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Hot car deaths: Who can stop them?

Hot car deaths: Who can stop them?


Hot car deaths: Who can stop them?

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:29 AM PDT

We don't know if little Cooper Harris was accidentally left to die in a hot car or if it was a horrible accident. But his death has many asking: Who should take action to keep kids from being accidentally left in cars?

Rocky Mountain lightning kills woman

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 04:33 AM PDT

A lightning strike on a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, left one woman dead and seven people injured.

LeBron defaced in Miami mural

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:32 PM PDT

The face of LeBron James has been defaced from a Miami Heat mural in Florida.

'Harry Potter' actor found dead in desert

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 03:11 AM PDT

"Harry Potter" actor David Legeno has died, the Inyo County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

'Mockingbird' actress dies

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:31 PM PDT

Rosemary Murphy, an Emmy Award-winning actress, has died. She was 89

Heart attack damage may be reversible

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 09:17 AM PDT

In a new study, scientists are using stem cells taken from the hearts of organ donors to grow new tissue.

Immigration boss: 'We'll send you back'

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:53 AM PDT

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

300-mile bike ride after I lost my arm

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 05:30 PM PDT

Miles O'Brien lost his arm after an accident earlier this year. But he says that pales to what people with cancer go through.

Ad shows black boy being fed like dog

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:03 PM PDT

A television commercial that prompted complaints for its portrayal of a white woman feeding a young black boy like a dog will not be formally investigated, South Africa's advertising watchdog has ruled.

See lightning knock man to ground

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 09:23 AM PDT

A man was knocked over and temporarily paralyzed after lightning struck near him. KDVR Reports.

'Transformers': So bad it's historic

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:40 AM PDT

We stop by Lisa France's desk at CNN so she can tell us why "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is destroying the box office.

'OITNB' star makes history

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:11 PM PDT

Split by a border, united in fear

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 11:14 AM PDT

When the sun comes up, Adele will spend her day running for her life. Rasha will spend it, she says, waiting for death.

Rockets -- and rhetoric -- fly

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:36 AM PDT

The latest wave of attacks between Hamas and Israel showed no signs of abating Saturday, as the two sides battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

Opinion: Why Gaza is exploding

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:44 AM PDT

I would like to think that the horrific killings of Israeli and Palestinian children in recent days -- and the ongoing escalation between Israel and Hamas over Gaza -- will force a moment of truth, more rational thinking and real options to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But I know better. There is still not enough pain and prospects of gain to warrant that.

Gazans exhausted by wars

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:44 AM PDT

As rockets and missiles fly across the Israeli-Gaza border, CNN's Ben Wedeman describes the mood on the ground in Gaza.

How does Iron Dome work?

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:47 AM PDT

Tom Foreman looks at how Israel is able to safely knock rockets from Gaza out of the sky.

LeBron and Cleveland's big week

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 06:59 AM PDT

We moved to suburban Akron in January 2003, just months before LeBron James graduated from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Even in poverty, white privilege wins

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:35 PM PDT

Say "urban poor," and the image that most likely comes to mind is one of young black men caught up in a swirl of drugs and violence and irresponsible single women having babies. But this pervasive stereotype overlooks a surprising reality: Many whites live side by side African-Americans in some of the country's poorest urban neighborhoods.

Pot is legal and sky hasn't fallen

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 11:11 AM PDT

I am sorry to report that Colorado has shut down all government and civilian activities under a haze of pot smoke. Trains will not run. Store shelves are bare. Citizens are rioting in a pot-induced trance. Tourists are avoiding the Sodom and Gomorrah called Colorado. Keep your children indoors and your money in the mattress!

United flight diverted because of odor

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:07 AM PDT

A United Airlines airliner flying from Honolulu to Guam was diverted to Midway because of a reported odor in the cabin or cockpit, FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said Saturday.

Tracy Morgan sues Walmart over crash

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:37 AM PDT

Morgan suffered broken ribs, a broken nose and a broken leg in the crash on June 7. Fellow comedian James McNair was killed and others were injured.

Lesbian: Wedding got me expelled

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 01:50 AM PDT

A 22-year-old woman is expelled from a Christian university in Oklahoma for marrying a woman, in violation of the school's morality covenant.

