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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Man electrocuted by power line

Man electrocuted by power line


Man electrocuted by power line

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:46 AM PDT

A 21-year-old California man was electrocuted after getting near a downed power line in his backyard. WGN reports.

Jewel, Ty Murray splitting

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 01:30 PM PDT

The latest celebrity breakup is a surprising one: Folk singer Jewel and her husband Ty Murray are going their separate ways.

Delegate accused of sex with teen

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 11:04 AM PDT

Virginia State Del. Joseph Morrissey was indicted on charges of having sex with a minor. CNN affiliate WWBT reports.

Violence out of control in Ga. prisons

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 05:51 PM PDT

Thirty-three prisoners and one officer have been killed by other prisoners in Georgia since 2010, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Center for Human Rights.

Check out the new set for 'Thrones'

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:04 AM PDT

Alcazar castle in Spain will stand in for Water Gardens of Dorne in the popular HBO series.

44 kids died in hot cars in 2013

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:35 AM PDT

Seven years ago, Lyn Balfour drove to work and forgot her 9-month-old, Bryce, was in the backseat. Hours later, she realized what she had done. It was too late.

The key role of digital evidence

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:13 AM PDT

Police can search your computers with a warrant, and sometimes without one. Your photos, documents, search history -- like research on death in a hot car -- are fair game.

Why I fled Central America for U.S.

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:01 AM PDT

A few days after my little brother received death threats, he and I jumped on top of la Bestia -- the Beast -- the train heading north, to escape El Salvador. The country that financed the armed forces seeking to kill our friends and family would be our destination for safety. And like the millions of people forced into migration, I was compelled to leave my home for the uncertainty and waiting unwelcome of the United States.

Christians persecuted around globe

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:56 AM PDT

Raymond Ibrahim says the plight of the Sudanese Christian mother who was sentenced to death is nothing new or isolated. It's just one event in one of the worst human rights violations in the world.

The crazy dreamer and Miss 4th of July

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:04 AM PDT

The birthday girl every Fourth of July is the Statue of Liberty, the image on party napkins, on parade floats and the backdrop for fireworks displays in New York Harbor. She is the ultimate American symbol, a gift from France to the United States, it is said, implying that she was a gift given government to government. The truth is, she could more correctly be called a gift from one artist to the world.

Hurricane coming: Take off 'stupid hat'

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:32 AM PDT

As Hurricane Arthur swirls up the East Coast, beachfront July Fourth celebrations are falling flat. Anyone in North Carolina should stay out of the water, says CNN meteorologist Chad Myers.

See lightning hit WTC 12 times

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Watch lightning light up the NYC skyline and strike One World Trade Center.

'Unbroken' warrior dies at 97

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:06 AM PDT

Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and World War II officer who survived a horrific plane crash, a seven-week journey across the Pacific in a raft, near starvation and unspeakable torture in Japanese POW camps, has died.

Did U.S. woman try to help ISIS?

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:11 AM PDT

A 19-year-old woman was arrested at the Denver airport in April. She allegedly told the FBI she was going to be the wife of an ISIS member she met over the Internet.

Security raised on flights to U.S.

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:49 AM PDT

The changes will focus on airports in Europe and the Middle East, and could come as early as next week, a Homeland Security official said.

U.S. warns of Uganda airport threat

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 05:01 AM PDT

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda said that it had been warned of a "specific threat" Thursday evening against Entebbe International Airport in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

Hero bends car door with his hands

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 05:34 PM PDT

A good Samaritan saved a man from a burning SUV by bending the car's door with his bare hands.

'River' flows through plane aisle

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:46 AM PDT

If you've ever traveled by air, you've probably gotten soaked on an airline ticket. But not like this.

Migrants turned away in Calif. town

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 07:41 AM PDT

The national controversy over a surge of Central American immigrants illegally crossing the U.S. border established a new battleground this week in a Southern California small town where angry crowds thwarted detained migrants from entering their community.

What's it mean to be American?

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Jose Vargas, the director of "Documented," talks about his struggle to become a legal US citizen.

Ebola outbreak called 'unprecedented'

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:34 AM PDT

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

Bangkok mall crowded with ... fish?

