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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Terrorists tied to elephant slaughter

Terrorists tied to elephant slaughter


Terrorists tied to elephant slaughter

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 02:11 AM PST

The African elephant is in danger because of ivory poachers. What you don't know is that some of those poachers funnel millions of dollars to ruthless terrorist groups, Sen. Rob Portman says.

'Biggest Losers': Before and after

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 04:47 PM PST

I'm very happy with myself, model says

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:32 AM PST

Carmen Carrera wants to be known as a great model -- not as a transgender model. Will the fashion world welcome her?

Things not to say

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:31 AM PST

Transgender women, it seems, are all the rage.

Photos: On the runway

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:27 AM PST

Photographer Zoran Milich is on the scene for CNN as designers showcase their fall 2014 collections at New York Fashion Week.

Billionaire is transforming Miami

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 04:39 AM PST

Miami is well-known for its tropical weather, retiree community, and high Cuban population but not widely known as an international art hub. Luckily for downtown Miami, billionaire real-estate developer Jorge Perez wants to change that.

Sex scandals rock military top brass

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 03:36 PM PST

More than a dozen military leaders are under investigation for bad behavior, CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Ukraine digs into attempted hijacking

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 05:42 AM PST

Ukraine opened an investigation into a terrorist threat after Friday's hijack attempt by a Ukrainian man on a Turkish airliner, the country's chief of investigations, Maksym Lenko, told reporters Saturday.

Clint Eastwood saves choking man

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 07:31 PM PST

AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am director Steve John describes Clint Eastwood saving his life after he started choking.

Leonard Nimoy fighting lung disease

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 03:23 PM PST

The man who dared to boldly go where no one had gone before has revealed that he can't go as many places as he used to.

'Walking Dead' zombies prank NYC

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 07:42 AM PST

Zombies scare unsuspecting New Yorkers as part of a marketing campaign for the return of AMC's "The Walking Dead."

13 of winter's milder moments

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 05:42 AM PST

Between bouts of ice and snow, epic highway nightmares and tens of thousands of canceled flights lie moments of crisp beauty and invigorating outdoorsiness. We invited iReporters to share the ways they embrace winter. Turns out there's lots of beauty out there worth experiencing ... if you're wearing enough layers.

Photos: Celebs born outside U.S.

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 03:37 PM PST

Celebrities you didn't know weren't born in the U.S.

Parents charged in girl's soda death

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 01:18 AM PST

A Tennessee couple faces murder charges for allegedly punishing the man's 5-year-old daughter by making her gulp excessive amounts of water and grape soda, leading to her death, authorities said.

How grape soda led to her death

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 07:22 AM PST

A couple is accused of killing their 5-year-old daughter who died after drinking more than two liters of grape soda.

Doctor: Castaway ready to travel

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 06:45 AM PST

The mysterious castaway who turned up in the Marshall Islands after saying he spent 13 months at sea may be in good enough health to travel, the doctor overseeing his care told CNN.

Woody Allen blames Mia Farrow

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 06:41 AM PST

In an op-ed column released Friday by The New York Times, Woody Allen blames Mia Farrow's malevolence over their breakup for a two-decade-old false accusation that he molested their adopted daughter, Dylan, when she was 7.

Woody Allen: I did not molest Dylan

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 06:41 AM PST

Director Woody Allen responds to claims that he molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow in a New York Times op-ed.

DNA frees men after 21 years in prison

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:37 AM PST

Two men behind bars for more than half their lives over a triple murder walked free this week after DNA evidence tore holes in their convictions.

Suspected militants killed in raid

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:03 AM PST

Russian special forces killed five suspected militants and took another into custody Saturday during an assault on a house in the volatile Caucasus republic of Dagestan, a Russian security source told CNN.

Remains ID'd as missing Va. officer

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 07:39 AM PST

Remains discovered in Virginia earlier this week are those of missing police officer Kevin Quick, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said Saturday.

Promoter defends Zimmerman fight

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:48 AM PST

Damon Feldman, the promoter of a proposed boxing match between rapper DMX and George Zimmerman, discusses the event.

