Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Is NRA finally ready to come to table?

Is NRA finally ready to come to table?

Is NRA finally ready to come to table?

Posted: 28 May 2014 06:27 AM PDT

How is it possible that America has not managed to come together and build an effective response to gun massacres? How can that be?

Maya Angelou dies at 86

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:07 AM PDT

She was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist. In 2010, President Obama awarded her the Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor.


Posted: 28 May 2014 08:50 AM PDT

2013: Angelou on MLK's dream

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:41 AM PDT

Maya Angelou talks with Anderson Cooper about equality and what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream means today.

Taken baby found after Facebook post

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Four friends tracked down the baby after police posted photos, including an image of a woman in a nurse's uniform entering the maternity ward, on social media.

U.S. Marine due in Mexico court

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:13 AM PDT

A U.S. Marine and Afghanistan war veteran held in a Mexico prison for nearly two months will make appearance in court Wednesday, his mother told CNN's "New Day."

Fears over rise of 'incurable' TB

Posted: 28 May 2014 03:24 AM PDT

"Sometimes I ask myself, why me? Why did this have to happen again?" says 31-year-old Andile from the Khayelitsha township in Cape Town, South Africa. "But the problem is I could have got it anywhere, on the bus, in a taxi, in my work. It's everywhere."

MH370 underwater search on hold

Posted: 28 May 2014 03:33 AM PDT

After two grueling months with no word from their loved ones, relatives of those on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will have to wait two more months before the search resumes underwater.

Around the world in 80 diets

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Peter Menzel and his wife Faith D'Aluisio crossed the globe, documenting what people eat in a day and its calorie value.

Victim's dad: Politicians, don't call

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:43 AM PDT

Anderson Cooper speaks with Richard Martinez, the dad of Isla Vista shooting victim Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez.

Williams sisters lose in France

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:16 AM PDT

It was deja vu for the Williams sisters at the French Open -- but not in a good way.

VA: 1,700 ailing vets not on wait lists

Posted: 28 May 2014 10:27 AM PDT

An initial review of the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix found multiple unofficial wait lists of veterans seeking care and identified 1,700 veterans that were seeking care but who were not on any existing waiting lists, according to the inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Obama: 'America must always lead'

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:12 AM PDT

President Barack Obama defended his foreign policy record on Wednesday and laid out his plan for how to deal with future global events, but told those attending the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy that "America must always lead on the world stage."

Snowden: 'I was trained as a spy'

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:02 AM PDT

The NSA leaker told NBC News he lived and worked undercover and was assigned a false name.

Her family was killed in front of her

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:13 AM PDT

Deborah Peter's father & brother were shot & killed in front of her; she speaks about surviving the attack.

Relatives stone woman to death

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:44 AM PDT

Relatives of a pregnant woman beat her to death with bricks near a court building in eastern Pakistan after she married a man against their will, authorities said.

CNN asks, tea party candidate dodges

Posted: 28 May 2014 05:17 AM PDT

A conservative blogger is in jail -- arrested for allegedly breaking into a Mississippi nursing home to photograph U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's ailing wife, who is suffering from dementia.

Who's hiding cash in Bay Area?

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:40 AM PDT

It's a scavenger hunt for cash through the most modern of means -- social media.

Deer slams minivan filled with kids

Posted: 27 May 2014 04:35 PM PDT

A deer fell off an overpass and through the windshield of a minivan cruising 70 mph. Miraculously, the family survives.

Is this Instagram business legal?

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:04 AM PDT

CNN affiliate WPIX reports on a delicious -- and possibly illegal -- way to cool off this summer.

Is this the worst first pitch ever?

Posted: 28 May 2014 07:20 AM PDT

Rapper 50 Cent attempts to throw the first pitch at an MLB game between the Mets and Pirates, but fails miserably.

Name that '60s' TV show

Posted: 28 May 2014 06:31 AM PDT

How well do you know your '60s' TV? See if you can name these famous TV shows from a few bars of their theme songs.

Remember these iconic moments?

Posted: 28 May 2014 01:31 AM PDT

What the late '60s really looked like

Posted: 28 May 2014 06:30 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.

Close encounter with a massive tornado

Posted: 27 May 2014 05:28 PM PDT

Two men narrowly escape their close encounter with a tornado in North Dakota.

Dangerous dance in South China Sea

Posted: 28 May 2014 10:04 AM PDT

It takes a long time to get to the middle of nowhere. For a contingent of almost 40 reporters, hours of waiting both on land and then at sea preceded a trip to one of the world's most hotly contested areas of maritime real estate.

Guess what Google car doesn't have?

Posted: 28 May 2014 10:18 AM PDT

If you're uneasy at the idea of riding in a vehicle that drives itself, just wait till you see Google's new car. It has no gas pedal, no brake and no steering wheel.

Otters rock out on a keyboard

Posted: 28 May 2014 03:02 AM PDT

Watch otters play keyboard with two paws. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on critters tickling the ivories.

See inside Frank Lloyd Wright home

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:05 AM PDT

A house designed by prolific American architect and interior designer Frank Lloyd Wright is for sale in Ohio

World's most controversial foods

Posted: 28 May 2014 05:00 AM PDT

For some they're delicacies, for others species in need of protection. Some of the more divisive dishes travelers may encounter.

Tour epic 'Star Trek' mansion

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:59 AM PDT

CNN affiliate WPTV gives trekkies an inside look at a $35 million "Star Trek" mansion in Boca Raton, Florida.

Look at me! 31 selfies of the week

Posted: 28 May 2014 06:27 AM PDT

Affordable castle hotels in Europe

Posted: 28 May 2014 10:31 AM PDT

We'll never be royals. But we can act the part at these historic European castle hotels.

Baby tigers meet the world!

Posted: 28 May 2014 03:09 AM PDT

Meet a rare litter of five white tigers born at a zoo in Kernhof, Austria.

Tea party vs. GOP gets nasty in Mississippi

Posted: 28 May 2014 05:59 AM PDT

A conservative blogger is in jail and rumors about a senator's relationship with an aide are flying as the GOP primary race for a U.S. Senate seat sinks deep in the Mississippi mud.

Is the future already here?

Posted: 27 May 2014 10:55 AM PDT

Solutions to global challenges are happening now. In many ways, the city of tomorrow is here today. Rachel Crane reports

Stunning futuristic buildings

Posted: 27 May 2014 10:55 AM PDT

What will the cities of tomorrow look like? Decades ago, people imagined the future looking like an episode of "The Jetsons," with flying cars and buildings perched high atop stilts.

Should cities build from scratch?

Posted: 28 May 2014 02:09 AM PDT

How can cities best use emerging technology? Will we build 'smart cities' from scratch? CNN's Rachel Crane reports.

Billion-dollar water bet

Posted: 28 May 2014 02:08 AM PDT

An inside look at the largest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere.

Maya Angelou

Posted: 28 May 2014 10:42 AM PDT

A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent.

Stoning death

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:44 AM PDT

A pregnant woman is beaten to death by her relatives outside a court building. Her crime? To elope with the man she loved rather than marry the groom chosen by her family.

Foreign policy

Posted: 28 May 2014 09:12 AM PDT


Kidnapped newborn

Posted: 28 May 2014 08:54 AM PDT

The woman wore a nurse's uniform when she walked into the maternity ward.


Posted: 28 May 2014 08:19 AM PDT

A low-level systems administrator? Or a highly trained spy?

Controversial food

Posted: 28 May 2014 05:00 AM PDT

Exotic food is part of the global travel experience.

Look at me! 31 selfies of the week

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:34 AM PDT


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