Police car strikes, kills student lying on Massachusetts road :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/JgpSLTWstx8/story01.htm
Xinjiang: Has the crackdown worked? :: How has China's counter-terror crackdown impacted the Uighur minority in Xinjiang? The BBC's China Editor Carrie Gracie pays a visit to Kashgar city to find out.
Global economy on the up in 2015 :: There are encouraging signs for the world economy in 2015 - but we are a long way from boom time, says Andrew Walker.
Teen's suicide plea touches hearts :: Teen Josh Alcorn was transgender but his Christian parents apparently didn't understand. As they now grieve, a suicide note explains the despair Josh felt, pleads for help, and dreams of hope.
New home for cocoa quarantine :: A bigger and better clearing house for all the world's new cocoa varieties opens in the UK at the University of Reading.
New Year rings in with tightened NYC security, California arrests :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/LF3MLBJLc5w/story01.htm
Retro portraits question race, equality :: Maxine Helfman's photo series places black people in historical Flemish-style portraits.
'Swiftmas' warms fans' hearts :: The superstar posted a video of her gift-giving to fans, which has become known as "Swiftmas."
Oil storage tanks in North Dakota catch fire; no injuries :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/XcFJ19KLIaQ/story01.htm
Obama starts 2015 with 'shave ice' outing in Hawaii :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pCY5YlDa5pk/story01.htm
Senior Chinese diplomat sacked for corruption :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pnsT7JfEdOg/story01.htm
The year 2014 in vital statistics :: The key numbers of the year for 2014
China demands answers after stampede in financial hub Shanghai :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/zUOCtdWyLD4/story01.htm
Biological bad luck blamed in two-thirds of cancer cases :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/uhR_4pBu5A4/story01.htm
Gerrard to quit Liverpool at end of season - reports :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/lW_uUVyX9rM/story01.htm
UPDATE 1-Investigators step up hunt for crashed AirAsia jet's black boxes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/H99ytm40KeQ/story01.htm
India raises excise duties on petrol, diesel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/uQL9ScKFwHM/story01.htm
Three-time NY Governor Cuomo dies :: Former Democratic Governor of New York Mario Cuomo dies just after his son Andrew is inaugurated as governor for a second term.
California lawyer who inherited client's wealth ordered to pay charities :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/peAHfCqHpKg/story01.htm
'Italian captives' plead to be freed :: The two young women are seen in Islamic garb with only their faces showing. One delivers a message to the camera: "We are in big danger and we could be killed."
Trip Tips: A glimpse of little Tibet in southern India :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/XR12LSeK02k/story01.htm
Outrage over 'Muslim' terror drill :: Mock security drills in India cause outrage after videos emerge showing the "militants" wearing Muslim skullcaps and shouting pro-Islam slogans.
Brazil's Rousseff starts second term :: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is sworn in for a second term, telling supporters she plans to extend social programmes and tackle corruption.
VIDEO: Tackling mobile phone 'not spots' :: It has been 30 years years since the first ever mobile phone call was made in Britain, but there are still some places in the UK that do not have any coverage.
Payday loan charges cap takes effect :: A cap on the cost of payday loans enforced by the City regulator has now come into effect, but one consumer group wants more action on credit.
VIDEO: Exclusive look at new train station :: The cost of rail fares has been the subject of fierce debate for years, but the government argues that rail modernisation needs to be financed.
Pilot's family tell of loving father :: Grieving relatives of Irianto, captain of the doomed airliner, remember a warm, loving man who was also a dedicated professional.
2015: Predicting an eventful year :: CNN looks ahead to a year of intriguing potential developments.
North Korea's tricks to staying relevant :: 2014 was a busy year for Kim Jong Un's regime. Relive the highlights.
Epik High's rap twist to K-Pop :: South Korean rap group Epik High is changing Korean music. CNN's Jane Sit reports.