Armed terrorists have been holding as many as 20 hostages at a cafe in a diplomatic zone of Bangladesh's capital for more than eight hours. The standoff followed a gun battle with police that left at least two senior officers dead and 40 people injured. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment, so he raised money and surprised her with 500
Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" after 42 years on public radio
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Local media report that a group of up to nine attackers took hostages inside a restaurant frequented by both locals and foreigners in a diplomatic zone in Bangladesh's capital
A federal monitor says the Albuquerque Police Department has struggled to adequately review use-of-force cases, while the SWAT units are doing a better job of de-escalating stand-offs and other high-stress situations
A new study is saying that not only did the Dinosaurs die from the asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago but 93% of mammals passed as well. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the story.
Democrats want Republicans to allow House votes on Democratic-backed gun control bills, and they haven't ruled out a return to disruptive tactics if they're rebuffed
Mixed messages from Asia - and a reminder of less recent risks - as a survey shows China's economy rebounding in the second quarter, but Japan factory orders at a three-year low. David Pollard reports.
CNN's Jim Acosta reports presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has made a short list of vice presidential candidates and may announce his pick before the Republican convention.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed six stringent gun-control measures, including a requirement that people turn in certain high-capacity magazines and regulations requiring background checks for ammunition sales
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An 80-year-old man who gained fame riding horses around the country saying he's a cowboy helping hungry children has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges in New York City
New evidence coming our way as a result of NASA's New Horizons mission is saying that Pluto has a subsurface ocean. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.