5 lives dedicated to faith, service lost

A college trip to Israel changed rabbi Kalman Levine's life, his childhood best friend Shimon Kraft remembers.

Sharpton: I don't owe $4.5 million

Civil rights leader and MSNBC host Al Sharpton and his for-profit business owe more than $4.5 million in current state and federal taxes, according to a New York Times report out Tuesday.

Motown singing great dies

Jimmy Ruffin, silky-voiced singer of the Motown classic "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted," died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 78.

Missing beauty queen found dead

María José Alvarado Muñoz, the Miss World Honduras winner, went missing days before the Miss World pageant. Her body was found along with her sister's, police said.

The future Mrs. Charles Manson

CNN's Ted Rowlands speaks with Afton "Star" Burton, a woman poised to become the future Mrs. Charles Manson.

Guests fined for bad hotel review

When a couple left scathing comments on a travel review website that a hotel in northern England they had stayed at was a "filthy, dirty rotten stinking hovel," they thought no more about it.

THIS is more of a threat than ISIS

Jim Sciutto breaks down the threats facing the U.S. from abroad and explains why you shouldn't lose sleep over it.

U.S. tracking mystery spacecraft

CNN's Chad Myers reports on a Russian object in space on a mission that remains unclear to the U.S.

Rick Perry: I was 'a bit arrogant'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said in an interview released Wednesday that he was "a bit arrogant" when he launched his ultimately failed bid for president in 2011, but that after spending nearly two years "in preparation" for another, he feels "substantially more prepared to run."

Anchor did this and no one noticed

Anchor wears SAME suit for a whole year. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports that smelling good isn't his strong suit.

Lawyer: Tracy Morgan has brain injury

Five months after being injured in a deadly limo bus crash, Tracy Morgan is fighting to return to the person he once was, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Man with Ebola-infected semen isolated

An Ebola survivor has been quarantined in India after his semen tested positive for the virus, health officials there have announced.

The day I realized smoking wasn't cool

I'm a quitter and proud of it.

Baby stops breathing, teen jumps in

After a baby stopped breathing inside a Walmart, one teen stepped up and performed CPR, KSDK reports.

Hilary Swank got fired from '90210'

It was just a few weeks after losing her gig on the '90s teen drama that Hilary was cast in "Boys Don't Cry."

The world's best beer city is ...

It used to be as plain as a beer-foam mustache.

Can Steve Carell take on LeBron?

The comic talks about his new wrestling movie and his love of hockey, plus how he could "take" LeBron James

CNN Hero of the Year is ...

Pen Farthing, who founded a nonprofit that reunites soldiers at home with stray dogs and cats they took in during combat, has been named the 2014 CNN Hero of the Year.

TV shows axed

TV networks swing the ax

8 dead in storm as Buffalo braces

If the forecast holds, that's more than a year's worth of snow in just three days. The extreme conditions have led to tragedy in and around Buffalo, New York.

Witness the thunder snow

Even parts of the country used to winter blizzards have been stunned by the feet of snow they're suddenly witnessing this week. These images from our CNN crews show how some areas have been brought to a standstill.

Views from an epic snowstorm

Look back at a week of frigid temperatures and heavy snow across parts of the U.S., especially Buffalo.

Photos: Wintry weather in U.S.

Snowstorms and record low temperatures hit much of the country this week. All 50 states registered temperatures below freezing.

Camille Cosby, a victim?

Blue Telusma says the entertainer's wife has charted her own career and has remained stoic amid the allegations about Bill Cosby

Angelina Jolie's new passion

The global effort to stop the slaughter of elephants received a major boost when Angelina Jolie announced recently that she will direct and produce a feature film about my efforts to stop the poaching of elephants in Kenya in the 1990s.

Marijuana laws don't cut it

Jeffrey Miron says states' legalization of marijuana is not enough, the federal government needs to act.

Porn stars' lesson for Ted Cruz?

Ted Cruz is in for the fight of his political career. I'm not talking his possible run for president in 2016. I mean his fight with two far more formidable opponents: comedy and porn stars.

Uber, fire VP, win back trust

Trust is, supposedly, the new currency of the sharing economy.

Gunman opens fire in FSU library

A gunman injured three students before he was fatally shot by Florida State University campus police, officials say. FSU canceled all classes and exams for Thursday.

Chilling video shows chaotic scene

A student at Florida State University tells CNN what it was like to be in the library during the shooting.