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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.
Sky watchers in Western North America are in for a treat: a nearly five-minute total lunar eclipse just before sunrise on Saturday.
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
Santa Monica proposes limits for daily water usage. CNN's Dan Simon documents his daily use and is way over the limit.
Grappling with severe drought, California officials have approved statewide emergency water restrictions.
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
Warning: Click on this website that demystifies those three-letter airport codes and your workday be ruined.
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.
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.
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.
A California woman passes out while behind the wheel as her vehicle is on a freeway. KGTV's Steve Fiorina reports.
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.
Archaeologists have discovered a medieval graveyard estimating 1,300 burials located underneath Cambridge University.
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
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.
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.
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.