Man swims 5 hours to get help when boat sinks

A family outing on their sailboat turned dangerous when the boat was swamped and everyone was thrown overboard, but a determined family member swam away to find help, and he found it, five hours later.

National gay blood drive aims to lift donation ban

Activists are organizing the first national gay blood drive Friday in an effort to combat the Food and Drug Administration's ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

College Station PD seeking public's help in locating, identifying grocery store robbers

The College Station Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating or identifying two men who robbed a local grocery store at gunpoint.

Car eating squirrel: South Florida family discovers a vandal with quite an appetite for destruction

Martin County, FL (WPTV) -- A Martin County family living in fear that they were being targeted by vandals discovered that the culprit has quite an appetite. On Sunday morning, Nora Ziegler spotted something on her SUV.

Solving obesity crisis: Strawberries in parking lots

What's better than fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables?

Hunger strike on for 12,000 California inmates

More than 12,000 California prison inmates are now taking part in a hunger strike launched to demand better conditions and a reduction in the use of solitary confinement, corrections officials and organizers said Thursday.

Cops say man stole IDs to fund 17 Disney vacations

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When Alexander Pera, a former manager of a steak house in Lincolnshire, Illinois, was arrested last week, police say he had an unusual motivation for his alleged misdeeds.

After Malala, Pakistan's girls pursue education mission

SWAT, Pakistan (CNN) -- Driving in Pakistan's Swat valley, a region located close to the border with Afghanistan, I can sense the difference immediately. The faces of young children, women and families who walk around seem relaxed.

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3 seriously burned in possible blast in New York's Chinatown

Twelve people were injured, including three seriously, in a fire and partial ceiling collapse at a beauty store in New York City's Chinatown area Thursday afternoon, city fire department spokesman Jim Long said. It wasn't immediately clear what ca