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Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from a re-election bid, according to CNN news partner CBC. The controversial mayor was hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor.

School surveillance video captures impact of children struck by car

A mother is relieved her two daughters were able to walk away with just bumps and bruises after they were mowed down by a car.
Elephants take over Hong Kong malls

Elephants take over Hong Kong malls

(CNN) -- Designer elephants have invaded Hong Kong's Pacific Place mall, attracting a stampede of photographers and tourists.
'Gilmore Girls' added to Netflix in October

'Gilmore Girls' added to Netflix in October

(CNN) -- Netflix has proverbially kissed "Gilmore Girls" fans in aisle 3. By the ant spray. (That's a good aisle.)
My life as a little person

My life as a little person

(CNN) -- From the moment I was born, people around me were saying, "Oh, God."

Motorist pulled from flood

An incredible water rescue was captured on camera Wednesday as a Mississippi man was pulled from his sinking car with just seconds to spare.

New hope for Alzhiemers cure?

Researchers in Denver, Colorado have found a definitive link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.

Guns in the classroom

Missouri schools now have the option to allow specially trained teachers to carry guns following the state senate's override of Governor Jay Nixon's gun bill veto on Wednesday.

Police prank investigation

Three Ferndale officers are under investigation for a prank gone wrong. The ordeal started with a dog being brought to the Ferndale police department that was not wanted any longer.
'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

'Magic mushrooms' help smokers quit, and other studies you missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.
College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

College forced to remove helmet cross honoring deceased teammates

Arkansas State University's plan to remove a cross from its football helmet is being met with criticism by the family of one student the cross was meant to honor.
US Marlins Stanton injured

US Marlins Stanton injured

(CNN) -- Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins -- a contender for the National League's most valuable player award -- will apparently sit out the rest of the season after a pitched ball struck him in the face.
Ohio school shooter escapes

Ohio school shooter escapes

(CNN) -- T.J. Lane, a remorseless killer who escaped from an Ohio prison where he was serving three life sentences for a school shooting, has been captured.
US five children found dead

US five children found dead

(CNN) -- South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr.
Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

Ferrari: We don't want to keep rich waiting

The growing ranks of the super rich don't like to wait around, especially when it comes to buying a Ferrari. So the Italian company -- owned by Fiat -- is making more of its highly exclusive cars to satisfy pent up demand.