Saturday, May 31, 2014

Walter White and the other undead

Walter White and the other undead

Walter White and the other undead

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:26 PM PDT

Walter White might not have faded to black. Despite collapsing at the end of the "Breaking Bad" finale, everyone's favorite meth kingpin could still be alive -- or so star Bryan Cranston teasingly implied to CNN's Ashleigh Banfield on Thursday.

Steve Ballmer, are you serious?

Posted: 31 May 2014 10:34 AM PDT

Mike Downey says the ex-Microsoft boss' $2 billion offer for a middling basketball team is nuts.

The secret eyes watching you

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:54 PM PDT

Who doesn't like getting those retail discounts or free gift coupons from their favorite stores?

Spelling bee's must-see moments

Posted: 30 May 2014 03:53 PM PDT

CNN's Brooke Baldwin shares the most memorable moments from the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

5 Gitmo detainees part of swap

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:14 PM PDT

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only remaining U.S. soldier captured during conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, was handed over Saturday.

Who was swapped?

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:07 PM PDT

Together with the announcement that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released after nearly five years of captivity came the news that five detainees at Guantanamo Bay were being transferred to Qatar.

With freedom comes tears

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:30 PM PDT

It was another day in five years of enemy captivity, and Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl didn't know what the 18 Taliban fighters were about to do to him Saturday in Afghanistan.

Idaho hometown 'walking on clouds'

Posted: 31 May 2014 01:56 PM PDT

The locals of Hailey, Idaho, filled Sherry Horton's wine bar and uncorked champagne Saturday in celebration of hometown hero Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release in Afghanistan after nearly five years in enemy captivity.

Bergdahl: Soldier, ballet dancer

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:10 PM PDT

People who know Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have described him as a well-rounded, well-grounded and hard-working young man.

New movies on Netflix and Amazon

Posted: 30 May 2014 04:59 PM PDT

Netflix and Amazon are adding new titles to their streaming options in June.

SWAT team grenade injures toddler

Posted: 30 May 2014 02:26 PM PDT

Members of a Northeast Georgia SWAT team are "devastated" after a drug raid in which a flash-bang grenade landed in a 1-year-old's playpen, seriously injuring the child, the Habersham County sheriff said Friday.

Religious OCD: 'I'm going to hell'

Posted: 31 May 2014 04:33 AM PDT

OCD involves unwanted thoughts and accompanying behaviors called compulsions that patients use to reduce anxiety. In scrupulosity, the obsessions have a religious or moral underpinning.

Gay teen chosen as prom queen

Posted: 31 May 2014 09:11 AM PDT

An openly gay senior in Connecticut was chosen by his classmates to be this year's prom queen. Affiliate WABC reports.

Nature vs. man: Deadly landslides

Posted: 31 May 2014 01:58 PM PDT

Landslides have caused countless casualties and billions of dollars in damage.

Model fights Google over porn pics

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:21 PM PDT

Attorneys for Google and Yahoo appeared in a Buenos Aires court to respond to accusations that searches on their websites link the name and photos of a popular Argentina model to sexually-oriented websites.

Court: Cops stood by at bride's stoning

Posted: 30 May 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Pakistani police officers will be investigated because they didn't intervene when a woman was publicly beaten to death with bricks, a court official said Friday.

Police head-on crash caught on cam

Posted: 31 May 2014 08:22 AM PDT

An Alabama teen on a police ride-along captured their head-on crash while chasing after a suspect.

Next billion dollar idea?

Posted: 31 May 2014 01:16 PM PDT

Reading Rainbow and LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign hit their one million dollar goal in one day.

Will this end the 'mommy wars'?

Posted: 30 May 2014 01:53 PM PDT

A group of Connecticut mothers decided to stop judging and start talking. A photo project they shows they don't always agree on how to raise their children, but they're all doing their best.

Photos: Disney's baddest villains

Posted: 30 May 2014 12:15 PM PDT

90 years of Disney's baddest villains.

Chiang Mai: Definitely not Bangkok

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:39 PM PDT

With spectacular mountains, vibrant hill tribes and a relaxed vibe, Thailand's unofficial "second city" of Chiang Mai is everything Bangkok isn't.

'Thou shalt not' clauses rankle teachers

Posted: 31 May 2014 01:15 AM PDT

Teachers at Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati must be willing to sign contracts forbidding them from -- among other things -- living together, using in-vitro fertilization or a gay "lifestyle."

