Arwa Damon: Freeze-frame moments
It was the war everyone just wanted to forget. But from a tiny red shoe in the rubble to a resident who rebelled against al Qaeda, CNN's Arwa Damon remembers the many freeze-frame moments caused by war.
Jessica Lynch, others: Where are they now?
Ten years ago this week, President George W. Bush announced the United States and coalition forces had begun military action against Iraq. Here's a look back at some of the people who made headlines during the war.
Photos: Enduring images
Troubled youth run 'old skool' bistro
As a juvenile corrections officer in Southern California, Teresa Goines found it rewarding to work with troubled youth and help them turn their lives around.
Pregnant and homeless: The real cost
Martha Ryan couldn't believe it. She had never heard of women who were pregnant and homeless. But in one night, she met three.
Grieving dad helps kids get to chemo
For many children fighting cancer, it can be extremely tough to make it to their chemotherapy appointments.
You won't believe what's in U.S. rivers
In the last 15 years, Chad Pregracke has helped pull more than 67,000 tires from the Mississippi River and other waterways across the United States. But that's just scratching the surface.
'Brilliant Bus' shrinking digital divide
Working as a guidance counselor five years ago in Palm Beach County, Estella Pyfrom noticed that fewer students had access to a computer after school.
Make a foster kid's wish come true
One Simple Wish was started by Danielle Gletow to help grant the wishes of children in foster care. Each child's individual wish is posted online, and anyone can pay to make that wish come true --- from tangible items such as a bicycle, a varsity jacket or school supplies to an experience like music lessons or a trip to the theater.
North Korea: Bae in 'special prison'
North Korea said Wednesday that the U.S. citizen it sentenced last month to 15 years of hard labor has begun his stay at a "special prison."
Singapore probes American's death
Holding a black noose over her head, Singaporean forensics expert Lim Chin-Chin explained Wednesday to a packed courtroom how re-enactments showed that American engineer Shane Todd would have been able to hang himself from a similar black strap attached to his bathroom door.
Cyclone Mahasen pulls its punch
Tropical Cyclone Mahasen began to lash the coast of Bangladesh with heavy rain Thursday, bringing the risk of flooding and landslides to densely populated, low-lying communities.
Raspberry Pi + Arduino = $100 PC
The UDOO (pronounced "you do") brings together the power of four Raspberry Pi's and the popular micro-controller Arduino to create a highly customizable PC for just $100.
Harvesting rubber from dandelions
Will your car and bicycle tires be made from dandelions in the future? A Dutch biotech firm thinks so. CNN's Nick Glass investigates how the ubiquitous weed's latex roots could help rubber shortages in the future.
Life-size robot for under $1,000
"It's about as difficult as assembling a cupboard from IKEA," says Gael Langevin, but he's not talking about an affordable piece of Scandinavian furniture. The 41-year-old French sculptor and model-maker is referring to his open-source, life-size, 3D-printed robot.
KFC smuggled under Gaza border
A confluence of a hankering for fried chicken and hard times in the smuggling business means buckets of KFC are showing up on tables in Gaza.
The life of a North Korean orphan
The first time Yoon Hee was abandoned, she was an infant.
Rebel appears to cut out, eat heart
The ghastly video shows how barbaric the Syrian civil war can be.
Who wants the 'title' of president?
CNN's Sara Sidner reports on a Palestinian TV show where the winner gets the title of president.
Election decided by coin flip
In the hi-tech era of electronic voting, election authorities in the Philippines settled a dead heat between two candidates for mayor in a decidedly old-school way -- by flipping a coin.
Shots fired at Cannes; actors scramble
A man is arrested at the Cannes Film Festival after firing a gun loaded with blanks during a live television interview, sending an Oscar-winning actor running for cover.
What was that explosion on the moon?
A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA reported Friday. But don't be alarmed if you didn't see it; it only lasted about a second.
Denmark wins Eurovision Song Contest
Emmelie de Forest carried Denmark to triumph Sunday in the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual musical spectacle known for its combination of over-the-top costumes, kitsch pop songs and international rivalries.
Tears at Beckham's final home match
With tears streaming down his face, David Beckham says farewell in his final home game as a professional footballer, captaining Paris Saint Germain to a 3-1 victory.
Amputee uses new bionic hands
Flesh-eating bacteria amputee Aimee Copeland now uses the latest technology in prosthetic hands to chop vegetables, pick up tiny items like Skittles, and comb and iron press her hair.
U.S. pointing a gun at democracy
Our democracy is endangered. Not by the Russians, North Korea, the Iran regime, or even terrorists. To quote Pogo: "We have met the enemy and he is us."
Photographer: I'm an artist, not a voyeur
Photographer Arne Svenson's show, "Neighbors," consists of photographs taken of the residents of a building near his studio in New York through the windows of their apartments. A few residents, unaware they were being photographed, have raised objections. In this column, Svenson explains his process and his work.
Can art really change the world?
JR's "Inside Out" project pushes the boundary of creating more human interactions.
Phone made me a 'theater vigilante'
I have the great privilege of writing the theater column for The New Criterion, the arts-and-culture journal founded by New York Times art critic Hilton Kramer and pianist Samuel Lipman in 1982. Some people have to be in an office at 8 a.m., but I get to be at the theater at 8 p.m. It is a pretty sweet gig.
Syria's Assad: 'Nobody has dialogue with terrorists'
As Syrian forces pound the strategic town of Qusayr with airstrikes, President al-Assad says he's dealing appropriately with the people he calls "terrorists."