'I'm from Xinjiang' :: A Uyghur photographer seeks to dispel stereotypes about people from his home region.
To be a black cat on Halloween :: From ancient superstitions to modern photography, black cats face their share of unique issues -- especially this time of year.
Day in pictures: 31 October :: 24 hours of news images: 31 October
My mother deserved to die with dignity :: Dying with dignity is more than just for the person who is dying. It's for their loved ones.
Thousands see Chicago high-wire act :: US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda completes high-wire walks above Chicago
In pictures: Poppies and remembrance :: A personal view of poppies by Lee Karen Stow
Dead whale surfer: 'I'm an idiot' :: An Australian man who "surfed" a floating whale carcass surrounded by sharks has admitted that he was an "idiot" to attempt the foolhardy feat.
Your pictures: Shopfronts :: Readers' photos on the theme of "Shopfronts"
Guerrilla pictures: Urban explorers :: Urban explorer captures decay in Northern Ireland
Day in pictures: 3 November 2014 :: 24 hours of news images: 3 November
Berlin: 25 things we love :: To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we asked readers to share their favorite things about the city.
From smuggler to self-made millionaire :: In 1973, Amos Wekesa was born into a family of smugglers fighting to make a living in Uganda. Four decades later and the Ugandan entrepreneur has fought tooth and nail to become a self-made safari millionaire.
Is everyone born scared of heights? :: Nik Wallenda walked on a high wire between two Chicago towers. Is his fearlessness learned or natural?
Discovered: Funny, rude medieval doodles :: Doodles from 700 years ago feel like they were drawn yesterday.
Wozniacki powers to marathon joy :: She had nightmares about taking part in the New York City Marathon -- in one she even dreamed she was dead prior to getting to the start line -- but it turns out Caroline Wozniacki need not have worried.
Peshmerga, Syrian rebels battle Islamic State in besieged Kobani :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/iBR3lJOv1Yg/story01.htm
India's 'Uber' for auto-rickshaws :: How mobile apps are taming India's "autos"
Why Ukraine's future is vital to West :: Ukrainians have voted, and they have overwhelmingly chosen to stay the course on European integration.
India plans to step up safety on world's most dangerous roads :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QXjHYlTP-G4/story01.htm
Dow, S&P 500 close slightly lower; semis boost Nasdaq :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/bgAvTT-p5I4/story01.htm
'We are at such a moment of uncertainty': Bill Gross :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/0F5uwcaEphc/story01.htm
Power-hungry businesses build their own solar plants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/pUqLV0K10Ys/story01.htm
Peshmerga, Syrian rebels battle Islamic State in besieged Kobani :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JsDi6Tp3YOM/story01.htm
Ahead of tough election, White House blames dismay with Washington :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jz2-o1eBgi8/story01.htm
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.
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?
Louis Vuitton's Paris landmark :: Luxury enthusiasts, rejoice: Louis Vuitton is bringing its upscale sensibilities to the art world.
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.