Murder likely an extremist attack
Extremists had threatened to kill Avijit Roy if he came to his native Bangladesh. FULL STORY
Hill fight has rumblings of Boehner coup
House Speaker John Boehner faces a looming threat from conservatives to oust him as speaker, and it's tying his hands on funding the Department of Homeland Security.
Did professor radicalize teens?
At least four Canadian teenagers have gone missing, and the fear is they're on their way to join ISIS. Were they radicalized by a college professor? Paula Newton reports.
Putin critic shot dead
The fatal shooting of former Russian deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov sparked outrage among fellow opposition figures, who speculated that his killing was targeted. FULL STORY
Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar dress found?
The police may have found the missing dress.
100 U.S. troops drop on Germany
DHS gets 7 more days
The House has failed to pass a three-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security. The vote was 203-224. FULL STORY
Volcano grows Japanese island
Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.
Can Christianity survive in Mideast?
Christianity was born in the Middle East, but its ranks there have been declining for decades -- with war and militants accelerating the drop. FULL STORY
Leonard Nimoy, actor, poet, Vulcan, dies
Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, has died, family members say. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | FACTS
Gunman kills 7 in town of 50
Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, gunned down seven people in four homes in the rural community of Tyrone, Missouri, before killing himself, the State Highway Patrol said. FULL STORY
That dress: Why you see blue, she sees white
Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.
What color's the dress? It is ...
Overheard in the CNN newsroom: "Choose your answer wisely. Our friendship hangs in the balance."
Mexico drug lord caught
Mexican authorities have detained Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, federal police told CNN En Español on Friday.
Catwoman comes out
Catwoman has been an arch-nemesis for Batman for 75 years, becoming an antihero over time and spinning off into her own comic book series.
Kanye West apologizes to Beck
Kanye West is on an apology spree.
1,000-pound woman loses over 800 pounds
Mayra Gonzalez has lost over 800 pounds since she lied to prosecutors in 2008, telling them she rolled onto her nephew and killed him, in an effort to protect her sister. The capital murder charges against Gonzalez were dropped and she began a journey to reclaim her health.
Mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet?
CNN's Rachel Crane looks at Ceres, a mysterious dwarf planet, as NASA's Dawn spacecraft closes in.
United to pilots: Fix behaviors now
United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.
Billionaire: I was poster boy for inequality
Imagine an American billionaire who is so callous that he could fly into Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Conference and announce that "America's lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to be adjusted so we have less things and a smaller, better existence." Pretty outrageous, don't you think?
Harrison Ford set for new 'Blade Runner'
Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the "Blade Runner" sequel. "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve is in talks to helm the Alcon Entertainment film.
Why Taylor Swift took viral bikini photo
The '90s: Reliving a decade
Hot rod culture in Texas
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon and others
Raise your hand if you are ready for spring and some warmer weather.
Why do we fat-shame actresses?
In this week's Lisa's Desk episode, Lisa talks about a recent incident involving "Trainwreck" actress Amy Schumer, who is a size 6.
Police chief reveals JonBenét Ramsey details
Mark Beckner, the former Boulder, Colorado police chief who investigated JonBenét Ramsey's death, revealed more than he intended to on Reddit.
The week in 32 photos
Look at me! 23 selfies of the week
Hot rod frenzy
As highly skilled divers, the Badjao can walk along the seafloor
Man creates enormous snow tunnel to his driveway
A Canadian man shoveled a giant snow tunnel from his house to his car. The tunnel has been seen around the world. CNN affiliate CBC News has the story.
Netflix's next big push
Netflix has begun a massive push to expand outside the United States with a splashy third season premiere of 'House of Cards' in London.
Weir: Cannibals, a volcano and a god named John
Wonder in Vanuatu
Go inside an exploding volcano
Bill Weir gets so close to an active volcano that he paid off a witch doctor to ensure his safety. The Wonder List is on CNN Sundays at 10p ET/PT.
Air Force resurrects 'Ghost Rider' from Boneyard
2,500 train cars dumped in sea
Usually dumping metal into the ocean is a bad thing, but for once throwing disused items into the sea is working out for the greater good.
'Top Model' contestant slain
Mirjana Puhar, a recent contestant on "America's Next Top Model," was found dead in a triple homicide Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to police reports.
Iran blows up fake USS Nimitz
Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency.
Madonna falls offstage at the Brit Awards
While performing at the Brit Awards in London, Madonna had a cape malfunction and took a tumble off the stage.
Howard: Marriage failure, parenting success
It's a neurological disorder that causes involuntary movements and noises -- known as tics -- but for leading goalkeeper Tim Howard, Tourette's syndrome was the making of him.
Life or death for Jodi Arias?
Rare birth: Baby born encased in amniotic sac
We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a rare feat right out of the womb.
Who built mystery tunnel near sports venue?
A big hole in the ground discovered near a venue for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto has stumped authorities looking into it.
Wife of 'Sniper' knew 'something was up'
After eight days of testimony, the murder trial in the "American Sniper's"death has not answered the question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. FULL STORY
Grumpy TSA agents coming to your airport?
Congress has just 12 days until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and House Speaker John Boehner this weekend said he was "certainly" willing to let that happen.