Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world Monday by saying he will resign at the end of the month "because of advanced age." Forbes says he is the fifth most powerful man in the world - mostly because he leads nearly 1.2 billion followers worldwide.
OutFront tonight: Sister Simone Campbell, executive director, Network, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby and Brian Finnerty, U.S. communications director for Opus Dei. FULL POST
A new report commissioned by the Paterno family calls an investigation into the Penn State sex scandal "factually wrong, speculative, and fundamentally flawed".
Paterno's family hired three experts to rebutt the Penn State report, which concluded in July that Joe Paterno and three other university officials failed to protect innocent children from being sexually abused by former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky.
Outfront tonight: Jay Paterno, Joe Paterno's son, and former Attorney General and former Pennsylvania governor Dick Thornburgh, one of the three experts hired by the Paterno family. FULL POST
For more than 20 years, Vinnie Myers produced more than 10,000 traditional tattoos. And now he spends most of his time helping breast cancer survivors. Erin Burnett reports.
Between Donald Trump calling Karl Rove a "total loser" and the dueling Republican responses to the President's State of the Union address tomorrow night, what's really going on in the GOP?
Senator Rand Paul, who's giving tomorrow's tea party response, told CNN's State of the Union Host Candy Crowley why the Tea Party is offering an additional GOP rebuttal to Obama's State of the Union address.
"There is a lot of energy that still comes from the Tea Party, and while they consider themselves mostly to be Republican, they will occasionally chastise even the Republican establishment. So they want an independent voice," Paul said.
OutFront Tonight: Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.
In Brazil, where Carnival is in full swing, Samba is a centerpiece of the revelry, complete with thumping music and sweaty, sequined bodies.
Our Shasta Darlington follows an American dancer who's breaking tradition to be part of the celebration in Rio.