Make schools safe for girls everywhere :: Tuesday was a tragic day for girls everywhere. In Pakistan, 14-year-old Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban on her way home from school on a bus. Although she was targeted specifically because she spoke out against the Taliban's suppression of women's education rights, her story serves as a reminder of the obstacles that girls face in trying to obtain schooling.
'F' student now laureate :: Anderson Cooper gives examples that prove bad report cards don't mean a thing.
Election tests FB friends :: Steve Reeder says it's no secret among his Facebook friends: He's a Republican.
Lagarde vs. Rehn: Needed debate, or dangerous split? :: Big divisions are appearing among the key players responsible for the eurozone's tough austerity program.
IMF: Risks to global stability rise :: Falling market confidence has led to money fleeing peripheral eurozone nations such as Spain and mounting pressure on banks, raising the risks of a credit crunch and recession, the International Monetary Fund said in a report released Wednesday at meetings in Tokyo.
Schäuble and Lagarde clash over austerity :: High-level splits over the handling of the eurozone crisis burst into the open on Thursday when Germany's finance minister rebuked the head of the International Monetary Fund after she warned that EU leaders should ease demands for tighter austerity in peripheral economies.
'Cowards' target teen blogger :: By trying to kill a bright and admired young girl, the Taliban have revealed their cowardice and reawakened Pakistani people to their threat, writes columnist Frida Ghitis.
Sports bar Biden vs. seminar Ryan :: Vice President Joe Biden met his challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, Thursday night in Danville, Kentucky, for the vice presidential debate. CNN contributors and analysts offered these assessments of the evening:
In pictures: Yemen's Southern Movement :: Pull of secessionism in Yemen
Watch men fly off cliff in China :: Watch the finals of the first Wingsuit Flying World Championship as well as a dangerous failed attempt at BASE jumping.
Soprano: Singers are athletes :: Anita Hartig, a 29-year-old Romanian opera singer, who has just debuted at La Scala, talks about her rise to fame and the demands of the profession.
'Binders' :: Before Tuesday night's debate, polls showed Mitt Romney had gained ground with women voters.
Doctors facing new era of checks :: Five-yearly revalidation of doctors' skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.
Rolling Stones mark 50 years :: The Rolling Stones walk the red carpet in London ahead of a new movie and 50th anniversary gigs. Neil Curry reports.
Scotland leads separatists push :: Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister, is fond of saying that when the United Nations was first formed in 1945, it had just 50 members. Today, he adds, that figure has risen to almost 200. It's a nice line, although in reality the emergence of a new nation remains relatively rare.
In pictures: Newsweek front covers :: The front covers of Newsweek magazine
Trauma of Swazi sex workers :: More than half of young people in Swaziland are out of work driving ever more people into prostitution to make ends meet. But an increase in sex work threatens to further compound the country's HIV/AIDs epidemic.
Sharapova: Why I moved to U.S. :: Tennis star Maria Sharapova talks to CNN's Alex Zolbert about the ups and down of her career.
The man with the perfect body :: Victorian strongman Eugen Sandow was once an image of masculine perfection. He was the celebrity poster boy who made fitness popular. But how impressive is his physique today?
Mars rover starts 'to eat dirt' :: Nasa's Curiosity rover has ingested its first Martian soil sample to analyse its composition in one of the robot's two big onboard analytical tools.
In pictures: Tim Walker's fantasy world :: Tim Walker's fashion photography on show
Australia redefines 'misogyny' :: The Australian Macquarie Dictionary is altering the definition of misogyny, closer to the version used by the country's prime minister.
Malala's friend: Attack 'still in my head' :: After the Pakistani Taliban shot her along with Malala Yousufzai, Kainat Ahmad couldn't sleep for two days.
Internet troll :: An internet troll reviled for his pornographic posts on Reddit tells CNN in an exclusive interview that he made a "huge mistake."
Developers quit Kickstarted game :: A horror-based video game funded via the crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter has been mothballed as all its developers quit.
Malala's courage :: "I have rights. I have the right of education," Malala Yousufzai boldly asserted during an interview with CNN last year.
Bullet 'grazed Malala's brain' :: CNN's Atika Shubert reports that the condition of Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai appears to be improving.
VIDEO: House of Commons :: Some owners of park home sites have been slammed as "criminal-minded" individuals during a debate in the House of Commons.
Halloween art from trash :: A Texas artist uses neighborhood trash to create an elaborate Halloween spectacle that turns heads.
Day in pictures: 19 October 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 19 October 2012