Coach returns post 'watermelon ritual'
A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.
Mars travel possible with hibernation
Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.
12 best meat cities in America
With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical advances this millennium than food.
Mystery space plane back on Earth
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Clowns scaring residents
A rash of "creepy clown" sightings in California has left some residents unnerved, and it all appears to have started with the "Wasco Clown."
Her death linked to latest case?
As the years wore on after her death, Cassandra Morton's family learned to live without knowing who committed this heinous act. Until now.
US changes mind on gay marriage
Stephanie Coontz says 11 years ago only one state allowed same sex marriage. Soon, some 60% of Americans will live where gays can marry. How did attitudes change so quickly?
Drought victims drink in kindness
California's historic drought leaves hundreds of homes without running water. Enter a godsend: A grandmother, 71, delivers love by the bottle.
'SNL' veteran dies at 57
Actress and comedian Jan Hooks died in New York on Thursday. Her representative, Lisa Lieberman, confirmed the death to CNN but provided no additional information.
Source: Ex-judge to conduct Winston hearing
Retired Florida Supreme Court chief justice Major Harding has been selected to serve as the independent observer who will conduct Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston's upcoming student conduct code hearing, a source close to the situation confirmed.
Michigan to drop price of student tickets in '15
Athletic director Dave Brandon continued his quest to make amends with the Michigan student body Thursday by announcing a significant drop in student football ticket prices for the 2015 season.
Sources: Syracuse to face NCAA Oct. 30-31
Syracuse's men's basketball and football programs are under NCAA investigation for allegations, including providing extra benefits and academic issues, that date back at least 10 years, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Philly HS ends football season over hazing
Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites.
Sources: Broncos table talks with Thomases
The Denver Broncos do not expect to re-sign two free-agents-to-be, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas, during the season, according to sources.