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Monday, June 16, 2014

What Casey Kasem did for pop

What Casey Kasem did for pop


What Casey Kasem did for pop

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 10:22 AM PDT

The late Kemal Amin "Casey" Kasem was much more than a relic of radio's Top 40 heyday. In this era of streaming and downloading, when everyone functions as his or her own DJ and program director, the "tastemaking" role of music radio in the late 20th century -- the role that Kasem pretty much owned -- is almost impossible to fathom.

Naked bike ride takes city by storm

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 12:26 PM PDT

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

8-time batting champ had cancer

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:24 AM PDT

Gwynn, one of the best hitters in Major League history, spent 20 years with the San Diego Padres, ending his career in 2001 with 3,141 hits and a .338 batting average.

2007: Hall of Fame induction

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Tony Gwynn was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007 with Cal Ripken. CNN's Larry Smith reports.

Gwynn's career in photos

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:23 AM PDT

People we lost in 2014

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 09:17 AM PDT

KFC accused of kicking girl out

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 11:53 PM PDT

The outrage came hard and fast after a 3-year-old girl badly scarred and wearing an eye patch because of a pit bull attack was apparently asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her appearance upset other customers.

Pilot jumps after skydiver breaks plane

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:52 AM PDT

A skydiving session goes awry after an exiting skydiver hits a key control, damaging the plane and forcing the pilot to do something he'd never done.

MH370: How long will search continue?

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 03:54 AM PDT

When authorities confirmed last month that four "pings" heard in the southern Indian Ocean had nothing to do with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it was a devastating blow for those involved in the investigation, the families of those on board the missing jet, and the countless number of people around the world who had become captivated by the mystery surrounding the plane's disappearance.

New plastic comes from shrimp

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 05:52 AM PDT

Shrimp: It's not just for surf-and-turf anymore.

Cut this food & extend your life

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how eating less meat can help you live to 100.

Stalker app shows danger of wifi

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 09:48 AM PDT

A new app unveils your digital footprint - your passwords, credit card numbers, address and Tinder interests.

When Hillary Clinton went viral

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 05:39 AM PDT

As recently as 2011, Hillary Clinton was seen by many as a respected but polarizing figure: Smart and accomplished, sure, but controlled and somewhat humorless. In the infamous faint praise of her rival-turned-boss Barack Obama, she was "likable enough."

This drone can be yours for $1,000

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 02:14 PM PDT

This microwave sized quadcopter has a built in camera that you can control from your smart phone.

Will U.S. ally with Iran in Iraq?

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 09:12 AM PDT

The militant group fighting to take control of Iraq apparently posted photos on jihadi Internet forums seeming to show executions of Iraqi security forces.

'Foreign legion' may export fight

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:52 AM PDT

ISIS militants fighting in Iraq and Syria include jihadists who have traveled from Western countries. When the fighting ends there, will they use what they've learned back home?

Controller's 'joke' waves off pilot

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:07 AM PDT

An air traffic controller jokingly told a pilot not to land, causing the pilot to pull his plane out of its descent.

Michael Schumacher out of coma

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 04:36 AM PDT

Former F1 driver Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has been released from the hospital to continue rehabilitation after a skiing accident last year, his management said in a statement Monday.

Gunmen open fire on town; dozens killed

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 12:50 AM PDT

Gunmen opened fire and shot people in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni Sunday evening, the nation's interior ministry reported.

3 teens abducted in West Bank

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 04:43 AM PDT

Benjamin Netanyahu blames Hamas for abducting three teenagers who went missing in Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Arrest made in Arizona priest shooting

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 10:59 AM PDT

Phoenix police said Monday that an arrest has been made in a shooting last week at a Catholic church that left one priest dead and another gravely wounded.

China executes 13 on terror charges

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 09:58 AM PDT

China executed 13 people Monday who were indicted on terrorism charges related to attacks on public places in Xinjiang province in recent months, according to China's Xinhua news agency.

