'I'm from Xinjiang' :: A Uyghur photographer seeks to dispel stereotypes about people from his home region.
Week in pictures: 18-24 October 2014 :: Top news images from 18-24 October
Gender identity & school :: Every so often a boy shows up to school at Garden Oaks Montessori in Houston wearing nail polish or a headband. When that happens, children -- and, sometimes parents -- ask questions.
Hong Kong police remove barricades :: Police in Hong Kong started to remove barricades from protest sites in the city's financial center early Monday.
I'm a feminist, and I converted to Islam :: I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.
Train travel makes a comeback :: It's been 21 years, and John Moore still eagerly leans against his passenger window to watch the landscape pass by as the train he commutes on every day roars over the Moodna Viaduct in Cornwall, New York.
China's booming spending power :: Beijing's leadership is keen to get the middle classes spending.
China: Quit the 'weird architecture' :: The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?
China: No more 'weird' buildings :: The Chinese leadership has called for less "weird architecture" to be built in the country. Does it mean the end of unusual structures like these?
Bolshoi behind bars :: Costumes on show at a former prison
Louis Vuitton's Paris landmark :: Luxury enthusiasts, rejoice: Louis Vuitton is bringing its upscale sensibilities to the art world.
AUDIO: Abuse victim gets no insurance for arson :: A mother-of-six from Merseyside has been left homeless after her abusive husband burned her house down.
What will Pistorius face in prison? :: Oscar Pistorius began a new life behind bars Tuesday after he was sentenced to a maximum five years' imprisonment for culpable homicide in the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The world's most amazing train stations :: Whether they're blasting over the tracks in Germany or Japan, trains offer travelers a chance to sit back and relax as they ride through some of the world's most incredible scenery.
How Victorians dressed for death :: Today, mourning a death in the family often means donning the most formal black outfit in one's closet for one solemn afternoon. But 150 years ago, it was a reason to stash away one's current best and purchase a whole new grief-appropriate wardrobe.
Day in pictures: 27 October :: 24 hours of news images: 27 October
Can 'lone wolf' attacks be stopped? :: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old gunman who attacked the Canadian Parliament and killed a soldier last week, had a familiar profile. It is that of a young man alienated from mainstream society, with few friends, without a steady job, drifting from one place to another -- often with a history of petty crime and drug abuse.
Rousseff win rattles Brazil markets, focus turns to economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/iBcd70TBZwE/story01.htm
U.S. CDC says returning Ebola medical workers should not be quarantined :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/hQxuFqAYS5k/story01.htm
One in six female MIT students a victim of sexual assault - survey :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WhbvmdLgfBU/story01.htm
China bans drug-using celebs :: Celebrities who have been caught using drugs or frequenting prostitutes have been banned from China's airwaves, according to state media, as a national crackdown on vice widens.
A taste of delicious Tokyo :: From sushi to tempura - Food writer, Yukari Sakamoto takes you on a tour of Tokyo's culinary treasures.
'The 12 Labors of Putin' :: A Moscow art exhibit is celebrating President Vladimir Putin's birthday by portraying him as a hero of mythic proportions.
The greatest beards in history :: When it comes to facial hair, there are few more passionate advocates than Phil Olsen.
10 works of art that shocked the world :: As the Turner Prize turns 30 years old, we look at the formula for controversy and what the work we hate says about our society.
Get to know stunning Scotland :: "I was immersed in green. Everything was green. And the air -- the air was crisp and clean and just seemed to have more oxygen in it."
In pictures: Feline focus :: An online exhibition of cats
Your pictures: Steps :: Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
ISIS targets artifacts :: Iraq's past is threatened by the nightmare of its present as ISIS systematically destroys cultural artifacts.
Paralyzed man walks :: A man paralyzed from the chest down is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery. CNN's Isa Soares reports.