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.
VIDEO: Inside the mission to Mars :: Marc Kaufman embedded with the scientists behind the Mars Curiosity Rover mission, and he documents the experience in his new book, Mars Up Close.
Vanishing islands :: One photographer's view of the Pacific nation of Kiribati
VIDEO: Tropical paradise in suburban Bristol :: Tim Wilmot has spent 25 years converting his suburban garden into a tropical paradise.
Crabs' blood saving human lives :: Horseshoe crabs' bright-blue blood protects us but not all survive their "donations."
Great Dane eats 43 socks and lives :: Socks. They're just not for feet anymore. Apparently they make pretty tasty snacks too, if you're a 3-year-old Great Dane
Aboriginal AFL star calls out racists :: "A 13-year-old girl called me an ape."
Former French first lady tells all :: Valerie Trierweiler, ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, settles some scores in a new book detailing their relationship.
How to really hide private photos :: Here's a better idea for keeping your private data private.
Will Hong Kong toe the China line? :: Borrowed place, borrowed time. That was the mantra in Hong Kong as the clock ticked down to the British colony being handed back to China in 1997.
Joan Rivers' best TV moments :: AC360 looks back at the moments that defined Joan Rivers' career as a comedienne and an actress.
Joan Rivers :: Joan Rivers started her career as a stand-up comedian quick to poke fun at herself -- at her body, her family responsibilities and being a misfit within an unaccommodating world.
Mixologists: Pros or posers? :: "What's with all the mixologists these days?
Transgender woman's Hong Kong hell :: Crossing borders as a transgender woman is always a challenge. There are many reasons immigration authorities reject you, but sometimes it's simply because they don't seem to understand who we are.
E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' :: Warnings about e-cigarettes are "alarmist" - and increasing their use could save thousands of lives a year in the UK, researchers say.
Tennis: Federer back from the brink :: Roger Federer reached the U.S. Open semifinals for the first time since 2011 -- but he had to save match points against Gael Monfils to get there.
No hiding place now - Guscott :: England star Jeremy Guscott on the new rugby union season
Do ISIS' videos mirror 'Homeland'? :: Do ISIS' slickly-produced videos emulate Hollywood movies. CNN's Brian Todd investigates.
Forgotten fishing town covered in murals :: Each year in Assilah, Morocco, artists paint the town red (and blue, and green)
Top TV moments :: AC360 looks back at the moments that defined Joan Rivers' career as a comedienne and an actress.
Putin tickled by NATO? :: David Rothkopf imagines Russia's leader laughing as NATO unveils a "stockpile of strong adjectives."
Heavy rains kill 73 in Pakistan as floods spread :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ClxsnImMGqE/story01.htm
NATO summit :: Leaders of NATO member states will focus Friday on figuring out responses to threats posed by Russia's interference in Ukraine and the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
Blue whale numbers bounce back :: Researchers believe that California blue whales have recovered in numbers and the population has returned to sustainable levels.
UPDATE 6-No-holds-barred comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81 :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/lMIcMMbXxzs/story01.htm
World's next finance capital is ... :: Experts are tipping some unlikely places to become the finance capitals of tomorrow.
Dreadnought: Biggest dinosaur ever? :: Paleontologists say Dreadnoughtus, weighed 65 tons and was SEVEN times the size of a T-Rex.
'Splinternet' -- a dangerous new Web? :: A stark warning about governments' ability to abuse technology to muzzle citizens, track movements, and shut down peaceful protests has emerged at this week's Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul.
Sahara may mortgage iconic hotels to raise $1.7 billion bail for jailed chairman - executive :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/2u6v7N4Bltg/story01.htm
Day in pictures: 5 September 2014 :: News images from around the world: 5 September