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
Michigan St. topples Ohio St. to win Big Ten
No. 10 Michigan State regained the lead on Connor Cook's 9-yard touchdown pass to Josiah Price with 11:41 left and upset No. 2 Ohio State 34-24 to take the Big Ten title and put Auburn back in the national title hunt.
Kobe has 9 in return as Lakers fall to Raptors
Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Broncos' Prater sets record with 64-yard FG
Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater set a new NFL record Sunday when he hit a 64-yard field goal to close out the first half. Prater's kick broke the NFL record of 63 yards, held by Tom Dempsey (1970), former Broncos kicker Jason Elam (1998), Sebastian Jani
Brees, Saints bounce back, pound Panthers
Drew Brees passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday night to regain sole possession of first place in the NFC South and snap the Panthers' winning streak at eight games.
Sources: Kings to acquire Gay from Raptors
The Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a deal that will send Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings, multiple sources told ESPN. The deal is expected to be finalized on Monday.
Peterson rips Ravens fans, refs following loss
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was carted to the locker room after suffering an ankle injury early in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.
UCLA wins women's soccer title in overtime
Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
McCoy, Eagles top Lions in driving snow storm
LeSean McCoy rushed for a franchise-best 217 yards, including touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards, and the Philadelphia Eagles overcame two TD returns by Jeremy Ross to beat the Detroit Lions 34-20 in blizzard conditions Sunday.