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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Is designer baby within reach?

Is designer baby within reach?


Is designer baby within reach?

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:25 AM PST

Robert Klitzman says testing embryos for mutations of deadly disease makes sense but beyond that it's worrisome.

WhatsApp worth $19 billion? Absolutely

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:43 AM PST

One of this week's most astounding stories is Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging service that has more than 450 million monthly active users globally. The $19 billion that Facebook will spend on buying WhatsApp created a collective jaw-drop in the tech world.

A shocker from figure skating judges?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:54 PM PST

Oh, figure skating. Not again. Didn't anyone tell you? The Cold War is over. You are supposed to be reformed.

Veteran newsman Garrick Utley dies

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 01:29 PM PST

Garrick Utley, who worked as a globetrotting foreign correspondent during the flush decades of network news, has died at age 74 of prostate cancer, his wife of 40 years said Friday.

Officials from U.S., Mexico get 'Shorty'

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:43 AM PST

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the boss of one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking operations, was arrested in Mexico, a U.S. official told CNN Saturday.

How they caught him

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:20 AM PST

Authorities have arrested Mexican drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of the Sinaloa Cartel.

Fact or fiction in Venezuela?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:49 PM PST

The images coming from Venezuela over the past few weeks have been arresting: Troops shooting, protesters hurling rocks, people bleeding.

Venezuela to CNN: Get out. Never mind

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:01 PM PST

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told a CNN reporting team Friday that it could continue reporting in the South American country, a day after the government revoked or denied press credentials for CNN journalists.

Nicki Minaj sued for $30 million

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:21 PM PST

A hair stylist is accusing former "American Idol" judge and rapper Nicki Minaj of wigging out on a deal.

Hulk Hogan returning to WWE

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:31 AM PST

The best-known name in pro-wrestling history is returning to WWE: Hulk Hogan is coming back to serve as a host for the company's various programs.

U.S. student found dead in Rome

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:19 AM PST

An American student studying abroad in Italy is missing, his college said.

Body found in railroad tunnel

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:21 AM PST

American student John Durkin was found dead inside a railroad tunnel in Rome, police say. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.

Ukrainian opposition leader freed

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:50 AM PST

Meanwhile, opposition leader and former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from prison.

'I'm dying,' medic tweets

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:19 AM PST

As violence raged on Thursday in central Kiev, 21-year-old volunteer medic Olyesa Zhukovska was providing first aid to wounded protesters when she was struck in the neck by a sniper's bullet.

Waves knock 500 containers off ship

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:59 AM PST

A ship battered by hurricane-force winds off of France lost about 520 of the huge containers it was carrying. Stacks of other containers collapsed by the time it reached port in Spain.

Italy has new, young Prime Minister

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:19 AM PST

Matteo Renzi was sworn in Saturday as Italy's youngest Prime Minister, alongside his new Cabinet of 16 ministers.

Deportees living in sewer

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:28 AM PST

Deportees talk about living in 'El Bordo' after the U.S. has rejected them and Mexico doesn't want them.

Ariz. bill lets businesses pick customers

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:19 PM PST

The Legislature has passed a bill that, if signed into law, would allow businesses, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.

Sinkhole eats car; woman inside

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 09:01 AM PST

A driver in Long Island was pulling into her driveway when a sinkhole opened up. She was uninjured.

FBI digs into Ole Miss' alleged racism

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 05:21 AM PST

Recent race-related incidents have renewed concerns at the historic Mississippi campus.

Pope appoints 19 new cardinals

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:56 AM PST

Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals Saturday in a ceremony in the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica -- the first such appointments since he was elected pontiff last March.

Army paratrooper killed in training

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 02:42 AM PST

An Army training incident at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, took the life of a paratrooper and seriously injured two more, according to a statement from the 82nd Airborne Division.

NJ 'bishop of bling' under fire

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:27 PM PST

A $500,000 home expansion is putting the archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, back into the spotlight and under fire.

Powerful winter storm pushes east

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:50 PM PST

Parts of the Eastern United States braced Friday for freezing rain and snow as a powerful winter storm lumbered through the Great Lakes, driving thunderstorms eastward.

24 to get overdue Medals of Honor

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:42 PM PST

They braved bullets and bombs, risking their lives for their country. Now -- having been passed over due to their ethnicity or skin color -- the U.S. government is recognizing them.

Why I stabbed my mom 3 times

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:41 PM PST

A news crew was on the scene of a near-fatal stabbing when the victim's daughter walked up and confessed to the crime.

Mike Rowe's dirtiest job will haunt you

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 08:08 AM PST

"Dirty Jobs" Host Mike Rowe stops by the OutFront Greenroom to talk about the his grossest job ever.

