The International Olympic Committee is not issuing a blanket ban on the Russian Olympic team and will instead leave the decision up to individual sports federations, according to a statement released. CNN's Clare Sebastian reports.
Thousands of homes have been evacuated as two massive wildfires rage in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities say a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames
Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention
The Next Generation Action Network has held more than 50 protests against police brutality since the group was founded in August 2014 after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
With limited animal cruelty laws, there are barely 20 states in the U.S. with rules against leaving animals in hot vehicles. Keleigh Nealon (@keleighnealon) has the story.
Skeletal remains found in northern Ohio have been identified as those of a young woman who vanished 18 years ago while acting as an informant for police in a drug case
Police say the mother of a woman whose remains led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains strewn along Long Island's Gilgo Beach was found dead in her apartment
U.S. President Barack Obama says the dark vision of America cast by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doesn't mesh with reality. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Missouri's candidates in a hotly contested Republican governor's primary are promising decisive action two years after the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson prompted widespread pro
A leading Egyptian Sunni Muslim cleric has warned against the dangers of playing too much of the wildly popular mobile phone application "Pokemon Go," adding to religious voices that have sometimes been sterner in their critique of the game
Sen. Bernie Sanders responds to the leaked DNC emails saying it is an outrage and the head of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be fired.
Activists who protested racial injustice 50 years ago say the country still needs honest dialogue about race _ even if it's uncomfortable for some people to acknowledge that black lives have long been devalued
The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize the officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson
Florida officials hope that a former tanker the length of a football field that is to be sunk off the state's southern coast will become a major scuba diving attraction
Police say the Munich shooter had no ties to terrorism and had psychiatric issues, which should have barred him from getting a gun in Germany.
Thousands of athletes arriving for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could find major plumbing and electrical problems in their rooms at the Athletes Village with the Games opening in just under two weeks