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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Don't let Dems fool you on equal pay

Don't let Dems fool you on equal pay


Don't let Dems fool you on equal pay

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:53 AM PDT

2014 is an election year. We know this because, once again, the Democrats are out in force with voices raised, full of outrage, trying to convince women that new laws are needed to ensure that they receive equal pay for equal work.

The movie star who cried

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:10 AM PDT

Mickey Rooney, who died Sunday at 93, may have been the most unusual major star in the history of Hollywood. Why? For one thing, at the peak of his fame, he was only a youth. In the late 1930s into the 1940s when he topped the Hollywood box office, earning the then huge sum of $150,000 a year, there were few child actors with his clout. In fact, unlike today, there weren't many child actors at all. Only Shirley Temple and Deanna Durbin could begin to rival him.

Pings haven't been heard in days

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Searchers haven't ID'd the sounds, but -- hopeful that they're closing in -- have reduced the size of the search area.

Hear possible 'ping' picked up

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Australia released audio and video of a possible ping picked up their search vessels in the search for Flight 370.

Reasons for hope, reasons for doubt

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:20 AM PDT

More than a month after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, searchers say pulse signals detected in the Indian Ocean provide their best hope yet for finding it and unlocking clues to what may have happened.

Opinion: Issue bigger than finding jet

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 03:44 PM PDT

Les Abend says technological changes could help ensure the prevention of another mystery like Flight 370

Public or private school: What's best?

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 07:45 AM PDT

By now, I am familiar with what I refer to as "the look."

Galaxies are floating away -- how fast?

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:55 AM PDT

You can't see it happening on Earth, but space itself is stretching. Ever since the Big Bang happened 13.8 billion years ago, the universe has been getting bigger.

Photos: New surprise celeb split

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 07:22 PM PDT

And the best U.S. airline is ...

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 09:57 PM PDT

Virgin America ranked No. 1 in an annual airline rating report for the second consecutive year.

Inside the new Airbus A350 XWB

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 03:17 AM PDT

Last week Airbus announced a squeeze which will make most frequent flyers groan, but today the European firm unveiled how passengers flying on its new A350 XWB might travel.

He proposes, hot air balloon crashes

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:08 AM PDT

Stephen Richardson proposed to his girlfriend on a hot air balloon ride, but he didn't plan on what happened next.

Iconic civil rights movement photos

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:47 AM PDT

See kissing video that exposed him

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:37 AM PDT

Rep. Vance McAllister asks for forgiveness after a video surfaces of him kissing a female staffer.

How to know if Obamacare works

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:09 AM PDT

7.1 million people signed up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act. Does that mean it's a success?

'Breakthrough' in spinal injuries

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 07:48 AM PDT

At her research lab at the University of Louisville, neuroscientist Susan Harkema turned her back to her study subject to check a reading on a computer screen.

Cop shot while at LAPD office

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 07:49 AM PDT

A police officer was shot four times when a man opened fire inside the lobby of LAPD's West Traffic Division.

Russia warns of civil war in Ukraine

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Russia warned on Tuesday that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Kiev seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities.

Pistorius: 'She wasn't breathing'

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:58 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius broke down on the witness stand Tuesday, sobbing as he recounted the moment he realized he had fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Was race a motive in attack on driver?

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Detroit Police Chief James Craig wouldn't go so far as to call a mob attack on a driver last week a "hate crime," but, he said, "The issue of race is being looked at" as a possible motive.

Soldier's joyful reunion with pup

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:10 AM PDT

A soldier reunites with her dog after a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

Year after losing leg to bomb, dancer returns

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:43 AM PDT

Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings. She allowed CNN to follow her inspiring recovery.

How Boston rallied around Adrianne

Posted: 07 Apr 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Adrianne Haslet-Davis and her husband Adam on how Boston rallied behind them after surviving the marathon bombings.

Bergen: Four things we learned about the attack

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:38 AM PDT

A year ago on April 15, two brothers of Chechen heritage who were raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, were alleged to have carried out a spectacular bombing at the Boston Marathon that killed three, wounded more than 200 and led to a massive manhunt that paralyzed the city and its suburbs for days.

Teacher, student brawl in classroom

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 03:57 AM PDT

A classroom brawl between a teacher and student is caught on a cell phone camera.

What a shot! 33 sports photos

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 10:49 AM PDT

She was married at 6 years old

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:04 AM PDT

CNN's Anna Coren meets a young girl who was married off when she was six years old.

Beloved comic book character to die

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:18 AM PDT

Since 1941, comic book fans have followed the exploits of teenaged Archie Andrews and his friends. This July, they'll find out how he dies.

Man in thong: Eyes up here, Duchess!

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 03:36 AM PDT

Naked tattooed buns greet William and Kate. Jeanne Moos reports the Royals were welcomed, not by throngs, but a thong.

The best travel destination is ...

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:53 AM PDT

A quarter of the year's flown by, it's time to plan a vacation. TripAdvisor's list of Top Destinations should help.

The reason your teen sleeps till noon

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:53 AM PDT

Kelly Wallace explores a new study that links later morning start times at high schools with major benefits to teens.

Christina Hendricks might go blonde

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Christina Hendricks, the famous "Mad Men" redhead, is considering a change in her hair color.

Pistorius: 'I sat over Reeva and I cried'

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 07:13 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius wailed on the stand today as he described his panic upon realizing his gunshots had killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. "I didn't want to believe" it, he testified.

Russia warns Ukraine of possible civil war

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Russia's Foreign Ministry warned Kiev that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Ukraine's government seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities.

Pistorius: 'I was besotted with her'

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 01:57 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius told the court at his trial Tuesday that he was "more into" the girlfriend he's accused of murdering, Reeva Steenkamp, than she was into him.

Kentucky Wildcats, Connecticut Huskies don't mind close games

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 12:38 AM PDT

Before the college basketball season began, many experts thought a No. 1 recruiting class would translate into another Kentucky Wildcats national title.

Will Atlanta demolish Aaron's legacy?

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:47 AM PDT

So there was Hank Aaron, leaning back in his chair during an exclusive CNN interview in the clubhouse of an Atlanta golf club, and the former slugger of the Atlanta Braves was fretting over the spot.

CNN exclusive interview with Aaron

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:49 AM PDT

Hank Aaron talks to CNN's Terence Moore about breaking Babe Ruth's home run record.

Paralysis breakthrough

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:28 AM PDT

At her research lab at the University of Louisville, neuroscientist Susan Harkema turned her back to her study subject to check a reading on a computer screen.

Flight 370

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:26 AM PDT

The underwater pulses that an Australian navy ship detected over the weekend have not been heard since -- but authorities are not letting that deter them in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

UConn guard

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:30 AM PDT

He's one of the best basketball players in the country, and he's preparing for Monday night's NCAA championship game, yet the University of Connecticut's Shabazz Napier recently told reporters he sometimes goes to bed "starving" because he can't afford food.

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 05:29 AM PDT

Oscar Pistorius gave a dramatic account of the time leading up to the moment when he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, as he testified Tuesday in his murder trial.

Ukraine

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Russia's Foreign Ministry warned Kiev on Tuesday that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Ukraine's government seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities.

What a shot! 33 sports photos

Posted: 08 Apr 2014 04:39 AM PDT

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