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  • Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife
    The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.
  • Hikers' bodies moved from volcano
    Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air.
  • 35,000 walruses crowd one beach
    Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
  • Huge dries up to almost nothing
    The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in central Asia.
  • The link between cancer and obesity

  • Morgan: Walmart blames <i>me</i>?
    Walmart has responded to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over a deadly car crash that left the comedian in critical condition. The big box store blamed the injuries suffered by Morgan on his failure to wear a seat belt.
  • Surprising reason for hidden cam
    Bra cam catches oglers eyeing cleavage...but for a good cause. CNN's Jeanne Moos says raise your eyes-and awareness!
  • The great American freakout
    Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers to attack subway systems in Paris and New York. Al-Abadi, who was in New York attending the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, said the information had come from his country's intelligence service.
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  • 5-hour thriller in Kansas City
    We throw around the word "epic" so casually that we have to dig deep into our thesaurus to accurately convey what happened at Missouri's Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night.
  • Beyonce, Jay-Z, Beckham went where?
    They're three of the world's biggest superstars -- so how did Beyonce, Jay-Z and David Beckham spend their night in Paris?
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  • 'SNL' mocks NFL's Roger Goodell
    Actor Chris Pratt imitates NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a "Saturday Night Live" skit. Susan Hendricks reports.
  • Resignation follows several security breaches
    Calls for Julia Pierson to leave her post grew after a poor performance this week in testimony on Capitol Hill.
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    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest comments on Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's resignation.
  • Alleged intruder pleads not guilty
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  • What Jimmy Carter, 90, did right
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  • An Afghan miracle
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    Steve Israel says John Boehner's Congress and the tea party will be remembered for shutting down government one year ago; Democrats better understand America's priorities.
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  • Half of animal life is gone; now what?
    In case you've avoided reading what may be the more depressing reports in the history of the natural world, the awful take-away is basically this: Half the animals of planet Earth have disappeared since 1970, and much of it is the fault of humans.
  • Loud music killing verdict: Guilty
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  • Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests
    Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."
  • Armed man shared elevator with Obama
    Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Obama, in violation of protocol, during his trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta two weeks ago.
  • Turkey may send troops to fight ISIS
    A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?
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    A mother describes her teenage son, who joined an Islamist militant group and reportedly died in a U.S. airstrike.
  • Shells hit Ukraine bus, school
    A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk region said.
  • Paper apologizes for Obama cartoon
    The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.
  • 920 chickens beaten to death
    Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.
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  • AC/DC's Malcolm Young has dementia
    The family of founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has confirmed the illness that forced the 61-year-old to quit the band.
  • 'Big Brother' star is HIV positive
    When "Evel Dick" Donato left "Big Brother 13" during filming, he cited only "personal reasons" for his decision. He's now revealing the reason for his exit: He is HIV positive.
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  • World's most dangerous border?
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  • 39 at 90: What to know about Jimmy Carter
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    Anderson Cooper covers the story of Gigit, a Jack Russell terrier who fled from its owners after a cross country reunion.
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    It was the picture of Jesse Matthew that made the father of slain Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington do a double-take.
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    For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola.
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  • Authorities check unsolved cases for ties
    As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance this month, is linked to other slayings and disappearances.
  • Harrington: We need to find Hannah
    Virginia State Police say there is a "new forensic link" between the Hannah Graham case and the death of Morgan Harrington.
  • Ebola in U.S.
    In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.
  • Hong Kong
    Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."
  • Enterovirus D68
    A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
  • Missing student
    It was the picture of Jesse Matthew that made the father of slain Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington do a double-take.
  • Secret Service
    The U.S. Secret Service offered only vague information in its first criminal filing in federal court about how deep accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez entered the White House, in contrast to the dramatic account of the intruder's dash through the building that was revealed by lawmakers Monday.
  • ISIS
    A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria.
  • Obama cartoon
    The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.
  • AC/DC
    The family of founding AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has confirmed the illness that forced the 61-year-old to quit the band.
  • 'Big Brother'
    When "Evel Dick" Donato left "Big Brother 13" during filming, he cited only "personal reasons" for his decision. He's now revealing the reason for his exit: He is HIV positive.
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  • What do these videos say about society?
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  • Getting to know the Mississippi Delta
    The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad. Here are some of our favorite spots to explore.
  • What to know about Mexico City
    Mexico City began as the home of an ancient empire and grew into a massive, modern metropolis.
