The five most popular CNN.com stories during the last 24 hours, according to Newspulse.
Ex-NBA star Manute Bol dead at 47: Manute Bol, one of the tallest players in NBA history, died Saturday at the age of 47, a spokeswoman with the University of Virginia Medical Center said.
Can condom with 'teeth' fight rape?:Â A South African doctor is distributing female condoms designed to hurt rapists.
French players in revolt after Anelka sent home: France's World Cup squad boycotted training on Sunday in protest at the decision to send home star striker Nicolas Anelka.
Louisiana lawmakers propose prayer to stop oil disaster: Louisiana state senators designated Sunday as a day for citizens to ask for God's help dealing with the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
Mexican officials: Guadalupe mayor shot dead: Gunmen shot and killed the mayor of the Mexican town of Guadalupe as his wife and child watched, the mayor of nearby Ciudad Juarez said.
Israel plans to ease its blockade of Gaza, a source from the prime minister's office told CNN.
"Israel has decided to enable the flow of all civilian goods into the Gaza strip. From today, there is a green light approval for all goods to enter into Gaza except for military items and materials that can strengthen Hamas' military machine," the source said. FULL STORY