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Updated: 5 hours 19 min ago

Fishing boat sinks; 43 dead

5 hours 39 min ago
At least 43 people have died and 26 others are missing after a Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to Russia's state-run Tass news agency, which cited a duty officer at the local maritime rescue center.
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Yoga guru: I pity my accusers

5 hours 40 min ago
For five decades, Bikram Choudhury built an empire.
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Shortest lunar eclipse of century coming

6 hours 6 min ago
Sky watchers in Western North America are in for a treat: a nearly five-minute total lunar eclipse just before sunrise on Saturday.
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Californians get mandatory water restrictions

6 hours 10 min ago
Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered cities and towns in the drought-ravaged state to reduce water usage by 25% over the next nine months. "It's a different world," Brown said Wednesday. FULL STORY
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Are you using too much water?

6 hours 11 min ago
Santa Monica proposes limits for daily water usage. CNN's Dan Simon documents his daily use and is way over the limit.
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California's historic drought

6 hours 11 min ago
Grappling with severe drought, California officials have approved statewide emergency water restrictions.
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Arkansas Senate tweaks religious freedom bill

6 hours 37 min ago
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he does not plan to sign the version of the "religious freedom" bill that lawmakers sent him and calls on the state Legislature to make changes. FULL STORY
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Addictive website: Airport codes deconstructed

6 hours 39 min ago
Warning: Click on this website that demystifies those three-letter airport codes and your workday be ruined.
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NYPD cop in Uber video faces suspension

6 hours 43 min ago
A New York police detective assigned to the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force with top-secret security clearance has been placed on modified assignment, and faces suspension, reassignment or loss of his clearance after an incident with an Uber driver Monday that was captured on video, officials said.
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Man drives car off tow truck

6 hours 44 min ago
Watch as this man manages to drive his car off a tow truck and get away before the tow truck driver can stop him. WBBM reports.
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Best selfies of the week

7 hours 38 sec ago
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Deepak Chopra: The problem with atheism

7 hours 24 min ago
No doubt faith is in crisis. But this applies, as is painfully shown in the CNN documentary on American atheism that broadcast last week, to the personal agony of families.
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She passes out. In running car. In middle of freeway.

7 hours 30 min ago
A California woman passes out while behind the wheel as her vehicle is on a freeway. KGTV's Steve Fiorina reports.
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Scientology documentary: Fact or fiction?

7 hours 34 min ago
In HBO's documentary film "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief," former Scientology members talk about the inner workings of the church. But the church calls "Going Clear" propaganda. CNN's Stephanie Elam takes a look.
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Mass grave unearthed under university

7 hours 37 min ago
Archaeologists have discovered a medieval graveyard estimating 1,300 burials located underneath Cambridge University.
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Indicted senator 'angry, ready to fight'

7 hours 51 min ago
A defiant Sen. Robert Menendez asserted his innocence and pledged to fight federal corruption charges, which he said were politically motivated and "intended to silence me." FULL STORY
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Police: Getty grandson died of natural causes

8 hours 13 sec ago
Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to billions of oil money, appears to have died of natural causes, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.
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NCAA: We're not responsible for education

8 hours 10 min ago
After years of making the case that the education of athletes is paramount, the NCAA now says it has no legal responsibility to make sure education is actually delivered.
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A real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple

8 hours 40 min ago
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People with Down syndrome sit for portraits

8 hours 55 min ago
Icelandic photographer Sigga Ella wanted to show that people with Down syndrome are more than a chromosomal abnormality. They are diverse and they're unique, just like everyone else in the world.
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