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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Drew Barrymore's half-sister dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister dead


Drew Barrymore's half-sister dead

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:09 AM PDT

Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday morning.

Police: Teen raped at Keith Urban show

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 01:06 PM PDT

A teenage girl was raped at same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.

NFL rule changes for 2014 season

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:39 AM PDT

Andy Scholes outlines the rule changes the NFL has made for the upcoming football season.

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M lawsuit

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 03:45 AM PDT

It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.

9/11-related cancer cases growing

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:25 AM PDT

Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.

'Sharknado 2' whips up Twitter frenzy

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:21 AM PDT

Peace. Love. And Snarknado 2.

Our atheists are better than yours

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:55 AM PDT

S.E. Cupp states the case for atheists joining the conservative ranks.

Native tribes cataloged in photos

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:08 AM PDT

In 2012, photographer Matika Wilbur sold everything in her Seattle apartment and hit the road on a cross-country journey.

Says his wife is an 'angel' who could do no wrong

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 11:06 AM PDT

The Baltimore Ravens running back, suspended by the NFL for two games after video showed him dragging his future wife from an elevator, says he let down his family and team.

Costello: What is NFL thinking?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 11:03 AM PDT

My dad told me real men don't hit women.

Suicide bomber was American grown

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Seconds before he detonated the massive truck bomb that killed him and a number of Syrian soldiers two months ago, Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha radioed other fighters in al Qaeda to say, "I see paradise and I can smell paradise."

Charge man, 80, with killing intruder?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:22 AM PDT

Tom Greer is an 80-year-old crime victim who had the absolute right to use deadly force to defend himself when a pair of burglars -- a man and a woman -- broke into his home in Long Beach, California, and began assaulting him. And yet, if there is any justice, the 80-year-old should spend the remainder of his golden years in prison.

Stop pangolin from being eaten to death

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:58 AM PDT

The world finally is starting to wake up to the plight of the pangolin -- an awesomely introverted, scale-covered mammal that's capable off fending of lions but gets snatched right up by poachers.

Does smoking pot make you dumb?

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 12:47 PM PDT

Back in the 1980s, while attending medical school in New York City, I watched patients remove their oxygen masks so they could smoke cigarettes while in their hospital beds. I watched the chairman of the board of the hospital smoke during board meetings. And I recall people smoking in airline terminals, in their offices, on trains and in restaurants.

CIA: Sorry for spying on Senate panel

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 11:01 AM PDT

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers.

Boy gets trapped in hot car, dies

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 06:06 AM PDT

A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.

House votes to sue Obama

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Republicans say the President abused his power by making a change to Obamacare. Democrats claim the GOP has other goals in mind.

Ax flies through car windshield

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:07 AM PDT

A truck carrying an unsecured ax flew through the windshield of the vehicle driving behind it down the highway.

One dead in parking lot plane crash

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:47 AM PDT

A plane crashed in the parking lot of a crowded San Diego shopping center, killing one passenger and injuring the pilot.

Cop pulls man over, performs CPR

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:31 PM PDT

Police dashcam video shows an officer performing CPR on a driver he pulled over for speeding. Affiliate WMTW reports.

House GOP cancels vote on immigration

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 11:27 AM PDT

On the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

European monitors reach MH17 site

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 05:13 AM PDT

Ukraine's military announced a one-day cease-fire on Thursday to allow international experts full access to the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed two weeks ago.

CDC: Ebola fight could take 6 months

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 11:22 AM PDT

Nancy Writebol fought for her life against Ebola hemorrhagic fever on Thursday.

Detained American feels abandoned

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 02:21 AM PDT

Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.

'Big Bang Theory' production stalls

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Brace yourselves, "Big Bang Theory" fans: Production on the CBS comedy has been put on pause.

Man records own bull trampling

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:11 PM PDT

A California man is lucky to be alive after getting trampled during a bull run at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

Wrongly convicted man's new life

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 09:08 AM PDT

Michael Phillips has been spending most of his time these days living in a tiny room in a no-frills northeast Dallas nursing home.

