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Thursday, August 14, 2014

So, what is the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'?

So, what is the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'?


So, what is the 'Ice Bucket Challenge'?

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:40 AM PDT

Let's face it -- it doesn't take much to convince us to do ridiculous things, document them and share them on the Internet.

Truck gets through flood, but car ...

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:33 AM PDT

Cameras were rolling when a man in a car was caught in a flash flood and a truck came to the rescue.

Williams' daughter abused on Twitter

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Twitter is looking to revamp its user-protection policies after Zelda Williams, the daughter of comedian Robin Williams, was run off of the social site by abuse in the wake of her father's apparent suicide.

Celine Dion puts career on hold

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:43 AM PDT

Celine Dion is putting her music career on hold indefinitely because of her husband's cancer and her own illness, the singer announced Wednesday.

Governor vows to make changes

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 11:15 AM PDT

President Obama expressed concern to Missouri's governor about violence after police shot teen Michael Brown.

Are police making things worse?

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:57 AM PDT

To people on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, and many around the world who watched Wednesday night's violence unfold, it seemed like a scene out of another country.

Tense situations: A cop's view

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 11:14 AM PDT

A close look at police body cameras and how they can help answer questions in controversial cases. Alina Machado reports.

Hear police tapes from shooting

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:08 AM PDT

CNN obtains the first police dispatch recordings from the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Journalists: We were arrested

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 06:39 AM PDT

Two journalists covering civil unrest following a fatal shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, said they were briefly arrested Wednesday night inside a McDonald's in the community.

What Ferguson tells us about U.S.

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:23 AM PDT

What if this was your town?

Suicide doesn't set you free

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 03:10 PM PDT

Suicide should NEVER be presented by media as a means to resolve or escape one's problems (contrary to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' twitter post, the genie is not free, the genie's pain has now been dispersed to a very large audience).

Get real about goals in Iraq

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Over the past few days, politicians and experts have been debating the merits of the Obama administration's strategy in Iraq -- or whether there is in fact a strategy.

Most Wanted list female fugitive caught

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 02:45 AM PDT

For five years, they pursued her, always one step behind as she used aliases and altered her appearance to elude them.

See wind blow child on train tracks

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 07:27 PM PDT

A mother attempts to rescue her baby after the wind pushed the stroller onto the train tracks in London.

Suspected militant offers $1K bounty

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 01:21 AM PDT

Security has been stepped up around a prominent Australian Muslim leader after Twitter threats from a Sydney-based militant seen in recent photos clutching severed heads in Syria.

Reality star accused of molestation

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 07:16 PM PDT

"Sons of Guns" star Will Hayden was arrested on child molestation charges. The owner of the firearms business behind the hit Discovery Channel series was arrested and booked in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, early Saturday.

Boy hides out in Walmart for days

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 08:38 PM PDT

There in the baby section, behind boxes of strollers, was a 14-year-old boy with a secret.

Police: Teacher plotted to kill wife

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:37 AM PDT

A Maryland teacher has been charged with plotting to kill his wife with the help of his student, police say.

Pro-Russian rebel leader quits

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:51 AM PDT

A pro-Russian rebel leader in one eastern Ukrainian city resigned and shells reportedly rocked another rebel-held area Thursday as the Ukrainian military kept up its deadly offensive to retake separatist strongholds.

Otter claws, bites girl all over

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 10:18 AM PDT

An otter attacked a 12-year-old girl while she was swimming in a lake near Luck, Wisconsin. CNN affiliate WCCO reports.

He's the 1st pope to do this in 25 years

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:54 AM PDT

He is expected to beatify 124 martyrs and celebrate

Russian trucks to Ukraine change route

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 10:52 AM PDT

A convoy of 280 Russian trucks headed for Ukraine -- which Moscow says is carrying relief goods for war-weary civilians -- has suddenly changed its course, according to a Ukrainian state news agency.

Huge wave shatters ferry windows

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:08 AM PDT

A ferry boat became disabled after a large, powerful wave shattered windows and shut down its computer system.

