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Saudi sisters go public in plea for help: 'We are in danger'

Two Saudi sisters who planned their escape for almost five years and are now seeking asylum in the country of Georgia have revealed their identities in a plea for international help.

Couple could face death penalty over 'sea home'

An American bitcoin trader and his girlfriend could face the death penalty after they were accused of threatening Thailand's sovereignty by building and living in a "sea home" off the coast of Phuket.

Should AI be used to catch shoplifters?

New artificial intelligence software is being used in Japan to monitor the body language of shoppers and look for signs that they are planning to shoplift.

How 5G will make your life better

In Barcelona, everyone's talking about 5G.

Self-driving cars take on the streets of Hamburg

Five electric Volkswagen cars fitted with the latest in autonomous technology are now driving a section of Hamburg's streets.

London gets world's first 24-hour air pollution charge zone

London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), inside which vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards or face a charge.

Man City v Spurs: Was this 'classic' the greatest Champions League match of all time?

Five goals in the first half. Seven by full-time. And another, potentially decisive strike, dramatically ruled out by the video assistant referee (VAR) in injury time.

Women's World Cup players to watch

Former New Zealand international Rebecca Smith chooses her top three players to watch at the incoming Women's World Cup in France.

Shane Williams: Ex-rugby star eyes Everest record

As a rugby player, Shane Williams was used to breaking records.

Son Heung-Min: Spurs' South Korean superstar

When Son Heung-Min fired home Tottenham's first ever goal at its shiny, brand new $1.3 billion stadium earlier this month it felt like the next chapter in an extraordinary story.

Unseen photos of America's early 'working girls'

Women in sexual professions have always distinguished themselves from other women, from the mores of the time, by pushing the boundaries of style. The most celebrated concubines and courtesans in history set the trends in their respective courts. The great dames of burlesque -- Sally Rand, Gypsy Rose Lee -- boasted a signature style on- and offstage, reflecting broader-than-life personalities.

How will Notre Dame be rebuilt?

As the ashes settle in the embers of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, the laborious restoration process can begin. Rebuilding will take years, possibly more than a decade. Yet, for a Gothic masterpiece that famously took 107 years to construct, and stood for centuries more, this may simply mark the latest evolution of a building that has been reshaped many times in its 850-year history.

New plane wing could change aircraft design

Plane wings are traditionally strong, thick and sturdy but a team of researchers led by NASA has created a flexible wing that morphs as it flies.

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful'

To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning black art and political movements in New York -- most notably, the "Black is Beautiful" movement that encouraged black people to accept and celebrate their natural features.

Why was this car hidden away 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.

How the Soviets' Concorde crashed and burned

When the Soviet rival to the Concorde made its first foreign appearance at the Paris Air Show in 1971, everyone was impressed. In the heated race to develop a supersonic passenger jet, it was the USSR who got off to a head start.

Couple rescued after writing 'help' in mud

An Australian couple has been rescued from a crocodile-ridden part of Australia's remote north after lighting a fire and scrawling the word "help" in mud to attract the attention of search crews.

Ramsay's new 'authentic Asian' restaurant kicks off cultural appropriation row

Gordon Ramsay's newest London restaurant has become embroiled in a row over alleged cultural appropriation after an Asian food critic accused the celebrity chef of tokenism.

Flight diverted because passenger tried to light cigarette

An Alaska Airlines flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia was forced to divert, all thanks to a belligerent passenger who tried twice to light up inside the cabin.

Judge's running club helps Skid Row's homeless

He is a 62-year-old superior court judge. They are former addicts and felons. Some of them have completed prison sentences; others have lived under bridges.

Who inspires you? Tell us (here's how)

You can help shine a light on the extraordinary efforts of someone you admire -- by telling us about them! Anderson Cooper shares some tips for nominating a CNN Hero.

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