Revenge attacks targeting a village in southeast Kenya killed 10 people Thursday, including women and children, the nation's Red Cross said.
Two passenger trains collided in a Swiss town Thursday, injuring 17 people, according to police.
The Chinese newspaper at the center of a censorship storm hit newsstands in the capital Thursday for the first time since journalists went on strike in protest against apparent editorial interference from the government. However, the Southern Weekly was not widely available in southern Guangdong province, where it is published.
We love the glamor of alpine skiing, the glow of tradition, the glitz of stars like Lindsey Vonn, and the gumption of her quest to race the men. But do we love it enough to keep watching when skiing's "dark side" is so much more exciting and dangerous?
The 16-year-old student showed up late to class armed with a 12-gauge shotgun. With the first period half over, the student took direct aim and hit one classmate in the 28-student classroom in the science building of Taft High School in Taft, California, authorities said.
It's not the first time this has happened: Students return to school after a few weeks off, and a few things have changed. Maybe the gym floor got a shine, the new physics teacher arrived - or there's an adult with a gun. As students across the country returned to school this week, some schools implemented new security policies or brought in new personnel. Some are temporary or pilot programs. Others are refreshes of existing plans and training.
A group of former service members who left the military because of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy will get the full separation pay they were denied, according to a recent $2.4 million court settlement.
It apparently takes more than a few good men, according to the U.S. Marine Corps. It takes all kinds of people to support military families, including same-sex spouses of service members.
"No ma'am ... I will not register my weapons." These passionate words from a former Marine sparked an insatiable conversation on CNN.com. Since Joshua Boston posted an open letter to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, dismissing stricter gun control, on CNN iReport, his commentary has received more than 1 million views, almost 30,000 comments and even a response from Feinstein's office. But one response stood out from the rest -- a reaction from another former Marine addressed directly to Boston. Nicolas DiOrio called Boston's letter an "embarrassment to those who've served."
Lawyers for former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted on multiple counts of child sex abuse, argued a motion for a new trial Thursday.
As an experienced ferry boat captain steered his vessel across the Hudson River toward a Lower Manhattan pier, two diesel engines shut off while he frantically tried to avoid a crash, federal investigators said Thursday. The 36-year-old skipper said the commuter vessel's "reverse thrust control" did not respond as it careened toward Manhattan's Pier 11, near Wall Street, with 326 passengers aboard, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The federal agency is investigating what caused the Wednesday morning crash that left 85 people injured, including one in critical condition.
A coiffed pooch mistaken for a lion's cub is causing quite an uproar in Virginia. Charles the dog was frolicking down the streets in Norfolk, minding his own business, when panicked passers-by started calling 911.