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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Storm creates huge SoCal waves

Storm creates huge SoCal waves


Storm creates huge SoCal waves

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:57 AM PDT

Smashing!

U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 02:40 PM PDT

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a weapon at the Americans, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Company found liable in suicide case

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Four years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, questions about the lingering physical and mental health toll of the disaster persist.

Panda 'may have faked pregnancy'

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:29 AM PDT

A giant panda intended to be the star of the first ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role -- after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.

Neighbor turns sour on lemonade stand

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 11:35 AM PDT

In business, it's all about location, location, location. Even 12-year-old T.J. Guerrero knows that.

How grandmother got hooked on heroin

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.

Catching this lobster one in 2M

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 09:13 AM PDT

A 14-year-old girl found a rare blue lobster off of Pine Point in Maine. CNN affiliate WGME has more.

Israel, Hamas agree to Gaza truce

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:20 AM PDT

After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.

'Please release my child'

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:09 AM PDT

Shirley Sotloff says her son, Steven Sotloff, who was in the video showing the beheading of another journalist, should be spared.

American killed fighting for ISIS

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 07:06 AM PDT

Douglas McAuthur McCain died fighting with ISIS in Syria. But there may be "up to 100" Americans who have tried to join militant groups, a State Department spokeswoman says.

Freed American back in the U.S.

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 07:21 AM PDT

Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been captured in October 2012 and held by a Syrian rebel group with ties to al Qaeda.

Bergen: Americans on jihad

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:56 AM PDT

Douglas McAuthur McCain grew up in the Minneapolis area. Aged 33, he died more than 6,000 miles to the east of his birthplace, fighting in Syria for ISIS, the group that calls itself the "Islamic State."

CNN speaks to jihadi fighter

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 08:15 PM PDT

CNN's Atika Shubert speaks exclusively to two jihadis about the global reaction to the killing of James Foley.

Fast-tracking children to their deaths?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:47 AM PDT

Ruben Navarrette says a great country does not deport thousands of vulnerable, unaccompanied minors who fled in fear for their lives

Wesley Clark: ISIS not U.S.'s fight

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:11 AM PDT

America was rightly shocked by the brutal, videotaped murder of American journalist James Foley.

Who's to blame for Burger King deal?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:51 AM PDT

Robert McIntyre says Congress is the culprit for letting Burger King pay less taxes after merging with Tim Hortons.

Tech industry ruled by white men?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:12 AM PDT

Jeff Yang says the tech sector's diversity numbers are embarrassing and the big players need to do more.

Girl, 9, kills gun instructor with Uzi

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:54 AM PDT

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.

F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 09:20 AM PDT

An Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet has crashed in Virginia's Augusta County, National Guard and local sheriff's officials said.

'Dead' man in '77 fire found alive

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:09 AM PDT

A Canadian man who was declared dead after a 1977 fire has been found living in Oklahoma. CTV Network reports.

Islamists seize Golan Heights crossing

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:41 AM PDT

Islamist militants battling the Syrian government seized control of the Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday, according to an Israeli military spokesman and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

1 in 3 Mexicans wants to come to U.S.

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:23 AM PDT

A new survey about preferences and trends in Mexico concludes that one out of every three Mexicans would migrate to the United States if given the opportunity. The survey published Tuesday by the Washington-based Pew Research Center also says that of the 34% of Mexicans who indicated they would like to move to the U.S., 17% "would do so without authorization," meaning without legal documents.

Miley's 'homeless' date faces arrest

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:02 AM PDT

The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday faces arrest in Oregon, a corrections official said.

Holocaust-like shirts pulled from stores

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:34 AM PDT

Spanish fashion retailer Zara has apologized for selling a striped T-shirt bearing a yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn by Jewish concentration camp inmates.

Alarming increase in near-collisions

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 05:42 PM PDT

New statistics from the FAA show a sharp increase in near-collisions of passenger planes. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.

Solar system is inside bubble?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:04 AM PDT

Ever feel like you're living in a bubble? You are. Our whole solar system is, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its existence. And, oh, what a bubble it is! 300 light years long. And about a million degrees hot.

Woman fights off leopard attack

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 10:52 AM PDT

The fight is said to have lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.

