Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

Jim Young/Reuters

What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama announced an executive action Thursday that implements major changes to the country's immigration policies. Click on to find out more about the changes.

Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

Celebrities who have adopted

We often hear the names Angelina Jolie and Madonna when it comes to celebrity adoptions, but several other stars have adopted children, too. In honor of National Adoption Day on Saturday, here's a look at some of them.

©iStockphoto.com/(MsSponge)

Boost your immunity -- naturally

Cold and flu season is here. Find out how you can naturally boost your immunity and keep those germs away.

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Celebrities who are out and proud

Country star Ty Herndon See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

CPSC

Graco stroller recall in pictures

Graco has recalled 11 of its strollers due to fingertip amputation hazards. Check out which models are affected.

New York State Police

Historic snowfall buries parts of New York

Areas of upstate New York are buried under more than 6 feet of snow -- and more is on its way.

Jason Reed/Reuters

Immigration in America: A history

With the president set to unveil a major immigration plan tonight, look back at the tumultuous history of this issue in America.

Stephen Dunn/FoxCT

States with the coldest winters

Much of the nation is shivering under a blast of arctic air. But where are winters the coldest?

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Miley Cyrus through the years

With the twerking aficionado formerly known as Hannah Montana celebrating her 22nd birthday on Nov. 23, join us for a look back at Miley Cyrus' career so far.

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Deadly school shootings in U.S. history

Look back at major school shootings in U.S. history.

Bård Edlund/CNNMoney

Store closings in 2014

Staples says it's closing 170 stores, the latest in a slew of store closings in 2014.

REUTERS

Meet People's new 'Sexiest Man Alive'

Actor Chris Hemsworth is People's new "Sexiest Man Alive." Take a look at other past winners.

Stephanie Elam/CNN

States with the most undocumented immigrants

The immigration debate is heating up again. Find out which states are home to the most undocumented immigrants, according to the latest data available.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

They started as cheerleaders

We take a look at some well-known public figures who were cheerleaders.

iSebastian/iStock

Oxford's 2014 words of the year

Check out this year's word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, as well as other contenders and past winners.

Montgomery County Sheriff Office

NFL players in trouble with the law

Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the rest of the NFL season over his child abuse case. Take a look at a list of some of the more prominent NFL athletes who have had legal run-ins.

iStock

10 big sugar shockers

Sugar is in just about everything these days, but these 10 foods are truly sugar shockers.

NBC Productions

Where are 'Saved by the Bell' stars today?

With Dennis Haskins, better known as Mr. Belding, everybody's favorite TV principal, turning 64 on Tuesday, what better time to check in with him and his "Saved by the Bell" co-stars?

Reuters

States with the most homeless children

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high of 2.5 million. Find out where kids are suffering most.

Kassig family

Americans detained abroad

U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig is the latest hostage to be beheaded by the militant group ISIS. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad and their fates.

REUTERS/San Lorenzo soccer club/Handout

12 things to know about Pope Francis

Pope Francis will make his first trip to the United States as pontiff next September. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.

iStock

Little known origins of common household items

Have you ever thought about where aluminum foil came from? How about pizza boxes? Take a look at the little known origins of common household items.

Courtesy of BaconBros.com

Celebrities who have been in bands

For some musically inclined celebrities, playing music goes way beyond merely being a hobby.

Charles Howells/Universal Music

Famous celebrity feuds

From Lorde and Diplo to Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber, check out some of the most notable celebrity feuds.

Stringer/Reuters

Who is ISIS?

Analysts tell CNN it is too early to say ISIS has "peaked," but the first signs are emerging that a combination of coalition airstrikes and more assertive Iraqi and Kurdish forces are forcing ISIS to change its behavior. Learn more about the group.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Famous first tweets

Singer Garth Brooks joined Twitter this week. Check out what he had to say and other famous first tweets.

