Grief, solidarity after 'deadliest day' for Houston firefighters

HOUSTON (CNN) -- When Joshua Gandara heard his cousin, Houston firefighter Robert Bebee, had died suddenly, he instinctively knew why. "I knew (he was) saving somebody," Gandara said. "That's him. ... He always put people first, before him.

At least 112 killed in China plant fire

An early morning fire at a poultry processing plant in northeast China killed at least 112 people, state-run Xinhua news agency said. Another 54 workers were injured.

Reward increased for TX 'Most Wanted Sex Offender'

The reward for Mark Steven Bauman, 52, a Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.

Is pork a national security asset?

 Is America's pig supply a critical national security asset? That's a question being raised by the planned $5 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International.

Schumer thinks immigration bill will pass by July 4

 Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, part of the bipartisan "Gang of Eight" on immigration reform, predicted Sunday that the Senate will pass his group's bill by July 4.

Swimmer swept over Yosemite waterfall

Park rangers spent Sunday searching for a teenage swimmer who was swept over a nearly 600-foot waterfall in California's Yosemite National Park over the weekend.

IRS faces new battle on overspending

The Internal Revenue Service is playing defense on a new front: excess spending on conferences.

Tree-climbing bear shot near Boston

Massachusetts wildlife officials shot and killed an adolescent black bear that climbed a tree in a Boston suburb Sunday after attempts to tranquilize the animal failed, state officials said.

Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy

 The sometimes deadly MERS-CoV virus has spread to Italy, the World Health Organization said in statements this weekend.

SILVER ALERT: Police need help locating missing Lufkin man

The Lufkin Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety have issued a Silver Alert for Arthur Henry Foster of Lufkin.