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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

New 'Game of Thrones' actor dies

New 'Game of Thrones' actor dies


New 'Game of Thrones' actor dies

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 01:30 PM PDT

JJ Murphy, an actor who was set to join the "Game of Thrones" cast, died August 8, his agent said. He was 86.

The 'Potter' film Daniel Radcliffe hates

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 03:39 PM PDT

Of the eight "Harry Potter" movies Daniel Radcliffe made, there's one in particular that sets his teeth on edge.

Bollywood actress inspires girls

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:53 AM PDT

My latest film, "Mary Kom" is about to hit the screens. In it, I play quite literally one of India's strongest women -- the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.

Sex-ed textbook covers ... what??

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:39 AM PDT

A new high school sex-ed book is causing controversy for covering subjects such as bondage, sexting, and masturbation.

'Shark Week' breaks records

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 08:25 PM PDT

Shark Week still has plenty of bite.

Thousands attend Gay Games

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:39 AM PDT

The Gay Games is an international sporting and cultural event involving 9,000 athletes competing in 35 different sports.

'Maid in Manhattan' actor grows up

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 06:52 PM PDT

They grow up so fast.

David Duchovny and Tea Leoni split

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 03:36 PM PDT

Robin Williams dead at 63

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 10:33 AM PDT

His apparent suicide shocked his family and fans. Celebrate the "joy and laughter he gave to millions," his wife says.

Wife: Don't focus on his death

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:21 AM PDT

A statement from Robin Williams' family confirms that the 63-year-old actor has passed away. Nichelle Turner has more.

Depression: The pain we hide

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:41 AM PDT

I am 14 years old, it's the middle of the afternoon, and I'm curled into a ball at the bottom of the stairs. I've intended to drag my uncooperative limbs upstairs to my dark disaster of a bedroom and sleep until everything hurts a little less, but my body and brain have simply drained down. I crumple into a bony, frizzy-haired heap on the gold shag rug, convinced that the only thing I have left to offer the world is the removal of my ugly presence from it, but at that moment, I'm too exhausted to do anything about it.

Comedians who left us too soon

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 09:28 AM PDT

Gottfried: Williams' generous heart

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Gilbert Gottfried says the comedian was most at home on the comedy club stage, where he was generous to his fellow stand-up performers

Photos

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 12:14 AM PDT

Robin Williams: A force of nature

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 08:48 AM PDT

Gene Seymour says most of the shock the news today comes from its utter implausibility. How could Robin Williams, of all people, just stop breathing, moving and, most of all, talking?

Finally, I can forgive my mentally ill mom

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 08:10 AM PDT

When I was 3 years old, I was left alone in the house with my mother while my father was at work and my sister was in kindergarten. I spent the day hiding in a garment bag on my parents' sun porch. At one point I crept into the bathroom, looked in the mirror, and hallucinated the comforting sound of my father's voice saying my name.

Why the Earth is farting

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:14 AM PDT

Every day, you have a close personal encounter with methane, a key ingredient of something we don't usually mention in polite company: farts.

Rand Paul: The flip-flop king

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:13 AM PDT

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is giving people whiplash. In the last month, he has shifted, flip-flopped and pandered so strikingly on a range of positions and statements that it makes you wonder whether he has suddenly developed a deep disregard for his own convictions, or never had any to begin with.

Untested Ebola drugs pass hurdle

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 09:51 AM PDT

As the death toll from the Ebola epidemic soars over 1,000, doctors in one of the hardest-hit countries will soon get an experimental drug that has never been clinically tested on humans.

Will ISIS attack the U.S.?

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:56 AM PDT

Jim Sciutto explains the threat Isis poses to the United States and Europe.

Families plucked from mountain

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:53 AM PDT

Reports: Copter helping Yazidis crashes

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 09:00 AM PDT

The United States hopes the newly-designated Prime Minister of Iraq can form a cabinet quickly and build a united front against ISIS rebels, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.

Feds probe police shooting of teen

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:11 AM PDT

Michael Brown was going to defy negative stereotypes, eschewing the street life that plagued many African-American young men to go to college, his mother said.

Friend describes seeing Brown shot

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 08:16 AM PDT

Dorian Johnson, a friend of Michael Brown, describes how his friend was shot by police. CNN affiliate KMOV reports.

Michael Brown shot: What we know

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 08:12 AM PDT

It's a case of he said, he said. The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend couldn't be more disparate.

Attorney: Ballmer owns Clippers

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 10:07 AM PDT

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is now the official owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, according to Ballmer's attorney, Adam Streisand.

Palestinians rush to rebuild in Gaza

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 01:59 AM PDT

With just 72 hours of calm under the current cease-fire, Palestinians are rushing to try to fix some of the worst of the destruction caused by the conflict in Gaza.

