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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp break up

Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp break up


Meg Ryan, John Mellencamp break up

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 07:42 AM PDT

Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have ended their relationship after three years of dating, reports say.

Switzerland's 'suicide tourism' doubles

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 05:43 PM PDT

More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.

Guilty plea likely for Boston bomber pal

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 02:21 PM PDT

A friend of accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to plead guilty Thursday to charges in connection with removing a backpack and computer from Tsarnaev's dorm room after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Menopause: What women don't ask

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 02:24 PM PDT

Menopause: the permanent end of fertility (and periods!) that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s. For many women, just saying the word can increase anxiety levels.

Keanu Reeves coming to small screen

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 05:07 PM PDT

Duggar daughter is pregnant

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 08:33 PM PDT

Might there be a spinoff of "19 Kids and Counting"?

Wanted for murder: This owl

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:16 AM PDT

WHOO-WHOO-WHOO killed the canary? Jeanne Moos reports on fowl play by an owl that flew into a high-rise apartment.

Doctor released from hospital

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:34 AM PDT

"I am thrilled to be alive," says Dr. Kent Brantly. "Today is a miraculous day." A woman who also recovered from Ebola was discharged from the same Atlanta hospital Tuesday.

What happens to Ebola survivors?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:23 AM PDT

Two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus were given an experimental drug.

The enemy you can't see

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:44 AM PDT

On Wednesday, angry residents of West Point, one of the poorest slums of Liberia, clashed with police when they discovered that the government has quarantined the entire area in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola. This comes on the heels of another incident at West Point a few days ago, when people attacked an Ebola clinic, releasing patients and taking bedding and other items. When the international community heard about the incident, it could not understand such reckless behavior in the face of a deadly outbreak. But living here in Liberia, we understand.

Glimmer of hope in outbreak

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 02:25 AM PDT

Three health care workers who were given the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp in Liberia have shown "very positive signs of recovery," the Liberian Ministry of Health said Tuesday.

Beheading video on social media?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 05:49 AM PDT

David Weinberger says Twitter and other social networks have been vested with a responsibility, and a trust, they did not ask for.

What Jesus knew about inequality

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:44 AM PDT

Jay Parini said Jesus, the Pope--and now researchers --agree: Wealth and power decreases our ability to sympathize with the poor

Black moms and 'the talk'

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:53 AM PDT

I am a mother who watched her mother bury her only son.

GOP, don't rig the vote, rock it

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Eric Liu says Republicans who want to restrict voting may win now, but the party will suffer in the long term.

Foley's captors wanted $132M

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:18 AM PDT

The head of a news website for which James Foley worked declined to tell The Wall Street Journal how his employer and family responded to the demand.

Hunt for executioner: Was he British?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:21 AM PDT

An international manhunt is under way for the fighter shown in a video of the beheading of journalist James Foley -- and its focus is on Britain.

3 Hamas military leaders killed

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 01:40 AM PDT

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday.

New vid shows St. Louis shooting

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:49 AM PDT

Anderson Cooper & Chris Cuomo look at new video that's raising questions about a police shooting in St. Louis.

St. Louis police chief defends shooting

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 05:10 AM PDT

The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.

Cops: Couple stole from MH370 victims

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 09:33 PM PDT

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

What Obama did after ISIS speech

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 03:25 PM PDT

Obama went from the Edgartown School to Vineyard Golf Club with Alonzo Mourning, Glenn Hutchins and Cy Walker.

Lightning strike shocks woman

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 03:58 AM PDT

A woman in Idaho says she was struck by lightning during a severe thunderstorm.

125M-year-old dino tracks found

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 04:43 PM PDT

A new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs has been discovered.

Would Clinton = Obama 'third term'?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 05:28 AM PDT

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.

Beyonce, Jay Z no longer 'On the Run'

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 05:50 PM PDT

Beyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore.

'Ground breaking' photo shoot

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 01:48 PM PDT

It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.

Slovakia's 'Blood Countess'

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 01:07 AM PDT

With a ruined centuries-old castle looming up on the hill above, the Slovakian village of Cachtice could easily take a starring role in a Gothic horror film.

Rain-soaked landslides kill dozens

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:34 AM PDT

Landslides caused by massive amounts of rain have killed dozens in Japan. Meteorologist Tom Sater has the details.

Airlines phasing out seat-back screens

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 03:23 AM PDT

Rachel Crane investigates airlines newest cost-cutting measure.

15 classic kids' books adults love

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:03 AM PDT

"Real Simple" readers share the classic children's books they still love as adults.

Hotel room service has odd new twist

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 10:14 AM PDT

CNN affiliate KPIX profiles a robot that can navigate hotel hallways and elevators to deliver items to hotel rooms.

Brosnan's dirty Robin Williams story

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 04:10 AM PDT

While filming "Mrs. Doubtfire," Robin kept trying to break Pierce up by muttering filthy things about Sally Field.

It's a 'Breaking Bad' scavenger hunt

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 11:01 AM PDT

The era of "Breaking Bad" is truly coming to an end -- and one of the stars is having some fun with it.

Where are they now?

Posted: 20 Aug 2014 12:46 PM PDT

We're so excited -- and so scared: "Saved by the Bell" is a quarter of a century old today.

Brantly's blood tests are negative

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola in West Africa, will be released from an Atlanta hospital today, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 07:18 AM PDT

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.

Residents: Police have 'power problem'

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 12:42 AM PDT

Black residents of Ferguson say there's been friction for years with the overwhelmingly white police department. White residents also complain the police are heavy-handed.

Black moms shouldn't need 'the talk'

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 06:02 AM PDT

I am a mother who watched her mother bury her only son.

Who created Ferguson?

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 06:01 AM PDT

John Inazu says the slogan "We are Ferguson" is meant to express empathy and solidarity. It's not true: Not all of us live in those circumstances. But we all made them.

Why witnesses are often wrong

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 03:59 AM PDT

Witnesses who see the same event are often wrong but believe they're telling the truth. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

James Foley

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 06:18 AM PDT

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.

Ebola

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.

Mideast

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 05:02 AM PDT

An Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group said Thursday.

Missouri shooting

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 04:54 AM PDT

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.

MH370

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 06:59 AM PDT

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Acid attack survivors

Posted: 21 Aug 2014 06:58 AM PDT

It was a photo shoot that caught India's attention.

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