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Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral

The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers.

Hong Kong's weekend of peaceful protests

Despite pouring rain, organizers estimate 1.7 million people attended an anti-government march in Hong Kong. CNN's Ivan Watson reports

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar

An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local media and maritime tracking site.

No-deal Brexit report leaked as government effectively ends all EU law in UK

With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to The Sunday Times newspaper reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.

New Zealand finally trying to decriminalize abortion

Veronica was 21 years old and scared.

The great electric car race is just beginning


Inside WeWork, one couple wields control

In the early days of WeWork, the two people most associated with the company were cofounders Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey. As they grew the brand, the pair was interviewed and photographed, together and separately, by numerous publications.

Why London is tracking passengers on the Tube

London's subway has become the latest transportation agency to use location data collected from people's smartphones in a bid to improve services.

Uber's flying taxis are coming to Melbourne

Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis.

Ikea and the Queen of Sweden are teaming up

As Sweden's population ages, the country faces a challenge: how can it maintain support for its citizens without breaking the bank?

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started to rise


How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

The world's tallest unoccupied building

In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants with panoramic views.

How the 1% are preparing for the apocalypse

Say "doomsday bunker" and most people would imagine a concrete room filled with cots and canned goods.

Why did this legendary car vanish for 30 years?

If this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

Norway's $40 billion 'floating tunnel'

With majestic glaciers, fjords and mountains, Norway is famous for its dramatic natural landscape.

Rare photos of 19th-century China

Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land.

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture

In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul.

The world's scariest roller coaster drops

Roller coaster fans savor every second of the ride, but there's something really special about that big drop.

Evidence found of Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem

Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction.

Countries with hardly any tourists

Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops.

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit?

Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport.

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant

For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy.

One of Hollywood's best-known villains rescues baby trapped in overturned car

One of Hollywood's best-known villains, Danny Trejo, came to the rescue of a baby that was trapped in an overturned vehicle in Los Angeles.

He's fixing up RVs for families who lost their homes

The nation watched with horror last November as wildfire in northern California ravaged the town of Paradise and surrounding communities.

Harry and Meghan spotlight the work of CNN Heroes

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British royal family.

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer

When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop.

El Paso survivor searching for wheelchair's owner

A survivor of Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso was taken away from the scene in a child's wheelchair. Now, he's hoping to reunite it with its owner.

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