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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Eating meat hurts the Earth

Eating meat hurts the Earth


Eating meat hurts the Earth

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:23 AM PDT

Before we jump into a debate about the environmental costs of eating meat, here are three things you should know:

Meb a real American? Hell, yeah

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:20 AM PDT

In 2009, when Meb Keflezighi won the New York City Marathon, The New York Times noted that he was attacked in the media and online for being "not really an American runner."

15 quirky hotels around the world

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:28 AM PDT

The world's most memorable accommodations don't always come with five stars. Sewer pipe hotel, anyone?

Ice island may threaten shipping

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:39 AM PDT

It's called iceberg B31. It covers 255 square miles and may be almost a third of a mile thick, scientists say in a report from NASA. The iceberg is moving into the ocean off Antarctica.

Time-lapse of iceberg

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:35 AM PDT

NASA's Earth Observatory shows how a giant iceberg, known as iceberg B31, formed in this time-lapse video.

S. Korea: North's nuke site active

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:08 AM PDT

South Korea said Tuesday that it has detected increased activity at North Korea's main nuclear test site.

Ex-cop: Nostalgia locked me up for life

Posted: 21 Apr 2014 12:08 PM PDT

"Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a neighbor's child in 1957.

Biden to Ukraine: You're not alone

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:47 AM PDT

As the crisis in Ukraine shows no signs of easing, Vice President Joe Biden is in Kiev on Tuesday in a show of U.S. support for the embattled interim government.

12 gold bars found in guy's stomach

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:55 AM PDT

An India man's apparent attempt to evade taxes by swallowing gold did not have a glittering end. Amir Daftari reports.

Man catches 805-pound shark

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:00 AM PDT

Joey Polk of Milton, Florida, reeled in a giant Mako shark with his two cousins. Affiliate WKRG reports.

She could turn Texas purple

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 07:58 AM PDT

When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.

How did teen stowaway beat security?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:33 AM PDT

If a teenage boy with nothing but a comb in his pocket can do it, who else could breach airport security and sneak into a plane's wheel well?

How did the stowaway survive?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:01 AM PDT

Five hours at 38,000 feet without oxygen: how did the Hawaiian airlines stowaway survive his trip from San Jose Maui?

Flight 370 families can file suit in U.S.

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:15 AM PDT

It's been a month and a half since Flight 370 vanished. Families can now file suit in American courts against U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing.

What if drone doesn't find plane?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:59 AM PDT

If the autonomous underwater vehicle doesn't find any wreckage in its final missions, what happens next?

Divers reach sunken ferry's cafeteria

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:23 AM PDT

One of the four crew members arrested Monday for their role in the disaster said they tried to reach the lifeboats, but "we slipped so we could not do that."

Hear increasing panic as ship sinks

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:56 AM PDT

The newly released recordings from the ferry disaster reveal a very frantic scene as passengers tried to evacuate.

Prep school students linked to drug ring

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:49 AM PDT

Two men charged with widespread drug distribution in several Philadelphia-area high schools and colleges had a much larger business plan to take over the entire marijuana trade to schools, authorities said in a release.

Poison gas attack shown in video

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:00 AM PDT

White House officials say they believe chemical weapons were used again by the Syrian regime. CNN's Elise Labott reports.

Mich. affirmative action ban upheld

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:13 AM PDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's voter-approved law that bans use of racial criteria in college admissions.

Gay leader costs church Scout troop

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 07:37 AM PDT

The Boy Scouts of America has revoked the charter of a Seattle church that refused to fire its pack's gay scoutmaster, according to a letter written by the organization's general counsel and provided to CNN by the church.

Al Gore walks daughter down aisle

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:54 AM PDT

An iReporter catches Al Gore on camera at his daughter Sarah's wedding outside a California coffee shop.

15 of nature's most spectacular shows

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 05:08 AM PDT

Fireworks are fantastic and human endeavor has its place, but sometimes Mother Nature outshines any performance we can produce.

Postal worker flings packages out of SUV

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 03:40 AM PDT

A postal worker was caught on camera throwing packages out of his car onto the driveway of a customer. WLEX reports.

De Niro goofs while making Vine

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 11:14 AM PDT

Robert De Niro shot his first six second movie when he commandeered the Vine account of a Tribeca Film Festival judge.

Can night exercise hurt your sleep?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:24 AM PDT

For most people, exercising close to bedtime doesn't appear to adversely affect sleep quality.

Who can resist the 'Kate Effect'?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:57 AM PDT

CNN's Royal Correspondent Max Foster explores the fashion influence of the Duchess of Cambridge.

See adorable reaction to dad's homecoming

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 03:57 AM PDT

A sailor from Louisiana planned a surprise return from Afghanistan, to the delight of his family. WAFB reports.

Camera lets you refocus after a shot

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Lytro is trying to make interactive pictures happen, again.

Why Neil Patrick Harris cursed at fan

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:04 AM PDT

Neil Patrick Harris isn't a foul-mouthed rocker -- he just plays one on Broadway -- but he's had some people fooled.

Brian Williams 'raps' to 'Gin and Juice'

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:59 AM PDT

Brian Williams "raps" to "Gin and Juice" in a video clip montage on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Bystander gets shocker at marathon

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:26 AM PDT

A 16-time Boston marathoner took a knee on legendary heartbreak hill to propose to his girlfriend.

Ferry crew: We couldn't reach lifeboats

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:55 AM PDT

One of the four crew members arrested Monday for their role in the disaster said they tried to reach the lifeboats, but "we slipped so we could not do that."

What a shot! 25 amazing sports photos

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:41 AM PDT

A hornet-fleeing golfer jumps in a lake, a squirrel looks to steal home, a jockey tumbles -- these are among 25 amazing photographs from the sports world.

Leticia Van de Putte

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:33 AM PDT

When Leticia Van de Putte walked into the storied Willard Hotel one block from the White House last month, she didn't invoke the stares of gaping tourists or eager handshakes from power-seeking staffers.

Stowaway

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 03:27 AM PDT

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane?

Defendant shot

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:31 AM PDT

A U.S. marshal fatally shot a defendant in a Utah federal courtroom Monday morning after he rushed at a witness as his trial began, officials said.

South Korean ferry

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:08 AM PDT

Inflatable powerboats zipped across the sea off the South Korean coast Tuesday, ferrying divers to the area where the ferry Sewol sank last week with hundreds of people on board.

Cold case

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 04:56 AM PDT

"Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a neighbor's child in 1957.

Nuclear activity

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 06:35 AM PDT

North Korea has stepped up activity at its main nuclear test site, possibly preparing to carry out a fourth underground blast, South Korea said Tuesday.

Flight 370

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:15 AM PDT

A month and a half ago -- 46 days -- Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished over the southern Indian Ocean.

Neil Patrick Harris

Posted: 21 Apr 2014 11:43 PM PDT

Neil Patrick Harris isn't a foul-mouthed rocker -- he just plays one on Broadway -- but he's had some people fooled.

What a shot! 25 sports photos

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 03:34 AM PDT

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