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Lost city discovered in Honduran jungle

Lost city discovered in Honduran jungle

Archaeologists searching for a lost city in the jungles of Honduras have discovered the urban remains of what they believe is a vanished ancient civilization, National Geographic reports.
The balloons that could fly tourists to the edge of space

The balloons that could fly tourists to the edge of space

(CNN) -- Instead of rocket-powered sub-orbital flights like those of Virgin Galactic, could high-altitude ballooning become the most viable way of letting paying tourists experience space -- or at least something thrillingly close to it?
MH370: 21st century technology might have solved the mystery

MH370: 21st century technology might have solved the mystery

A year later, it still sounds impossible: A sophisticated $270 million airliner carrying 239 people disappears, leaving very few clues about where it went.
Ambassador slashed in South Korea

Ambassador slashed in South Korea

The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul, and is in stable condition, receiving treatment at a local hospital, according to the U.S. embassy.
Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or fact?

Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or fact?

 (CNN) -- Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.
Koenigsegg's super hybrid: Zero to 248 in less than 20 seconds

Koenigsegg's super hybrid: Zero to 248 in less than 20 seconds

It looks like a Transformer, has 1,500 horsepower and can go from zero to 248 miles per hour in less than 20 seconds.
Iraqi forces push toward Tikrit as they seek to dislodge ISIS

Iraqi forces push toward Tikrit as they seek to dislodge ISIS

Iraqi forces appeared Wednesday to be making progress on the third day of a major offensive intended to push ISIS fighters out of the city of Tikrit.
#WeaselPecker image goes viral on Twitter

#WeaselPecker image goes viral on Twitter

  A photo of a weasel hitching a surprise lift on the back of a flying woodpecker near London has gone viral on Twitter, with more than 7,000 users retweeting the original post of the image.

NETANYAHU WARNS CONGRESS: Deal will lead to Iranian nuclear bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that a proposed agreement between world powers and Iran was "a bad deal" that would not stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons -- but would rather pave its way to getting lots
iPhone is back to being the world's top selling smartphone

iPhone is back to being the world's top selling smartphone

For the first time in three years, the iPhone is the world's top selling smartphone.
Venezuela gives U.S. 15 days to reduce embassy staff

Venezuela gives U.S. 15 days to reduce embassy staff

Venezuela has given the U.S. Embassy in Caracas 15 days to downsize its staff from 100 personnel to 17.
Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

Scan reveals 1,000-year-old mummified monk hidden in statue

A statue of a sitting Buddha that made its way from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.
Putin critic Boris Nemtsov killed: Mother of witness speaks out

Putin critic Boris Nemtsov killed: Mother of witness speaks out

 MOSCOW (CNN) -- The Ukrainian girlfriend of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov faces constant psychological pressure from Moscow authorities and fears she will be implicated in his death, her mother told CNN.
Poll: Nearly half of U.S. voters disapprove of Netanyahu invite

Poll: Nearly half of U.S. voters disapprove of Netanyahu invite

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to make his case on Iran's nuclear abilities in a controversial speech to Congress on Tuesday, nearly half of Americans believe it was wrong to invite him to deliver it, according to a n
ISIS releases some Christian hostages -- but why?

ISIS releases some Christian hostages -- but why?

Igniting a live man in a cage; severing the heads of dozens; kidnapping, raping and selling women and children -- ISIS' shocking maltreatment of its captives has become regrettably predictable.