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Friday, August 8, 2014

Curiosity rover: 2 years on the roll

Curiosity rover: 2 years on the roll


Curiosity rover: 2 years on the roll

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Mich. porch shooting: Guilty verdict

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 07:22 PM PDT

A Michigan man accused of gunning down an unarmed young woman on his front porch in November was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder, manslaughter and possessing a firearm while committing a felony.

Plane stowaway arrested again

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 11:02 PM PDT

She just can't seem to stay away.

J.K. Rowling writes to grieving teen

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:58 PM PDT

J.K Rowling has recast her "Harry Potter" magic and reportedly brought Dumblebore back to life.

Fighter jets drop 500-pound bombs

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:13 AM PDT

Two F/A-18 aircraft dropped laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece near Irbil, Iraq, the Pentagon says.

5 reasons to worry

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:42 AM PDT

The Sunni Muslim extremist group ISIS has torn through eastern Syria and northern and western Iraq in recent months, seizing territory for what it says is its new Islamic caliphate and butchering those who stand in their way.

Airstrikes: Why now?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Is it a response to a potential genocide or an opening to take on the Sunni Islamic extremists rampaging through Iraq?

Hundreds hide in church

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:54 AM PDT

CNN's Ivan Watson reports from an unfinished church where hundreds of refugees are hiding from ISIS.

ISIS planning attacks on U.S.?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 02:17 AM PDT

Jim Sciutto reports on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, describes Isis as a group "capable of alarming brutality"

Army colonel: Don't go back to Iraq

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:19 AM PDT

David Sutherland, a former brigade commander in Iraq, says the U.S. spent $25 billion to train Iraq's forces. It's time to take off the training wheels, let them defend their country and turn our attention to our veterans.

What Rosetta will reveal to us

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT

Jim Bell says the Rosetta mission will allow scientists study a comet up close and learn about the Solar System.

Who can resolve Gaza crisis?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT

Israel's monthlong assault on the Palestinians has taken a heavy toll, with some 2,000 Palestinians killed and 10,000 more wounded. Most of these victims were civilians and many of them children, representing just the latest bloody chapter in a tragic history.

Vladimir Putin won't make peace

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:07 AM PDT

The killing of 298 innocent people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a crime, a consequence of the war against Ukraine that Vladimir Putin started, and which he supplies, directs and controls. The Russian President bears full responsibility for this war, including the downing of the Malaysian airliner.

Israel-Gaza cease-fire ends

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:54 AM PDT

Israel reported rocket fire from Gaza on Friday as a three-day cease-fire in the region came to an end without an agreement to extend it.

Toddler breaches White House security

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:10 AM PDT

President Barack Obama was about to address the nation on Iraq Thursday night when the briefing was a delayed because of a security breach on the North Lawn of the White House.

Iselle hits Hawaii

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:11 AM PDT

Hawaiians hunkered down overnight as Tropical Storm Iselle whipped the island chain with winds and heavy rains.

Time lapse shows storm hit Hawaii

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:47 AM PDT

See Tropical Storm Iselle hit Hilo, Hawaii.

Tsunami victim found 10 years later

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:49 AM PDT

An Indonesian girl is reunited with her family 10 years after being swept out to sea by a tsunami.

Pistorius trial at decisive stage

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 09:21 AM PDT

The defense for Oscar Pistorius entered a final day of closing arguments Friday in a murder trial that has seen the Olympic star gag, vomit and break down in heaving sobs.

Postal worker dumps mail into trash

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:02 AM PDT

CNN affiliate WCPO reports on security footage that supposedly catches a post office worker putting mail in a dumpster.

Church cancels funeral for gay man

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:29 AM PDT

A family says a Florida church canceled their son's funeral service because the church found out he was gay.

Why Charles Manson fascinates many

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:08 AM PDT

Inside the Charles Manson room at the Museum of Death in Hollywood, Anne Forde looks at crime scene photos from the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.

THIS creature walks like a human

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 07:51 PM PDT

What appears to be a bear was caught on camera walking on its hind legs in a neighborhood in New Jersey.

