CNN.com - WorldArwa Damon: Freeze-frame moments
It was the war everyone just wanted to forget. But from a tiny red shoe in the rubble to a resident who rebelled against al Qaeda, CNN's Arwa Damon remembers the many freeze-frame moments caused by war.Jessica Lynch, others: Where are they now?
Ten years ago this week, President George W. Bush announced the United States and coalition forces had begun military action against Iraq. Here's a look back at some of the people who made headlines during the war.Photos: Enduring imagesTroubled youth run 'old skool' bistro
As a juvenile corrections officer in Southern California, Teresa Goines found it rewarding to work with troubled youth and help them turn their lives around.Pregnant and homeless: The real cost
Martha Ryan couldn't believe it. She had never heard of women who were pregnant and homeless. But in one night, she met three.Grieving dad helps kids get to chemo
For many children fighting cancer, it can be extremely tough to make it to their chemotherapy appointments.You won't believe what's in U.S. rivers
In the last 15 years, Chad Pregracke has helped pull more than 67,000 tires from the Mississippi River and other waterways across the United States. But that's just scratching the surface.'Brilliant Bus' shrinking digital divide
Working as a guidance counselor five years ago in Palm Beach County, Estella Pyfrom noticed that fewer students had access to a computer after school.Make a foster kid's wish come true
One Simple Wish was started by Danielle Gletow to help grant the wishes of children in foster care. Each child's individual wish is posted online, and anyone can pay to make that wish come true --- from tangible items such as a bicycle, a varsity jacket or school supplies to an experience like music lessons or a trip to the theater.North Korea: Bae in 'special prison'
North Korea said Wednesday that the U.S. citizen it sentenced last month to 15 years of hard labor has begun his stay at a "special prison."Singapore probes American's death
Holding a black noose over her head, Singaporean forensics expert Lim Chin-Chin explained Wednesday to a packed courtroom how re-enactments showed that American engineer Shane Todd would have been able to hang himself from a similar black strap attached to his bathroom door.Cyclone Mahasen pulls its punch
Tropical Cyclone Mahasen began to lash the coast of Bangladesh with heavy rain Thursday, bringing the risk of flooding and landslides to densely populated, low-lying communities.Raspberry Pi + Arduino = $100 PC
The UDOO (pronounced "you do") brings together the power of four Raspberry Pi's and the popular micro-controller Arduino to create a highly customizable PC for just $100.Harvesting rubber from dandelions
Will your car and bicycle tires be made from dandelions in the future? A Dutch biotech firm thinks so. CNN's Nick Glass investigates how the ubiquitous weed's latex roots could help rubber shortages in the future.Life-size robot for under $1,000
"It's about as difficult as assembling a cupboard from IKEA," says Gael Langevin, but he's not talking about an affordable piece of Scandinavian furniture. The 41-year-old French sculptor and model-maker is referring to his open-source, life-size, 3D-printed robot.KFC smuggled under Gaza border
A confluence of a hankering for fried chicken and hard times in the smuggling business means buckets of KFC are showing up on tables in Gaza.The life of a North Korean orphan
The first time Yoon Hee was abandoned, she was an infant.Rebel appears to cut out, eat heart
The ghastly video shows how barbaric the Syrian civil war can be.Who wants the 'title' of president?
CNN's Sara Sidner reports on a Palestinian TV show where the winner gets the title of president.Election decided by coin flip
In the hi-tech era of electronic voting, election authorities in the Philippines settled a dead heat between two candidates for mayor in a decidedly old-school way -- by flipping a coin.Ancient Mayan pyramid destroyed
The deputy prime minister of Belize is calling for full prosecution of those responsible for destroying a 2,300-year-old Mayan pyramid to turn it into rock for roads.Giant rubber duck drowns
Hong Kong's new favorite tourist attraction, a giant inflatable duck, mysteriously deflated overnight.Saudi Arabia's first anti-abuse ad
Last month, thousands of people in Saudi Arabia opened up their newspapers to find a full-page picture of a woman with a black eye clearly visible underneath her burqa.Man charges elephant, loses job
Man who charged elephant spared life, but not job. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.Traffickers prey on vulnerable
Birds chirp outside. A motorcycle groans up a nearby hill. And in a small, warm room filled with books and framed drawings, a young woman we're calling Maria tears at a tissue as she prepares to tell how sex traffickers corrupted her life.Why Syria looks more dangerous
While the world's attention was focused on Boston and North Korea, the conflict in Syria entered a new phase -- one that threatens to embroil its neighbors and pose complex challenges to the United States.Malala's voice stronger than ever
Six months ago, Malala Yousafzai was lying in a hospital bed, recovering from a Taliban attack in which she was shot point-blank in the head and neck.How did woman survive this?
A Brazilian woman escaped death by less than an inch after her husband accidentally shot her with a harpoon.Poolside raid nabs British fugitive
Four years after escaping British custody, Andrew Moran is arrested after a dramatic raid on a villa in southern Spain.Escaping a North Korean gulag
The unflinching account from a defector revealed how he picked corn kernels out of cow manure to eat as he competed with his family for food at one of North Korea's notorious prison camps.