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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Climate change like terrorism, WMDs?

Climate change like terrorism, WMDs?


Climate change like terrorism, WMDs?

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:53 AM PST

Saying that climate change ranks among the world's most serious problems -- such as disease outbreaks, poverty, terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on all nations to respond to "the greatest challenge of our generation."

'Next generation of brains in danger'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:53 AM PST

The number of chemicals known to be toxic to children's developing brains has doubled over the last seven years, researchers said.

Mystery of Mars 'doughnut rock'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:49 AM PST

The "jelly doughnut" rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars last month did not fall out of an extraterrestrial pastry box.

Nope, not too many men in Alaska

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:07 AM PST

Here's a factoid many people know but few seem to understand: Alaska has the highest ratio of men to women in the United States.

Sound science or corn syrup attack?

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:18 AM PST

John Bode, head of the Corn Refiners Association, says that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has been unfairly attacked in recent reports.

Post-Obama Democratic Party?

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:18 AM PST

Julian Zelizer says whoever runs to succeed Obama will need new ideas and should look to mayors and governors.

The extermination of Jordan Davis

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:17 AM PST

Tonyaa Weathersbee calls the verdict in the Michael Dunn murder case a hollow victory, where apparently the only weapon Jordan Davis had was his words.

Sex hoax that dogged Lincoln

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:16 AM PST

Philip Kadish: This year is the 150th anniversary of a political media hoax with startling parallels to the Internet Age, involving Abraham Lincoln, covert governmental programs for interracial sex and scheming newspaper editors.

The beauty, art and good of snow

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:09 AM PST

Tom Foreman says there are many benefits of snow, especially for the drought-stricken Midwest.

TV snake handler fatally bitten

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:31 AM PST

A Kentucky pastor who starred in a reality show about snake-handling in church has died -- of a snake bite.

17-year-old paints fashion red

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:24 AM PST

Natalie Westling, 17, is embarking on a global fashion career, but she'd sometimes rather be skateboarding.

World traveler hanged herself

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 12:09 PM PST

Authorities closed the case Friday on Leanne Hecht Bearden, the once intrepid world traveler who was found dead a day earlier, after having apparently killed herself, according to police.

Raising an Olympian

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 01:25 PM PST

In the ice skating community, Cheryl Davis and Jacqui White are known as "the moms" because they have been nearly inseparable for 16 years. That's when their children, Meryl Davis and Charlie White, started skating together as ice dancers.

Jailbird's Valentine's escape

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:01 AM PST

Ain't no prison wall high enough ... to keep this jailbird away from his sweetheart.

Snake handler dies of bite

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:56 AM PST

A Kentucky pastor who starred in a reality show about snake-handling in church has died -- of a snakebite.

Alarm sounds at N.M. nuke plant

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:55 AM PST

An alarm late Friday night indicating higher than usual levels of airborne radiation led to a first-of-its-kind response at a nuclear disposal facility outside of Carlsbad, New Mexico, an Energy Department spokesman told CNN.

Accused Craigslist killer's bombshell claims raise questions

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 12:54 PM PST

Reporter Francis Scarcella walked into the Northumberland County Prison in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, with plenty of questions for the woman accused along with her husband of luring a man with a Craigslist ad, then killing him.

17 foot, 8 inch python killed in Florida

Posted: 16 Feb 2014 11:05 AM PST

A Florida man killed a 17 foot, 8 inch python in Florida, the second largest python ever caught and killed in the state.

Neither side relents in 'loud music' trial

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 12:52 PM PST

Michael Dunn faces prison, but the case isn't over. Prosecutors want another conviction, and Dunn could appeal the convictions handed down.

Strippers causing a stir on New York subway

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:03 AM PST

Andrew "Goofy" Saunders is like no stripper you've ever seen before.

Woman jailed after not returing a video for 9 years

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:55 PM PST

Kayla Michelle Finley may be wishing that services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime had been around a little earlier.

Body found in Hudson River could be designer Michele Savoia

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:48 AM PST

Police found a body in the Hudson River Sunday believed to be that of a New York City fashion designer who has been missing since Friday, the New York Police Department said.

Arizona jailbird escapes to meet his girlfriend for Valentine's Day

Posted: 16 Feb 2014 04:16 AM PST

Ain't no prison wall high enough ... to keep this jailbird away from his sweetheart.

Cover-up? Texas dad's amphetamine-laden body found

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:45 AM PST

No one knows why Alfred Wright died. Or why the physical therapist and married father of three with no history of drug-abuse ended up in the Texas underbrush -- his body full of cocaine, amphetamines and methamphetamine.

Rare birth: Mom surprised by four babies

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 03:12 PM PST

Kimberly and Craig Fugate were expecting Kenleigh, Kristen and Kayleigh. But Kelsey, born with her sisters on February 8, was a complete surprise.

Watch Tuesday's show!

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 05:26 PM PST

February 18, 2014

Snowboarder's sweet 'stache

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:04 AM PST

It was a weekend packed with drama and record-setting scores in Sochi. Here's a look at some of the highlights:

U.S. wins 'Miracle on Ice' rematch

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:03 AM PST

It wasn't exactly the Miracle on Ice but the U.S. pulled off a minor upset when it controversially beat Russia 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout that highlighted Day Eight at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Bode Miller gets bronze

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:02 AM PST

Bode Miller became the oldest man to win an Olympic alpine skiing medal Sunday but the 36-year-old American could not prevent Norway's Kjetil Jansrud from taking a surprise gold in the super-G at Sochi.

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