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Army in search of better smoke

Army in search of better smoke


Army in search of better smoke

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 04:36 AM PDT

Army scientists are updating the smoke grenade. They want future versions to block the vision of man and machine.

Pistorius wasn't mentally ill

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:51 AM PDT

The trial of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius resumes in South Africa Monday after being halted for a month-long psychiatric assessment of the athlete.

Massive protest coming in Hong Kong

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 11:13 PM PDT

July 1, 2014, the 17th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, promises to be a hot, stormy day.

Abandoned kids inundate 'baby hatch'

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 04:47 AM PDT

Along a winding Chinese mountain road dotted with inns and restaurants is Jinan Orphanage, a place of refuge and site for troubled parents to dump unwanted children.

North Korea: Let's end hostilities, sort of

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 01:19 AM PDT

North Korea on Monday proposed that "all hostile military activities" with South Korea "come to a complete halt" this week, but it attached a number of conditions that Seoul is likely to reject.

Lost wedding ring found WHERE?

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 04:38 AM PDT

A Wisconsin woman was surprised to find her wedding ring after five years, but more so by where it was. WAOW reports.

Ex-P&G CEO tapped to fix VA

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 06:34 PM PDT

President Barack Obama will nominate Bob McDonald to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, a White House official says.

Challenge to Obamacare

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:26 AM PDT

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees.

What it means

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:27 AM PDT

The Supreme Court's decision Monday in favor of Hobby Lobby and furniture maker Conestoga Wood was "sweeping," a "huge blow to the Obama administration," and a "shot in the arm for the evangelical movement," analysts said.

Toobin: It's all about politics

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Elections have consequences.

Court also rules on union dues

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:47 AM PDT

In a decision that sidesteps a major shift in labor policy, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Illinois can't force home health care workers to pay dues to unions.

How to keep ISIS from U.S. shores

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:06 AM PDT

Aaron David Miller says Obama can't solve the problems of Iraq, but the U.S. must try to shape the outcome by helping the military there and working with Iraq's neighbors -- even Syria.

Should blacks be repaid for slavery?

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 05:56 PM PDT

African-Americans deserve reparations. Discuss.

What Clinton has to fear from Christie

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:41 AM PDT

After months of being beat up by the media about his "Bridgegate" scandal in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie is still standing. And there is even some evidence that he might finally be regaining ground.

Report: Missing Israeli teens dead

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:44 AM PDT

Israel's Prime Minister has called an emergency security cabinet meeting regarding three Israeli teens that Israeli authorities say were kidnapped in the West Bank this month.

'There's someone on top of the car'

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 09:48 PM PDT

Brenda Cruz and her family were flabbergasted by what they spotted as they were driving on Interstate 77 in North Carolina this weekend:

Evacuation slide deploys mid-flight

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:11 AM PDT

A United Airlines flight was forced to land in Wichita, Kansas, after the evacuation slide accidentally deployed midair Sunday, the airline said.

Former Auburn football player dies

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 07:47 AM PDT

Former Auburn football player Philip Lutzenkirchen was killed in a car wreck. CNN affiliate WTVM reports.

Tropical storm for July Fourth?

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Folks on the East Coast might need their umbrellas July 4 if a low-pressure area in the Atlantic becomes a tropical storm.

Dozens get trapped on SeaWorld ride

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 03:31 AM PDT

Four dozen people were stuck for hours on a ride at SeaWorld San Diego on Sunday after a power failure, the amusement park said.

ISIS declares Islamic state

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 02:57 AM PDT

Emboldened by a weakened Iraqi government that is struggling to stop its advance, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria declared that it has set up a caliphate spanning large areas of the two countries.

Nightmare nanny agrees to leave

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 03:31 AM PDT

A California family's nanny nightmare may be nearing an end.

Hello, BET: It's Lionel <i>Richie</i>

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:41 AM PDT

Hello BET. Was it Lionel Richie you were looking for?

Professor roughed up in jaywalk arrest

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:12 AM PDT

A jaywalking rarely makes national news, but the arrest of Arizona professor Ersula Ore has done just that.

Jagger: Monty Python 'are wrinkly old men'

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:12 AM PDT

Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger pokes fun at the Monty Python stars ahead of the comedy troupe's reunion concerts this week as "a bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money."

Aviation milestone: 747 number 1,500

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 03:22 AM PDT

It's the biggest milestone yet for the aircraft affectionately known as the "Queen of the Skies."

Surfers come within feet of giant whale

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 08:43 AM PDT

Australian surfers had an unexpected guest: a huge Southern white whale. CNN affiliate News 7 has more.

Army in search of better smoke

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 04:36 AM PDT

Army scientists are updating the smoke grenade. They want future versions to block the vision of man and machine.

Down 120 lbs., she's no longer hiding

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 04:55 AM PDT

It was supposed to be her birthday getaway, but it ended up being a miserable trip. Sarah Evans vowed to enjoy her future birthdays.

Is this un-made bed worth millions?

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 03:48 AM PDT

A controversial artwork gets auction send-off. CNN's Max Foster catches up with the artist Tracey Emin.

Mom's last memory is girl on cell phone

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:07 AM PDT

Sara Ganim looks at how hard-to-trace messaging apps are making it difficult to gather evidence in cyber bullying cases.

On the red carpet at the BET Awards

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 08:23 PM PDT

Dad, mom researched deaths in hot cars

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 07:33 AM PDT

A judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a Georgia man whose son died in a hot SUV. Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder and second-degree child cruelty.

Dad, mom researched deaths in hot cars

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 07:33 AM PDT

A judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a Georgia man whose son died in a hot SUV.

Dad sobs in jailhouse call to funeral

Posted: 29 Jun 2014 12:36 PM PDT

CNN's Nick Valencia reports from the funeral for toddler Cooper Harris who died inside a hot car.

Sunny Hostin: I, too, left my child in a hot car

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 03:05 AM PDT

I left my daughter in my car on a hot summer day. It was in July 2007, and I remember that day as if it were yesterday.

Contraception case

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Some corporations have religious rights, a deeply divided Supreme Court decided Monday in ruling that certain for-profit companies cannot be required to pay for specific types of contraceptives for their employees.

Hot-car death

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 07:33 AM PDT

A judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a Georgia man whose son died in a hot SUV.

Man on car

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Brenda Cruz and her family were flabbergasted by what they spotted as they were driving on Interstate 77 in North Carolina this weekend:

Iraq

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Emboldened by a weakened Iraqi government that is struggling to stop their murderous advance, the extremists of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria declared over the weekend that they have set up a caliphate spanning large areas of the two countries.

Nanny

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:34 AM PDT

A California family's nanny nightmare may be nearing an end.

Tropical storm

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Folks on the East Coast might need their umbrellas July 4 if a low-pressure area in the Atlantic becomes a tropical storm.

SeaWorld

Posted: 30 Jun 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Four dozen people were stuck for hours on a ride at SeaWorld San Diego on Sunday after a power failure, the amusement park said.

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