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11 top theme parks opening soon

11 top theme parks opening soon

Wondering where to get your next adrenaline fix? We've rounded up the most exciting theme park openings taking place within the next two years. Aquatica, San Diego Opening date: June 2013
Rodeo clown mocks Obama at Missouri State Fair

Rodeo clown mocks Obama at Missouri State Fair

A rodeo stunt at the Missouri State Fair has come under criticism after a clown donned a Barack Obama mask and stuck a broom up his backside. The stunt took place during the bull riding competition on Saturday night.
8 ways to get your 'Breaking Bad' fix in Albuquerque

8 ways to get your 'Breaking Bad' fix in Albuquerque

Beautiful stretches of desert, wispy cumulus clouds, green-chili cheeseburgers and cozy adobe homes. These are the hallmarks of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Pakistan game show gives out babies as prizes to childless couples

Pakistan game show gives out babies as prizes to childless couples

Critics are outraged over a TV show in Pakistan where abandoned babies are given to couples without children. But, as NBC's Ian Williams explains, the show has also helped lives.
Herd in D.C.: Goats at the cemetery

Herd in D.C.: Goats at the cemetery

There is a new grounds crew at the Historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington but these landscapers don't bring lawn mowers, just their appetites.
The Sun's magnetic field is about to flip

The Sun's magnetic field is about to flip

Something big is about to happen on the sun.

VIDEO: 2 young boys die after being strangled by snake at sleepover

Two young boys sleeping over at a friend's place Monday night were dead by Tuesday morning. Officials in New Brunswick, Canada, say a 13-foot snake killed the boys while they slept.
Best places for a breakup

Best places for a breakup

CNN originally published this travel tribute to the brokenhearted this past Valentine's Day. But with tonight's U.S.
Scheme to reel in pot at county jail hits a snag

Scheme to reel in pot at county jail hits a snag

It has to be difficult to outfit a fishing expedition when you're in jail.
ONE NIGHT ONLY: 'Sharknado' to make big screen debut in Longview

ONE NIGHT ONLY: 'Sharknado' to make big screen debut in Longview

One of the most buzz-worthy movies of the summer hasn't even been in movie theaters, until now.
Sharing a family name: The good and bad

Sharing a family name: The good and bad

His name has been passed down for eight generations. It's steeped in tradition and family pride. Oh -- but he's not the royal baby. He's William John Kane VIII, a database specialist from Portland, Oregon.
Lyft cars get creative -- and a little weird

Lyft cars get creative -- and a little weird

A car decked out with blinking disco lights and a fog machine is driving the streets of San Francisco at night. In the back are paying passengers belting out karaoke tunes.
Man armed with bat and knife attempts to rob a gun store -- he fails

Man armed with bat and knife attempts to rob a gun store -- he fails

As the saying goes, don't bring a knife to a gun fight. Or, in this case, don't try to hold up a gun store with a baseball bat and a knife.
12 of the world's dog-friendliest hotels

12 of the world's dog-friendliest hotels

Last month, a British company launched the world's first dog-holiday package.
Full moon may disrupt sleep, study says

Full moon may disrupt sleep, study says

You don't have to be a werewolf to feel restless when the full moon rises.