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Friday, January 31, 2014

Did Beatles push black music aside?

Did Beatles push black music aside?


Did Beatles push black music aside?

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:46 AM PST

The Beatles invented rock music as we know it, and as pretty much everyone has known it since the mid-1960s. But because their success was so revolutionary, it's hard to remember where the music seemed to be headed before they arrived in the United States 50 years ago -- or to imagine what might have happened if they had not.

Are Syria, Iran playing Obama for a fool?

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:55 AM PST

Frida Ghitis says Syria, Iran are quietly defying the U.S., raising doubts about the outcome of negotiations

Wendy Davis bashing is anti-woman

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:59 AM PST

Peggy Drexler says right-wing, misogynistic attacks have branded the Texas gubernatorial candidate a "whore," "liar," and bad mother because of lapses in her bio. Women will see through this sexism.

Firefighters refused to help dying man

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 06:11 PM PST

Marie Mills held her 77-year-old father, who had collapsed outside in a Washington street. She screamed for help.

Atlanta ice melting, politics still snarled

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 01:57 AM PST

With almost the same vigor as icy weather sent greater Atlanta into traffic paralysis this week, state and local officials have swept up its aftermath.

Armless kicker aims for the NFL

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 06:09 PM PST

CNN's Poppy Harlow meets a unique high school football star with big dreams.

Weather guy to punk: Meet my knee

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:41 AM PST

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore masters the art of self-defense while reporting live on the air.

Vows to fight conviction 'until the very end'

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:24 AM PST

In a retrial, an Italian court has convicted Amanda Knox of the murder of a fellow student. But Knox says she "will never go willingly" back to Italy.

Knox: I'm going to fight this

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:40 AM PST

Amanda Knox speaks to Good Morning America after she is convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher.

The Knox-Sollecito retrial

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 10:42 PM PST

Timeline: Murder to now

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:45 AM PST

British college student Meredith Kercher was found dead in November 2007, her throat slashed in an Italian villa she shared with American student Amanda Knox. Knox, her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and a drifter named Rudy Guede were tried for murder.

Obama: I will act if Congress doesn't

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:04 AM PST

Once, Barack Obama spoke of what he wanted for his presidency in terms of healing a nation divided. "This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal," he said.

Exclusive: Obama talks about pot

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 06:18 AM PST

President Barack Obama talks to CNN's Jake Tapper about marijuana legalization in an exclusive interview.

Bursting the 'Bieber Bubble'

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:03 AM PST

What's it like to be Justin Bieber? CNN's Jeanne Moos boils it down to 30 chaotic seconds.

Comedians mock storm fallout

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 10:10 AM PST

Comedians poke fun at Georgia politicians' response to a damaging southern storm.

Helen Mirren twerks at Harvard

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:55 AM PST

British actress Helen Mirren twerks for Harvard University's Theatrical Troupe as they present her with an annual award.

Funny Or Die: NY hates Joe Buck

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 06:25 AM PST

Joe Buck is in New York to call Super Bowl XLVIII and the locals are not happy. For more go to funnyordie.com

Pink, princessy and too sexy too soon

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 06:02 AM PST

Melissa Atkins Wardy's new book "Redefining Girly" takes on the idea that there's one way to be a girl or boy. It doesn't have to be pink or blue, she says, and there are consequences when it is.

A history of wardrobe malfunctions

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:13 AM PST

White powder scare near Super Bowl

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 10:21 AM PST

Hazardous materials teams and a bomb squad responded Friday after white powder was found at three hotels near the site of the Super Bowl, New Jersey authorities said.

Parts of Air Force base evacuated

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 11:24 AM PST

Parts of Alabama's Maxwell Air Force Base were evacuated Friday after a suspicious package found at a base post office tested positive for explosives, base officials said.

Bags of body parts found on road

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:42 AM PST

The body parts were in garbage bags, dumped along snowy roads in a rural area of Michigan.

Cops slice off woman's hair weave

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 12:05 AM PST

Security cameras show police cutting off a woman's weave at a Michigan jail. WXYZ's Heather Catallo has the story.

Lunch trays pulled from hands of kids

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 11:22 AM PST

The cafeteria manager and her supervisor at a Utah elementary school have been placed on paid leave while officials investigate how dozens of children had their lunch trays pulled from their hands this week, outraging parents.

Not again! Almost 200 ill on cruise ship

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:53 AM PST

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is overseeing the sanitization of a Princess Cruises ship that cut short its seven-day Caribbean itinerary after 165 passengers and 11 crew members fell ill in a norovirus outbreak, the cruise company said Friday.

Girl kept as sex slave for 14 years

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:54 AM PST

A California man is expected to spend 22 years in prison after pleading guilty for keeping a relative as a sex slave.

TSA loosens rules on int'l alcohol

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:07 AM PST

Want to buy that bottle of Johnnie Walker Explorers Club at an airport duty-free shop abroad before your return to the United States?

