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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

Ebola doctor contracts Ebola


Ebola doctor contracts Ebola

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 01:41 AM PDT

A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

See 'gustnado' send furniture flying

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:50 AM PDT

A Georgia homeowner caught on camera a possible "gustnado" ripping through his yard. WJBF has more.

Cops: Fake cop abused immigrants

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Police that a man impersonated a police officer and coerced immigrants into committing sex acts. KGO reports.

DA: He killed teacher, tried to kill helper

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 03:39 PM PDT

Philip Chism, a 15-year-old Massachusetts boy accused of raping and killing his math teacher in a high school bathroom, was arraigned Wednesday on attempted murder charges stemming from a separate attack on a female youth services clinician.

Cops: Craigslist contact leads to killing

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 01:48 PM PDT

A headless body of a man found in a wooded Michigan park had local police in Michigan wondering how -- and why.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:43 AM PDT

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived.

Airline: Likely crashed in Mali

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:41 AM PDT

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board dropped off radar after taking off in Burkina Faso. It is thought to have gone down in Mali, the flight operator said.

48 killed in Taiwan crash

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:29 AM PDT

At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

What black boxes can tell

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:03 AM PDT

Everything you need to know about the boxes that are key to every plane crash investigation.

Tense week for air travelers

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:11 AM PDT

It's been a tension-filled week for travelers used to flying safely around the world.

Shift U.S. priorities closer to home

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:50 AM PDT

I grew up on the border, at the site of today's humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of immigrant children seeking asylum. Even though I was born in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, my family and I lived on the Mexican side of the river for seven years of my childhood. There I saw poverty firsthand, right around the corner from our house, in the streets, by the bridge, in the countryside.

The meaning of bringing bodies home

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:22 AM PDT

People sometimes have difficulty understanding why the families of those who die in disasters are so invested in the recovery of their loved ones' bodies. This painful process has been once again brought into sharp relief by the difficulty of retrieving the bodies of those lost in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Ukrainian rebels who control the crash site.

How risky is flying into Israel?

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 10:01 AM PDT

Checking the weather display for our departure from JFK Airport in New York to London's Heathrow Airport, an awkward blob of green, yellow, and red is sprawled diagonally across most of the New England coastline. Studying the computer in Operations, the routing filed with ATC (air traffic control) appears to navigate through the least intense area of a very wide storm system. I pick up the company phone, taking a rare opportunity to consult with our dispatcher located in a central location at our main hub almost 1,400 miles away.

MH17 bodies returned; Ukraine shakeup

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:49 AM PDT

A pro-Russian rebel leader told Reuters he knew about a Buk missile system coming from another rebel province. He later told Russian media that his comments were taken out of context.

Boy attacked by barracuda

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:32 AM PDT

A 13-year-old boy is recovering after a barracuda jumped into his boat and struck him. WKMG has more.

Journalist working for CNN detained

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 10:33 AM PDT

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.

U.N.: Strike hits Gaza shelter

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:22 AM PDT

[Breaking news alert, 9:45 a.m.]

U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:56 AM PDT

The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.

750 Americans now serve with IDF

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:15 AM PDT

The U.S. government doesn't discourage those wanting to join, but some question why they would choose the IDF as opposed to the American military.

High winds hit campground; 2 dead

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:58 AM PDT

Two people are dead and at least 20 were injured at a Virginia campground on Thursday after a possible tornado, Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told CNN.

Norway expecting terror attempt

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 10:20 AM PDT

Norway says it thinks Islamist terror could strike the country within a few days but does not know what the plot is, the country announced Thursday.

Fatal choke a sign of cop problems?

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:37 AM PDT

Susan Candiotti reports on what many perceive to be an alarming increase in the use of excessive force amongst police

Teen pilot dies in quest for record

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:09 AM PDT

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.

Condemned woman leaves Sudan

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 01:41 AM PDT

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

Man drags cop in high speed chase

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 11:49 AM PDT

A wild police chase was caught on camera after a police officer pulled over a man for running a stop sign. WXYZ reports.

'Scammers' won't leave Airbnb house

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:26 AM PDT

If the old saw about houseguests being like fish is true -- after a few days they begin to stink -- imagine what it must smell like in poor Cory Tschogl's 600-square-foot condo in Palm Springs, California.

Resident: I found 6 snakes in toilet

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 03:52 PM PDT

WFTX reports that one Floridian says she has found reptiles in her restroom.

Elway gets choked up over owner Bowlen

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Denver Broncos VP/GM John Elway broke down while sharing news that owner Pat Bowlen is stepping down due to Alzheimer's.

Germany's super auto museums

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 01:52 AM PDT

In the automotive world, good things often come in fours.

Teen invents hot car alarm device

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:09 AM PDT

A New Mexico teen invented an alarm to alert people if they leave their children in hot cars. CNN affiliate KOAT reports.

Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 09:14 PM PDT

Caught on cell cam: He "just stole this stuff." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.

Men rob restaurant wearing ... what??

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:44 AM PDT

Several men broke into a Florida restaurant and stole food while wearing nothing but their underwear. WFTX reports.

Train like a lady lumberjack

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:54 AM PDT

Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:15 AM PDT

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived.

Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole this

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 01:45 PM PDT

When Uncle Si Robertson declared on "Duck Dynasty" that "My favorite color is Camo" it spurred a line of clothing sold to the A&E show's fans, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. A Florida company claims the cable channel's sales of t-shirt, hoodies and other apparel bearing that quote violate its trademark.

Famous firsts in space

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 07:59 AM PDT

Sicily had bikinis 1,500 years ago

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:24 AM PDT

Sicily has beautiful black-sand beaches, a volcano to ski on and desserts to satisfy the sweetest tooth.

Ring box camera captures proposals

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:30 AM PDT

A team at Hope College created a box for engagement rings that allows the couple to capture the special moment.

The world's coolest bookstores

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 05:59 PM PDT

From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish.

100 minutes to execute Arizona man

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:57 AM PDT

Convicted murderer Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection, his attorney said.

Journalist working for CNN abducted in Ukraine

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 08:34 AM PDT

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian separatists.

Inmate gasps during execution

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:45 AM PDT

Convicted murdered Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection Wednesday, his attorney said.

Contact lost with Air Algerie flight

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:35 AM PDT

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said today.

100 minutes to execute Arizona man

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:16 AM PDT

Convicted murderer Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection, his attorney said.

Questions over novel lethal injections

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:43 AM PDT

Joseph Wood was supposed to go quickly and painlessly, when the State of Arizona put him to death by lethal injection on Wednesday.

Untested drugs used in executions

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Death-penalty states scramble to find new drug protocols after manufacturers ban U.S. prisons from using their drugs.

Surprising facts

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:43 AM PDT

2014 has been an eventful year for several of America's death row inmates.

How to improve the death penalty

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:49 AM PDT

In a perfect world of course, there would be no serious predatory crime, and thus no need nor call to respond to it.

Arizona execution

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:16 AM PDT

The State of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.

Teen pilot

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 05:28 PM PDT

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing after their plane crashed into the ocean off American Samoa on Tuesday night, the boy's family said.

Sudanese woman

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 01:42 AM PDT

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

Ebola doctor

Posted: 23 Jul 2014 06:45 PM PDT

A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.

Israel and Hamas

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:10 AM PDT

In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a bit even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.

Flight 17

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 02:53 AM PDT

A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing remains of victims of the crash were due to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday.

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