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.
VIDEO: British jihadist 'was normal lad' :: A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
Indonesians lose electoral rights :: Indonesia's parliament voted on Friday to do away with direct local elections in a move that critics say is a huge step backward for the country's fledgling democracy.
Echoes of the Black Country :: Industrial landscapes of the Midlands
VIDEO: Sarkozy re-launches political career :: France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a campaign rally outside Lille.
Japan's hottest new souvenir: Schoolbags :: Thanks to Zooey Deschanel, traditional randoseru schoolbags see a surge in popularity among travelers.
Star's home invaded twice -- by women :: Keanu Reeves may need to tighten his home security system. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, Reeves' home was invaded two times in three days.
Fake nudists lend flesh for political ad :: Supporting a congressional campaign usually means donating money, knocking on doors and making phone calls. Rarely does it mean acting like a nudist in a television ad that will be played throughout your community.
This woman can make you rich :: The likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos pay professional mentors for their advice. What do these sought after pros bring to the table. We asked a few of them ourselves.
HK's teen democracy activist :: He's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's state-run media — and he's not even old enough to drive.
5 Chinese wine myths :: China has no wine-making tradition but the country now uncorks more bottles of red than any other.
China's trade in torture :: Electric shock guns, spiked metal batons and leg and neck shackles.
VIDEO: Life as a disabled student :: Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.
20 reasons it's great to be a tourist :: With their worldly sophistication, ready cash and penchant for smiling all the time, tourists can be a much-hated group.
What does victory over ISIS look like? :: Andrew Liepman and Philip Mudd: When we declare that we will defeat ISIS, what do we exactly mean?
How far does ISIS' reach extend? :: But the recent expansion of U.S. airstrikes against ISIS into Syria, as well as a call by a leader of the extremist group for attacks against Western citizens, has raised questions about how far the militants' global reach extends.
Abu Dhabi looks for solar flight record :: Where better to start a solar-powered flight than the desert?
Why Turkey remains on sidelines :: Turkey, a key U.S. ally and a NATO member that borders the territory captured by ISIS, which now calls itself the Islamic State, in Syria and Iraq, could play a critical role in the U.S.-led military assault against the jihadist group.
Qatar's Emir: 'We don't fund extremists' :: Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani pledges support in anti-ISIS fight.
People are paying $3,000 for this iPhone :: The iPhone 6 black market is thriving in China. CNN's Kyung Lah explains why.
Australian refugee deal slammed :: Cambodia will accept refugees seeking asylum in Australia in return for A$40 million ($35 million) in aid, under a controversial, open-ended deal that has been criticized as "a new low" in Australia's treatment of asylum seekers.
India reaches Red Planet, but at home red tape binds space firms :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/_yu1zxbsWdA/story01.htm
Free Bua Noi ::
You can make THAT from Lego?! :: Artist reveals the endless artistic possibilities of the humble plastic brick to stunning effect
Web attacks exploit Shellshock bug :: A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted, say security experts.
Meet giant rats that sniff out landmines :: Traditionally, you wouldn't gift someone a rat -- not someone you like, anyway. And even if a gift-wrapped rodent was in the cards, you'd likely shy away from the giant African pouched rat, which -- as the name suggests -- is rather large (think cat-sized).
ISIS' worst nightmare: A female pilot :: In a move that would no doubt infuriate the fundamentalists who run ISIS, the UAE's first female fighter pilot this week led a strike mission against the extremists' Syrian strongholds.
Day in pictures: 26 September :: News images from around the world: 26 September
Why American football loves London :: Bigger and better than before -- that's the promise as the NFL International Series returns to London this weekend, and hopes are rising that Britain will one day have its own permanent franchise.