  • 8 ways Lyon outshines Paris
    Wine, food, churches, festivals -- France's second city has a sophistication that can elevate it above even the capital.
  • 8 amazing American caves
    Far beneath our feet, amazing caverns yawn and twist. Grab a flashlight and head underground to explore amazing rock formations, underground streams and in some cases, plenty of bats.
  • 50 states, 50 spots to visit
    The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Check out our gallery of travel suggestions for 2014 and share your own.
  • 50 United States in 31 years
    The quest to visit all 50 states is a tradition in Holly Kearl's family. She just checked off her 50th state -- Alabama -- last weekend.
  • Nature's most spectacular shows
    Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.
  • 10 record-setting natural wonders
    The natural wonders of the United States are beckoning to us as the country thaws out. Tallest, highest, hottest: Here are 10 record-setting sites.
  • Blood Falls and more natural oddities
    Earth never stops surprising us. Every corner of the planet offers some sort of natural peculiarity with an explanation that makes us wish we'd studied harder in junior high Earth science class. Here are some favorites.
  • Never a typical night for police
    Officer Jeanet Franklin works the shift from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. at Atlanta's airport, where there's never a dull moment.
  • A K-9 officer's duty
    TSA canine handler Quatian Allen and her companion officer, Zera, scratch and sniff their way to a secure airport.
  • Virgin Islands
    The British and U.S. Virgin Islands offer crystal blue waters and beautifully serene escapes. iReporters shared their photos with us.
  • Ireland
    Kevin Kane's love affair with Ireland began in 2000, when he and his then-fiancee piggybacked on a trip with his brothers and their wives.
  • Nice, France
    Nice, France, draws celebrities and tourists from all over the world -- for good reason. Check out iReporters' snapshots to see why.
  • Otherworldly places
    We can't visit Mars (yet), but our own planet's unique terrain presents plenty of landscapes with an out-of-this-world feel. Check out iReporters' otherworldly photos, which cover a lot of ground on Earth.
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  • Beaches
    They're almost unbelievable. Impossible blues, electric greens, depths as clear as glass -- all bathed in blinding sunshine.
  • Dream trips
    Imagine kicking back on a private island in the Bahamas where the staff caters to your every whim.
  • Penguins
    Hankering to see some happy feet? Antarctica is far from your only option.
  • Summer trips
    We can't take every summer vacation we'd like to take, but CNN iReporters can certainly take us to some of those places. Here, iReporters share some of their summer travels and photos, which cover a lot of terrain.
  • Paris
    As Valentine's Day approaches, we explore all of Paris' glittering allure through the beautiful photos submitted by our iReporters.
  • Autumn color
    Mark Collier grew up in the mountains of Vermont. Every autumn, he would see an influx of tourists flood his state to get a glimpse of the brilliant fall leaves. He didn't get what the big deal was, but he understands now.
  • London landmarks
    London is brimming with historic and iconic sights that create perfect picture postcards. iReporters take us on their own personal tour of London's best with their photos.
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  • Signspotting around the world: Funny fails
    As much as we try to communicate clearly, there is much fun to be had when we fail -- and it's never clearer than with signage gone wrong around the world.
  • Travel photos we wish we'd taken
    Check out our gallery of your best travel photos from around the world, and submit new shots at CNN iReport.
  • 6 ways Shanghai is different
    Even during the harshest periods of the communist era, being Shanghainese had a special cachet in China.
  • World's deepest swimming pool
    This spa complex adds new depths to the hotel swimming-pool concept with a chamber that plunges 138 feet.
  • World's most spectacular buildings
    Architects from more than 50 countries are competing at the world's largest architecture festival this week in Singapore. Here are 20 of the most eye-popping entries.
  • The world's scariest stairs
    From Yosemite to the Statue of Liberty, watch your step as you climb these perilous stairways. Meet 13 breathtaking stairs that go spiraling up mountains, cliffs and famous attractions.
  • Airbus to help build supersonic jet
    New York to London in three hours? Los Angeles to Tokyo in six hours? By joining with Aerion to build an ultra-fast private plane, European aviation giant Airbus wants to make it happen by 2021.
  • The hottest cities for nightlife
    Which cities provide the most memorable party times? A self-proclaimed "nightlife connoisseur" names his top 10.
  • A sanctuary for broken wildlife
    As Malawi's population grows, habitat for wildlife is shrinking. One reserve is working to fix the country's animal castoffs.
