National & World

Holy Guacamole! It's an avocado shortage

Holy Guacamole! It's an avocado shortage »Play Video
A dire prediction for guacamole lovers. Avocados are already in short supply because of an ongoing drought in California. And scientists say climate change could greatly reduce avocado production in the future. As Cornell Barnard reports, some restaurants are taking notice.

Girl Scouts given counterfeit bills

Girl Scouts given counterfeit bills »Play Video
Some Girl Scouts are learning how to spot fake bills after a pair of crooks paid for their cookies with phony money. Crystal Cruz reports.

Surprise! Woman unexpectantly gives birth

Surprise! Woman unexpectantly gives birth »Play Video
An Indiana woman went to the hospital for stomach pains only to find out she was having a baby. She says there were no signs of pregnancy. Just hours later, she got the surprise of her lifetime with the birth of her son. Tanya Spencer has the story.

Fire department using Google Glass to save lives

Fire department using Google Glass to save lives »Play Video
Imagine using a computer screen smaller than your finger nail to assist you at work. Well that's what firefighters in Rocky Mount, North Carolina are doing. Rocky Mount, about 45 minutes from Raleigh, is using a special Google Glass program to save lives. Chad Silber has more.

Russian foreign minister says troops in Ukraine to protect citizens



Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday justified the use of Russian troops streaming into neighboring Ukraine's Crimea region as a necessary protection for his country's citizens living there.

Russian troops take up strategic locations in Crimea region

Russian troops take up strategic locations in Crimea region »Play Video

Pro-Russian demonstrations broke out across the Ukraine on Saturday as the political crisis deppened. Russia’s parliament approved Vladamir Putin’s request for a military intervention in Ukraine, and Russian troops are now stationed across the strategic Crimea region.

“We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian federation inside Ukraine,” President Barack Obama said.

 

Dog groomer mixes up dogs

Dog groomer mixes up dogs »Play Video
More than three weeks after a mix-up at the groomer, a dog still hasn't been returned to its rightful owner. As Bill Steckis reports, the dog was actually given to the wrong person!

Man wakes in body bag at funeral home

Man wakes in body bag at funeral home »Play Video
A Mississippi man declared dead awakened in a body bag at a funeral home. Tammy Estwick explains how family members say he came back to life.

Spider vs. weatherman

Spider vs. weatherman »Play Video
A California weatherman has become the latest broadcaster to get spooked by a spider on air. A perfect excuse to take a look back at some of the best creature creep-outs caught on camera from a swallowed grasshopper to a python stuck in a weatherman's shorts. CNN's Jeanne Moos takes a look.

Thousands turn out for sneak preview of "Son of God"

Thousands turn out for sneak preview of "Son of God" »Play Video
Thousands of faithful filmgoers in California got a sneak preview of the highly-anticipated movie "Son of God." Tony Lopez asked the audience what they thought about the newest Hollywood treatment of the Gospels' story.

$10 million coin discovery sparks gold rush

$10 million coin discovery sparks gold rush »Play Video
A husband and wife are reveling in their good fortune after finding 10 million dollars in rare gold coins buried on their property in Northern California. The gold country discovery is thought to be the largest of its kind in U.S. history. And as Joe Vazquez reports, it's inspiring a little gold fever in the region.

Dolphin learning how to paint

Dolphin learning how to paint »Play Video
Found near death on the shores of Alabama three years ago, Chance the dolphin is now not only healed but learning how to paint like Picasso. And as Steve Phillips reports, Chance is not the only dolphin taking up art.