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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Crying wolf on terrorist apocalypse

Crying wolf on terrorist apocalypse


Crying wolf on terrorist apocalypse

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:44 AM PST

"It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future" is an aphorism attributed to the great baseball player Yogi Berra.

What about the 'R-word,' NFL?

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 03:21 PM PST

Simon Moya-Smith, a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation, says as the National Football League considers instituting a 15-yard penalty for any NFL player caught using the N-word on the field, why is the pejorative redskins still permitted for use by the Washington team.

Veto likely

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:28 AM PST

All signs indicate Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will likely veto politically-charged legislation that supporters say promotes religious freedom and opponents contend discriminates against gays and lesbians.

Why I put sign in my pizzeria window

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 11:32 AM PST

Rocco DiGrazia put a sign in his pizzeria that he reserves the right to refuse to serve Arizona legislators after they passed a law giving businesses the right to refuse service to gay people.

Heated talk: You're a homophobe!

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:33 AM PST

Ken Cuccinelli & LZ Granderson get into a heated exchange while debating Arizona's "religious freedom" bill on Crossfire.

New pain pill called 'frightening'

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 06:17 AM PST

A potent little painkiller is causing a big stir.

Breast-feeding sparks Twitter war

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:53 AM PST

Delta apologizes to a passenger after telling her she would need to cover up if she wanted to breastfeed on a flight.

Teen suspended for beer mistake

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:53 AM PST

A Texas student is suspended after he tells his teacher he accidentally took beer to school. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.

Two dogs drive truck into river

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:58 AM PST

Police let two dogs off scot-free after they decide to drive their owner's truck for a joyride that ends up in a river.

Tiny cubes could alter Netflix forever

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:41 AM PST

Mini satellites and big ideas come together to broadcast the internet all over the world. To all! For free! In theory.

Ted Nugent: The voice of America?

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:49 AM PST

Ted Nugent sure knows how to stir controversy. But Republican candidates keep campaigning with him because he has a small but loyal group of followers

Brother to Nugent: 'Tone it down'

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 05:43 PM PST

Jeff Nugent appeared on CNN's Out Front to express the issues he has with the rhetoric of his brother Ted Nugent.

'Captain Phillips' ship deaths a mystery

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:51 AM PST

More than a week after their bodies were discovered, many open questions surround the deaths of Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy.

Castle owner survives shot to head

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 11:51 AM PST

The owner of New York's Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate survived a shot to the head by a masked gunman. Jean Casarez reports.

Knox's ex questions her behavior

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:28 AM PST

For six years, professed innocence has united Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito in their legal odyssey following the death of her roommate. But that unity may be crumbling.

Dad dies in police confrontation

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 07:16 AM PST

It was supposed to be a fun family outing to the movies, but then Nair Rodriguez' 19-year-old daughter got under her skin. They fought, she said, and she slapped her daughter.

Eureka! Couple finds $10M in rare coins

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 02:23 AM PST

A husband and wife are reveling in their good fortune after finding some $10 million in rare gold coins buried on their property in Northern California. The treasure is known as the "Saddle Ridge Hoard."

Ukraine simmers; Russian troops move

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:06 AM PST

A riot police force used against anti-government protesters in Ukraine has been disbanded, the country's acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Wednesday.

Former CNN anchor has arm amputated

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:17 AM PST

Miles O'Brien, award-winning journalist and former CNN anchor, revealed in a blog post that he had his right arm amputated after an accident.

Babies with THREE genetic parents?

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:23 AM PST

The FDA is considering a technique that uses the DNA of three parents to eliminate genetic diseases in newborns.

See the too-hot-to-sell shirts

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:56 AM PST

Brazil asks Adidas to stop selling suggestive World Cup t-shirts. CNN's @This Hour has more.

Hoffman's friend: Media got it wrong

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:17 AM PST

The friend who found actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of a drug overdose said Wednesday on CNN's "New Day" that media portrayals have painted an inaccurate picture of the Oscar winner's life and death.

Cops to watch Everest after brawl

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 07:32 AM PST

The world saw another side of Nepalese mountaineering in April last year when a brawl was reported between European climbers and Sherpas 22,000 feet up Mount Everest.

Teen falls down 250-foot cliff

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:57 AM PST

Police say a California teen slipped and fell 250 feet down a cliff after attempting to move a picnic table.

Why films about the young get snubbed

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:44 AM PST

When people talk about the cinematic geniuses of the 1980s, one name invariably comes up -- John Hughes. For young people growing up then and even today, the writer-director's name conjures up memories of unforgettable films.

The best dresses of all time

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:49 AM PST

Middle school kids bring coach to tears

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 04:10 AM PST

Middle school students welcome their coach back from service in the air force with a surprise rally. KTVT reports.

World's most scenic airport approaches

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 08:33 PM PST

It's at least as welcome as a warm face towel or the ping of the seatbelt sign going off: A beautiful view as you land.

Burger King receipt makes grandma cry

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 04:17 PM PST

A woman received a receipt with an offensive message on it from a Burger King in Richmond, Virginia.

Don King goes OFF the rails on CNN

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 09:44 AM PST

Boxing promoter Don King joins @This Hour and proclaims his love for CNN.

Jets born in world's biggest building

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:24 AM PST

Sprawled out before us sits the world's biggest building by volume. They make airliners here. Big ones. Let's go see some airplanes.

Ranchers: We killed a chupacabra!

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 03:24 AM PST

A couple living on a Texas ranch say they have a dead chupacabra on their property. CNN affiliate KAVU reports.

Timberlake shuts down 2nd row fan

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 10:14 AM PST

Justin Timberlake uses charm to stop finger-flipping heckler. Jeanne Moos reports JT led his flock in flipping the bird.

Paul Rudd wins epic Fallon lip-sync battle

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:41 AM PST

On "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," Paul Rudd wins an epic lip-sync battle by performing a few classic hits.

In India, a hunt for a man-eating tiger

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:25 AM PST

A massive search is on for a tiger believed responsible for 10 deaths in northern India. One man hopes to capture her before she's killed.

Should 'frightening' pain pill be rejected?

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 04:30 AM PST

More than 40 health care, consumer and addiction treatment groups are urging the FDA to revoke approval of the prescription drug Zohydro.

In India, a hunt for a man-eating tiger

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 08:31 AM PST

A massive search is on for a tiger believed responsible for 10 deaths in northern India. One man hopes to capture her before she's killed.

A deadly queen of the jungle

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 07:51 AM PST

In India, the hunt for a deadly tiger

Painkillers

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 04:30 AM PST

A potent little painkiller is causing a big stir.

Amanda Knox

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 11:57 PM PST

"We are innocent." For six years, that has been the cry that has united Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend, as they have faced trials in the murder of Knox's former roommate Meredith Kercher.

Police confrontation

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:24 AM PST

It was supposed to be a fun family outing to the movies, but then Nair Rodriguez' 19-year-old daughter got under her skin. They fought, she said, and she slapped her daughter.

Paco de Lucia

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:25 AM PST

Legendary Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia, who is credited with transforming the folk art of flamenco into a more vibrant modern sound, has died. He was 66.

Justin Bieber

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 07:39 AM PST

One of Justin Bieber's security guards and a driver were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing a photographer's camera in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Miles O'Brien

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 05:25 AM PST

Miles O'Brien, award-winning science journalist and former CNN correspondent and anchor, revealed in a blog post that his left arm was amputated recently after an accident.

Gold coins

Posted: 26 Feb 2014 12:37 AM PST

Eureka!

Evolution of Miley Cyrus

Posted: 25 Feb 2014 03:08 PM PST

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