Black bear reclines in a hammock

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:44 PM PDT

In Florida, one could coin a new term for black bears: Pets. Or maybe: Pests.

NFL star helps teen get prom date

Posted: 30 May 2014 05:43 PM PDT

A 17-year-old with cerebral palsy was asked to prom with the help of his favorite football player, Robert Griffin III.

Turkish cops harass CNN reporter on air

Posted: 31 May 2014 09:21 AM PDT

A CNN correspondent was harassed by Turkish plainclothes police as he was live on air, reporting on tensions between the officers and demonstrators on the first anniversary of mass protests in Istanbul.

6 Americans detained in Honduras

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Six Americans who were salvaging goods from the bottom of the sea off the coast of Honduras have sat in a jail there for over three weeks as officials have charged them with illegal weapons possession.

Parents ask: Why did my baby die?

Posted: 31 May 2014 09:30 AM PDT

Erin and William Petersen almost didn't get the ultrasound. You don't really need it, the doctor told them, but come on in if you like and have a look at your baby.

Sterling sues as team sale advances

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:30 PM PDT

Two neurologists deemed Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling mentally incapacitated, two sources said. His lawyer called the assessment a "vast overstatement."

Living 60 ft. underwater for 31 days

Posted: 31 May 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau and his team will spend 31 days living in an underwater habitat.

Famed activist accused of fabrication

Posted: 31 May 2014 10:13 AM PDT

She campaigned against the trafficking of girls for sex in Cambodia and told an extraordinary personal tale of surviving sex slavery. A recent magazine exposé now calls Somaly Mam's story into question.

5 men arrested in girls' rape, hanging

Posted: 31 May 2014 03:13 AM PDT

The mother of one of two girls gang-raped and hung from a tree in India says the attackers deserve the same fate that befell her daughter.

Suicide note chokes up vet's dad

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:23 PM PDT

The parents of a veteran who received treatment at the Phoenix VA facility speak out after their son took his own life.

Were bonuses tied to VA wait times?

Posted: 30 May 2014 06:29 PM PDT

It's one of the more disturbing revelations to arise from an investigation into fatal delays in care at Veterans Affairs medical centers: Employee bonuses appear to be one factor behind the manipulation of patient wait times in at least one hospital.

Soldier surprises sister at graduation

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:08 PM PDT

An Indiana high school graduate gets the surprise of a lifetime when her sister returns home from deployment.

Washed-up whale torn apart for science

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:07 PM PDT

A dead whale that first washed up the coast of Point Loma, California, was torn apart by a team of scientists.

Yearbook pics edited for being too sexy?

Posted: 31 May 2014 04:59 AM PDT

Several female students at a Utah high school say administrators edited their yearbook photos to show less skin.

50 people turning 50 in 2014

Posted: 30 May 2014 10:33 PM PDT

You can't say THAT to the bride!

Posted: 30 May 2014 07:03 AM PDT

Best man and maid of honor wedding toasts are full of potential pitfalls. Don't screw it up.

LeBron talks about breaking into TV

Posted: 31 May 2014 02:10 PM PDT

CNN's Rachel Nichols talks with NBA star LeBron James about his basketball career and life off the court.

Maleficent and other villains

Posted: 31 May 2014 08:54 AM PDT

90 years of Disney's baddest villains.

Bestselling authors' beach reads

Posted: 31 May 2014 08:55 AM PDT

They're books you've likely seen in the hands of readers at the pool or under the shade of a beach umbrella, often a dog-eared paperback folded in two and smeared with sunscreen.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame show tonight

Posted: 31 May 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Seth MacFarlane: Renaissance man

Posted: 31 May 2014 06:52 AM PDT

Seriously, is there anything Seth MacFarlane doesn't do?

Bowe Bergdahl

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive for nearly five years by militants during the Afghanistan war, has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, authorities said Saturday.

VA scandal

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Calls mounted Thursday for a criminal investigation into sometimes fatal delays in care at Veterans Affairs hospitals amid revelations that patient wait times were tied to employee bonuses in at least one hospital.

Somaly Mam

Posted: 31 May 2014 01:29 PM PDT

She was the world's crusader against the trafficking of girls for sex in Cambodia, and she told an extraordinary personal tale: she was a village girl sold by a grandfatherly man into sex slavery.

Teacher 'thou shalt nots'

Posted: 31 May 2014 12:26 PM PDT

If you want to teach at a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, regardless of your religion, you must be willing to sign a detailed morality clause that critics say focuses on "pelvic issues."


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