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Landslide death toll rises to 29

Landslide death toll rises to 29


Landslide death toll rises to 29

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:49 AM PDT

The death toll in last month's massive landslide in rural Washington state has risen to 29, Snohomish County medical examiner's office representative Kelly Stowe said Wednesday.

Mom gave her life to let baby live

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:19 AM PDT

When Elizabeth Joice found out she was pregnant, she and her husband were ecstatic. Then her cancer came back.

Ted Turner: How to save our water

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 05:55 AM PDT

Ted Turner says we need to support the EPA finally protecting wetlands and streams, which were caught in a legal limbo, uncovered by the Clean Water Act. This poses a threat to all of us.

Surprising ideas born behind bars

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:15 AM PDT

The Last Mile offers prisoners at California's San Quentin State Prison a chance at rehabilitation through tech training.

Student gets into 8 Ivy League schools

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:35 AM PDT

A New York high school student has made it to the Elite Eight in a different sort of March Madness.

NATO warns about Russia's 'massive' buildup

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:13 AM PDT

NATO's military chief told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that Russia has 40,000 troops massed near Ukraine's border and could invade within 12 hours of being given an order.

NATO: Russia could move fast

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:08 AM PDT

After an order, the Russian military could move on Ukraine in just 12 hours, NATO Europe Gen. Breedlove tells Amanpour.

Photos: Crisis in Ukraine

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:53 AM PDT

High court to rich: Give all you want

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:19 AM PDT

If you're rich and want to give money to a lot of political campaigns, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that you can.

Yoda fan claims $425M Powerball

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:43 AM PDT

You and I got pranked on April Fools' Day. B. Raymond Buxton got paid.

Man at hospital has chainsaw in neck

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 06:34 PM PDT

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.

'Chainsaw was in me, still running'

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:15 PM PDT

A man is able to discuss his terrifying accident just a day after a chainsaw blade ripped into his neck. WPXI reports.

8.2 quake kills 6 in Chile

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:50 AM PDT

The death toll from a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile rose to at least 6 Wednesday morning, according to the Chilean office of national emergency.

'I want justice' for GM's recall

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:43 AM PDT

General Motors tells Congress why it took 10 years to recall cars with flawed ignition switches.

Disney cast surprises passengers

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:44 AM PDT

Members of Disney on Broadway's "The Lion King" burst out singing "Circle of Life" on their flight to Sydney.

The most expensive places to rent

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:37 AM PDT

All 227 passengers cleared

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:42 AM PDT

The passengers have been cleared of hijacking or sabotage, police say. But they're still looking into everything else -- even the people who prepared the food for the flight.

Deep-sea robot a key tool

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:03 AM PDT

A piece of underwater equipment known as a ROV may solve the mystery of Malaysia Flight 370. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.

Out of the fray emerges Australian PM

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:01 AM PDT

The cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's disappearance remains a mystery, but it has put the spotlight on the wildly varying approach governments with a stake in the search have handled the sensitivities and the facts.

Search slowed by sea of garbage

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Another debris field, another new and so-far futile focus in the search for Flight MH370.

Sailor overboard in yacht race

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 03:47 AM PDT

Video shows the rescue of an amateur sailor during a yacht race in the Pacific Ocean.

Stolen masterpieces on kitchen wall

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:52 AM PDT

Two stolen paintings by the French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard hung on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall for almost 40 years -- without his knowing just how valuable they were.

Japanese toys become SFO hit

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 06:02 AM PDT

The run has been extended for an exhibit of Japanese toys, the most popular show ever at San Francisco Airport's SFO Museum.

Rogen: More mayors should do crack

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Sure Rob Ford's got a drug problem, but Seth points out that Toronto runs smoothly. You hear that Detroit?

Earth's greatest unexplored places

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:06 AM PDT

Forget space. Our very own planet is ripe for investigation. Here are some of the spots we know least about.

Dad's breastfeeding ads turn heads

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 03:38 AM PDT

A Clarksville, Tennessee, dad started a campaign to engage and educate dads to better support their breastfeeding wives.

Is this a chupacabra?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:10 AM PDT

A Texas man says he's caught the mysterious chupacabra, but a wildlife official isn't so sure. KAVU reports.

Baby sloth will make you go 'awwww'

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:13 AM PDT

Five women are looking after a three-month-old sloth bear cub that was being neglected by its mother. WJLA reports.

Powerful quake near Chile triggers tsunami

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 11:00 PM PDT

Chile's National Emergency Office tweeted that it was asking everyone to evacuate coastal areas. A tsunami warning was in effect for Chile, Peru and Ecuador.

27 years later, Jonathan Pollard case remains a diplomatic thorn

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 02:45 PM PDT

A judge's decision 27 years ago to throw the book at Jonathan Pollard still reverberates today.

Inside the illegal wildlife trade

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:42 AM PDT

This animal might be hunted to extinction before you've even heard of it. We investigate the illegal wildlife trade.

7 ways to help

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:48 AM PDT

It's thought to be the most-trafficked mammal in the world, but few people know that it exists. I recently introduced CNN Digital readers to the pangolin as part of my Change the List project, which focuses on bottom-of-the-list issues and places.

Name this 'walking pinecone'

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:48 AM PDT

Here's something you probably didn't imagine doing today: entering a name-that-pangolin contest. But I hope you'll make room in your busy schedule for a humble and endangered creature that truly could use some help. P26 is the current name of that shy-looking pangolin in the photo above. What kind of name is that for such a rare and fascinating mammal, the modern world's tiny dinosaur, a "walking pinecone" that can defend itself against lions and tigers by rolling up into a little scale-covered ball?

'Honey badger' guy made a new video

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:48 AM PDT

Chances are you've heard of the honey badger; you know that it "don't give a sh**" about the bees that are stinging its face, and you know it "don't care" about that cobra that's poised for attack. And if you know all of that, it's probably because you're one of 66.4 million people who have watched the 2011 viral video called "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger," by a sassy nature lover.

Chile earthquake

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:31 AM PDT

The death toll from a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off the coast of northern Chile rose to at least six Wednesday morning, the Chilean office of national emergency said.

Ukraine

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:05 AM PDT

Energy supplies must not be used as a political weapon, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday, at a EU-U.S. energy summit dominated by the simmering crisis in Ukraine.

Flight 370

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 09:42 AM PDT

The investigation into what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is charging ahead on two fronts: new high-tech tools and good old-fashioned shoe leather.

Powerball

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 03:52 AM PDT

You and I got pranked on April Fools' Day. B. Raymond Buxton got paid.

Chainsaw accident

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 08:30 AM PDT

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.

Secret Service

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:34 AM PDT

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, called to Capitol Hill to explain misbehavior by her agents, insisted the problems were not reflective of the broader culture at her agency.

Ivy League

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:54 AM PDT

A New York high school student has made it to the Elite Eight in a different sort of March Madness.

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