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Monday, February 3, 2014

Frum: GOP may make wild pick in 2016

Frum: GOP may make wild pick in 2016


Frum: GOP may make wild pick in 2016

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:50 AM PST

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's political troubles may reshape the Republican race much more radically than most commentators are yet predicting. To understand why, think of the Republican presidential nomination as a playoff game between two rival leagues. One league is composed of the Republican party's donors and professionals. The other features the party's activists and militants.

Clooney pranks dad with new ending

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:22 AM PST

Actor George Clooney tells CNN about a funny moment regarding his father's role in the movie "The Monuments Men."

Cheerleader hits half-court shot

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 04:25 AM PST

Cheerleader Ashlee Arnau explains how she makes her front handspring shots from half-court.

Heroin's rise and fatal draw

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:56 AM PST

If an autopsy shows what officials suspect, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman will be the latest in a growing list of addicts who paid a deadly price for using heroin.

50 bags of suspected heroin found

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:02 AM PST

An autopsy will be conducted Monday on the body of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who was found dead of an apparent drug overdose.

Hollywood's everyman

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:17 AM PST

He could play any role. He had the booming voice of a deity but Hoffman often played schlubs and conflicted characters.

Hoffman: On life

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:08 AM PST

Memorable quotes from Philip Seymour Hoffman

From heroin addict to PTA mom

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:10 AM PST

In many ways, my life is ordinary and extraordinary at the same time. What sets me apart from the typical soccer mom is that I am an outspoken recovering heroin addict.

Schools yank hot lunches from kids

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:32 AM PST

A New Jersey mother says her son's school replaced his hot lunch with a cheese sandwich when his account got too low.

How to win on 'Jeopardy!'

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 06:04 AM PST

Arthur Chu is a Jeopardy champion who's causing controversy by sharing his winning strategies.

Convicted killer escapes, takes woman

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 07:37 AM PST

A man convicted of four murders in 1993 has escaped from a Michigan prison, and authorities believe he has abducted a woman using a knife or box cutter, the Michigan Department of Corrections said.

Evacuees go home, die in eruption

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 05:46 AM PST

Volcanic ash smothers part of Indonesia and kills 15.

Snow, freezing rain hit Northeast

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:12 AM PST

If you believe that a groundhog with a funny name can predict the weather, get ready for another six weeks of winter conditions.

Ga. gov. names storm task force

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:56 AM PST

Stung by the roughly 2 inches of snowfall that largely shut down metro Atlanta last week, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he's looking for ways to keep it from happening again.

Christie accuser's claims have evolved

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:51 AM PST

The Democratic mayor at the center of one of the controversies swirling around Republican Gov. Chris Christie is, to put it politely, a woman of contradictions.

More Christie: What to know

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:13 AM PST

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has kept a relatively low profile in recent weeks with investigations of the George Washington Bridge traffic fiasco heating up. But he boiled over this weekend following the disclosure of potentially damaging new information and he will speak about it again on Monday night.

How to avoid digital eye strain

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:55 AM PST

Our lives have increasingly become more digital today. While some may see this as a benefit, others are finding that it can literally be a pain in the eye.

Investigators get first batch of subpoenaed bridge scandal documents.

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 04:09 AM PST

Investigators get first batch of subpoenaed "bridge-gate" documents.

Was Bruno Mars the Super Bowl MVP?

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:18 AM PST

Were you rooting for the Seahawks or rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl? Heck, we were rooting for Bruno Mars. And he scored.

Super Bowl ads: Winners & losers

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:27 AM PST

Commercials steal the show during the 2014 Super Bowl.

Dylan's Chrysler ad draws 'sellout' cries

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:27 AM PST

Oh Bob Dylan, how can the life of such a man be in the palm of some advertiser's hand?

Illegal? A new way to cheat Netflix

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 07:34 AM PST

This web application opens up the internet for users from China to the United States.

Teen aiming for NFL lacks key body parts

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:57 AM PST

The NFL decided to fly in an armless high school football star to the Super Bowl. CNN's Poppy Harlow has the details.

Boot camp helps her drop 145 pounds

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:57 AM PST

In the end, a coupon changed Torrie Creamer's life.

A chilling 650-mph free fall from space

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:15 AM PST

GoPro has released harrowing footage of Felix Baumgartner's world record 24-mile Red Bull Stratos jump.

Can teachers be entrepreneurs?

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:14 AM PST

Can teachers be entrepreneurs? Some educators are using their classroom experience to create new teaching tools and pitch them in a "Shark Tank" pitch night scenario.

Guy tired of waiting fixes roads himself

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 08:07 AM PST

Long Island, New Yorker Bobby Fitzgerald attempts to fill the pot holes he sees in his own neighborhood.

How to break up -- with your wedding

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 08:09 AM PST

There's rarely a brighter day in a person's life than the one they and their beloved decide to wed. But during the days and months between engagement and wedding, the initial delight can dim, and potential problems flare up under the spotlight.

Bridge probe

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 04:17 AM PST

Investigators get first batch of subpoenaed bridge scandal papers.

Castaway claims he drifted 13 months

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:07 AM PST

A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about his ordeal.

Was Bruno Mars the Super Bowl MVP?

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:18 AM PST

Were you rooting for the Seahawks or rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl? Heck, we were rooting for Bruno Mars. And he scored.

Hollywood's everyman one of generation's best

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 07:19 AM PST

He could play any role. He had the booming voice of a deity but Hoffman often played schlubs and conflicted characters. An appreciation of the actor who was found dead Sunday, a needle in his arm.

What?? Game had its moments -- off the field

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 05:44 AM PST

Joe Namath in a massive fur coat. JCPenney obviously doesn't have spell check. Social media had a field day with Super Blah XLVIII.

Steamrolled: Seattle Seahawks flatten Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 04:04 AM PST

Super Bowl XLVIII started out bad for the Denver Broncos. The Seattle Seahawks made sure it got worse.

Castaway claims he drifted 13 months

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:07 AM PST

A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about his ordeal.

Says he survived on fish and rainwater

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 11:04 AM PST

U.S. Ambassador Tom Armbruster talks about the castaway's condition after being stranded at sea for 13 months.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:24 AM PST

Police investigating the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have found close to 50 envelopes of they believe is heroin in his Manhattan apartment, two law enforcement sources familiar with the probe said Monday.

Castaway

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:02 AM PST

A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about how he could have lived on his small boat for so long as it drifted across the Pacific Ocean.

Killer on the loose

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 09:20 AM PST

A man convicted in the murders of four people is the subject of a multistate manhunt after escaping a Michigan prison, and police believe that his latest crime is kidnapping.

Paper airplane

Posted: 03 Feb 2014 10:00 AM PST

All that's missing are the fussy flight attendants and the smell of irradiated food.

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