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Friday, June 20, 2014

The return of Dave Chappelle

The return of Dave Chappelle


The return of Dave Chappelle

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 05:47 AM PDT

Looks like Dave Chappelle is making up for lost time.

'TRUMP' sign creates stir in Chicago

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:46 AM PDT

CNN's George Howell talks to Chicagoans who "sound off" on the Trump Tower's new sign.

Oh, mama! Don't do THAT at the wedding

Posted: 19 Jun 2014 02:34 PM PDT

Friends and family, feel free to get down and dirty. Mother of the bride? You should abide by these 10 simple etiquette rules.

She never expected this proposal

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:48 AM PDT

How to ask "Marry me?" using 44 Miatas. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a parking lot proposal.

Life-changing game for autistic kids

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:01 AM PDT

For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.

Video shows officers killing homeless man

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 08:26 AM PDT

The shooting is one more in a long line of police killings that has the Albuquerque Police Department on the verge of federal oversight.

Opinion: Such shootings preventable

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 10:39 AM PDT

It breaks my heart to read about the death of James Boyd, a homeless man shot and killed by Albuquerque police in March. Boyd was apparently mentally ill.

How World War I gave us 'cooties'

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:53 AM PDT

The Brits called it the "Great War." To the Yanks, it was the "World War." No one wanted to think there could be a second. Though World War I, which began 100 years ago next month, devastated lives and landscapes, its effect on language was almost paradoxically positive. It spawned hundreds of new words and popularized scores of old ones. Many of them survive today -- there are "cooties," "camouflage," "scrounge" and "dud," for example -- but many have lost their once-widely recognized associations with the war that was hoped would "end war."

A raise for 25 million workers?

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:14 AM PDT

Injustice has no borders, as we at Oxfam know well from years of experience working in more than 90 countries. We also know that poverty has no political party in our own country, the United States.

Tracy Morgan moved to rehab

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 08:59 AM PDT

(CNN) -- Comedian Tracy Morgan has been moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery after a deadly traffic accident, his publicist said Friday.

Hecklers bring politician to tears

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:09 AM PDT

Footage of male members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly heckling a female colleague is sparking outrage.

World Cup party attack suspects killed

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 12:49 AM PDT

Kenyan forces have shot dead five people allegedly involved in a weekend attack that turned a World Cup viewing party into a bloodbath.

Pope: Don't legalize recreational drugs

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 06:28 AM PDT

Pope Francis spoke out Friday against legalizing recreational drugs, telling participants at the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rome that, "Drug addiction is an evil, and with evil there can be no yielding or compromise."

3 shot at Red Rocks after rap show

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:51 AM PDT

Three people were shot at Colorado's historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre after a concert by the rapper Nas late Thursday night.

Who are advisers going to Iraq?

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:25 AM PDT

Labeling the 300 personnel going to Iraq as advisers is "political semantics" because they are high-ranking officers like Navy SEALs and Army Rangers, says a retired Marine Sgt.

CNN reporter roughed up at protest

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:25 AM PDT

A CNN reporter and cameraman were roughed up by Palestinian security forces during a Hamas protest.

Police: Bible stopping bullet was a lie

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:27 AM PDT

The story of a biblical miracle that saved a man's life from blazing bullets has turned out to be a myth, police in Ohio said.

Official: Ukraine closes Russia border

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 04:23 AM PDT

Ukrainian forces have completed an operation to close off the country's eastern border with Russia, Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov told Ukraine's Parliament on Friday.

Inmates: It's too hot in Texas prisons

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 04:13 AM PDT

Claiming that even the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is air conditioned, prisoners in Texas have filed a federal lawsuit over soaring temperatures in state prisons that they say have killed at least 12 prisoners in the last three years.

Man falls 3,300 feet into Alps cave

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 04:19 AM PDT

52-year-old Johann Westhauser has been rescued from 1000 meters below the Bavarian Alps. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.

Miracle cat returns 13 years later

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:18 AM PDT

A family says their lost cat has returned 13 years after it went missing.

The week in 33 photos

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 10:57 AM PDT

Prince George stepped out in public for the first time this week while his father, Prince William, played in a polo match. See more images from the week's news.

Biker cusses out reporter, then this ...

Posted: 19 Jun 2014 03:36 PM PDT

A motorcyclist is issued several citations after he confronts a news crew for filming him. Affiliate KRON reports.

Another World Cup upset

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:36 AM PDT

Forget about trying to give England a hand. Italy must now worry about themselves after a 1-0 loss to outsider Costa Rica left the Azzurri in danger of being eliminated from the group stage for the second consecutive World Cup.

Officer shot this cuffed suspect

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:53 AM PDT

Policeman, Jose Flores, shot a handcuffed suspect during a scuffle. CNN affiliate KFOX reports.

Retracing a summer of terror

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 10:46 AM PDT

One volunteer woke up every morning with a sigh, relieved that no one had murdered him in his home the night before. Another expected a bullet from a sniper whenever she strolled down the street. And one young woman was so petrified after an encounter that she urinated on herself in public.

Super-hot guy has one tragic flaw

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:47 AM PDT

An attractive mugshot from the Stockton, California, Police Department has gotten a lot of attention online.

How not to raise a mean girl

Posted: 19 Jun 2014 02:19 PM PDT

I am one of the lucky ones. I didn't meet my first "mean girl" until freshman year of college.

Biker slams into car, flips through air

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 05:54 AM PDT

A Florida motorcyclist is lucky to walk away alive after hitting and flipping over a car. Bay News 9 reports.

Why actress tweeted pic of her bare breast

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:32 AM PDT

Jenny Mollen has no issue tweeting her breastfeeding. The new author talks motherhood and having a (more) famous husband

The hidden beauty of airport runways

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 08:18 AM PDT

Airports are known for rules and regulations, a reputation that applies to the runways as well. Almost all airport designs are governed by regulations established by the International Civil Aviation Organization to ensure pilots circling Toledo or Timbuktu remain properly oriented and deliver passengers and cargo safely.

Best travel songs of all time

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Once in while, the CNN Travel braintrust blows it -- make that all the time if you happen to be @cnnalwaysblowsit47.

Hats off to Royal Ascot

Posted: 19 Jun 2014 07:07 PM PDT

Royal Ascot 2014

'Saved by the Bell' to have dirt exposed

Posted: 19 Jun 2014 04:43 PM PDT

Ever wanted to know what really happened behind the scenes on "Saved by the Bell"?

The week in 33 photos

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:47 AM PDT

This house in Texas was deliberately set on fire after part of the ground beneath it collapsed into the lake below. See more images from this week's news.

Iraq crisis

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:10 AM PDT

More than a million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday -- a number only likely to rise as Islamist militants and Iraqi security forces battle for control.

Week in photos

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:10 AM PDT

Texas inmates

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:11 AM PDT

Claiming that even the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is air conditioned, prisoners in Texas have filed a federal lawsuit over soaring temperatures in state prisons that they say have killed at least 12 prisoners in the last three years.

Red Rocks shooting

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 03:51 AM PDT

Three people were shot at Colorado's historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre after a concert by the rapper Nas late Thursday night.

Pope Francis

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Are you stoned?

Tracy Morgan

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 11:13 AM PDT

(CNN) -- Comedian Tracy Morgan has been moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery after a deadly traffic accident, his publicist said Friday.

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