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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Costello: Are we clueless about rape?

Costello: Are we clueless about rape?


Costello: Are we clueless about rape?

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:39 AM PDT

It's 2014, yet many Americans -- including a sitting judge -- apparently don't know how to define rape. They find it difficult to figure out who is an actual victim. They can't even figure out who's a rapist.

A guide to GOP's Benghazi obsession

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:30 AM PDT

What happened in Benghazi, Libya, was a tragedy -- not a scandal. And no amount of Republican witch hunting or wishful thinking will make it otherwise.

Will Ferrell's not-so-funny side

Posted: 05 May 2014 12:33 PM PDT

Actor puts aside his Ron Burgundy alter ego to take on a different role--raising money for teens with cancer.

'Time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress'

Posted: 06 May 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Lewinsky is writing for the first time about her affair with Bill Clinton. She says it was a consensual relationship that she deeply regrets.

1998: Bill Clinton fesses up

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:01 AM PDT

In 1998, then-President Bill Clinton admits to the affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and apologizes to the nation.

Photos: Bill Clinton impeachment

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:09 AM PDT

MH370 search: 1 hope to cling to

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:10 AM PDT

"I'm an engineer, so we don't talk emotions too much." Those were the words of Captain Mark Matthews of the U.S. Navy shortly after the Australian Defense vessel "Ocean Shield" had discovered a series of pings in the southern Indian Ocean.

Kidnap survivor lost voice screaming

Posted: 05 May 2014 06:08 PM PDT

Michelle Knight remembers exactly how Ariel Castro lured her into his home.

Netflix is WAY bigger than you think

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:24 AM PDT

Van Jones explains how micro-targeted campaigns will forever change the political landscape.

Plane hits house; pilot then ...

Posted: 05 May 2014 07:19 PM PDT

CNN's Erin Burnett talks with Ana Cabrera and a witness to a plane crash into Colorado home.

Bug spray that could save your life?

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:10 AM PDT

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a repellent for all insects that could reduce malaria worldwide.

Teens forced to dress as Flintstones

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:10 AM PDT

A comic book store owner punishes teen thieves by having them dress up as characters from "The Flintstones."

Windshield cracks on Delta jet

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:00 AM PDT

A cracked wind shield was not part of traveler Jennifer Squires' flight plan when she boarded a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles on Friday, May 3.

W.H.: Climate change has hit U.S.

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:16 AM PDT

"Americans are noticing changes all around them," the report says. "Summers are longer and hotter. ... Rain comes in heavier downpours."

Rodman: Kim Jong Un's uncle alive

Posted: 05 May 2014 05:43 PM PDT

Brian Todd reports on Dennis Rodman's interview with DuJour Magazine, in which he says Kim Jong Un's uncle is alive.

Governor performs CPR on woman

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:25 AM PDT

A night out to dinner became a night of rescue for the governor of Oregon.

Police: Ferry that sank was overloaded

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:06 AM PDT

The task of retrieving bodies from the sunken ferry was dealt a blow when a search diver lost consciousness and died, but nearly 130 other divers are combing the ship from which 264 bodies have been removed.

U-2 spy plane halted flights at LAX

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:53 AM PDT

A very old spy plane and a very new computer system played pivotal roles in the computer glitch that temporarily paralyzed flight operations in southern California, officials tell CNN.

Hollywood stars shun sultan's hotel

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:34 AM PDT

Some of Hollywood's biggest names are turning their back on the Beverly Hills Hotel over Brunei's adoption of sharia law.

U.S.: Russia steps up flights in Pacific

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:20 AM PDT

Russia has stepped up military activity in the Pacific, including sending long-range bombers on flights off the coast of California and around the island of Guam, as tensions have risen in Ukraine, a top U.S. Air Force general said Monday.

New kidnappings reported in Nigeria

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:45 AM PDT

More girls have been kidnapped in Nigeria, a village resident told CNN, saying that armed men in vehicles abducted eight from Warabe village, which is in the northeast of the country. The Reuters news agency is reporting the kidnappings, citing an unnamed police source and a Warabe resident.