  • 11 things to know about Quebec
    How are Quebecois chefs putting their unique spin on traditional French cuisine?
  • Celebrating stunning fall foliage
    Can you feel the change of seasons in the air? CNN iReporters around the country share their beautiful autumn images.
  • Superyacht: Millionaire water toys
    Personal submarines, jetpacks, even 'walking boats.'
  • Get to know stunning Scotland
    Scottish voters go to the polls Thursday to decide whether or not break away from the UK. These stunning castles, cities and historical sites are worth a visit no matter how the vote goes.
  • Scotland: 8 reasons to be proud
    Vikings, vicious politics and vindaloo curries -- Scotland isn't all tartan and bagpipes.
  • 8 ways Lyon outshines Paris
    Paris, we can all agree, has a lot going for it.
  • 10 things to know about Mexico City
    Mexico City began as the home of an ancient empire and grew into a massive, modern metropolis.
  • 10 things to know about Peru
    With a climate that ranges from desert dry to tropical lush to freeze-your-North-Face-off in the Andes, Peru packs a ton of diversity between its sea level elevation Pacific beaches and the 22,204 foot top of its highest mountain, Nevado Huascaran.
  • 11 things to know about Spain
    It's got what many believe is the greatest club football team ever assembled -- FC Barcelona.
  • Fodor's names world's top hotels
    A Mexican beach getaway, a royal castle retreat and a charming Santorini hotel all made the winners list of the fourth annual Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards, announced Wednesday.
  • 5 overlooked world treasures
    Even veteran travelers haven't seen all the world's treasures. Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler and Global Heritage Fund head Vince Michael picked these five hidden gems especially for CNN.com.
  • World's top 25 museums
    Chicago's remarkable architecture is far from the only thing that earns the city rave reviews. The Windy City is also home to the world's top museum, according to TripAdvisor users.
  • 10 wilderness spots turning 50
    The landmark Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary on September 3. Check out 10 wild spots that it preserved.
  • 15 spots to find natural bridges
    These rocky natural bridges were formed over millennia by flowing waters, which slowly eroded away the rock to create the shape of a bridge. Here are 15 of our glorious favorites from around the world.
  • 10 best nighttime adventures
    Some things are just better after dark. These experiences around the world prove it.
  • World's strangest lakes
    Boiling, disappearing, Pepto-Bismol pink: The water's anything but fine at these strange lakes from Trinidad to Thailand.
  • The beat of Bahia, Brazil
    In the Brazilian state of Bahia, almost everything revolves around its powerful drummers.
  • Celebrating fall foliage around the U.S.
    Can you feel the change of seasons in the air? CNN iReporters around the country share their beautiful autumn images.
  • 7 of the world's fiercest food feuds
    Here's proof that people were given mouths for only two main reasons -- to eat and to argue about what they just ate.
  • Signspotting around the world: Funny fails
    As much as we try to communicate clearly, there is much fun to be had when we fail -- and it's never clearer than with signage gone wrong around the world.
  • Hong Kong protests affecting travel
    Visiting Hong Kong during the protest? These are the things travelers should know.
  • Not your typical theme parks
    Nostalgic visitors are looking for something more than big-time theme parks. See why they're going vintage.
  • 'Protest tourism': How Hong Kong demonstrations are affecting travel
    Visiting Hong Kong during the protests? Here are some things travelers should know while visiting the island.
  • 7 of the world's fiercest food feuds
    Here's proof that people were given mouths for only two main reasons -- to eat and to argue about what they just ate.
  • 10 ways to crack Berlin's uber cool arts scene
    World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city
  • Vintage allure: Not your Disney parks
    Nostalgic visitors are looking for something more than big-time theme parks. See why they're going vintage.
  • In-flight meals delivered to your home
    Can't get enough airline food? Now German company "Air Food One" will deliver.
  • Ultimate airline first-class offerings
    Airlines are so keen to keep their top-paying customers happy, they're offering services you wouldn't even get in a hotel.
  • And the world's busiest airport is ...
    It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through this airport that it's still the busiest passenger airport in the world.
  • Seriously, who does this on a flight?!
    Shame on the plane! Photos of passengers behaving badly. Jeanne Moos reports on bare bellies and bare feet at 30,000 feet.
  • 23 reasons it's great to be a tourist
    In honor of World Tourism Day, here's why it's time to stop hating and start traveling.
