National News + World News

White nationalists aim to take over tiny North Dakota town

The words "welcome to Leith" are etched on two wooden boards, nailed to a pair of poles stuck in the grassy North Dakota prairie.

Obama faces steep climb in House on Syria

Even if the Senate backs President Barack Obama's call for military action against Syria, a wall of outright opposition or skepticism from Democrats and Republicans in the House makes approval there very difficult.

After wife of 63 years dies, man catches date with second love

For years, Allan Munroe refused to leave his wife's side. Norma, his bride of more than six decades, was battling stage four lung cancer.

Syria: EU urges strong response, as Kerry seeks support for military action

The European Union called Saturday for a "clear and strong" international response to the Bashar al-Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, but said U.N.

Ghost hunters haunted by new terror: competition

Zak Bagans tiptoes into a darkened bedroom, hunting a predator. "Are you here, can you talk to us?" he asks, scanning the empty room where he just heard mysterious steps.

DRUNKEN DRIVING VIDEO CONFESSION: 'I killed a man'

Matt Cordle's confession doesn't beat around the bush: "I killed a man."

Suspend aid to Egypt, national security team tells Obama

President Barack Obama's national security team has recommended the U.S. suspend hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt over the Egyptian military's ouster of President Mohammed Morsy, U.S. officials said.

Fatal brain disease potentially affects five people in Massachusetts

Five patients who underwent surgery at a Cape Cod Hospital this summer may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after their surgeries were performed using the same potentially contaminated medical equipment found in a New Hampshire hospital

Have you seen it? Iconic 9/11 flag's whereabouts still a mystery

It doesn't appear tracking down this piece of 9/11 history will be easy. Tips have been rolling in, spurred by the CNN Films' production, "The Flag," a documentary about the flag that three New York firefighters hoisted above the World Trade Cente

Report pins ICE employee for leak of Obama aunt's immigration status

Shortly before the 2008 presidential election, the illegal immigration status of then-candidate Barack Obama's aunt was leaked to an Associated Press reporter.