Health officials have long been warning us about the overuse of antibiotics and the rise of drug-resistant “superbugs.” Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is shining a light on how hospitals are contributing to the problem.
Matthew Sudders has been on plenty of cruises, but he'd never seen anything like this.
The Los Angeles City Council moved today to ban e-cigarette use, often called vaping,'' inside bars, nightclubs, restaurants and other public areas where tobacco smoking is restricted.
The U.S. has charged Snowden with espionage and theft of government property
Even though he can't set foot in the United States for fear of arrest, fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined the speakers' roster at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival
Dad says he was "goofing off" with friends
Ten-year-old Nathan Entingh doesn't understand why he got suspended from school for three days.
Can Apple help make hearing aids cool?
People wait in long lines and even camp out to get their hands on new Apple devices as soon as they're available. But they drag their feet, sometimes for years, when it comes to purchasing another piece of technology that could greatly improve their lives: hearing aids
If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason.
Highest Amount Since Oct. 6
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose to its highest amount since Oct. 6 today,
More than a dozen cases of polio-like illness
About 20 cases of a "polio-like syndrome" have been identified in California children over the past 18 months, a Stanford University researcher says.
Still getting customers
T-Mobile got aggressive in 2013, positioning itself as the "UnCarrier" and actively courting customers of other mobile providers to switch. According to the company, it's working -- at least in terms of adding new customers.
To thunderous applause and with a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday night -- the new host in the old home of the “Tonight Show.”v
As in, what now, George Zimmerman? Seems like the former neighborhood watchman has found yet another way to remain in the public limelight.
Pot smoke was so strong in jet's cabin the flight crew put on oxygen masks, source says
Justin Bieber and his father allegedly refused a pilot's warning to stop smoking pot during a flight from Canada to New Jersey on Friday, according to a law enforcement source.
A police source Wednesday identified suspects being investigated in connection with the heroin sold to actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died of an apparent drug overdose, as Juliana Luchkiw
Similarities to the case of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman
A high-profile trial is set to begin in Florida on Monday involving a man who fatally shot a 17-year-old African-American teenager.
The siblings have sued and counter sued one another, including 2008 filing Martin Luther King's daughter defiant after estate sues for Bible, Nobel prize
Accidentally brought your marijuana to the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport?
Don't worry. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo plans to install amnesty boxes at the airport, possibly as soon as next week, for people traveling out of state.
The tech venture capitalist initially compared the assault on the wealthy to a wave of Nazi attacks on Jews ahead of the Holocaust, in a letter this past weekend. He has since allowed that the comparison went too far, but he doesn't apologize for the overall message and his warning about anti-rich "radicalism."
Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network rep told CNN on Wednesday night.
Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after police saw the pop star street racing Thursday morning, Miami Beach police said.
GLENDORA,Calif., - A blaze that was allegedly set by a trio of people tossing papers into a campfire scorched about 1,700 acres today in the Angeles National Forest north of Glendora, destroying two homes and leaving at four people with minor injuries.
Michelle Obama’s not just embracing her half-century milestone, she’s relishing it. Describing herself as “50 and fabulous,” the “Let’s Move” creator is getting ready to move herself on Saturday -- as in show off some dance moves -- with a big birthday celebration at the White House.
It started with a father sending text messages during the previews of an afternoon movie. It ended with the 43-year-old father shot dead amid the theater seats, and a 71-year-old retired police officer in custody.
Rapper Young Jeezy allegedly beat up his teenage son and threatened to kill him during an argument 15 months ago.
The Detroit Auto show isn’t until Monday, but major car companies are showing off some of their more exciting car-tech prototypes a week early at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Tyson Foods has announced a recall of nearly 34,000 pounds of chicken on fears of salmonella contamination.
The judge who presided over the Michael Jackson wrongful-death trial last year issued a final rejection of the Jacksons’ request for a new trial on Monday.
More than 20 million people watched the Golden Globes on Sunday night, the highest total audience for the awards show in 10 years.
An additional 10 states reported widespread seasonal flu activity last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DENVER, Col., -- Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti described his purchase of recreational marijuana -- legally -- as a historic moment Wednesday.
(CNN) -- James Avery was a prolific and versatile actor during his 68 years, but he’s best known to several as Uncle Phil.
Accused LAX shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia entered a plea of not guilty Thursday to 11 federal charges, including the murder of a TSA agent. Prosecutors say Ciancia, 23, killed TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez and wounded two others on November 1.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) south southwest of Avsallar, Turkey, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
A final report released Friday on the investigation of the mass shooting at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School offered snippets of information into the life of the reclusive and tormented young man who carried out the second deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
That was the tweet that NBA star Dwayne Wade used Saturday to announce his engagement to actress Gabrielle Union.
(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.
Friend helped her surrender youth
A woman sought for illegally holding her three children, including one she allegedly abducted outside a foster home in Palmdale, surrendered the children at a police station in South Los Angeles this week with help from a friend, but she fled before police could arrest her, a deputy said.
Students recieve scholarship money and a trip to the Capitol
A Yorba Linda student was selected to represent California in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program, the state Department of Education announced this week.
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 a stop to the rumor.
Christopher Warsaw charged with attempted murder, assault, kidnapping
A man who allegedly opened fire on Inglewood police and then barricaded himself inside a home, while holding his girlfriend and her 14-year-old daughter hostage for more than eight hours, was charged this week with multiple counts of attempted murder of a peace officer and other felonies.
School custodian Jarret Crump shot at traffic light; three others shot outside car
The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested one suspect and is searching for another in the case of one of two drive-by shootings that happened last week.
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.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif., -- Drag racing may have been involved in the fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker on Saturday, an investigator said Monday.
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.
Contractor charged with murder after Philadelphia building collapse
(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.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is one of the most influential small-business advocacy groups in the country. They battle against government regulation, higher taxes and, perhaps most famously, Obamacare.
World No. 1 decided to pack her schedule and had her most successful year
“It could have been the secret to my success or the secret to my demise,” a wistful Serena Williams says of her 2013 season.
Our brains represent about 2% of our overall body mass
We humans tend to think of ourselves as better than, or at least separate from, all other species on this planet. But every species is unique, and in that sense humans are no different.