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Chelsea Clinton's mother (-in-law) considering bid for office

(CNN) -- Former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky has emerged as a possible candidate for Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District, a seat currently held by Rep.

Nine dead in China bird flu outbreak, officials probe family 'clusters'

HONG KONG (CNN) -- Two more people have died from a rare strain of bird flu in China, as health officials investigate possible cases of transmission between family members. The latest fatalities occurred in Anhui and Jiangsu provinces -- both in e

Northeast Asia on edge ahead of possible North Korean missile test

Countries in northeast Asia remained on edge Wednesday amid warnings from U.S. and South Korean officials that North Korea could carry out a missile test at any point.

Payments coming for borrowers in $3.6B foreclosure settlement

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Were you going through the foreclosure process in 2009 or 2010? Well, even if you didn't end up losing your home, you might have some money coming to you.

Tycoon donates Cubist treasure trove to New York's Met museum

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A leading philanthropist and cosmetics tycoon plans to donate 78 Cubist works to the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, a gift described by the institution as "truly transformational."

Jewish scrolls burned in potential hate crime

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Police have identified a suspect in a string of potential hate crimes in New York in which 12 mezuzahs were set ablaze as they hung on door frames outside Jews' homes. According to the NYPD, the suspect is wanted for setting fire

State files suit against florist for refusing to sell flowers for gay wedding

Olympia, WA (KCPQ) -- State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a consumer protection lawsuit Tuesday against Arlene's Flowers and Gifts of Richland, Wash., for refusing to provide wedding flowers for a same-sex marriage ceremony.

Couple jailed after allegedly abducting their children, fleeing to Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) -- An American couple who allegedly kidnapped their two sons and sailed to Havana last week sat in a Florida jail Wednesday after Cuba hastily handed them over to U.S. officials.

PD: Fear of HIV drives AZ man to kill wife, son

Goodyear, AZ (KPHO) -- A Goodyear man is charged with two counts of first-degree murder after police said he admitted to stabbing his wife and 27-year-old son to death.

Woman found dead on subway tracks identified by police

WPIX -- Police have identified the body found inside the New York City subway system Sunday as a young Park Slope woman. Family members confirmed to PIX11 that the dead woman was Emily Singleton, 22, of Park Slope. Singleton had been hanging out