Waco PD enters burning home, rescues 2 children, parents

Early Tuesday morning, around 12:06 a.m., Waco Patrol Officers discovered a house fire at 1622 North 5th Street.

Judge sets next pre-trial hearing in Hasan court marital for May 9

The next pretrial hearing in the court martial of Major Nidal M. Hasan is set to take place 10 a.m. May 9 at the Lawrence J. Williams Judicial Center at Fort Hood.

Five climbers killed after deadly volcanic ash blast

Five people have been killed after one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes spewed a giant cloud of ash and rocks early Tuesday.

Preliminary charges dropped against Spain's princess

MADRID (CNN) -- Preliminary charges against Spain's Princess Cristina in a financial corruption case will be dropped, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

The tax education of Lauryn Hill: Prison

Lauryn Hill told the judge who sentenced her to prison that she planned to pay her taxes; it was just a question of when.

13 dead in Mexico tanker blast

A speeding tanker truck carrying gas crashed and exploded in a huge fireball along a highway near Mexico City Tuesday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 13 more, a local government official said.

Nun, two others in federal court for nuclear breach

When an elderly nun and two fellow peace activists walked undetected onto one of the nation's most secure nuclear facilities last year, they wanted to call attention to the dangers of nuclear weapons.

Skin color is 'bone-deep'

From the darkest brown to the pastiest white and every shade in between, humans display a tremendous variety of skin colors.

Authorities rule out some potential causes of Texas blast

Investigators have ruled out four potential causes for the fire that led to an explosion at a fertilizer distribution facility in West, Texas, the state fire marshal's office said Monday in a statement.

Cleveland abductions a chilling reminder of 'House of Horrors'

Like Amanda Berry, who ran to freedom Monday after years in captivity, Tonia Carmichael was abducted and held by a male captor not far from her Cleveland home.