Wednesday, March 12, 2014

32 amazing sports photos

32 amazing sports photos

32 amazing sports photos

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 09:10 AM PDT

Predator had 4-inch teeth

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:47 AM PDT

At about 33 feet long, weighing 4 to 5 tons and baring large blade-shaped teeth, the dinosaur Torvosaurus gurneyi was a formidable creature.

NASA finds 715 new planets

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:47 AM PDT

Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.

Keystone pipeline makes sense

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 05:53 AM PDT

Alexander Pourbaix says the Keystone XL pipeline is safe and would provide the U.S. with oil from a reliable nation. He says it's the responsible path forward.

Russia plays weak hand strongly

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 05:54 AM PDT

Former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren says the U.S. risks getting outmaneuvered in the Middle East.

Saying "no" harder than it should be

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:12 AM PDT

Julianne Wurm says people need to take charge of the avalanche of requests they get and set priorities

A case for biometric passports

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 06:24 AM PDT

Brian Havel says without biometric travel IDs and coordination between nations on checking travel documents, passengers with stolen passports, like the 2 on the Malaysian flight, will persist

Courts fail young black men

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 05:55 AM PDT

Laurence Steinberg says efforts like Obama's My Brother's Keeper" are noble, but a key to helping young black men is fixing a justice system that disproportianately puts them in jail

Down syndrome case, rape culture

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 05:56 AM PDT

A man was convicted of raping a woman with Down syndrome, and the judge overturned it saying she didn't act like a victim. David Perry says all rape victims can be subject to this kind of dismissal

New Jersey joins move against pushers

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:02 PM PDT

Drug dealers beware: If a client of yours overdoses and dies in the state of New Jersey, prosecutors there may charge you in the death.

Amtrak: Writers ride for free!

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 06:21 AM PDT

Breaking news: writers like free stuff. Amtrak has them figured out. We think.

ADHD: You're not defective

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 12:20 PM PDT

A few days ago, I received an Instagram message from a young girl who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She was struggling in school and depressed since being diagnosed. She shared her situation knowing I had found a way to live peacefully with my attention deficit disorder, which gave her hope she could do the same. I was so deeply touched because her story is mine.

Dying child to get drugs

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 11:09 PM PDT

After days of pleading with drug company executives, Josh Hardy's parents got what they'd been praying for: a chance to get medicine that could help their son survive.

Actor smashing $300K cars

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:25 AM PDT

Actor Aaron Paul and Director Scott Waugh on racing and crashing the world's most expensive cars in "Need for Speed."

Gay-wedding charges dropped

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:22 AM PDT

The United Methodist Church announced Monday it is dropping its denominational case against a New York clergyman who officiated his son's same-sex wedding.

Winter's last hurrah? Storm spreads snow from Illinois to Maine

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 11:22 PM PDT

You've got to give the groundhog credit. He's getting every last drop out of his forecast of six more weeks of winter.

Taxi smashes into school bus

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:27 AM PDT

Startling surveillance video shows a taxi smashing into a school bus on a busy Brooklyn street.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Medical marijuana and 'the entourage effect'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:35 AM PDT

In the early 1960s, a young postdoctoral student stumbled onto something that puzzled him.

Gay-wedding charges dropped against minister

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:03 AM PDT

The United Methodist Church announced Monday it is dropping its denominational case against a New York clergyman who officiated his son's same-sex wedding.

Defense: General won't plead guilty if it means sex-offender registry

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:22 PM PDT

The defense and prosecution were hammering out a plea deal Tuesday in the court-martial of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, but no matter what the negotiations hold, the defense says three things are off the table.

Amid U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine, space show goes on

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 12:20 PM PDT

The American bears a broad grin, flashing an "OK" sign to the Russian support team tending to him after his descent from space. It's not exactly the image of two countries at extreme odds over the Ukraine crisis.

Watch Wednesday's show!

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 04:55 PM PDT

March 12, 2014

Trading post to global city

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:58 AM PDT

A gallery of images chronicling Chicago's transformation from small trading post to global city.

Rapper Common's 'The City'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Grammy award winning Rapper/Actor, Common releases "The City" and sets the tone for this new promo for the CNN Original Series Chicagoland, premiering Thursday Night at 10/9c on CNN.

The toughest principal in U.S.?

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Erin Burnett talks to Chicago principal Elizabeth Dozier about the mayor closing 50 schools in one year.


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