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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Dying woman's wish for her dog

Dying woman's wish for her dog


Dying woman's wish for her dog

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:34 AM PDT

A terminally-ill woman's dying wish is to find a home for her dog. CNN affiliate KUSA reports.

5 major changes on new SAT

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:01 AM PDT

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.

Taylor Swift surprises bride at shower

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:25 PM PDT

Diplomats agree on a way forward

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:50 AM PDT

Diplomats from Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and the EU issued a statement calling for illegal armed groups to be disarmed and for seized buildings to be returned to their owners. Secretary of State Kerry says now the words must lead to action.

Kerry: Jews told to ID themselves

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:50 AM PDT

Jews in one Ukrainian city were were sent notes "indicating that they have to identify themselves as Jews," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

Oil wasn't from an airplane

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 05:38 AM PDT

If no traces of MH370 are found in the south Indian Ocean, officials plan to review the operation and decide a way forward, Malaysia's acting transport minister said Thursday.

How deep is deep?

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:41 AM PDT

Just how hard is it to find a plane at the bottom of the ocean?

Some may be alive on capsized ferry

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:43 AM PDT

There are 276 people -- many of them high school students -- trapped inside the capsized five-story ship, authorities believe. Some could still be alive, they say.

Passenger text: 'We are not dead'

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 09:33 AM PDT

A passenger describes women screaming in the darkness. A father learns his child is trapped. A son, fearing death, tells his mother he loves her.

Snowden asks Putin about surveillance

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:38 AM PDT

Months after accepting asylum in Russia, U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asked Russian President Vladimir Putin some questions about Russia's own surveillance practices during Putin's call-in program on state television Thursday.

League kicks out HIV-positive man

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:35 PM PDT

An HIV-positive Florida man was told he could no longer play in a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball league.

Families: Boko Haram still has our girls

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:36 AM PDT

Families of girls kidnapped from school by suspected Boko Haram militants are accusing the Nigerian military of lying. Despite the military's claims that nearly all the girls are now free, nearly all of them are still being held, the families said Thursday.

What is Boko Haram?

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 05:34 AM PDT

Boko Haram's lethality is indisputable.

Bloomberg: I'm coming after the NRA

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:50 AM PDT

A year ago on Thursday, the U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill that would have helped fix our nation's gun laws by requiring background checks on all purchases of firearms. Ninety percent of all Americans -- and more than 80% of gun owners -- believe that all people should be subject to such checks. And even though the bill won majority support in the Senate -- more than 50 members -- it was not enough to break a filibuster.

Salsa legend dies in car wreck

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:55 AM PDT

Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.

Boy loses heartbeat for 25 minutes

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:38 AM PDT

A 2-year-old boy was found face-down in the bottom of a pool. Paramedics found no heartbeat for 25 minutes, but then ...

Opinion: Racism isn't just the GOP

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:29 AM PDT

Ruben Navarrette says today, you'll find anti-Latino elements in the Democratic Party as well.

'X-Men' director accused of sex abuse

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 11:48 PM PDT

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.

'Heartbeat' abortion law put on hold

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:36 AM PDT

A federal judge has ruled that North Dakota's "fetal heartbeat" abortion law is unconstitutional. Affiliate WDAY reports.

Portland: Teen urinated in water supply

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:34 AM PDT

The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water. Why?

Rapper severs penis, jumps off building

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 12:18 PM PDT

Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.

Parents flip out as boy is snatched

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:43 AM PDT

What looked like a real kidnapping sent parents into a frenzy. CNN affiliate KCPQ reports on why the "kidnappers" did it.

Burglar seen looming over sleeping baby

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 07:04 PM PDT

A burglar is caught on surveillance camera creeping through a home's nursery in Harris County, Texas.

See boy age 11 years in 4 minutes

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Frans Hofmeester made a time-lapse video by filming his son Vince every week, from birth until 11 years old.

Miley Cyrus faces long recovery

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:31 AM PDT

Miley Cyrus could be in celebrity sick bay for another three weeks because of an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic, her representative said Thursday.

Town united year after plant blast

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:07 AM PDT

One year ago, death and devastation came to the town of West, Texas, when a fertilizer plant exploded. Today the town is more united than ever.

Why you love the Windy City

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 09:56 AM PDT

Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.

How much sin can Bourdain take?

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 07:16 PM PDT

Las Vegas is more than a place where people come to act their worst. Anthony Bourdain gets the local scoop.

Dave Chappelle looks different now

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 05:26 AM PDT

Hold still! Golfer tries dangerous shot

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:11 AM PDT

Golfer John Daly gave one lady the thrill of her life when he hit a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Take a look.

50 years, 50 Mustangs

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 09:37 AM PDT

The Ford Mustang was introduced 50 years ago at the New York World's Fair on April 17, 1964.

How'd they get a Mustang THERE??!

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 05:18 AM PDT

How'd they get a Ford Mustang atop the Empire State Building? CNN's Jeanne Moos goes under the hood to find out.

Parents: Prom dresses too sexy

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 05:55 PM PDT

For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread during prom season and actually welcoming the rite of passage.

In blast-shattered town, a 'new normal' emerges

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:24 AM PDT

One year ago, death and devastation came to the town of West, Texas, when a fertilizer plant exploded. Today the town is more united than ever.

What victim's mother did next is shocking

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 10:33 AM PDT

The murderer was seconds from death, a noose around his neck. Then the mother of his victim climbed up on the gallows. A photographer talks about what happened then.

Flight 370

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 01:41 AM PDT

If no traces of MH370 are found in the south Indian Ocean, officials plan to review the operation and decide a way forward, Malaysia's acting transport minister said Thursday.

Ferry sinking

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:36 AM PDT

With each passing minute, the possibility of survival diminishes.

Ukraine

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:02 AM PDT

Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on Thursday, even as fresh violence erupted overnight in the restive east.

Plant explosion anniversary

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:28 AM PDT

Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire.

Andre Johnson

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 02:33 PM PDT

Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.

Al Qaeda gathering

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 04:50 PM PDT

New questions were being asked Wednesday after a video surfaced showing what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.

Prom dresses

Posted: 16 Apr 2014 10:38 PM PDT

For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread during prom season and actually welcoming the rite of passage.

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