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In school rampages, weapon matters

In school rampages, weapon matters


In school rampages, weapon matters

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 07:55 AM PDT

It rarely makes sense to draw big conclusions or make public policy on the basis of anecdotes. But the plural of "anecdote" is data, and sometimes one-off events are useful in crystallizing lessons to guide policymakers and inform the public.

Franken: Say NO to Comcast takeover

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 10:06 AM PDT

Sen. Al Franken says the pending merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is bad for America

Out of 105, 6 football films are keepers

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 04:40 AM PDT

I count 105 football movies on Wikipedia's "list of sports films."

Officials express optimism

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Australia's PM says that he's confident recent pings are from a black box and that the search will likely last "a long time."

'I couldn't move on. I felt frozen'

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 07:47 AM PDT

After Donna Carnes' husband went missing, she learned to live with ambiguous loss. The families of those aboard the missing Malaysian jet may be facing the same agony.

7 ways disasters changed air travel

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:52 PM PDT

One of the key questions asked after any serious airline incident is, how do we stop this happening again?

Time-lapse of largest bridge slide

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:33 PM PDT

A timelapse produced by the Indiana DOT captures the record-breaking bridge slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge.

Feds end Nevada cattle roundup

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 10:55 AM PDT

Citing public safety concerns, U.S. officials put an early end Saturday to a weeklong roundup of a Nevada rancher's illegally grazing cattle on federal land, which became an Old West-style controversy drawing armed militia groups to the cattleman's side.

Report: FedEx truck afire before impact

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 05:14 AM PDT

A FedEx tractor-trailer truck was already in flames when it crossed a median and slammed into a bus carrying students in Northern California, CNN affiliate KOVR reported, citing two witnesses.

Witness: People begging for help ...

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 09:45 AM PDT

A bus collides with a FedEx truck killing 10 people and leaving more than 30 injured in Northern California.

Baby no longer wanted by police

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 05:17 AM PDT

A 9-month-old Pakistani boy who was booked in connection with an attempted murder case is no longer wanted by police, his family's lawyer said.

Hundreds sickened on cruise ships

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 08:50 AM PDT

Ugh.

Rooney stepson barred from funeral

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 02:11 PM PDT

Mickey Rooney's wife has agreed to drop a legal claim over her husband's remains, according to Rooney conservator Michael Augustine.

Ex-U.S. Marine convicted in Iran

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:30 PM PDT

Former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati was secretly retried in Iran and convicted of "practical collaboration with the U.S. government," his sister told CNN on Friday.

Gunmen seize building in Ukraine

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 05:45 AM PDT

Gunmen in camouflage occupied an administrative building in the town of Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine, the country's Interior Ministry said Saturday.

Possible charges in ex-SEAL deaths

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 01:36 PM PDT

Police say drugs were near two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead on the Maersk Alabama, their families disagree.

NFL player's friends indicted in killing

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 03:12 PM PDT

Two friends of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez were indicted on murder charges Friday in connection with the 2013 homicide of Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.

Theater gunman confident of acquittal

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 05:29 PM PDT

Florida theater shooting suspect Curtis Reeves is lonely but confident that his self-defense claim will result in his acquittal, according to jailhouse phone calls released by the state attorney's office.

Thoughts are private, right? Think again

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 10:33 AM PDT

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

Man covered in 500,000 bees

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 10:53 AM PDT

A Chinese beekeeper "thought it would be fun" to cover himself in nearly half a million bees.

See thief steal this necklace

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 08:59 AM PDT

Police were on the hunt for a robbery suspect who targeted a New york jewelry store that has catered to celebrities.

Why Civil Rights Act couldn't pass today

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 09:58 AM PDT

On the day the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy called Lyndon B. Johnson, urging the President to postpone his endorsement.

6 books that made society talk

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 06:12 AM PDT

Fifteen years after Laurie Halse Anderson published the novel, "Speak," she still hears many of the same questions from teens about rape, sex and stigma. That's the fault of adults, not young people, she said.

Photos: Royal family on tour

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 05:53 AM PDT

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge embark on a Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia.

'Bull dog' prosecutor pitted against Pistorius

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 03:02 PM PDT

He's known as the "bull dog" in South Africa's legal circles, and just two days in to Gerrie Nel's merciless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, it's easy to see why.

'If my knees could vomit with terror ... '

Posted: 09 Apr 2014 04:04 PM PDT

Anthony Bourdain comes close to meeting a deity on a perilous road twisting into the Himalayas. See Sun. 4/13 9pm ET/PT

Flight 370

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 11:51 PM PDT

Australia's Prime Minister on Saturday reiterated his "high degree of confidence" that acoustic signals picked up by searchers in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian plane's black box.

Mickey Rooney

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 03:17 PM PDT

Mickey Rooney's wife has agreed to drop a legal claim over her husband's remains, according to Rooney conservator Michael Augustine.

Aaron Hernandez

Posted: 12 Apr 2014 12:08 AM PDT

Two friends of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez were indicted on murder charges Friday in connection with the 2013 homicide of Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.

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