(CNN) -- Word of Nelson Mandela’s death spread quickly across the United States, bringing with it a mix of reverence and grief for a man who was born in South Africa but in the end belonged to the world.
You’ve probably heard someone say, “I’m fat but fit.” Several recent studies have suggested this statement could be true. But a new meta-analysis, a review of eight existing studies, published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine may put ...
LOS ANGELES, Calif.,- Some fast-food workers in the Los Angeles area are expected to walk off the job Thursday as part of their continuing effort to increase their wages to $15 an hour and to form a union.
Salmonella causes an estimated 1.3 million illnesses each year in the United States. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) hopes to tackle that toll with the help of a new “Salmonella Action Plan.”
NEW YORK, A commuter train derailed in a curve in the New York borough of the Bronx on Sunday, killing four people and leaving dozens hurt, investigators said.
Two girls claiming they’d been held captive for several months or more in “filthy living conditions” told police they ran to a neighbor’s house to escape their knife-wielding stepfather, according to a Tucson, Arizona, police report.
(CNN) -- Seven cars of an Amtrak passenger train headed from New Orleans to New York derailed overnight in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company said in a statement.
(CNN) -- A contractor connected with a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia now faces murder charges.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., -- Conrad Murray, who literally sang his innocence in a jail cell interview with CNN in April, has given his first interviews since spending two years in jail for the death of Michael Jackson.
During the half century since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, you may have heard about a few conspiracy theories.
(CNN)—A Detroit-area man who claimed he accidentally shot and killed a 19-year-old woman he thought was breaking into his home was charged Friday with second-degree murder, after days of pressure from her relatives seeking an arrest.
George Zimmerman was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend, according to Dennis Lemma, chief deputy with the Seminole County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office.
A North Carolina deputy responding to a complaint about an animal made a shocking discovery Friday at the residence next door -- a child found shivering and handcuffed to a front porch with a dead chicken around his neck.
A lion at the Dallas Zoo bit and killed a lioness in their exhibit as visitors watched Sunday afternoon in an attack officials said they couldn’t immediately explain.
WASHINGTON, Illinois (CNN) -- Steve Bucher knew something was ominous about the weather. “The sky was just rumbling for 20 minutes,” Bucher said on CNN’s “New Day,” on Monday, the day after a devastating tornado outbreak destroyed his Washington, Illinois, ...