1. ‘Beautiful Mind’ mathematician killed
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-24 at 15:48:13

Renowned mathematician John Nash, subject of the film A Beautiful Mind, dies in a New Jersey taxi crash with his wife.

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2. Irish voters legalize gay marriage
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 08:42:09

More than 60% of voters said "yes" to the landmark referendum, making Ireland the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote.

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3. Spanish protest parties make gains
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-24 at 18:01:27

Protest parties make gains in Spain's local elections, depriving the governing People's Party of overall control of Madrid and other councils.

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4. CNN on board as U.S. plane flies over Chinese islands
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 04:08:40

CNN on board as U.S. plane flies over Chinese islands

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6. Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing ‘elphie’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 10:10:32

Elephant grabs camera, takes amazing 'elphie'

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9. In pictures: The cult of Putin
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 05:22:38

In pictures: The cult of Putin

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11. Juan Pablo Montoya Wins the Indy 500
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-24 at 14:16:21

Montoya, driving for Team Penske, overcame early difficulty to win the 500 for the second time in his career, edging his teammate Will Power.

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12. Grandmother gives birth to quadruplets
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 08:42:37

Grandmother gives birth to quadruplets

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13. Plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya ‘boat people’
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 19:29:27

Meetings between the foreign ministries of Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia are taking place Wednesday in an effort to ward off a looming humanitarian disaster. Thousands of Rohingya migrants remain stranded in the Andaman Sea, while authorities around th...

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14. Strangers answer woman’s YouTube plea for help
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 19:48:15

Strangers answer woman's YouTube plea for help

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17. No Rest for Arlington National Cemetery’s Minders of Details
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-24 at 08:30:19

The most solemn sentiments of the Memorial Day holiday have long been infused in the work done at Arlington National Cemetery throughout the year.

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18. Mother pushed dead toddler on swing
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 17:37:03

Mother pushed dead toddler on swing

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19. Anne Meara, Actress And Mother Of Ben Stiller, Dies At 85
     Published by Huffington Post on 2015-05-24 at 14:07:39

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.

Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. No other details were provid...

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20. Boss’ daughter: Baby, she was born to jump!
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-24 at 07:34:42

Boss' daughter: Baby, she was born to jump!

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