6 reasons for action on kidnapped girls

Posted: 06 May 2014 05:43 AM PDT

The Boko Haram abductions, the rambling and repugnant message its leader released this week, and Nigeria's inadequate response should matter to the rest of the world.

Veterans groups call for resignation

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:05 AM PDT

CNN's Drew Griffin reports that two veterans groups are calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation.

Primary Day: Will GOP crush tea party?

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:11 AM PDT

Voters in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio on Tuesday kick off five straight weeks of primary contests that could give us a clearer indication of whether establishment Republicans have the upper hand against the tea party movement for control of the party.

Huge gator spotted in road

Posted: 06 May 2014 08:45 AM PDT

Video shows a large alligator moving across a South Carolina road.

The evolution of Mariah Carey

Posted: 06 May 2014 05:02 AM PDT

The "songbird supreme" is back with a 14th album. But how did the curly-haired girl next door become one of the best-selling female artist of all time?

Son's gut-wrenching texts to mom

Posted: 05 May 2014 06:28 PM PDT

KARK tells the poignant, heartbreaking story of Regina Wood's attempt to comfort her son in his final moments.

What a shot! 41 sports photos

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Rap battle: 'Breaking Bad' & 'Walking Dead'

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:46 AM PDT

Two men dressed as the lead characters from "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad" have a rap battle.

She lost 130 lbs. to work at Hooters

Posted: 06 May 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Cearra Swetman was insulted when a stranger commented on her weight and used the experience to change her life.

This candidate got testy over 3 words

Posted: 05 May 2014 08:38 PM PDT

A candidate gets testy after a reporter scribbles "blah blah blah" on a notepad. Jeanne Moos reports on the brouhaha.

Best hot air balloon rides

Posted: 06 May 2014 05:15 AM PDT

Get your camera ready: some of the world's most beautiful places are best seen from a hot air balloon.

Bradley Cooper looks different now

Posted: 06 May 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Met costume gala: On the red carpet

Posted: 05 May 2014 07:40 PM PDT

Europe's most expensive restaurants

Posted: 05 May 2014 09:20 PM PDT

Step inside some of Europe's top restaurants and you wouldn't know there had been a global financial meltdown a few years ago.

Best airport restaurants

Posted: 05 May 2014 09:20 PM PDT

From boxed sandwiches and salads in plastic tubs to fine dining.

Climate change

Posted: 06 May 2014 10:15 AM PDT

Flooded rail lines. Bigger, more frequent droughts. A rash of wildfires.

Nigeria girls

Posted: 06 May 2014 04:12 AM PDT

One year ago this month, Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau released a video announcing a new, reprehensible front in its bloody attempt at forced Islamism: his fighters will begin abducting girls and selling them.

Ferry disaster

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:15 AM PDT

The grim task of retrieving body after body from the sunken South Korean ferry was dealt a painful blow Tuesday when an experienced diver lost consciousness and died.

Michelle Knight

Posted: 05 May 2014 09:06 PM PDT

Michelle Knight remembers exactly how Ariel Castro lured her into his home.

CPR

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:17 AM PDT

Old habits die hard.

Campus shootings

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Officials are assuring students of Paine College that it's safe to attend classes Tuesday, after the small Augusta, Georgia, school was rattled by two campus shootings in two days.

Ukraine

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Foreign ministers from across Europe and beyond are meeting Tuesday in Vienna, Austria, with the worsening crisis in Ukraine at the top of the agenda.

U-2 spy plane

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:17 AM PDT

A very old spy plane and a very new computer system played pivotal roles in last week's computer glitch that temporarily paralyzed flight operations in southern California, officials tell CNN.

Met gala

Posted: 06 May 2014 06:18 AM PDT

What a shot! 41 sports photos

Posted: 06 May 2014 03:34 AM PDT

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