Plane drops hundreds of fish in lake

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 03:17 AM PDT

The Division of Wildlife Resources keeps Utah's lakes stocked with native fish, and some lakes are very hard to reach.

See 'weeping' elephant unshackled

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:45 PM PDT

When Raju the elephant was rescued after being shackled and abused for five decades, the story and picture of him "crying" went viral.

See rare NYC sunset phenomenon

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 09:27 AM PDT

Watch the sun align with Manhattan's street grid in a phenomena called "Manhattanhenge."

Putin meets Cuba's Castro brothers

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 09:06 AM PDT

In a scene out of the Cold War, Cuban President Raul Castro and ailing brother Fidel met with the current leader of the communist island's longtime economic benefactor, the state press reported Saturday.

Kerry sticking around in Afghanistan

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:10 AM PDT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay in Afghanistan on Saturday, as he sought to broker a deal to end an election crisis amid fears the country could descend into bloody chaos.

Punk rock pioneer Tommy Ramone dies

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 06:49 AM PDT

Tommy Ramone, who led The Ramones and was the group's original drummer, died Friday at 65. He was the last surviving original member of the band.

Writer's plea to white gay men

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 01:36 PM PDT

Sierra Mannie defends her op-ed in which she tells white gay men to stop stealing black female culture.

Pot study stalls after professor is let go

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:23 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.

CDC finds 'distressing' problem at labs

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:37 AM PDT

While investigating an unintended anthrax exposure, the CDC says it found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

If it stinks that bad, can it be healthy?

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 11:36 PM PDT

An old children's ditty goes: "Eat more beans; they're good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you...." Well, you know.

Tallest buildings will clean air

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:11 AM PDT

Architect Laurie Chetwood explains how the pink skyscrapers his company designed will also be environmentally friendly.

Meet sexy felon's nemesis, hot cop

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:25 AM PDT

San Francisco Police Officer Chris Kohrs, also known as "Hot Cop of Castro," has become an internet heartthrob.

German phrases you need to know

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:10 AM PDT

You may have watched in wonder as Germany dismantled Brazil on Tuesday. But to really appreciate the art of German football you need to understand the lingo.

Modeling agency 'drops' World Cup fan

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:23 AM PDT

A Belgian World Cup fan has apparently landed and lost a modeling gig after her photos went viral. Jonathan Mann reports.

Bringing 'Boyhood' to life

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:39 AM PDT

For once in Hollywood, aging is seen as a majestic, magical thing.

25 needless but cool gadgets

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 03:26 AM PDT

Yes, it's great to travel light.

Transgendered celebrities

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:04 AM PDT

Dare you to watch this without ducking!

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:40 AM PDT

A Turkish F-16 jet took an unusually low landing approach over a small crowd of picnickers at the airfield.

ISIS leader criticized for ... his watch

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 05:18 PM PDT

ISIS leader's supporters say his watch isn't a flashy James Bond watch, but that it's meant to help with prayer.

Distraction: Turtle's revenge on dog

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:53 AM PDT

This dog pushes his turtle friend a little too far during their game of "soccer."

Could heart attack damage be reversed?

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 12:17 AM PDT

In a new study, scientists are using stem cells taken from the hearts of organ donors to grow new tissue that might help rebuild healthy hearts in heart attack survivors.

Do elephants cry? Rescuers say Raju did

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 03:01 PM PDT

When Raju the elephant was freed from his shackles, he appeared to be crying. "It seemed like he understood that we were there to help him," the head of the rescue group said.

CDC: Smallpox alive in storeroom

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:57 PM PDT

At least two of the vials employees at the National Institutes of Health found in an unused storage room earlier this month contain viable samples of the deadly virus.

Israel-Gaza crisis

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 10:29 AM PDT

The latest wave of attacks between Hamas and Israel showed no signs of abating Saturday, as the two sides battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

Anthrax

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 05:36 AM PDT

Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

Immigration

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:53 AM PDT

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

Stem cells

Posted: 12 Jul 2014 07:28 AM PDT

In medical school, Gerald Karpman was taught that when it comes to matters of the heart, what's done is done.

Crying elephant

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:36 PM PDT

When Raju the elephant was rescued after being shackled and abused for five decades, the story and picture of him "crying" went viral.

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