Israel accepts cease-fire extension

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 10:33 PM PDT

Israel has accepted a five-day extension of the cease-fire in Gaza, Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev told CNN on Thursday.

Pilot's prosthetic arm falls off

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:50 AM PDT

Investigation launched after Flybe aircraft with 47 passengers had heavy landing at the UK's Belfast airport.

Meet your new Aquaman

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:37 AM PDT

The speculation appears to be over about yet another costumed hero set to join Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and the rest in 2016's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

I was knocked out, robbed, mocked

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:07 AM PDT

A man found lying in a pool of blood in the middle of a street was stomped on and robbed of his belongings.

Country superstars' 12-year-old can SING

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:38 AM PDT

Audrey McGraw, the 12-year-old daughter of country singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, performed at her dad's party.

'Rocky Horror': Where are they now?

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 11:13 AM PDT

The new Jennifer Lawrence is ...

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 05:45 AM PDT

It's official ... because Lisa says he is. Find out why super-hunky Chris Pratt is the male version of J-Law.

Dog to fox: Leave my stuff alone!

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:57 AM PDT

A dog gets upset when she catches a fox playing with her toy in the yard.

Birds in action: 42 glorious photos

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 08:30 AM PDT

Who among us hasn't fantasized about flying like a bird? We've created hot air balloons, planes and spacecraft to replicate what birds can already do naturally.

Worst possible spot for an art festival

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 12:57 AM PDT

It's largely devoid of human life, dark and viciously cold at times and frequently subject to dangerous levels of geological volatility -- the Arctic is surely the worst possible destination for an arts festival.

Employee's kindness shocks customer

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 07:36 AM PDT

A grocery store employee noticed an older man's shoe was untied. What he did next shocked another customer.

Magazine covers that push the envelope

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 01:43 PM PDT

8 whiz kids changing medicine

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 03:10 AM PDT

A 10-year-old inventor and a 20-year-old doctor? Meet the whiz kids changing the face of medicine.

7 Williams movies to love

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:09 AM PDT

If there was any actor who could make the entire family laugh, it was Robin Williams.

The loved ones Williams left behind

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 06:20 PM PDT

CNN's Poppy Harlow looks at Robin Williams' relationship with the children he left behind and the pain they are facing.

Woodstock at 45: Still stardust, still golden

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:26 AM PDT

The 1969 music festival was the epitome of the decade's sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll scene. Babies were born, birth control pills were flown in, and Jimi Hendrix played.

They fled mountain: What came next?

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 02:26 AM PDT

Tears stream down the cheeks of two teenage sisters who fought their way onto an Iraqi helicopter to escape ISIS fighters.

Rescue mission in Iraq 'far less likely'

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:59 AM PDT

Once believed to be in the tens of thousands, the number of Yazidis trapped in the mountains by ISIS militants is "now in the low thousands," a State Department spokesman said.

Woodstock at 45: Still stardust, still golden

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:26 AM PDT

The 1969 music festival was the epitome of the decade's sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll scene. Babies were born, birth control pills were flown in, and Jimi Hendrix played.

60 iconic moments

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 10:46 AM PDT

Hippies, Hell's Angels and Haight-Ashbury

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 09:34 AM PDT

Hippies, Hell's Angels and the Haight-Ashbury. A new 60's takes you to the golden age of today's boomers. Thurs 9P ET/PT

Iraq

Posted: 14 Aug 2014 04:59 AM PDT

Once believed to be in the tens of thousands, the number of Yazidis trapped in the mountains by ISIS militants is "now in the low thousands," a State Department spokesman said.

Michael Brown

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 11:46 PM PDT

A witness in Michael Brown's slaying tells CNN Brown and a cop tussled at a police car window, then the officer shot him multiple times as he backed away.

Pope Francis

Posted: 13 Aug 2014 10:27 PM PDT

He is expected to beatify 124 martyrs and celebrate

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