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Sunday, June 22, 2014

A special force you haven't heard of

A special force you haven't heard of


A special force you haven't heard of

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 03:59 PM PDT

The Navy has its SEALs. The Army has Delta Force. Now, meet the Air Force's elite combat controllers, who help pinpoint targets in war zones.

Golfer captures high-speed chase

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 02:23 PM PDT

A high-speed chase ended up going straight through a busy golf course, and a golfer captured the whole thing on camera.

View from Baghdad

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:15 AM PDT

At virtually every street corner there's a man in a uniform with a gun, say CNN senior international correspondent Nic Robertson and producer Victoria Eastwood. Read more about what they're seeing and what Iraqis are telling them about American involvement.

Militants press toward Baghdad

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:34 AM PDT

In all, the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq controls more than 70% of the western province of Anbar, two security officials in the province tell CNN.

Regulate our smartphone apps? No way

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 07:41 AM PDT

The former House speaker says if NHTSA gets authority over smartphone apps, it will chill innovation in a hot area of technology.

Helicopter jailbreak escapees caught

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 10:45 AM PDT

The Canadian prisoners flew to freedom a few weeks ago aboard a helicopter that swooped in to pluck them from a jail courtyard.

Car chase turns into demolition derby

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:45 AM PDT

A father and daughter weren't going to just sit there when they discovered their home was being burglarized.

Katie Couric ties the knot

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:35 AM PDT

Congrats, Katie Couric.

Cops: Solo looked drunk, upset

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 01:15 PM PDT

U.S. Soccer star Hope Solo has been arrested and charged with two counts of domestic violence.

New search area coming for MH370

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 02:39 AM PDT

Australian authorities will announce a new search area this week in the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a transportation agency spokesman said Sunday.

Israel fires into Syria after teen's killing

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 06:17 AM PDT

The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men in the West Bank early Sunday, medical officials said.

Mount Rainier search for hiker called off

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 09:39 AM PDT

Authorities called off the Mount Rainier search for hiker Karen Sykes after a body was discovered in the area, but its identity has not been established.

Obama: Let's figure out bee problem

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 05:09 AM PDT

The United States is launching an effort to save some of its busiest workers: honey bees.

Saved pair: We treaded water 14 hours

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 04:31 PM PDT

Some off-duty public safety workers ended up with an unusual catch when they went fishing off the coast of Florida Saturday morning.

Soldier suspected of killing 5 comrades

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 01:21 AM PDT

The South Korean military exchanged gunfire with a soldier suspected of killing five of his comrades, a defense ministry official said Sunday.

Conlon, wrongly jailed for IRA blast, dies

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 05:31 PM PDT

Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly jailed for the IRA Guildford pub bombing in England in 1974, died in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday morning. He was 60.

2013: Mafia fed live man to pigs

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 12:51 PM PDT

Police in Italy say a mafia assassin beat a man and then fed him alive to pigs. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Guys in heels master Beyonce's moves

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 07:44 AM PDT

Watch as these three guys dance to Beyonce, and they do it in heels.

First words heard: 'There's a 747 down'

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:10 AM PDT

"When I hit, the force nearly ripped my fins off. The deep plunge into the 50-degree water took away my breath." That's Brian Stephens recounting his experience as a pararescueman when Air India Flight 182 crashed in 1985.

Child's shocking bus ride caught on cam

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 10:23 AM PDT

KHOU reports on shocking cell phone video that appears to show a young girl riding next to the open door of a moving bus.

U.S. faces off with Portugal

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 02:26 AM PDT

If the U.S. wins Sunday, it's guaranteed a spot in the next round. If it draws or loses, it still has one more game to try to escape the "Group of Death."

Best photos from today

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:24 AM PDT

MLB pitcher first on mound with protective cap

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:04 AM PDT

San Diego Padres reliever Alex Torres on Saturday became the first pitcher to wear a protective cap that MLB approved in January for use by pitchers.

U.S. faces off with Portugal

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 02:26 AM PDT

If the U.S. wins Sunday, it's guaranteed a spot in the next round. If it draws or loses, it still has one more game to try to escape the "Group of Death."

How World War I gave us 'cooties'

Posted: 21 Jun 2014 04:20 PM PDT

World War I lives with us still in the words and phrases it spawned, from "no-man's land," to "cooties" (as in lice), to "scrounge" and "fed up."

Pitcher 1st on mound with protective cap

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:04 AM PDT

San Diego Padres reliever Alex Torres on Saturday became the first pitcher to wear a protective cap that MLB approved in January for use by pitchers.

Iraq

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:26 AM PDT

From the conversations you've had, what is your sense about how Iraqis feel about the prospect of any greater U.S. involvement?

Katie Couric

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:26 AM PDT

Congrats, Katie Couric.

Alex Torres

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:27 AM PDT

Until Saturday, the most notable thing about Alex Torres' brief 74-game Major League Baseball career was that the San Diego Padres reliever had struck out more than a batter per inning. But years from now, we might look back at the unheralded, undrafted pitcher as one of the game's pioneers.

Jail escapees

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 11:27 AM PDT

Remember those three Canadian prisoners who flew to freedom a few weeks ago after a daring helicopter escape?

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