It may not be comparable to Gilligan's Island, but the plight of the 74 members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, aboard a research ship stuck in ice for more than a week at the bottom of the world, appeared anything but grim as 2014 approached.
Malcolm has an intense gaze. He speaks haltingly, at times pausing, haunted by the memories of the past.
CNN's Max Foster speaks to fashion expert Henry Conway about why Pope Francis was put on Esquire's "Best Dressed" list.
Once a prisoner in Israel, Issmat Mansour now teaches Hebrew to Palestinian students after his controversial release.
CNN's Arwa Damon looks at the barriers to peace in south Sudan.
'Tis the season to publish those year-end predictions.
East African nations had set a deadline of today for the two sides fighting in South Sudan to talk. Instead, they battled in the key town of Bor, undermining efforts to bring more than two weeks of violence to an end.
Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident, is showing a "slight improvement" in his condition, doctors in France said Tuesday.
Russian police have detained dozens of people in an anti-terrorism operation in Volgograd, the southern city where two suspected suicide bombings killed more than 30 people this week.
New video shows a bomb explosion inside a train station during a suspected terrorist attack in Volgograd, Russia.
CNN iReporters share their greatest moments of 2013.
Three years to wait for a photo? Africa photographer David Gulden explains how he gets the shots that last.
A Dhaka court on Tuesday ordered the arrest of six people, including the owner of Tazreen Fashions Ltd., after a fire in the apparel factory left 112 people dead last year, officials said.
An explosion hit a trolleybus in the city of Volgograd, Russia, as the country prepares to host the Winter Olympics.
An Australian icebreaker fails to reach a research ship stranded in the Antarctic because of adverse weather.
Britain's Prince William is going back to school to prepare for when his father becomes the king.
CNN's Erin McLaughlin explains why Esquire Magazine has named Pope Francis its "Best Dressed Man of 2013".
Life was a struggle for Jovanna Pardilla and her family even before Typhoon Haiyan wiped out their coastal village in the Philippines.
Some people like Christmas. Some people love Christmas. And some people are so overcome by their love for the holiday season they decorate homes, gardens, even their vehicles in decorations so spectacular you have to worry about their energy bills.