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Thursday, June 26, 2014

ISIS kidnaps and threatens 140 boys

ISIS kidnaps and threatens 140 boys


ISIS kidnaps and threatens 140 boys

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:43 AM PDT

Mohammed was one of 140 Kurdish schoolboys kidnapped in Syria last month by ISIS and forced to take lessons in radical Islamic theology.

Mass exodus from Pakistan border

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:12 AM PDT

The road to Bannu city in the northwest of Pakistan is a journey through the elements.

Manatee strands itself on beach

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:16 AM PDT

Beachgoers rescue a stranded manatee on Disappearing Island by hauling it back into the water.

High court kills Aereo; so what now?

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 04:33 PM PDT

Aereo, the embattled startup that captured shows from the broadcast airwaves and let users stream them digitally to their computers, smartphones or tablets, is essentially dead after a Supreme Court ruling Wednesday.

Vasectomy part of guy's plea deal

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:41 AM PDT

S.E. Cupp is outraged a judge ordered a vasectomy as part of a plea deal.

Gary Oldman apologizes for remarks

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 01:58 PM PDT

Gary Oldman has written a letter apologizing for statements he made in a Playboy interview that have been slammed by Jewish groups.

Will and Kate's upgrade cost what?

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 04:39 PM PDT

Refurbishing an empty palace for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cost British taxpayers $7.6M.

Flight attendant brings sass to sky

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:04 AM PDT

In tonight's RidicuList, Anderson Cooper asks: Is the Southwest Airlines flight attendant in this video the best ever?

7 terrible countries for Christians

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 03:05 PM PDT

The case of a Christian woman in Sudan who was sentenced to die for refusing to renounce her faith has cast new light on the plight of persecuted Christians worldwide.

A new national holiday

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 09:52 AM PDT

It was still breakfast time Thursday when the unnamed World Cup fan from suburban New York gulped down a cold beer at Jack Demsey's Pub in midtown Manhattan, New York.

Best photos

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 10:46 AM PDT

2 Ghana stars sent home

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:18 AM PDT

Ghana's World Cup challenge is in danger of imploding after two of its star players were thrown out of their squad following allegations of physical and verbal attacks within the team's camp.

Hostin: I left my child in a hot car

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 07:17 AM PDT

Sunny Hostin says if Justin Harris accidentally left his toddler son to die in a hot car, he should not be charged. Period.

Guess who else is killing off elephants?

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:16 AM PDT

Poachers threaten to drive the majestic African elephant to the brink of extinction, just as they have the long-persecuted northern white rhino.

Suarez banned 4 months for bite

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:11 AM PDT

Luis Suarez has been banned for nine international matches and suspended for four months from any football activity by FIFA.

Missing boy found in father's basement

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:00 AM PDT

A missing 12-year-old Michigan boy was found in his father's basement nearly two weeks after vanishing. His father heard the news during a live TV interview with HLN's Nancy Grace.

Dad learns on air his son found

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 02:38 AM PDT

The father of a missing boy finds out on air his son was found in his basement.

Dozens hospitalized from Avicii concert

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 02:50 AM PDT

Dozens of concert attendees were taken to a hospital during a show by superstar DJ Avicii in Boston on Wednesday night, CNN affiliates reported.

Train accident kills 'Survivor' contestant

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:43 AM PDT

Former "Survivor" contestant Caleb Bankston has died while working on a coal train near Birmingham, Alabama, a railway official told CNN.

NYC loses appeal to ban sugary drinks

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:12 AM PDT

New York's Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that New York City's ban on large sugary drinks, which was previously blocked by lower courts, is illegal.

MH370 search moves farther south

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 12:05 AM PDT

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is moving to an area farther south in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said Thursday.

Chris Brown rejects assault plea

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:26 AM PDT

Singer Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on misdemeanor assault charges from a 2013 incident in Washington.

NASA readies deep-space craft

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 10:34 AM PDT

The U.S. space shuttle program retired in 2011, leaving American astronauts to hitchhike into orbit. But after three long years, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance.

