Airline profits up in first half of 2014


Washington (CNN) — The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year — up from $1. Photo from CNN.COM This a non-commercial excerpt from CNN.COMTo More...

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15 times nature made us go ‘wow’


(CNN) — When a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical. Seattle photographer Tim Durkan remembers the time he stood More...

15 electrifying photos of lightning


(CNN) — When a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical. Seattle photographer Tim Durkan remembers the time he stood More...

Take flight with 42 bird photos


(CNN) — Who among us hasn’t fantasized about flying like a bird? We’ve created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do More...


Company links suggest Lord Ashcroft is funding the Tory party once more

It was more than a year ago now that Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative Party peer who bankrolled the Tories 2010 election campaign, let it be known that his funding days were over. … Photo More...

Russia convoy ‘near Ukraine customs’

Four lorries from a 280-strong Russian aid convoy have moved into the customs zone near Ukraine's border, a Ukrainian security official has said. But Andriy Lysenko said More...

The Britain of our youth was intolerant, now we find Farage intolerable | Harry Leslie Smith

  Ukip thinks seniors will succumb to prejudice like it were a bout of shingles. But most of us are inoculated against More...

This is the real face of Iranian women | Haleh Anvari

   By posting hijab-less photos onto a ‘stealthy’ Facebook page, Iranian women are reclaiming More...

Column: No need for rush to judgment on Qatar

Secret slush funds, junkets, gifts and payments to football officials. At first glance, the latest allegations...

globe_default Iran reports its first 2 cases of MERS virus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has recorded its first two cases of the potentially fatal Middle...

globe_default Iran reports first MERS cases weeks before Ramadan

Iran has recorded its first two cases of the deadly MERS virus, both among patients who...

Astonishing origami


(CNN) — When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about More...

Philippine school boats bring hope

Editor’s note: From the economy and infrastructure to entrepreneurship and development, CNN reports from across the Philippines and the World Economic..

Elections split the glamorous denizens of Bollywood along political lines

NEW DELHI — When the hashtag #BollywoodSplit started trending recently on Twitter, people might have assumed it referred to the romantic..

Ghana company launches country’s first 4G data network


Ghana company Surfline Communications launched the country’s first 4G data network this week in partnership More...

Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium of army, Gulf engineering firm

Egypt announced today that a consortium that includes the Egyptian army and Bahrain-registered engineering firm Dar al-Handasah Shair and Partners are..

Zambia’s patron of the arts

African Voices is a weekly show that highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely..

8 whiz kids changing medicine

8-whiz-kids-changing-medicine Vital Signs is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world. (CNN) — While their peers were playing..

Swift releases new video

swift-releases-new-video (CNN) — Are Taylor Swift and country music never, ever, ever getting back together? Swift released a video Monday for her..

E-readers bring hope to Africa’s schools

Kibera, Kenya (CNN) — Heaps of trash pile up for miles in Kibera, a district of Nairobi that houses nearly 1..

Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Campaigners are urging pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering new breast cancer treatment as the NHS drugs..

Williams, Federer win titles

(CNN) — World number one Serena Williams won her first ever Cincinnati Open, and her 62nd career WTA title, by brushing..