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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Is the galaxy full of Earths?

Is the galaxy full of Earths?


Is the galaxy full of Earths?

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Jim Bell says NASA's latest discovery support the notion that habitable worlds are probably common in the galaxy.

Huffington: Long days damaged life

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 04:57 PM PDT

Arianna Huffington joins CNN's Jake Tapper to talk about her book and how a bloody gash changed her outlook on life.

Dock is tent city for anguished families

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Located 12 miles from the accident site, Paeng Mok Harbor has become a refugee camp for the brokenhearted.

Divers retrieve bodies

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Divers will attempt to recover bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry Saturday after an earlier bid to reach the compartment they're in failed.

The ferry texts were fake

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 04:43 PM PDT

Disgust, anger and shock greeted official statements from South Korean authorities that texts and social media posts from survivors trapped inside the stricken ferry had been faked.

Last moments on sinking ferry

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:01 AM PDT

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the latest developments in the South Korean ferry disaster.

Boy stumbles upon prehistoric find

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 07:43 AM PDT

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.

Russian separatists in Ukraine defiant

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 03:10 AM PDT

Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in Friday despite an international deal aimed at being a key first step in resolving a crisis that has threatened to devolve into civil war.

Pope shakes up church again

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:25 AM PDT

Thousands of Christians gathered at one of Rome's most famous landmarks Friday night as Pope Francis led the Catholic ceremony known as the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum. Crowds of the faithful stood in solemn attendance, holding candles that cast a soft yellow glow over the ancient Roman site, as a giant cross made of dozens of flickering candles towered over the audience.

Was bullying a factor in girl's suicide?

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 09:55 PM PDT

The police file in the case of Rebecca Sedwick's suicide raises questions about whether she was bullied in the months before her death.

Miley Cyrus tour postponed

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 01:49 AM PDT

The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme allergic reaction" to an antibiotic.

W.H.: No comment on Bieber petition

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 05:14 PM PDT

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" Whitehouse.gov petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper influence."

Dragon blasts off to space station

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:21 AM PDT

Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral. The International Space Station's robotic arm is scheduled to grab the space freighter Sunday morning

'Critical juncture' in Flight 370 search

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:38 AM PDT

"Today and tomorrow, it's imperative that we focus because the experts have narrowed down the search area," a Malaysian official says.

Cost of undersea search

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 11:55 PM PDT

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.

Meteor or UFO? Fireball lights up sky

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:30 AM PDT

Russia Today says officials have not yet identified this mysterious object seen in the sky over Murmansk, Russia.

FBI questions Delta flight passengers

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 06:18 AM PDT

The FBI screened passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat.

Yemen: Drone strike kills 12 militants

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 08:27 AM PDT

A drone strike in Yemen killed at least 15 people on Saturday, including 12 suspected al Qaeda militants, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.

New messages from Al Qaeda leader?

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 05:37 PM PDT

Two videos and one audio link have come to light in recent days that suggest that al Qaeda, the world's most recognizable terrorist group, is still active -- at least online.

Terror group: We will blow you up

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 04:52 PM PDT

New video from al Qaeda affiliate al Shabaab shows the terror group calling for recruits and more attacks.

Death toll rises in Everest avalanche

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 06:06 AM PDT

Another Sherpa guide died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

Mount Everest by the numbers

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 07:30 PM PDT

Take a look at a few interesting facts about the highest mountain in the world.

Body may be missing 5-year-old

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:21 AM PDT

Massachusetts investigators said Friday they think they have found the remains of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were called.

A new way for the KKK?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 06:10 AM PDT

Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees.

Bob Harper's favorite low-cal meals

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 07:49 AM PDT

For 14 seasons, Bob Harper has been the man behind many of the transformations on NBC's "The Biggest Loser."

Huffington: Long days damaged life

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 04:57 PM PDT

Arianna Huffington joins CNN's Jake Tapper to talk about her book and how a bloody gash changed her outlook on life.

50 people turning 50 this year

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:58 AM PDT

You can't wear that to prom

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 05:46 AM 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.

Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 01:54 PM PDT

As Easter comes into view, the thoughts of billions of Christians turn to Jerusalem, to a sacred weekend that includes the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Of course, people regard these events with various degrees of literalness. But Easter retains its power.

Dragon blasts off to space station

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 09:58 PM PDT

Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral. The International Space Station's robotic arm is scheduled to grab the space freighter Sunday morning

How much was bullying a factor in her suicide?

Posted: 18 Apr 2014 05:45 PM PDT

The police file in the case of Rebecca Sedwick's suicide raises questions about whether she was bullied in the months before her death.

Ferry sinks

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:20 AM PDT

When a ship comes into sight, they come -- seemingly out of nowhere, inching closer to the dock. Bleary-eyed, the faces of the families of the missing have become swollen from crying.

Flight 370

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:38 AM PDT

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 drastically changed course then soared to near its peak altitude, a senior Malaysian aviation source said -- adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane's last flight.

Ukraine

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress.

Prehistoric tooth

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.

Mount Everest

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:22 AM PDT

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

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