National News + World News

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: Thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A. The children, many of them arriving unaccompanied f

Seaplane almost lands on whale

Wise men say to look before you leap. In Alaska, it's advisable to look before you land. That's because, in Alaska, where seaplanes are common, you just might land on a whale.

Cleveland woman takes epic 'duck face' mug shot

A Cleveland area woman's mugshot is making the world wide web rounds after she posed with an unforgettable "duck face."

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (CNN) -- The woman's eyes were swollen and red after she got off a plane in this violence-plagued Central American city on Monday. She told CNN she'd cried the whole way on the flight from New Mexico.

Theme park employees caught in sex stings, child porn arrests

CLERMONT, Florida (CNN) -- Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World.

Bipartisan border bill unveiled, prospects uncertain

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Bipartisan legislation to curb the flood of unaccompanied minors at the southern border was unveiled Monday by two lawmakers from Texas.

Some conservatives: Holder playing racial politics

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says he sees "racial animus" in strident Republican opposition to some Obama administration policies.

Suspect in Benghazi attack found dead

TRIPOLI, Libya (CNN) -- Faraj al-Shibli, who was suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S.

Costa Concordia: Salvage efforts on track but no search yet for last victim

GIGLIO, Italy (CNN) -- The complex operation to refloat the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship continued Tuesday -- but the family of the final missing victim still must wait several days for the vessel to be searched for his remains. The last

'Octomom' Suleman gets probation, pays restitution for welfare fraud

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Octuplets mom Nadya Suleman settled the welfare fraud case against her by repaying $26,000 prosecutors say she illegally claimed. Suleman, known in the media as "Octomom" because she gave birth to eight babies in one day, mu