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Sen. Harry Reid to retire

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a surprise move that's certain to open a fierce battle for his seat as well as a fight to lead the Democratic party in the chamber.
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Lawsuit panics wine drinkers

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:34am
A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.
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DEA agents attended cartel sex parties

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:13am
Drug Enforcement Administration agents in foreign postings attended sex parties with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels, according to a Justice Department inspector general report.
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Introducing city kids to nature -- by bike

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:00am
At 74 years old, Marilyn Price still remembers the first time she rode a bike.
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What's 600 years old and smells wonderful?

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:10am
In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop.
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How do you guard against a threat from pilots?

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:08am
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
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Investigator: Deputies forced inmates to fight, took bets

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:57am
At just 150 pounds, it was hardly fair to pit Ricardo Palikiko Garcia against an opponent well over twice his size. But Garcia had to fight him -- or else he'd allegedly face torture.
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Ex-sitcom star arrested

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:56am
On "Family Matters" we knew him as Eddie Winslow. This week, as inmate 402282.
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Court to rule today on Amanda Knox conviction

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:55am
Italy's highest court will rule Friday whether to uphold Amanda Knox's murder conviction in the 2007 death of her British roommate.
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5 things to start your day

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:47am
Investigators search co-pilot's home in Germanwings crash case. Saudi Arabia bombs rebels in Yemen for a second day. And two cousins are arrested in Illinois for alleged ISIS links.
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Emergency over county's HIV epidemic

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:46am
Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.
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Saudis keep heat, airstrikes on Yemen

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:44am
A coalition of Middle Eastern forces pounded positions in Yemen from the air overnight in the second day of a campaign to bring a rebel group to its knees.
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#GermanwingsQs: Your 6 key plane crash questions answered

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:15am
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
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Paleontologists find car-sized killer newt

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:01am
A team of paleontologists has discovered fossil remains of amphibians the size of a small car with toothy jaws like "a toilet seat."
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New invention: Humming bass blows out fire

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:30am
Boom out da fi-ya! Bass out da flames!
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'Deliberate' crash leaves many unanswered questions

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:31am
A day after a French prosecutor said a co-pilot intentionally set a Germanwings plane on a fatal descent, terrifying mysteries remain. FULL STORY | Co-pilot suspected | 8-minute descent | The victims | 5 intentional crashes | Blow to Lufthansa | Opinion: Safety precaution flaw?
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Cops: Woman cheated Boston bomb victims

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:26am
A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with stealing money from funds set up for the victims.
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And the world's busiest airport is ...

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:08am
The birthplace of Coca-Cola, "Gone with the Wind" and Martin Luther King Jr. is still home to the busiest passenger airport in the world.
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Opinion: Why Yemen has come undone

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 1:04am
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Yemen has collapsed -- again. A country that has split and been pulled together before, has the youngest and fastest growing population in the region, is running low on oil and water, and possesses a "personalist" government rather than stable institutions, was on the top of every expert's list as the fragile state most likely to fail next.
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