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Buzz Aldrin stood on the talcum-like lunar dust, looking at harsh, desolate, yet magnificent terrain and the faraway fragile Earth 45 years ago. He says the next frontier is Mars.
A man wearing a Captain America T-shirt and camouflage shorts broke into the Kennedy compound in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said. When officers asked him what he was doing there, he replied: "Looking for Katy Perry."
A brain-eating amoeba that lurks in fresh water has prompted warnings from Kansas officials after it killed a 9-year-old girl.
Where'd all the baseball fans go?,asks Mike Downey. Attendance at games and TV viewership are way down; it seems the game's status as the great American pastime is slipping
The national debate over what to do with unaccompanied immigrant children will heat up Tuesday in Oracle, Arizona.
The national drinking age isn't based on clear science about the difference between 18- and 21-year-old brains.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas suspected he wouldn't get out.
The DEA is launching an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source.
Growing up in the Jim Crow-era South, we saw firsthand the great disparities in health care suffered by African-Americans. The lack of access to basic services, the dearth of black physicians and the often overtly racist attitudes of white health care providers contributed to higher rates of infant mortality, chronic illnesses and shorter life expectancy.
Four days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded its investigation into June's accidental anthrax exposure, more details are being released about the government health agency's mishandling of potentially dangerous pathogens.
More than 50 dogs took to the water with their owners in the annual Petco Surf Dog Competition in San Diego.
Instagram apologized for deleting an account of an Ohio college student who said she was kicked off for being overweight.
Dorothy Brown says by commenting that 'racial animus' may in part drive opposition to Obama, the Attorney General allowed many whites the too-rare experience of hearing what a black man is thinking about race
Tim Stanley says it's as transparent as the Texas governor's new glasses--a tactical slam of a possible 2016 opponent that misrepresents the Kentucky senator's positions
Cassidy Stay has seen the worst of mankind -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings in their Texas home. The 15-year-old quoted Dumbledore, of Harry Potter fame, in hopes of finding good amid the horror.
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
CNN finds dozens of employees from Disney as well as Universal Studios and SeaWorld have been arrested in connection to child-sex crimes since 2006.