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The week in 33 photos

(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:36:37 EDT)

What a shot! 27 sports photos

(Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:12:17 EDT)

The dangers of testing Ebola
Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on the dangers of testing Ebola, which has already claimed the lives of 14 healthcare workers.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:01:29 EDT)

Putting planes back together
CNN's Stephanie Elam visits USC's Aviation Accident Lab for a look at how investigators learn to solve aviation mysteries.
(Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:47:44 EDT)

Isolated tribe believes in simple life
Women from Tanzania's Hadza tribe describe their simple lifestyle which is free from first world problems.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:26:35 EDT)

Who's your hero? Nominate them
They're your neighbors, your friends, your colleagues, your parents.
(Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:51:16 EDT)

Anderson Cooper: Here's how
Anderson Cooper shows you how to nominate an "everyday person changing the world" as a 2014 CNN Hero. It's easy!
(Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:50:30 EDT)

At fire scene, she rescues the pet
Hazel Donnelly was taking her husband to the doctor when they got a call that their apartment building was on fire.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:08 EDT)

Hunger in the land of plenty
In "the nation's salad bowl," as California's Central Valley is often called, fresh produce grows in abundance.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:30 EDT)

Helping women escape 'the life'
As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.
(Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:51:25 EDT)

A tour of the sex underworld
A woman who escaped prostitution shows a hotspot in St. Paul, MN, as part of CNN Hero Vednita Carter's outreach efforts.
(Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:51:54 EDT)

Abdullah Abdullah leads Afghan vote
In Afghanistan's historic presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah is leading the early returns from last week's voting, the country's Independent Election Commission chairman said Sunday.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:15:21 EDT)

Pakistan Taliban: Ceasefire over
The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weekslong pause in hostilities officially ended.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:41:46 EDT)

Brothers re-arrested for cannibalism
Two brothers previously jailed for cannibalism and then released, have been arrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at their home in a remote village in northwest Pakistan.
(Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:26:32 EDT)

Watch landmark Cold War series
The struggle between communism and capitalism defined the second half of the 20th Century. The Cold War pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war.
(Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:29:35 EDT)

In photos: History of the Cold War

(Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:30:51 EDT)

Is it a Banksy?
Clad in brown trench coats, dark glasses and trilby hats, what appear to be three secret agents huddle around a payphone box with listening equipment.
(Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:30:35 EDT)

Africa's most endangered species
Africa is home to much unique wildlife, but many of its iconic species are threatened. Find out more about its most endangered animals.
(Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:52:41 EDT)

Pop art condoms?
The Center for African Family Studies in Nairobi has teamed up with Kenyan artist Michael Soi to create eye-catching condom wrappers to promote safe sex and raise awareness about HIV/AIDS among young people.
(Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:43:55 EDT)

Kayaker spots rare oarfish
Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:38:56 EDT)

Video sign of al Qaeda plot?
Barbara Starr has the latest on a new video of an al Qaeda meeting and the questions it raises about U.S. intelligence.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:31:56 EDT)

Why is 'blood moon' red?
Astronomer Steve Finkelstein explains why the "blood moon" glows red.
(Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:55:37 EDT)

Carpenter replaces sawn-off fingers
A South African carpenter lost his fingers in an accident -- now he's making mechanical fingers and hands for others.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:04:18 EDT)

Chinese cup breaks sale record
The auction room -- standing room only -- broke into applause when the hammer finally went down. On sale was a tiny, white cup decorated with chickens, and the buyer was a prolific art collector from Shanghai, Liu Yiqian.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:02:46 EDT)

Syrian refugee: It's all death
In one of the clinics in Arsal, a young fighter asks that we conceal his identity, going simply by the name Ahmed.
(Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:14:30 EDT)

Battling for abused Afghan women
CNN's Anna Coren reports on an American lawyer popular among Afghan women for protecting their rights.
(Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:46:15 EDT)

The 'bull dog' against Pistorius
He's known as the "bull dog" in South Africa's legal circles, and just two days in to Gerrie Nel's merciless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, it's easy to see why.
(Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:23:08 EDT)

Mo Ibrahim: Time for Afro-realism
Over the last 20 years, the narrative on the African continent has shifted from Afro-pessimism to Afro-optimism. The truth lies somewhere in between. Now is the time for Afro-realism: for sound policies based on honest data, aimed at delivering results.
(Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:56:43 EDT)

The most stylish tribe in Africa?
A South African designer is making sure that when Xhosa boys come of age, they're dressed to the nines.
(Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:16:44 EDT)

Master's fever: 10 must-play courses
Inspired by the Masters? Playing these courses will make you feel like a pro, even if you don't swing like one.
(Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:25:57 EDT)

World's biggest ever poll starts
More than 814 million eligible voters go to polls in India. CNN's Sumnima Udas reports on the recent election.
(Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:55:08 EDT)

Unique welcome for royals
Prince William's family was greeted by Maori warriors on a trip to New Zealand. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
(Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:52:56 EDT)

Police: Texts from trapped survivors fake
Disgust, anger and shock greeted statements from South Korean authorities that texts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry were fake.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:27:56 EDT)

'Robohand' you can print yourself
"I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:54:42 EDT)

