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Monday, June 23, 2014

'This isn't a trip to Disneyland'

'This isn't a trip to Disneyland'


'This isn't a trip to Disneyland'

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:35 AM PDT

A mother and daughter lean against the bus station wall, huddled together under a cream-colored blanket. Their eyes droop as exhaustion sets in.

She fought intruder with odd tool

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 03:35 AM PDT

Patty Kearney says she "snapped" and knew she had to act when an intruder threatened her family. WRTV reports.

8 amazing vending machines

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 04:54 AM PDT

Legend has it the first machine dispensed holy water in exchange for a coin in ancient Egypt.

Craigslist ad: 'My kids suck'

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 04:56 AM PDT

There are two good reasons to own a giant trampoline.

Drink this daily ... and live longer?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 05:50 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells us how drinking alcohol in moderation can help you live to 100.

Woman reunited with husband

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:48 AM PDT

A Sudanese woman who had been sentenced to death by hanging because she declined to renounce her Christian faith has been freed, her lawyer says.

'Brother': She should repent or die

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Two names and two families at the heart of a tragedy.

Sudan's Christians fearful

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:55 AM PDT

Sudanese Christians fear that practicing their faith may make them a target for violence. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.

Keep Presidents' secrets for how long?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 07:39 AM PDT

Presidential libraries always seem to be the center of controversy and debate. Right now a number of cities are competing to host President Barack Obama's library once he leaves office. There will certainly be a flood of stories about the vast fund-raising that will take place to secure money for the building since, according to the laws governing these libraries, the buildings are privately funded.

Vets at VA 'ghost clinics' went untreated

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:01 AM PDT

In one case, a veteran with a psychiatric condition was in the VA facility for eight years before he received a psychiatric evaluation, according to a scathing report by the OSC.

Why Sandusky investigation stalled

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:04 AM PDT

A report issued Monday by Pennsylvania attorney general's says that more could have been done to put convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky behind bars earlier, but the investigation stalled for months at a time in the three years that a case was built against the former Penn State football defensive coordinator.

Aaron Hernandez out of hospital

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:30 AM PDT

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez was transported from his Massachusetts jail cell to a nearby hospital this weekend, according to Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.

Kerry: U.S. support for Iraq 'intense'

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:14 AM PDT

As militants snatch city after city, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Iraq during the country's tensest time since the U.S. withdrawal of troops.

Disabled boy tied to Mumbai bus stop

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 01:16 AM PDT

When I first heard that a nine-year-old boy had been found tied to a bus stop in Mumbai, I was surprised. He can't have been, I thought. In Mumbai?

Asiana crash: Who's to blame?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:14 AM PDT

When federal safety investigators meet on Tuesday to determine the cause of the Asiana Flight 214 crash, they will have studied not only last summer's deadly accident but also a little-known incident years earlier.

Female lawmaker told to get married

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 03:01 AM PDT

A male member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly apologized Monday for shouting sexist remarks at a female colleague as she was giving a speech last week.

Journalists get 'shocking' sentences

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 07:20 AM PDT

After spending nearly six months behind bars in Egypt, three Al Jazeera journalists accused of spreading false news and conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood were found guilty by an Egyptian court.

Jailed for doing your job

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT

What happened in Cairo today sends a chilling message to any journalist covering Egypt: If you speak to a group whose message the government wants suppressed, you can be prosecuted and jailed for it.

Justices split on greenhouse gas regs

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:46 AM PDT

In a split decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards for greenhouse gases.

Teen girl's brutal journey into U.S.

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 03:14 AM PDT

A 17-year-old Honduran girl migrates to U.S. alone, facing threats from deadly gangs. CNN's Alina Machado reports.

Car chase turns to demolition derby

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 02:34 PM PDT

KHOU has the story of a Houston father-daughter duo who chased a group of burglars caught leaving their home.

Furious defendant curses at judge

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 12:32 PM PDT

Watch a man yell obscenities at a judge after he was denied bond on domestic violence related charges.

Jill Duggar of '19 Kids' gets married

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:18 AM PDT

TLC reality star Jill Duggar knocked out two firsts with one wedding.

Lightning knocks guy right out of his boots

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Lightning struck a Georgia man, blasting his shoes from his feet. CNN affiliate WGCL has more.

99 pounds down, from diet to doctor

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Doctors frequently tell patients that they have to lose weight. But the majority of them don't know how it feels. I do.

Great white shark grabs dinner off boat

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 07:25 AM PDT

Fishermen off the New Jersey shore had their cameras rolling as a great white shark ripped their chum bag off the boat.

10 most popular U.S. water parks

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:06 AM PDT

Want to surf 4-foot waves or snorkel in coral reefs as the summer sun shines bright?

Smartphone battery saved by ... a grill?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:28 AM PDT

The Biolite Basecamp transforms heat into an electric charge that can power devices through a USB port.

Shocking death on 'True Blood'

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:55 AM PDT

You'll need two screens today

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:53 AM PDT

Get ready for two games at the same time. And don't rule out Team USA just yet. Who will advance? What's at stake? Here five things to know for today.

Is Team USA finished?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:50 AM PDT

The draw against Portugal was a harsh blow for the Americans, but it does not end their World Cup dreams -- it just makes them harder to achieve.

Day 12: Best photos

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:57 AM PDT

Work-life balance not just a women's issue

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Work-life balance is often considered a concern for women, especially working mothers. But this misconception can dramatically impact the creation of more flexible workplaces.

Work-life balance not just a women's issue

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Work-life balance is often considered a concern for women, especially working mothers. But this misconception can dramatically impact the creation of more flexible workplaces.

Obama interview: What we learned

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:35 AM PDT

Amid growing foreign policy crises, President Obama tells CNN's Kate Bolduan he wants Congress and the country to focus on issues at home -- namely how to improve the lives of working families.

Is paid family leave bad for business?

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 09:18 AM PDT

Paid family leave, which tops the agenda of Monday's White House Summit on Working Families, and which was discussed at Tuesday's CNN town hall with Hillary Clinton, is a good idea whose time has come -- and gone. And come. And gone.

Obama advocates for paid family leave

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:12 AM PDT

CNN's Kate Bolduan talks with President Obama about his Working Families Summit.

Sudan

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 08:24 AM PDT

A Sudanese woman who had been sentenced to death because she declined to renounce her Christian faith has been freed, her lawyer said Monday.

Iraq crisis

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 12:53 AM PDT

As radical Sunni militants snatch city after city in their march to Baghdad, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Iraq on Monday during the country's tensest time since the U.S. withdrawal of troops.

Asiana crash

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 07:35 AM PDT

When federal safety investigators meet on Tuesday to determine the cause of the Asiana Flight 214 crash, they will have studied not only last summer's deadly accident but also a little-known incident years earlier.

Obama interview

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 06:05 AM PDT

Amid growing foreign policy crises, President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress and the country to focus on issues here at home -- namely how to improve the livelihoods of working families. On Monday, the President and first lady Michelle Obama will hold a Working Families Summit in Washington, which highlights economic issues affecting American families at home and in the workplace.

Mumbai

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 06:06 AM PDT

When I first heard that a nine-year-old boy had been found tied to a bus stop in Mumbai, I was surprised. He can't have been, I thought. In Mumbai?

Sexist heckling

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 06:06 AM PDT

A male member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly apologized Monday for shouting sexist remarks at a female colleague as she was giving a speech last week.

Aaron Hernandez

Posted: 23 Jun 2014 03:10 AM PDT

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez was transported from his Massachusetts jail cell to a nearby hospital this weekend, according to Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.

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