Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at his hotel, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday. Learn more about the three Americans most recently detained in North Korea.
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum sentence of five years for culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last year. He was also given a three-year sentence on a firearms charge, but it was suspended.
On Thursday, the Nigerian government announced a ceasefire agreement that included the release of more than 200 of kidnapped girls. But Boko Haram has remained silent since that announcement -- and continued attacking towns over the weekend. Learn more about this shocking situation and the group behind it.
While the world of celebrities is filled with stories of those who lost their battles against addiction, not all celebrity addictions have an unhappy ending. Here's a look at some stars who have fought addictions and won.
Everybody comes from somewhere, and that includes celebrities. Some even wandered the same high school hallways together back in their hometowns. Take a look at some stars who were high school classmates.
Country singer and guitarist, Glen Campbell, announced in 2011 that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He recently released a video for the final song he'll ever record called "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," which details his struggles with the disease. Take a look at other celebrities who have suffered from Alzheimer’s.
Three decades ago audiences met a zany, Mel Tormé-loving judge and the cast of misfits who paraded through his New York City courtroom. With Harry Anderson celebrating his 62nd birthday on Tuesday, see what he and his "Night Court" co-stars are up to today.
Whatever their reasons, more than a few stars have decided to walk away from their chosen fields only to get the itch and return -- some more than once. Take a look at some celebrities who have "unretired."
Malala Yousafzai was one of two people awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for her struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights. Learn more about the life of this Pakistani teenager who has become a champion for girls' rights to education.
Dairy Queen is the latest company to get hit by a data breach, announcing customer names, payment card numbers and expiration dates were stolen from 395 stores nationwide in August and early September. Take a look at the biggest data breaches of all time.
Audiences got their first taste of "Saturday Night Live" 39 years ago Saturday -- the show first premiered on Oct. 11, 1975. Celebrate "SNL's" anniversary by taking a look at the skits that have been turned into movies during the show's long run.
A new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that New Hampshire is the best state to live in the U.S. for many reasons, one of which is its low crime rate. Take a look at the safest states in America.
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to India's Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for their struggles against the suppression of children and for young people's rights, including the right to education. Take a look at past winners of the coveted award.
With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announcing its nominees for the class of 2015, including first-time finalists Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths and Bill Withers, here are some acts it has overlooked over the years.
Forbes has compiled a list of the world's most valuable sports brands by calculating how much sports figures' endorsement income exceeded the endorsement income earned by their athletic peers during the last year. Take a look at a list of top brands in sports.
Stephen Collins, the actor who played the pastor Eric Camden on the hit show "7th Heaven" is being investigated by police after allegedly confessing to child molestation. Take a look at other celebrities who have fallen from grace.
People throughout the United States early Wednesday had a front-row seat for a lunar eclipse that made the moon look a burnt reddish-orange. The "blood moon," as it's called, was the second of the year.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters are camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.
An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Find out more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease several former NFL pros claim they are now suffering from due to hits on the field.
The singers Sting and Tiffany, who both celebrate birthdays on Thursday, are just two of many celebrities who go by one name. In honor of the singers' birthdays, take a look at other stars who are too big for a last name.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, who has faced intense scrutiny over the Sept. 19 White House security breach, has resigned, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Here's what you should know about the highly secretive agency.