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Hong Kong officials deny protesters a permit for Sunday march

Hong Kong officials have denied permits for a march organized this Sunday by the same group that coordinated massive marches earlier this summer.

London Stock Exchange hit by delay

The London Stock Exchange is investigating an issue that is preventing some stocks from trading.

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."

Trump's Israel power play puts political goals over US interests

• Israel bars lawmakers after Trump tweet

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture

American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture.

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.

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?

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.

The next great NBA player may come from Africa

Masai Ujiri, President, Toronto Raptors says that Africa is a gold mine for talent.

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.

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.

Truth behind the world's earliest photographs

As early cameras began spreading out from Europe in the middle of the 19th century, photography became an increasingly powerful medium for obtaining and disseminating information about the wider world.

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.

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis

Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line sketch.

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.

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.

The world's 50 best foods

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food," George Bernard Shaw said. Judging by the number of amazing dishes out there, he was right.

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.