Rare glimpse of Nixon phone call to moon

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:14 AM PST

Archived footage shows President Nixon's 1969 phone call to astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong on the moon.

Oh baby! Look who's pregnant

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:26 AM PST

Every best picture Oscar winner, ever

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:15 AM PST

Gut-wrenching truth behind boy in desert

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:12 AM PST

CNN's Bill Weir was touched by a photo of a 4-year-old Syrian refugee, but some wonder whether it was real.

Monkeys put to work in Pakistan

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:10 AM PST

Local news has hilarious meltdown

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:10 AM PST

CNN affiliate WGN experienced an audio malfunction on air, resorting to paper and whiteboards to cry for help.

He'll bring back silver medal, 5 dogs

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:11 PM PST

American slopestyle skier Gus Kenworthy says he called "dibs" on the stray mother and four puppies the moment he saw them in Sochi.

Finland crushes U.S. in men's hockey

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:02 AM PST

The U.S. men's hockey team lost any dream of an Olympic medal Saturday when Finland crushed them 5-0 in the consolation game for the bronze medal in the Sochi Games.

She talked gunman down -- could you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:58 AM PST

How do you face a man with an AK-47 who shouts "we're all going to die!" Follow Antoinette Tuff's example. She saved 800 students by making three decisions.

Stuck between two countries

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:01 PM PST

Along the U.S.-Mexico border are underground tunnel-like holes and makeshift tents where people live, stuck between two countries. The stench makes it hard to breathe, and it's harder to fathom how any human being could live in these conditions.

500 containers tumble off cargo ship

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:59 AM PST

A Danish-flagged ship battered by hurricane-force winds off the coast of France lost about 520 of the huge containers it was carrying. Stacks of other containers collapsed by the time it reached port in Spain.

He'll bring back a silver medal and 5 dogs

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:42 PM PST

American slopestyle skier Gus Kenworthy says he called "dibs" on the stray mother and four puppies the moment he saw them in Sochi.

Long overdue, 24 vets to get Medal of Honor denied them due to discrimination

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:09 PM PST

They braved bullets and bombs, risking their lives for their country.

Searching for truth in Venezuela

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:54 PM PST

The images coming from Venezuela over the past few weeks have been arresting: Troops shooting, protesters hurling rocks, people bleeding.

Arizona may let businesses ban gays

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:57 PM PST

Arizona's Legislature has passed a bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.

Stuck between two countries

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 04:17 AM PST

Along the U.S.-Mexico border are underground tunnel-like holes and makeshift tents where people live, stuck in border purgatory. The stench makes it hard to breathe, and it's harder still to fathom how any human being could live in these conditions.

Deportees in no-man's land

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:18 PM PST

Deportees talk about living in 'El Bordo' after the U.S. has rejected them and Mexico doesn't want them.

McCain 'won't give up' on immigration

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:19 PM PST

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) says he's not giving up on trying to pass immigration reform yet.

Boehner's 'about face' on immigration

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:20 PM PST

CNN's John King leads the discussion on House Speaker John Boehner's change of position on immigration.

Is immigration reform dead?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:20 PM PST

GOP blame White House for delay in immigration reform. CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper's" politics panel discuss.

She talked gunman down -- could you?

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:11 AM PST

How do you face a man with an AK-47 who shouts "we're all going to die!" Follow Antoinette Tuff's example. She saved 800 students by making three decisions.

Finding purpose in talking down gunman

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 06:49 AM PST

Antoinette Tuff, who just released her book "Prepared for Purpose", recounts the day that changed her life last August.

Ukraine

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:15 AM PST

Embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych insisted in an interview aired on Ukrainian TV Saturday that he is not resigning and not leaving the country.

El Chapo

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:15 AM PST

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the boss of one of Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking operations, was arrested in Mexico, a U.S. official told CNN Saturday.

Fitbit

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:17 AM PST

Complaints of of itchy, irritated wrists have prompted Fitbit to voluntarily recall all of its Fitbit Force wristband activity trackers.

Matteo Renzi

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:18 AM PST

Matteo Renzi was sworn in Saturday as Italy's youngest Prime Minister, alongside his new Cabinet of 16 ministers.

Anti-gay bill

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 10:18 AM PST

Arizona's Legislature has passed a controversial bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.

Winter storm

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:09 PM PST

Parts of the Eastern United States on Friday fended off freezing rain and snow as a powerful winter storm lumbered through the Great Lakes, driving thunderstorms eastward.

Container ship

Posted: 22 Feb 2014 07:59 AM PST

On any day, between 5 million and 6 million containers are on the high seas, carrying everything from potato chips to refrigerators. But not all of them make it to their destination, as the crew of the Svendborg Maersk have just found out.

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