SOS from Chinese labor camp :: Tree leaves were turning yellow and red in Damascus, Oregon, in late October. Competing with fall foliage for attention were Halloween decorations, which adorned almost every house in this sleepy middle-class suburb of Portland on America's Pacific West Coast.
Blasts near Party offices :: A series of explosions in front of Communist Party offices in a northern Chinese province killed one person and wounded eight others Wednesday morning, authorities said.
Skier's 'awesome' Thanksgiving gift :: While millions of Americans were at home celebrating Thanksgiving Day, Lindsey Vonn was out on the slopes early doing what she loves most as she seeks to get over her latest injury setback.
Man wants Nazi-stolen art returned :: An heir to a painting seized by Nazis is trying to have it returned to him and his family. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports
Driverless car set to be reality :: Michael Knight 's Kitt car may become reality very soon! A driverless car is set to debut in the United Kingdom.
10 things South Korea does best :: For such a small country -- it ranks 109th in the world for total area, right behind Iceland -- South Korea sure is in the news a lot.
Singer mistaken for North Korean leader :: CNN's Andrew Stevens reports on a man who resembles North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.
CNN heroes unite for typhoon relief :: Several CNN Heroes are working together to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Springsteen's biggest hit for sale :: On December 5, almost 40 years later, the handwritten genesis of one of The Boss' biggest hits -- and one of rock 'n' roll's most well-known songs -- will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.
How the world marks a bumper harvest :: Thanksgiving is not the only harvest festival to shout about
VIDEO: From 1964 to 2013: House prices rocket :: With the latest house price figures expected to show that the average cost of a house in the UK is at its highest level for five years, was it any easier to afford a house in years gone by?
Bangkok unrest :: In order to understand the turbulent world of Thai politics, you have to start with one name: Thaksin Shinawatra.
Why no one does selfies like NASA :: See what captivates 350,000 followers of the space agency's Instagram account.
Paprika: Hungary's spicy obsession :: Want to understand Hungarians? Get to know their favorite ingredient.
Does everyone really have a novel in them? :: Every November, hundreds of thousands of writers try to turn out 50,000 words in just 30 days. Why do they do it?
MIT geeks create awesome origami :: Is paper folding the perfect combination of math and art?
China's choice: Control or stability? :: As tensions rise in East China Sea, can a compromise be achieved?
Europe's most welcoming city is ... :: Website ranks the warmth of the welcome you receive.
$1 coin: Unwanted, unloved, unused :: Why is U.S. $1 coin so reviled and crumpled note so popular?
French racism :: A spike in shocking racist incidents -- several involving the country's justice minister -- rouse the French to a heated debate about equality.
How Nigella Lawson charmed fans :: Her personal life is in spotlight -- but how did she find TV fame?
Sandboarding in the Sahara :: CNN's Ian Lee puts his sandboarding skills to the test in Egypt's Siwa Oasis.
VIDEO: The darker side of Black Friday :: As Americans flock to the shops for Black Friday's bonanza sales, #BBCtrending investigates the darker side of the day.
Day in pictures: 29 November 2013 :: 24 hours of news photos: 29 November
'Mother' to hundreds of war orphans :: Burundian humanitarian Marguerite Barankitse started Maison Shalom as a home for the many children left orphaned by Civil war.
France racist? Abuse shocks France :: This is a country which says races don't exist: there is only the human race, to which we all belong.
VIDEO: Why China is shooting for the Moon :: Science editor David Shukman visits an exhibition in China to explore the country's obsession with the Moon.
VIDEO: Wharton: EU bill 'making good progress' :: The EU referendum bill was "making good progress" said the Conservative MP who proposed the private member's bill being debated in Parliament on Friday.
Rory McIlroy saving his best for last? :: Is Rory McIlroy saving his best for last?
AIDS Day :: Two-and-a-half decades on from the first World AIDS Day, HIV affects the lives of millions.