'Anti-Obama kid' quits GOP

The 13-year-old Internet phenom who gained national attention criticizing President Barack Obama and briefly was a part of the Ted Cruz campaign is renouncing conservatism, saying he's looking to be a voice unbound by party ideology.

10 groups Donald Trump offended

Since its launch earlier this year, Donald Trump's campaign has been peppered with controversy with his habit of accidentally -- or at times quite intentionally -- offending entire groups of people.

Oscar-winning actress pregnant

Actress Anne Hathaway is expecting her first child with husband Adam Shulman, multiple sources are reporting.

Watch: Witness saw officer 'go down'

Denise Speller, a witness to the shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado, says she 'saw an officer go down.' CNN's Johnn Berman reports.

New front line against ISIS

An 11-year-old at the back of the class raises his hand and proudly delivers an answer to the teacher's question: "If you murder one person, it's as if you killed all humanity."

Black religious leaders call out pastors who back Trump

More than 100 black religious leaders asked the black pastors reportedly backing Donald Trump to consider his past rhetoric and behavior before announcing their support.

From cheeky boy to mass murderer

Samy Amimour, her 28-year-old brother, had been part of a coordinated terror plot that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured.

Chicago protest target: Black Friday

Chicago will continue its steady boil on Friday when protesters will march on its luxury corridor during a major shopping holiday and press their outrage over an officer's killing of teenager Laquan McDonald.

U.S. rocket debris found in UK

A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it exploded after takeoff.

Arrest in gang killing of 9-year-old

A person has been arrested in this month's shooting death of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, Chicago police Officer Ron Gaines told CNN on Friday.

Candidates buy in on #BlackFriday

In the heat of the presidential primaries, when every dollar counts, Black Friday deals aren't just for retailers.

Political Prediction Market: Cruz edges ahead of Trump

Donald Trump is still the GOP front-runner in opinion polls, but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has seen a surge on CNN's Political Prediction Market, and is now seen by players as more likely than the billionaire businessman to be the Republican nominee.

The world's best theme park destination?

Fast becoming the theme park capital of Southeast Asia, Malaysia is opening a raft of new attractions

Who will you blame after Obama?

Race-baiting, race riots and Black Lives Matter. Is this one of the most racial periods in American history?

Lindsey Vonn: 'I still love' Tiger

American skiing's golden girl was once part of sport's ultimate power couple and as Lindsey Vonn looks back on her relationship with Tiger Woods it's only with warmth.

What's streaming next month

Is there anything better than hunkering down during the holidays and watching some of the best streaming options that are being offered? No, there isn't.

Ice, rain pose travel threat

Travelers and Black Friday shoppers, beware -- winter weather across the United States could hamper whatever plans you may have after the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Weather Service.

Pols weigh in on Chicago shooting

Several 2016 hopefuls weighed in Wednesday on the shooting death of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer.

China angers Miss World

Is China afraid of a beauty queen?

Ben Carson to meet Syrian refugees

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees Friday, according to a media report.

2 journalists charged with spying

Two prominent Turkish journalists have been arrested on charges of espionage and aiding an armed terrorist organization, according to a news report.

Dear Santa: Find my shooter

Manchester boy writes to Santa, asking him to catch attackers who shot him in the leg.