Court rejects federal government’s 'ludicrous' emergency rule on Red Snapper fishing

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after a federal district judge overturned a federal emergency rule that attempted to punish certain states – Texas, Louisiana and Florida - by shortening the red snapper re

Supreme Court: DNA swab after arrest is legitimate search

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Supreme Court has ruled criminal suspects can be subjected to a police DNA test after arrest -- before trial and conviction -- a privacy-versus-public-safety dispute that could have wide-reaching implications in the rapidly ev

Fort Hood massacre suspect can represent self

An Army judge ruled on Monday that Fort Hood massacre suspect, Army psychiatrist Maj.

Bruno Mars' mother dies of brain aneurysm

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The mother of Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars died of a brain aneurysm in a Honolulu, Hawaii, hospital Saturday, a Mars representative told CNN Sunday. Bernadette Hernandez was 55.

It'll be a girl for Kanye and Kardashian

Sometime in the not-too-distant future, Kanye West can once again break out the leather skirt and the pink Polos he once favored. The rapper and his reality TV star girlfriend, Kim Kardashian, are having a girl.

Parents of girl waiting for transplant ask Sebelius to intervene

The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl waiting for a lung transplant say they have formally asked U.S.

Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy

The sometimes deadly MERS-CoV virus has spread to Italy, the World Health Organization said in statements this weekend.

Africanized bee swarm kills Texas man

A Texas man died after a swarm of Africanized bees disturbed by his tractor attacked, stinging him more than 1,000 times Saturday.

Obama repeats strategy in student loan fight

If at first you succeed, then by all means, try, try again.

IRS controversy turns personal, nasty

An unusually harsh and personal war of words erupted on Sunday, even for the current hyper-partisan atmosphere in Washington, DC, with one of President Obama's top advisers bringing up the 40-year-old criminal record of the Republican congr