Married 62 years, they die hours apart

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:43 AM PDT

This couple was married for 62 years and died hours apart -- while holding hands. KERO reports on the idyllic love story.

Men caught stealing WHAT in 2 min.?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Eight men broke into a store and stole thousands of dollars worth of hair extensions. CNN affiliate KHOU has more.

Is this tiny island the world's melting pot?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 02:56 AM PDT

With a mix of Indian, African, French and Chinese influences, Mauritius represents a cultural smorgasbord.

Hackers show lost NASA photos

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 02:27 AM PDT

Sitting incongruously among the hangars and laboratories of NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley is the squat facade of an old McDonald's. You won't get a burger there, though -- its cash registers and soft-serve machines have given way to old tape drives and modern computers run by a rogue team of hacker engineers who've rechristened the place McMoon's. These self-described techno-archaeologists have been on a mission to recover and digitize forgotten photos taken in the '60s by a quintet of scuttled lunar satellites.

Thieves steal chance to shower, flush

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:18 AM PDT

With water sources drying up, farmers are looking for underground springs to support their livelihoods.

ATM shocks customers with ...

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 09:42 AM PDT

A Canadian ATM moved customers to tears by giving them money and gifts. The bank said it just wanted to say thanks.

Soccer team wears tuxedo uniform

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:46 AM PDT

When celebrating an important anniversary, it's always good to look your best. At least that's theory for a Spanish football team's preseason tuxedo kit which celebrates the club's 90th year of existence.

Beloved police dog poisoned

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:27 AM PDT

A Massachusetts detective wants justice for the person who poisoned his dog. WPRI's Steven Nielsen reports.

'The Sixties': 1968 unforgettable

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:11 AM PDT

For some, the world seemed to be falling apart. See why 1968 may be the most historic year of the modern era.

Is THIS 2,000 miles of the impossible?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 07:24 AM PDT

CNN's Ed Lavandera explains what it might take to actually secure the border ... and why it's basically impossible.

Little girl has a mortality meltdown

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:14 AM PDT

Watch 5-year old's meltdown over age and death. Jeanne Moos reports on a sis who doesn't want her bro ever to grow up.

Unforgettable: 1968

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 06:28 AM PDT

For some, the world seemed to be falling apart. See why 1968 may be the most historic year of the modern era.

Could Ebola spread to the U.S.?

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 12:35 AM PDT

Experts say that yes, Ebola could make its way to the U.S., but there's no reason to panic. It's not the kind of disease that can sweep through New York, a doctor says.

Israel targeted and then saved Hamas leader

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:49 AM PDT

In 1997, Mossad agents injected or sprayed poison in Khaled Meshaal's ear. Jordan's king threatened to break off relations unless an antidote was delivered.

Israel calls up reservists

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 09:30 AM PDT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is committed to destroying Hamas' network of tunnels.

Gaza is 'proxy war' for entire Mideast

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:49 AM PDT

The conflict raging in Gaza is different this time.

Hamas films deadly tunnel attack

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 05:01 PM PDT

Hamas releases video showing an attack staged from an underground tunnel as Israel works to find and destroy the network.

Photos: Israel-Gaza crisis

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 03:55 AM PDT

Israel-Gaza conflict

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 06:11 AM PDT

A number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents -- a day after another school-turned-shelter was hit by artillery killing more than a dozen people.

Ebola

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Nancy Writebol fought for her life against Ebola hemorrhagic fever on Thursday.

Ukraine

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 02:52 AM PDT

Ukraine's military announced a one-day cease-fire on Thursday to allow international experts full access to the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed two weeks ago, officials said.

Hot car death

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 10:09 AM PDT

A 3-year-old boy in Southern California died Wednesday after he climbed into an unlocked car on a hot summer's day and was trapped, police said.

Obama

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution.

Kenneth Bae

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.

9/11-related cancer

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 04:25 AM PDT

Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort -- cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and prostate cancers.

Concert rape

Posted: 31 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT

A teenage girl was raped at the same Keith Urban show where 20 people got so drunk they were hospitalized, police said.

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