Human traffic: Africa's lost boys

It has been a starting point for some of the world's top soccer players.

Pope Francis to wash youths' feet at detention center

Pope Francis will wash the feet of 12 prisoners at a youth detention center in Rome as part of a Holy Thursday Mass ahead of Easter, the Vatican said.

Zuma urges world to pray for hospitalized Nelson Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) -- South Africa appealed to the world Thursday to pray for former President Nelson Mandela, who was readmitted to a hospital overnight for a recurring lung infection.

Five justices appear receptive to gutting Defense of Marriage Act

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A majority of justices raised questions in oral arguments Wednesday about the federal Defense of Marriage Act, indicating the Supreme Court may strike down a key part of the law that denies legally married same-sex couples the sam

Ashley Judd won't run for Senate

Actress and Democrat Ashley Judd, who was openly considering challenging Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014, announced Wednesday she was "currently unable" to run for public office.

New details: Loughner's parents took gun, disabled car to keep him home

Jared Loughner's behavior was so disturbing that his father confiscated his shotgun and took to disabling his car every night to keep him home in the months leading up to an Arizona shooting rampage that left six people dead, according to i

Woman arrested, accused of buying gun used to kill Colorado prison chief

A 22-year-old woman is accused of buying the gun used to kill Colorado prison chief Tom Clements last week and funneling the weapon to the alleged shooter.

George Zimmerman's brother apologizes for offensive tweets

Robert Zimmerman Jr., the brother of the man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, apologized for his controversial and offensive tweets. In one, Zimmerman juxtaposed a photograph of Martin with one of 17-year-old De'Marquise Elkins, one

Massive landslide threatens Washington state homes

A massive landslide in Washington has destroyed one home and threatens more than a dozen others, an official and CNN affiliates in the Seattle area reported Wednesday.

A&M, GlaxoSmithKline partnership big boost to economy

The A&M-GlaxoSmithKline partnership is a game changer in a number of ways.