Mike Segar/Reuters

Affordable Care Act 2.0: What you need to know

Starting Nov. 15, consumers who currently have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's federal or state online marketplaces can re-enroll or sign up for the first time. Take a look at what you need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

Twitter

20 smartest celebrities on Twitter

Rev Run of the legendary rap trio Run DMC turns 50 today. He's also among the smartest celebrities on Twitter, according to a new (and very tongue-in-cheek) analysis.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

All in the family: Celebrity siblings

Some family trees are lucky enough to have not only one celebrity, but several. Take a look at some famous celebrity siblings.

istock

Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

iStock

States with the most job growth

With hiring up and unemployment continuing to fall, find out which states have the most potential for job growth in the next year.

China News

Weirdest Guinness world records

From the most people wearing sunglasses at the same time to the world's largest pillow fight, take a look at some of the weirdest world records.

Kevin Kolczynski/Reuters

Most ridiculous celebrity name changes

Happy 35th birthday to ex-NBA player Metta World Peace, who recently changed his name again to The Panda's Friend. Check out these other ridiculous celebrity name changes.

Fred Prouser/Reuters

Celeb roommates before they were stars

Even celebrities had to start out somewhere while waiting for that big break, and in some cases that meant rooming with fellow struggling artists bound to also make it big.

ESA/ATG Medialab

The Rosetta comet mission in pictures

Take a look at the European Space Agency's historic mission to land a spaceraft on the surface of a comet.

CNN

Celebrity breakups of 2014

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2014.

SXC

10 most popular pizza toppings

Today is National Pizza With Everything Day! Check out Americans' favorite pizza toppings.

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

Thanksgiving hours for major retailers

Black Friday is nearly here, although it should be more like "Black Thanksgiving" this year. Check out store hours and the history behind America's shopping "holiday."

iStock

Coldest U.S. temperatures on record

Much of the country is shivering under record-breaking cold. But temperatures are still nowhere near the coldest on record.

Warner Bros. Records

Songs you won't believe are 30 years old

Thirty years ago saw the release of some iconic albums, including Madonna's "Like a Virgin," which was released on Nov. 12, 1984. Check out the best-selling hits from that year.

Brian Snyder/Reuters

Nation remembers vets on Veterans Day

The nation paused Tuesday to honor and remember those who have served our country in Veterans Day ceremonies across America.

Veterans Day: By the numbers

It's Veterans Day. Take a look at some facts and figures about veterans taken from the most recent U.S. Census, which is based on data collected in 2010.

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Look back: South Korea ferry disaster

The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry who leapt to safety while hundreds of students died was sentenced to 36 years in prison today. Take a look back at images from the disaster.

iStock

Best employers for veterans

Today is Veterans Day. What makes an employer a top company for our country's servicemen and women? Click to find out.

Warner Bros./IMAX

Celebrities who served in the military

Many celebrities have served in the military over the years. In honor of Veterans Day, take a look at who served in what branch.

CNN

America's Ebola patients

Dr. Craig Spencer is now Ebola-free and will be released from a New York City hospital Tuesday morning. Learn more about him and America's other Ebola patients.

8 tips to avoid winter driving wrecks

As the first winter storm of the season hits large parts of the U.S., brush up on your winter driving know-how. Here's how to stay out of trouble when road conditions become icy.

Karen Barefoot/SXC

Where vets can get freebies on Veterans Day

Businesses across the nation are thanking veterans with freebies on Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11.  Check out the deals active and retired military members can get this year.

Uberphotos/iStock

What to eat when you're sick

Cold and flu season is shifting into high gear. Find out what foods you should eat when you're sick to feel better.

Steve Marcus / Reuters

Country music's hottest divas

Miranda Lambert, who turns 31 on Monday, is just one of the many hot country divas who have added some sizzle to country music. Take a look at Lambert and some of her fellow female country stars.

CNN

Americans detained in North Korea released

Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, two Americans who were being held in North Korea, were released Saturday. Learn more about the three Americans most recently detained in North Korea.

iStock Image

Going broke: Bankrupt municipalities

A federal judge on Friday approved Detroit's 16-month-long plan to emerge from the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, WDIV reported. Take a look at all the U.S. cities that have gone broke.

