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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

4 takeaways from World Cup

4 takeaways from World Cup


4 takeaways from World Cup

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 06:19 AM PDT

Amy Bass says soccer, the world's most popular sport, drew intense interest, even in the U.S.

Can immigrant 'safe zones' help?

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 06:18 AM PDT

As U.S. sees a crisis of children on its southern border, another image from another time seems inescapable: that ship full of Jewish refugees off our shores as World War II approached, write David Gergen and Daniel Katz.

17, on death row -- and innocent

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 06:14 AM PDT

Prosecutorial misconduct and suppressed evidence once made Shareef Cousin the youngest person on death row, convicted for a crime for which he was later exonerated.

'Octomom' gets probation

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 01:23 PM PDT

Octuplets mom Nadya Suleman settled the welfare fraud case against her by repaying $26,000 prosecutors say she illegally claimed.

'We are at a dangerous time'

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 02:19 PM PDT

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts.

Bergdahl back on regular duty?

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to active duty as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.

Man pays for others' groceries

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:44 AM PDT

A generous - and anonymous - benefactor in California pays for hundreds of dollars of strangers' groceries.

Mystery gas empties Penn. homes

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 06:08 AM PDT

A strong odor from an unidentified gas led firefighters to evacuate 150 homes in a Philadelphia-area community, a fire department said.

What's 'frightening' Justice Dept.?

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 02:19 PM PDT

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about wholes that are greater than the sum of their parts.

Medical marijuana research stalls after Arizona professor is let go

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 09:17 AM PDT

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.

Goofy wedding pic goes viral

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:26 AM PDT

A man accidentally rips his pants and kicks a bridesmaid in the head during a wedding picture.

Couple shed 280 pounds and get noticed for the right reasons

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:14 AM PDT

By the time he hit 327 pounds, Robert Foster had been playing "the fat guy" for decades. His size was the thing that made him stand out.

Gay teacher files claim against school

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:27 AM PDT

Flint Dollar was fired from his job at a Catholic school for being gay. Can he sue under gender discrimination?

Lawyers, German woman accused of shaking down Saudi sheik

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 01:21 PM PDT

A German woman and two California lawyers have been charged with extortion for allegedly accusing the son of a wealthy Saudi sheikh of sexual assault and torture.

'Cake Boss' rescued from boat stranded in thick fog

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 06:34 AM PDT

Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro's gastronomical gifts were of little help when his 32-foot Boston Whaler got lost in heavy fog and and low visibility in New York Harbor.

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