Tribe seeks to force NFL Redskins name change

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Barack Obama has weighed in. The pro-football commissioner, has too.

ATF blocks agent's 'Fast and Furious' book

A federal agent's attempt to write a book with an insider's account of "Operation Fast and Furious" is being blocked by superiors because it could have "a negative impact on morale," the American Civil Liberties Union said. John Dodson, an agent w

After interrogation on warship, al Libi's next stop could be U.S. court

Abu Anas al Libi isn't on alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's level, so don't expect the same hullabaloo over U.S. plans to try the Libyan terror suspect on American soil, said CNN senior analyst Jeffrey Toobin.

NASCAR driver inspires others to 'never give up'

Standing on top of the No. 55 Aarons Dream Machine in victory lane, his fists pumping and the confetti flying, Brian Vickers wasn't just celebrating a victory. He wasn't just celebrating breaking a long losing streak.

John Kerry's praise for Bashar al-Assad on chemical weapons destruction raises eyebrows

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It was unusually positive language for a top U.S. official speaking about the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but there was Secretary of State John Kerry giving the Syrian leader a pat on the back.

What it takes to grow a massive prize-winning pumpkin

It's the time of the year when pumpkins are all the rage. The biggier and heavier, all the more to brag about. Across the country, growers trot out their lovingly grown monster pumpkins.

Syria: Chemical weapons team faces many dangers, says U.N. chief Ban

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said in a letter to the U.N.

Wanted man in custody after two-day manhunt ends with tracking dogs

A wanted Central Texas man is now in custody after leading local police on his second manhunt of the year. Teddie Davenport, 45, was found by tracking dogs behind a home in Teague Tuesday afternoon.

Former Bryan Independent School District employee arrested for indecency with a child

A former Bryan Independent School District janitor is accused of inappropriately touching female students while giving them hugs.