Week in pictures: 9-15 May 2015 :: A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Can amnesia be a defense in court? ::
Obama, Arab nations dance to different tunes ::
The reason why Americans are joining ISIS ::
Are beheadings terrorizing us all? ::
Kids meeting their baby siblings ::
Baby pulled from quake rubble after 22 hours ::
'The day I infiltrated an African cult' ::
Why are US train drivers called engineers? :: The driver of the train that crashed in Philadelphia is known as an engineer in the US. Why?
Internet captivated by 98 cubes of raw food ::
A harmonica for Ronnie :: How a musical instrument brought some joy amid the heartache of Alzheimer's Disease.
How Eritrean migrants flee slavery ::
In pictures: MA photographers on show :: Exhibition of photographs by students at the London College of Communication.
Uber test-flies 'Uberchopper' at Cannes :: If you're looking for the ultimate way to get to Cannes, forget about taking a cab, with the car-book app "Uber" you can now hail a helicopter. CNN's Neil Curry reports.
Woman posts skin cancer selfies as warning for tanners :: Tawny Willoughby was a frequent tanner as a teen. After getting skin cancer at 21, she posted pictures of her treatment in hopes of dissuading others from tanning.
'Mad Max' director: 'There's no green screen or CG' :: George Miller, the director of the new film "Mad Max: Fury Road," about how they were able to make such a gritty, realistic feeling film.
Illegal migration to Italy on the rise :: Thousands of refugees have fled to Libya to escape war, but now pay handsomely to get out of Libya when they realized they couldn't stay. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Investigators looking at marking on Amtrak 188 train :: CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports on the latest in the investigation into the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia
Families grieve Marines killed in Nepal crash :: Eight bodies recovered from site where a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed in Nepal. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
NASA: Antarctic ice shelf will disintegrate :: A NASA study says that Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf is likely to disintegrate before the end of this decade.
Sainthood for Palestinian nuns :: Two Palestinian nuns from the 19th century are about to be given sainthood, as CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Ancient Syrian city of Palmyra threatened by ISIS :: The UNESCO world heritage site of Palmyra is an archeological gem that has been threatened by the advance of ISIS. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
Who designed this very kitsch bar? ::
Extreme sports legend and friend killed in base jump :: Extreme sports legend, Dean Potter and friend Graham Hunt were found Sunday by a helicopter search team in the Yosemite National Park.
The world's 10 most legendary hotels ::
Story of a migrant's harrowing journey ::
Nepal's treasures: Before and after :: Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
After 2 days of screen-free life, addict does this :: CNN's Lisa France attempts to unplug and disconnect from her devices as she takes part in "Screen-Free Week."
Tsarnaev sentence traps us in cycle of violence ::
Kim Jong Un: Effective tyrant or panicking? ::