Cardinals look to future after Benedict's exit

ROME (CNN) -- With the dust still settling from Benedict XVI's historic resignation as pope, the focus in Rome turns to the future Friday as Roman Catholic cardinals prepare to meet to discuss a timetable for picking the new pontiff.

Countdown to spending cuts: A matter of hours

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- With no deal in place in Congress, $85 billion in sweeping federal spending cuts will take effect Friday, targeting everything, from defense to education.

Judge orders Fort Hood shooter to stand trial in 3 months

(CNN) -- An Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire and killing 13 people at Fort Hood, Texas, will begin trial proceedings in three months, a military judge ruled.

Arizona governor on ICE release: 'Outrageous' and 'appalling'

(CNN) -- Two outspoken Arizona voices against illegal immigration blasted federal authorities' recent release of hundreds of undocumented immigrants because of the impending federal spending cuts.

U.S. military clears F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to fly

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. military cleared the F-35 fighter jet to fly again after the fleet of jets were temporarily grounded.

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole feared dead

(CNN) -- The ground just swallowed him up. A Florida man lying in bed fell into a sinkhole that opened suddenly beneath the bedroom of his suburban Tampa home, calling out to his brother for help as he fell, a fire department spokeswoman said Frid

Las Vegas shooting, crash suspect nabbed week later in L.A.

(CNN) -- One week after an all-too-real scene befitting a movie played out on the famed Las Vegas Strip -- a pre-dawn shooting that sparked a deadly, fiery crash -- the man authorities suspect started it all is finally under arrest.

Police make arrest in death of Mississippi mayoral candidate

(CNN) -- Authorities in Mississippi are being tight-lipped about the death of a mayoral candidate and the arrest of a man found alone in the candidate's damaged SUV.

Bryan-College Station community supporting BFD

It's a tragedy no one will ever forget. On February 15th, Lt. Eric Wallace was killed in the line of duty while battling a blaze near Downtown Bryan.