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.
Echoes of the Black Country :: Industrial landscapes of the Midlands
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.
VIDEO: S Africa's Open Mosque faces closure :: South Africa's first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, must close says local authorities.
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.
Free Bua Noi ::
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).
Day in pictures: 26 September :: News images from around the world: 26 September
VIDEO: DLT 'mortified and disappointed' :: Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.
Week in pictures: 20-26 September 2014 :: First Russian woman in space for 17 years + other pics of the week
Leave it! Gadget halts cookie raid :: Smart a la carte: 11 hi-tech gadgets for your food
VIDEO: Burst pipe cuts water to thousands :: Up to 8,000 homes are still without water near Bristol after a main burst on Thursday.
Date fixed for comet landing attempt :: Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.
More counter-terror arrests in UK :: UK police arrested two more men Friday in connection with an investigation into suspected membership of a banned organization.
42 amazing sports photos ::
Go Figure: The week in numbers :: The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
Social media transforming Arab world :: Groups like ISIS grab headlines with their use of social media to circulate outrageous images, but hateful speech is no match for the more moderate voices, says Nadia Oweidat.
ISIS fight caught on CNN camera :: CNN's Phil Black gives a live look at ISIS militants near the Turkey-Syria border as refugees cheer on Kurdish fighters.
Jihadist threat not as big as you think :: Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider say a new report counts the number of militants fighting for jihad worldwide. Verdict? It's a relatively small number
VIDEO: What is it about Facetune? :: The BBC's Mark Lobel visited the creators of the photo-editing app Facetune, based in Israel, to find out how they created a product which has sold extensively in over 100 countries.
First female fighter pilot in UAE :: UAE authorities confirmed that the first female fighter pilot in the country took part in the airstrikes against ISIS.
10 things we didn't know last week :: Polar bears have changed their diet, and other nuggets.
Weekendish: The best of the week's reads :: Victorian japes, a Greek Robin Hood and other great reads
A-level languages to be 'fairer' :: A-levels in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, the exams regulator, Ofqual, has pledged.
VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.