Exoskeleton changes girl's life
A child throwing a ball. On the face of it, a simple act, but for four-year old Hannah Mohn this is a milestone.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:50:37 EDT)

3-D printed arm gives boy hope
It's a good thing I didn't know exactly how dangerous a trip I was embarking on, because when I left home in October 2013 to fly to Sudan, I was scared enough. What I had committed to was, quite frankly, the most "impossible" thing I'd ever tried to accomplish.
(Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:39:48 EDT)

Saudi Arabia plans 1 km tall tower
Dubai -- long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive -- will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:56:36 EDT)

Africa's Oprah?
Oprah, if you're reading this, for goodness sake return this woman's calls. Ask your assistants if there's a box of yellowing fax messages lying around somewhere in Harpo Studios -- she sent you one daily for a while.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:40:54 EDT)

Ancient tribe living in the past
The Hadza are one of the oldest people on earth. Today, they battle for land, and continued survival.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:34:33 EDT)

When GIFs are high art
When you think of GIFs, those never-ending sequences of looping motion, you're more likely to associate them with lightly humorous viral content than a respectable art form.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:38:22 EDT)

Pro-Russia protesters defy Ukraine deal
Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the West may have agreed to steps to easing the crisis in Ukraine -- but Friday will be the first test of whether those words will translate into action.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:19:31 EDT)

Why U.S. is 'trolling' terrorists
"We don't negotiate with terrorists," has long been the U.S. government's standard position when it comes to violent extremists. So why has it started bickering with them on Twitter?
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:38:54 EDT)

The week in 33 photos

(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:36:37 EDT)

'Degenerate' art Hitler hated
Christiane Amanpour looks at an exhibit in New York of art the Nazis labeled 'degenerate,' with historian Simon Schama.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:49:39 EDT)

'Paper architect' wins top prize
Shigeru Ban, the 57-year-old winner of this year's Pritzker Prize -- arguably the world's most prestigious architecture award -- is the Rumpelstiltskin of building design.
(Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:44:12 EDT)

Seoul unveils 'spaceship' landmark
In yet another display of the city's commitment to 24-hour culture, Seoul is unveiling its biggest nighttime attraction yet in the neon-studded, wildly trendy shopping district of Dongdaemun.
(Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:43:14 EDT)

China's iconic dress still sexy
It's perhaps the most iconic scene in the most iconic Hong Kong movie of all time.
(Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:45:47 EDT)

Pro-Russia protesters defy Ukraine deal
Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the West may have agreed to steps to easing the crisis in Ukraine -- but Friday will be the first test of whether those words will translate into action.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:19:31 EDT)

Earthquake strikes Mexico
According to the USGS, the quake measured 7.5 magnitude and was centered north of Acapulco.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:33:46 EDT)

The 'degenerate' art that Hitler hated
Christiane Amanpour looks at an exhibit in New York of art the Nazis labeled 'degenerate,' with historian Simon Schama.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:45:14 EDT)

12 dead in worst ever Everest avalanche
A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:32:03 EDT)

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service
Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:19:57 EDT)

The origin of the Ebola virus
CNN's Isa Soares speaks with professor David Heymann, one of the people who first discovered the Ebola virus.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:44:51 EDT)

MH370: Underwater drone scans ocean floor 5th time
An underwater drone dipped into the ocean Friday for its fifth trip to search for traces of the missing Malaysian plane as relatives of those aboard maintained their demand for answers.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:00:25 EDT)

Why U.S. government is 'trolling' terrorists
"We don't negotiate with terrorists," has long been the U.S. government's standard position when it comes to violent extremists. So why has it started bickering with them on Twitter?
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:35:38 EDT)

Snowden questions Putin on TV
Edward Snowden asked Vladimir Putin on Russian television about Moscow's surveillance practices.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:54:20 EDT)

Berlusconi to do community service
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is to serve one year of community service at a nursing home for his conviction on tax fraud, a Milan court ruled on Tuesday.
(Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:25:20 EDT)

Teens accused in family murder plot
Two teenage French girls are accused of plotting to kill family members and stabbing the little brother of one of the girls, authorities said Wednesday.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:28:37 EDT)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies
Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:43:27 EDT)

5 Calgary students killed
Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:45 EDT)

Drug cartels on social media
CNN's Nick Valencia reports on the ways in which Mexican drug cartels use social media.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:23:13 EDT)

Saudi veteran intel chief quits
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:48:38 EDT)

Mother slaps, forgives son's killer
An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:26:48 EDT)

Israel launches spy satellite
Israel successfully launched a spy satellite, which it hopes will improve its already formidable intelligence gathering.
(Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:23:50 EDT)

Nigerian military retracts claim
In an embarrassing blow to its perception from an increasingly skeptical public, the Nigerian military Thursday retracted a report that nearly all the 129 school girls kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants had been released.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:35:57 EDT)

Who are Boko Haram?
The militant group Boko Haram made headlines again this week with the abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. Most of the girls were freed, but the challenge of dealing with the group remains.
(Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:35:00 EDT)

Witness contradicts Pistorius
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.
(Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:47:45 EDT)

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