Strong quake in Pakistan's Balochistan province kills more than 250 people

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- An earthquake in Pakistan, powerful enough to prompt the appearance of a small island off the coast, has killed more than 250 people, Pakistani officials said. The 7.7-magnitude quake struck in a remote, sparsely popul

Questions linger after Nairobi mall attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- Some answers may be revealed in blood-stained halls or deep in the rubble of Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

Santorum: Iranian president a 'fraud'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- There's "no way" President Barack Obama should meet with newly-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United National General Assembly this week, former Sen.

DOT, safety advocates feud over rearview camera recommendation

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The federal government said it will recommend that new cars have rearview video systems -- a move immediately denounced as "insufficient" by safety groups who say the cameras should be mandatory.

A group is painting fake NYC bike lanes in response to ugly cab accident

New York City, NY (WPIX) -- In some parts of the city designated bike lanes are respected. In others, they're a mere suggestion, and on 6th Avenue they are painted on demand. Those are not official markings – but custom jobs, spray-painted on t

How income inequality hurts America

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It's not just income inequality. It's lifespan inequality. And education inequality. And declining economic growth.

Treasury Secretary: Markets too calm about debt ceiling

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says Wall Street should take the looming debt limit more seriously. While stocks have slipped for four consecutive days as investors turn their attention to Washington and the budget debate, the S

Miss Piggy joins Kermit at Smithsonian

Roll out the red carpet: America's favorite prima donna pig is on the way to the Smithsonian.

Four decades later, missing teenage girls' car believed found

They were 17-year-old high school students driving to a party at a gravel pit. Perhaps they took a wrong turn; perhaps there was foul play.

Local healthcare expert explains mandates of Obamacare

The Affordable Healthcare for America Act, or Obamacare as it has come to be known, is a nearly 3,000 page bill. It requires all Americans to have health insurance, and the first day for uninsured to enroll is October 1.