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Source: Active shooter at Fort Hood

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:54pm
There is an active shooter at the sprawling central Texas base of Fort Hood, a source at Fort Hood told CNN on Wednesday.
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Who's to blame for Washington state landslide?

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:47pm
Uncomfortable questions dwell on whether the very lifeblood of rural Washington state towns -- from development to logging -- may have a role in the disaster.
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Campaign money: what's next?

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:01pm
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?
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How to go on after sudden loss

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:55pm
Tragic events like a landslide or a missing plane present profound, not-well-understood challenges for those who survive sudden loss.
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Why Ebony wronged RNC

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:53pm
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.
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Chile's big quake is not California's fault, scientists say

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:34pm
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.
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'Honey badger' guy's new video

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:11pm
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.
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Daughter won't clean room, so dad puts it in driveway

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:03pm
A Georgia father says he moved his daughter's belongings to their driveway to teach her a lesson about responsibility.
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Du Pont heir avoided prison

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:46pm
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
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High school student goes 8 for 8 in Ivy League college admissions

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:35pm
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.
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Scandal-plagued mayor loses in Washington, D.C.

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:55pm
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.
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Toxic chemicals hinder landslide search

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 11:06am
Crews in Washington working to clean up landslide debris face toxic and dangerous conditions. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports.
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Is this a real chupacabra?

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:26am
A Texas man says he's caught the mysterious chupacabra, but a wildlife official isn't so sure. KAVU reports.
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Yoda fan wins $425M

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:26am
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.
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Republican tries to save the minimum wage increase

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:18am
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.
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9 things about Rosie Perez

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:17am
The Puerto Rican actress opened up about her abusive upbringing and wild show business history in her new memoir, "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life."
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Secret Service director called to Capitol Hill for agent misbehavior

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:34am
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.
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Man survives chainsaw in neck

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:34am
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.
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Time to protect wetlands, streams

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:18am
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.
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Godzilla vs. Hello Kitty

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 9:18am
The run has been extended for an exhibit of Japanese toys, the most popular show ever at San Francisco Airport's SFO Museum.
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