500 migrants feared dead in boat sinking

Witnesses say as many as 500 migrants died in the Mediterranean Sea when their boat was intentionally sunk by people traffickers, the International…

US courts allies, strikes ISIS near Baghdad

Kurdish soldiers fire at ISIS

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

As world leaders struggled to come up with strategies to combat the threat from ISIS, U.S. military aircraft targeted one of the Islamist militant group's…

UPS plans huge boost in holiday hiring

UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work.

The parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees this…

Inside the U.S. president's kitchen

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen -- or so the saying goes.

But in the pressure cooker atmosphere of the White House, where world-changing…

World's first 3-D printed car takes test drive

3-D printed car


In a matter of two days, history was made at Chicago's McCormick Place, as the world's first 3-D printed electric car -- named Strati, Italian for "layers"--…

'Central Perk' opens for 'Friends' 20th anniversary

Central Perk pop-up shop


They're the "Friends" who needed no invitation, and for 10 years, viewers welcomed them into their homes, making Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Chandler, Joey and…

Landmark deal brings Ukraine closer to EU

EU flags, European Union flags

Wes Little/CNN

Ukraine and the European Union ratified a political and economic agreement Tuesday, in a step leaders hailed as a "historic moment."

United attendants can get up to $100K to leave job

United Airlines

Courtesy United Airlines

United Airlines is about to make some of its flight attendants very happy on their way out the door. The airline and the flight attendants' union have agreed…

Alibaba lifts IPO price range to $66 to $68

The word in financial circles is that Alibaba's upcoming IPO is heavily in demand. Today that speculation was backed up by the numbers.

Alibaba increased its…

Who would get Roger Goodell's job?

Roger Goodell


If public pressure forces Roger Goodell to resign, sources in the industry tell CNNMoney it's unlikely the owners would turn to an outsider to take his place.

Democrats hit Scott Brown with tough ad

A new political ad against Republican Scott Brown could easily have been an attack ad against Mitt Romney in 2012.

One of the toughest spots to hit Brown this…

Why you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice latte


The Wall Street Journal labeled it a "Halloween horror story." The Internet called it something else: a "pumpkin panic."

UK party leaders promise Scotland new powers

Scotland independence vote


The three main UK party leaders gave a joint promise Tuesday that Scotland will get extra powers if it opts to stay part of the United Kingdom in a landmark…

CoverGirl ad attacked by NFL protesters

Cover Girl ad domestic violence


Activists have hijacked a CoverGirl ad campaign intended for female NFL fans in order to protest the league's mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic violence…

When pregnancy makes you violently ill

Hannah and Jessica Jackson

Courtesy Jessica Jackson

"What, are you insane?" That seems to be the response I get most from friends and family members when I tell them that I'd like another child one day. They…

5 things to know for your New Day -- Sept. 16

The U.S. opens a new front against ISIS. Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson can play this week despite a child abuse charge. And the U2-Apple promotion…

To spank or not spank?

Adrian Peterson


The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal…

"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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