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Clinton emails: What Obama aides knew

President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state, new records show.

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel had also asked for Clinton's…



Greece does about-face on bailout

Whoa! The Greek government is now ready to sign on to a bailout package it threw out just days ago, but the about-face won't fix the country's crisis any time soon.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wrote to European leaders and the International…


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Mt. Zion AME church burns in South Carolina

With grief and shock from the racist killings in a Charleston church still fresh, a predominantly black house of worship in another South Carolina town burned down late Tuesday.

Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, in the…



Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.


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At least 135 dead in Indonesian plane crash

The crash of a 50-year-old Indonesian Air Force plane that killed at least 135 people has put the health of the Southeast Asian nation's military aircraft under scrutiny.

The C-130 Hercules transport plane slammed into a neighborhood of Medan, a…



Poll: Bush, Trump rising nationally for GOP

With nearly all of the expected 2016 presidential candidates formally in the race, a new CNN/ORC national poll finds two recent entrants to the GOP field on the rise, while Hillary Clinton maintains her position atop the Democratic field, though…



Vandals cut San Francisco area fiber optics

Fiber optic Internet cables in the San Francisco Bay area have been cut so often in the last year that the FBI is joining the investigation.

There have been 11 incidents of severed cables since July 6. The most recent was Tuesday in Alameda,…


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Sweat says he masterminded prison break

David Sweat and Richard Matt didn't just pull off a grandiose prison escape -- they actually did it twice.

And through it all, Sweat was the mastermind -- or at least that's what he's telling investigators, a local district attorney said.

From his…


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Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

The Hood County, Texas, clerk isn't going to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, she said Tuesday, because she has rights.

"I would like to issue a statement that I will not be issuing same-sex marriage licenses due to my religious…



Detectives search for missing Arizona couple

Family members say Michael and Tina Careccia were supposed to be heading to work at a construction company early one Monday morning this month. But they never made it.

Now it's been more than a week since the Arizona couple went missing, and…



Xiaomi's next smartphone target: Brazil

Xiaomi is heading to Brazil to sell its smartphones outside Asia for the first time.

The Beijing-based company introduced its Redmi 2 phone on Tuesday in Sao Paulo, which will go on sale for 499 Brazilian real ($160) on July 7. Xiaomi phones sold in…


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FBI joins search into church burnings

The FBI has joined the investigation into a fire at an AME Church in South Carolina. At least six black churches have caught fire since the shootings in Charleston two weeks ago.


Fire guts neighborhood in Washington state

Residents are picking through the charred remains of their homes as officials say 29 homes and one building were destroyed in Wenatchee, Washington after a wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds in the Sleepy Hollow community. 

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On Camera: Time lapse of Sleepy Hollow Fire

A time-lapse video of the Sleepy Hollow Fire shows the Washington city of Wenatchee in the foreground and the fire in the hills.

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