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Monday, June 9, 2014

Dear Dad: You are my hero

Dear Dad: You are my hero


Dear Dad: You are my hero

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Michael Bass says his dad hasn't talked much about it, but he helped to rescue soldiers from a minefield and to liberate a concentration camp

Dear Son: How to become super rich

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Staunton,

Why we leave no man behind

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 09:11 AM PDT

"The United States has always had a pretty sacred rule, and that is: we don't leave our men or women in uniform behind," proclaimed a defiant President Barack Obama days after he authorized the swap that brought Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home after five years in the hands of the Taliban.

Return to Aleppo: 'We are in hell'

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 08:20 AM PDT

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh returns to the besieged rebel areas of Aleppo, a pale skeleton of a city that has had the life bombed out of it by the Syrian regime.

How fair can a vote be in a war zone?

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 02:00 AM PDT

Syria may be embroiled in a brutal three-year civil war, but that's not stopping the government from holding controversial presidential elections this week.

Al-Assad re-elected easily

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 02:00 AM PDT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was re-elected in the country's first presidential vote since its civil war broke out three years ago, state-run television reported Wednesday.

A city in ruin

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 01:58 AM PDT

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh returns to Aleppo, Syria, to find a city nearly destroyed by three years of civil war.

Human remains found in crocodile

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 05:21 AM PDT

Authorities have recovered human remains from a large crocodile that's believed to have taken a man from his boat in Australia's remote north.

Couple loses $50M lottery ticket

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 10:26 AM PDT

A Canadian couple lost a lottery ticket for $50 million. It was returned to them on April Fool's Day. CBC News reports.

Taliban says it's behind airport attack

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 12:54 AM PDT

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an hours-long attack at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport that killed at least 21 people.

Dive under sea ice like a polar bear

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 03:38 AM PDT

The USGS recorded the first ever POV footage from a polar bear on sea ice.

JLo won't perform at World Cup

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:13 AM PDT

"We are one"? Not quite.

Audit: 63,000 veterans waiting for care

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 11:09 AM PDT

An audit of more than 700 Veterans Affairs facilities released Monday found that tens of thousands of veterans were waiting to be scheduled for care across the country, and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it was scrapping performance bonuses for all senior management in 2014 as part of its response to the review.

World's oldest man dies

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 11:09 AM PDT

A 111-year-old New Yorker who had been certified as the oldest man in the world has died.

Driver in Tracy Morgan crash up 24 hrs.

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT

Comedian Tracy Morgan remained in critical condition early Monday following a weekend car wreck, but the actor's publicist said he's showing signs of improvement.

Boko Haram hunt centers on lake

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 03:39 AM PDT

CNN's Arwa Damon reports that U.S. sources now believe Boko Haram insurgents may be hiding on the islands of Lake Chad.

Hear owner rant about 'cowards'

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 08:26 AM PDT

The owner of California Chrome, Steve Coburn, made controversial remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.

Photos: Sore losers in sports

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 10:26 AM PDT

Source: Bergdahl was kept in a box

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:51 AM PDT

The negotiated release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban figures has turned into a whirlwind of controversy -- some of it political and some of it from the very soldiers he served with in Afghanistan.

Judge: Overturn my verdict

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 10:58 AM PDT

A judge believes he made the wrong verdict 15 years ago and is now working to overturn his decision.

Silver: Donald Sterling saga not over

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 05:11 AM PDT

The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers may be close, but NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says it's not time to celebrate yet. "When it's done, then we can take a deep breath," Silver told CNN's Rachel Nichols.

Hugh Jackman delivers Tony surprises

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 09:07 AM PDT

The Tony Awards don't usually match the drama of the Oscars, but the 2014 edition at New York's Radio City Music Hall did deliver surprises and buzzworthy moments Sunday.

Stunning phenomenon after storm

Posted: 08 Jun 2014 12:51 PM PDT

A geomagnetic storm created a stunning Aurora Borealis over central Minnesota.

Texas GOP supports 'reparative therapy'

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:38 AM PDT

Texas Republicans adopt a platform that supports voluntary "therapy" targeted at converting homosexuals to heterosexuals.

Two stars and the marriage crapshoot

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 09:25 AM PDT

Pepper Schwartz says the breakup of Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas signals more than the collapse of another Hollywood marriage

Seattle shooting hero gets big surprise

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 03:30 AM PDT

Gifts have poured in for Seattle shooting hero Jon Meis as people have donated to his upcoming wedding and honeymoon.

Rapper performs hit song with WHO?

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 03:25 AM PDT

The Seattle Symphony was joined on stage by hip-hop artist Sir Mix-A-Lot and helped him perform his hit "Baby Got Back."

Naked bike ride takes city by storm

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 03:25 AM PDT

Hundreds of riders took everything off and cycled around Portland on this year's Naked Bike Ride.

Obama doesn't put up with interruptions

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 07:00 AM PDT

Look back at how President Obama has handled hecklers and interruptions during various speeches from his presidency.

Scratch your head at these road signs

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 02:14 AM PDT

Signs along a windy, scenic mountain road in Alaska use humor to keep drivers paying attention.

She lost 222 pounds, became a foodie

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 05:58 AM PDT

Akilah Monifa says she never used to taste her food. She ate mainly to feed an addiction.

Couple kills 2 cops and a woman

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 06:48 AM PDT

The duo yelled "this is a revolution" as they gunned down two Las Vegas police officers eating pizza, witnesses say. They ran to a Walmart and killed a shopper, then the wife killed her husband and herself.

Returning to Aleppo: 'We are in hell'

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:09 AM PDT

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh returned to the Syrian city of Aleppo recently where he saw severe devastation wrought by the ongoing civil war and found a skeleton of the city he visited 22 months ago.

Couple yells 'this is a revolution,' kills 2 cops

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 10:11 AM PDT

After shooting the police officers in a pizza restaurant, they ran to a Walmart and killed a shopper before the wife killed her husband and herself.

Photos: Ambush in pizza shop

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 08:20 AM PDT

Shootings in Las Vegas

Gunmen kill 3

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 08:21 AM PDT

Two Las Vegas police officers were were shot and killed along with a civilian bystander. CNN's Andrew Spencer reports.

Aleppo

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:09 AM PDT

The smell of burnt plastic leaps out at you. Acrid in the throat, omnipresent, extinguishing from the air all the other smells of city life -- because really there is none. The scenes of destruction -- the fact every street is pockmarked by two years of shelling -- you have seen in activist videos online. But the smell is something striking: it notifies you that you are on the edge of humanity.

Bowe Bergdahl

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 01:55 AM PDT

The negotiated release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban figures has turned into a whirlwind of controversy -- some of it political and some of it from the very soldiers he served with in Afghanistan.

Pakistani attack

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 02:31 AM PDT

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an hours-long attack at the country's largest and busiest airport that killed at least 28 people.

Las Vegas ambush

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 08:04 AM PDT

A married couple yelling "revolution" gunned down two Las Vegas police officers at a pizza restaurant, then ran across the parking lot to a Walmart, where they killed a shopper at the store's entrance.

Tracy Morgan

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 04:08 AM PDT

Comedian Tracy Morgan remained in critical condition early Monday following a weekend car wreck, but the actor's publicist said he's showing signs of improvement.

Adam Sliver

Posted: 09 Jun 2014 12:03 AM PDT

Nearly two weeks after former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offered the winning bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers from embattled owner Donald Sterling, the man who hastened Sterling's departure isn't ready to call it a done deal.

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