CNN.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more.
Updated: 4 hours 16 min ago
A 20-year dispute between a Nevada rancher and federal rangers over illegal cattle grazing erupted into an Old West-style showdown on the open range this week, even prompting self-proclaimed members of militia groups from across the country to join the rancher in fighting what they say is U.S. "tyranny."
A prom photo of high school students in Iowa has gone viral after the bridge they posed on collapsed into a creek.
Almost three years after his death in a 2011 CIA drone strike in Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki continues to inspire violent jihadist extremists in the U.S.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, police officers killed a 19-year-old as he "lay motionless on his back," an unarmed drugstore robber who was walking away from officers and a 25-year-old veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who threatened to shoot himself in the head.
A man charged in the alleged hit-and-run death of a 4-year-old girl at a Florida day care center will remain in jail at least until a Monday hearing about bail, a judge in Orlando ruled Friday.
Scientists grew reproductive organs and nasal cartilage in labs, and later successfully implanted them in patients, according to two studies released Thursday.
Hazel Donnelly was taking her husband to the doctor when they got a call that their apartment building was on fire.
Seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo were smart enough to use a 6-foot-long tree branch to escape their enclosure on Thursday.
A truck slammed into a bus in Northern California. Three chaperones and both drivers were also killed.
Tim Miller says Hillary Clinton is running a campaign for president right now whether she'll admit it or not.
An elaborate kidnapping plot that targeted a Wake Forest, North Carolina, man ended with his dramatic rescue in Atlanta by an FBI hostage squad about midnight Wednesday, law enforcement said Thursday.
As "Mad Men" returns for its seventh season, many viewers will tune in to see what happens next for Don, Peggy, Pete and the other characters of the hit AMC show. Many will also be eager to see the fabulous clothes they wear.
Five people have now been charged in connection with the vicious mob beating of a Detroit man that some are calling a hate crime.
A family rescued at sea with a sick baby is out of danger and back on dry land, but may be facing its toughest storm yet.
Florida authorities issued an arrest warrant early Thursday for Robert Corchado, the man suspected of using his SUV to send another vehicle crashing into a central Florida day care center.
Stephen Colbert will succeed David Letterman as the host of "The Late Show," CBS announced on Thursday, one week after Letterman told his audience that he would retire sometime in 2015.