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Monday, July 14, 2014

Mystery gas forces people from homes

Mystery gas forces people from homes


Mystery gas forces people from homes

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:02 AM PDT

A strong odor from an unidentified gas led firefighters to evacuate 150 homes in a Philadelphia-area community, a fire department said.

Boy rips foot from shark's mouth

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 08:28 AM PDT

A Florida teen talks about the moment a shark clamped down on his foot while surfing. Affiliate WESH reports.

Fire breaks out on 30 Rock deck

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 11:02 AM PDT

Six people suffered minor burns after a fire broke out in the observation deck at New York City's Rockefeller Center Sunday night, a fire official said.

Mystery man pays for groceries

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:55 AM PDT

A generous - and anonymous - benefactor in California pays for hundreds of dollars of strangers' groceries.

Goofy wedding pic goes viral

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:29 AM PDT

A man accidentally rips his pants and kicks a bridesmaid in the head during a wedding picture.

Some in GOP say Holder is playing racial politics

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Attorney General Eric Holder says he sees "racial animus" in strident opposition to Obama's policies. Some media conservatives accuse Holder and the White House of trying to "stoke racial divisions."

Oren: Smart way out of Gaza conflict

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:30 AM PDT

Great baseball players know every pitch is an opportunity. As with fastballs, international crises also present opportunities. And the current clash between Israel and Gaza offers several potential game-changers.

Gergen: How to end immigrant crisis

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 06:02 PM PDT

As U.S. sees a crisis of children on its southern border, another image from another time seems inescapable: that ship full of Jewish refugees off our shores as World War II approached, write David Gergen and Daniel Katz.

Why this November matters

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:59 AM PDT

Most Americans don't think that midterm elections really matter. The majority of voters come out only for presidential elections. Midterms are left to the most activist parts of the population, the people who like to follow politics in off hours and who care as deeply about who wins elected office as they do about sports teams or celebrities.

I was 17, on death row -- and innocent

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 04:22 PM PDT

Prosecutorial misconduct and suppressed evidence once made Shareef Cousin the youngest person on death row, convicted for a crime for which he was later exonerated.

Bergdahl returning to 'regular duty'

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:33 AM PDT

Bergdahl will work at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, the Army says. Bergdahl was released in May in exchange for five senior Taliban members. Some critics of the swap say Bergdahl was a deserter who endangered colleagues searching for him.

Disney World monorail evacuated

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:51 AM PDT

A power outage at Disney's Epcot center in Florida forced the evacuation of dozens of passengers from the theme park's monorail Sunday.

Cop killed in chilling ambush

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 04:06 AM PDT

Officer Melvin Santiago was fatally shot while responding to an armed robbery in Jersey City, NJ. WCBS has the story.

Costa Concordia afloat again

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 08:36 AM PDT

The Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground and tipped off the Italian coast in January 2012, killing 32. Once the ship is raised, officials hope to find the remains of the only victim who hasn't been found.

Author Nadine Gordimer dies

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Nadine Gordimer, the Nobel Prize-winning South African author and anti-apartheid activist, died Sunday, family said Monday. She was 90.

Sniff test may help detect Alzheimer's

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:24 AM PDT

In the future, a test of your sense of smell may help doctors predict your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, this week.

Gaza families: 'Where do we go?'

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 09:35 AM PDT

Israel says it will continue the offensive as long as Hamas keeps firing rockets into its territory, and the militant group shows no signs of letting up.

China's star TV anchor arrested

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 07:07 PM PDT

Rui Chenggang's anchor chair was left empty for Friday night's national newscast on China Central Television after prosecutors detained the star journalist shortly before airtime, according to state media.

Chilly weather coming for Midwest

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:16 AM PDT

The Upper Midwest is about to get three days of September -- in July.

NASA blasts rocket to space station

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 04:05 AM PDT

NASA launched a rocket carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to resupply the ISS.

Injured puppy dumped into trash

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:55 AM PDT

A man rescued an injured puppy from a garbage dumpster minutes before a trash truck was due for pickup. WBAY has more.

