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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Las Vegas made bad bet on casinos

Las Vegas made bad bet on casinos


Las Vegas made bad bet on casinos

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 07:25 AM PDT

The expensive casinos of Las Vegas look crowded. Tickets to the popular shows sell out. To the tourist, things look back to normal.

Why were mudslide warnings ignored?

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:12 AM PDT

I am a geomorphologist: a scientist fascinated by the interactions of storms, floods, fires and landslides. We humans may feel a bit above that fray -- we refer to the "natural environment" as though it were a separate thing. Yet, as a landslide near Oso, Washington, tragically highlighted on Saturday, we remain subject to the forces of nature like all the rest of Earth's creatures.

New last words from cockpit

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 11:24 AM PDT

Malaysian officials gave a different version of cockpit communication, and a source says the jet's turn off course is being considered a "criminal act."

Pilot: Time is running out

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Without a lucky break, it's unlikely that searchers will ever find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, pilot Robert Goyer says

6 missteps in the investigation

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Malaysian officials coordinating the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been battered by criticism that they have mishandled the investigation into the plane's fate and the public response to the crisis.

Pilot's daughter lashes out

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 03:24 PM PDT

The daughter of Flight 370's pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah lashes out at the Daily Mail. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Pilot blamed in deadly Asiana crash

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 08:34 AM PDT

South Korea's Asiana Airlines admitted Tuesday that pilot error was partly to blame for the crash of Asiana flight 214 in San Francisco last July, in which three people were killed.

'Unprecedented' outbreak of Ebola

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 02:37 AM PDT

An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in west Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "an unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported.

Sign threatens to poison animals

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 11:18 PM PDT

Pet owners concerned after a sign was posted in their neighborhood threatening to poison animals. KPLC has the story.

Best April Fools' stuff online

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:23 AM PDT

A new digital map helps you find the Pokemon among us. YouTube made a shocking confession, Samsung and HTC advanced the world of wearable tech with souped-up gloves and you'll never have to take another lonely selfie, thanks to The Hoff.

New to Netflix in April

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 05:20 AM PDT

Somber news from landslide zone

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 08:41 AM PDT

The death toll in last month's landslide in rural Washington state has risen to 27, up three from the last count, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

Who is landslide victim No. 15?

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 07:38 PM PDT

A co-worker of a Washington landslide victim describes the young nurse as happy to have her house in the woods.

See multiple earthquakes rock L.A.

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 05:03 PM PDT

Jason Carroll reports on a magnitude-5.1 quake that hit Los Angeles, California.

White House: Obamacare hit goal

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 11:12 AM PDT

After a surge of sign-ups on the last day for open enrollment, Obamacare is on track to hit the White House's original target of 7 million people signing up, a senior administration official said Tuesday.

Kids in car, homeless mom arrested

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:55 AM PDT

HLN's Robin Meade and Mike Galanos discuss a homeless mother who left her children in her car during a job interview.

Note to tardy boss gets him fired

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:56 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.

NATO: Russia's actions are grave threat

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Russian energy giant Gazprom announced a sharp increase Tuesday in the price it charges Ukraine for natural gas, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported.

Will U.S. free spy Jonathan Pollard?

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:48 AM PDT

Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. intelligence agent who was convicted of spying for Israel, could be released before the Jewish holiday of Passover as part of efforts to save Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, an Israeli official involved in the talks told CNN.

Politicians, you're wrong on women

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 04:26 AM PDT

S.E. Cupp offers advice on how to understand women for politicians on both sides of the aisle.

Guess who got a selfie with Obama

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:38 AM PDT

President Obama takes a selfie with David "Big Papi" Ortiz of the Boston Rex Sox during an appearance at the White House.

Reporter in flight simulator goes viral

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Reporter learns to fly between live shots on 777 simulator. CNN's Jeanne Moos goes behind the simulator.

Heart recipient to marry donor's sister

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 04:05 AM PDT

Heart recipient James Murphy plans to pay it forward to the donor's family by officiating for the sister's wedding.

April Fools! 'Bush' tricks church

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 03:50 AM PDT

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

'HIMYM' ends with one last twist

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 06:15 AM PDT

Not everyone was happy with the ending of "How I Met Your Mother."

What a shot! 34 sports photos

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 10:12 AM PDT

photos takes you around the globe from New Zealand's rugby team doing the "Haka" to Major League Baseball's opening day in the United States.

Even more jumbo? Extra seats for A380s

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:03 AM PDT

Move to squeeze in extra passengers brings dose of economic reality to dreams of luxuriously pimped aircraft.

World's busiest airport is ...

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:05 AM PDT

Atlanta's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world, but Beijing's airport is closing the gap.

Soldier surprises kids at Little League

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 08:51 AM PDT

A soldier returned from a year-long deployment and surprised his family at a Little League game.

Republicans hit a nerve when it comes to Obamacare

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 02:27 AM PDT

The White House is touting enrollment numbers as a successful first year, but Republicans think voter anger over the law is here to stay. And so, they're betting big on it in the upcoming midterm elections. Like control of the Senate big.

Flight 370

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 11:24 AM PDT

The search for what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 "could drag on for a very long time," the chief coordinator for the agency coordinating the efforts said Tuesday.

Ebola

Posted: 31 Mar 2014 08:07 PM PDT

An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in west Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "an unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.

Koreas

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 12:50 AM PDT

An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near its disputed maritime border with the North, the country's defense ministry said Tuesday.

Asiana

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 08:34 AM PDT

South Korea's Asiana Airlines admitted Tuesday that pilot error was partly to blame for the crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco last July, in which three people were killed.

Ukraine

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 07:37 AM PDT

Russian energy giant Gazprom announced a sharp increase Tuesday in the price it charges Ukraine for natural gas, in a move that will heighten pressure on the interim government in Kiev.

Obamacare

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 12:51 AM PDT

Republicans are going all in, hoping that the payout is big. Like control of the Senate, big.

Spy

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 09:48 AM PDT

Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. intelligence agent who was convicted of spying for Israel, could be released before the Jewish holiday of Passover as part of efforts to save Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, an Israeli official involved in the talks told CNN.

Busiest airport

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 03:01 AM PDT

Atlanta's airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world, but Beijing's airport is closing the gap.

'HIMYM'

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 06:36 AM PDT

In the end, it was always Robin.

What a shot! 34 sports photos

Posted: 01 Apr 2014 03:29 AM PDT

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