ACLU issues letter defending woman's right to 'middle finger light display'

Sarah Henderson was told by police to remove Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger, and fined after complaints from neighbors. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says she had every right to put them up.

Four Texans fall 1 number shy of hitting massive jackpot

While Powerball® jackpot winning tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri, four lucky Texans matched five numbers (5–16–22–23–29) but not the Powerball (6) last night to win $1 million each.

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital Thursday after being treated for bronchitis, his spokesman said.

Fountain Hills pastor peddled drugs

Fountain Hills, AZ  -- A Fountain Hills pastor is accused of peddling drugs and Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies worry some of the victims may be children.

With changes, U.S.-based prisons could handle Gitmo detainees, GAO finds

(CNN) -- Federal prisons and Defense Department correctional facilities in the U.S.

Key U.S. official defends use of drones

BOSTON -- In a rare move, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon on Wednesday publicly defended the United States' use of armed drones in the counter-terrorism fight, calling it a "targeted effort." Donilon addressed their controversial deployment

Way out there: U.S. military considered detonating nuclear bomb on the moon

WASHINGTON  -- You could easily skip by it in an archive search: a project titled "A Study of Lunar Research Flights." Its nickname is even more low-brow: "Project A-119."

New York City logs murder-free Monday, police say

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The big news in the Big Apple this week may be what didn't happen.

Copperas Cove middle schooler brings gun to school

A 13-year-old Copperas Cove middle-schooler is in juvenile detention after bringing a gun to school Tuesday. Copperas Cove Sergeant Kevin Keller arrived at S. C. Lee Junior High School at 10:23 am.

Killeen approves $139M water plan

The city of Killeen saw a 40 percent population growth from 2000 to 2010. And as the population rises, the need for adequate water rises too.