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Rare albino whale spotted 
  Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:12:55 EDT 
    A rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.


Summer of supermoons 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:43:26 EDT 
    The first of this season's summer of supermoons filled the night sky over the weekend.


Bomb blasts and wedding bells 
  Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:26:42 EDT 
    She has been dreaming about this day for as long as I can remember.


A love affair with soccer 
  Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:58:15 EDT 
    The World Cup is the world's most widely viewed sporting event, according to FIFA. It seems the world (yes, even the U.S.) has a love affair with soccer that runs deep and transcends cultural differences.


The world's best national parks 
  Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:24:32 EDT 
    From biking hundreds of miles in Patagonia to trekking across Myanmar, iReporter Anne Dirkse has set foot on all seven continents, and she's done it all on her own. The travel writer and photographer from Loveland, Colorado, spends months out of the year uncovering hidden gems in other countries, and says some of her favorite places to visit are national parks.


Under the sea, in photos 
  Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:17:41 EDT 
    CNN invited underwater photography enthusiasts to share their best photos and stories from their travels under the sea.


53 spectacular wildlife photos 
  Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:07:57 EDT 
    Camping in the freezing snow at an altitude of 6,000 feet. Trekking through the jungle with an armed guard. Sitting on a boat in crocodile-infested waters.


Meteors streak through night sky 
  Tue, 27 May 2014 07:11:11 EDT 
    So after all the hype, was the lost sleep and the sore necks from looking at the sky worth it?


You're never too young to be CEO 
  Mon, 19 May 2014 11:07:18 EDT 
    Lily Warren was just 8 years old when she decided to start her own business with her younger sisters.


Xi: Reformer or a 'dictator?' 
  Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:19:08 EDT 
    It's been nearly two years since Xi Jinping assumed paramount leadership in China, but the latest Pew Research Center findings show that Xi "so far has failed to make a strong positive impression" globally. Although several of China's neighbors, including South Korea, do view the Chinese president favorably, Xi has received mostly negative ratings from those surveyed in the West, the Middle East, and long-time rivals Japan and the Philippines.


China and Japan's 'war of words' 
  Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:17:35 EDT 
    Chinese state media frequently treats Japan's atrocities of the past like breaking news of today. But lately, the steady flow of war history-related news has become a flood.


Top TV anchor detained 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:23:30 EDT 
    In the latest twist of a widening anti-corruption campaign, Chinese authorities have detained a popular and controversial television anchor with the national broadcaster, state media reported.


Skyscrapers that clean the air 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:21:15 EDT 
    Imagine a skyscraper that cleans the air. You won't have to wait long -- two will soon be built in China.


Why does China struggle with football? 
  Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:22:11 EDT 
    With a population of 1.3 billion, you'd think that there would be 11 people in China who are good enough to put up a fight on the football pitch.


China first for Tour de France 
  Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:47:50 EDT 
    Chinese fans will have a new reason to cheer when the 101st Tour de France kicks off on Saturday: 26-year-old Ji Cheng will become the first rider from China to compete for competitive cycling's highest honor.
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