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Sharon Osbourne rants about U2

Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show.

'Facts of Life' stars reunite

A little good, a little bad and a whole lot of nostalgia were in play at the Paley Center's "Facts of Life" reunion in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday.

Cops: Suspect may target more officers

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

VA inspector's report hammered

A bipartisan group of lawmakers and two whistleblowers harshly grilled and criticized the top watchdog of the Department of Veterans Affairs for a recent report that could not conclude whether long wait times at the Phoenix VA might have caused veterans' deaths.

Virus coming to a state near you

Canadian health officials have confirmed three cases of Enterovirus D68 in British Columbia. A fourth suspected case from a patient with severe respiratory illness is still under investigation.

China blacks out CNN's report

The Chinese government blacked out CNN's signal during a report on a crackdown on Christians in Eastern China.

Panthers star takes leave

Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in May, has taken a voluntary leave with pay until his legal matters are resolved, the team announced Wednesday.

Vikings: Peterson must stay away

The Minnesota Vikings made a mistake. And they want to "get things right."

Five iOS 8 features you'll love

You can't get a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus until Friday, but iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, goes live on Wednesday.

Billionaire tells Apple: Innovate

Pay Pal co-founder and Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel has one word of advice for Apple execs: Innovate.

He mistakenly calls 911, then ...

One man accidentally dialed 911 while talking about drugs, which led cops to arrest him for possession. WKRN reports.

Politician thrown in a dumpster

Ukrainian protesters threw a member of Parliament in a dumpster, angry about a potential deal with pro-Russian rebels.

Meredith Vieira shares abuse story

As media outlets Monday circulated security-camera video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator, many wondered why the woman -- now his wife -- would remain with the fallen NFL star.

Sidewalk explodes in fiery blast

A van driver in London narrowly missed being injured by a explosion.

Smart pen has a really cool feature

The Livescribe 3 records your handwriting and copies your notes directly to an app on your iPhone or iPad

Facebook 'real name' policy stirs debate

A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

Baby pulled from train tracks

A surveillance camera captured footage of a baby in a stroller falling onto train tracks at a station in Australia.

Fallout from spy's dramatic revelations

When first revealed, Morten Storm's account of his life as a double agent inside al Qaeda sent shockwaves through Denmark's political and intelligence establishment. The first accounts came in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in October 2012.

9/11 mystery solved after 13 years

The mystery of a wedding photo found at Ground Zero has been solved after 13 years. CNN affiliate KDVR has the story.

Militants planned public execution, PM says

Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.

Anti-terror raids in Australia

Members of the Australian Federal Police discuss details of the anti-terror raids they've launched in Sydney and Brisbane.

Plot aimed at 'member of public'

Australian authorities disrupted a pending attack "on a member of the public." Sky News Australia's Stan Grant reports.

Vote on war against ISIS? Don't be silly

We all understand that the closer Congress gets to an election, the more risk-averse it becomes. Members just want to get re-elected and aren't looking to take any chances. That's why lame-duck, post-election sessions are sadly often the most productive: Once members feel safe (or are even on their way out of office), they can actually do some real work.

In defense of Roger Goodell

Is there any way to ... well ... defend Roger Goodell?

Ebola blood sold on black market

As hospitals in the hardest-hit nations struggle to keep up, desperate patients are turning to the black market to buy blood from Ebola survivors, the WHO warned.

Rob Ford has aggressive cancer

The ailment adds to the list of struggles facing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, whose fall from grace began with the release of a video that appeared to show him smoking crack cocaine.

Scotland goes to the polls

Scotland's voters head to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.

Kerry gets heckled, mocked

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies before Congress, speaking about the U.S. war on ISIS.

Will U.S. arm ISIS' enemies?

While ISIS militants keep trying to spread their radical Islamist rule in Syria and Iraq, a slew of U.S. officials are scrambling to find the best way to stop them.

Oil, beheadings: Anatomy of ISIS

Put yourself in the shoes (and sixth-century black robes) of ISIS' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the mysterious boss of the terror group that is striking fear into the hearts of leaders around the world.