Friday, April 4, 2014

Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:02 AM PDT

When David Letterman made the surprise announcement on Thursday's "Late Show with David Letterman" that he planned to retire in 2015, his stated reasons were that he was just about to turn 67, had been doing the job for more than three decades and wanted to spend more time with his son and family. Hard to argue with any of that.

Heir freed after raping child an outrage

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:06 AM PDT

Mel Robbins says the outrage of a wealthy man doing zero jail time in the rape of his own daughter because he would "not fare well" shows a justice system blind to its failure

Should mentally ill soldiers own guns?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:03 AM PDT

A month before Spc. Ivan Lopez opened fire at Fort Hood's First Medical Brigade Building, he was under the care of military doctors, having been evaluated and treated for depression, anxiety and sleep disorders, according to military officials.

What happens when pinger dies?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:54 AM PDT

It's a mundane sound, like the ticking from a loud wall clock. But searchers are desperate to hear Flight 370's pinger.

Flight 370 -- before it vanished

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:04 AM PDT

A few months before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, an enthusiastic plane spotter named Gunnar Kullenberg heard Malaysia Airlines was about to stop flying to the United States. He wanted a photograph of its majestic Boeing 777-200 and planted himself at the Los Angeles airport at dawn. That's where he snapped a photo of the airplane dancing in the glowing sky.

Search goes under water

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Crews put underwater search equipment in "the best location ... and kind of let them go," a U.S. Navy official says.

Iranian's misdeed keeps mom away

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 02:14 PM PDT

The mother of passenger No. 63 aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is unable to come out of the shadows of her son's misdeed to mourn with the rest of the families whose loved ones disappeared on March 8.

Husband: Life is at a standstill

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 06:09 PM PDT

The husband of a MH370 passenger opens up about his frustration regarding the investigation and demands accountability.

See George Bush's Putin painting

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:10 AM PDT

John King, Juana Summers and Jonathan Martin on Bush 43's new art exhibit and how it may affect his image.

Chris Brown's miserable trip to trial

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 03:51 PM PDT

Chris Brown's trip to face trial in Washington will be on the Justice Department's "Con Air" prisoner airline, not on a private jet or a first class commercial ticket as the singer hoped.

He wants ashes put in mayo jar

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:24 AM PDT

Larry Clinton has an unusual request for his final resting place, he wants to be put in a Duke's mayonnaise jar.

Funny or Die: Satanic Starbucks

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:17 AM PDT

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Strong storms threaten South, Midwest

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:55 AM PDT

Powerful storms that damaged homes and businesses in Texas and the central United States moved east Friday, threatening a wide swath from the Gulf Coast north to the upper Ohio Valley, the National Weather Service reported.

Baseball-size hail in Texas

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Students at Texas Woman's University and the University of North Texas react to storm damage.

Skydiver attempting record dies

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 04:16 AM PDT

A German skydiver who was participating in a 222-person jump in Arizona was killed Thursday when her main parachute malfunctioned, officials said.

Altercation before Fort Hood shooting?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:36 AM PDT

As the community reels from a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, investigators are grappling for answers on why Spc. Ivan Lopez opened fire against fellow soldiers.

24 hours of chaos at Fort Hood

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:47 AM PDT

For the second time in five years, a gunman opens fire at Fort Hood.

3 soldiers slain at Fort Hood identified

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:36 AM PDT

The three soldiers killed Wednesday at Fort Hood, Texas, have been identified.

Ebola outbreak death toll tops 80

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:46 AM PDT

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in coastal West Africa has risen to 84, with dozens more ill, aid workers reported Thursday.

Hidden ocean detected on Saturn moon

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 04:54 AM PDT

An ocean at least as large as Lake Superior lies below a thick layer of ice on a moon of Saturn, new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft suggests.

Stolen paintings found years later

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:24 AM PDT

Italian authorities manage to recover two French masterpieces after they were stolen from a London home in 1970.

See inside Jeffrey Dahmer's home

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home in Ohio is for sale. CNN affiliate WKYC has the details.

