'Substantial' UCLA damage after pipe break

Hundreds of vehicles waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court possibly warped. Six facilities out of commission, including a student health…

Federal Reserve stays on cruise control

The U.S. economy is strengthening but the Federal Reserve remains in cruise control.

The Fed decided to once again reduce its monthly bond purchases by $10…

Celebs step into Israel-Gaza PR minefield

Zayn Malik


Celebs are using social media accounts, which are essential for building their show business brands, as political platforms that can cause a negative buzz.

Nine popular, but unhealthy restaurant meals

Paige Einstein/CSPI

Warning: These meals are hazardous to your health. Delicious, perhaps, but hazardous.

Ukraine claims rebels planted mines near MH17

Donetsk, Ukraine damage

Raja Razek/CNN

International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday, as Ukrainian…

No hot sauce for Buffalo Wild Wings stock

Football season is around the corner, but one of the country's most popular wing joints isn't promising total domination on the field of spicy deliciousness.…

Gitlow: Legalizing pot is not worth the risk

Back in the 1980s, while attending medical school in New York City, I watched patients remove their oxygen masks so they could smoke cigarettes while in their…

Housing illegal migrant children pits governor against mayor

As Congress debates whether to pass a bill to help deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, government…

Democrats, Republicans argue over Obama lawsuit

The House of Representatives is expected to move one step closer to suing President Barack Obama on Wednesday when it approves a resolution authorizing House…

This is Instagram's answer to Snapchat

If you can't buy them, copy them.

That's the approach Facebook and Instagram are taking with Snapchat, the self-destructing photo- and video-sharing…

Senate votes to start debate on emergency border bill

Immigration debate

Kyung Lah/CNN

The Senate voted on Wednesday to take up a $2.7 billion Democratic spending bill to address the southern border crisis.

Lawmakers voted 63-33 on a procedural…

Ryan meets the press, dodges 2016 questions

Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who is also chairman of the House Budget Committee, is known to glide through the hallways of Capitol Hill with headphones in his…

Obama lambasts Republicans for 'hatin' all the time'



Days before Congress' summer break begins, President Barack Obama used a Wednesday morning speech here to lambast Republicans who are preparing to sue him…

On board the world's newest passenger jet

Takeoff on one of Airbus' new A350WXB test planes is a strangely quiet experience.

Powered by two hulking Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, you'd expect to hear…

George Zimmerman back on 'patrol' in Florida?

George Zimmerman, 7-13-2013

Joe Burbank/Pool

Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was spotted back on patrol this weekend in Central Florida, this time outside a store in DeLand that sells…

'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

Office chairs

For fresh-faced college graduates looking to land that first job, standing out from the crowd is never easy. Matthew Ross did just that.

'The Bachelorette' love letter: Nick Viall makes his case

Andi Dorfman


When it comes to competing on "The Bachelorette," you can't blame a guy for trying.

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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