TxDOT plans to fund 13 TX control towers, including TSTC Waco

In an effort to ensure safety at 13 municipal airports in Texas, the Texas Department of Transportation today said it intends to fund continued service of air traffic controllers when federal funding goes away as a result of sequestration, or b

Jon Hamm responds to below-the-belt jokes

Internet, Jon Hamm is not amused.

The waitress, the autistic girl and the broken hamburger

Last Sunday was just an average morning for Anna Kaye MacLean.

Massive cyberattack hits Internet users

Internet users around the globe are facing slowed-down service, thanks to what's being called the biggest cyberattack in history.

Human traffic: Africa's lost boys

It has been a starting point for some of the world's top soccer players.

Pope Francis to wash youths' feet at detention center

Pope Francis will wash the feet of 12 prisoners at a youth detention center in Rome as part of a Holy Thursday Mass ahead of Easter, the Vatican said.

Zuma urges world to pray for hospitalized Nelson Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) -- South Africa appealed to the world Thursday to pray for former President Nelson Mandela, who was readmitted to a hospital overnight for a recurring lung infection.

Five justices appear receptive to gutting Defense of Marriage Act

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A majority of justices raised questions in oral arguments Wednesday about the federal Defense of Marriage Act, indicating the Supreme Court may strike down a key part of the law that denies legally married same-sex couples the sam

Ashley Judd won't run for Senate

Actress and Democrat Ashley Judd, who was openly considering challenging Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014, announced Wednesday she was "currently unable" to run for public office.

New details: Loughner's parents took gun, disabled car to keep him home

Jared Loughner's behavior was so disturbing that his father confiscated his shotgun and took to disabling his car every night to keep him home in the months leading up to an Arizona shooting rampage that left six people dead, according to i