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Saturday, April 5, 2014

LZ: How Mozilla botched CEO's ouster

LZ: How Mozilla botched CEO's ouster


LZ: How Mozilla botched CEO's ouster

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 07:17 PM PDT

LZ Granderson says promoting Brendan Eich, who donated money to an anti-gay marriage drive, to CEO showed a company out of touch with millennials strong views on same-sex marriage

Why are Siri and others female?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 just got an upgrade with the voice of Cortana. If you're an avid video game player, you're probably thrilled. Cortana is a character in the popular Halo video games series. She's sexy and smart and tries to save the world.

Stars who are expecting in 2014

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:47 PM PDT

Pulse signal, new objects discovered

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 09:54 AM PDT

The detection and sighting were about 56 miles apart. Search organizers say they are considering sending assets from Australia's air force to focus on that area.

Is it or isn't it? New questions

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 09:58 AM PDT

A Chinese ship detects a pulse signal deep in the Indian Ocean at the same frequency used by so-called black boxes like the one aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. After almost a month of fruitless searching, hopes mount for final answers about what happened to the plane carrying 239 people that disappeared almost a month ago. However, experts disagree if Saturday's news is a breakthrough or another dead end, raising new questions about what the pulse signal means and what happens now.

Relatives react cautiously to clue

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:03 AM PDT

The possibility of closure for relatives of the passengers and crew of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may have emerged from the depths of the southern Indian Ocean on Saturday in the form of an unconfirmed pulse signal.

Expert adds note of caution

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 06:30 AM PDT

Anish Patel, president of pinger manufacturer Dukane Seacom, is skeptical about Chinese report that pulse signal located.

Swimmer 'taken' by shark

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Police say a woman is presumed "taken" by a large shark while swimming. Australia's Seven Network has more.

Jack Kevorkian's art on sale

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:49 AM PDT

The painting is called "Coma."

Exhibit opens: The artist known as 'W'

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 12:30 PM PDT

On canvas, Vladimir Putin appears stern, Tony Blair looks relaxed and Junichiro Koizumi smiles broadly.

Journalist killed in brutal attack

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Several Associated Press journalists were covering an independent election in Afghanistan when their car was attacked.

'Thrones' is back: 'All men must die'

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 08:27 AM PDT

To prepare the masses anxiously counting down to the debut of season four, there's a new trailer and this one's no tease.

5 alternatives to the password

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 02:07 PM PDT

The next wave in security will be biometric authentication -- the futuristic-seeming practice of using unique behavioral and biological traits such as fingerprints, gait and even ear shape to confirm your identity.

John Calipari: A fresh(man) outlook

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Kentucky's coach on his team: "They're gonna go out in front of 75,000 & probably pee down their leg to start the game"

Reality TV star gets married

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 01:19 AM PDT

After a bumpy road to the altar, Kandi Burruss has finally said "I do" to her longtime beau.

Car goes into Queens creek; 4 dead

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 08:04 AM PDT

Four people were killed after a passenger car went into a creek in the Queens section of New York, a city Fire Department spokesman said Saturday.

Afghans vote for new president

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 01:57 AM PDT

President Hamid Karzai cast his vote Saturday in Afghanistan's election, adding his voice to citizens choosing the next leader who will take the vestments of office from him.

Baby fingerprinted and booked?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:30 AM PDT

A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge after his family members allegedly threw bricks at police trying to collect an unpaid bill.

Injured soldier's wife opens up

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:41 PM PDT

Renee Westbrook details how she found out her husband was shot three times by Spc. Ivan Lopez.

Driver who put train on escalator is fired

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 06:06 AM PDT

The driver of a train that jumped the tracks last month at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- after having reportedly "dozed off" -- has been fired, a transit authority spokeswoman said Friday.

Beauty contestant's gun pic denied?

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:53 AM PDT

An Illinois couple is questioning People Magazine's decision to reject a photo they sent in for a beauty contest.

Attempted murder plot stuns partner

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 05:58 PM PDT

Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to John Schellpfeffer about finding out his girlfriend is accused of attempting to kill him.

Paulina Gretzky's controversial cover

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 07:12 AM PDT

Model Paulina Gretzky isn't a pro golfer but she's made it onto the cover of the latest issue of Golf Digest.

'Chainsaw was in me, still running'

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:02 AM PDT

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

Shocking video of a python eating a croc

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:07 AM PDT

CNN team films large python capturing and swallowing a crocodile in Rwanda.

Goose smashes through windshield

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 09:02 AM PDT

A Colorado woman arrived to work a bit late after a large goose smashed through her windshield in a freak accident.

School's first racially integrated prom

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 02:51 PM PDT

Last week, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school-sponsored prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.

Crappy taxidermy (it's a thing)

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:49 AM PDT

The art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting animal skins is called taxidermy, and it can range from classy to creepy depending on whether your subject is a moose, or, say, a homeless drifter.

Classic rock - 20 years since Nirvana

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Is it or isn't it? New questions in search for missing Malaysian plane

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 11:02 AM PDT

A Chinese ship detects a pulse signal deep in the Indian Ocean at the same frequency used by so-called black boxes like the one aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

Families need answers

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 06:30 PM PDT

Danica Weeks lives near search headquarters in Perth is able to see the efforts to find her husband first hand. The hardest part? "Understanding that a commercial airline can just go black," she says.

Inside the illegal wildlife trade

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:21 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: 05 Apr 2014 10:22 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: 05 Apr 2014 10:22 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 has a new video

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 10:22 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.

Flight 370

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 10:17 PM PDT

Four weeks to the day since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, the trawling for clues goes on.

Afghan elections

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 01:57 AM PDT

President Hamid Karzai cast his vote Saturday in Afghanistan's election, adding his voice to citizens choosing the next leader who will take the vestments of office from him.

Paulina Gretzky

Posted: 05 Apr 2014 07:12 AM PDT

Model Paulina Gretzky isn't a pro golfer but she's made it onto the cover of the latest issue of Golf Digest.

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