Immigration plan: A new era of bipartisanship or a political necessity?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- An immigration proposal crafted for months in secret by a high-profile, bipartisan cadre of senators is both a rare moment of simpatico in politics and a matter of political practicality. President Barack Obama, who won re-elec

Beijing choking on thick smog -- again

(CNN) -- Hazardous smog was covering Beijing on Tuesday, reducing visibility to less than 200 meters (200 yards) in parts of Chinese capital while forcing the cancellation of airline flights and the closure of highways, Chinese state media repo

North Korea on Google Maps: Monuments, nuclear complex, gulags

(CNN) -- Ever wondered how to drive from the center of Pyongyang, the showcase capital of North Korea, to Yongbyon, the location of the secretive regime's main nuclear complex?

Pride group: Chick-fil-A doesn't fund most divisive groups

(CNN) -- Chick-fil-A restaurants' philanthropic WinShape Foundation no longer funds the most controversial and politically charged anti-same-sex-marriage groups and has not since 2011, according to Campus Pride, a leading national LGBT camp

Charges dropped against first suspect in college shooting

(CNN) -- All charges have been dropped against the first suspect arrested in connection with last week's shooting at a Texas community college that left three wounded, officials said Monday.

Meal times may affect weight loss success

(CNN) -- Losing weight may not be just about WHAT you eat but WHEN you eat it, according to a new study. Participants in the study who ate a bigger meal later in the day lost less weight than those who ate earlier. Study author Dr.

X Games competitor in critical condition after accident

(CNN) -- A snowmobiler remains in critical condition after an accident at the X Games Aspen, his family said Monday.

Niagara Falls daredevil Wallenda to skywalk over Florida highway

(CNN) -- Daredevil Nik Wallenda will not need a passport for this trip. But just like his historic walk from United States to Canada, across the Niagara Falls, his life will be on the line. Or should we say on the wire.

On Data Privacy Day, Twitter and Google focus on government requests

(CNN) -- In 2009 the U.S government dubbed January 28 "Data Privacy Day." Four years later, it's the government's own actions to obtain personal information that are in the spotlight, thanks to new reports from Google and Twitter.

Gatorade removes controversial ingredient after girl's online petition

(CNN) -- A Mississippi teenager is taking a victory lap after Gatorade announced it will change a minor ingredient in some of its popular sports drinks. Sarah Kavanagh, a fifteen-year-old volleyball player and Gatorade lover, was drinking an orang