National & World

Plane lands on highway

Plane lands on highway »Play Video
It's not every day that a highway traffic cam picks up air traffic, coming in for an emergency landing in the westbound lane of a roadway near the Jersey shore. CNN's Jeanne Moos talked to the pilot who's being praised for avoiding cars and power lines after his Cessna lost power.

Caitlyn Jenner Receives ESPY Arthur Ashe Award for Courage

Caitlyn Jenner Receives ESPY Arthur Ashe Award for Courage
Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Caitlyn Jenner stood on a stage before some of the country's biggest sports stars and celebrities Wednesday and issued a challenge to accept transgender people for who they are.

Survey: Americans spend more time working than ever

Survey: Americans spend more time working than ever

NBC released exclusive results of a new study that finds Americans are taking less vacation than ever before. A problem many experts say can have serious consequences, especially with a family.

Baby's priceless reaction to new glasses

Baby's priceless reaction to new glasses »Play Video
A little girl with vision problems got to see her mom and dad for the first time, and her reaction is so priceless, more than 21 million people have watched it. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

60-pound carp found in ditch

60-pound carp found in ditch »Play Video
As far as fish tales go, this one is a whopper. Police were called in to help snag a 60-pound carp in a drainage ditch next to a neighborhood lake in Olathe Kansas. Jamie Oberg has the story.

Will an Iran deal lower gas prices? Maybe eventually, experts say

Will an Iran deal lower gas prices? Maybe eventually, experts say

Negotiations may conclude Tuesday in the international diplomatic effort to reach a deal on restrictions for Iran’s nuclear program, but the impact of a potential agreement on the global oil market could take much longer to play out.

Highlights and 'low-lights' of Miss USA

Highlights and 'low-lights' of Miss USA

Every year 51 talented, beautiful women from across the country don lavish gowns and parade across the stage at the Miss USA contest.

Drug cartel boss escapes from Mexican prison

Drug cartel boss escapes from Mexican prison »Play Video
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said the investigation will look for corruption. At least 18 workers are being questioned. But Altiplano Prison was thought to be one of the best in the country.

Joachin Guzman is better known by his nickname "El Chapo", which means Shorty.

 
He runs the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel, and this weekend he escaped from prison through a tunnel that stretched from his cell nearly a mile outside prison walls.
 
The escape raises big and troubling questions.
 

Selfie-stick etiquette: 'They're a little bit annoying'

Selfie-stick etiquette: 'They're a little bit annoying' »Play Video

The reflecting pond at Balboa Park is a San Diego icon.

 
People are always taking pictures here.
 
And more and more are using selfie-sticks to capture that special moment.