World's most stylish bookstores :: Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.
Vanishing islands :: One photographer's view of the Pacific nation of Kiribati
Scenes from the field ::
10 things we didn't know about lighthouses :: In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.
The brightest supermoon :: The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.
Obama: There's no safe haven :: "Difficult speech" for Barack Obama: President announces U.S. airstrikes will hit targets in war-ravaged Syria as well as Iraq.
VIDEO: Hunting for messages in bottles :: The woman who has found 30 messages in bottles
Reward offered for brother's killer :: The brother of a man murdered in County Londonderry 10 years ago offers a reward of £50,000 for information leading to a conviction in the case.
US waits for global dairy dance to stop :: International intrigue behind soaring US dairy prices
VIDEO: 'Girl chasing' features at Nomad Games :: As part of the official World Nomad Games being held in Kyrgyzstan, traditional events like 'girl chasing' are being showcased.
Would food prices go up after a Yes vote? :: Would food prices go up after a Yes vote?
Does Obama need Congress to hit IS? :: Does US president have the authority to strike IS?
Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/ESPcjbCJAmU/story01.htm
Why Jaws was best Bond villain ever :: He didn't want to take over the world; Jaws was the James Bond bad guy we loved.
'Honey I shrunk the ZX Spectrum' :: Why would you want to shrink a ZX Spectrum computer?
U.S. wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lnFIXCuvfKs/story01.htm
Scottish support for independence slips behind unionists a week before vote: poll :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/AIwTBhcD9g0/story01.htm
VIDEO: Pakistan protesters set up school :: Anti-government demonstrators in Islamabad set up a makeshift school, saying they do not want children to miss out on their education.
Spy charge for Estonian in Russia :: An Estonian security officer detained by Russia last week has been charged with espionage and could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted, one of his lawyers said Thursday.
Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/mvQXGPal0Jk/story01.htm
Quiz of the week's news :: Which unusual animal was found in a restaurant's freezer?
VIDEO: The Boxtrolls crawl into cinemas :: The Boxtrolls is the latest stop-motion animation film from Laika.
Michelle Obama to run for Senate? :: Michelle Obama hasn't given any indication that she'll run for political office, but Sen. Mark Kirk is suggesting otherwise.
Critics: Al Qaeda tactics won't work :: When President Barack Obama said that U.S. strategy to combat the terror group ISIS could follow the models of strikes in Yemen and Somalia, it drew a swift rebuttal from some top Republicans.
Brain 'still active during sleep' :: The brain is still active while we sleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words according to their meaning during their slumber.
Armed teacher wounds self in toilet :: A teacher in the US state of Utah who was legally carrying a gun in her school was seriously injured when it accidentally discharged, police say.
Key rival: F-16 is not a strategy :: A key opponent of President Barack Obama blasts his decision to rule out "U.S. boots on the ground" saying an air campaign will not achieve U.S. aims.
The only white person in the room :: What happens when the racial script is flipped and whites have to live in a black world?
VIDEO: People power sparking renewable energy :: In a shantytown in Rio De Janeiro, a British-backed scientific initiative harnesses the energy we generate in our daily lives to light up a football pitch.
Witnesses: Killed teen had hands up :: Two men, shocked at what they saw, describe an unarmed teenager with his hands up in the air as he's gunned down by a police officer.