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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Down syndrome rape ruling outrage

Down syndrome rape ruling outrage


Down syndrome rape ruling outrage

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 06:55 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

Putin plays a weak hand very strongly

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 06:53 AM PDT

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

Lanza: I wish Adam was never born

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 03:23 PM PDT

CNN's Jake Tapper spoke with Andrew Solomon about his interview with Peter Lanza, Adam Lanza's father.

Malaysian air force data cited

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Plane going in wrong direction, official says Transponder had stopped Expert: Course change 'inexplicable'

Woman: Co-pilot let her fly in cockpit

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 11:20 AM PDT

The first officer aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight invited people he did not know into the cockpit of his plane during an international flight, a woman has told Australia's Channel 9 program, "A Current Affair."

Family talks

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:15 AM PDT

James and Tom Wood talk about their brother, Philip Wood, who was on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

A needle in a haystack

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 09:00 AM PDT

Outside the windows of a C-130 cargo plane, the ocean spreads out in all directions.

Cancer will be No.1 killer in U.S.

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 06:18 AM PDT

In 16 years, cancer is expected to become the leading cause of death in the United States, according to a new report, surpassing heart disease.

Man gets 10 years for Twitter posts

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 10:49 PM PDT

Two men were found guilty in Saudi courts this week for, among other offenses, messages they posted on Twitter.

Russia to vote on welcoming Crimea

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 04:29 AM PDT

Confident that residents in Ukraine's southeastern Crimea region will approve a referendum to become part of Russia, Moscow is looking ahead to the next step.

Is Russia laying mines in Ukraine?

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 03:55 AM PDT

CNN has found evidence of Russia building a new border with Ukraine and laying landmines. Anna Coren reports from Crimea.

Company denies drug to dying child

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 03:25 PM PDT

There's a drug that could likely help Josh Hardy, but the drug company says spending the time to help Josh and others like him will slow down their efforts to get this drug on the market.

Chelsea Handler: I'm not racist

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 02:18 AM PDT

Piers Morgan sits down with Chelsea Handler as they discuss comedy, race and her future in media.

90% of Lake Michigan covered in ice

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 03:09 AM PDT

CNN's Ted Rowlands details the record breaking percentage of ice covering Lake Michigan.

Bars banning Google Glass

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:13 AM PDT

Some in San Francisco are mounting a campaign against Google Glass. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

Bachelor: I really like you, but ...

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:36 AM PDT

Spoiler alert! HLN's Robin Meade recaps what happened on the season finale of ABC's "The Bachelor."

Does Mike Tyson deserve a pardon?

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:14 AM PDT

Former boxing champ Mike Tyson tries 'Making the Case' for why he deserves a pardon for his rape conviction.

Alex Trebek gets revenge on Conan

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Fed up with Conan's shenanigans, the "Jeopardy" host decides to get some revenge.

Senator: CIA searched our computers

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 09:26 AM PDT

The chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee accused the Central Intelligence Agency on Tuesday of inappropriately searching the committee's computers as the panel investigated the CIA's detention and interrogation program

See Bieber cop attitude with lawyer

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:30 AM PDT

CNN's Nischelle Turner describes how the release of Justin Bieber's deposition tape could hurt him in court.

Bieber combative in deposition video

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Don't ask Justin Bieber about Selena Gomez. It's a touchy subject for the singer. TMZ posted video of Bieber's combative responses during a deposition in a lawsuit filed by a photographer who claims the singer ordered his bodyguard to attack him last summer.

Mexican cartel leader killed ... again

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:34 AM PDT

Thought to have been killed in 2010, Mexican officials announce the death of cartel leader Nazario Moreno.

Pistorius lawyers can't shake witness

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:24 AM PDT

A furious Oscar Pistorius fired a gun from a car sunroof after a police officer handled his weapon during a traffic stop, his friend testified Tuesday during the Olympian's murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa.

Whatever happened to 'balloon boy'?

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:19 AM PDT

HLN's Robin Meade catches up with "balloon boy" Falcon Heene to see what he's been up to since the infamous 2009 hoax.

The early Web: Slow, simple and sparse

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 09:54 AM PDT

It was 1993 when David Wood got his first look at the World Wide Web.

