NBA player reveals he is gay, 1st openly gay athlete in 4 major US sports

Jason Collins, who played with the NBA's Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay, making him the first openly homosexual athlete in the four major American pro team sports.

Overning shooting leads to 1st murder of the year in Waco

Waco officers responded to a shooting, early Monday morning, at 1301 West Waco Drive, at Eddies Smoke Shop.

'Demand a Vote' march to be held May 13

Texan Gun Rights, Gun Rights Across America, and Dallas-Fort Worth Day of Resistance along with Texas Voters, Law-Abiding Gun Owners, Parents and Concerned Citizens will march together on Monday, May 13, at noon to "DEMAND A VOTE" on

'Disgraceful' decision to end Boston suspect's interrogation, GOP lawmaker says

The decision to read Miranda rights to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the midst of an interrogation was called "disgraceful" Sunday by a leading Republican, who took aim at U.S.

1 World Trade Center will soon be tallest building in Western Hemisphere

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Construction crews at the 16-acre World Trade Center site will bring the final two sections of a 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center on Monday morning.

Dozens hurt in blast at Prague film school

An explosion ripped through a film and TV school building in the Czech capital of Prague while classes were in session Monday morning, injuring dozens of people and prompting evacuations of nearby buildings, city fire officials said.

Dutch queen prepares to hand throne to son

A chapter was closing in Dutch history Monday as Queen Beatrix spent her last full day on the throne after 33 years as the country's monarch. On Tuesday morning Beatrix will abdicate, handing over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who will be t

Increased security at schools after California girl's stabbing death

Students in a Northern California school district head to class Monday morning under increased security after the weekend stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl. Calaveras County sheriff's deputies will be deployed around schools and bus stops. L

Nicki Minaj lands film debut in Cameron Diaz movie

Nicki Minaj is going from music to TV to live-action film. The rapper/singer/"American Idol" judge is in final talks to join a Cameron Diaz comedy called "The Other Woman," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Russia raids group with ties to militant in video posted by Boston bombing suspect

Russian special forces killed two members of a jihadist group in an early morning raid this weekend in the semiautonomous republic of Dagestan, two Russian police sources told CNN on Monday.