Thursday, August 28, 2014

Police scale back in Ferguson

Police scale back in Ferguson

Police scale back in Ferguson

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 01:31 AM PDT

Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

Why Utah cops killed unarmed man

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:36 PM PDT

Protestors in Salt Lake City say police are withholding evidence from the public in the shooting death of Dillon Taylor.

Adam's story: 2,000 pills in 6 weeks

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 08:56 AM PDT

The modest clinic on Milpas Street in laid-back Santa Barbara, California, was well known to patients seeking powerful pain medication.

Why ab workouts are a waste of time

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:17 AM PDT

You've been trying forever to get that elusive six-pack: the holy grail of fitness goals. None of the gizmos and doodads advertised online or on TV have worked, so you figure it's time to sign up for that 30-minute abs class at the gym.

Wooliest sheep barely waddles

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 05:41 AM PDT

This sheep had about 55 pounds of wool on him. Shaun's owner claims he is the wooliest sheep in the world.

Vanessa Williams hit with tax lien

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 01:41 PM PDT

The IRS filed a tax lien against Vanessa Williams, saying the singer-actress owes the federal government $369,249 for her 2011 earnings.

Why these women went topless

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 08:19 AM PDT

Women and men protest outside the TX State Capitol as part of a national movement for topless equality for all genders.

Ukraine army officer calls it 'full-scale invasion'

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:53 AM PDT

Intelligence indicates that up to 1,000 Russian troops are fighting in southern Ukraine, a U.S. official tells CNN.

Does Putin want war in Ukraine?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 04:46 AM PDT

Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine boosted support at home, but damaged his world image. CNN's Elise Labott explains.

Photos: Deadly crisis in Ukraine

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:45 AM PDT

Opinion: Prepare for a cold winter

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:24 AM PDT

The meeting on Tuesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, marks the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between the two countries.

How for-profit colleges rip off students

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Whitney Barkley says many for-profit colleges accountable deceive students, charge exorbitant tuitions and make false promises. Corinthian College is one of the worst.

Why teens walk around like zombies

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 08:17 AM PDT

The American Academy of Pediatrics' new recommendation to start middle and high schools no earlier than 8:30 a.m. is a turning point in the decades-old battle to start school later. Establishing adolescent sleep and school hours as public health issues -- and specifying an earliest acceptable bell time -- should energize communities to stop condemning another generation to chronic sleep deprivation.

Who would give a 9-year-old an Uzi?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 06:23 AM PDT

Mel Robbins says to prevent senseless tragedies like the one at an Arizona shooting range, it should be illegal for anyone to place a submachine gun in the hands of a child

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:11 AM PDT

Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after she stopped breathing a source confirmed to CNN.

Missing U.S. hiker's body found

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:10 AM PDT

A body found in a Jerusalem-area forest is that of missing American Aaron Sofer, Israeli police say. Sofer, 23, was reported missing Friday by a friend who was hiking with him.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:27 AM PDT

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married over the weekend in France, a spokesperson for the couple confirmed Thursday.

CEO caught on camera kicking pup

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 09:25 PM PDT

The CEO of Centerplate was caught on camera kicking what he says was his friend's doberman puppy. WTSP reports.

Report: 1,400 sex abuse cases in 1 town

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:37 AM PDT

Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says.

Vaccine-autism study removed

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 05:04 AM PDT

A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation, according to a journal.

Ebola outbreak is accelerating

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 06:02 AM PDT

The deadly Ebola outbreak continues to accelerate in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

Did MH370 turn south earlier?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 12:56 AM PDT

A failed satellite phone call suggests Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may have turned south earlier than previously thought, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said Thursday.

ISIS claims mass execution in Syria

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:22 AM PDT

[Breaking news update at 10:47 a.m.]

Did drugged underwear kill inmate?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 04:00 AM PDT

Police charged an inmate with murder after they say he smuggled in methadone-soaked underwear, killing a cellmate.

Hello Kitty is NOT a cat

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Six simple words have sent Hello Kitty lovers into a spin.

6 of world's weirdest places to eat

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 04:22 AM PDT

From dining next to massive predators to drinking atop a rock in the middle of the ocean, Africa boasts some of the most interesting places to eat.

