Obama: Rest of my presidency is for working-class America

GALESBURG, Illinois (CNN) -- President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to focus his energy for the rest of his presidency on the core tenet of his election victories -- equal opportunity for all Americans -- starting with campaign-style speeches on the

House rejects effort to curb NSA phone surveillance


Fort Carson soldiers accused of sexual misconduct involving female minors

Authorities are investigating allegations of sexual misconduct by several soldiers from Fort Carson in Colorado, officials said Wednesday. The allegations involve female minors, they said.

George Zimmerman's heroic act 'not staged,' says attorney

A family helped out of an overturned vehicle by George Zimmerman canceled a news conference Wednesday because of safety concerns, according to Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara, who also insisted the incident wasn't staged. "They were very worried

Man indicted for 2012 Waco murder

A McLennan County Grand Jury has indicted a 25-year-old Chilton man on a murder charge.

78 dead after train derails, splits apart in Spain

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (CNN) -- The train races into view, and in the space of a heartbeat, the cars derail and crash into a wall of concrete, flipping onto their sides and skidding along the track with terrifying speed and force. Security

Texas Rangers turn in results of investigation on former West paramedic

The results of a mental health evaluation, that was ordered for a former West paramedic who was arrested just days after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion, have been turned in to the McLennan County District Attorney's Office.

Bionic fashion: Wearable tech that will turn man into machine by 2015

7:00am: You wake up to a gentle vibration on your arm, you look down and see your wrist-mounted Lark Pro alarm throbbing silently.

War of words between A-Rod and Yankees

Alex Rodriguez is taking his quest to get back on the diamond into his own hands. A representative for Rodriguez said he got a second opinion on a recent quadriceps injury and the doctor who analyzed the MRI says Rodriguez is healthy enough to ret

Former corrections officer charged with sexual misconduct

A Gatesville corrections officer was arrested last Friday on charges that he had a sexual relationship with an inmate.