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Sunday, April 6, 2014

Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Is Internet driving Letterman away?


Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:20 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.

Rwanda not what I thought it would be

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:03 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.

Source: It flew north of Indonesia

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:51 AM PDT

As crews seek the source of undersea sounds, investigators say the plane flew around Indonesian airspace, a senior Malaysian government source tells CNN.

Crews race to pulse site

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 06:46 AM PDT

Search teams are racing to discover if sounds detected in the Indian Ocean came from a flight recorder on MH370.

Like finding grain of rice in pool

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Richard Quest discusses the difficulty of finding flight 370 using relative figures.

Skydiver dies after midair collision

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 07:51 PM PDT

A California skydiver plummeted to his death after colliding with another jumper. CNN affiliate KSWB has the story.

Note to tardy boss gets him fired

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:27 AM PDT

A gas station employee in Grand Rapids, Michigan was fired after he left a note for his boss and walked off the job.

Homeless man withdraws $37,000

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:56 AM PDT

A computer glitch allowed a homeless man to withdraw $37,000 from an ATM using his bank card. WGME's Brad Rogers reports.

Navy picks up girl, 1, sick at sea

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 11:00 AM PDT

A 1-year-old girl who became seriously ill on a sailboat hundreds of miles off Mexico was on a U.S. Navy frigate Sunday and in stable condition, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Medics parachute down to vessel

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 06:16 AM PDT

A sick one-year-old on a sailboat prompts a complex rescue mission involving the U.S. Navy and National Guard.

Fort Hood shooter vented on Facebook

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 03:45 PM PDT

Spc. Ivan Lopez vented about a range of subjects in Facebook posts before his shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, including his outrage at Adam Lanza's mass school shooting in Connecticut, the overpowering fear experienced during an insurgent attack in Iraq and the feeling of all-consuming hatred after being "robbed."

Stockpiled weapons, ammunition

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 04:12 PM PDT

Pam Brown reports on new information about Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez as investigators look for clues on a motive.

U.S. to beef up defense against N. Korea

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 06:21 AM PDT

The United States will send more missile defense ships to Japan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday, as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats.

Russian flag raised over Ukrainian city

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 10:33 AM PDT

Demonstrators stormed a provincial administration building in eastern Ukraine on Sunday and raised the Russian flag atop it, demanding the release of riot police accused of killing protesters in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, in February.

Ukraine: Commando plot thwarted

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 02:04 AM PDT

Ukrainian authorities have dismantled an armed underground group they claim was plotting against the Kiev-based government and planned to launch an attack in a few days, that nation's top security agency announced Saturday.

Al Qaeda chief: Who killed our man?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri exhorted his fighters to find out who killed his chief representative in war-torn Syria, where militants have had a strong presence and strong rivalries amid the country's civil war.

Does having kids make you happier?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 12:12 PM PDT

CNN's Kelly Wallace talks about a new study that concludes that people without children are happier in life.

Mannequin in trash? No, it's a body

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 12:28 PM PDT

An official says a desk clerk mistook the body of a 96-year-old woman as a mannequin and placed her body in a dumpster.

'Ridiculous shot' caps Final Four games

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:25 AM PDT

A Kentucky freshman sinks a game-winning three-pointer against Wisconsin. In Saturday's other Final Four game, Connecticut roars back to beat top-seeded Florida.

Mankind's greatest searches

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 10:49 AM PDT

With each day, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 becomes one of the most baffling mysteries of the modern era, but history offers many great quests in which mankind searched for something or someone lost.

Is this mysterious light a UFO?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 05:37 PM PDT

A Mississippi couple thinks their trail camera may have captured footage of a UFO visit.

Surprise! 'Bush' tricks church

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:11 AM PDT

George W. Bush impersonator visits a church in Mississippi as WADM's Margaret Ann Morgan reports.

Man jumps on tracks as train approaches

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 08:36 AM PDT

A TSA worker is being hailed a hero after he jumped onto a train track to save a woman who fell from a subway platform.

Favorite country music couples

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Finding 370: Explaining the impossible

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Richard Quest discusses the difficulty of finding flight 370 using relative figures.

Kentucky beats Wisconsin in cliffhanger

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 02:39 AM PDT

Kentucky will face Connecticut on Monday night in the NCAA championship game at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Attendance was 79,444 Saturday night at the Final Four.

Rethinking experimental drugs

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:29 AM PDT

A mother of a child who died from a rare disease wonders if there might be a way to make the FDA's "compassionate use" program a little more compassionate.

Compassionate use: Their stories

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Dying boy receives trial drug

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:17 AM PDT

After pleading with a pharmaceutical company, Josh Hardy's parents will get a trial drug that could save their son.

In cancer drug battle, both sides appeal to ethics

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Andrea Sloan is dying of ovarian cancer. Having exhausted all standard treatment options, her doctors say her best hope now is a new class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors.

Flight 370

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Search teams looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are investigating a number of sounds detected by ships in the southern Indian Ocean, authorities said Sunday, but it's not yet clear if any of them are from the missing plane's so-called black box.

Fort Hood shooting

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 04:55 PM PDT

Spc. Ivan Lopez vented about a range of subjects in Facebook posts before his shooting rampage at Fort Hood in Texas, including his outrage at Adam Lanza's mass school shooting in Connecticut, the overpowering fear experienced during an insurgent attack in Iraq and the feeling of all-consuming hatred after being "robbed."

Ukraine crisis

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 03:29 PM PDT

Ukrainian authorities have dismantled an armed underground group they claim was plotting against the Kiev-based government and planned to launch an attack in a few days, that nation's top security agency announced Saturday.

Final Four

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 03:36 AM PDT

With just seconds left on the clock, freshman Aaron Harrison sank a long three-pointer to give Kentucky a 74-73 win over Wisconsin Saturday night in the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Death Row Stories

Posted: 06 Apr 2014 07:17 AM PDT

When former death row inmate John Thompson left a Louisiana prison in 2003 he was one of the lucky ones.

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