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By Michael Pearson, Holly Yan and Joe Sutton CNN (CNN) -- The rains may have stopped in South Carolina, but the danger and the work to rebuild are far from over. "I believe that things will get worse before they get better," Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin told reporters Monday. "...
By Mariano Castillo and Kevin Conlon CNN (CNN) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is focusing on the search for survivors after concluding the missing cargo ship El Faro sank at its last known location with Hurricane Joaquin bearing down on it. Ninety-six hours after the cargo ship lost...
Preliminary information indicates 10 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a gunman opened fire at Oregon's Umpqua Community College on Thursday, said Oregon State Police spokesman Bill Fugate. The Douglas County Sheriff's department confirmed the shooter is...
(CNN) -- Potentially life-giving water still flows across the ancient surface of Mars from time to time, NASA scientists said Monday in revealing a potential breakthrough in both the search for life beyond Earth and human hopes to one day travel there. While the discovery doesn'...
(CNN) -- The sun, the Earth and the moon lined up in a row to put on a light show in Sunday's night sky, and people around the world looked up to watch the lunar eclipse. It was a special one for at least two reasons. First, this moon was a supermoon. It happened to be at...
(CNN) -- The death toll from Thursday's stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has risen to 717 and the number of injured has reached 805, state-run Al-Ekbariyah TV reported, citing Saudi civil defense officials. Pilgrims were walking toward the largest of the pillars...
(CNN) -- Yogi Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher who in his 17 seasons for the New York Yankees helped the team win 10 World Series championships, has died. He was 90. His death was confirmed to CNN by the Yogi Berra Museum.
(CNN) -- At some point during the intense daylong manhunt to apprehend him, Shannon Lamb spoke with police and told them he wasn't going to go to jail. When officers finally caught up to him late Monday night, he made good on his threat, police said: he pulled out a gun and...
(CNN) -- The man suspected in the weekend shooting death of a Kentucky state trooper has been shot and killed, law enforcement said Monday. Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks was hiding about 2 miles from where he shot and killed Trooper Cameron Ponder, according to Trooper Jay Thomas...