Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What a shot! 27 sports photos

What a shot! 27 sports photos

What a shot! 27 sports photos

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 04:14 AM PDT

Why hundreds will race for Boston

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:11 AM PDT

I was about halfway through the marathon when I saw the man with the plastic pink flamingo. Like me, he was jogging down a highway in coastal North Carolina. Unlike me, he had a beanie -- yes, with propeller -- perched on his head.

'Blood moon' mesmerizes sky gazers

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:25 AM PDT

Stargazers glimpsed a rare treat as a "blood moon" crossed the Earth's shadow Tuesday.

'Modest hope' to slow warming

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.

Scan a brain, read a mind?

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:55 AM PDT

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

Asian pollution could impact weather

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:56 AM PDT

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.

Hate-filled violence threatens all

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:19 AM PDT

Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of all faiths share outrage over the attack.

Philly journalist backed little guy

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:23 AM PDT

Elmer Smith remembers Chuck Stone, the legendary journalist from Philadelphia who was known as a thorn in the side of police and an advocate for the little guy

If government guaranteed income

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:22 AM PDT

David Wheeler says as middle-class careers continue to disappear, we need a monthly cash payment to everyone

Democrats, show spine on taxes

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:20 AM PDT

Julian Zelizer says Democrats need to advocate for a progressive tax system to fight inequality and fund valuable government programs

Right wing deadlier than jihadists

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:20 AM PDT

Peter Bergen and David Sterman say the Kansas Jewish Center killings are part of a string of lethal violence in the U.S. that outstrips al Qaeda-influenced attacks. So why don't we pay more attention?

Keystone to worsen climate change

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:21 AM PDT

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman say read deep, and you'll see the federal Keystone pipeline report spells out the pipeline is bad news

Murder charges brought in KC shootings

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 01:38 PM PDT

White supremacist Frazier Glenn Cross has been charged with premeditated and capital murder in Sunday's killings at a Jewish community center and assisted living facility near Kansas City, Kansas.

Snowden leaks win Pulitzers

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 05:57 AM PDT

Two news organizations' stories about National Security Agency surveillance, based upon documents leaked by Edward Snowden, have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service, often described as the highest prize in American journalism.

Google Glass makes you target?

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:47 AM PDT

Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fight over Silicon Valley's impact on the city of San Francisco.

Blood moon delights sky gazers

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:35 AM PDT

Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.

Mom killed 6 babies?

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:31 AM PDT

A 39-year-old woman in Utah told police she either strangled or suffocated at least six babies immediately after she gave birth to them over a period of years, a document shows.

Europe to Florida by kayak

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 03:22 PM PDT

Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end this week.

'Blood moon' wows sky gazers

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 06:29 AM PDT

Stargazers glimpsed a rare treat as a "blood moon" crossed the Earth's shadow Tuesday.

On anniversary, Tsarnaev awaits trial

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 01:17 PM PDT

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been frozen in the public mind by four images.

Boston perseveres a year after bombs

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 01:15 PM PDT

"We respond, we endure, we overcome and we own the finish line," Vice President Joe Biden said as Boston marked the anniversary of the bombings at its namesake marathon.

Tax-writing lawmakers: Do as I say ...

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 08:58 AM PDT

The House Ways and Means Committee is the oldest, and arguably the most powerful, in Congress with members responsible for writing the nation's tax laws.

Europe to Florida by kayak: Another bucket list check

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 03:22 PM PDT

Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end this week.

Want pot? Head to the vending machine

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 08:45 AM PDT

Pot vending machine is full of "pizazz." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the unveiling.

Solar plane 'flies forever' without fuel

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 08:48 AM PDT

Flight pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have unveiled a sun-powered plane that will attempt the first round-the-world solar flight.

Police: Sex offenders wore GPS monitors during killings

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 01:12 PM PDT

Two convicted sex offenders, who have been charged with raping and murdering four women in Southern California, were wearing ankle monitors at the time of the alleged crimes, police say.

Will Ferrell: A serious note

Posted: 14 Apr 2014 11:26 AM PDT

Back in 1993, my friend Craig Pollard set out with a very simple mission. He wanted to help cancer survivors realize their dreams of a college education.

Watch Wednesday's show!

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 04:20 PM PDT

April 16, 2014

Is Safe Passage ... safe?

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:57 AM PDT

Anxiety simmered in the days before Chicago's school year began. Everyone there knew about the city's intractable gang problems, the explosive violence that came with it -- and the dangerous, shifting territories schoolchildren might cross even more often just to get to school.

Doctor takes on gun violence

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 01:15 PM PDT

On the next episode of the CNN Original Series Chicagoland, a gun violence spike has Dr. Dennis fighting to save lives. An all new episode of Chicagoland. Thursday night at 10/9c.

Chicago division not Emanuel's fault

Posted: 15 Apr 2014 07:58 AM PDT

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not creating two cities, despite Kevin Coval's view in a recent opinion piece about the series "Chicagoland" that's airing on CNN.


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