CNN's Paul Vercammen shows what the oil spill clean-up process looks like firsthand as workers try to restore a popular beach near Santa Barbara, California.
An Atlanta man stops a potential carjacker by holding him at gunpoint until police arrive and arrest the suspect. A witness captured it all on camera. CNN affiliate WSB reports.
Ronnie Brower's 425-pound weight-loss campaign has gone viral. He credits hard work, his two trainers and Taylor Swift.
Twitter is populated with all kinds of users. There are celebrities with millions of followers and regular folks with a few dozen. And then there is Paul Krugman, who amassed a huge following without knowing it.
Big tobacco companies are stepping up their global fight against government attempts to make cigarettes less appealing by removing brands from packaging.
China has been busy building -- and it is worrying some of its regional neighbors. Since early 2014, China has undertaken widespread land reclamation and construction in the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea, at seven known locations. The work has involved converting several formerly submerged reefs into artificial islands, and increasing the size of other features many times over. Now, the country is building military facilities, including large ports and at least one airstrip, on these new outposts.
Joshua Chari, 16, is slated to receive gubernatorial honors for pocketing eight associate degrees before graduating high school.
Iraqi refugees scrambling to flee from ISIS-controlled Ramadi end up stranded in a sandstorm without shelter. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
Plumbers, postmen and teachers join up to become a rescue team, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports. FULL STORY
A recently released propaganda recruitment video by ISIS shows Somali fighters in the group inviting other Somali jihadis to join their ranks.
When a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed in Hawaii last weekend, leaving two Marines dead, memories of the troubled past of the tilt-rotor aircraft came to the minds of many.
The man who piloted a gyrocopter onto the Capitol grounds last month to protest big money in politics has trumpeted his move, but on Thursday he pleaded not guilty to six federal charges against him.
Looking at the poison pens and torch guns, you would be forgiven for thinking you were on a James Bond set. But these weapons are real and are still part of the arsenal of North Korean spies.