Deputy killed after aid stop

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:50 AM PST

A deputy stopped to help a motorist in Utah on Thursday, and the motorist allegedly shot him dead. Then he wounded two more deputies while running from the law.

Old embassy now anti-U.S. museum

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 04:45 PM PST

CNN's Jim Scuitto takes a tour inside the former U.S. embassy that was taken over by Iranian students in 1979.

Rodman: 'Am I an alcoholic? Absolutely'

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:36 AM PST

Dennis Rodman tells CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day" that he was not in North Korea to be an ambassador, but to try to bring two countries together through sport.

Dennis Rodman: 'I am not a traitor'

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:16 AM PST

Former NBA player Dennis Rodman speaks to CNN's Chris Cuomo in an exclusive interview about having a "great" heart.

George Zimmerman's next role: boxer. It's for charity.

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 04:05 AM PST

George Zimmerman's next role: boxer. It's for charity.

Dad: I was afraid of him for years

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 06:01 PM PST

A family, whose son ended up killing his roommate at a mental facility, talks to David Mattingly about their struggles.

Athletes you didn't know were religious

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:37 AM PST

Portraits from test tubes and pushpins

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:39 AM PST

It's fun to imagine what Michael Mapes' studio must look like: You would assume that the New York-based artist's workspace has to resemble the lab of a harebrained entomologist, with test tubes, specimen bags and pushpins strewn about.

Inside 900-year-old stone kingdom

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:17 AM PST

Legend has it that this was once a playground for the giants -- and for visitors gazing over this steep hill in southern Zimbabwe it's easy to understand why.

This reunion brings school to tears

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:04 AM PST

A marine who served his country in Afghanistan surprises his kids at their school.

Super Bowl ads you'll never see on TV

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 03:30 AM PST

Take an inside look at this year's best viral, guerrilla marketing campaigns that you won't see at the Super Bowl.

Four unforgettable halftimes

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 08:49 AM PST

From phallic symbols to "Nipplegate," Super Bowl halftime shows often go beyond just music.

Take a punch?

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 04:11 AM PST

George Zimmerman's next role: boxer. It's for charity.

Super flyover: This year it's copters

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:57 AM PST

The pilots of three types of choppers -- Black Wawks, Chinooks and Apaches -- will make their appearance with split-second precision.

CDC: Stomach bug strikes second cruise ship

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 07:30 AM PST

Just when cruise lines thought they might be headed for calmer waters ...

'I'm not a traitor'

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 05:53 AM PST

Dennis Rodman tells CNN's Chris Cuomo on "New Day" that he was not in North Korea to be an ambassador, but to try to bring two countries together through sport.

Obama: If Congress fails to act, then I will

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 04:51 AM PST

If a divided Congress won't or can't act on an agenda he laid out, he'll use executive orders and actions, President Obama told CNN's Jake Tapper.

Sollecito stopped near Italian border

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 03:48 AM PST

Italian authorities stopped Raffaele Sollecito -- convicted with Amanda Knox of the murder of Meredith Kercher -- near the border with Austria and Slovenia, Italian police told CNN Friday.

Obama: Ford, Walmart, others to help jobless

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 02:21 PM PST

The White House secured commitments from some of the nation's largest companies on a plan to boost hiring of the long-term unemployed, President Obama told CNN's Jake Tapper.

Amanda Knox found guilty of murder, again

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 02:57 PM PST

The American and her ex-boyfriend were tried a second time in the death of Meredith Kercher after Italy's Supreme Court overturned an appeal in March.

Super flyover: This year it's helicopters

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 10:04 AM PST

The pilots of three types of choppers -- Black Hawks, Chinooks and Apaches -- rely on split-second timing to make the biggest impact.

Drew Brees on the game

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 10:00 AM PST

Saints quarterback Drew Brees talks with HLN's Mike Galanos about how Seattle's defense must play against Peyton Manning.

Tickets through the years

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 09:52 AM PST

Obama

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 04:34 AM PST

Once, Barack Obama spoke of what he wanted for his presidency in terms of healing a nation divided. "This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal," he said.

Amanda Knox

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 02:43 AM PST

Italian authorities stopped Raffaele Sollecito -- convicted with his ex-girlfriend Amanda Knox of the murder of Meredith Kercher -- near the border with Austria and Slovenia, Italian police told CNN Friday.

Weather

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 01:57 AM PST

With almost the same vigor as icy weather sent greater Atlanta into traffic paralysis this week, state and local officials have swept up its aftermath.

Veterans

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 12:58 AM PST

U.S. veterans are dying because of delays in diagnosis and treatment at VA hospitals.

Dennis Rodman

Posted: 31 Jan 2014 04:27 AM PST

It may be more important to tell you what is not motivating my trip to see Dennis Rodman.

'Rogue' asteroids

Posted: 30 Jan 2014 09:21 PM PST

If you want to find an asteroid, the region between Mars and Jupiter is a great place to look. That area where asteroids hang out is called the main asteroid belt

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