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No U.S. effort for kidnapped girls?

No U.S. effort for kidnapped girls?


No U.S. effort for kidnapped girls?

Posted: 01 May 2014 01:18 PM PDT

Frida Ghitis says if kidnapping 230 girls had happened almost anywhere else, it would be the world's biggest story. Coverage of the Malaysian plane resulted in an international effort; we need that to save these girls.

Palin goes too far, again

Posted: 01 May 2014 01:47 PM PDT

David Perry says Sarah Palin's comparison of waterboarding to baptism is divisive rhetoric and evokes persecution of Jews and Muslims

LZ: The hypocrisy of L.A. NAACP

Posted: 30 Apr 2014 03:32 PM PDT

LZ Granderson says that in taking money from Don Sterling, even as a history of racism and housing discrimination trailed him, the civil rights group didn't so much sell out as give away its integrity.

Obamacare: Saying 'it's working' not enough

Posted: 01 May 2014 05:41 AM PDT

Rep. Kevin McCarthy says that the selling of Obamacare omits the reality that not everyone is paying

Give middle class a fair shake

Posted: 01 May 2014 05:41 AM PDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says policies have favored the rich and powerful for so long the middle class is losing ground. We can change that if Washington changes its priorities.

Amanda Knox: 'I did not kill my friend'

Posted: 02 May 2014 01:01 AM PDT

In a revealing interview, Amanda Knox tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that a lack of forensic evidence proves she didn't kill Meredith Kercher.

U.S. is getting safer for kids

Posted: 01 May 2014 10:40 AM PDT

Despite all the national headlines about school shootings and other violence, life has actually gotten a lot safer for American children, according to a new study.

Holly Bobo suspect: 'I'm innocent'

Posted: 01 May 2014 05:39 AM PDT

A second man charged with murder in the 2011 disappearance of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo told a judge he was innocent Wednesday.

'Promposal' pressure is on

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:40 AM PDT

What used to be a potentially awkward phone call or hallway conversation is becoming an extremely public ceremony with high stakes for teens.

Storms rage for 5th straight day

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:37 AM PDT

Storms brought deadly tornadoes to the Plains and the South, flooding from the Gulf to the Northeast.

55 colleges probed over sexual violence

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Federal investigators are checking whether 55 colleges and universities illegally handled sexual violence and harassment complaints, the U.S. Department of Education said Thursday.

Train derailment investigation starts

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:56 AM PDT

A total of 13 cars jumped the tracks in Wednesday's fiery train derailment in Lynchburg, Virginia, three of which ended up in the James River, a federal safety official said Thursday.

2 inmates killed in jail collapse

Posted: 01 May 2014 02:02 PM PDT

An apparent gas explosion caused part of a county jail in Florida to collapse, killing two inmates and injuring about 100 others.

Fisherman reels in 13-foot shark

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:43 AM PDT

A fisherman reeled in a giant hammerhead shark from a pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida.

Police: Minnesota teen planned school massacre

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:49 PM PDT

A Minnesota teen had planned to kill his family, set off bombs and open fire at an area school, police said Thursday.

Prehistoric fish washes ashore

Posted: 01 May 2014 01:01 PM PDT

A rare sturgeon washed ashore in Lyme, Connecticut. WTNH's Tina Detelj reports.

NAACP L.A. chapter head resigns over Donald Sterling scandal

Posted: 01 May 2014 11:17 PM PDT

The Donald Sterling scandal has claimed collateral damage: the president of the NAACP's Los Angeles chapter.

2 Alaska State Troopers killed, person detained

Posted: 01 May 2014 11:11 PM PDT

Two Alaska State Troopers were killed in the town of Tanana in the central part of the state, authorities said Thursday.

Aaron Hernandez charged in jailhouse fight, DA says

Posted: 02 May 2014 01:01 AM PDT

Aaron Hernandez -- already accused of first-degree murder -- was indicted Thursday on charges stemming from a jailhouse fight, a district attorney's office in Massachusetts said.

Documents: Not enough drugs left to finish botched execution

Posted: 02 May 2014 01:02 AM PDT

The execution of Clayton Lockett was halted after a doctor acknowledged that because of problems in administering the drugs, there were not enough left to carry out the death sentence, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Thursday.

55 colleges probed over sexual violence complaints

Posted: 01 May 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Federal investigators are checking whether 55 colleges and universities illegally handled sexual violence and harassment complaints, the U.S. Department of Education said Thursday.

See sinkhole swallow road full of cars

Posted: 01 May 2014 07:30 PM PDT

Cars parked on the edge of a street that collapsed are swallowed up when the land gives way.

2 die, dozens hurt as explosion shatters Florida jail

Posted: 01 May 2014 02:22 PM PDT

Everyone was accounted for after a powerful explosion ripped through the Escambia County Jail in Florida's Panhandle and killed two inmates, Sheriff David Morgan said Thursday.

Fisherman reels in nearly 13-foot shark

Posted: 01 May 2014 08:25 AM PDT

A fisherman reeled in a giant hammerhead shark from a pier in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida.

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Posted: 01 May 2014 04:33 PM PDT

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