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Friday, March 7, 2014

Colbert: Prove you're gay

Colbert: Prove you're gay


Colbert: Prove you're gay

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:15 AM PST

One backward notion that has been used to differentiate the 1960s Civil Rights movement from today's struggle for LGBT equality in the United States is the idea that gay people are somehow "invisible" and can hide who they are.

Cyberwar hits Ukraine

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:10 AM PST

Peter Bergen and Tim Maurer say reports of cyberattacks in Ukraine fit a pattern of a new and risky form of warfare

36 world-changing travel moments

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 09:43 PM PST

From credit cards to crash test dummies to Concorde, some of the most important advances in travel over the last century.

Millions of Getty photos now free online

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 01:36 PM PST

Online photo archive Getty Images is opening 35 million images to online publishers to use free of charge, acknowledging that many of its pictures are already being copied anyway.

He pleaded guilty in deal to go free

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:56 AM PST

Ex-death row inmate Edward Lee Elmore spent 30 years locked up for a brutal murder he says he didn't commit.

'Are they gonna kill me?'

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 05:26 AM PST

Three weeks before his execution date, Edward Lee Elmore asks his attorney a heartbreaking question.

I was on death row and innocent

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:49 AM PST

Edward Lee Elmore's story, which is the focus of the first episode of CNN's documentary series, "Death Row Stories," shows that the capital punishment system does not always get it right. Like Edward, I know this first-hand.

Examine the evidence

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 05:25 AM PST

Ex-girlfriend: Pistorius cheated, kept gun

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 06:34 AM PST

When security guards arrived at the home of Oscar Pistorius on the night his girlfriend died, the first thing the track star told them was that everything was fine.

Pistorius' ex: He screamed at me

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 05:30 AM PST

Oscar Pistorius' ex-girlfriend testified in his trial. He is charged with murdering Reeva Steenkamp.

Stop eating so much sugar. Seriously.

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 11:13 PM PST

The average American consumes three pounds of sugar a week in sodas, breads, yogurt, soup and just about anything else. The new guidelines say a normal-sized person should have less than a half-pound a week.

Mom dead, 11-year-old girl missing

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:48 AM PST

Authorities are looking for an 11-year-old girl who is missing after her mother was found dead.

Casino got me drunk, stole $500k

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:48 AM PST

Mark A. Johnston, who dropped a half-million dollars at blackjack and pai gow, is suing the casino, claiming he was too drunk to be allowed to gamble.

Katy and Miley's mini war over tongue

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:29 AM PST

If only they'd all bitten their tongues.

Russia: Sanctions don't scare us

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:08 AM PST

Russia's parliament gave defiant support to Crimean lawmakers who want to split from Ukraine.

U.S. warship heads to Black Sea

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PST

CNN's Ivan Watson reports from Bosphorus Strait on a U.S. warship headed to the Black Sea on a routine deployment.

Mom charged with trying to drown 3 kids

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:54 AM PST

A woman accused of driving a minivan into the Atlantic Ocean with her three children in Florida was arrested Friday on three counts of attempted first-degree murder, Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson said Friday afternoon.

'Upskirt' ban signed into law

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 08:19 AM PST

Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized.

See asteroid fall apart

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 03:51 AM PST

Amazing new pictures from space document the end of an asteroid.

Family accused in $7M shoplifting spree

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:05 AM PST

How do you swipe $7 million in toys, electronics and other stuff without anyone noticing?

eBay was clue to shoplifting case

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:00 AM PST

Police say an Illinois family shoplifted millions of dollars worth of goods over a decade. WLS reports.

Ted Turner hospitalized

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:07 AM PST

CNN and Turner Broadcasting System founder Ted Turner was admitted to a hospital for observation while traveling in South America, his spokesman Phillip Evans said Friday.

How Lady Gaga saved boxer's life

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 01:25 PM PST

Up and coming British boxer Fes Batista talks about being saved from suicide by a Lady Gaga song.

The week in 32 photos

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:24 AM PST

Duke student: Porn career is 'freeing'

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:15 AM PST

Piers Morgan talks to porn actress and Duke student "Belle Knox" about her career, empowerment and society's scorn.

Wahlberg gets 'thin as possible'

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:34 AM PST

Talk about a "Transformer."

Dashcam captures key clue in crash

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 08:11 AM PST

A driver has been charged with failing to yield to traffic after a dashcam captured a cringe-worthy highway collision.

Anti-Barbie crowd-funded in 24 hours

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:29 AM PST

Doll with "real" proportions gets crowd-funded in 24 hours. WTAE's Wendy Bell reports.

Homeless guy wins $1,000, but then ...

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:05 AM PST

The idea was to let a homeless man think he'd won $1,000 in the lottery. And it played out perfectly, until the subject of the ruse turned the tables in a way that will choke you up.

Meet the world's richest women

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 08:50 PM PST

Watch Obama meet his impersonator

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 05:11 PM PST

President Obama met a YouTube star known for impersonating him during a meeting at the White House.

'L.A. Law' stars: Where are they now?

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:48 AM PST

"L.A. Law" had buzz right from the moment it premiered in 1986.

Top secret pot lab is size of football field

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 06:14 AM PST

See the inner workings of a UK drug company turning marijuana into a pharmaceutical. Weed 2 premieres March 11, 10PM ET.

Cannabis is 'a gift from God'

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 04:32 AM PST

Pain is the most common condition for which medical cannabis is taken, and one of the few for which there is promising clinical data in humans.

Why no one went looking

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:50 AM PST

For years, the payments went out of the woman's bank account.

Maduro on protests: U.S. would do the same

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 01:55 AM PST

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that the U.S. would respond to protesters trying to overthrow the government the same way he did.

Mummified body found

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:53 AM PST

Neighbors of a Michigan resident thought she'd moved away, but when a contractor came to make repairs to the house, he discovered she never left.

Why no one went looking

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:50 AM PST

For years, the payments went out of the woman's bank account.

Ukraine

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:08 AM PST

Russia's parliament gave its defiant support to Crimean lawmakers who want to see their region split from Ukraine and join Russia.

Pussy Riot

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 01:05 AM PST

Two members of the dissident Russian punk band Pussy Riot were attacked by a group of men while eating breakfast at a McDonald's restaurant in a Russian city on Thursday.

'Upskirting' ban

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 07:29 AM PST

Massachusetts lawmakers Thursday passed a bill banning "upskirting" in response to a ruling by the state's highest court that said a law aimed at criminalizing voyeurism did not apply to the snapping of secret photos up a woman's skirt.

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 06:28 AM PST

A neighbor who rushed to the home of Oscar Pistorius the night the track star shot his girlfriend will be back on the witness stand Friday, a day after he described Reeva Steenkamp's mortal wounds and the shock and desperation of the world-famous amputee sprinter.

World's richest women

Posted: 06 Mar 2014 07:14 PM PST

The week in 32 photos

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 05:47 AM PST

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