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.
Don't let me go: kidnap victim's plea
When officers arrived at Ariel Castro's home in Cleveland, a crowd had formed on the porch.
Olympics to Oscars: Great gatecrashers
European soccer body UEFA has issued a statement after an 11-year-old boy managed to invade the pitch and pose as a member of Chelsea Football Club's entourage following this week's Europa League Final. He follows a (dis)honorable line of other gatecrashers who between them have blagged their way past security at the White House, the Olympics, the Oscars and even royal parties.
Saved: The seamstress in the rubble
"Save me!" a man's voice cries out in the darkness. "Please save me!"
Bayern give Heynckes winning farewell
Champions League finalists Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund rounded off their Bundesliga seasons in contrasting styles Saturday ahead of their May 25 showdown at Wembley.
End of an era as Beckham quits football
International football star David Beckham, one of the most famous and successful players of his generation, is retiring from the game at the age of 38.
Holiday photos you wish you'd taken
Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image. Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at CNN iReport!
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.
Beckham: So much more than football
Father, son, husband of a Spice Girl, fashion icon, role model, sporting ambassador. It is sometimes easy to forget that David Beckham was ever a midfielder of the highest caliber with more than 100 appearances for England.
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.