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Friday, July 25, 2014

'Massive' dinosaur bone found

'Massive' dinosaur bone found


'Massive' dinosaur bone found

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 06:13 AM PDT

A 'massive' femur bone from an Apatosaurus has finally been removed from from its discovery site. KKCO reports.

Car dealer gives refund ... in pennies

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 04:10 AM PDT

A college student in Florida is outraged after she received a refund from a car dealer ... in pennies.

'50 Shades' of ... lame?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Who's moaning in "50 Shades of Grey" trailer? CNN's Jeanne Moos checks the temperature of the steamy scenes.

'Buffy': Where are they now?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 01:51 AM PDT

Protests follow shelling of U.N. site

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 09:19 AM PDT

At least four Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank during protests over the deaths of civilians in Gaza, according to medical sources.

Sources: 1-week cease-fire in works

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:15 AM PDT

The United States and Egypt are moving closer to an agreement with Israel and the Palestinians on a one-week humanitarian cease-fire starting Sunday, several diplomatic sources told CNN on Friday.

How do we get a cease-fire?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 04:24 AM PDT

"Lift the siege."

Is Hamas using human shields?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:15 AM PDT

Tuesday's discovery of rockets hidden in a vacant U.N. facility is the sort of evidence that Israel cites when it accuses Hamas of using civilians and their institutions as shields in the ongoing Gaza conflict.

Opinion: Struggle drains me of hope

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 09:05 AM PDT

At age of 52, it might be too late to re-visit your beliefs and principles in order to change them.

What is the North Korean riddle?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 10:17 AM PDT

The last bit of news I heard before boarding a plane to Seoul a few days ago was that North Korea had just fired 100 artillery shells into the sea near the border with South Korea.

Is Vladimir Putin evil?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 07:04 AM PDT

To the question "Is Putin evil?" Alexander Motyl says he is evil enough for condemnation by people of good will. It is a moral imperative for the world to denounce him and cut ties with Russia.

Sutter: The day I became a meme

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 09:20 AM PDT

On Wednesday, I wrote a not-at-all controversial column on this website titled, "The argument for eating dog." The piece ran with a visual essay on CNN Photos about the illegal dog meat trade in Southeast Asia, which is just awful to look at. I argued that the dog trade should be cleaned up and made more humane -- but that the same should happen to factory farms here in the United States.

Air Algerie jet 'disintegrated'

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:10 AM PDT

Wreckage of an Air Algerie jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in northern Mali, France said. Flight 5017 was carrying 116 people when it went down.

Dad: It's my fault they're gone

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 09:03 AM PDT

A man in Canada blames himself for the loss of his wife and two kids on the Air Algerie crash. CBC News reports.

Dutch push Putin on MH17

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 02:52 AM PDT

The Netherlands is stepping up efforts to try to ensure that the remains of all the victims of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 return home from Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister told CNN.

Victim's mom makes plea to Putin

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 07:43 AM PDT

Silene Fredriksz, who lost her son on MH17, asks Russian President Vladimir Putin to help bring all the bodies back.

Intruder: I'm pregnant. Man: I shot her

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 10:01 AM PDT

Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his home. When he got his gun and fired at them, they ran.

Vandal targets poorly parked cars

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:49 PM PDT

WCBS reports on a series of vandalized cars, seemingly targeted for their poor parking prowess.

Official: Patient opens fire; doc kills him

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 06:18 AM PDT

A shooting at a Pennsylvania hospital leaves one dead and two wounded

Pope to visit Philly next year

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 07:56 AM PDT

Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.

McCain: Execution was 'torture'

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 04:14 AM PDT

The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said.

3 U.S. journalists held in Iran

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:38 AM PDT

Concern is growing for the wellbeing of four journalists apparently detained in Iran this week, three of them American citizens, according to the Washington Post.

Why many liberals don't trust Clinton

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 04:35 AM PDT

To prove she wasn't just an opportunist hoping to use a U.S. Senate seat in New York as a ticket to bigger things, then-first lady Hillary Clinton tried to show voters that she cared about their values and views -- she listened.

Inside violent bank robbery

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:35 AM PDT

Before she was taken hostage during a brazen bank robbery this month, Misty Holt-Singh worried about one thing, says a woman inside the bank with her.

551-lb. convict: End my house arrest

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:53 AM PDT

An obese man who's under house arrest for illegally distributing prescriptions is now asking for compassionate release.

Short on sleep? Beware false memories

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:41 AM PDT

Parents believe their obese kids are healthy, sleep deprivation can make you create false memories and other things we learned this week.

