CNN - Latest Vasily Nebenzya appointed Russian representative to UN 2017-07-28T00:44:09.000000000+00:00 Russia has announced its next envoy to the United Nations, an important job for the superpower during a challenging time for international relations. Meet the Superman saving the sun bears of Malaysia 2017-07-28T00:37:31.000000000+00:00 With his wire-rimmed glasses and mild manner, Siew Te Wong could be described as a Malaysian Clark Kent. His superpower is rescuing the world's smallest species of bear from poachers and captivity, and restoring their natural habitat at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Malaysia. Venezuela bans protests ahead of vote 2017-07-28T00:31:16.000000000+00:00 Venezuela's government says it will ban protests ahead of this weekend's vote for a special constitutional assembly -- a direct challenge to opposition leaders who planned massive Friday demonstrations against the election. 20 idyllic beach getaways around Asia 2017-07-28T00:30:44.000000000+00:00 Asia -- giant continent with lots of shoreline. Here are 20 of its best shores, categorized by secluded beaches, action beaches and local flavor. Tips for photographing the solar eclipse 2017-07-28T00:29:02.000000000+00:00 For a few minutes on August 21, everyone in North America will be united in a solitary, awe-inspiring event: A total eclipse of the sun. Americans of all ages are expected to join by the millions to watch the sky grow dark in midday and then slowly brighten again. Health care debate: Turmoil in Senate as Republicans revolt against 'skinny bill' 2017-07-28T00:25:16.000000000+00:00 Senators are bracing for what a long and grueling marathon series of votes on Obamacare repeal that extends well into the night and morning Paul Ryan: House willing to go to conference committee over health care plan 2017-07-28T00:21:31.000000000+00:00 House Speaker Paul Ryan attempted to walk a fine line to keep the health care debate moving forward without putting House GOP members in a box on how it will deal with a scaled down version of the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill that could emerge overnight from the Senate. Could AG Sessions get his Senate job back? Alabamians weigh in 2017-07-28T00:18:41.000000000+00:00 If Jeff Sessions is fired or quits, could he get his old job back? Senate sends Russia sanctions to Trump's desk 2017-07-28T00:17:34.000000000+00:00 The Senate on Thursday passed sweeping legislation slapping new sanctions on Russia and rebuking President Donald Trump in a bill that now will head to the President's desk. The West Wing won't thrive as the House of Mooch 2017-07-28T00:15:47.000000000+00:00 David B. Cohen, expert on the office of White House chief of staff, explains why Reince Priebus was never equipped to succeed and why Anthony Scaramucci would be a bad potential successor.