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Friday, August 22, 2014

Brooklyn Bridge flags to be returned

Brooklyn Bridge flags to be returned


Brooklyn Bridge flags to be returned

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 11:31 PM PDT

Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.

MH17 victims' bodies returned

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 06:47 AM PDT

More than a month after the airliner they were traveling on was shot out of the skies above eastern Ukraine, the bodies of 20 Malaysian passengers arrived back in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia observed a national day of mourning.

500 million-year-old fossils found

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 07:36 AM PDT

A 500 million-year-old fossil site in Canada has researchers buzzing across North America. CBC reports

Kids tap potential through boatbuilding

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 01:30 AM PDT

It started with a challenge Adam Green accepted almost 20 years ago.

Father of modern yoga dies

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 02:49 PM PDT

BKS Iyengar, the man who brought yoga to the masses, has died at the age of 95. CNN's Sumnima Udas shares his story.

Jennifer Hudson snaps on media

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 02:01 PM PDT

Mo'ne Davis' World Series run ends

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 07:46 PM PDT

Sports Illustration cover girl Mo'ne Davis is out of the Little League World Series, after her Philadelphia team was eliminated Thursday.

What's in trucks from Russia?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Russia says the trucks were part of a humanitarian convoy. But a senior Ukrainian official says 34 trucks broke away in a "direct invasion."

Russia's $730B war machine

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:22 AM PDT

CNN's Jim Sciutto explains how Russia is expanding its military and how that impacts other nations, near and far.

Calling ISIS 'evil' won't work

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 05:49 AM PDT

James Dawes says calling ISIS evil over and over again could very well make it harder to stop them

The only way to defeat ISIS

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 03:17 PM PDT

The major portion of the area Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is attempting to control for ISIS is the same place I called home for 16 months of my life.

Let Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:49 PM PDT

They lined up for a group portrait. Hank Aaron. Sandy Koufax. Reggie Jackson. George Brett. Al Kaline. Ernie Banks.

ISIS 'beyond anything we have seen'

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:51 AM PDT

Kurdish and Iraqi armed forces made gains against ISIS fighters in northeastern Iraq on Friday, taking back several villages as they surrounded the large ISIS-held town of Jalawla, a spokesman for Kurdish forces said.

ISIS and the power of terror

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 06:07 AM PDT

From Hitler to Stalin to Vlad the Impaler, ISIS is taking pages from history to harness the power of terror.

Chinese jet flies near U.S. Navy plane

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 11:01 AM PDT

A Chinese fighter jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes -- one as close as 20 feet -- at a U.S. Navy plane this week, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said Friday.

Charges: Meat from cancerous cows

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 04:04 AM PDT

A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.

Robin Williams' ashes scattered

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:42 PM PDT

Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate.

Report: 38 killed in bus crash

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:57 AM PDT

At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured early Friday when two tourist buses crashed in northeastern Egypt, the country's semi-official news website Al-Ahram Online reported.

65 killed in Iraq mosque shooting

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 09:39 AM PDT

Gunmen shot and killed at least 30 people in a Sunni Muslim mosque during Friday prayers in Iraq's Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, police officials in the province said.

Did Hamas kill 18 informants?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 08:49 AM PDT

The death toll in Gaza continued to rise Friday, a day after an Israeli strike killed three senior leaders of Hamas' military wing.

More than 191,000 dead in Syria fighting

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:48 AM PDT

It's a chilling figure: 191,369 men, women and children reported killed in Syria between March 2011 and the end of April 2014.

'Affluenza' teen's father arrested

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 07:31 AM PDT

The father of a teen who was sentenced to probation for his role in a deadly drunk driving accident was arrested.

Ice Bucket Challenge hurts firefighters

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 04:33 PM PDT

An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went terribly wrong in Campbellsville, Kentucky, when four firefighters were seriously injured after participating in a group event, according to Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette.

Former Navy carrier on final voyage

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 08:24 AM PDT

A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.

50 to Mayweather: Read or pay $750K

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Rapper 50 Cent said he will donate 750K to charity if boxer Floyd Mayweather reads one page from a "Harry Potter" book.

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:31 AM PDT

See how fuel burns in space

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 09:15 AM PDT

Astronaut Reid Wiseman tweeted video from the International Space Station of fuel burning in space.

Robbery on tape: Is this an inside job?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:37 AM PDT

Surveillance video shows two masked men attempt to rob a North Carolina business. CNN affiliate WRAL has more.

15 amazing natural bridges

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:32 AM PDT

These rocky natural bridges were formed over millennia by flowing waters, which slowly eroded away the rock to create the shape of a bridge. Here are 15 of our glorious favorites from around the world.

... Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon too?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 02:58 AM PDT

Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon done?

Did biker REALLY stick fanciful landing?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:25 AM PDT

Motorcyclist crashes and lands HERE? CNN's Jeanne Moos asks did this biker really land on his feet on a car roof?

World's 10 most fun theme parks

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 04:50 AM PDT

What makes a truly fun theme park?

Where's Officer Wilson?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 08:58 AM PDT

As Ferguson calmed after nights of protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, the question remains: Where's the police officer who pulled the trigger?

Michael Brown autopsies: Will they answer the critical questions?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 07:14 PM PDT

There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown: one says he was holding his hands up in surrender as officer Darren Wilson shot him, and the other says Brown was the aggressor, and Wilson shot as Brown was rushing toward him.

Where's Officer Wilson?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 09:14 AM PDT

As Ferguson calmed after nights of protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, the question remains: Where's the police officer who pulled the trigger?

Answers in the autopsies?

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 08:56 AM PDT

There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown. Investigators will use autopsies -- now three of them -- to try to get to the truth. But what answers can the autopsies provide?

Fight over conflicting stories

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 10:43 AM PDT

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Thursday night and early Friday.

Brown's parents speak out

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:15 PM PDT

A day after meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, Lesley McSpadden held out hope that she could eventually believe in the investigations into her 18-year-old's death.

Funds for Officer Wilson growing fast

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 09:47 AM PDT

A supporter of Officer Darren Wilson, who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, speaks to CNN.

Source: Officer's face swollen

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:31 PM PDT

A source tells CNN that officer Darren Wilson had a swollen face but did not have a fractured eye socket.

Talking to kids about race

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Talking about race and class makes people uncomfortable.

Michael Brown

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 02:35 AM PDT

There are dueling narratives in the death of Michael Brown: one says he was holding his hands up in surrender as officer Darren Wilson shot him, and the other says Brown was the aggressor, and Wilson shot as Brown was rushing toward him.

Ukraine

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 04:24 AM PDT

A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for the city of Luhansk, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Bus crash

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 02:35 AM PDT

At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured early Friday when two tourist buses crashed in northeastern Egypt, the country's semi-official news website Al-Ahram Online reported.

Slaughterhouse

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 04:04 AM PDT

A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly nine million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.

Brooklyn Bridge

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 02:35 AM PDT

Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.

Mo'ne Davis

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 03:26 AM PDT

There will be no more Mo'ne Davis, at least for now.

Mariah Carey

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 02:35 AM PDT

Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon done?

The week in 35 photos

Posted: 22 Aug 2014 04:05 AM PDT

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