National News + World News

Hurricane Odile slams Mexican resorts

Hurricane Odile snapped palm trees like twigs, washed out roads and left tourists trapped in Mexican resorts Monday.

World's first 3D printed electric car

In a matter of two days, history was made at Chicago's McCormick Place, as the world's first 3D printed electric car—named Strati, Italian for "layers"– took its first test drive.

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.

'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week.

At least 19 deaths tied to flawed GM cars

Ken Feinberg, the attorney overseeing a compensation fund for victims of GM cars, has so far linked 19 deaths to a serious flaw with the automaker's ignition switches.

Teacher with HIV charged with sexual assault

A 43 year-old Texas music teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met online and authorities say he possibly transmitted HIV to the boy.

East Texas native, NFL star Adrian Peterson expected to play Sunday VS New Orleans

The Minnesota Vikings organization announced Monday morning East Texas native and star running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week’s practices and meetings and is expected to play this Sunday in New Orleans.

The new Moto X is the best Android smartphone ever made

When was the last time you were truly delighted by your smartphone?

'Django Unchained' actress defends not giving ID to cop

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts said on CNN Monday that she refused to give a Los Angeles Police Officer her identification when he asked for it because, "I believe in America and what it stands for." Police said th

Chinese city tests out sidewalk lanes for cellphone users

Tired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes -- one for cellphone users and the other for those without.