The most amazing golf shot you'll see

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:13 AM PDT

Two California teenagers take the precision, timing and concentration needed for your standard golf shot up a notch.

Kristin Chenoweth's cringe-worthy talent

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 12:47 PM PDT

Sure, Kristin is a classically-trained coloratura soprano, but Conan knows his way around an aria too.

'Killer' the boa swallowed WHAT?

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 03:09 AM PDT

Snake swallows WHAT? You stuck what WHERE? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on extra weird x-rays.

Star couples who can't stay apart

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:05 AM PDT

What a shot! 32 sports photos

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 07:38 AM PDT

Family calls 911 on crazed 22-lb. cat

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 03:39 AM PDT

A 22-pound house cat scared a Portland family into calling 911 for help. KGW has more.

Intriguing things rich Russians own

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 10:55 PM PDT

Russia risks economic isolation from the West with its intervention into the Crimean peninsular, but trade relationships complicate matters. And, as CNN reveals, it's not just trade in which Russian interests are strongly represented -- it's in some of the most lavish and expensive assets around the world. Below are a selection.

'O' wow! 11 buildings with giant holes

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 08:22 AM PDT

From a giant ice cube to a building shaped like a coin, it seems architects are increasingly drawn to buildings you can see straight through.

Photos: Musicians who make the most

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 02:13 PM PDT

Billboard 2013's highest-paid musicians

Boy and bear play follow the leader

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 04:49 AM PDT

A bear and boy become instant buddies while playing a fun game of "follow the leader" at the zoo.

Medical pot and 'the entourage effect'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:45 AM PDT

There are more than 480 natural components in the cannabis plant. Scientists believe all of these likely exert some therapeutic effect, more than any single compound alone.

Your brain on weed: Why marijuana works

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 05:41 AM PDT

There are more than 480 natural components in the cannabis plant. Scientists believe all of these likely exert some therapeutic effect, more than any single compound alone.

Your body on weed

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:49 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions.

Gupta 'doubling down'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 02:04 AM PDT

It's been eight months since I last wrote about medical marijuana, apologizing for having not dug deeply into the beneficial effects of this plant and for writing articles dismissing its potential. I apologized for my own role in previously misleading people, and I feel very badly that people have suffered for too long, unable to obtain the legitimate medicine that may have helped them.

Not a 'gateway drug'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 01:50 AM PDT

Dr. Andrew Kolodny discusses why he thinks science should be a big part of the conversation about marijuana legalization.

'Distorted picture'

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 04:29 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says medical marijuana seems to decrease people's needs for narcotic medications.

Malaysia Airlines

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 12:28 AM PDT

More than three days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished from the skies, there were still no signs Tuesday of the missing plane's whereabouts.

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 12:20 AM PDT

Reeva Steenkamp suffered three devastating injuries, any one of which could potentially have killed her, when her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius shot hollow-tipped bullets through a bathroom door into her hip, arm and head, the pathologist who conducted her autopsy said.

CIA

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:53 AM PDT

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee suggested Tuesday the CIA violated federal law by secretly pulling classified documents from her panel's computers during a staff probe of the spy agency's controversial detention and interrogation program.

Twitter

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:53 AM PDT

Two men were found guilty in Saudi courts this week for, among other offenses, messages they posted on Twitter.

Cancer

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:50 AM PDT

In 16 years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The number of new cancer cases is expected to increase nearly 45% by 2030, from 1.6 million cases to 2.3 million cases annually.

Ukraine

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Confident that residents in Ukraine's southeastern Crimean region will vote to become part of Russia in an upcoming referendum, Moscow is looking ahead to the next step.

Marijuana

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 10:49 AM PDT

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

'Compassionate use'

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 11:45 PM PDT

In an intensive care unit in Memphis, a virus ravages the body of a 7-year-old who's in heart and kidney failure. He vomits blood several times an hour as his family gathers in vigil.

Justin Bieber

Posted: 10 Mar 2014 11:45 PM PDT

Don't ask Justin Bieber about Selena Gomez. It's a touchy subject.

What a shot! 32 amazing sports photos

Posted: 11 Mar 2014 04:10 AM PDT

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