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Saturday, February 22, 2014

The week in 26 photos

The week in 26 photos


The week in 26 photos

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:00 AM PST

An adult in the pediatric cancer ward

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:28 AM PST

Not all superheroes wear capes. Some swoop in when you least expect it and save you from the miscreant evildoer that is despair.

Supernova secrets seen in X-rays

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:14 AM PST

Cassiopeia A was a star more than eight times the mass of our sun before it exploded in the cataclysmic, fiery death astronomers call a supernova.

Mystery of Mars 'doughnut rock' solved

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:14 AM PST

The "jelly doughnut" rock that seemed to appear out of nowhere on Mars last month did not fall out of an extraterrestrial pastry box.

There is no white boogeyman

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:36 AM PST

It's happening again.

Dolphins could learn from Shula

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:38 AM PST

Bill Curry says new firings in the ongoing controversy over locker-room bullying in the Miami Dolphins is a sad story of too much talk and not enough supervision from the team's leaders.

It's time to break up the NSA

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:39 AM PST

The NSA has become too big and too powerful. What was supposed to be a single agency with a dual mission -- protecting the security of U.S. communications and eavesdropping on the communications of our enemies -- has become unbalanced in the post-Cold War, all-terrorism-all-the-time era.

When baby stops breathing, motorists help out

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 12:20 PM PST

This women was stuck in traffic on a Miami highway when her 5-month-old nephew stopped breathing. What motorists did, she says, helped save the little boy's life.

Flu hitting youngsters hard

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:02 AM PST

The flu is hitting younger people harder this season than in years past, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday.

Arizona lawmakers pass anti-gay bill

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:57 PM 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.

3-year-old: Sandy broke our house

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:21 AM PST

Nicole Mariano, 3, tells CNN's Piers Morgan how her house got "broken" and how her family hopes Chris Christie can help.

Steve Jobs may appear on U.S. postage stamp

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 12:29 PM PST

The likeness of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may appear on a commemorative U.S. postage stamp in 2015, only four years after his death.

Why I stabbed my mom 3 times

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:57 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.

Baby stops breathing on gridlocked road ...

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:57 PM PST

Photos show the roadside rescue of a baby who was saved by a stranger who knew CPR. CNN talks to the baby's aunt.

Girl Scout sets up shop by pot store

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:54 AM PST

A Girl Scout in San Francisco is said to have sold 117 boxes of cookies outside a marijuana dispensary in two hours.

Arizona legislature passes controversial anti-gay bill

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:57 PM 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.

Veteran globetrotting foreign correspondent dies

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:23 AM 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.

Drugs, needles found with dead former Navy SEALs on ship

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:45 AM PST

Traces of narcotics and hypodermic needles found with the bodies of two American security officers on the container ship Maersk Alabama, officials say.

Philip Seymour Hoffman's will guides son away from Hollywood

Posted: 19 Feb 2014 02:37 PM PST

Philip Seymour Hoffman's last wish for his son was that he grow up in New York, Chicago or San Francisco, according to the late actor's will.

Steve Jobs may appear on U.S. postage stamp

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:30 AM PST

The likeness of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may appear on a commemorative U.S. postage stamp in 2015, only four years after his death.

Skating controversy ensues

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:25 AM PST

In the final chapter of her storied Olympic figure skating career, South Korea's Yuna Kim won silver -- not able to defend her shot at gold against a Russian teenager who seemingly came out of nowhere to get the top prize.

Olympic-sized wolf prank

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:29 AM PST

Jimmy Kimmel got us again.

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