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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

China calls U.S. envoy 'banana'

China calls U.S. envoy 'banana'


China calls U.S. envoy 'banana'

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 08:22 AM PST

Have you heard about China's banana slip?

Why don't Alaska kids get sex ed?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:39 AM PST

Let's start with some statistics: Alaska has the highest rate of reported rape in the country at three times the national average.

Were found gold coins stolen from mint?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:13 AM PST

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.

Oscars pizza guy: I was shocked

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 04:54 PM PST

If he looked gobstruck when he walked onstage at the Oscars, he had good reason.

Tit-for-tat war of words escalates

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:42 AM PST

The Kremlin is threatening to hit back if Western nations levy sanctions over Russia's Ukraine moves.

Russian anchor rips 'occupation'

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:32 AM PST

Listen to a news anchor with Russian state sponsored TV network RT slam Russia's "occupation" of Ukraine's Crimea region.

Obama vs. Putin: Facing off over facts

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 08:19 AM PST

Russian and American leaders paint starkly different pictures of Ukraine, blaming each other for a crisis that shows no signs of simmering down.

Is the Cold War really over?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 03:29 AM PST

The Cold War was a global struggle that pitted East against West and pushed the world to the brink of nuclear war. We thought it was over, but is it?

Opinion: Did Putin break the law?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 10:14 AM PST

Karen Alter says Obama and others say yes, but Putin wants to make it look otherwise. Either way, international law may have little to offer Ukraine right now, but it may be reining in Russia's response

World's best travel reward programs

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 06:03 AM PST

Which airline, hotel and rental car rewards programs are worth your while? With all the mergers and changes in the travel industry, it's nearly impossible for the occasional traveler to know.

See Corvette pulled from sinkhole

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:11 AM PST

Crews extract the third of eight Corvettes that fell into a sinkhole a month ago. WBKO has more.

Bikini-clad baristas raise eyebrows

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:00 AM PST

A new coffee shop in California stirs up controversy with those who live near it. KMPH has more.

Boy suspended for finger gun

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 03:59 AM PST

On Crossfire, S.E. Cupp was outraged an 10-year-old boy was suspended for flashing a gun sign.

World's best coffee cities

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 03:30 AM PST

Eight places to enjoy a cup of joe that's a work of art.

Tussling eagles get talons stuck

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 10:10 AM PST

Two bald eagles became entangled after a turf war in a Portland tree. A rescue was underway when they freed themselves.

Mom drives van, 3 kids into waves

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:29 AM PST

A minivan with a pregnant woman and her three children ended up in the ocean, leading to a dramatic rescue.

Giant, ancient virus dug up in Siberia

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 12:46 AM PST

Scientists have unearthed a giant virus more than 30,000 years old from the frozen soil in a remote region of Siberia.

Witness: Pistorius fired gun in eatery

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:04 AM PST

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame for him accidentally discharging a pistol under the table of a Johannesburg restaurant a month before he killed his girlfriend, his murder trial heard Wednesday.

Baby left in toilet now 27, curious

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:43 AM PST

Katheryn Deprill is searching for her birth mother after she was found in a Burger King bathroom 27 years ago.

Bieber loses jail-video fight

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 05:07 PM PST

A Florida court technician has the job of blurring Justin Bieber's private parts on jail video before you can see it.

American injustice?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:11 AM PST

Join CNN's Ashleigh Banfield and top legal experts for an online video discussion of the use of the death penalty.

Bond villain who lived another day

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:57 AM PST

There are not many Bond villains who survive to tell the tale of their encounter with 007. But pioneering free runner Sebastien Foucan has proved even more elusive than his incredibly agile bomb-maker who was eventually blown away by Daniel Craig in "Casino Royale."

What you didn't see in this Oscar selfie

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 10:22 AM PST

Funny or Die looks at the best stuff on the internet. You're welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com.

Asteroid to pass close to Earth today

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:36 AM PST

An asteroid is on the way and it's going to pass closer to the earth than the moon around 4 pm ET.

The only cat video to watch this week

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 03:23 AM PST

This cat trainer deals with the cats you can't handle.

Daddy tapes cutest workout video EVER

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 05:07 AM PST

A 6-month-old baby stars in a workout video ... as the instructor. CNN's Jeanne Moos checks out her biceps.

This supersonic jet has no windows

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 12:36 AM PST

It's been a while since aerospace dedicated energy to flying past the sound barrier. Now, a few companies are looking into developing supersonic business jets -- one of which is throwing windows out of the equation.

Betty White teaches Conan how to flirt

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:09 AM PST

Betty White gives Conan a lesson in flirting.

Katy Perry plays weather girl

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:03 AM PST

Singer Katy Perry gave an entertaining weather forecast on Seven Network Australia's "Sunrise" program.

10 most affordable Caribbean hot spots

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:05 AM PST

Who's ready for a Caribbean vacation?

Fair or outrageous?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:24 AM PST

Rachel Canning is suing her parents for tuition, saying they tossed her out of the house at 18. They say she left on her own. The case has gone viral. CNN's Kelly Wallace reports.

Fair or outrageous?

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 10:46 AM PST

Rachel Canning is suing her parents for tuition, saying they tossed her out of the house at 18. They say she left on her own. The case has gone viral. CNN's Kelly Wallace reports.

Round 1 in court

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 09:16 AM PST

A high school senior's lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager's request for immediate financial assistance from the parents.

Judge's harsh words for suing teen

Posted: 04 Mar 2014 08:30 PM PST

A New Jersey judge denied a teenager's request for immediate financial assistance from the parents she is suing.

Ukraine

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 01:43 AM PST

The European Union will consider sanctions against Russia if there is no deescalation in the Ukraine crisis, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Wednesday.

Lawsuit

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 08:18 AM PST

A high school senior's lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager's request for immediate financial assistance from the parents.

Giant virus

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 08:18 AM PST

Scientists have unearthed a giant virus more than 30,000 years old from the frozen soil in a remote region of Siberia.

Pistorius

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 04:24 AM PST

Prosecutors trying to prove that "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed his girlfriend are set to build on their case Wednesday that the two had a loud argument on Valentine's Day last year shortly before the fatal shooting.

Gold coins

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 07:13 AM PST

Chief Clerk Walter Dimmick was convicted of stealing six bags of gold coins -- worth $30,000 -- from the U.S. Mint in San Francisco in 1901.

Supersonic jet

Posted: 05 Mar 2014 08:19 AM PST

Concorde is a thing of the past, but a number of companies are racing to release the first supersonic business jet.

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