World's most stylish bookstores :: Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.
Scenes from the field ::
10 things we didn't know about lighthouses :: In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.
The brightest supermoon :: The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.
World's first panda triplets :: Very few pandas are born each year, but even fewer of the fragile cubs stay alive.
Japan's defense plans rile China :: Japan's new defense white paper has done little to mend fences with Beijing, with the Chinese government complaining that its Asian neighbor is using the "China threat" to justify a bigger defense budget.
Sino-theology and the pope :: Detentions, the kidnapping of bishops, tearing down churches -- these are the actions against Christians China has been guilty of.
VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets :: The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
Day in pictures: 29 August 2014 :: News images from around the world: 29 August
VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine :: Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
15 funniest travel books ever written :: We expect a lot from our travel writers.
Summer movies we loathed and loved :: Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?
Beslan atrocity,10 years after :: School atrocity showed the limits of Putin's power and, for many, his failings as a leader. Nick Paton Walsh reports.
Federer marches on as wild weather, upsets hit U.S. Open :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/jfpmCis6W1U/story01.htm
Zimbabwe humiliation rips open Australian scars :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/UAVIXjdQrAg/story01.htm
What North Korea wants world to see :: Get a rare glimpse of a country that has deliberately locked itself away from the outside world.
Pakistan's PTV channel back on air, under army protection :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GLWUy-GyNyQ/story01.htm
What does 'perfect' wine taste like? :: Most people don't taste one "perfect" wine their whole lives; now you can taste 10 in one four-day tour.
Opinion: Why Hong Kong worries China :: China fears that democracy in Hong Kong could destabilize Communist Party rule in China.
Fighting goes on near big Ukrainian city, Poroshenko slams Russia :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/6GTrNTOGs0s/story01.htm
'Most exciting ever' Novartis drug points to huge sales :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/1of8_RRsdk4/story01.htm
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/z6p2eGcE8Ec/story01.htm
Japan, India agree to speed up nuclear energy talks :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WTAkhKEMza0/story01.htm
Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Bd0c_71vF7c/story01.htm
Nifty surges past 8,000 to record high :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hCKNuvgpIsE/story01.htm
Government urges court to leave some coal blocks with companies :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/eoFTjVHXo00/story01.htm
Militia parties at empty U.S. embassy :: Libyan militia members have turned the abandoned U.S. embassy in Tripoli into a swim club.
British Wildlife Photography Awards :: Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards
Clashes resume in Pakistani capital, police fire teargas :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Vcsscw7MJyU/story01.htm
Japan and India vow to boost defence ties during summit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qSeLBBoFE1M/story01.htm