Subscribe to CNN Top Stories feed - Top Stories
Updated: 2 hours 32 min ago

Robot furniture that builds itself

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 21:58
Researchers are creating robots that are building blocks for furniture that moves and assembles itself.
Categories: Top News Stories

What killed Korean ferry fugitive?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:06
South Korean forensics officials say they are sure the body found in a plum field last month is Yoo Byung Eun, a billionaire fugitive who was wanted in connection to the fatal Sewol ferry crash that claimed nearly 300 lives.
Categories: Top News Stories

J.Lo at 45: still posting bikini pics

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:05
It's not her birthday suit, but Jennifer Lopez is showing that 45 is treating her pretty well.
Categories: Top News Stories

Westerners joining Syria fight

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:31
Concerns about westerners joining the fight in Syria dominated the annual Aspen National Security Forum with top U.S. government officials equating the threat from the stalemated Syrian civil war to that posed by al Qaeda's Yemen affiliate.
Categories: Top News Stories

Jonah's tomb

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:01
Militants have blown up Jonah's tomb, a revered holy site in Mosul, Iraq, civil defense officials there told CNN on Thursday.
Categories: Top News Stories

Crash site quiet, abandoned

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:57
At the MH17 crash site there's very little action, even though there's much more work to be done. Phil Black reports.
Categories: Top News Stories


Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:22
Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.
Categories: Top News Stories

Family wins lottery

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:20
The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
Categories: Top News Stories

Obama weighs sending National Guard

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:57
The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.
Categories: Top News Stories

Vandal targets poorly parked cars

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:49
WCBS reports on a series of vandalized cars, seemingly targeted for their poor parking prowess.
Categories: Top News Stories

What to know on Russia sanctions

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:46
The United States and its allies in Europe are angrier at Russia now over Ukraine -- but will they do anything more about it?
Categories: Top News Stories

'Massive' 6' 7" dino bone found

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:27
A 'massive' femur bone from an Apatosaurus has finally been removed from from its discovery site. KKCO reports.
Categories: Top News Stories

'True Blood' star's nude photo shoot

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:25
Actor Stephen Moyer from HBO's "True Blood" tells Conan O'Brien how things got sexy at a Rolling Stone cover shoot.
Categories: Top News Stories

10-foot gator bites golf ball diver

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:22
A 10-foot alligator took a bite out of a golf ball diver at a course in Florida. CNN affiliate WSVN reports.
Categories: Top News Stories

Medal of Honor recipient breaks THIS

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:29
Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts accidentally breaks the gavel while ringing the NYSE closing bell.
Categories: Top News Stories

Despite crashes, it's safe to fly

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:25
Pilot Robert Mark says it's been tough for the airline industry after the plane crashes in Ukraine and Taiwan.
Categories: Top News Stories

'Acting white' and being black

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:02
Crystal Wright is tired of blacks putting down other blacks by saying they are "acting white"
Categories: Top News Stories

A big hole in the heart of Obamacare

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:56
John Shapiro says if a recent court ruling is correct, and he thinks it is, millions of people are receiving health care subsidies for which they aren't eligible.
Categories: Top News Stories

Comic-Con cosplay: Who wore it best?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:41
The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, fans who wear costumes of their favorite characters).
Categories: Top News Stories

NASA deep-space rocket lacks $$

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:49
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
Categories: Top News Stories