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Friday, May 30, 2014

Horror in woman's stoning not enough

Horror in woman's stoning not enough


Horror in woman's stoning not enough

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Gayle Lemmon says in Pakistan, Nigeria, as well as the U.S., there are too many crimes and hatred against women.

Are we killing the birds?

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Peter Doherty says more than ever before, birds are threatened by human pollutions and climate change.

VA chief resigns

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Resignation follows patient care crisis at VA hospitals. "I regret he has to resign under these circumstances," Obama says. Obama: Shinseki felt he was a distraction.

Obama's statement on Shinseki

Posted: 30 May 2014 09:10 AM PDT

Good morning, everybody.

Borger: Bureaucracy defeats Obama

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:02 AM PDT

Gloria Borger says the president who promised "smarter and better" government is being challenged by the VA's failings

Opinion: Don't blame Shinseki

Posted: 30 May 2014 09:45 AM PDT

This is a story about two brothers.

The VA's troubled history

Posted: 30 May 2014 09:42 AM PDT

Scandal, controversy and veterans care in the United States have gone hand-in-hand for virtually as long as there's been a republic.

Friend: Marine tied to Mexico jail bed

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:02 AM PDT

Instead of getting treatment for his post-traumatic stress disorder, a U.S. Marine is now confined to a Mexican prison cell, his body sometimes tied to a bed by all four limbs, a close friend told CNN.

Rising tennis star does 'Nae Nae'

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:20 PM PDT

Taylor Townsend discusses her career as a rising tennis star and the criticism behind her health and figure.

Richard III's spine twisted, not hunched

Posted: 29 May 2014 06:43 PM PDT

When Shakespeare wrote of Richard III as a "bunch back'd toad," he didn't have the benefit of actually seeing the king, who had died in the previous century.

How did storm chaser survive this?

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:36 PM PDT

Storm chaser Scott Sheppard describes miraculously surviving a lightning strike.

Willis Tower cracks frighten tourists

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:26 AM PDT

A protective coating on a glass sightseeing box that extends from the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower in Chicago cracked Wednesday night, but officials said no one was ever in danger.

U.S.: Jihadi was raised in Florida

Posted: 30 May 2014 12:57 AM PDT

A radical Islamist fighter who carried out a suicide bombing in Syria was a U.S. citizen, and investigators are interviewing his family members, U.S. government officials tell CNN.

Dating sites for frequent fliers

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:27 AM PDT

Websites that can help business travel feel less lonely.

Yard becomes $40K litter box

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:46 AM PDT

A Missouri woman covered her lawn with 80 tons of sand, each costing about 500 dollars. CNN affiliate KCTV has more.

W.H. press secretary resigns

Posted: 30 May 2014 11:13 AM PDT

Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary, President Barack Obama announced on Friday.

Husband: Doomed wife clings to faith

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:36 AM PDT

Daniel Wani is thrilled about his daughter's birth -- but hoping it doesn't hasten his wife's death sentence.

Drugs sold in broad daylight

Posted: 29 May 2014 04:14 PM PDT

Brazil cracks down on drug gangs in time for the World Cup, but is it enough? CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.

Spacecraft can land most anywhere

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:34 AM PDT

SpaceX unveilved the Dragon V2, which is its first spacecraft capable of transporting people to the International Space Station then back to Earth.

At Harvard, Bloomberg rips liberals

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:07 PM PDT

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaking at Thursday's commencement speech at Harvard University, criticized what he described as a disturbing trend of liberals silencing voices they "deemed politically objectionable."

Photos: Steve Ballmer's many faces

Posted: 30 May 2014 09:51 AM PDT

Cop saves 3-year-old's birthday

Posted: 30 May 2014 09:07 AM PDT

A police officer in Jacksonville, Florida, saves a young boy's birthday after his mother is robbed.

Kardashians take the Hamptons

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:15 AM PDT

Some Southampton, New York, residents are not thrilled at having a Kardashian reality show filming in town. WCBS reports.

Summer blockbusters in 3 minutes

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:52 AM PDT

From Godzilla to The Giver, summer 2014 is the season of the blockbuster.

Your best pictures of critters

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Camping in the freezing snow at an altitude of 6,000 feet. Trekking through the jungle with an armed guard. Sitting on a boat in crocodile-infested waters. Craig Smith sure has done a lot to take a good picture.

Wedding's off and he's hot

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:13 AM PDT

There's nothing worse than seeing your ex on top of the world while you're down in the dumps.

See Mindy Kaling's witty Harvard speech

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:48 AM PDT

Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling delivers a hilarious Harvard Law School Class Day speech.

Breastfeeding ads use topless models

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:37 PM PDT

A campaign to promote breastfeeding in Mexico that features topless models has some mothers upset. Nick Parker explains.

This is why the Web is awesome

Posted: 30 May 2014 08:55 AM PDT

A cat playing Jenga, a base jumping dog and a yawning pig. You're Welcome. For more, go to funnyordie.com.

Dog goes BASE jumping

Posted: 30 May 2014 08:58 AM PDT

Dean Potter took his dog Whisper BASE jumping in Switzerland.

Hints 'Breaking Bad' may not be over

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:36 AM PDT

More "Breaking Bad" yo?

The world's most incredible origami

Posted: 30 May 2014 08:47 AM PDT

A new exhibition in New York is showcasing the delicate art of origami - used to create exquisite objects from miniature animals, to avant-garde fashion designs.

Graffiti duo did WHAT to this plane?!

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:11 AM PDT

Brazil's hottest graffiti artists go to work on a Boeing 737 used by the national football team.

5 surprising things that '60s TV changed

Posted: 29 May 2014 11:42 PM PDT

Despite having only three networks, television in the 1960s made some groundbreaking advancements. Here are five of them.

Soldier mom's teary barbecue surprise

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:40 AM PDT

A soldier mom gave her family a poem and then surprised them at a barbecue. CNN affiliate KERO has more.

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 30 May 2014 08:48 AM PDT

From a deadly game of cat and mouse in Germany to World Cup protests in Brazil to migrants jumping a fence that divides Morocco and Spain, here's the week in pictures.

How do you spell T-I-E?

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:22 AM PDT

Ansun Sujoe, 13, and Sriram Hathwar, 14, were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It's the first time the bee has ended in a tie in more than 50 years.

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 30 May 2014 08:48 AM PDT

From a deadly game of cat and mouse in Germany to World Cup protests in Brazil to migrants jumping a fence that divides Morocco and Spain, here's the week in pictures.

VA Scandal

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:00 AM PDT

With calls for him to resign hanging over his head, Veterans Affairs' Secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday will face representatives of people particularly vulnerable to his agency's medical failings.

National Spelling Bee

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:22 AM PDT

Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe correctly spelled so many words Thursday that the Scripps National Spelling Bee had to declare them both winners.

Suicide bombing

Posted: 30 May 2014 12:57 AM PDT

The truck was loaded with munitions, then driven up a hillside in northern Syria. Moments later, there was a massive blast followed by cries of "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great" in Arabic, and the rattling of gunfire.

Rapes in India

Posted: 30 May 2014 01:21 AM PDT

A police officer and two other people were arrested after an alleged gang-rape that left two teenage girls dead in an Indian village, authorities said Friday.

Spacecraft

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:34 AM PDT

Space travelers, get ready for a new ride.

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:34 AM PDT

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