Federal investigators called in as Colorado firefighters make progress

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (CNN) -- As hundreds of firefighters began to get the upper hand on a huge blaze near Colorado Springs, Colorado, investigators stepped up their probe into the cause of the most destructive wildfire in the state's

Chen Guangcheng: NYU is forcing me out

Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape from house arrest last year provoked a diplomatic firestorm between Washington and Beijing, said he is being forced to leave New York University over fears his presence there is affect

Woman sentenced to death set to walk free, go shopping with victim's grandson

Paula Cooper was just 16 years old when she became the youngest person on death row in the United States. That was in 1986.

Tampa Bay pitcher struck by line drive released from hospital

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was released from the hospital Sunday, a day after getting struck in the head with a line drive.

Love or country? Immigration law means hard choices for gay couples

Melanie Servetas lived the American dream. She had a six-figure salary as an executive with Wells Fargo, a Jaguar and a three-bedroom house in sunny Southern California.

Plane carrying George W. Bush diverted after smell of smoke

A plane carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville on Saturday night after the pilot reported the smell of smoke.

Cameron Park Zoo moarns African lion Sam Jack

Waco, Texas - Cameron Park Zoo is deeply saddened to announce the death of Sam Jack, a 15 year-old African lion who died Friday, June 14, 2013.

ETX high school basketball coach to become graduate assistant at Baylor

KWKT has confimed with Spring Hill Athletic Director Mark Sartain, Spring Hill varsity head boy's basketball coach, Hunter Taylor, has resigned and will be taking a graduate assistant coaching job at Baylor University.

City considering allowing tattoo shops in downtown Bryan

If you walk down Main Street in downtown Bryan you'll see local shops, bars and restaurants. One business you won't see though?

Judge Osborn denies Major Hasan's Defense of Others defense

In the case of U.S. vs. Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, Col. Tara Osborn ruled that the "defense of others" defense fails as a matter of law.