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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Why do Hispanics identify as white?

Why do Hispanics identify as white?


Why do Hispanics identify as white?

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:51 AM PDT

For all the complexity of our national complexion, Americans still too often think that white makes right.

Millennials getting a raw deal

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:51 AM PDT

There is a Washington adage that if you don't help write the menu, you might end up on it. And make no mistake: The classes of 2014 that walked across graduation stages recently just provided more young people available to be served for lunch.

People we've lost in 2014

Posted: 28 May 2014 04:35 PM PDT

He says family wanted $1,000 to let her live

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:21 AM PDT

Farzana Parveen was three months pregnant when she was beaten to death with bricks by about 20 people, including her brothers and her father, police in Lahore, Pakistan, say.

Inside the brain of a young killer

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:09 AM PDT

CNN's Jean Casarez investigates if young killers can be rehabilitated.

You're being watched

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:37 AM PDT

A New York startup wants to track pedestrians and make the information public. Is that a good thing?

The latest images from Mars

Posted: 29 May 2014 10:40 AM PDT

Porn site recruits teenage girls

Posted: 29 May 2014 02:54 AM PDT

A pornography website recruited teenage girls at a festival in Seattle.

Kate's bottom shown in paper

Posted: 28 May 2014 02:06 PM PDT

A German tabloid posted a photo of the Duchess of Cambridge's exposed backside after a gust of wind blew her skirt up.

LeVar Burton's big idea catches fire

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:31 AM PDT

"Reading Rainbow" made its TV debut in 1983 with a simple idea: Use television to keep kids reading during summer by urging them to "take a look" in a book.

Brad Pitt attacked at LA premiere

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:45 AM PDT

Actor Brad Pitt was struck in the face by a man at a Hollywood premiere Wednesday, Los Angeles police said.

Photos: The red carpet crasher

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:41 AM PDT

Will New York City legalize THIS?

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:03 AM PDT

CNN's Jason Carroll reports on a possible lift of a 15-year ban on ferrets in New York City.

Flight 370 search area 'discounted'

Posted: 29 May 2014 07:31 AM PDT

A U.S. Navy official says the pings at the center of the search for the past seven weeks are no longer believed to be from the plane's black boxes.

Did device hear Flight 370 crash?

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:18 AM PDT

Was the sound of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 striking the water captured by ocean devices used to listen for signs of nuclear blasts?

2 girls raped, hanged in India, police say

Posted: 29 May 2014 04:53 AM PDT

Two teen girls have been gang-raped and hanged in northern India, authorities said.

Dems bail on Shinseki as election nears

Posted: 29 May 2014 10:32 AM PDT

The Democratic dam has burst.

Shinseki: I'm not just waiting around

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:01 AM PDT

A day after he was said to be on "thin ice" with the President, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki says he's doing his utmost to address an inspector general's finding that hundreds of military veterans may have had their care delayed as VA hospital workers allegedly manipulated wait lists.

They said she was too big to play ...

Posted: 29 May 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Teen tennis star Taylor Townsend was once told by the USTA she was too overweight to play professionally.

Most U.S. measles cases since 2000

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:53 AM PDT

The number of measles cases in the United States this year has risen to 288, the highest number for one year since the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

Gwyneth Paltrow makes people mad

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:42 AM PDT

Gwyneth Paltrow may have given more ammunition to "the enemy."

Giant gator spotted at mall

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Shoppers at an outlet mall in South Carolina spotted an alligator crawling around. CNN affiliate WCSC reports.

Vintage cellphones make comeback

Posted: 29 May 2014 12:10 AM PDT

Vintage phones are back in style. Would you trade your smart phone in for fashion? CNN's Max Foster reports.

The pilot who changed air warfare?

Posted: 29 May 2014 07:54 AM PDT

You'll find his name and initials everywhere you go at the French Open -- the famous green and brick red logo stamped on everything from parasols and caps to towels and tennis balls. But who was Roland Garros?

10 of the most underrated cities

Posted: 29 May 2014 10:11 AM PDT

Perhaps because of their proximity to better-known locales, travelers too often neglect legitimately interesting cities.

Teen loses weight, wins beauty pageant

Posted: 28 May 2014 03:55 PM PDT

Keli Kryfko reveals how she transformed from an overweight middle school girl into Miss South Texas. KTVT reports.

Tsunami debris ashore years later

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:03 AM PDT

Japanese boats are washing ashore along Washington beaches. The debris is suspected to be from the tsunami in 2011.

Jim Carrey gets teary and serious

Posted: 28 May 2014 02:44 PM PDT

Jim Carrey takes on a serious role and addresses graduates at Maharishi University in Iowa as their commencement speaker.

Chelsea Handler stepping down

Posted: 29 May 2014 06:57 AM PDT

Chelsea Handler's late-night television show on E!, "Chelsea Lately," will come to a close in August, freeing the comedian to create a different show elsewhere.

Navy dad surprises daughter at school

Posted: 29 May 2014 05:42 AM PDT

A soldier returning home from the Navy surprises his daughter at school during story time. CNN's affiliate WBBH reports.

De Niro opens up about his gay father

Posted: 28 May 2014 05:04 PM PDT

Robert De Niro says it was his "responsibility" to make a documentary about his father, artist Robert De Niro Sr., he told Out magazine in an interview.

Goat, donkey 'best friends' reunited

Posted: 29 May 2014 03:11 AM PDT

CNN affiliate KPIX reports on the heartwarming reunion between a goat and a donkey who are "best friends."

Nikki Giovanni remembers Angelou

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:17 AM PDT

I must have met Doc, as we called Maya Angelou, way before I remember.

Underground Railroad room discovered?

Posted: 29 May 2014 04:44 AM PDT

A construction crew in Pennsylvania came across a mystery room that may have been a speakeasy or a safe haven for slaves.

How Gidget broke the rules in '60s TV

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:16 AM PDT

Gidget, Emma Peel from "The Avengers," "Bewitched": The women in '60s TV kicked ass and spurred changes we still see today, Sally Kohn writes.

How Gidget broke the rules in '60s TV

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:16 AM PDT

Gidget, Emma Peel from "The Avengers," "Bewitched": The women in '60s TV kicked ass and spurred changes we still see today, Sally Kohn writes.

Is TV better or worse?

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:29 AM PDT

In 1961, TV was deemed a "vast wasteland." Today, there are hundreds of channels, but is it any better?

Name those '60s tunes

Posted: 29 May 2014 08:48 AM PDT

Bet you can name these TV theme songs in a blink. CNN's Jeanne Moos rounds up the most memorable '60s show tunes.

Stoning death

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:51 AM PDT

How's this for a twist?

Brad Pitt attacked

Posted: 28 May 2014 11:42 PM PDT

Actor Brad Pitt was struck in the face as he was signing autographs at a movie premiere Wednesday, Los Angeles police said.

Flight MH370

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:52 AM PDT

Was the sound of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 striking the water captured by ocean devices used to listen for signs of nuclear blasts?

Rapes in India

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:52 AM PDT

Two teen girls have been gang-raped and hanged in northern India, authorities said.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Posted: 29 May 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Gwyneth Paltrow may have given more ammunition to "the enemy."

The Sixties

Posted: 29 May 2014 10:42 AM PDT

I can't imagine growing up in the '50s, certainly not as myself or any degree of myself that I am now. My strongest sense of the '50s comes from Betty Friedan and feminist critiques of the era. And June Cleaver.

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