Will UF's Billy Donovan go to pros?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Rachel and UF coach Billy Donovan talk about what kept him from going to the NBA in '07 and what could get him there now.

10 of Scotland's spectacular castles

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:11 AM PDT

In the best fairy tales, there is always a castle: tall turrets, an intimidating moat and a breathtaking view.

Apple's big news coming in June

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 03:49 AM PDT

Barring a surprise, the next big round of Apple announcements are coming June 2.

The week in 33 photos

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 04:02 AM PDT

So long, Dave; you changed late-night TV

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:00 AM PDT

The late-night host took elements of Steve Allen, Ernie Kovacs, Johnny Carson and Mad Magazine, ran them through his own skewed perspective, and came up with the anti-talk show.

Hack Dad's Xbox? No prob for 5-year-old

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:50 AM PDT

Hacking your Xbox: So easy, even a 5-year-old could do it?

See train slam into SUV

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 05:44 AM PDT

A SUV driver is caught on tape running a red light, weaving through the guard rails and slamming into a train.

See 'Big Bang' star's spot-on Pacino

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 05:40 AM PDT

"Big Bang Theory" star, Simon Helberg, captures Al's particular saunter that's halfway between a mosey and a dance.

Think you know what he's feeling?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:09 AM PDT

In a new study, scientists have identified 15 additional "compound emotions," expressed by combining basic emotions. It's like using the primary colors blue and red to create purple.

Car crashes into CVS with woman inside

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 08:59 AM PDT

An 84-year-old woman crashes through a Florida CVS and narrowly misses a shopper inside the store.

Pot cookies blamed for death

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 03:28 AM PDT

The coroner's office in Denver says that marijuana was a significant factor causing a student to fall to his death.

Since 'Sopranos,' she shed 35 pounds

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 10:03 PM PDT

Great: Airplane to cram in more seats

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 11:36 PM PDT

It's already capable of carrying more passengers than any other commercial aircraft, but the Airbus A380 could be about to squeeze in a few extra.

Family: Hospital froze her alive

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 03:23 AM PDT

A family claims a woman was frozen to death in a hospital morgue after she was prematurely declared dead.

Rwanda wasn't what I thought it would be

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 08:51 AM PDT

When I first arrived in Rwanda's capital in 2012, I deliberately did not visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I did not want that experience to influence how I approached the country and its people.

Should wife have C-section before season starts?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 02:43 AM PDT

After learning about Boomer Esiason's suggestion a baseball player should have had his wife schedule a C-section to avoid missing the start of the season, CNN's Kelly Wallace was "speechless."

Did argument spark shooting that killed 3?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 09:18 AM PDT

Fort Hood investigators are looking at a possible altercation with a fellow soldier "that immediately preceded the shooting," said Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, the post's commanding general.

C-section before baseball season starts?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:27 AM PDT

After learning about a well-known radio host's suggestion that a baseball player should have had his wife schedule a C-section to avoid missing the start of the season, CNN's Kelly Wallace was "speechless."

Dad ostracized for paternity leave

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:23 AM PDT

John Avlon and Margaret Hoover discuss the 'double standard' of paternity leave.

NFL star on raising a family

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:24 AM PDT

CNN's Rachel Nichols talks to Baltimore Ravens strongarm Joe Flacco about the positive benefits of raising a family.

Men's biological clocks?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:24 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta on a study warning of a higher risk of autism and other problems for kids born to men over 45.

Sexy celeb dads!

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:25 AM PDT

Flight 370

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:18 AM PDT

The underwater hunt for the wreckage and flight recorders of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has started in the southern Indian Ocean, the Australian agency coordinating the search efforts said Friday.


Posted: 04 Apr 2014 04:54 AM PDT

An ocean at least as large as Lake Superior lies below a thick layer of ice on a moon of Saturn, new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft suggests.

Paternity leave

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 03:40 AM PDT

I really am speechless, which makes it that much harder to write this column. After everything I've seen covering modern parenting over the past several years, I kind of feel like nothing can really surprise me anymore.

The week in 33 photos

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 03:35 AM PDT


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