Skull discovered floating in the Leon River, near Gatesville

Gatesville police are investigating the discovery of a skull last weekend, floating in the Leon River.

Chicago airport gets goats

Have you herd? Goats are now scheduled to land at Chicago's O'Hare Airport for a meal and some landscaping.

Dangerous virus newly found in humans diagnosed in France

A newly discovered and potentially deadly virus related to the one that causes the common cold has befallen another victim, this time in France.

Why the Web loves Cleveland hero Charles Ramsey

Its a horrifying tale: Three young women abducted as teens are held captive for nearly a decade, spending some of that time in chains.

World's oldest marathon man, 102, can't imagine life without running shoes

At an age when most pensioners are winding down their lives, Fauja Singh began a new one.

Hawking boycott of conference in Israel sparks controversy

A decision by world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking not to attend a conference in Israel in support of an academic boycott of the country has sparked controversy in Israel and a vitriolic debate online.

Seven killed in Bangladesh garment factory fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CNN) -- At least seven people died in a fire in a clothing factory in Bangladesh's capital late Wednesday, police and the factory's general manager said.

Woman survives after harpoon shooting by husband

A Brazilian woman escaped death by less than an inch after her husband accidentally shot her in the mouth this week with a harpoon, authorities said.

Doomed Libya ambassador: 'We're under attack'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Late on the night of last September 11, U.S.

FAA scraps plan to cut certain overnight tower operations

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Obama administration has reversed a decision to close several dozen air traffic control facilities during overnight hours due to budget pressures, but still is considering plans to shut down a large number of smaller fac