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Despite discrepancies, Dorian Johnson consistent in accounts of Brown shooting

Despite discrepancies, Dorian Johnson consistent in accounts of Brown shooting

 (CNN) -- Dorian Johnson, who was walking with Michael Brown before Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown in August, told remarkably similar stories in an interview with county and federal authorities in August and in testimony to the g
Arrest made in Auburn football player's killing

Arrest made in Auburn football player's killing

 (CNN) -- Police have arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday.
Police in Pa. search for man suspected of killing ex-wife, 5 former in-laws

Police in Pa. search for man suspected of killing ex-wife, 5 former in-laws

 (CNN) -- Police in Pennsylvania mounted an intense search Monday in the Philadelphia suburbs for a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws, the district attorney for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, said at a Monday n
Solar sunflower inspired by nature could bring clean energy anywhere

Solar sunflower inspired by nature could bring clean energy anywhere

 Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology.
Senate terror bill debate won't sack Super Bowl

Senate terror bill debate won't sack Super Bowl

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Congressional gridlock may have come close to shutting the government down, but Americans can breathe easy: D.C. won't shut down the Super Bowl.
Angelina Jolie's chickenpox explained

Angelina Jolie's chickenpox explained

 (CNN) -- Actress Angelina Jolie is missing the premiere of her own film Unbroken because she says she has been diagnosed with chickenpox.
Schools closed as manhunt goes on for Pennsylvania shooting spree suspect

Schools closed as manhunt goes on for Pennsylvania shooting spree suspect

 (CNN) -- Dread and uncertainty hung over Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia, early Tuesday as authorities hunted for a former Marine reservist suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws.
What you really Googled in 2014

What you really Googled in 2014

 (CNN) -- In 2013, people just wanted to know how to twerk. It was a more innocent time. This year, people wanted to know if they had Ebola.

Sydney cafe siege: What we know, what we don't know

The cafe siege in the heart of Sydney ended early Tuesday with the death of the gunman and two of his hostages -- but a great deal of unanswered questions remain.

Taliban militants dead after killing at least 130, mostly children, in Pakistan school

A deadly, hours-long siege of a school in northwest Pakistan ended Tuesday evening with all the Taliban militants responsible killed, at least 130 people -- most of them children -- dead and a country once again grasping for answers after a hor

Democrats taunt Cruz over surgeon general vote

Democrats are taunting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for effectively allowing them a victory on a controversial nominee for surgeon general.

Schools closed as manhunt goes on for Pennsylvania shooting spree suspect

Dread and uncertainty hung over Montgomery County, north of Philadelphia, early Tuesday as authorities hunted for a former Marine reservist suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws.
Two Salvation Army kettles stolen at Arizona grocery store

Two Salvation Army kettles stolen at Arizona grocery store

Police are investigating two separate thefts of Salvation Army Red Kettles from the same grocery store. The thefts happened at the Bashas' at 48th Street and Warner Road in Ahwatukee.
Airlines get $1 billion from baggage fees

Airlines get $1 billion from baggage fees

It's hard to escape paying a fee for a checked bag these days, and it's starting to add up -- to nearly $1 billion.
El Torito restaurant founder Larry Cano dies at 90

El Torito restaurant founder Larry Cano dies at 90

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Larry J. Cano, the founder of the El Torito restaurant chain who helped popularize guacamole, fajitas and margaritas with the U.S. masses, has at age 90.