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Friday, April 18, 2014

Loving Chicago, despite it all

Loving Chicago, despite it all


Loving Chicago, despite it all

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:40 AM PDT

Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.

Americans wary of futuristic tech

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.

'Common sense' vs. the NRA

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:04 AM PDT

Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say almost all Americans are ready for sensible gun laws, but politicians are cowed by the NRA. Everytown for Gun Safety will challenge the gun lobby and prove the politicians wrong.

Blast-ravaged town awaits 'a new normal'

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:02 AM PDT

In the year after a fertilizer explosion shook the small town of West, Texas -- killing 15 and displacing hundreds -- residents have gone to work to rebuild and rally around one another.

Detroit: Motown to grow-town?

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:09 AM PDT

Detroit was once known as the automobile capital of the world -- a global symbol of modernity and a testament to the power of American capitalism. Can the property sector help it back on the road?

SAT revamp cuts $5 words

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:00 AM PDT

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.

Sea lion pup found in orchard

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:28 PM PDT

Up a river without a paddle. That's the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself after swimming up the San Joaquin River, ending up at Mape's Ranch in Modesto, California, about 100-mile drive from the ocean.

Manhunt for Minnesota minister

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:21 PM PDT

Authorities nationwide are searching for a Minnesota minister accused of 59 felony counts of criminal sexual conduct with two young girls while they were members of his church.

Dear Chicago, we still love you

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:40 AM PDT

Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.

Far out: Distant planet may sustain life

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 01:47 PM PDT

It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.

Portland flushes after teen pees in reservoir

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:06 PM PDT

The city of Portland, Oregon, has been forced to dump millions of gallons of drinking water. Why? Because someone urinated into the water reservoir.

Sea lion pup found in orchard

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:55 AM PDT

Up a river without a paddle. That's the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself after swimming up the San Joaquin River, ending up at Mape's Ranch in Modesto, California, about 100-mile drive from the ocean.

Hold still! Golfer tries dangerous shot

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 07:57 AM PDT

Golfer John Daly gave one lady the thrill of her life when he hit a golf ball off a tee placed in her mouth. Take a look.

Salsa legend dies in car wreck

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:26 AM PDT

Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.

Just say yes? The rise of college 'study drugs'

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:45 AM PDT

Prescription ADHD medications like Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse are becoming increasingly popular for overworked and overscheduled college students -- who haven't been diagnosed with ADHD.

Why is there a Mustang there?

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:11 PM PDT

How'd they get a Ford Mustang atop the Empire State Building? CNN's Jeanne Moos goes under the hood to find out.

Another possible highway shooting in Kansas City

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 06:46 AM PDT

Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series targeting drivers in the Kansas City area

Watch Friday's show!

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 04:19 PM PDT

April 18, 2014

Boxing keeps kids off Chicago streets

Posted: 17 Apr 2014 08:09 AM PDT

One woman is keeping Chicago's kids off the streets by teaching them boxing. Chicagoland airs Thursday nights at 10E.

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