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Friday, February 21, 2014

There's no white boogeyman

There's no white boogeyman


There's no white boogeyman

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 10:33 PM PST

Yolanda Young argues that reaction to the Michael Dunn verdict inaccurately blames race and calls the shootings of Jordan Davis and Trayvon Martin "freak incidents, not unlike a plane crash, rare disease or natural disaster."

Blame Facebook for drinking game?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:12 AM PST

A 36-year-old man goes out with some friends.

NHL stars play for countries

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:45 AM PST

Canada used its speed and strength to control much of the play and led the United States 1-0 after two periods of their Olympic semifinal grudge match on Friday.

I feel robbed, U.S. skater says

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:46 AM PST

A U.S. competitor rips the judges after a stormy night in Sochi ends with a gold for a Russian teen and a dark cloud over the scoring system.

Scoring scandal? They lived it

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:44 AM PST

Canadian figure skaters Jamie Sale and David Pelletier were at the center of an infamous Olympic scoring scandal in 2002.

Controversy on ice

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:27 AM PST

Deal signed to end Ukraine crisis

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:22 AM PST

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says he has initiated fulfillment of three key opposition demands: new presidential elections, a return to the old constitution and the formation of a national unity government.

Beauty queen shot dead in riots

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:53 AM PST

CNN's Karl Penhaul talks about how the death of a Venezuelan beauty queen has fueled protests against the government.

Mom warned she would be killed

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:57 AM PST

A mother's plea for help in her native Spanish went untranslated by police and three lives were lost.

Will you 3-D print your next car?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:46 AM PST

Take a look at how 3-D printing can change your life.

Soldier stuns cheerleader daughter

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:50 AM PST

Petty Officer Dale Williams comes home to give his daughter the surprise of a lifetime during a football game.

Calm man to 911: I killed roommate

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:16 AM PST

An Ohio man called 911 and said that he attacked and choked his roommate. WCPO reports.

Drugs, needles found with Maersk dead

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:34 AM PST

Traces of narcotics and hypodermic needles found with the bodies of two American security officers on the container ship Maersk Alabama suggested the deaths resulted from drug overdoses, a Seychelles government official has told CNN.

World's 'first airport' largely unknown

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:43 AM PST

Some say this deserted little patch of Midwestern dirt was the first airport in the world. Others point to Maryland or Washington state. So, who's right?

It's a Pachyrhinosaurus!

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:21 AM PST

A Canadian paleontologist unveiled Thursday the discovery of a giant Pachyrhinosaurus skull -- a cross between a triceratops and giant parrot that, alone, is about the size of a Smart Car.

Is this license plate racist?

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 02:38 AM PST

CNN's John Berman and Michaela Pereira host a discussion about the battle over confederate license plates in Georgia.

Mom scolds daughter via Facebook

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:50 AM PST

A Milwaukee mother uses social media to teach her daughter a lesson for plotting a fight with friends on Facebook.

Girl Scout sells cookies by pot store

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:37 AM PST

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

Baby stops breathing on gridlocked road ...

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:19 AM PST

When a 5-month-old baby stopped breathing in a car stuck in a traffic jam, his aunt jumped out and pleaded for help.

Who's the latest to strike it rich in tech?

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 09:16 PM PST

A number of entrepreneurs have parlayed tiny tech startups into millions, or even billions.

Guy goes from food stamps to billionaire

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:24 AM PST

CNN's Bill Weir details the story of WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum, who went from living on food stamps to billionaire.

Amy Adams cries over Hoffman's death

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:05 AM PST

Actress Amy Adams breaks down on Bravo's "Inside the Actors Studio" talking about fellow actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Intruders didn't plan on rifle-toting mom

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:24 AM PST

Three teenage intruders did not expect to be greeted by a gun when they broke into a Michigan woman's home.

Wolf in Sochi hall? What you didn't see

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:32 AM PST

Jimmy Kimmel revealed he is responsible for the "Wolf of Sochi" video that recently went viral.

First lady dances with Fallon

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:36 AM PST

First Lady Michelle Obama talked about her kids and did a skit on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Kids re-enact Oscar-nominated scenes

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:48 AM PST

A video of kids re-enacting scenes from several Oscar-nominated movies has gone viral.

The week in 26 photos

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:05 AM PST

Deadly and fiery protests, Olympic dreams, dramatic rescues, windy weather. Check out the past week's best photos from around the world.

Sochi showdown: U.S. seeks to avenge gold medal hockey loss to Canada

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:23 AM PST

Will it be Oshie in Sochi once more for the United States, or will Sid the Kid win it again for Canada?

Baby stops breathing on gridlocked road ...

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 06:49 AM PST

When a 5-month-old baby stopped breathing in a car stuck in a traffic jam, his aunt jumped out and pleaded for help.

Ukrainian President: We reached a deal

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:41 AM PST

After all-night negotiations, President Viktor Yanukovych announced today that there was a deal to resolve the current crisis that has left dozens dead this week.

Dad of severely beaten Giants fan calls two sentenced men 'cretins'

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 04:07 PM PST

Two California men were sentenced to prison Thursday for their roles in the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan after a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011.

The week in 26 photos

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 11:05 AM PST

Deadly and fiery protests, Olympic dreams, dramatic rescues, windy weather. Check out the past week's best photos from around the world.

'He was completely limp and turning purple'

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 08:18 AM PST

When a 5-month-old baby stopped breathing in a car stuck in a traffic jam, his aunt jumped out and pleaded for help.

Ukraine

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 03:41 AM PST

The smoke rising off of Kiev's Independence Square at sunrise Friday was no longer the thick black kind that has billowed up from barricades ignited by protesters.

Beaten Giants fan

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 07:27 PM PST

Two California men were sentenced to prison Thursday for their roles in the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan after a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2011.

Maersk

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 07:27 PM PST

Traces of narcotics and hypodermic needles found with the bodies of two American security officers on the container ship Maersk Alabama suggested the deaths resulted from drug overdoses, a Seychelles government official told CNN on Thursday.

Korean reunions

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 11:30 PM PST

Families torn apart for more than 60 years -- separated by the Korean War -- began to reunite at a mountain resort in North Korea Thursday.

Dalai Lama

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:50 AM PST

China has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to call off a meeting at the White House with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama that's scheduled to take place Friday.

Pussy Riot

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 07:28 PM PST

After several tumultuous days that included police detentions, interrogations and a public flogging from angry Cossacks, the dissident punk band Pussy Riot struck back.

The week in 26 photos

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 10:11 AM PST

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