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Report: Brown's blood was in cop's car

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago, The New York Times reported.

Fires set, bottles thrown at pumpkin fest

Tear gas filled the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that disrupted the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival.

Ex-'Buffy' star arrested

Actor Nicolas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said.

Serena: Russian's remarks 'racist'

Serena Williams slammed Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for his "insensitive, sexist and racist" remarks in describing her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers" on a late night TV chat show.

Obama's credit card is declined

Before signing an executive order on credit card reform, the President talks about when his own credit card was rejected.

'External forces' caused HK unrest?

Hong Kong's embattled chief executive has said the city's pro-democracy movement is "out of hand" and being influenced by "external forces" from outside the city.

Death toll climbs in search for hikers

The grim search for missing hikers and bodies buried under snow continued Saturday against the dramatic backdrop of Nepal's Himalayas, as officials confirmed that at least 39 people had died in an exceptionally heavy snowfall.

Are guides to blame for tragedy?

CNN's Sumnima Udas reports the latest on the tragedy that resulted in the death of 39 hikers in Nepal.

Skiing ace snaps Achilles

A freak injury while playing an impromptu game of football with his teammates could sideline Norwegian skiing great Aksel Lund Svindal for the entire World Cup skiing season.

Aaron Rodgers meets his twin

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers met a man who looks exactly like him -- British comedian Tom Wrigglesworth.

Most-hated font has a typewriter

The world's most reviled font has gone analog with "Sincerity Machine," a typewriter that types in Comic Sans.

Guy finds mouse in his coffee

Eeek! There's a mouse in that cup of McDonalds coffee. Jeanne Moos reports the customer found it AFTER he drank the joe.

Tot hangs off surfer dad's back

Tyler Medford surfs with his 3-year-old son, Nolan, on his back! HLN's Mike Galanos has more.

Mystery plane back on Earth

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.

Actor returning to 'Star Wars' series

First, the call came for Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher.

Singer's final song will make you cry

Glen Campbell sings heartbreaking last song as his memory fades. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a sad but loving swan song

The Jimi Hendrix you never knew

Four decades after his death, Jimi Hendrix is finally reaching his toughest audience -- a group he called "my people."

Resident finds jellyfish in ...

Jellyfish were found in a freshwater lake in Wisconsin. CNN affiliate WBAY has more.

Early, high quality Ebola treatment may be a factor

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others died?

2 African countries Ebola-free

While Ebola cases keep spiraling out of control in the three West Africa countries, there are glimmers of hope elsewhere in the world.

Victim's fiancee

Thomas Eric Duncan's fiancee, her son and two nephews will be done with quarantine Monday, and she plans to write a book.

Ebola orphans stigmatized

Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.

U.S. Ebola hysteria

This is getting ridiculous.

How to decontaminate Ebola?

A hazmat company owner from Texas explains to CNN's Jim Sciutto how to decontaminate for Ebola.

Obama: One very successful president?

Julian Zelizer says Paul Krugman makes some good points in his defense of President Obama but is premature in calling him one of the most successful presidents.

Why #Gamergate won't die

David Weinberger says an online controversy that snowballed from misogynist attack by gamers into a culture war is a preview of the way news is handled in a world of hashtag-fueled scandal on the Web.

Forget willpower; this will get you slim

John Bare says "nudge" strategies can make a big difference

Empathy for Ebola's African victims?

The world's response to Ebola is its own sort of tragedy.

GOP, don't undermine government

Conservatives can't bash and slash government and then suddenly act surprised if government isn't there when we need it. After all, anti-government rhetoric and anti-tax austerity have real-life consequences -- consequences playing out at this very moment in the public health response to Ebola.

Kim Il Sung wanted to live to 100

North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.