Teen shines at U.S. Open

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:24 AM PDT

After shocking the tennis world at the U.S. Open, teen sensation Catherine "Cici" Bellis has set her sights on Ellen DeGeneres' couch.

Ancient mammoth found in Texas

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:15 AM PDT

A prehistoric mammoth was discovered in Texas while a sand and gravel crew were working. CNN affiliate WFAA reports.

Flash floods wash bus away

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 10:55 AM PDT

At least seven people are dead after heavy rains spark flash flooding in South Korea. CNN's Mari Ramos reports.

Home explosion caught on camera

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:10 AM PDT

A woman and her five children survived after their home exploded. CNN affiliate WFAA reports.

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:39 AM PDT

Kate Bush returns after 35 years

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 09:17 AM PDT

After 35 years away, British singer Kate Bush returned to the stage Tuesday night -- and the response was rapturous.

Inmate climbs razor wire to escape jail

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 11:00 AM PDT

An Idaho inmate is on the loose after climbing over a razor wire fence and eluding local officers. KBOI reports.

Brace yourselves: 'Sex Box' show is real

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:33 AM PDT

CNN's Lisa France explains a new show called "Sex Box" that somehow is coming soon to a TV near you.

People who create their own 'countries'

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 11:12 PM PDT

Scotland will next month decide in a referendum whether it wants to go it alone as an independent country and split away from the United Kingdom.

Medal of Honor for Gettysburg hero

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 06:39 PM PDT

"Faithful unto death."

Baby trapped in car, but 911 says ...

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:29 AM PDT

A mother of a 10-month-old baby who was trapped in a car says 911 dispatchers did not respond to her call for help.

Should this device be banned?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:42 AM PDT

You've been up since 3 a.m.

What stars wore to the Emmys

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:39 AM PDT

Emmys red carpet 2014

'Full House' reboot may be coming

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 02:27 PM PDT

Does U.S. Navy need 'Ghost' boat?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:59 AM PDT

A small, American high-tech company built a $10 million prototype stealth ship to protect U.S. troops from terrorists. Why isn't the Pentagon buying it?

When can police use deadly force?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 01:36 AM PDT

That's one of the questions in the looming legal battles over the controversial Michael Brown shooting case. Here's a look at what legal analysts say could happen next.

American dies fighting for ISIS

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 10:19 PM PDT

U.S. terrorism experts had investigated Douglas McCain before his death -- and Attorney General Eric Holder estimates that there are 7,000 foreign fighters in Syria.

Soccer's greatest villain

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 06:15 PM PDT

Wilson Raj Perumal rose from humble beginnings to become the most notorious match-fixer in the world, claiming to have rigged games at the Olympics and World Cup qualifiers.

Does U.S. Navy need 'Ghost' boat?

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:21 AM PDT

A small, American high-tech company built a $10 million prototype stealth ship to protect U.S. troops from terrorists. Why isn't the Pentagon buying it?

Marines test new beach assault vehicle

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:05 AM PDT

Call it part tank, part boat and part beer cooler. But it's unquestionably all cool.

Navy's future: Electric guns, lasers, water as fuel

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:04 AM PDT

Imagine ships that fire missiles at seven times the speed of sound without using explosives, or that use lasers to destroy threats at the cost of about a dollar a shot, and vessels making fuel from the very seawater in which they're floating.

Navy's stealth destroyer

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:04 AM PDT

The Navy's new super stealthy destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, has a lot in common with Hollywood's starship Enterprise, according to folks who've seen it in person.

Former Navy carrier on final voyage

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 04:01 AM PDT

A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow journey from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.

'Ghost' boat

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 06:35 AM PDT

A small, American high-tech company built a $10 million prototype stealth ship to protect U.S. troops from terrorists. Why isn't the Pentagon buying it?

Solar system

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:32 AM PDT

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?

California waves

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Smashing!

Leopard attack

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 02:11 AM PDT

The fight is said to have lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.

Iranian fishing boat

Posted: 26 Aug 2014 04:44 PM PDT

The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy said on Tuesday.

Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Posted: 27 Aug 2014 03:52 AM PDT

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