Zoo kills bear cub, will stuff it for kids

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 06:46 AM PDT

A zoo in Switzerland is the latest to be embroiled in controversy, after it not only killed a healthy bear cub but will now stuff and display it to teach children that "nature can be cruel."

Bindi Irwin to young girls: Cover it up

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:50 AM PDT

Bindi Irwin has a message for girls her age: Cover it up.

Born in Mexico, but made in America

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 09:38 AM PDT

CNN's Rosa Flores shares her family's immigration story.

New mammal found by accident

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 09:26 AM PDT

Two Bay Area scientists are set to unveil a groundbreaking mammal, which was found by accident.

Watch sailor reunite with little sister

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 05:16 AM PDT

A sailor surprises his little sister at school after coming back from a three-year deployment to Japan.

Gary Oldman: Still apologizing

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:47 AM PDT

Gary Oldman is doubling down on his apology for his recent Playboy interview.

Beyonce and Jay Z launch tour

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 10:33 AM PDT

This was one video Beyonce and Jay Z wanted the world to see.

After MJ's death, where are they now?

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:09 AM PDT

Five years after his sudden death, Randi Kaye looks at where the key players in Michael Jackson's life are today.

Routine traffic stop turns physical

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:06 AM PDT

Police video shows how an ordinary traffic stop resulted in a driver scuffling with an officer and a tow truck driver.

Best beaches to visit -- and to avoid

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:42 AM PDT

Beach bums beware: 10% of water samples collected from U.S. beaches failed to meet the government benchmark for swimmer safety, according to a new report.

Why Haley Joel Osment got slapped

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 09:21 AM PDT

Why is this child star getting slapped? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on 40 people slapping each other (hard!) for fun.

Downpour ahead of U.S., Germany match

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:22 AM PDT

It's raining hard Thursday in Recife, Brazil, where the U.S. is set to face off against Germany in a crucial World Cup game.

Love wins in gay couple's 40-year immigration fight

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 02:43 AM PDT

Anthony Sullivan was a young Australian with Robert Redford looks. Richard Adams emigrated from the Philippines as a child and became an American citizen. The two met in Los Angeles, fell in love and got married in Boulder, Colorado -- long before any state legalized same-sex marriage.

What the King of Pop's bodyguards saw

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 07:55 PM PDT

Five years after his death, Michael Jackson's bodyguards reveal secrets about their time with the singer, his rendezvous with women and issues with debt.

Supremes pick Congress over Obama

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 09:50 AM PDT

The justices side with Congress in the high-stakes power struggle over presidential recess appointments that place officials in top government jobs temporarily without Senate approval.

Abortion clinic buffer zones struck down in Massachusetts

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:19 AM PDT

The Supreme Court on narrow grounds struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday creating no-protest "buffer zones" on public property surrounding health clinics that perform abortions.

Missing boy

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:00 AM PDT

An 11-day search for a missing Michigan boy came to a bizarre conclusion Wednesday when he was discovered alive and well, hidden in the basement of his father's home in Detroit.

MH370

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 12:05 AM PDT

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is moving to an area farther south in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said Thursday.

Caleb Bankston

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 06:00 PM PDT

Former "Survivor" contestant Caleb Bankston has died while working on a coal train near Birmingham, Alabama, a railway official told CNN.

Recess appointments

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:39 AM PDT

The Supreme Court sided with Congress on Thursday in the high-stakes power struggle over presidential recess appointments, in which officials are placed in top government jobs temporarily without Senate approval.

Luis Suarez

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Luis Suarez will have plenty of time to ponder his tendency to bite opposition players after the Uruguayan striker was banned for nine international matches and suspended for four months from any football activity by FIFA.

Avicii

Posted: 25 Jun 2014 11:28 PM PDT

Dozens of concertgoers were hospitalized during a show by superstar DJ Avicii in Boston on Wednesday night, CNN affiliates reported.

Bindi Irwin

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 04:50 AM PDT

Bindi Irwin has a message for girls her age: Cover it up.

Bear cull

Posted: 26 Jun 2014 08:39 AM PDT

A zoo in Switzerland is the latest to be embroiled in controversy, after it not only killed a healthy bear cub but will now stuff and display it to teach children that "nature can be cruel."

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