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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The rich have more votes than you

The rich have more votes than you


The rich have more votes than you

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:59 AM PST

Last week, Tom Perkins, who's becoming America's most controversial venture capitalist, suggested the very rich should get more votes than everyone else. In his ideal system, he said, "it should be like a corporation. You pay a million dollars in taxes, you get a million votes. How's that?"

Dunn verdict a win for prosecution

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:44 AM PST

If trials were predictable, they wouldn't happen.

5 deaths from Web drinking challenge

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:32 AM PST

Film yourself drinking a crazy amount in some outlandish way, post it online and call out friends to outdo you. It's called "Neknominate," and it's not a good idea. "This is a lethal game," says one medical professional.

Drinking game is 'cultural'

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:16 AM PST

Frances Fitzgerald talks to CNN about Neknominate, a new drinking game craze, and how we should look to tackle it.

Prank turns deadly for teen girl

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 05:31 PM PST

A 15-year-old girl in Little Rock, Arkansas, is dead, police say, because of a prank that went horribly and tragically wrong.

Teen shot by classmate's dad

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 07:48 AM PST

A 15-year-old girl in Little Rock, Arkansas, died after what police say was a prank gone tragically wrong.

Artist destroys $1 million vase in protest

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 11:10 PM PST

He's been photographed dropping vases before -- but that doesn't mean it's OK for just anyone to do it. Ai Weiwei has made a name for himself by not only creating visually arresting and thought-provoking art, but for his uncompromising activism in opposition to the Chinese government.

See guy smash ancient vase

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:55 AM PST

Video shows a man picking up and smashing a centuries-old vase that was part of an exhibit by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

Nancy Grace mad about Zimmerman

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:35 PM PST

Nancy Grace, Ben Ferguson, and Van Jones react to Chris Cuomo's interview with George Zimmerman

Barbie #unapologetic as swimsuit model

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:03 AM PST

When Barbie burst onto scene in a black and white swimsuit in 1959, she was considered a rebel who embodied both "the sensuality of Marilyn Monroe and the innocence of Debbie Reynolds."

Snow phenomenon stuns farmers

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:24 AM PST

A rare snow phenomenon resembling tumbleweed has stunned farmers in Iowa. CNN affiliate KCCI reports.

5 fitness apps that actually get results

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:05 AM PST

Looking for a new way to reach your fitness goals? Now's the time to check out some of the hottest fitness apps as 2014 gets underway.

Freak huge waves actually common

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:36 AM PST

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a closer look at the type of 'monster waves' that slammed into a British cruise ship.

Devo's Bob Casale dies

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 11:02 AM PST

Devo guitarist Bob Casale died Monday, his brother and band mate announced Tuesday. Casale was 61.

Why families cling to 'serial killer' claims

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:57 AM PST

Not knowing. It's the hardest part.

Teen: I've killed at least 22 men

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 07:13 AM PST

Questions and doubt surround a teenager after she claimed that she killed at least 22 people. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.

Flight turbulence injures five

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 12:05 AM PST

In a split second and without warning, the plane began shaking violently in the sky.

Witness: Guy hit plane ceiling

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:19 AM PST

Crew members and passengers were injured as a United Airlines flight was violently tossed around while trying to land.

New push to get Bowe Bergdahl freed

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:58 AM PST

The U.S. government is engaged in a new effort to negotiate the release of the lone American soldier held in captivity -- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Heavy snow causes salt shortage

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:59 AM PST

While there's been no shortage of snow this winter, the barrage of winter storms has left many U.S. cities short of one thing: salt.

Venezuelan opposition leader in custody

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:53 AM PST

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, accused by the government of conspiracy and murder, turned himself in to national guard troops Tuesday, his political party said.

Asteroid zips by Earth in close call

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 02:57 AM PST

Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call.

Dunn: 'I'm the f**king victim'

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 06:17 AM PST

For the first time, we're hearing phone calls made by Michael Dunn from behind bars, just after "loud music" shooting.

Scary bus crash caught on tape

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:11 AM PST

Newly-released video shows a frightening bus crash in Boise, Idaho.

Did the stimulus work?

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 08:56 AM PST

A 5-year-old's birthday party with no cake and candles? Unheard of, except in politics.

The view from the riskiest climb of 2014

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 07:03 AM PST

Watch two Russian daredevils climb more than 2,000 ft. up the second tallest building in the world, Shanghai Tower.

Forgotten celebrity scandals

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 09:25 AM PST

Cops hunt for mystery jumper

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:24 AM PST

CNN's Stephanie Elam reports on a BASE jumper who police are searching for and the stunt's rise to popularity.

3-year-old's IQ is how high?!

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:56 AM PST

Three-year-old Alexis Martin has just been named as currently the youngest person in Arizona's chapter of Mensa.

Why dad made son run like this in snow

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 03:19 PM PST

CNN's David McKenzie meets a father that would give "Tiger Mom" a run for her money.

7 things you might not know about Lego

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 09:59 AM PST

With the release of "The LEGO Movie," CNN shows you some things you might not know about the colorful toy.

How many calories do the athletes burn?

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:48 AM PST

How many calories do you think Winter Olympic athletes burn?

What's the verdict on Jimmy? Top moments

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:13 AM PST

Jimmy Fallon left us with great memories of "Late Night," but the pressure was on for his "Tonight Show" debut Monday. How was he received?

Fallon era begins on 'Tonight Show'

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:01 AM PST

To thunderous applause and a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday night -- the new host in the old home of the "Tonight Show."

She's the red-hot 'it girl'

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 12:14 PM PST

Natalie Westling, 17, is embarking on a global fashion career, but she'd sometimes rather be skateboarding. The fiery redhead is taking the fashion world by storm.

What's the verdict on Jimmy? Top moments

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:13 AM PST

Jimmy Fallon left us with great memories of "Late Night," but the pressure was on for his "Tonight Show" debut Monday. How was he received?

The 'Tonight Show' debut: New show, old Jimmy

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:01 AM PST

To thunderous applause and a Cheshire cat grin, Jimmy Fallon walked on to the stage at the NBC Studio in New York Monday night -- the new host in the old home of the "Tonight Show."

A parade of stars paying off $100 bets

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 10:10 AM PST

Stars turned out to pay off their $100 bets, Will Smith danced, and U2 rocked the house as Jimmy Fallon launched his "Tonight Show" reboot.

'Tonight Show' hosts

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 04:38 AM PST

Craigslist killer

Posted: 17 Feb 2014 07:41 PM PST

Reporter Francis Scarcella walked into the Northumberland County Prison in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, with plenty of questions for the woman accused along with her husband of luring a man with a Craigslist ad, then killing him.

Deadly prank

Posted: 18 Feb 2014 05:02 AM PST

A 15-year-old girl in Little Rock, Arkansas, is dead, police say, because of a prank that went horribly and tragically wrong.

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