A bear believed to be involved in an attack on a Florida woman has been euthanized, a wildlife spokeswoman says.
An elementary school student was killed and five other people were injured in a school bus's crash with a dump truck in western Idaho on Thursday morning, Idaho State Police said.
How do you explain $142 million for a painting?
Trooper William Finn, a spokesman with the Washington State Patrol, was tweeting under the handle @wspd5pio about an accident on Vancouver's Interstate 205.
Release of recorded 911 calls of Adam Lanza charging into Sandy Hook with an assault rifle reopens fresh wounds.
Arizona's forestry division faces fines of $559,000 for workplace violations during a fire that left 19 firefighters dead, safety officials said Wednesday.
Yes, it happens every year -- the snow and the cold. But how's this for a change in the weather?
Wednesday's release of audio recordings of the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook shootings will force news organizations to make difficult decisions.
Norman Rockwell's painting "Saying Grace" sells for $46 million -- a record for the late artist and for a single American painting -- at Sotheby's in New York.
Four days after the crash that killed actor Paul Walker and his friend and financial manager Roger Rodas, big questions remain unanswered, including:
Audio recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be released Wednesday, after an attempt to block the disclosure was dropped.
The NYC Fire Department is graduating its most diverse class ever after decades of criticism and legal battles over the racial composition of the force.
Folks in Lexington, Kentucky, are hoping for a "Christmas miracle" for Henry Earl, the city's most-arrested man.
The outlook for dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded in shallow water off Florida's Everglades National Park "does not look good," wildlife officials said Wednesday.
It's not being called a bear attack yet. But authorities are setting traps and scouring parts of central Florida for the animal that mauled a woman
Here's a look at the life of influential singer-songwriter and 10-time Grammy Award winner Bob Dylan.
Two skydivers died Tuesday after they collided with each other in midair, police in Eloy, Arizona, said.
The long, slow process of climate change may trigger "surprise" shifts that could threaten human communities in years or decades, researchers warned Tuesday.
Days after a deadly Metro-North train derailment in New York, a top federal transportation official said he has "serious concerns" about safety on the railroad.
Engineer of train that derailed Sunday in the Bronx told investigators he was "in a daze" before the crash, two senior New York law enforcement sources told CNN.
Details started to trickle out Tuesday about the engineer at the center of Sunday's New York train derailment.
The Maryland man who ran into a church pantry while on fire and caused the death of a pastor had been evaluated for mental issues, Ocean City police said Tuesday.
African artifacts net more than $23,000 for Goodwill in an online auction; the money will be used for the organization's job-training programs.
Some people say they see the "Angel of 9-11" in a piece of WTC wreckage in the 9/11 Memorial Museum in Lower Manhattan.
At one point during her alleged imprisonment, the 19-year-old woman got hold of a razor blade.
Researchers in Hawaii have found a mammoth World War II-era Japanese submarine scuttled by the U.S. Navy in 1946 to keep its technology out of Soviet hands.
Here's a look at the life of physician Conrad Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.
It's standard fare for a neck-and-neck rivalry game with one second left. Outcome A: Make the field goal and win. Outcome B: Miss it and go into overtime.
CNN Senior International Correspondent Nic Robertson recounts the train wreck he lived through in 1984.
A man fishing from a kayak off a Hawaiian island has died after being bitten by a shark, authorities said Monday, the latest in an alarming spate of attacks
It's now known as the car Paul Walker died in after a fiery crash. Why is the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT so different from other cars?
Roger Rodas, believed to be driving in the crash that killed him and actor Paul Walker, leaves behind a family, a charity, and friends and fans of his own.
There's no need to tell football fans in Seattle to take it up a notch. They're doing just fine, thank you.
A 57-year-old Washington man fishing from a kayak off a Hawaiian island has died after being bitten by a shark, authorities said.
It is one of the most important medals in Olympics history. In 1936 Jesse Owens won it and three others at the Berlin Games.
The Nonhuman Rights Project, an activist group, has filed lawsuits to give captive chimpanzees the same rights as a "legal person."
Dierks Bentley leads a motorcycle ride every year, Miles and Music for Kids, to raise money for a children's hospital.
Four people died and nearly a dozen are critically injured after the train derailed in the Bronx
Jim Lovell, one of the victims in Sunday's train crash in New York, is remembered by his wife as "pure goodness."
Emergency responders searched a mountainous section of Idaho Monday for a single-engine plane carrying five family members that went missing Sunday afternoon.
The audio recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will be released Wednesday, after attempt to block the disclosure is dropped.
Woman hikes from crash site, leads search party back to it after Alaska plane crash.
Several aid groups are on the ground in Midwestern states affected by tornadoes, and you can help with their efforts.
A University of Hawaii football player died after a large wave swept over him on an Oahu beach early Saturday.
A Good Samaritan died Saturday while trying a save two people who had been swept into the Pacific Ocean in San Pedro, California, authorities said.
