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Thursday, May 8, 2014

It's crazy to want billions more people

It's crazy to want billions more people


It's crazy to want billions more people

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Carl Safina says contrary to what the "Growthers" think, it's a finite world, and the way to fight hunger and conflict and stop the extinction of animals is to rein in the world's growing population.

Gingrich: Why can't VA be competent?

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:52 AM PDT

The agency that's supposed to serve our veterans is hopelessly incompetent and corrupt

Couple called 'sweet as can be'

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Friends of Russell and Shirley Dermond hadn't heard from them in days. When they went to their home in a gated, upscale Georgia neighborhood -- they found a grisly scene.

Bodies in charred home of ex-tennis pro

Posted: 07 May 2014 03:01 PM PDT

Four bodies were discovered after a fire damaged a Florida home that was leased out by its owner, former tennis player John Blake, authorities said Wednesday.

Boys pay to pick dates in prom draft

Posted: 08 May 2014 04:52 AM PDT

Teens at a California high school organized an NFL-style "prom draft" to pick their dates for the dance.

172 sharks caught, 50 killed

Posted: 08 May 2014 04:01 AM PDT

The Western Australian government caught 172 sharks, and killed 50 of the largest animals, as part of a culling program that has sparked anger among conservationists.

Huge solar blast caught on camera

Posted: 08 May 2014 03:58 AM PDT

Meteorologist Chad Myers details what a solar explosion is after NASA released images of one caught on their cameras.

Meet the world's best pinball player

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:21 AM PDT

After being laid off by his corporate job, Keith Elwin took his passion for pinball and turned it into his life's work.

Does warm weather improve workouts?

Posted: 08 May 2014 06:07 AM PDT

Heading out the door to walk, run, bike, play basketball or get in a game of tennis is way more appealing when you don't have to brace yourself for single-digit temperatures, gloomy skies and a stinging 25-mile-per-hour headwind. And doesn't warm weather warm up muscles, or something?

Adam Levine's new Anderson look

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:33 AM PDT

Anderson Cooper gives some handy tips on how to tell the difference between him and the blonde superstar Adam Levine.

6.8 quake hits near Acapulco

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:24 AM PDT

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico's Guerrero state Thursday, less than a month after an even stronger temblor hit the area, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Method to Boko Haram's madness?

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:31 AM PDT

In a long, rambling video about abducting Nigerian school girls, Boko Haram's leader looked drugged. But observers warn: Don't underestimate him.

Michelle Knight: Rescue was 'terrifying'

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:08 AM PDT

First, Michelle Knight heard pounding on the door. Then, there was silence.

Car plows wildly through crowd

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:36 AM PDT

A Texas man drove a vehicle through a neighborhood crowd and crime scene. CNN affiliate KHOU reports.

Bear kills oil sands plant worker

Posted: 08 May 2014 08:36 AM PDT

A worker at an oil sands plant in Canada was attacked and killed by a bear Wednesday.

Fugitive in Florida gold heist captured

Posted: 08 May 2014 01:09 AM PDT

When immigration agents in Belize spotted a man crawling through the bushes near its border with Guatemala, they not only stopped someone trying to illegally enter their country -- they also captured an international fugitive suspected of pulling off the biggest gold heist in Florida history.

Pro-Russia separatists defy Putin

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:55 AM PDT

Will the referendum still go ahead Sunday?

Bourdain dives into Putin's Russia

Posted: 08 May 2014 03:42 AM PDT

Anthony Bourdain explores Russia's relationship with Putin. For more, tune in Sunday, 9pm EST.

Millions are in path of severe storms

Posted: 08 May 2014 08:59 AM PDT

More than 50 million people from Minnesota to Texas are in the path of severe storms Thursday, CNN meteorologist Sherri Pugh said.

See tornado rip through playground

Posted: 07 May 2014 05:28 PM PDT

A church in Tupelo, Mississippi, posted security camera video showing a tornado hit their pre-school playground.

Killers unleash venom after sentencing

Posted: 08 May 2014 08:52 AM PDT

In court, the South Carolina neo-Nazi couple seemed remorseful for the 2013 murder of a sex offender and his wife, but they changed their tunes when their life sentences were handed down.

