Voice of Elmo resigns following controversy

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," has resigned from his Sesame Workshop position, the company announced Tuesday.

Investigators to recreate conditions ahead of Texas parade tragedy

In an effort to understand why a truck serving as a parade float crossed in front of a fast-moving locomotive last week -- killing four war veterans on the float -- federal accident investigators on Tuesday will recreate the accident conditions

Pakistani court throws out blasphemy charges against Christian girl

Pakistan-Blasphemy-Girl-3-Image(s) Available (Originally Published: 11/20/2012 1:51 AM) Update 11:20 a.m. -- adds Amnesty Int.

Don't Be A Jerk En Route To Turkey Dinner

(CNN) -- On a clear dry day, driving 55 mph, it takes long-haul trucker Camille Pask the length of three football fields to stop her fully loaded rig.

Egypt Says Israel Will Halt 'Aggression' Within Hours

NEAR THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (CNN) -- Egypt said Tuesday that Israel plans to halt its military action in Gaza within hours. "The travesty of the Israel aggression on Gaza will end in a few hours," Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy said.

Rubio Breaks It Down: Pitbull Is No Eminem

Since winning his U.S. Senate seat in 2010, Marco Rubio of Florida has frequently weighed in on immigration, education and the economy.

Idaho Police Make Arrest In Zoo Monkey's Death

Idaho -- Police in Boise, Idaho, said late Monday that they have made an arrest in connection with a break-in at a local zoo and the death of a patas monkey there. Michael J.

Community offers help to recovering family

Hundreds of people yesterday came out to the Hog Creek Icehouse to raise cash and support a local family in need.

Like Marlin, city of Mart now under water boil notice

The city of Mart has issued a water boil notice for those living just outside city limits. A mechanical problem at its water treatment plant is to blame.

Thanksgiving dinner to cost Texans less this year

A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $46.08 this year, marking more than a 5 percent savings over last year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) 2012 Thanksgiving Meal Report.