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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Last Enola Gay crewman dies

Last Enola Gay crewman dies


Last Enola Gay crewman dies

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 12:58 AM PDT

Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, who navigated the Enola Gay when it dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, has died, his family says.

Body of apparent stowaway found

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:56 PM PDT

The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that had traveled Africa before landing in Germany, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

Never fold your laundry again

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:02 AM PDT

Michael Carbonaro makes a trip to the dry cleaners amazing. Watch the "The Carbonaro Effect" Thursdays 10/9c on truTV.

In the 1960s, we did overcome

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 11:04 PM PDT

Similar to a natural birth, the birth of the '60s contained the joyous power of creation. And like all births, there was blood and danger, says Tom Hayden, author and peace advocate.

Olympian's 10,000-calorie meal

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 11:04 AM PDT

He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and asparagus.

He lost 100 pounds with this diet

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 04:16 AM PDT

Having to ask for a seat belt extender on a flight was one of Benji Kurtz's biggest life humiliations.

Cancer warning: Stay out of the sun

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:31 AM PDT

The surgeon general called it a major public health problem that requires immediate action. Here's what you can do to protect yourself from skin cancer.

The next front in gun control fight

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:26 AM PDT

Gun-control advocates mount campaign about domestic violence and women after gaining little traction with other efforts to tighten restrictions on firearm ownership.

Gabby Giffords: Guns vs. women

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 03:08 PM PDT

Gabrielle Giffords and Katie Ray-Jones say Congress must address domestic violence and guns

Mark Cuban for president?

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 04:38 AM PDT

S.E. Cupp says the entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner thinks for himself and refuses to be confined to an ideological box.

Should Medicare be for everybody?

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Vijay Das says Medicare is a success story that could provide health care for everybody, not just seniors.

Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:06 AM PDT

For a fourth straight day, unsafe conditions in eastern Ukraine kept international investigators from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage.

Train heads for women on bridge

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:54 AM PDT

WTHR reports on two people that just missed being hit by a train -- a "miracle," as one railroad official put it.

Rocket fire unrelenting in Israel, Gaza

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:59 AM PDT

While dueling political leaders blame each other for the carnage in Gaza, residents in the besieged territory are grappling with a new, nightmarish life:

Wife to daughter: 'Dad's in heaven'

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:16 AM PDT

The wife of the first American who died in the current Ebola outbreak speaks out about losing her husband.

Ebola: What you need to know

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:44 AM PDT

It began with a just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. But it spread quickly to two other countries and is now the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record.

Stray dog put an end to burglaries

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 07:20 PM PDT

A dog named Squid helped put an end to a string of burglaries, but his owners were surprised considering his background.

Boehner: Impeachment talk a 'scam'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 04:30 PM PDT

House Speaker John Boehner flatly denied Tuesday that congressional Republicans are moving to impeach President Barack Obama, blasting talk about it as "a scam started by Democrats at the White House."

'Die Hard' actor dies

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 01:11 PM PDT

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. He was 81.

Clerk gets shot, fights back

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Shocking surveillance video shows the store clerk fight back against a gunman who shot him in the leg.

Watch baby whale swim with mom

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Australian residents watched a humpback whale give birth and then swim with her baby. CNN affiliate Seven News has more.

And the world's best city is ...

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:00 AM PDT

Thailand's recent political troubles may have worked in Japan's favor when it came to this year's Travel + Leisure awards, with Kyoto knocking Bangkok off its spot at the top of the magazine's world's best cities list.

World's largest naval exercise

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:59 AM PDT

'Mom went 50 MPH with son on car'

Posted: 29 Jul 2014 05:31 PM PDT

Two Ohio men say they recorded a mother driving down the street with her 19-year-old son on the roof of her car.

Millions of gallons of water flood UCLA

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:08 AM PDT

A water main break in Los Angeles flooded streets and buildings on the UCLA campus.

On board the world's newest jetliner

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Takeoff on one of Airbus' new A350WXB test planes is a strangely quiet experience.

Tornado 'like a ballerina dancing'

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:36 AM PDT

A pair of tornadoes touched down north of Denver causing damage and forcing airline passengers to take shelter.

Voyager's amazing journey in space

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 04:07 AM PDT

NASA's Voyager spacecraft has traveled farther into space than anything or anyone before. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.

Guess what's in these McNuggets

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 03:32 AM PDT

If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.

Little girl sobs for hilarious reason

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 03:55 AM PDT

A 5-year-old girl sobs hysterically after learning her baby brother will grow up. HLN's Robin Meade has more.

Mom, baby trapped in burning home

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:08 AM PDT

A neighbor works to save a baby and her mother from a raging fire in their Minnesota home. CNN affiliate KARE reports.

Look at me! 16 selfies of the week

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 11:10 AM PDT

What Vladimir Putin is REALLY like

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 06:24 AM PDT

Erin Burnett speaks with Newsweek writer Ben Judah about his three year research on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 03:18 AM PDT

Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a robot hitching cross-country all by itself.

Soccer star's father kidnapped, freed

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 09:01 AM PDT

Argentine football star Carlos Tevez has thanked his fans for their support following his father's kidnap ordeal in Buenos Aires.

'Warrior runner' who wouldn't give up

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 06:55 AM PDT

Her surname means "fighter" or "warrior" -- and Christine Ohuruogu has done her best to fulfill that prophecy throughout a stellar running career of glorious peaks and painful troughs.

'Mad Max' architecture

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:15 AM PDT

Designer Justin Plunkett layers photos and computer-generated illustration to create apocalyptic images.

Geyser on Sunset Boulevard

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:38 AM PDT

Streets turned into rivers and parts of UCLA turned into lakes after a massive water main break sent up to 10 million gallons of water gushing through parts of Los Angeles.

Surgeon general issues <br> cancer warning

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 03:02 AM PDT

The surgeon general called it a major public health problem that requires immediate action. Here's what you can do to protect yourself from skin cancer.

Israel-Gaza conflict

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:53 AM PDT

For all the talk of a possible cease-fire, residents of Israel and Palestinians in Gaza are living under a daily barrage of attacks. More than 1,200 Palestinians have been killed, as have 53 Israeli soldiers and three civilians in Israel.

Ukraine

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 08:06 AM PDT

There are echoes of the Cold War as pro-Russian rebels battle Ukrainian government forces in the nation's east.

Water main break

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 04:40 AM PDT

Streets turned into rivers and parts of UCLA turned into lakes after a massive water main break sent 8 to 10 million gallons of water gushing through parts of Los Angeles.

James Shigeta

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:55 AM PDT

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday, his agent said. He was 81.

Skin cancer warning

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.

McNuggets

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 07:56 AM PDT

If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.

Look at me! 16 selfies of the week

Posted: 30 Jul 2014 04:20 AM PDT

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