National News + World News

28 Internet acronyms every parent should know

If you think you are tech savvy all because you know what "LOL" means, let me test your coolness. Any idea what "IWSN" stands for in Internet slang? It's a declarative statement: I want sex now.

NFL toughens policy addressing assault and domestic violence

 (CNN) -- NFL teams have unanimously endorsed a new personal conduct policy for all NFL employees after discussions that included experts on domes

The flying fungus: NASA's biodegradable drone that flies and dies

 (CNN) -- A bio-drone that dissolves after use leaving no trace it ever existed may sound like the stuff of a James Bond film, but NASA and a team

David Letterman's last show announced, clearing way for Colbert

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mark the date, David Letterman fans: May 20 will be his final edition of "The Late Show."

Is the doughnut fad over? Krispy Kreme sinks again

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Have Americans fallen out of love with doughnuts? Probably not. But they don't appear to be nearly as popular as they once were on Main Street ... and Wall Street.

Walgreens pulls swastika wrapping paper from shelves following complaint

A California woman was shocked to find what appeared to be swastikas on Hanukkah wrapping paper.

Former Miss America and actress Mary Ann Mobley dies

Mary Ann Mobley, who was the first Mississippian to be crowned Miss America and who then parlayed that achievement into a successful movie career, has died. She was 77 and had been battling breast cancer.

A very French look at 'The Little Prince'

The just-released trailer for 2015's "The Little Prince" is rather magnifique.

'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' lead Screen Actors Guild nods

Two movies that pushed limits -- "Boyhood" and "Birdman" -- were among the leaders for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations. The nominations were announced Wednesday morning.

High school students walk out over 'Redskins' name change

The debate over the "Redskins" name in sports isn't just at the professional level.