National News + World News

Obamacare = opportunity for insurers

For insurers, Obamacare spells opportunity: They are flocking to sell more policies on more state exchanges for 2015.

University of Alaska to place free pregnancy tests in bars

Experts are always looking for creative ways to increase awareness about public health problems. A new idea from the University of Alaska Anchorage has definitely caught some people's attention.

Police find search on hot car deadliness on Georgia dad's computer, source says

Police have released few details about their investigation into the death of a 22-month-old Georgia boy who spent seven hours inside a sweltering SUV and their decision to charge the father with murder.

Maryland store owner knocks out thief with fire extinguisher

A Maryland liquor store owner says a would-be robber went too far when he threatened to kill her young son. So she went after him with a fire extinguisher! Surveillance video caught the take down.

Ex-GA Tech football player allegedly locked child in room for 2 years

Atlanta (WGCL) -- CBS46 has learned that a former Georgia Tech football player will turn himself into police after he allegedly locked his 13-year-old child in a room for most of the past two years.

Chinese millionaire throws lavish lunch for homeless in NYC

On Wednesday morning, Brandy Mills left her encampment under New York City's FDR Drive, and headed to a posh uptown restaurant, hoping for a free lunch and $300 cash.

Detroit dad finds out son, missing for 11 days is found on live TV

A Michigan boy who was found alive and hiding in his father's basement after an 11-day search is now in the custody of his mother, a Detroit police spokesman confirmed Thursday afternoon.

NYC loses appeal to ban large sugary drinks

New York's Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that New York City's ban on large sugary drinks, which was previously blocked by lower courts, is illegal.

10 most stressed out cities in the U.S.

From sky-high rents and gridlocked traffic to widespread poverty and unemployment, residents in these cities have a lot to stress about.

Fewer parents helping to pay for college

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Though parents still agree that a college degree is extremely important, fewer are planning to shell out their own money to help their kids attain one.