With the announcement Interior Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Nayef becomes next in line to the Saudi throne, and the King's own son Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in line after him, Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman has at a stroke modernized the face of the monarchy.
The family of Warren Weinstein, an American who was held hostage by al Qaeda for four years before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week, received assistance from the FBI when they paid a ransom to individuals claiming to be his captors in 2012, sources told CNN.
Bars and restaurants will be packed with fans watching the Mayweather Pacquiao fight Saturday night. Sprinkled among them will be the Pay-Per-View police looking for venues that didn't pay the expensive licensing fee to show the match.
A day after Al Jazeera America was hit with a lawsuit that accuses a top executive of the news agency of being anti-Semitic and discriminating against women, the head of the fledgling cable news network called a company-wide meeting.
He's the boxing hall of famer that's never thrown a jab, the tuxedoed showstopper with the voice that packs a punch and the owner of a knockout hook as recognizable as any of the sport's finest champions.
NASA's Mercury Messenger space probe is out of fuel, and it's expected to crash into Mercury around 3:30 p.m. ET Thursday, according to Paulette W. Campbell, a spokeswoman with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, which has been managing the mission.