• Police release more details in FSU law professor's slaying

    For the past week, the mystery surrounding the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has baffled family and friends from Florida to Canada.

  • Deadly start to Chicago weekend

    Gun violence flared again in Chicago when a shooter sprayed bullets outside a convenience store on the city's west side, killing a 13-year-old boy and wounding six others.

  • Intruder: I'm pregnant. Man: I shot her

    An 80-year-old homeowner says he fought back when he walked in on two people burglarizing his home who also attacked him.

  • Carjackers run over, kill 3 kids in Philadelphia

    Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.

  • Yet another child dies in a hot car; a foster father is arrested

    The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kanas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch home inspections of adoptive and foster families.

  • McCain: Ariz. execution was 'torture'

    The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said. "The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection," McCain said.

  • Man: My penis was mistakenly amputated

    A man claims he went into a hospital for a circumcision and came out with no penis. CNN affiliate WTVM reports.

  • Will Obama send troops to border?

    The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.

  • Why neon lights are dying

    A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.

  • The week in 30 photos

  • Hospital shooting leaves 1 dead

    A shooting at a Pennsylvania hospital leaves one dead and two wounded

  • Bank hostage: 'I don't want my daughter to see me coming out'

    Before she was taken hostage during a brazen bank robbery this month, Misty Holt-Singh worried about one thing, says a woman inside the bank with her.

  • Officials: Patient kills hospital caseworker; doctor shoots patient

    A shooting at a Pennsylvania hospital leaves one dead and two wounded

  • Family of 17 to share $20 million lottery jackpot

    The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.

  • Military required base on the moon?

    The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week.

  • Student expelled after marrying

    An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.

  • Girl, 11, shot in head at sleepover

    An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head by a stray bullet during a sleepover in Chicago. CNN affiliate WGN reports.

  • Buzz Aldrin: After moon, Mars

    Back in July 1969, I stood on the talcum-like lunar dust just a few feet from our home away from home, Eagle, the lunar module that transported Neil Armstrong and me to the bleak, crater-pocked moonscape.

  • Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

    Rudy Ruiz says that, as the U.S. has focused on the Middle East, the problems of Latin America have grown -- and are being felt on this side of the border

  • Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

    Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.

Additional information