Pennsylvania girl, 5, suspended for talk of 'shooting' a Hello Kitty 'bubble gun'

(CNN) -- A 5-year-old girl chats up classmates while waiting for the bus after school.

Report: Unemployment to rise again in 2013

(CNN) -- A total of 197 million people were without jobs in 2012, with youth being particularly hard hit, and those unemployment figures will increase again this year, according to an International Labor Organization report released Monday.

Obamas party with 30,000 close friends

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- After celebrating his second inauguration with a throng estimated at about 800,000, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the evening at more intimate affairs: 30,000 guests at two inaugural balls. The Obam

Iran holds trial for U.S. pastor held since September

(CNN) -- On Monday, American Saeed Abedini appeared in an Iranian court. The Christian pastor gave the judge a written statement and was questioned by prosecutors and his defense lawyer, whom he only met Monday.

Kevin Bacon talks 'The Following'

(CNN) -- After spending the majority of his 35 years in the biz starring on the big screen, Kevin Bacon says it was his own viewing habits that inspired him to hit the tube.

Debt ceiling poker: The worst bluffers and the biggest 'nits'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As someone who plays professionally, I know a poker game when I see one -- and the current debt ceiling and budget standoff is the biggest poker game going.

Before and after Roe v. Wade

(CNN) -- Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. In a 7-2 ruling on January 22, 1973, the justices declared laws prohibiting abortion violated a woman's constitutional right to privacy.

Democrats gather to re-elect president's pick to run party

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Democratic National Committee is expected to make it official Tuesday, by formally re-electing Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida as DNC chair.

South TX city makes largest synthetic drug bust in its history

It's considered the largest drug seizure of synthetic narcotics in the city of San Juan, but thanks to the San Juan Police those narcotics are now off the street.

Hundreds walk in 17th annual Freedom March in honor of MLK

Hundreds gathered in Bryan earlier today for the 17th annual Freedom March to not only celebrate Dr. King's life and legacy but continue to share his message of equality.