Baylor: Sterling loves the attention

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:19 AM PDT

Former L.A. Clippers General Manager Elgin Baylor and his wife talk about working with Donald Sterling.

Mother shot on the road to safety

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:09 AM PDT

Moments after breastfeeding her baby, Didiatou Hassam was shot in the head.

7 reasons to consider going gray

Posted: 08 May 2014 06:37 AM PDT

Our mothers might offer our first lessons on beauty and personal maintenance, but their routines and ideals can also affect us well into our adult lives.

Real-life killer 'Bernie' lives with filmmaker

Posted: 08 May 2014 08:41 AM PDT

A Texas murder with a Hollywood twist: Director Richard Linklater will live with the killer he made a film about.

Mayor caught groping women

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:13 AM PDT

A Bolivian mayor is caught on camera touching two different women. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Teacher repeatedly hit in school brawl

Posted: 08 May 2014 09:20 AM PDT

A New York high school teacher was repeatedly punched by female students while he tried to break up their fight.

Jolie: I thought I'd never find love

Posted: 08 May 2014 03:32 AM PDT

Remember the dark and brooding Angelina Jolie, the one who wore one husband's blood around her neck and shared an uncomfortably intense kiss with her brother?

Television debate turns destructive

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:21 AM PDT

A television debate turned ugly when two journalists started to argue about the Syrian civil War.

Pint-size dancers tear up the floor

Posted: 08 May 2014 04:55 AM PDT

Sizzling salsa dancers come in all shapes and sizes. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on salsa stars both young and old.

Best U.S. movie locations to visit

Posted: 08 May 2014 01:12 AM PDT

Nothing against L.A. studios, the Manhattan skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and those tax-credit incentive states -- "Lights, Camera, Georgia!" -- that know how to reel in a big movie production.

VA secretary orders audits at all clinics

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:34 AM PDT

After accusations that treatment delays at some Veterans Affairs hospitals cost veterans their lives, Secretary Eric Shinseki orders audits of all clinics.

VA secretary orders audits at all clinics

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:25 AM PDT

After accusations that treatment delays at some Veterans Affairs hospitals cost veterans their lives, Secretary Eric Shinseki orders audits of all clinics.

American Legion: Shinseki should resign

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Daniel Dellinger, National Commander of the American Legion, speaks out about Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

Sec. Shinseki says he's not quitting

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he will not resign after accusations of deadly delays at VA hospitals.

Gingrich: We need a 21st century VA

Posted: 08 May 2014 10:45 AM PDT

The agency that's supposed to serve our veterans is hopelessly incompetent and corrupt

Neo-Nazi killers

Posted: 07 May 2014 11:06 PM PDT

In court, the South Carolina neo-Nazi couple seemed remorseful for the 2013 murder of a sex offender and his wife, but they changed their tunes when their life sentences were handed down.

Abducted girls

Posted: 08 May 2014 02:14 AM PDT

With every passing day, the wait for the kidnapped Nigerian girls gets more agonizing.

Ukraine

Posted: 08 May 2014 05:55 AM PDT

Will the referendum still go ahead Sunday?

Michelle Knight

Posted: 07 May 2014 10:36 PM PDT

A year after her rescue, Michelle Knight says she understands why her captor and rapist killed himself in prison.

Goblin shark

Posted: 07 May 2014 11:06 PM PDT

Photos of the gruesome-looking goblin shark a fisherman accidentally caught last month drew attention as scientists caught a rare glimpse of the deep sea creature.

Bear attack

Posted: 08 May 2014 08:36 AM PDT

A worker at an oil sands plant in Canada was attacked and killed by a bear Wednesday.

Gold heist

Posted: 08 May 2014 01:48 AM PDT

When immigration agents in Belize spotted a man crawling through the bushes near its border with Guatemala, they not only stopped someone trying to illegally enter their country -- they also captured an international fugitive suspected of pulling off the biggest gold heist in Florida history.

Movie locations

Posted: 07 May 2014 11:08 PM PDT

Nothing against L.A. studios, the Manhattan skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and those tax-credit incentive states -- "Lights, Camera, Georgia!" -- that know how to reel in a big movie production.

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