'Drinking Mirror' app aims to show how alcohol ages you

(CNN) -- If you're the kind of gal whose "me time" includes a glass or two of wine after work, you might want to consider how those drinks could affect your looks.

Flu picks up steam across the U.S.

(CNN) -- The flu has been spreading fiercely across the United States, with more than half of states reporting widespread activity. The season has started earlier, and cases are more severe than last year, health officials say.

Panicked onlookers dial 911 after mistaking dog for 'baby lion'

(CNN) -- A coiffed pooch mistaken for a lion's cub is causing quite an uproar in Virginia.

Vote for your favorite Monopoly token -- or else!

(CNN) -- Poor pull-string Woody didn't have it this bad in "Toy Story."

Grand jury declines to indict parade float driver in Texas train collision

CNN) -- A grand jury in Texas declined to indict the driver of a parade float involved in a deadly accident with a train during a November 15 parade, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Four people were killed when the flatbed truck driven by Dale Andrew

Outrage over beheading of Sri Lankan woman by Saudi Arabia

(CNN) -- A young Sri Lankan woman has been executed with a sword in a small, dusty town in Saudi Arabia, thousands of miles from the lush jungles and idyllic beaches of the country where she grew up.

Biden's gun panel meets with faith leaders

Washington (CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden and officials on his gun violence committee held an unannounced meeting Wednesday evening with a group of 12 national faith leaders. One theme brought up by several participants was the "moral tragedy"

Jobless claims start 2013 treading water

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Claims for unemployment benefits rose during the first week of 2013, showing little improvement from the start of last year.

3 Kurdish women political activists shot dead in Paris

(CNN) -- Three Kurdish women political activists were found dead with gunshots to the head early Thursday, police in Paris said, in an unexplained act of violence that has shocked the Kurdish community. French Interior Minister Manuel Valls told r

Hundreds of U.S. counties labeled disaster areas due to drought

(CNN) -- The U.S. Agriculture Department cited drought and heat on Wednesday in designating 597 counties in 14 states as primary natural disaster areas.