U.S. government moves to ban 'fake pot'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The U.S. government moved on Friday to essentially prohibit the sale or distribution of three synthetic forms of marijuana, also known as "fake pot."

Texas man shoots self to death at NRA 500

A man shot himself to death during the NRA 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, authorities said.

Killeen looks into additional water treatment facilities to meet growing demand for water

With the hot summer months fast approaching, water is going to once again be a valuable resource to have available, especially here in Central Texas.

On North Korea's big day, Kerry underlines conditions for talks

As North Koreans celebrated the birthday on Monday of their country's late founder, U.S.

Police: Student shot 2 women at Virginia community college before being subdued

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, walked in, then opened fire -- wounding two women -- before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities

Ex-Texas justice of the peace charged with making 'terroristic threat'

DALLAS, Texas (CNN) -- A former Kaufman County, Texas, justice of the peace -- whose home, one day ago, was searched by authorities investigating the deaths of two Texas prosecutors -- is under arrest, law officers said Saturday. Eric Williams was

Search for man missing in Washington state avalanche may resume Monday

The search for a missing man who was caught in an avalanche in Washington state over the weekend could resume at first light on Monday, a spokeswoman for the King County Sheriff's Office said. The effort to find Mitch Hungate was suspended indefin

Rare Psalm book may sell for $30 million

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A rare copy of the first book printed in what is now the United States of America may sell for as much as $30 million when it comes up for auction in November, according to Sotheby's.

Gold plunges to two-year low

LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Gold plunged to its lowest level in over two years Monday as a global sell-off in commodities gave new impetus to last week's rout in the precious metal. Monday's broad decline was sparked by slowing growth in China.

Fired Florida officer defends use of 'Trayvon Martin' targets

The Florida police sergeant fired for possessing shooting targets resembling Trayvon Martin defended himself Sunday and said the targets were meant to be used as training aids for "no-shoot" situations.