  • Europe's best new boutique hotels
    A former fire station and a converted girls' school are among the elegant and quirky places celebrating their first summer.
  • 8 irresistible indoor hotel pools
    When it comes to hotel pools, striking décor, luxury amenities and stunning settings mean many indoor swimming holes can now challenge even the most glamorous outdoor pools.
  • 9 intriguing hotel traditions
    Lots of hotels have traditions. But the rituals at the U.S. lodgings we've listed here stand out above the crowd in our book, for either their quirkiness or sheer longevity. We think you'll want to join in on the fun.
  • 15 hidden ski resorts
    The best known winter sports resorts have become that for a reason. Here are the young upstarts hoping to become the Whistlers and Aspens of tomorrow.
  • Best affordable island hotels
    These island hotels make it a breeze to indulge in a beach vacation—without blowing your travel budget.
  • 7 cool industrial-chic hotels
    From humble to high-design, 7 converted buildings that breathe new life into the old. These are places to check out in the new year.
  • Sleeping with the fish
    Cool Swedish-designed room has three levels of incredible views
  • 8 elegant U.S. mansion hotels
    Ever dreamed of living in a grand house with 30-foot ceilings, a fireplace in every room and a backyard so big you need a map to find your way around? For the cost of a night's stay you can.
  • Gatsby glam: 8 grand estates
    Take a heady trip back to Jazz Age opulence with a photo tour of Long Island's Gold Coast, a wealthy retreat near New York City where F. Scott Fitzgerald set "The Great Gatsby."
  • 'Downton' in America: 6 big estates
    Few of us can imagine living the opulent "Downton Abbey" lives of the fictional Crawley family at the turn of the 20th century.
  • Area 51 spy jet pilots talk
    An Area 51 spy jet mistaken for a UFO, a little-known story of historic airmanship and an inspiring flight to freedom: Check out these three aviation gems at Ohio's National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Jets born in mammoth building
    Sprawled out before us sits the world's biggest building by volume. They make airliners here. Big ones. Go behind the scenes to see what they're building.
  • Spruce Goose's bizarre story
    One of the biggest planes in the world hits a money snag. Here's the inside story of the amazingly bizarre "Spruce Goose."
  • Libraries are dying? Think again
    Temples to the printed word still draw devotees despite an increasingly digital world. Check out 27 fascinating libraries in honor of National Library Week.
  • Inside the wave: Aquatic pics
    Kenji Croman has broken bones, dislocated his shoulder and elbow, endured concussions and nearly drowned several times.
  • Loving Chicago, despite it all
    Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.
  • Winter blues about to turn pink
    Our winter blues are about to turn pink! This year's National Cherry Blossom Festival starts in Washington on Thursday. The annual event attracts more than a million people from across the country and abroad. The festival is starting on the first day of spring, as always, but peak bloom is predicted to be later this season because of the brutal winter in the D.C. area.
  • Picture perfect Northern lights
    iReporter Malcolm Park captures the beauty of the northern lights in time lapse over Ontario, Canada.
  • Travel Photo of the Day
    Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image. Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at CNN iReport!
  • 11 best ways to experience Hawaii
    Who doesn't imagine packing up and relocating to America's tropical wonderland? Before you flee the mainland, try to experience the islands like a true Hawaiian to see whether you have what it takes to handle all that paradise.
  • Scotland's most spectacular castles
    In the best fairy tales, there is always a castle: tall turrets, an intimidating moat and a breathtaking view. In Scotland, those imposing castles overlook deep lochs and tower over cities.
  • Harry Potter's new park
    A fire-breathing dragon, self-stirring cauldrons and dancing skeletons. These are the things Muggle dreams are made of.
  • 10 trips to change a kid's life
    Want to spot dolphins in Florida, peer over the edge of the Grand Canyon or dig for bits of history near an Irish castle? These are all trips that can change the way your child (and maybe you) see the world.
  • Amsterdam: What's legal?
    You may have noticed an interesting reaction when you tell people you're traveling to Amsterdam -- that curious look, that knowing half-smile. "Amsterdam," they say with a mischievous grin, "lucky you!"
  • Five spectacular art fair cities
    If you're of the opinion that the only thing better than viewing great art is owning it, put these destinations on your travel itinerary.
  • World's 7 most remote islands
    Leave the snorkels and beach towels at home if you dare visit these forbidding islands.
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