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World's strangest lakes

Imagine walking through a far-flung island of forest and stumbling across a bright, pink lake. Or quietly rowing your boat through a sea of floating lotus flowers that expand as far as the eye can see. Dreamy? Yes, but also completely possible if you consider a visit to one of the world's strangest lakes.

Pentagon 'considers how to target ISIS leader in drone strike'

The Pentagon is considering under what circumstances it will recommend President Barack Obama authorize the use of a missile-equipped drone to kill the leader of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, CNN has learned.

Pet lion attacks film crew

A pet lion in the Czech Republic attacks a member of a film crew and has to be pulled off the man by its owners.

Escaping poverty in Honduras

The extreme poverty faced by many in Honduras is motivation to make the journey to America. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.

Israel mulls Gaza ground operation

As rockets and missiles fly back and forth between Gaza and Israel, the Israeli military -- saying it doesn't expect the crisis to resolve itself soon -- is preparing for a ground incursion.

North Korea fires missiles into the sea

North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula early Wednesday, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

Death toll 90 in Uganda weekend attacks

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says sectarian and chauvinistic cultural leaders are behind weekend attacks by people, armed mainly with machetes and spears, who killed security personnel and civilians in the western part of the country.

Typhoon Neoguri whips Okinawa

Typhoon Neoguri lashed the Japanese island of Okinawa with strong winds and heavy rain Tuesday, knocking out power to thousands and causing a handful of injuries, according to emergency officials.