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Sunday, May 11, 2014

Should executions be televised?

Should executions be televised?


Should executions be televised?

Posted: 11 May 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Last week in McAlester, Oklahoma, the blinds were raised in a small, white, antiseptic room, and two small groups of people watched as Clayton Lockett was strapped to a gurney.

Boko Haram escapee still afraid

Posted: 11 May 2014 05:03 AM PDT

As gun-wielding men herded girls from a Nigerian school into seven cargo trucks last month, some made a dash for freedom. One of those girls tells CNN about the ordeal.

What gives Boko Haram its strength

Posted: 11 May 2014 07:55 AM PDT

Authors say the roots of the terror group's influence are backward schools that fail to equip students with marketable skills.

Messages to Boko Haram

Posted: 10 May 2014 05:43 PM PDT

Nursing mom shot on road to safety

Posted: 11 May 2014 08:27 AM PDT

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

Officer who killed 93-year-old is fired

Posted: 10 May 2014 05:12 PM PDT

The police officer who fatally shot a 93-year-old woman at her home in Texas has been fired after a city council vote Saturday.

Pilot: I was sure I collided with it

Posted: 10 May 2014 02:34 PM PDT

A federal official says a U.S. airliner nearly collided with a drone over Florida in March.

Flight diverted after attendants get sick

Posted: 10 May 2014 02:32 PM PDT

A US Airways flight en route from Italy to the United States was diverted to Ireland after nine flight attendants became ill, officials said Saturday.

Obama congratulates Michael Sam

Posted: 11 May 2014 01:10 AM PDT

President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam for being the first openly gay football player taken in the NFL draft, the White House says.

Aw! Soldier surprises kid sister

Posted: 11 May 2014 09:53 AM PDT

An older brother surprised his sister at her elementary school. CNN affiliate WPTV reports.

Some Ukraine voters seen voting twice

Posted: 11 May 2014 09:42 AM PDT

A vote for independence from Kiev would cut residents off from the national economy and social programs, Ukraine's acting President says.

Apparent tornado rips Missouri town

Posted: 10 May 2014 05:00 PM PDT

An apparent tornado touched down Saturday afternoon in a small town east of Kansas City, Missouri, blowing roofs off houses and toppling trees and power poles, the National Weather Service said.

Mall evacuated after car explosion

Posted: 11 May 2014 06:15 AM PDT

Police evacuated a mall in New Jersey on Saturday night after people mistook a car explosion for gunfire, a law enforcement official said.

Military jet disintegrates in crash

Posted: 10 May 2014 02:00 PM PDT

Investigators are looking into what caused a military jet to crash land in Arizona. The pilot ejected and was unharmed.

Source: Al Qaeda kidnapping plan foiled

Posted: 10 May 2014 03:48 PM PDT

Two al Qaeda gunmen tried to kidnap two U.S. Embassy employees in Yemen last month but were shot and killed by one of the Americans, a Yemeni government official told CNN Saturday.

Cops crack down on illegal dancing

Posted: 10 May 2014 07:01 PM PDT

New York police are cracking down on illegal subway dancing. WCBS reports.

'SNL' spoofs Hillary and Michelle

Posted: 11 May 2014 06:29 AM PDT

First ladies Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton celebrate a very "tension filled" Mother's Day on "Saturday Night Live."

'Bearded lady' wins song contest

Posted: 11 May 2014 04:58 AM PDT

Russia and Ukraine faced off again Saturday, far from their volatile border region, on the glitzy stage of the Eurovision Song Contest.

The dangers of cooking hash oil

Posted: 11 May 2014 10:04 AM PDT

There's an unintended consequence to the rising marijuana business - hash oil explosions. CNN's Ana Cabrera reports.

58 years ago, he found baby in a field

Posted: 11 May 2014 10:03 AM PDT

A teen rescued an abandoned newborn in 1955. Now, 58 years later, that teen and the baby girl he saved are reunited.

Boulder heads toward church, but ...

Posted: 11 May 2014 04:50 AM PDT

A massive boulder, knocked loose at a demolition site, stops short of flattening Massachusetts church. WCVB reports.

She lost 130 lbs. for Hooters job

Posted: 11 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.

Sexy celebs in their 50s

Posted: 10 May 2014 11:22 PM PDT

He looks different now

Posted: 10 May 2014 03:33 PM PDT

The Daily Mail headline read "The Hangover ... Part 4: Bradley Cooper morphs into Zach Galifianakis as he arrives at the Met Gala with bushy beard."

'You are not Mother' never deterred her

Posted: 11 May 2014 07:08 AM PDT

What happens when Mom is gone or isn't available to be your mother? Who fills the void?

Memo to imperfect moms

Posted: 10 May 2014 07:00 PM PDT

Sarah Kovac was born with a birth defect and has limited use of her arms. But, she says her imperfections will teach her kids not to run from difficulty.

Memo to imperfect moms

Posted: 10 May 2014 07:00 PM PDT

Sarah Kovac was born with a birth defect and has limited use of her arms. But, she says her imperfections will teach her kids not to run from difficulty.

'You are not Mother' never deterred her

Posted: 11 May 2014 07:08 AM PDT

What happens when Mom is gone or isn't available to be your mother? Who fills the void?

Memo to imperfect moms

Posted: 10 May 2014 07:00 PM PDT

Sarah Kovac was born with a birth defect and has limited use of her arms. But, she says her imperfections will teach her kids not to run from difficulty.

Thank you for being my 'other mother'

Posted: 10 May 2014 01:01 PM PDT

She's the woman who raised you. Walked you to school on the first day. Cheered louder than all the other parents as you played soccer. Wiped the tears from your face when your heart broke for the very first time.

Motherhood then, now

Posted: 11 May 2014 10:03 AM PDT

When Betty Draper of "Mad Men" lit a cigarette on her son's school bus during a class trip in a recent episode, I cracked up. After all, the prospect of a 2014 mom smoking around her child's classmates is about as likely as teens giving up their smartphones.

Michael Sam

Posted: 10 May 2014 11:18 PM PDT

President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam on Saturday for being the first openly gay football player taken in the National Football League draft, the White House said in a statement.

Ukraine

Posted: 11 May 2014 09:42 AM PDT

Pro-Russian activists are calling residents in eastern Ukraine to the polls Sunday for a snap referendum on declaring independence from Kiev.

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