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Saturday, March 8, 2014

Gates: The key to empowering women

Gates: The key to empowering women


Gates: The key to empowering women

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PST

Some people think International Women's Day, which comes right in the middle of Women's History Month, is overdoing it. If "underdoing it" were a phrase, it's the one I would use. On most days in most months, most women and girls aren't able to raise their voices. Because no one knows the challenges they face, they're forced to face them on their own.

Five myths about the Ukraine crisis

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 08:00 AM PST

Ignorance really isn't bliss. But there are times when the lack of knowledge and expertise about a subject or place can actually serve to clear the mind and lead to some clarity and honesty in the debate on even the most complex matters.

Yik Yak chat app stirring up trouble

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:52 PM PST

From Chicago, to Georgia, to Southern California, a new social media application is causing problems on middle school and high school campuses across the United States.

Church to give away AR-15

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:53 PM PST

An upstate New York church is giving new meaning to the biblical passage, "My peace I give unto you."

Oil could be from missing plane

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 10:36 AM PST

The oil slicks are up to 9 miles long and are suspected to be from the Malaysia Airlines plane that was carrying 239 people, the Vietnam government's news agency reported.

It was at 'safest point'

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 09:54 AM PST

As mystery surrounds the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early Saturday, CNN's aviation expert Richard Quest said the airliner would have been at the safest point in the flight.

Quest: I flew with first officer

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 05:56 AM PST

CNN's Richard Quest describes his firsthand experience flying with the first officer of the now missing Malaysian jet.

'This sounds really bad'

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:16 PM PST

CNN's Anderson Cooper brings the latest on a Malaysia Airlines flight that has lost contact with one of their planes.

How jet goes 'missing'

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 09:55 AM PST

How can a Boeing 777-200ER passenger jet go missing for more than a day? Turns out, it's not so easy.

Don't forget to change your clocks

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 10:31 AM PST

Here's some background information about Daylight Saving Time, a system to reduce electricity usage by extending daylight hours.

Photos: Yep, that's the terrible twos

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 10:32 AM PST

Funeral home: Parents stole ashes

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 09:57 AM PST

Police are investigating claims that a man and woman stole the cremated remains of their son from a funeral home.

Comedian's craziest drunk story

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 10:33 AM PST

Billy is sober now, but he was once so hammered he got trapped inside a phone booth.

What's behind 2,000 unmarked graves?

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 02:46 AM PST

Amid a grove of trees, buried beneath the grass and dirt, Mississippi's past is colliding with its future.

Sister: Mom talked of 'demons'

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 05:25 AM PST

She was trying to get help for her sister.

Hear 911 plea for ocean crash mom

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 01:19 PM PST

Dr. Michael Welner discusses what a sister's 911 call reveals about a mom who drove her SUV with her kids into the ocean.

Sketch of possible serial killer?

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 03:41 PM PST

Criminologist Casey Jordan talks about murders that are being linked together in Virginia.

Missing girl found, father arrested

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 10:51 PM PST

Investigators believe an Amber Alert led to a missing girl being found in a motel room in South Carolina.

Calif. bill would ban orca shows

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:48 PM PST

A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."

Kidnapped in Mexico: How he survived

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 03:32 AM PST

When he saw three masked gunmen running toward him and his friend during a September fishing trip just outside Monterrey, Mexico, Shane Andersen knew exactly what was happening.

Does pic show Putin meeting Reagan?

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 03:52 PM PST

Brian Todd examines a photo that White House photographer Pete Souza says is Putin meeting former President Reagan.

Crossfitter takes sport to new level

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 06:42 AM PST

An Arizona man celebrated his 80th birthday by doing Crossfit. CNN affiliate KTVK reports.

16 couples we wish never broke up

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 03:40 PM PST

Man tries to beat Ellen's Oscar selfie

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 10:27 AM PST

Terry Shipman, and his two dogs, are trying to topple Ellen DeGeneres' record breaking Oscar selfie on twiiter.

Bad girls gone good

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 04:27 AM PST

Bad girls gone good

Ukraine

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 01:13 AM PST

Coarse actions by pro-Russian troops in Crimea this week were followed by harsh words out of Moscow on Saturday.

Bill would ban orca shows at SeaWorld in San Diego

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 05:02 PM PST

A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."

Russia tightens grip on Crimea

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 09:21 AM PST

Ukraine accuses pro-Russian forces in its Crimea region of bullying tactics, as about 100 armed men reportedly take control of a military office in the regional capital.

The clock is ticking

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 09:22 AM PST

President Putin's endgame in Crimea is now clear -- and the West has only a few days to act.

Did Snowden tell Russia U.S. plans?

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:51 PM PST

In the world of military strategy, every contingency must be examined, especially the worst-case scenario.

Disturbing tales emerge

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:50 PM PST

Unidentified men attack journalists, brandishing guns, and snatch cameras. Local television channels are suddenly blocked or replaced. An international news organization is told by a hotel manager to stop broadcasting.

Did U.S. see this coming?

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:47 PM PST

DIA chief says there was evidence Putin planned to invade Ukraine more than a week in advance.

Russia tightens grip

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:47 PM PST

Despite international sanctions, Putin continues to strengthen Russian control of the Crimean peninsula.

Behind the referendum

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 09:47 PM PST

A March 16 referendum on whether the Crimea Peninsula should rejoin Russia has become the focus of the Ukraine crisis.

Ukraine

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 01:13 AM PST

Coarse actions by pro-Russian troops in Crimea this week were followed by harsh words out of Moscow on Saturday.

Malaysia Airlines

Posted: 08 Mar 2014 12:24 AM PST

A missing Malaysia Airliner carrying 229 people crashed off the southern coast of Vietnam, Vietnamese and Chinese state media reported Saturday, both citing Vietnam's military.

Orcas

Posted: 07 Mar 2014 02:00 PM PST

A California state legislator is proposing to ban the captivity of killer whales for entertainment at SeaWorld in the wake of CNN's controversial documentary "Blackfish."

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