Several businesses closed due to traffic accident

Multiple wrecks, due to icy roads, caused by freezing temperatures have proven to be a real problem in Waco Monday morning.

Survivors mark 1-year anniversary of Costa Concordia disaster

A boat's horn bellowed 32 times off the coast of Italy on Sunday, honoring each of the victims who died a year ago when a luxury cruise liner ran aground.

France determined to 'eradicate' terrorism in Mali, official says

As a new round of French military strikes targeted Islamist rebels in Mali on Sunday, both sides of the fight said they were determined to win.

Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, convicted of killings, will be retried

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is serving a life sentence for ordering the deaths of peaceful protesters during the revolution that eventually deposed him, will get a new trial.

Cannon from Revolutionary War found with gunpowder, cannonball in New York

This could have caused a major blast from the past. Workers cleaning a cannon, last fired more than 200 years ago, were shocked to find Friday that it was still loaded with gunpowder, wadding and a cannonball.

Motorcycle rider critically injured in Friday night accident

According to the police report, officers responded to a traffic crash at Highway 84 and Speegleville Road at 11 p.m. Friday night. Officers determined a motorcycle was traveling north on Old Lorena Road, approaching U.S. Highway 84.

French bid to rescue hostage in Somalia fails, leading to soldier's death

French forces swooped into Somalia for a rescue mission under the cover of darkness, leading to a fierce gunbattle with militants who officials fear killed the hostage, a French intelligence commando.

Florida tackling python problem with hunting contest

Burmese pythons have been threatening Florida's ecosystem for years, so the state is turning to the public for help in the form of a hunting contest to cull the population.

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide, relative says

Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who co-founded Reddit and co-wrote the initial specification for RSS, has committed suicide, a relative told CNN Saturday. He was 26.

Attorney in Ohio rape case: move trial, postpone it, close it to public

A defense lawyer in a rape case that has roiled the town of Steubenville, Ohio, officially asked the court Friday for a change of venue.