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:51 AM PDT

Neglected by humans for almost two decades, New World Mall in Bangkok has attracted a slightly different clientele. Happily swimming among dilapidated storefronts and waterlogged escalators, koi and tilapia feast on fish food sold by enterprising locals and thrown by tourists who continue to descend on the surreal scene.

Hundreds of sharks spotted in Fla.

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 12:24 PM PDT

Hundreds of sharks were spotted gathering off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. WKRG reports.

'Full House' star Dave Coulier weds

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:30 AM PDT

It was almost a "Full House" when Dave Coulier got married in Montana.

Barbershop by day, strip club by night

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:35 AM PDT

Florida police accuse a barbershop owner of secretly running a strip club. Affiliate WFTV reports.

Puberty ad you'll want to show all kids

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 06:15 AM PDT

Last year, when my daughter filled out a special class poster in honor of her sixth birthday, she wrote the following five words to describe herself: cool, rocks, awesome, great and happy.

Woman runs over men at gas station

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:35 AM PDT

A woman ran over two men in a gas station parking lot. CNN affiliate KPRC reports.

Days after own-goal, he was shot dead

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 03:33 AM PDT

As Colombia prepares to take on Brazil, the nation remembers defender Andres Escobar who was shot dead six days after the team's early exit from the 1994 World Cup.

Will racing legend ever recover?

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 06:06 AM PDT

It's been 6 months since the accident, but it's still the elephant in the room of Formula One.

Giant blue whale flips whale watchers

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:43 AM PDT

A giant blue whale capsized a boat carrying two whale watchers near San Diego. CNN affiliate KFMB reports.

Summer skies: Fireworks to fireflies

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:18 AM PDT

Summer is the quintessential season of leisure and fun. A time for adventure and exploration, summer is when long days consist of basking in the sun, catching fireflies in our hands, gazing up at stars and cheering with the crackle of fireworks.

Cheerleader takes heat for these pics

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 04:58 PM PDT

A Texas Tech cheerleader is at the center of a controversy over pictures on Facebook of her hunting wild animals.

They live with bound feet

Posted: 02 Jul 2014 10:56 AM PDT

Jo Farrell speaks to Kristie Lu Stout about her mission to document China's last surviving women with bound feet.

'Seinfeld' at 25: Five reasons to yada yada

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:16 AM PDT

"Seinfeld" had nothing to say -- and that was its genius.

10 funniest tributes to Tim Howard

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 08:40 AM PDT

All hail the goalie! CNN's Jeanne Moos counts down the funniest web tributes to goalkeeper Tim Howard.

What life is like for Casey Anthony

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Three years ago Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder charges in the death of her daughter, but public hate still keeps her from leaving her home, her lawyer says.

Your computer knows all ... and tells all

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 02:29 AM PDT

Police can search your computers with a warrant, and sometimes without one. Your photos, documents, search history -- like research on death in a hot car -- are fair game.

What life is like for Casey Anthony

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Three years ago Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder charges in the death of her daughter, but public hate still keeps her from leaving her home, her lawyer says.

Hurricane Arthur

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:55 AM PDT

Cancelled. Postponed. As Arthur gyrates up the East Coast, beachfront Fourth of July celebrations are falling flat, and that could save lives.

Casey Anthony

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:11 AM PDT

It was three years ago that people across the nation and around the world held their breath.

Immigration showdown

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 04:42 AM PDT

The national controversy over a surge of Central American immigrants illegally crossing the U.S. border established a new battleground this week in a Southern California small town where angry crowds thwarted detained migrants from entering their community.

Bangkok mall

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:12 AM PDT

Neglected by humans for almost two decades, New World Mall in Bangkok has attracted a slightly different clientele. Happily swimming among dilapidated storefronts and waterlogged escalators, koi and tilapia feast on fish food sold by enterprising locals and thrown by tourists who continue to descend on the surreal scene.

Louis Zamperini

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:11 AM PDT

Louis Zamperini, the Olympic runner and World War II officer who survived a horrific plane crash, a seven-week journey across the Pacific in a raft, near starvation and unspeakable torture in Japanese POW camps, has died.

Puberty ad

Posted: 03 Jul 2014 10:12 AM PDT

Last year, when my daughter filled out a special class poster in honor of her sixth birthday, she wrote the following five words to describe herself: cool, rocks, awesome, great and happy.

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