Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a controversial one, not least because of the city's unique religious status. CNN got rare access to one of the most sacred spaces, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.
As the glow of light pollution from cities and towns endangers our view of the night sky, gaze up at the stars from Zion National Park. The park is taking steps to become an official "Dark Sky Place" in hopes of preserving its nocturnal vistas.
Just a few years ago, beachgoers flocked to the Dead Sea. Now receding waters and giant sinkholes have left the shores deserted. Take a trip to the lowest elevation on Earth and find out what's drying up this unique body of water.
See Pyongyang's answer to the Apple Store, videogames where Americans are the bad guys, and a picturesque waterfront for fishing - and watching missiles launch. Follow CNN's Will Ripley as he gets a rare glimpse of everyday life for the privileged in North Korea.
For Israelis, Jerusalem Day is a chance to celebrate the reunification of their city 50 years ago. But for the Old City's Palestinians, it is a reminder of continuing tensions, in a place they believe should one day be their capital too.
You've probably never heard of Socotra, a small archipelago in the Arabian Sea, but it's hard to forget. Visit this special island with a staggering number of plants and animals found nowhere else in the world.
Almost a million people have fled famine and violence in South Sudan. Over 200,000 of them have ended up here, in a refugee camp in northern Uganda. Follow Blessing, a young mother, as she attempts to rebuild a life far from home.
Thousands of troops, hundreds of tanks, and a fleet of nuclear missiles -- this is Victory Day in Russia. The holiday commemorates the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, but the modern message is clear: don't mess with us.