Source: Bieber to face vandalism charge

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 10:05 AM PDT

"Today is the day" a Los Angeles prosecutor will charge Justin Bieber with vandalism in the egging of his neighbor's mansion, a source involved in the case told CNN on Monday.

Dog falls down Florida high-rise

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 03:38 AM PDT

Four-year-old "Suzie" fell down a pipe in a residential high-rise building in Oakland Park, Florida.

Twins born 39 days apart

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 04:03 AM PDT

Twin brothers from Kansas City are born thirty-nine days days apart. KCTV has the story.

She gained weight to love her body

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:45 AM PDT

In 2011, Brittany Miles considered food to be her enemy.

Prince George steps out in public

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 04:24 AM PDT

50 people turning 50 in 2014

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:02 AM PDT

Air Force One due for a major update

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 04:01 AM PDT

CNN's Tom Foreman looks at plans to create a more advanced Air Force One.

Celebs not born in the U.S.A.

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 05:26 PM PDT

Celebrities you didn't know weren't born in the U.S.

Cat-ching! Cat cafes take over world

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 11:46 PM PDT

How adding cats to coffee and cookies became a hugely successful global trend.

Funny or Die spoof: 'Creationist Cosmos'

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:55 AM PDT

'Creationist Cosmos' has an answer for all the mysteries of the Universe: God did it. For more go to funnyordie.com.

Stevens: Richard Simmons licked me

Posted: 15 Jun 2014 12:24 PM PDT

Actress Amber Stevens tells Conan about her Broadway-themed workout and Richard Simmons licking her.

Teen looks, sounds like 'Frozen' heroine

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:05 AM PDT

Meet the Florida teenager who resembles Elsa, a character from the Disney animated film "Frozen." Affiliate WKMG reports.

A hat trick, a headbutt, a humbled Portugal

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT

That just about sums up Portugal's World Cup opener against Germany. And as if the loss wasn't enough, Portugal may have lost a key player.

Klinsmann: 'I booked my flight after the final'

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 06:27 AM PDT

The U.S. coach is hopeful his team can fend off archnemesis Ghana and survive the "Group of Death," and you should be too.

A hat trick, a headbutt, a humbled Portugal

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:08 AM PDT

That just about sums up Portugal's World Cup opener against Germany. And as if the loss wasn't enough, Portugal may have lost a key player.

Meet the American Outlaws

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Don't tell these guys soccer hasn't caught on in the U.S. The Outlaws are in Brazil and "die-hard" doesn't even begin to describe this 20,000-strong family of fans.

Schedule

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Sunday's results:

Goals

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 11:21 AM PDT

A look at every goal scored during the 2014 World Cup.

Klinsmann optimistic

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:21 AM PDT

The U.S. coach is hopeful his team can fend off archnemesis Ghana and survive the "Group of Death," and you should be too.

The best photos

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 10:08 AM PDT

Can U.S. escape 'Group of Death'?

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 03:53 AM PDT

CNN Editorial Producer Nadia Bilchik details the controversial comments by U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

5 things to watch

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 06:19 AM PDT

The United States takes on Ghana. Ronaldo takes on his left knee. And Iran tackles a giant killer.

Michael Schumacher

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Former F1 driver Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has been transferred from a hospital in Grenoble, France, where he had been admitted after a skiing accident last year, his management said in a statement Monday.

Skydiver

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Although Shawn Kinmartin flies planes for a sky diving service, he hadn't done any sky diving himself.

KFC

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 08:06 AM PDT

The outrage came hard and fast after a 3-year-old girl badly scarred and wearing an eye patch because of a pit bull attack was apparently asked to leave a KFC restaurant because her appearance upset other customers.

Kenya

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 01:13 AM PDT

Attackers thought to be members of the Al Shabaab terrorist group shot and hacked people to death Sunday evening in the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni.

Iraq

Posted: 16 Jun 2014 01:32 AM PDT

One by one, Iraqi cities seem to be falling to a militant group bent on continuing its march forward.

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