National News + World News

The pope said what? Six stunners from Francis

Pope Francis has encouraged his flock of 1 billion Catholics not to be "starched Christians" who chat about theology over tea. He's been taking his own advice. Since his election in March, Francis has shown a penchant for delivering blunt and u

With ESPN out, is 3-D TV dead?

Three or four years ago, it was supposed to be the next big thing in consumer tech: the magic of 3-D, right in your living room.

Airbus sends first A350 XWB into the sky

Aviation enthusiasts around the world had their eyes on France on Friday morning, eager to catch the long-awaited inaugural flight of the Airbus A350 XWB. The aircraft took off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at around 10 a.m.

Mother pleads for information on her missing baby

The mother of a 9-month-old New York baby who was last seen two weeks ago wearing only a diaper pleaded Thursday for someone to come forward with information.

Packed restaurant deck collapses into Florida bay

One moment, dozens of sports bar patrons were cheering the Miami Heat as they watched the NBA finals on a deck above South Florida's Biscayne Bay on Thursday night.

Salute the American flag!

(CNN) — Get ready to salute! The U.S. observes Flag Day on Friday. The first flag day was observed in Hartford, Connecticut on June 14th, 1861.

Guess who's back at Fox?

Former Alaska Gov.

Police: Four fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide at St. Louis business

A shooting at a St. Louis business Thursday that left four people dead appears to be a murder-suicide, a police official said.

Recovered diary gives rare view into Third Reich

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It was a mystery for nearly 70 years: What happened to Nazi Party leader Alfred Rosenberg's diary, a valuable document with insights into the Third Reich? Rosenberg was the party's chief ideologue and became a confidante of Ado

Official who inspected collapsed Philadelphia building kills self

The inspector of a downtown building that collapsed last week has killed himself, city officials said Thursday.