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GOP lawmaker breaks from party over transgender rights

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, GOP congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen speaks out publicly in support of transgender rights which directly affect her son.

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Hunting trip shooting prompts Portland chief's removal

Portland's police chief was placed on paid administrative leave this week after revelations he may have initially lied to authorities about shooting a friend in the lower back during an April 21 hunting trip in eastern Oregon's Harney County

The Latest: Suspect in shooting of his infant son surrenders

The man wanted in connection with the shooting death of his 8-month-old son in St. Louis has surrendered

Prosecution, defense offer opposite views of Alabama speaker

Prosecutors and defense lawyers are offering jurors opposing views of Alabama House speaker Mike Hubbard

Wife Of GOP Lawmaker Reveals She Had An Abortion As A Teen

She says that she's regretted the abortion "nearly every day since."

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Police Called on Naked Sleepwalker in the Streets

A sleepwalking tourist was approached by police who were expecting it to be a dare of some kind. Fortunately and unfortunately it was just a bad night for the person sleeping. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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This Sinkhole Swallowed More Than A Dozen Cars In Florence, Italy

The cars slid into the hole, which reached depths of 22 feet in some spots.

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UN health agency gets OK for revamp of emergency response

The World Health Organization _ stung by failures in its response to Ebola _ is revamping the way it responds to emergencies

Passenger taken off plane in Denver after kicking, screaming

Authorities say a passenger was removed from a Frontier Airlines plane at the Denver airport after she dropped to the floor of the aircraft and began kicking and screaming before the plane took off

A Statue of the Virgin Mary Crying a Single Tear Sparks Pilgrimage

A statue of the Virgin Mary in Floridablanco, Colombia has sparked a pilgrimage after the statue appeared to have cried a single tear of blood. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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Wait. What?! Captain America Has Been A Hydra Agent The Whole Time?

Historically in Marvel comics, Captain America and Hydra are sworn enemies, but a new comic released Wednesday has Cap joining the organization.

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Medical marijuana legalization edges closer to law in Ohio

A proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio narrowly cleared the state Senate Wednesday over the opposition of some Republicans and Democrats, edging the bill toward almost certain passage by the end of the night

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Report: Vermont troopers more likely to search black drivers

Black drivers stopped by Vermont State Police are about five times more likely to be searched than white drivers

This Soon-To-Be Dad Reveals What It's Really Like To Try To Conceive

About 1 in 9 American couples struggle to conceive. A Cincinnati man's candid Facebook post describes the struggles he and his wife faced.

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Cleveland increasing security for GOP convention

With the Republican convention due to take place in July, police in Cleveland are preparing for all scenarios. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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APNewsBreak: State Dept audit faults Clinton in emails

APNewsBreak: A State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks

Israel could soon be energy independent

Oil and gas discoveries have the potential to make Israel energy independent and possibly help reshape its relationship with her Arab neighbors. CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.

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Officials: At least 2 hurt, homes damaged in Kansas storms

Authorities say at least two people were critically injured and rural homes were damaged in Kansas amid severe storms that swept across the Plains

Authorities: Unruly group instigated violence at Trump rally

A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials concluded that the mayhem had less to do with political protest than with an unruly group determined to use the event to sow disorder

Phoenix-area police seek suspect after 2 hit by gunfire

Authorities say they're searching for at least one suspect after a motorist in the Phoenix area was hit by gunfire, another was wounded in a carjacking, and a patrol cruiser was struck by a bullet

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Trump Campaign Accidentally Telegraphs Upcoming Whitewater Attack

And it's all because of the accidental email reply.

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Man Offering Free Caribbean Trip to Whoever Can Help His Girlfriend

A professional kite surfer is offering a free six month trip to the caribbean to anyone who can help his girlfriend with her physical therapy. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the hotels.

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Active Duty US Soldiers, Veteran Reach The Top Of Mount Everest

After starting an expedition in April, two active duty U.S. soldiers and a single-leg amputee veteran made it to the top of Mount Everest.

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