World's oldest marathon man, 102, can't imagine life without running shoes

At an age when most pensioners are winding down their lives, Fauja Singh began a new one.

Hawking boycott of conference in Israel sparks controversy

A decision by world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking not to attend a conference in Israel in support of an academic boycott of the country has sparked controversy in Israel and a vitriolic debate online.

Seven killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CNN) -- At least seven people died in a fire in a clothing factory in Bangladesh's capital late Wednesday, police and the factory's general manager said.

Woman survives after harpoon shooting by husband

A Brazilian woman escaped death by less than an inch after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth this week with a harpoon, authorities said.

Doomed Libya ambassador: 'We're under attack'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Late on the night of last September 11, U.S.

FAA scraps plan to cut certain overnight tower operations

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Obama administration has reversed a decision to close several dozen air traffic control facilities during overnight hours due to budget pressures, but still is considering plans to shut down a large number of smaller fac

In Texas, Obama will unveil executive actions on jobs

President Barack Obama will debut two executive actions designed to spur job growth when he visits Austin, Texas, on Thursday, fulfilling a vow he made during his State of the Union address to further bolster American manufacturing.

Death penalty possible after jury convicts Jodi Arias of first-degree murder

A day after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of her ex-boyfriend, Jodi Arias will return to court Thursday to begin a phase that will move her closer to learning whether she will live or die.

Ohio captive to police: Suspect punched me in the stomach until I miscarried

CLEVELAND (CNN) -- One of three women held captive in a Cleveland home said she was pregnant at least five times but was starved and punched until she eventually miscarried, according to an initial incident report obtained by CNN. In conversations

Missing man found after several tips to Temple Police

Mr. Porter has been found. Shortly after the broadcast of Mr. Porter's story by local media, the Temple Police received several tips that lead to the discovery of Porter.