|U.S. Scouts to vote on gay youth ban|
The Boy Scouts of America's national council is expected to vote Thursday on whether to end the 103-year-old group's outright ban on gay youths.
|Holder: Drones killed 4 Americans|
Counterterrorism drone strikes have killed four Americans overseas since 2009, the U.S. government acknowledged on Wednesday, one day before President Barack Obama delivers a major speech on his administration's counterterrorism policy.
|Girl, 5, killed by suicide jumper in Korea|
A 5-year-old South Korean girl was killed when a man who jumped from his 11th floor apartment landed on top of her, police said.
|Man, 80, oldest to climb Everest|
An 80-year-old Japanese man on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mt. Everest, officials said.
|Kidnapped U.S. women 'happy, safe'|
Three women who were rescued this month after allegedly being held captive in a Cleveland house for close to a decade "are happy and safe," and overwhelmed by the public's support, their attorneys said in a statement released Wednesday.
|Let's not blunder into another war|
Barry Blechman has seen the U.S. involved in many wars, some of which have taken very bad turns. He says we must think long and hard before engaging militarily in Syria or Iran
|Don't blame Apple, blame tax code|
Will Marshall says Tim Cook was grilled about Apple's tax practices but the real culprit is a dysfunctional tax system.
|Are the dark days returning to Iraq?|
Deadly violence has shaken Iraq in recent days. Is this the full-blown sectarian war that was always feared?
|Heroics inside tornado-ravaged school|
When the twister hit a school, bringing down walls, teachers tried to shield kids from falling debris and tore through rubble to save them - tragically, seven drowned in the basement.
|Revealed: Face of soldier slaughtered in London|
The victim of a brutal attack in London is named as soldier Lee Rigby. British Prime Minister David Cameron condemns the hacking death as a betrayal of Islam.
|Woolwich attack: Latest developments|
The brutal killing of a British soldier Wednesday near a military barracks in the Woolwich neighborhood of southeast London has shocked the United Kingdom, with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the act appears to be a terrorist attack.
|UK Muslim groups condemn killing|
British Muslim groups voiced their horror and condemnation Thursday over the slaying of a soldier in a London street by attackers who said they were acting to avenge Muslim deaths overseas.
|Witness: Attackers 'were just animals'|
A witness sees the terror attack as the two suspects with cleavers strike a victim on the ground. 'These two guys were crazed,' he says. "They were just not there."
|Tensions high in southeast London|
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on the unrest in the streets of London following a terror attack.
|UEFA reviews London security for final|
European football's governing body UEFA says it will continue to monitor security ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in London.
|Deadly attack on Iraq army checkpoint|
At least four soldiers were killed and five others were wounded Thursday when gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint, police said.
|Lebanon: 16 killed in clashes over Syria|
Clashes between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad left six more people dead in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, Lebanon's state news agency said.
|Boston suspect linked to triple murder|
A man fatally shot overnight by the FBI in Orlando, Florida, was being investigated for a possible connection to the Boston bombings, a U.S. law enforcement official with direct knowledge of the Boston Marathon case told CNN.
|Russia: Pussy Riot activist denied parole|
A Russian court denied parole for Maria Alyokhina, a jailed member of the Pussy Riot punk band, state news agency Itar-Tass said Thursday.