• White House fence jumper carried a knife

    White House at night

    One man was carrying a weapon; the other had reportedly attempted to slip by security before. New details have emerged about two recent security breaches at the White House.

    The man who jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through...

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  • Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

    Pennsylvania State Police

    'Active' hunt for PA trooper slaying suspect

    Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's ...

  • Adrian Peterson London


    Man accused in death of Peterson's son bailed

    Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing anguish from a past tragedy.

    The man charged with second-degree murder in the death last year of another one of Peterson's child...

  • Syria, neighoring countries


    Turkish Kurds to fight against ISIS in Syria

    Hundreds of Kurdish fighters from Turkey have arrived in the Syrian Kurdish town of Ayn al-Arab to join a Kurdish militia group battling to hold off ISIS forces, activists said Saturday.

    Clashes continue in the area between the militia, called the Pe...

  • UW Milwaukee logo

    "UWMSeal" by http://www.uwm.edu/UWM/inauguration/program.pdf

    'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

    A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police.

    Police started investigating after three w...

  • beer cruise

    U.S. Coast Guard

    Beer cruise canned after ship runs aground

    A beer-tasting cruise around New York's Lower Manhattan fizzled Saturday when the tour company's sailboat ran aground near the Statue of Liberty.

    None of the 121 passengers and nine crew members suffered injuries, CNN affiliate WABC reported, but it t...

  • Facebook home page

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    'Dead Beat' page exposes 'absentee parents'

    Private parental disputes in Kenya are going online -- and viral.

    Single parents in the East African nation are turning to a new Facebook page to share their outrage against people they claim abandoned their offspring.

    The page, dubbed Dead Beat Kenya...

  • Australia

    Australia boosts house of parliament security

    Australia ordered federal police to take over security at the house of parliament Friday, a day after police conducted one of the nation's largest counter-terrorism operations in the port city of Sydney.

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott said an urgent revie...

  • South Sudan refugees

    UNMISS/Rolla Hinedi and Shantal

    UN leader urges action on migrant deaths

    People smugglers accused of causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants when they deliberately rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean must be found and punished, the U.N. human rights chief said Friday.

    Up to 500 people on board are thought to...

  • ISIS

    ISIS Video

    Anatomy of ISIS: How 'Islamic State' is run

    Put yourself in the shoes of ISIS' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the mysterious boss of the terror group that is striking fear into the hearts of leaders around the world.

    In the past couple of years you've managed to avoid dr...

  • Yahoo building

    Brian McGuiness/CNN

    Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?

    Yahoo is cashing in on part of its Alibaba stake.

    Will it buy AOL with the money?

    There have been rumors about a Yahoo and AOL merger for years -- pretty much since CNNMoney owner Time Warner spun off AOL as a separate company in 2009.

    But the chatte...

  • Florida State QB Jameis Winston, November 2013

    Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

    FSU benches Winston then barely wins game

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston missed all of Saturday night's marquee game against Clemson --- not just one half as previously announced -- because of a vulgar comment witnesses said he made on campus this week, the school said.

    FSU, the nat...

  • Alan Henning

    Wife pleads for ISIS to release Alan Henning

    The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with the Islamic State terror group to release her husband, describing him as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help people in need.

    "I cannot see how it could assist any Sta...

  • New Zealand flag

    New Zealand's National Party takes election

    New Zealand's center-right National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, won Saturday's general election with 48% of the vote, according to a complete preliminary count.

    It was followed by the Labour Party, which took 25% of the vote, the Green Part...

  • Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

    Brent Swails/CNN

    Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

    The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.

  • English-speaking Jihadist

    Analysts seek match on jihadist's voice

    Is a jihadist featured on a 55-minute video released by ISIS, warning the United States against getting in its way in Iraq and Syria, an American?

  • Desks in classroom

    School officials liable in alleged rape?

    It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

    "It has essentially devastated her life," attor...

  • Purported video of kidnapped Nigerian girls

    Boko Haram in talks over kidnapped girls

    Nigerian government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks with Boko Haram about swapping imprisoned members of the Islamist terrorist group for the more than 200 Chibok school girls kidnapped in April, a source inv...

  • Clemson Tillman Hall

    "Tillman Hall 2008" by hager.angie

    Clemson students challenge sex survey

    Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

    The South Carolina public university started using the third-party online co...

  • istock

    Lawmakers: Judge in abuse case should resign

    Alabama lawmakers are calling on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to resign over allegations that he hit his wife "several times with a closed fist" in an Atlanta hotel room in August.

  • Matthew Todd Miller


    North Korea: American wanted to be famous

    An American sentenced in North Korea ripped up his visa so he could go to prison and expose human rights violations there, state media said Saturday.

  • Blase Cupich

    Marcus Donner / Reuters

    Cupich succeeding Chicago's Cardinal George

    After 17 years as Chicago's archbishop, the ailing Cardinal Francis George welcomed his pending retirement Saturday with praise for his successor -- and words of relief.

    The Vatican on Saturday announced that Pope Francis had accepted George's resigna...

  • Paris pollution

    Charles Platiau/Reuters

    Dozens of Iraqi refugees land in Paris

    A group of 150 Iraqi refugees arrived at a Paris airport Saturday aboard a French aircraft that had delivered aid to the war-ravaged nation.

  • 2014 Chevy Impala


    GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

    Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

    On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm in some vehicles.

  • F-22 Fighter

    Tami Chappell / Reuters

    Russian planes intercepted near U.S. airspace

    Two U.S. jets this week intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska and Canadian planes intercepted two Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported.

    A U.S. official told CNN's Barbara Starr that officials ...


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