After being laid off from a corporate job, many people might use their severance money to pay bills or buy groceries.
A woman who escaped prostitution shows a hotspot in St. Paul, MN, as part of CNN Hero Vednita Carter's outreach efforts.
As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.
Anderson Cooper shows you how to nominate an "everyday person changing the world" as a 2014 CNN Hero. It's easy!
Spain sent police reinforcements to its enclave of Melilla, on Morocco's north coast, on Wednesday, after more than a thousand would-be immigrants to Europe from Mali and Cameroon rushed en masse to try to illegally enter Spain.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan on Wednesday night, causing light shaking on the island, the U.S. Geological Survey and the Taiwanese Central Weather Bureau said.
It was a promise the castaway made to a dying man: He vowed the man's mother would learn how he perished and hear his last words.
A suicide bomb explosion killed two people and injured 14 on a highway near Nabi Uthman in Lebanon's Bekaa valley, according to Lebanon's official news agency NNA.
Israel has warned Syria's government that any aggression against Israeli citizens will be met with force, as a roadside bomb attack which injured Israeli troops prompted airstrikes on Syrian targets.
The box containing the flight-data and cockpit-voice recorders of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has batteries designed to keep it sending out pings for 30 days. That leaves 18 days until the batteries are expected to run out.
Gunmen killed two Egyptian military personnel and injured a third when security forces raided a militant hideout on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.
A student who not only plays football but also nine instruments has been offered 150 college scholarships for his talents.
Pro-Russian supporters take over the Ukrainian navy's headquarters in Sevastopol. "They surround us, they threaten us," an assistant said. It's the day after Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of Crimea to Russia.
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It's been more than 11 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing from radar screens, and hard facts about its fate remain in short supply.