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There is an active shooter at the sprawling central Texas base of Fort Hood, a source at Fort Hood told CNN on Wednesday.
Uncomfortable questions dwell on whether the very lifeblood of rural Washington state towns -- from development to logging -- may have a role in the disaster.
Jeffrey Toobin says the Supreme Court got rid of limits on the total amount you can give political campaigns in an election season, but kept the limit on what you can give to one candidate. What's next?
Tragic events like a landslide or a missing plane present profound, not-well-understood challenges for those who survive sudden loss.
Tara Wall of the Republican National Committee feels that diversity of ideas is just as important as racial differences. She responds to the recent uproar over Ebony magazine and one editor's Twitter comments.
The powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck northern Chile on Tuesday night came after a series of quakes had shaken the Los Angeles area in recent weeks.
Chances are you've heard of the honey badger; you know that it "don't give a sh**" about the bees that are stinging its face, and you know it "don't care" about that cobra that's poised for attack. And if you know all of that, it's probably because you're one of 66.4 million people who have watched the 2011 viral video called "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger," by a sassy nature lover.
A Georgia father says he moved his daughter's belongings to their driveway to teach her a lesson about responsibility.
A great-grandson of the chemical magnate Irenee du Pont, Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of raping his daughter but avoided prison in 2009 because he would "not fare well" behind bars, documents reveal
Kwasi Enin of Shirley, New York, has been accepted by the eight Ivy League schools -- Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell -- and then some.
After Washington Mayor Vince Gray voted Tuesday morning and a vocal contingent of volunteers moved on to another precinct, Gray's campaign manager headed downtown to write three news releases to issue based on the outcome of Tuesday's Democratic primary election.
Crews in Washington working to clean up landslide debris face toxic and dangerous conditions. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports.
A Texas man says he's caught the mysterious chupacabra, but a wildlife official isn't so sure. KAVU reports.
It was no April Fool's prank. Wearing a T-shirt declaring, "Luck of the Jedi I Have," a California man showed up at state lottery headquarters with a Powerball ticket he'd been holding on to since February.
Again stepping into the role of compromise-seeker, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is launching what may be a long-shot effort to forge bipartisan compromise over a minimum wage increase.
The Puerto Rican actress opened up about her abusive upbringing and wild show business history in her new memoir, "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life."
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, called to Capitol Hill to explain misbehavior by her agents, insisted the problems were not reflective of the broader culture at her agency.
The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.
Ted Turner says we need to support the EPA finally protecting wetlands and streams, which were caught in a legal limbo, uncovered by the Clean Water Act. This poses a threat to all of us.
The run has been extended for an exhibit of Japanese toys, the most popular show ever at San Francisco Airport's SFO Museum.