Teen gets 232 'teeth' removed

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:26 AM PDT

A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.

Family of 17 to share $20M lottery

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:46 AM PDT

The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.

10-foot gator bites golf ball diver

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:22 PM PDT

A 10-foot alligator took a bite out of a golf ball diver at a course in Florida. CNN affiliate WSVN reports.

Diplomat wanted for family's murder

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 01:08 AM PDT

John Walsh profiles diplomat Brad Bishop, wanted for the 1976 slayings of his family, on "The Hunt" Sundays at 9 p.m.

Tracking down a mass murderer

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:39 AM PDT

John Walsh accomplished in 3 days what the FBI couldn't in 18 years: find and capture murderer John List.

The week in 30 photos

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 06:29 AM PDT

'True Blood' star's nude photo shoot

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:25 PM PDT

Actor Stephen Moyer from HBO's "True Blood" tells Conan O'Brien how things got sexy at a Rolling Stone cover shoot.

See through walls on ... your iPhone!

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Invasive or awesome? A new device turns your iPhone into a thermal imaging sensor.

Let's go to the moon -- and nuke it

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 11:01 PM PDT

The plan was to beat the Russians to the moon, build an Army base and, maybe, test a nuclear weapon "to impress the world with the prowess of the United States."

Cruise ship horrors include rape, death

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 07:55 AM PDT

Travelers tell of raw sewage, rape and death aboard cruise ships at a hearing for a Cruise Passenger Protection bill.

Best impression of this guy EVER??

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Frank Caliendo impersonates Morgan Freeman while reading LeBron James' letter about returning to Cleveland.

Comic-Con cosplay: Who wore it best?

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 05:59 AM PDT

The annual San Diego Comic-Con, mecca of all things pop culture, began on Wednesday night and runs through Sunday, July 27. The massive convention -- known for giving fans a first look at the latest "geek-friendly" TV, film and of course, comics -- is also a major gathering for cosplayers (that is, fans who wear costumes of their favorite characters).

What NOT to wear to Comic-Con

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:59 AM PDT

Funny or Die has some recommendations on what not to wear at Comic-Con. You're Welcome. For more go to funnyordie.com.

J.Lo at 45: Still posting bikini pics

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:33 PM PDT

It's not her birthday suit, but Jennifer Lopez is showing that 45 is treating her pretty well.

You won't believe what this cat did

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 03:50 AM PDT

Shelter cat Zeke crept into an employee's office and called 911 while she was at lunch. Max Winitz of WWSB reports.

World's most dramatic rooftop bars

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 05:18 AM PDT

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries.

America's sweetheart at 50

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 10:25 AM PDT

If there were ever a contest for "America's sweetheart," Sandra Bullock would be tough to beat.

ISIS militants blow up Jonah's tomb

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 12:51 AM PDT

The Mosul site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.

'60s plan: Let's go to the moon, blow it up

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 04:54 PM PDT

The plan was to beat the Russians to the moon, build an Army base and, maybe, test a nuclear weapon there "to impress the world with the prowess of the United States."

ISIS militants blow up Jonah's tomb

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 12:51 AM PDT

The Mosul site is said to be the burial place of the prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale or fish in the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions.

Blast seen on video

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 12:52 AM PDT

A YouTube video appears to show the explosion caused by militants who are believed to have blown up Jonah's tomb.

Photos: Reduced to rubble

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Why West should worry

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 08:11 AM PDT

Events in Iraq and Syria have alarmed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Hospital shooting

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 12:01 AM PDT

A shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital Thursday afternoon left a psychiatric caseworker dead and two wounded, including a doctor, local authorities said.

Gaza-Israel crisis

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 06:30 AM PDT

The exasperation could be seen the face of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Jonah's tomb

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 06:01 PM PDT

Militants have blown up Jonah's tomb, a revered holy site in Mosul, Iraq, civil defense officials there told CNN on Thursday.

Family wins lottery

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:20 PM PDT

The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.

Air Algerie flight

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 02:57 AM PDT

Wreckage of an Air Algerie jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in northern Mali, France said Friday, making it the third major international aviation disaster in recent days.

Ukraine

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 12:01 AM PDT

The Netherlands is stepping up efforts to try to ensure that the remains of all the victims of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 return home from Ukraine, the Dutch prime minister told CNN.

Batman

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 05:22 PM PDT

Attendees at 2014's San Diego Comic-Con have gotten up close and personal with Ben Affleck's Batman.

The week in 30 photos

Posted: 25 Jul 2014 05:12 AM PDT

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