Attack on power grid spurs worry

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 01:33 AM PST

An attack by snipers on a Silicon Valley power substation last year is prompting the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to launch a crusade to better secure and defend the nation's electrical grid.

Kenneth Bae sent to labor camp

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 10:53 PM PST

The United States is "deeply concerned" that Kenneth Bae has been moved from a hospital to a labor camp, the State Department says.

FAA probes Bieber charter flight

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 04:46 PM PST

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it is looking into allegations that passengers on board singer Justin Bieber's charter flight last week interfered with the flight crew.

See security video of theater shooting

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 05:34 PM PST

CNN's Martin Savidge reports on highly anticipated surveillance video that captures a shooting in a movie theater.

5 exercises you should avoid

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:39 AM PST

CNN's Sanjay Gupta hits the gym with Men's Health contributor B.J. Gaddour to find out which exercises to never do.

NYPD ogles Google Glass specs

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 08:50 AM PST

The New York Police Department has procured two pair of Google Glass specs, the experimental head-mounted computers, to determine possible applications to police work, the department said in a statement.

Illegal? A new way to cheat Netflix

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 10:29 AM PST

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

Is 'Biggest Loser' winner too skinny?

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 06:05 AM PST

The newest winner of "The Biggest Loser" has some people wondering if she's too skinny. CNN's Nischelle Turner reports.

New lights change L.A.'s hue

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 06:21 PM PST

Let me tell you about the time I spent $388.58 replacing a single light bulb.

Twins' diet contest has shocking result

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 07:41 AM PST

A set of twins try out different diets and they get surprising results. CNN's Michaela Pereira has more.

Historic stadium or local eyesore?

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 05:40 PM PST

Muhammad Ali fought here. Neil Armstrong celebrated his moonwalk here. Elvis Presley sang here. And Billie Jean King faced off against Bobby Riggs here.

DNA means freedom for two men

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 06:32 AM PST

Two men spent more than half their lives behind bars over a triple murder, but DNA evidence tore holes in their convictions.

Sniper attack on power grid spurs security crusade

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 06:46 PM PST

An attack by snipers on a Silicon Valley power substation last year is prompting the former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to launch a crusade to better secure and defend the nation's electrical grid.

North Korea sends American to labor camp

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 07:15 PM PST

The United States is "deeply concerned" that Kenneth Bae has been moved from a hospital to a labor camp, the State Department said Friday.

U.S. claims first gold medal

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:47 AM PST

The U.S. claimed its first gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Ceremony chief defends superimposed ring

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:46 AM PST

A technology malfunction during the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics is drawing controversy.

5 things to watch

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:21 AM PST

Armchair Olympic fans, be warned. It's week one of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and there are a mind-blowing number of events to try to follow.

Security measures

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 09:22 AM PST

Exonerated

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 05:25 AM PST

Two men behind bars for more than half their lives over a triple murder walked free this week after DNA evidence tore holes in their convictions.

Soda death

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 08:39 AM PST

A Tennessee couple faces murder charges for allegedly punishing the man's 5-year-old daughter by making her gulp excessive amounts of water and grape soda, leading to her death, authorities said.

Kenneth Bae

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 07:15 PM PST

The United States is "deeply concerned" that Kenneth Bae has been moved from a hospital to a labor camp, the State Department said Friday.

Missing police officer

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 12:13 AM PST

Reserve Virginia police captain Kevin Quick's body hasn't been confirmed found, yet the fact didn't authorities from announcing Friday that they have charged five people in connection with his disappearance and his death.

Justin Bieber

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 04:52 PM PST

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that it is looking into allegations that passengers on board singer Justin Bieber's charter flight last week interfered with the flight crew.

Elephant slaughter

Posted: 08 Feb 2014 03:12 AM PST

The African elephant, one of the world's most majestic animals, is in danger. In the early 1900s, 5 million elephants roamed the African continent. Then the ivory trade drove them to the brink of extinction, with 90% of African elephants killed for the ivory in their tusks.

Leonard Nimoy

Posted: 07 Feb 2014 04:51 PM PST

The man who dared to boldly go where no one had gone before has revealed that he can't go as many places as he used to.

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