End of college sports as we know it?

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:45 AM PDT

How will college athletics change after the NCAA approves for the five power conferences to write their own rules?

The week in 34 photos

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:05 AM PDT

48 snakes (or more!) infest family's home

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Tenants say they are fed up with their Florida home being infested with snakes. CNN affiliate WFTX has the story.

Surfer girl snags shark twice her size

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:34 AM PDT

A Florida teen got the surprise of a lifetime when she reeled in a shark nearly twice her size.

Our freaky obsession with these things

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:38 AM PDT

As Shark Week begins, CNN's Lisa France explains why everyone is completely obsessed.

20 stunning cliffside beaches

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:13 AM PDT

There's nothing like high drama on a beach.

40 years ago: Watch Nixon resign

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:23 AM PDT

President Richard Nixon resigned the presidency in 1974 after the Watergate scandal.

Conan's 'Orange is the New Black' hair

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 08:10 PM PDT

"Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia on the Netflix show, gave Conan a new hairstyle.

5 things women couldn't do in the '60s

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:41 AM PDT

Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? How about job security hinging on your weight or the softness of your hands? What if you couldn't open a bank account or establish a line of credit unless you had a husband to cosign for you? What if you had the grades to attend a school like Princeton, but your gender kept you on the other side of those hallowed, ivy-covered halls?

Soldier daughter sneaks up on mom

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Staff Sgt. Larhonda Hankins returns home from Afghanistan and surprises her mom at a local restaurant. WPEC reports.

Summer's brightest supermoon coming

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 04:52 AM PDT

The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.

Nine nutrition rules for athletes

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:49 AM PDT

Follow these nutrition guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.

When the mic drops: Celeb stage drama

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:02 AM PDT

Rivers stands behind Gaza statements

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:11 PM PDT

Comedienne Joan Rivers says she will "stand behind" what she told a paparazzo about not feeling sadness for civilians killed in Gaza.

Treating Ebola: 'We are two steps behind'

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:00 AM PDT

It's been months since this Ebola outbreak began and hundreds of people have died, but doctors in Africa says its complete, deadly reach is not known.

World Health Org. gives dire warning

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:51 AM PDT

Health experts declared the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa an international health emergency that requires a coordinated global approach.

Treating Ebola: 'We are two steps behind'

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 10:00 AM PDT

It's been months since this Ebola outbreak began and hundreds of people have died, but doctors in Africa says its complete, deadly reach is not known.

WHO issues dire warning

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:49 AM PDT

World health experts declared that the Ebola epidemic ravaging West Africa is an international health emergency that requires a coordinated global approach to solve.

Initial response a 'failure'

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 08:50 AM PDT

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

CDC boss: 'We can stop Ebola'

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 12:33 AM PDT

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden about efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.

9 things to know

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 12:37 AM PDT

Hundreds of people are dead as the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history sweeps through West Africa.

Our fears

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 12:37 AM PDT

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is playing out before the world's eyes. Each new update about the disease's spread is breathless; each new detail is related with dramatic flourish.

Iraq

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 06:41 AM PDT

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday that he's authorized "targeted airstrikes" in Iraq to protect American personnel and help Iraqi forces.

Gaza-Israel crisis

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 02:42 AM PDT

Israel reported rocket fire from Gaza on Friday as the three-day Gaza cease-fire came to an end without an agreement to extend it.

Ebola

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:51 AM PDT

The United States ordered relatives of its embassy employees to leave Liberia as the African nation struggles to contain the Ebola epidemic.

Oscar Pistorius

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 01:25 AM PDT

The defense for Oscar Pistorius entered a final day of closing arguments Friday in a murder trial that has seen the Olympic star gag, vomit and break down in heaving sobs.

Hawaii storms

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 07:49 AM PDT

J.K. Rowling

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 10:55 PM PDT

J.K Rowling has recast her "Harry Potter" magic and reportedly brought Dumblebore back to life.

The week in 34 photos

Posted: 08 Aug 2014 03:48 AM PDT

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