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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Radio traffic may answer questions

Radio traffic may answer questions


Radio traffic may answer questions

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 11:29 AM PDT

Passengers couldn't board lifeboats as the ferry had listed too much, a crew member said, according to a transcript released today.

'Please hurry' -- transcript of calls

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:35 AM PDT

The following is a partial transcript of communication between an unidentified crew member aboard the sinking South Korean ferry Sewol and local maritime traffic control centers on Wednesday.

Challenging conditions

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 12:18 AM PDT

Under the water, conditions for divers carrying out the grim task of looking for survivors from the sunken South Korean ferry are challenging at best.

Suicide risk a concern

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 07:04 PM PDT

South Korean officials have made mental health counselors available to the families of the missing. No one has approached them.

Ferry captain defends actions

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:44 PM PDT

The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry is defending his actions as rescuers continue the search for survivors.

Wyoming landslide splits buildings

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:45 AM PDT

A once slow-moving Wyoming landslide has doubled in speed, split a home and threatens even more structures.

Lawsuit: I want '8THEIST' car tags

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 06:19 PM PDT

Shannon Morgan identifies as an atheist and wants the world, or at least the car behind her, to know it. But the state of New Jersey says no.

Body ID'd as missing 5-year-old

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 01:32 AM PDT

A body found off a central Massachusetts highway has been positively identified as that of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were alerted.

Group mum on missing schoolgirls

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 04:49 PM PDT

One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for.

Pilot parachutes before fiery crash

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Pilot Dan Marcotte parachuted out of his single-engine plane before it made a fiery crash on a Vermont interstate.

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 09:11 AM PDT

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxing contender who was wrongly convicted of a triple murder in New Jersey in the 1960s, has died in Toronto, according to Win Wahrer, the director of client services for the Association in Defense of the Wrongly Convicted.

Mysterious Ukraine fatal shooting

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 08:44 AM PDT

Mystery surrounds a shooting incident on a country road in eastern Ukraine that left at least one person dead and ratcheted up tensions in the region, where pro-Russian groups have seized government buildings and set up roadblocks in defiance of authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.

Malaysia plane turns back, lands safely

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Malaysia Airlines Flight 192, which was headed to Bangalore, India, has turned around and is returning to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the airline said Sunday on Twitter.

Easter celebrations around world

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 08:44 AM PDT

Christians celebrated Easter around the world Sunday, but with reminders of violence and politics.

Flight 370 search area 'narrowed'

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:00 AM PDT

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

CNN reporter faces claustrophobia

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 03:18 PM PDT

Martin Savidge describes his claustrophobia and recounts the difficulties of spending days in a deep-diving submersible.

Al Qaeda militants again targeted

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 11:32 AM PDT

A suspected drone strike killed at least four al Qaeda militants Sunday in Yemen, officials said.

Putin won't recall his troops

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 02:59 PM PDT

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen and Jim Sciutto report on upcoming U.S. military exercises in Eastern Europe.

Puddy Cat at center of $450K fraud case

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:14 AM PDT

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

Photos: The Royals stop by the zoo ...

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:05 AM PDT

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge embark on a Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia.

... and Prince George steals the show

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:04 AM PDT

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the zoo in Sydney, Australia. CNN's Max Foster reports.

Queen Elizabeth II gets new profile pic

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 11:46 AM PDT

Queen Elizabeth II has a new profile pic. @BritishMonarchy tweeted the image Sunday, noting it was released to mark her 88th birthday Monday.

Large sinkhole opens up

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 06:43 AM PDT

A large 50-foot-deep sinkhole has opened up under two homes, threatening the stability of a Florida neighborhood.

Star couples who can't stay apart

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 02:21 PM PDT

Watch child grow from infant to 14

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:52 PM PDT

Frans Hofmeester made a time-lapse video by filming his daughter every week, from birth until she turned 14 years old.

The cutest video you will watch today

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 03:39 PM PDT

A 5-pound bear cub was dropped off in an animal carrier. The cub is estimated to be between 8 and 10 weeks old.

Worst 'Wheel of Fortune' player ever?

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 10:41 AM PDT

A contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" happens to be the luckiest spinner, but the worst guesser in the game show's history.

Master Easter egg makers

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 01:10 AM PDT

French fashion designers don't hold a monopoly on haute.

Holy Week

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 01:11 AM PDT

Christians around the world observe Holy Week to mark the last week of Lent and the beginning of Easter celebrations.

Chocolate eggs

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 01:13 AM PDT

CNN picks a fine assortment of chocolate eggs

When Jesus came to Hollywood

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 09:24 PM PDT

'I was suffocating'

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 11:59 AM PDT

Kristi Anne Raspperry has taken on a parental role in her family because of her stepfather's struggle with PTSD.

I don't think I protected my kids

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Heather Moates describes her family's life as "day-to-day" since her husband was diagnosed with PTSD.

War's true toll

Posted: 19 Apr 2014 12:05 PM PDT

22 veterans kill themselves each day. Another group is also coping with suicide: Military spouses, siblings and parents.

Cannabis lovers flock to Denver

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Tens of thousands of visitors are in Denver to mark 420, a date that's emerged as a holiday among those steeped in cannabis culture.

Marking 420

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:29 AM PDT

This is your body on weed

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how marijuana affects the brain and how pot can be used to treat certain conditions.

Weed and a tale of two cities

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:37 AM PDT

Through a bit of calendrical coincidence, Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20. That's unfortunate because April 20 has become, through no fault of its own, the highest and holiest day of the pot smoker's year.

My family vacation with weed

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 10:37 AM PDT

I have always romanticized the family ski vacation -- that's before I actually started skiing with my own children. What no one warns you about is that skiing with young kids can suck the relaxation right out of you.

South Korean ferry

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 06:28 AM PDT

Body after body from a capsized South Korean ferry came ashore Sunday morning, a solemn process pierced by the deafening screams and cries from the passengers' families.

Flight 370

Posted: 20 Apr 2014 07:00 AM PDT

The underwater drone scanning for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 finished its seventh mission Sunday, having covered about half its intended territory without finding any sign of the missing plane.

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