Kimmel's hilarious 'Friends' reunion

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:27 AM PDT

Jimmy Kimmel got Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow back together for a "Friends" reunion.

Police punch, tackle man at Walmart

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 03:34 AM PDT

A police officer was caught on camera punching a suspect and taking him down at a Walmart.

Is 'Immortal' jellyfish key to life eternal?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 03:01 AM PDT

This jellyfish has an amazing ability to rejuvenate. Does it hold the key to immortality?

Ouch! Would you get stun-gunned for art?

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 03:34 AM PDT

This is what "ouch" looks like. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on stunning portraits taken while getting stun-gunned.

Laird Hamilton rides Cali hurricane surf

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:35 PM PDT

The latest Hurricane off the west coast produced some serious waves, much to the delight of area surfers.

Mom's online post gets son expelled

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 08:18 AM PDT

A 4-year-old boy was expelled from preschool because of his mom's Facebook post. The school says she was "sowing discord."

Watch SWAT team raid gamer's room

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:57 AM PDT

A SWAT team raided a gamer's home after a prank call. CNN affiliate KDVR reports.

Neil Young splits from wife of 36 years

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 01:06 PM PDT

Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years and frequent musical collaborator.

Discovery cancels 'Sons of Guns'

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 02:21 PM PDT

"Sons of Guns" star Will Hayden lost his reality show, his company and his freedom when he was arrested Wednesday on rape charges.

CNN Exclusive: A 13-year-old witness to ISIS' beheadings, crucifixion in Syria

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:25 AM PDT

The little boy looks barely old enough to walk, let alone understand the dark world he's now inhabiting.

Doctors: School start times unhealthy

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 04:40 AM PDT

The American Academy of Pediatrics says lack of sleep in adolescents, often due to early school start times, causes poor academic performance and poses a serious public health concern.

'It's just a very, very sad place'

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 01:22 AM PDT

How do parents of addicts help their children without enabling them? CNN's Kelly Wallace gets a painfully honest look at what it's like to be in this situation.

ISIS school for boys: Beheadings, stonings

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 10:17 AM PDT

Boys at an ISIS camp for child "recruits" in northern Syria learn to fire AK-47s and witness executions as they are conditioned to fight "infidels," one 13-year-old says.

Foreign jihadists tell CNN: Foley beheading was justified

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 09:20 AM PDT

Foreign fighters inside Syria and Iraq have become a massive concern for authorities worldwide. Many are alarmed at the quick rise in the number of Westerners who have joined militant groups trying to establish an Islamic caliphate, with several investigations launched following the gruesome beheading of American journalist James Foley last week.

ISIS terror on the French Riviera

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 07:52 AM PDT

In a raid on a luxury apartment in France, agents caught Ibrahim Boudina, a French-Algerian man they say brought Syrian-schooled terror to Europe.


Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:11 AM PDT

It was almost midnight when the surveillance team spotted their target at the base of the cavernous luxury apartment complex. He fit the picture on the international arrest warrant which had urgently been issued just weeks previously -- a French-Algerian in his early 20s with buzz-cut hair and thick arching eyebrows.


Posted: 28 Aug 2014 06:48 AM PDT

Pro-Moscow rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks and armored personnel carriers, battled government forces on two fronts Thursday, a Ukrainian military official said.


Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:11 AM PDT

It's another small sliver of information in the expanse of mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Autism study

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 05:04 AM PDT

A study published earlier this month on an alleged link between vaccines and autism has been removed from the public domain pending further investigation, according to Translational Neurodegeneration. In an online statement, the scientific journal said the paper had been removed "because of serious concerns about the validity of its conclusions."

General forced out

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 05:41 PM PDT

A major general who formerly headed U.S. Army operations in Japan will be forced to retire and do so at a lower rank after the military concluded that he failed to "properly address" sexual assault allegations in his command, the Army said on Wednesday.

School start times

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 04:33 AM PDT

If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.


Posted: 28 Aug 2014 05:58 AM PDT

The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Father found not guilty in slaying of drunk driver who killed his sons in crash

Posted: 28 Aug 2014 02:12 AM PDT

A father and his two young sons were pushing a truck that had run out of gas down a road in December 2012, when a drunk driver plowed into it, killing the boys. The drunk driver was then shot dead at the scene of the crash near Houston.


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