Boy, 11, receives San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant

An 11-year-old boy has a second chance at life after doctors at Rady Childrens Hospital performed San Diego's first pediatric heart transplant. "Thank you for my new heart," said patient Eric Montano.

Pleasant Surprise: Six Deserving Families in Texas Get New Furniture

Hey, Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean the spirit of giving is gone. Six families in Grapevine were surprised with fully furnished dreams.

What people get wrong about 'American Sniper'

To many viewers on the political right, Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is a patriotic film that celebrates a war hero and doesn't shy away from the truth about the terrorist threat.

Video claims 1 Japanese ISIS hostage killed; new demand made

One of ISIS' two Japanese hostages has been killed after a deadline for ransom passed, and the terror group has issued a new demand for the other's freedom -- a prisoner exchange -- a video posted online Saturday by a known ISIS support

California measles outbreak grows to 68 cases

The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight

The world is closer to doomsday.

Uncle left 9-year-old twins home alone for months, officials say

A pair of 9-year-olds in New Hampshire who were left alone for days at a time over five months in their family's apartment with just ramen noodles to eat and no operable telephone are now safely in the care of their parents, according to a

Eleven rescued as vessel carrying 75,000 gallons of fuel sinks off Hawaii coast

Eleven people were rescued on Thursday after their towing vessel -- carrying 75,000 gallons of diesel fuel -- sank off the coast of Oahu, according to Honolulu Coast Guard.

Cuban diplomats slam U.S. on human rights

Just two days after U.S.

Laser-transformed metal so slick that water bounces off

Water often damages metals, causing rust, wear and decay. Thanks to an innovative laser process, however, metal is getting its revenge. University of Rochester scientists Chunlei Guo and Anatoliy Vorobyev have developed a technique using extr