National News + World News

14-month-old baby in stroller falls onto train tracks

Some heart-stopping surveillance video out of Philadelphia. A stroller got away from a mother at a subway station, and the baby ended up on the tracks. The child was strapped in, but her pink blanket went flying.

Tornadoes hit North Texas; 6 dead, dozens injured

Tornadoes ripped through North Texas on Wednesday night, part of a weather system that killed at least six people and injured more than 100 others, officials said.

Police arrest suspect in New Orleans Mother's Day shooting

NEW ORLEANS (CNN) -- New Orleans police said they arrested a suspect in the Mother's Day shooting that left 19 people wounded this week.

Jodi Arias faces possible death penalty after jury's verdict

Jodi Arias could face the death penalty, nearly five years after she stabbed, shot and almost decapitated her ex-boyfriend.

Case against man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz proceeds, judge rules

The murder case will proceed against Pedro Hernandez -- accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, who disappeared on his way to a New York City school bus stop in 1979 -- after a judge on Wednesday denied a motion to dismiss the case, a court official

Planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft in trouble

The future of NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space observatory was in question Wednesday after a part that helps aim the spacecraft stopped working, the U.S. space agency said.

'Angry' Obama announces IRS leader's ouster after conservatives targeted

The nation's top tax collector resigned Wednesday amid controversy over Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups that applied for federal tax-exempt status.

Watt's grandson steals spotlight at Holder hearing

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democratic Congressmen Mel Watt brought his one-year-old grandson to Attorney General Eric Holder's hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

'Angry Birds' movie to arrive in 2016

"Angry Birds" will soon arrive at your local movie theater - and they'll be in 3-D.