The U.S. Navy is deploying a secret weapon to the Persian Gulf: A laser cannon that can bring down drones and ships.
Sen. Rand Paul is receiving blowback from some of his Japanese-American colleagues after using World War II Japanese internment camps to describe what happens when a chief executive oversteps their power.
A Democratic group says it will file a formal complaint with federal regulators against three Republican organizations after a CNN investigation revealed that they shared internal polling data before the midterm elections by posting the information on anonymous Twitter accounts.
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is looking for one last Hail Mary pass to save her increasingly grim reelection prospects, this time on the field of the Superdome before the Monday Night Football matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens.
China is drawing criticism for building an "airstrip capable" island in bitterly contested waters. Michael Holmes reports.
Newt Gingrich tells Wolf Blitzer he believes the CIA "co-opted" a recent Congressional report on the Benghazi attacks.
Republican Reps. Michele Bachmann (R- MN) and Steve King (R -IA) traveled to the Mexican border after President Obama's immigration announcement. CNN traveled along. Here's what happened:
Big wooden planters full of ripe tomatoes. Homemade pickles. Over good wine and grilled steak at the home of Chris and Hugh Hempel, in the hills around Reno, Nevada, the conversation turns to biomedical research and genetics.
After landing a probe on an icy comet and possibly shedding new light on the origins of life on Earth, the European Space Agency (ESA) is now looking at scorching-hot Mercury for its next mission.
Michele Bachmann leapt out of a black SUV near a high cliff overlooking the Rio Grande, skipped to the edge of a boulder and scanned the river that divides her country from another.
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a ball during a match in Sydney.
President Barack Obama called for calm Monday night, moments after a Missouri prosecutor announced there would be no indictment against the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute captured what it says are the first images and video of a female anglerfish.
On the southern fringes of Donetsk, in the shadow of a huge steel plant, a cacophony of barking overwhelms the dull thud of artillery fire. The PIF animal shelter is crammed with almost 1,000 dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds (though the number that can claim any sort of pedigree is probably in single figures).
Hugh and Chris Hempel welcomed beautiful twin girls into the world in 2004. Since the girls were about two, the whole family has been fighting to treat the twins' rare genetic condition.
For years, the Hempels have searched for a miracle cure for their twin daughters' rare genetic condition. Have they found a treatment?
As the sun set out east, protesters across the country were beginning to rise up -- hours before the grand jury decision in Ferguson had even been announced.
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