'Tennis Town' :: How did Eastbourne win its major role in the sporting calendar?
The country where jogging is a crime :: The country where jogging is now a criminal activity
Councils want say on troubled schools :: Powers to intervene in troubled schools should return to local authorities, say councils, or England's education system risks losing public confidence.
The birthday paradox at the World Cup :: How the World Cup squads demonstrate a puzzling truth
Advancing Iraq rebels seize northwest town in heavy battle :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ywQN_ne1cGk/story01.htm
VIDEO: Pakistan offensive in N Waziristan :: Pakistan's army says it has launched a "comprehensive operation" against militants in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.
Messi goal gives Argentina victory :: It was a tale of two super subs for Switzerland as an injury time winner from Haris Seferovic broke Ecuadorian hearts in Brasilia.
Washing chicken 'spreads infection' :: Consumers are being warned to stop washing raw chicken as doing so increases the risk of food poisoning.
Should you ask someone's permission to kiss them? :: Should you ask someone's permission to kiss them?
Saving yourself for the World Cup :: How analysts are using statistics to predict the outcome in Brazil.