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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Ex-China security chief probed

Ex-China security chief probed


Ex-China security chief probed

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:00 AM PDT

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation," state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

U.S.: Russia violated arms treaty

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 02:10 AM PDT

The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.

Congress comes up with deal on VA

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 03:20 AM PDT

Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Outrage over Ray Rice suspension

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 04:42 PM PDT

Ray Rice was suspended for two games after video showed him dragging his unconscious fiancée from an elevator.

Tips needed in FSU professor's slaying

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:37 AM PDT

The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public's help.

Family sues in Georgia gym death

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 02:23 AM PDT

The family of Kendrick Johnson filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school officials claiming their lack of action led to his death at the hands of another student.

Icky new finding on handshakes

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:40 AM PDT

CNN's Adam Dunnakey looks at a new study that says high fives and fist bumps beat handshakes for hygiene.

Barcode app for cemeteries?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:02 AM PDT

The Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery is voting whether or not to implement a barcode-scanning app. KTVA reports.

9 of the world's most beautiful piers

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 04:37 PM PDT

It's a good summer for piers.

Hotels experiment with 'honesty rates'

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 04:40 PM PDT

When your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists and fleecing them for every cent, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move.

Could deadly virus spread to U.S.?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:46 AM PDT

An American who worked in Liberia has died of the virus, falling ill during a stop in Nigeria on his way home to Minnesota. Which raises the question: Is Ebola a threat outside of Africa?

Opinion: Ebola is out of control

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:45 AM PDT

The Ebola epidemic now raging across three countries in West Africa is three-fold larger than any other outbreak ever recorded for this terrible disease; the only one to have occurred in urban areas and to cross national borders; and officially urgent and serious. At least 1,090 people have contracted the awful disease this year, though the epidemic's true scope is unknown because of widespread opposition to health authorities in afflicted Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

2 other Americans infected

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:07 AM PDT

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

Dr. Gupta dispels Ebola myths

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:08 AM PDT

Reporting from Guinea, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains some common misconceptions of one of the world's most deadly viruses.

5 ways Gaza will change world

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 05:18 AM PDT

Frida Ghitis says Israelis' greatest fear is a Palestinian state falling to extremists, as Gaza did to Hamas.

Why do women fail?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:47 AM PDT

Carol Dweck and Rachel Simmons: Girls tend to have a "fixed mindset" but they should have a "growth mindset."

What's wrong with 'Black Jesus'?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:48 AM PDT

A Christian group's anger over the trailer for an upcoming TV show seems out of place, says Jay Parini

Girl hit by plane on beach dies

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:03 AM PDT

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Israel says its prepared for cease-fire

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 10:40 AM PDT

"When we get guarantees from the Zionists for an international mediation regarding a humanitarian pause, then we can consider it," a Hamas spokesman says.

8-year-old watched his friend die

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:00 AM PDT

CNN's Karl Penhaul speaks with witnesses of the bombing, including children whose guardians granted him OK to interview.

Exclusive look in Hamas tunnels

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 07:55 PM PDT

The opening was so small that CNN's Wolf Blitzer -- no physical giant -- had to bend down to climb inside one of 30 or so Palestinian tunnels from Gaza to southern Israel.

Data logs explain MH17 downing

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 03:42 PM PDT

CNN's Pamela Brown reports on what investigators have learned so far from MH17's flight data recorders.

Fierce fighting at MH17 crash site

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:31 AM PDT

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces.

Malaysia Airlines considers rebrand

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 08:47 PM PDT

Malaysia Airlines struggles to recover from recent tragedies. CNN's Ana Cabrera shares the plan to rebrand their image.

NCAA settles head-injuries suit

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:08 AM PDT

A $75 million settlement reached between the NCAA and dozens of college athletes will change the way athletic teams handle players who suffer head injuries, the NCAA said Tuesday.

Family feud cost millions of lives

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 03:42 PM PDT

On July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Over the next week, Europe's royals exchange a flurry of telegrams.

Teen caught on cam taking THIS ...

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 03:45 PM PDT

A Michigan man videotaped a teen trying to take his moped and then confronted the teen about it. WZZM has more.

Amazing shots of hot air balloons

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Take a one-minute escape into the world of hot air balloons.

How often do you wash your sheets?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:50 AM PDT

How often do you wash your jeans, bras and pillows? Here's a definitive guide to keeping all your quarters clean.

Who created underwater statues?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:24 AM PDT

Welcome to the Museo Subacuático de Arte, the world's first underwater museum created by British sculptor Jason deCairnes Taylor with the idea to make art and marine environment interact. He covers his exhibits in cement that attracts coral growth, then submerges them to the ocean floor, letting tropical coral overtake their surface and eventually form a new reef.

Watch robbers get a beat-down

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 06:03 PM PDT

Robbers get beat-down by cashier cashing in on his martial arts skills. Jeanne Moos reports on flying feet, and fists.

Peyton Manning boogies at practice

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:20 AM PDT

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning took a break during training camp to show off his dance moves.

What a shot! 37 sports photos

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:45 AM PDT

Worried over weight, she built an empire

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 10:37 AM PDT

Would you spend $34 on an exercise class? SoulCycle co-founder Elizabeth Cutler thinks you will.

Suspect goes in through dog door ...

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 03:16 AM PDT

A burglary suspect used a dog door to break into a home, and it was all captured on a surveillance camera.

10 yoga poses to beat stress

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:29 AM PDT

Don't let stress get the best of you! Start your day off right with this yoga sequence for beginners. These 10 yoga poses will have you feeling refreshed in no time.

Taye Diggs would do 'Magic Mike 2'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:52 AM PDT

Taye is so serious about snagging a role that he gives Andy a little lap dance to prove his exotic dancer bonafides.

Social media wants to know who she is

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 03:27 PM PDT

The story of a woman dressed in black seen walking down the highway has gone viral. CNN affiliate WATE reports.

Incredible rooftop bars

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 02:48 AM PDT

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings?

This circus features all cats

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:00 AM PDT

One "cat lady" has started her own circus to help cats find new homes. CNN affiliate KUSA reports.

Is she really a plus-size model?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:52 AM PDT

Robyn Lawley, who wears a size 12, is drawing praise for posting unretouched photos of herself in protest against airbrushing. LZ Granderson argues her protest highlights a wider problem.

Molestation suspect killed during standoff

Posted: 28 Jul 2014 07:53 PM PDT

A man recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt with John Walsh" was killed in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him, two sources said.

Is she really<br> a plus-size model?

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Robyn Lawley, who wears a size 12, is drawing praise for posting unretouched photos of herself in protest against airbrushing. LZ Granderson argues her protest highlights a wider problem.

Israel-Gaza crisis

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:13 AM PDT

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.

Ukraine

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 02:13 AM PDT

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces.

Professor killed

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:37 AM PDT

The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public's help.

Florida crash

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 09:03 AM PDT

The 9-year-old girl critically injured when an airplane struck her on a Florida beach last weekend has died, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Ebola

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:36 AM PDT

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

MH17

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:37 AM PDT

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.

'The Hunt'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:35 AM PDT

Investigators say they sifted through hundreds of tips in their search for Charles Mozdir, but a phone call they got during CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh helped them crack the case.

What a shot! 37 sports photos

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 03:47 AM PDT

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