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Monday, February 17, 2014

No justice in black teen's killing

No justice in black teen's killing


No justice in black teen's killing

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:37 AM PST

The notion that a mouthy young black male could be a threat carries more weight with some people than the fact that an impulsive middle-aged white man could be a liar, writes Tonyaa Weathersbee.

Clinton, Biden and post-Obama Dems

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 06:37 AM PST

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

Murder, torture, slavery widespread

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:21 AM PST

A catalog of torture and abuse of even the weakest of North Koreans reveals a portrait of a brutal state "that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world," a U.N. report says.

Forced to eat grass and dirt

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:38 AM PST

The testimonies, one after another, have been damning, disturbing and, at points, excruciating.

What they didn't want you to see

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:50 AM PST

As the sole Western journalist covering a unique bicycle race in North Korea last month, I was provided with a personal guide, a car with a driver and the promise that I was free to take any photographs I wanted. As a journalist, it seemed like an incredible opportunity to document a small snapshot of what North Korea was really like.

Kim and N. Korea's military

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:18 AM PST

A sister's emotional plea

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:17 AM PST

The sister of Kenneth Bae reacts to new video of her brother who is jailed in North Korea. Hear her emotional message.

Body in river is missing designer

Posted: 16 Feb 2014 09:34 PM 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.

Conan airs Biden 2016 campaign ad

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:23 AM PST

Conan pokes fun at Vice President Joe Biden's comments about running for President in 2016.

Teen prints 3-D hand for young boy

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:17 AM PST

9-year-old Matthew Shields was without a complete right hand until a family friend made one for him with a 3-D printer.

He lost 275 pounds to find love

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:12 AM PST

Lee and Beth were high school sweethearts. When they reconnected more than 20 years later, Lee weighed 454 pounds.

Watch New York's subway 'strippers'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:21 AM PST

Introducing "WAFFLE," a group of teens taking their fancy footwork -- and pole dancing skills -- to New York's subway.

Craigslist suspect: I've killed dozens

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:26 AM PST

A Pennsylvania woman charged in the November slaying of a man she and her husband met through Craigslist tells a newspaper that she killed many more victims, and authorities say they are investigating the woman's shocking claims.

Teen claims she's a serial killer

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 05:25 AM PST

A woman charged in the killing of a man she met through Craigslist tells local newspaper she's killed many more victims.

Divers rescued after 3 days at sea

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:52 AM PST

Five of seven Japanese women who disappeared during a diving excursion off the Indonesian island of Bali last week were found alive and rescued Monday afternoon, Bali's search and rescue agency said.

8 killed, dozens trapped in collapse

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:12 AM PST

A building where college students were gathered in South Korea collapsed Monday night, killing eight people and trapping about 50 others, South Korea's semiofficial Yonhap news agency reported, citing police.

Terrifying new boss in parts of Syria

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:55 AM PST

The radical group ISIS emerged last year as a major power in opposition-controlled parts of Syria. It is accused of the same kind of atrocities as the Syrian regime it fights.

Disturbing execution video surfaces

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:14 AM PST

CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on video documenting interrogations and executions conducted by Syrian extremist group ISIS.

Zimmerman: God my only judge

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 08:33 AM PST

George Zimmerman says he still gets death threats, is still accused of being a racist and is still a lightning rod for criticism 7 months after his acquittal on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Trayvon Martin.

Co-pilot hijacks jetliner to Geneva

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:40 AM PST

A co-pilot on an Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome hijacked the airliner early Monday and flew it to Switzerland. He was arrested; no one was hurt.

Pilot's demand on cockpit audio

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:30 AM PST

An audio recording reveals what was said between the hijacker of an Ethiopian airline and the control tower.

Jail time for woman who kept VHS rental

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:41 AM PST

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

Baby 4 surprises mom expecting triplets

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:54 AM PST

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

Family hikes 19 miles after accident

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 05:17 AM PST

Two dads and three children hiked 19 miles for help after getting their car stuck in a snowbank.

FOD: O'Connell plagiarizes LaBeouf

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 10:21 AM PST

Inspired by Shia LaBeouf's apology exhibit, Jerry O'Connell opened his own right next door. For more go to funnyordie.com.

Fashion world flips for this fiery redhead

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:56 AM PST

With her 'Little Mermaid' colored hair, fashion model Natalie Westling is turning heads in the fashion industry.

Military mom stuns son on V-day

Posted: 16 Feb 2014 02:00 PM PST

A military mom teamed up with a local television station to surprise her 8-year-old son on Valentine's Day.

Refined boozing on the ski slopes

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:36 AM PST

When it comes to post-slopes imbibing, not all drinks are created equal.

Olympian's topless photos surface

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:55 AM PST

Jackie Chamoun, an Olympian competing in Sochi, is mired in controversy after semi-nude photos of her surfaced online.

Plushenko: I was told to skate injured

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:02 AM PST

CNN's Amanda Davies speaks with Russian skating star Evgeni Plushenko on his reasons for withdrawing from the short program.

People who (maybe) dated Johnny Depp

Posted: 16 Feb 2014 11:59 AM PST

As Johnny Depp prepares to tie the knot with Amber Heard, see who he's dated in the past.

God is 'the only judge that I have to answer to'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 04:56 AM PST

George Zimmerman says he still gets death threats, still accused of being a racist and still a lightning rod for criticism 7 months after his acquittal in Trayvon Martin's death.

Syrian town scarred by Islamists' harsh rule

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 03:34 AM PST

When the radical Islamist militia ISIS arrived in the Syrian town of Addana a year ago, many welcomed them. What followed changed their minds.

U.S. presidents

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:34 AM PST

Presidents of the United States

Race hoax that dogged Lincoln

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 09:33 AM PST

This year is the 150th anniversary of one of the greatest and least remembered political media hoaxes in American history, one with startling parallels to 21st century politics and the Internet age. It involved Abraham Lincoln, covert governmental programs for interracial sex, pro-slavery politicians and scheming newspaper editors.

North Korea

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 10:05 AM PST

A catalog of torture and abuse of even the weakest of North Koreans reveals a portrait of a brutal state "that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world," a U.N. report says.

Syria

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 10:06 AM PST

When the radical Islamist militia ISIS arrived in the Syrian town of Addana a year ago, many welcomed them. What followed changed their minds.

George Zimmerman

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 10:05 AM PST

George Zimmerman says he still gets death threats, still accused of being a racist and still a lightning rod for criticism 7 months after his acquittal in Trayvon Martin's death.

'Loud-music trial'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 10:09 AM PST

After all the comparisons to George Zimmerman, Michael Dunn's fate turned out very differently.

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