You don't find too many happy stories in the aftermath of a tornado, but Spc. Jacob Montgomery is telling one.
The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from two big online retailers over the ability of states to tax their sales.
About 70 vehicles were involved in a pileup on an icy Massachusetts road, and at least 35 people were taken to hospitals, state police said.
Police are investigating the death of a man Sunday at the Kansas City Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium after he got into a struggle with another person.
At least 100,000 anti-government protesters packed Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday. Riot police lined up to protect the office of the president.
They clean up rivers, build homes for disabled veterans and bring health care to some of the darkest parts of the world. They're CNN Heroes.
An overnight explosion rocked the Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co. near Hughesville, Missouri, a company official said.
Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Jerry Lewis.
Jonathan Martin, who left the Miami Dolphins in October and accused teammates of violently harassing him, will not return to the field this season.
It's a fact: Elwood was ugly. And he was loved. The winner of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest in 2007 has died.
Paul F. Crouch, co-founder of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, died Saturday at age 79, according to his website and the network's Facebook page.
Four people died when a small plane with 10 aboard crashed in southwestern Alaska on Friday evening, authorities said.
Why is the lowly, tarnished penny so revered, and the shiny $1 coin so reviled?
Is heaven real? What does it feel like to die? CNN's "To Heaven and Back," airing Sunday, explores the experiences of three people.
Here's a look at the life of writer and activist Gloria Steinem.
Here's a look at what you need to know about same-sex marriage in the United States and worldwide.
Hold the obituary. Experts think Comet ISON -- or at least part of it --survived its close encounter with the sun.
A Florida woman allegedly shot her daughter to death Monday because she thought the person knocking on her door was a boyfriend she had just fought, police said.
The U.S. -- partnering with its Canadian ally -- spied during 2010 summits of world leaders in Toronto, CBC reported, citing documents from Edward Snowden.
SpaceX scrapped the launch Thursday of its Falcon 9 rocket -- which was to put a communications satellite in orbit -- calling it off for the 2nd time in 3 days.
Pizza Hut offered job back to manager who said he was fired for refusing to open Thanksgiving Day
It's not looking good for Comet ISON, experts say. ISON was making its closest approach to the sun, skimming about 730,000 miles above its surface.
A suspicious fire early Thanksgiving destroyed another home in Detroit's Heidelberg Project, an art installation plagued by six suspected acts of arson.
A New Jersey police officer is being called a hero for pulling a man from a burning truck.
Members of a Maryland, church are mourning this week after a bizarre fire left two people dead, including the longtime pastor, and a woman critically injured.
Here is a look at the life of Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
A recent search of the home of George Zimmerman's girlfriend uncovered five weapons, including an AR-15, and more than 100 rounds of ammunition.
More than 400 homes were evacuated in an Ohio community overnight after a train tanker began leaking a flammable chemical late Tuesday, a city official said.
CBS correspondent Lara Logan is taking a leave of absence in the wake of her discredited report on the attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya.
An Illinois lesbian couple's love story is one for the history books.
The X marking the approximate spot in Dallas' Dealey Plaza where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago has been paved over.
The world's most valuable book sold Tuesday for $14.16 million at Sotheby's in New York, according to the auction house.
The Atlanta Braves are one step closer to moving away from Atlanta.
Phoebe Connolly, a possible victim of game where teenagers appear to sucker-punch strangers, wants people to think about how such attacks can be stopped.
Wicked weather threatens to upend best laid Thanksgiving travel plans
People verbally ripped apart waitress Dayna Morales via social media Tuesday after questions about her claim that a family did not to tip her because she is gay.
Stadium deaths: What's behind the fatal falls?
In an abrupt 180, a Colorado soldier who tried to blame his identical twin brother for sex crimes pleaded guilty Tuesday to those same charges.
A Connecticut judge has ordered the release of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, according to court documents obtained by CNN.
Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine are among 19 newcomers to the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, the Baseball Writers' Association of America said.
A man stopped the fall of a woman who apparently jumped from the third deck of Oakland Coliseum
Here's some background information about concussions in the NFL. Reports show an increasing number of retired NFL players who have suffered concussions developed memory and cognitive issues such as dementia, Alzheimer's, depression, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
A former flight attendant whose repeated bomb threats caused massive headaches for United Airlines and inconvenienced thousands of travelers has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Here is a look at the life of John Edwards, former senator from North Carolina.
A bubbling floor in Tampa, Florida, that prompted a family to run outside was not a sinkhole, as suspected, but rather, bad tile work, an official says.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.
A painting by Francis Bacon, "Three Studies of Lucian Freud," sold for $142,405,000, making it the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned.
James Arthur Ray: I wish I could trade places with 3 that died at my sweat lodge
A famously macabre painting by Andy Warhol sold for $105.4 million Wednesday, a record for the famed pop artist, according to Sotheby's auction house.
A vessel carrying about 100,000 gallons of petroleum products struck a submerged object and was sinking in the Mississippi River on Monday night.