CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Updated: 7 hours 42 min ago
An Army sergeant entered a guilty plea Wednesday in the killings of 16 Afghan civilians in hopes of avoiding a death sentence.
For guests at a landmark hotel in the Big Apple, ordering breakfast in bed that gets wheeled in on a silver platter will soon be a thing of the past.
A surveillance video captured a masked gunman on a rampage in broad daylight on an Oakland, California, street that includes the point-blank execution of a teenage boy cowering on sidewalk, CNN affiliate KTVU said.
Susan Rice, the U.N. ambassador caught up in political controversy over the Benghazi terrorist attack, will replace Tom Donilon as President Barack Obama's national security adviser, a senior administration official said Wednesday.
The mother of two would often drive back and forth between her suburban Scarsdale, New York, home and the bleak-looking, one-story brick warehouse in Queens. Sometimes, she drove the route in her Mercedes SUV. She probably thought about her girls, 3 and 13. Maybe she was thinking of the horseback riding lessons with her teenager, and the new horse they were hoping to buy.
Maureen Meyer says the U.S. woman jailed in Mexico on bogus charges is just one of thousands caught up the country's "factory for producing guilty people."
Residents of communities north of St. Louis fled the onrush of river waters this week, after two levees breached, but Wednesday brings relief, as rivers continue to retreat, weather forecasters say.
It's typical for high school students to encourage their classmates in competition with "you guys are going to win."
The Achilles heel of America's policy against terrorism is its failure to counter the narratives that inspire individuals to become terrorists, writes Ali Soufan.
Claims of extortion and laughter-inducing testimony stemming from legal advice on e-mails highlighted Tuesday's proceedings in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial.
Ruben Navarrette says the Florida senator may seem to be wavering on reform, but he's really just navigating one of the most difficult debates in our public discourse
Frank Lautenberg's legendary combativeness helped him win elections, but he also used it to advance progressive initiatives on minimum wage, health issues and U.S.-Israel ties, says Paul Begala
Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according to an ESPN report.