Susan Rice to replace Donilon as national security adviser

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will replace Tom Donilon as President Barack Obama's national security adviser, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

First lady clashes with protester; threatens to leave event

First lady Michelle Obama had a rare run-in with an audience heckler Tuesday during a fund-raising event in Washington for the Democratic National Committee. The outburst from the crowd distracted Obama from her prepared remarks, prompting her to

Rutgers president's chief of staff named in age-bias lawsuit

Yet another top Rutgers University staffer has come under scrutiny, this time for being named in an age discrimination lawsuit involving three former employees. Gregory S. Jackson, who was appointed by Rutgers President Robert S.

Rivers recede in wake of Missouri levee breaches

WEST ALTON, Missouri (CNN) -- Residents of communities north of St.

DEA: Suburban mom by day, pot grower by night

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The mother of two would often drive back and forth between her suburban Scarsdale, New York, home and the bleak-looking, one-story brick warehouse in Queens. Sometimes, she drove the route in her Mercedes SUV.

Report: Some 20 baseball players may face suspension in doping scandal

Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according to an ESPN report.

Glimmer of hope for critically endangered butterfly in Florida

At his version of an ICU unit, Jaret Daniels pays extraordinary attention to his young charges. Each of the creatures is kept in its own plastic cup, isolated to prevent the spread of disease. Not just any food will do.

Frozen fruit linked to hepatitis A recalled

Townsend Farms is recalling bags of a frozen fruit mix commonly used in smoothies because they could be contaminated with the hepatitis A virus, the company said in a statement.

Giant lizard named for Jim Morrison tells tale of climate change

To get through the long, tedious hours sitting in the fossil archives at the University of California-Berkeley, Jason Head would listen to the hypnotic sounds of The Doors.

Possible World-Record Shark Caught Off SoCal

Huntington Beach (Kellan Connor) -- A group of fishermen may have broken a world record with a huge shark caught off the coast of Huntington Beach. A fisherman named Jason Johnston, from Mesquite, Texas, chartered a boat out of Huntington Beach on