Bull run 'selfie man' sought by police

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:51 AM PDT

A man who took a dangerous selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, with the half-ton beasts right behind him, is still on the run -- but this time from the police.

You won't believe their 'after' pic

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 09:20 AM PDT

By the time he hit 327 pounds, Robert Foster had been playing "the fat guy" for decades. His size was the thing that made him stand out.

Ex-millionaire: I was framed for killings

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 07:42 PM PDT

A wealthy businessman says he was framed for two Miami murders allegedly ordered by Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Now, the death row inmate may get a retrial.

See beachgoers flee freak hail storm

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:19 AM PDT

Golf ball-sized hail hit beachgoers during a freak hail storm in Siberia.

Female TV anchors showing more skin?

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:13 AM PDT

Bare arms and shorter skirts - Former CNN anchors Kiran Chetry and Judy Woodruff reveal what it takes to be on air.

Woman attacked by deer outside store

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:37 AM PDT

Rachael McGough was on her way to work when she came face to face with an aggressive deer. WTAE has more.

'Pawn Stars' Corey Harrison's big loss

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 08:55 AM PDT

Fans of "Pawn Stars" will be seeing a lot less of Corey Harrison.

What happened after Rivers stormed off

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 10:01 AM PDT

Joan Rivers walked out on a CNN interview with Fredricka Whitfield, and that was just the start of the controversy.

5 bizarre moments at the World Cup final

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 02:14 AM PDT

There were triumph and tears at the match between Argentina and Germany. But regardless of which team you were supporting, there were some memorable moments.

Four takeaways from the World Cup

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 08:51 PM PDT

The final World Cup match looked to answer a question that surfaced throughout this tournament: Is it the team, or is it the star? asks history professor Amy Bass.

Blood, guts and a moment of magic

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 07:46 PM PDT

Germany won its fourth World Cup with a tense 1-0 victory over Argentina in extra time. Mario Götze's strike helped Germany end its 24-year wait.

5 bizarre moments at the World Cup final

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 02:14 AM PDT

There were triumph and tears at the match between Argentina and Germany. But regardless of which team you were supporting, there were some memorable moments.

Germany wins

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 01:09 AM PDT

Germany won its fourth World Cup with a tense 1-0 victory over Argentina in extra time. Mario Götze's strike helped Germany end its 24-year wait.

Celebrations

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 09:49 AM PDT

In a twist of fate, the hosts' vanquishers became the heroes. Germany's Mario Götze's late, late strike made the difference in the final against Argentina, and his sublime goal prevented Brazil's neighbors and arch rivals from lifting the trophy.

Argentina clashes

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 01:09 AM PDT

Police in Argentina arrested at least 30 people Sunday after a World Cup celebration in downtown Buenos Aires got out of hand.

Biggest social-media event ever

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 09:49 AM PDT

In terms of online entertainment, the World Cup seemed to have it all.

Photos: Day's best

Posted: 13 Jul 2014 03:51 PM PDT

Mideast

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 12:05 AM PDT

One bomb dropped on a center for the disabled. Another wiped out 18 members of the same family.

Costa Concordia

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 07:17 AM PDT

The last time anyone saw Russel Rebello alive, he was near the stern of the Costa Concordia, helping passengers into rescue boats.

Disney World monorail

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 03:51 AM PDT

As a teenager who basically lives at Disney World, Lily Mock has been on virtually every ride at the Florida amusement park. But no ride has been as surprising as the monorail from Magic Kingdom to Epcot center.

Bowe Bergdahl

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 04:47 AM PDT

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to active duty as early as Monday, a defense official tells CNN.

TV anchor arrested

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 04:10 AM PDT

In the latest twist of a widening anti-corruption campaign, Chinese authorities have detained a popular and controversial television anchor with the national broadcaster, state media reported.

World Cup final

Posted: 14 Jul 2014 04:10 AM PDT

There were triumph and tears, joy and sorrow at the World Cup finals between Argentina and Germany. But regardless of whichever team you were supporting, there were some moments Sunday that were just bizarre. Here are our top 5:

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