CNN Hero Judson Kinnucan collects donated goods in Chicago and distributes them to charities in need.
A car bomb Thursday rocked a southern suburb of Lebanon's capital -- an area known as a stronghold of the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, the Lebanese Army said.
A small mammal with fluffy red-orange fur, a short bushy tail, and an adorable rounded face has leapt onto the raccoon family tree.
When Egypt's first democratically elected president was tossed out earlier this year, the White House stopped short of calling it a coup.
A British stuntman who parachuted dressed as James Bond during the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony has died, UK media reported.
To see her playing with her friends, Maya Lama seems much like any other child.
They're a musical sensation, but when they're not singing onstage, the Malawi Mouse Boys earn a living selling an unusual roadside snack to passing motorists: barbecued mouse kebabs.
The Nigerian military said Thursday it killed one of the leaders of the Islamist extremist group, Boko Haram, which has waged an insurgency in the nation for years.
A Cirque du Soleil performance left a Beijing audience audibly shocked when a banned image of the iconic Tiananmen "tank man" protester was displayed on giant screens in front of 15,000 people.
In the wake of a series of court scandals, an influential Communist Party legal commission issued new guidelines this week asking for fairer due process in China's much maligned court system.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya has ordered the closure of nearly 100 Christian churches in key cities, citing criminal practices organized by Pentecostal pastors that threaten the security of the West African nation.
A series of high-profile rape cases involving girls, foreign tourists and a physiology student who died following a brutal gang rape in December has hit India's reputation.
A cameraman with Sky News was killed in Egypt Wednesday as he covered the violent unrest in Cairo, the UK-based news channel reported on its website.
The Indian Navy suffered its worst peacetime disaster this week when an explosion and fire sunk a submarine with 18 sailors on board in a Mumbai dockyard.
The Muslim Brotherhood said Thursday that nothing will stop its "glorious revolution" in Egypt -- not even the deaths of more than 500 people killed in the country's bloodiest day in recent history.