Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman vanishes from Mexican prison

Mexico's most notorious drug lord now has one more nefarious title: serial prison escapee.

Confederate flags stolen in Georgia, Delaware

It was a media event when the Confederate battle flag come down Friday in South Carolina, but apparently nobody was watching when flags were stolen from from a Georgia state park and a private residence in Delaware.

Nikki Haley: Confederate flag 'should have never been there'

Shortly after the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Gov. Nikki Haley told CNN's Don Lemon that placing the flag in 2000 was a poor decision.

Trump on the stump: A closer look at The Donald's proposed policies

Real Estate mogul Donald Trump didn't mince words in his presidential announcement Tuesday -- slamming President Barack Obama, some of his 2016 Republican rivals and putting forth some bold policy suggestions on issues ranging from jobs to fighting ISIS to ...

B.B. King dies at 89

B.B. King, one of the greatest interpreters of the blues and to a generation of musicians one of the industry’s finest guitarists, died May 14 asleep at his home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

Baltimore Officers Booking

All six Baltimore police officers who face charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray

2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist chant

Two University of Oklahoma students were expelled Tuesday for their alleged "leadership role" in a racist chant by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members, a decision that President David Boren says speaks to his school's "zero tolerance" policy for such "threatening ...

Federal Officials close investigation into death of Trayvon Martin

The Justice Department announced today that the independent federal investigation found insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin

Measles case reported in another state: Georgia

Georgia has its first confirmed case of measles since 2012, the state's Health Department said Monday.

Boko Haram murders 2,000 villagers

Boko Haram has extended its campaign of genocide to affixing suicide vests to girls and ordering them to commit mass murder. Last weekend, the radical Islamic group in Nigeria strapped explosives to three girls about 10 years old and ordered ...

Lottery urges players to gift responsibly this holiday season

As we approach the holiday season, the California Lottery reminds players and its retail partners to gift responsibly by discouraging the sale or gifting of lottery products to minors. Every year the Lottery partners with the International Centre for Youth ...

Protesters also take to streets across the country

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- As Ferguson residents looked around on Wednesday morning, they didn't see the kind of damage inflicted on the city a day earlier.

"Sesame Street" turns 45 on November 10

It's 45 years later but it's still a sunny day, sweeping the clouds away.

Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes; damage is 'significant'

An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths.

Senate confirms Castro as HUD secretary

Mr. Castro is coming to Washington.