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Major Zachariah Fike is on a mission to reunite lost war medals with their owners.
Dr Nagham Hasan has been helping Yazidi women and girls who've escaped from so-called IS.
Alvaro Munera was a bullfighter in Colombia until a dramatic development in his own life.
Inside the mind of a criminal: a repentant bomber and a reformed armed robber
Kujiek Kuajien was reunited with his mother in South Sudan after 16 years
Wed 17 Aug 2016
To overcome the Taliban's ban on girls' education, Zahra disguised herself for six years
Tue 16 Aug 2016
Robert Mazur infiltrated drug lord Pablo Escobar's criminal organisation.
Mon 15 Aug 2016
Stefaans Coetzee was a racist killer in South Africa, he's now searching for forgiveness.
Sun 14 Aug 2016
Fateful Attractions: Mum who died climbing K2, and a love story that shook Russian sport
Thu 11 Aug 2016
Julie Tullis died after climbing K2. Her son travelled to the mountain in her memory.
Wed 10 Aug 2016
Gregory Coleman on the challenges of keeping Monrovia safe during the chaos of Ebola.
Tue 9 Aug 2016
Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov blew the whistle on Russian doping
Mon 8 Aug 2016
Biram dah Abeid's struggle to abolish slavery in Mauritania
Sun 7 Aug 2016
Going beyond the call of duty: saving hostages in Iraq and the surgeon in a war zone
Thu 4 Aug 2016
Dr Brian Williams spoke out after treating officers shot in Black Lives Matter protest
Wed 3 Aug 2016
Thai martial arts millionaire Chatri Sityodtong saved his family from poverty.
Tue 2 Aug 2016
Rabia Siddique was working as a British army lawyer in Iraq when she was taken hostage.
Mon 1 Aug 2016
Twins Paula and Bridgette Powers are so identical they even speak at the same time.
Sun 31 Jul 2016
The penguin, cage fighter and an airman with a secret
Thu 28 Jul 2016
Zola Budd and Mary Decker ran a race for glory that ended in disaster.
Wed 27 Jul 2016
Nia Vardalos wrote and starred in My Big Fat Greek Wedding, based on her own story.
Tue 26 Jul 2016
Outlook is in Rio to meet some of the city's most extraordinary characters
Mon 25 Jul 2016
'Jane' is a United States Air Force airman living a secret life as a transgender woman.
Sun 24 Jul 2016
The book, the raft and the crying boys that changed lives forever.
Thu 21 Jul 2016
Jessi Calzado-Esponda was 6 when she was accidentally sent to America without her parents
Wed 20 Jul 2016
Dr. Nabil-Iosif Morad is housing refugees in an abandoned tourist resort.
Tue 19 Jul 2016
Lamiya, the Yazidi girl smuggled out of captivity.
Mon 18 Jul 2016
Reginald Dwayne Betts is a convicted felon who has just graduated from Yale Law School.
Sun 17 Jul 2016
Stories from people who have undertaken life-changing journeys.
Thu 14 Jul 2016
American teacher Louise Pascale took Afghan children's songs back to their home
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