If Stonehenge is anything to go by, summer celebrations have a millennia-old history. While the ancient druids may have commemorated the fertility of the season, many of us are just happy to get outdoors.
Six suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in Miranshah Tehsil in North Waziristan, Pakistan, local tribesmen and Pakistani intelligence sources not authorized to speak to media told CNN on Wednesday.
Why is this girl screaming? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the VW that gatecrashed a racetrack.
A rare white whale named "Migaloo" was spotted Tuesday swimming off the coast of Australia.
Authorities in France are outraged after a Roma teenager was viciously beaten. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.
NATO has seen a "new Russian military buildup" near the border with Ukraine, NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday, a development that may alarm Kiev and the West.
"Thar he blows!" In a scene straight out of Moby Dick, a rare white whale is back and putting on a show for his fans off the eastern coast of Australia this week.
They came in their thousands. Old women in chador, zealous young men, in battered minibuses and family cars: Shia from Iran on a pilgrimage to the Askari mosque in Samarra, a city some 80 miles north of Baghdad.
Flanked by his family and before Spain's Parliament, Felipe VI was formally proclaimed the new King of Spain Thursday, following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos.
The aliens have landed -- and they look rather fabulous.
A small overcrowded boat sank off the coast of Malaysia early Thursday, a maritime official said. It's the second boat to go down in two days.
CNN's Andrew Stevens revisits Tacloban, Philippines around six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region.
Iraq asks the U.S. for help to fight ISIS , as many fear Baghdad may be their next target. CNN's Nic Roberston reports.
In the areas surrounding the Sri Lankan town of Aluthgama, an idyllic coastal settlement popular with tourists, Muslims and Buddhists have lived side by side peacefully for generations. But a wave of deadly communal violence has changed that.
Drone video shows Tacloban, Philippines in its devastated condition from Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013 and in May 2014.
The World Heritage Committee has given Australia another year to prove it's doing enough to protect the Great Barrier Reef or suffer the humiliation of having it enter the list of sites in danger.
Candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday demanded an immediate halt to the counting of ballots in Afghanistan's presidential runoff election, alleging widespread fraud.
The doubters have spoken.
Eccentric Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao took out a full-page bilingual advertisement in the New York Times, inviting underprivileged Americans to a charity lunch and offering cash handouts.
Spain's Princess Letizia, a former divorced commoner, will become Queen this week. CNN's Al Goodman looks at her life.