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Saturday, April 12, 2014

The week in 27 photos

The week in 27 photos


The week in 27 photos

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 03:35 AM PDT

What the late '60s really looked like

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:14 AM PDT

As "Mad Men" returns for its seventh season, many viewers will tune in to see what happens next for Don, Peggy, Pete and the other characters of the hit AMC show. Many will also be eager to see the fabulous clothes they wear.

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 09:15 AM PDT

Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle.

'Diamond engagement ring' in space

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Planetary nebula Abell 33 has taken on romantic proportions.

In school rampages, the weapon matters

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Kristin Goss says the stabbing rampage, which caused grave injury -- but not death -- carries a lesson for policymakers. Research has long shown guns result in deaths more than other weapons

Gingrich: Sebelius a disaster

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 04:02 PM PDT

Newt Gingrich says Kathleen Sebelius presided over a dysfunctional and extra-legal rollout of Obamacare; she was right to resign

He inspired the Boston bombing

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:46 AM PDT

Almost three years after his death in a 2011 CIA drone strike in Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki continues to inspire violent jihadist extremists in the U.S.

Colbert is taking a big risk

Posted: 10 Apr 2014 03:01 PM PDT

David Bianculli says Colbert is a smart, funny interviewer, but ditching his blowhard persona to take over the a mainstream late-night role of Letterman may cost him fans

Brandeis' 'honor killing'

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 01:03 PM PDT

Timothy Stanley says it was cowardly to withdraw the offer of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Had Brandeis University done its homework on her narrow, unfair views, it might not have made the offer at all

Budget trusts American people

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:43 AM PDT

Rep. Paul Ryan says the Republican budget places its trust in the people, not in Washington

5 students among 10 killed in bus crash

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:29 AM PDT

A truck slammed into a bus in Northern California. Three chaperones and both drivers were also killed.

Mom: Lily was 'painfully beautiful'

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:32 AM PDT

A man charged in the alleged hit-and-run death of a 4-year-old girl at a Florida day care center will remain in jail at least until a Monday hearing about bail, a judge in Orlando ruled Friday.

Creating vaginas, nostrils in lab

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:30 AM PDT

Scientists grew reproductive organs and nasal cartilage in labs, and later successfully implanted them in patients, according to two studies released Thursday.

Fight ends over Rooney's remains

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 02:54 PM PDT

Mickey Rooney's wife has agreed to drop a legal claim over her husband's remains, according to Rooney conservator Michael Augustine.

U.S. to see 4 beautiful blood moons

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:25 AM PDT

Get ready for an unusually beautiful moon to grace the night skies next week. There will be a total lunar eclipse on Tuesday that will turn the moon a luscious reddish orange.

Ex-firefighter now rescues pets

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 08:08 AM PDT

Jen Leary's group has provided emergency assistance to nearly 1,000 pets affected by disasters in southeastern PA.

What late '60s really looked like

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:32 AM PDT

As "Mad Men" returns for its seventh season, many viewers will tune in to see what happens next for Don, Peggy, Pete and the other characters of the hit AMC show. Many will also be eager to see the fabulous clothes they wear.

Chimps escape exhibit, not treat

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 06:55 AM PDT

Seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo were smart enough to use a 6-foot-long tree branch to escape their enclosure on Thursday.

Parked by hydrant? BMW = Break My Window

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:45 AM PDT

Firemen stuck the hose WHERE? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a BMW's "Backdraft" moment.

Family rescued at sea defends decision to sail with children

Posted: 10 Apr 2014 06:52 PM PDT

A family rescued at sea with a sick baby is out of danger and back on dry land, but may be facing its toughest storm yet.

Bridge collapses, prom picture goes viral

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 07:48 AM PDT

A prom photo of high school students in Iowa has gone viral after the bridge they posed on collapsed into a creek.

SeaWorld loses appeal of citation in killer whale trainer's death

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 02:44 PM PDT

In a closely watched ruling among those who criticize the captivity of marine mammals, a U.S. District Court of Appeals in Florida on Friday denied SeaWorld's appeal of safety citations issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration after the death of a trainer..

After school stabbing, hints of why emerge

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 02:46 PM PDT

A day after a Murrysville, Pennsylvania, teen allegedly rampaged through his high school's hallways, stabbing wildly with two kitchen knives, the first hints of a possible motive began to emerge.

Fifth suspect charged in beating of Detroit driver

Posted: 10 Apr 2014 08:01 PM PDT

Five people have now been charged in connection with the vicious mob beating of a Detroit man that some are calling a hate crime.

Air marshal chief bought guns, but says he did nothing wrong

Posted: 11 Apr 2014 12:47 PM PDT

The outgoing director of the Federal Air Marshal Service told CNN that he bought several guns from an employee under investigation over concerns he may have used his position to get free and discounted firearms.

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