Autopsy done on driver hit by Stewart

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Kevin Ward Jr., a New York sprint car driver who was killed Saturday night after an on-track incident with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, died of "massive blunt trauma," authorities said Monday

Tony Stewart

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 07:15 AM PDT

Tony Stewart's profession is driving for millions of dollars a year in NASCAR races, but his hobby is racing against amateurs on dirt tracks for trophies.

'View' co-host says emotional goodbye

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:07 AM PDT

Sherri Shepherd is ready for a new "view."

Swastika found on McDonald's bun

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 02:23 PM PDT

A woman was upset to discover a swastika drawn with butter on the bun of her McDonald's sandwich.

Cool museum you've never heard of

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:46 AM PDT

Everything about the rebooted Delta Flight Museum screams, "AIRPLANES!"

What a shot! 30 sports photos

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 07:43 AM PDT

Hurricane destroys boat, strands sailors

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:15 AM PDT

The U.S. Coast Guard flew into a hurricane off the Hawaii coast in an effort to rescue three stranded sailors.

Who recorded this actress nude?

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 05:41 AM PDT

While performing nude in "Equus," Anna Camp says she could see blinking red camera lights throughout the audience.

Cop challenges kids to dance-off

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:18 AM PDT

A group of neighborhood kids in Missouri was taken by surprise when a policeman showed up for an epic dance-off.

'Osama' crosses the border?!

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:30 AM PDT

Why is "Osama" crossing the U.S.-Mexico border?! CNN's Jeanne Moos unmasks a borderline bin Laden stunt.

One of Earth's most beautiful groves

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 11:03 PM PDT

In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.

Shark bites boy in Lake Pontchartrain

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:26 AM PDT

WWL's Ashley Rodrigue talks with experts who say sharks are common in Lake Pontchartrain.

Man rocks out while driving cop bait car

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:28 AM PDT

A man blared "Best Day of My Life" as he attempted to drive away in a police bait car, but the day was anything but that.

Teen charged after rapping about killing

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:28 AM PDT

A 15-year-old boy posted an online rap song detailing a homicide that he is being charged with committing.

Eat these 7 things before summer ends

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:36 AM PDT

Fruits, vegetables, seafood and yes, even deep-fried cheese curds have a season. Make the most of it

The weird world of in-flight retail

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:22 AM PDT

Cars, craft beer, yetis? Since when did in-flight purchases get so strange?

Amazing movie transformations

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 03:29 PM PDT

Forgotten moments from the '60s

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 01:10 AM PDT

The 1960s is known for the major moments that shaped history -- civil rights, Vietnam, the assassinations of Kennedy and King. But the decade was also full of smaller events that also indicated change was in the wind.

Son of terrorist holds severed head

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:24 AM PDT

"That's my boy," the Australian-born father of the 7-year-old boasts on Twitter. But the act is drawing condemnation around the world.

Tony Stewart has history of clashes

Posted: 11 Aug 2014 11:56 PM PDT

Tony Stewart's profession is driving for millions of dollars a year in NASCAR races, but his hobby is racing against amateurs on dirt tracks for trophies. Recently, he hit and killed a driver during a sprint car race.

Son of terrorist holds severed head

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 04:46 AM PDT

"That's my boy," the Australian-born father of the 7-year-old boasts on Twitter. But the act is drawing condemnation from around the world.

Robin Williams

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 06:57 AM PDT

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday in the death of comic legend Robin Williams, who authorities believe took his own life.

Michael Brown

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:11 AM PDT

Michael Brown was going to defy negative stereotypes, eschewing the street life that plagued many African-American young men to go to college, his mother said.

Tony Stewart

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Kevin Ward Jr., a New York sprint car driver who was killed Saturday night after an on-track incident with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, died of "massive blunt trauma," authorities said Monday

Ebola

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 06:59 AM PDT

The first two doses of an experimental serum created to treat Ebola went to American missionaries.

Severed head

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 07:00 AM PDT

A proud father's boast accompanies an image the U.S. Secretary of State on Tuesday called "one of the most disturbing, stomach-turning, grotesque photographs ever."

Mideast

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 01:50 AM PDT

With just 72 hours of calm under the current cease-fire, Palestinians are rushing to try to fix some of the worst of the destruction caused by the conflict in Gaza.

JJ Murphy

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 07:00 AM PDT

JJ Murphy, an actor who was set to join the "Game of Thrones" cast, died August 8, his agent said. He was 86.

Daniel Radcliffe

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 01:48 AM PDT

Of the eight "Harry Potter" movies Daniel Radcliffe made, there's one in particular that sets his teeth on edge.

What a shot! 30 sports photos

Posted: 12 Aug 2014 03:56 AM PDT

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