On Pi Day, finding strength in numbers

In Daniel Tammet's mind, three is a dotted green crescent moon shape, one is a sort of white sunburst and four is a blue boomerang.

Passengers: Power outages, overflowing toilets on another Carnival cruise ship

A vacation cruise aboard the Carnival Dream in the Caribbean became a nightmare for some passengers, a month after a fire crippled another Carnival ship in the Gulf of Mexico.

New York woman holding baby falls from 8th floor to her death

A woman plunged to her death from the eighth floor of an apartment building in New York, with her baby clutched in her arms.

Military rape victims: Stop blaming us

BriGette McCoy described how she was raped on her first military assignment, two weeks before her 19th birthday. She described how, later that year, she was raped by another soldier in her unit.

Suspect in fatal upstate New York shootings dead, police say

A suspect in Wednesday's shooting deaths of four people in upstate New York is dead after he and law enforcement exchanged gunfire in an abandoned building where he was hiding Thursday morning, New York State Police spokesman Lt.

Gas vapors accidentally accumulated and ignited, spurring Kansas City blast

A fatal explosion last month in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, was caused by the accidental ignition of natural gas vapors that accumulated inside a popular restaurant, according to a report from a joint city-federal task force issued Wednesda

Attorneys: Los Angeles schools to pay $30 million in teacher's sexual lewdness case

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The Los Angeles public school system is going to pay $30 million to settle 58 of 191 students' lawsuits alleging they were victims of sexually lewd acts by an elementary school teacher, two of the plaintiff attorneys said. Dav

Denver middle school student brutally attacked in classroom

Denver, CO (KDVR/KWGN) -- A 14-year-old Denver girl was left to fend for herself when another 14-year-old girl brutally assaulted her in the classroom of a Denver middle school.

Zebra Mussels threatening local lakes

Brian Van Zee is the regional Director for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.