National News + World News

Police: Motorist called 911 several times before he died in road-rage shooting

 In multiple 911 calls shortly before he was killed, a man said he was being chased by an enraged motorist -- right up to when he was apparently run off the road in Pennsylvania and then shot to death, police said Friday.

VIDEO: Teen hailed as hero after dying while stopping suicide bomber outside of school

A teen in Pakistan is being hailed as a hero for sacrificing his life to stop a suicide bomber outside his school. The tragedy happened Monday in the Hangu District.

The f-word is everywhere

Not long ago I received a complaint from a co-worker that I had used the f-word in a tweet.

POLICE: Detective who fatally shot mentally ill teen acted justly

A North Carolina detective justifiably shot a schizophrenic 18-year-old because he believed another officer's life was in danger, a group representing police officers said, offering an account vastly different from that of the late teen&#39

India to U.S.: Shut down 'commercial activities' at embassy bowling alley, gym

In the latest squabble over its diplomat's arrest, India ordered the United States to shut down "commercial activities" at a recreational facility at the American Embassy in New Delhi. The U.S.

Government agency calls 'Redskins' offensive

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The heated debate over the Washington Redskins name has now moved beyond living rooms and corporate offices to the U.S.

Swearing toddler in 'thug' video taken into protective custody

A Nebraska toddler who repeated a slew of profanities in an online video has been taken into child protective custody, Omaha police said Wednesday. While authorities found nothing criminal in the video, officials from the Omaha police's Child Vict

Pulitzer Prize winning author's ex-wife arrested after pulling gun from privates during argument over aliens

Jennifer McCarthy, the ex-wife of Pulitzer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy was arrested by Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputies Saturday afternoon following a bizarre domestic disturbance with her current boyfriend.

Gates' tell-all rattles White House, Congress

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates set off shock waves in Washington with accounts from his upcoming memoir, in which he unleashes blistering criticism of Congress and his former colleagues in the Obama administration. He al