The five most popular stories on CNN.com in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.
Man tells of chase that led to girl's freedom: Some may call it chance, but Victor Perez believes a higher power was involved Tuesday when he chased after a vehicle suspected of carrying an abducted 8-year-old.
'Sexted' photo leads to bullying: At age 13, Hope Witsell struggled in middle school. Not because her class work at Shields Middle School in Ruskin, Florida, was challenging, but because Hope was being bullied.
Convict in disputed execution guilty, ex-wife says: The ex-wife of a Texas convict executed in 2004 for the deaths of his three children reaffirmed her belief in his guilt Wednesday as his relatives sought to open a new inquiry into the case.
Kenyan polygamist with 100 wives dies: A notorious Kenyan polygamist known for marrying 100 wives died this week after a short illness, the nation's state media reported.
Targeted gay student breaks silence on blog: Chris Armstrong, the University of Michigan's first openly gay student body president, said the recent rash of headlines about gay teens who have committed suicide led him to reveal his own hurtful experience of being targeted in high school.
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