Our favorite images from 2014

Reporter's Notebook

Sometimes the biggest stories of the year included images so powerful they seared into our collective memories. Sometimes, they were from not so well known stories. Take a look at the images we at the Digital Media team for CCTV America found the most compelling, and click through for their associated stories.

Our favorite images from 2014

Pope Francis
The mystery surrounding the MH370 tragedy
Pandas!
Robin Williams
Bring back our girls
Westerners join ISIL
Eric Garner with his family
Yao Ming and his incredible height
Obama in 3-D
An artist explores herself
Cuba tweets
Modi at Madison Square
Nationwide protests over Ferguson
Arturo, the saddest polar bear
The Ebola Fighters
Koala-ity
More koalas
More koalas
The MH-17 disaster
Brittany Maynard
By his teeth
The World Cup
Yarn bombing
Climate change
Nelson Mandela
Slightly awkward-to-do group handshake between world leaders
Smile!
Tom's
A look at Brazil’s overflowing prisons

What images were the most compelling to you from 2014? Let us know in the comments below.