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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

What awaits Bowe Bergdahl

What awaits Bowe Bergdahl


What awaits Bowe Bergdahl

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 08:26 AM PDT

U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl -- a former captive, a survivor and a hometown hero to many in Hailey, Idaho -- is being accused by some of his fellow soldiers of deserting his post. This charge of treason will be proven or dismissed in the coming weeks and months. But whether it is true or not, and whether he faces official military charges, he has already been sentenced to life to be haunted by his captivity -- and if the allegations are true, his choices.

The truth about Google Glass

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 10:42 AM PDT

Technology is everywhere. It's in our homes, cars, workplaces -- it's in your pocket right now. This is nothing new. We have been conditioned to believe, despite the occasional dystopic summer blockbuster, that technology is making our lives easier. We are told constantly that all these tiny computers we carry around with us are improving, keeping pace as we grow as a society and allowing us to lead more efficient, happier lives.

Fly-by was like something 'straight out of a movie'

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:57 AM PDT

The Russian jet flew within 100 feet of the nose of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Sea of Okhotsk between Russia and Japan, a Defense Department official said.

General: Russia ups flights in Pacific

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Russia has stepped up military activity in the Pacific, including sending long-range bombers on flights off the coast of California and around the island of Guam, as tensions have risen in Ukraine, a top U.S. Air Force general said Monday.

Can the tea party beat old GOP?

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:10 AM PDT

The tea party movement is an important step closer to doing something it's done only three times before: Oust an incumbent Republican senator in a GOP primary.

300 dead in Ukraine conflict? Or is it 10?

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Conflicting accounts emerged Wednesday from heightened fighting in eastern Ukraine, with a Ukrainian government official claiming forces loyal to Kiev had inflicted heavy losses on separatists and a pro-Russia official boasting that militants had downed government jets and helicopters.

iPhone messages will self-destruct

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:26 AM PDT

It didn't get a ton of attention Monday, but Apple's next mobile operating system means significant changes for how iPhone users send and receive messages.

25 years since Tiananmen's 'tank man'

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:16 AM PDT

In between sipping drinks and reminiscing about bygone times at a recent reunion of my high school class, old friends curious about foreign news media's coverage on China asked what stories I was working on.

Pup's misstep puts car in pond

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 04:51 AM PDT

Rosie, a German shepherd puppy, accidentally landed on the gas pedal of her owner's car -- which then ended up in a pond.

'Jeopardy!' champ tells how she lost

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 04:17 AM PDT

'Jeopardy!' champ Julia Collins' 20-game winning streak ended Monday.

Navy: Blue Angels dove into porn

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:56 AM PDT

One of the nation's most prestigious teams of flying aerobats dive-bombed into the depths of sexual harassment and stayed there for at least a year, a new Navy study says.

Slenderman: A horror story for parents

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:44 AM PDT

The case of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their friend multiple times to impress a fictitious Internet bogeyman raises so many questions for parents: How can we be sure our children can truly separate reality from fantasy? What are the warning signs that children are confusing the two?

911 call: Bicyclist helps stabbed girl

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 11:00 AM PDT

"Who did that to you?" a bicyclist in Waukesha, Wisconsin, asked the 12-year-old girl he found bloodied and lying near a wooded area.

Taliban video shows Bergdahl's release

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:59 AM PDT

Dressed in white, with a shawl draped across his shoulders, Bergdahl is led to a U.S. helicopter by two men, one carrying a white flag.

Al Qaeda releases chilling video

Posted: 03 Jun 2014 03:05 PM PDT

A deadly branch of al Qaeda has released chilling new video of their latest attack in Yemen. Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Actor apologizes for using gay slur

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 06:16 AM PDT

Actor Jonah Hill told radio host Howard Stern on Tuesday that he lost his cool with a paparazzo and is heartbroken that he used a "disgusting" homophobic slur.

4,300 new cars pummeled by hail

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 06:39 AM PDT

The hail that pummeled 4,300 vehicles at Woodhouse Auto Family doesn't even compare to what the car dealership chain expects to get Wednesday.

Does Kardashian picture go too far?

Posted: 03 Jun 2014 04:24 PM PDT

Van Jones is outraged that Khloe Kardashian posed with a gun on Instagram.

What kills people who live to 100

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 05:59 AM PDT

A new study finds that people who live past 100 have probably "outlived chronic diseases" and are more likely to have "old age" listed as their cause of death according to the lead author, Dr. Catherine Evans.

From Russia with love, and television

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT

Step back in time to when the world was on the brink, and the Soviets became the enemy of choice in US movies and TV.

Your '60s family photos, revealed

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 10:22 AM PDT

The good ol' days: When life was more innocent, families were happier and children behaved better. Or maybe not.

Ben Stein: The truth about Nixon

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 08:39 AM PDT

Ben Stein says the Richard Nixon he knew had almost nothing to do with the Richard Nixon portrayed in most media of the time.

World's most popular amusement parks

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:46 AM PDT

What's the most popular theme park in the world?

Did a Google camera capture murder?

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 03:52 AM PDT

A Google Street View camera caught what looked like murder on the streets of Scotland. CNN's Errol Barnett explains.

Weird birthday tribute to Anderson Cooper

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:22 AM PDT

CNN's Anderson Cooper celebrates his 47th birthday, and some CNNers used the occasion to have some fun at his expense.

DC-3: The airliner that just won't quit

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 05:44 AM PDT

James Bond piloted a Douglas DC-3 airliner. Indiana Jones hopped a ride on one for his last crusade. This aviation icon even stars in a reality TV show.

Bear opens cabin door, eats breakfast

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 07:51 AM PDT

A Utah cabin owner had a big surprise at breakfast when a black bear opened the door and walked inside.

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 08:35 AM PDT

See Brad Paisley's reaction to Westboro Baptist members outside his concert, National Spelling Bee contestants, and Bashar al-Assad posing with young voters in Syria.

Mississippi GOP primary race too close to call

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 09:21 AM PDT

The Mississippi race between longtime Sen. Thad Cochran and conservative challenger Chris McDaniel was too close to call early Wednesday.

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 08:35 AM PDT

See Brad Paisley's reaction to Westboro Baptist members outside his concert, National Spelling Bee contestants, and Bashar al-Assad posing with young voters in Syria.

Severe weather

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 01:47 AM PDT

The hail that pummeled 4,300 vehicles at Woodhouse Auto Family doesn't even compare to what the car dealership chain expects to get Wednesday.

Bowe Bergdahl

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 03:51 AM PDT

While still secretary of state, Hillary Clinton was skeptical of early plans to trade five Guantanamo prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, former officials involved in the process told CNN on Tuesday.

Fly-by

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 06:37 AM PDT

A Russian fighter jet buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. military plane in April, a U.S. official said Tuesday, describing the fly-by as "straight out of a movie."

Blue Angels

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 06:38 AM PDT

One of the nation's most prestigious teams of flying acrobats dive-bombed into the depths of sexual harassment and stayed there for at least a year, a new Navy study says.

Jonah Hill

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 06:16 AM PDT

Actor Jonah Hill told radio host Howard Stern on Tuesday that he lost his cool with a paparazzo and is heartbroken that he used a "disgusting" homophobic slur.

Look at me! 22 selfies of the week

Posted: 04 Jun 2014 08:48 AM PDT

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