White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

White House file

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The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is…

Missing girl's parents: Please help us

Hannah Graham missing UVA student

Charlottesville Police/WTVR

The father of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham held up his daughter's favorite stuffed rabbit for reporters to see.

It was given to her by…

ISIS drives refugees into Turkey

The multitude of refugees who have arrived in Turkey, fleeing ISIS offensives in Syria, increased to 130,000 on Monday, the UNHCR said.

But the unprecedented…

Why is ISIS taunting the West?

ISIS soldiers


For a while, it seemed that the threat from ISIS was limited to sparsely populated desert regions in the Middle East.

The must-have millionaire water toys?

Gaze across the luxury stalls at this year's Monaco Yacht Show, and you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled upon James Bond's secret gadget lab.


Shared space, where the streets have no rules

The future of urban roads may be one where motorists, pedestrians and cyclists act as one. Spaces where these usually segregated members of the population live…

Penn. manhunt target: Who is Eric Frein?

As far as manhunts go, Eric Matthew Frein is an especially challenging target.

The suspected cop killer has extensive training as a marksman. Police say he's…

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Stock market traders

Emmanuel Tambakakis/CNN

Investor enthusiasm seems to have waned now that the Alibaba IPO has come and gone.

Florida loud music case back to trial


Was it fear for his own life that prompted Michael Dunn to fire 10 shots into an SUV, killing teenager Jordan Davis? Or was it contempt?

MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit



MAVEN has arrived in Mars's orbit after traveling 442 million miles in the course of 10 months to get there.

Celebrating fall foliage around the U.S.

Can you feel the change of seasons in the air?

It's almost time for apple cider, pumpkin picking and leaves changing color.

Autumn days are coming soon. Those…

'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June, Sugar Bear split

June Shannon, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Honey Boo Boo's parents are calling it quits.

June Shannon and Mike Thompson -- a.k.a Mama June and Sugar Bear on the hit TLC reality show "Here Comes Honey…

Mortgages are getting cheaper for rich



For wealthy homebuyers, mortgages are getting cheaper and easier to come by.

Afghan soldiers go missing in Massachusetts

Cape Cod mall in Hyannis

Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall, authorities said. It's the…

Meeting Indian PM Modi: Five observations

Four months ago Narendra Modi emerged as the runaway winner of the world's biggest election in history. It was a surprising, overwhelming mandate for his…

UK hostage's wife begs ISIS to let him go

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with ISIS to release him, describing her husband as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria…

Obamadale: Can Iowa grassroots save Dems?

For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale goes by another name: Obamadale.

The moniker was…

"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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