After finishing third two years in a row, Arvind Mahankali wins the 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
In security footage,Yanira Maldonado can be seen boarding a Mexican bus with personal items -- but not 12 pounds of marijuana.
New York's other team beat the Yankees 3-1 to cap its first Subway sweep. While the Yankees' woes were predictable, the Mets' four-game sweep was anything but, says Ted Keith.
With his teammates struggling, LeBron James put the Heat on his shoulders in Game 5. James carried Miami to a 90-79 victory over Indiana and a 3-2 series lead in the East finals.
1986 National Spelling Bee winner Jon Pennington gives his thoughts on the contest.: I've always lived in a world of letters and alphabets. One of my earliest recollections is memorizing every line and curve of the ABC's on a baby blanket my grandparents gave me. I learned to read at an early age, but my favorite books were dictionaries. I wanted no plot, no narrative, just the onrush of one word after another.
Authorities are interviewing a person in Texas in connection with threatening letters sent to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that are being tested for ricin, a person with knowledge of the investigation told CNN on Thursday.
Jake Tapper talks to Attorney John Henry Browne about his client Sgt. Bales plan to plead guilty in killing 16 Afghans.
The FBI announced Thursday its agents are looking for a letter, this one directed to the Central Intelligence Agency, that it believes was similar to at least three other letters that contained ricin.
Twin giraffes born at Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch are the second reported set of living twins ever born in the U.S.
For those of you dreaming of visiting Mars, readings taken during the Curiosity rover's voyage to the Red Planet offer a new measurement to ponder as you weigh the risks.