President Barack Obama jolted the long, tumultuous relationship between the United States and Cuba with his decision to normalize relations with a country that has fascinated and vexed Americans since the days of Theodore Roosevelt.
The Secret Service is stretched "beyond its limits" and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence -- an independent review has found.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a judge Thursday he was satisfied with his defense lawyers at what is expected to be the final public hearing before his death penalty trial begins on January 5.
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
After Sony canceled the release of its comedy "The Interview," one Texas theater planned to screen "Team America: World Police" instead.
A plumber in Texas is trying to avoid fallout after a picture of his old work truck ended up on Islamic social media sites.
Archeologists claim there is an estimated one million mummies buried at a site in Egypt. CNN's Amir Daftari reports.
Turmoil in the oil market could knock Texas into a recession.
Paid maternity leave is good for moms, it's good for families, and it's good for business.
A NASA rover has found the building blocks of life on Mars. They might be the product of past or present life on the red planet -- or they might not be.
In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer with family in Spain while Cuba fell deeper and deeper into Fidel Castro's revolution. He didn't realize the extent to which his life back home was quickly crumbling and that the winds of revolution were about to change his life forever.
The difference between a toy gun and a real one is very blurry sometimes and that has led to unintended deaths.
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Violence wracked Yemen yet again Thursday -- this time in the form of dual car bomb attacks purportedly carried out by al Qaeda militants targeting fighters from the minority, albeit powerful, Houthi group.
The end of the 50-year freeze in diplomatic relations with Cuba will mean many more U.S. travelers could be on their way to the neighbor island, only 90 miles from Key West, Florida.
A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions.
By canceling "The Interview," the film industry has given saboteurs a precedent to kill free expression, Jeff Yang writes
U.S. air strikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.
Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2.