Ridiculous 911 calls

Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

www.justice.gov

Faces of Obama's cabinet

Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, is expected to be President Barack Obama's pick for attorney general, U.S. officials briefed on the matter told CNN. Take a look at other faces in President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

iStock

States with the lowest jobless rates

The nation's unemployment rate dropped again in October to 5.8 percent. Check out which states have the lowest unemployment rates as of September.

John Javellana/CARE

Tacloban, Philippines, one year after Typhoon Haiyan

It's been one year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Take a look at some images of Tacloban then and now.

Mark Angeles/Coldwell Banker

America's most expensive home for sale

A massive Beverly Hills, California, estate with its own entertainment complex, 27-car garage and vineyard has hit the market with a record breaking listing price of $195 million. That makes it the most expensive home listing in the United States, according to Coldwell Banker.

iStock Image

Best jobs that don't require a degree

These great jobs in fast-growing industries are available even if you don't have a bachelor's degree.

Paramount Television

Where are 'The Brady Bunch' stars now?

With Christopher Knight, better known as Peter Brady, celebrating his 57th birthday on Friday, what better time to check in with the stars of "The Brady Bunch"?

Enrique Castro-Mendivil / Reuters

Same-sex marriage by state

A St. Louis circuit judge ruled on Wednesday that Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The decision comes a day after a federal judge ruled that neighboring Kansas also was violating the U.S. Constitution by refusing to allow same-sex marriages. Here's a look at the path same-sex marriage has taken across the country.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Child stars gone wrong

According to TMZ, Amanda Bynes's parents will "file legal docs in the next few days handing over the conservatorship over their daughter to someone else," therefore ending their legal involvement in the life of their former-child-star daughter who has had multiple run-ins with the law over the past few years. But Bynes is just one of many child stars who have found early success a hard act to follow and struggled with the transition to adulthood.

iStock / Hofmeester

Weirdest craft beer flavors

Anheuser-Busch announced it has signed a deal to buy Oregon craft brewer 10 Barrel Brewing Co. as part of an ongoing effort to get a foothold in the small but fast-growing market for craft beer. Take a look at some of the quirkiest, spiciest, sweetest or most unusual beers brewed in craft breweries all over America.

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Shocking celebrity memoirs

In Jennifer Lopez's recently released memoir "True Love" she details feeling mentally, emotionally and verbally abused in past relationships. Take a look at other shocking celebrity memoirs.

Celebrities involved in murder cases

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is the latest celebrity to be caught up in a murder case.

The Heart Truth

Models turned actors

Rebecca Romijn, who celebrates her 42nd birthday on Thursday, is one of many models who have tried their hand at acting. Join us for a look at her and other models who act.

iStock Image

North America's best ski resorts

Planning a winter getaway? Check out Ski magazine's list of the best ski resorts in North America.

Stephen Hird/Reuters

Unusual celebrity baby names

What do the words Wyatt Isabelle and North West have in common? They're both unusual names given to the children of famous celebrities -- and they're not alone.

REUTERS/Luca Zennaro/Pool

World's most powerful people

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

SXC

State-by-state look at marijuana laws

Marijuana is now legal in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C. Take a look at which other states allow recreational and medical marijuana use.

John Sommers/ Reuters

2014 midterm election highlights

Republicans captured majority control of the Senate on Tuesday night, and now have control of congress. Here's a look at the 2014 midterm election's biggest winners and losers.

Patrick Fallon/Reuters

Guess the celebrity mustache

In honor of "Movember," see how many of these celebrities you can identify by their mustaches.

Zsuzsanna Kilian/SXC

States with the most smokers

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Find out where people still smoke the most in the United States.

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Voters nationwide cast Election Day ballots

Voters across the country headed to the polls Tuesday to decide a slew of governor's races and, among other things, control of the U.S. Senate.

Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Pool

What to know: Pistorius verdict

South African prosecutors have appealed Oscar Pistorius' verdict and sentence, hoping to convict him of a more serious charge or make him serve more time in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend. Learn more about the verdict in the Pistorius case.

REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini

Remains of final Costa Concordia victim recovered

Authorities have recovered the remains of the final victim in the Costa Concordia wreck. The ship turned on its side after striking rocks off the Italian island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2012. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

Bob Kovach/CNN

Things more hated than Congress

What's more hated than Congress in America right now? Not much, but there are a few things.

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

PETA's sexiest celebrity vegetarians

With November being World Vegan Month, check out PETA's choices over the years for the sexiest celebrity vegetarians.

Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Celebrities who have run marathons

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki is just the latest celebrity to try her hand at running a marathon, finishing the New York City Marathon over the weekend. Check out her and some other stars who have run marathons.

REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

New York's ground zero through time

One World Trade Center is officially open for business. Take a look at the World Trade Center site through time, from the construction of the Twin Towers to the opening of the new centerpiece on the site.

Courtesy of The Strong

2014 National Toy Hall of Fame finalists

Contenders include American Girl, Operation, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony and more. See all 12 finalists here.

Mike Segar/Reuters

Best deals in November

Which items should you buy in November, and which sales should you keep waiting for?

Siebbi/Wikimedia Commons

Celebrities with November birthdays

If you're celebrating your birthday in November, click on to see which celebrities share your big day.

Columbia Pictures Television

Where are 'Married... with Children' stars today?

With Christina Applegate celebrating her 43rd birthday on Nov. 25, join us for a look at where she and her "Married… with Children" co-stars are today.

Disasters in spaceflight

The crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo is just one example of space disasters through the years.

CNN

Famous manhunts in U.S. history

The successful hunt for accused cop killer Eric Frein joins the ranks of other high-profile manhunts in U.S. history.

istock

Daylight saving time explained

Daylight saving time ends this weekend. What's behind the tradition of turning our clocks back each fall?

SXC

Preserving your Halloween candy

Keep your Halloween candy alive long after the ghouls and goblins have been laid to rest.

iStockphoto.com/(PinkTag)

Halloween: By the numbers

Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year. Check out some other surprising numbers behind this ghoulish holiday.

Fred Prouser/Reuters

Celebs go Halloween trick-or-treating too

Celebrities like Heidi Klum, Cher and Paris Hilton aren't going to let the kids have all the fun on Halloween.

REUTERS

World Series celebration turns violent

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 last night to win the 2014 World Series, but the night's celebration quickly turned violent. Take a look at images of the chaotic scene in San Francisco.

Marco Garcia/Reuters

Lava creeps close to Hawaii homes

A 2,000-degree river of lava may swallow a dozen Hawaiian homes in the next day or two -- and there's nothing that can be done to stop it.

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Teen's shooting death sparks protests in Ferguson

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the Police Department, mostly stemming from criticism of the department's handling of Michael Brown's shooting death in August. Take a look at images of the protests surrounding Brown's death.

Mohamad Dabbouss/Reuters

Celebrity New Yorkers

Taylor Swift was recently named New York's first Global Welcome Ambassador for its "Welcome To New York" campaign, a decision that has been met with much controversy, especially from New Yorkers. Take a look at these famous New Yorkers.

Reuters/Lucas Jackson

Foreign celebrities you thought were American

Some celebrities are such a part of American culture, it's easy to forget that they aren't actually American. Take a look at a list of foreign actors you thought were American.

iStock / bns124

What to know about midterm elections

As the 2014 midterm elections approach, learn more facts, key dates and history behind these mid-point elections.

REUTERS

Halloween around the world

With Halloween just around the corner, take a look at how the spooky holiday is celebrated around the world.

Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Celebrities' fears, phobias revealed

Everybody's got something they're afraid of, including your favorite celebrities. With Halloween just around the corner, join us for a look at 30 stars and their fears and phobias.

iStock / tzooka

Common cat myths & misconceptions

It's National Cat Day! Check out these common myths and misconceptions about our feline friends.

12 biggest auto recalls

Potential for a fuel leak and fire, as well as a separate issue impacting vehicle stability systems, are behind two Dodge and Jeep recalls totaling 566,000 vehicles. Take a look back at the biggest auto recalls in America: Take a look at the biggest auto recalls in history.

Advertisement
Advertisement