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Hands-on with the new Apple Watch

After Tuesday's unveiling of two new iPhones and a heavily anticipated smartwatch, Apple gave press and special guests (including models, fashion bloggers and Gwen Stefani) some supervised hands-on time with the gadgets. Here are our first impressions of the Apple ...

Ravens cut Ray Rice

The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of Ray Rice Monday. TMZ.com released a new video that showed exactly what happened in the elevator the night that Rice assaulted his then fiance. This move is a bold stand for the ...

Atlanta Hawks owner faces 'severe repercussions' after e-mail

Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson is facing "severe repercussions" after his racially charged e-mail, the team's CEO said.

Serena Williams wins 18th grand slam

Serena Williams did it again.

The summer of our discontent

Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it’s been hard not to notice a cold political wind blowing through the country. The magazine Foreign Affairs captured it with its latest cover, a mockup of a travel poster ...

Michael Sam signed to Dallas Cowboys' practice squad

He may not play on game days, but Michael Sam -- the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL -- will at least have a home in the league once the regular season starts: the Dallas Cowboys.

Douglas McAuthur McCain: From American kid to jihadi in Syria

He was a basketball-loving kid from the Midwest who turned into a jihadi fighting for terrorists in Syria.

Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday -- the day his son is laid to rest

Michael Brown will be laid to rest Monday, and his father says he just wants one thing: peace.

NAACP and McDonald’s join forces to promote healthy eating, healthy lifestyles

The NAACP and McDonald’s announced a yearlong commitment aimed at addressing health disparities and providing health education in communities of color throughout the nation.

Trayvon's mom to Michael Brown's: 'Neither of their lives shall be in vain'

In the days since Michael Brown was shot and killed, protests have filled the streets in Ferguson.

Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

The chaos in Ferguson has gotten so unruly that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order deploying National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb.

Witnesses to Michael Brown's shooting detail his last minutes

While Michael Brown appeared to tussle with an officer before he was shot dead, he didn't enter the police cruiser as authorities claim he did, two witnesses told CNN.

Robin Williams: Full of talent, full of demons, full of heart

Of all the things to say about Robin Williams, the truest may be this: He made people smile.

Gunshots, tear gas in Missouri town where police shot teen

Hours after federal civil rights investigators and the FBI opened an inquiry into the death of a teenager shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, violence flared again in the St. Louis suburb.

Outrage, unrest erupt after fatal shooting of Missouri teen by police

Confrontations between police and residents of a St. Louis suburb raged into the night after a fatal weekend shooting of a teen by an officer.