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Medical Marijuana Might Be Legalized In Australia Really Soon

A new amendment in Australia would legalize medical marijuana there, though each state could decide whether or not to comply.

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U.S. Presidential Race

CNNi talks to Jacob Parakilas of Chatham House about his thoughts on the New Hampshire Primary.

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Earth didn't score 100% on index that predicts likelihood of life

Astronomers are creating an index that is intended to predict the likelihood of life on alien planets. So how did Earth do? Not 100% but here we are. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Police: Suspect, 3 victims wounded after high school game

Authorities say four people were shot and wounded outside of a western Michigan high school, including a man suspected of carrying out the attack who was shot by a sheriff's deputy

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Pope on Ash Wednesday: Let's share, be more sensitive

Pope Francis has smudged ashes on the heads of prelates, nuns and other Catholics during Ash Wednesday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica

Woman imprisoned in girl's running death on life support

An Alabama woman sentenced to life imprisonment in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter is on life support after suffering an apparent heart attack

The Latest: Snyder proposes $195M toward Flint water crisis

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder wants to spend $195 million more to address Flint's water crisis and another $165 million updating infrastructure statewide, including lead water pipes

Former Priest Arrested In Connection With 1960 Murder Case

Ex-priest John Feit was arrested Tuesday in connection with the 1960 murder of a second-grade teacher.

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MADD to release first 50-state report on ignition interlocks

Mothers Against Drunk Driving will release its first report on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped from using vehicles by ignition interlock devices in all 50 states

Wild elephant goes on rampage in Indian village

Video shows a wild elephant rampaging through a village in India's eastern West Bengal state. Residents say the animal damaged some 100 structures. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Burger King's next conquest: Hot dog king

Burger King plans to add hot dogs to its US menu on Feb. 23

2 Texas researchers under fire for Planned Parenthood study

Two state researchers in Texas are under fire for co-authoring a study suggesting that Republican-ordered cuts to Planned Parenthood hurt access to women's health care in the state

Severe Drought Has Zimbabwe Seeking $1.6B To Feed Millions

Zimbabwe estimates about 3 million people don't have enough to eat because the drought decimated harvests there.

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Major general faints during news conference

Air Force Maj. Gen. James Martin Jr. fainted during a Pentagon briefing. He was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

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Congressman and Sheriff Add to Growing Criticism Over Beyonce's Performance

The controversy over Beyonce's half-time performance of her new song, "Formation" is growing. New York congressman Peter King is speaking out, "I found the entire show objectionable. It was extolling the Black Panthers who were a terrorist organization, killing police officers in the 60s and 70s." Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clark also said, "Would that be acceptable if a white band came out in hoods and white sheets in the same sort of fashion? We would be appalled and outraged."

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Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

Twitter is tweaking its timeline

That Awkward Moment When A Mugshot Looks Just Like The Reporter

This has to be a reporter's worst nightmare.

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Tracing Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz's roots in Cuba

CNN's Patrick Oppmann traces the roots of GOP candidates for president Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in Cuba.

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This is what the Earth will be like in 10,000 years

Scientists are publishing a paper discussing what our planet, Earth will look like in 10,000 years from now. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Woman, 3 children critically hurt in stabbing at NYC hotel

A woman and three children have been critically wounded in a stabbing at a New York City hotel

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UK's Cameron blasts UN panel's ruling on WikiLeaks' Assange

British Prime Minister David Cameron has denounced a United Nations panel's finding that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been wrongfully detained by Britain and Sweden

Ferguson asks for changes to reform deal, drawing criticism

The Ferguson City Council is asking the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents