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A time capsule hidden for more than a hundred years at one of Boston's most popular tourist attractions was opened on Friday in Boston.
Supporters of slain black teenager Michael Brown will begin a weekend of marches and civil disobedience on Friday in Ferguson, Missouri, where demonstrators will kick off protests by demanding the local prosecutor's resignation, organizers said.
Part of Fort Carson in Colorado was put on lockdown Thursday, after "the unauthorized removal of government property," an Army infantry spokesman said.
A tip from a man who watched "The Hunt with John Walsh" led the FBI to Alabama to have a John Doe exhumed Thursday in hopes it might answer the question of what happened to one of the agency's most wanted fugitives.
A cat explains a dog to a kitten. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a viral video hit aimed at making us howl.
Police recently seized a cab owned by Jesse Matthew, the last person seen with missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and who also has been linked to another college student's death in 2009, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.
Want to ride an elevator into space? While the idea has been around for more than 100 years, a breakthrough in nanotechnology could mean we will be riding into space on a cable made of diamonds.
Mandatory evacuations were in effect overnight for those in danger because of a Northern California wildfire, which has already destroyed five homes and is threatening 1,000 more, a state fire spokesman said.
The mother of American hostage Abdul-Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet directed toward the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al Baghdadi trying to find out about her son.
His family is devastated. The woman he planned to marry haunted by the "what ifs." And many are wondering why Thomas Eric Duncan died when several other Ebola patients treated in the United States survived.
For 90 years, Thomas Curry was thought to be buried in a Philadelphia cemetery. This week, researchers investigating a boys school with a brutal legacy exhumed his casket to find it filled with wooden planks.
A homeowner in California captured a mountain lion standing on the roof his car on surveillance video. KGO reports.
Echoes of the 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, lie at the root of the turmoil that has upended the Secret Service, prompting the ouster of its director in the wake of security lapses.
Four weeks away from the 2014 midterm elections and even some Democratic operatives struggle to imagine a scenario where they retain control of the U.S. Senate. The terrain and current momentum seem all but overwhelming and against them.