Astronaut captures typhoon
Floating high above the Earth, astronaut Karen Nyberg pointed her camera at a swirling white cloud spreading across the planet. Little did she know the devastation that was unfurling beneath.
USAF sends 29 satellites to space
Look to the heavens along the East Coast on Tuesday night, and you might be able to see the Air Force blast 29 satellites into orbit at once.
Don't feed backyard bears
A woman was just mauled by a bear. Coyotes and wolves are increasing in number. The best way to keep wildlife away is to make sure they're afraid of us.
Can Harvard stop giving As?
Stephen Trachtenberg: If students pay $55,000 a year, they may feel they've paid for the As in dollars as well as sense.
Preventing train crashes
Kate Ascher says everyone laments the state of the U.S. rail system after a deadly New York trail derailment. But high tech improvements won't make train travel safe as long as humans are in charge.
Deciding prison sentences
Mark Bennett and Mark Osler say when control of sentencing went from judges to prosecutors, the number of people in prison skyrocketed.
Is the U.S. less safe from terror?
Peter Bergen says the evidence suggests that the House and Senate intelligence committee heads are wrong in saying America is no safer than it was two years ago.
Afghans fed up with Karzai
Omar Samad said U.S. should remain patient: Afghan President Karzai's backtracking on the security agreement will backfire. The Afghans are in no mood for his last-gasp antics.
$7.25 not a living wage
Richard Trumpka and Christine Owens say that the minimum wage should be raised and indexed to inflation: Let's not allow America's lowest-wage workers to keep on falling further behind
It's about you, not Obamacare
Sanjay Gupta says whether the Affordable Health Care Act ends up improving health has a lot to do with whether Americans start making better personal decisions about eating, exercise and weight loss
Don't trash the highways
Bob Greene says if you liked those clean highways on your holiday trip to Grandma's thank Lady Bird Johnson, who helped Americans understand why it wasn't OK to litter
Change takes leader with vision
Wallis Annenberg says instead of focusing on need, philanthropists should focus on supporting people like CNN Heroes, who look at old problems in brand new ways, and lead with vision
Auburn coach Malzahn gets raise, extension
Auburn didn't bother waiting until after the Southeastern Conference championship game to give football coach Gus Malzahn a new six-year contract worth $3.85 million annually.
Heat talk trade with Wade out, sources say
With Dwyane Wade missing numerous games to manage knee issues, the Miami Heat have recently started trade talks looking for backcourt help, multiple league sources told ESPN.
Fisher: Winston showed no signs of stress
Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher says Jameis Winston showed no signs of stress during the three weeks the star quarterback was under investigation for rape.
'Riverboat Ron' moniker may help charities
The "Riverboat Ron" nickname has become so popular that Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and his wife are looking for ways to use it to raise money for local charities.